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The Ultimate Scene Study Series for Teens 2 - 55 Short Scenes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
You can't beat a Shakespearean scene for an acting tune-up. The sixty scenes in The Ultimate Scene Study Series for Teens Volume 1 provide a key with which young actors can unlock a storehouse of emotional, technical, and interpretive skills. Material from twenty-seven plays are organized as scenes for two characters, three characters, four characters, and five or more characters.
The Ultimate Audition Book for Teens 2 - 111 One-Minute Monologues
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Inside this book are 111 teenagers, each one waiting to talk to you eager to let you know what's on their minds. Listen, and you'll definitely learn a few things about their world...and yours.
Great Monologues for Young Actors Volume II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Tony Award-Winning American Conservatory Theater, Slaight and Sharrar have years of experience helping actors uncover the dynamics of the monologue, as acting exercise and as audition material. Now in their impressive third volume of age-appropriate monologues, culled from plays by substantial playwrights from an international field, the editors have assembled an impressive collection.
Audition Arsenal for Women in their 30s - 101 Monlogues by Type 2-Minutes and Under
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Prepare your audition repertoire with the most innovative monologue series to date-Audition Arsenal! Are you tired of buying monologue books only to discard half of the pieces because they are outside of your age range? Not anymore! The first four books in this breakthrough series are for: Women in their 20s, Men in their 20s, Women in their 30s, and Men in their 30s.
Audition Arsenal for Men in Their 30s - 101 Monologues by Type
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Prepare your audition repertoire with the most innovative monologue series to date-Audition Arsenal! Are you tired of buying monologue books only to discard half of the pieces because they are outside of your age range? Not anymore! The first four books in this breakthrough series are for: Women in their 20s, Men in their 20s, Women in their 30s, and Men in their 30s.
Sous les feux des regards
Series: Fresh Perspectives. Price: Free! Words: 20,530. Language: French. Published: September 5, 2017 by IETM. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Cette nouvelle publication de la série Nouvelles perspectives regroupe toutes sortes de points de vue sur les arts et le handicap, qui sont à la fois contradictoires, intimes et touchants. Elle laisse la place à la voix des artistes handicapés, car leur expérience unique et leur vision du monde redonne à l'art toute son unicité et sa jeunesse.
2 Minutes & Under Volume 3
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Even More Original Character Monologues, Vol. 3 : Samples: LUCY A mugging victim who comes to her own rescue GWEN A woman apologizing to a man she has offended - CRAIG A loving husband muses over his marriage. SEYMOUR A successful business man looks at his life.
The Camera Smart Actor - A Career Development Book
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This is it! The real story of what goes on behind the scenes. Camera Smart provides actors with an exclusive and much needed look at the inner workings of a film set. By following an actor on his first day of work you encounter the jargon, the situations, the people, the failures and successes of a real world camera job
A Teen Drama Student's Guide to Laying the Foundation for a Successful Acting Career
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A Teen Drama Student's Guide to Laying a Foundation for a Successful Acting Career provides invaluable information on a variety of different colleges, universities, and programs. It features quotes from theater faculty and professionals explaining what they look for during the audition process.
Tips, Ideas for Actors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,550. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Until recent times, acting wisdom was passed on through an oral tradition called "tips". Presented here are 205 tips, including the way to set up a laugh, the use of opposites, a clear definition of "actions", how to use a "breath score", and even how to react if you're fired. The tips are simple to implement and will lead to a better day at auditions and rehearsals, and a better performance.
Why It's Not Enough To 'Just' Be An Actor In The 21st Century
Price: $12.79 USD. Words: 67,270. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In the old days, actors went to auditions, waited for a phone to ring and saw if they got the part. That's the only perspective that actors and agents can see because they don't know what happens beyond that point. You want to build the following, a fan base, an audience you can guarantee is going to want to tune in to you!
Lights, Camera, Background! The Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Background Actor in Atlanta and Other Southern Cities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,680. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Want to become a background actor (movie extra) in Atlanta or another southern city? Then this book is for you. Here’s a few things you will learn: Duties of a Background Actor, The Submission Process, How to Get Booked, Expectations and the Thrill of Set Life, Protocols on Set, List of Extras Casting Companies in 14 States, Tips and Recommendations. All this and more!
Words Whisper, Actions Thunder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,100. 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.
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 complement 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.
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.
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.
Medieval and Fantasy Fighting for Stage and Screen
Series: Out of Harm's Way, Book 3. Price: $2.99 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.
Sword Dueling for Stage & Screen
Series: Out of Harm's Way, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Techniques for creating sword fights using rapier and dagger, single rapier, and small sword. Emphasis is placed upon principles of safety, blade work, and footwork.
Modern Fighting for Stage and Screen
Series: Out of Harm's Way, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Techniques and safety procedures for staging unarmed and firearms fights for plays and films.
Line? The Creative Way for Actors to Quickly Memorize Monologues and Dialogues
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,440. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
ATTENTION ACTORS!!!!! If you've ever struggled to remember your lines, the creative memorization techniques taught in LINE? will help you break through your mental blocks. Jared Kelner has combined his experience as an actor and acting teacher with his expertise as a memory improvement trainer and created LINE? an imagination and sensory based process for actors to use when memorizing lines.