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Mask

Making, Using, and Performing


Mike Chase

176 pp.  
7" x 9"
Illustrations: Color and b/w

Hawthorn Press

Paperback

$38.00
Published:  July 2017

978-1-907359-66-8


Drawing on the Four Temperaments, Mike Chase explores the transformative and regenerative power of masks in education, the arts and therapy. Highly illustrated throughout with color photographs and line drawings, this exciting new book explores the history of the mask, different mask-making techniques and uses, and includes extensive workshop exercises for movement, voice, games, improvisations, and general acting skills. It also looks at the use of masks in therapeutic work.

"This book is both a practical guide and an eloquent manifesto."
David Wiles, Professor of Drama, University of Exeter


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