Mask or Face - Reflections in an Actor's Mirror
Lorna Marshall + Foreword by Yoshi Oida
The body speaks at every moment, though we are rarely conscious of it Not only is it our primary instrument of communication, but it is the means by which we experience the world This ground-breaking boo...
This work aims to give clear guidance to good pronunciation and is written in an accessible form It explains common problems - what causes them, what are the correct sound formations - and then provides te...
Paul Meier Dialect Services
This provides instruction in nine of the most often-used British and Irish dialects in one volume with accompanying 5 CDs The dialects/accents offered are - Standard British English (Received Pronunciat...
Thomas F. Heck - HARDBACK
Boydell & Brewer
There has long been a need to introduce performing-arts enthusiasts and students to the fascinating field of iconography, both as manifested in art history and in its more pragmatic or applied forms Yet re...
A further stage in the Boal project, this is an attempt to use theatre within a political system to create a truer form of democracy This text includes a full description of the principles of "legislati...
H Noel Williams
Features Sophie Arnould & Madame Guimard & Madame Raucourt & Madame Dugazon & Madame Contat & Mme Saint-Huberty - pub 1910
An updated and revised edition of this essential Stanislavski handbook, re-jacketed to tie in with the companion volume Stanislavski and the Actor and the forthcoming Stanislavski in Rehearsal The Stanisla...
The essential voice book for students and professional actors alike Beginning with what every first-year acting student faces in class and ending with what leading professional actors must achieve every ...
Completely updated to reflect state-of-the-art standards in today's fast-changing theater technology, Technical Theater for Nontechnical People helps actors, dancers, playwrights, and directors to understand...
Faber & Faber
A pleasurable read that demolishes all the ethereal myths surrounding the clap-trap theory of acting and directing. It tells you how to judge the role and approach the part, how to work with the playwright a...
Bertolt Brecht - trans John Willett
Written between 1939 and 1942 these are the longest but in some ways the most light hearted of all Brecht's discussions of theatre Here Actor, Actress, Dramaturg (or literary adviser) and Electrician argu...
From Acting to Performance collects for the first time major essays by performance theorist and critic Philip Auslander Spanning over a decade, the essays survey the changes in acting and performance that o...
June Walker Rogers
Here is a practical, professional, no-nonsense "how to" book that tells you the truth about making it in the incredibly difficult field of show business. This is a book not only for the actor but for anyone ...
Nick Hern Books
Declan Donnellan's fresh and radical approach to acting takes a scalpel to the heart of persistent fears from 'I don't know what I'm doing!' through 'I don't know who I am!' to 'I don't know what I'm play...
Nick Hern Books
A practical investigation of how comedy works, by a well-respected practitioner and teacher Comedy is recognised as one of the most problematic areas of performances. For that reason, it is rarely written a...
Faber & Faber
"If theatre were a religion, many of the observations and suggestions in this book might be heretical' As always, Mamet delivers on his promise, calling for nothing less than the death of the director and t...
A & C Black
Packed with information and advice from top Hollywood producers, writers and directors, this is a must-read for anyone interested in what it really takes to get a film made Chapters include - Finding yo...
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