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Book details
  • Genre:PERFORMING ARTS
  • SubGenre:Acting & Auditioning
  • Language:English
  • Pages:378
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543985498

Badass Acting

Best Acting Practices for Fun or Fame

by Tice Allison View author's profile page

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Overview

Badass Acting ~ Best Acting Practices for Fun or Fame is a handbook of practical acting tips and secrets that can develop your local status as a hometown celebrity or launch a serious acting career ahead of the rest.

Description

BADASS ACTING ~ Best Acting Practices for Fun or Fame is a straightforward, fun-to-read acting handbook featuring nearly 80 practical tips, techniques and best practices for the committed stage actor, including many over-looked acting secrets that can help you gain fame for your performances on local stages or follow your dream of working in film and television.

BADASS ACTING is a 378-page acting handbook that delivers a wealth of practical acting skills you might never have considered. It's also a book that answers questions you might never have thought to ask. Badass acting tackles some of the touchier subjects surrounding the business of acting, such as how to work with actors you don't like or how make the weak acting choices of an inexperienced actor work to your benefit. Badass Acting is a book that teaches artistry and supplies answers; it's a book that gives you the skills you need to thrive, whether on stage or screen.

BADASS ACTING teaches you the art of the character flourish, and how it can help you shine on stage. It introduces you to a line delivery technique common to the best actors in the world. It shows you how to develop your status as a community theater stage celebrity. It reveals the mother of all bad acting habits and tells you how to eradicate from your work. It explains why trusting your intuition is always better than trusting your brain.

BADASS ACTING teaches you the secret to never forgetting your lines and shows you a scientific method for milking laughter from the audience. It shows you how to borrow mannerisms from insects. It analyzes the various parallels between acting and metaphysics and introduces you to the star-making concept of the Muse.

BADASS ACTING reveals the secret to playing villains the audience will love and shows you how to imbue props with a living essence ... and so much more!

Badass Acting ~ Best Acting Practices for Fun or Fame is a book about acting, but it's not just for stage actors. Though written with community theater actors in mind, Badass Acting is also a great resource for actors pursuing careers in film and television. And that's because, at its core, acting is a universal performance art. All acting is the same, no matter the venue.

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About the author

Tice Allison is an American author and character actor with decades of stage experience and years of professional actor's training. Mr Allison lives in Lancaster, PA.

Here's what some of his colleagues are saying about Badass Acting:

"Taking the self-important air out of self-serving “acting texts,” Badass Acting is a refreshing peek behind the curtains, revealing what a successful actor does ­to bring a character to compelling, believable, vibrant life."
STEVEN DAVID MARTIN

"Great information and tips for someone just starting out or the seasoned actor."
KERRY DUVALL

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