Loading
Loading

Results

  • Performance
Sort By:  1-10 of 2303 (231 pages)
Results per page:
         

SNAPSHOT #2

Encountering Ensemble

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

Books

...When Michael Boyd came to the helm of the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2003, he was faced with a series of challenges. Just over 50 years into its existence, the world-famous British theatre institution was experiencing an internal...

SNAPSHOT #8

Encountering Ensemble

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

Books

...The general field of theater in the US has, until now, considered the ensemble form to be a somewhat aberrant organizational structure, admired in theory and practiced in Europe, perhaps, but of no significant artistic value to theater...
...As befits a collection that is concerned with acting on television, this chapter is interested primarily in some of the ways in which acting on television is a distinctive mode of performing. This is not only because television...

From 1895 to the First World War

Sheila Jackson

Sheila Jackson, a designer in television for many years, was responsible for the costumes of the now classic series Upstairs, Downstairs. A former teacher she was ideally placed to offer advice on the costume problems which arise in all kinds of production, advice she shared in Costumes for the Stage (1978, 2001) and More Costumes for the Stage (1998). She lived in Camden Town, London, her garden providing the inspiration for her 1994 book Blooming Small: A City Dweller’s Garden. She died in 2011, one month shy of her 89th birthday. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Costumes for the Stage : A complete handbook for every kind of play

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2001

Books

...During this period the lounge suit gradually supersedes the frock coat for men, except for formal occasions when morning coats are worn. Black jacket and striped trousers are almost a uniform for the city business man. Spongebag trousers...

Methods of construction 3

Jacqueline Smith-Autard

Jacqueline Smith-Autard is acknowledged as a world-leading exponent in dance education. She has taught dance in schools and universities and was Chief Examiner for the dance GCSE for 10 years. She was a founder member of the NDTA, is a trainer of teachers in dance education and a pioneer in the use of technology to extend and enhance dance pedagogy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Dance Composition

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2010

Books

...The group as an expressive element A group dance can be likened to an orchestra playing of music. Each of the dancers in the group has a vital part to play in the harmonious, living whole. Numerical considerations...

Methods of construction 5

Jacqueline Smith-Autard

Jacqueline Smith-Autard is acknowledged as a world-leading exponent in dance education. She has taught dance in schools and universities and was Chief Examiner for the dance GCSE for 10 years. She was a founder member of the NDTA, is a trainer of teachers in dance education and a pioneer in the use of technology to extend and enhance dance pedagogy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Dance Composition

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2010

Books

...Several elements of construction have already emerged in the discussion on the construction of a dance. It may be useful to convey these in a list so that the reader can select each element and evaluate its constructional purpose in any...

Methods of construction 6

Jacqueline Smith-Autard

Jacqueline Smith-Autard is acknowledged as a world-leading exponent in dance education. She has taught dance in schools and universities and was Chief Examiner for the dance GCSE for 10 years. She was a founder member of the NDTA, is a trainer of teachers in dance education and a pioneer in the use of technology to extend and enhance dance pedagogy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Dance Composition

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2010

Books

...Understanding the term ‘style’ In dance, the terms style and technique can mean the same thing because the word technique often means the content of the idiom, not merely how it is manipulated/presented. Thus we have ballet, jazz...

Methods of construction 7

Jacqueline Smith-Autard

Jacqueline Smith-Autard is acknowledged as a world-leading exponent in dance education. She has taught dance in schools and universities and was Chief Examiner for the dance GCSE for 10 years. She was a founder member of the NDTA, is a trainer of teachers in dance education and a pioneer in the use of technology to extend and enhance dance pedagogy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Dance Composition

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2010

Books

...Meaning of terms – improvisation and exploration First, it is important to discuss the meaning of the term improvisation and its relationship with the term exploration which is used frequently in this book. The latter is defined...

Frequently asked questions about auditioning

Nancy Bishop

Emmy-award nominated Casting Director, Nancy Bishop, C.S.A, has cast supporting talent on over fifty major projects. Her credits include major studio pictures such as Wanted (Universal), Alien Vs. Predator (Fox), Hellboy(Revolution), Eurotrip (Dreamworks), and Prince Caspian (Disney), as well as TV series such as Revelations (NBC), Charles II (BBC), and Anne Frank. She has worked with such major directors as Roman Polanski, and Joel Schumacher, and legendary producers such as Stephen Spielberg, and Jackie Chan. Her Secrets from the Casting Couch was published in 2009 by Methuen Drama Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Auditioning for Film and Television : Secrets from a Casting Director

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

Books

...Here are the rules. The trick is figuring out when to break them. While I answer these frequently asked questions, there are no formulas for the acting trade. What can I expect at a film or TV audition? Be prepared to expect almost...

About the Author

Bill Britten

Bill Britten is a senior lecturer in Screen Acting and Directing at the Drama Centre, London. He regularly runs classes for professional actors at the Actors Centre and coaches performers from other disciplines wanting to move into acting. He also works extensively internationally as a business communications coach. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

From Stage to Screen : A Theatre Actor's Guide to Working on Camera

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

Books

...Bill Britten studied psychology at Oxford University, then trained as an actor at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He worked as an actor in theatre and television before moving on to direct many films and episodes...