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Actor's Survival Kit

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ISBN-10: 155002678X

ISBN-13: 9781550026788

Edition: 4th 2007

Authors: Miriam Newhouse, Peter Messaline

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Required reading in Canadian theatre schools and is a constant resource for its many readers across the country. This fourth edition gives actors fresh research from today's experience, new lists of Canada-wide contracts, and input from success stories. It speaks to a new generation of artists, giving them an up-to-date guide to the business of acting. It addresses a range of new issues: performer websites, video self-production, and sending resumes and networking on the Internet. It also takes a fresh look at old ones: agents, self-promotion, and work opportunities for women and minorities. The authors learn by constantly talking to emerging artists about the problems they face in the…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 3/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Miriam Newhouse has acted in and directed theatre worldwide and across Canada. She has appeared in film, radio, and television and is the labour co-chair of the Ontario Advisory Committee for Health and Safety in the Live Performing Arts.

Peter Messaline voiced the Daleks in the 1972 Dr. Who serial "Day of the Daleks" and has worked in England, Canada, and the United States. After the Stratford and Shaw Festivals, he has principal casting in series and MOW. He hasn't had a joe job in 40 years.

Introduction
Taking Charge
Gloomy Reality
You're Selling Yourself - What Shape Are You In?
Working to Get Work
Show and Tell
The Art of Auditioning
Get Ready ... Get Set...
Get Set ... Go!
Job Etiquette
The Ten Percent Solution
All For One, But is it For You?
The Actor as Producer
The "T&quot
Word
Grownups
Glossary