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Author Donahue, Tim, 1952-

Title Theater careers : a realistic guide / Tim Donahue and Jim Patterson
Published Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (173 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The many jobs in professional theater -- Theater education offers many paths -- Choosing a university, consider time and money -- Theater income varies -- Theatrical unions make rules but not jobs -- Theater jobs are everywhere ... but mostly in New York -- Many choose many careers -- Find current facts -- Afterword: love theater without a career in theater -- Appendix A: the American community survey -- Appendix B: the National Science Foundation's "National survey of college graduates" -- Appendix C: IATSE local types -- Appendix D: IATSE stage employee locals
Summary Theater Careers is designed to empower aspiring theater professionals to make savvy, informed decisions through a concise overview of how to prepare for and find work in the theater business. Tim Donahue and Jim Patterson offer well-researched information on various professions, salary ranges, educational and experience requirements, and other facets certain to enlighten students contemplating a theater career, as well as inform counselors, teachers, and parents of available opportunities and the demands of each path. --from publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-159) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Acting -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Theater -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Patterson, Jim (Jim Aris)
LC no. 2012008081
ISBN 1611171970 (electronic bk.)
9781611171976 (electronic bk.)