Acting & Auditioning for the 21st Century: Tips, Trends, and Techniques for Digital and New Media

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Routledge, Sep 3, 2018 - Performing Arts - 196 pages

Acting & Auditioning for the 21st Century covers acting and auditioning in relation to new media, blue and green screen technology, motion capture, web series, audiobook work, evolving livestreamed web series, and international acting and audio work. Readers are given a methodology for changing artistic technology and the global acting market, with chapters covering auditions of all kinds, contracts, the impact of new technology and issues relating to disabled actors, actors of colour and actors that are part of the LGBTQIA community.


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List of Figures Acknowledgments
How to Use this Book and Why Now?
Acting for Film and the Variations of Film
The Basics
Before Any Audition
Film and
Commercials Industrials National Calls
The Callback The Cold Read The Screen Test
The Art of the Self Tape for Stage or Film
What You Need to Know
What You Need to Know
Local National and International
Further Artistic Career Options in the New Century
Actors of Color Those with Disabilities Those in
You as an Artist in the Midst of Changing

Voice Overs Narration Anime Animation Audiobooks
All the New Media
Auditions for Stage and with Shakespeare or Verse
Resources for Additional Reading and Viewing
Websites as Resources

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About the author (2018)

Stephanie Barton-Farcas is the Founder and Artistic Director of Nicu’s Spoon Theater Company (, based in New York City and Hawaii. She is also the co-founder of the Disability in Cinema Coalition and sits on the board of Identity Theater Company. She is the author of a previous book, Disability & Theatre: A Practical Manual for Inclusion in the Arts (Routledge, 2017).

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