ACT!: A Step by Step Guide to Starting Your Acting Career

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Strategic Book Publishing, 2010 - Performing Arts - 100 pages
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Do you have a burning desire to make it as an actor in the entertainment industry? Do you find yourself wondering what steps to take, wondering where to start? It may be how you're doing it or what you're not doing! Actor and writer Ingrid Torrance has been in the entertainment industry for over fifteen years and knows the in's and out's of how to make it or break it in the industry. Her guidebook is a must-have if you're in the first stages of your career or if you're a burgeoning actor because her formula works. Learn how to kick start your acting career by taking the right steps first, learn what to do and what not to do at an audition, and glean a basic understanding of how the industry works. The industry does change, but the basics stay the same. ACT! is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow book that will provide you with everything you need to start turning your dream into a reality. Ingrid Torrance is an actor, writer, producer and director and has appeared in numerous television series and movies. She has been nominated for a Leo Award as Best Actress, and has been an acting teacher for 15 years and an acting coach on set and off for 12. Ms. Torrance was featured in Entertainment Weekly as a "Breakout" Actress. She is currently writing her next instructional book for actors and a fiction novel. She lives in Canada. Visit her website at: www.ingridtorrance.com. Publisher's website: http: //www.strategicpublishinggroup.com/title/ACT-AStepbyStepGuidetoStartingYourActingCareer.html
 

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Contents

LOCATION
7
HEADSHOTS
15
YOUR RESUME
25
LETTERS TO AGENTS
33
HOW TO GET AN AGENT
39
COMMERCIAL AUDITIONS
47
UNDERSTANDING YOUR HIT WHAT KIND OF ACTOR ARE YOU?
55
FINDING YOUR ACTING TEACHER AND COACH
61
ON CAMERA T V AND FILM AUDITIONS 69 Chapter 10 CONFIDENCE FAKE IT TIL YOU MAKE IT
75
FILMOGRAPHY DEFINITIONS
83
PREPARING FOR THE CASTING PROCESS
91
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