The Actor's Quotation Book: Acting in a Nutshell from Those Who Really Know (Career Development Series)

The Actor's Quotation Book: Acting in a Nutshell from Those Who Really Know (Career Development Series) by Kathryn Marie Bild

ISBN10: 1575253704
ISBN13: 978-1575253701
Author: Kathryn Marie Bild
Title: The Actor's Quotation Book: Acting in a Nutshell from Those Who Really Know (Career Development Series)
Publisher: Smith & Kraus Pub Inc (November 1, 2003)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1556 kb
Size PDF: 1785 kb
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Subcategory: Performing Arts

The Actor's Quotation Book: Acting in a Nutshell from Those Who Really Know (Career Development Series) by Kathryn Marie Bild



What is acting? How do you do it? Why do you do it? What gives you the nerve? What messes you up? When is it most joyful to you? Can anybody do it? What is the most important thing an actor should know?

For the first time we present an insightful and entertaining book of quotations from our finest actors, directors, screenwriters, producers, coaches, and critics on the art, the craft, the nerve, and the thrill of acting, what it takes to "make it" as an actor, and the joy of what it means to be an actor when you are doing it right! Packed with pithy insights and guideposts from award-winning actors and directors such as Harrison Ford, Elizabeth Taylor, Martin Scorsese, Jane Alexander, Tom Hanks, Marlon Brando, Stella Adler, Steven Spielberg, Jessica Tandy, Brad Pitt, David Mamet, Oprah Winfrey, Lee Strasberg, Julia Roberts, and Val Kilmer, this elegant little book is "acting in a nutshell, from those who really know!" Funny, revealing - even shocking - The Actor's Quotation Book also includes short essays preceding each segment, photos, poster art, news clippings, and other graphics. A must for the actor, the aspiring actor, students in the arts, anyone who works with actors, film, and theatergoers, and those interested in the skills of presentation. A great gift book! By the author of Acting from a Spiritual Perpective.

What is acting? How do you do it? Why do you do it? What gives you the nerve? What messes you up? When is it most joyful to you? Can anybody do it? What is the most important thing an actor should know?


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