Worthwhile reading, dear students!
- Year of the King, an actor’s diary and sketchbook – Anthony Sher (A wonderfully authentic account of the experience of creating a performance.)
- Audition Success – Don Greene, PH.D. (Gives musicians a concrete set of skills to achieve the concentrated focus needed in these critical moments.)
- The Best of You, Winning auditions your way – Craig Wallace (Craig’s no-nonsense approach and love for actors shines through every page of this practical and concise guide to auditioning.)
- The Obstacle is the Way - Ryan Holiday (The timeless art of turning trials into triumph.)
- The Open Door – Peter Brook (Thoughts on acting and theatre.)
- Reading for the Plot – Peter Brook (design and intention in narrative.)
- Acting for Singers – David Ostwald (Creating believable singing characters.)
- A Good Talk – Daniel Menaker (The story and skill of conversation.)
- You Are Enough – David J. Walker (Self explanatory and a great read.)
- Performing in the Zone – Jon Gorrie (Unleash your true performing potential.)
- The Empty Voice – Leon Major with Michael Laing (The means to examine characters, plot and the conflicts in any scene in depth.)
- Aria Ready, The Business of Singing – Carol Kirkpatrick (Gain the personal and business skills and tools needed to build and sustain a singing career.)
- The Talent Code – Daniel Coyle (The book that explains how talent grows in the brain, and how you can grow more of it.)
I have several of these in my personal library. If you'd like to borrow, let me know.