The Revolutionary Guide to Acting: A Transformational Journey to Achieving Success in Show Business and Life

The Revolutionary Guide to Acting: A Transformational Journey to Achieving Success in Show Business and Life

The Revolutionary Guide to Acting: A Transformational Journey to Achieving Success in Show Business and Life

The Revolutionary Guide to Acting: A Transformational Journey to Achieving Success in Show Business and Life


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Become the actor you must be to turn your dreams into reality.

For over 25 years, Bernard Hiller’s revolutionary techniques and exercises have produced unprecedented success for actors, artists, and performers all around the world.

Acting is always evolving, and in The Revolutionary Guide to Acting Bernard shares the latest methods to help you gain vital skills for success in this competitive industry.

Set yourself apart at your next audition by using Bernard’s unique techniques, and uncover the secrets to delivering unforgettable performances.

Acting is a journey to self-awareness that will lead you to discover your true authenticity, empowering you to become unstoppable in show business.

Cultivate the tools you will need for a long-lasting career and, ultimately, a more accomplished and happier life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781637742204
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date: 08/30/2022
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 1,068,638
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Bernard Hiller is an author, actor, screenwriter, producer, director, interviewer, teacher and success trainer. He started as a performer in NYC and Europe, doing Broadway musicals. From his Los Angeles studio, Bernard has helped stars, performers and actors succeed to the highest level in the industry. His sought-out Masterclasses are taught in over 24 countries. Bernard lives in Beverly Hills, California.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Peter Farrelly-Oscar-Winning Director xiii

Why I Wrote This Book & Why You Need It 1

The Acting Lover 7

1 Acting Is a "Living" Problem 9

2 Your Life Is Your Art 13

3 The Difference Between an Actor & an Artist 17

4 Why Movies Are Important 21

5 Stop Hiding & Start Seeking 27

6 Why Are You Here? 31

7 What Specialness Are You Bringing to Showbusiness? 35

8 Become a "World Expert" 39

9 Talent Is Not Enough! 47

10 It's the "Wow" Factor 51

11 How to Create Unforgettable Performances 55

12 The Right Questions Create Spectacular Artists! 71

13 Words Are Never the Truth 77

14 Dare to Be Different! 85

15 Succeeding at Auditions 89

16 Unblock Your Authenticity 95

17 Embrace Who You Truly Are 101

18 You Are the Product! 105

19 Love & Happiness Are Serious Business 113

20 Surprise, Surprise, Blocks & Fears Are Great 117

21 The Benefits of Negativity 121

22 Frozen in a Place Where Nothing Grows 131

23 Quick, Open the Door! 137

24 It's Time to Plant Seeds 143

25 Turn a "No" into a "Now"! 145

26 Going the Wrong Way on the Right Road? 149

27 It's Not Me-It's You! 153

28 Strangers Are Friends You Haven't Met 157

29 Remember Not to Forget! 161

30 Eight Vital Needs 165

31 Success in Showbusiness Is Not an Accident 169

32 Hollywood-Where Dreamers Come to Succeed 173

33 Transformational Exercises 181

34 Look Out, World! 189

35 No Time to Waste, Procrastinate, or Delay 193

36 You've Got a Parachute 197

37 Ready to Start Living Your Dream? 201

A Personal Message 207

Acknowledgments 211

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

Praise for Bernard Hiller:
“Bernard helps artists attain success and a healing of the heart. In his Masterclasses, I have witnessed actors undergo amazing transformations!”
April Webster, casting director, Star Wars: Episode VII, IX, and Star Trek Beyond
“Bernard told me about the meaning of being grateful and the power in believing in miracles. He is a brilliant advisor, talented artist, and a sensitive, compassionate, and humble human being.”
Shira Haas, actress, Unorthodox, Shtisel
“His methods are transformative! Bernard’s techniques enter your hard drive and change your limiting beliefs, making you a better actor and a better human being.”
Fernando Cayo, actor, The Orphanage, La Casa De Papel
“Acting is part of living ,’ and to live, you need to have the courage to keep developing yourself. Having inspiring mentors and coaches is crucial. This amazing book will get you better every day!”
Joanna Kulig, actress, Cold War, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
“A tsunami of knowledge, positive energy, razor-sharp direction and foresight. Bernard’s encyclopedic wealth of knowledge comes through his teachings.”
Dan Hubbard, casting director, King Kong, Downton Abbey

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