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Actors and Performers Yearbook 2017: Essential Contacts for Stage, Screen and Radio

Actors and Performers Yearbook 2017: Essential Contacts for Stage, Screen and Radio

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Published [Place of publication not identified] : Bloomsbury Methuen Drama 2016
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ISBN: 1474283926, 1474283950, 9781474283922, 9781474283939, 9781474283953
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Physical Description: 1 online resource
Subject: Acting Vocational guidance Great Britain Periodicals.; Individual actors & performers.; Theatre management.; Performing arts.; PERFORMING ARTS Theater General.; Great Britain.; Acting Vocational guidance.; Performing arts Great Britain Directories.
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  1. Cover
  2. Copyright
  3. Contents Page
  4. Foreword
  5. Introduction
  6. Training
  7. Introduction
  8. Training for the Under-18s
  9. Drama Schools
  10. Checklist of Drama School Deadlines, Audition Requirements, Audition Fees and Funding Systems
  11. What are Drama Schools Looking for?
  12. Starting Later in Life
  13. Short-term and Part-time Courses
  14. Private Tutors and Coaches
  15. A Professional Mindset: Some Pointers
  16. An Actor's Toolkit
  17. Agents and Casting Directors
  18. Introduction
  19. Agents
  20. Being an Agent
  21. CPMA: The Co-operative Personal Management Association
  22. Voice-over Agents
  23. Presenters' Agents
  24. Casting Directors.
  25. Casting for the StageCasting for Musical Theatre
  26. Theatre
  27. Introduction
  28. Producing Theatre in the Regions
  29. Dramaturgy at HOME
  30. Marketing Yourself: A Producer's Viewpoint
  31. Producing Theatres
  32. Effective Audition Speech
  33. Cattle Calls and How to Survive Them
  34. Understudying
  35. Independent Managements/Theatre Producers
  36. Middle and Smaller-scale Companies
  37. Starting your own Theatre company
  38. Finding Funding for Projects
  39. Pantomime
  40. The Art and Craft of Pantomime
  41. English-language European Theatre Companies
  42. A Touring Actor's Survival Guide
  43. 'Vanning it': The Golden Rules
  44. Fringe Theatres.
  45. To Fringe, or not to FringeEdinburgh or Bust: Is it Worth it?
  46. Open Book: Fairer Finances for Fringe Theatre
  47. Children's, Young People's and Theatre in Education
  48. Casting Calendar
  49. Festivals
  50. Role-play Companies
  51. Professional Role-playing
  52. Media
  53. Introduction
  54. Countdown to 'Action!'
  55. Television Companies
  56. Casting for Television
  57. Auditioning for Camera
  58. Self-taping Auditions
  59. Are you Ready for Pilot Season?
  60. Independent Film, Video and TV Production Companies
  61. Film Schools
  62. The Essentials of Screen Acting
  63. Fringe Film: Low-budget Shorts, Student Films and Web-based Work
  64. Actors and Video Games.
  65. Radio and Audio Book CompaniesActing for Radio
  66. Media Festivals
  67. Disabled Actors
  68. Introduction
  69. Training
  70. Sources of Work
  71. Arts Organisations
  72. Rights, Advice and Support
  73. Opportunities for Disabled Actors
  74. Resources
  75. Introduction
  76. Equity
  77. Spotlight, Casting Directories and Information Services
  78. 'Point Me in the Right Direction': Navigating the Casting Services
  79. Marketing and the Internet: Maintaining your Online Presence
  80. Photographers and Repro Companies
  81. Getting the Most from your Photographs
  82. Making Money from your Voice
  83. Showreel, Voicereel and Website Services.
  84. Effective and Affordable Digital MarketingDigital Wellbeing for Actors
  85. Performers Careers Advice Service
  86. The Five Steps to Successful Networking
  87. Accountants
  88. Tax and National Insurance for Actors
  89. Between Engagements
  90. Physical and Mental Fitness for Actors
  91. Routes into Comedy
  92. Creating your own Work: The Four Major Hurdles and how to Overcome them
  93. Funding Bodies
  94. Publications, Libraries, References and Booksellers
  95. Organisations, Associations and Societies
  96. Bibliography
  97. Webography.