Audition

Author: Ryu Murakami

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393339106

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

View: 1639

The long-awaited translation of the novel behind the cult classic Japanese movie. In this gloriously over-the-top tale, Aoyama, a widower who has lived alone with his son ever since his wife died seven years before, finally decides it is time to remarry. Since Aoyama is a bit rusty when it comes to dating, a filmmaker friend proposes that, in order to attract the perfect wife, they do a casting call for a movie they don’t intend to produce. As the résumés pile up, only one of the applicants catches Aoyama’s attention—Yamasaki Asami—a striking young former ballerina with a mysterious past. Blinded by his instant and total infatuation, Aoyama is too late in discovering that she is a far cry from the innocent young woman he imagines her to be. The novel’s fast-paced, thriller conclusion doesn’t spare the reader as Yamasaki takes off her angelic mask and reveals what lies beneath.

Audition

Everything an Actor Needs to Know to Get the Part

Author: Michael Shurtleff

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9780802719027

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 208

View: 4731

The casting director for Chicago, Pippin, Becket, Gypsy, The Graduate, the Sound of Music and Jesus Christ Superstar tells you how you can find your dream role! Absolutely everything an actor needs to know to get the part is here: What to do that moment before, how to use humour; create mystery; how to develop a distinct style; and how to evaluate the place, the relationships and the competition. In fact, Audition is a necessary guide to dealing with all the "auditions" we face in life. This is the bible on the subject.

The Audition

Author: Maddie Ziegler,Julia DeVillers

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481486365

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 7239

Twelve-year-old Harper loves to dance and is a rising star in Connecticut when her parents move her to Florida and she must prove herself to The Bunheads in order to compete.

Audition

Author: Stasia Ward Kehoe

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101547898

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 464

View: 5938

When high school junior Sara wins a coveted scholarship to study ballet, she must sacrifice everything for her new life as a professional dancer-in-training. Living in a strange city with a host family, she's deeply lonely-until she falls into the arms of Remington, a choreographer in his early twenties. At first, she loves being Rem's muse, but as she discovers a surprising passion for writing, she begins to question whether she's chosen the right path. Is Rem using her, or is it the other way around? And is dancing still her dream, or does she need something more? This debut novel in verse is as intense and romantic as it is eloquent.

Auditioning

An Actor-Friendly Guide

Author: Joanna Merlin

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0375725377

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 214

View: 6980

Provides a guide to auditioning for film and theatrical roles with confidence, including tips on preparing for a role, finding the right monologues and songs to showcase talent, and dealing with creative criticism.

Adobe Audition CC Classroom in a Book

Author: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

ISBN: 0133434818

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 4521

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Audition CC Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe Audition CC Classroom in a Book contains 15 lessons (and one bonus lesson on www.peachpit.com) that cover the basics, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you. Purchasing this book gives you access to the downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book, and to electronic book updates covering new features that Adobe releases for Creative Cloud customers. For access, go to www.peachpit.com/redeem and redeem the unique code provided inside this book. “The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-bystep instructions, and the project files forthe students.” Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor Rocky Mountain Training

The Actor's Audition

Author: David Black

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: N.A

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 107

View: 2911

Describes the four types of auditions, tells actors how to prepare for each one, and includes advice on resumes and callbacks

Audition

Author: Pierre A. Buser,Michel Imbert

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262023313

Category: Medical

Page: 394

View: 913

Expertly translated and updated from the original French, Audition offers a broad, detailed, and up-to-date treatment of the physiology of hearing. It includes a substantial section on auditory psychophysics as well as brief introductions to physical acoustics, musical acoustics, anatomy, and clinical topics. The book's clear, direct style and its more than 180 well-chosen, informative, and easily understood figures make it accessible not only to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in the basic and clinical neurosciences but also to students in professional training programs such as otolaryngology or audiology. Audition is divided into three major sections. The first concerns the psychophysics of hearing and covers nonlinear phenomena, perception of complex tones, and musical scales. The second covers the anatomy and physiology of the ear, beginning with data from earlier and more recent studies of auditory-nerve fibers, proceeding to cochlear mechanics, and ending with current findings regarding cochlear transduction. The third deals with the central nervous system, detailing aspects of the auditory pathway and including a useful section on the relationship between auditory psychophysics and current neurophysiological research. Audition concludes with appendixes on deafness and evoked potentials and a comprehensive bibliography. Pierre Buser is Professor in the Department of Comparative Neurophysiology at the Universite Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris. Michel Imbert is Professor in the Department of Visual Neuroscience, also at the Universite Pierre et Marie Curie. R. H. Kay is Emeritus Fellow of Keble College, Oxford.

