Starting Your Career

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    Starting Your Career as a Theatrical Designer
    Insights and Advice from Leading Broadway Designers
    By Michael J. Riha, Foreword by Michael Mayer
    (Allworth Press)
    In the first book of its kind to be published in twenty years, ten award-winning and current Broadway designers—five set designers, four lighting designers, and one projection designer—discuss the business aspects of the theatre world, sharing relevant insider information and strategies that will prove... [READ MORE]
    Starting Your Career as a Musician
    By Neil Tortorella
    (Allworth Press)
    Whether you dream about becoming a rock star or a sought-after talent playing local gigs, Starting Your Career as a Musician will guide you along the path to success. Author Neil Tortorella explores the myriad opportunities in music today and details proven strategies for seeking them out. He reveals... [READ MORE]
    Starting Your Career in Art Education
    By Emily Stern, By Ruth Zealand
    (Allworth Press)
    Even in today’s job market, effective educators are in high demand. From classroom teaching to museums, art education offers a wide range of opportunities for the creatively inclined, and this is the only book devoted exclusively to this exciting field. With up-to-date information, job search advice,... [READ MORE]
    Starting Your Career as a Contractor
    How to Build and Run a Construction Business
    By Claudiu Fatu
    (Allworth Press)
    This incisive, practical guide provides a thorough breakdown of the ins and outs everyone needs to know when turning contracting skills into a business. From summoning the motivation to start your own business to the intricacies of being your own boss, Claudiu Fatu artfully turns his personal experiences... [READ MORE]
    Starting Your Career in Broadcasting
    Working On and Off the Air in Radio and Television
    By Chris Schneider
    (Allworth Press)
    Starting Your Career in Broadcasting is the complete guide to breaking into this competitive field--and staying there. It’s packed with advice from top personalities including Bob Costas, Chris Berman, Larry King, Jim Lampley, Bob Kingsley, Rene Syler, Troy Aikman, plus station managers and other broadcasting... [READ MORE]
    Starting Your Career as a Dancer
    By Mande Dagenais
    (Allworth Press)
    In Starting Your Career as a Dancer, author Mande Dagenais explains what it really takes to get into the business, be in the business, and survive in the business. Based on more than twenty-five years of experience in the performing arts as a dancer, teacher, choreographer/director, and producer, Dagenais... [READ MORE]
    Starting Your Career as an Actor
    By Jason Pugatch
    (Allworth Press)
    This practical and entertaining guide readies the uninitiated actor to navigate the ridiculous, impossible, and often heartbreaking world of the acting industry. This book will expose actors to the ins and outs of the world's (second) oldest profession. Topics include how to be "discovered," what to... [READ MORE]
    Starting Your Career as a Freelance Editor
    A Guide to Working with Authors, Books, Newsletters, Magazines, Websites, and More
    By Mary Embree
    (Allworth Press)
    If you've ever considered editing as a career, this book will help you on your new path. You’ll learn about the requirements in various fields, how to get started, the step-by-step facets of setting up and conducting your editing services, working with writers and publishers, promoting yourself and your... [READ MORE]
    Starting Your Career as a Consultant
    By Leticia Gallares-Japzon
    (Allworth Press)
    You’ve got ample skills and expertise in your profession to become a consultant, but how exactly do you start the process? What are the first steps, where will you work, and how do you generate business? Starting Your Career as an Independent Consultant has all the answers to these questions and those... [READ MORE]
    Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer
    By Tad Crawford, By Chuck DeLaney
    (Allworth Press)
    Here is a virtual treasury of advice, insight, and guidance for every freelance photographer! The step-by-step advice covers the multitude of concerns facing aspiring and beginning freelance photographers—from compiling a portfolio and promoting your work to winning the first client and running a healthy,... [READ MORE]
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