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So You Want To Be An Actor?

So You Want To Be An Actor?
Your Price: $20.95 CDN
Author: Prunella Scales & Timothy West
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 143
Pub. Date: 2005
ISBN-10: 1854598791
ISBN-13: 9781854598790

About the Book:

Published in slimline format the handy but pleasantly unstuffy manual So You Want To Be An Actor? is essential reading for working actors.

Charmingly informal but full of sound advice about the ups and downs of the business from two of the best-known names in British theatre and television. So You Want To Be An Actor? offers practical advice and do's and don'ts to anyone thinking of taking up acting. The celebrated husband-and-wife team of Prunella Scales and Timothy West are passionate about actor training, know the profession inside out and have more than a hundred years' experience between them.

Writing alternately throughout the book — and sometimes offering radically different opinions — Prunella Scales and Timothy West cover over sixty topics including:
• Drama school
• Auditions and interviews
• Agents
• Financial Security
• Learning the lines
• Working in television/radio
• Touring
• Media attention

What people say:

"One of the most valuable books for young and aspiring actors that I have read in recent years … a book to keep with you from debut to death." — Rogues and Vagabonds Theatre

About the Author:

Prunella Scales is world-famous as Sybil Fawlty and well-known on stage and screen for countless other roles

Timothy West is best-known on TV for Brass and on stage for classic roles at the National Theatre, the RSC, the West End and recently with English Touring Theatre.