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  • Advice from the Players (26 Actors on Acting)by Laura Barnett

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Essential tips and advice from stars of stage and screen. Actors know the best source of advice on the profession is other actors. Nothing compares with the wisdom and practical know-how acquired through years of working in the business. Advice from the Players features a host of tips and guidance on every aspect of the actor's craft, direct... more...

  • The Active Textby Dymphna Callery

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 18.94

    Many theatre practitioners think of physical theatre as one thing and text-based theatre as another. In this book, Dymphna Callery, author of Through the Body: A practical guide to physical theatre , shows how exercises and rehearsal techniques associated with physical and devised theatre can be applied to scripted plays. Working 'through the body'... more...

  • Contact Improvisationby Thomas Kaltenbrunner

    Meyer & Meyer 2009; US$ 15.26

    Contact Improvisation ist eine Tanzform, die in den USA entstanden ist, sich in vielen Ländern ausgebreitet hat und sich gerade auch in Europa weiterentwickelt. Dabei steht die Überzeugung im Mittelpunkt, dass jeder Mensch einzigartig ist und dass Tanz Ausdruck des gesamten Menschen ist. Mittlerweile hat diese Tanzform Eingang in die Tanzszene, in... more...

  • Chris Pratt - The Biographyby Joe Allan

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 7.28

    CHRIS PRATT is now one of the world's most sought-after actors. As the breakout star of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie (two of 2014's biggest box-office hits), as well as landing the lead role in the 2015 Jurassic Park franchise re-boot, Jurassic World, his meteoric rise to fame is proof that anything is possible in Hollywood.Chris's... more...

  • The Art of the Actorby Jean Benedetti

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    How did acting begin? What is its history, and what have the great thinkers on acting said about the art and craft of performance? In this single-volume survey of the history of acting, Jean Benedetti traces the evolution of the theories of the actor's craft drawing extensively on extracts from key texts, many of which are unavailable for the student... more...

  • The Rainbow of Desireby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Rainbow of Desire is a handbook of exercises with a difference. It is Augusto Boal's bold and brilliant statement about the therapeutic ability of theatre to liberate individuals and change lives. Now translated into English and comprehensively updated from the French, Rainbow of Desire sets out the techniques which help us `see' for the first... more...

  • Acting: The First Six Lessonsby Richard Boleslavsky; Rhonda Blair

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Acting: The First Six Lessons was first published in 1933 and remains a key text for anyone studying acting today. These dramatic dialogues between teacher and idealistic student explore the field of acting according to one of the original teachers of Stanislavsky?s System in America. This new edition of an essential text is edited by Rhonda Blair... more...

  • An Actor's Companionby Seth Barrish; Anne Hathaway

    Theatre Communications Group 2015; US$ 15.99

    An acting guide by award-winning director Seth Barrish. more...

  • Das Schaudepotby Tobias G. Natter; Michael Fehr; Bettina Habsburg-Lothringen

    transcript 2014; US$ 18.37

    Wann und warum werden museale Magazine als eigene Funktions- und Bauteile von Museen erstellt? In welchem Verhältnis stehen Schaudepots zu den übrigen Formen der musealen Präsentation? Nach welchen Kriterien können Objekte in ihnen geordnet werden? Wie ist der gegenwärtige Trend, die Magazine zu öffnen, museologisch einzuordnen? Die Beiträge im Band... more...

  • Acting and Performance in Moving Image Cultureby Jörg Sternagel; Deborah Levitt; Dieter Mersch

    transcript 2014; US$ 42.17

    This volume offers transdisciplinary perspectives on the study of acting and performance in moving image forms. It assembles 26 international scholars from dance, theatre, film, media and cultural studies, art history and philosophy to investigate the art of acting and the presence of the human body in analog and digital film, animation and video art.... more...