Acting in LA: How to Become a Working Actor in Hollywood by Kristina Sexton

By Kristina Sexton

every year, hundreds and hundreds of aspiring and skilled actors head to l. a. hoping to make it giant in Hollywood. whereas lots of them have their appearing chops healthy, few observe what it really takes to outlive in Tinseltown. whether they take place to make it onto a suite, many are clueless approximately what’s anticipated of them and the way they need to behave. Acting in los angeles: the way to turn into a operating Actor in Hollywood is precisely what those actors desire: a instruction manual to arriving, surviving, and thriving on- and off-set in LA.

Written through veteran Hollywood actor, appearing trainer, and appearing instructor Kristina Sexton, this complete advisor takes no prisoners. With simply enough snark to maintain readers entertained—and on their toes—Acting in LA promises reliable recommendation on such issues as:

  • Headshots, resumes, and reels
  • How to discover your “image” and marketplace it
  • The SAG/AFTRA debate
  • Networking
  • Agents and managers
  • The value of constructing your personal opportunities
  • Maintaining a lifestyles outdoor of acting
  • Setiquette
  • On-set terminology
  • And a lot more

  • A entire advisor that may be used by actors both inside of or outdoors Hollywood, Acting in LA depends upon Kristina’s real-life event as a operating actress and exposes the pleasures, pitfalls, and practicalities of pursuing a profession in acting.

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