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Welcome to your Beginners Guide To Acting!
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Let's cover the basic first steps of getting started, for example, how to become an actor for absolute beginners, where do you start?
It's so easy, you can't go wrong!
For when you've decided to further your education!
Learn how to use actions, build a character and create a scene.
Understand how to interpret a script or play, analyze characters and their background.
Explore your imagination through improvisation.
Strengthen and improve your voice quality and vocal range with voice exercises.
Prepare for the audition environment for agents, theater and film & tv ( the most overlooked class there is! )
Rehearse and perform scenes through scene study using your technique and script analysis skills.
And I bet you wondered ' Why Do I Need Training? '
......If you don't have these skills, Your inexperience will show!
The major difference between those actors who are booking jobs and those who aren't is .......audition technique!
But what does this mean for you?
So many actors fall by the wayside because their audition skills aren't strong. Especially their on-camera technique for film and television. This means casting directors don't book them!
As far as I'm concerned, it's the most overlooked skill in a performer's handbook on how to become an actor! Not every one realizes this one simple fact and yet they wonder why they're not booking jobs.
Having coached professionals and beginners as a Casting Coach for on-camera audition skills, the difference it made to both groups was phenomenal !
Learn how to choose audition monologues, prepare for auditions, know what to expect at auditions and how to deal with rejection.
Seek out workshops, classes or a coach to keep your skills sharp and do yourself a favour, get an edge over the competition ! Why would you not?
The business stuff.......
This section on acting careers is advice on self-promotion and marketing yourself to the world. It means being equipped with the right marketing tools to sell yourself and get your face seen and your name known.
Like headshots for example, show agents, directors and casting directors 'your look'. Showreels show whether you can act or not.
A resume tells us your experience and where and what you've studied to date.
Your cover letter explains what you're doing now, have done recently and what you have coming up.
This is all explained in the actor marketing section. Click here for a sneek peek.....
Remember, you are a business. What are you waiting for? Get started on your acting career now!
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