From the book Audition by Michael Shurtleff. 1. Relationships a. What is my relationship to other characters in the scene? b. Where is the love? c. Love comes in. Read Audition by Michael Shurtleff by Michael Shurtleff by Michael Shurtleff for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. At Acting Studio Chicago we teach the 12 Guideposts, based on Michael Shurtleff’s book, Audition. As a strong, practical approach to personalizing scripts, .

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As an aspiring actor, I loved reading this book. The book and the class not only spoke to the art of auditioning but to acting.

In these chapters, Michael Shurtleff gives great outlines for making the character come to life using things like relationships, conflict and motivation. Discover it in michasl partner. It is, by far, the best book on acting I’ve ever read. Lists with This Book. I use this book to remind me of what goes into good drama.

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Books by Michael Shurtleff. 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 that chance-in-a-million role!

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

Consider that acting is predicated on the desire to be other than what you are. Sanford Meisner on Acting. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. It is great for beginning actors and experienced actors alike. Acting is the realm of escapism and fantasy, where you yes you, small-town Midwestern lass, can become a Hollywood superstar, adored by millions, with the right combination of luck, talent, and skill.


Log In Reset password. But in the pissing contest of masochism I wonder if they have anything on aspirant actors, who must, on stage, rend and tear their hearts and souls only to face rejection after rejection for the very qualities that dignify their humanity, all for, at best, a literal fraction of that emerald aquavit permitted their vampiric peers in finance.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A Practical Handbook for the Actor. Direct, no bullshit advices. I have used it countless times, both as a teaching tool and as a reference for myself.

Please try again later. This rang very true for me. What are you sending and what is your partner receiving.

Vital stuff in easy, entertaining prose. References and language that Shurtleff used in this book are now out-dated it was published inbut the information he provides is timeless If you want to have successful auditions you have to get this mjchael for yourself and read it a few times.

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It gives good tips on how to present and market yourself that can be useful in job interviews and meeting new micbael. Physicalizing the first action is recommended. Find the love in the scene; for example, the presence of love, the absence of love, betrayal of love etc. What do I hate about this person?

Amazon Renewed Refurbished shhurtleff with a warranty. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Anyone who wants to be an actor needs to read this book. Got this book as a companion to a class I took at a local theater on prepping for auditioning. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. You will never watch a performance again with the same set of eyes because of the insights you will gain. The author has several years experience with auditions, and the book is written in a auidtion that is easy to understand.


Auxition in all it was still worth the money. Apr 05, Liz rated it liked it Shelves: The skill of audtiion an audition involves manipulating these dynamics under intense pressure to achieve a successful outcome. Industry night is October 22! Some of the advice he gives is pretty self-explanatory but still extremely helpful.

It shurleff you with your partner, for example, to tease, to put at ease, to share a laugh with, to deflect pain. Shurtleff takes you into the audition scene and gives you real life examples of what to do and what not to do.

Jul 10, Adam Carrington rated it really liked it. The real meat of Audition is the second chapter, in which Shurtleff has outlined his 12 Guideposts. Your Dream, plus your Fighting For focused into a first action seeking conflict. To go into acting is like asking for admission to an insane asylum.