The Acting Book
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 224 pages ISBN: 9781848421448Publication Date:
10 May 2012
Size: 216mm x 138mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
Ebook, 224 pages ISBN: 9781780011592Publication Date:
6 Dec 2012
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

The Acting Book

By John Abbott

Paperback £12.99£10.39

Ebook £12.99£10.39

A ‘fast-forward’ acting course covering all the essential techniques an actor needs to know and use – with a suite of exercises to put each technique into practice.

John Abbott's The Acting Book offers various ways to analyse a text and to create character, using not only the established processes of Stanislavsky and Meisner, but also new ones developed by the author over many years of teaching drama students. It also sets out a wide range of rehearsal techniques and improvisations, and it brims over with inventive practical exercises designed to stimulate the actor’s imagination and build confidence.

The book will be invaluable to student actors as an accompaniment to their training, to established actors who wish to refresh their technique, and to drama teachers at every level.

Abbott knows what he’s talking about and has a gift for expressing himself in straightforward, clutter-free languageThe Stage on Improvisation in Rehearsal

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Press Quotes

'Anyone involved in actor training is likely to find this book a welcome breath of fresh air because its approach is so gloriously unpretentious. And yet it contains a wealth of Abbot’s enormous experience as actor, director and teacher'

The Stage

'A fantastic accompaniment for teachers of drama, actors at any level and directors seeking insight into the ways actors think'

Book News

'A fine source of ideas and information for drama teachers - a potted acting course, with plenty of practical exercises.'

Teaching Drama
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback,224 pages ISBN: 9781848421448Publication Date:
10 May 2012
Size: 216mm x 138mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
Ebook,224 pages ISBN: 9781780011592Publication Date:
6 Dec 2012
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by John Abbott:

The Improvisation Book
Improvisation in Rehearsal

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