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  • The Actressby Karen Hollinger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    This book investigates the contemporary film actress both as an artist and as an ideological construct. Divided into two sections, The Actress first examines the major issues in studying film acting, stardom, and the Hollywood actress. Combining theories of screen acting and of film stardom, The Actress presents a synthesis of methodologies and... more...

  • Poetry Slam in Deutschlandby Stefanie Westermayr

    Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 17.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Standardwerk zu Poetry Slam in Deutschland! Interviews mit Slammern und Veranstaltern, ausgiebige Hintergrundrecherchen sowie eigene Langzeit-Beobachtungen der deutschen Slam-Szene vermitteln einen detailreichen Einblick in den modernen Dichterwettstreit Poetry Slam und die dazu gehörige Subkultur. Neben den frühen, oft improvisierten... more...

  • Audience Engagement and the Role of Arts Talk in the Digital Eraby Lynne Conner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This book offers readers an understanding of the theoretical framework for the concept of Arts Talk , provides historical background and a review of current thinking about the interpretive process, and, most importantly, provides ideas and insights into building audience-centered and audience-powered conversations about the arts. more...

  • The Ultimate Stallone Readerby Chris Holmlund

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    Sylvester Stallone has been a defining part of American film for nearly four decades. He has made an impact on world entertainment in a surprisingly diverse range of capacities – as actor, writer, producer, and director – all while maintaining a monolithic presence. With The Ultimate Stallone Reader, this icon finally receives concerted academic attention.... more...

  • Improvisation On the Edgeby Ruth Zaporah; Rinde Eckert; Joan Sutherland Roshi

    North Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 14.95

    Directed not only toward actors, dancers, and other performing artists who draw upon improvisation as part of their craft, this Zen-infused memoir of a life lived creatively will pique the interest of anyone in search of liberation from self-limiting concepts. What does it mean to live in a body? What does it mean to improvise? Do we wonder whether... more...

  • Actor's Wayby Erik Exe Christoffersen; Richard Fowler

    Routledge 1993; US$ 47.95

    A fascinating account of personal and professional development in the theatre. Under the unique direction of Eugenio Barba, four experienced actors talk about the secrets and the practical realities of training. more...

  • Systems of Rehearsalby Shomit Mitter

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95

    Compares Peter Brook's rehearsal techniques with those developed by Stanislavsky, Grotowski and Brecht. The result is an invaluable introduction to modern theatre practice. more...

  • Psychoanalysis and Performanceby Patrick Campbell; Adrian Kear

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    In this volume some of the most distinguished thinkers in the field make an exciting new connection based on the dual principle that psychoanalysis can provide a productive framework for understanding the work of performance, and that performance itself can help to investigate the problem of identity. more...

  • Auditioningby Joanna Merlin; Harold Prince

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 15.00

    Theater veteran and acting teacher Joanna Merlin has written the definitive guide to auditioning for stage and screen, bringing to it a valuable dual perspective. She has spent her career on both sides of the auditioning process, both as an award-winning casting director who has worked with Harold Prince, Bernard Bertolucci, and James Ivory, and as... more...

  • From Sawdust to Stardustby Terry Lee Rioux

    Pocket Books/Star Trek 2005; US$ 23.99

    In the forty-year history of Star Trek ®, none of the television show's actors are more beloved than DeForest Kelley. His portrayal of Leonard "Bones" McCoy, the southern physician aboard the Starship Enterprise ™, brought an unaffected humanity to the groundbreaking space frontier series. Jackson DeForest Kelley came of age in Depression-era Georgia.... more...