Books I Recommend

1. About Acting & Theater

SANFORD MEISNER ON ACTING by SANFORD MEISNER, DENNIS LONGWELL
AN EMPTY SPACE
by PETER BROOK
TOWARDS A POOR THEATRE by JERZY GROTOWSKI
ON THE TECHNIQUE OF ACTING (1991 EDITION) by MICHAEL CHEKHOV
THE THEATRE AND ITS DOUBLE by ANTONIN ARTAUD
IMPROVISATION FOR THE THEATRE by VIOLA SPOLIN
TRUE AND FALSE by DAVID MAMET
CREATING A ROLE by CONSTANTIN STANISLAWSKI
THE LIVING THEATRE by PIERRE BINER
BETWEEN TWO SPACES by PETER BROOK
AN ACTOR PREPARES by STANISLAWSKI
THE PRESENCE OF THE ACTOR by JOSEPH CHAIKIN
THE INVISIBLE ACTOR by YOSHI OIDA
ANNE BOGART VIEWPOINTS (Modern Masters) SMITH & KRAUS
RESPECT FOR ACTING by UTA HAGEN
CHALLENGE TO THE ACTOR by UTA HAGEN
ALL ABOUT METHOD ACTING by NED MANDERINO
STRASBERG ON THE ACTORS STUDIO

MICHAEL CAINE – ACTING IN FILM
THE ACTORS SPEAKS
by PATSY RODENBERG
THE BODY SPEAKS
by LORNA MARSHALL
DREAMWORK FOR ACTORS
by JANET SONENBERG

Stella Adler on Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhov

Also recommended:

TYRONE GUTHRIE ON ACTING
A PASSION FOR ACTING by ALLAN MILLER
NO ACTING PLEASE by MORRIS & HUTCHINS
TADASHI SUZUIK – THE WAY OF ACTING
THE THEATRE OF THE ABSURD by MARTIN ESLIN

2. For Personal Coaching and Public Speaking

ART & FEAR by David Bayles & Ted Orland
7 STEPS TO FEARLESS SPEAKING by Lilyan Wilder
CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler
HOW TO THINK LIKE LEONARDO DA VINCI by Thom Hartmann
THE ARTIST’S WAY by Julia Cameron

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LINKS

Current Speaking Links:

Great Speakers and Acting Skills GROUP on Linkedin
www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1921374&trk=hb_side_g

Barbara Kite’s blog – Great Speakers Use Acting Skills
www.bmkite.wordpress.com

Acting Links:

Portland Area Theatre Alliance (PATA)www.portlandtheatre.com
Theatre Puget Sound (TPS)tpsonline.org

Monologues for Women

COMIC MONOLOGUES:  www.monologuearchive.com/comic_women.html
DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES:  www.monologuearchive.com/dramatic_women.html
SHAKESPEAREAN MONOLOGUES:  www.shakespeare-monologues.org/women/

Monologues for Men

COMIC MONOLOGUES:  www.monologuearchive.com/comic_men.html
DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES:  www.monologuearchive.com/dramatic_men.html
SHAKESPEAREAN MONOLOGUES:  www.shakespeare-monologues.org/men/

General Information for All Actors

Portland Actor Resourceactorresource.wix.com/portland
PDX Auditions
pdxauditions.blogspot.com

Barbara Kite’s Acting Blogwww.bmklena.wordpress.com

 

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