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The Hollywood MBA

by Tom Reilly

What would you do if alligators were loose in your office? Or if your place of business changed 80 times during a four month period? What if two of your key employees were infant twins? Or you were asked to...


The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics

by Rebekah J. Kowal, Gerald Siegmund & Randy Martin

In recent decades, dance has become a vehicle for querying assumptions about what it means to be embodied, in turn illuminating intersections among the political, the social, the aesthetical, and the phenomenological....


All the Angels

by Nick Drake

Handel's Messiah is the world's most popular choral work. But its story begins in the unlikely setting of a room above a pub in Chester, when the great composer, detained by bad weather on his way to a season...


Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Hypnotized by Your Gaze: Ten Minute Plays by Amy Drake

by Amy Drake

This book contains a collection of plays written by Pultizer Prize nominated playwright Amy Drake. The collection includes EYES LIKE OPAQUE GEMS, voted Most Popular Play in the Midtown International Theater...


Ghosts

OSTERMEIER

by Gerhard Jörder & Thomas Ostermeier

Thomas Ostermeier is one of the best-known European theatre makers and is regarded by many as “the face of modern German theatre” (DIE ZEIT). His major Ibsen productions and his “Hamlet”, starring Lars...


Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and Candy Stripe Nurses: Roger Corman: King of the B Movie

by Chris Nashawaty & John Landis

  Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and Candy Stripe Nurses is an outrageously rollicking account of the life and career of Roger Corman-one of the most prolific and successful independent producers, directors,...


Improvisation Starters Revised and Expanded Edition: More Than 1,000 Improvisation Scenarios for the Theater and Classroom

by Philip Bernardi

Improvisation is an essential and invaluable technique for the actor's repertoire: It asks you to think beyond a script - and its memorized lines, movements, and facial expressions - to deliver a performance...


Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films

by Molly Haskell

A film-centric portrait of the extraordinarily gifted movie director whose decades-long influence on American popular culture is unprecedented

"Everything about me is in my films," Steven Spielberg has said....


Deadly Seven: Feature Film Script

by Tina Papados

Deadly Seven is a Psychological Thriller and Gothic screenplay based on a psychologist's seven clients, who each represent a deadly sin. As Amanda Burke, the psychologist, begins to lack control over guiding...


Philoctetes

by Sophocles

The winner of the Festival of Dionysus in 409 BC, 'Philoctetes' describes the attempt by Neoptolemus and Odysseus to bring disabled master archer, Philoctetes, with them to Troy. The play covers several deep,...


Every Little Movement: A Book About Delsarte

by Ted Shawn

The book begins with a discussion of Frncois Delsarte as a scientist whodiscovered how the human body moves under the stimuli of emotions. It proceeds to the laws he developed as a result of his research and...


From Backpacks to Broadway: Children's Experiences in Musical Theatre

by Rekha S. Rajan

This book presents a comprehensive look at musical theater participation across varied contexts. It is based on a decade of research including observations, interviews, document analysis, and video reflections....


Locating the Voice in Film

The Backstagers #4

by James Tynion IV & Rian Sygh

It's opening night, but the Backstagers have gone so far past the barrier of no return that even the Stage Managers can't find them!


The Little Garden of Assisi: A short play for television, including two more short plays Ten Days That Shook The Kremlin and The Yank With The Pig's H

by John Bull

At the graveside of Chippums - beloved pet of Mrs Tarleton - the unctuous proprietor of The Little Garden of Assisi is the model undertaker, consoling the bereaved owner and reassuring her of the dog's happy...


Feldenkrais for Actors

by Victoria Worsley

'The Feldenkrais Method is unique... I haven't found any other movement study that opens up such a rich and continuing area of enquiry' John Wright, from his Foreword

Spontaneity, sensitivity, simplicity and...


Drama Games for Rehearsals

by David Bowie & Enda Walsh

‘I wish I’d had this book when I was starting out as a young director... I cannot recommend it highly enough.’ Marianne Elliott, from her Foreword

This dip-in, flick-through, quick-fire resource book in...


The Sewing Group

by E. V. Crowe

I have spoken very clearly with her and I have told her that she is new here and that she must live how we live.'

A woman arrives in a rural village in pre-industrial England. Her desire is to sew and learn from...