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A Philosophical Autofiction

Dolor's Youth

by Spencer Golub

<p>This is a book about what becomes of the truth when it succumbs to generational memory loss and to the fictions that intervene to cause and fill the gaps. It is a book about the impossibility of writing an autobiography when there is a ...

ISBN: 9783030056124

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A Philosophy of Comedy on Stage and Screen

You Have to be There

by Shaun May

<p>As far as we know, only human beings have a sense of humour – although chimps might laugh when tickled, and dogs respond similarly in play, Seth McFarlane's fan-base is comprised exclusively of humans. Whilst animals and robots might feature ...

ISBN: 9781472580450

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A Reflective Practitioner’s Guide to (mis)Adventures in Drama Education or What Was I Thinking?

by Peter Duffy

Peter Duffy (Ed.D.) is Head of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program in Theatre Education at the University of South Carolina. ...

ISBN: 9781783204748

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A Screen Acting Workshop (with DVD)

by Mel Churcher

A comprehensive training course in screen acting by an internationally renowned teacher and acting coach who has worked with actors of all backgrounds and experience from drama school students at the start of their careers to Hollywood stars, ...

ISBN: 9781848420557

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A Study on the Thematic, Narrative, and Musical Structure of Guan Hanqings Yuan «Zaju, Injustice to Dou E»

by Yumin Ao

<p>This book is a study of the thematic, narrative, and musical structure of <em>Yuanqu xuan</em> [A Selection of Yuan Plays] edition of the Yuan <em>zaju</em> (variety play) <em>Dou E yuan</em> [Injustice to Dou E] originally composed by the ...

ISBN: 9781454190172

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A Theatre Laboratory Approach to Pedagogy and Creativity

Odin Teatret and Group Learning

by Tatiana Chemi

<p>This book considers the pedagogy of the theatre laboratory, focusing on seminal theatre group Odin Teatret. It provides a detailed discussion of the historical background to theatre laboratories, including their conception, before moving on ...

ISBN: 9783319627885

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About Beckett

The Playwright and the Work

by John Fletcher

In <b>About Beckett</b> Emeritus Professor John Fletcher has compiled a thorough and accessible volume that explains why Beckett's work is so significant and enduring. Professor Fletcher first met Beckett in 1961 and his book is filled not only ...

ISBN: 9780571318872

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Acting Chekhov in Translation

4 Plays, 100 Ways

by Robin Beth Levenson

<p>Iconic Russian writer Anton Chekhov is recognized as the most translated and produced playwright in the world after William Shakespeare—that is, he is the most produced and most highly regarded modern playwright in English translation. ...

ISBN: 9781433152689

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Acting Comedy

by Christopher Olsen

<p>Despite being roundly cited as much harder to perform than its dramatic counterpart, comic acting is traditionally seen as a performance genre that can’t be taught. At best it is often described as a skill that can only be learned &quot;on ...

ISBN: 9781317486640

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Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging

Michael Chekhov Reimagined

by Anjalee Deshpande Hutchinson

<p><em>Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging: Michael Chekhov Reimagined</em> offers a new set of exercises for coaching actors when working on productions that are non-traditionally staged in arenas, thrusts, or alleys. All of the ...

ISBN: 9781351984249

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Acting for Singers

Creating Believable Singing Characters

by David F. Ostwald

<p>Written to meet the needs of thousands of students and pre-professional singers participating in production workshops and classes in opera and musical theater, <em>Acting for Singers</em> leads singing performers step by step from the studio ...

ISBN: 9780199881833

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Acting for the Silent Screen

Film Actors and Aspiration between the Wars

by Chris O'Rourke

<p>A young man leaves his home to look for work in the cinema industry and disappears into the anonymity of showbiz rebuffals. A shop girl wins a newspaper competition and is transformed overnight into a transatlantic star. An aristocrat swaps ...

ISBN: 9781786720597

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Acting for the Stage

by Anna Weinstein & Chris Qualls

<p><em>Acting for the Stage</em> is a highly accessible guide to the business of theater acting, written for those interested in pursuing acting as a profession. This book is a collection of essays by and interviews with talented artists and ...

ISBN: 9781317370505

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Acting in Musical Theatre

A Comprehensive Course

by Joe Deer & Rocco Dal Vera

<p><em>Acting in Musical Theatre</em> remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers ...

ISBN: 9781317911951

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Acting in the Academy

The History of Professional Actor Training in US Higher Education

by Peter Zazzali

<p>There are over 150 BFA and MFA acting programs in the US today, nearly all of which claim to prepare students for theatre careers. Peter Zazzali contends that the curricula of these courses represent an ethos that is as outdated as it is ...

ISBN: 9781317428350

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Acting Shakespeare is Outrageous!

Playing the Bard for Beginners

by Herb Parker

<p>Performing the work of William Shakespeare can be daunting to new actors. Author Herb Parker posits that his work is played easier if actors think of the plays as happening out of outrageous situations, and remember just how non-realistic and

ISBN: 9781351816441

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Acting Through Song

Techniques and Exercises for Musical-Theatre Actors

by Paul Harvard

An impassioned and invaluable guide for actors and students of musical theatre. In Acting Through Song, Paul Harvard takes the techniques of modern actor training including the theories of Stanislavsky, Brecht, Meisner and Laban, amongst ...

ISBN: 9781848422292

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Acting Up

by David Hare

<p>In 1997 the 50-year-old playwright David Hare decided to visit the 50-year-old state of Israel and write a play - <em>Via Dolorosa</em> - about the conflict. He then chose to become the actor of his own play and set about learning to act the ...

ISBN: 9780571318407

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Acting, Archetype, and Neuroscience

Superscenes for Rehearsal and Performance

by Jane Drake Brody

<p>&quot;How do we move actors into the less accessible regions of themselves and release hotter, more dangerous, and less literal means of approaching a role?&quot;</p> <p>Superscenes are a revolutionary new mode of teaching and rehearsal, ...

ISBN: 9781317586227

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Actioning and How to Do It

by Nick Moseley

Actioning and How to Do It is the indispensable companion to a vital component in every actor's toolkit. Actioning is one of the most widely used rehearsal techniques for actors. It helps bring clarity to every moment or thought in the text,

ISBN: 9781848424234

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