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  • An Actor's Guide--Making It in New York Cityby Glenn Alterman

    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...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Actingby Paul Baldwin; John Malone

    DK Publishing 2001; US$ 18.95

    You?re no idiot, of course. You?ve got tons of talent, but when it comes to bringing it centerstage you feel like you?re just winging it. You love the smell of the greasepaint and the roar of the crowd, but you?re not sure how to follow your dream. Don?t overreact! The Complete Idiot?s Guide® to Acting will help you hone your thespian skills and... more...

  • Narrating the Past through Theatreby Michael Y. Bennett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 40.00

    This cutting-edge title explores how narrating the past both conflicts and creates an interesting relationship with drama's 'continuing present' that arcs towards an unpredictable future. Theatre both brings the past alive and also fixes it, but through the performance process, allowing the past to be molded for future (not-yet-existent) audiences. more...

  • The Actor, Image, and Actionby Rhonda Blair

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95

    Rhonda Blair examines the physiological relationship between bodily action and emotional experience, in the first full-length study of actor training using the insights of cognitive neuroscience and their crucial importance to an actor?s engagement with a role. more...

  • The Aesthetics of the Oppressedby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.95

    At last this major director, practitioner, and renowned author on community theatre speaks out about the practical work he does with diverse communities, the effects of globalization, and the creative possibilities for all of us. more...

  • And Then, You Actby Anne Bogart

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    Written clearly and passionately by award-winning theatre director Anne Bogart this book contains eight new essays on art, theatre and the collaborative creative process, where Bogart argues that art is more necessary and powerful than ever. more...

  • Actingby Richard Boleslavsky

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 27.95

    This classic work on acting is one of the very few that stands beside Stanislavsky as a must-have for all acting students and professionals. This is a treasure-box of wise observation about the art of acting presented as six charming dialogues between a teacher and a student on concentration, memory of emotion, dramatic action, characterization, observation,... more...

  • Being an Actor, Revised and Expanded Editionby Simon Callow

    Picador 2007; US$ 19.99

    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...

  • Actor's Wayby Erik Exe Christoffersen; Richard Fowler

    Routledge 1993; US$ 47.95

    A fascinating account of personal and professional development in the theatre. Under the unique direction of Eugenio Barba, four experienced actors talk about the secrets and the practical realities of training. more...

  • Negotiating Hollywoodby Danae Clark

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 66.00

    Actors' screen images have too often stolen the focus of attention from their behind the scenes working conditions. In Negotiating Hollywood, Danae Clark begins to fill this gap in film history by providing a rich historical account of actors' labor struggles in 1930s Hollywood. Clark supplies information not only on stars, but on screen extras,... more...