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Art of Acting

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  • 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...

  • The Art of Film Actingby Jeremiah Comey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 32.95

    This guide for actors and directors develops a valid method for training performers to act from their core--whether they are cold reading, auditioning, or performing for film or television. This book teaches actors how to achieve and respond to believable and honest emotions before the camera, and it maintains that the key to a successful performance... 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 Art of the Actorby Jean Benedetti

    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...

  • 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...

  • Acting: The First Six Lessonsby Richard Boleslavsky; Rhonda Blair

    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...

  • Acting and Performance in Moving Image Cultureby Jörg Sternagel; Deborah Levitt; Dieter Mersch

    transcript 2014; US$ 42.27

    This volume offers transdisciplinary perspectives on the study of acting and performance in moving image forms. It assembles 26 international scholars from dance, theatre, film, media and cultural studies, art history and philosophy to investigate the art of acting and the presence of the human body in analog and digital film, animation and video art.... more...

  • Theater der Identitätby Katharina Wessely

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.68

    Auch nach dem Machtverlust, den das Kriegsende 1918 für die deutschsprachige Brünner Bevölkerung bedeutete, blieb das Theater wichtiger Bezugspunkt im gesellschaftlichen Leben und einer der bevorzugten Orte, an denen sich Identitätskonzepte in Diskursen und sozialen Praktiken manifestierten. Katharina Wessely zeigt die Rolle des Theaters für die Entwicklung... more...

  • Schauspieler außer sichby Susanne Valerie Granzer

    transcript 2014; US$ 19.50

    »Warum wollen Sie Schauspieler werden?« - Zwischen philosophischen Reflexionen und plastisch erzählender Form über die Kunst des Schauspielens wendet sich dieser Text an Wissenschaftler_innen und Praktiker_innen gleichermaßen. Im Fokus des Buches steht der Schauspieler als Akteur, der sich in sein Äußerstes riskiert. Glückt ihm das, wird er selbst... more...

  • Getürkte Türkenby Maha El Hissy

    transcript 2014; US$ 35.76

    Die künstlerischen Produktionen von Migranten haben sich in den letzten Jahren intensiviert - und zwar nicht nur in der Literatur, sondern auch im Film, Theater und Kabarett. Ob Feridun Zaimoglu, Django Asül, Serdar Somunçu oder Hussi Kutluçan - die heutigen deutsch-türkischen Künstler_innen setzen auf neue Stilmittel, Darstellungsmodi und Genres für... more...