ISBN-10:
0205592317
ISBN-13:
9780205592319
Pub. Date:
07/03/2008
Publisher:
Pearson
The Actor's Workbook: How to Become a Working Actor / Edition 1

The Actor's Workbook: How to Become a Working Actor / Edition 1

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Overview

The Actor’s Workbook helps the reader transition from being an acting student to becoming a working professional in a practical, motivating, and straight forward manner. After reading and completing the various workbook exercises of The Actor's Workbook, readers will have a personalized marketing plan, business model, and resources for finding work as a new actor. Written in an up-beat and conversational tone by experienced actors and acting teachers, this workbook provides clear and direct answers to questions about finding work as new professional while enabling educators to create their curriculum with ease.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205592319
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 07/03/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Getting Started as an Actor

The Business of Acting and You

You are Responsible for Your Own Career

Opening Your Acting Business

Day To Day Operations of Your Business

Advice You Can Use in Your Business

Have a Business Plan

Chapter 2: Branding

How Do You Start to Create Your Brand

Chapter 3: Tools of the Trade: What You'll Need to Start

Pictures

Resumes

Letter Writing

Chapter 4: More Tools of the Trade: Taking It to the Next Level

Postcards and Stationary

Demo Reels

Cold Calling

Intuition

Monologues

The Interview

Slate and Audition/Interview Behavior

Casting Director Workshops

Web Sites

Chapter 5: Your Team

Agents

Managers

Acting Coaches

Attorneys and Accountants

Business Coaches

Hairstylists, Make-up Artists, Massage Therapists, etc.

Chapter 6: Goal Setting: The Plan

The Plan

Creating Your Plan: Designing Your Action Steps

Chapter 7: Putting the Plan into Action

Tracking Your Progress

Accountability

Chapter 8: Staying Afloat

Career Evaluation Form

Appendix

Notes

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