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  • Schauspielerby Andrea Rottloff

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 45.78

    Schauspieler hat es in allen historischen Epochen gegeben. Hochgefeiert von den Liebhabern der Kunst, ausgegrenzt von der "gutbürgerlichen Gesellschaft", verteufelt von der Kirche, bedeutete es für jeden Einzelnen Mut und auch Fatalismus, sich für das Schauspielerleben zu entscheiden. Doch für viele stellte sich diese Frage gar nicht - sie... more...

  • So You Want To Be An Actor?by Timothy West; Prunella Scales

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    <div><p>A handbook for aspiring actors by two of the best-known names in British theatre and television. It offers practical advice and do's and don'ts to anyone thinking of taking up acting. The authors are passionate about actor training, know the profession inside out and have more than a hundred years' experience between... more...

  • So You Want To Work In Theatre?by Susan Elkin

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    An essential guide for young people who want to work in the theatre - but aren't sure exactly what they want to do, or how to get to do it. Many young people are eager to experience the excitement and allure of working in theatre, but often this only goes as far as imagining themselves as actors, on stage in front of an audience every night. In... more...

  • Narrating the Past through Theatreby Michael Y. Bennett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 43.33

    This cutting-edge title explores how narrating the past both conflicts and creates an interesting relationship with drama's 'continuing present' that arcs towards an unpredictable future. Theatre both brings the past alive and also fixes it, but through the performance process, allowing the past to be molded for future (not-yet-existent) audiences. more...

  • Negotiating Hollywoodby Danae Clark

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 66.00

    Actors' screen images have too often stolen the focus of attention from their behind the scenes working conditions. In Negotiating Hollywood, Danae Clark begins to fill this gap in film history by providing a rich historical account of actors' labor struggles in 1930s Hollywood. Clark supplies information not only on stars, but on screen extras,... more...

  • The Actor's Survival Kitby Miriam Newhouse; Peter Messaline

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 9.99

    This new edition of required reading in Canadian theatre schools addresses a range of new issues such as performer websites, video self-production, and networking on the Internet, while also looking at timeless issues like agents, self-promotion, and work opportunities for women and minorities. more...

  • Virtual Apprentice: Actorby Don Rauf

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 29.95

    Provides a behind-the-scenes look at acting and the training and technology involved, and profiles actors. more...