Breaking Into Acting for Dummies

Breaking Into Acting for Dummies

Book - 2002
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Provides the expert advice you need to get your big break!

Jump-start your career and land that paying part

From preparing for auditions to finding an agent, the acting business is a challenging and competitive field. This indispensable guide is what every aspiring actor needs to get a foot in the door. Discover how to market yourself, choose a dynamic head shot, create a stellar acting resume, join unions, and pay the bills while you pursue your acting dreams.

The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out" information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun

Baker & Taylor
A practical handbook for would-be actors explains how to build a successful acting career, offering easy-to-follow advice on creating a resume, hire an agent, join unions, find work in other fields while pursuing an acting career, and how to find one's niche in a variety of job markets--television, film, theater, commercials, voice-overs, and more. Original.

& Taylor

Offers suggestions on getting started in acting, from making positive first impressions and hiring an agent, to finding the appropriate markets and effectively managing money.

Publisher: New York : Wiley Pub., c2002
ISBN: 9780764554469
Characteristics: xxiv, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Wang, Wally

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Monty99 Jul 20, 2012

Hilarious, a must-have for all actors, from aspiring to veteran. Filled with honest-to-God information about every aspect of acting, lists, tips, important facts, real-life examples, and quotes from experts, this book has everything you need to know to advance your acting carreer no matter what stage it is in.


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