Sensational Scenes for Teens: The Scene-study guide for Teen Actors!by Chambers Stevens
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Sensational Scenes for Teens: The Scene Studyguide for Teen Actors provides 12-18 year-olds with performable age-appropriate comedic and dramatic scenes, all 100% teen tested. The author introduces young actors to the joys and how-to's of performing scenes written in true Hollywood industry-standard style (half-hour situation comedy and one-hour drama) in preparation for professional stage and screen auditions. +30 scenes are incorporated, each is titled for quick content perusal, easy to understand & requires a minimum of props and works in impromptu settings. Interviews are presented with three top industry experts--two veteran casting directors and a television writer-- discussing current requirements for teen actors. A glossary of industry terms, index and bibliography of basic-to-challenging plays teens should read are also included as a study aid. Great for classroom, variety talent shows, competitions, and ultimately, auditions.
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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