What steps should I take to become an actress?
I'm planning on moving to NYC once I graduate high school in a few months. I want to pursue a career in acting. What steps can I take to achieve this? Should I look for an agent? Take some classes? Any advice would be great! and if you know any good agencies in NYC please feel free to share. Thank you.
Asked By: meli93 - 3/5/2012
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It's probably much too early for you to be thinking about an agent. Legitimate agents make their money by taking a percentage of your earning from the jobs they help you find. So no good agent will take you on as a client unless they think you have major earning potential. If you're fresh out of high school with no... More
Answered By: classmate - 3/5/2012
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Start with the classes then get an agent. I would also suggest a couple of courses on how not to starve to death while trying to make it in a very competitive, cut-throat industry. Good luck and I hope you have a good job to keep you going.
Answered By: Richard M - 3/5/2012
take acting classes then get experience and build up a resume. then look for agents. agents only get paid if you work. they won't waste time on someone with no experience.
Answered By: R K - 3/5/2012
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