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I want to be on television, with young actors such as myself. I am 13 years old, and would like to find a way to get started. I know you should take some acting classes, but what if none are available locally? Would producers even LOOK at you? Also, do you have to be picture perfect, as in looks? I'm on the chubby side, but I am told to have a great personality. I'm getting thinner with age, but I want to know if I would be wasting my time, just to be turned down for such a cruel reason. Need pictures? Just ask :)

Asked By: KellieTheFreak - 7/1/2009
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Answered By: Kab - 7/1/2009
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Not all acting classes are created equal. Acting classes at an accredited performing arts school or community college, by someone with a good reputation as a drama teacher or acting coach would be useful; classes taught at The Joe Blow School of Acting, by some failed actor that no one's ever heard of, might be a... More
Answered By: RachelS165 - 7/1/2009
 
You should fist go to acting classes in your area. Then once you are well seasoned you should try to found auditions in your area. Then you will be faced with the option to sign with a union.
Answered By: Kayla - 7/1/2009
 
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