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Finding Your Voice

A step-by-step guide for actors

A simple, step-by-step manual, written by an RSC voice coach, which offers everything that an actor needs to work on their voice.

Evoking (and forgetting!) Shakespeare

Renowned theatre director Peter Brook on the essential questions facing anyone performing Shakespeare today.

American Theatre Book of Monologues for Men

Edited by Stephanie Coen

A volume of audition pieces for men selected from the best contemporary American plays.

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American Theatre Book of Monologues for Women

Edited by Stephanie Coen

A volume of audition pieces for women selected from the best contemporary American plays.

Laban For All

A comprehensive 'how to' book on the Laban system of movement - from the author of Laban for Actors and Dancers.

Other People's Shoes

Thoughts on Acting

Harriet Walter's wonderfully practical - and personal - introduction to acting.

Actions: The Actors' Thesaurus

A vital companion for actors in rehearsal - a thesaurus of action-words to revitalise performance, with a foreword by Terry Johnson.

Singing With Your Own Voice

A comprehensive instruction manual, full of practical exercises, which starts with overhauling our attitude to our voice.

Year of the King

A classic of theatre writing, a unique insight into the creation of a landmark Shakespearian performance.

The Actor and the Target

A revised and updated edition of Declan Donnellan's bestselling book, a fresh and radical approach to acting by a world-famous director.

So You Want To Be An Actor?

A handbook for aspiring actors by two of the best-known names in British theatre and television.

Acting and Reacting

Tools for the Modern Actor

An inspiring new approach to acting from a respected drama teacher - concise, succinct and full of practical exercises.

House of Games

Making Theatre from Everyday Life

A treasure trove of drama games and exercises, an immensely valuable resource for teachers, theatre directors and drama workshop leaders.

Why Is That So Funny?

A Practical Exploration of Physical Comedy

By John Wright Foreword by Toby Jones

A practical investigation of how comedy works, by a well-respected practitioner and teacher. With a Foreword by Toby Jones.

The Improvisation Game

Discovering the Secrets of Spontaneous Performance

A fascinating investigation into the wellsprings of improvisation in theatre, dance and music, from the author of the influential House of Games.

Classical Monologues for Men

Fifty monologues for men drawn from classical plays throughout the ages, all prefaced with a summary of the vital information you need to place the piece in context and to perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way.

Classical Monologues for Women

Fifty monologues for women drawn from classical plays throughout the ages, all prefaced with a summary of the vital information you need to place the piece in context and to perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way.

Freeing the Natural Voice

The classic voice-training book for actors, teachers of voice and speech and anyone interested in vocal expression – by a pre-eminent voice teacher, actor and director.