Reading List

Different Every Night – Mike Alfreds

How To Do Shakespeare – Adrian Noble

The Actor and the Target – Declan Donnellan

Year of the King – Antony Sher

Theatre – David Mamet

Being an Actor – Simon Callow

Subsequent Performances – Jonathan Miller

The Osier Cage – Robert O. Evans

A Practical Handbook for the Actor – Vintage Publication
Milissa Burder, Le Michael Cohn, Madeleine Olnek, Nathaniel Pollack, Robert Previta, Scott Zigler

Covering McKellan – David Weston

Loitering with Intent – Peter O’Toole

Auditioning (An Actor-Friendly Guide) – Joanna Merlin

My Life in Pieces – Simon Callow

To the Actor on the technique of acting
– Michael Chekhov

Backwards and Forwards – David Ball (great for text analysis. It’s kinda
a technical manual for reading plays)

A sense of Direction – William Ball

A Director Prepares – Anne Bogart

The Empty Space – Peter Brook

Notes on Directing – Frank Hauser and Russell Reich

Acting and How to be good at it – Basil Hoffman

Writing

Elements of Play Writing – Louis E Catron

Writing For Your Life – Deena Metzger

Your Name Here – An Actor’s Guide to Solo Performance – Susan Merson

The Hero Within – Carol S Pearson