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  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Acting in Musical Theatreby Joe Deer; Rocco Dal Vera

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • As Luck Would Have Itby Derek Jacobi

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    Star of stage, screen and television, and one of only two people to be awarded two Knighthoods, Sir Derek Jacobi is one of Britain?s most distinguished actors. ?If you want to be an actor, don?t. If you need to be an actor, do.? more...

  • Conversations with Miller (Centenary Edition)by Mel Gussow; Richard Eyre

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57

    New York Times drama critic Mel Gussow first met Arthur Miller in 1963 during rehearsals of After the Fall , the play inspired by Miller"s marriage to Marilyn Monroe. They then met regularly over the following forty years. Conversations with Miller records what was discussed at more than a dozen of these meetings. In the book, the author of... 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...

  • The Oberon Book of Comic Monologues for Women: Volume Twoby Katy Wix

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 12.99

    Hot on the heels of her bestselling first volume of Comic Monologues for Women , Katy Wix has written another forty brand-spanking new speeches. Finding original and amusing material to perform can be a daunting task, especially for women. This second collection of comic monologues provides female performers with even more choice and opportunity... more...