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Sanford Meisner on Acting
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell, Introduction by Sydney Pollack
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394750590
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Sanford Meisner on Acting

Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell
Introduction by Sydney Pollack


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 12, 1987
Price: $16.00

This book, written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, follows an acting class of eight men and eight women for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes from contemporary American plays. Throughout these pages Meisner is delight--always empathizing with his students and urging them... Read more >
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Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Written by Neal Gabler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679757474
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Walt Disney
The Triumph of the American Imagination
Written by Neal Gabler


Format: Trade Paperback, 912 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $23.00

The definitive portrait of one of the most important cultural figures in American history.

Walt Disney was a true visionary whose desire for escape, iron determination and obsessive perfectionism transformed animation from a novelty to an art form, first with Mickey Mouse and then with his feature films–most notably Snow White... Read more >
The Intent to Live
The Intent to Live
Written by Larry Moss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553381207
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The Intent to Live
Achieving Your True Potential as an Actor
Written by Larry Moss


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $16.00

“I call this book The Intent to Live because great actors don’t seem to be acting, they seem to be actually living.”
–Larry Moss, from the Introduction

When Oscar-winning actors Helen Hunt and Hilary Swank accepted their Academy Awards, each credited Larry Moss’s guidance as key to their career-making performances. There is a... Read more >
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Making Movies
Making Movies
Written by Sidney Lumet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679756606
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Making Movies

Written by Sidney Lumet


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 19, 1996
Price: $15.95

From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from Long Day's Journey Into Night to The Verdict, Lumet explains the... Read more >
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Event
Event
Written by Slavoj Zizek
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194110
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Event
A Philosophical Journey Through A Concept
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.95

Probably the most famous living philosopher, Slavoj Žižek explores the meaning of events in this short and digestible book

An event can be an occurrence that shatters ordinary life, a radical political rupture, a transformation of reality, a religious belief, the rise of a new art form, or an intense... Read more >
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Sanford Meisner on Acting
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell, Introduction by Sydney Pollack
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830630
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Sanford Meisner on Acting

Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell
Introduction by Sydney Pollack


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

This book, written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, follows an acting class of eight men and eight women for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes from contemporary American plays. Throughout these pages Meisner is delight--always empathizing with his students and urging them... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Ball of Fire
Ball of Fire
Written by Stefan Kanfer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375727719
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Ball of Fire
The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $17.00

As a movie actress Lucille Ball was, in her own words, “queen of the B-pluses.” But on the small screen she was a superstar–arguably the funniest and most enduring in the history of TV. In this exemplary biography, Stefan Kanfer explores the roots of Lucy’s genius and places it in the... Read more >
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A Practical Handbook for the Actor
A Practical Handbook for the Actor
Written by Melissa Bruder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394744124
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A Practical Handbook for the Actor

Written by Melissa Bruder


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: April 12, 1986
Price: $13.95

6 working actors describe their methods and philosophies of the theater. All have worked with playwright David Mamet at the Goodman Theater in Chicago. Read more >
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Apollo's Angels
Apollo's Angels
Written by Jennifer Homans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812968743
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Apollo's Angels
A History of Ballet
Written by Jennifer Homans


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $20.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told, Apollo’s Angels—the first cultural history of ballet ever written—is a groundbreaking work. From ballet’s origins in the Renaissance...

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Creating Characters with Personality
Creating Characters with Personality
Written by Tom Bancroft, Introduction by Glen Keane
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823023493
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Creating Characters with Personality

Written by Tom Bancroft
Introduction by Glen Keane


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2006
Price: $19.95

From Snow White to Shrek, from Fred Flintstone to SpongeBob SquarePants, the design of a character conveys personality before a single word of dialogue is spoken. Designing Characters with Personality shows artists how to create a distinctive character, then place that character in context within a script, establish hierarchy, and maximize... Read more >
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