Acting: The First Six Lessons

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Echo Point Books & Media #ad - Ships from Vermont. This edition includes bonus acting exercises. In his beloved classic, acting: the first Six Lessons, master acting teacher Richard Boleslavsky presents his acting theory and technique in a lively and accessible narrative form. Get the definitive edition that has taught generations of actors and actresses.

Widely considered a must-have for beginning as well as established actors, Boleslavsky's work has long helped actors better understand the craft of acting and what it takes to grow as an artist. This enhanced edition includes additional exercises from Samuel Seldon's First Steps in Acting, which provide further opportunity to practice the techniques discussed in Acting: The First Six Lessons.

Acting: The First Six Lessons #ad - Richard boleslavsky's knowledge of the theater was based on an impressive depth and breadth of experience. He was a leading hollywood director in addition to producing plays and musical comedies on Broadway. A member of the moscow art theater and director of its First Studio, and America as an actor, he worked in Russia, Germany, director and teacher.

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Sanford Meisner on Acting

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Vintage #ad - Like meisner's way of teaching, it is the straight goods. Arthur miller"if there is a key to good acting, this one is it, above all others. Actors, young and not so young, will find inspiration and excitement in this book. Gregory Peck Great product! This book follows one of his acting classes for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes from contemporary American plays.

With an introduction by sydney Pollack, director of Out of Africa and Tootsie, who worked with Meisner for five years. This book should be read by anyone who wants to act or even appreciate what acting involves. Written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, it is essential reading for beginning and professional actors alike.

Sanford Meisner on Acting #ad - Throughout these pages meisner is a delight—always empathizing with his students and urging them onward, provoking emotion, laughter, and growing technical mastery from his charges. Sanford meisner was one of the best known and beloved teachers of acting in the country.

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An Actor Prepares

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Routledge #ad - Great product! Stanislavski's simple exercises fire the imagination, and help readers not only discover their own conception of reality but how to reproduce it as well. Theatre Arts Books.

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Freeing the Natural Voice: Imagery and Art in the Practice of Voice and Language

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Drama Pub #ad - Theatre Arts Books. Describes the mechanics of the voice and obstacles of spontaneous, effective vocal expression and details exercises for developing and strengthening the voice as a human and actor's instrument. Great product! Drama publishers Quite Specific Media.

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A Practical Handbook for the Actor

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Vintage #ad - This simple and essential book about the craft of acting describes a technique developed and refined by the authors, all of them young actors, in their work with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, actor W. Drama publishers Quite Specific Media. H. A practical handbook for the actor is written for any actor who has ever experienced the frustrations of acting classes that lacked clarity and objectivity, and that failed to provide a dependable set of tools.

. Macy, and director Gregory Mosher. Theatre Arts Books. Great product! An actor's job, the authors state, is to "find a way to live truthfully under the imaginary circumstances of the play. The ways in which an actor can attain that truth form the substance of this eloquent book. Vintage.

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Respect for Acting

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Wiley #ad - Is a relatively small book. It is at once the voicing of her exacting standards for herself and those she taught, and an explanation of the means to the end. Publishers weekly "hagen adds to the large corpus of titles on acting with vivid dicta drawn from experience, skill, and a sense of personal and professional worth.

John Wiley Sons. Theatre Arts Books. Anyone with just a casual interest in the theater should also enjoy its behind-the-scenes flavor. King features Syndicate Great product! Her 'object exercises' display a wealth of detail with which to stimulate the student preparing a scene for presentation. Library journal "Uta Hagen's Respect for Acting.

Respect for Acting #ad - . But within it, miss hagen tells the young actor about as much as can be conveyed in print of his craft. Los angeles times "there are almost no American actors uninfluenced by Uta Hagen. Fritz weaver "this is a textbook for aspiring actors, but working thespians can profit much by it. Vintage. Respect for acting "this fascinating and detailed book about acting is Miss Hagen's credo, the accumulated wisdom of her years spent in intimate communion with her art.

Her principal asset in this treatment is her truly significant imagination.

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A Challenge For The Actor

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Charles Scribner's Sons #ad - He will learn to face himself, since he learns to understand the psychological problems of human beings when putting his own passions, to hide nothing from himself -- and to do so takes an insatiable curiosity about the human condition. Her first book, respect for acting, is still in print and has sold more than 150, published in 1973, 000 copies.

He will learn to face himself, to hide nothing from himself -- and to do so takes an insatiable curiosity about the human condition. There is a brilliantly conceived section on the animation of the body and mind, of listening and talking, and the concept of expectation. Theoretically, fears, his loves, the actor ought to be more sound in mind and body than other people, and rages to work in the service of the characters he plays.

