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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
How did acting begin? What is its history, and what have the great thinkers on acting said about the art and craft of performance? In this single-volume survey of the history of acting, Jean Benedetti traces the evolution of the theories of the actor's craft drawing extensively on extracts from key texts, many of which are unavailable for the student... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
A key text for drama students today. These dramatic dialogues between the teacher and ?The Creature? ? an idealistic student - explore the ?craft? of acting according to one of the godfathers of method acting. Now with a new introduction and bibliography. "This enhanced edition gives the reader an opportunity to explore the craft of acting,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95
This text offers a concise guide to the teaching and philosophy of one of the most significant figures in twentieth century actor training. Lecoq's influence on the theatre of the latter half of the twentieth century cannot be overestimated. This is the first book to combine an historical introduction to his life and the context in which he... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95
This compact, well-illustrated and clearly written book offers an essential guide to the complex and contradictory nature of this master of theatre. Routledge Performance Practitioners are a series of introductory guides to key theatre-makers. These compact, well-illustrated and clearly written books will unravel the contribution of modern theatre's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 24.95
This approach, honed after years of on-set experience and from teaching at UCLA, NYU, and Columbia, and endorsed by many in the industry, including director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and producer/actor Edward Asner, aims to provide a helpful reference and resource for directors and actors alike. It combines underlying... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95
To win a screen role, an actor must learn to contend with the unique challenges of an on-camera audition. Understanding how to make the crucial adjustments to one?s craft that this kind of audition requires is vital to the career of any screen actor. Auditioning on Camera sets out the key elements of a successful on-camera audition and explains... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95
Focusing on examples of live performance in drama, dance, opera and light entertainment, Jane Goodall explores a characteristic as compelling and enigmatic as the performers who demonstrate it. The mysterious quality of ?presence? in a performer has strong resonances with the uncanny. It is associated with primal, animal qualities in human individuals,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 34.95
Michel Saint-Denis was one of twentieth century theatre?s most influential directors and theorists. This book combines his seminal Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style with material from Training for the Theatre , newly edited to create a work which moves seamlessly from theory to practice. Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style collects five of... more...