Acting as a Business - Strategies for Success
Published by Vintage
Avoiding the usual advice about persistence and luck, Brian O'Neil provides clear-cut guidelines that will give actors a solid knowledge of the business behind their art
It's packed with practical informationon everything from what to say in a cover letter to where to stand when performing in an agent's office!
It also includes ...
How to craft a winning theatrical résumé
The most effective ways to join the performer's unions
Tactics for getting an agent
Strategies for finding work in the theater, on daytime television, and in independent films
Navigating the different customs and cultures of New York and Los Angeles
The author has updated Acting as a Business to keep up with the latest show-business trends, including how best to use the Internet
"This wonderful book not only helps demystify much of what is scary to the novice, it is also a wonderful refresher for veterans ... Calming and wise" ~ Josh Radnor
"O'Neil shares his business savvy in this slim, practical-minded actor's guide that covers everything from approaching agents to assembling resumes" ~ Entertainment Weekly