Confessions of a Casting Director

Confessions of a Casting Director

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A must-have for any aspiring actor or stage parent--the definitive guide to breaking into film, television, theater, and even YouTube from a top casting director

Packed with information that aspiring actors clamor for, this up-to-the-minute advice from a true expert is essential reading for anyone pursuing an acting career. Longtime casting director Jen Rudin demystifies the intimidating and constantly changing audition process, sharing insider tips on how to prepare for every type of audition, from musical theater, television (including reality TV), and film to voice-overs, animated movies, and even Web series. In this comprehensive guide, Rudin covers everything that today's actor needs to succeed on subjects like: finding an agent or manager, using technology to your advantage, understanding the world of child acting, living in New York versus L.A., turning a callback into an offer for the role, and many more.

Every actor should walk into an audition room feeling confident and prepared, and this book is full of the dos and don'ts and surefire tricks to help turn rejection into that first big break. Complete with checklists, easy-to-follow game plans, and advice from successful actors, agents, and industry professionals, Confessions of a Casting Director is like having a private audition coach in your back pocket.


ISBN: 9780062292094

Published Date: December 17, 2013

Publisher: Harper Collins

Language: English

Page Count: 219

Size: 9.02" l x 5.92" w x 0.73" h