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  1. Stanislavsky in America

    An Actor's Workbook

    By Mel Gordon

    Stanislavsky in America explores the extraordinary legacy that Constantin Stanislavski’s system of actor-training has left on acting in the US. Mel Gordon outlines the journey of Stanislavski’s theories through twentieth century American history, from the early US tours of the Moscow Art Theatre to...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Science and the Stanislavsky Tradition of Acting

    By Jonathan Pitches

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Providing new insight into the well-known tradition of acting, Science and the Stanislavsky Tradition of Acting is the first book to contextualise the Stanislavsky tradition with reference to parallel developments in science. Rooted in practice, it presents an alternative perspective based on...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  3. An Actor's Work

    A Student's Diary

    By Konstantin Stanislavski

    Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly revolutionized standards of acting in the theatre. Until now,...

    Published September 21st 2009 by Routledge

  4. Style For Actors 2nd Edition

    A Handbook for Moving Beyond Realism

    By Robert Barton

    "Style is a journey from tourist to native. It is living in the world of the play, not just visiting it." - from Chapter One Anyone who has ever struggled with capes, fans, swords, doublets and crinolines should make Style for Actors 2nd Edition their constant companion. Robert Barton has...

    Published September 4th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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