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  • Shakespeare's Advice to the Playersby Peter Hall

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2012; US$ 17.99

    This is the ebook edition of Peter Hall's best-selling guide to acting Shakespeare that has sold over 10,000 copies. This is a new edition for a new generation ? compact and concise with the facts, the way modern students and actors need it. The pay off the book according to Sir Peter is simple ? it will make you a better actor! Shakespeare tells... more...

  • The Role of the Criticby Nicholas Dromgoole

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2012; US$ 9.99

    Nicholas Dromgoole has been a prominent and respected drama and dance critic for most of his adult life. Who better therefore to take the reader through the role of this often misunderstood animal? This concise guide to the role of the critic will surely prove to be a great addition to the bookshelves of all theatre lovers. ?A thoughtful and enlightening... more...

  • The Oberon Book of Modern Monologues for Men: Volume Twoby Catherine Weate

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2013; US$ 12.99

    Monologues are an essential part of every actor?s toolkit. Actors are required to perform monologues regularly throughout their career: preparing for drama school entry, showcasing skills for agents or auditioning for a role. Following on from the bestselling first volume (2008), this book showcases selected monologues from some of the finest modern... more...

  • The Oberon Glossary of Theatrical Termsby Colin Winslow

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2012; US$ 17.99

    Anyone who has ever had to call a plumber, let alone try to fathom a computer handbook, will be fatally familiar with the bewilderment of the outsider exposed to the shop-talk of professions other than his or her own. Do you know your Mirror Scrims from your Mirror Balls? Or your Get Outs from your Get Ins? Or indeed your Get Offs? If not, The Oberon... more...

  • The Principles of Movementby Keith Bain; Michael Campbell

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 23.99

    With contributions by Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Baz Luhrmann, Miranda Otto and Hugo Weaving amongst others. From the writings of Keith Bain, Michael Campbell has collated a step-by-step course for students and teachers on the principles and practice of Australia?s great teacher of Movement. In simple language he lays out the secrets of self-knowledge... more...

  • The Clown Manifestoby Nalle Laanela; Stacey Sacks

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 16.99

    Part clown manual, part storytelling and part rant ? The Clown Manifesto covers the experiences, philosophies and methods of the clown performer/director/teacher Nalleslavski. A book for clowns, physical comedians, actors, musicians, jugglers, puppeteers, magicians, street performers and dancers. Whatever form your clowning takes ? theatre, street... more...

  • Acting in Musical Theatreby Joe Deer; Rocco Dal Vera

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. Updates in this expanded and revised second edition include: A brand new companion website... more...

  • Teaching the Actor Craftby Jon Jory

    Smith and Kraus Inc 2013; US$ 9.99

    The Act or Craft is the delivery system for mind and heart. It deals with the tricks of the trade that have been passed from actor to actor for hundreds of years. The book breaks the subject into fifty categories with scripted exercises coaching tips for the teacher, and advice to the actor in training. It can lay out both beginning and advanced class... more...

  • Crushed Shells and Mud (NHB Modern Plays)by Ben Musgrave

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57

    <p>England trembles in the grip of a devastating epidemic. But in a remote coastal village, quiet Derek waits for love and life to really begin. Then Lydia arrives. She burns brightly, beyond Derek’s wildest dreams. And she is hiding something.</p> <p>When Derek discovers her secret, they are both propelled into a strange new... more...

  • Play Readingsby Rob Urbinati

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    Play Readings: A Complete Guide for Theatre Practitioners demystifies the standards and protocols of a play reading, demonstrating how to create effective and evocative readings for those new to or inexperienced with the genre. It examines all of the essential considerations involved in readings, including the use of the venue, pre-reading preparations,... more...