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Having a Sustainable Acting Career

We’ve all switched on the TV and seen some pretty bad acting. How is it possible with the amount of talented actors out there these actors can still get work, and often lots of work, without any discernible talent?

Well, acting isn’t just about acting… Understanding the acting industry, and how you fit in that industry is vital. We break down how to tackle the acting industry on this page: articles, resources and interviews on how to have a successful acting career.

Understanding the acting industry, and how you fit in that industry is vital.

Learn how to get a better acting agent, get seen by casting directors and start landing roles. It’s important to see yourself as a business and knowledge is the first step in moving your acting business forward.

Three things to remember moving forward in your acting career:

  1. You’re running your own race. Don’t compare your career to other actors.
  2. Reputation. Be awesome to work with.
  3. Work hard. Doing great work will get your employed again.

Acting Industry Articles and Resources

Does your showreel suck?

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Probably. I get sent showreels everyday. And long story short, they usually suck. Now, don’t get me wrong. It’s not that the acting sucks – for the most part, the acting work is pretty great....

Is it Hard to Get an Acting Agent?

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In short, yes. In fact, if you’re aiming high, and are sitting at home with no professional credits, no formal training and limited acting experience, it’s nearly impossible. But though it’s nearly impossible to sign...