The Actor's Career Bible Auditioning, Networking, Survival & Success

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-02-23
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama

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The Actor's Career Bible offers a practical guide to the business side of acting for recent graduates, young actors and experienced professionals looking to reinvigorate their careers in an industry famous for its high levels of competition.

This unique book reveals the strategies used by actors to navigate their way through the acting industry. It shows the reader how to cope with the pressures and strains of being an actor and the best ways to improve their chances of success.

Based on a far-reaching interview process the guide is filled with a huge range of inside knowledge from actors of all backgrounds at every level of the profession, industry experts, key organisations, casting directors, agents, producers, directors and many others. This depth of research means that readers can tailor the advice to suit their individual situation, whatever stage they are at in their careers.

Designed to meet the needs of the modern young actor the guide is fully linked to industry website www.actorsandperformers.com, containing contact information, casting news, industry blogs, videos with industry experts and other exciting features. This print and digital offering is the actor's daily go-to resource for career guidance and support.

Author Biography

Rob Ostlere, a 2008 graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a British actor, perhaps best-known for his roles in Holby City and Game of Thrones.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding the Industry
2. What is 'Success'?
3. Working Out Where You Are Right Now
4. Planning for Success
5. Developing the Right Attitude
6. Getting the Best from an Agent
7. Self-Promotion
8. Networking
9. Acting Skills
10. Auditioning
11. Specialising
12. Dealing with Unemployment
13. Sorting the Practicalities
14. Building on Success

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