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Overcoming Performance Anxiety for Musical Theatre Performers By Erin Roberts-Hall
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Musical theatre is a challenging art form, and performers are often hard workers with a drive for perfectionism that breeds a fear of failure, which becomes the seed for performance anxiety to... More > flourish. Performance anxiety can be a devastating blow to a passionate performer’s career and enjoyment of their craft, but it doesn’t have to be that way – performance anxiety is a normal human reaction that can be overcome if given the right resources, patience, and support system. This eBook is a resource for musical theatre performers, educators, students and enthusiasts who wish to diagnose, understand and correct anxiety issues that are holding them back from giving their best performances, and enjoy themselves fully while participating onstage. Includes exercises that can be adapted for all ages and settings.< Less
The Musical Theatre Performer's Guide to Audition Success By Erin Roberts-Hall
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Musical theatre performers will spend as much, or more, time auditioning for roles as they do rehearsing and performing, especially in the beginning of their careers. Auditioning is a critical skill... More > learned over time and through experience. To get yourself working regularly, it is essential to understand the unique challenges and opportunities of the musical theatre audition process, and how you can best prepare yourself. This eBook provides information on audition formats, common expectations, what to bring and how to plan, specific strategies for dance, music and speaking, and submission advice. The material is intended for musical theatre students and professionals who are new to auditioning and musical theatre educators who wish to take these techniques into their classrooms.< Less
Performing Literary Texts: The Challenge of Chamber Theatre By Roy B. Tabor
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Literature – poetry, prose or drama – is an exploration of human life and behaviour. Whether as actors, teachers, librarians, students or parents, performing brings a written text to... More > life. From concept to practice the various terms applied to this form of theatre are described, particularly 'Chamber Theatre'. (Performed by a handful of players in a small and intimate venue combining narration with dialogue.) Contemporary Chamber Theatre is set in its historical perspective with ‘The Chaucer Experience’ as an early example when Chaucer first read the Canterbury Tales to his friends. The techniques of performing a text are explored with special attention to the use of the voice, facial expression and gesture. The world of Chamber Theatre is performance centred on the imagination without the costs of conventional stage productions.< Less
Envisioning the Americas: Latina/o Theatre & Performance By Caridad Svich
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Envisioning the Americas: Latina/o Theatre & Performance gathers five plays by five of the US' most daring Latina/o dramatists: Migdalia Cruz, John Jesurun, Oliver Mayer, Alejandro Morales, and... More > Anne Garcia-Romero. With a preface by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and multiple award-winning playwright José Rivera, edited with an introduction by Caridad Svich. A sensual, provocative collection destined to stir things up theatrically in American theatre. Cigarettes and Moby-Dick by Migdalia Cruz Liz One by John Jesurun Dias y Flores by Oliver Mayer Marea by Alejandro Morales and Land of Benjamin Franklin by Anne García-Romero Introduced and Edited by Caridad Svich< Less
Envisioning the Americas: Latina/o Theatre & Performance By Caridad Svich
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Envisioning the Americas: Latina/o Theatre & Performance gathers five plays by five of the US' most daring Latina/o dramatists: Migdalia Cruz, John Jesurun, Oliver Mayer, Alejandro Morales, and... More > Anne Garcia-Romero. With a preface by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and multiple award-winning playwright José Rivera, edited with an introduction by Caridad Svich. A sensual, provocative collection destined to stir things up theatrically in American theatre. Cigarettes and Moby-Dick by Migdalia Cruz Liz One by John Jesurun Dias y Flores by Oliver Mayer Marea by Alejandro Morales and Land of Benjamin Franklin by Anne García-Romero Introduced and Edited by Caridad Svich< Less
Theatre for Empowerment By Evie Haynes
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As a theatrical frame Verbatim Theatre is one that engages a process as much as a product in ‘empowering people’. That is, the means by which the work is created is as important as the... More > final outcome. The Theatre for Empowerment Trilogy has been created with this as its primary ethos – we should not be devising performance for the sake of an audience but rather for the sake of those who are devising. With 3 plays 'Stand Up', 'In Another World' and 'In Life and Death' covering the topics of Discrimination, Domestic Abuse and HIV; the real stories of real people have been represented in a sensitive, and at times alarming, manner.< Less
Performing and Performance: An Introduction By Heinz-Uwe Haus
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A clear and concise handbook to the key connections between dramaturgical exercises and performance studies. Haus looks at the way the concept of performance has been engaged across a number of... More > disciplines. Seven chapters with examples, reflections and source material provide a lively, easily accessible overview of the full range of introduction to performance for students at all levels in performance studies, theatre training and performing arts.< Less
Speed the Plough A Comedy, In Five Acts; As Performed At The Theatre Royal, Covent Garden By Thomas Morton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Morton (1764 – 28 March 1838) was an English... More > playwright.Morton was born in the city of Durham. He was the youngest son of John and Grace Morton of Whickham, County Durham.After the death of his father he was educated at Soho Square school at the charge of his uncle Maddison, a stockbroker. Here amateur acting was in vogue, and Morton, who played with Joseph George Holman, acquired a taste for the theatre. He entered at Lincoln's Inn, 2 July 1784, but was not called to the bar.His first drama, Columbus, or A World Discovered, 8vo, 1792, an historical play in five acts, founded in part upon Les Incas of Marmontel, was produced with success at Covent Garden, 1 December 1792, Holman playing the part of Alonzo. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Morton_(playwright)< Less
The Human Performer By John Turner
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This book is about how and why we express ourselves the way we do. It offers new ways of understanding areas relating to what makes us perform the way we do - the theatre of our face, non-verbal... More > communication, posture and movement - and it gives signposts as to how we can become more effective in how we communicate and express ourselves. This book encourages us to wonder about how and why we are made the way we are, and the potential we have as performers. It prompts us to search amongst the familiar in and around us and to hopefully come to new and more insightful eyes.< Less
Continuous Performances By Peter Cossey
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A description of the 13 cinemas that existed in Norwich between 1946 and 1961, and the cultural changes that saw the cinema bloom and then nearly die in 15 tumultuous years. A personal story of the... More > cinema going experience from the point of view of a child to a late teenager, as a reborn post war world was changing dramatically and the cinema going experience changing with it. Personal memories and research among primary sources tell a story of Norwich that is unique among other books on the subject.< Less

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