Games for Actors and Non-Actors: Augusto Boal
ACTING FOR NON-ACTORS:A Handbook About Employing Acting Skills to Succeed in Business and Social Like and to Better Speak the English Language Sidney Eden
Essential warm-up exercises for anyone who wants to use their voice more effectively. An accompaniment to The Voice Exercise Book, the accessible and straightforward guide to good voice production. If you´re using your voice in a professional capacity - as a performer, a public speaker, a teacher, or even for long hours over the telephone - then warming up is an essential part of ensuring best practice and vocal health. In this audiobook, Jeannette Nelson, Head of Voice at the National Theatre, provides three complete and easy-to-use voice warm-ups that she uses with actors and non-actors alike. Simply press play, and follow the instructions, either on your own or in a group. Each warm-up helps you to: Release physical tension and prepare your breathing Open up your voice and improve your resonance Get the speech muscles in your mouth working freely There is also a warm-down for after you have been using your voice, to release any tensions, re-establish good muscle action, and keep your voice healthy for the next time. The audiobook can be used on its own or in conjunction with The Voice Exercise Book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeannette Nelson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/113604/bk_acx0_113604_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Producer´s Playbook: Real People on Camera:Directing and Working with Non-Actors Amy DeLouise
This innovative and timely collection offers a wide-reaching critical evaluation of performance in television, mapping out key conventions, practices and concerns while introducing performance theory and criticism to the established field of television studies. Chapters from leading scholars move through a range of examples from different styles and genres, from Game of Thrones to America´s Next Top Model. Individual performances are analysed in close detail as the authors debate central questions of meaning, value and achievement. Opening out new pathways for inquiry and investigation, this book is an important touchstone for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Television, Media and Theatre Studies with an interest in the work of actors and non-actors on screen.
´´An indispensable guide for introverts and extroverts alike.´´ - Inc. Magazine A Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller Every interaction is a performance, and much of our success-professional and personal-hinges on being able to inspire an audience. And while some people seem to be naturals in the spotlight, this ability very rarely derives from talent alone. Confident communication is a skill, and anyone can learn how to do it. In Steal the Show, New York Times best-selling author, top-rated corporate speaker, and former professional actor Michael Port teaches you how to make the most of your own moments in the spotlight. He makes it easy to give your presentations a clear focus, engage your listeners, manage your nerves, play the right role in every situation to give your message maximum impact, and much more. Drawing on his MFA training at the prestigious Graduate Acting Program at New York University, Port has engineered a system that the non-actor can use to ensure his or her voice is heard when it matters most. ´´The most unique and practical book written on the topic of public speaking and performance in everyday life. You´ll learn how to express yourself authentically, be more creative, and increase your confidence in all aspects of life.´´ - Howard Behar , former president, Starbucks Coffee ´´Michael cuts to the core of what you actually need to get ridiculously good at speaking and performing, and the results are even more dramatic than I´d envisioned. Steal the Show is the only book you´ll ever need when it comes to performance and public speaking.´´ - Jordan Harbinger , host of The Art of Charm MICHAEL PORT, the author of six books, including Book Yourself Solid, has been featured on all the major TV networks and is one of the most in-demand speakers working today. He runs a company of experts advising businesses on marketing, business development, and public speaking. Learn more at www.MichaelPort.com.