The Pursuit of Acting: Working Actors Share Their Experience and Advice

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Edward Tilghman

Edward is twenty-two, originally from Columbus, Indiana, but was raised in Connecticut. He's been pursuing acting actively for two years. He studied at the British American Drama Academy and Reed College. His theatre credits include The Crucible, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Three Sisters, Hamlet, Rumors, My Fair Lady, and Woman in Mind. While continuing his acting pursuit, he has been a camp counselor for a summer drama camp, helping underprivileged children, and apprenticed at the Westport Country Playhouse for their Summer Stock Theatre as a technical intern. He also was production assistant for A. R. Gurney play Sylvia, starring Stephanie Zimbalist and directed by John Tillinger.

It's the rush. I played sports, but it wasn't the same feeling as coming offstage. I love it. It's the rush more than anything else that pulled me into acting.

I'm doing an internship for the summer, but come October, I will be very unemployed. A friend of mine wants to make an independent film and he has the funds to do it. So, we are going to start that project soon.

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Introduction xiii
  • Part I - New York 1
  • 1 - Tamara Mark 3
  • 2 - Danny Koch 9
  • 3 - Gaffy Pastore 13
  • 4 - Emma Palzere 17
  • 5 - Veronica James 21
  • 6 - Calvin Remsberg 25
  • 7 - Ken Salley 31
  • 8 - Edward Tilghman 35
  • 9 - Luisa Di Capua 37
  • 10 - Tracy Bryce 41
  • 11 - Yassmin Alers 45
  • 12 - Doug Blackburn 49
  • 13 - Max Ryan 53
  • 14 - Shelby Rose 57
  • 15 - Trevor Wallace 61
  • 16 - Leanne Whitne 65
  • 17 - Colleen Davie 69
  • 18 - Philip J. Mastrelli 73
  • 19 - Abiola Abrams 77
  • 20 - June Angela 81
  • Part II - Los Angeles 85
  • 21 - Robert Foxworth 87
  • 22 - Jaz Davison 91
  • 23 - Mary Dryden 95
  • Note 99
  • 24 - Jonathan Coogan 101
  • 25 - Kerry Carnahan 105
  • 26 - Reena Phillips 109
  • 27 - Jack Stauffer 113
  • 28 - Vance Valencia 117
  • 29 - Whitney Weston 121
  • 30 - Kristen Miller 125
  • 31 - Jeff Asch 129
  • 32 - Joe Greco 133
  • 33 - Denny Evans 137
  • 34 - Gabrielle De Cuir 141
  • 35 - Alfonso Freeman 145
  • 36 - Gayle Rogers 149
  • 37 - Peter Van Norden 153
  • 38 - Ted Katzoff 157
  • 39 - Richard Kinsey 161
  • 40 - William Schallert 167
  • Selected Bibliography 173
  • Index 175
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