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Art of Acting

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  • You Can Be a Movie Extraby Rob Martin

    Titan Books 2011; US$ 0.99

    Have you ever fancied being in the movies, or on TV? Let’s face it, who hasn’t! But how do you actually go about becoming an Extra, one of those lucky people who get to mix with the stars, and appear onscreen — whether it be in a battle scene in a blockbuster movie, or walking around Albert Square — and what’s... more...

  • Creating 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...

  • The Active Textby Dymphna Callery

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 18.94

    Many theatre practitioners think of physical theatre as one thing and text-based theatre as another. In this book, Dymphna Callery, author of Through the Body: A practical guide to physical theatre , shows how exercises and rehearsal techniques associated with physical and devised theatre can be applied to scripted plays. Working ‘through the body?... more...

  • Contact Improvisationby Thomas Kaltenbrunner

    Meyer & Meyer 2009; US$ 15.26

    Contact Improvisation ist eine Tanzform, die in den USA entstanden ist, sich in vielen Ländern ausgebreitet hat und sich gerade auch in Europa weiterentwickelt. Dabei steht die Überzeugung im Mittelpunkt, dass jeder Mensch einzigartig ist und dass Tanz Ausdruck des gesamten Menschen ist. Mittlerweile hat diese Tanzform Eingang in die Tanzszene, in... more...

  • Chris Pratt - The Biographyby Joe Allan

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    CHRIS PRATT is now one of the world?s most sought-after actors. As the breakout star of Marvel?s Guardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie (two of 2014?s biggest box-office hits), as well as landing the lead role in the 2015 Jurassic Park franchise re-boot, Jurassic World, his meteoric rise to fame is proof that anything is possible in Hollywood.... more...

  • At Work with Grotowski on Physical Actionsby Thomas Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.95

    `I consider this book a precious report that permits one to assimilate some of those simple and basic principles which the self-taught at times come to know, yet only after years of groping and errors. The book furnishes information regarding discoveries which the actor can understand in practice, without having to start each time from zero. Thomas... more...

  • Commedia Dell'Arte: An Actor's Handbookby John Rudlin

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    There has been an enormous revival of interest in Commedia dell'arte. And it remians a central part of many drama school courses. In Commedia dell'arte in the Twentieth Century John Rublin first examines the orgins of this vital theatrical form and charts its recent revival through the work of companies like Tag, Theatre de Complicite and the influential... more...

  • Science and the Stanislavsky Tradition of Actingby Jonathan Pitches

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Providing new insight into the well-known tradition of acting, Science and the Stanislavsky Tradition of Acting is the first book to contextualise the Stanislavsky tradition with reference to parallel developments in science. Rooted in practice, it presents an alternative perspective based on philosophy, physics, romantic science and theories of... more...

  • Stanislavskiby Jean Benedetti

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 24.95

    Jean Benedetti's Stanislavski is the clearest and most succinct explanation of Stanislavski's writings and ideas, especially those in the Stanislavski's acting trilogy ? An Actor Prepares , Building a Character , and Creating a Role  ? a staple of every actor's library. Now available in an attractive new edition, Stanislavski: An Introduction... more...