Facing the Fear

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Pub Date: 07/26/2016

Pages: 280

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

Imprint: Nick Hern Books

ISBN 13: 9781848423138

ISBN 10: 1848423136

Price: $26.95 / $34.99 CAN

Category: PERFORMING ARTS / Acting & Auditioning

Facing the Fear

By Bella Merlin

Price: $26.95



About the Book

Insightful, empowering and always reassuring, this book provides all the tools actors need to understand, confront, and ultimately overcome stage fright and its effects, thereby regaining control over their lives and careers. It’s also valuable reading for any teacher, director or stage manager working closely with actors, and a fascinating insight for anyone interested in what actors go through.

About the Book

The first book of its kind, designed to help performers overcome the crippling fear of stage fright.


BELLA MERLIN is Professor of Acting and Directing at the University of California, Riverside. Her publications include Beyond Stanislavsky: The Psycho-Physical Approach to Actor-Training, The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit and Acting: The Basics.