Page extent: 144
ISBN: 9781849432320
Binding: PaperBack

In-Depth Acting

Dee Cannon

PaperBack (01 Jun 2012)

'A book that will stand the test of time' – Pierce Brosnan

An essential guide to the Stanislavski technique, filtering out the complexities of the system and offering a dynamic, hands-on approach. Provides a comprehensive understanding of character, preparation, text, subtext and objectives.

• How to prepare for drama school and professional auditions 

• How to develop a 3-dimensional, truthful character 

• Preparation exercises to help you get in character

• Rehearsal guidelines 

• An appendix of Transitive/Active Verbs and more

‘A wonderful, succinct book that no student or professional actor should be without.’ Jenny Lipman, LAMDA

‘Dee Cannon’s classes at RADA were legendary. An inspiring and intensely practical guide for anyone, at any stage of their acting life.’ Eve Best

‘This is the definitive version of the method I use to approach every role... How wonderful to finally have it all in book form!’ Gemma Arterton

'Working with Dee and with this book I feel my process and preparation has been energized, activated and inspired' Ramin Karimloo

Additional Information

ISBN13 9781849432320
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 144



‘Highly recommended, especially for A-level students starstarstarstarstar Teaching Drama

‘Dee Cannon is a force to be reckoned with and a legend in the industry… In-Depth Acting is an essential toolkit, carry it with you.’ Fourth Wall Magazine

‘A dynamic, hands-on approach to the Stanislavski technique. I hope it will go into secondary school libraries and be recommended by drama teachers and careers advisers’ The Stage

'In-Depth Acting is alike to the Swiss Army Knife for an actor, small yet undeniably helpful in almost every situation…' The Public Reviews

‘A concise, accessible and straightforward introduction to Stanislavskian technique… which balances process with practical outcomes, skills with achievements, the craft of acting with concrete performance… There is much good and focused advice here for young actors approaching unfamiliar tasks and unfamiliar texts… Cannon includes some superbly clear and practical advice on the selection of monologues’ Stanislavski Studies

‘A wonderful, succinct book that no student or professional actor should be without.’ Jenny Lipman, LAMDA