The Actor's Way: A Journey of Self-Discovery in Letters

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This compelling story of two lonely artists who motivate each other across a divide of years will not only inspire theater people and teachers, but other artists and readers of all kinds.

This is required reading for anyone passionate about the theater, acting, and the teaching of it. The struggles of a young actor, the actor/director relationship, the challenges of teaching art in universities, ageism, and techniques for teaching realistic acting are all communicated through a fictional series of letters between Andy, an anguished young New York City actor and Alice, his Quaker grade-school acting teacher.

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This is required reading for anyone passionate about the theater, acting, and the teaching of it. The struggles of a young actor, the actor/director relationship, the challenges of teaching art in universities, ageism, and techniques for teaching realistic acting are all communicated through a fictional series of letters between Andy, an anguished young New York City actor and Alice, his Quaker grade-school acting teacher.

About the Author:

Benjamin Lloyd is a theater artist, writer, and teacher who has performed extensively in New York and Philadelphia. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama with an MFA in acting, he has taught at Villanova and at Princeton. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and children.

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