Performance Psychology Resources

Business

Anchor, S. (2010). The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success at Work. New York: Broadway Business.

Theatre

Blumenfeld, R. (2006). Tools and Techniques for Character Interpretation: A Handbook of Psychology for Actors, Writers, and Directors. New York: Limelight Editions.

Greene, D. (2001). Performance Success: Performing Your Best Under Pressure (Theatre Arts). London: Roultelage.

Musicians

Green, B. & Gallwey, W. T. (1986). The Inner Game of Music. New York: Doubleday.

Dance

Hamilton, L. H. (2002). Advice for Dancers: Emotional Counsel and Practical Strategies. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Writers

Goldberg, N. (2010). Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within. Boston: Shambhala.

LaMott, A. (1995). Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. Canada: Anchor.

Artists

McNiff, S. (1998). Trust the Process: An Artist’s Guide to Letting Go. Boston: Shambhala.

Gregory, D. (2005). The Creative License: Giving Yourself Permission to be the Artist You Truly Are. New York: Hyperion.