Books in category Performing Arts – Acting & Auditioning

  • The Modern Supernatural and the Beginnings of Cinema

    The Modern Supernatural and the Beginnings of Cinema
    Murray Leeder

    The book takes up the familiar notion of cinema as a “ghostly,” “spectral” or “haunted” medium and asks what made such association possible.

  • North American Players of Shakespeare

    North American Players of Shakespeare
    Michael W. Shurgot

    This is a collection of interviews of twenty-one actors from Shakespeare theaters and festivals across North America, from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland to the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival …

  • Book of Sides II

    Book of Sides II
    Dave Kost

    Book of Sides II: Original, Two-Page Scenes for Actors and Directors is the second book in the Book of Sides series by Dave Kost, featuring original, two-page, two-character scenes for use in acting, directing, and auditioning classes.

  • Scenes and Monologues for Young Actors

    Scenes and Monologues for Young Actors
    Kent R. Brown

    Provides a variety of monologues, scenes, and audition pieces along with tips on interpreting a scene and character portrayal.

  • Charlie Chaplin

    Charlie Chaplin
    Georgia Hale

    Far fewer remember its heroine, Georgia Hale (1900-1985). Seventy years after the film's appearance, Heather Kiernan brings Georgia Hale back to life in this edition of her hitherto unpublished memoirs.

  • Restoration of Breath

    Restoration of Breath
    Sreenath Nair

    Starting from the question how breathing affects the body, levels of consciousness, perception and meaning, this book, for the first time, investigates through a variety of philosophical, critical and practical models, directly and …

  • The Oberon Book of Modern Monologues for Men Volume Two

    The Oberon Book of Modern Monologues for Men: Volume Two
    Catherine Weate

    Following on from the bestselling first volume (2008), this book showcases selected monologues from some of the finest modern plays by some of today’s leading contemporary playwrights.

  • Acting for Singers

    Acting for Singers
    David F. Ostwald

    Using concrete examples from Carmen and West Side Story, and imaginative exercises following each chapter, this text teaches all singers how to be effective singing actors.

  • Trends in Twenty first Century African Theatre and Performance

    Trends in Twenty-first Century African Theatre and Performance
    Kenechukwu Igweonu

    The book will be particularly useful as a key text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in non-western theatre and performance (where this includes African theatre and performance), and would be a very useful resource for theatre …

  • Gorillatheatre

    Gorillatheatre
    Christopher Carter Sanderson

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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