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THEATRE IN YOUR LIFE makes theatre appreciation personal, meaningful, and memorable by exploring the many ways theatre plays an important role in everyday life. From movies, concerts, and videogames to weddings, graduations, and job interviews, aspects of production and performance strongly influence popular culture and shape many of our daily experiences. THEATRE IN YOUR LIFE vividly illuminates these connections while providing a thorough introduction to the history, elements, and global diversity of theatre. Written in an enjoyable, conversational style, this book will deepen your understanding and appreciation of theatre as you recognize and reflect on its impact on your life.

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Robert Barton

Robert has acted in most of the plays of Shakespeare and has directed half of them. He is professor emeritus in acting at the University of Oregon. He is the author of the books Acting: Onstage and Off (now in its 6th edition), Voice: Onstage and Off, with Rocco Dal Vera, Theatre in Your Life and Life Themes, with Annie McGregor, and Style for Actors (all in recent 2nd editions). His newest text is Acting Reframes: Using NLP to Make Better Decisions in and out of the Theatre. Robert has been the recipient of the theatre associations best book and outstanding acting coach awards. His column "Many Right Ways" appears in each edition of The Voice and Speech Review.

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