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Do you put community and high school theatre productions on your acting resume?

I was wondering about it since this is the only experience I have in acting. I've only couple of community theatre productions that wasn't the lead and a few high school productions in which I was the lead a couple of times and that's it. I'm planning on going to New York soon to try out for some plays and I need a good resume.

Asked By: Callie - 4/13/2010
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Yes!! definetely, its a part of your experience. Anything that you have done to practice your talent is put on a resume. Classes, performances, jobs, anything that has to do with acting you put on their. Even though you did not have the lead, you were still in it.
Answered By: Jazz - 4/13/2010
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I think you can put anything on your resume, if you know how to spin it. So, yes.
Answered By: Maery - 4/13/2010
 
well...yes. just remember that when you list credits you should also list where the production was. so high school productions are going to be obvious. its ok though...if thats what you have then thats what you have. as you do more you will eventually have enough credits to remove the older ones
Answered By: Fun - 4/13/2010
 
Im pretty sure u just put the high school productions which u were lead role because thats most important havinq to do with actinq they wanna kno in which uv acted lead not back up .. hope i helped*(:
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Answered By: BieberBabe - 4/13/2010
 
absolutely put them. especially if your school was part of a magnet program for thespians and performing arts (like mine) then high school productions are good, it shows prolonged interest in acting as well
Answered By: Draculessa - 4/13/2010
 
I think you are dreaming here. You don't go to New York and try out for some plays, taking your little resume that has listed scant experience. First, you need to be of legal age. Second, you need an agent. You don't just walk into a theater on Broadway (or off-Broadway) and say, "Hi, I'm here with my resume and I... More
Answered By: Imagination - 4/13/2010
 
You could...but I would put the high school one's lower down on your list.
Answered By: That One Guy! -Making a comeback - 4/13/2010
 
YES! defenitly you put anything and everything that you've done on your resume... More
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Answered By: sweetipie62093 - 4/14/2010
 
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