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10 Steps to Breaking into Acting

10 Steps to Breaking into Acting
Your Price: $14.95 CDN
Author: Matt Newton
Foreword by: Becki Newton
Publisher: CreateSpace
Format: Softcover
Pub. Date: 2014
Edition: 2nd
ISBN-10: 1502919451
ISBN-13: 9781502919458

About the Book:

It's not enough to be a good actor. You have to be a smart actor. To break into TV and film, new actors need to understand the current trends, and how to combine the craft of acting with the practical, business side. From picking the right headshot, to finding auditions, to securing an agent or manager, 10 Steps to Breaking Into Acting helps actors avoid the most common mistakes.

In this new and expanded second edition of his popular book 10 Steps to Breaking Into Acting, professional actor and acclaimed acting coach Matt Newton offers an insightful, honest, and comprehensive guide for actors of all ages looking to break into the business, whether in New York or Los Angeles. With an entertaining foreword by his sister, actress Becki Newton (star of Ugly Betty and How I Met Your Mother), Matt Newton gives actors 10 simple steps for starting a career in TV and film, and how to avoid the most common mistakes.

This new edition of 10 Steps to Breaking Into Acting includes:

• Q&A with Associate Casting Director Kimberly Graham (Homeland)
• Advice for Kids and Teens
• Pay to Meet Workshops
• The Art of Self Taping
• The Best Casting Websites
• Creating Your Own Content
• The Differences Between New York and Los Angeles
• The Best Way to Land an Agent
• Audition Do's and Dont's
• Survival Jobs
• Figuring Out Your Type
• The Realities of Being on Set

What people say:

"Matt Newton is New York's smartest and most knowledgeable acting teacher and coach. His coaching and teaching come from a wealth of professional experience. He's a working actor, on-set coach for a hit television series and knows what those who hire need to see and hear from actors who are auditioning for them. And all of this he does with a keen eye and a kind heart." — Brian O'Neill, author, Acting as a Business

About the Author:

Matt Newton is an acting coach and owner of MN Acting Studio in New York City, which offers on-camera classes, audition taping, and private coaching for all ages and levels. He also teaches classes and workshops all over the U.S. He has coached Golden Globe nominees, Emmy award winners, and has worked as an on set coach on feature films and TV shows.