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Practical Handbook for The Actor, A

Practical Handbook for The Actor, A

Melissa Bruder, Lee Michael Cohen, Madeleine Olnek, Nathaniel Pollack, Robert Previto, Scott Zigler

ISBN: 9780394744124

"This is the best book on acting written in the last twenty years."-from the introduction by David Mamet

A simple and essential book about the craft of acting, describing a technique developed and refined by the authors, all of them young actors, in their work with Pulitzer Prize winning…

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"This is the best book on acting written in the last twenty years."-from the introduction by David Mamet

A simple and essential book about the craft of acting, describing a technique developed and refined by the authors, all of them young actors, in their work with Pulitzer Prize winning playwright David Mamet, actor W. H. Macy and director Gregory Mosher. It is written for any actor who has ever experienced the frustrations of acting classes that lacked clarity and objectivity, and that failed to provide a dependable set of tools. An actor's job, the authors state, is to "find a way to live truthfully under the imaginary circumstances of the play." The ways in which an actor can attain that truth form the substance of this eloquent book.

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Scott Zigler

Scott Zigler

Scott Zigler is the Director of the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theatre School Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University. He's also a founding member and past Artistic Director of New York’s Atlantic Theater Company and past Director of the Atlantic Theater Acting School, where he still serves as Senior Acting Teacher, and the Co-author of the widely used text A ... view full profile

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