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Author Calleri, James, author

Title Acting professionally : raw facts about careers in acting / Robert Cohen and James Calleri
Edition 8th edition
Published London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017


Description 1 online resource (viii, 235 pages) : illustrations
Contents The way it is -- What you will need -- Your first decisions -- Establishing yourself -- The casting room -- Other opportunities
Summary This vital resource will steer you through the hugely competitive industry of stage, film and TV acting, offering wise advice on everything from writing an eye-catching résumé to finding an agent. It will give you a clear understanding of how acting careers are built and sustained, and how actors must position themselves in an environment overseen by directors, agents, casting directors and acting unions. Praised for its honest and critical understanding of the industry, the text has retained its status as the leading book in its field since the first edition published in 1972.Acclaimed industry professional authors Robert Cohen and James Calleri offer vast insight and experience as professors, directors, playwrights and casting directors, making the text essential reading for all students and lecturers of acting at universities, drama schools and conservatories, as well as anyone interested in pursuing and developing their career in acting
Notes Includes index
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Acting -- Vocational guidance -- United States
Acting -- Auditions
Acting -- Auditions.
Acting -- Vocational guidance.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Cohen, Robert, 1938- author
ISBN 9781137605658