Creative Careers: Paths for Aspiring Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers

Creative Careers: Paths for Aspiring Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers

by Elaina Loveland
     
 

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Offering a wealth of creative career paths, accurate income information, job descriptions, and relevant college courses to take, this guide shows that creative people aren't doomed to be "starving artists" and that there are numerous ways to make a living in creative fields. More than 75 creative professions are featured from across the arts spectrum, with…  See more details below

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Offering a wealth of creative career paths, accurate income information, job descriptions, and relevant college courses to take, this guide shows that creative people aren't doomed to be "starving artists" and that there are numerous ways to make a living in creative fields. More than 75 creative professions are featured from across the arts spectrum, with practical advice from working professionals about the advantages and disadvantages of their chosen creative careers. Whether one wishes to pursue the traditional path of professional performer or writer and find a related part-time arts career or wants to investigate full-time employment in creative fields, this guide shows that real world jobs can offer creative fulfillment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932662344
Publisher:
SuperCollege LLC
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
554,412
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

What People are saying about this

Elisa Seeherman
A unique resource for artists in all disciplines, as it provides valuable insight into creative careers via real-life professional profiles. (Elisa Seeherman, director, career services, The University of the Arts)
Sue Hinkin
An outstanding resource for up-and-coming young artists ... thoroughly debunks the old stereotype of the starving artist ... a "must-have" for any library, career resource center, or prospective art student. (Sue Hinkin, dean, career services, Savannah College of Art and Design)
Scott Hoffman
Chock full of real-world advice from people who have been there and done that ... it's the quintessential remedy for those stuck in jobs that pay the bills but make it a chore to get out of bed every Monday morning. (Scott Hoffman, managing member, Folio Literary Management, LLC)

Meet the Author

Elaina Loveland is a journalist, a magazine editor, an adjunct professor, a former dance teacher, and the author of Creative Colleges. She has also contributed to Adjunct Advocate, American Careers, Dance Teacher, Dance Spirit, Hispanic Outlook on Higher Education, International Educator, Pointe, and U.S. News and World Report. She lives in Arlington, Virginia.

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