Audition

Author: Barbara Walters

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780307269546

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

View: 6585

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER The most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than fifty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders, movie stars, criminals, murderers, inspirational figures, and celebrities of all kinds, Barbara Walters has turned her gift for examination onto herself to reveal the forces that shaped her extraordinary life. Barbara Walters’s perception of the world was formed at a very early age. Her father, Lou Walters, was the owner and creative mind behind the legendary Latin Quarter nightclub, and it was his risk-taking lifestyle that gave Barbara her first taste of glamour. It also made her aware of the ups and downs, the insecurities, and even the tragedies that can occur when someone is willing to take great risks, for Lou Walters didn’t just make several fortunes—he also lost them. Barbara learned early about the damage that such an existence can do to relationships—between husband and wife as well as between parent and child. Through her roller-coaster ride of a childhood, Barbara had a close companion, her mentally challenged sister, Jackie. True, Jackie taught her younger sister much about patience and compassion, but Barbara also writes honestly about the resentment she often felt having a sister who was so “different” and the guilt that still haunts her. All of this—the financial responsibility for her family, the fear, the love—played a large part in the choices she made as she grew up: the friendships she developed, the relationships she had, the marriages she tried to make work. Ultimately, thanks to her drive, combined with a decent amount of luck, she began a career in television. And what a career it has been! Against great odds, Barbara has made it to the top of a male-dominated industry. She was the first woman cohost of the Today show, the first female network news coanchor, the host and producer of countless top-rated Specials, the star of 20/20, and the creator and cohost of The View. She has not just interviewed the world’s most fascinating figures, she has become a part of their world. These are just a few of the names that play a key role in Barbara’s life, career, and book: Yasir Arafat, Warren Beatty, Menachem Begin, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, Fidel Castro, Hugo Chávez, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Roy Cohn, the Dalai Lama, Princess Diana, Katharine Hepburn, King Hussein, Angelina Jolie, Henry Kissinger, Monica Lewinsky, Richard Nixon, Rosie O’Donnell, Christopher Reeve, Anwar Sadat, John Wayne . . . the list goes on and on. Barbara Walters has spent a lifetime auditioning: for her bosses at the TV networks, for millions of viewers, for the most famous people in the world, and even for her own daughter, with whom she has had a difficult but ultimately quite wonderful and moving relationship. This book, in some ways, is her final audition, as she fully opens up both her private and public lives. In doing so, she has given us a story that is heartbreaking and honest, surprising and fun, sometimes startling, and always fascinating.

Audition & Subtraction

Author: Amy Fellner Dominy

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 0802723950

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 1497

Best friends Tatum and Lori are used to doing everything together-including a clarinet/flute duet for District Honor Band auditions. But all that changes when Michael transfers to their middle school, and into their band. Suddenly, not only is he competition for Tatum's spot on stage, but he's stealing Lori, too. Tatum doesn't like change no matter its form: not with her good friend Aaron, who seems to believe her fib that they're secretly boyfriend and girlfriend. And not with her mom either, who, to cope with a separation from her dad, is performing in community theater, of all things! Amy Fellner Dominy composes an equally heartwarming and hilarious story of how holding tight to the status quo can mean missing out on the future-and how often times the best way to move forward is by going solo.

Mastering the Audition

How to Perform under Pressure

Author: Donna Soto-Morettini

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408166208

Category: Drama

Page: 256

View: 6172

Frustrating, nerve-wracking, job-winning or job-losing, flawed yet necessary - auditioning is a maddening business for everyone involved. The people behind the audition desk are looking for a killer audition (often under tremendous pressure), but most of the auditionees walk into the room feeling nervous, unprepared, and unable to control their own performance. Although the idea of creating 'winning performance strategies' is common in business and sports studies, no one has ever really attempted to bring the psychology of creating a winning performance to a book on auditioning. Drawing on some fascinating, cutting-edge research into how the brain copes and responds in high-stress situations, Mastering the Audition looks closely at the effects of fear, at our flawed ability to assess or really know ourselves, at what really drives us, and at what it really takes to master the audition experience. Applicable to all areas of performing, including reality television, musicals, stage, film and commercials, this book helps you hone your performing skills and develop the mental toughness that can keep you going through the inevitable ups and downs of the audition process. Where other books advise you to 'be confident' and 'be prepared', Mastering the Audition tells you exactly HOW.

