The Young Actors Handbook (Applause Acting Series)

The way some introductory acting books are written it seems that a literal leg break is your best option. In "The Young Actor's Handbook", Jeremy Kruse, an actor, writer, producer and director who teaches method acting, acting for camera, improvisation ,and sketch comedy at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York, mends this mangled genre distilling invaluable lessons and years of experience down to a lean mean intuitive hundred page primer. Rather than bludgeoning the uninitiated with dense paragraphs, vague concepts, and opaque examples, "The Young Actor's Handbook" ignites the beginning actor's creative soul with inspirational acting exercises, acting theory, writing exercises, and insight into what it means to be an actor. This concise and pragmatic manual will guide and inform the young actor, beginning actor, novice, acting teacher, or anyone who wants to understand acting through a broad and diverse survey of essential knowledge. The teachings of Richard Boleslavsky, Stella Adler, Sanford Meisner, Uta Hagen, Michael Shurtleff, Lee Strasberg, and Constantin Stanislavsky are eloquently and accessibly rendered as are basics of script analysis, camera technique, the audition mindset, agent acquisition, and the actor's life. Whether you're a curious novice, veteran, acting teacher, or even an interested observer, "The Young Actor's Handbook" will enhance your understanding of this vast and rewarding craft.

Book Details

Book Title: The Young Actors Handbook (Applause Acting Series)

Book Author: Jeremy Kruse

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ISBN: 1495075427