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How do I become an actress?

I am a 14 year old girl and I am very pretty. I have a decent voice, have danced for 4 years in jazz, ballet and hip hop. I have been in all my school plays in middle school, took drama as an elective and have been in acting camps and classes. I haven't the faintest idea how to really get started. Do I just go audition somewhere? Even IF I got into the.. say... peanut butter comercial.. I am not really getting anywhere am I? How do I find out about auditions? How can I increase my chances? Help? I am not trying to sound concieted or anything... I just thought it could help? I know some people do modeling as well to get started but I really have no idea how to start anything. :\ Sorry lol I live in Florida

Asked By: anon - 7/21/2008
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Keep auditioning for plays at your local community theatre, school, even church. Here are some auditioning tips from an actor's handbook (online.) You should appear confident, but not cocky , smile, take deep breaths, and stare over the directors head. They want someone who looks happy go lucky and easy to work with... More
Answered By: Molly Hippie Treehugger Actress - 7/21/2008
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"and I am very pretty. " hahaha , your nice .
Answered By: Tyraa - 7/21/2008
 
Be discovered, look for showcases! It depends where you live... More
Answered By: abbylicious o__o - 7/21/2008
 
Um, super conceited much... More
Answered By: Kyle - 7/21/2008
 
Just wait till you get a little bit older, the real world will crush your dreams. Maybe you will be stronger willed then most and spend years in auditions facing rejection after rejection until you realize your place in life is using your prettiness making a few hundred bucks a shoot in the porn biz. Se ya There!
Answered By: Al W - 7/21/2008
 
You find out about auditions by looking in the "Arts" section of your Sunday paper, or in the local paper - in Louisville we have the Leo and Velocity, I don't know what they have where you live. The tricky part is that there just isn't a huge market for fourteen-year-olds - you're getting old to be a child, but too... More
Answered By: besonderschatten - 7/21/2008
 
Go to auditions, or you can go through modeling agencies, i went through one about three years ago i dont have the name rigth off the bat but when i think of it ill tell you, they come to houston all the time, and you go to auditions and act out a commercial they give it to you and you get a call back, then you have to... More
Answered By: Stefanie - 7/21/2008
 
gosh you sound like me :D I've also chosen drama as electives and I badly want to be an actress I suggest if you have the money to go to acting classes you'll find out a lot of stuff about acting that you didn't know who knows maybe one day you will become famous so start thinking positive :]
Answered By: Joyce the spaz - 7/21/2008
 
yes! you should start auditioning! dont be afraid! i guess you should check at local news papers cuz sometimes there is information for auditioning... More
Answered By: Soft - 7/21/2008
 
Sweetheart, don't listen to kyle or AIW!!!! They are obviously sinicle no hopers who have no confidence and don't believe in themselves and want to crush everyone elses dreams casue there dreams have obviously been crushed cause they don't believe in themselves. I think it's great that you realise your pretty honey. I... More
Answered By: texas - 7/21/2008
 
If you get a Peanut Butter Commerical GIRL YOU IN THERE... More
Answered By: Patrick H - 7/21/2008
 
first of all, learn to be a little bit modest. having confidence is good, but usually casting directors are turned off by cockiness. with that said, try auditioning. this site should be able to help you: hollywood-opportunities(dotcom)
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Answered By: globalbpo1 - 7/22/2008
 
you shoudl do some classes!participate in plays! build up your resume! get an agent! do auditions! get headshots... More
Answered By: pcbelitegirl101 - 7/22/2008
 
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