Acting Techniques


"Systems of Rehearsal"

Stanislavsky, Brecht, Grotowski and Peter Brook

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Compares the rehearsal techniques used by Peter Brook at crucial turning points in his career with those developed by Stanislavsky, Brecht and Grotowski, authors of the three principal paradigms in which theatre work is conducted today. With illustrations, 4 b&w photographs. Paperback, 192 pages. Size: 216 x 138 mm. Weight: 252g.
Author:  Mitter, Shomit
ISBN:  0415067847
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  1993  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly Acting Techniques

"Acting and Reacting"

Tools for the Modern Actor

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An inspiring new approach to acting from a respected drama teacher - concise, succinct and full of practical exercises. Paperback, 192 pages. Size: 216 x 138 mm. Weight: 280g.
Author:  Moseley, Nick
ISBN:  1854598031
Publisher:  Nick Hern Books
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

"Jacques Lecoq"

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"Routledge Performance Practitioners" series; This text offers a concise guide to the teaching and philosophy of one of the most significant figures in twentieth century actor training. With illustrations, ports.. Paperback, 200 pages. Size: 234 x 129 mm. Weight: 225g.
Author:  Murray, Simon
ISBN:  0415258820
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

"The Ultimate Improv Book"

A Complete Guide to Comedy Improvisation

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Paperback, 272 pages. Size: 220 x 140 mm. Weight: 399g.
Author:  Nevraumont, Edward J. Hanson, Nicholas P.
ISBN:  1566080754
Publisher:  Meriwether Publishing,U.S.
Date:  2001  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

"Laban for Actors and Dancers"

Putting Laban's Movement Theory Into Practice - a Step-By-Step Guide

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With illustrations. Hardback, 192 pages. Size: 200 x 130 mm. Weight: 204g.
Author:  Newlove, Jean
ISBN:  1854591606
Publisher:  Nick Hern Books
Date:  1993  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

"An Actor Adrift"

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"Performance Books" series; Marshall, Lorna (trans.) Not only a personal story but also a workbook for actors and directors wishing to understand and employ Peter Brook's techniques. The author became a leading member of Peter Brook's theatre company and his account includes an explanation of the genesis of the techniques and exercises. With illustrations, ports.. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 200 x 126 mm. Weight: 140g.
Author:  Oida, Yoshi Marshall, Lorna
ISBN:  0413658406
Publisher:  A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

"An Actor's Tricks"

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"Performance Books" series; A founding member of Peter Brook's international theatre company, Yoshi Oida infuses his acting and directing with the artistry of the Oriental traditions and a mastery of Western forms. In this disarmingly accessible study of the art of acting he shares his unique experience and range of expertise. An Actor's Tricks offers a meticulous scrutiny of the actor's preparation for performance. Paperback, 112 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 100g.
Author:  Oida, Yoshi Marshall, Lorna
ISBN:  041377449X
Publisher:  A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

"The Invisible Actor"

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"Performance Books" series; Yoshi Oida is a Japanese actor and director whose work in the West has mainly been for Peter Brook's theatre company in Pari He blends the oriental acting tradition of supreme control with the Western performer's need to characterize and expose depths of emotion. This book presents his method With illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 144 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 126g.
Author:  Oida, Yoshi Marshall, Lorna
ISBN:  0413696103
Publisher:  A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

"Golden Buddha Changing Masks"

An Opening to Transformative Theatre

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Contains an examination of acting as a self-development practice and spiritual path. Beginning with a brief history of the acting profession, this book covers Stanislavski and other approaches to actor training, practices specific to acting that can open up wider perspectives, ways to promote both personal and professional development, and more. With b/w illus. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 207 pages. Size: 230 x 155 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Olsen, Mark
ISBN:  0895560836
Publisher:  Gateways Books & Tapes,Us
Date:  2005  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Acting Techniques

"Kids Take the Stage"

Helping Young People Discover the Creative Outlet of Theater

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A guide to getting young people on stage and helping them create their own shows. For teachers, for parents, for budding actors, emerging crew, and incipient directors - this book aims to show how to get a production up and running and have fun in the process. It outlines an approach to staging. With 12 b&w illustrations. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 208 pages. Size: 235 x 178 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Peterson, Lenka O'Connor, Dan
ISBN:  0823077462
Publisher:  Watson-Guptill Publications
Date:  2006  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

"The Performer's Anthology"

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A collection of performance pieces taken from a wide variety of ancient and modern texts. It is suitable for students studying the performing arts and actors. Paperback, 230 pages. Size: 210 x 145 mm. Weight: 339g.
Author:  Pickering, Kenneth
ISBN:  1857566432
Publisher:  Janus Publishing Co
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Acting Techniques

"The Actor and His Body"

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In this volume, Litz Pisk examines the emotional and psychological impulses that motivate an actor in their role on the stage. Her theory is illuminated by her comments on specific texts and the relationship between meaning and movement. It is also a practical manual for keeping the body fit. With 8 b&w halftones. New ed. Paperback, 96 pages. Size: 234 x 155 mm. Weight: 155g.
Author:  Pisk, Litz
ISBN:  0413736601
Publisher:  A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Date:  1998  (UK)
Readership:  General Acting Techniques

"Vsevolod Meyerhold"

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"Routledge Performance Practitioners" series; This text combines: a biographical introduction to Meyerhold's life; a clear explanation of his theoretical writings; an analysis of his masterpiece production Revisor, or The Government Inspector; and a comprehensive and useable description of the biomechanical exercises he developed for training the actor. With 13 b&w photos. Paperback, 172 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 199g.
Author:  Pitches, Jonathan
ISBN:  0415258847
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

"Monologues for Teenage Girls"

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A collection of monologues for teenage girls, exploring such topics as drugs, blind dates, and having a gay parent. Paperback, 60 pages. Size: 215 x 140 mm. Weight: 95g.
Author:  Pomerance, Susan
ISBN:  0940669390
Publisher:  Dramaline Publications,U.S.
Date:  1998  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

"Actor Speaks"

Voice and the Performer

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"Performance Books" series; Patsy Rodenburg is Director of Voice at London's Royal National Theatre and Guildhall School of Music. In this book, she offers a complete voice workshop for every actor and singer, whether professional or beginner. New ed. Paperback, 416 pages. Size: 216 x 135 mm. Weight: 503g.
Author:  Rodenburg, Patsy
ISBN:  0413700305
Publisher:  A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Date:  1998  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Acting Techniques

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