Act As If: Stumbling Through Hollywood With Headshot in Hand

Act As If: Stumbling Through Hollywood With Headshot in Hand❮BOOKS❯ ✰ Act As If: Stumbling Through Hollywood With Headshot in Hand ⚦ Author Petrea Burchard – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Being a non famous, working actor in Hollywood isn t easy, but it can be hilarious if you bring your attitude Based on the popular column from Nowcasting s ActorsInk, the essays in Act As If take a hu Being a non famous, working If: Stumbling PDF/EPUB Ã actor in Hollywood isn t easy, but it can be hilarious if you bring your attitude Based on the popular column from Nowcasting s ActorsInk, the essays in Act As If take a humorous and very personal look at the life of a journeyman actor in Hollywood, from someone who has lived it Mostly the hard way Journeyman, as in not a star. This collection of essays portrays the life of a journeyman actor in Hollywood with crisp, clear language and just enough specific detail to draw the reader into Burchard s world Her insights and wisdom are priceless as she describes the triumphs and frustrations of auditioning and landing roles that, although perhaps not starring ones, require just as much talent and energy Described without a shred of self pity or whining, she nonetheless conveys a sense of this life that so many seek and at This collection of essays portrays the life of a journeyman actor in Hollywood with crisp, clear language and just enough specific detail to draw the reader into Burchard s world Her insights and wisdom are priceless as she describes the triumphs and frustrations of auditioning and landing roles that, although perhaps not starring ones, require just as much talent and energy Described without a shred of self pity or whining, she nonetheless conveys a sense of this life that so many seek and at which so few succeed The stories she shares are often touching and occasionally hilarious, and this book should be required reading for anyone contemplating an acting career It s clear from the first page that Burchard has been there and done that and has learned from all of it.She doesthan give practical advice on what aspiring actors can do to become successful She gives life lessons on how to avoid the pitfalls on the way to success, which may beimportant in a very honest and funny way. This is the best book on acting and surviving in Hollywood since Michael Shurtleff s Audition Burchard s writing is not only honest, but refreshingly witty So many times I found myself laughing out loud, relating to her experiences Act As If made me feel less alone in this business that tends to take away your dignity if you don t keep your chin up While reading it, I felt as if was sitting with a best friend who shared true tales about the business and the importance of selling yourself whi This is the best book on acting and surviving in Hollywood since Michael Shurtleff s Audition Burchard s writing is not only honest, but refreshingly witty So many times I found myself laughing out loud, relating to her experiences Act As If made me feel less alone in this business that tends to take away your dignity if you don t keep your chin up While reading it, I felt as if was sitting with a best friend who shared true tales about the business and the importance of selling yourself while remaining true to you When I finished the book, I immediately got to work on submitting myself, rather than feeling like just a number and giving up, which so many other acting books leave you feeling I m looking forward to the audio book and listening to it while heading to that next audition BRAVO This isthan a book about a journeyman actor in Hollywood, these are the intensely personal stories of a woman who has lived and learned Every essay in this book imparts not just a lesson about working as an actor, but life lessons that apply to non actors as well I wouldn t be surprised to see this book in the Self Help section at the bookstore, it isuniversal than its title implies Thank you for sharing your journey, Petrea I love it because I lived it

Act As If: Stumbling Through Hollywood With Headshot in
  • paperback, ebook
  • 175 pages
  • Act As If: Stumbling Through Hollywood With Headshot in Hand
  • Petrea Burchard
  • English
  • 26 June 2019
  • 0985883758