How Do Acting Agencies Work? How Can You Tell About SCAMS?

How acting agencies work? What do they do, do they provide anything for you? Like coaches, training, classes? Also How do you know if an acting agency is SCAMMING you or they're not LEGIT? How can you tell, what do they do? What do they say? Any recommendations for acting agencies in south Florida? Thank You

Asked By: Joseph - 1/1/2010
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SWaldo and ZP are giving you BAD ADVICE... More
Answered By: TruthTeller59 - 1/2/2010
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An agency is a business that an actor pays for, with the promise that in return he is getting information about open calls, and that the agent or agency is setting up auditions and interviews to get him jobs. The agency's main goal is to get you hired. Contrary to popular belief, it is pretty easy to tell if you are... More
Answered By: swaldo - 1/1/2010
Most all of them are scams. They want you to pay then for your talent. Basically all they do is get a list of all movies that are currently filming and will send you the ones they think may interest you. Most famous actors don't have agents because they cut the middle man mostly because the producers will come to them... More
Answered By: Z. P. - 1/1/2010
Agencies do not provide you with coaches, classes or anything except representation. Training, pictures, coaching, travel, all that is up to you as a professional actor. You can check the agency list on the Screen Actors Guild website. The smaller the town you are from, the less likely it is to have a legitimate agency... More
Answered By: Gray Area - 1/1/2010
Acting Agencies work like this - they book you jobs. It depends on which agency your with. Some will book you thousands of extras, or will book you thousands of commercials. You can ALWAYS tell if they're scamming if they ask for money. If you want legit agencies, then they should be sag franchised. I have a list below... More
Answered By: Dream Pursuer - 1/1/2010
Most Agencies are great!!!
Answered By: Ernestine I - 1/1/2010
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