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- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 16.99
A fresh and radical approach to acting by a world-famous director. 'This new "Advice to the Players" cuts open every generalisation about acting and draws out gleamingly fresh specifi. Behind the joy and humour of the writing, Declan Donnellan is subtly leading young actors to an awareness of the living processes behind their work. He brings as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 31.95
The Lee Strasberg Notes reproduces the original teachings of a unique voice in actor training, for the very first time. It is a stunning document in the history and ongoing practice of Strasberg?s Method. Compiled and edited by Lola Cohen, the book is based on unpublished transcripts of Strasberg?s own classes on acting, directing and Shakespeare.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95
The gap between theory and practice in rehearsal is wide. many actors and directors apply theories without fully understanding them, and most accounts of rehearsal techniques fail to put the methods in context. Systems of Rehearsal is the first systematic appraisal of the three principal paradigms in which virtually all theatre work is conducted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95
Acting (Re)Considered is an exceptionally wide-ranging collection of theories on acting, ideas about body and training, and statements about the actor in performance. This second edition includes five new essays and has been fully revised and updated, with discussions by or about major figures who have shaped theories and practices of acting and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.95
Augusto Boal's workshops and theatre exercises are renowned throughout the world for their life-changing effects. At last this major director, practitioner, and author of many books on community theatre speaks out about the subjects most important to him ? the practical work he does with diverse communities, the effects of globalization, and the creative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.00
Stanislavski?s ?system? has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly revolutionized standards of acting in the theatre. Until now, readers and students have had to contend with inaccurate,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 37.95
The Physical Actor is a comprehensive book of actor?s exercises, designed for the development of a strong and flexible physical body able to move with ease through space and interact instinctively on-stage. Annie Loui draws on her training with Etienne Decroux, Carolyn Carlson and Jerzy Grotowski to bring Contact Improvization into the theatrical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95
"Style is a journey from tourist to native. It is living in the world of the play, not just visiting it." - from Chapter One Anyone who has ever struggled with capes, fans, swords, doublets and crinolines should make Style for Actors 2 nd Edition their constant companion. Robert Barton has completely updated his award winning handbook for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95
'Petit's words go right to the heart of Chekhov's technique ...Anyone looking for a key to understanding more about Michael Chekhov's technique will devour it.' -- Jessica Cerullo, Michael Chekhov Association, NYC The Michael Chekhov technique is today seen as one of the most influential and inspiring methods of actor training in... more...