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Acting & Auditioning

  • Rebelby Nick Nolte

    HarperCollins 2018; US$ 23.19

    The legendary icon tells his story—a tale of art, passion, commitment, addiction, as intense and hypnotic as the man himself. In a career spanning five decades, Nick Nolte has endured the rites of Hollywood celebrity. Rising from obscurity to leading roles and Oscar nominations, he has been both celebrated and vilified in the media; survived marriages,... more...

  • Tony Leung Chiu-Waiby Mark Gallagher

    British Film Institute 2018; US$ 24.44

    In exploring the exceptionally varied career of Tony Leung, one of greater China's most acclaimed contemporary film stars, Mark Gallagher examines the dissemination and reception of Chinese cinema and popular culture and illuminates the nature of contemporary Hong Kong, Chinese, pan-Asian and global stardom. more...

  • Words into Actionby William Gaskill

    Nick Hern Books 2018; US$ 16.49

    Packed with insights from a lifetime of directing theatre, Words into Action is a fascinating read and a vital masterclass for actors and directors. Renowned theatre director William Gaskill was one of the founders of the Royal Court, whose ethos, as Christopher Hampton says in his Foreword, 'this book goes a long way towards defining'. Gaskill's... more...

  • Meisner in Practiceby Nick Moseley

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 16.49

    A step-by-step introduction to the key features of the Meisner Technique, including a full set of practical exercises. The Meisner Technique is at the forefront of actor training today: with its radical simplicity it has the power to reconnect actors with their bodies and emotions. Developed by the teacher and actor Sanford Meisner, the technique... more...

  • टी.वी. विज्ञापन एवं धारावाहिकों के माध्यम से पैसे कैसे कमाएं?by Bernard Levine; Sameer Shandilya

    Babelcube Inc. 2017; US$ 3.00

    क्या आपने कभी सोचा है कि आप टी.वी. विज्ञापनों में आ सकते हैं?... जैसे सैमसंग, या नोकिया के सेलफोन के विज्ञापन, मैकडोनाल्ड या फिर कोका कोला के विज्ञापन। क्या आप भी टी.वी. धारावाहिक या विज्ञापन में आना चाहते हैं? आपको इसके लिए किसी भी अनुभव की आवश्यकता नहीं है। अब आपकी बारी है आपके हर स्वप्न को साकार रूप प्रदान करने की। यह काफी मजेदार भी है और आप इससे... more...

  • Jacques Copeauby Mark Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 34.95

    This book examines Jacques Copeau, a leading figure in the development of twentieth-century theatre practice, a pioneer in actor-training, physical theatre and ensemble acting, and a key innovator in the movement to de-centralize theatre and culture to the regions. Noe reissued, Jacques Copeau combines: an overview of Copeau's life and work... more...

  • Theatre for Childrenby David Wood; Janet Grant

    Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 15.49

    Described by The Times as 'the national children's dramatist', David Wood has been writing, adapting, directing and acting in plays for children for more than twenty-five years. His best known work, from his play The Gingerbread Man to his adaptations of Roald Dahl's The BFG and The Witches have enjoyed national and international professional... more...

  • Playing Commediaby Barry Grantham

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 16.49

    A practical guide to the skills, characters and history of Commedia Dell'Arte through graded games and illustrated exercises - a useful tool in any actor's training and a discipline for all forms of physical theatre. Chapters include: Warm-Up Games Mime and Movement Games Word Games Using Face Masks The Legacy of Commedia dell'Arte, a chapter... more...

  • Adaptation and Nationby Catherine Rees

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 97.80

    This new book offers an account of the relationship between the 'original' text and its adaptation, within the context of nationhood. Focusing on recent Irish and English drama, the book explores the ways in which the new workings of plays (such as Phaedra's Love, Medea, After Miss Julie and The Cripple of Inishmaan) place emphasis on nationalism and... more...

  • Actions: The Actors' Thesaurusby Marina Caldarone; Maggie Lloyd-Williams

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 12.49

    A vital companion for actors in rehearsal - a thesaurus of action-words to revitalise performance, with a foreword by Terry Johnson. Finding the right action is an essential part of the process of preparation for the actor. Using this thesaurus of active verbs, the actor can refine the action-word until s/he hits exactly the right one to help make... more...