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Career in Film and T.V. Acting
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Not just the mega stars but thousands of working actors with life-long careers. You probably did your first play in elementary school and were instantly hooked. The applause, the lights, the attention! Acting is tremendous fun and perhaps one of the most fulfilling activities out there. You actually get to be someone else for a few hours, live other people's lives.
Career in Theater Acting
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Entertaining, moving and enlightening audiences, The Smell of the Greasepaint, The Roar of the Crowd! Acting is a profession of superlatives. This report will introduce you to the magical, exciting, and infinitely rewarding world of live theater. You'll also get a first-hand look at what it's like to pursue a career in the theater in interviews with some working actors.
Thirty Monologues for Teens
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Thirty teen voices - flirting, mocking, musing, some fun, some serious, on subjects as different as loss, texting and (yes) spaceships. Monologues for practice, class, audition and performance from the author of "Monologues for Teens and Twenties". NOTE: Certain of these pieces - based on experiences of actual teens - address difficult issues which may be considered "Adult" by some readers.
Suicide Monologues for Actors and Others
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
A collection of original monologues, exploring the issues around suicide from multiple viewpoints. Grouped into four sections, for use individually (for class, performance, auditions, etc.) or as a complete production.
Fifth Grade Magic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,490. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Gretchen fully expects to be the star of the fifth-grade play. But just before the teacher picks the cast, Gretchen gets on her wrong side. Mrs. Sheppard doesn’t give Gretchen any part at all! And she gives the starring role to Amy, who speaks her lines like a robot. Gretchen is desperate enough to try anything—even to believe in magic. Gretchen's troubles are just beginning. So is the fun!
Hannah Robinson: The Celebrated Beauty of Her Day, A Play in Two Acts
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Category: Screenplays » History
The beautiful, strong-willed Hannah Robinson defies her powerful father Rowland and marries the man she loves. The action takes places on a plantation in colonial Rhode Island in the mid 1700s. This play is based on historical records and the legends that sprang up over the centuries after Hannah died her early, tragic death.
The Tale of Sasquatch
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
"Tale of Sasquatch" chronicles the misadventures of Rupert, a precocious boy who stutters, as he begins his search in the woods for food" Frankly, though, Rupert could be anybody, including you: The story is really about feeling like there's something "wrong" with you -and discovering that it's okay to be different. Book includes Theater Dictionary and Rupert's Acting Words of W-w-wisdom.
Murder in the Second Row
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Series: Theatre Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 74,500. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Many things can go wrong between casting a show and Opening Night. Finding a body in the second row is just one of them. When manager Jessica Jones battles to save the old Regent Theatre from developers, a dead actor in the auditorium is the last thing she needs. Then the police officer heading the investigation starts to take a very personal interest in her. Will the show go on?
My Sister's Choice
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Julia and her sister Helen are both deaf. Whereas Julia is deeply involved in the hearing-impaired community, Helen has always inexplicably refused to learn sign language. The two sister's world is turned upside down when Helen's new, hearing, boyfriend becomes obsessed with learning to sign. The relationship between the two sisters becomes strained, and there is no turning back...
The Royal Perfects
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Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Plagued by a rare disease and the vengeful curse of a former school headmaster, Timmy Wicketts finds himself a directionless vagabond on the streets of the 19th century English town of Upper Southrump. Out of desperation he turns to street performing, and that choice leads him on a journey grander than any he could have imagined. His is a true tale of love, friendship, and perseverance.