The Ulitimate Commercial Book for Kids and Teens: The Young Actor's Commercial Study-guide! [NOOK Book]

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The Ultimate Commercial Book For Kids and Teens: The Young Actors’ Commercial Study-guide!
provides 6-18 year-olds with true-to-life comedic and dramatic 15-45 sec. presentation pieces or commercials, all 100% tested by young working actors. It is packed with detailed descriptions of how to increase your presentation’s impact, whether preparing for a class assignment or professional commercial audition. This includes presentation/audition basics, how to prepare, how to train so ...
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The Ulitimate Commercial Book for Kids and Teens: The Young Actor's Commercial Study-guide!

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Overview

The Ultimate Commercial Book For Kids and Teens: The Young Actors’ Commercial Study-guide!
provides 6-18 year-olds with true-to-life comedic and dramatic 15-45 sec. presentation pieces or commercials, all 100% tested by young working actors. It is packed with detailed descriptions of how to increase your presentation’s impact, whether preparing for a class assignment or professional commercial audition. This includes presentation/audition basics, how to prepare, how to train so that auditions continue to improve, and how to practice effectively. +150 original commercials are included for practice. Interviews with six Hollywood 101 insiders, all currently working industry experts provide tips on making the presentation stellar. Also includes Stevens’ list of Commercial Do’s and Don'ts, and a glossary of industry terms. This book is wonderful for the student performer who is searching for original contemporary material to improve her/his commercial audition/speech/presentation skills and teachers/instructors looking for short oral language presentation curriculum materials that kids and teens will perform with enthusiasm.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012399540
  • Publisher: Sandcastle Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 5/1/2005
  • Series: Hollywood 101 , #6
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 1,063,537
  • File size: 973 KB

Meet the Author

Emmy Nominee Chambers Stevens has eight books in print. His Hollywood 101 series is published by Sandcastle Publishing. In the last eight years, Chambers has toured the country, doing workshops for over 100,000 actors across forty states.

When at home, Chambers is one of Los Angeles’ top acting coaches. Actors he has coached have appeared on Nic-kelodeon, The Disney Channel, CBS, NBC, ABC, The Cartoon Network, plus countless films, theater productions, including Broadway shows, commercials, and videogames. Chambers is a graduate of The Conservatory of Theater Arts at Webster University & the founder of The Nashville Shakespeare Festival now in its twentieth year.

As a television actor, Chambers has appeared in over fifty commercials including Pepsi®, Coke®, and General Motors® and many television shows, of which The Young and the Restless, Dear John, and Arly Hanks are just three. He’s starred in The Steve Spots, which received six Emmys and a George Peabody Award, Funnybones, which received an Emmy for “Outstanding Children’s Program”, and Geoscout, for which he received a personal Emmy nomination as “Outstanding Actor in a Children’s Series.”

As a theater actor, Chambers has performed in over a hundred theater productions (including Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Biloxi Blues, and Brighton Beach Memoirs). He is the recipient of the Geoffrey Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Drew in Eastern Standard, and the prestigious Backstage Garland Award for his portrayal of Drew in Eastern Standard. He also received the prestigious Backstage Garland Award for his one-man show Desperate for Magic.

As a playwright, he has won both the Ingram Fellowship and the Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Artist Award. His play Mother of Pearl is published by I.E. Clark Publishing. Desperate for Magic is published by Elderidge Publishing. Chambers currently has three new plays in the works: Travels with Jack Lemmon’s Dog; Bing Bang Boom and Shaw and Twain Do Lunch, his newest play, has already won numerous national awards including the Long Beach Playhouse Award for Best New Play as well as Best Comedy from The Palm Spring Int'l Playwriting Contest. Chambers lives in Hollywood. He’s married to film and theatre producer Betsy Sullenger. They have a 2-year-old son, Twain, and one furry daughter,Ziggy.www.chambersstevens.com
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    Posted June 3, 2012

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    I recommend this book and all the other series. They are very funny and helpful.

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