Acting

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Playing Lear

An insider's guide from text to performance

A unique insight into Shakespeare's most monumentally complex character - and the play that bears his name - from a highly respected actor and former academic.

Playing the Mask

Acting Without Bullshit

A wonderfully accessible introduction to a fresh and innovative acting technique, from the co-founder of Trestle and Told by an Idiot.

The Presence of the Actor

Illuminating notes on acting from America's foremost champion of actor-led theatre, drawing on his experience with the Living Theatre, the Open Theatre and with Sam Shepard.

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Puppetry: How to Do It

A practical, accessible and inspiring guide to using puppetry in theatre, by a leading expert in the field.

Ralph Fiennes on Coriolanus (Shakespeare On Stage)

Ralph Fiennes discusses playing Coriolanus, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Thirteen Leading Actors on Thirteen Key Roles.

Rebecca Hall on Rosalind (Shakespeare On Stage)

Rebecca Hall discusses playing Rosalind, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Thirteen Leading Actors on Thirteen Key Roles.

Roger Allam on Falstaff (Shakespeare On Stage)

Roger Allam discusses playing Falstaff, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles.

Sara Kestelman on Hippolyta and Titania (Shakespeare On Stage)

Sara Kestelman discusses playing Hippolyta and Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles.

A Screen Acting Workshop (with DVD)

A comprehensive training course in screen acting by an internationally renowned teacher and acting coach.

Secrets of Stage Success

Your Questions Answered

Two of the biggest musical-theatre stars working today answer questions submitted by the public on a wide range of theatrical topics.

Shakespeare Monologues for Men

Fifty monologues for men drawn from across the Shakespeare canon, 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.

Shakespeare Monologues for Women

Fifty monologues for women drawn from across the Shakespeare canon, 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.

Shakespeare Monologues for Young Men

Forty monologues for young men drawn from across the whole of Shakespeare's canon, complete with summaries, ideas for consideration and a glossary. Part of the Nick Hern Books Good Audition Guides series.

Shakespeare Monologues for Young Women

Forty monologues for young women, drawn from across the whole of Shakespeare's canon, complete with summaries, ideas for consideration and a glossary. Part of the Nick Hern Books Good Audition Guides series.

Shakespeare On Stage

Thirteen Leading Actors on Thirteen Key Roles

Thirteen leading actors take us behind the scenes, each recreating in detail a memorable performance in one of Shakespeare's major roles.

Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2

Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles

Twelve leading actors take us behind the scenes of landmark Shakespearean productions, each recreating in detail their memorable performance in a major role.

Shakespeare on Theatre

A unique collection of Shakespeare's every reflection on the theatre, offering fascinating insights into the man, his work, and the world of the Jacobean stage.

She Speaks: Monologues for Women

Edited by Judith Thompson

A collection of contemporary Canadian monologues for women, compiled and edited by Judith Thompson, offering many fresh and exciting speeches for auditions.