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Some Years Ago, Frank Hauser, Then A Retired Freelance Director, And Writer Russell Reich, His Former Student, Self Published Notes On Directing In Hardcover It Was Immediately Acclaimed As A Gem Witty And Full Of Insight So Sensible, So Complete, And So Right And Amazingly Illuminating By The Likes Of Judi Dench, Edward Albee, And Terry Teachout Gathered Over Frank Hausers Long Career, And Polished To A Sharp Edge By Russell Reich, The Notes Address A Wide Range Of Topics, From Understanding The Script And Defining The Directors Role, To Casting, How To Handle A First Read Through Of A Script, Rules For Rehearsal, How To Talk To Actors, How To Get A Laugh, And The Key Elements Of Staging Filled With Enduring Good Advice Expressed In Assertive, No Nonsense Language, And Supported With Explanatory Commentary, Insightful Quotes And Examples, And Six Valuable Appendices, This Deceptively Slim Book Has The Impact Of A Privileged Apprenticeship, Providing Deep Insight Into The Hidden Process Of Creating A Live, Shared Experience For The Student Or Professional Engaged In A Directing Or Acting Career, The Executive Or Manager Looking For Inspiring New Ideas On Leadership, Or The Arts Lover Wanting Insight Into The Creative Process, This Book Will Be An Invaluable Experience This New Edition Includes An Interview With The Co Author I read this and two other books on Directing, and this is a favourite Directing my first full show in a black box, so this had a lot of good tips and general ideas It s light and not too technical, which is a good and bad thing, depending on what you are looking for Great for just picking up and opening to a random page. Such an honest and very delightful book on managing people A lot of it is practical advice which we all need at some point in our lives This book is so full of information, which is given in a clear, concise way, while also not leaving anything out I also really liked how it is written by two authors, so you get advice from than one perspective