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Art of Acting

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  • Theater der Identitätby Katharina Wessely

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.87

    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$ 19.61

    »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$ 35.96

    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...

  • Jacques Lecoqby Simon Murray

    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...

  • Konstantin Stanislavskyby Bella Merlin

    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...

  • Changing Directionby Lenore DeKoven

    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...

  • Auditioning On Cameraby Joseph Hacker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    To win a screen role, an actor must learn to contend with 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 how to put them into practice.... more...

  • Toward a General Theory of Actingby John Lutterbie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    Using the cognitive sciences, Lutterbie employs dynamic systems theory as a foundation and integrates recent discoveries in neuroscience and cognitive psychology in his examination of acting theory. more...

  • Stage Presenceby Jane Goodall

    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...

  • Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style and Other Writingsby Michel Saint-Denis; Jane Baldwin

    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...