BE ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF THE BUSINESS SIDE OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

entertainment industry coach question 573: What should I do to get into the Acting Profession?

The question read, "Well, I have Been trying to built up my Acting Career, tried agencies, they are not helpful. So my question is, what should I do to get in to the Acting Profession? Honestly, I don't know where to start?...."

I checked his facebook page and he lives in Hollywood, CA, so the first thing I would suggest is getting into a reputable acting school and/or joining the Actors Network, because you want to get into a community where people at all levels can give you advice.

1. You will need to build your credits and turns those credits into a reel.

2. You will need headshots.

3. You have to create relationships with other actors, casting directors, producers, directors, and literally every other classification in the industry (because when you find like minded people they can connect you directly to the people who can hire you).

4. You have to hone your craft.

5. You have to create a long term and short term plan for the business side of you acting career.

In addition, I suggest reading blog posts 1-572 and get some tips and advice from me.

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