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April 19, 2010

ACT! a step by step guide to starting your acting career

ACT! is a must have for anyone new to the film industry. It was developed by a seasoned acting professional, Ingrid Torrance, specifically to provide a new actor with everything coveractthey need to get started on turning their dreams into reality. This comprehensive, easy-to-follow book will help an actor with the necessary steps to take and where to start in the entertainment industry.

Actor and writer Ingrid Torrance has been in the entertainment industry for over 15 years and knows the ins and outs of how to make it or break it. The actor will learn how to kick start their career by taking the right steps first, learning what to do and what not to do at an audition and glean a basic understanding of how the industry works. The business does change, but the basics stay the same and Ingrid’s formula works! This handy guide will answer the questions an actor may have whether they are in the first stages of their career or if they are a burgeoning actor. From getting your headshots to finding an agent, from your first audition to developing your confidence, this book covers everything you need to know.

The North American launch of Act! a step by step guide to starting your acting career, will be on Thursday, May 13th, 2010 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Biz Books, #302 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada. The author will be in attendance to answer questions and autograph the book.

Here’s what others are saying:

“A must read for any actor looking to start out or to improve their craft! Very powerful advice.” — Corinne Clark, Casting Director

“This book is an excellent reference guide to any aspiring young actor looking for direction and solid advice.” – Vickie Petronio, Play Management Inc.

The publisher’s web site for ACT! a step by step guide to starting your acting career:
ISBN: 978-1-60911-167-0

About the Author:
Ingrid Torrance; actor, writer, producer and director has appeared in numerous movies and television series. She has also been an acting teacher for over 15 years and an on set and off set coach for over 12 years. Ingrid has been nominated for a Leo Award as Best Actress and was featured in Entertainment Weekly as a “Breakout” Actress. She is currently writing her next instructional actor’s book and a fiction novel. To find out more information on Ingrid, please visit her at

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