This page lists resources owned by UCI Libraries that have been hand-picked by Prof. Cynthia Bassham for essential reading by Acting students. The books are divided into the following categories: 1.) Acting, 2.) Acting (Philosophy and Creativity), 3.) Acting (Richard Brestoff), 4.) Acting (Robert Cohen), 5.) Voice, Movement, and Improvisation, and 6.) Audition Prep.
Want to learn more? Take a virtual scavenger hunt to learn about finding a monologue and doing basic research to prepare for the audition.
Also see a more comprehensive list of improvisation books on the Improvisation page.