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- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.95
How to Get the Part...Without Falling Apart! is the answer to every actor's audition prayers. Acting coach Margie Haber has created a revolutionary phrase technique to get actors through readings without stumbling over the script. The book helps actors break through the psychological roadblocks to auditioning with a specific, 10-step method for breaking... more...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2012; US$ 16.95
Long-Form Improv deftly teaches the wildly popular form of improvisation that is so foundational to the comedy stylings of many of today?s top actors and thriving comedians. Crammed with innovative ideas for conceptualizing improvised scenework and ?finding the game of the scene,? this crisply written manual covers techniques for experienced improvisers,... 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...