TITLE

Try to Imagine I'm a Rodeo Clown…

AUTHOR(S)
Sherman, Andrew
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Back Stage East;3/8/2007, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the irrelevancy of make-up and costumes in determining roles for actors in auditions. The author comments that commercial casting directors want actors to wear the exact costume that the character will wear. According to the author, actors should not be bothered about anything else but the actual part he has been asked to deliver.
ACCESSION #
24431449

 

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