The Diary of a Professional Experiencer by Eric Morris

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The Diary of a Professional Experiencer is the sixth in a series of books written by Eric Morris. Unlike his other books, this is a very personal account of his frustrations and struggles as he strives to discover how the actor creates reality on the stage or in film. Though the style is autobiographical, this is, nevertheless, a book about acting. It details the specific discoveries and breakthroughs in the evolution of what Morris believes is the most complete acting system to date. The old adage, Necessity is the mother of invention, truly describes his drive to discover, explore, and experiment with incredible techniques for liberating the actor so that acting goes beyond the conventional into the experiential. The book also chronicles Morris' encounters with many famous teachers, actors, directors, producers, and writers, as well as not-so-famous people, who influenced, challenged, and inspired him on his journey. It starts with Morris' early childhood and growing-up years in Chicago and goes on to describe the trials and tribulations of pursuing a career in Hollywood, as well as the fulfillment that comes from creating a truly life-changing approach to living and acting.

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Eric Morris is one of the most controversial and exciting acting coaches in the history of American theater. With his unique approach to acting from a BEING place, he is revolutionizing the concept of performance.Eric Morris began his involvement in theater at Northwestern University, where he graduated with a degree in Dramatic Arts. His acting career of over one hundred Equity plays, twenty major motion pictures, fifty network television episodes, and running roles on two syndicated TV series led him on a search for new and workable acting techniques.His inherent passion for truth has resulted in the development of a process of work that is very specific in exploring the origins of individual talent and that encourages each actor's unique statement.Eric Morris lives and teaches in Los Angeles but also travels regularly to New York and other cities around the country to conduct workshops. He has founded the American New Theater, a company of bi-coastal actors who have a common approach to acting and a common goal of carrying that approach into theater and film.
Published August 1, 2011 by Ermor Enterprises. 400 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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