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Forthcoming Acting Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Essential Acting

    A Practical Handbook for Actors, Teachers and Directors, 2nd Edition

    By Brigid Panet

    How do actors fuse thought, emotion and action within their creative process? Essential Acting is an inspired and reliable toolbox for actors and teachers in the classroom, the rehearsal room and the workshop. RADA’s Brigid Panet has distilled nearly 60 years of acting, directing and actor...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Theorizing Film Acting

    Edited by Aaron Taylor

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This comprehensive collection provides theoretical accounts of the grounds and phenomenon of film acting. The volume features entries by some of the most prominent scholars on film acting who collectively represent the various theoretical traditions that constitute the discipline of film studies....

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Stanislavski in Practice

    Exercises for Students

    By Nick O'Brien

    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. This is an exercise book for students and a lesson planner for teachers on syllabi from Edexcel, WJEC and AQA to...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Moon Rises from the Ganges

    The Influence of Asian Acting Techniques on My Work

    By Eugenio Barba

    Edited by Lluis Masgrau

    Series: Routledge Icarus

    A collection of texts by Eugenio Barba reconstructing the history of his relationships with the Asian classical theatres. Interweaving stories of journeys, meetings, anecdotes, reflections and technical descriptions, the author exposes the phases and changes in a passion that covers the fifty years...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Rise of the Victorian Actor

    By Michael Baker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1978. Between 1830 and 1890 the English theatre became recognisably modern. Standards of acting and presentation improved immeasurably, new playwrights emerged, theatres became more comfortable and more intimate and playgoing became a national pastime with all classes. The...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. African Accents

    A workbook for actors

    By Beth McGuire

    This is a comprehensive workbook for actors, covering the key characteristics and profiles of a wide range of African accents and dialects. Its unique approach not only addresses the methods and processes by which to go about learning an accent, but also looks in detail at each example....

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Monologues for Actors of Color

    Women, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Roberta Uno

    Actors of colour need the best speeches to demonstrate their skills and hone their craft. Roberta Uno has carefully selected monologues that represent African-American, Native American, Latino, and Asian-American identities. Each monologue comes with an introduction and notes on the characters and...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Acting Comedy

    Edited by Christopher Olsen

    Despite being roundly cited as much harder to perform than its dramatic counterpart, comic acting is traditionally seen as a performance genre that can’t be taught. At best it is often described as a skill that can only be learned ‘on the job’ through years of practice, or given to a performer...

    To Be Published September 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Yoga and Actor Training

    By Dorinda Hulton, Maria Kapsali

    To Be Published September 18th 2015 by Routledge