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  • Your Body Knows

    A Movement Guide for Actors, 1st Edition

    By Jana Tift, Meade Andrews

    Your Body Knows provides the foundation actors need to move with ease and power. It is a practical guide to movement starting at the very beginning: knowing your body and experiencing how it works. Through the work of F.M. Alexander, Rudolf Laban, and Michael Chekhov, this book offers basic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge

  • Staging Sex

    Best Practices, Tools, and Techniques for Theatrical Intimacy, 1st Edition

    By Chelsea Pace

    Staging Sex lays out a comprehensive, practical solution for staging intimacy, nudity, and sexual violence. This book takes theatre practitioners step-by-step through the best practices, tools, and techniques for crafting effective theatrical intimacy. After an overview of the challenges…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics in Practice

    Perspectives on Activating the Actor, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Clayman Pye, Hillary Haft Bucs

    Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics in Practice is the first book that compiles practical approaches of the best practices from a range of practitioners on the subject of working with Stanislavski’s "objectives", "obstacles" and "tactics". The book offers instructors and directors a variety of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Application of the Michael Chekhov Technique to Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Soliloquies and Monologues

    1st Edition

    By Mark Monday

    Application of the Michael Chekhov Technique to Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Soliloquies and Monologues illustrates how to apply the Michael Chekhov Technique, through exercises and rehearsal techniques, to a wide range of Shakespeare’s works. The book begins with a comprehensive chapter on the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • A World Elsewhere

    1st Edition

    By Steven Berkoff

    A World Elsewhere is Steven Berkoff’s bold attempt to describe his multifarious theatrical works. Berkoff outlines the methods that he uses, first of all as an actor, secondly as a playwright and thirdly as theatre director, as well as those subtle connections in between, when one discipline melds…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge

  • The Elements of Theatrical Expression

    1st Edition

    By Brian Kulick

    The Elements of Theatrical Expression puts forward 14 essential elements that make up the basic building blocks of theatre. Is theatre a language? Does it have its own unique grammar? And if so, just what would the elements of such a grammar be? Brian Kulick asks readers to think of these…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wilkie

    The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader is a selection of the most outstanding critical analysis featured in the journal Comedy Studies in the decade since its inception in 2010. The Reader illustrates the multiple perspectives that are available when analysing comedy. Wilkie’s selections present an…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • Acting for the Screen

    1st Edition

    By Mary Lou Belli

    Acting for the Screen is a collection of essays written by and interviews with working actors, producers, directors, casting directors, and acting professors, exploring the business side of screen acting. In this book, over thirty show business professionals dispel myths about the industry and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
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  • Casting a Movement

    The Welcome Table Initiative, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Syler, Daniel Banks

    Casting a Movement brings together US-based actors, directors, educators, playwrights, and scholars to explore the cultural politics of casting. Drawing on the notion of a "welcome table"—a space where artists of all backgrounds can come together as equals to create theatre—the book’s contributors…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge

  • 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

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