Methods: A Journal of Acting Pedagogy

Methods: A Journal of Acting Pedagogy, is a peer reviewed journal dedicated to the art and craft of acting and its philosophies, exercises, and history. Methods explores acting for stage, film, and television, their similarities and differences, deconstructing old techniques and constructing new ones. Methods includes interviews with important industry professionals, academic and professional news about the performing arts, book reviews, and historical documents. Methods will embody everything about the craft and entertainment of acting, from culture to spirituality to truth.

Editor: Ruis Woertendyke
ISSN: 2471-5905

 

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A four color version of the image included in Rebecca Worley’s article “Walking with Memory” in volume 2 of Methods.



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Stage Combat Arts: An Integrated Approach to Acting by Christopher DuVal

Link: http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/stage-combat-arts-9781472526656/

The Outstanding Actor: Seven Keys to Success by Ken Rea

Link: http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/the-outstanding-actor-9781472572981/

The Actor Training Reader edited by Mark Evans

Link: https://www.routledge.com/The-Actor-Training-Reader/EVANS/p/book/9780415824026

Acting on the Script by Bruce Miller

Link:http://www.halleonardbooks.com/product/viewproduct.action?itemid=117277&lid=0&keywords=bruce%20miller&menuid=10263&subsiteid=166&

The Right to Speak: Working with the Voice by Patsy Rodenburg

Link: http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/the-right-to-speak-9781472573025/

Great Shakespeare Actors: Burbage to Branagh by Stanley Wells

Link: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/great-shakespeare-actors-9780198703297?q=stanley%20wells&lang=en&cc=us

Directing Shakespeare in America: Current Practices by Charles Ney

Link: http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/directing-shakespeare-in-america-9781474239844/

The Shakespeare Workbook and Video: A Practical Course for Actors by David Carey and Rebecca Clark Carey

Link: http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/the-shakespeare-workbook-and-video-9781472525093/

Acting Shakespeare’s Language by Andy Hinds

Link: https://www.oberonbooks.com/acting-shakespeares-language.html

Essential Acting: A Practical Handbook for Actors, Teachers and Directors by Brigid Panet

Link: https://www.routledge.com/Essential-Acting-A-Practical-Handbook-for-Actors-Teachers-and-Directors/Panet/p/book/9781138022119

Acting with Passion: A Performer’s Guide to Emotions on Cue by Niki Flacks

Link: http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/acting-with-passion-9781408183731/

Methods Volume 2, Fall 2016

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Articles on de-roling after a performance, teaching a class on the business of show business, cross-gender casting, and integrating improvisation with Stanislavski-based actor training are among those included in this latest volume of Methods. An interview by Cosmin Chivu with actress Zoe
Caldwell is featured, along with a chapter from Cora Anne Mowatt’s  Autobiography of An Actress (1853). Reviews of recently released books on acting and acting pedagogy include “Stage Combat Arts,” “Acting Shakespeare’s Language,” “The Actor Trainer Reader,” and “The Outstanding Actor:
Seven Keys to Success.”

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Methods Volume 1, Fall 2015‬

 

methodsThe premiere volume of Methods contains an interview with Anne Bogart as well as articles on the six stages of the seek/avoid cycle, diagnosing accessibility and expression of emotion, recording feedback in the acting classroom and much more.

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