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Breaking Into Acting For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05390-4
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360 pages
March 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Figuring Out the Business of Acting.

Chapter 1: Opening the Door to Show Business.

Chapter 2: Discovering How Show Business Really Works.

Chapter 3: From Agents to Unions: Introducing the Movers and Shakers of Show Business.

Part II: Packaging and Marketing Yourself.

Chapter 4: Making a Great First Impression with a Head Shot.

Chapter 5: Creating a Five-Star Acting Resume.

Chapter 6: Training to Improve Your Acting Skills.

Part III: Taking Your First Steps into Show Business.

Chapter 7: Getting Seen by the Industry: Promoting Yourself.

Chapter 8: Finding and Working with an Agent.

Chapter 9: Auditioning.

Part IV: Scoping Out the Markets.

Chapter 10: Acting in Film and Television.

Chapter 11: Acting in Commercials.

Chapter 12: Acting in Theater.

Chapter 13: Performing Without Being Seen: Voice-Over Acting.

Chapter 14: Working as an Extra.

Chapter 15: Getting Your Kid into Show Biz.

Part V: Managing Your Money as an Actor.

Chapter 16: Don't Get Ripped Off! Avoiding Con Games, Scams, and Self-Destruction.

Chapter 17: Working to Pay Your Bills Until You Hit It Big.

Chapter 18: Managing Your Finances.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Myths of Show Business.

Chapter 20: Ten Traits of Successful Actors.

Chapter 21: Ten Tips for Improving as an Actor.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Act Just for the Fun of It.

Index.
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