Acting A to Z: The Young Person's Guide to a Stage Or Screen Career

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Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated, 2007 - Performing Arts - 182 pages
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A best-seller returns, revised and updated for today’s young actors. Lots of kids want to be actors. Thousands of them. Millions of them. The ones who are serious need a copy ofActing A to Z. Industry insiderKatherine Mayfieldexplains exactly what it's like to be an actor, including what kind of training the young person will need, comparisons of the different types of acting, how to find work, how to prepare for an audition, and what to expect during rehearsal. There's also tons of helpful information on unions, casting directors, headshots, resumes, and much more. Reassuring without being patronizing,Acting A to Zis the one book that every aspiring child actor needs. • Written directly to children and tweens who want to act • Packed with practical, useful information • Author is an actress and theater insider

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Katherine Mayfield has performed across the country for more than thirty years. Among her favorite roles are Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker and Rosalind in As You Like It. She has also appeared on The Guiding Light. She lives in Lake Pleasant, Massachusetts.

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