The World's Your Stage

How Performing Artists Can Make a Living While Still Doing What They Love

by William Baker, Warren Gibson, Evan Leatherwood

On Sale: January 6, 2016

Price: $19.95

Book Summary

Aspiring performing artists! You can make a living doing what you love. But you need to learn the business side of your art too.

About the Book

Most performing artists don’t do what they do for the money. And that’s a good thing, because jobs are scarce and talent alone no longer assures success. But since you’ve spent years mastering your craft--be it as a musician, a dancer, an actor, or some other type of artist--wouldn’t you love to figure out how to get paid for it?Inspired by the celebrated Juilliard course, The World's Your Stage explains the business side of the performing arts. Performers wishing to hone their entrepreneur skills and launch their own careers will learn how to:• Understand the numbers• Find their niche--and fill it• Market and promote themselves and their venture• Network productively• Fundraise both online and off• Utilize the Opportunity Framework to help balance artistic and financial growth• And moreComplete with insights from leading figures in the arts as well as lessons from thriving artist-entrepreneurs, The World’s Your Stage will help you keep your dream alive while keeping a clear eye on the unavoidable and essential business side of it all.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780814436158
  • ISBN 10: 0814436153
  • On Sale: January 6, 2016
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price: $19.95
  • Trim Size: 155.000mm x 229.000mm x 17.000mm
  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / General
  • Category 2 : ART / Popular Culture
  • Category 3 : PERFORMING ARTS / General
  • Category 4 : PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General
  • Category 5 : SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success
  • Category 6 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
  • Category 7 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success