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  • Auditionsby Richard Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    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$ 44.95

    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...

  • Actors on Guardby Dale Anthony Girard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Actors on Guard is the most comprehensive and detailed book on the art of theatrical swordplay available today. It provides the reader with the historical, theoretical and practical basis for learning, practicing and presenting theatrical sword fights. Focusing specifically on the Elizabethan rapier and dagger (the most popular weapons used in... more...

  • The Improvisation Studies Readerby Ajay Heble; Rebecca Caines

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • Through the Bodyby Dymphna Callery

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 18.94

    A step-by-step guide to Physical Theatre in both theory and practice - full of detailed exercises and inspiring ideas. In Through the Body , based on twelve years of teaching physical theatre, Dymphna Callery introduces the reader to the principles behind the work of certain key 20th-century theatre practitioners (Artaud, Grotowski, Meyerhold,... more...

  • The Improvisation Bookby John Abbott

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03

    A practical guide to conducting improvisation sessions, for teachers, directors and workshop leaders. The Improvisation Book takes you step-by-step, session-by-session through a graded series of improvisation exercises. Starting with the very first class, it adds a new element at each stage until even the most inhibited students have gained a... more...

  • Acting Comedyby Christopher Olsen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Despite being roundly cited as much harder to perform than its dramatic counterpart, comic acting is traditionally seen as a performance genre that can?t be taught. At best it is often described as a skill that can only be learned "on the job" through years of practice, or given to a performer through natural talent. Acting Comedy is an effort... more...

  • How to Improvise a Full-Length Playby Kenn Adams

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    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...

  • Welt - Bild - Theaterby

    Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 64.35

    Welt-Bild-Theater: Der Titel des Buches ruft das alte Konzept des Theatrum Mundi wieder auf. Damit soll nicht nur das Verhältnis von Welttheater und Welterkenntnis in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart in den Mittelpunkt der Diskussion gerückt werden. Gleichzeitig wird eine dritte Größe in dieses Ambivalenzgefüge eingebracht: das Bild. Jüngere Entwicklungen... more...

  • A Screen Acting Workshopby Mel Churcher

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    A comprehensive training course in screen acting by an internationally renowned teacher and acting coach who has worked with actors of all backgrounds and experience - from drama school students at the start of their careers to Hollywood stars, including Daniel Craig, Angelina Jolie and Keira Knightley. Structured as a series of five workshops,... more...