Acting by Mistake

Acting by Mistake

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738859705
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Publication date: 05/14/2001
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Forward9
Introduction11
Where to Use Your Imagination15
Using Acting By Mistake18
In Rehearsal19
In Auditions21
In Performance25
What You Must Do28
Don't do it unless you must30
A Grain of Truth31
Stop Listening to Yourself33
How to Begin35
Go Alone41
Remove Your Protections43
Inside Protection47
The Way Out50
Another Way Out Or How to Learn Your Lines53
Outside Protection57
Seven Ways Out59
Pacing Protection60
The Way Out62
Movement Protection66
Performance Protection72
The Way Out75
Decisions77
One Final Note81
Surviving82
Follow Through85
Don't Explain. Don't Interpret ... Just Tell It89
Trust92
Positive Energy94
John Ford Noonan96
Additional Positives99
Repetition102
A Paradox105
There Are No Rules to Creativity107
Jeffery Posson109
The Character Leap111
Be Flexible114
Belief115
Surviving Bad Directors118
The Non-Communicative Director119
The Director Who Directs Everything121
The Histrionic Screamer123
The Early Career-or Inexperienced Director124
The Incompetent Director128
A Workbook of Clues129
The Power of the Script132
The Full Stretch134
A Neat Little Package136
Looking Better When You're Ill139
Finding a Needle in a Haystack140
The Mini-Lesson142
Afterword144

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