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The Stanislavski System: The Professional Training of an Actor; Second Revised Edition (Penguin Handbooks)
The Stanislavski System: The Professional Training of an Actor; Second Revised Edition (Penguin Handbooks)
By Moore, Sonia
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mpn: 9780140466607, ean: 9780140466607, isbn: 0140466606,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
This clearly written guide to the Stanislavski method has long been a favorite among students and teachers of acting. Now, in light of books and articles recently published in the Soviet Union, Sonia Moore has made revisions that include a new sectio...


Trapped:  The Essential Contained Thrillers
Trapped: The Essential Contained Thrillers
By Stephen Hoover
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ean: 9781941084267, isbn: 1941084265,

Take the tension, desperation and anxiety characteristic of a thriller film and confine the action to a small space and you have something truly remarkable: the contained thriller. Concentrated, pressurized, however you want to describe them, they ha...


Voiceworks: A Handbook for Singing (Bk. 1)
Voiceworks: A Handbook for Singing (Bk. 1)
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 1001695280, ean: 9780193435490, isbn: 0193435497,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
This is a magnificent new resource for promoting good singing in schools and choirs. Packed with songs and ideas, the book and double CD will inspire any choir and make singing fun....


''From Beautiful Downtown Burbank'': A Critical History of Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, 1968-1973
"From Beautiful Downtown Burbank": A Critical History of Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, 1968-1973
By McFarland
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ean: 9780786440498, isbn: 078644049X,

Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In was one of the most unusual programs on television, defying definition as simply comedy, variety, or burlesque. The show had audiences laughing for six seasons and continues to make appearances in revivals, reunions, and s...


Black Dance: From 1619 to Today (A Dance horizons book)
Black Dance: From 1619 to Today (A Dance horizons book)
By Brand: Princeton Book Company
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ean: 9780916622633, isbn: 0916622630,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
A complete history of black dance forms, this book explores folk, ballet, jazz, tap, Broadway/Hollywood, disco, and breakdancing. An ultimate research tool, it includes portraits of hundreds of important black dancers and choreographers....


Thinking in the Dark: Cinema, Theory, Practice
Thinking in the Dark: Cinema, Theory, Practice
By Rutgers University Press
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ean: 9780813566283, isbn: 0813566282,

Today’s film scholars draw from a dizzying range of theoretical perspectives—they’re just as likely to cite philosopher Gilles Deleuze as they are to quote classic film theorist André Bazin. To students first encountering them, these theoretic...


Strasberg's Method As Taught by Lorrie  Hull: A Practical Guide for Actors, Teachers, Directors
Strasberg's Method As Taught by Lorrie Hull: A Practical Guide for Actors, Teachers, Directors
By Brand: Hull-Smithers
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ean: 9780971040113, isbn: 0971040117,

In 2005, a DVD, "The Method" was produced to complement this book. The DVD is sold by Amazon, is top quality technically, has a printed and picture menu, and is viewable in other countries. Reissued and updated with new photos- The book starts with...


The Rasaboxes Sourcebook: Theory, Performer Training, and Practice
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138680029, isbn: 1138680028,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
The Rasaboxes Sourcebook is the first full-length volume dedicated to the history, theory, practice, and application of a suite of increasingly popular performer training exercises known as rasaboxes. Rasaboxes is an interdisciplinary approach – ...


Mrs. Leslie Carter: Biography of the First American Stage Star of the Twentieth Century
Mrs. Leslie Carter: Biography of the First American Stage Star of the Twentieth Century
By McFarland & Company
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ean: 9780786427475, isbn: 0786427477,

Born Caroline Louise Dudley, Mrs. Leslie Carter was destined to become one of America’s principal turn-of-the century actresses. In 1889, a high profile divorce case labeled her an adulteress and sent her to the brink of poverty. With characteristi...


Hollywood Screenwriting Directory Spring/Summer: A Specialized Resource for Discovering Where & How to Sell Your Screenplay
Hollywood Screenwriting Directory Spring/Summer: A Specialized Resource for Discovering Where & How to Sell Your Screenplay
By F+W Media
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ean: 9781440352157, isbn: 1440352151,

Ready to submit your screenplay but not sure about the logistics? With over 4,000 listings for Industry insiders such as studios, production companies, and independent financiers, this handy directory gives you the scoop on query letters, treatments ...


