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Acting techniques books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Acting techniques category. Presented with a red border are the Acting techniques books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

The Need for Words Voice and the Text by Patsy (Guildhall School of Music and Drama, UK) Rodenburg The Need for Words Voice and the Text
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Patsy Rodenburg explores howwe speak, what we speak and the impact of the spoken word. As one of the world's leading voice coaches, she describes practical ways to approach language, and uses Shakespeare, Romantic poetry, modern prose and a range...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Comedy Acting for Theatre The Art and Craft of Performing in Comedies by Sidney (University of Florida, USA) Homan, Brian (Instructor of Acting, Directing, Devising, and Theatre History, Pa Rhinehart Comedy Acting for Theatre The Art and Craft of Performing in Comedies
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Analysing why we laugh and what we laugh at, and describing how performers can elicit this response from their audience, this book enables actors to create memorable - and hilarious - performances. Rooted in performance and performance criticism, Sidney Homan...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Training the Actor's Body A Guide by Dick (Royal Holloway University, London, UK) McCaw Training the Actor's Body A Guide
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A practical guide to the principles of teaching and learning movement, this book instructs the actor on how to train the body to become a medium of expression. Starting with a break-down of the principles of actor training through exercises...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

The Need for Words Voice and the Text by Patsy (Guildhall School of Music and Drama, UK) Rodenburg The Need for Words Voice and the Text
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Patsy Rodenburg explores howwe speak, what we speak and the impact of the spoken word. As one of the world's leading voice coaches, she describes practical ways to approach language, and uses Shakespeare, Romantic poetry, modern prose and a range...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

Comedy Acting for Theatre The Art and Craft of Performing in Comedies by Sidney (University of Florida, USA) Homan, Brian (Instructor of Acting, Directing, Devising, and Theatre History, Pa Rhinehart Comedy Acting for Theatre The Art and Craft of Performing in Comedies
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Analysing why we laugh and what we laugh at, and describing how performers can elicit this response from their audience, this book enables actors to create memorable - and hilarious - performances. Rooted in performance and performance criticism, Sidney Homan...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

Training the Actor's Body A Guide by Dick (Royal Holloway University, London, UK) McCaw Training the Actor's Body A Guide
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A practical guide to the principles of teaching and learning movement, this book instructs the actor on how to train the body to become a medium of expression. Starting with a break-down of the principles of actor training through exercises...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Acting in Musical Theatre A Comprehensive Course by Joe Deer, Rocco Dal Vera Acting in Musical Theatre A Comprehensive Course
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Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. Updates in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/02/2018

Speech and Drama by Rudolf Steiner Speech and Drama


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/02/2018

Coming Soon

Auditioning for Actor Training Programs by Elizabeth Terrel Auditioning for Actor Training Programs

Written by an actor and educator who has experienced thousands of auditions, and who also teaches in a drama program, Auditioning for Actor Training Programs combines practical advice about every aspect of auditioning, from choosing an audition piece to preparing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

The Idea of the Actor by William B. Worthen The Idea of the Actor

Analyzing the relationship between dramatic action and the controversial art of acting, William Worthen demonstrates that what it means to act, to be an actor, and to communicate through acting embodies both an ethics of acting and a poetics of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Turn That Thing Off! Collaboration and Technology in 21st-Century Actor Training by Rose Burnett Bonczek, Roger (Brooklyn College, CUNY, USA) Manix, David Storck Turn That Thing Off! Collaboration and Technology in 21st-Century Actor Training
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As personal technology becomes ever-present in the classroom and rehearsal studio, its use and ubiquity is affecting the collaborative behaviors that should underpin actor training. How is the collaborative impulse being distracted and what kind of solutions can re-establish its...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/03/2018

Turn That Thing Off! Collaboration and Technology in 21st-Century Actor Training by Rose Burnett Bonczek, Roger (Brooklyn College, CUNY, USA) Manix, David Storck Turn That Thing Off! Collaboration and Technology in 21st-Century Actor Training
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As personal technology becomes ever-present in the classroom and rehearsal studio, its use and ubiquity is affecting the collaborative behaviors that should underpin actor training. How is the collaborative impulse being distracted and what kind of solutions can re-establish its...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/03/2018

Book on Acting Improvisation Techniques for the Professional Actor in Film, Theater & Television by Stephen Book Book on Acting Improvisation Techniques for the Professional Actor in Film, Theater & Television


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2018

Applied Improvisation Leading, Collaborating, and Creating Beyond the Theatre by Caitlin (Tiffany & Co) McClure Applied Improvisation Leading, Collaborating, and Creating Beyond the Theatre

