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OTP has a great library of resources!

In addition to a selection of scripts, there are many theatre resources in our conference room library that can be borrowed. 
Additionally, here are some suggested books made by Directors from the AACT – American Association of Community Theatres.

A Director Prepares by Bogart – A philosophy on directing versus a how to book.

Audition by Shurtleff

Black Acting Methods by Luckett and Shaffer

The Viewpoints by Bogart and Landau

Improv by Johnstone

A Sense of Direction by Ball

Tips: Ideas for Directors by Jory

A Challenge for the Actor by Hagen

Directing for the Stage by Converse

A Practical Handbook for the Actor by Bruder

A Beginner’s Guide to Devising Theatre by Thorpe and Gore

A Sense of Direction by Ball

The Director’s Eye by Ahart

The Directors Craft by Mitchell

On Directing by Clurman

Play Directing by Hodge

Staging Story: Five Fundamentals for the Beginning Stage Director by Moss and Dann

Backwards & Forwards: A Technical Manual for Reading Plays by Ball

Deb Jackson
Executive Director