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Actor Training the Laban Way

by Barbara Adrian Allworth (February 23, 2010)

* Individual, partner, and group exercises to make any actor more expressive

* Crucial acting tips based on the work of distinguished theorist Rudolf Laban

* 65 original illustrations of anatomy and warm-up...


The Actor and the Alexander Technique

by Kelly McEvenue & Patsy Rodenburg St. Martin's Press (December 01, 2014)

F.M. Alexander developed the Alexander Technique of movement in the early 20th century. Combining vocal clarity and body movement, Alexander developed a performance coaching method that is used by dancers, actors,...


Voiceovers

by Janet Wilcox Allworth (September 02, 2014)

Have you ever been told that you have a great voice? Put it to use in a career as a voiceover actor! Veteran voice-over actor, writer, producer, and teacher Janet Wilcox provides the inside scoop on the industry...


Contemporary American Monologues for Men

by Todd London Theatre Communications Group (October 25, 2012)

Audition monologues from recent works by American playwrights.


100 (monologues)

by Eric Bogosian Theatre Communications Group (May 05, 2014)

Complete and collected monologues by legendary playwright and performer Eric Bogosian.


The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

by Chris Holmlund WallFlower Press (April 14, 2014)

Sylvester Stallone has been a defining part of American film for nearly four decades. He has made an impact on world entertainment in a surprisingly diverse range of capacities – as actor, writer, producer,...


Company of Heroes: My Life as an Actor in the John Ford Stock Company

by Carey Jr. Taylor Trade Publishing (December 07, 2013)

Funny, insightful, and brutally honest. Offers an intimate look at the work of Hollywood director John Ford through the observant eyes of actor Harry Carey, Jr.


The Commedia dell'Arte of Flaminio Scala: A Translation and Analysis of 30 Scenarios

by Richard Andrews Scarecrow Press (October 17, 2008)

This is a translation with detailed commentary of 30 commedia dell'arte scenarios first published in 1611 by Flaminio Scala. It aims principally to demonstrate the methodology of Italian improvised theater and...


The Immortal Marilyn: The Depiction of an Icon

by De John Vito & Frank Tropea Scarecrow Press (December 07, 2006)

From the late 1940s to the early '60s, Marilyn Monroe appeared in barely thirty movies, beginning with bit parts and moving on into supporting roles for such films as The Asphalt Jungle, All About Eve, and Clash...


Luna Park: Short Plays and Monologues

by Donald Margulies Theatre Communications Group (July 25, 2012)

A new collection by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Dinner with Friends.


Allan, Burning: A Novel

by Donald Everett Axinn Arcade (February 07, 2012)

Happily married with two beautiful children, successful architect and avid amateur aviator Allan Daniels finds his life plummeting into a nightmare when his wife suddenly announces that she wants a separation,...


How to Audition for TV Commercials

by W. L. Jenkins Allworth (July 01, 2005)

What do ad agencies look for when casting TV commercials? This insider's guide, written by a former actor turned ad agency exec, has the answers. It provides stepbystep instructions to help actors understand...


Mastering Monologues and Acting Sides

by Janet Wilcox Allworth (September 15, 2011)

Mastering Monologues and Acting Sides: How to Audition Successfully for Both Traditional and New Media is everything an actor needs to be ready for that perfect part, from webisodes to Shakespeare. Scripts,...


Smile When the Raindrops Fall: The Story of Charley Chase

by Brian Anthony & Andy Edmonds Scarecrow Press (December 23, 1997)

Details the life of Charley Chase-a major force in the shaping of motion picture comedy.


Contemporary American Monologues for Women

by Todd London Theatre Communications Group (October 25, 2012)

Audition monologues from recent works by American playwrights.


The Lucid Body

by Fay Simpson & Michael Howard Allworth (June 29, 2010)

Actors! Engage your mind and your body in order to develop your characters fully. The Lucid Body technique breaks up stagnant movement patterns and expands your emotional and physical range. Through energy analysis,...


The Actor's Other Career Book

by Lisa Mulcahy Allworth (September 21, 2010)

Actors don't have to become Broadway stars to make a living with their acting talents. The Actor's Other Career Book pulls back the curtain to reveal more than 50 permanent and temporary positions available...


Acting Is a Job

by Jason Pugatch Allworth (September 21, 2010)

How to cope with the realities of life as an actorif you don't laugh, you'll cry In-depth interviews with actors, agents, casting directors. In this hip, warts-and-all look at acting, author Jason Pugatch shares...


