Actor Muscle by Beverly Leech
Craft. Grit. Wit. - A Professional Guide to the Business of Acting

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2015 - ALL NEW UPDATES to Auditions, Casting Protocols, Rates, and Services for the Working Actor. From Broadway to Soundstage, Bev Leech offers 30+ years of professional insight to the business of acting in Los Angeles and beyond. Begin, maintain, and sustain an exhilarating career as a performing artist in stage, television and film. Each successive chapter lays out the actor's next move in building an acting career: the actor's game plan, building your resume, getting representation, taking meetings and understanding contracts, differentiating audition techniques for stage, television and film, script breakdown, scams, and more. Whether you are new or an established professional, this book provides a solid and legitimate foundation of professional taste and insight to help you find work in this industry through all of its ever-changing tastes, and survive its “feast or famine," “crickets or cannonballs” energy. "Building an acting career is not an exact science. You won't find any hard and fast rules, but there are basic, established methods and protocol. I've shared those that I've found most useful, to show you a path toward a career worth having. Above all, don't strive to 'make it.' Strive to pave your own road and walk it like a warrior -- a road warrior. Good show, break a leg, and Carpe Diem!" ~ Bev Leech The companion MP3 download/Audio CD of "Actor Muscle: Nuts and Bolts of Audition Technique for Television and Film" is also available on all outlets, including Amazon.

About Beverly Leech

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As a Leading Lady/Character Actress, Beverly Leech is a 30+ year acting professional of stage, film, and television. She studied with the late, great Stella Adler, and her film and television credits include series regular, recurring and guest star roles on"Modern Family," "Rizzoli & Isles," "Criminal Minds," "Mad Men," "Mathnet," as well as national and international commercials for Microsoft Windows Phone, Jenny Craig, Soft Sense, AT&T, and Diet Coke. Her stage credits include Broadway, as Alaura Kingsley in "City of Angels," Denver Center Theatre Company, as Sarah Bernhardt in "Ladies of the Camellias," Cabrillo Music Theatre as Miss Hannigan in "Annie," and at the Los Angeles Theatre Center as Trudy in "Club Termina." Full on-camera credits are online at IMdB. She has been teaching professional actors since 2000 at academies including The Stella Adler Studio, The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and South Coast Repertory, along with offering private instruction through her company Actor Muscle. Beverly Leech is a current member of The Actors Gym, a professional writers and actors lab run by Academy Award winner Bobby Moresco. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Florida State University and is a member of the ATHE.
Published November 21, 2012 by Actor Muscle. 272 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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