So You Want To Be In Musicals?


ISBN: 9781848421509
Author: Ruthie Henshall, With Daniel Bowling
Publication Date: 27/09/2012
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 208pp.

SKU: BK2120 Categories: , Tag:

An insider’s guide to achieving that dream career – by one of the brightest stars in musical theatre.

Being in a West End or Broadway musical is the dream of thousands of talented performers. But competition is intense and reaching the spotlight can often require a leap into the dark. So You Want To Be In Musicals? is your comprehensive guide to building – and sustaining – a successful career in musical theatre, and introduces you to everything you need to know about:

Training – how to select a drama school, what to do to get in, and what to do once you’re there

Auditioning – how to choose and prepare your pieces, and foster a positive attitude towards auditions

Rehearsing – how to construct your character, work with the director, and develop your own creative process

Performing – how to deal with nerves, what to do as an understudy, and how to sustain that eight-show-a-week routine

Working – how to get an agent, how to market yourself effectively, and how to maintain a healthy body and mind

Along with a wealth of honest, straightforward advice, the book is packed with instructive anecdotes from Ruthie’s own glittering career.

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