In this groundbreaking book, noted director and educator William Wesbrooks provides an exciting and eminently practical approach for singers andactors who want to think about their work in a way that brings them a g reater sense of vitality, freedom, and empowerment.
Drawing upon his years of experience and a keen psychological insight, Wesbrooks utilizes our inherent attraction to storytelling. He presents an exciting process that allows you as a performer to extract from the dramatic circumstances of stories everything you need to bring the characters you play and the songs you sing to a place of vibrant realization. His approach will inspire you to trust in yourself and your own ability as you use your mind, body, and spirit, so as to begin “living inside” your stories in a way that brings them to life for yourself as well as youraudience.
The process is simple in its structure yet profound in its impact. Dramatic Circumstances will prove an invaluable reso urce for actors, singers, teachers, directors, and anyone else who knowsand believes in the power of stories to inform and touch the lives of t hose who tell and hear them.