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Recent BOOKS in the Reed Library catalog

See the Books & Plays tab above for more resources from Reed Library, and scroll down for books on Acting and Actors

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The Art of Stillness : The Theatre Practice of Tadashi Suzuki - by Paul Allain
Call Number: PN2928.S87 A44 2003
ISBN: 1403961700
ontents include: The Suzuki method : the basic exercises, ten ways of walking, slow ten tekka ten, stamping shakuhachi, standing and sitting statues, voice, fundamental principles, questions of training, voice and cross-cultural investigations, new explorations

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A Director Prepares : Seven Essays on Art and Theatre - by Anne Bogart
Call Number: PN2053 .B59 2001
ISBN: 0415238323
Contents include: Memory -- Violence -- Eroticism -- Terror -- Stereotype -- Embarrassment -- Resistance.

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The New Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare - edited by Margreta De Grazia, Stanley Wells
Call Number: PR2894 .C33 2010
ISBN: 0521713935
Essays on performance survey the latest digital media as well as stage and film. Throughout the volume, contributors discuss Shakespeare in a global as well as a national context, a dramatist with a long and constantly mutating history of reception and performance

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The Philosophical Actor : A Practical Meditation for Practicing Theatre Artists - by Donna Soto-Morettini
Call Number: PN2061 .S625 2010
ISBN: 1841503266
Publication Date: 2010
Includes bibliographical references and index

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Three Plays : The Political Theater of Howard Zinn - by Howard Zinn
Call Number: PS3576.I538 A6 2010
ISBN: 0807073261



Our English Literature and Communications & Media Studies research guides may be useful resources for your research.  There is also a more in-depth research guide with information about Ancient & Classical Theater.


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Books for ACTORS & Acting

You can find more recommended books and collections of plays & monologues by going to the Books & Plays tab/page in this guide

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Acting : The Basics - by Bella Merlin
Call Number: PN2061 .M395 2010
ISBN: 0415461014
Publication Date: 2010
Includes bibliographical references and index

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The Actor in Costume - by Aoife Monks
Call Number: PN2067 .M55 2010
ISBN: 0230217001

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Auditions : A Practical Guide - by Richard Evans
Call Number: PN2071.A92 E93 2009
ISBN: 0415470358
This book provides crucial advice and tried and trusted techniques to maximise success before, during and after each audition

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Feminist and Queer Performance : Critical Strategies - by Sue-Ellen Case
Call Number: PN2270.F45 C37 2009
ISBN: 0230537553

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Notes to an Actor - by Ron Marasco
Call Number: PN2061 .M2277 2007
ISBN: 1566637570

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Stagecraft : Stanislavsky and External Acting Techniques : A Companion to using the Stanislavsky System - by Robert Blumenfeld
Call Number: PN2062 .B65 2011
ISBN: 0879103841
Publication Date: 2011
Includes bibliographical references and index

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