The Positive Path For Actors

How To Stop Second-Guessing Your Talent & Start Kicking A$$ In Your Career

by Shari Shaw

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/14/2020

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 260
ISBN : 9781982238094
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 260
ISBN : 9781982238087

About the Book

Acting isn’t just a job, it’s a way of life. It makes you open your heart, expose your vulnerabilities and share your authentic self… over and over again. If you want to be the kind of performer who has an endless well of inspiration, creativity and rock-solid techniques to pull from, then there’s only one way for you to go: The Positive Path. And there’s only one person to take you there: top Hollywood acting coach, Shari Shaw. For nearly two decades, Shari has helped thousands of actors score dream jobs while leading a life that they love. Now, Shari shares her secrets in this must-have, how-to guide to stop second guessing your talent and start kicking a$$ in your career, including: The 7 steps to successfully break down a drama or comedy script Transforming your “Pain Pit” into your “Power Pit” Building your positivity bubble for professional & personal protection Turning your memories into rocket fuel for acting Self-care rituals for positive actors Exercises to relax, visualize and actualize success “I look forward to working with actors who have worked with Shari Shaw – they have talent, confidence and do their homework. It makes my job easier and more fun!” - Pamela Fryman, Director/Producer, “Merry Happy Whatever,” “One Day At A Time,” “How I Met Your Mother” “I’ve seen Shari in action with her students a number of times. She’s a delight to watch. She’s straightforward, yet constructive in her criticism. She’s also super encouraging when she talks about an actor’s life. If I were an actor — I’m not, it’s way too hard — I’d feel as if I were in great hands.” - Mark Wilding, Executive Producer, “Good Girls,” “Scandal” “I truly enjoy coaching with Shari before an audition. Her pointers and breakdown of character are always helpful. Plus she likes to run the material with you endlessly which really prepares you to be comfortable, focused and ready to go.” - Roselyn Sanchez, Series Regular, “Devious Maids,” “Without A Trace,” “Grand Hotel” “Shari is amazing! She helps you look at a script and really find the comedy that works for you so it’s really genuine and authentic.” - Danielle Macdonald, Starring in “Dumplin’”, “Unbelievable,” “Patti Cake$,” “Birdbox”

About the Author

SHARI SHAW is the artistic director of Shari Shaw Studios (Los Angeles, New York City, Atlanta) and creator of signature techniques for comedy and drama that bring actors to the next level. Known for her high-energy classes and individual coaching, Shari lives to see her students succeed. When she’s not teaching, you’ll find her hosting her uplifting podcast or coaching on-set for TV and major films.