So You Want To Be In Musicals?
Published by Nick Hern Books
Being in a West End or Broadway musical is the dream of thousands of talented performers, but competition is intense and reaching the spotlight can often require a leap into the dark
So You Want To Be In Musicals? is your comprehensive guide to building and sustaining a successful career in musical theatre, and introduces you to everything you need to know about ...
Training how to select a drama school, what to do to get in, and what to do once you're there
Auditioning how to choose and prepare your pieces, and foster a positive attitude towards auditions
Rehearsing how to construct your character, work with the director, and develop your own creative process
Performing how to deal with nerves, what to do as an understudy, and how to sustain that eight-show-a-week routine
Working how to get an agent, how to market yourself effectively, and how to maintain a healthy body and mind
Along with a wealth of honest, straightforward advice, the book is packed with instructive anecdotes from Ruthie's own glittering career
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