Thursday, October 29, 2015

Important Notes in Starting an Acting Career (part 1 of 2)

Have you ever dreamt about starting an acting career? You cannot be blamed. Many people see the show business as easy money making craft. It looks easy. All you need is a pretty face and an acting talent to match that. But not all actors are good on that department either. Others are plainly lucky.

So what do you have to know about this profession? These tips aim to shine light at hopefuls and wannabes and also for those who didn’t know that an actor lies within them.

1. If you really want to venture into this business, you’ve got to start somewhere. The best way to attack this is by looking at your current location. There may be local productions in your hometown that will be willing to give you a part. You can also try doing VTRs for advertising agencies. Commercials can be a good way to experience what’s it like to be in front of the lights and cameras.

2. There are certain workshops and schools that will give you an overview of the different methods of acting. They will teach you scientific techniques of how to approach the craft. They can also ask you to pattern your acting bits to known formulas associated with different personalities.

3. The academe can certainly help. But do not limit yourself with that. You have to expose yourself to experience the real thing. You can try doing theaters and plays. Or if luck won’t still allow it, you can apply as staff to these productions at first. This way, you can observe how the system works and you can meet a variety of people who can help you in the future.

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