What should I do to pursue a career in acting?

I'm 16 years old and in high school. I'm interested in pursuing a career in acting but i have stage frights and i get pretty nervous when people look at me. But i want to get rid of these flaws. So please any advise how to do this.

Asked By: noraaaaaa - 12/1/2009
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Answered By: TruthTeller59 - 12/1/2009
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be in all the school plays, participate in speech competition, take speech classes
Answered By: Theatre Doc - 12/1/2009
Act act act act act. You have to get over your fears. Turn them into a positive. And remember, act act act act act. And meanwhile, do the things that people who pursue acting careers do.
Answered By: David Mesirow - 12/1/2009
take acting classes
Answered By: 281984 - 12/1/2009
get experience. get over your stage fright. act as much as you can even if its in front of the mirror. do speech class, like someone suggested! participate in all community/school plays(:
Answered By: got<3 - 12/1/2009
TruthTeller has some great advice. Follow it... More
Answered By: Truth Hurts - 12/1/2009
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