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Physicalizing the first action is recommended. Have a secret — keep it a secret, but let it add drive and intensity to your scene. Summer Program Grades Showing best matches Show all copies. I thought this would be cheesy, but damned if it’s not really, really helpful. Create a new account with your email address Join. It emphasizes being yourself during an audition, while taking advantage of the many parts of the audition so the auditor gets a well-rounded view of what you can do.
It is, by far, the best book on acting I’ve ever read.
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Today is the day I fight, where formerly I fled. Sep 10, Jennifer Bridge rated it really liked it. Login with your email address Login. If you are concerned about getting what you need, then you will never let preconceived judgments get in your way. Place Where are you? In this guidepost, it talks about being involved in the moment, which can lead to new discoveries about other characters, themselves, the scene, or the show as a whole.
The absolute must read for actors. Here is a link to a blog entry that I wrote about this book: The problem in the relationship is always with other person. There may be a possibility of third area focus. I touch base with my highlighted parts and get renewed: What makes Biblio different?
Not just for actors! Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. Had to read this for my acting elective. The Book Nook Published: Log In Audihion password.
Audition: Everything an Actor Needs to Know to Get the Part
Action comes right on the tail of discovery; something which you may have suspected is suddenly confirmed. It has to be important or the scene falls flat. Shurtleff gives perspective and a suite of tools for bringing characters to life that are invaluable. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Nathan plays Samuel L. Lists with This Book. You must send and receive both Emotionally and Physically. Mega Buzz Inc Condition: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Some examples of actions: He seems to know his stuff having seen thousands if not millions of actors audition for various roles over the years. That is part of the magic.
Audition by Shurtleff, Michael
This rang very true for me. Jun 20, Linda C.
Easy to understand and apply as an actor. Non-Action- I give up. Thankfully, published inShurtleff was writing directly for actors and unaware of the cross-appeal. People live for their dreams, not for the oppressiveness of truths. Absolutely everything an actor needs to know to get the part is here: I recommend this book to actors, directors, and anyone involved in the show-biz, but it can be useful in real life as well. Now in this book he tells the all-important HOW for all aspiring actors, from the beginning student of acting to the proven talent trying out for Michael Shurtleff has been casting director for Broadway shows like Chicago and Becket and for films like The Graduate and Jesus Christ Superstar.
A must-read for everyone even remotely involved in ahurtleff, writing, or who is in the business of understanding people. For example, deal with the trees or flowers in the park.
Discover it in your partner. Of course, I’ve already read this twice since I bought it about a decade ago, so I shouldn’t be too surprised that not much seemed new to me. Already have an account?
Dec 13, Kayley rated it it was amazing Shelves: Who is the other person in the scene in relation to me?