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Acting: Make It Your Business : How to Avoid Mistakes and Achieve Success as a Working Actor, Hardback Book

Acting: Make It Your Business : How to Avoid Mistakes and Achieve Success as a Working Actor Hardback



In ACTING: Make It Your Business, Second Edition, award-winning casting director Paul Russell puts the power to land jobs and thrive in any medium-stage, film, television, or the Internet-directly into the hands of the actor. This blunt and practical guide offers a wealth of advice on auditioning, marketing, and networking, combining traditional techniques with those best suited for the digital age.

Well-known actors and powerful agents and managers make cameos throughout, offering newcomers and working professionals alike a clear-eyed, uncensored perspective on survival and advancement within the entertainment industry.

This second edition has been updated and expanded to include the following:More stars of screen and stage sharing acting career strategiesDigital audition techniques for screen and stage, including how best to self-tapeNew tools to master modern marketing, both digital and traditional with innovationExpanded actor resource listingsAdditional bicoastal talent agents and managers spilling secrets for obtaining representation, and tips for successful actor-to-representation partnershipsNew insights on audition techniquesAn excellent resource for career actors, beginning and amateur actors, as well as students in Acting I and II, Auditions, and Business of Acting courses, ACTING: Make It Your Business provides readers with invaluable tools to build a successful, long-lasting acting career.


  • Format:Hardback
  • Pages:430 pages, 3 Line drawings, black and white; 39 Halftones, black and white; 29 Tables, black and whi
  • Publisher:Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • ISBN:9781138299498

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