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Suggested Reading List

Acting for Young Actors: The Ultimate Teen Guide. Mary Lou Belli and Dinah Linney Backstage Books,  NY.
Acting in Film, Michael Caine, Applause Books.
Acting: The First Six Lessons, Richard Boleslavsky, (Theatre Arts Books), Routledge/Taylor & Francis Books, 2003
An Actor Prepares, Constantin Stanislavski, New York: Theater Arts Books, 1967.
Art of Auditioning, The.  Rob Decina. Allworth Press. June 2004
Audition: Everything an Actor Needs to Know to Get the Part, Michael Shurtleff, Bantam Books.  1979
Auditioning: An Actor-Friendly Guide, Joanna Merlin and Harold Prince, Vintage Originals, Vintage Books USA, 2001
Challenge for the Actor, Uta Hagen, Scribner Book Co..  1991
Confessions of an Actor, Sanford Meisner, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982.
Freeing Shakespeare’s Voice: The Actor’s Guide to Talking the Text,
Kristin Linklater, Theatre Communications Group, 1991
Freeing the Natural Voice, Kristin Linklater. Drama Publishers, 1976
Improvisation for the Theater, Viola Spolin, 
How to Be a Working Actor: The Insider’s Guide to Finding Jobs in Theater, Film, and Television,  Mari Lyn Henry and Lynne Rogers.
Back Stage Books, 5th Edition, December 2007
How to Sell Yourself as an Actor: From New York to Los Angeles
(And Everywhere in Between!), K Callan, Sweden Press.
Mastery of Movement, The, Rudolf Laban, Boston: Plays, Inc. 1975.
Method or Madness, Robert Lewis, New York: Stein & Day, 1958.
Monologue Workshop, The, Jack Poggi, Applause Books.
NY Agent Book, The,   K Callan, Sweden Press
Respect for Acting, Uta Hagen and Haskel Frankel, Wiley Publishing, 1973
Sanford Meisner on Acting, Sanford Meisner, Vintage Books 1987
Speak With Distinction, Edith Skinner, Applause Books, 1942.
Stanislavski System, The, Sonia Moore, Penguin Books
Stella Adler – The Art of Acting, Howard Kissel, Applause Books
To the Actor, Michael Chekov and Charles Leonard, New York: HarperCollins: 1985.
Thirty Seconds, Michael Arlen. 
Uta Hagen’s Acting Class, Uta Hagen, Applause Books (Video, VHS Format, 2002) (DVD 2004)

These are books we recommend to you.  Gather acting ideas from all possible sources.  Your technique will ultimately be a compilation of everything you've read and studied.