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- A&C Black 2008; US$ 19.50
'The book's main asset is its clarity and accessibility, it relates to its readers in a helpful and clear way.' John Gillett, actor trainer and author of Acting on Impulse. Competition for drama school is fierce, thousands apply every year for only a few places. Preparing well for your audition is key. This book gives drama-school hopefuls... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
From its very beginnings, theatre has been both an art and a public space, shared by actors and spectators. As a result, its entity and history is intimately tied to politics: a politics of inclusion and exclusion, of distributions and placements, of spatial appropriation and utopian concepts. This collection examines what is at stake when a theatrical... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
In the early 1930s, George Raft, an actor and dancer from New York City's Hell's Kitchen, gained a name for himself playing stylish and charismatic gangsters in films like 1932's original Scarface. Raft's own real-life connection to the New York mob added frightening authenticity to his portrayals, and his star quality coincided with... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
All the rooms reek of lavender and rose petals. Theres something dead about it. Like flowers the day after a ball. Returning to her home town in the house of her dreams, her husband with a new job on the horizon, and a feeling of change in the air. Yet, for Heather, there is only the feeling of boredom, a feeling as futile as it is fatal. A powerful... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
Dreams in Television Narratives is the first comprehensive analysis of one of American televisions most frequently utilized tropes, the dream. From its beginning, television has been a storytelling medium. Whether delivered to a live audience or played out on a sound stage, narratives and those who write them have always been the crux of the... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 74.99
This book offers an overview of global cinema that addresses borders as spaces of hybridity and change. In this collection of essays, contributors examine how cinema portrays conceptions of borderlands informed by knowledge, politics, art, memory, and lived experience, and how these constructions contribute to a changing global community. These... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 27.99
The most comprehensive, smart, helpful and inspiring guide to improve available today. Applicable to comedians, actors, public speakers and anyone who needs to think on their toes. From The Improv Handbook : The problem for improvisers is anxiety. faced with a lot of nameless eyes staring at us, and feeling more than anything else like prey, we are... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99
A founding member of Peter Brook's international theatre company, Yoshi Oida infuses his acting and directing with the artistry of the Oriental traditions and a mastery of Western forms. In this disarmingly accessible study of the art of acting he shares his unique experience and range of expertise. An Actor's Tricks offers a meticulous scrutiny of... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; Not Available
In this follow up to his most famous book, An Actor Prepares, Stanislavski develop his influential 'system' of acting by exploring the imaginative processes at the heart of the actor's craft. Building a Character deals with the physical realisation of character on the stage through such tools as expressions, movement and speech. It is a... more...