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The Excellent Audition Guide

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Description for The Excellent Audition Guide Paperback. An engaging, upbeat guide for any student thinking of applying to drama school. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: ANC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 149 x 11. Weight in Grams: 268.

An engaging, upbeat guide for any student thinking of applying to drama school.

If you're thinking of applying to drama school, The Excellent Audition Guide will give you everything you need to prepare well and perform your audition to the best of your ability. Experienced actor, director and drama teacher Andy Johnson leads you through every step of the application process:

  • Researching drama schools
  • Writing personal statements and CVs
  • Choosing and working on your speeches and songs
  • Brushing up technical and vocal skills

And, of course:

  • How to tackle the auditions themselves by being true to yourself and ... Read more

A reassuring, encouraging 'how to' book that demystifies an often scary-looking process, The Excellent Audition Guide is ideal not just for applicants themselves, but also for parents, teachers and careers advisors looking to help them fulfill their acting ambitions.

'Smart, dynamic and inspiring, this is an invaluable book for anyone thinking of trying for drama school' Michael Simkins

'There's only one book in the world I would read about getting into drama school and doing good auditions. It's this one.' Vanessa Kirby (Great Expectations, Labyrinth, Three Sisters, Jupiter Ascending)

'This book is accurate and beautifully concise. I wish Andy's written wisdom had been with me when I was applying to drama school.' Freddie Fox (Guildhall School of Music and Drama, The Judas Kiss, Hay Fever, The Mystery of Edwin Drood)

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About Andy Johnson
Andy Johnson is an actor, writer, director and drama teacher. His work includes acting roles in Peak Practice, The Bill and Picking Up the Pieces, and directorial credits at venues such as the BAC and Young Vic. He has taught at East 15, Mountview, Middlesex University and the University of Nevada, and is currently Director-in-Residence at Hurtwood House, Surrey.

Reviews for The Excellent Audition Guide
'A very thorough self-help guide... Johnson begins with clear strategies to help uncover meaning within the text, moving to more complex rehearsal techniques to help release the words and make them your own.... Terrific.'
Teaching Drama Magazine
'Brilliant... really practical... It's like being led through the process by a trusted and knowledgeable friend... a most useful book which ... Read more

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