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Acting Teachers of America - A Vital Tradition

Ronald Rand & Luigi Scorcia Price: $19.95

This presents detailed, revealing interviews with 50 of the most influential contemporary American acting teachers, as well as actors and directors who teach acting

Michael Howard, Lloyd Richards, Olympia Dukakis, John Strasberg, Larry Moss, Anne Bogard, Zelda Fichandler, William Esper, Eric Morris, Terry Schreiber, Anne Jackson, Milton Katzelas, Andre De Shields, Michael Kahn, and Marian Seldes are just a few of the contributors who offer a rare glimpse into the world of actor training in the United States

Through these illuminating interviews - including rare conversations with well-known former students plus unforgettable photos - readers gain insight into how the craft is taught and how these distinguished teachers continue to have a profound impact on our culture

"A valuable, insightful book that every actor should read!" ~ Eli Wallach

"I would recommend Mr. Rand's book to anyone seeking a life in the theatre!" ~ Harold Prince

"Too often the work of these teachers goes unacknowledged, except by the actors who need and love them. Here, it is great to see them get the attention they deserve” ~ Joanne Woodward

“As a sometime acting teacher, I have become acquainted with the difficulties this work presents. This book is enlightening, entertaining and important. Who better to present it than Ronald Rand, one of the great, dedicated professionals of the theatre” ~ Alec Baldwin

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