Thursday, October 29, 2015

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

4. Networking is extremely important in this career. It matters who you know, especially when you are only starting. Only a few will be lucky enough to be tapped as actors. Most of the well-known actors of today have to tap a lot of doors and windows before fate lets them in. As much as possible, attend gatherings and parties wherein there are a lot of possibilities that you will be introduced to the right people. Don’t forget to bring along professional-looking business cards that you will be proud to pass along.

5. Do not get tired at looking for opportunities. With the boom of the Internet age, many job offers for this scene are being posted online. You can also go through the entertainment or classified ads section of newspapers or on jobs postings on the boards of theaters, film or TV productions.

6. You must be driven by your desire. You cannot give up the first time you get rejected. You have to go through a lot of auditions in your entire career. You have to prepare yourself to be let down in many occasions. Take them by heart and learn from them. They will certainly make you a better actor. They will help you on your future auditions.

7. Keep on improving yourself to be able to improve your craft. Remember that if you really want it, you have to prove to people that you deserve the chance.

Although, not everybody will be big in the showbiz industry, you can at least aim to play the role that you dream to do. When you’re already there, don’t forget the steps you had to undertake in starting an acting career. This way, you will appreciate what you have, enough to make it last.

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