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How to be a working actor / Mari Lyn Henry & Lynne Rogers.

Henry, Mari Lyn. (Author). Rogers, Lynne. (Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library PN2055.H46 H69 2008 37684001097507 Career Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780823088959
  • ISBN: 0823088952
  • Physical Description: 426 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 5th ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Back Stage Books, ©2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 412-413) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
I: Nuts and bolts -- What you will need to get started -- Getting your act together -- The tools of the trade -- Buyers and sellers -- Training is everything -- Looking for work -- Cyberbiz -- Survival strategies -- Understanding the unions -- It's about jobs! -- Performers with disabilities -- Regional markets -- II: The breaks -- Finding a vehicle to showcase your talent -- Interview and follow-up -- Auditions and screen tests -- Congratulations! You've got a job! -- Child performers -- III: How to analyze a script -- Suggestions for script analysis -- The theater audition: creating characters for a monologue -- The soap opera audition: creating characters for daytime dramas -- The prime-time series audition: creating characters for episodic television -- The film audition: creating characters for movies.
Summary, etc.:
"How to Be a Working Actor takes a no nonsense approach to the whole business of being a working actor, with detailed information on how to live on a budget in New York and Los Angeles, what the acting jobs are and what they pay, even how to find a survival strategy that will augment your career. An extensive section on script analysis show you how to investigate the depth of a character to create a memorable audition for roles in theater, film, and television."--Jacket.
Subject: Acting > Vocational guidance.

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