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The Young Actor's Notebook is a guide for those entering the industry. It offers easily absorbed information and quick tips on how to approach auditions, rehearsals and performance. Quotes about acting are interspersed with insights into common challenges encountered when transitioning from student to professional. A number of acting-focused mantras are provided to help center the mind. Not meant to be read all in one siting, you can read a sentence one day, a mantra the next. Space is provided to take notes. Easily portable, you can keep it nearby to refer to before any performance or use as a space to record creative insights. This book is about how to be a professional in an emotional and demanding creative field. Consult it when you need. It is about you, for you.