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  1. 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 February 7th 2008 by Routledge

  2. My Life in Art

    By Konstantin Stanislavski

    Konstantin Stanislavski was a Russian director who transformed theatre in the West with his contributions to the birth of Realist theatre and his unprecedented approach to teaching acting. He lived through extraordinary times and his unique contribution to the arts still endures in the twenty-first...

    Published February 7th 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Actor, Image, and Action

    Acting and Cognitive Neuroscience

    By Rhonda Blair

    The Actor, Image and Action is a 'new generation' approach to the craft of acting; the first full-length study of actor training using the insights of cognitive neuroscience. In a brilliant reassessment of both the practice and theory of acting, Rhonda Blair examines the physiological relationship...

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Award Monologues for Men

    Edited by Patrick Tucker, Christine Ozanne

    Award Monologues for Men is a collection of fifty monologues taken from plays written since 1980 that have been nominated for the Pullitzer Prize, the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards in New York, and The Evening Standard and Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The book provides an excellent range of...

    Published August 31st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Award Monologues for Women

    Edited by Patrick Tucker, Christine Ozanne

    Award Monologues for Women is a collection of fifty-four monologues taken from plays written since 1980 that have been nominated for the Pullitzer Prize, the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards in New York, and The Evening Standard and Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The book provides an excellent...

    Published August 31st 2007 by Routledge

  6. Master Classes in the Michael Chekhov Technique

    By Micha, The Michael Chekhov Association

    A set of three DVDs professionally produced to a high broadcast quality presents an unprecedented level of access to the practice of the Chekhov technique. This collection provides six hours of filmed workshops by world-renowned Chekhov experts demonstrating his approach to actor-training,...

    Published March 15th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Art of the Actor

    The Essential History of Acting from Classical Times to the Present Day

    By Jean Benedetti

    How did acting begin? What is its history, and what have the great thinkers on acting said about the art and craft of performance? In this single-volume survey of the history of acting, Jean Benedetti traces the evolution of the theories of the actor's craft drawing extensively on extracts from key...

    Published January 18th 2007 by Routledge

  8. And Then, You Act

    Making Art in an Unpredictable World

    By Anne Bogart

    From well-known auteur of the American theatre scene, Anne Bogart, And Then, You Act is a fascinating and accessible book about directing theatre, acting and the collaborative creative process. Writing clearly and passionately, Bogart speaks to a wide audience, from undergraduates to practitioners...

    Published January 12th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio

    Theory, Text and Performance

    By Don Weingust

    Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio examines a series of techniques for reading and performing Shakespeare's plays that are based on the texts of the first ‘complete’ volume of Shakespeare's works: the First Folio of 1623. Do extra syllables in a line suggest how it might be played? Can Folio...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Actor's Survival Handbook

    By Patrick Tucker, Christine Ozanne

    Worried about short rehearsal time? Think that fluffing your lines will be the end of your career? Are you afraid you'll be typecast? Is there such a thing as acting too much? How should a stage actor adjust performance for a camera? And how should an actor behave backstage?The Actor's Survival...

    Published July 26th 2005 by Routledge