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The Moving Body: Teaching Creative Theatre

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The Moving Body: Teaching Creative Theatre

Jacques Lecoq, Jean-Gabriel Carasso, Jean-Claude Lallias, Simon McBurney

Theatre Studies; Acting techniques; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

Translated into English for the first time, this guide details Lecoq's unique philosophy of performance, improvisation, masks,... [more]

$50.99

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Directing Actors: Creating Memorable Performances for Film and Television

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Directing Actors: Creating Memorable Performances for Film and Television...

Judith Weston

Theatre Studies; Acting techniques; Films, movies & cinema

Paperback

This book provides a method for establishing creative, collaborative relationships with actors, getting the most out of rehearsals,... [more]

$32.99

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Sweat Your Prayers: Unveiling the Mysteries of the Soul

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Sweat Your Prayers: Unveiling the Mysteries of the Soul

Gabrielle Roth

Theatre Studies; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Complementary therapies, healing & health

Paperback

A guide to healing the psyche through motion journeys through what the author terms five universal rhythms that can free the... [more]

$27.95

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The Empty Space

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The Empty Space

Peter Brook

Theatre Studies

Paperback

Explores the issues facing theatrical performances. This work describes important developments in theatre from the last century,... [more]

$31.95

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Stage Management and Theatre Administration

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Stage Management and Theatre Administration

Pauline Menear, Amanda Saunders

Theatre Studies; Theatre management

Paperback

An explanation of every aspect of stage management and theatre administration. [more]

$19.95

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Irreverent Acting

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Irreverent Acting

Eric Morris

Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

Paperback

Eric believes that this book is the craft bible, since it focuses entirely on the craft an actor must acquire in order to... [more]

$31.95

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The Actor's Audition Manual: Volume I

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The Actor's Audition Manual: Volume I

Dean Carey

Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

Paperback

This manual brings together practical advice and a range of speeches for both men and women. [more]

$29.99

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

Jack Charles

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Memoirs; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the... [more]

$34.99

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The Wonders: Lifting the Curtain on the Freak Show, Circus and Victorian Age

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The Wonders: Lifting the Curtain on the Freak Show, Circus and Victorian...

John Woolf

Theatre Studies; Circus

Hardback

The untold story of the Victorian freak show and circus, and the remarkable cast of characters who performed in them. The... [more]

$39.99

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Costume Craftwork on a Budget: Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories

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Costume Craftwork on a Budget: Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories...

Tan Huaixiang (Tenured Associate Professor in Costume and Makeup Design, University of Central Florida's Conservatory Theatre, Orlando)

Theatre Studies

Paperback

Shows you how to use inexpensive materials to create durable products in a short amount of time that are practical and technical.... [more]

$77.99

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The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018

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The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018

Coleen Scott

Theatre Studies; Dance; Other performing arts

Paperback

The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860's... [more]

$77.99

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How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright's Works with Their Students

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How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How...

Sidney Homan

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Shakespeare studies & criticism; Teaching skills & techniques

Paperback

In How and Why We Teach Shakespeare, 19 distinguished college teachers and directors draw from their personal experiences... [more]

$62.99

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Collaborative Stage Directing: A Guide to Creating and Managing a Positive Theatre Environment

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Collaborative Stage Directing: A Guide to Creating and Managing a Positive...

Jean Burgess

Theatre direction & production

Paperback

Collaborative Stage Directing: A Guide to Creating and Managing a Positive Theatre Environment focuses on the director's collaboration... [more]

$62.99

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The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Lovell Beddoes

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The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Lovell Beddoes

Ute Berns

Theatre Studies; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; History of medicine

Paperback

Provides an overview of Beddoes' criticism and identifies significant directions in Beddoes studies. These include exploring... [more]

$83.99

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Staging the Artist: Performance and the Self-Portrait from Realism to Expressionism

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Staging the Artist: Performance and the Self-Portrait from Realism to Expressionism...

Claire Moran

History of Art & Design Styles; Art styles not defined by date; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Theatre Studies

Paperback

Restoring the role of theatrical performance as both subject and trope in the aesthetics of self-representation, Staging the... [more]

$77.99

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Intercultural Acting and Performer Training

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Intercultural Acting and Performer Training

Phillip B. Zarrilli (University of Exeter, UK), T. Sasitharan (Intercultural Theatre Institute, Singapore), Anuradha Kapur (Abedkhar University Delhi, India)

Acting techniques; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

Intercultural Acting and Performer Training is the first collection of essays from a diverse, international group of authors... [more]

$69.99

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Strange Fruit

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Strange Fruit

Caryl Phillips

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Black & Asian studies

Paperback

Strange Fruit by Caryl Phillips (winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize) is the powerful and compelling story of a Black... [more]

$17.99

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Kill Climate Deniers

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Kill Climate Deniers

David Finnigan

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts; Global warming; Weather

Paperback

David Finnigan's daring new play Kill Climate Deniers asks: what would it take to stop climate change? Science? Recycling?... [more]

$19.99

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Stage Makeup

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Stage Makeup

Richard Corson, James Glavan (University of Texas at Austin), Beverly Gore Norcross

Theatre: technical & background skills

Paperback

This extensive exploration of the application and use of stage makeup and makeup for a variety of performance venues, covers... [more]

$118.00

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Robert Lepage

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Robert Lepage

Aleksandar Sasa Dundjerovic

Theatre: individual actors & directors

Paperback

An account of Robert Lepage's biography, seminal productions, key writings and practical exercises -- [more]

$41.99

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Teaching Playwriting: Creativity in Practice

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Teaching Playwriting: Creativity in Practice

Paul Gardiner (University of Sydney, Australia)

Theatre direction & production; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Teaching of a specific subject

Paperback

Playwriting is a skill under-explored in the classroom, despite the strong evidence that it's an engaging and rewarding activity... [more]

$49.99

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Community Performance: An Introduction

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Community Performance: An Introduction

Petra Kuppers (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)

Theatre Studies

Paperback

Offering a toolkit for students interested in running community arts groups, this book includes: international case-studies... [more]

$62.99

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Making Site-Specific Theatre and Performance: A Handbook

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Making Site-Specific Theatre and Performance: A Handbook

Phil Smith

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Theatre direction & production; Theatre: technical & background skills; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

This practical, accessible and far-reaching guide to making site-specific theatre and performance emphasises the diversity... [more]

$52.95

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Performance, Movement and the Body

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Performance, Movement and the Body

Mark Evans

Theatre Studies

Paperback

Investigating a range of influential movement training practices, this ambitious book considers the significance of professional... [more]

$45.95

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Virtuoso: Film Performance and the Actor's Magic

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Virtuoso: Film Performance and the Actor's Magic

Murray Pomerance (Independent scholar, Canada)

Acting techniques; Individual actors & performers; Film theory & criticism

Paperback

Explores virtuosic performance in film, ranging from classical works through to contemporary productions -- [more]

$49.99

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