Thursday, March 11, 2010
The exact question read: I have been acting for about 7 years(non-professional). A couple months ago, I auditioned for an agent and did not get it. I was just wondering how to improve my skills so that next time, I will get one.
I've given advice on getting agents before, so you may want to search the archives. However, what I will tell you are there are 3 different aspects to this question:
1. Do you need to improve your audition skills (auditioning is different than acting)?
2. Do you need to improve your interview skills to make you stand out in an agent's office?
3. After 7 years of non-professional acting, is it too soon for you to be pursuing an agent?
All of these questions are what you need to consider before you meet with another agent. The first, an acting coach can help you with, the later two are what I coach on.
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