How To Play Acoustic Guitar: The Ultimate Beginner Acoustic Guitar Book
How To Play Acoustic Guitar: The Ultimate Beginner Acoustic Guitar Book
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781546500803, isbn: 1546500804,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
UNBELIEVABLE VALUE FOR MONEY30 Most Played Guitar Rhythms50 Most Played Acoustic Guitar ChordsHow To Change Chords FastHow To Learn Your Favourite SongsFor thousands of people this is "The Ultimate Teach Yourself Guitar Book". Inside is a Complete Pr...


The Complete Make-Up Artist : Working in Film, Television, and Theatre
The Complete Make-Up Artist : Working in Film, Television, and Theatre
By Northwestern University Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780810119697, isbn: 0810119692,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
New version of the best-selling "how to" book by England's leading makeup artist...


Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture
Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780198742715, isbn: 0198742711,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Ideal for students studying visual culture for the first time, Practices of Looking explores the ways we use and understand images. Truly interdisciplinary, this comprehensive and engaging introduction can be used in courses across a range of discipl...


Making It on Broadway: Actors' Tales of Climbing to the Top
Making It on Broadway: Actors' Tales of Climbing to the Top
By Wienir, David/ Langel, Jodie
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mpn: 9781581153460, ean: 9781581153460, isbn: 1581153465,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Countering the misperceptions about Broadway performers leading glamorous lives, the words of more than 150 Broadway stars provide unprecedented insight into their struggle for stardom. With an introduction by Jason Alexander and candid interviews wi...


Stage Performance
Stage Performance
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ean: 9781461068846, isbn: 1461068843,

In his Stage Performance class at Berklee College of Music, Livingston Taylor has taught thousands of young musicians how to take the stage without fear and deliver a performance that is rewarding for both the performer and the audience. Stage Perfor...


Media Education: Literacy, Learning and Contemporary Culture
Media Education: Literacy, Learning and Contemporary Culture
By Brand: Polity
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ean: 9780745628301, isbn: 0745628303,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
This book examines recent changes in media education and in youngpeople’s lives, and provides an accessible set of principleson which the media curriculum should be based, with a clearrationale for pedagogic practice. David Buckingham is one of the...


Life As A Playwright: A Survival Guide
Life As A Playwright: A Survival Guide
By Methuen Drama
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ean: 9781474285094, isbn: 1474285090,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Addressing the questions central to any playwright's career and identity, Jon Klein offers you a glimpse into a career writing for the theatre. As well as an account of the day-to-day life of a writer, he also discusses what an aspiring playwright sh...


The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 10th Anniversary Edition: Insider Secrets from Hollywood's Top Writers
The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 10th Anniversary Edition: Insider Secrets from Hollywood's Top Writers
By Adams Media
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ean: 9781440527890, isbn: 144052789X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
You can struggle for years to get a foot in the door with Hollywood producers--or you can take a page from the book that offers proven advice from twenty-one of the industry's best and brightest!In this tenth anniversary edition, The 101 Habits of Hi...


Breakfast with Sharks: A Screenwriter's Guide to Getting the Meeting, Nailing the Pitch, Signing the Deal, and Navigating the Murky Waters of Hollywood
Breakfast with Sharks: A Screenwriter's Guide to Getting the Meeting, Nailing the Pitch, Signing the Deal, and Navigating the Murky Waters of Hollywood
By Three Rivers Press
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ean: 9780609810439, isbn: 060981043X,

What They Didn’t Teach You in Your Screenwriting CourseScreenwriters, listen up! Breakfast with Sharks is not a book about the craft of screenwriting. This is a book about the business of managing your screenwriting career, from advice on choosing ...


Les Miserables: The Story of the World's Longest Running Musical in Words, Pictures and Rare Memorabilia
Les Miserables: The Story of the World's Longest Running Musical in Words, Pictures and Rare Memorabilia
By Carlton Books
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ean: 9781787391406, isbn: 178739140X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Look back at the 33-year history of the world’s longest-running musical: Les Miserables. This book is an ideal companion for anyone who loves the show.   Ever since its first performances in 1985, Les Misérables has been a smash success, and is n...



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