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Sensational Scenes For Kids: The Scene Study-guide for Young Actors! provides 7-12 year-olds with true-to-life comedic and dramatic scenes, all 100% teen tested. Chambers introduces young actors to the challenges of performing scenes written in true industry-standard style in preparation for professional stage and screen auditions. +30 kid-friendly scenes are incorporated. The foreword by 2-time Tony Award-winning producer Kristin Caskey gives kids clear advice on how to develop a successful scene. A glossary of ...
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Sensational Scenes for Kids: The Scene Study-guide for Young Actors!

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Overview

Sensational Scenes For Kids: The Scene Study-guide for Young Actors! provides 7-12 year-olds with true-to-life comedic and dramatic scenes, all 100% teen tested. Chambers introduces young actors to the challenges of performing scenes written in true industry-standard style in preparation for professional stage and screen auditions. +30 kid-friendly scenes are incorporated. The foreword by 2-time Tony Award-winning producer Kristin Caskey gives kids clear advice on how to develop a successful scene. A glossary of industry terms, index and bibliography of sensational movie scenes young actors should see are also included as a study aid. The scenes in the book are all original, and focus around the lifestyles and experiences of today’s youth.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012399519
  • Publisher: Sandcastle Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 10/1/2003
  • Series: Hollywood 101 , #5
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 552,671
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 605 KB

Meet the Author

Emmy Nominee Chambers Stevens has eight books in print. His Hollywood 101 series is published by Sandcastle Publishing. In the last eight years, Chambers has toured the country, doing workshops for over 100,000 actors across forty states.

When at home, Chambers is one of Los Angeles’ top acting coaches. Actors he has coached have appeared on Nic-kelodeon, The Disney Channel, CBS, NBC, ABC, The Cartoon Network, plus countless films, theater productions, including Broadway shows, commercials, and videogames. Chambers is a graduate of The Conservatory of Theater Arts at Webster University & the founder of The Nashville Shakespeare Festival now in its twentieth year.

As a television actor, Chambers has appeared in over fifty commercials including Pepsi®, Coke®, and General Motors® and many television shows, of which The Young and the Restless, Dear John, and Arly Hanks are just three. He’s starred in The Steve Spots, which received six Emmys and a George Peabody Award, Funnybones, which received an Emmy for “Outstanding Children’s Program”, and Geoscout, for which he received a personal Emmy nomination as “Outstanding Actor in a Children’s Series.”

As a theater actor, Chambers has performed in over a hundred theater productions (including Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Biloxi Blues, and Brighton Beach Memoirs). He is the recipient of the Geoffrey Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Drew in Eastern Standard, and the prestigious Backstage Garland Award for his portrayal of Drew in Eastern Standard. He also received the prestigious Backstage Garland Award for his one-man show Desperate for Magic.

As a playwright, he has won both the Ingram Fellowship and the Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Artist Award. His play Mother of Pearl is published by I.E. Clark Publishing. Desperate for Magic is published by Elderidge Publishing. Chambers currently has three new plays in the works: Travels with Jack Lemmon’s Dog; Bing Bang Boom and Shaw and Twain Do Lunch, his newest play, has already won numerous national awards including the Long Beach Playhouse Award for Best New Play as well as Best Comedy from The Palm Spring Int'l Playwriting Contest. Chambers lives in Hollywood. He’s married to film and theatre producer Betsy Sullenger. They have a 2-year-old son, Twain, and one furry daughter,Ziggy.www.chambersstevens.com
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2006

    Sensational Scenes for Kids: The Scene Study-Guide for Young Actors

    This book helped me understand how to work through different types of scenes. I know it has helped me when I'm preparing for an audition. Thanks again Chambers!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2006

    Sensational Scenes for Kids: The Scene Study-Guide for Young Actors

    This is one that every young actor should have. It really brings out their acting abilities.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2006

    Very useful!!

    We use this book every week in my acting class. To be competitive in Hollywood you have to be ready to audition for any type of role this book gets you ready. A great resource for a teacher as well as any student wanting to do well in acting.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2006

    The only scene book

    This is the only scene book for young actors as far as I'm concerned. Chambers Stevens is a master at providing you with a plethra of choices. An extraordinary book for young actors!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2003

    the best book

    This is the greatest book ever its like my bible it made my child get accepted to aacting job.

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