Acting Successful

Using Performance Skills in Everyday Life (First Edition)
By Jillian Campana
©2015, 228 pages

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    Acting Successful: Using Performance Skills in Everyday Life explains how everyone can benefit from learning acting skills and techniques. Readers learn to view their daily actions as performances that influence the perceptions of observers. They discover how to use their voices, bodies, and acting skills to express themselves with clarity and build strong social and professional relationships.

    The book is organized into four sections: “Acting Your Best Self,” “The Actor’s Secrets,” “Channeling Your Inner Star,” and “Rehearsing for Reality.” The first three sections provide information about acting theories, approaches to training, and skills development, while the fourth section provides opportunities for practical application. From formal presentations to subtle interactions, this book details how acting skills translate to life skills.

    Acting Successful helps individuals from any discipline develop expressiveness, creativity, and confidence. Perfect for introductory acting classes for majors or non-majors, or any course that addresses improved interpersonal and communication skills, Acting Successful is also useful as a training tool for business professionals, clinical practitioners, and educators.

    Jillian Campana holds degrees from Cal Arts, New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and the American University in Cairo, Egypt. She is a professor of theatre and head of the acting and directing programs at the University of Montana. She is the author and director of the award-winning film The Puzzle Club: Brain Injury Survivors Talk, and a recipient of the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival Award for directing. Dr. Campana is an artist with the International Schools Theatre Association and she lectures internationally about performance on and off the stage.
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