Acting for Young Actors - The Ultimate Teen Guide
Published by Backstage Books
Well, here's just the book they need!
Aimed at teens and tweens, it begins with the five Ws ...
WHO am I?
WHAT do I want?
WHY do I want it?
WHERE am I?
WHEN does this event take place?
It sounds basic but many young child actors are told simply to "get up there and act"
This book explores each of these questions, using helpful exercises to allow young actors to work through problems of character identity and motivation
It also offers comprehensive chapters on auditioning, rehearsal, and improvisation, plus a primer on how young actors can break into film, theater, and television