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Acting [electronic resource]. by Burt, Natalie.;
Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; 1. An Introduction; 2. Your 3rd Year of Training; Attitude; Development; Product; Decisions; In-House Shows During Training; Photographs; The Marketing Package; Spotlight & Equity; 3. Showcase; Shaping Showcase; Choosing A Scene & Partner; My Chosen Scene, As An Example; The Hype; The 3 Minutes; The Aftermath; Agents; Interviews; 4. Graduation & Beyond; A Home; Renting Tips; Dealing With 'Success' Around You; Showreel / No Showreel; Auditions & Interviews; Making Your Own Luck/Work/Way; Furthering/Practising Your CraftSubscriptions/ExposureA Word On 'Networking'; Leisure Time; Your 1St Job; 5. Work in the Theatre; You Got The Job; Digs List; First Day Of Rehearsal; Reviews; Utilising The Experience; 6. Working on Screen; Screen Auditions, The Difference; Peg An Extract From The Stage Play; Peg An Extract From The Screenplay; Step By Step, Casting To Airdate; Utilising The Experience; The Fame Game; 7. Work in Voiceovers and Commercials; Producing A Voicereel & Getting An Agent; Commercials/Adverts; 8. Finance; Your Finances; Managing Debt; Preventing Further Debt; BudgetingA Conversation With Accountant Mark Livermore9. Not Working; 'Resting'; Rejection; My Audition Torment; Find An Outlet For Frustration; Fine Lines; Continued Productivity & Maintaining Positivity; Out Of Work, Work; Jobsworths; Staying Sane; 10. Doubt; Assessing The Situation; Contemplating A Decision; Biting The Bullet; What Next; 11. Conversations with the People of Tomorrow; A Conversation With Director Bruce Guthrie; A Q&A With Casting Director Alice Purser; A Conversation With Actor Sean Biggerstaff; A Q&A With Agent James Penford; 12. Tips & Quips; Potential; The Taxi ThespArse Over Tit13. I Conclude; Appendix; Acknowledgements; Plate Section Acting: Cut the Crap, Cue the Truth fills a gap in the drama school curriculum, tackling many areas which are unaddressed during training and discussing issues that are more often than not hushed up afterwards. Starting from the vital final stages of training, and on to life as a professional, Natalie Burt - a young, jobbing actress - moves systematically through the challenges that every actor faces; from making strategic career decisions, to the logistics of TV and film sets and voice over work, to more personal matters such as renting and flat-sharing, finance and well-being when out of wo
Subjects: Electronic books.;
© 2013., OBERON BOOKS Ltd,
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Playing the audience : the practical actor's guide to live performance / by Nicola, James B.(SAGE)1984689;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-239) and index.Theatricality -- Meaning -- Stakes -- Connection -- Shape -- Heightened theatricality -- Language -- From casting to closing.
Subjects: Acting.;
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The actor and the target / by Donnellan, Declan(SAGE)2094217;
'I don't know what I'm doing' -- The target -- Fear -- An escape -- The stakes -- 'I don't know what I want' -- 'I don't know who I am' -- The visible and the invisible -- Identity, persona and mask -- The matrix -- 'I don't know where I am' -- 'I don't know how I should move' -- Control -- 'I don't know what I'm feeling' -- Make believe -- 'I don't know what I'm playing' -- The death of time -- Three more uncomfortable choices.
