Is reading your lifestyle or favorite pastime? Do you have a moment of free time between one audition and another? Why not use it to learn something by reading a book?   1. On The Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov  On the Technique of Acting is the first and only book ever to incorporate the complete text of that brilliant manuscript. Scholars and teachers of Chekhov’s technique have hailed On the Technique of Acting as the clearest, most accurate presentation of the principles he taught. 2. A Practical Handbook For the Actor by Bruder On the Technique of Acting is the first and only book ever to incorporate the complete text of that brilliant manuscript. Scholars and teachers of Chekhov’s technique have hailed On the Technique of Acting as the clearest, most accurate presentation of the principles he taught. 3. The Intent To Live: Achieving Your True Potential As An Actor by Larry Moss From the foundations of script analysis to the nuances of physicalization and sensory work, here are the case studies, exercises, and insights that enable you to connect personally with a script, develop your character from the inside out, overcome fear and inhibition, and master the technical skills required for success in the theater, television, and movies. 4. The Actors Life: A Survival Guide by Jenna Fischer   With amusing candor and wit, Fischer spells out the nuts and bolts of getting established in the profession, based on her own memorable and hilarious experiences. She provides helpful hints on how to be gutsy and take risks, the tricks to good auditioning and callbacks, and how not to fall for certain scams. 5. The Actor And The Target by Declan Donnellan “Acting is a reflex, a mechanism for development and survival. . . . It isn’t ‘second nature,’ it is ‘first nature.’” - Declan Donnellan   This well liked and hands-on book on acting takes a scalpel to the root of actors’ tenacious fears, inspiring them to exhibit their talent on stage. It is candid and truthful, with a sense of creativity and individual liberty. 6. The Art Of Acting by Stella Adler One of the most immensely popular and ever-practical books on acting takes a scalpel to the heart of actors’ persistent fears, helping them to release their talent on stage. It is straightforward and unpretentious, with a spirit of artistic and personal freedom.
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Best Books - All Time - Here Are Some Of Our Recommendations
BY SIMMI KAVABY SIMMI KAVA

Is reading your lifestyle or favorite pastime? Do you have a moment of free time between one audition and another? Why not use it to learn something by reading a book?

 

1. On The Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov 

On the Technique of Acting is the first and only book ever to incorporate the complete text of that brilliant manuscript. Scholars and teachers of Chekhov’s technique have hailed On the Technique of Acting as the clearest, most accurate presentation of the principles he taught.

2. A Practical Handbook For the Actor by Bruder

On the Technique of Acting is the first and only book ever to incorporate the complete text of that brilliant manuscript. Scholars and teachers of Chekhov’s technique have hailed On the Technique of Acting as the clearest, most accurate presentation of the principles he taught.

3. The Intent To Live: Achieving Your True Potential As An Actor by Larry Moss

From the foundations of script analysis to the nuances of physicalization and sensory work, here are the case studies, exercises, and insights that enable you to connect personally with a script, develop your character from the inside out, overcome fear and inhibition, and master the technical skills required for success in the theater, television, and movies.

4. The Actors Life: A Survival Guide by Jenna Fischer  

With amusing candor and wit, Fischer spells out the nuts and bolts of getting established in the profession, based on her own memorable and hilarious experiences.
She provides helpful hints on how to be gutsy and take risks, the tricks to good auditioning and callbacks, and how not to fall for certain scams.

5. The Actor And The Target by Declan Donnellan

“Acting is a reflex, a mechanism for development and survival. . . . It isn’t ‘second nature,’ it is ‘first nature.’” - Declan Donnellan
 
This well liked and hands-on book on acting takes a scalpel to the root of actors’ tenacious fears, inspiring them to exhibit their talent on stage. It is candid and truthful, with a sense of creativity and individual liberty.

6. The Art Of Acting by Stella Adler

One of the most immensely popular and ever-practical books on acting takes a scalpel to the heart of actors’ persistent fears, helping them to release their talent on stage. It is straightforward and unpretentious, with a spirit of artistic and personal freedom.

BY SIMMI KAVABY SIMMI KAVA
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