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

A must-read for everyone even remotely involved in acting, writing, or who is in the business of understanding people. You have to create the events.

Wonder about your partner and your situation.

The skill of passing an audition involves manipulating these dynamics under intense pressure to achieve a successful outcome. If your email address is associated with an account, we’ll email a link so you can create a password.

If you are alert and aware you will discover wins and losses in your communication and competition. Audition Michael Aucition Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Your Dream, plus your Fighting For focused into a first action seeking conflict. This b As an aspiring actor, I loved reading this book.


Want to Read saving…. Become what you are! An opposite is an action that interferes with you getting what you are fighting for. 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. Blind Pig Books Published: Today is the day I fight, where formerly I fled. What do I hate about this person?

A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Basically, everyone could benefit from the advice contained in this book. Events equal changes, especially in the relationship.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lists with This Book. The Book Nook Published: The core of the book sets forth the 12 “guideposts” for reading sshurtleff script in an audition.

This book is like a fountain of knowledge!

Some examples of actions: Summer Program Grades Here shurtlefff a link to a blog entry that I wrote about this book: 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 qudition whether in Hollywood or Hicksville. Jun 20, Linda C.


The truth is not enough if it is neither dramatic nor interesting nor unique. For example, deal with the trees or flowers in the park.

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

I also don’t trust anyone who calls O’Neill “artless. This item is brand new unopened, never used and still in its original manufacturer condition. No trivia or quizzes yet. The problem in the relationship is always with other person.

Had to read this for my acting elective. I’d say the most helpful section for an actor would be the Twelve Guideposts.

Hopefully, this would eventually lead to performing in accordance with all of the guideposts after practicing enough. Learn enough so you can do good theater. Log In Reset password.

Listen and be affected. Name the action, then play the action. Not just for actors!