Dean Carey


The Art of Teaching Acting — Every teacher’s what, why and how.


“The Art of Teaching Acting”


WHAT do actors need to learn at this precise moment?
WHY do they need to learn it at this precise moment?
HOW best can I provide them with the most beneficial practical experience and deepest level of understanding?


“In this extraordinary book, Dean shares the insights and distinctions behind what fuels his work, and which drive his school. I’m forever grateful that this knowledge has stayed with me across my life and career.”
— Hugh Jackman

Dean’s previously published works

The Acting Edge
The Acting Edge:
Performance UNLEASHED

Acting redefined and performance unleashed with a foreword by Hugh Jackman. This is the essential guide for actors, teachers and directors who wish to take their craft to the highest level of achievement. The freshest approach to acting and teaching acting available.

“The most powerful book and an extraordinary fount of knowledge. Bravo Dean!”
— Hugh Jackman

The Actor’s Audition Manual
The Actor’s Audition Manual

The first edition of The Actor’s Audition Manual quickly became known as the ‘red audition bible’, making it the essential guide.

Now revised, it brings together a wealth of practical advice and a fresh range of speeches from Australian plays that will help make any audition powerful and effective.

Masterclass — The Actor’s Audition Manual (Women)
the Actor’s Audition Manual (Women)

An extensive guide to acting, followed by close to 100 audition pieces chosen from the whole of world drama.

Masterclass is a unique handbook for actors, student actors and teachers.

Masterclass — The Actor’s Audition Manual (Men)
the Actor’s Audition Manual (Men)

“Full of such essential truth that it seems at once revelatory and confirmatory. This book will give the actor a massive injection of self confidence at the same time propelling them into unknown territory. An affirmation of the actor’s strength instinct. Buy it!”
— Hugo Weaving

“Dean’s book stokes the seers within, it reminds us why we are actors. It is universally valuable to me — whether I am auditioning in Sydney, New York or L.A.”
— Gia Carides, actress