Loading
Loading

Results

  • Identity
Sort By:  1-10 of 520 (52 pages)
Results per page:
         

I Won’t Dance – Don’t Ask Me

Written by

Owen McCafferty

~playauthor~Written by~ Owen McCafferty

Nick Hern Books, 2002

Playtext

Image
Summary
...An early short monologue play from Northern Irish writer Owen McCafferty. It’s four o’clock in the morning and middle-aged Gus McMahon can’t sleep. He’s drinking a can of Guinness and begins a rambling monologue to his...
Image
...Age recommendation: 15+ (contains mature themes and references to racism) This production is an archival recording captured in 2016. An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present...

Survival

Chris Johnston

Chris Johnston is a theatre theatre director and playwright. He is the Director of Fluxx, the improvisation company, and Co-Director of Rideout and Livestock. He is the author of House of Games, The Improvisation Game and For Those Who Like To Say No. He has taught at a range of colleges and institutions including University of Warwick and Staffordshire University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Disobedient Theatre : Alternative Ways to Inspire, Animate and Play

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

Books

...The cultivating of broader and longer-term productive relations with a spectator constituency In this section there’s a focus on how artists look to create relationships with constituencies in such a way that can assist...

Alignment – Backbone of the Action

Christina Gutekunst

Christina Gutekunst has been coaching and teaching voice for over twelve years, both in Germany and England. She is Head of Voice at East 15 Acting School at the University of Essex. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

John Gillett

John Gillett trained in one of the first Stanislavski-based schools in London, the Actors Workshop. He has worked as an actor for thirty-four years, and as an acting teacher and director for over twenty-five of those. As a director and teacher, Gillett has worked for the Actors Centre, East 15, Mountview, Rose Bruford College, Italia Conti, and Arts Educational. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Voice Into Acting : Integrating voice and the Stanislavski approach

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

Books

...Alignment is the posture adopted by the body to work against the pull of gravity. The optimum alignment uses a minimum of muscular activity to sustain itself. All the components of bone and muscular structure align to achieve balance...

Connecting with Words

Patsy Rodenburg

Patsy Rodenburg is Professor of Text and Poetry at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London and was formerly at the Royal National Theatre where she created the voice department. Patsy has worked with many prestigious theatre companies including the Royal Shakespeare Company. Her artistic home in New York is at the Michael Howard Studios. Patsy has worked regularly with some of the best-known actors and biggest names in theatre, film and television including: Daniel Craig, Orlando Bloom, Paapa Essiedu, Nicole Kidman, Rachel Weisz, Emily Watson, Jude Law, Tom Wilkinson, Hugh Jackman, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cate Blanchett, Dame Judi Dench and Sir Ian McKellen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Need for Words : Voice and the Text

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018

Books

...The voice can release a word and a word can release the voice. A voice can stand on its own but when it connects with speech and language, when voice, word and form marry and mutually release one another, then something miraculous happens...

Mastering the Audition: How to Perform Under Pressure

Donna Soto-Morettini

Donna Soto-Morettini has served as Director of Drama for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Head of Acting and Dance for Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, and Head of Acting at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London. She has worked extensively in television and is currently a casting director for ITV’s The Voice. Three of Donna’s books, Mastering the Audition: How to Perform Under Pressure (2012) and Popular Singing and Style (2014) and Mastering the Shakespeare Audition (2016) are published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, while The Philosophical Actor (2010) is published by Intellect. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

Short Guides and Biography

Image
...Frustrating, nerve-wracking, job-winning or job-losing, flawed yet necessary - auditioning is a maddening business for everyone involved. The people behind the audition desk are looking for a killer audition (often under tremendous...

Music Improvisation, Identity and Embodied Cognition

Performing the Remembered Present : The Cognition of Memory in Dance, Theatre and Music

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

Books

...Introduction Traditionally, the brain has been considered the centre of thought, cognition and behavioural motivation. However, researchers are increasingly demonstrating that cognition is ‘embodied’, going beyond...

Introduction

Applied Theatre: Creative Ageing

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

Books

...‘Of all realities [old age] is perhaps that of which we retain a purely abstract notion longest in our lives’, says Proust with great accuracy. All men are mortal: they reflect upon this fact. A great many of them become old: almost none...
Image
..."LOVE IS MERELY A MADNESS" Rosalind is banished from Court. With her best friend Celia by her side, she journeys to a world of exile. But not before catching the eye of love-struck Orlando, who is also forced from the Court into the Forest....

Make Acting Work

Chrys Salt

Chrys Salt writes poetry, plays, books, features and direct in the theatre. She has written and edited many books and magazines and held residencies and performed her work in the UK, America, France and Germany. Salt’s work has been broadcast on both Radio 3 and 4, read by the author herself and by others, and has appeared in many anthologies, magazines and journals. Salt is a trained performer and worked as an actress for many years before focusing on directing and writing. She is Artistic Director of the Bakehouse, a flourishing arts venue in South West Scotland and runs performance and skills development workshops for professional actors at the London Actors Centre, and in writing and performance country wide. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

, 2001

Short Guides and Biography

Image
...Make Acting Work is an essential guide for anyone wishing to develop a career in this exciting but unpredictable profession. It offers a level-headed appraisal of the challenges that actors face and identifies a wide range of opportunities...