How to Succeed in the Business of Show Business | 2nd Edition
Or Everything They Don't Tell You in Acting School but I Will
AUTHOR: Gates, Rozanne
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How to Succeed in the Business of Show Business: or Everything They Don't Tell You in Acting School but I Will is written for actors at all levels who want to understand what is expected of them from the agent's point of view. Although many titles are currently available on the subject of acting as a business, this is the only book written from the agent's point of view. A surgical procedure as described from the patient's point of view or from he surgeon's point of view will give you two different points of view this book gives the "surgeon's" point of view.
The actor who is prepared to understand how the business of show business works, how the casting community functions, and how to integrate the craft of acting with the business of acting will in all likelihood be a successful and money-making actor, therefore attractive to all agents. It is a "good read" with lots of true stories. It gives you not only very valid and validating information but it sets out a lifestyle that, if followed, will lead you to a rewarding career as an actor.
PUBLICATION DATE: 8/30/2002