From the book Audition by Michael Shurtleff. 1. Relationships a. What is my relationship to other characters in the scene? b. Where is the love? c. Love comes in. Read Audition by Michael Shurtleff by Michael Shurtleff by Michael Shurtleff for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. At Acting Studio Chicago we teach the 12 Guideposts, based on Michael Shurtleff’s book, Audition. As a strong, practical approach to personalizing scripts, .

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Yet it’s so simple that you learn without feeling it happen. Thank you, Michael; we needed it. His legendary course on auditioning has launched hundreds of successful careers.

Now in this book he tells the all-important HOW for all aspiring actors, from the beginning student of acting to the proven talent trying out for that chance-in-a-million role! Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Now in this book he tells the all-important how for all aspiring actors, from the beginning student of acting to the proven talent trying out for that chance-in-a-million role!

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Showing of reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. References and language that Shurtleff used in this book are now out-dated it was published inbut the information he provides is timeless The real meat of Audition is the second chapter, in which Shurtleff has outlined his 12 Guideposts. In fact, for the acting class I took, the guideposts were the reason this book was assigned The rest of the chapters in Audition are full of valuable information as well, but I would strongly recommend this book to actors and aspiring actors if only for the guideposts alone, but the entire book is a valuable but inexpensive!


For full review, please visit me at [ Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. For anyone searching for a book to learn all the ins-and-outs of auditioning for acting roles, then this is the book to get! The author has several years experience with auditions, and the book is written in a way that is easy to understand.

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The author uses simple, easy-to-understand terms along with witty remarks to make the book light and fun.

It was a quick and interesting read, even though I was required to read it for a class. It actually help me improve my acting, and helped me greatly with my courses!

I would audktion recommend this book to aspiring actors who shutrleff looking for more information on auditioning, acting, and roles in theatre productions. It’s also a great book for anyone who simply wants to learn and understand what actors and actresses actually do and how hard they work to get bby roles.

In a sea of books of useless repetative outdated advice for actors, shhurtleff Audition by the late Michaerl Shurtleff with a Intro by Bob Fosse, is really a worthwhile read with fascinating stories about our acting and singing icons today. Insightful, entertaining and fun. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. This is not to denigrate anyone in particular, but I personally always find most devotees to one particular method or Method to lack a certain imagination.

This book is straightforward, it’s no-nonsense, it might inspire you, it might even change your whole career. Got this book as a companion to a class I took at a local theater on prepping for auditioning. The book and the class not only spoke to the art of auditioning but to acting.

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yb It is written in such a way that it’s a good read even if you aren’t interested in acting yourself. You will never watch a performance again with the same set of eyes because of the insights you will gain.

Great book for acting with good information, my only problem was that some of the print on some words was missing which left you guessing what the word was supposed to be which then turned into more of an improv excercise. All in all it was still worth the money. My personal favorite acting book. His section on the 12 guideposts to creating character for an audition are essential acting advice for the beginner and a wonderful reminder to the veteran actor.


As a Broadway and film casting director he tells wonderful stories as examples about auditions audltion witnessed by such notaries as Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand. I studied with Michael Shurtleff in the late 80s; we used his 12 Guideposts as the basis for the work we did onstage. Everything he taught in person is in this book – truly the how-to steps in ny any seasoned actor’s performance, as well as a michqel for the beginner. It’s hands on, down to earth, and on the money, all stemming from the first guidepost: Relationship in this case means the connecting emotional life that exists, or should exist, between you and shurrleff other characters in the play.

Vital stuff in easy, entertaining prose.

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