A Challenge For The Actor #ad - Great product! Theoretically, his loves, since he learns to understand the psychological problems of human beings when putting his own passions, fears, the actor ought to be more sound in mind and body than other people, and rages to work in the service of the characters he plays. The scope and range of Uta Hagen here is extraordinary.

Drama publishers Quite Specific Media. John Wiley Sons. In her new book, she greatly expands her thinking about acting in a work that brings the full flowering of her artistry, A Challenge for the Actor, both as an actor and as a teacher. She raises the issue of the actor's goals and examines the specifics of the actor's techniques.

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A Dream of Passion: The Development of the Method

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Plume #ad - The result is a masterpiece of wisdom and guidance for anyone involved with the theater in any way. During his last decade, strasberg devoted himself to a work that would explain once and for all what The Method was and how it worked, as well as telling the story of its development and of the people involved with it.

The definitive source book on acting. Los angeles times   marlon brando, dennis hopper, dustin hoffman, robert deniro, Paul Newman, Marilyn Monroe, Al Pacino, and Joanne Woodward—these are only a few of the many actors training in “Method” acting by the great and legendary Lee Strasberg. Vintage. Drama publishers Quite Specific Media.

A Dream of Passion: The Development of the Method #ad - John Wiley Sons. He will learn to face himself, since he learns to understand the psychological problems of human beings when putting his own passions, to hide nothing from himself -- and to do so takes an insatiable curiosity about the human condition. Plume Books. A must for young actors—for old ones, too, for that matter.

Paul newman   “an exploration of the creative process that will reward all who are interested in the nature of inspiration. Library journal   “An important cultural document. Booklist Great product!

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How to Stop Acting

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Faber & Faber #ad - Theatre Arts Books. Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Drawing on examples from his clients' work and his own, Guskin presents acting as a constantly evolving exploration rather than as a progression toward a fixed goal. From this credo derives an entirely new perspective on auditioning and the challenge of developing a role and keeping it fresh, even over hundreds of performances.

Drama publishers Quite Specific Media. Vintage. John Wiley Sons. In how to stop acting, guskin reveals the insights and techniques that have worked wonders for beginners as well as stars. He will learn to face himself, since he learns to understand the psychological problems of human beings when putting his own passions, to hide nothing from himself -- and to do so takes an insatiable curiosity about the human condition.

Plume Books. His book will find an eager and appreciative audience among novices and established actors alike. He also offers sound and original advice on adapting to the particular demands of television and film, playing difficult emotional scenes, tackling the Shakespearean and other great roles, and more.

How to Stop Acting #ad - . The great guskin" john lahr, and keep them alive harold guskin is an "acting doctor" whose clients include Kevin Kline, James Gandolfini, The New Yorker shares the approach he uses to help actors land roles, develop them, Bridget Fonda, Glenn Close, and dozens more. Instead of yet another "method, wherever his impulse takes him, personally responsive to the text, " Guskin offers a strategy based on a radically simple and refreshing idea: that the actor's work is not to "create a character" but rather to be continually, from first read-through to final performance.

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The Stanislavski System: The Professional Training of an Actor; Second Revised Edition Penguin Handbooks

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Penguin Books #ad - Theatre Arts Books. He will learn to face himself, since he learns to understand the psychological problems of human beings when putting his own passions, to hide nothing from himself -- and to do so takes an insatiable curiosity about the human condition. Plume Books. Designed to create better actors, this guide will put individuals in touch with themselves and increase personal sensitivity as well.

. This clearly written guide to the Stanislavski method has long been a favorite among students and teachers of acting. Great product! Theoretically, his loves, the actor ought to be more sound in mind and body than other people, fears, and rages to work in the service of the characters he plays. John Wiley Sons.

The Stanislavski System: The Professional Training of an Actor; Second Revised Edition Penguin Handbooks #ad - Vintage. Drama publishers Quite Specific Media. Now, in light of books and articles recently published in the Soviet Union, Sonia Moore has made revisions that include a new section on the subtext of a role. She provides detailed explanations of all the methods that actors in training have found indispensable for more than twenty years.

Used book in Good Condition.

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Actions: The Actors' Thesaurus

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Drama Pub #ad - Drama publishers Quite Specific Media. He will learn to face himself, since he learns to understand the psychological problems of human beings when putting his own passions, to hide nothing from himself -- and to do so takes an insatiable curiosity about the human condition. Plume Books. John Wiley Sons. Theatre Arts Books.

Vintage. An essential companion for actors in rehearsal - a thesaurus of action words to revitalize performance. Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Theoretically, fears, his loves, the actor ought to be more sound in mind and body than other people, and rages to work in the service of the characters he plays.

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