Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
604 books in Performing Arts

Subscribe to the Random House What's New Newsletter.

Your Email Address:

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more Performing Arts books by browsing the categories below.

Performing Arts:

Performing Arts:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
The Actor's Art and Craft
The Actor's Art and Craft
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco, Preface by David Mamet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279262
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Actor's Art and Craft
William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco
Preface by David Mamet


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $16.00

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 seventeen years and has spent decades developing his famous program for actor's training. The result is... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Movie-Made America
Movie-Made America
Written by Robert Sklar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679755494
Our Price: $21.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Movie-Made America
A Cultural History of American Movies
Written by Robert Sklar


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 5, 1994
Price: $21.95

Hailed as the definitive work upon its original publication in 1975 and now extensively revised and updated by the author, this vastly absorbing and richly illustrated book examines film as an art form, technological innovation, big business, and shaper of American values. 80 black-and-white photos. Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Breakfast with Sharks
Breakfast with Sharks
Written by Michael Lent
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780609810439
Our Price: $15.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Breakfast with Sharks
A Screenwriter's Guide to Getting the Meeting, Nailing the Pitch, Signing the Deal, and Navigating the Murky Waters of Hollywood
Written by Michael Lent


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2004
Price: $15.99

What They Didn’t Teach You in Your Screenwriting Course

Screenwriters, listen up! Breakfast with Sharks is not a book about the craft of screenwriting. This is a book about the business of managing your screenwriting career, from advice on choosing an agent to tips on juggling three deal-making breakfasts a day. Prescriptive... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Jumpstart to Skinny
Jumpstart to Skinny
Written by Bob Harper and Greg Critser
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345545114
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Jumpstart to Skinny
The Simple 3-Week Plan for Supercharged Weight Loss
Written by Bob Harper and Greg Critser


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LOSE UP TO 20 POUNDS IN 21 DAYS!

In The Skinny Rules, celebrity trainer and coach of NBC’s The Biggest Loser Bob Harper delivers the ultimate strategy for healthy, long-term weight loss and “thin maintenance.” But what if you have a big event looming—a reunion, wedding, beach vacation, or other...

Read more >
Creating Characters with Personality
Creating Characters with Personality
Written by Tom Bancroft, Introduction by Glen Keane
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823023493
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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 >
Apollo's Angels
Apollo's Angels
Written by Jennifer Homans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812968743
Our Price: $20.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Stage Makeup
Stage Makeup
Written by Laura Thudium
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823088393
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Stage Makeup
The Actor's Complete Guide to Today's Techniques and Materials
Written by Laura Thudium


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: April 1, 1999
Price: $35.00

This up-to-date, full-color makeup manual is designed to lie open on the makeup table right as a guide for student, amateur, or professional performers. Read more >
The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
Written by Thomas A. Kelly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823098026
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
Traditional and New Methods for Running a Show from First Rehearsal to Last Performance
Written by Thomas A. Kelly


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $19.95

The Most Widely Used Manual For Aspiring And Veteran Stage Managers - Now Revised and Expanded


The next best thing to shadowing a Broadway stage manager, this detailed, behind-the-scenes book as been brought completely up to date. First published in 1991, it is widely used and has been lauded as the most... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Actor's Secret
The Actor's Secret
Written by Betsy Polatin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946824
Our Price: $22.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Actor's Secret
Techniques for Transforming Habitual Patterns and Improving Performance
Written by Betsy Polatin


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $22.95

Offering revolutionary new training for the actor, The Actor's Secret teaches actors and performers how to incorporate the fundamentals of the Alexander Technique, Somatic Experiencing®, and Breathing Coordination in order to reduce performance anxiety and stress; improve stage presence, breathing, and vocal production; and restore well-being and healthy functioning. These three... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Mailroom
The Mailroom
Written by David Rensin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345442352
Our Price: $17.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Mailroom
Hollywood History from the Bottom Up
Written by David Rensin


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2004
Price: $17.00

It’s like a plot from a Hollywood potboiler: start out in the mailroom, end up a mogul. But for many, it happens to be true. Some of the biggest names in entertainment—including David Geffen, Barry Diller, and Michael Ovitz— started their dazzling careers in the lowly mailroom. Based on more than... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Page 3 of 61
View past category highlights: