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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95
The Stage Lives of Animals examines what it might mean to make theatre beyond the human. In this stunning collection of essays, Una Chaudhuri engages with the alternative modes of thinking, feeling, and making art offered by animals and animality, bringing insights from theatre practice and theory to animal studies as well as exploring what animal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95
Stanislavski?s ?system? has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly revolutionized standards of acting in the theatre. Until now, readers and students have had to contend with inaccurate,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
If, as an actor, your body is your 'instrument' - and the only way you can express the internal impulses of the character you?re playing - what happens when the body-mind, ?psychophysical? connection is lost? Andrei Droznin, Russia's foremost teacher of physical actor training, calls this loss the 'desomatization' of the human body, and argues that... more...
- Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 105.00
Saccharine for some, poignant for others, Jacques Demy's 'enchanted' world is familiar to generations of French audiences accustomed to watching Christmas repeats of his fairytale Peau d'âne (1970) or seeing Catherine Deneuve and Françoise Dorléac prance and pirouette in Les Demoiselles de Rochefort (1966). Demy achieved international recognition with... more...
- Adams Media 2011; US$ 17.95
The secret to Stan Lee's writing process The story behind Elmo's giggle What's for lunch on the set of The Walking Dead Squirrel training with Johnny Depp Think you know what it takes to get your favorite TV show on the air every week? (You'd be surprised.) Or what all those people whose names in the credits of the latest blockbuster actually do?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95
Women in Asian Performance offers a vital re-assessment of women's contributions to Asian performance traditions, focusing for the first time on their specific historical, cultural and performative contexts. Arya Madhavan brings together leading scholars from across the globe to make an exciting intervention into current debates around femininity... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2003; US$ 25.00
An investigation of the fictional representations of the city in contemporary British and American television drama, assessing their political, sociological and cultural implications. The book draws on the following five key case studies for specific and detailed analysis: ? Queer as Folk ? Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City ? The Cops ? Homicide... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 15.95
A sparkling collection of interviews with African American directors and producers. Bringing together more than thirty candid conversations with filmmakers and producers such as Spike Lee, Gordon Parks, Julie Dash, Charles Burnett, and Robert Townsend, Why We Make Movies delivers a cultural celebration with the tips of a film-school master class.... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 15.00
So, you want to be an actor . . . but you have no idea how to get started. In the pages of Act Now! , you?ll find a step-by-step process to show you not only how to get started, but also how to become a working actor. It will take time and commitment, but if you follow these steps you will find success. Author and acting teacher Peter Jazwinski explains... more...