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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00
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...
- Ten Speed Press 2013; US$ 18.95
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.67
Improvisation teachers have long known that the human mind could be trained to be effortlessly spontaneous and intuitive. Drinko explores what these improvisation teachers knew about improvisation's effects on consciousness and cognition and compares these theories to current findings in cognitive neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy. more...
- Hunter House 2013; US$ 14.95
101 More Improv Games for Children and Adults: A Smart Fun Book for Ages 5 and Up is the follow-up to Bob Bedore?s popular 101 Improv Games for Children and Adults . This sequel takes us even deeper into the craft of improv ? the magical art of creating something out of nothing ? with all new games! Author Bob Bedore emphasizes how you can use... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
"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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 31.95
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...