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- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 16.03
A ?fast-forward? acting course covering all the essential techniques an actor needs to know and use ? with a suite of exercises to put each technique into practice. The Acting Book offers various ways to analyse a text and to create character, using not only the established processes of Stanislavsky and Meisner, but also new ones developed by the... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 112.00
The Rhythm of Space and the Sound of Time examines the place of Chekhovs Technique in contemporary acting pedagogy and practice. Cynthia Ashperger answers the questions: What are the reasons behind the techniques current resurgence? How has this cohesive and holistic training been brought into todays mainstream acting training? What... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95
The Contemporary Monologue" is an exciting selection of speeches of all types, serious and comic, realistic and absurdist, drawn from plays written by contemporary playwrights over the past ten years. Updating the popular "Modern Monologues," this fresh collection of speeches represents the best American and English playwrights of today including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 36.95
The last decade has seen a revival of interest in John Ford and especially 'Tis Pity She's a Whore , his tragedy of religious scepticism, incestuous love, and revenge. This text in particular has provided a focus for scholarship as well as being the subject of a number of major theatrical productions. Simon Barker guides the reader through the full... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 14.57
The essential guide to getting into drama school. Packed with sound advice and essential information for young people who want to train as actors and performers (including musical theatre), this clear and honest guide is written by a teacher and audition panellist with a lifetime?s experience of the audition process. It will help all aspiring actors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
Actor Training expands on Alison Hodge?s highly-acclaimed and best-selling Twentieth Century Actor Training . This exciting second edition radically updates the original book making it even more valuable for any student of the history and practice of actor training. The bibliography is brought right up to date and many chapters are revised.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
To this day, Education and Dramatic Art remains the only fully worked critique of drama education in schools. Provocative and iconoclastic, this new edition brings the argument up-to-date and locates the author's proposals for a curriculum based on the making, performing and appraisal of dramas securely in the evolving culture of schools. The first... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Hornbrook, referring to current legislation, argues the case for an organized curricular framework for drama in the 1990s which develops in children the activities of designing, directing, acting, writing and evaluating - all within the range of the historic context of dramatic work. He asserts that recent drama teaching in Britain has been child-centred... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
Exploring the ways undergraduate theatre programs can play a significant role in accomplishing the aims and learning outcomes of a contemporary liberal education, Kindelan argues that theatre's signature pedagogy helps all undergraduates become actively engaged in developing critical and value-focused skills. more...