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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

Best Drama Schools in Canada

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If you’re wanting to pursue a career as an actor and you’re just starting out, deciding whether or not to get formal training is one of the biggest early decisions you will make. And then...

Showcast

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You’ve done it. You’ve made the decision to become an actor – congratulations and welcome to the fold! You’re finally ready: perhaps you’ve been to drama school, done the workshops, read every play in existence...

Casting Websites Canada

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In recent years, Canada has become a filmmaking mecca on par with only L.A. The sheer number of productions being made over there is staggering and the influx of actors from round the world to...

Acting for Film

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Acting for film is the holy grail. Where theatre is the soul of acting and its origin story in so many senses, film – especially feature film – is where the gold standard of performance...