Genre: Arts & Photography, Stage & Theatre, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 61 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 March 2018 onward
Created as educational theatre, Beyond Betrayal is an HIV awareness stage play. The production aims to inspire and motivate communities disproportionately affected by HIV to know the status of themselves and their loved ones. While serving time for drug charges, Byran is sexually assaulted. Upon his release, he finds himself once again caught up in the fast life of women and drugs while hiding this explosive secret. Cleveland, on the other hand, is the doting father for his only daughter, Olivia. Peer pressure from her friends is about to merge these two worlds with destructive results.Journey to a place where even the church members are caught up in scandal and dishonesty threatens to destroy lives. The point of no return is just the beginning as the characters are forced to face their st...
Genre: Arts & Photography, Stage & Theatre, Nonfiction
Size: 113 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 March 2018 onward
Actors and the Art of Performance: Under Exposure combines the author's two main biographical paths: her professional commitment to the fields of both theatre and philosophy. The art of acting on stage is analysed here not only from the theoretical perspective of a spectator, but also from the perspective of the actor. The author draws on her experience as both a theatre actor and a university professor whose teachings in the art of acting rely heavily on her own experience and also on her philosophical knowledge. The book is unique not only in terms of its content but also in terms of its style. Written in a multiplicity of voices, the text oscillates between philosophical reasoning and narrative forms of writing, including micro-narratives, fables, parables, and inter alia by Carroll, Ho...
Genre: Arts & Photography, Film & Video, Stage & Theatre, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Education & Reference, Science & Maths
Size: 120 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 March 2018 onward
A humorous paranormal short story by USA Today bestselling author Mindy Klasky.First time available as an ebook!Actress Kelly Reilly knew she’d chosen a tough career, but she’d always found success with her boyfriend, Rob Cornell, at her side. When Rob accepts a role in New York City without a word of discussion, though, Kelly is thrown for a loop.Rescue soon arrives in the form of a genie, complete with magical wishes to turn the tide. But Kelly’s first wish goes dramatically awry.Kelly is desperate to right that wrong—not to mention getting her love life back on track and advancing her career. Can she negotiate her genie’s trickster ways? Or will her hopes amount to nothing more than wishful thinking?The As You Wish Series (each volume can be read on its own, and the series can...
Genre: Arts & Photography, Stage & Theatre, Fiction, Nonfiction, Romance, Paranormal, Romantic Comedy
Size: 70 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 March 2018 onward
During the Russian Revolution and Civil War, amateur theater groups sprang up in cities across the country. Workers, peasants, students, soldiers, and sailors provided entertainment ranging from improvisations to gymnastics and from propaganda sketches to the plays of Chekhov. In Revolutionary Acts, Lynn Mally reconstructs the history of the amateur stage in Soviet Russia from 1917 to the height of the Stalinist purges. Her book illustrates in fascinating detail how Soviet culture was transformed during the new regime's first two decades in power.Of all the arts, theater had a special appeal for mass audiences in Russia, and with the coming of the revolution it took on an important role in the dissemination of the new socialist culture. Mally's analysis of amateur theater as a space where ...
Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, Stage & Theatre, Fiction, Drama, History, Europe, Russia, Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama & Criticism
Size: 326 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 February 2018 onward
Creativity: the Actor in Performance focuses on becoming a creative performer. Many stage-actors succeed in rehearsals, yet under-perform where it counts – on stage. However, as actors know, performance is a thing unto itself - something that will happen out there, beyond anything that had happened in rehearsals. This book provides actors, their teachers and directors with insights into the creativity of the actor in performance....
Genre: Arts & Photography, Stage & Theatre, Fiction, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Poetry, Drama & Criticism
Size: 93 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 February 2018 onward
This book is open access under a CC-BY licence.What makes a book 'academic'? What spaces, physical and digital, can they be found in? How are they made, bought, and read? These questions are tackled by a cross-section of thirteen experts from the fields of bookselling, publishing, university libraries, and academic research in this volume of essays, which was produced in conjunction with the team from the AHRC/British Library Academic Book of the Future Project as an accelerated publishing challenge for the first ever Academic Book Week. The topics include campus bookshops and bookselling, the role of national libraries, Open Access, the Research Excellence Framework, and publishing innovation. The approaches explore the realities of the present and venture all the way through to possible ...
Genre: Arts & Photography, Stage & Theatre, Fiction, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education, Literary Criticism & Theory, Publishing & Books, Science & Maths
Size: 120 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 February 2018 onward