Acting Products

  • 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 twenty-five years of teaching experience to unlock…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • European Performative Theatre

    The issues, problems, and techniques of crucial masterpieces, 1st Edition

    By Annamaria Cascetta

    Performative theatre is one of the most important trends of our time. It is emblematic of the work of many European theatrical artists in the early twenty-first century.   Annamaria Cascetta does not propose a model or a historical overview, but rather strives to identify the salient features of a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • How and Why We Teach Shakespeare

    College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright’s Works with Their Students, 1st Edition

    By Sidney Homan

    In How and Why We Teach Shakespeare, nineteen distinguished college teachers and directors draw from their personal experiences and share their methods and the reasons why they teach Shakespeare. The collection is divided into four sections: studying the text as a script for performance; exploring…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Acting and Performer Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phillip 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, 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 – 2019-03-19 
    Focal Press

  • 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

  • Incapacity and Theatricality

    Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Tony McCaffrey

    Incapacity and Theatricality acknowledges the distinctive contribution to contemporary theatrical performance made by actors with intellectual disabilities. It presents a close examination of certain key theatrical performances across a variety of different media, including John Cassavetes’ 1963…

    Hardback – 2018-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • 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

  • The Actor and the Character

    Explorations in the Psychology of Transformative Acting, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Mirodan

    Transformative acting remains the aspiration of many an emerging actor, and constitutes the achievement of some of the most acclaimed performances of our age: Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln, Meryl Streep as Mrs Thatcher, Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter – the list is extensive, and we all have our…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge

  • The Physical Actor

    Contact Improvisation from Studio to Stage, 2nd Edition

    By Annie Loui

    The Physical Actor is a comprehensive book of exercises for actors. It is carefully designed for the development of a strong and flexible physical body able to move with ease through space and interact instinctively on-stage. Annie Loui draws on her training with Etienne Decroux, Carolyn Carlson,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

    Foreword by Ang Lee, 2nd Edition

    By Lenore DeKoven

    The second edition of this elegant and accessible primer offers a helpful reference and resource for directing actors in film, television, and theatre, useful to directors, actors, and writers. Combining underlying theory with dozens of exercises designed to reveal the actor's craft, Lenore DeKoven…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge

  • 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

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