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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Over the past 16 years, new theories and models have emerged in the stress and anxiety knowledge base regarding the unique forms associated with performance. Existing theories have been applied in creative and helpful ways to better explicate relationships between stress and anxiety with performance. Recently, more sophisticated statistical strategies... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 8.74
A treasure trove of advice, support and encouragement that no performer should be without. Honest, witty and direct, The Golden Rules of Acting is every actor?s best friend ? in handy paperback form. ?When auditioning, rehearsing or in a performance, take a risk ? the worst that can happen is that you get embarrassed. You won?t die.' Easy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
This text offers a concise guide to the teaching and philosophy of one of the most significant figures in twentieth century actor training. Lecoq's influence on the theatre of the latter half of the twentieth century cannot be overestimated. This is the first book to combine an historical introduction to his life and the context in which he... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 38.00
This cutting-edge title explores how narrating the past both conflicts and creates an interesting relationship with drama's 'continuing present' that arcs towards an unpredictable future. Theatre both brings the past alive and also fixes it, but through the performance process, allowing the past to be molded for future (not-yet-existent) audiences. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
THE SECOND EDITION OF THIS TITLE, ENTITLED ACTOR TRAINING , IS NOW AVAILABLE. Actor training is arguably the central phenomenon of twentieth century theatre making. Here for the first time, the theories, training exercises and productions of fourteen directors are analysed in a single volume, each one written by a leading expert. The practitioners... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.95
This guide for actors and directors develops a valid method for training performers to act from their core--whether they are cold reading, auditioning, or performing for film or television. This book teaches actors how to achieve and respond to believable and honest emotions before the camera, and it maintains that the key to a successful performance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95
?A focus on the body, its actions, and its cognitive mechanisms identifies ... foundational principles of activity that link the three elements of theatre; Story, Space, and Time. The three meet in, are defined by, and expressed through the actor?s body.? ? from the Introduction? Embodied Acting is an essential, pragmatic intervention in... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 18.94
This practical and entertaining guide readies the uninitiated actor to navigate the ridiculous, impossible, and often heartbreaking world of the acting industry. This book will expose actors to the ins and outs of the world's (second) oldest profession. Topics include how to be "discovered," what to expect from training programs, the grunt work of... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 8.68
Hauptbeschreibung Höhen und Tiefen, Glanz und Elend eines Lebens für das Publikum: Es erforderte Mut, sich für das Leben als Schauspieler zu entscheiden. Der Lebensweg der großen Schauspieler zeigt jedoch: Für sie war es eine Berufung, die sie ausleben mussten. Dieses spannende Lesebuch stellt die 66 wichtigsten Vertreter der Schauspielkunst von... more...
- Dundurn 2010; US$ 9.99
This new edition of required reading in Canadian theatre schools addresses a range of new issues such as performer websites, video self-production, and networking on the Internet, while also looking at timeless issues like agents, self-promotion, and work opportunities for women and minorities. more...