FREW, Rebecca Elizabeth

MMus University of Melbourne 2010 Pages:

Bridging the training divide between studio preparation and characterisation in operatic performance using Michael Chekhov’s theory of Psychological Gesture

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This dissertation makes a case for the application of Michael Chekhov’s Psychological Gesture as a method by which classical singers can integrate the components of voice training and role characterisation to make a successful transition from studio preparation to operatic work. It aims to awaken the singer’s imagination in performance to counter-balance the technical emphasis of the conservatorium singing studio...

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