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An Actor's Guide - Making It in New York City

An Actor's Guide - Making It in New York City $19.99

Making It in New York City

Published by Allworth Press

The definitive guide to surviving in the competitive New York acting scene!

Meticulously researched, readers will discover proven solutions for finding a reputable talent agent, promoting themselves, avoiding scams, breaking into voiceovers, and much more

For any actor in or on the way to New York City, this is the definitive source for advice, winning strategies, marketing techniques, and invaluable insights to being a successful New York actor

Aspiring and established professionals will find this thorough and up-to-the-minute volume chock full of resources and advice about auditioning, making professional connections, promoting one's self, seeking opportunities in nontraditional venues, finding an apartment, securing "survival jobs," understanding actor unions, getting headshots, and furthering one's actor training in New York

This guide also details working as a film extra, careers in print modeling, scams and rip-offs to avoid, opportunities for actors with disabilities, and using the Internet to the fullest advantage

Included are in-depth interviews with legendary show business figures such as actor Henry Winkler, casting director Juliet Taylor, and theater director Joseph Chaikin as well as top talents from the fields of film, television, stage, commercials, and talent agencies

Written by a professional New York actor with over thirty years of experience, this meticulously researched guide will give actors the tools they need to survive and thrive in New York show business.

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"At last, a complete guide to survival as an actor in this industry" ~ Joy Binder, CSA, Binder Casting

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