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Tips : Ideas for Actors

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Until recent times, acting wisdom was passed on through an oral tradition called "tips". Presented here are 250 tips, including the way to set a laugh, the use of opposites, a clear definition of "actions", how to use a "breath score", and even how to react if you're fired.
Paperback, 225 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by Smith & Kraus Pub Inc
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Allison Wojtowecz
May 18, 2016 Allison Wojtowecz rated it it was amazing
I hesitate to put a "start" and "finish" date to this book because I know it'll be in my back pocket backstage from now on. It has been on my "want to read" list for a long time now, so I guess studying acting and having it on my required reading list this past semester means I'm doing something right with my degree! I love the conciseness of this text (clearly not my own strong suit). I can pretty much open it wherever and find something I have needed to hear or be reminded of in my work. If yo ...more
Feb 08, 2009 Tom rated it it was amazing
Great book for any actor or director! Each "tip" is a single page, so I like to carry this with me pretty much everywhere, and just open to a random page to get a quick idea or inspiration for my next rehearsal or performance. I recommend it highly.
Jul 06, 2010 Kerrie rated it really liked it
This is a really practical and helpful book. After reading it, I am making it a required book for my acting students. Lots of great advice and you can truly open up to any page and learn something of the craft of acting.
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