Finding the right action is an essential part of the process of preparation for the actor. Using this thesaurus of active verbs the actor can refine the action-word until s/he hits exactly the right one to help make the action come alive. The method of 'actioning' is widely used in rehearsal rooms but has never before been set down in a systematic and comprehensive way. 'If you want to act or act better Actions will take you a long way on the journey to excellence' Terry Johnson. Marina Caldarone is a freelance theatre and radio drama director who has also been actively involved in actor training in Britain's leading drama schools for the last twenty years. Maggie Lloyd-Williams is an actor. She has performed at the National Theatre Soho Theatre Tricyle and Shakespeare's Globe amongst other places. She has also appeared in several TV series.