Subjects: Acting.;
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Theatre for Beginners [electronic resource]. by Maxwell, Richard(SAGE)1895795;
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; Learn Your Lines; Learn Your Blocking; Warm Up; Build a Set; Listen; Rehearse; Why Are You Here?; Perform; Continue; About the Author<DIV>A unique meditation on the art and practice of theater, from one of its most original thinkers and practitioners.</DIV>
Subjects: Electronic books.; Acting.;
© 2014., Theatre Communications Group,
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Becoming an Actor [electronic resource]. by Unsworth, Thomasina.;
Cover; Title page; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Auditioning; Part One, First Year; Part Two, the Second Year: Beyond the Self; Part Three, from Second to Third Year: Professional Preparation; Part Four: Life After Drama School; Appendices; Further Reading; Bibliography of Plays; Endnotes; About the Author; Copyright Information A practical guide to training as an actor, helping you get the most out of drama school - and survive in the world beyond. Are you thinking of applying to drama school? Do you have a place already and want to get the most out of your training? Are you seeking to make the best possible start in the world beyond drama school? Becoming an Actor takes you, step by step, technique by technique, through everything you can expect to encounter at drama school, and in your first year as a professional actor. Stuffed with exercises and full of practical advice, it is the ideal handbook to accompany
Subjects: Electronic books.; Acting.;
© 2013., Nick Hern Books,
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The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2016-2017. by ACT.;
The Official ACT Prep Guide -- Contents -- Preface -- How This Book Is Arranged -- Before You Begin -- Part One: Getting Acquainted with the ACT Test -- Chapter 1: About the ACT -- Description of the ACT -- English Test -- Mathematics Test -- Reading Test -- Science Test -- Writing Test (Optional) -- ACT Test Formats: Paper and Online -- Using a Calculator -- Taking the Test -- Summary -- Chapter 2: Preparation, Skills, and Strategies -- Mental Preparation -- Identify Strengths and Address Areas of Improvement -- Develop a Positive Mental Attitude -- Keep the Test in Perspective -- General Test-Taking Strategies and Skills -- Remain Calm -- Pace Yourself -- Know the Directions Ahead of Time -- Read Carefully and Thoroughly -- Choose Strategies for Answering Easier and More Difficult Questions -- Use Logic on More Difficult Questions -- Choose a Strategy for Guessing on Multiple-Choice Questions -- Choose a Strategy for Changing Answers -- Write Notes in Your Test Booklet -- Mark Your Answers Carefully -- Plan to Check Your Answers -- Learn Strategies for Specific Tests -- Summary -- Part Two: Taking and Evaluating Your First Practice Test -- Chapter 3: Taking and Scoring Your First ACT Practice Test -- Simulating Testing Conditions -- Scoring Your Practice Test -- Scoring Your Multiple-Choice Practice Tests -- Scoring Your Practice Writing Test Essay -- Reviewing Explanatory Answers -- Chapter 4: Identifying Areas for Improvement -- Reviewing Your Overall Performance -- Highlighting Strengths and Areas for Improvement on the English Test -- Test-Taking Skills -- Highlighting Strengths and Areas for Improvement on the Mathematics Test -- Math Subject Areas -- Test-Taking Errors -- Highlighting Strengths and Areas for Improvement on the Reading Test -- Types of Reading Passages -- Reading Skills Tested -- Test-Taking Errors.Highlighting Strengths and Areas for Improvement on the Science Test -- Subject Matter -- Types of Science Questions -- Common Science Test-Taking Errors -- Highlighting Strengths and Areas for Improvement on the Writing Test -- Writing Skills Tested -- Writing Strategy or Process Errors -- Part Three: Improving Your Score -- Chapter 5: Improving Your English Score -- Content of the ACT English Test -- Types of Questions on the ACT English Test -- Strategies for Taking the ACT English Test -- Chapter 6: Improving Your Math Score -- Content of the ACT Mathematics Test -- Types of Questions on the ACT Mathematics Test -- Basic Math Problems -- Basic Math Problems in Settings -- Very Challenging Problems -- Question Sets -- Strategies for Taking the ACT Mathematics Test -- Pace Yourself -- Answer All Questions -- Answer All the Easy Questions First, Then Go Back to Answer the Hard Ones -- Read Each Problem Carefully -- Look for Information in the Answer Choices -- Use Illustrations Wisely and Whenever You Can -- Use Your Calculator Wisely -- Think! -- Show Your Work -- Check Your Answers -- Chapter 7: Improving Your Reading Score -- Content of the ACT Reading Test -- Types of Passages on the ACT Reading Test -- Prose Fiction -- Humanities -- Social Studies -- Natural Sciences -- Types of Questions on the ACT Reading Test -- Representative ACT Reading Test Questions -- Strategies for Taking the ACT Reading Test -- Pace Yourself -- Use the Time Allotted -- Think of an Overall Strategy That Works for You -- Keep the Passage