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.
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Want to learn more? Take a virtual scavenger hunt to learn about finding a monologue and doing basic research to prepare for the audition.
Periodicals are a broad category of published information that comes out on a pre-determined, scheduled basis (i.e., periodically). Some periodicals come out daily (e.g., many newspapers), whereas some will only come out annually (e.g., some small scholarly journals). All information resources bring their own unique purpose, and it's important to understand how they differ from one another so that you can be a savvy and efficient researcher.
Periodicals are normally broken into three broad categories:
All of the following music trade journals are from Music Periodicals Database. This is NOT a comprehensive list of all music trade journals (or even all music trade journals available through UCI Libraries), but a starting point specifically for your Assignment 7.