So You Want To Be In Musicals? by Ruthie HenshallSo You Want To Be In Musicals? by Ruthie Henshall

So You Want To Be In Musicals?

byRuthie HenshallAs told byDaniel Bowling

Paperback | September 21, 2012

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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 thereAuditioning ? how to choose and prepare your pieces, and foster a positive attitude towards auditionsRehearsing ? how to construct your character, work with the director, and develop your own creative processPerforming ? how to deal with nerves, what to do as an understudy, and how to sustain that eight-show-a-week routineWorking ? how to get an agent, how to market yourself effectively, and how to maintain a healthy body and mindAlong with a wealth of honest, straightforward advice, the book is packed with instructive anecdotes from Ruthie?s own glittering career.
Ruthie Henshall?s stage performances include Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly in Chicago on both sides of the Atlantic, Nancy in Oliver!, Marian Halcombe in The Woman in White, Grizabella in Cats, and Polly Brown in the UK premiere of Crazy for You. She created the title roles in Peggy Sue Got Married and in Boublil and Schönberg?s Marguerit...
Title:So You Want To Be In Musicals?Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.48 × 5.45 × 0.6 inPublished:September 21, 2012Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1848421508

ISBN - 13:9781848421509

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