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Recommended Reading List for Actors

Posted Date: 06 April 2011 at 12:47:31PM

Here is a list of reading material for Actors added to by Kari and Alicia and various other actors and industry professionals. It is by no means complete so if you feel there is a great book that should be on this list please write to us via the KHC Contact Form and we will be happy to add it.


Actions: The Actor's Thesaurus - Terry Johnson


The Actor and the Target by Declan Donnellan


Actor's Audition Manual: Vol 1 - Dean Carey


A Practical Handbook for the Actor - Melissa Bruder, Lee Michael Cohn, Madeleine Olnek, Nathaniel Pollack, Robert Previtio, Scott Zigler and David Mamet


A Star is Found: Our Adventures in Casting Some of Hollywood's Biggest Movies - Janet Hirshenson, Jane Jenkins & Rachel Kranz


The Complete Stanislavsky Tool Kit - Bella Merlin


The Intent to Live: Achieving Your True Potential as an Actor - Larry Moss


Laban for All - Jean Newlove & John Dalby


No Acting Please - Eric Morris & Joan Hotchkis


The Power of the Actor: The Chubbuck Technique - Ivana Chubbuck


Racing Against Time - Danielle Carter


Sanford Meisner on Acting - Dennis Longwell


The Secret of Your Success as an Actor - Tula Tzoras


Self-Management for Actors: Getting Down to (Show) Business - Bonnie Gillespie


True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor - David Mamet


Truth: Personas, Needs and Flaws in the Art of Building Actors and Creating Characters - Susan Batson






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