Getting to the Task

Part 1, Five Approaches to Acting Series

Getting to the Task

Getting to the Task, Part One includes practical exercises for class and rehearsals, techniques for analyzing a text for tasks, techniques for maintaining and deepening performances, examples from film to study, and a useful working vocabulary. It explains how other approaches might expand Stanislavsky?s vision. Getting to the Task, Part One separates Stanislavsky from his inaccurate (and widely influential) translators and interpreters in America. Getting to the Task, Part One separates The System from ?The Method? ? itself the subject of Building Images, Part Three in the Five Approaches to Acting Series. All five of David Kaplan's approaches to acting are available together with an additional part that deals with comparing, choosing and combing the different approaches in his The Collected Series: Five Approaches to Acting. This is an excellent acting textbook that deals with theory and practice for both beginning and seasoned actors.

Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed.

Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed.

This fully updated and expanded edition covers over 10,200 programs, making it the most comprehensive documentation of television programs ever published. In addition to covering the standard network and cable entertainment genres, the book also covers programs generally not covered elsewhere in print (or even online), including Internet series, aired and unaired pilot films, erotic series, gay and lesbian series, risqué cartoons and experimental programs from 1925 through 1945.

Shakespeare for all Secondary

Shakespeare for all Secondary

An account of the RSA Shakespeare in Schools project, which demonstrates that Shakespeare can be made accessible to students of all abilities from the age of 5 upwards. The book provides accounts of performances of Shakespeare plays at a number of secondary schools, and includes illustrated explorations of topics ranging from language to villains. It links the use of Shakespeare to the National Curriculum, emphasizing the fact that Shakespeare can be fun, even for very young students. The book has a companion Primary level volume.

There And Back Again: An Actor's Tale

There And Back Again: An Actor's Tale

When Sean Astin, veteran Hollywood actor of over 30 movies including The Goonies, and Rudy, landed the part of Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings, he knew it was going to be different to anything he'd ever worked on before. Here he shares his heartfelt opinions on his early movies, how he got the part of Sam at that point in his career, and what it was like to be on set for nearly two years of his life. How did he and the other cast members get along? What were the excitements and the dangers they faced during filming? What happened the evening that Elijah Wood lost the keys to his room? How did Sir Ian McKellen cope when he didn't like the music the hobbits listened to during make-up and what happened when the crew considered striking? Revealing and immensely readable, There and Back Again is the behind-the-scenes look at what it was like to be involved in the making of one of the biggest movie franchises of all time.

Practical SharePoint 2013 Governance

Practical SharePoint 2013 Governance

Practical SharePoint 2013 Governance is the first book to offer practical and action-focused SharePoint governance guidance based on consulting experiences with real organizations in the field. It provides the quintessential governance reference guide for SharePoint consultants, administrators, architects, and anyone else looking for actual hands-on governance guidance. This book goes beyond filling in a governance document template and focuses entirely on actions to take and behaviors to adopt for addressing real-world governance challenges. Walks you through how to define what SharePoint offers and who is involved Offers key governance strategies for you to adopt or advise to your customers Provides real-world examples that apply each governance concept to an actual scenario What you’ll learn Define a scope to offer SharePoint as a service to an organization Specify roles and responsibilities involved in a SharePoint service Envision and strategize a SharePoint roadmap Plan for growing and upgrading a SharePoint environment Measure and report on performance metrics Set boundaries for development standards and testing processes Who this book is for Practical SharePoint 2013 Governance is for SharePoint consultants,administrators, architects, and anyone else looking for actual hands-on governance guidance. It is an excellent choice for people who like action-focused concepts or who want to go beyond documentation and theory. This book is a fantastic choice for anyone looking for agile ideas to put into practice without necessarily embarking on a lengthy governance exercise upfront. Table of ContentsPart I: Orientating SharePoint Governance 1. Understanding SharePoint Governance Part II: Defining the SharePoint Service 2. Defining Your SharePoint Service and Service Tiers 3. Determining Your SharePoint Features and Functionality 4. Establishing Your Team's Roles and Responsibilities 5. Shaping Your User Readiness and Training 6. Measuring and Reporting on Your SharePoint Service Performance Part III: Expanding the SharePoint Service 7. Creating Your SharePoint Roadmap 8. Promoting a Feedback Process 9. Managing Your SharePoint Demand Funnel 10. Growing Your SharePoint Service 11. Preparing for SharePoint Upgrades and Patches Part IV: Customizing the SharePoint Service 12. Committing Sponsorship and Ownership of Customizations 13. Facilitating and Isolating End-User Customizations 14. Designing Your Development Standards and Testing Processes 15. Framing Your Information Architecture and UI Standards 16. Coordinating Your Code Promotion and Release Processes 17. Rapid Concepts

The Round Table

A Saturday Review of Politics Finance, Literature, Society, and Art

The Round Table