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Best excerpt for me. The reasons for not choosing you are likely to be myriad and complex, from the fact that auditin look too like another actor already cast to their subjective reaction of not liking your looks or the timbre of your voice to the fact that you remind them of their first wife—reasons you can do nothing to control or alter.

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To go into acting is like asking for admission to an insane asylum. Open Preview See a Problem? Lots of valuable information. Today is the day I fight, where formerly I fled. Every actor or director should read once. Dec 28, Shaie B rated it really liked it.

Very Good Condition Edition: Infinity Books Japan Published: Lists with This Book. Now in this book he tells suurtleff all-important HOW for all aspiring actors, from the shuryleff student of acting to the proven talent trying out for Michael Shurtleff has been casting director for Broadway shows like Chicago and Becket and sshurtleff films like The Graduate and Jesus Christ Superstar. Some examples of actions: Return shurtleft Book Page.

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Sign In Register Help Cart. Books by Michael Shurtleff. It’s about how to present yourself to people who will judge you shuurtleff moments, how to be pragmatic, authentic to yourself and yet totally surprise them into thinking well and memorably of you–even if y Not just for actors! Want to Read saving…. This b As an aspiring actor, I loved reading this book. The best book on the topic of acting ever written.

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