Performing Arts

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    Building the Successful Theater Company
    By Lisa Mulcahy
    (Allworth Press)
    The second edition of Building the Successful Theater Company takes readers even deeper into the world of theatrical production, examining in great depth the financial realities of establishing--and maintaining--a successful organization. This indispensable reference is updated to include more theater... [READ MORE]
    An Actor's Guide--Making It in New York City
    By Glenn Alterman
    (Allworth Press)
    For any actor in or on the way to New York City, this is the definitive source for advice, winning strategies, marketing techniques, and invaluable insights to being a successful New York actor. Aspiring and established professionals will find this thorough and up-to-the-minute volume chock full of resources... [READ MORE]
    The Art of Motion Picture Editing
    An Essential Guide to Methods, Principles, Processes, and Terminology
    By Vincent LoBrutto
    (Allworth Press)
    Learn how to use images and sound to tell a motion picture story. This guide reveals how editing affects a motion picture’s pace, rhythm, structure, and story, and spells out exactly what an editor does. The tools, methods, and processes of movie editing in any medium are revealed so that readers working... [READ MORE]
    Advanced Techniques for the Actor, Director, and Teacher
    By Terry Schreiber, With Mary Beth Barber, Foreword by Edward Norton
    (Allworth Press)
    Honed by the author's 35 years of teaching, this advanced book offers different warm-up exercises concentrating on the actor's sense of smell, sound, sight, and touch; sensory tools for conveying the climate and environment of the text; tips for suggesting a character's physical conditions; and much... [READ MORE]
    A Life
    By Stephen Weissman
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Chaplin is arguably the single most important artist produced by the cinema,” wrote film critic Andrew Sarris. Born in London in 1889, Charlie Chaplin grew up in dire poverty. Severe alcoholism cut short his father’s flourishing career, and his beloved mother first lost her voice, then her mind, to... [READ MORE]
    Cary Grant
    Dark Angel
    By Geoffrey Wansell
    (Arcade Publishing)
    His signature jaw line and charismatic characters made him an American symbol. His films, including Bringing Up Baby, The Philadelphia Story, and North by Northwest, were timeless classics. However, Grant was also married five times and sustained a tortured, obsessive relationship with money. In this... [READ MORE]
    The Business of Theatrical Design, Second Edition
    By James Moody
    (Allworth Press)
    Written by a leading design consultant and carefully updated with the latest information on the industry, this is the essential guide to earning a living, marketing skills, furthering a design career, and operating a business. With more than thirty years of backstage and behind-the-scenes experience... [READ MORE]
    For any actor in or on the way to New York City, this is the definitive source for advice, winning strategies, marketing techniques, and invaluable insights to being a successful New York actor. This new edition has been completely revised and updated to cover the significant changes in the New York... [READ MORE]
    The Business of Broadway
    An Insider’s Guide to Working, Producing, and Investing in the World’s Greatest Theatre Community
    By Mitch Weiss, By Perri Gaffney
    (Allworth Press)
    New York’s Broadway theatre scene has long been viewed as the “top of the heap” in the world theatre community. Taking lessons from the very best, this innovative guide delves into the business side of the renowned industry to explain just how its system functions. For anyone interested in pursuing a... [READ MORE]
    An Actor's Guide: Your First Year in Hollywood
    By Michael St. Nicholas, By Lisa Mulcahy
    (Allworth Press)
    For every actor beginning a career in Hollywood, this indispensable guide will lay out a clear and comprehensible path with tried-and-true advice. Up-to-date resources and new interviews with recently established actors experiencing the current movieland scene—as well as the timeless voices of established... [READ MORE]
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