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Acting techniques books

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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: 04/10/2017

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: 20/09/2017

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

Stanislavski in Practice Exercises for Students by Nick O'Brien Stanislavski in Practice Exercises for Students

Stanislavski in Practice is an unparalleled step-by-step guide to Stanislavski's System. Author Nick O'Brien makes this cornerstone of acting accessible to teachers and students alike through the use of practical exercises that allow students to develop their skills. This Second...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/09/2017

Stanislavski in Practice Exercises for Students by Nick O'Brien Stanislavski in Practice Exercises for Students

Stanislavski in Practice is an unparalleled step-by-step guide to Stanislavski's System. Author Nick O'Brien makes this cornerstone of acting accessible to teachers and students alike through the use of practical exercises that allow students to develop their skills. This Second...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Galvanizing Performance The Alexander Technique as a Catalyst for Excellence by Debi Adams, Sarah Barker Galvanizing Performance The Alexander Technique as a Catalyst for Excellence
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An application of the teachings of the Alexander Technique to the performing arts. This collection demonstrates how deliberate movement and specific practice in theatre, music, song and dance can improve the art form, as well as the artist's wellbeing.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

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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 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

Collaboration and Technology Meeting Challenges in 21st Century Actor Training by Rose Bonczek Collaboration and Technology Meeting Challenges in 21st Century Actor Training


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/01/2018

Other books in this genre

The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera A Practical Approach to Film, Television, and Commercial Acting by John Howard (Actor, director, producer and teacher) Swain The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera A Practical Approach to Film, Television, and Commercial Acting
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The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera provides a precise yet practical approach to help unlock the mysteries of acting for film and television. Written by veteran actor, producer, and director John Howard Swain, the book offers a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera A Practical Approach to Film, Television, and Commercial Acting by John Howard (Actor, director, producer and teacher) Swain The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera A Practical Approach to Film, Television, and Commercial Acting
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The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera provides a precise yet practical approach to help unlock the mysteries of acting for film and television. Written by veteran actor, producer, and director John Howard Swain, the book offers a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging Michael Chekhov Reimagined by Anjalee Deshpande Hutchinson Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging Michael Chekhov Reimagined

Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging: Michael Chekhov Reimagined offers a new set of exercises for coaching actors when working on productions that are non-traditionally staged in arenas, thrusts, allies, or site-specific productions. All of the exercises are adapted from Michael...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/07/2017

Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging Michael Chekhov Reimagined by Anjalee Deshpande Hutchinson Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging Michael Chekhov Reimagined

Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging: Michael Chekhov Reimagined offers a new set of exercises for coaching actors when working on productions that are non-traditionally staged in arenas, thrusts, or alleys. All of the exercises are adapted from Michael Chekhov's acting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

National Youth Theatre Monologues: Speeches for Young People by National Youth Theatre Monologues: Speeches for Young People

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: 06/07/2017

Acting Shakespeare is Outrageous! Playing the Bard for Beginners by Herb (Associate Professor, the Division of Theatre and Dance, Department of Communication and Performance, East Tenness Parker Acting Shakespeare is Outrageous! Playing the Bard for Beginners
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Performing the work of William Shakespeare can be daunting to new actors. Author Herb Parker posits that his work is played easier if actors think of the plays as happening out of outrageous situations, and remember just how non-realistic and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

Acting Shakespeare is Outrageous! Playing the Bard for Beginners by Herb (Associate Professor, the Division of Theatre and Dance, Department of Communication and Performance, East Tenness Parker Acting Shakespeare is Outrageous! Playing the Bard for Beginners
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Performing the work of William Shakespeare can be daunting to new actors. Author Herb Parker posits that his work is played easier if actors think of the plays as happening out of outrageous situations, and remember just how non-realistic and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

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