Twelve Step Plan to Becoming an Actor in L.A.

From Your Town to Tinseltown

by Dawn Lerman & Dori Keller



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/4/2005

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Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 159
ISBN : 9780595297931
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 159
ISBN : 9780595750771

About the Book

Succeeding in acting is no accident. Twelve Step Plan to Becoming an Actor in L.A. is an innovative step-by-step plan for turning dreams into reality.

This one of a kind guidebook, written by two working actors turned casting director and drama therapist, will jump start any actor's career. Authors Dawn Lerman and Dori Keller navigate the actor month by month through a year in Los Angeles.

Twelve Step Plan to Becoming an Actor in L.A. is supplemented with acting and self-help exercises, monthly progress pages, career/financial worksheets, journal pages, inspiring quotations, and personal stories that complement and sustain the spirit. With every step, this in-depth text imparts key lessons from professionals.

Lerman and Keller share the insider's black book of photographer referrals, classes, resume services, car rentals, insurance brokers, expert and affordable body/beauty services, and numerous other useful resources. Twelve Step Plan to Becoming an Actor in L.A. is the new bible for aspiring actors in Los Angeles.

About the Author

Dawn Lerman, MA (NYC) is an accomplished producer, writer, coach and drama therapist. She has produced and acted in everything from plays to music videos to theater. She has been featured on many national and local radio shows including Behind the Velvet Ropes (KFI AM 640, Los Angeles, CA), The Peak Morning Show (WEMP-AM, Colorado Springs, CO) and The DOGHOUSE (WILD-FM San Francisco, CA).

Dori Keller has been a professional actor for more than fifteen years, appearing in over twenty-five regional and off-Broadway plays and several TV shows. Mr. Keller has also produced several plays, garnering him ten awards and nominations from Los Angeles critics. He is currently a casting director in L.A.