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The book has many interesting anecdotes from his years of experience, several classroom dialogues illustrating his different guideposts, a few leads on plays with good scenes and indispensable advice for anyone trying to land a role whether in Hollywood or Hicksville.

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Michael Shurtleff was a major Broadway sjurtleff Hollywood casting director. Lots of valuable information. What is my dream and can I do to my partner so that this person can make my dream come true today?

Whatever is true in the scene, the opposite is also true. As an aspiring actor, I loved reading this book.

Learn enough so you can do good theater Some of the advice in this book is particularly useful for actors auditioning for scripted plays, but I still found a lot of auditikn advice for acting in improvised scenes as well.


I really like how this book talks about human nature and integrating that into character development.

Audition: Everything an Actor Needs to Know to Get the Part

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I thought this would be cheesy, but damned if it’s not really, really helpful. Jul 26, Danielle Alonzo rated it really liked it.

Audition: Everything an Actor Needs to Know to Get the Part by Michael Shurtleff

Sep 21, Jack rated it it was amazing. Jackson, Barak Obama, Ed Vrodolyak, and other comedy sketch characters. What is art, after all, but a form of controlled insanity. Find Rare Books Book Value. The best book on the topic of acting ever written. Shurtleff gives perspective and a suite of tools for bringing characters to life audihion are invaluable.

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Used books are the “green” way to read and reduce your carbon footprint, we also try to reuse packing materials whenever possible keeping them out of landfills sooner rather than later If you are concerned about getting what you need, then you will never let preconceived judgments get in your way.

Oct 07, Mark Amacker rated shuryleff it was amazing. Return to Book Page. 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.


Or if you like philosophy. An Action is described as an undeniable communication that affects or changes your partner to get what you want.

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It has to be important or the scene falls flat. Action comes right on the tail of discovery; something which you may have suspected is suddenly confirmed. Events move the story forward. 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. New and looking to take a class?

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