The Actor's Career Bible is a practical guide to building an acting career. Based on a huge range of interviews with actors of all backgrounds at every level of the profession, industry experts, key organisations, casting directors, agents, producers, directors and many others, this guide covers all the essentials as well as sharing exclusive inside knowledge.
Whether you're a recent graduate, a young actor or an experienced professional, The Actor's Career Bible will help you kick-start or reinvigorate your career in an industry famous for its high levels of competition. This in-depth guide will show you how to cope with the pressures and strains of being an actor and offers easy-to-follow advice on how to improve your chances of success.
Country of Publication:
21 March 2019
Professional and scholarly
Introduction PROBLEM-SOLVING PROCESSES: 1. Understanding the Industry 2. What is `Success'? 3. Working Out Where You Are Right Now 4. Planning for Success CREATING A PERSONALISED PLAN: 5. Developing the Right Attitude 6. Getting the Best from an Agent 7. Self-Promotion 8. Networking 9. Acting Skills 10. Auditioning 11. Specialising 12. Dealing with Unemployment 13. Sorting the Practicalities 14. Building on Success
Rob Ostlere, a 2008 graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a British actor, perhaps best-known for his roles in Holby City and Game of Thrones.
Reviews for The Actor's Career Bible: Auditioning, Networking, Survival and Success
[Draws] on the opinions of 75 people drawn from casting directors, agents, producers, directors, industry experts and a range of experienced and successful actors. [Ostlere] liberally garnishes the book with soundbites from these wily experts, building up a good picture of what the acting profession is really like ... Should you or a loved one be about to start out in the acting profession, there will be much to learn from this handy guide. * British Theatre Guide *