MICHAEL J. WALLACH
Michael has been a personal manager guiding the careers of actors and other industry professionals for more than 20 years. He created and teaches a popular six-week course entitled “This Business of Acting℠” and a seminar for Talent Representatives for UCLA Extension several times each year. Recently, he wrote the motivational and informative book for actors “How To Get Arrested”®: A Motivational Story for Actors Breaking Into Hollywood. Wallach is an attorney admitted to the New York Bar and began his career with a short stint in the Queens District Attorney’s Office. He quickly shifted to entertainment, working at first in business affairs for RCA Records in New York. Michael then moved to Los Angeles where he became a business affairs executive at Columbia Pictures Television. Additionally, Wallach has been active in increasing the visibility and regard for personal managers as an important part of the Hollywood process, and served two terms as Vice President of the Conference of Personal Managers. Wallach frequently lectures at colleges and acting schools in the Los Angeles area emphasizing his belief that actors can make it in Hollywood with talent as well as focus and knowledge of the business, even if they arrive in town without knowing a soul!
“How to Get Arrested: A Motivational Story for Actors Breaking Into Hollywood”, by Michael J. Wallach is a unique book that teaches valuable lessons to actors which includes the new chapter ‘MYTHS DEMYSTIFIED’ (the five myths that will hold you back from success!) Michael Wallach, a personal manager and attorney for more than 20 years shares his knowledge and advice in a stylish non-academic manner. No dry checklists in this book! Easily readable and lots of fun. Find out why you don’t have to know anyone to make it in this business! www.HowToGetArrested.com