The Ten Commandments of Theater for Young Actors: The Gospel According to Stanislavski

The Ten Commandments of Theater for Young Actors: The Gospel According to Stanislavski

by Anne Johnston-Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 1575255847

ISBN-13: 9781575255842

Pub. Date: 02/01/2008

Publisher: Smith & Kraus, Inc.

The Ten Commandments of Theater is a ten-chapter, step-by-step handbook to guide theater actors through the acting process from the moment they are first cast in a role until the final curtain comes down. Each chapter is written as a Commandment - a rule of the theater that must be respected in order to achieve success in a particular performance, as well as an

Overview

The Ten Commandments of Theater is a ten-chapter, step-by-step handbook to guide theater actors through the acting process from the moment they are first cast in a role until the final curtain comes down. Each chapter is written as a Commandment - a rule of the theater that must be respected in order to achieve success in a particular performance, as well as an overall acting career. Unlike many other acting handbooks, The Ten Commandments of Theater is concise and understandable for even the greenest of actors. It is a must for young and veteran actors alike, providing tried-and-true techniques to help create a more successful acting process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575255842
Publisher:
Smith & Kraus, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Series:
Young Actors Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
377,218
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

First Commandment
Thou Shalt Thoroughly Research Thy Character
second Commandment
Thou Shalt Read Thy Script Every Day
third Commandment
Thou Shalt Warm Up Properly
fourth Commandment
Thou Shalt Respect the History of the Theater
fifth Commandment
Thou Shalt Honor the Acting Process of Fellow Actors
sixth Commandment
Thou Shalt Really Listen Onstage
seventh Commandment
Thou Shalt Remember the Magic If
eighth Commandment
Thou Shalt Concentrate within Thy Circle of Attention
ninth Commandment
Thou Shalt Accept Criticism
tenth Commandment
Thou Shalt Maintain Good Health
in summary
The Book of Auditioning
first Point
Schedule the Audition
second Point
Headshots and Résumés
third Point
Choose and Prepare Your Piece
fourth Point
Condition and Dress Your Instrument
fifth Point
Morning of the Audition
sixth Point
While in the Lobby
seventh Point
While On-deck
eighth Point
Inside the Audition
ninth Point
After the Audition
tenth Point
Coping with Acceptance/Rejection
About the Author

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