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  • Actor Training the Laban Wayby Barbara Adrian

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    * Individual, partner, and group exercises to make any actor more expressive * Crucial acting tips based on the work of distinguished theorist Rudolf Laban * 65 original illustrations of anatomy and warm-up exercises This in-depth, fully illustrated guide offers a groundbreaking approach to understanding physical and vocal movement that will... more...

  • Mastering Monologues and Acting Sidesby Janet Wilcox

    Allworth Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    Mastering Monologues and Acting Sides: How to Audition Successfully for Both Traditional and New Media is everything an actor needs to be ready for that perfect part, from webisodes to Shakespeare. Scripts, acting technique tips, and exercises keep a performer toned and ready, while industry experts give advice on how to audition professionally.... more...

  • Stage Combatby Jenn Boughn

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    The most complete guide on an essential stagecraft available! Wanna fight, buddy? This comprehensive guide covers everything performers, directors, theater teachers, fight choreographers, and others need to know to stage believable, safe action for theater and other performing arts. From basic falls, rolls, and tumbling to punches, kicks, hair pulls,... more...

  • The Lucid Bodyby Fay Simpson; Michael Howard

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Actors! Engage your mind and your body in order to develop your characters fully. The Lucid Body technique breaks up stagnant movement patterns and expands your emotional and physical range. Through energy analysis, this program shows how to use physical training to create characters from all walks of life?however cruel, desolate, or neurotic those... more...

  • How to Improvise a Full-Length Playby Kenn Adams

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    Forget the script and get on the stage! In How to Improvise a Full-Length Play, actors, playwrights, directors, theater-group leaders, and teachers will find everything they need to know to create comedy, tragedy, melodrama, and farce, with no scripts, no scenarios, and no preconceived characters. Author Kenn Adams presents a step-by-step method for... more...

  • Long-Form Improvby Ben Hauck

    Allworth Press 2012; US$ 16.95

    Long-Form Improv deftly teaches the wildly popular form of improvisation that is so foundational to the comedy stylings of many of today?s top actors and thriving comedians. Crammed with innovative ideas for conceptualizing improvised scenework and ?finding the game of the scene,? this crisply written manual covers techniques for experienced improvisers,... more...

  • Mime Very Own Bookby Scott Allen Perry; Adam Mock; Doug Jones; Eric Curtis; Josh "Poncemime" Perry

    Medallion Media Group 2012; US$ 9.99

    A hilarious visual smorgasbord, this vibrant photo narrative offers a quiet, introspective look into life as a silent emoter. Replete with images of actor and mime artist Doug Jones shot against an array of artistic and real-world backdrops, this social commentary spoofs pop culture and fairy tale favorites. Witty photo parodies include Frank n mime,... more...

  • Arthur Lessac's Embodied Acting Practiceby Melissa Hurt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Arthur Lessac?s Embodied Actor Training situates the work of renowned voice and movement trainer Arthur Lessac in the context of contemporary actor training. Supported by the work of Constantin Stanislavsky and Maurice Merleau-Ponty's theories of embodiment, the book explores Lessac's practice in terms of embodied acting, a key subject in contemporary... more...

  • Auditions: The Complete Guideby Richard Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Auditions are an integral part of every performer's life. From getting into drama school through to a successful career in an overcrowded industry, Auditions: The Complete Guide offers crucial advice, resources and tried and tested techniques to maximise success before, during and after each audition. Written by an established casting director... more...

  • Foreign Dialectsby Lewis Herman; Marquerite Shalett Herman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Most actors and directors have struggled with the problem of needing to imitate foreign dialects. Marguerite and Lewis Herman have created an essential tool for actors, directors and writers aiming toward the most authentic performances possible. Foreign Dialects contains an extensive repertoire of dialects that will assist the actor in the... more...