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1. The Monologue Workshop

To those for whom the monologue has always been synonymous with terror, The Monologue Workshop will prove an indispensable ally. Jack Poggi's new book answers the long-felt... more info
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from Search to Discovery in Audition and Performance. Applause Books. With Softcover. 5.4x6.8 inches. 320 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314091)

2. Stella Adler - The Art of Acting

Stella Adler was one of the 20th Century's greatest figures. She is arguably the most important teacher of acting in American history. Over her long career, both in New York... more info
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preface by Marlon Brando compiled & edited by Howard Kissel. Applause Books. With Hardcover. 6x9 inches. 275 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314331)

3. Speak with Distinction

Widely recognized as the most complete and rigorous text of its kind since it was first published in 1942, Speak With Distinction is an invaluable resource. It presents a... more info
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The Classic Skinner Method to Speech on the Stage. Applause Books. With Softcover. 6.62x9.43 inches. 416 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314102)

4. The Monologue Audition

A founder of the Atlantic Theater Company, where she now teaches, and an acclaimed director, Karen Kohlhaas exposes what auditors are looking for in The Monologue Audition,... more info
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A Practical Guide for Actors. Limelight. With Softcover. 5.4x8.5 inches. 134 pages. Published by Limelight Editions. (HL.00332625)

5. Living $mart - New York City

New York City is proud of its Donald Trumps and Woody Allens, its Matthew Brodericks and Sammy Sosas, but the backbone of our great teeming metropolis is made up of teachers... more info
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The Ultimate Insider's Guide for the Budget Savvy. Limelight. With Softcover. 5.5x8.25 inches. 368 pages. Published by Limelight Editions. (HL.00332680)

6. Acting in Film

A master actor who's appeared in an enormous number of films, starring with everyone from Nicholson to Kermit the Frog, Michael Caine is uniquely qualified to provide his... more info
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An Actor's Take on Movie Making. Applause Books. With Softcover. 5.5x8.25 inches. 168 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314145)

7. Fundamental Acting

Aimed at the beginning acting student, this book takes a commonsense approach to the craft, building on basic techniques in the first part and then going on to cover two distinct... more info
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A Practical Guide. Applause Books. With Softcover. 6.5x9.25 inches. 157 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314275)

8. An Actor Prepares to Live in New York City

A guide for actors, and everyone else, to getting the best for less and surviving, thriving and living the good life in the Big Apple. Here is the ultimate guidebook for the... more info
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How to Live Like a Star Before You Become One. Limelight. With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 352 pages. Published by Limelight Editions. (HL.00332416)

9. Talking Funny for Money

Talking Funny for Money is a two-CD voice-over workshop (with demonstrations by professional voice-over performers), accompanied by an exercise manual and companion text.... more info
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An Introduction to the Cartoon/Character/Looping Area of Voice-Overs Book with 2 CDs. Applause Books. With Softcover with CD. 7x9 inches. 216 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314627)

10. Film, Broadcast & e-Media Coaching

This book features 67 articles from experts all over the world on the theme of coaching actors for performances in film, broadcast and e-media. Covers a wide variety of topics,... more info
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and Other Contemporary Issues in Professional Voice and Speech Training. Applause Books. With Softcover. 8.5x11 inches. 334 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314640)

11. The Alchemy of Theatre - The Divine Science

Featuring 28 of the top talents on Broadway! The Alchemy of Theatre lets the top talents in every theatrical field, from producing and writing to publicity and makeup, share... more info
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Essays on Theatre and the Art of Collaboration. Applause Books. With Hardcover. 9x11.5 inches. 296 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314748)

12. Accents

This practical reference manual, with its precise, authentic instructions on how to speak in more than 100 dialects, has established itself as the most useful and comprehensive... more info
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A Manual for Acting - Revised & Expanded Edition. Limelight. With Softcover with CD. 6x9 inches. 424 pages. Published by Limelight Editions. (HL.00332412)

13. Speak with Distinction

Edith Skinner, the foremost teacher of Good Speech for the stage in North America, taught at the Carnegie Institute of Technology and at the Juilliard School, where she was... more info
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Book/CD/Booklet Package. Applause Books. With BOOK W/CD. 7.5x9.5 inches. 406 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314108)

14. How to Rehearse When There Is No Rehearsal

This practical book on the subject of how to act, based on Ms. Spivak's forty years of acting, coaching, and teaching classes - first at Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen's HB... more info
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Acting and the Media. Limelight. With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 304 pages. Published by Limelight Editions. (HL.00332707)

15. Standard Speech

Standard Speech is an anthology of essays from VASTA (the Voice and Speech Trainers Association) on a variety of topics of interest to actors, voice and speech teachers. Exploring... more info
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Essays on Voice and Speech. Applause Books. With Softcover. 8.5x11 inches. 332 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314488)

16. The Playwright's Workbook

A series of 13 written workshops covering: conflict and character: the dominant image: Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller · Overheard voices: Ibsen and Shakespeare · The... more info
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Applause Books. With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 144 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314273)

17. Creating a Character

For over 20 years, Moni Yakim has taught his unique blend of physical training and emotional exploration to a generation of American actors that include Meryl Streep, Sigourney... more info
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A Physical Approach to Acting. Applause Books. With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 256 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314166)

18. More Power to You

More Power to You is acting guru Robert Cohen's follow-up act to his now legendary Acting Power. Now, More Power to You brings together Cohen's most important writing on performance,... more info
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Applause Books. With Hardcover. 6x9 inches. 188 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314467)

19. Let's Improvise

Beginning with simple sensory-awareness exercises in a relaxed atmosphere, and moving through pantomime and role playing to longer skits, Let's Improvise emphasises self-discovery... more info
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Becoming Creative, Expressive and Spontaneous Through Drama. Applause Books. With Softcover. 6.75x9.25 inches. 318 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314278)

20. Producing Theatre

Whether you are a theatrical entrepreneur, an investor, an attorney, or a student, and whether the production is on Broadway, off Broadway, Off Off Broadway, instock or repertory,... more info
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A Comprehensive Legal and Business Guide - Third Revised Edition. Limelight. With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 500 pages. Published by Limelight Editions. (HL.00332689)

21. Casting Directors' Secrets

In Casting Directors' Secrets, casting directors from New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, and Vancouver offer insight in their own words into the do's and don'ts of the audition... more info
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Inside Tips for Successful Auditions - Revised Edition. Limelight. With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 186 pages. Published by Limelight Editions. (HL.00332682)

22. Getting the Part

At last, an in-depth book about the casting process that tells actors what it is like to be on the other side of the desk, and a must read for the aspiring casting director!... more info
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Thirty-Three Professional Casting Directors Tell You How to Get Work in Theater, Films, and TV. Limelight. With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 368 pages. Published by Limelight Editions. (HL.00332476)

23. The Perfect Monologue

In this companion volume to her highly successful Callback, Ginger Howard Friedman, a veteran casting director, playwright and teacher, reveals her winning formula for a monologue... more info
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How to Find and Perform the Monologue That Will Get You the Part. Limelight. With Softcover. 5.25x8 inches. 376 pages. Published by Limelight Editions. (HL.00332628)

24. You Can Write a Play!

Do you have an idea for a play? A situation or experience from your home or work life? Fantasy? With helpful, clear examples, taken from his own experiences in teaching, directing... more info
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Applause Books. With Softcover. 8.5x11 inches. 208 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314478)
 
 
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