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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

How to Win an Oscar

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Largely regarded as the pinnacle of awards for actors, directors, and filmmakers of all kinds, the Oscar has long been sought after by anyone and everyone who’s ever worked in the film industry. But before...

Should I Go to WAAPA?

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So, for those of you who don’t know, WAAPA, which stands for Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, is one of Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded performing arts institutions, alongside places like NIDA, VCA,...

Theatre Degree vs Drama School

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Many aspiring actors, after graduating high school, face the question of what to study. There are many pathways into the industry of acting. There’s the standard route of training, which involves studying for a diploma...