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Acting for Film

Author : Mel Churcher
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Why do some actors compel our attention on the screen while others never catch out imaginations? What makes film acting different from acting on stage or TV? This book is a guide designed for actors already working in film, for those who want to, as well as for directors, teachers and anyone interested in film acting.

The Actor s Eye

Author : David Downs
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(Applause Books). With this landmark compilation of classes and exercises, anyone can afford to be coached by the man whose students are propelled from his legendary classes at Northwestern University to Broadway and Hollywood. "Acting is as simple as brick-laying and as great as Leonardo da Vinci's art," writes Downs. The Downs approach coaches the actor to make the essential connections between his character and the forces that govern him so that "craft is inevitable and art is made possible."

Acting The First Six Lessons

Author : Richard Boleslavsky
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Acting: The First Six Lessons was first published in 1933 and remains a key text for anyone studying acting today. These dramatic dialogues between teacher and idealistic student explore the field of acting according to one of the original teachers of Stanislavsky’s System in America. This new edition of an essential text is edited by Rhonda Blair and supplemented for the very first time with documents from the American Laboratory Theatre. These collect together a broad range of exciting unpublished material, drawn from Boleslavsky’s pivotal and unprecedented teachings on acting at the American Laboratory Theatre. Included are: "The Creative Theatre Lectures" by Richard Boleslavsky Boleslavsky’s "Lectures from the American Laboratory Theatre" "Acting with Maria Ouspenskaya," four short essays on the work of Ouspenskaya, Boleslavsky’s colleague and fellow actor trainer A new critical introduction and bibliography by the Editor.

Acting The Basics

Author : Bella Merlin
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A practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, skilfully combining ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. It covers key areas such as: the development of modern drama and acting processes over the years the approach and legacy of acting pioneers and practitioners from around the world acting techniques and practicalities, including training, auditioning, rehearsing and performing – both for stage and camera Complete with a glossary of terms and useful website suggestions, this is the ideal introduction for anyone wanting to learn more about the practice of acting and the people who have advanced its evolution.

Modern Acting

Author : Josephine Dillon Gable
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Acting the Song

Author : Tracey Moore
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Acting the Song offers a contemporary, integrated approach to singing in musicals that results in better-trained, smarter performers everyone wants to work with. In this new, thoroughly updated edition of the paperback, directors and teachers of musical theater will find guidance in developing and leading musical theater elements, classroom workshops, and the world of professional auditions and performances. A companion ebook specifically for students—including actors, singers, or dancers—contains time-tested advice, exercises, and worksheets for all skill levels, with links to additional resources online. Subjects for both versions cover: Singing and acting terminology Use of microphones, recording devices, and other technology Vocal and physical warm-ups, movements, and gestures Creating a character Finding subtext, interpreting music and lyrics, and song structure Collaborating with other actors Keeping a performance fresh and new Using social media and online audition sites Teachers and students alike will appreciate the sections for beginning, intermediate, and advanced performers. Covering all changes to the industry, education, music styles, and audition protocols, everyone involved in musical theater, from new students to working professionals, will benefit from this rich resource. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Secrets To Make Your Broadway Dream A Reality ACTing the song

Author : Stephen Horst
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In NYC everyone can sing. The only way to stand out in auditions is to ACT the song. This is a complex and extremely subjective process. You must learn how to "connect to the lyric" and let your emotions flow openly within you for all to see and experience. This can feel extremely vulnerablebut even more importantly, how do you do this? In ACT the song, you'll learn the TIYA process of ACTAdmit, Connect, and Trust. You'll also learn the top 2 Huge mistakes which are repeatedly made over and overand not only how to avoid thembut how to eventually overcome them. It is much easier said than done. You'll also be guided step-by-step through 3 different Methods to ACT the song, as well as come to realize the #1 way to connect emotionally. Finally, homework assignments include multiple ways to practice ACTing the song while safely exploring your emotions, imagination, and technique. Then best of all, at the end of the chapter you will discover an additional 10 bonus Secrets, which will guide you on how to apply this new Awareness to real performance.

Stretch Your Eyes

Author : Jacob Raphaelson
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The Log in Your Eye

Author : Sam Ukala
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Screen Acting

Author : Brian Adams
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The Art of Acting

Author : Carlton Colyer
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Leads the actor in building a technique, and then fully explains how to put that technique to work from basic exercises to multi-dimensional performances.

Acting Narrative Speeches

Author : Tim McDonough
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Narrative speeches, both classical and contemporary, are used to reveal how an actor can discover the inherent energy, the essence and the subtextual colours of every word and sentences of a dramatic speech. This book clearly demonstrates that any memorable performance needs far more than acting technique alone. In eighteen chapters actor/director/teacher McDonough defines in depth how an actor can find the often overlooked subtleties that create characters with dimension and moments of heightened reality.

Shakespeare and the Young Actor

Author : Guy Boas
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A Movement Approach to Acting

Author : Nancy King
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Lift Up Your Eyes

Author : graf Leo Tolstoy
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Irreverent Acting

Author : Eric Morris
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Suggests acting exercises, discusses role preparation, and examines a new approach to making use of the challenges and restrictions of a role

Before His Eyes

Author : Bert Cardullo
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This volume is a festschrift honoring film and theatre critic / teacher Stanley Kauffmann. The essays in this collection are by 18 of his more prominent former students and are divided into three parts: dramatic, theatrical, and film criticism.

Acting the Creative Process

Author : Hardie Albright
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The Saturday Evening Post

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Basic Acting

Author : Sabin R. Epstein
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Basic Acting: The Modular Process not only introduces readers to the exciting world of acting in a step-by-step and practical way, but also prepares them with the theme of the 21st Century: the “new multiculturalism.” Harrop and Epstein have developed a systematic method of teaching acting which is “action-based.