The Actor's Way

by Benjamin Lloyd Allworth (September 07, 2010)

This is required reading for anyone passionate about the theater, acting, and the teaching of it. The struggles of a young actor, the actor/director relationship, the challenges of teaching art in universities,...


An Actor's Guide--Your First Year in Hollywood

by Michael St. Nicholas Allworth (September 07, 2010)

An Actor's GuideYour First Year in Hollywood should be required reading for any young actor headed to La-La Land with a dream in his heart and a shine on his shoes. Sure, it's a great guide to auditioning, getting...


Stage Combat

by Jenn Boughn Allworth (September 21, 2010)

The most complete guide on an essential stagecraft available! Wanna fight, buddy? This comprehensive guide covers everything performers, directors, theater teachers, fight choreographers, and others need to...


Clues to Acting Shakespeare

by Wesley Van Tassel Allworth (September 07, 2010)

"A workhorse of a workbook!"Library Journal. American actors, fear Shakespeare no more! Through a series of inspiring, easy-to-follow exercises, an acclaimed director and drama coach shows both students and...


Voiceovers

by Janet Wilcox Allworth (June 29, 2010)

Ever been told you have a great voice? Put it to use with a career as a voice-over actor! In Voice-Overs, a veteran voice-over actor, writer, producer, and voice-over teacher provides the inside scoop on the...


Acting

by Mary Beth Barber, Terry Schreiber & Edward Norton Allworth (March 07, 2012)

Honed by the author's 35 years of teaching, this advanced book offers different warm-up exercises concentrating on the actor's sense of smell, sound, sight, and touch; sensory tools for conveying the climate...


Improv for Actors

by Dan Diggles Allworth (March 01, 2004)

In this step-by-step guide, an actor and improvisational teacher brings his tested methods to the page to show how actors can take risks and gain spontaneity in all genres of scripted theater. Through 28 lessonseach...


The Art of Auditioning

by Rob Decina Allworth (June 01, 2004)

A network daytime casting director highlights the difference between the craft of acting and the business of auditioning, and how those two worlds meet in television.  Included are proven-effective preparation...


Starting Your Career as an Actor

by Jason Pugatch Allworth (August 06, 2012)

This practical and entertaining guide readies the uninitiated actor to navigate the ridiculous, impossible, and often heartbreaking world of the acting industry. This book will expose actors to the ins and outs...


Little Caesar: A Biography of Edward G. Robinson

by Alan L. Gansberg Scarecrow Press (May 18, 2004)

In this fascinating biography, Alan L. Gansberg reveals the man behind the public face, his many memorable roles among more than 100 films, and his struggle to find steady work in Hollywood again.


Mastering Shakespeare

by Scott Kaiser Allworth (January 12, 2012)

Who says only the British can act Shakespeare? In this unique guide, a veteran acting coach shatters that myth with a boldly American approach to the Bard. Written in the form of a play, this volume's "characters"...


Acting for Film

by Cathy Haase Allworth (January 30, 2012)

Aspiring film and television actors will discover exercises for relaxing the face to achieve maximum expressiveness; maintaining proper eye focus in front of the camera and conveying the "beats" of a scene,...


Speak the Speech!

by Rhona Silverbush & Sami Plotkin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 17, 2002)

The most comprehensive sourcebook of Shakespeare's monologues ever available in one volume.

A detailed guide to approaching Shakespearean text, Speak the Speech! contains everything an actor needs to select and...


The Guttenberg Bible

by Steve Guttenberg Thomas Dunne Books (May 07, 2012)

"Forget being an actor. You don't have the look, you don't have the talent, and your name is ridiculous. You are the last guy I would ever pick to be a movie star."

This was the first piece of advice Steve Guttenberg...


Hollywood Hellraisers

by Robert Sellers Skyhorse (October 01, 2009)

I don't know what people expect when they meet me. They seem to be afraid that I'm going to piss in the potted palm and slap them on the ass."Marlon Brando

I should have been dead ten times over. I believe in...


Make 'Em Laugh

by Richie Tienken, Jeffrey Gurian & Chris Rock Skyhorse (December 18, 2012)

Once in a lifetime a venue comes along that changes show business dramatically, that fosters growth and camaraderie, experimentation and freedom. The Comic Strip is one of those places, and Make 'Em Laugh is...


