The Complete Professional Audition

Ultra-useful appendices of recommended songs and monologues (yes!) make this the complete guide for everyone with an audition coming up. • Designed for both play and musical auditions • There are 300,000 actors and acting students in ...

The Complete Professional Audition

In the United States, there are 300,000 actors; 100,000 hold union cards. There are 184 college theater programs and 108 performing-arts high schools. There are 578 acting schools and coaches in New York City and Los Angeles alone. The Complete Professional Audition is the one book all of those actors need-because before actors can act, they have to pass the audition! Here's practical, hand-holding advice for choosing material, rehearsing, warming up, staying calm, standing out in a crowd, understanding casting, avoiding pitfalls, following up, getting the right headshot and resume, and accepting an offer. There's even a section on handling rejection-not that The Complete Professional Audition user is ever going to need that, of course. Ultra-useful appendices of recommended songs and monologues (yes!) make this the complete guide for everyone with an audition coming up. • Designed for both play and musical auditions • There are 300,000 actors and acting students in the US-and all of them want an edge at the audition • Through his workshops and seminars, author Darren Cohen knows exactly what actors need to pass an audition and get that part • Practical, down-to-earth ideas that work From the Trade Paperback edition.

More Books:

The Complete Professional Audition
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Daren Cohen, Michael Perilstein
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-09 - Publisher: Back Stage Books

In the United States, there are 300,000 actors; 100,000 hold union cards. There are 184 college theater programs and 108 performing-arts high schools. There are 578 acting schools and coaches in New York City and Los Angeles alone. The Complete Professional Audition is the one book all of those actors
The Complete Professional Audition
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Darren R. Cohen
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

Written by two New York theatre professionals, here is everything an actor needs to know about auditioning, including: choosing material, rehearsing your material, warming up on the day of the audition, trusting yourself during an audition, coping with nerves, standing out amongst other auditioners, understanding the person you are.
The Singer's Voice
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Michael S. Benninger, Thomas Murry
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-05-01 - Publisher: Plural Publishing

Each type of performer, whether singer, voice-over artists, dancer/singers, instrumentalist/singers, brings specific issues to the voice treatment team and requires special individual attention from the various members of the team, from laryngologist to speech pathologist, singing or voice teacher. The Singer's Voice identifies these individuals, presents reports on cases with
The Performer's Voice, Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Michael S. Benninger, Thomas Murry, Michael M. Johns, III
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-17 - Publisher: Plural Publishing

The Performer's Voice, Second Edition presents a comprehensive approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of voice disorders as well as up-to-date voice care and injury prevention information--specifically related to actors, singers, and other voice professionals. This second edition is completely updated with six new chapters and contributions from leading
The Vocal Instrument
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Radionoff, Sharon L.
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-01 - Publisher: Plural Publishing

Within the body lie all the elements (anatomy, physiology and the connection between the mind and body) which are needed to produce sound. Every instrument has a frame. The unique thing about the human vocal instrument is that the body skeleton is the frame. The purpose of this book is