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The right pilot season strategy can make all the difference in the world as you travel on your career journey. Creating a plan to guide you can have benefits that linger through the rest of the year and beyond. In his Back Stage column, Brad Lemack offers up a five-step plan to guide you through pilot season in ways that can help you make your mark and build your brand.
When should an actor/spouse shift gears to become their partner’s spouse/manager? Don’t even think about it! Jackie Apodaca’s Back Stage column on “Managing Your Man” features an interview with Brad Lemack on the topic. (November 2011)
When should actors team up to manage each other? Never! Jackie Apodaca’s insightful Back Stage column features an interview with Brad Lemack on the topic. (May 2011)
Editor Larry Caldwell went on the road with Brad Lemack to report on The Business of Acting “Live” from a recent seminar at the AFTRA headquarters, in Los Angeles, for the Emerson College magazine The Hollywood Report. (May 2011)
How do you go from college graduate to working actor? Brad Lemack weighs in on how to turn your college or university degree into an employable career in the Back Stage article “Things They Don’t Teach You in Acting School: Experts Share Their Wisdom.” (April 2011)
Read Brad Lemack's Back Stage article and excerpt from Chapter 10 of The New Business of Acting about how to create an action plan for career success (November 2010).
Read the RP Workshops Blog and Report on Brad Lemack's session on The New Business of Acting with AFTRA members at a recent AFTRA Members Education event (November 2010):
Brad Lemack talks about The New Business of Acting on Chicago's WGN-TV "Morning News" (October 2010):
Read Steve Julian's interview with Brad Lemack about The New Business of Acting in his theatre Blog (October 2010) "Author Brad Lemack: Actors, stop it. Put yourself on hold."
Read the Book Soup Blog about The New Business of Acting and Brad Lemack's in-store appearance:
Read Don Grigware's review of The New Business of Acting in BroadwayWorld.com (October 2010) "Lemack 's New 'How To ... Book' - A Must Read for Serious Actors".
The New Business of Acting publication announcement (August 2010) "Lemack Releases 'The New Business of Acting'," BroadwayWorld.com.
Feature story (August 2010) Students in the Elon University School of Communications who participated in the college's summer in Los Angeles program got to study public relations, entertainment branding and the power of celebrity with Brad Lemack. The school's website reported on the unique classroom experience.
Webcast (December 2008) Brad Lemack talks about the business of acting in a four-part interview for the series "Industry RSVP In-Depth" on VirtualChannelNetwork.com, a service of Breadown Services, Ltd. and ActorsAccess.com.
Podcast (October 2008) Listen to an interview with Brad Lemack about the RerunIt.com project, by host Susan McCray, for her "Getting To Know You" Internet radio program.
Podcast (December 2007) Listen to an interview with Brad Lemack about the business of acting, by host Susan McCray, for her "Getting To Know You" Internet radio program.
Podcast (September 2007) Listen to an interview with Brad Lemack, by Alicyn Packard, for EmersonMafia.com, a collaboratve resource network for current and former Emerson College students and industry professionals.
Workshop Review (August 2007) L.A. Casting Networks' Inside the Industry Seminar. “The Business of Acting seminar empowered actors to take charge and manage their careers and expectations in this industry.” Read the full coverage from The Networker monthly newsletter.
Book Review (June 27, 2002)
"The Business of Acting is a must-read for any actor," Back Stage West. Read the full review as it appeared in the newspaper's June 27th, 2002 weekly issue.
Book Review (April 23, 2002)
Tom Hatten, Entertainment Editor of KNX Radio, Los Angeles (CBS), reported on and reviewed The Business of Acting in his April 23rd, 2002 morning segment.

The Product is You (January 10, 2002)
The January 10th, 2002 edition of Back Stage West, the preeminent weekly newspaper for actors, printed an advance excerpt from the book about business plans for actors. Click here to read that article.