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  • Actions
    Actions (English, Paperback) Marina Caldarone, Maggie Lloyd-Williams

    Actors need actions. They cannot "act" adjectives, they need verbs; they need an aim to achieve, an action to perform. This is a thesaurus of active verbs with which the actor can refine the action-word until she or her hits exactly the right one to help make the action come alive.

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  • Dynamo: The Book of Secrets
    Dynamo: The Book of Secrets (Paperback) Dynamo .

    A MASTERCLASS IN MAGIC FROM THE WORLD'S COOLEST MAGICIAN: DYNAMO In this fully illustrated guide to modern magic, Dynamo shows you how you can perform magic yourself. Learn how to make water freeze instantly, read your friends' minds, make chewing gum float 360 degrees around your head, slice a banana without even touching it, discover superhuman strength and many more mind-blowing illusions.The...

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  • Drama Games
    Drama Games (English, Paperback) Jessica Swale

    Suitable for school, youth theatre and community groups, this book includes games for adults to play in workshop or rehearsal settings. It explores a wide range of core drama skills such as: energy, focus, teamwork, trust, character, storytelling, imagination and improvisation, as well as warming up and cooling down.

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  • The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit
    The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit (Paperback) Bella Merlin

    A revised and updated edition of Bella Merlin's essential guide to Stanislavsky.

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  • Different Every Night
    Different Every Night (English, Paperback) Mike Alfreds

    Containing rehearsal methodology, this book offers practical advice and guidance as well as different useful techniques for actors and directors.

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  • Contemporary Monologues for Women
    Contemporary Monologues for Women (English, Paperback) Trilby James

    50 monologues by some of the greatest writers working today, each with a summary of the vital information you need to place the piece in context and perform it to the best of your ability.

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  • Brutus and Other Heroines
    Brutus and Other Heroines (English, Paperback) Harriet Walter

    Award-winning actress Dame Harriet Walter reflects on performing Shakespeare's most famous roles - both male and female. An exploration of the Shakespearean canon through the eyes of a self-identified 'feminist actor' - but, above all, a remarkable account of an acting career unconstrained by tradition or expectations.

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  • Framed Ink
    Framed Ink (English, Paperback) Marcos Mateu-Mestre

    The ultimate guide to visual storytelling! How to make the audience "feel" the story while they are "reading" the story. Using his experiences from working in the comic book industry, movie studios and teaching, Marcos introduces the reader to a step-by-step system that will create the most successful storyboards and graphics for the best visual communication....

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  • Drama Games for Devising
    Drama Games for Devising (English, Paperback) Jessica Swale

    Offers insight and experience in a series of exercises and games that are designed to free up creativity and release the imagination.

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  • Actioning
    Actioning (English, Paperback) Nick Moseley

    The indispensable companion to a vital component in every actor's toolkit, this is the first in-depth exploration of Actioning for student actors, those who train them, and professionals working in the industry, whether they're brand new to the technique or have been practising it for years.

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  • Finding Your Voice
    Finding Your Voice (English, Paperback) Barbara Houseman

    A self-help manual for actors who want to train and develop their voice. Each chapter starts with a brief introduction, then sets out the sequence of relevant exercises, accompanied by simple diagrams, and ends with a summary of what has been learned.

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  • An Actor Prepares
    An Actor Prepares (English, Paperback) Constantin Stanislavski

    An Actor Prepares is the most famous acting training book ever to have been written and the work of Stanislavski has inspired generations of actors and trainers. This translation was the first to introduce Stanislavski's 'system' to the English speaking world and has stood the test of time in acting classes to this day. Stanislavski here deals with the inward preparation an actor must undergo in...

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  • In the Blink of an Eye
    In the Blink of an Eye (English, Paperback) Walter Murch

    In the Blink of an Eye is editor Walter Murch's essay of film editing. Starting with what might seem to be the most basic editing question - Why do cuts work? - he treats the reader to a marvelous "ride" through the esthetics and practical concerns of cutting film. Along the way, he offers his insights on such subjects as continuity and discontinuity in editing, dreaming, and real life; the...

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  • Drama Games for Those Who Like to Say 'No'
    Drama Games for Those Who Like to Say 'No' (English, Paperback) Chris Johnston

    Suitable for teachers and workshop leaders working with difficult students, youth groups, young offenders, and all those who take pleasure in saying 'no' to whatever is offered them, this title aims to encourage challenging groups to engage, collaborate, negotiate and develop not just drama but also life skills.

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  • How Plays Work
    How Plays Work (English, Paperback) David Edgar

    A guide to the anatomy of drama. It examines the mechanisms and techniques which dramatists throughout the ages have employed to structure their plays and to express their meaning. It starts with the building blocks of whole plays - plot, character creation, genre and structure - and moves on to scenes and devices.

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  • Tricks Of The Mind
    Tricks Of The Mind (Paperback) Derren Brown

    Derren Brown's television and stage performances have entranced and dumbfounded millions. Alternately hilarious, controversial and challenging, Tricks of the Mind is essential reading for Derren's legions of fans, and pretty bloody irresistible even if you don't like him that much...

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  • Judas!
    Judas! (English, Paperback) Clinton Heylin $26.91
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  • Impro
    Impro (Paperback) Keith Johnstone

    A leading figure in the theatre, Keith Johnstone lays bare his techniques and exercises to foster spontaneity and narrative skill for actors.

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  • The Golden Rules of Acting that Nobody Ever Tells You
    The Golden Rules of Acting that Nobody Ever Tells You (English, Paperback) Andy Nyman

    A treasure trove of advice, support and encouragement that no performer should be without. Honest, witty and direct, The Golden Rules of Acting is every actor's best friend - in handy paperback form.

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  • Drama Menu
    Drama Menu (English, Spiral bound) Glyn Trefor-Jones

    A brand new concept for planning and delivering dynamic, progressive drama lessons and workshops. Packed with over 150 tried-and-tested theatre games, exercises and improvisation ideas, it's an essential resource for any drama teacher or workshop leader - guaranteed to deliver delicious drama sessions every time.

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