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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 30.95
Examines the history and actual premises of Stanislavsky's 'System', separating myth from fact with forensic skill. This study shows how the 'System' was gradually transformed into the Method, popularised in the 1950s by Lee Strasberg and the Actor's Studio. more...
- Compass Publishing 2005; US$ 11.95
Whether new to the business or a seasoned professional, this handbook provides actors with a personal, active approach to discovering and developing their talent. Beginning with appetizers and ending with desserts, actors learn how to prepare a character in the same way that a master chef chooses the most complementary dishes for a feast. From typecasting... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 22.71
The author uses her wide experience as an acting and voice coach an major movies to offer insights into the film acting process. She provides tasks, techniques and tips that are designed specifically for film: there's advice to make the first-time film actor feel at home on set, tips on the casting process, how to cope with auditions, on-camera techniques,... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 14.57
The Art of Acting provides a basic introduction and general advice for people wishing to develop their skills as actors or actresses. It is aimed at both the amateur enthusiast and for those wishing to pursue their interest further and undertake professional training. Advice is given on the basic skills which every actor needs to develop, such as... more...
- Penguin Group US 1984; US$ 11.99
This clearly written guide to the Stanislavski method has long been a favorite among students and teachers of acting. Now, in light of books and articles recently published in the Soviet Union, Sonia Moore has made revisions that include a new section on the subtext of a role. She provides detailed explanations of all the methods that actors in training... more...
- Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99
Actors have entertained audiences for thousands of years. In the past, plays were performed both to entertain and to teach. Today, plays involve the use of lighting, sound systems, and elaborate sets and often have large casts that include many actors. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2008; US$ 20.72
Hauptbeschreibung Die Reihe TOP TEN macht Wissen spannend. Kompetenzen werden eingeübt und trainiert, Fantasie und Engagement angeregt. Die Kopiervorlagen sind selbsterklärend und vielseitig einsetzbar: bei Projektwochen, Freiarbeitsphasen, Nachmittags-AG, ... Theater in der Schule löst zwar nicht alle Probleme, kann aber ein wichtiger Baustein sein,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 27.95
?Every scene or action or speech has a so therefore . It is the goal, the ultimate statement of the character. You should know the so therefore as you begin your scene ... The climax and the payoff is the so therefore .? ? from Al Ruscio?s Preface ? When working through a scene with a student, renowned actor and acting teacher Al Ruscio will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 31.95
In Rehearsal is a clear and accessible how-to approach to the rehearsal process. Author Gary Sloan brings more than thirty years' worth of acting experience to bear on the question of how to rehearse both as an individual actor and as part of the team of professionals that underpins any successful production. Interviews with acclaimed actors, directors,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Psychophysical Acting is a direct and vital address to the demands of contemporary theatre on today?s actor. Drawing on over thirty years of intercultural experience, Phillip Zarrilli aims to equip actors with practical and conceptual tools with which to approach their work. Areas of focus include: an historical overview of a psychophysical... more...