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Art of Acting

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  • 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...

  • So Therefore...by Al Ruscio

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 32.95

    ?Every scene or action or speech has a so therefore . It is the goal, the ultimate statement of the character. You should know the so therefore as you begin your scene ... The climax and the payoff is the so therefore .? ? from Al Ruscio?s Preface ? When working through a scene with a student, renowned actor and acting teacher Al Ruscio will... more...

  • The Expressive Actorby Michael Lugering

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    "The study of acting should not begin with an exploration of feeling, perception, imagination, memories, intention, personalization, self-identification... or even performance?but physical action." Michael Lugering's The Expressive Actor presents a foundational, preparatory training method, using movement to unlock the entire acting process.... 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...

  • 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. Richard Boleslavsky's Acting: The First Six Lessons is a treasure-box of wise observation about the art of acting, all wrapped up in six charming dialogues between a teacher and a student. Generations of actors... more...

  • Science and the Russian 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 2004; US$ 24.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • An Actress Preparesby Rosemary Malague

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    'Every day, thousands of women enter acting classes where most of them will receive some variation on the Stanislavsky-based training that has now been taught in the U.S. for nearly ninety years. Yet relatively little feminist consideration has been given to the experience of the student actress: What happens to women in Method actor training?' ... more...

  • The Rainbow of Desireby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    More than a handbook of exercises ? a bold and brilliant statement of theatre's therapeutic capacity to liberate people and change lives. Boal shows us how to 'see' for the first time the oppressions we have internalized. more...