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  • The A to Z of African American Cinemaby S. Torriano Berry; Venise T. Berry

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    Through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, black-&-white photos, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on actors, actresses, movies, producers, organizations, awards, film credits, and terminology, The A to Z of African American Cinema provides a better understanding of the role African Americans played in... more...

  • The A to Z of African American Theaterby Anthony D. Hill; Douglas Q. Barnett

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The A to Z of African American Theater celebrates nearly 200 years of black theater in the United States, identifying representative African American theater-producing organizations and chronicling their contributions to the field from its birth in 1816 to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over... more...

  • Actor's Wayby Erik Exe Christoffersen; Richard Fowler

    Routledge 1993; US$ 47.95

    A fascinating account of personal and professional development in the theatre. Under the unique direction of Eugenio Barba, four experienced actors talk about the secrets and the practical realities of training. more...

  • The Actor's Art and Craftby William Esper; Damon Dimarco

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    William Esper, one of the leading acting teachers of our time, explains and extends Sanford Meisner's legendary technique, offering a clear, concrete, step-by-step approach to becoming a truly creative actor. Esper worked closely with Meisner for seventeen years and has spent decades developing his famous program for actor's training. The result is... more...

  • An Actor's Workby Konstantin Stanislavski

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.00

    Stanislavski?s ?system? has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly revolutionized standards of acting in the theatre. Until now, readers and students have had to contend with inaccurate,... more...

  • An Actor's Work on a Roleby Konstantin Stanislavski

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    An Actor?s Work on a Role is Konstantin Stanislavski?s exploration of the rehearsal process, applying the techniques of his seminal actor training system to the task of bringing truth to one?s chosen role. Originally published over half a century ago as Creating a Role , this book was the third in a planned trilogy ? after An Actor Prepares... more...

  • Adaptation Studies and Learningby Laurence Raw; Tony Gurr

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 59.99

    In Adaptation Studies and Learning: New Frontiers , Laurence Raw and Tony Gurr seek to redefine the ways in which adaptation is taught and learned. Comprised of essays, reflections, and ?learning conversations? about the ways in which this approach to adaptation might be implemented, this book focuses on issues of curriculum construction, the... more...

  • The Aesthetics of the Oppressedby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.95

    Augusto Boal's workshops and theatre exercises are renowned throughout the world for their life-changing effects. At last this major director, practitioner, and author of many books on community theatre speaks out about the subjects most important to him†? the practical work he does with diverse communities, the effects of globalization, and the creative... more...

  • Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzyby Raymond Foery

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 43.99

    In Alfred Hitchcock?s Frenzy: The Last Masterpiece , Raymond Foery recounts the history?writing, pre-production, casting, shooting, post-production, and promotion?of this great work, and combines the history of the production process with an ongoing account of how this particular film relates to Hitchcock?s other works. Foery also discusses... more...

  • Auditioningby Joanna Merlin; Harold Prince

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 15.00

    Theater veteran and acting teacher Joanna Merlin has written the definitive guide to auditioning for stage and screen, bringing to it a valuable dual perspective. She has spent her career on both sides of the auditioning process, both as an award-winning casting director who has worked with Harold Prince, Bernard Bertolucci, and James Ivory, and as... more...