Great acting requires curiosity and constant learning. Reading books for actors on acting technique, the history of theatre and film, and books on the business will increase your knowledge base and make you a more competitive artist. Reading contemporary and classical plays will give you a frame of reference for auditions, finding monologues and more. Further your skills with these great books and plays.
Our Core Program is based on Michael Shurtleff’s Audition. It is the heart of what we teach in all of our classes and is an essential for any actor.
Books by Our Awesome Faculty:
Other useful books:
It is the task of any actor to be up to speed on the works and styles of the playwrights whose work you’ll be auditioning for. Educate yourself!
Playwrights You Should Know:
John Patrick Shanley
George Bernard Shaw