An inspiring guide to a hundred plays that put female performers centre stage, dispelling the myth that 'There just aren't any good plays for women'. With a foreword by Kate Mosse.
Tools for the Modern ActorBy Nick Moseley
An inspiring new approach to acting from a respected drama teacher - concise, succinct and full of practical exercises.
By John Abbott
A ‘fast-forward’ acting course covering all the essential techniques an actor needs to know and use – with a suite of exercises to put each technique into practice.
Techniques and Exercises for Musical-Theatre ActorsBy Paul Harvard
An impassioned and invaluable guide for actors and students of musical theatre.
- Paperback£12.99By Nick Moseley
A step-by-step guide to 'actioning', one of the most widely used rehearsal techniques for actors. An indispensable companion to a vital component in every actor's toolkit.
A vital companion for actors in rehearsal - a thesaurus of action-words to revitalise performance, with a foreword by Terry Johnson.
Unlocking Plays Through Physical Theatre
Dymphna Callery, author of Through the Body: A practical guide to physical theatre, shows how exercises and rehearsal techniques associated with physical and devised theatre can be applied to scripted plays.
The ultimate insider’s guide to acting for film and TV, from an actor well known for his roles on TV and in films. With a foreword by Ewan McGregor.
A revised and updated edition of Declan Donnellan's bestselling book, a fresh and radical approach to acting by a world-famous director.
Tools for the Working Actor
A collection of exercises, tips, tools and tricks from the renowned actor, director and acting coach behind The Barrow Group.
On and Off the American StageBy Holly Hill
Interviews with twenty well-established American actors including Olympia Dukakis and James Earl Jones.
Adrian Lester discusses playing Henry V. Taken from Shakespeare on Stage: Thirteen Leading Actors on Thirteen Key Roles.
A host of tips and guidance on every aspect of the actor’s craft, direct from some of the best-known stars of stage and screen, including Julie Walters, Lenny Henry, Harriet Walter, Simon Callow, Mark Gatiss, David Harewood, Jo Brand, Simon Russell Beale, Lesley Manville, Zawe Ashton and Mathew Horne, amongst many others.
- Paperback£9.99By Robert Lewis
A practical programme of study for the actor, by one of the founders of the famous Actors Studio.
Alan Rickman discusses playing Jaques in Shakespeare's As You Like It, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles.
A Practical Guide to Achieving Gender Equality in Theatre
A book about the need for change in theatre, to reflect the gender balance of the world it seeks to represent, and how, with everyone's help, we can achieve it.
An exploration of the careers and personal viewpoints of eleven major US set designers, combining research, commentary, extensive interviews and nearly 150 photographs, sketches, renderings and model designs.
By Ronn Smith
Profiles of twelve of America's most exciting and influential scenic designers, lavishly illustrated with more than 165 examples of the artists' sketches, renderings and models as well as photos of the finished sets.