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The Immortal Marilyn

by 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...

Body Learning

by Michael Gelb

Body Learning has been a steady bestseller since it was first published in 1981. This new and updated edition confirms its status as the classic work on the Alexander Technique.

The Alexander Technique is now...

Smile When the Raindrops Fall

by Brian Anthony & Andy Edmonds

At the age of ten, Charley Chase was singing and dancing on the street corners of Baltimore. Charley eventually became a local vaudeville attraction, but Baltimore could not contain the ambitious young man....

40 Questions of One Role

by Jurij Alschitz, Vadim Brodski, Michael Smith & Christine Schmalor

A method of questions? A question of method. Alongside any method proposed in this book, the whole system of theatre only makes sense if it is understood creatively, not dogmatically. You can expect to find...

The Vertical of the Role

by Jurij Alschitz, Natalia Isaeva, Hugh Rorrison & Christine Schmalor

Today?s actors must be able to perform as soloists in the worlds of theatre and film. The technique of the ?Vertical of the Role? enables actors to develop their independence and autonomy when analyzing their...

Harry Dean Stanton

by Joseph B. Atkins

Harry Dean Stanton (1926--2017) got his start in Hollywood in TV productions such as Zane Grey Theater and Gunsmoke. After a series of minor parts in forgettable westerns, he gradually began to get film roles...

The Art of Raising an Artist

by Lilia Sixtos

The Art of Raising an Artist guides parents in helping their children explore the world of acting and ultimately invest in their child?s future.

Actor and director, Lilia Sixtos has seen thousands of auditions...

Joined Forces

by Jan Sowa, Dominique Nduhura, Antoine Pickels & Justine Boutens et al.

Band 3 der von Florian Malzacher herausgegebenen englischsprachigen Reihe Performing Urgency. Im Kontext heutiger Politik, Wirtschaft und sich permanent verändernden kulturellen Trends kommt das traditionelle...

The Art of Dialogue

by Jurij Alschitz, Vadim Brodsky, Noah Birksted-Breen & Christine Schmalor

The Art of Dialogue The actor?s profession is, first and foremost, an open system of communication in an endless dialogue with his character, with his partner, with the director, with the spectators, with the...

Acting: The First Six Lessons

by Richard Boleslavsky

First published in 1933, ?Acting: The First Six Lessons? is the classic work on what would later become known as Method acting by Richard Boleslavsky. Born in Russia in 1889, Boleslavsky began his acting career...

To the Actor: On the Technique of Acting

by Michael Chekhov

First published in 1953, ?To the Actor: On the Technique of Acting? is the famous and influential guide to acting by Russian-American actor, director, and teacher Michael Chekhov. Born in Saint Petersburg in...

A New Slant on Acting

by Charese Mongiello

You?ve arrived in Hollywood, and you are ready to become famous and to take over the world. You have a dream, and nothing is going to stop you. You?re on your way! But in order to best succeed and keep booking...

How to Act & Eat at the Same Time, the Sequel

by Tom Logan

This essential update to the classic book from the ultimate insider, Tom Logan, contains everything you need to know about the profession of acting from both sides of the camera.

Previously a highly successful...

Acting in the Million Dollar Minute, the Sequel

by Tom Logan

Acting in the Million Dollar Minute deals exclusively with the art of acting in commercials. Updated, revised, and expanded for today’s commercial actor, Tom Logan uses decades of experience to give the commercial...

Breaking into Acting For Dummies

by Larry Garrison & Wallace Wang

Understand the business side of your showbiz career 

We all know acting can be a glittering whirl of glamour?plush red carpets, simply divine outfits, huge sums of money, and oh, the parties! But...


by David Rotenberg

A lively, conversational textbook dedicated to the art of acting from a master teacher.

Act: The Modern Actor?s Handbook is the result of 30 years of one of North America?s most renowned acting teachers teaching...

Laban - Aristotle

by Kiki Selioni

The focus of this book rests on an investigation into the links between Laban and Aristotle and aims at proposing a new approach to movement training for the actor. In contrast to the standard Platonic reading,...

Little Caesar

by Alan L. Gansberg

Emanuel Goldenberg was born in Romania and from the age of ten grew up in New York's Lower East Side. He trained at the legendary Theater Guild, changed his name, and starred in many successful Broadway plays...

The Renaissance Engravers

by Jp Calosse

This ambitious work allows the reader to discover the art of engraving in Europe from the 15th to the 16th century. The engravings of the Renaissance masters are considered models of artistic perfection, often...

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