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Performing Arts - Acting & Auditioning
Author: David Thomson | Narrator: David Thomson
Release Date: February 07, 2023
From the celebrated film critic and author of The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, a fascinating look at some of the cinema’s finest actors and how they approach their craft"Open to any page and you’ll become enthralled by the...tales...
For anyone who has ever wanted to take an acting class, "this is the best book on acting written in the last twenty years" (David Mamet, from the Introduction).This book describes a technique developed and refined by the authors, all of them young ac...
Author: Noël Coward | Narrator: Barry Day and Chukwudi Iwuji
Release Date: November 02, 2021
Noël Coward on theatre was as dazzling and entertaining as his masterful plays and lyrics. Here his ideas and opinions on the subject are brilliantly brought together in an extraordinary collection of commentary, lyrics, essays, and asides on ev...
Author: William Esper and Damon Dimarco | Narrator: Damon Dimarco and Michael Esper
Release Date: July 16, 2019
William Esper, one of the leading acting teachers of our time, explains and extends Sanford Meisner's legendary technique, offering a clear, concrete, step-by-step approach to becoming a truly creative actor.Esper worked closely with Meisner for seve...
Author: Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell | Narrator: Jason Culp, Arthur Morey and Mark Bramhall
Release Date: July 16, 2019
Sanford Meisner was one of the best known and beloved teachers of acting in the country. This audiobook follows one of his acting classes for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes ...
Author: David Dean Bottrell | Narrator: David Dean Bottrell
Release Date: February 19, 2019
Veteran character actor David Dean Bottrell draws on his 35+ tumultuous years of work in the entertainment industry to offer a guide to breaking in, making a living, and making a life in the fabulous trenches of show business. Covers every facet of t...
Author: Jonathan Goldsmith | Narrator: Jonathan Goldsmith
Release Date: June 13, 2017
What makes a life truly interesting? Is it the people you meet? The risks you take? The adventures you remember?Jonathan Goldsmith has many answers to that question. For years he was a struggling actor in New York and Los Angeles, with experiences...
Author: Jon Cryer | Narrator: Jon Cryer
Release Date: April 07, 2015
If it can happen in show business, it’s happened to Jon Cryer. Now he’s opening up for the first time and sharing his behind-the-scenes stories in a warmly endearing, sharply observed, and frankly funny look at life in Hollywood.In 1986, ...
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Author: Vanessa Williams and Helen Williams | Narrator: Vanessa Williams and Helen Williams
Release Date: April 17, 2012
The highly anticipated first book by a widely respected entertainer whose career highlights include The Right Stuff, Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives, and former Miss AmericaWhen Vanessa Williams was growing up, she had a plan: She’d go to coll...
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Author: Ellen Burstyn | Narrator: Ellen Burstyn
Release Date: October 24, 2006
A deeply personal and electrifying memoir by Ellen Burstyn, renowned actress and six-time Academy Award nominee.By the time Ellen Burstyn arrived in New York to study acting, she'd already worked as a Texas fashion model, a Montreal chorus girl, suff...
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