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Key eBooks for Performing Arts
The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit by
This collects together the terms and ideas developed by Stanislavsky throughout his career. It is organised into 3 sections: Actor-Training, Rehearsal Processes and Performance Practices.
The Director's Craft by
A unique and indispensable step-by-step guide to directing for the stage. Written by one of the most adventurous and respected directors working today, this book will be an essential item in every practitioner's kitbag.
Performance Studies by
A lively and accessible overview of the full range of performance for undergraduates at all levels and beginning graduate students in performance studies, theatre, performing arts, and cultural studies.
Where to Find Books
Below are the class numbers where you can find performing arts books and resources in our libraries. The main collections for performing arts are held at Nicholls and Shena Simon libraries.
T ypes of Production
S tage Design and Lighting
Theatre and Sound Management
Ballet and Modern Dance
Theatre and Shakespeare
Monologues and Duologues
18th Century English Drama
20th Century English Drama
Key Books for Performing Arts
Actor Movement by
A textbook and video resource for the working actor, student and all those who lead and witness movement for actors, including movement tutors, movement directors and directors.
Voice Into Acting by
An essential manual for the actor seeking full vocal identity in characterization, and for the voice teacher open to new techniques or an alternative approach.
Movement Training for Actors by
Any actor or teacher, who is devoted to the transformational power of the theatre, will want to return to these pages again and again.
Can't Find The Book You Want?
If the book you want to borrow is out on loan you can reserve it at the library desk.