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Author Volz, Jim, 1953-

Title Working in American theatre : a brief history, career guide and resource book for over 1,000 theatres / Jim Volz.

Imprint London : Methuen Drama ; New York : Available in the USA from Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  792.0293 V889w 2011    ---  Available
Edition [2nd ed.]
Description x, 406 p. ; 22 cm.
Note Previously published as: The back stage guide to working in regional theater : jobs for actors and other theater professionals. New York : Back Stage Books, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-403).
Contents Everything you need to know about working in American theatre ... from the professionals! -- A brief history of theatre in America -- Career planning -- The American theatre employment universe -- American theatre's major employers totalling over 1,000 theatre companies -- Survival strategies and directories for lifelong planning -- Leaving a legacy.
Summary "This is the indispensable career guide for anyone interested in the theatre: the complete A to Z culled from industry expert Jim Volz's experience and interviews with many voices in the theatre community. This guide is your first port of call from how to get your foot in the door to where, when and how to advance your career. In addition to advice, inspiration and strategies for all working practitioners, not just actors, it also features extensive listings and directories for regional companies, commercial theatre, festivals, touring companies, university theatres and children's productions."--Publisher's description.
Subject Theater -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Acting -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Added Author Volz, Jim, 1953- Back stage guide to working in regional theater.
Added Title Working in American theater
American theatre
American theater
ISBN 9781408134733 (pbk.)
140813473X (pbk.)

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