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  • Actingby Terry Schreiber; Mary Beth Barber; Edward Norton

    Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Honed by the author's 35 years of teaching, this advanced book offers different warm-up exercises concentrating on the actor's sense of smell, sound, sight, and touch; sensory tools for conveying the climate and environment of the text; tips for suggesting a character's physical conditions; and much more. Individual exercises will help actors to free... more...

  • The Art of Actingby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 16.98

    The Art of Acting provides a basic introduction and general advice for people wishing to develop their skills as actors or actresses. It is aimed at both the amateur enthusiast and for those wishing to pursue their interest further and undertake professional training. Advice is given on the basic skills which every actor needs to develop, such as... more...

  • Actingby Richard Boleslavsky

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 27.95

    This classic work on acting is one of the very few that stands beside Stanislavsky as a must-have for all acting students and professionals. Richard Boleslavsky's Acting: The First Six Lessons is a treasure-box of wise observation about the art of acting, all wrapped up in six charming dialogues between a teacher and a student. Generations of actors... 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

    More than a handbook of exercises ? a bold and brilliant statement of theatre's therapeutic capacity to liberate people and change lives. Boal shows us how to 'see' for the first time the oppressions we have internalized. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    A key text for drama students today. These dramatic dialogues between the teacher and ?The Creature? ? an idealistic student - explore the ?craft? of acting according to one of the godfathers of method acting. Now with a new introduction and bibliography.   "This enhanced edition gives the reader an opportunity to explore the craft of acting,... more...

  • Toward a General Theory of Actingby John Lutterbie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Using the cognitive sciences, Lutterbie employs dynamic systems theory as a foundation and integrates recent discoveries in neuroscience and cognitive psychology in his examination of acting theory. more...

  • Theatre: The Rediscovery of Styleby Michel Saint-Denis; Jane Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 34.95

    Michel Saint-Denis was one of twentieth century theatre?s most influential directors and theorists. This book combines his seminal Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style with material from Training for the Theatre , newly edited to create a work which moves seamlessly from theory to practice. Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style collects five of... more...

  • The Science Of Actingby Sam Kogan; Helen Kogan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 40.95

    What is good acting? How does one create believable characters? How can an actor understand a character if they do not understand themselves? In The Science of Acting, Sam Kogan uses his theories on the relationship between neuroscience, psychology and acting to answer these questions. Practical exercises provide a step-by-step guide to developing... more...

  • Acting: The Basicsby Bella Merlin

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 24.95

    A practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, skilfully combining ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. It covers key areas such as: the development of modern drama and acting processes over the years the approach and legacy of acting pioneers and practitioners from around... more...