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Art of Acting

  • Brian Cox - The Unauthorised Biography of the Man Who Brought Science to the Nationby Ben Falk

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    Professor Brian Cox is among the best-known physicists in the world. As presenter of hit television series Human Universe, Wonders of the Solar System and Wonders of the Universe, his affable charm and infectious enthusiasm have brought science to a whole new audience. Born in Lancashire in 1968, Cox was a bright but not brilliant pupil at school.... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Other People's Shoesby Harriet Walter

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03

    Harriet Walter's wonderfully practical - and personal - introduction to acting. "Acting is what I do with who I am", writes Harriet Walter. And in this book she takes us step by step through the processes involved in performance. Each step of the way is illuminated with brilliantly precise examples drawn from her own experience. 'My advice to... more...

  • The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkitby Bella Merlin

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03

    A revised and updated edition of Bella Merlin's essential guide to Stanislavsky. The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit collects together for the first time the terms and ideas developed by Stanislavsky throughout his career. It is organised into three sections: Actor-Training, Rehearsal Processes and Performance Practices. Key terms are explained... more...

  • The Actor's Survival Handbookby Patrick Tucker; Christine Ozanne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Worried about short rehearsal time? Think that fluffing your lines will be the end of your career? Are you afraid you'll be typecast? Is there such a thing as acting too much? How should a stage actor adjust performance for a camera? And how should an actor behave backstage? The Actor's Survival Handbook gives you answers to all these questions... more...

  • Bertolt Brechtby Philip Glahn

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 16.95

    A playwright, poet, and activist, Bertolt Brecht (1898?1956) was known for his theory of the epic theater and his attempts to break down the division between high art and popular culture. He was also a committed Marxist who lived through two world wars and a global depression. Looking at Brecht?s life and works through his plays, stories, poems, and... more...

  • TheaterTexte ? Literarische Kunstwerkeby Michaela Reinhardt

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 43.39

    Theatertexte führen heute trotz der beachtlichen Menge und Vielfalt ihrer Produktion nicht nur im Theaterbetrieb eine Schattenexistenz. Auch in den drei für sie zuständigen Disziplinen, in Theater-, Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaft finden sie kaum Beachtung, obwohl Konsens darüber herrscht, dass Text und Aufführung als eigenständige Kunstwerke zu... more...

  • Das Schaudepotby Tobias G. Natter; Michael Fehr; Bettina Habsburg-Lothringen

    transcript 2014; US$ 18.52

    Wann und warum werden museale Magazine als eigene Funktions- und Bauteile von Museen erstellt? In welchem Verhältnis stehen Schaudepots zu den übrigen Formen der musealen Präsentation? Nach welchen Kriterien können Objekte in ihnen geordnet werden? Wie ist der gegenwärtige Trend, die Magazine zu öffnen, museologisch einzuordnen? Die Beiträge im Band... more...