Actor's Workbook, The: How to Become a Working Actor, 1st edition

  • Valorie Hubbard
  • Lea Tolub Brandenburg

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The Actor’s Workbook helps the reader transition from being an acting student to becoming a working professional in a practical, motivating, and straight forward manner. After reading and completing the various workbook exercises of The Actor's Workbook, readers will have a personalized marketing plan, business model, and resources for finding work as a new actor.  Written in an up-beat and conversational tone by experienced actors and acting teachers, this workbook provides clear and direct answers to questions about finding work as new professional while enabling educators to create their curriculum with ease.

Table of contents



Chapter 1: Getting Started as an Actor

The Business of Acting and You

You are Responsible for Your Own Career

Opening Your Acting Business

Day To Day Operations of Your Business

Advice You Can Use in Your Business

Have a Business Plan


Chapter 2: Branding

How Do You Start to Create Your Brand


Chapter 3: Tools of the Trade: What You'll Need to Start



Letter Writing


Chapter 4: More Tools of the Trade: Taking It to the Next Level

Postcards and Stationary

Demo Reels

Cold Calling



The Interview

Slate and Audition/Interview Behavior

Casting Director Workshops

Web Sites


Chapter 5: Your Team



Acting Coaches

Attorneys and Accountants

Business Coaches

Hairstylists, Make-up Artists, Massage Therapists, etc.


Chapter 6: Goal Setting: The Plan

The Plan

Creating Your Plan: Designing Your Action Steps


Chapter 7: Putting the Plan into Action

Tracking Your Progress



Chapter 8: Staying Afloat

Career Evaluation Form





Published by Pearson (February 8th 2020) - Copyright © 2009