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- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 16.03
A ‘fast-forward? acting course covering all the essential techniques an actor needs to know and use – with a suite of exercises to put each technique into practice. The Acting Book offers various ways to analyse a text and to create character, using not only the established processes of Stanislavsky and Meisner, but also new ones developed by the... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 130.00
Music and dyslexia is of particular interest for two reasons. Firstly, research suggests that music education can benefit young dyslexics as it helps them focus on auditory and motor timing skills and highlights the rhythms of language. Secondly, dyslexic musicians at a more advanced level face particular challenges such as sight-reading, written requirements... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95
To this day, Education and Dramatic Art remains the only fully worked critique of drama education in schools. Provocative and iconoclastic, this new edition brings the argument up-to-date and locates the author's proposals for a curriculum based on the making, performing and appraisal of dramas securely in the evolving culture of schools. The first... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Drama at the Heart of the Secondary School provides a rationale for the curricular centrality of drama together with rich and detailed examples of cross-phase thematic projects which are drama-led, but which promote learning across a wide range of curriculum areas, from the humanities and other arts, to English and literacy, science and PSHE. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This revised and updated edition of Teaching Classroom Drama and Theatre will be an essential text for anyone teaching drama in the modern classroom. It presents a model teachers can use to draw together different methodologies of drama and theatre studies, exemplified by a series of contemporary, exciting practical units. By re-appraising the different... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 14.57
The essential guide to getting into drama school. Packed with sound advice and essential information for young people who want to train as actors and performers (including musical theatre), this clear and honest guide is written by a teacher and audition panellist with a lifetime?s experience of the audition process. It will help all aspiring actors... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95
The seminal texts of Jonothan Neelands trace the classroom participatory democracy through the ensemble based theatre education he developed over 25 years and the conventions approach which dominates drama curricula worldwide. He shows how, through and on the stage, drama teachers and students can bring about real change in the world. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book addresses the historical, social, colonial, and administrative contexts that determine today's U.S. actor training, as well as matters of identity politics, access, and marginalization as they emerge in classrooms and rehearsal halls. It considers persistent, questioning voices about our nation?s acting training as it stands, thereby contributing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95
This new edition of Twentieth Century Actor Training is an indispensable introduction to how actor training shapes modern theatre. Its coverage of key practitioners and movements is enhanced by the inclusion of eight more practitioners and forty more photographs. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 112.00
The Rhythm of Space and the Sound of Time examines the place of Chekhovs Technique in contemporary acting pedagogy and practice. Cynthia Ashperger answers the questions: What are the reasons behind the techniques current resurgence? How has this cohesive and holistic training been brought into todays mainstream acting training? What... more...