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Auditions: A Practical Guide

Auditions: A Practical Guide

by Richard Evans


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Auditions are an integral part of every performer's life. From getting into drama school, through to a successful career in an overcrowded industry, Auditions: A Practical Guide offers crucial advice and tried-and-tested techniques to maximize success before, during and after each audition.

Written by an established casting director and former actor with thirty years of experience on a wide range of productions, this book offers a wealth of personal and professional insights covering:

  • drama and theatre schools
  • classical, contemporary, physical and musical theatre
  • television and radio drama
  • screen tests and commercial castings
  • voice work
  • recalls and workshops
  • handling job offers, and rejection.

From training to triumph, nerves to networking and camera to casting couch, Auditions: A Practical Guide is an entertaining, accessible, and indispensable read for every performer.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415470353
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/05/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 0.52(w) x 0.77(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Richard Evans CDG has cast a wide variety of productions in all media since 1989, and worked prior to this as an actor for 10 years. He has devised and presented audition and career development workshops at the Actors' Centre in London and Manchester, and at many top drama and theatre schools, as well as writing ‘A Casting Director's Perspective’ for The Actors' Yearbook, 2005. He is a member of The Casting Directors' Guild of Great Britain and Ireland.

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