Book of Sides II: Original, Two-Page Scenes for Actors and Directors is the second book in the Book of Sides series by Dave Kost, featuring original, two-page, two-character scenes for use in acting, directing, and auditioning classes. While shorter than the traditional three-to-six-page scenes commonly used in classes, Book of Sides II features longer scenes than the first Book of Sides with greater character development, more reversals, and stronger climaxes.
Balanced, structured scenes designed specifically for educational use challenge both actors and directors equally with objectives, obstacles, tactics, and subtext;
Two-page length is ideal for high-intensity exercises and faster-paced workshops;
Printed in easy-to-read film-script format with plenty of room for notes;
Scenes are completely original and unencumbered by copyright, so students may film and post legally on the internet;
Universally castable, so all roles can be played by actors of any gender, appearance, skill level, or ethnicity;
Accessibly-written for modern students, helping them to focus on the fundamentals of performance and directing;
Simple and conducive to performing in a classroom without sets, costumes, or special props.
This book was written by an educator for educators and designed for use in the classroom. Never search for scenes again!