(Book). Straightforward and readable, The Scene Study Book is a practical, step-by-step guide that runs from the analysis of basic story structure including conflict and story arc to making choices, including physical and psychological action. It includes chapters on selecting scenes, partnering, and scoring a script, along with a first-rate list of contemporary scenes to use. The Scene Study Book explores the process of scene work, from first read-through to blocking to taking notes and using them effectively. It addresses what to look for in a class, in a teacher, and in a partner. In short, it covers most of the questions and situations an actor in a scene study class might need help with. HIGHLIGHT: The only book on the market that covers the scene study process, this is the most useful and most commonly used classroom and studio format for learning acting.