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Head First Acting: A Commonsense Technique for Young Actors

281 pages3 hours


A book on acting craft that explains basic technique with clarity, specificity, and humor while offering the largest, most effective step-by-step collection of sure-fire acting games and exercises available. Head First Acting will have an immediate impact on high-school drama students' rehearsal and performance levels.

Head First Acting will help young actors develop their ability to find and play given circumstances; to better use their bodies to make clear what they are thinking, feeling, and doing; to listen and react more effectively on stage, to better analyze and synthesize dramatic material; to use dialogue more effectively; and finally, to think as actors so as to improve their work in any acting situation.

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