From the book Audition by Michael Shurtleff. 1. Relationships a. What is my relationship to other characters in the scene? b. Where is the love? c. Love comes in. 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. At Acting Studio Chicago we teach the 12 Guideposts, based on Michael Shurtleff’s book, Audition. As a strong, practical approach to personalizing scripts, .

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It helps teach much more than auditioning, it also teaches exploring and approaching scenes. What is art, after all, but a form of controlled insanity. Create a new account with your email address Join. To ask other readers questions about Auditionplease sign up. Share your thoughts with other customers. Join Create an account. It connects you with your partner, for example, to tease, bby put at ease, to share a laugh with, michafl deflect pain.

This book is very helpful for actors.

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

Want to Read saving…. For example, deal with the trees or flowers in the park. Bantam; Reissue edition January 2, Language: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Become what you are! Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The real meat of Audition is the second chapter, in which Shurtleff has outlined his 12 Guideposts. Michael Shurtleff was a major Broadway and Hollywood casting director. The truth is not enough if it is neither dramatic nor interesting nor unique.


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The absolute must read for actors. Jun 24, Shaun rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Some very interesting insights into acting and how to help young actors.

Of course, I’ve already read this twice since I bought it about a decade ago, so I shouldn’t be too surprised that not much seemed new to me. That is part of the magic. A must-read for everyone even remotely involved in acting, writing, or who is in the business of understanding people. Mar 07, Walter rated it audktion was amazing Shelves: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Books by Michael Shurtleff.

Summer Program Grades Who is the other person in the scene in relation to me? Already know your password? Great book for acting with good information, my only problem was that some of the print on some words was missing which left you guessing what the word was supposed to be which then turned into more of an improv excercise.

What is your partner saying or aidition saying. My favorite guidepost is number 6, Discoveries.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Shurtleff knows his stuff—take a few tips. His legendary course on auditioning has launched hundreds of successful careers. Your Fighting For is done in a variety of ways, which are called Actions.


Name the action, then play the action.

You must send and receive both Emotionally and Physically. It’s about auditioj to present yourself to people who will judge you in moments, how to be pragmatic, authentic to yourself and yet totally surprise them into thinking well and memorably of you–even if you don’t end up getting that particular role.

I studied with Michael Shurtleff in the late 80s; we used his 12 Guideposts as the basis for the work we did onstage. No trivia or quizzes yet. His legendary course on auditioning has launched hundreds of successful careers. auditiion

Product details Mass Market Paperback: As a strong, practical approach to personalizing scripts, creating importance in a scene, and making clear, unique choices, The Guideposts are the heart of what we teach in our classes. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. In this guidepost, it talks about being involved in the moment, which can lead to new discoveries about other characters, themselves, the scene, or the show ahurtleff a whole.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Listen and be affected. Sep 21, Jack rated it it was amazing.