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  1. Acting in Musical Theatre

    A Comprehensive Course

    By Joe Deer, Rocco Dal Vera

    Acting in Musical Theatre is the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It is the first to combine acting, singing and dancing into a comprehensive guide, combining what have previously been treated as three separate disciplines. This book contains fundamental skills for novice...

    Published May 9th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Singing and the Actor

    2nd Edition

    By Gillyanne Kayes

    Singing and the Actor takes the reader step by step through a practical training programme relevant to the modern singing actor and dancer. A variety of contemporary voice qualities including Belting and Twang are explained, with excercises for each topic....

    Published November 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Singing With Your Own Voice

    By Orlanda Cook

    This is a comprehensive, practical, encouraging book full of exercises and tips for anyone who wants to – even needs to – sing. Actors in straight plays, performers in musicals, professionals and amateurs, even people singing in choirs or bands will all benefit from Orlanda Cook's expert...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Show Makers

    Great Directors of the American Musical Theatre

    By Lawrence Thelen

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 7th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Singing and Acting Handbook

    Games and Exercises for the Performer

    By Thomas De Mallet Burgess, Nicholas Skilbeck

    This book is an unique resource which directly addresses all performers who sing and act, whether in opera, musical theatre or music-theatre. By looking beyond the separate acts of singing and acting the performer builds up a greater awareness of how the two interrelate to form a single powerful...

    Published November 11th 1999 by Routledge

  6. How to Direct a Musical

    By David Young

    How to Direct a Musical is a lively and practical guide to the seemingly overwhelming task of directing a musical. David Young brings to this handbook his extensive experience as a director of over 100 productions and more than 250 workshops in the US, China, Senegal and Brazil. Young takes a...

    Published April 5th 1995 by Routledge