Your Face Looks Familiar--: How to Get Ahead as a Working Actor

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Pearson Education, 2006 - Business & Economics - 156 pages
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You've probably imagined your star on the Walk of Fame, but you've probably also realized there's only so much sidewalk. In a field as competitive as acting, you need sound advice grounded in the reality of show business, not another voice telling you to reach for the stars. In Your Face Looks Familiar you'll come face to face with working actors and find out how they earn a good living while also satisfying their artistic impulse.

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Michael Bofshever has been a working actor, acting teacher, and director for thirty years on stage, on television, and in film. He has been a series regular with countless guest-star appearances on episodic television, has appeared in fifteen motion pictures, and performed in hundreds of commercials. He has taught acting at UCLA extension, the Michael Howard Studio, and Theater for the Forgotten and continues to teach privately. He is well-known around Los Angeles for his scene-study class as well as for Journey of the Working Actor, a seminar which he regularly conducts for the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. He frequently speaks about building an acting career at the American Film Institute, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and universities throughout the country. Please visit his website at

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