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Perhaps you are looking for a way to enjoy theater without having to make it a career? Some of the biggest names in Hollywood started their careers by joining local acting groups, but many others have just done it for the fun. Here are a few ways to get started:
First, consider looking online. Many acting groups have pages on Facebook, Meetup and other social media sites. They are often thrilled to have new actors and actresses join them, and love helping these novices hone their craft.
Churches and other groups also usually have some sort of theater club or committee. By working on the holiday pageant or play, you can gain a bit of experience in acting.
Whether you are destined for stardom or just want to be on stage, consider joining a local acting group!
Think of your acting resume as a calling card. You are presenting yourself to complete strangers who know nothing of your talents. With that in mind, be sure your resume is:
When attaching your resume to the back of your headshot, be sure it adheres solidly. There should be no clips or opened staples to snag on other photos in the casting director's pile.
Don't use clever fonts or colors on your resume. Keep the type simple, such as Tahoma, Courier, or Times New Roman. Always use black ink to print your resume, and be sure it doesn't smudge.
A small effort on your acting resume will go a long way toward presenting yourself as a professional.
One of the biggest stresses of auditioning is not what to prepare, but how to prepare. What you say or do during an audition is just as important as how you present yourself. If you're uncertain about what to wear or how to look for an audition, consider these points:
Here are the top three most common ways of how to find an acting agent:
Once you've booked your headshot session with a professional photographer, you may be wondering how to prepare for your session. Here are a few key pointers for how to get ready for your headshot session:
Your mail goal as an actor is to be the face (and body) of the human condition. Think of yourself as a diplomat for all mankind. The beauty of acting is the ability to "play" in the role of another human being, representing him/her to the best and most natural of our ability. Acting is communication. You, as an actor, have the honored task of creating (or recreating) life on the stage or in front of a camera. You must be able to reflect all sorts of characters, some of whom may even seem odd or distasteful to you. That's the challenge and the reward of acting!