The Work of an Actor sets a new industry standard that provides reference tools like no other. As a result, it delivers a wealth of clear, detailed instructions and inspiration for giving unforgettably captivating performances for actors of all levels. With more than twenty years of experience in acting, coaching, and directing, Michael Woolson not only shares the essential foundation and mechanics of acting in a clear and concise manner but he also demystifies sitcom technique, playing a killer, creating authentic fear, making sense of bad direction, how to audition effectively, and building layered character work. Plus, he introduces the most extensive chapter ever written on how to give believable drug-induced performances without drugs as well as the first-ever list of great dialects in films to use as research.
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Don’t Rely on Natural Ability 🙏🏾
From this book I learned that’s it’s not enough to just be talent and have natural ability. That we most work and constantly strive to get better and learn more and by doing this we start to find techniques and little rituals we can do to get our minds in a place where we can actually perform and actually live as the character where portraying for the moments needed !