This collection of Applied Improvisation stories and strategies draws back the curtain on an exciting, innovative, growing field of practice and research that is changing the way people lead, create, and collaborate. Applied Improvisation is the umbrella term widely used...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2018

Other books in this genre

The Warner Loughlin Technique An Acting Revolution by Warner Loughlin The Warner Loughlin Technique An Acting Revolution


Format: Hardback - Released: 12/01/2018

National Youth Theatre Monologues: 75 Speeches for Auditions by National Youth Theatre Monologues: 75 Speeches for Auditions

An invaluable new collection of audition speeches drawn from material produced by world-leading youth arts organisation the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

Performing the Remembered Present The Cognition of Memory in Dance, Theatre and Music by Pil Hansen Performing the Remembered Present The Cognition of Memory in Dance, Theatre and Music

This international collection brings together scientists, scholars and artist-researchers to explore the cognition of memory through the performing arts and examine artistic strategies that target cognitive processes of memory. The strongly embodied and highly trained memory systems of performing artists...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

The Actor and His Body by Litz Pisk, Ayse (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, UK) Tashkiran The Actor and His Body
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`Once you start working with someone like Litz you don't ever want to stop if you can help it' - Vanessa Redgrave Litz Pisk was widely regarded as the most influential teacher of modern theatre movement of the 20th Century....
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Laban Workbook for Actors A Practical Training Guide with Video by Katya Bloom, Barbara Adrian, Claire Porter The Laban Workbook for Actors A Practical Training Guide with Video
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The Laban Workbook is a compendium of unique exercises inspired by the concepts and principles of movement theorist and artist, Rudolf Laban. Written by five internationally recognized movement experts, this textbook is divided into single-authored chapters, each of which includes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Laban Workbook for Actors A Practical Training Guide with Video by Katya Bloom, Barbara Adrian, Claire Porter The Laban Workbook for Actors A Practical Training Guide with Video
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The Laban Workbook is a compendium of unique exercises inspired by the concepts and principles of movement theorist and artist, Rudolf Laban. Written by five internationally recognized movement experts, this textbook is divided into single-authored chapters, each of which includes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Cracking the Acting Code A Practical Step by Step Guide to Becoming a Professional Actor by Sabrina M Revelle, Taja V Simpson Cracking the Acting Code A Practical Step by Step Guide to Becoming a Professional Actor
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Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Sisikat Din Ako by Noel D. Ferrer Sisikat Din Ako

Sisikat Din Ako!: Your Guide To Making Your Mark in Show Business is a remarkable guide that will help and inspire people in their hopes to become successful stars in the complex but colorful world of Philippine show business. It...
Format: eBook - Released: 15/11/2017

Home Fun by Cecil H. Bullivant Home Fun

First published in 1910, &quote;Home Fun&quote; is a guide to entertaining guests in your own home, with chapters on everything from holding amateur performances and odd experiments, to indoor fireworks, parlour games, and beyond! This fantastic volume is full of...
Format: eBook - Released: 26/10/2017

Audition Psych 101 by Michael Kostroff Audition Psych 101


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

Acting: The Basics by Bella (University of California, Davis, USA) Merlin Acting: The Basics
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Now in a vibrantly revised second editon, Acting: The Basics remains a practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, which skilfully combines ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. Retaining...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

Playing the Mask Acting Without Bullshit by John Wright Playing the Mask Acting Without Bullshit

A new book on acting, from the bestselling author of Why Is That So Funny? A wonderfully accessible introduction to a fresh and innovative acting technique for actors, theatre-makers and teachers to use in training and rehearsal.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2017

Acting: The Basics by Bella (University of California, Davis, USA) Merlin Acting: The Basics
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Now in a vibrantly revised second editon, Acting: The Basics remains a practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, which skilfully combines ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. Retaining...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

A Korean Approach to Actor Training by Jeungsook Yoo A Korean Approach to Actor Training

A Korean Approach to Actor Training develops a vital, intercultural method of performer training, introducing Korean and more broadly East Asian discourses into contemporary training and acting practice. This volume examines the psychophysical nature of a performer's creative process, applying...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

A Korean Approach to Actor Training by Jeungsook Yoo A Korean Approach to Actor Training

A Korean Approach to Actor Training develops a vital, intercultural method of performer training, introducing Korean and more broadly East Asian discourses into contemporary training and acting practice. This volume examines the psychophysical nature of a performer's creative process, applying...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2017

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