Looking for fresh, original scenes for your fast-paced acting or directing class? Tired of the same old material everyone recognizes? Want the flexibility to play any character in any scene?
Book of Sides: Original, Short Scenes for Actors and Directors offers scenes that are considerably shorter than those in similar books but still feature the structure of typical scenes with arcs, clear playable objectives, and stakes for both actors. Here you will find scenes that are:
Don’t miss out! In Book of Sides, Dave Kost brings two decades of teaching experience to the table to deliver the ideal set of scenes for busy classroom settings, auditions, and general training.
"Dave Kost has given us a gold mine of short scenes for the actor and director. Perfect for the classroom and auditions."
-John Badham, film professor and film and television director, Saturday Night Fever; War Games; Stakeout
"These scenes are unlike anything else out there. They will improve the pace of directing and acting classes and can be used in ways traditional scenes cannot. This is a game changer."
-David Ward, film professor and writer/director, The Sting; Sleepless in Seattle; Major League
"Book of Sides provides a much needed resource of versatile short scenes written to allow actors to use their imaginations and make the scenes fresh each time."
-Martha Coolidge, film professor and film and television director, Rambling Rose; The Prince & Me; Real Genius
intro; scenes grouped by theme