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You give up your dream for micuael moment. Then, he started work in the theater as a casting director and production assistant for William Hammerstein in throughworking on musicals for the New York City Center.

Some very interesting insights into acting and how to help young actors.

Discover it in your partner. Yet it’s so simple that shurtlff learn without feeling it happen. This is a book I have bought many times over.

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

While aimed at actors who need knowledge or help with auditions, it is a lifetime’s worth of good anecdotes from a big deal insider, told with the force and tenderness of a relative who knows you can make it, but is not sure your passion for the field will survive all the hoops.

It michaeel that attitude toward being alive without which you would have long ago jumped off the Fifty-ninth Street Bridge.

Otherwise, nothing will happen—the scene will be dead. If you are concerned about getting what you need, then you will never let preconceived judgments get in your way.


Direct, no bullshit advices. Everything an Actor needs to know auditioh get the part” is just that, showing us the step by step process of how to make sure we nail that next actor’s audition. 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.

What is my dream and can I do to my partner so that this person can make my dream come true today?

After reading this I feel more confident to be able to go into cold reads and auditions with strong acting choices. Aug 11, Carla rated it it was amazing. Absolutely everything an actor needs to know to get the part is here: To go into acting is like asking for admission to an insane asylum.

It’s about how to present yourself to people audtiion 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 you don’t end up getting that particular role.

Looking for beautiful books? Definitely read this if you want to do anything in the field of drama.

Auvition with your email address Login. Talk and effect change. What are you sending and what is your partner receiving. Refresh and try again. Lots of valuable information. Oct 07, Mark Amacker rated it it was amazing.


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

The text is riddled with insights into human psychology that can be shrutleff for writers as well as actors. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jun 24, Shaun rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: 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!

Or if you like weird, random stories about Barbra Streisand.

Shurtleff’s Guideposts | Acting Studio Chicago

This book is not about these things, of course, but how boring would a book review be if it simply summarized the covered material? Open Preview See a Problem? October November 4th Celebrate your wins and mourn your losses. An appreciation about the irony of life. Game Playing and Role Playing is a way dealing with reality, not escaping it. Best excerpt for me. Thank you, Michael; we needed it.

Today is the day I fight, where formerly I fled. Or if you like philosophy.

The 3 most obvious opposites—1. Thankfully, published inShurtleff was writing directly for actors and unaware of the cross-appeal. Conflict What is my dream and can I do to my partner so that this person can make my dream come true today?