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Words Whisper, Actions Thunder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,700. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A practical guide to movement for actors of the stage and screen. The text begins with the basic elements and proceeds through advanced work. Designed for college level work, it is also suitable for advanced high school programs. Contains photos, exercises, and sample movement pieces for performance.
Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
Greta Nissen Norwegian Star of Stage and Film
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Greta Nissen's career took a nose dive with the advent of sound motion pictures. The transition to sound came quickly in 1929 and there was little time for actors and actresses who weren't prepared for the new medium. Greta's biggest problem was her thick Norwegian accent. If not for this flaw she might have become one of film's greatest early stars. My e-book chronicles her stage and film career.
Evel Knievel The Snake River Canyon Jump
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Evel Knievel was in the limelight as a motorcycle stuntman for about eight years between 1967 and 1975. During this period his legend grew throughout the U.S. and worldwide. One night he was drinking at a bar in Montana and was gazing at a photo of the Grand Canyon. He told some people he was drinking with that he was going to jump the Grand Canyon. The U.S. government refused to allow him though.
Enrico Caruso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Enrico Caruso achieved unparalleled success as the greatest operatic tenor of his era. I have come to admire the advice he gave prospective music students when he discussed the subject. He encouraged pupils to sacrifice and work hard. He urged their parents to concentrate on the art of music instead of merely making money from it. Caruso's personal achievements resulted from devotion to his craft.
Acting: From First Audition to Final Bow
You set the price! Words: 11,130. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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If you are a beginning actor, this is the book for you! Written by a theatrical director, Acting: From First Audition to Final Bow includes links to free online resources and exercises so you can hone your acting skills. The advice and tips herein will give you a distinct advantage over other beginning actors. Auditions, memorizing lines, navigating a stage, character development are all covered.
Kira's Legacy: A History of the first 21 years of the West Australian Ballet Company
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book tells the full story of the setting up of the West Australian Ballet Company. The longest running Ballet Company in Australia spanning some 62 plus years. Complimenting the story are over 50 magnificent images depicting key individuals, dancers, performances, theatre sets and more. Set up by Madame Bousloff in 1953 its an exciting read about the history of a successful ballet company.
То был мой театр
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Carol Doda And The Topless Dancing Craze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Carol Doda came to SF as a small girl. Her mother supported herself and her daughter with odd jobs. A 13-year-old dropout, Carol worked as a clothed cocktail waitress several years before she began her topless act. Topless performers soon gained support from several California judges. Yet the issue remained controversial. A 1972 Supreme Court ruling against pornography was a key setback.
Swords & Fists
Series: Out of Harm's Way, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A manual for instructors of stage combat and serious students. Includes 435 exercises for class use, along with terms, photos and drawings, sample tests, and tips for teaching. The manual is a compliment to the three books of the OUT OF HARM'S WAY series: Modern Fighting for Stage and Screen, Sword Dueling for Stage and Screen, and Medieval and Fantasy Fighting for Stage and Screen.
Wish (Indigo Ballet Series #1)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
I have to escape. My mother is driving me crazy. For Indigo Stevens, ballet classes at Miss Roberta’s ballet studio offer the stability that's missing from her crazy home life. She hopes this is the year she'll be accepted into the New York School of Ballet. As life at home becomes more erratic, Indigo fights to maintain balance, ignore Jesse Sanders and his dimples, and turn trials into triumph.
Viva il Cabaret
Price: Free! Words: 35,250. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Italian Cabaret like Il Bagaglino, Il Giardino dei Supplizi, La Porta infame, in hot year of our history. La storia di cabaret italiani come il Bagaglino, il Giardino dei Supplizi, La porta infame negli anni caldi della nostra storia.
The Life & Death of Ginger Rogers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is a focused biographical account of the life of Oscar Winning Hollywood actress, Ginger Rogers. It profiles her early life and how her career took off in Hollywood. This book also highlights her most important achievements as an actress before describing her last days and how she passed away.
The Life & Death of Vivien Leigh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is a focused biographical account of the life of Oscar Winning Hollywood actress, Vivien Leigh. It profiles her early life and how her career took off in Hollywood. This book also highlights her most important achievements as an actress before describing her last days and how she passed away.
The Life & Death of Bette Davis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is a focused biographical account of the life of Oscar Winning Hollywood actress, Bette Davis. It profiles her early life and how her career took off in Hollywood. This book also highlights her most important achievements as an actress before describing her last days and how she passed away.
The Life & Death of Claudette Colbert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is a focused biographical account of the life of Oscar Winning Hollywood actress, Claudette Colbert. It profiles her early life and how her career took off in Hollywood. This book also highlights her most important achievements as an actress before describing her last days and how she passed away.
The Life & Death of Katharine Hepburn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is a focused biographical account of the life of Oscar Winning Hollywood actress, Katharine Hepburn. It profiles her early life and how her career took off in Hollywood. This book also highlights her most important achievements as an actress before describing her last days and how she passed away.
The Life & Death of Helen Hayes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is a focused biographical account of the life of Oscar Winning Hollywood actress, Helen Hayes. It profiles her early life and how her career took off in Hollywood. This book also highlights her most important achievements as an actress before describing her last days and how she passed away.
The Life & Death of Marie Dressler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is a focused biographical account of the life of Oscar Winning Hollywood actress, Marie Dressler. It profiles her early life and how her career took off in Hollywood. This book also highlights her most important achievements as an actress before describing her last days and how she passed away.
The Life & Death of Norma Shearer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book is a focused biographical account of the life of Oscar Winning Hollywood actress, Norma Shearer. It profiles her early life and how her career took off in Hollywood. This book also highlights her most important achievements as an actress before describing her last days and how she passed away.