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The Actor and the Alexander Technique

by Kelly McEvenue & Patsy Rodenburg

F.M. Alexander developed the Alexander Technique of movement in the early 20th century. Combining vocal clarity and body movement, Alexander developed a performance coaching method that is used by dancers, actors,...


Contemporary American Monologues for Men

by Todd London

Audition monologues from recent works by American playwrights.


100 (monologues)

by Eric Bogosian

Complete and collected monologues by legendary playwright and performer Eric Bogosian.


Company of Heroes: My Life as an Actor in the John Ford Stock Company

by Carey Jr.

Funny, insightful, and brutally honest. Offers an intimate look at the work of Hollywood director John Ford through the observant eyes of actor Harry Carey, Jr.


The Commedia dell'Arte of Flaminio Scala: A Translation and Analysis of 30 Scenarios

by Richard Andrews

This is a translation with detailed commentary of 30 commedia dell'arte scenarios first published in 1611 by Flaminio Scala. It aims principally to demonstrate the methodology of Italian improvised theater and...


The Immortal Marilyn: The Depiction of an Icon

by De John Vito & Frank Tropea

From the late 1940s to the early '60s, Marilyn Monroe appeared in barely thirty movies, beginning with bit parts and moving on into supporting roles for such films as The Asphalt Jungle, All About Eve, and Clash...


Luna Park: Short Plays and Monologues

by Donald Margulies

A new collection by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Dinner with Friends.


Smile When the Raindrops Fall: The Story of Charley Chase

by Brian Anthony & Andy Edmonds

Details the life of Charley Chase-a major force in the shaping of motion picture comedy.


Contemporary American Monologues for Women

by Todd London

Audition monologues from recent works by American playwrights.


Little Caesar: A Biography of Edward G. Robinson

by Alan L. Gansberg

In this fascinating biography, Alan L. Gansberg reveals the man behind the public face, his many memorable roles among more than 100 films, and his struggle to find steady work in Hollywood again.


Speak the Speech!

by Rhona Silverbush & Sami Plotkin

The most comprehensive sourcebook of Shakespeare's monologues ever available in one volume.

A detailed guide to approaching Shakespearean text, Speak the Speech! contains everything an actor needs to select and...


The Guttenberg Bible

by Steve Guttenberg

"Forget being an actor. You don't have the look, you don't have the talent, and your name is ridiculous. You are the last guy I would ever pick to be a movie star."

This was the first piece of advice Steve Guttenberg...


Movement: From Person to Actor to Character

by Theresa Mitchell

This guide for actors concisely collects many common movement principles such as use of breath, alignment, relaxation, imagery, and surroundings.


Julius Caesar: The 30-Minute Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare & Nick Newlin

"A master at engaging students in the process of performing a Shakespearescene."—Janet Field-Pickering, head of education, Folger Shakespeare Library


The Tempest: The 30-Minute Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare & Nick Newlin

"A truly fun, emotional, and sometimes magical first experience . . . guided by a sagacious, knowledgeable, and intuitive educator."—Library Journal


Indie Action

by LiBook

Do you want to make a movie that looks professional?

Do you want to compete in independent film events and win?

Do not you have a lot of money and want to spend only on what is necessary to achieve it?

If this...


William Shakespeare: The Complete Works (Illustrated)

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! The Comedies A Midsummer Night's Dream All's Well That Ends Well...


William Shakespeare: The Complete Works (Illustrated)

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! The Comedies A Midsummer Night's Dream All's Well That Ends Well...


National Youth Theatre Monologues

by Michael Bryher

An invaluable new collection of audition speeches drawn from material produced by world-leading youth arts organisation the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.

Edited by NYT Associate Artist Michael Bryher,...


Puppetry: How to Do It

by Meryvn Millar

A practical, accessible and inspiring guide to using puppetry in theatre – the perfect entry point for anyone looking to use puppets in their productions, to explore what puppets can do, or to develop their...