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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95
?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 the... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 6.99
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... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 29.99
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 the... more...
- Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.99
Actors don't have to become Broadway stars to make a living with their acting talents. The Actor?s Other Career Book pulls back the curtain to reveal more than 50 permanent and temporary positions available in cruise ships, trade shows, retail stores, advertising agencies, corporate settings, education, social outreach, tourist attractions, physical... more...
- Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.99
How to cope with the realities of life as an actorif you don?t laugh, you'll cry In-depth interviews with actors, agents, casting directors. In this hip, warts-and-all look at acting, author Jason Pugatch shares his insights as a working "day player" to give an unvarnished look at theater, film, and television: how to be "discovered," what to expect... more...
- Allworth Press 2011; US$ 24.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
For nearly 25 years, expertise has been considered an important testing ground for theories of cognition. Cognitive scientists have examined experts as diverse as chess masters, waiters, field-hockey players, and computer programmers. Recently, increased attention has been given to the arts, including dance, music appreciation and performance, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Lively yet intriguing, The Body in Performance is a varied collection of essays about this much-discussed area. Posing the question "Why this current preoccupation with the performed body?" the collection of specially commissioned essays from both academics and practitioners - in some cases one and the same person - considers such cutting edge topics... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 11.99
An essential guide for young people who want to work in the theatre - but aren't sure exactly what they want to do, or how to get to do it. Many young people are eager to experience the excitement and allure of working in theatre, but often this only goes as far as imagining themselves as actors, on stage in front of an audience every night. In... more...
- Allworth Press 2014; US$ 16.99
A Life in Acting is a practical guide for aspiring and established theater actors looking to make a consistent living doing meaningful, creative work on the stage. Author Lisa Mulcahy communicates her advice through a series of interviews and war stories? that will have you taking notes and laughing until your sides hurt. The sage advice of veteran... more...