The accomplished author shares her lifetime of techniques and tricks of the trade. For the student and professional actor, here's the ultimate guide for planning, promoting and expanding an acting career. What you need to know to truly master acting is everything you need to know to master your life because acting is everything. When actors are ready to make acting not only a career, but a lifestyle as well, then this book can be a lifetime guide. It includes up-to-date resources for everything from * headshots * fake cigarettes * changing one's name * acting nude * great plastic surgeons. It's all here, including incredible web sites and valuable phone numbers. A wonderful intro to the world of show biz. -- Jerry Seinfeld First rate primer, excellent refresher course. -- Jason Alexander