ACTING TECHNIQUE

Stanislavski, Grotowski, Stella Adler, Chekhov and many more.





AN ACTOR’S WORK ON A ROLE


Konstantin Stanislavski

Translated by Jean Benedetti

Routledge


STANISLAVSKI THE BASICS


Rose Whyman

Routledge


THE COMPLETE STANISLAVSKI TOOLKIT


Bella Merlin

NHB






BEYOND STANISLAVSKI


Bella Merlin

NHB


ACTING STANISLAVSKI


John Gillett

Bloomsbury


SYSTEM OF REHEARSAL


Shomit Mitter

Analysis on Stanislavski, Brecht, Grotowski and Peter Brook techniques

Routledge




STANISLAVSKI, AN INTRODUCTION


Jean Benedetti

Bloomsbury


KONSTANTIN STANISLAVSKY

Bella Merlin

Routledge




AN ACTOR PREPARES


Constantin Stanislavski

Translated by Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood

Bloomsbury











STELLA ADLER, THE ART OF ACTING


Howard Kissel

Applause


STELLA! MOTHER OF MODERN ACTING


Sheana Ochoa

Applause


TO THE ACTOR


Michael Chekhov

Routledge






MEYERHOLD AT WORK


Paul Schmidt on Vsevolod Meyerhold

Texas University Press


MEYERHOLD ON THEATRE


Vsevolod Meyerhold  writings translated by Edward Braun

Bloomsbury




THE VAKHTANGOV SOURCEBOOK


Yevgeny Vakhtangov writings  edited by Malaev-Babel

Routledge







YEVGENY VAKHTANGOV, A CRITICAL PORTRAIT


Andrei Malaev-Babel

Routledge


GROTOWSKI & COMPANY


Ludwik Flaszen

Routledge




ZIGMUNT MOLIK’S VOICE AND BODY WORK (The Legacy of Jerzy Grotowski)


Zigmunt Molik and Giuliano Campo

Routledge






THE EMPTY SPACE


Peter Brook

Penguin


EVOKING SHAKESPEARE


Peter Brook

NHB


THE QUALITY OF MERCY


Peter Brook

NHB








THERE ARE NO SECRETS


Peter Brook

Bloomsbury


CONVERSATIONS WITH PETER BROOK (1970-2000)


Margaret Croyden

Faber & Faber


THE SHIFTING POINT


Peter Brook

Methuen






THE INVISIBLE ACTOR


Yoshi Oida

Bloomsbury


AN ACTOR’S TRICKS


Yoshi Oida

Bloomsbury


AN ACTOR ADRIFT


Yoshi Oida

Methuen








SHAKESPEARE’S ADVICE TO THE PLAYERS


Peter Hall

Oberon


EXPOSED BY THE MASK


Peter Hall

Oberon




TURE AND FALSE


David Mamet

Faber & Faber






THE ACTOR AND THE TARGET


Declan Donellan

NHB


RESPECT FOR ACTING


Uta Hagen with Haskel Frankel 

Wiley


MEISNER IN PRACTICE


Nick Moseley

NHB







SELECTED WRITINGS


Antonin Artaud

University of California Press


ANTONIN ARTAUD


Esays from famous thinkers edited by Edward Scheer

Routledge


THE THEATRE AND ITS DOUBLE


Antonin Artaud

Translated by Victor Corti

Alma Classics








ARTAUD’S THEATRE OF CRUELTY


Albert Bermel

Bloomsbury










LIFE BEHIND THE MASK


Didier Mouturat

Sussex Academic Press


AFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE


Edited by Nicola Shaughnessy

Bloomsbury


SUSPENDING DISBELIEF


Roger Grainger

Sussex Academic Press






THEATRE IN THE EXPANDED FIELD


Alan Read

Bloomsbury


THE EDINBURGH FRINGE SURVIVAL GUIDE


Mark Fisher

Methuen


THE CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE


Interviews with theatre-makers.

Edited by Duska Radosavljevic

Routledge






THE FIELD OF DRAMA


How the signs of Drama create  meaning on stage and screen.

Martin Esslin

Methuen


THE THEATRE OF THE ABSURD


Martin Esslin

Bloomsbury


RHAPSODY FOR THE THEATRE


Alan Badiu

Verso






PERFORMANCE THEORY


Richard Schechner

Routledge



DICTIONARY OF THE THEATRE


Terms, concepts and Analysis

Patrice Pavis


THE ANALYSIS OF PERFORMANCE ART


Anthony Howell

Routledge









TELLING THE TRUTH
HOW TO MAKE VERBATIM THEATRE


Robin Belfield

NHB


MAKING THEATRE


The frazzled drama teacher’s guide to devising.

Joss Bennathan

NHB


DEVISING THEATRE WITH STAN’S CAFE


Mark Crossley and James Yarker

Bloomsbury









GRAFT 
TALES OF AN ACTOR



Steven Berkoff

Oberon


THE WORKING ACTOR

The essential guide to a successful career

Paul Clayton



ACTING CHARACTERS


20 essential steps from rehearsal to performance

Paul Elsam







HOW TO STOP ACTING


Harold Guskin

Bloomsbury


THE ACTOR’S GUIDE FOR CREATING A CHARACTER


Willaim Esper teaches the Meisner Technique

Anchor books


ACTING
THE BASICS


Bella Merlin

Routledge








THE ROUTLEDGE COMPANION TO PUPPETRY AND MATERIAL PERFORMANCE


Edited by Dassia Posner, Claudia Orenstein and John Bell.

Routledge



DRAMATIC ADVENTURES IN RHETORIC

A guide for Actors, Directors and Playwrights

Giles Taylor and Philip Wilson

Oberon



TACKLING TEXT (AND SUBTEXT)

A step by step guide for actors

Barbara Houseman

NHB







IN DEPTH ACTING


Dee Cannon

Oberon


ACTIONING AND HOW TO DO IT


Nick Moseley

NHB


THE ACTIVE TEXT


Unlocking plays through physical theatre

Dymphna Callery

NHB








SO YOU WANT TO BE AN ACTOR?


Prunella Scales and Timothy West

NHB




FACING THE FEAR

An Actor’s Guide to Overcoming Stage Fright.

Bella Merlin

NHB









THE PISCATOR NOTEBOOK


Judith Malina

Routledge


STEPPING STONES

Ingemar Lindh

Routledge


ACTING UP


David Hare

Faber & Faber








THE CHARISMATIC CHAMELEON


Leslie O’Dell

Sussex Academic Press


THE PRESENCE OF THE ACTOR


Joseph Chaikin

TCG


THE THEORY OF THE MODERN STAGE

From Artaud to Zola, an introduction to modern theatre and drama

Edited by Eric Bentley

Penguin






ETTIENNE DECROUX AND HIS THEATRE LABORATORY


Marco de Marinis

Routledge


THE CECROUX SOURCEBOOK


Edited by Thomas Leabhart and Franc Chamberlain

Routledge








BOOK OF SIDES


Original, short scenes for actors and directors

Dave Kost

Focal Press







THEATRE IN PRACTICE


A Student’s Handbook

Nick O’Brien and Annie Sutton

Routledge



IT’S ALL ALLOWED
THE PERFORMANCES OF ADRIAN HOWELLS



Edited by Deidre Heddon and Dominic Johnson

LADA









AVANT GARDE THEATRE 1892-1992


Christopher Innes

Routledge



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