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Making, Using, and Performing

Mike Chase

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

Hawthorn Press


Published:  July 2017


Drawing on the concept of 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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