She presents acting as not only a craft that should be mastered, but as an "art" that should be savored. It's both a practical step by step guide as well as a reference manual to be used over ones career.
Ms. Hagen's approach can help you refine your talent so that you become invaluable to a given production. She outlines a blueprint that is as useful to the newbie as it is to the professional actor. After all, she establishes the fact that actors are not always born, they can be trained. Although instinct and natural talent can make it easier to accomplish the goal of becoming a successful actor, anyone willing to devote themselves to the craft can be trained.