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All actors start with no experience. A good place to get started is to volenteer to help with a community theater doing what ever job they need, not nesesarily on stage. This will give you an opportunity to see what the process is, then you audition for a part in the next production.

Theater | Answered on Mar 17, 2017


Can you start a club at your school? Or just start an acting club with your friends. Find a few plays in the library and try reading through them.

Theater | Answered on Mar 11, 2017


That is exactly right. Just start practicing with a friend or sign up for a class. Why would you expect to be good at something you have never tried.

Theater | Answered on Mar 11, 2017


If you understand the material and the motivation of the character it will help you to memorize because you will understand why the character is saying whatever he or she is saying at that time. So find a script with a small part and begin to practice with a friend. This is something you can do on your own without going to school but it will help you if you ever get a part.

Theater | Answered on Mar 11, 2017


Try a local Amateur dramatis group , places like that .

They are keen for new people to join .

Theater | Answered on Feb 13, 2017


There are company's on the web that look for extras for films etc

Theater | Answered on Feb 13, 2017


One is male, the other female.

Theater | Answered on Jan 23, 2017


When you lose confidence ib your self, it's time to hang it up.

Theater | Answered on Jan 17, 2017


Depends on how you define "success".

There may be more adult roles available but there are far more adult professional actors then professional child actors so competition is harder. For example there are about 20,000 child actors with agents in LA. There are 100,000 professional, union adult actors in LA.

And more is expected of adult actors -in addition to knowing the craft of acting, adult actors need to handle the business end of their career as well. Child actors can focus on the craft (while their parents handle the business).

Age doesn't necessarily determine success - talent, training, experience, business sense and industry connections are better indicators of the potential for success.

Theater | Answered on Jan 04, 2017


Read the tips on this link:
http://www.backstage.com/advice-for-actors/backstage-experts/4-things-make-kids-stand-out-agent/

Theater | Answered on Jan 04, 2017

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