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Medieval and Fantasy Fighting for Stage and Screen
Series: Out of Harm's Way, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,370. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Technique and choreography for broadswords, quarterstaves, and other medieval and fantasy weapons.
Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, 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.
Cantonese Opera: Stage Initiation Po Toi Ritual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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.
Cabaret Secrets - How to Create Your Own Show, Travel the World and Get Paid to Do What You Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A practical guide book for singers who want to create their own cabaret show, or improve the one they already have. Cabaret Secrets covers everything from finding a theme, scripting a show, using comedy and running a rehearsal. There's lots of practical advice on how to find an agent, working on cruise ships, promoting your show and ordering musical arrangements.
How To Go From Extra To ACTOR
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: 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.
How To Be The Next Top Model: Confession of a Professional Modeling Instructor
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Wondering what it takes to be the next Tyra Banks, or Claudia Schiffer? "How To Be The Next Top Model" will teach you how to network, put together a portfolio, book shoots, get signed with an illustrious agency-everything to propel yourself to be the next top model. You won't find fluff in this book, only words of wisdom from my years of experience as a professional model and modeling instructor.
La Cage aux Folles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
An essay on the Filipe LaFeria production of the play "La Cage aux Folles". This visual essay isn’t so much about the tale, more on how it is told. On what is beyond the story. Who tells it and is behind the character. How the show is set, what is done to create the moment. But, above all, is on the hidden world that repeats itself every time the story is told.
Reel Roy Reviews, Vol. 1: Keepin' It Real
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Open Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Reel Roy Reviews, Vol. 1: Keepin' It Real is a compilation of essays composed in tribute to (and sometimes frustration with) the art-form known as "cinema" —with a few theatre, music, and concert analyses thrown in for good measure.
Vertigo: the Making of Hitchcock Classic Special Edition
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Special edition of the the bestselling Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic. The new e-text has images, a new preface and additional commentary on Vertigo's selection as the Best Film Ever Made by the BFI's Sight and Sound.
Acting
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Renowned Talent Agent Peter Everhart writes about the craft of acting. Peter Everhart gives insight into the methods, techniques, and skills it takes to be an actor. He gives several tips and advice on how to make it in the Entertainment industry.
More Than Just a Voice: The REAL Secret to Voiceover Success
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 38,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Renowned voiceover actor Dave Courvoisier wrote "More Than Just a Voice: The REAL Secret to Voiceover Success" as a road map & survival guide for voice actors. Voice artists must be equally adept at audio engineering, marketing, social media, & accounting. If seeking info on a voiceover career or needing refreshers on latest techniques and trends, "More Than Just a Voice" is the perfect answer.
Voice Over Agencies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Get Creative, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Whether you're just starting out as a voice over actor or are looking for new representation, you'll need an updated list of agencies. "Voice Over Agencies" contains a comprehensive listing of agencies in the United States that represent voice talent, from commercial voice over to animation to general voice over work.
Head First Acting - A Commonsense Technique for Young Actors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,340. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: 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.
Kathy Griffin Raw: Stand-Up Comedian and Reality TV Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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.
Hitchcock Lost The Lost Silent Hitchcock and Frenzy 67
You set the price! Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Hitchcock Lost focuses on the story behind the lost silent Hitchcock, The Mountain Eagle and the remarkable, unmade project of the late 60s known as Kaleidoscope or Frenzy. The two film serve as anchor points in a career so rich in realized projects that their absence tantalizes like the green haze of desire Scottie's desire evokes at the Empire Hotel.
The Mask Dance of the Drums from Drametse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The Mask Dance of the Drums from Drametse is also known as Drametse Ngacham (also spelled Drametse Ngachham). It is a well-known sacred dance of the Bhutanese, whose cultural heritage has largely remained intact due to isolation from the rest of the world until the early 1960s.
The Screenplay Checklist: 57 Ways To Get Your Script Laid
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Professional readers throw out thousands of scripts every day for the 57 reasons listed here. How to make your script look sexy? How to offer your reader a smooth, flawless experience? Download now and find out!
Beyond Baby Steps: 10 Critical Mistakes People Make When Dancing Tango and What You Can Do to Dance Better, Faster!
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This brief guide seeks to address some of the uncommon commonsense as it pertains to the big picture of Tango: The learning process, social dancing etiquette, and mindset to approach Tango, much of which has worked for other mature disciplines in sports and arts...
Super Simplified Ventriloquism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Get motivated and learn ventriloquism quickly using Joe Gandelman's super simplified ventriloquism technique. Since 1990, Joe has taught thousands of people of all ages how to learn ventriloquism quickly. This includes employees of corporations and comedian Margaret Cho on her VH1 reality show (The Cho Show).
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.