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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The Vakhtangov Sourcebook

    Edited by Andrei Malaev-Babel

    ‘Scrupulously compiled and skillfully translated by Andrei Malaev-Babel, The Vakhtangov Sourcebook ... provides the most comprehensive addition to English readers’ knowledge of the philosophy, pedagogy, and legacy of Vakhtangov.’ – Modern Language Review 'An exceptionally valuable book that...

    Published March 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Acting: The First Six Lessons

    Documents from the American Laboratory Theatre, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Boleslavsky

    Edited by Rhonda Blair

    Acting: The First Six Lessons was first published in 1933 and remains a key text for anyone studying acting today. These dramatic dialogues between teacher and idealistic student explore the field of acting according to one of the original teachers of Stanislavsky’s System in America. This new...

    Published August 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Notes From An Odin Actress

    Stones of Water

    By Julia Varley

    ‘As an actress I sit, speak, run, sweat and, simultaneously, I represent someone who sits, speaks, runs and sweats. As an actress, I am both myself and the character I am playing. I exist in the concreteness of the performance and, at the same time, I need to be alive in the minds and senses of the...

    Published July 22nd 2010 by Routledge