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The Anatomy of a Choice : An Actor's Guide to Text Analysis, Paperback / softback Book

The Anatomy of a Choice : An Actor's Guide to Text Analysis Paperback / softback


How does an actor bring a script to life? The actor must know how to read a script, break it down, and mine all of its clues in order to make the most effective choices. The Anatomy of a Choice: An Actor's Guide to Text Analysis offers the actor a concrete method for approaching a script.

This guide details a simple process to discover and define a character's scene and super-objective, obstacle, beats, and tactics.

It includes practical information on how to build a character, how best to use rehearsal time, and what to do when nothing is working.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 114 pages
  • Publisher: University Press of America
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  • Category: Communication studies
  • ISBN: 9780761851097

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