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  1. 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

  2. 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

  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...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Zygmunt Molik's Voice and Body Work

    The Legacy of Jerzy Grotowski

    By Giuliano Campo, Zygmunt Molik

    One of the original members of Jerzy Grotowski’s acting company, Zygmunt Molik’s Voice and Body Work explores the unique development of voice and body exercises throughout his career in actor training. This book, constructed from conversations between Molik and author Giuliano Campo, provides a...

    Published May 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Acting: The Basics

    By Bella Merlin

    Series: The Basics

    A practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, skilfully combining ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. It covers key areas such as: the development of modern drama and acting processes over the years the approach and legacy of...

    Published March 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Actor Training

    2nd Edition

    By Alison Hodge

    Actor Training expands on Alison Hodge’s highly-acclaimed and best-selling Twentieth Century Actor Training. This exciting second edition radically updates the original book making it even more valuable for any student of the history and practice of actor training. The bibliography is brought right...

    Published January 24th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Lee Strasberg Notes

    Edited by Lola Cohen

    The Lee Strasberg Notes reproduces the original teachings of a unique voice in actor training, for the very first time. It is a stunning document in the history and ongoing practice of Strasberg’s Method. Compiled and edited by Lola Cohen, the book is based on unpublished transcripts of Strasberg’...

    Published January 19th 2010 by Routledge

  10. How to do Shakespeare

    By Adrian Noble

    'Adrian Noble vigorously highlights the extraordinary rhythmic, linguistic patterns Shakespeare gives the speaker. Any actor will find this book invaluable. For any student of Shakespeare it should be essential.' (From the Foreword by Ralph Fiennes) 'How can I bring the text alive, make it vivid,...

    Published November 26th 2009 by Routledge