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These are the books that will help you develop your craft and
move on to the next step in acting. These are especially
selected books that The Actor's Life editors have personally
reviewed and found to be the best.
Everything an Actor Needs to Know to Get the Part A staple for
every actor. Every successful actor has a dog-eared copy of
Reports Tv & Film Great info on all the things you need to
know about in Los Angeles - from agents to producers this is the
of Direction: Some Observations on the Art of Directing A
great book by William Ball - every actor should know about directing
-and this is a good one.
Dream of Passion: The Development of the Method Another one
of the classics - this one from Lee Strasberg
Actors: Creating Memorable Performances for Film & Television -
Judith Weston is one of the well known and most respected teachers
in Los Angeles. Her Directing Actors workshop is famous.
And this book is a wonderful explanation of directing actors.
Hero with a Thousand Faces (Mythos Books) A classic
that every actor needs on their bookshelf. Learn the
Caine - Acting in Film (The Applause Acting Series) A
wonderfully fun read - and some of the most sound advice in the
business on acting.