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The Existential Actor: Life and Death Onstage and Off
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
This is a book for the thinking actor, and the finest actors I've known are just that. The best actors bring it all together body, heart, spirit, and mind. This book is for the actor who thinks about craft and influence, who thinks about the relationship of performance to living, who thinks about doing and what that doing means.
A Fool's Journey: Book II, The High Priestess
Series: A Fool's Journey. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen, Fiction » Coming of age
When awkward 17-year-old Benjamin Porter gets seduced by the voluptuous actor Joan Ponti, a teenager herself from another school he meets at work, he feels he may have found his calling walking the boards. But the intrigue, lies, and manipulation off stage in Joan's scripted thespian world may portend tragedy for Ben.
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.
The Ultimate Audition Book for Teens, Vol 1: 111 One-Minute Monologues
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The monologue book you have been waiting for! Award-winning material written specifically for today's teens. Challenging monologues in real language and real situations that are really fun to work on.
Tips: Ideas for Directors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Until very recently, directing wisdom was passed on in the form of "tips". Continuing this tradition, you will find them ranging from the way set a scene to directing the actor on the way to laugh. The tips are clear, concise, evocative, and constructed to give you a better day in rehearsal and performance. A buffet of ways to improve immediately that you'll refer to over and over again!
Wild and Wacky: 60 One-Minute Monologues for Kids
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Childhood is a time of unexcelled wonder and imagination. These 60 monologues by children's playwright L.E. McCullough focus on the magical moments of delight and discovery that make being a kid one of the best things anyone ever does. This collection of 60 one-minute monologues contains fun and imaginative monologues for children.
My First Monologue Book - 100 Monologues for Young Children
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Monologues just for kids! Everyday life was never so nutty! Inside My First Monologue Book you'll find 100 imaginative "what if" pieces for would-be princesses, cowboys, robots, and superheroes as well as real-life issues like unfair bedtimes, making new friends, and the horrible taste of broccoli.
The Sanford Meisner Approach -- Workbook Three: Tackling the Text
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,770. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
Larry Silverberg, author of the revolutionary four book series The Sanford Meisner Approach: An Actor's Workbook now brings to you Workbook Three: Tackling the Text. In this exciting next step of the Meisner technique, Silverberg guides you through a specific and step-by-step method of bringing a vivid authenticity to the roles you play.
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.