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I have been kind of wanted to act for a while now, and i am 14. i did musical theater when i was younger, and i am a dancer. i do not want to be an actress when i grow up, but the whole industry intrigues me. i live close to LA, but i don't want to fall behind in my studies my first year of high school. and i asked my mom, and she said no. should i bother to try and convince her, or should i just let this pass? i don't know what to do.

Asked By: DUUUUHHH - 8/11/2007
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You should have more than just "intrigue", it should be a true passion of yours. As far as school is concerned, I grew up in Santa Barbara with Eric Stoltz and Anthony Edwards. They were in the Santa Barbara Youth Theater Group, driving to LA to do commercials and the "ABC After School Specials", all at the same time... More
Answered By: oncameratalent - 8/11/2007
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If it is something that you really want to do then do it!!!
Answered By: Superman - 8/11/2007
 
She said no, because the public has a bad perception of acting and actors. If you keep performing in school plays and class recitals, and you get really good at it , you might convince here to say yes when you are 16 or 17., Good luck.
Answered By: Theatre Doc - 8/12/2007
 
Hi... More
Answered By: Tony - 8/12/2007
 
I think if you don't want to be an actress when you get older, maybe you should let it pass. You need alot more passion in acting then just "it intrigues me." ALso, the support of your parents in CRUCIAL. If you don't have it you have a slim chance.
Answered By: Jeanette P - 8/12/2007
 
get xpirienc n then convinc er
Answered By: Nicole E - 8/12/2007
 
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