The following book and film titles are suggested specifically for their usefulness in studying the actor’s craft, the director–actor collaborative process, and some of the literature of our art from both the past and the present.
Respect for Acting by Uta Hagen
A Challenge to the Actor by Uta Hagen
Sanford Meisner on Acting by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell
The Technique of Acting by Stella Adler
A Dream of Passion: The Development of the Method by Lee Strasberg
An Actor Prepares by Constantin Stanislavski
Building a Character by Constantin Stanislavski
Creating a Role by Constantin Stanislavski
Making Movies by Sidney Lumet
On Directing by Harold Clurman
Arthur Miller’s Collected Plays ...