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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 number of talented actors out there, that these actors can still get work, and often lots of work, without any discernible talent?

Well, having an acting career isn’t just about talent… 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 you employed again.

Acting Industry Articles and Resources

Callback 101

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Whatever you want to call it – callback, recall or re-tape – it means you did a great job! Huge congratulations on getting a callback! Woohoo! A callback simply means whatever you did in that...

How to Get a Manager

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The roles of managers and agents have become increasingly blurred. Traditionally managers curated opportunities and the agents were the audition generators. The only discernible difference now is that a manager should be more hands-on than...