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I want to be an actress but where do I start!?
I want to audition for movies and so on but I have no experience at all!.
I've never been in commercials, movies, plays, school plays!.!.!. so i would have nothing to put on a resume!.
I don't have an agency either!.
so how would this effect me going into an audition and them looking at my resume!.
do i still have a chance!?Www@QuestionHome@Com
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker:
I think it would be good, if you have any interest at all, to start doing community theatre!. It's a great experience and you will meet a lot of people who could potentially help you on your way!. Once you have some experience, or if you think you're experienced enough anyway, you may want to sign up for a company that can get you a job as an extra i!.e!. talent6!.com!. You do have to pay for it, but it's a good way to start!. This will give you a good background in acting!. Then if you can find open auditions for a paying job you will at least have some experience to put on your resume!. (However, if you audition and a director likes how you play a certain part, experience will most likely not even matter!.) Good luck!Www@QuestionHome@Com
Becoming an Actor
Find every opportunity in your traveling distance that does Plays or Musicals!. Check the schools and community groups as well as professional!. Contact them and ask to be notified of any auditions!.
If you do not get a part, offer to help in any way (paint scenery, usher etc!.) Just being around the production you will learn a lot!.
Study Dance, Music and Acting!. You must be able to do at least one great and the others well enough to let the others work around you!. Find classes or instructors that have produced talent!.
Work on your image!. You have to be a go getter, with lots of confidence and at the same time come across as humble!.
Develop work ethics!. Never be late!. Never be absent!. Always be attentive!. Always show respect for others, even when you do not think they deserve it!.
If and when approached by a talent agent or agency!. Check them out carefully!. If you are too young to sign a contract, remember your parents will need to be very involved!.Www@QuestionHome@Com