Acting As a Business/New Edition: Strategies for Success

Acting As a Business/New Edition: Strategies for Success

by Brian ONeil
     
 

In Acting As a Business, New Edition, you will find: How to put together a theatrical resume for both the East Coast and the West Coast actor - Specific examples of cover letters and other correspondence - Practical ways of joining the performer's unions - How to prepare for and answer the questions most often asked by agents in an interview, techniques for…  See more details below

Overview

In Acting As a Business, New Edition, you will find: How to put together a theatrical resume for both the East Coast and the West Coast actor - Specific examples of cover letters and other correspondence - Practical ways of joining the performer's unions - How to prepare for and answer the questions most often asked by agents in an interview, techniques for auditioning in the agent's office, and the art of effective interview follow-up - Strategies for finding work in the theater, on soap operas, and in independent films - Tactics for getting an agent and finding out casting information well in advance of casting - A chart showing an easy way to keep records of which casting directors know your work - How to interview a prospective personal manager - A discussion of the "League" schools

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
A guide for actors wishing to improve their knowledge of how the stage and screen businesses work in order to advance their careers. Topics covered include the unions, proper resumes, cover letters, finding an agent, and the `League' schools. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325001234
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
109
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Brian O'Neil is a former talent agent and personal manager who has represented actors for theatre, film, television, commercials, and radio. As a talent representative he was responsible for the career guidance and professional placement of hundreds of actors including some of today's biggest stars. Brian is the founder of Acting As a Business, a one-on-one career-consultation and career-coaching service for actors. He lives in New York City and is a frequent guest lecturer at some of the nation's finest acting-training programs including The Yale School of Drama and The Juilliard School.

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