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To Be or Wanna Be Audiobook

To Be or Wanna Be: The Top Ten Differences Between a Successful Actor and a Starving Artist

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Created as a primer for the beginning actor, To Be or Wanna Be takes you on a journey that reveals the path to becoming a successful actor, as well as how to avoid the pitfalls of the starving artist. Beginning with the simple, yet important distinctions of how to take control of your career, and through personal anecdotes of how he discovered them, Sean Pratt guides you toward the more complex and powerful concepts that will make all the difference in your future success as an actor.

Covering topics such as finding the right day job, networking, becoming the CEO of “Your Career Inc.”, and marketing to the right niche, each idea is accompanied with a “How-To” section and additional resources that will propel you forward on the road to success in your acting career.

©2012 Sean Pratt (P)2012 Tantor

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  • Pearl Hewitt
    League City, Texas, US
    22/02/13
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    "A Must-Listen For Any Performer/Actor/Singer"

    This book is filled with so much common-sense and vital practical advice that any aspiring performer should listen to it if they want to start their careers on the right track. Sean Pratt is easy to listen to and I had a sense of him sitting chatting with me instead of him reading aloud. Thoroughly enjoyed it. I as a voice-actor and my actor-in-training son will most definitely benefit from listening to Sean's wise words. Thank you Sean.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Leslie Howard
    Mifflintown, PA United States
    23/07/17
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    "I learned a lot!"

    This was interesting and educational. I felt strong in some areas, and in the ones where I have more to learn, I felt that very practical advice was presented. I'm excited to learn more from this excellent coach.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • lyric
    19/02/17
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    "Content is well thought out!"

    Excellent exercise audiobook with heaps of ideas to act on. I look at this as a workbook that will be useful today or in 5 years. Thanks for all the recommended listening in this primer Sean! Quality of audio well paced, a bit fast for listing books to find but easily solved by hitting pause. Have a notebook handy and be ready to write like crazy ;)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • N. Peterson
    14/01/17
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    "I'll be listening again...and again.."

    Chock full of real and relevant steps to improve as an actor, and a business person. Definitely looking forward to listening again. I'm sure I'll learn something new with each lusten.
    Love the tips that help avoid becoming a starving artist. Excellent performance by Sean Pratt.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Lauri Jo
    Oklahoma
    07/10/17
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    "Excellent advise for actors and other creatives"

    Chocked full of important advise any creative professional needs to know, but too often ignores. Sean Pratt gives solid examples of how actors can implement these habits and all work for any creative with some slight modifications for some.

    Sean delivers the story with smooth and friendly narration that keeps the listener's attention and helps the listener absorb the information. I recommend listening to him for anything you want to learn, but are afraid you will be bored with because he can really bring any subject to life.

    My only complaint, which is minor and probably a personal issue, is that there is a heading in the middle of each chapter ("So...Let's get started") that when written is fine, but when spoken would jar me out of the book because of the repetition.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kartez Jackson
    05/10/17
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    "Fantastic"

    Phinominal book very intuitive a life long keeper for any actor!!!! Great focus on helping u improve!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Ginger
    10/09/17
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    "Not just for acting"

    The subject of this audiobook is applicable in more than just an acting career.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jean
    14/08/17
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    "A+! Concise, Real and Honest advice."

    Great words of wisdom for anyone wanting to make their career as a performance artist.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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