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Log-in or create an account first! What are you sending and what is your partner receiving. Shurtlrff actor or director should read once. Action comes right on the tail of discovery; something which you may have suspected is suddenly confirmed.

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Listen and be affected. If you are alert and aware you will discover wins and losses in your communication and competition. No trivia or quizzes yet. As a strong, practical approach to personalizing scripts, creating importance in a scene, and making clear, unique choices, The Guideposts are the heart of what we teach in our classes.


The core of the book sets forth the shurtlef “guideposts” for reading a script in an audition. Now in this book shurteff tells the all-important HOW for all aspiring actors, from the beginning student of acting to the proven talent trying out for that chance-in-a-million role!

Lots of valuable information. Summer Intensive Grades Known by all in the business as the “bible” on how to audition and very good just to go deeper into characters after you’ve been cast in a play.

It helps teach much more than auditioning, it also teaches exploring and approaching scenes. Login with your email address Login. Today is the day I fight, where formerly I fled. Events equal changes, especially in the relationship.

Action- Screw you, I hate you. Whatever is true in the scene, the opposite is also true.

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We will be in touch monthly to keep you up-to-date on course offerings, industry news, tips, and discounts. The spine remains undamaged. The skill of passing an audition involves manipula Golden advice from a casting director on how to pass a Broadway acting audition. Any actor subjecting themselves to the madness of theater should read this. Have a secret sshurtleff keep it a secret, but let it add drive and intensity to your scene.

Easy to understand and apply as an actor. Jul 23, Keith Moser rated it it was amazing Recommends it shurtlefg New and looking to take a class? Your Dream, plus your Fighting For focused into a shurtkeff action seeking conflict. To act is to master the manipulation of social dynamics.


It hardly needs mentioning that this is useful for anyone syurtleff to break into acting roles, as it covers audition mechanics from all sorts of different angles. Best excerpt audihion me. It is, by far, the best book on acting I’ve ever read. For me, I have referred back to this book to help me get into a good acting mindset. I also don’t trust anyone who calls O’Neill “artless. Audition By Shurtleff, Michael. Anyone may apply, but only the certifiably insane are admitted.

I thought this would be cheesy, but damned if it’s not really, really helpful. Jul 10, Adam Carrington rated it really liked it. But it feels formulaic and I worry that strict adherence to these guidelines would lead to performers that are too caught up in their heads.

Sign up to receive offers and updates: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Published December 2nd by Bantam first published February 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Find the love in the scene; for example, the presence of love, the absence of love, betrayal of love etc.