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Art of Acting

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  • Bertolt Brechtby Philip Glahn

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 16.95

    A playwright, poet, and activist, Bertolt Brecht (1898?1956) was known for his theory of the epic theater and his attempts to break down the division between high art and popular culture. He was also a committed Marxist who lived through two world wars and a global depression. Looking at Brecht?s life and works through his plays, stories, poems, and... more...

  • Other People's Shoesby Harriet Walter

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03

    Harriet Walter's wonderfully practical - and personal - introduction to acting. "Acting is what I do with who I am", writes Harriet Walter. And in this book she takes us step by step through the processes involved in performance. Each step of the way is illuminated with brilliantly precise examples drawn from her own experience. 'My advice to... more...

  • The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkitby Bella Merlin

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03

    A revised and updated edition of Bella Merlin's essential guide to Stanislavsky. The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit collects together for the first time the terms and ideas developed by Stanislavsky throughout his career. It is organised into three sections: Actor-Training, Rehearsal Processes and Performance Practices. Key terms are explained... more...

  • MAKING SOLO PERFORMANCEby Sean Bruno; Luke Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    Creating Solo Performance is an innovative toolbox of exercises and challenges focused on providing you ? the performer ? with engaging and inspiring ways to explore and develop your idea both on the page and in the performance space. ? The creation of a solo show may be the most rewarding, liberating and stressful challenge you will take... more...

  • Advice from the Players (26 Actors on Acting)by Laura Barnett

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Essential tips and advice from stars of stage and screen. Actors know the best source of advice on the profession is other actors. Nothing compares with the wisdom and practical know-how acquired through years of working in the business. Advice from the Players features a host of tips and guidance on every aspect of the actor?s craft, direct... more...

  • Acting For Filmby Mel Churcher

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 27.18

    The author uses her wide experience as an acting and voice coach an major movies to offer insights into the film acting process. She provides tasks, techniques and tips that are designed specifically for film: there's advice to make the first-time film actor feel at home on set, tips on the casting process, how to cope with auditions, on-camera techniques,... more...

  • Creating A Roleby Constantin Stanislavski

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 31.95

    Creating a Role is the culmination of Stanislavski's masterful trilogy on the art of acting. An Actor Prepares focused on the inner training of an actor's imagination. Building a Character detailed how the actor's body and voice could be tuned for the great roles he might fill. This third volume examines the development of a character from the... 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...

  • 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...

  • Theatre in Practiceby Nick O'Brien; Annie Sutton

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95

    Theatre in Practice provides students with all of the ?must have? Drama skills required for A-Level, International Baccalaureate, BTEC and beyond. Practical, step-by-step exercises and diagrams give access to the key figures and processes central to drama, including: Stanislavski, Brecht, Lecoq and Berkoff devising theatre rehearsing... more...