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Make Acting Work

The Practical Path to a Successful Career


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Make Acting Work by Chrys Salt
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This guide is suitable for anyone wishing to develop a career in this unpredictable profession. It offers an appraisal of the challenges that actors face and identifies a wide range of opportunities that exist for the resourceful. Practical advices is given on all the critical elements, including preparing a CV, photographs, demo-tape and showreel, getting an agent, and auditioning. The different requirements of theatre, radio, film and TV are explained, as well as a comprehensive survey of less traditional work, such as voice-overs, corporate training and role play.

Author Biography

Chrys Salt teaches regularly at the Actors Centre in London. She is a freelance writer and theatre d irector and is Artistic Director of Bare Boards and a passion Theatre Company. She has made numer ous appearances on stage, television and radio, as a performer, directed extensively in theatre and sound, and written several books, theatre and radio plays, features and documentaries. Her book Here We Go: Women's Memories of the 1984-85 Miners' Strike won a National Media Award.
Release date NZ
September 20th, 2001
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd Revised edition
Methuen Drama
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