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The Eight Characters of Comedy

A Guide to Sitcom Acting And Writing
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Renowned acting coach Scott Sedita will teach readers how to break down a comedy script, identify different types of jokes and deliver them with comedic precision.

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Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Who's funny. --Sitcom history --Half hour technique: rhythm, words, punctuation, timing and pace, the turnaround, triplets --Acting technique --The four C's of comedy --The characters: the logical smart one, the lovable loser, the neurotic, the.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Sedita, Scott. Eight characters of comedy (DLC) Questions for book discussions of The Eight: 1. Which character do you identify with the most and why.

Which characters are similar, and which ones provide foils for other characters?Which characters from different centuries share many similar traits. Finally, how does each character prove to be an individual in their own right?.

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