Actress

Film, Stage, and TElevision

Acting Environment

While performing for roles in plays, musicals, TV shows, and filmography, actors work for long, irregular hours. Movie actors/actresses may work at the location of the set, sometimes with adverse weather conditions as well as waiting for their next scene to film. Television actors/actresses often proofread their script moments before they are on camera. While shooting scenes for film, they could be at the studio or location from early morning to late evening.

Conditions

Actors/actresses should be in stable condition and a necessary stamina to be able to movie around to stage or large film or television sets. They also need to maneuver with complex sets while staying in character and still being able to project their voice audibly. Actors/actresses must be able to endure the heat of stage and studios lights as well as the weight of heavy costumes. Actors/actresses could get injuries if they are not careful on the set or from practicing stage or film combat.

How to Become an Actress

You should know if you really want to be an actress or not, Because becoming an actress isn't easy. If you have second thoughts about the acting lifestyle, then being an actress is not for you. If you are interested in the acting world then you could take acting classes or workshops to advance your acting abilities. The more acting training you do, the farther your career will go. Take part in some school plays and community theatre. The more experience you have, the better of an actor you'll become. You should also have a headshot taken. They are expensive, but they are one of the most important things in the acting business. Your headshot must be professionally taken. Also, it is very important to keep it very natural; no photoshop or excessive amount of makeup. You should also write down your past acting experiences you've done, including training, on your resume. After that, you send your headshot and resume to a local agent. Agents usually don't cost any money, except for 10% of what you earn. Then, you can audition for things such as background talent, commercials, and student films. Once your more experienced, you can be able to audition for more massive projects such as feature films, television, and more.

Sources

http://www.wikihow.com/Become-an-Actor-or-an-Actre...http://plugininexchange.wordpress.com/2011/10/31/acting-101-describes-the-work-environment-for-actors-producers-and-directors/

Secondary Jobs

If I don't become an actress, I can probably be a drama teacher, music teacher, or a local actress.

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