Acting

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Laban for Actors and Dancers

Putting Laban's Movement Theory into Practice - A Step-by-Step Guide

A handbook, complete with graded exercises, for teachers and students wanting a practical introduction to Laban's famous system of movement.

Laban For All

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

Masterclass: Men

The Actor's Audition Manual

An extensive guide to acting, followed by close to a hundred audition pieces chosen from the whole of world drama.

Masterclass: Women

The Actor's Audition Manual

An extensive guide to acting, followed by close to a hundred audition pieces chosen from the whole of world drama.

Meisner in Practice

A Guide for Actors, Directors and Teachers

A step-by-step introduction to the key features of the Meisner Technique, including a full set of practical exercises.

Michael Pennington on Timon of Athens (Shakespeare On Stage)

Michael Pennington discusses playing Timon of Athens, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles.

A Midsummer Night's Dream: A User's Guide

An intensely practical account of how A Midsummer Night's Dream actually works on stage, by an acclaimed actor and director.

The Monologue Audition

A Practical Guide for Actors

An intensely practical 'how-to' book for actors, helping you meet the challenges of picking, preparing and performing audition monologues for theatres, agents, casting directors and training programmes. With a foreword by David Mamet.

Monty Python at Work

A fascinating account of the making of the Monty Python TV and stage shows, films, books and albums, drawn from Michael Palin's published diaries.

More Golden Rules of Acting

that nobody ever tells you

More priceless nuggets from the author of The Golden Rules of Acting, gleaned from more than thirty years in the acting business. This is every actor's new best friend – in handy paperback form. 

National Youth Theatre Monologues

75 Speeches for Auditions

Edited by Michael Bryher

An exciting and invaluable collection of audition speeches, all chosen from plays produced by the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, spanning more than sixty years as one of the world’s leading companies for young performers.

Other People's Shoes

Thoughts on Acting

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

Patrick Stewart on Prospero (Shakespeare On Stage)

Patrick Stewart discusses playing Prospero, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Thirteen Leading Actors in Thirteen Key Roles.

Patrick Stewart on Shylock (Shakespeare On Stage)

Patrick Stewart discusses playing Shylock in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, a role he has played many times, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles.

Penelope Wilton on Isabella (Shakespeare On Stage)

Penelope Wilton discusses playing Isabella, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Thirteen Leading Actors on Thirteen Key Roles.

Performing Shakespeare

Preparation, Rehearsal, Performance

An authoritative, hands-on guide through the practical challenges involved in performing Shakespeare.

Playing Commedia

A Training Guide to Commedia Techniques

A practical guide to the skills, characters and history of Commedia Dell'Arte through graded games and illustrated exercises - a useful tool in any actor's training and a discipline for all forms of physical theatre.

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Playing Joan

Actresses on the Challenge of Shaw's Saint Joan

Interviews with 26 actresses who have played George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, including Eileen Atkins, Elisabeth Bergner, Judi Dench, Wendy Hiller, Barbara Jefford, Siobhan McKenna, Sarah Miles, Joan Plowright.

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