Theatre & Performance Studies: Acting and Script Analysis

  • (toward) a phenomenology of acting book cover

    (toward) a phenomenology of acting

    1st Edition

    By Phillip Zarrilli

    In (toward) a phenomenology of acting, Phillip Zarrilli considers acting as a ‘question’ to be explored in the studio, and then reflected upon. This book is a vital response to Jerzy Grotowski’s essential question: "How does the actor ‘touch that which is untouchable?’" Phenomenology invites us to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics book cover

    Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    By Troy Dobosiewicz

    Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics uses constructivist pedagogy to teach acting via Practical Aesthetics, a system of actor training created in the mid-1980s by David Mamet. The book melds the history of Practical Aesthetics, Practical Aesthetics itself, educational theory, and compatible…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Strategies for Neurodiversity and Dyslexia in Actor Training: Sensing Shakespeare book cover

    Teaching Strategies for Neurodiversity and Dyslexia in Actor Training

    Sensing Shakespeare, 1st Edition

    By Petronilla Whitfield

    Teaching Strategies for Neurodiversity and Dyslexia in Actor Training addresses some of the challenges met by acting students with dyslexia and highlights the abilities demonstrated by individuals with specific learning differences in actor training. The book offers six tested teaching strategies…

    Paperback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge

  • The Michael Chekhov Handbook: For the Actor book cover

    The Michael Chekhov Handbook

    For the Actor, 2nd Edition

    By Lenard Petit

    The Michael Chekhov Handbook is a practical guide to Chekhov’s supportive techniques for actors, fully updated with new exercises that examine the relationship between the sensations of the physical body and the imagination. Lenard Petit draws on 25 years of teaching experience to unlock and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Acting and Performer Training book cover

    Intercultural Acting and Performer Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phillip B. Zarrilli, T. Sasitharan, Anuradha Kapur

    Intercultural Acting and Performer Training is the first collection of essays from a diverse, international group of authors and practitioners focusing on intercultural acting and voice practices worldwide. This unique book invites performers and teachers of acting and performance to explore,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover book cover

    The Art of Voice Acting

    The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover, 6th Edition

    By James Alburger

    The Art of Voice Acting covers all aspects of the craft and business of performing voiceover. This sixth edition is reorganized and completely updated to include the latest information on how to get started in voiceover, performing techniques, setting up a personal recording space, voiceover demos…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Focal Press

  • Time and Performer Training book cover

    Time and Performer Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Evans, Konstantinos Thomaidis, Libby Worth

    Time and Performer Training addresses the importance and centrality of time and temporality to the practices, processes and conceptual thinking of performer training. Notions of time are embedded in almost every aspect of performer training, and so contributors to this book look at: age/aging…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

  • Auditioning for Musical Theatre book cover

    Auditioning for Musical Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Denny Berry

    Auditioning for Musical Theatre demystifies the process of giving the best possible professional audition for a role in a musical. It is the result of Denny Berry’s own experience, sitting "behind the audition desk" for 30 years of professional Broadway auditions, as well as teaching newcomers and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • On Screen Acting: An Introduction to the Art of Acting for the Screen book cover

    On Screen Acting

    An Introduction to the Art of Acting for the Screen, 1st Edition

    By Edward Dmytryk, Jean Porter Dmytryk

    With On Screen Acting, director Edward Dmytryk and actress Jean Porter Dmytryk offer a lively dialogue between director and actress about the principles and practice of screen acting for film and television. Informal and anecdotal in style, the book spans auditioning, casting, rehearsal, and on-set…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • Acting & Auditioning for the 21st Century: Tips, Trends, and Techniques for Digital and New Media book cover

    Acting & Auditioning for the 21st Century

    Tips, Trends, and Techniques for Digital and New Media, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Barton-Farcas

    Acting & Auditioning for the 21st Century covers acting and auditioning in relation to new media, blue and green screen technology, motion capture, web series, audiobook work, evolving livestreamed web series, and international acting and audio work. Readers are given a methodology for changing…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Psychology for Actors: Theories and Practices for the Acting Process book cover

    Psychology for Actors

    Theories and Practices for the Acting Process, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Page

    Psychology for Actors is a study of modern psychology, specifically designed for the working actor and actor-in-training, that covers discrete areas of psychological theory that actors can apply to their creative process to form and connect with characters. The book investigates many…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Training Actors' Voices: Towards an Intercultural/Interdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Training Actors' Voices

    Towards an Intercultural/Interdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    By Tara McAllister-Viel

    Contemporary actor training in the US and UK has become increasingly multicultural and multilinguistic. Border-crossing, cross-cultural exchange in contemporary theatre practices, and the rise of the intercultural actor has meant that actor training today has been shaped by multiple modes of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Voice Studies

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