Acting as a Business: Strategies for Success

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Elsevier Science & Technology, 1993 - Acting - 116 pages
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Building on the enormously successful first edition of Acting as a Business. Brian O'Neil updates his indispensable work to reflect recent changes in the show business industry. What hasn't changed, however, is the book's trademark of not only telling actors to be persistent but also telling them how to do so effectively.

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O'Neilthe poster child of sagacious career counseling for the professional actorfirst published this important book in 1993. With the third edition, he continues to draw on his considerable experience ... Read full review

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Chapter One From Stage to Screen
Chapter Two The Arsenal
Chapter Three About the Unions

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Brian O'Neill, B.A. (Hons), MAPS is co-director of the Illawarra Gestalt Centre, past president of AAGT and on the editorial boards of the Gestalt Review and Studies in Gestalt. He has published on field theory, relationship therapy and edited the text Community. Psychotherapy and Life Focus: A Gestalt Anthology of the History, Theory and Practice of Living in Community (Ravenwood Press). He has collaborated with his wife Jenny in writing on gestalt couples therapy and the use of group in training and they have been training and supervising therapists for many years both in Australia and internationally. Brian is currently a senior fellow in mental health at the University of Wollongong and Clinical Director for Lives Lived Well, a state wide service working with substance misuse and also youth mental health across Queensland. As well as bringing gestalt therapy to the relationship field, he has worked extensively in Drug and Alcohol (was Head of the NSW State Drug Treatment Unit), and Mental Health (awarded the Australia and New Zealand Gold Medal for mental health achievement by the Governor General, Sir William Deane)

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