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You can begin acting with these 3 steps. These essential 3 steps will help you even if you have little to no acting experience.
1. If you are interested in beginning to act or even model, you need to create an acting headshot. In the video you will learn some essential ingredients that go into creating an effective headshot. The headshot needs to allow others to clearly see how you can be cast and the types of roles you should be submitted for.
1.A. All actors need an acting resume. Even with no acting experience, you can create an acting resume that will grab the attention of agents, casting directors and other industry professionals.
You can read an article about headshots:
What is the Perfect Headshot Size for an Actor or Actress?
You can watch this headshot video:
2. The second step to begin acting is to take acting classes and get acting experience. Make sure the class will teach you what you need to know. See if you can audit one class and talk with others who have studied with the instructor.
Try getting acting jobs using online services that send you auditions. And, reach out to colleges, universities and community colleges to find the film classes where students shoot films for their class. This can be a great way to get experience auditioning and hopefully working on a film.
You can market yourself to advertising agencies by sending a headshot and resume to the art or creative directors. Along with doing online searches for advertising agencies, you can also visit: AAAA.org. The American Association of Advertising Agencies has a listing of advertising agencies throughout the United States.3. Find an agent. You can find agents by doing online searches, asking other actors in the industry who they recommend and by visiting the SAG-AFTRA website:SAG-AFTRA.org. They list the agents who have signed contracts with the Union. There are many great agencies who have chosen not to be a signatory agent.
Book the Job Video Series is available to you now. Visit your profile page on 800Casting and click on the Online Courses at the bottom.