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Selected Theatre Books in the Libraries
Practical advice for choosing material, warming up, staying calm, standing out in a crowd, understanding casting, avoiding pitfalls, following up, getting the right headshot and resume, and accepting an offer.
Comprehensive advice on every aspect of the theater business and the law, including organizing a company, licensing plays, box office management, and more.
One- to four-minute monologues for actors ages 15 to 30, incorporating characters from a variety of backgrounds with different stories to tell.
A book for speakers who want to move their audiences. Unfolds the mysteries of classical rhetoric in a clear, concise, and effective manner.
80 monologues, divided into male and female comedic, dramatic, and seriocomic categories. Each monologue is preceded by a brief summary of the plot, setting, and character profile.
Teaches an established system of classifications that examines the written part of a play. Includes in-depth analysis of unconventional plays.
Analyzes why we laugh and what we laugh at, and describes how performers can elicit this response from their audience.
Tackles every aspect of basic theatre production, including safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more.
Top Theatre Databases
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