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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
Improvisation teachers have long known that the human mind could be trained to be effortlessly spontaneous and intuitive. Drinko explores what these improvisation teachers knew about improvisation's effects on consciousness and cognition and compares these theories to current findings in cognitive neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy. 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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 39.99
"This book vividly captures vital and imaginative lessons from one of the most influential and joyous traditions of contemporary actor training. Any actor or teacher, who is devoted to the transformational power of the theatre, will want to return to these pages again and again, finding in them not only the work to be done, but also the inspiration... 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$ 22.03
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 3.99
When it comes to preparing the speech of a lifetime, there is literally only one man for the job and luckily you have just tracked him down! Yes, make sure you stand out from the crowd and leave your audience buzzing for more with this easy-to-use, top tips guide for best man perfection. Covering everything from gathering content to delivery, this... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00
Profiling 30 mask makers from around the world, this book explores the motivations and challenges of contemporary artists working to bring the traditional methods and conventions of mask making to an evolving global theater. More than 150 photographs of mask makers and their works illustrate how the mythic iconography of masks is used in the modern... more...