Resources

ACTING SPECIFIC

•  "Acting Changes the Brain: It's how actors get lost in a role" 

   By Christian Jarrett for Psyche Magazine

•  "Whiteness, Patriarchy, and Resistance in Actor Training Texts: Reframing Acting Students as Embodied Critical Thinkers" 

   By Amy Steiger for HowlRound Theatre Commons

•  "Training with a Difference: As the nation grows more diverse, theatre education needs to become less Eurocentric and more inclusive" 

   By Nicole Brewer for American Theatre Magazine

•  By Constantin Stanislavski

   Building a Character

   Creating a Role

   An Actor Prepares

•  By Sharell D. Luckett and Tia M. Shaffer

   Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches

•  By Sanford Meisner

   On Acting

•  By Richard Boleslavsky

   Acting: The First Six Lessons

•  By Frank Hauser and Russell Reich

   Notes on Directing

   (Informed me as an actor just as much as a director!)

•  By Keith Johnstone

   Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre

   (Not just for improvisers!)

THE CREATIVE LIFE AT LARGE

•  By Julia Cameron

   The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

•  By Elizabeth Gilbert

   TED Talk on "Your Elusive Creative Genius"

   Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

    

•  By Brené Brown

   TED Talk on "The Power of Vulnerability"

•  By Augusto Boal

   Theatre of the Oppressed

•  By adrienne maree brown

   Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds