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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00
Invent nothing, deny nothing, speak up, stand up, stay out of school. With these words, one of our most brilliantly iconoclastic playwrights takes on the art of profession of acting, in a book that is as shocking as it is practical, as witty as it is instructive, and as irreverent as it is inspiring. Acting schools, ?interpretation,? ?sense memory,?... more...
- Ten Speed Press 2010; US$ 19.95
All actors and acting teachers need The Ultimate Scene and Monologue Sourcebook, the invaluable guide to finding just the right piece for every audition. The unique format of the book is ideal for acting teachers who want their students to understand each monologue in context. This remarkable book describes the characters, action, and mood for more... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2002; US$ 19.95
In this rich resource for American actors, renowned movement teachers and directors reveal the physical skills needed for the stage and screen. Experts in a wide array of disciplines provide remarkable insight into the Alexander technique, the use of psychological gesture, period movement, the work of Rudolph Laban, postmodern choreography, and Suzuki... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 21.95
Respect for Acting "This fascinating and detailed book about acting is Miss Hagen's credo, the accumulated wisdom of her years spent in intimate communion with her art. It is at once the voicing of her exacting standards for herself and those she [taught], and an explanation of the means to the end." --Publishers Weekly "Hagen adds to the large... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
An essential handbook for actors?a modern classic?in a newly updated edition. Since its original publication, Acting as a Business has earned a reputation as an indispensable tool for working and aspiring actors. Avoiding the usual advice about persistence and luck, Brian O?Neil provides clear-cut guidelines that will give actors a solid knowledge... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 13.11
Full of fresh speeches from Shakespeare?s plays, this is the ideal guide for actors of all ages and experience. As an actor at any level you are likely to be called upon to perform a speech from Shakespeare. A great deal will depend on your coming up with something fresh that is suited both to your particular performing skills and to the purposes... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 16.99
Confessions of a Casting Director is a must-have for any aspiring actor or stage parent?the definitive guide to breaking into film, television, theater, and even YouTube from longtime casting director and studio executive Jen Rudin. Packed with information that aspiring actors want, her up-to-the-minute expert advice is essential for anyone pursuing... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
So, you want to be an actor . . . but you have no idea how to get started. In the pages of Act Now! , you?ll find a step-by-step process to show you not only how to get started, but also how to become a working actor. It will take time and commitment, but if you follow these steps you will find success. Author and acting teacher Peter Jazwinski explains... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
In 1978, Robert Cohen wrote a groundbreaking work applying sociological principles to actor training which went on to influence a generation of theatre and performance studies students and academics. That book was called Acting Power . This carefully revised 21 st Century Edition of an important chapter of theatre scholarship reconsiders its findings... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; Not Available
Culled from Tony Barr's 40 years' experience as a performer, director and acting teacher in Hollywood, this highly praised handbook provides readers with the practical knowledge they need when performing in front of the camera. This updated edition includes plenty of new exercises for honing on-camera skills; additional chapters on imagination and... more...