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Uta Hagen discusses her book "Respect for Acting"

BROADCAST: Feb. 9, 1982 | DURATION: 00:51:11

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Being able to use one's own life experiences should be used when playing a part is something Uta Hagen teaches in her book, "Respect for Acting". Hagen also points out the importance of keeping the audience engaged. Should someone on stage do something out of the ordinary, it's an incredible moment, as it's where the audience has placed their attention.