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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
In Through the Body , Dymphna Callery introduces the reader to the principles behind the work of key practitioners of 20th-century theater including Artaud, Grotowski, Brook and Lecoq. She offers exercises that turn their theories into practice and explore their principles in action. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95
"Mamet manages to demolish the myths...that pass for theory with regard o acting and directing. . . True and False is a revealing book of the highest order and a pleasure to read"?Anthony Hopkins "Hard-edged, pragmatic and idealistic. . . . Every actor or would-be actor should read this book."? Chicago Tribune "Trenchant...Meet?s pared-down,... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 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...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 17.58
Voice and the Actor is the first classic work by Cicely Berry, Voice Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and world-famous voice teacher. Encapsulating her renowned method of teaching voice production, the exercises in this straightforward, no-nonsense guide will develop relaxation, breathing and muscular control - without which no actor or speaker... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 19.99
?It is, I contend, no small achievement to survive the perfect family.? So Greg Malone says at the beginning of a graceful, generous and sometimes hilarious memoir of his childhood in the St. John?s of the 1950s and 60s. A memoir from one of Canada?s comic geniuses that is as moving as it is funny, about a young boy who survives, among other things,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 19.18
Anxiety about how we speak prevents many of us from expressing ourselves well. In her classic handbook, Cicely Berry, Voice Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and world-famous voice teacher, tackles the reasons for this anxiety and explains her practical exercises for relaxation and breathing, clarity of diction and vocal flexibility - everything... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2013; US$ 17.99
Acting: Cut the Crap, Cue the Truth fills a gap in the drama school curriculum, tackling many areas which are unaddressed during training and discussing issues that are more often than not hushed up afterwards. Starting from the vital final stages of training, and on to life as a professional, Natalie Burt ? a young, jobbing actress ? moves systematically... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95
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...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 3.99
Happily married with two beautiful children, successful architect and avid amateur aviator Allan Daniels finds his life plummeting into a nightmare when his wife suddenly announces that she wants a separation, maybe a divorce. Then, two days later, as he is piloting a seaplane from Long Island to Key West, the engine of his Cessna 185 seaplane sputters,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.65
In this book Richard Ayoade - actor, writer, director, and amateur dentist - reflects on his cinematic legacy as only he can: in conversation with himself. Over ten brilliantly insightful and often erotic interviews, Ayoade examines himself fully and without mercy, leading a breathless investigation into this once-in-a-generation visionary. Only... more...