Five Approaches to Acting Series

 

The Collected Series
Five Approaches to Acting Series
by David Kaplan

A comprehensive acting approach that deals with theory and practice for both beginning and advanced actors.

Only Available as a Paperback Textbook

The Five Approaches to Acting Series by David Kaplan is a comprehensive acting approach that deals with theory and practice for both beginning and advanced actors. David Kaplan’s The Five Approaches to Acting Series contains his five approaches to acting:

  1. Getting to the Task
  2. Playing Episodes
  3. Building Images
  4. Inhabiting the World of Play
  5. Telling a Story

Each approach has its own definition of what it means to act, what it means to act well, what it means to be a character in a performance on stage, and, by extension, what it means to be a person in “real” life. Each approach covers history, theory and examples of its practice. All five of David Kaplan’s acting approaches are available in one comprehensive, 391 page textbook entitled The Collected Series: The Five Approaches to Acting Series. However, if you prefer a particular method over another, the approaches are available in individual volumes and modestly priced for students.

paperback, 391 pages $69.95
ISBN 978-1-60182-180-5

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Author’s Corner

 

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Listen and watch as Kaplan discusses his books, Tennessee Williams in Provincetown and The Five Approaches to Acting Series, respectively.

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