If you're like most performing artists, you're not in it for the money. Whether you're a musician, a dancer, or an actor, you've spent years mastering your craft. But to make it your career-you need to figure out how to get paid. Jobs are scarce and talent alone no longer assures success. Today's performers need to hone their entrepreneurial skills and create their own careers. Inspired by the celebrated Juilliard course, this book explains the business side of the performing arts. Keep your dream alive, but keep a clear eye on the facts. With planning and work, you can make a living doing what you love-you just need to learn how.