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How to Be a Working Actor: The Insider's Guide to Finding Jobs in Theater, Film & Television

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The celebrated survival guide for the working actor - now completely updated and expanded with a foreword by Tony award-winning actor Joe Mantegna!

Renowned for more than two decades as the most comprehensive resource for actors, How to Be a Working Actor is a must-read for achieving success in The Business. Now this "Bible of the Biz" has been completely revised and greatl
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Paperback, Fifth edition, 432 pages
Published December 10th 2007 by Back Stage Books (first published May 1st 1986)
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Staci
Dec 06, 2010 rated it really liked it
A really good reference for acting as a career, this book intensely covers every topic to the point where it almost seems like too much information.
Jackie
Oct 17, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: acting
Lots of great tips in this book although a bit NYC-centric.
Nicholas
Feb 01, 2014 rated it liked it
It might be time for a new edition. While a good amount of the info is still relevant, all the union stuff is from before the SAG/AFTRA merger and it doesn't handle internet in much depth.
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