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  1. The Piscator Notebook

    By Judith Malina

    'Theater legend Malina has written one of the most interesting studies of the avant-garde theatrical movement published in the last several years.' – CHOICE Judith Malina and The Living Theatre have been icons of political theatre for over six decades. What few realise is that she originally...

    Published April 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. An Actress Prepares

    Women and "the Method"

    By Rosemary Malague

    'Every day, thousands of women enter acting classes where most of them will receive some variation on the Stanislavsky-based training that has now been taught in the U.S. for nearly ninety years. Yet relatively little feminist consideration has been given to the experience of the student actress:...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Andrei Droznin's Physical Actor Training

    A Russian Masterclass

    By Andrei Droznin

    Edited by Paul Allain

    ‘Droznin is remarkable and valuable for his ability to combine serious and historically contextualised reflection on the body, psychology and human behaviour with an incorporated and systematic exploration of these ideas in practice.' Paul Allain Andrei Droznin’s Physical Actor Training presents a...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Russians in Britain

    British Theatre and the Russian Tradition of Actor Training

    Edited by Jonathan Pitches

    From Komisarjevsky in the 1920s, to Cheek by Jowl’s Russian ‘sister company’ almost a century later, Russian actor training has had a unique influence on modern British theatre. Russians in Britain, edited by Jonathan Pitches, is the first work of its type to identify a relationship between both...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  5. In Rehearsal

    In the World, in the Room, and On Your Own

    By Gary Sloan

    In Rehearsal is a clear and accessible how-to approach to the rehearsal process. Author Gary Sloan brings more than thirty years' worth of acting experience to bear on the question of how to rehearse both as an individual actor and as part of the team of professionals that underpins any...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  6. Adolphe Appia

    Texts on Theatre

    By Richard C. Beacham

    Adolphe Appia swept away the foundations of traditional theatre and set the agenda for the development of theatrical practice this century. In Adolphe Appia: Texts on Theatre, Richard Beacham brings together for the first time selections from all his major writings. The publication of these essays,...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Acting for Animators

    By Ed Hooks

    Ed Hooks' indispensable acting guidebook for animators has been fully updated and improved! Hooks uses basic acting theory to explain everything from character movement and facial expressions to interaction and scene construction. Just as acting on film and on stage are very different disciplines...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Auditioning On Camera

    An Actor's Guide

    By Joseph Hacker

    To win a screen role, an actor must learn to contend with an on-camera audition. Understanding how to make the crucial adjustments to one’s craft that this kind of audition requires is vital to the career of any screen actor. Auditioning On Camera sets out the key elements of a...

    Published June 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Voice: Onstage and Off

    By Robert Barton, Rocco dal Vera

    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...

    Published April 17th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Acting Reframes

    Using NLP to Make Better Decisions In and Out of the Theatre

    By Robert Barton

    Acting Reframes presents theatre and film practitioners with a methodology for using Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) as a tool to aid their practice. Author Robert Barton uses the NLP approach to illustrate a range of innovative methods to help actors and directors, including: • reducing...

    Published March 31st 2011 by Routledge