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- Picador 2007; US$ 23.99
A new edition of the classic book for actors starting their careers, with new material Few actors have ever been more eloquent, more honest, or more entertaining about their life and their profession than Simon Callow, one of the finest actors of his time and increasingly one of the most admired writers about the theater. Beginning with the letter... more...
- Compass Publishing 2005; US$ 11.95
Whether new to the business or a seasoned professional, this handbook provides actors with a personal, active approach to discovering and developing their talent. Beginning with appetizers and ending with desserts, actors learn how to prepare a character in the same way that a master chef chooses the most complementary dishes for a feast. From typecasting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 27.95
Drawing upon her wide experience as actor and director, Janet Sonenberg shows what dreamwork can do. No other acting technique offers the performer's own dreams as a means to profoundly deepen imaginative and artistic expression. This is a wholly new tool with which actors can unleash startling performances. more...
- Theatre Communications Group 1993; US$ 17.95
A passionate exploration of the process of comprehending and speaking the words of William Shakespeare. Detailing exercises and analyzing characters' speech and rhythms, Linklater provides the tools to increase understanding and make Shakespeare's words one's own. more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 45.78
Schauspieler hat es in allen historischen Epochen gegeben. Hochgefeiert von den Liebhabern der Kunst, ausgegrenzt von der "gutbürgerlichen Gesellschaft", verteufelt von der Kirche, bedeutete es für jeden Einzelnen Mut und auch Fatalismus, sich für das Schauspielerleben zu entscheiden. Doch für viele stellte sich diese Frage gar nicht - sie... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
?A focus on the body, its actions, and its cognitive mechanisms identifies ... foundational principles of activity that link the three elements of theatre; Story, Space, and Time. The three meet in, are defined by, and expressed through the actor?s body.? ? from the Introduction? Embodied Acting is an essential, pragmatic intervention in... more...
- Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95
This practical and entertaining guide readies the uninitiated actor to navigate the ridiculous, impossible, and often heartbreaking world of the acting industry. This book will expose actors to the ins and outs of the world's (second) oldest profession. Topics include how to be "discovered," what to expect from training programs, the grunt work of... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 8.74
A treasure trove of advice, support and encouragement that no performer should be without. Honest, witty and direct, The Golden Rules of Acting is every actor?s best friend – in handy paperback form. ‘When auditioning, rehearsing or in a performance, take a risk – the worst that can happen is that you get embarrassed. You won?t die.' Easy... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 28.99
In Act Like It?s Your Business: Branding and Marketing Strategies for Actors , Jonathan Flom helps actors and others in the arts understand the power of branding. This guide walks the reader through the process of creating a personal brand for his or her small business and then marketing that brand and broadcasting it through every step of... more...
- Allworth Press 2011; US$ 24.95
For any actor in or on the way to New York City, this is the definitive source for advice, winning strategies, marketing techniques, and invaluable insights to being a successful New York actor. This new edition has been completely revised and updated to cover the significant changes in the New York theater landscape over the last nine years. This... more...