Acting is Everything: An Actor's Guidebook for a Successful Career in Los Angeles

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September Pub., Nov 1, 1999 - Performing Arts - 526 pages
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This really is the ultimate guidebook for actors who are determined to initiate and sustain a successful acting career in Los Angeles or in their hometowns. Filled with practical advice, Acting Is Everything helps beginners avoid scams so they can get down to the business of getting work. Written by a renowned acting coach, it helps actors do it right the first time -- saving them time, money and heartache. Enlisting the thoughts and advice of many Hollywood insiders, Kerr teaches actors to approach acting as an art, a business and a career, and gives them the tools to succeed in all three areas. Kerr's essential book covers it all, including...
-- Developing your talent
-- Breaking into the biz
-- Places to work as an actor
-- Career team
-- Career tools
-- Personal tools: style and image
-- Acting in everything
-- Child actors
-- Becoming geographically desirable.

Drawing upon more than twenty years in the business, Kerr gives actors the resources they need to make it. From headshots to fake cigarettes, from changing one's name to that great plastic surgeon -- it's all in this book. Filled with invaluable lessons, this book is like eavesdropping at all the right Hollywood parties.

The author's hands-on experience as an acting coach, actress, dialogue coach and producer comes to life on the pages of this essential book.

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Kerr has been a popular acting coach for more than 20 years and has been instrumental in the career development of hundred of actors.

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