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


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

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Brian O'Neil is a former talent agent and personal manager who has represented actors for theatre, film, television, commercials, and radio. As a talent representative he was responsible for the career guidance and professional placement of hundreds of actors including some of today's biggest stars. Brian is the founder of Acting As a Business, a one-on-one career-consultation and career-coaching service for actors. He lives in New York City and is a frequent guest lecturer at some of the nation's finest acting-training programs including The Yale School of Drama and The Juilliard School.

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