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- University Press of Mississippi 2001; US$ 22.00
On both sides of the stage improv-comedy's popularity has increased exponentially throughout the 1980s and '90s and into the new millennium. Presto! An original song is created out of thin air. With nothing but a suggestion from the audience, daring young improvisers working without a net or a script create hilarious characters, sketches, and songs.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 48.99
As stage and screen artists explore new means to enhance their craft, a new wave of interest in expressive movement and physical improvisation has developed. In Bringing the Body to the Stage and Screen , Annette Lust provides these artists with a program of physical and related expressive exercises that can empower their art with more creativity.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 32.95
Auditions are an integral part of every performer's life. From getting into drama school, through to a successful career in an overcrowded industry, Auditions: A Practical Guide offers crucial advice and tried-and-tested techniques to maximize success before, during and after each audition. Written by an established casting director and former... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2004; US$ 19.95
In this step-by-step guide, an actor and improvisational teacher brings his tested methods to the page to show how actors can take risks and gain spontaneity in all genres of scripted theater. Through 28 lessons—each of which includes warm-ups, points of concentration, and improvisation exercises—Improv for Actors provides insights into thinking and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 31.95
Keith Johnstone's involvement with the theatre began when George Devine and Tony Richardson, artistic directors of the Royal Court Theatre, commissioned a play from him. This was in 1956. A few years later he was himself Associate Artistic Director, working as a play-reader and director, in particular helping to run the Writers' Group. The improvisatory... more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2012; US$ 23.02
Hauptbeschreibung Theaterzettel sind, sofern es sich um Ankündigungen berühmter Opern- und Theateraufführungen handelt, beliebte Ausstellungsstücke, und für die Spielplanforschung seit jeher eine bedeutende Quelle. In den letzten Jahren hat das Interesse an Theaterzetteln in auffälliger Weise zugenommen: Die Theaterwissenschaft nimmt sich nun verstärkt... more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2013; US$ 99.00
Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies is a paradox; a famous actress whose career spanned most of the twentieth century she is now largely forgotten. Drawing on material held in her personal archive, this study argues that the representation of Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, on and off the stage, can be read in terms of its constructions of normative female behaviours. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
"a work on the art and craft of comedy as important in its own way as works by Stanislavski and Chekhov" ? Oxford Theatre Companion In 1939, a young, inexperienced actor wrote to a famous actress of his acquaintance, asking for advice on playing comedy. She responded enthusiastically, and they corresponded variously over the next year. The... more...