An Actor's Guide to Getting Work

An Actor's Guide to Getting Work

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'Essential reading for any young actor' Dame Maggie Smith Competition for acting work is fierce and talent is not necessarily enough. Actors need all the help they can get with all aspects of the profession. Now in its fifth edition, completely revised and updated, this practical, comprehensive guide contains invaluable information and advice to enable actors to succeed in the business. Written with honesty, humour and thoroughness, An Actor's Guide to Getting Work draws on the author's rich experience in the field to offer advice to both the novice and the seasoned performer. New material in this fifth edition includes what drama schools are looking for, approaching Shakespeare for audition, professional email etiquette, using the internet as a self-marketing tool, and many more useful checklists and updated insights into the profession.(Many venues are listed in Actorsa#39; Yearbook, which also contains more detailed advice on this area.) ... What does it pay? The simple answer to this is that, apart from a few productions, you will effectively pay to perform rather than get paid.

Title:An Actor's Guide to Getting Work
Author:Simon Dunmore
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2012-02-02


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