Damon’s second book with Bill Esper, a sequel to The Actor’s Art & Craft has been handed to Damon and Bill’s editor at Random House. Tentatively titled The Actor’s Guide to Creating a Character, the book picks up where The Actor’s … Continued
The Actor’s Art & Craft will be published by Dino Audino Editore as Lezioni di recitazione. Il racconto quotidiano della formazione con la tecnica Meisner. Dino Audino Editore specializes in titles pertaining to the performing arts, cinema, theater, television, and other … Continued
Why post something that happened three years ago?
In the first place, we never saw this before.
In the second place, actor Garrett Hendricks helped develop “Shock & Awe.” He’s a friend and an excellent artist, and you’ll like what he does with this role.
Thirdly, and most important by far: the problems faced by U.S. veterans returning from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan continue to weigh heavily on the American spirit.
And what’s being done about it? Not nearly enough.
The first book Damon wrote The Actor’s Art and Craft: William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique with his mentor and long-time friend, Bill Esper. The book quickly gained prominence as a work to rival Sanford Meisner’s On Acting, Uta Hagen’s … Continued
And here it is, from the Bloomsbury’s April edition: “From Peter Oâ€™Toole (â€œActing is just a matter of farting about in disguisesâ€) to Rod Steiger (â€œArtists are the only true aristocratsâ€), there are as many points of view on acting, … Continued
Congratulations to myÂ friend Garrett Hendricks for winning the January 2010 Manhattan Monologue Slam using a piece from my playÂ Shock & AweÂ (for more information on Shock & Awe, please see the Plays tab). You can catch a video of Garrett’s winning … Continued