Get Into the Act!
All the world's indeed a stage! Explore how you can learn, practice, and improve your public performance skills.
Using the Stanislavsky system : a practical guide to character creation and period styles
An extremely detailed handbook for using method acting, as created by Stanislavsky, to bring your characters to life.
You can act : a complete guide for actors
Advice from a master acting teacher, whose clients include Halle Berry, Robert DeNiro, and Dustin Hoffman.
The actor's art and craft : William Esper teaches the Meisner technique
A different set of theories, practices, and exercises for actors, from a student who worked closely with Meisner.
Get the callback : the art of auditioning for musical theatre
Flom's text coaches the actor through the ins and outs of pursuing a career in musical theatre, with detailed advice on callbacks, job offers, headshots, resumes, and college auditions.
The improv handbook : the ultimate guide to improvising in comedy, theatre, and beyond
Throw out your script and learn the history, craft, and possible future of improv comedy.