|About the Book|
Do you or someone you know want to become a professional actor? If yes, then this is the book for you. One actor profiled in this text has become very famous! Young people with an interest in theater will find this book full of information about how young performers got their start, how they handle school and their personal lives, how they study and work, and much more. Written by a professional actor, the book profiles a number of professional young performers on the live stage and encompasses many facets of theater-how to become qualified as a member of Actors Equity, how auditions are handled, the different types of theater, and the functions each fills. From regional and community theater to dinner theater, from Broadway to off-Broadway, from summer stock to school plays, Walter Williamson brings deep personal knowledge to an intimate look at this entertaining and exciting art form. With appendixes, a glossary, and many photos, it will be eagerly sought by young aspirants to a career in acting.