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10 books about acting

Pick up one of these featured titles on acting in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on acting. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Voice-Over Voice Actor: The Extended Edition by Yuri Lowenthal

Category: Acting & Auditioning

This book was published 3 years ago by Bug Bot Press and takes approximately 12.2 hours to read.

The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide by Jenna Fischer

Category: Acting & Auditioning

This book was published 4 years ago by BenBella Books and takes approximately 8.4 hours to read.

The Hollywood Survival Guide for Actors: Your Handbook to Becoming a Working Actor in La by Kym Jackson

Category: Acting & Auditioning

This book was published 7 years ago by Perfict Books and takes approximately 11.7 hours to read.

Acting: The First Six Lessons (Enhanced Edition) by Richard Boleslavsky

Category: Acting & Auditioning

This book was published 8 years ago by Echo Point Books & Media and takes approximately 5.1 hours to read.

How to Stop Acting: A Renowned Acting Coach Shares His Revolutionary Approach to Landing Roles, Developing Them and Keeping them Alive by Harold Guskin

Category: Acting & Auditioning

This book was published 18 years ago by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.

Acting for Young Actors: The Ultimate Teen Guide by Mary Lou Belli

Category: Drama & Theater

This book was published 15 years ago by Back Stage Books and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

The Empty Space: A Book About the Theatre: Deadly, Holy, Rough, Immediate by Peter Brook

Category: Direction & Production

This book was published 26 years ago by Scribner and takes approximately 4.8 hours to read.

101 Improv Games for Children and Adults by Bob Bedore

Category: Acting & Auditioning

This book was published 17 years ago by Hunter House and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.

How to be the Greatest Improviser on Earth by Will Hines

Category: Acting & Auditioning

This book was published 5 years ago by Pretty Great Publishing and takes approximately 7.7 hours to read.

The Power of the Actor: The Chubbuck Technique -- The 12-Step Acting Technique That Will Take You from Script to a Living, Breathing, Dynamic Character by Ivana Chubbuck

Category: Acting & Auditioning

This book was published 16 years ago by Avery and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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