Improvisation for the Theater
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Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Acting,
  • Amateur theatricals,
  • Improvisation (Acting)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7979136M
ISBN 100810110008
ISBN 109780810110007

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