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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95
Crossing the Stage brings together for the first time essays which explore cross-dressing in theatre, cabaret, opera and dance. The volume contains seminal pieces which have become standard texts in the field, as well as new work especially commissioned from leading writers on performance. Crossing the Stage is an indispensable sourcebook on theatrical... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 60.00
Queen Victoria and her family loved the pantomime, so did her subjects of all classes.The English Pantomime is one of the most popular, least analysed of all theatrical forms. It?s been the festive mainstay of the English stage since the eighteenth century, and it has survived by its ability to evolve. This continual evolution is traced by Jeffrey... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2013; US$ 19.99
How to Get the Part...Without Falling Apart! is the answer to every actor's audition prayers. Acting coach Margie Haber has created a revolutionary phrase technique to get actors through readings without stumbling over the script. The book helps actors break through the psychological roadblocks to auditioning with a specific, 10-step method for breaking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
One of the original members of Jerzy Grotowski?s acting company, Zygmunt Molik?s Voice and Body Work explores the unique development of voice and body exercises throughout his career in actor training. This book, constructed from conversations between Molik and author Giuliano Campo, provides a fascinating insight into the methodology of this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95
The Intercultural Performance Handbook opens up a new world of technique for performers. The first ever full-length, fully illustrated manual for practitioners, it provides: *a guide to the physical, vocal and improvisational dynamics drawn from world performance styles *a new vocabulary with which to interpret plays from around the globe *games... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00
This study looks into the things which go wrong on the theatre stage. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 52.95
Dialect work is one of the actor's most challenging tasks. Need to know a Russian accent? Playing a German countess or a Midwestern farmhand? These and more accents ? from Yiddish to French Canadian ? are clearly explained in Evangeline Machlin's classic work. Now available in a book-and-CD format, Evangeline Machlin's Dialects for the Stage ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 28.00
Acting with masks is one of the most ancient stage techniques still in use. "Masking Unmasked" is a basic guide to using this ancient art to develop character and movement in four sections that correspond to mask size: full-face masks, clowning, bag masks, and half-face masks. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 44.95
Physical Theatres: A Critical Reader is an invaluable resource for students of physically orientated theatre and performance. This book aims to trace the roots and development of physicality in theatre by combining practical experience of the field with a strong historical and theoretical underpinning. In exploring the histories, cross-overs and... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 36.95
This book is an exploration and critique of 'playback theatre', a form of improvised theatre in which a company of performers spontaneously enact autobiographical stories told to them by members of the audience. With more than ten years' experience with Playback Theatre York, the author introduces the reader to the basics of playback theatre. more...