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Dancing Through History: In Search of the Stories That Define Canada
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,110. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Some people travel to discover a country's cuisine, others for the wildlife. Lori Henry travels to learn about a culture through its traditional dances.
Locked Into Cinema
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The author goes beyond reviewing hundreds of films and instead analyzes the political framework in which these movies have appeared.
The Other Art: Theater Skills to Help Every Child (Home Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
In this easy DIY theater manual, parents, grandparents & others can enrich a child's life with theater skills that boost esteem, confidence, and creativity. This step-by-step home edition was designed for an adult and child - or a few children - to enjoy together. Each lesson has two short activities, an enrichment game and a true story of children in theater. Just open the book and begin!
Famous Quotes on Movies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Read them, love them, quote them, the often witty, the often cerebral, and sometimes even hilarious quotes of this book. Find the perpetual diamonds of wisdom and truth, while enjoying the rest.
When They Go and You Do Not: A Blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
WHEN THEY GO AND YOU DO NOT: A blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life chronicles the author’s journey through the untimely death of her husband, Tony Shultz, from mesothelioma. Merson continues documenting the healing process through her plays as experience turns to memory. Her included most recent solo play completes the first cycle of healing for the wife turned widow.
Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, the World's Greatest Job
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 *** So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
How To Do Impressions: Everything You Need To Know to Be An Impression God So You Can Rock The House!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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Whether your goal is to entertain thousands, spoof your co-workers, or tell entertaining stories at happy hour, YOU can learn the Art of Duplication and do great Impressions. These easy-to-follow instructions, unique insights and industry secrets from professionally trained actor, voice artist and popular impressionist Tony Scarpelos are sure to unleash your inner performer!
Tango Argentino - Un Piccolo Breviario per i suoi Ballerini
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: Italian. Published: November 13, 2013 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In questo libro scopriamo il codice d'onore dei ballerini porteños del Tango Milonguero, non contaminati dal turismo del Tango, la cui età si aggira intorno ai 70-80 anni. Il loro comportamento rispecchia i concetti di cui si parlava già nell'antica Cina! Scopriamoli insieme seguendo le orme del saggio Lao Tse e de Viejos Milongueros. Rimarrete sicuramente sorpresi!
The Screenwriter's Way: Master the Craft, Free the Art
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
A complete screenwriting process from plot structure to scripting dialogue. Designed to get you writing NOW! Master your writer tools so that they not only won't get in the way of your story, but they actually set it free. This is the bundle of 6 short books on screenwriting craft. Specific steps, guides, and rules that will focus your mind to develop your story and launch your screenplay!
The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,140. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The Joffrey Ballet, acclaimed as a groundbreaking book when it was published, tells a story that was kept largely hidden from public view for many years. The company made ballets about beatniks, erotic multimedia goddesses, sea nymphs, clowns, slackers, radicals and jocks, thrilling audiences as much as it often outraged critics.
Learning Lines? A Practical Guide for Drama Students and Aspiring Actors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
If you've ever thought there must be a more stimulating and effective way of learning lines than simply rote-learning, then this is the book for you. If you're an aspiring actor or drama student the book will be particularly useful but it should also interest those who intend to write and direct and readers who are interested in literature and the drama.
Filmmaking, the Hard Way
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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A cynical case study of the feature film production of All God’s Creatures written by multi-hyphenate writer/producer/director/actor Josh Folan, "Filmmaking, the Hard Way" puts low budget filmmaking under the microscope by analyzing the process of making a film from top to bottom with an honesty and transparency rarely found in writings of its kind.
Scroll Paintings of India
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book covers four scroll paintings from India - Phad from Rajasthan, Pata painting from Bengal, Cherial painting from Andhra Pradesh and Chitrakathi from Maharashtra. The paintings can be called folk art, tribal art or simply scroll which aided story tellers. Today many of these paintings are drawn on canvas to decorate homes and are a collector's item.
Unfinished
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
Inspired by a riveting panel discussion with musicians & dance-makers on intersections between improvisation and composition at the 2013 Improvisation Summit of Portland, this book expands the conversation to 14 musicians and choreographers. Participants include: Linda Austin, John Butcher, Ben Goldberg, Buke and Gase, Tatsuya Nakatani and Nate Wooley.
Mechanical Acting: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A mechanical set of techniques to develop acting skills. Pace dialog to script, sing, dance and play, impersonate and play to the player.
El cine, decima musa
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Alejo Carpentier fue un testigo de excepcion en cuanto a como el cinematografico se afianzo como espectaculo en los inicios del siglo XX. Por ofrecer un testimonio excepcional de un receptor privilegiado que observó sus posibilidades estéticas, sus potencialidades técnicas o sus derivaciones sociológicas, compilamos estos textos, que el lector de nuestros días disfrutará gratamente.
Instant Songwriting:Musical Improv from Dunce to Diva Part 3 (Distinguished Level)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
This is the third part to Instant Songwriting - the ultimate how-to book for musical improvisers and an excellent resource for songwriters. Nancy Howland Walker guides you with clear, logical and fun step-by-step exercises, from the very basics of putting a song together, to highly advanced song techniques. Musical tracks accompany each exercise so you can practice and master each step.
Instant Songwriting: Musical Improv from Dunce to Diva Part 4 (Diva Level)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
This is the fourth and final part to Instant Songwriting - the ultimate how-to book for musical improvisers and an excellent resource for songwriters. Nancy Howland Walker guides you with clear, logical and fun step-by-step exercises, from the very basics of putting a song together, to highly advanced song techniques. Musical tracks accompany each exercise so you can practice and master each step.
Add Catalyst: Telesymbol Movement for Peace
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Price: $11.50 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"The manifestation of a universal language of peace has arrived: An idea whose time has come. Move ahead with confidence, hope and in peace as you're enthralled in this fascinating story." -B. Gallagher, of Belfast, No.Ireland, Chartered Engineer, London, U.K. and Galway, Ireland. In 1957 Tammy Narena Ressman created a gestural language and a curriculum for peace-making that was ahead of its time.
Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Is there multicultural theater in Los Angeles? If so, who is involved? Can the identity and nature of diversity be codified? "Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s" examines Asian, Chicano/Hispanic and Black theater communities. This historical narrative defines the major professional theaters, the actors and writers and how funding affects professional Los Angeles Theater.