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"Do you have any notes for me?" Actors always ask for notes on their performance, and they will take them from just about anyone. Ron Marasco's Notes to an Actor grew out of the actor's profession. In his years as an actor, scholar, and teacher of acting, Mr. Marasco found that most acting books were either outdated classics that were rarely read, or quasi-textbooks that actors only "skimmed." So he developed Notes to an Actor, a compact, user-friendly audiobook geared specifically to the way actors work. The book is based on the innovative idea that notes, given one on one, are the essential tool of creative learning.

©2007 Ron Marasco (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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Insightful!

Very insightful and entertaining. I loved it. :)

I downloaded this to aid with character animation and even for that purpose there were some great things I learned.

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Great Listen!!

If you could sum up Notes to an Actor in three words, what would they be?

Fresh, Inspiring and Memorable

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I read and listen to a lot of books and this one is now on the top of my list. As an actor it was refreshing to hear new information regarding the craft of acting and how to approach different situations or genres that I had never heard or learned before. Mr Marasco seems approachable , practical and takes some of the worry and acting fears out of the art form with his words. I plan to buy the book after listening to this audible one so that I can refer to it again and again.

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A mentor for actors

This is by far the most helpful acting book I have ever read or listened to. In fact, I own both the hardback version and the audio version. It is that good! It is a helpful resource to refer her back to often. And Ron Marasco narration gives a mentor-like quality and honesty to the wisdom in the book.

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fantastic truth telling

Best way to be reminded of how to act and indirectly live. the vice is spectacular and the wisdom beneficial to any actor.

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Excellent Book for Actors

This is an excellent book for everyone who wants to learn and art and craft of acting.

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Great!

It helped me understand some of the details of acting that other resources were lacking.

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amazing book

narrated by the author that would be next Wednesday should be required reading for all beginning actors and the great refresher for experienced actors

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Excellent

One of the best books written on acting around. No self absorbed fluff that many acting books have. This is a very Practical, to the point book with tips and jewels for any aspiring actor.

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Great Book

One of the better acting books I've read that has helped me better understand the craft and how to embody a character. Definitely recommend it.

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Excellent practical advice and observations ...

Excellent practical advice and observations for immediate use... Plain speaking...jargon free insights from a knowledgeable pro...