Acting techniques

    Stanislavski in Practice

    By Nick O'Brien

    Paperback £23.68

    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 edition offers more exercises for the actor, and also new...

    Galvanizing Performance

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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.

    Changing Spaces of Television Acting

    By Richard Hewett

    Hardback Save £5.04 = £69.96

    This title is an historical overview and a then-and-now comparison of performing for British television drama. By examining changing acting styles from distinct eras of television production - studio realism and location realism - it makes a unique contribution to both television and performance studies, unpacking the various determinants that...

    The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera: A Practical Approach to Film, Television, and Commercial Acting

    By John Howard Swain

    Paperback Save £1.46 = £24.53

    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 clear-cut, no-nonsense technique that equips aspiring or working actors with...

    Rhythm in Acting and Performance

    By Eilon Morris

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    Rhythm is often referred to as one of the key elements of performance and acting, being of central importance to both performance making and training. Yet what is meant by this term and how it is approached and applied in this context are subjects seldom discussed in detail. Addressing these,...

    Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging: Michael Chekhov Reimagined

    By Anjalee Deshpande Hutchinson

    Paperback Save £2.07 = £27.92

    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 technique, but are reimagined in new and creative ways that...

    Voice: Onstage and Off

    By Robert Barton

    Paperback Save £2.67 = £31.32

    Voice: Onstage and Off is a comprehensive guide to the process of building, mastering, and fine-tuning the voice for performance. Every aspect of vocal work is covered, from the initial speech impulse and the creation of sound, right through to refining the final product in different types of performance. This...

    Art of Rehearsal

    Paperback £19.70

    What are the key elements that go into creating a work of art for the stage? Which are the most productive conditions and methods of rehearsal? In this collection of interviews, 18 international artists share their experience and offer practical advice on the creation of performance work. Their answers provide...

    Acting for Animators

    By Ed Hooks

    Paperback Save £1.31 = £23.68

    This revised edition offers the theories and practices Hooks has developed in his workshops, with expanded coverage of acting in video games, story structure, and the work on emotion in the human face being done by Paul Ekman.

    Drama Games for Actors

    Paperback £8.45

    A new title in the ever-growing, increasingly popular Drama Games series - another dip-in, flick-through, quick-fire resource book, packed with dozens of drama games that can be used in rehearsals.

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