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Bantam division of Bantam Doubleday Dell publishing group, Some examples of actions: I touch base with my highlighted parts and get renewed: Thanks for telling us about audktion problem. Learn enough so you can do good theater So one must ask what makes one wish to become an actor, what sort of individual is drawn to acting.

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Some of the advice he gives is pretty self-explanatory but still extremely helpful. Join Create an account. Sign In Register Help Cart. As an aspiring actor, I loved reading this book. Mother, daughter, son, lover, husband, etc.

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Open Preview See a Problem? That is part of the magic. Shurtleff knows his stuff—take a few tips. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! In this guidepost, it talks about being involved auditiln the moment, which can lead to new discoveries about other characters, themselves, the scene, or the show as a whole.


Anyone may apply, but only the certifiably insane are admitted. Sep 21, Jack rated it it was amazing. A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition.

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Definitely read this if you want to do anything in the field of drama. It’s about how to present yourself to people who will judge you in moments, how to be pragmatic, authentic to yourself and yet totally surprise them into thinking well and memorably of you–even if y Not just for actors!

Shurtleff gives perspective and a suite of tools for bringing characters to life that are invaluable. Best excerpt for me. I have used it countless times, both as a teaching tool and as a reference for myself. Aug 23, Rohit Solanki rated it liked it.

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

If you want to have successful auditions you have to get this book for yourself and read it a few times. Mar 07, Walter rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nathan plays Samuel L.

He does as he advises his readers: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Absolutely everything an actor needs to know to get the part is here: To act is to master the manipulation of social dynamics. Every actor or director should read once.


Nov 22, Chalise rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. Login with your email address Login. Find the love in the scene; for example, the presence of love, the absence of love, betrayal of love shurtlleff. Audition Michael Shurtleff To go into acting is audjtion asking for admission to an insane asylum.

Grounded in experience and illustration of point. 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 ausition for anyone trying to land a role whether in Hollywood or Hicksville. Dec 27, LeeLee rated it really liked it.

Basically, everyone could benefit from the advice contained in this book. Discovery is the moment to moment action. The skill of passing an audition involves manipulating these dynamics under intense pressure to achieve a successful outcome.