How to Sell Yourself as an Actor: From New York to Los Angeles (And Everywhere in Between!) / Edition 5

How to Sell Yourself as an Actor: From New York to Los Angeles (And Everywhere in Between!) / Edition 5

by K. Callan
     
 

"Callan's no-nonsense book provides both beginning and veteran actors with nuts and bolts information about how to be more appealing to casting directors, agents, producers, and directors. She encourages you to call upon your entrepreneurial skills, your courage and your vision to take your career in your own hands and stop waiting to be asked to work." "As rough and… See more details below

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"Callan's no-nonsense book provides both beginning and veteran actors with nuts and bolts information about how to be more appealing to casting directors, agents, producers, and directors. She encourages you to call upon your entrepreneurial skills, your courage and your vision to take your career in your own hands and stop waiting to be asked to work." "As rough and as honest as she is, Callan still offers a way of thinking about this business that will help you retain both your sense of humor and your sanity in good times and bad as well as many concrete ideas, addresses and phone numbers for finding work." This expanded 5[superscript th] edition includes specific information on ways to enter the business and research job opportunities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781878355157
Publisher:
Sweden Press
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1Everyone's on the Same Path1
2The Product4
3What Are Your Chances?10
4Why Do You Want To Be An Actor?27
5There's No Place Like Home35
6Making Plans46
7Getting Organized54
8Self-Knowledge67
9Stand-Up Comedy/One-Person Shows80
10Children in the Business91
11Ways into the Business102
12Actually Pursuing Work110
13Researching Your Business Opportunities129
14Auditioning & the Way It Really Is151
15Agents/Managers176
16Having a Life194
17Unions209
18Glossary217
Indexes225
Endnotes235

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