In today's world of never-ending, televised talent shows, contests, and pageants, it's wonder that every starry-eyed wannabe wants to try their hand as a performing artist. However, believing you've got talent and actually having talent are two completely different realities. In order to make it as a professional performing artist, you'd better kw the difference between reality and real life. Got Talent? is a beginner's handbook, offering unconventional, yet practical, advice on how to achieve a successful career in show business as a performing artist. Presented in a concise, candid and humorous format, Got Talent? is chock-full of insight to help aspiring performers get from the talent show to the TV screen. Includes 58 vel talent show ideas for amateur and advanced performers. Complete with tips on costuming, staging, and accurate Internet search terms for easy online referencing of relevant video footage and other helpful links. A must-read for aspiring performers of MOST ages - and their parents.
A veteran talent booking agent and producer, with over twenty-five years experience in entertainment, Augustine Covert has booked talent nationwide for live performances and on television, including America's Got Talent, 30 Seconds to Fame, Steve Harvey's Big Time and others.