Yoshi Oida infuses his acting and directing with the artistry of Oriental traditions and a mastery of Western forms. In this study of the art of acting he shares his unique experience and range of expertise. An Actor's Tricks offers a meticulous scrutiny of the actor's preparation for performance.
Lorna Marshall teaches physical acting at the RADA, and works internationally as a director and performance consultant in opera, circus and theatre. Yoshi Oida, a Japanese actor and director, has worked mainly in the West as a member of Peter Brook's theatre company in Paris where he became a leading member and trainer.