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  • 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 Book of Classical Monologuesby Various; Stefan Rudnicki

    Penguin Group US 1988; US$ 16.00

    A challenging, wide-ranging collection of monologues from history?s greatest dramatic works From the stately and poetic Greek tragedies to the lively, bawdy Restoration comedies, the classical repertoire is a treasure trove of often-overlooked materials for male and female, young and old. The solo pieces collected here vary widely in mood, style,... more...

  • Narrating the Past through Theatreby Michael Y. Bennett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 40.00

    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...

  • Film And Tv Actingby Institute For Career Research Contributing Editors

    Institute For Career Research 2007; US$ 15.00

    The most important thing to understand is that most of the actors who achieve some degree of success do so because there is ABSOLUTELY NOTHING ELSE IN THE WORLD THAT THEY CAN POSSIBLY IMAGINE THEMSELVES DOING. That being said, most must do a lot of ?grunt work? type jobs: waiting tables, maid service, temping, or anything else that will pay the bills... 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...

  • 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...