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- 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
This is a comprehensive guide to audio performance--radio, voice-overs, commercials, live theater, cartoons and more. Topics include microphone acting; vocal effects; writing scripts; manipulating emotions through sound; valuable tips for the director; a long list of sound effects and how to do them; and a series of commercials, scenes and sketches... more...
- 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...
- 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
A study into the things which go wrong on the theatre stage, first published in 2006. 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...