Book of Sides II: Original, Two-Page Scenes for Actors and Directors

1st Edition

Dave Kost

Routledge
Published August 1, 2017
Reference - 202 Pages
ISBN 9781138220553 - CAT# Y307668

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Summary

Book of Sides II: Original, Two-Page Scenes for Actors and Directors is the second book in the Book of Sides series by Dave Kost, featuring original, two-page, two-character scenes for use in acting, directing, and auditioning classes. While shorter than the traditional three-to-six-page scenes commonly used in classes, Book of Sides II features longer scenes than the first Book of Sides with greater character development, more reversals, and stronger climaxes.

  • Balanced, structured scenes designed specifically for educational use challenge both actors and directors equally with objectives, obstacles, tactics, and subtext;
  • Two-page length is ideal for high-intensity exercises and faster-paced workshops;
  • Printed in easy-to-read film-script format with plenty of room for notes;
  • Scenes are completely original and unencumbered by copyright, so students may film and post legally on the internet;
  • Universally castable, so all roles can be played by actors of any gender, appearance, skill level, or ethnicity;
  • Accessibly-written for modern students, helping them to focus on the fundamentals of performance and directing;
  • Simple and conducive to performing in a classroom without sets, costumes, or special props.

This book was written by an educator for educators and designed for use in the classroom. Never search for scenes again!

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