Audrey Hepburn

by Robyn Karney Arcade (January 03, 2017)

A sumptuous book which will delight idolaters of high fashion and movie stardom." Times Literary Supplement

Audrey Hepburn is a sumptuous celebration of Hepburn as a beloved fashion icon and actress. Karney tells...


The Hustons

by Lawrence Grobel Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

In this candid biography Lawrence Grobel chronicles the remarkable story of the Huston family, which boasts three Oscar winners, from Walter to John to Anjelica, with particular attention to the rich career...


I Lie for Money

by Steve Spill Skyhorse (May 12, 2015)

In this funny, irreverent, unique, eccentric memoir, magician Steve Spill reveals how he managed to survive decades inside a rarely profitable, sometimes maddening, but often deliciously rewarding offbeat showbiz...


Grace

by Thilo Wydra Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

Thirty years ago, Grace Kelly was tragically killed when her vehicle tumbled forty meters from the serpentine roads of Monaco. She has since become a myth, a style icon existing between the glamour of Hollywood...


The Lucid Body

by Fay Simpson & Eleanor Rose Boynton Allworth (June 02, 2020)

“From Fay’s methodology, I learned to use my intuition and lived experiences in myriad new ways.” —Winston Duke, actor, Black Panther, Avengers, Us, and Nine Days

Engaging Mind and Body to Develop the...


Blowing the Bloody Doors Off

by Michael Caine Hachette Books (October 23, 2018)

Now in his 85th year, Hollywood legend Michael Caine shares wisdom and stories from his remarkable career in this "engrossing" memoir that "shines with positive energy" (Library Journal, starred review). One...


Movement: From Person to Actor to Character

by Theresa Mitchell Scarecrow Press (February 19, 1998)

This guide for actors concisely collects many common movement principles such as use of breath, alignment, relaxation, imagery, and surroundings.


Blowing the Bloody Doors Off

by Michael Caine Hachette Books (October 22, 2018)

Hollywood legend Michael Caine shares wisdom and stories from his remarkable career in this "engrossing" memoir that "shines with positive energy" (Library Journal, starred review).

One of our best-loved actors,...


Set Your Voice Free

by Roger Love & Donna Frazier Little, Brown and Company (December 26, 2016)

Language and the way that people communicate has evolved over time, now you can learn how to effectively use your voice in the most effective way possible in order to get your message across.

Every time we open...


Life Is Like a Musical

by Tim Federle Running Press Adult (October 02, 2017)

A Self-Help Guide--with Jazz Hands! Life is Like a Musical features 50 wry, witty tips on getting ahead in life and love--all learned in the showbiz trenches.

"Hilarious, wise, and one-of-a-kind. This book is...


An Actor's Guide--Making It in New York City, Third Edition

by Glenn Alterman Allworth (February 04, 2020)

A Step-by-Step Guide for the Actor Pursuing a Career in New York

A great deal has changed in the industry in the last decade. In this new, third edition of An Actor’s Guide—Making It in New York City, Glenn...


If This Was Happiness

by Barbara Leaming & Anna Fields Blackstone Publishing (October 06, 2009)

Rita Hayworth was the epitome of 1940s Hollywood glamour. A huge box office star, her sultry figure was pasted by GIs onto the first atom bomb ever detonated. Yet behind the smoldering image lay a tragic secret...


The Daws Butler Collection

by Various Authors, Charles Dawson Butler, Stan Freberg & Herschel Bernardi et al. BearManor Media (July 01, 2013)

From master voice actor Daws Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear, comes a rare collection of radio plays, cartoon scripts, and acting tutorials.

Daws Butler's Halloween Happening by Daws Butler

A new production of...


The 2nd Daws Butler Collection

by Charles Dawson Butler, Joe Bevilacqua & a full cast BearManor Media (March 01, 2014)

His voice can be heard in countless classic animatedcartoons still seen on television around the world. He was Yogi Bear,Huckleberry Hound, and a hundred others. His fans included Groucho Marx, LionelBarrymore,...


Julius Caesar: The 30-Minute Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare & Nick Newlin Nicolo Whimsey Press (June 19, 2012)

"A master at engaging students in the process of performing a Shakespearescene."—Janet Field-Pickering, head of education, Folger Shakespeare Library


The Tempest: The 30-Minute Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare & Nick Newlin Nicolo Whimsey Press (June 19, 2012)

"A truly fun, emotional, and sometimes magical first experience . . . guided by a sagacious, knowledgeable, and intuitive educator."—Library Journal