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Teen Guide to Getting Started in the Arts

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Teens interested in preparing for a career in the arts will find this introductory resource invaluable as it is the first book to guide them long before they apply to college or seek a position in their field. Whether they would like to become actors or filmmakers, artists, architects, dancers, musicians or singers, photographers, or writers, this book will show them how to do so. For each of the arts, an overview of the career, training, and a discussion of related careers is provided, along with lists of books, web sites, and organizations for further information. Sections directed to parents and teachers of the teens, with advice on how to support and encourage teens in their careers, are also included.

Teens wanting to gain an edge in their craft by practicing and preparing early will find a wealth of information: advice from experts in each field provide an inside look on what skills are necessary for the twenty-first century. Suggestions for building discipline are provided, such as keeping a writing or sketching journal, and finding the proper trainers in music, dance, and acting. Contests and other opportunities that teens can submit work to or apply for auditions are provided, along with an extensive list of books, trade journals, Web sites, and professional and non-professional organizations. Using the resources in this book will ensure teens are experienced and well-prepared in their art form when they apply to college or other professional training and seek positions in their field.

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Teens interested in preparing for a career in the arts will find this introductory resource invaluable as it will guide them long before they apply to college or seek a position in their field. Whether they would like to become actors or filmmakers, artists, architects, dancers, musicians or singers, photographers, or writers, this book will show them how to do so. For each of the arts, an overview of the career, training, and a discussion of related careers is provided, along with lists of books, Web sites, and organizations for further information. Sections directed to parents and teachers of the teens, with advice on how to support and encourage them in their careers, are also included.

About the Author

CAROL L. RITZENTHALER has worked almost 25 years in the library profession. She is currently an OCLC Services Coordinator with OHIONET.

Table of Contents

Introduction

To Be an Actor, Filmmaker, or in Theater

To Be an Architect

To Be an Artist

To Be a Dancer

To Be a Singer or Musician

To Be a Photographer

To Be a Writer

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780313313929
Author:
Ritzenthaler, Carol L.
Publisher:
Greenwood
Author:
Ritzenthaler, Carol
Location:
Westport, CT
Subject:
General
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Teenagers
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Arts
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Arts -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Subject:
Teenagers -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Description:
gin preparation for a career in the arts.
Series Volume:
[2]
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.14x6.66x.70 in. .86 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Teens interested in preparing for a career in the arts will find this introductory resource invaluable as it will guide them long before they apply to college or seek a position in their field. Whether they would like to become actors or filmmakers, artists, architects, dancers, musicians or singers, photographers, or writers, this book will show them how to do so. For each of the arts, an overview of the career, training, and a discussion of related careers is provided, along with lists of books, Web sites, and organizations for further information. Sections directed to parents and teachers of the teens, with advice on how to support and encourage them in their careers, are also included.
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