The complete professional audition : a commonsense guide to auditioning for musicals and plays / Darren R. Cohen with Michael Perilstein ; with illustrations by Chad Thompson ; [foreword by Jason Robert Brown]

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cohen, Darren R.
Other Authors: Perilstein, Michael.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Back Stage Books, 2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Musical theater auditions
  • Finding and choosing the right song for your audition
  • Who said musical theater actors can't act?
  • Defining sixteen bars
  • The condition of your music
  • Before the audition
  • You've arrived!
  • During the audition
  • After the audition
  • The pianist
  • Vocal training
  • Dance training
  • 2. Acting monologues
  • The monologue process
  • Finding a monologue
  • Preparing the text
  • Creating the scene
  • Getting it up on its feet
  • During the audition
  • Exploration exercises
  • Monologues to avoid
  • 3. Practical information for actors
  • Resumes
  • Headshots
  • Getting experience
  • Representation
  • Actors' equity association
  • Resources
  • Actors' taxes
  • In conclusion.