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Read Audition by Michael Shurtleff by Michael Shurtleff by Michael Shurtleff for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. When Streisand, Redford, Vereen, Tomlin, Midler, and Hoffman got their first breaks Michael Shurtleff was there. Michael Shurtleff has been. Besides working as a casting director with Joshua Logan, Bob Fosse, Tom O’ Horgan, Mike Nichols, Jerome Robbins, Gower Champion, Stuart Ostrow, David .

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Used books are the “green” way to read and reduce your carbon footprint, we also try to reuse packing materials whenever possible keeping them out of landfills sooner rather than later It is filled with fantastic advice–some of it kind of obvious, much of it I’ve already been following for years, but still several good reminders of how to audition well.

His legendary course on auditioning has launched hundreds of successful careers. Events move the story forward.

Audition: Everything an Actor Needs to Know to Get the Part

Grounded in experience and illustration of point. Was really hard to read more than 20 pages a day. You must make discoveries or your scene will die. What is my dream and can I do to my partner so that this person can make my dream come true today?

This is a book I have bought many times over. Or if you auditkon philosophy. Physicalizing the first action is recommended. It is that attitude toward being alive without which you would have long ago jumped off the Fifty-ninth Street Bridge. Every actor or director should read once.


Or if you like weird, random stories about Barbra Streisand. The core of the book sets forth the 12 “guideposts” for reading a script in an audition.

Audition: Everything an Actor Needs to Know to Get the Part by Michael Shurtleff

A must-read for everyone even remotely involved in acting, writing, or who is in the business of understanding people. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You give up your dream for the moment. It has to be important or the scene falls flat. Open Preview Sudition a Problem? An audition is NOT the performance.

Known by all in the business as the “bible” on how to audition and very good just to go deeper into characters after you’ve been cast in a play. Want to Read saving….

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It explains that the more discoveries the actor makes in a scene, the better it will be. The problem in the relationship auditioj always with other person. Use it in my acting classes. Direct, no bullshit advices. Summer Program Grades Summer Intensive Grades An opposite is an action that interferes with you getting what you are fighting for.

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Importance Raise the stakes. Here is a link to a blog entry that I wrote about this book: New and looking to take a class?

Had to read this for my acting elective. What is your partner saying or not auxition. This will be shipped through United States Post via media mail. After reading this I feel more confident to be able to go into cold reads and auditions with strong acting choices. Showing best matches Show all copies.

Though I do not do script readings myself, these guideposts can still be useful when doing improv scenes. It is great for beginning actors and experienced actors alike. Paperbackpages. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The reasons for not choosing you are likely to be myriad and complex, from the fact that you look too like another actor already cast to their subjective reaction of not liking your looks or the timbre of your voice to the fact that you remind them of their first wife—reasons you can do nothing to control or alter.


There is winning and there is losing, but every actor must fight for something he wants and needs. Now in this book he tells the all-important HOW for all aspiring actors, from the beginning student of acting to the proven talent trying out for that chance-in-a-million role!

Nathan plays Samuel L. For example, deal with the trees or flowers in the park. It gives good tips on how to present and market yourself that can be useful in job interviews and meeting new people.

Dec 12, Rose Klein rated it it was amazing. Consider that acting is predicated on the desire to be other than what you are.

Your Fighting For is done in a variety of ways, which are called Actions.

In these chapters, Michael Shurtleff gives great outlines for making the character come to life using things like relationships, conflict and motivation. This b As an aspiring actor, I loved reading this book.