Rock musicals are an increasingly dominant force in contemporary musical theatre. Rock the Audition focuses in on this quickly growing area and defines what is required of a performer and their teacher to succeed in the audition room and on stage.
Inside Improvisation explains how improv comedy works inside our brain and body, and how many of the concepts we take for granted in improv have a scientific basis. As improvisors, once we know the science behind something, we can find better ways to improve.
“Mari Lyn offers sage advice.” —Joe Mantegna, Tony Award–winning actor and star of Criminal Minds
How to Build an Acting Career and Thrive on Stage
The Total Actor is filled with advice on everything a theater actor needs, from preparing for a career on the stage and auditioning to continued growth and exploration.
An Acting for Camera book for actors looking to break into the business, as well as for those who want to transition from onstage acting to film/tv work.
Hamlet is a characteristic intellectual more inclined to lecture actors about their craft than listen to them, and is a precursor of Enlightenment figures like Diderot and Lessing. This book is a quest for the voice of early professional actors, drawing on English, French and other European sources to distinguish the methods of professionals from the theories of intellectual amateurs.
A Step-by-Step Guide for the Actor Pursuing a Career in New York
A great deal has changed in the industry in the last decade. In this new, third edition of An Actor’s Guide—Making It in New York City, Glenn Alterman provides everything actors need to know.