Illustrations Diagrams in Text Page Resonating spaces 10 Possible rib movement 21 Good and bad positions on the floor 23 Bone-prop in the mouth 49 Position of tongue and its movement 53 Palate lowered 55 Position of back of tongue and soft palate 56 Photographic Plates Facing Pages Incorrect posture 62 Correct posture 62 Free position on the floor 63 Tense position of neck and shoulders 63 Good breathing position 78 Demonstrating rib movement 78 Hands stretched above the head 79 Hands and head hung down 79
Cicely Frances Berry CBE was a British theatre director and vocal coach. Berry trained under Elsie Fogerty at the Central School of Speech and Drama, then based at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Peter Stephen Paul Brook, CH, CBE is an English theatre and film director who has been based in France since the early 1970s. He has won multiple Tony and Emmy Awards, a Laurence Olivier Award, the Praemium Imperiale, and the Prix Italia. He has been called "our greatest living theatre director".