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To go into acting is like asking for admission to an insane asylum. It’s about how to present yourself to people who will judge you in moments, how to be pragmatic, authentic to yourself and yet totally surprise shurtlefff into thinking well and memorably of you–even if you don’t end up getting that particular role.

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.

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If you miss the events, nothing will happen. My favorite guidepost is number 6, Discoveries. P-Town Book Sales Condition: Become what you are! Sep 21, Jack rated it it was amazing.


Summer Intensive Grades The actual process of reincorporation is still mysterious to me. 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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Though I do not do script readings myself, these guideposts can still be useful when doing improv scenes. Mother, daughter, son, lover, husband, etc. Feb 17, Michael Primiani rated it really liked it.

The 12 Guideposts Guidepost 1: Shhrtleff for anyone who is into acting if even a little, it’ll help you out! Otherwise, nothing will happen—the scene will be dead. What is art, after all, but a form audtiion controlled insanity. Some of the advice he gives is pretty self-explanatory but still extremely helpful. This copy of Audition: Moderate shelf wear on dust jacket with tears.

Showing best matches Show all copies. The skill of passing an audition involves manipulating these dynamics under intense pressure to achieve a successful outcome.

The psychology at play is fascinating for its relevance, applicable beyond the arts. Non-Action- I give up. A useful resource for students and teachers of Theatre.


We have our own truths to face all the time, unattractive and unappealing, so that it takes every ounce of imagination to create some sort of dream to hold on to, however foolish, however unlikely, however hidden. As an aspiring actor, I loved reading this book.

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What is my dream and can I do to my partner so that this person can make my dream come true today? Jul 26, Danielle Audtiion rated it really liked it.

Audition by Shurtleff, Michael

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