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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95
"Style is a journey from tourist to native. It is living in the world of the play, not just visiting it." - from Chapter One Anyone who has ever struggled with capes, fans, swords, doublets and crinolines should make Style for Actors 2 nd Edition their constant companion. Robert Barton has completely updated his award winning handbook for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95
An Actor?s Work on a Role is Konstantin Stanislavski?s exploration of the rehearsal process, applying the techniques of his seminal actor training system to the task of bringing truth to one?s chosen role. Originally published over half a century ago as Creating a Role , this book was the third in a planned trilogy ? after An Actor Prepares... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 49.99
Many of the world's greatest dramas have sprung not only from the creative impulses of the authors but also from the time-honored principles of structure and design that have forged those impulses into coherent and powerful insights. An understanding of these principles is essential to the craft of creating and interpreting works of drama for the stage... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
This†new edition of† the innovative and† widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction †offers overviews of theatre and drama in many world cultures and periods together with case studies demonstrating the methods and interpretive approaches used by today's theatre historians. Completely revised and renewed in color, enhancements and new... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of African American Theater celebrates nearly 200 years of black theater in the United States, identifying representative African American theater-producing organizations and chronicling their contributions to the field from its birth in 1816 to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2010; US$ 13.99
With hands-on advice and instruction from an experienced actor and theater director, this pragmatic, authoritative guide to starting a theater company imparts essential backstage know-how for would-be playhouse practitioners on everything from fundraising and finding a space to selecting plays and successfully navigating tricky legal issues. Chronicling... more...
- Ten Speed Press 2010; US$ 19.95
The Most Widely Used Manual For Aspiring And Veteran Stage Managers - Now Revised and Expanded The next best thing to shadowing a Broadway stage manager, this detailed, behind-the-scenes book as been brought completely up to date. First published in 1991, it is widely used and has been lauded as the most comprehensive, educational book on stage management... more...
- Intellect 2010; US$ 20.00
The work of acclaimed German artist Christoph Schlingensief spans three decades and a diverse range of fields, including, film, television, activism, opera, and theatre. Christoph Schlingensief: Art without Borders is the first book to be published in English on Schlingensiefsgroundbreaking, politically engaged body of work. Leading scholars... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 16.00
What do Natalie Portman, Robert Downey, Jr., Zach Braff, and Mandy Moore have in common? Before they were stars, they were campers at Stagedoor Manor, the premier summer theater camp for children and teenagers. Founded in 1975, Stagedoor continues to attract scores of young performers eager to find kindred spirits, to sing out loud, to become working... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
A superb piece of literary criticism by Dryden written during the Plague of 1666 and first published in 1668. The essay is a discourse between 4 speakers including Dryden himself. They discuss the necessity of abiding by the 3 dramatic unities prescribed by Aristotle if necessary, but also trying new techniques. They also discuss traditions of classicism... more...