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True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor by David Mamet is an instructional book on acting , and the life and habits of the successful actor. In it, Mamet outlines his thoughts on acting, and gives advice for those practicing the craft and for aspiring practitioners. In the book, Mamet derides the practice of teaching drama students the system of Constantin Stanislavski or method acting of Lee Strasberg.
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Search terms:. This was a blast after reading drier, technique-based books on acting. A one paragraph summary would be:. Most acting teachers are frauds. An actor must simply deliver the lines given by the author. And be brave.
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. A guide to the acting profession by a leading American playwright. He advises aspiring actors on topics such as judging a role, approaching the part, working with the playwright, undertaking auditions, and the relationship with agents and the business in general. Save to Library. Create Alert. Launch Research Feed.
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Look Inside. One of our most brilliantly iconoclastic playwrights takes on the art of profession of acting with these words: invent nothing, deny nothing, speak up, stand up, stay out of school. He shows actors how to undertake auditions and rehearsals, deal with agents and directors, engage audiences, and stay faithful to the script, while rejecting the temptations that seduce so many of their colleagues.
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