Acting is Believing
Cengage Learning, Nov 6, 2008 - Performing Arts - 336 pages
Did you know that an actor must believe to make his audience believe? This is the key concept behind ACTING IS BELIEVING. Authors Charles McGaw and Larry D. Clark have influenced thousands of actors, and Kenneth Stilson's update which includes new exercises and updated scripts bring modern relevance to the text. Inside, you'll learn the Stanislavski method and how to perfect using it, along with hundreds of other tips to help you be the flawless actor you are meant to be.
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Training Your Talent
Approaching the Creative State
Discovering Physical Actions
Defining Simple Objectives
Developing Your Powers of Observation
Exploring Circles of Attention
Investigating the Subconscious
Creating a Character
Interpreting the Lines
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