So You Want To Be In Musicals

Author: Ruthie Henshall
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ISBN: 9781848421509
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Celebrated actress Ruthie Henshall has starred on Broadway and the West End in Chicago, Les Misérables, Cats, and Oliver! among others. She brings her extraordinary knowledge and personal experiences to this insider account of how to make it in this very tough business. An essential guide to turning dreams into reality.

I Want To Be In Musicals

Author: Mary R. Dunn
Editor: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1404244700
Size: 11,34 MB
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Musicals are fun and exciting! Young readers will learn how a musical comes together and what it's like to perform onstage.

Musical Theatre

Author: Gerry Tebbutt
Editor: Dramatic Lines Publishers
ISBN: 9781904557128
Size: 14,80 MB
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The Oxford Handbook Of The British Musical

Author: Robert Gordon
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199988765
Size: 19,49 MB
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The Oxford Handbook of the British Musical provides a comprehensive academic survey of British musical theatre offering both a historical account of the musical's development from 1728 and a range of in-depth critical analyses of the unique forms and features of British musicals, which explore the aesthetic values and sociocultural meanings of a tradition that initially gave rise to the American musical and later challenged its modern pre-eminence. After a consideration of how John Gay's The Beggar's Opera (1728) created a prototype for eighteenth-century ballad opera, the book focuses on the use of song in early nineteenth century theatre, followed by a sociocultural analysis of the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan; it then examines Edwardian and interwar musical comedies and revues as well as the impact of Rodgers and Hammerstein on the West End, before analysing the new forms of the postwar British musical from The Boy Friend (1953) to Oliver! (1960). One section of the book examines the contributions of key twentieth century figures including Noel Coward, Ivor Novello, Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber, director Joan Littlewood and producer Cameron Macintosh, while a number of essays discuss both mainstream and alternative musicals of the 1960s and 1970s and the influence of the pop industry on the creation of concept recordings such as Jesus Christ Superstar (1970) and Les Misérables (1980). There is a consideration of "jukebox" musicals such as Mamma Mia! (1999), while essays on overtly political shows such as Billy Elliot (2005) are complemented by those on experimental musicals like Jerry Springer: the Opera (2003) and London Road (2011) and on the burgeoning of Black and Asian British musicals in both the West End and subsidized venues. The Oxford Handbook of the British Musical demonstrates not only the unique qualities of British musical theatre but also the vitality and variety of British musicals today.

So You Want To Sing Cabaret

Author: David Sabella
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 153812405X
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So You Want to Sing Cabaret is the first book to examine, in detail, the unique vocal and non-vocal requirements for this genre of music. Sabella and Matsuki provide teachers and singers with never before documented industry knowledge and the experience of venerated professionals and stars of cabaret.--Lori McCann, Monctlair State University, NATS-NYC Board and past president

I Want To Write Books

Author: Mary R. Dunn
Editor: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1404244743
Size: 14,76 MB
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Describes what it is like to be a writer, discussing famous authors, the development of ideas, editing, illustrating, book-signing events, and special awards and honors for authors.

So You Want To Sing Ccm Contemporary Commercial Music

Author: Matthew Hoch
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538103621
Size: 14,30 MB
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This book gathers together technical and practical wisdom from some of the world’s most well-known practicing CCM pedagogues. Structured in interview format, each of the twelve master teachers represented speaks in-depth about their beliefs about vocal production and approaches to CCM technique and repertoire.

So You Want To Be A Dancer

Author: Laurel van der Linde
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 144249929X
Size: 11,11 MB
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Love dance? Go pro and make movement a way of life with this comprehensive guide that can help you land your dream job in the world of dance. From front-and-center careers like professional dancer and choreographer to the lesser-known professions of technical director and costume designer, So, You Want to Be a Dancer? reveals a vast expanse of dance-related job possibilities that are as exciting as they are rewarding. In addition to tips and interviews from many different dance industry professionals, So, You Want to Be a Dancer? includes inspiring stories from young people who are in the industry right now, as well as activities, a glossary, and resources to help you on your way to a successful career in dance.

So You Want To Be A Film Or Tv Actor

Author: Lisa Rondinelli Albert
Editor: Enslow Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9780766027411
Size: 16,22 MB
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"Details how to become an actor for film and television"--Provided by publisher.

How To Make It In Musicals

Author: Michael Allen
Editor: Watson-Guptill Publications
ISBN:
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The author starts with the very basics and guides the performer (and also the parents of the youngest beginners) through every aspect of the training and career development needed to bring the curtain up on a life of performing. Drawing on the expertise of dozens of show business professionals, theis manual gives you advice and guidance on: vocal training -- finding a good dance studio -- learning to act -- promoting yourself -- the performing unions -- contracts -- agents, managers, and casting directors -- starting out in paying jobs -- working in New York and overseas -- auditioning.