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Actor's Survival Kit

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ISBN-10: 1554887836

ISBN-13: 9781554887835

Edition: 5th 2010

Authors: Miriam Newhouse, Peter Messaline

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Book details

List price: $24.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 12/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
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
Overview: Taking Charge
Some Career Problems: Gloomy Reality
Improve the Product: You're Selling Yourself
Publicity: Working to Get Work
Promotion: Show and Tell
Casting: The Art of Auditioning
Be Prepared: Get Ready ... Get Set ...
Work Schedules: Get Set ... Go!
Job Etiquette: The Golden Rule
Agents: The Ten Percent Solution
Performer Unions: All for One, But is it for You?
Indie Media and Theatre: The Actor as Producer
Income Tax and GST/HST: The "T" Word
Bureaucracies: Grownups
Envoi
Addresses
Glossary
Bibliography