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  • Movementby Theresa Mitchell

    Scarecrow Press 1998; US$ 49.99

    This guide for actors concisely collects many common movement principles such as use of breath, alignment, relaxation, imagery, and surroundings. more...

  • Bringing the Body to the Stage and Screenby Annette Lust

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 48.99

    As stage and screen artists explore new means to enhance their craft, a new wave of interest in expressive movement and physical improvisation has developed. In Bringing the Body to the Stage and Screen , Annette Lust provides these artists with a program of physical and related expressive exercises that can empower their art with more creativity.... more...

  • Different Every Nightby Mike Alfreds

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 21.86

    A top-ranking director sets out his rehearsal techniques in this invaluable handbook for actors and directors. Different Every Night is the culmination of a lifetime of work in the theatre, the most complete rehearsal methodology in print since Stanislavsky. It offers a vital masterclass for actors and directors, full of sound practical advice... more...

  • The Improvisation Studies Reader: Spontaneous Actsby Ajay Heble; Rebecca Caines

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Improvisation is a performance practice that animates and activates diverse energies of inspiration, critique, and invention. In recent years it has coalesced into an exciting and innovative new field of interdisciplinary scholarly inquiry, becoming a cornerstone of both practical and theoretical approaches to performance. The Improvisation Studies... more...

  • Improby Keith Johnstone

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95

    Keith Johnstone's involvement with the theatre began when George Devine and Tony Richardson, artistic directors of the Royal Court Theatre, commissioned a play from him. This was in 1956. A few years later he was himself Associate Artistic Director, working as a play-reader and director, in particular helping to run the Writers' Group. The improvisatory... more...

  • The Craft of Comedyby Athene Seyler; Stephen Haggard; Robert Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95

    "a work on the art and craft of comedy as important in its own way as works by Stanislavski and Chekhov" ? Oxford Theatre Companion In 1939, a young, inexperienced actor wrote to a famous actress of his acquaintance, asking for advice on playing comedy. She responded enthusiastically, and they corresponded variously over the next year. The... more...

  • Pretend the World Is Funny and Foreverby S. Fisher; R. L. Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00

    First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Beyond Stanislavskyby Bella Merlin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Beyond Stanislavsky takes the reader through a course in the new system, complete with exercises. Infused with the author's personal experience this is never a set of dry instructions, but a vital engagement with Stanislavsky's mature ideas on actor training. 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...