The 7 Steps to Stardom

The 7 Steps to Stardom

How to Become A Working Actor in Movies, TV, and Commercials

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(Applause Books). This user-friendly workbook, including a two hour DVD, features the best practical information on making it in the entertainment business from Christina Ferra-Gilmore, the founder of one of Hollywood's leading acting schools, and produced by Wink Martindale, the legendary host of 19 TV game shows. Included is vital information on: * How to network * Finding an agent and avoiding scams * Making a living while looking for acting jobs and creating a budget * Taking appropriate headshot photos, with examples of good and bad * Writing an actor's resume * The business side of acting * Developing your skills.

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This guide for current and aspiring professional actors offers practical advice on making it in the entertainment business. Independent casting agent and acting teacher Ferra-Gilmore outlines seven steps crucial to career success. These include obtaining a great photograph, finding a qualified agent, and joining the appropriate union. A companion two-hour DVD features Ferra-Gilmore's presentations of each step, with commentary by game show host Wink Martindale. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9781557836786
Branch Call Number: 792.028 FERRA
Characteristics: vii, 95 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Alternative Title: Seven steps to stardom


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