The actor’s guide to physical comedy and characters
By Nancy Gold
This book contains a wonderful new how-to approach to creating physical comedy and finding the creative comic within you or your students. Written for both teachers and performers, this easy-to-read text, punctuated by outstanding photos and illustrations, gives you all of the practical tools you need to create a combination that works for you. Explore, experience, and enjoy games and exercises for developing humor in mime, acting, clowning, improvisation, juggling and more. Whether you’ve been performing for years or just starting out, Finding Your Funny Bone! is a must-have to discover and expand your “silly side.”
“Nancy Gold really understands what it takes to be a great comedic performer and how to teach comedy to others. Read more...
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Nancy Gold really understands what it takes to be a great comedic performer and how to teach comedy to others. Her easy-to-understand techniques will guide you to discover your hidden talents. These are essential tools for every actor and teacher. Marybeth Cavanaugh, Berkeley Rep School of Theatre, Berkeley,CA
Finding Your Funny Bone! The Actor’s Guide to Physical Comedy and Characters is so remarkable and such an accomplishment. It is as useful as it is illuminating. It is also a real find for the performer or teacher, a treasured volume to include in the actor’s tool kit. I encourage you to jump into her amazing book with both feet. Craig Slaight, American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA