Starry-Eyed: 16 Stories that Steal the Spotlight

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No light is as unforgiving as the spotlight, but to be in it while being a teenager is just plain brutal. This collection of fictional short stories highlight the struggles, hopes, failures, and triumphs of young aspiring singers, dancers, actors, actresses, and performers. While these characters may feel out of place during their everyday lives, they are able to find a home onstage and in rehearsals. Woven throughout the anthology are personal anecdotes from several of today's most celebrated performers of stage, screen, and television.

Whether hilarious or romantic or devastating or suspenseful, these diverse coming-of-age stories are perfect for anyone who is reaching for the stars.

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About the author


Ted Michael is a Presidential Scholar in the Arts and graduate of Columbia University and The Juilliard School. He is the author of So You Wanna Be a Superstar: The Ultimate Audition Guide ,a YALSA Popular Paperback for Young Adults, The Diamonds, and Crash Test Love. He lives in Manhattan's Upper West Side, where he is surrounded by many Playbills and even more books.

Josh Pultz is the senior agent at DGRW Talent, and his clients include stars of television, screen, and stage. He regularly appears as a guest and speaker for such venues as the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, The School for Film and Television, Actors Connection, and One on One Studios. He currently
lives in Manhattan.
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Publisher
Running Press Kids
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Published on
Oct 8, 2013
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Pages
400
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ISBN
9780762450787
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Fiction / Performing Arts / General
Young Adult Fiction / Short Stories
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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