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- Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.99
The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Success Acting in television commercials is a highly competitive business, but it can also be very lucrative. Whether you?re looking for your first break or want to take your acting career to the next level, Squire Fridell will give you the insider?s edge. Arguably the king of TV commercials, Fridell distills four decades... more...
- Penguin Group US 1988; US$ 16.00
A challenging, wide-ranging collection of monologues from history?s greatest dramatic works From the stately and poetic Greek tragedies to the lively, bawdy Restoration comedies, the classical repertoire is a treasure trove of often-overlooked materials for male and female, young and old. The solo pieces collected here vary widely in mood, style,... more...
- A&C Black 2009; US$ 15.59
Competition for acting work is fierce, and although talent is important, actors need all the help they can get. Now in its fourth edition, this practical, comprehensive guide contains invaluable information and advice to enable actors to make the most of: drama schools; audition speeches and sight-readings; letters, CVs and photographs; finding and... more...
- Compass Publishing 2005; US$ 11.95
Whether new to the business or a seasoned professional, this handbook provides actors with a personal, active approach to discovering and developing their talent. Beginning with appetizers and ending with desserts, actors learn how to prepare a character in the same way that a master chef chooses the most complementary dishes for a feast. From typecasting... more...
- Dundurn 2010; US$ 9.99
This new edition of required reading in Canadian theatre schools addresses a range of new issues such as performer websites, video self-production, and networking on the Internet, while also looking at timeless issues like agents, self-promotion, and work opportunities for women and minorities. more...
- Institute For Career Research 2007; US$ 15.00
The most important thing to understand is that most of the actors who achieve some degree of success do so because there is ABSOLUTELY NOTHING ELSE IN THE WORLD THAT THEY CAN POSSIBLY IMAGINE THEMSELVES DOING. That being said, most must do a lot of ?grunt work? type jobs: waiting tables, maid service, temping, or anything else that will pay the bills... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 8.74
A treasure trove of advice, support and encouragement that no performer should be without. Honest, witty and direct, The Golden Rules of Acting is every actor?s best friend ? in handy paperback form. ?When auditioning, rehearsing or in a performance, take a risk ? the worst that can happen is that you get embarrassed. You won?t die.' Easy... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.95
The celebrated survival guide for the working actor - now completely updated and expanded with a foreword by Tony award-winning actor Joe Mantegna! Renowned for more than two decades as the most comprehensive resource for actors, How to Be a Working Actor is a must-read for achieving success in The Business. Now this "Bible of the Biz" has been... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 38.00
This cutting-edge title explores how narrating the past both conflicts and creates an interesting relationship with drama's 'continuing present' that arcs towards an unpredictable future. Theatre both brings the past alive and also fixes it, but through the performance process, allowing the past to be molded for future (not-yet-existent) audiences. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 66.00
Actors' screen images have too often stolen the focus of attention from their behind the scenes working conditions. In Negotiating Hollywood, Danae Clark begins to fill this gap in film history by providing a rich historical account of actors' labor struggles in 1930s Hollywood. Clark supplies information not only on stars, but on screen extras,... more...