Setting sail in Sting’s new Broadway musical about British shipbuilders directed by Joe Mantello, the Meisner-trained star reflects on how fear, doubt, and getting lost made him the actor he is today.
These well-known gurus helped develop acting as we know it, and continue to grow some of the industry’s most respected stars.
In early 1930s New York, several Group Theatre company members took Stanislavsky's methods in different directions, forming the basis of many of the techniques actors study to this day.
Between my Kindle and my bedside table, I have perused and read far too many books to list in one article. However, I’d like to recommend six “must haves” for aspiring and working actors alike.