Actor Takes a Meeting, The

How's to Interview Successfully with Agents, Managers, Producers, and Casting Directors

Stephen Book

267 pages
6x9, papers

The Actor Takes A Meeting is the first book to address the actor’s self-presentation at an interview or meeting. It shows the actor how to be the host of a meeting and the initiator of an exciting experience that may lead to offers of representation, auditions, and project participation.

In The Actor Takes a Meeting, actors will learn startling, myth-busting truths: They’ll learn that they will “blow it” if interviewers look at their résumés during meetings or if they answer questions with prepared riffs about themselves or if they are on their best behavior! Most importantly, they will learn how applying Stephen Book’s practical teachings can bring about remarkable transformations of their meeting skills.

Stephen Book is an acting coach, teacher, and director whose students have won Oscars, Emmys, Tonys, Obies and Grammys. He is the author of Book on Acting: Improvisation Technique for the Professional Actor in Film, Theater & Television. A former long-time faculty member of The Juilliard School and the University of Southern California, he continues to teach and coach at his workshop in Hollywood. The Actor Takes a Meeting grew out of his workshop’s curriculum.