Becoming An On-Set Tutor In Hollywood

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teacher tutor in Hollywood

Career advice from a teacher who made it in Tinseltown

By Mark Scherzer and Keith Fenimore, authors of "Hire Me Hollywood"

Ah, Hollywood. To many people, working in the entertainment capital of the world may seem unattainable, and they may think that only the rich and famous, or those with serious connections, have a chance of making it there. Sure, money and connections can't hurt, but if you have the passion and the patience, and you are willing to work hard for it, a career in Hollywood doesn't have to be just a pipe dream. Take it from the people featured in "Hire Me Hollywood: Your Behind-the-Scenes Guide to the Most Exciting -- and Unexpected -- Jobs in Show Business," like Cecilia Cardwell, a dancer turned teacher turned on-set tutor.