as a Whole in Mind -- Find a Strategy for Approaching Each Question -- Reading Strategies Summary -- Chapter 8: Improving Your Science Score -- Content of the ACT Science Test -- Format of the ACT Science Test -- Data Representation Format -- Discussion of Sample Passage I (Data Representation) -- Research Summaries Format.Discussion of Sample Passage II (Research Summaries) -- Conflicting Viewpoints Format -- Discussion of Sample Passage III (Conflicting Viewpoints) -- Strategies for Taking the ACT Science Test -- Develop a Problem-Solving Method -- Take Notes -- Pace Yourself -- Practice Interpreting Graphs, Tables, and Diagrams -- Make the Most of the Information in Graphs -- Make the Most of the Information in Tables -- Develop an Understanding of Scientific Investigations -- Carefully Analyze Conflicting Viewpoints -- Chapter 9: Improving Your Score on the Optional Writing Test -- Content of the ACT Writing Test -- How Your Essay Will Be Scored -- Sample Prompt and Essays -- Sample ACT Writing Test Prompt -- Sample Essay Responses -- Strategies for Taking the ACT Writing Test -- Prewrite -- Write -- Review Your Essay -- Practice -- Part Four: Taking Additional Practice Tests -- Chapter 10: Taking Additional Practice Tests -- Explanatory Answers -- Explanatory Answers -- Chapter 11: Scoring the Additional Practice Tests -- Scoring Your Practice Tests -- Scoring Practice Test 2 -- Scoring the Multiple-Choice Tests -- Scoring Your Practice Writing Test 2 Essay -- Scoring Practice Test 3 -- Scoring the Multiple-Choice Tests -- Scoring Your Practice Writing Test 3 Essay -- Chapter 12: Interpreting Your ACT Test Scores and Ranks -- Understanding Your ACT Test Results -- How ACT Scores Your Multiple-Choice Tests -- How ACT Scores Your Writing Test -- Recognizing That Test Scores Are Estimates of Educational Achievement -- Using Ranks to Interpret Your Scores -- Comparing Your Test Scores to Each Other -- Comparing Your Scores and Ranks to Your High School Grades -- Comparing Your Scores to Those of Enrolled First-Year College Students -- Using ACT College and Career Readiness Standards to Help You Understand Your ACT Scores -- Planning Your Education and Career.Seeking Additional Information and Guidance -- ACT College and Career Readiness Standards-English -- Production of Writing -- ACT College and Career Readiness Standards-Mathematics -- ACT College and Career Readiness Standards-Reading -- Text Complexity Rubric-Reading -- ACT College and Career Readiness Standards-Science -- Part Five: Moving Forward to Test Day -- Chapter 13: Registering, Planning, and Packing for Test Day -- National Testing Program versus School/District/State Testing -- Registering for the ACT -- Selecting a National Testing Date and Location -- Selecting a Test Option -- Registering -- Registering Under Special Circumstances -- Planning and Packing for Test Day -- Getting to the Test Center -- Dressing for Test Day -- Packing for Test Day: What to Bring -- Obtaining Additional Test Details -- At the Test Center -- Checking In -- Following the Rules -- Communicating with the Testing Staffff -- Maintaining Your Composure and Energy -- Voiding Your Answer Documents on Test Day -- Testing More Than Once -- EULA.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Act : The Modern Actor's Handbook. by Rotenberg, David.;
Front Cover -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- A Note on the Use of Pronouns in this Text -- A Word or Two of Introduction -- A Quick Word About Technique -- A Quick Word About the Biz -- Chapter 1: Getting Present -- Chapter 2: The Principles -- Chapter 3: Principle #1 - Actors Must Be Able to Direct Themselves -- Chapter 4: States of Being -- Chapter 5: The Playing of Actions -- Chapter 6: Images -- Chapter 7: Tool #1 - Keying -- Chapter 8: Principle #2 - Be Compelling, Not Necessarily Right -- Chapter 9: Tool #2 - Drone Noting -- Chapter 10: Some Notes on Character -- Chapter 11: Principle #3 -Modern Acting Is About Selecting Not Pretending -- Chapter 12: A Tangent - The Voice in Your Head -- Chapter 13: Principle #4 -No Neutral Mask -- Chapter 14: The Elephant in the Room -- Chapter 15: Principle #5 -Icon and Action Not the Word -- Chapter 16: Principle #6 -Naturalism Not Realism -- Chapter 17: Auditions -- Chapter 18: When the Moon's Too Thin for Stories -- Appendix: Exercises -- An Afterword -- Back Cover.One of the world's foremost acting teachers -- who taught such actors as Rachel McAdams, Tatiana Maslany, Scott Speedman, and Sarah Gadon to name but a few -- shares 30-plus years of insight into the art of acting.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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Building a character / by Stanislavsky, Konstantin,1863-1938.(SAGE)1674116;
Subjects: Method acting; Acting.;
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Creating a role / by Stanislavsky, Konstantin,1863-1938.(SAGE)1674116; Popper, Hermine I.(SAGE)1819644;
Subjects: Method acting; Acting.;
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Acting one / by Cohen, Robert,1938-(SAGE)1645521;
Subjects: Acting.;
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