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Black Book on the Welsh Theatre (The early years 1947 - 1995)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Nobody has fought harder for a dignified, lively and honourable theatre in Wales than Dedwydd Jones, the author of this angry book. As playwright, as polemicist, as irrepressible arguer, he has himself been a living exemplar of what a theatrical tradition ought to be. His opponents have been varied and many, but in particular he has always tilted his lance against the bureaucratic pillars....
The Other Art: Theater Skills to Help Every Child (School Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In this easy DIY manual, teachers with little to no theater experience can teach theater skills to their students that boost esteem, confidence, and creativity. This step-by-step school edition was designed with teachers in mind. Each lesson has two short activities, an enrichment game and a true story of children in theater. Just open the book and begin!
Head First Acting - A Commonsense Technique for Young Actors
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,340. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A book on acting craft that explains basic technique with clarity, specificity, and humor while offering the largest, most effective step-by-step collection of sure-fire acting games and exercises available. Head First Acting will have an immediate impact on high-school drama students' rehearsal and performance levels.
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.
The Theatrical Image by Clay and Krempel
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Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 64,020. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Oestara Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The e-book of the classic "The Theatrical Image". A unique volume entirely devoted to "interpretative invention" for the dramatic arts. Dealing with the theater and filmed versions of plays, it concentrates on finding the implied intention of each play, and how to design, direct and act that intent. Originally published by McGraw-Hill in 1967.
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!
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.
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 Screenwriter's Way: Dynamic Dialogue and Description
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Taken from a real working screenwriter's creative process, this book will teach you how to write or rewrite your dialogue and description to make it more dynamic, immediate, and intense. Straight talk, no fluff rules and guidelines you can apply immediately to get writing now and improve your writing!
How to Teach a Belly Dance Fitness Class
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
If you enjoy sharing the beauty, joy and empowerment of belly dance with others, this book will guide you through Katayoun's tried and true format of teaching belly dance for fun and fitness, while honoring the cultural roots and complexity of the art. Learn from a master teacher with over 20 years experience as a performing artist, professional dancer and career educator.
Opera 101 Part III
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Price: Free! Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Part III of the series of introductory works on opera deals exclusively with Verdi and his works:Rigoletto, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida, Otello, and Falstaff.
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!
Cult movies. Películas para llevarse al infierno
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Spanish. Published: August 24, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Como el subtítulo indica, estamos ante un catálogo de películas «para llevarse al infierno», cintas anómalas, hipnóticas, desasosegantes; films que sacuden al espectador por lo extraño, por lo insólito, por lo novedoso e incluso por lo insospechado.
Pantalla zurda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Original y siempre contracorriente, reacio a sujetarse a cualquier pensamiento preconcebido, Fernando Márquez, «el Zurdo», nos ofrece en este libro sus impresiones sobre el cine. Todo un catálogo de fascinaciones (y alguna que otra repugnancia) que se aparta de lo establecido.
Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Lifelong superhero fan and author A.P. Fuchs has made it his mission to see every superhero movie that’s been brought to screen. Collected here are his first one hundred reviews, covering the major blockbusters of today to the lesser-known super flicks of yesterday along with everything in between.
How To Go From Extra To ACTOR
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
"How To Go From Extra To ACTOR" was written by an actor to help inspire and guide aspiring actors in their search for stardom, preventing them from running into pitfalls along the way. "How To Go From Extra To ACTOR" is the pocket guide to success in film and TV for the aspiring actor.
Cantonese Opera: Stage Initiation Po Toi Ritual
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
When performing on a new stage, the Cantonese opera troupe will have to stage a short ritual playlet to initiate the stage, before the actual performance on the first night. The ritual is commonly known as Po Toi or Zae Baak Fu (White Tiger Ritual). The purpose of the ritual is to purge the stage of evil spirits and to pray for the safety of the troupe members.
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.
Kathy Griffin Raw: Stand-Up Comedian and Reality TV Star
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Essential Information Kathleen Mary Griffin was born in Oak Park, Illinois on November 4, 1960. Her mom, Mary Margaret "Maggie" (nee Corbally), and her father, John Patrick Griffin, were first-generation Irish Americans. Maggie worked as a cashier in the Oak Park Medical facility. The last of 5 youngsters, her brother or sisters are Kenny, Joyce, Gary, and John.
Dance and Its Audience: Appreciating the Art of Movement
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book was designed for use in a one-semester dance appreciation survey class. As such, I have attempted to limit the information provided to that which can be covered comfortably. This means that many noteworthy choreographers and dancers do not appear in this text. Teachers may wish to add other important contributors to the art of dance.