Audition!

a complete guide for actors with an annotated selection of readings

Author: Joan Finchley

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 147

View: 8290


Auditions

The Complete Guide

Author: Richard Evans

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317744942

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 342

View: 3755

Auditions are an integral part of every performer's life. From getting into drama school through to a successful career in an overcrowded industry, Auditions: The Complete Guide offers crucial advice, resources and tried and tested techniques to maximise success before, during and after each audition. Written by an established casting director and former actor, with over 35 years of experience on a wide range of productions, this book offers a wealth of personal and professional insights, covering: • drama and theatre schools • showcases • amateur and professional auditions • contemporary, classical, physical and musical theatre • television and commercial castings, movie screen tests and self taping • voice-overs and radio drama • networking • recalls and workshops • handling job offers, and rejection From training to triumph, nerves to networking and camera to casting couch, Auditions: The Complete Guide is an entertaining, accessible and indispensable read for every performer. Richard Evans CDG has cast a wide variety of productions in all media since 1989 and, prior to this, worked as an actor for 10 years. He has devised and presented audition and career development workshops at many top drama and theatre schools worldwide, and at the Actors Centre, London and has written Auditions: A Practical Guide (Routledge, 2009) and 'A Casting Director’s Perspective' for The Actors’ Yearbook, 2005. He is a member of The Casting Directors’ Guild of Great Britain and Ireland. www.auditionsthecompleteguide.com

The Complete Professional Audition

A Commonsense Guide to Auditioning for Plays and Musicals

Author: Daren Cohen,Michael Perilstein

Publisher: Back Stage Books

ISBN: 0307875350

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 192

View: 2900

In the United States, there are 300,000 actors; 100,000 hold union cards. There are 184 college theater programs and 108 performing-arts high schools. There are 578 acting schools and coaches in New York City and Los Angeles alone. The Complete Professional Audition is the one book all of those actors need-because before actors can act, they have to pass the audition! Here's practical, hand-holding advice for choosing material, rehearsing, warming up, staying calm, standing out in a crowd, understanding casting, avoiding pitfalls, following up, getting the right headshot and resume, and accepting an offer. There's even a section on handling rejection-not that The Complete Professional Audition user is ever going to need that, of course. Ultra-useful appendices of recommended songs and monologues (yes!) make this the complete guide for everyone with an audition coming up. • Designed for both play and musical auditions • There are 300,000 actors and acting students in the US-and all of them want an edge at the audition • Through his workshops and seminars, author Darren Cohen knows exactly what actors need to pass an audition and get that part • Practical, down-to-earth ideas that work From the Trade Paperback edition.

Seraphina

Author: Rachel Hartman

Publisher: Penguin Group

ISBN: 0385668406

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

View: 2956

A new vision of knights, dragons, and the fair maiden caught in between . . . Four decades of peace have done little to ease the mistrust between humans and dragons in the kingdom of Goredd. Folding themselves into human shape, dragons attend court as ambassadors, and lend their rational, mathematical minds to universities as scholars and teachers. As the treaty's anniversary draws near, however, tensions are high. Seraphina has reason to fear both sides. An unusually gifted musician, she joins the court just as a member of the royal family is murdered. While a sinister plot to destroy the peace is uncovered, Seraphina struggles to protect the secret behind her musical gift, one so terrible that its discovery could mean her very life. Seraphina's tortuous journey to self-acceptance will make a magical, indelible impression on its readers.

The Audition

Author: Maddie Ziegler

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241325889

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 1271

Dance has been a huge part of my life for as long as I can remember: that's why I'm so excited to have collaborated on this series for you with Julia DeVillers! I can't wait for you to meet the DanceStarz. Twelve-year-old Harper is a top dancer at her studio, when her parents drop the bombshell: they are moving, so she'll have to say goodbye to her beloved team. At her new ?studio, the competition is fierce. And it doesn't help that her new team, the DanceStarz, aren't exactly welcoming. Thankfully, Harper meets Lily, a fellow newbie who is just as eager to find a friend. Slowly, the girls begin to gel. At their first competition as a team, they are ready to show everyone what they are made of. But disaster strikes right before they are about to compete. The DanceStarz must work together, and discover what friendship and teamwork are all about... I hope Harper and the DanceStarz inspire you to pursue your passions and follow your dreams! Happy reading! Love, Maddie Ziegler

How to Completely Blow Your Competition Away at Any Audition!

What Casting Directors Wish You Knew and Your Competition Hopes You Never Find Out!

Author: Caterina Christakos

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595232728

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 112

View: 1187

Acting is an art. Auditioning is a skill. If an actor can't audition properly, his chances of getting to act is reduced considerably.How to Completely Blow Your Competition Away at Any Audition shows you the tips and tricks that professional auditioners use to get the parts. From that first call from your agent to what to do after the audition to set yourself apart from the crowd, this book shows you how to leave your competition behind. Remember you will never get that Oscar or Emmy if you can't get past that audition door.

Audition Success

Author: Don Greene

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135865620

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 160

View: 8392

Audition Success presents a groundbreaking method that has already made Don Greene one of the country's leading audition trainers. Combining specially designed self-tests and real-life examples from the careers of two performers, Audition Success will help performers understand what prevents them from nailing an audition and give them the tools to reach their goals.