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Life And Acting

Author : Jack Garfein
ISBN : 9780810126732
Genre : Performing Arts
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"Jack Garfein's book is a touching reminder of our early attempts at creating theater without artifice. It is good to know that he is still working hard at it."---Ben Gazzara Having arrived in America as a teenage Holocaust survivor, Jack Garfein would soon rise to the top of his field as a teacher and practitioner. He has worked with a who's who of twentieth-century acting, especially those associated with the Actors Studio, the West Coast branch of which he founded. Life and Acting is the product of more than sixty years in the worlds of theater and film, offering the kind of insight gained only through experience. Garfein distills his knowledge into a holistic learning technique. Beginning mostly with memoir, focusing on his own education in the theater and describing how his exposure to artists working in other media---particularly painters and writers---contributed to his understanding of acting, Garfein goes on to offer thirty-seven detailed lessons teaching acting techniques for the stage and applying his principles to acting in front of a camera. Life and Acting is an invaluable resource that belongs on the bookshelf of every actor and acting teacher.
Category: Performing Arts

Acting For Life

Author : Jack Frakes
ISBN : UOM:39015063670544
Genre : Performing Arts
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An acting textbook for high school and college level drama students and teachers. Includes explanations, exercises, and illustrations designed to teach a variety of skills.
Category: Performing Arts

Acting Skills For Life

Author : Ron Cameron
ISBN : 9780889242890
Genre : Performing Arts
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Of all the subjects taught in the school system, dramatic arts probably has the greatest potential to help students prepare for life. The study of acting helps students develop personal and social skills: increased poise and confidence, better awareness of their physical and vocal selves, and an improved ability to think and react quickly. These talents can help in dealing with sometimes difficult real life situations. The intention of Acting Skills for Life is to integrate personal growth and the process of creative drama with the more formal skills required for stage production. This is a very practical book, full of suggestions for drama exercises and improvisations, developed over Cameron's thirty years of teaching drama, and includes helpful information for teachers working with students on stage productions.
Category: Performing Arts

Actor For Life

Author : Connie de Veer
ISBN : 1575259230
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Living And Acting Together

Author : Robert I. Stewart
ISBN : 1882289536
Genre : Psychology
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Category: Psychology

Acting Techniques For Everyday Life

Author : Jane Marla Robbins
ISBN : 9780786729197
Genre : Self-Help
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Most people can name at least one situation—a business presentation, a job interview, a cocktail party, or a blind date—in which they felt uncomfortable, nervous, or simply self-conscious. Jane Marla Robbins, a successful stage and film actress and teacher for almost forty years, found that she could use the same acting techniques she employed to look and feel confident on stage and screen to make herself feel more comfortable in "real-life" situations. In clear and accessible language, Robbins describes acting techniques that actors having been using for centuries and explains—using real-life examples and easy-to-follow exercises—how each can be used by ordinary people to make difficult everyday situations easier to handle. Acting Techniques for Everyday Life will teach readers how to create a sense of well-being and self-confidence at will, giving them the tools they need to be as confident, strong, witty, authentic, relaxed, and happy as they want to be in any given situation.
Category: Self-Help

The Actor S Business Plan

Author : Jane Drake Brody
ISBN : 9781472573704
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Actor's Business Plan is a self-directed practical guide for actors graduating from formal training programs, as well as for those already in the business whose careers need to move ahead more successfully. Using the familiar language of acting training, the book offers a method for the achievement of dreams through a five-year life and career plan giving positive steps to develop a happy life as an actor and as a person. It assists performers to flourish using the same kind of business/career planning that is a necessary part of life for entrepreneurs and business people. This introduction to the acting industry provides essential knowledge not only for how the business actually works, but also describes what casting directors, agents, and managers do, demystifies the role of unions, discusses how much things cost, and offers advice on branding and marketing strategies. It differs from other such handbooks in that it addresses the everyday issues of life, money, and jobs that so frequently destroy an actor's career before it is even begun. While addressing NYC and LA, the guide also gives a regional breakdown for those actors who may wish to begin careers or to settle in other cities. It is loaded with personal stories, and interviews with actors, casting directors, and agents from throughout the US. The Actor's Business Plan is the answer to the common complaint by students that they were not taught how to negotiate the show business world while at school. It is the perfect antidote for this problem and can easily fit into a ten or a thirteen-week class syllabus. Offering support as a personal career coach, empowering the actor to take concrete steps towards their life and career dreams, The Actor's Business Plan: A Career Guide for the Acting Life is a must-have book for actors who are determined to be a part of the professional world .
Category: Performing Arts

Acting My Life

Author : Ian Holm
ISBN : 9780552151078
Genre : Actors
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Over the last fifty years Ian Holm has become one of the most respected actors of his generation. From his brilliant début with the RSC in the 1960s, he has gone on to work with Harold Pinter and appeared in such cult and popular films as Alien, Chariots of Fire, The Fifth Element and Lord of the Rings. His varied career spans stage, screen, television and radio. Now he has written his autobiography. It is a compelling, personal story that takes in over half a century of acting, but also his colourful personal life - growing up next to the mental asylum run by his father, the women in his life, his on-stage breakdown (which led to a prolonged absence from the stage), and his battle with cancer. Acting My Life is both honest and touching. His one lifelong commitment has been to his acting, and that same intensity is now brought to his writing.
Category: Actors

Deus Homo

Author : Theophilus Parsons
ISBN : UCAL:$B51554
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Celebrity Biographies The Amazing Life Of Denzel Washington Famous Actors

Author : Matt Green
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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ever wondered how Denzel Washington rose to stardom? Born into humble beginnings, Denzel Washington would become synonymous with powerful acting and creative expression throughout his career. From his early beginnings on the stage and in television, Washington would rise to be one of the most decorated actors of his era, earning numerous Oscar nominations and accolades. Washington courageously forged ahead to break down further racial barriers for a new generation of actors and served to inspire the next wave of African American artists. For more interesting facts you must read the biography. Grab your biography book now!
Category: Biography & Autobiography