Are you auditioning for theater and looking for tips on how to improve your cold reading technique or monologues? Are you graduating from a high school or college acting program and looking to polish your auditioning skills as you enter the professional industry? Are you new to acting and looking for advice on headshots and resumes, where to find theater auditions, or how to get an agent, without getting overwhelmed? then "Crash Course: Auditioning for Straight Theater" is the source for you. The book covers everything from monologue selection and preparation to dealing with nerves and breaking down sides-all in a condensed, easy-to-navigate fashion. Inside you will find tips, step-by-step guides, and samples to help you take your auditioning skills to the next level. In addition there is valuable advice on improving or creating your acting resumes, drafting a cover letter, choosing your headshots, submitting to theaters, interviewing with agents, joining casting sites, and much more.