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Art of Acting

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  • Inner Monologue in Actingby Rob Roznowski

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 28.00

    What should an actor be thinking onstage? This overlooked, important question is the crux of this new book that combines psychological theory, numerous practical exercises, and a thorough and wide-reaching examination of inner monologue in various forms including film, musical theatre, and comedy. more...

  • Performer Trainingby Ian Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Performer Training is an examination of how actors are trained in different cultures. Beginning with studies of mainstream training in countries such as Poland, Australia, Germany, and the United States, subsequent studies survey: ˇ Some of Asia's traditional training methods and recent experiments in performer training ˇ Eugenio Barba's training... more...

  • The Actor's Survival Handbookby Patrick Tucker; Christine Ozanne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Worried about short rehearsal time? Think that fluffing your lines will be the end of your career? Are you afraid you'll be typecast? Is there such a thing as acting too much? How should a stage actor adjust performance for a camera? And how should an actor behave backstage? The Actor's Survival Handbook gives you answers to all these questions... more...

  • Performing Chekhovby David Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Games for Actors and Non-Actorsby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 55.95

    Games for Actors and Non-Actors is the classic and best selling book by the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, Augusto Boal. It sets out the principles and practice of Boal's revolutionary Method, showing how theatre can be used to transform and liberate everyone ? actors and non-actors alike! This thoroughly updated and substantially revised... more...

  • Key Concepts in Drama and Performanceby Kenneth Pickering

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2005; US$ 30.00

    This book is intended for undergraduates on courses in drama, theatre or performing arts, providing an informative and accessible guide to the subject. more...

  • Theatre of Movement and Gestureby Jacques Lecoq

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    Published in France in 1987, this is the book in which Lecoq first set out his philosophy of human movement, and the way it takes expressive form in a wide range of different performance traditions. He traces the history of pantomime, sets out his definition of the components of the art of mime, and discusses the explosion of physical theatre in the... more...

  • Stanislavsky in Focusby Sharon Marie Carnicke

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Notes on Directingby Frank Hauser; Russell Reich

    RCR Creative Press 2003; US$ 15.99

    More than a how-to book, this classic guidebook to the director's craft is a tool for those looking to translate the page to the stageor to the screenand is of immense value to actors, writers, students, and teachers. Essential for any student of theater or film, here is what all directors need to knowand what every actor, scriptwriter, and audience... more...

  • The Actor's Menuby Bill Howey

    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...