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Backwards and Forwards: A Technical Manual for Reading Plays
Backwards and Forwards: A Technical Manual for Reading Plays
by David Ball
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This guide to playreading for students and practitioners of both theater and literature complements, rather then contradicts or repeats, traditional methods of literary analysis of scripts. Ball developed his method during his work as Literary Director... (read more)

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Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
by Lajos Egri
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If you begged me to give you the title of one "how-to" book on the topic of screenwriting and wouldn't give up until I told you, then it would have to be this classic introduction to the craft. Often used as a textbook in screenwriting classes, Lajos... (read more)

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Fundamentals of Play Directing
Fundamentals of Play Directing
by Alexander Dean
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This thorough, detailed introduction to modern stage directing focuses on fundamentals, with an emphasis on the director's interaction with actors. The material is organized in a clear, step-by-step teaching format, from explanations to demonstrations... (read more)

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Notes on Directing: 130 Lessons in Leadership from the Director's Chair
Notes on Directing: 130 Lessons in Leadership from the Director's Chair
by Frank Hauser
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At last in paperback, the brilliant primer on directing for film and theater that Dame Judi Dench calls “a gem—witty and full of insight.” Five years ago, Frank Hauser, a retired director, and Russell Reich, his former student, co... (read more)

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Prop Builder's Molding and Casting Handbook
Prop Builder's Molding and Casting Handbook
by Thurston James
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The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook This is the first book to contain, in one comprehensive volume, every molding and casting procedure of use to the theater props builder (no matter what his or her level or proficiency). The author... (read more)

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Directing for the Stage: A Workshop Guide of Creative Exercises and Projects
Directing for the Stage: A Workshop Guide of Creative Exercises and Projects
by Terry John Converse
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The forty-two exercises detailed in this comprehensive guide provide both the instructor and the student a "user-friendly" workshop structure. It may be used for both beginning and advanced courses of Directing for Theatre. The basic concepts of... (read more)

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Theater Geek: The Real Life Drama of a Summer at Stagedoor Manor
Theater Geek: The Real Life Drama of a Summer at Stagedoor Manor
by Mickey Rapkin
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andlt;Bandgt;Bandlt;/Bandgt;efore there was andlt;Iandgt;Glee andlt;/Iandgt;or andlt;Iandgt;American Idol, andlt;/Iandgt;there was Stagedoor Manor, a theater camp in the Catskills where big-time Hollywood casting directors came to find the next... (read more)

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Creating Life on Stage: A Director's Approach to Working with Actors
Creating Life on Stage: A Director's Approach to Working with Actors
by Marshall W. Mason
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Marshall W. Mason's unique methods will help all theatre artists find the only thing that matters: creative truth. When I was a young actor, he taught me everything I needed to know and continue to use today. In fact, I don't set foot inside any... (read more)

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Max Reinhardt
Max Reinhardt
by J. L. Styan
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Max Reinhardt (1873-1943), one of the major theatre figures of the twentieth century, was among the first to establish the importance of the director in modern theatre. His fame outside Germany rests somewhat unfairly on his distorted image as producer... (read more)

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Viewpoints Book : a Practical Guide To Viewpoints and Composition (05 Edition)
Viewpoints Book : a Practical Guide To Viewpoints and Composition (05 Edition)
by Anne Bogart
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The Viewpoints is a technique of improvisation that grew out of the postmodern dance world. It was first articulated by choreographer Mary Overlie, who broke down the two dominant issues performers deal with—space and time—into six... (read more)

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Augusto Boal (Routledge Performance Practitioners)
Augusto Boal (Routledge Performance Practitioners)
by Frances Babbage
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"T"he work of Augusto Boal has had a tremendous impact on contemporary theatre. This volume looks at the scope of Boal's career - from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his groundbreaking... (read more)

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The Director's Eye
The Director's Eye
by John Ahart
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Can a theatre class textbook be both inspirational and informative? Yes! This holistic book on directing and acting does it all. Students will keep it as a lifelong career reference on how to make things work. Written subjectively, it's based on nearly a... (read more)

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In Contact with the Gods?
In Contact with the Gods?
by Maria M Delgado
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Rarely has the private world of the director in the rehearsal room been so frankly and entertainingly opened. In addition to the art and craft of directing, they discuss: multiculturalism; the 'classical' repertoire; theatre companies and institutions... (read more)

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The Merchant of Venice (30-Minute Shakespeare)
The Merchant of Venice (30-Minute Shakespeare)
by Nick Newlin
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"A master at engaging students in the process of performing a Shakespeare scene."—Janet Field-Pickering, head of education, Folger Shakespeare Library The Merchant of Venice: The 30-Minute Shakespeare features eight scenes from this gripping... (read more)

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Producing Theatre: A Comprehensive Legal and Business Guide
Producing Theatre: A Comprehensive Legal and Business Guide
by Donald C. Farber
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For the professional and student here is a basic guide to raising money, obtaining rights and bringing a play to the stage. Appendices include actual examples of commonly used legal forms and contracts. .,."likely to remain for some time to come the... (read more)

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Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre & Film
Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre & Film
by Martha Ruskai
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Top off that costume with the perfect accoutrement with this first real guide to creating and styling costume wigs. No longer will you need to comb through old references on hairstyles of different time periods, Wig Making and Styling contains everything... (read more)

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Production Management
Production Management
by Peter Dean
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Production Management takes you through the process of making shows happen from the point of view of the production manager. It describes the different types of productions, from small-scale amateur plays to international opera; the roles and skills of... (read more)

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Ingmar Bergman: A Life in the Theater (Directors in Perspective)
Ingmar Bergman: A Life in the Theater (Directors in Perspective)
by Lise-lone Marker
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This book is a revised and expanded version of Ingmar Bergman: Four Decades in the Theatre, by the same authors.... (read more)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Amateur Theatricals (Complete Idiot's Guides)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Amateur Theatricals (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by John Kenrick
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The one and only book on successfully staging amateur productions. In this book, drama teachers and community directors are given everything they need to know about picking the right show; licensing, casting, and budgeting; organizing a schedule... (read more)

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Play Directing: Analysis, Communication, and Style (7TH 10 Edition)
Play Directing: Analysis, Communication, and Style (7TH 10 Edition)
by Francis Hodge
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Play Directing describes the various roles a director plays, from selection and analysis of the play to working with actors and designers to bring it to life.  The authors emphasize that the role of the director is that of an artist-leader working... (read more)

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