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  1. The Michael Chekhov Handbook

    For the Actor

    By Lenard Petit

    'Petit's words go right to the heart of Chekhov's technique ... Anyone looking for a key to understanding more about Michael Chekhov's technique will devour it.' – Jessica Cerullo, Michael Chekhov Association, NYC The Michael Chekhov technique is today seen as one of the most influential and...

    Published August 28th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Science Of Acting

    By Sam Kogan

    Edited by Helen Kogan

    What is good acting? How does one create believable characters? How can an actor understand a character if they do not understand themselves? In The Science of Acting, Sam Kogan uses his theories on the relationship between neuroscience, psychology and acting to answer these questions. Practical...

    Published August 24th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Physical Actor

    Exercises for Action and Awareness

    By Annie Loui

    The Physical Actor is a comprehensive book of actor’s exercises, designed for the development of a strong and flexible physical body able to move with ease through space and interact instinctively on-stage. Annie Loui draws on her training with Etienne Decroux, Carolyn Carlson and Jerzy Grotowski...

    Published April 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Body Voice Imagination

    ImageWork Training and the Chekhov Technique, 2nd Edition

    By David Zinder

    David Zinder’s Body Voice Imagination is written by one of the master teachers of the Michael Chekhov technique of acting training. This book is a comprehensive course of exercises devoted to the development of actors’ creative expressivity, comprising both pre-Chekhov ImageWork Training and...

    Published April 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Auditions

    A Practical Guide

    By Richard Evans, Richard Evans

    Auditions are an integral part of every performer's life. From getting into drama school, through to a successful career in an overcrowded industry, Auditions: A Practical Guide offers crucial advice and tried-and-tested techniques to maximize success before, during and after each audition....

    Published April 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre

    By Scott Graham, Steven Hoggett

    Acclaimed by audiences and critics for their highly innovative and adventurous theatre, Frantic Assembly have created playful, intelligent and dynamic productions for over fourteen years. Written by artistic directors Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett, The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising...

    Published April 17th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Essential Acting

    A Practical Handbook for Actors, Teachers and Directors

    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 50 years of acting, directing and actor training into...

    Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Psychophysical Acting

    An Intercultural Approach after Stanislavski

    By Phillip B. Zarrilli

    Psychophysical Acting is a direct and vital address to the demands of contemporary theatre on today’s actor. Drawing on over thirty years of intercultural experience, Phillip Zarrilli aims to equip actors with practical and conceptual tools with which to approach their work. Areas of focus include:...

    Published September 30th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Theatre Arts on Acting

    Edited by Laurence Senelick

    Series: Routledge Theatre Classics

    During its fifty year run, Theatre Arts Magazine was a bustling forum for the foremost names in the performing arts, including Stanislavski, Laurence Olivier, Lee Strasberg, John Gielgud and Shelley Winters. Renowned theatre historian Laurence Senelick has plundered its stunning ...

    Published August 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Director's Craft

    A Handbook for the Theatre

    By Katie Mitchell

    The Director’s Craft is a unique and completely indispensable step-by-step guide to directing for the stage. Written by one of the most adventurous and respected directors working today, this book will be an essential item in every student and practitioner’s kitbag. It provides detailed...

    Published August 12th 2008 by Routledge