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Acting Tips to Pursue a Dream of Acting

by Reshinna Walters (Guyana) Acting Tips to Pursue a Dream of Acting QUESTION: I never did anything in acting but always dreamt of becoming an actress. Where do I begin? ANSWER: First, make sure to read our “Popular Questions and Answers” on the acting tips page. It talks about how to start an acting career […]

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Getting Serious about Acting

by VINNY LISA (STATEN ISLAND,N.Y.) QUESTION: HI, BEEN A BACKGROUND ACTOR FOR 10 YRS. I’M 60 YRS. YOUNG & I’VE ONLY TAKEN 1 SESSION OF ACTING CLASSES & ALSO IMPROV. AT HB STUDIOS IN N.Y.C. TIRED OF DOING BACKGROUND, WANT TO PURSUE MY PASSION FURTHER. WOULD LIKE TO BECOME AN ACTOR LIKE AL PACINO, ROBERT […]

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Foreign Drama Scholarships?

by MiMi (South Africa) QUESTION: Is there any way for me to get a scholarship to a drama university if I can’t be there in person to audition? ANSWER: That’s a tough one. Browse our listings of acting schools and see if any accepts taped auditions. You could also see if universities in your country […]

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Experience in Acting

by Anonymous (Union Coty, New Jersey) QUESTION: What experience do you need to become an actor/actress? ANSWER: If you mean life experience, the answer is “none”. All you need is imagination. What you do need is training, which you can get in acting school. If you go to an acting university, you can often get […]

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Do I Look Actor Worthy?

by Christian (San Antonio) QUESTION: Hello. I was curious to know if I look like an actor. Do I have a different face from others? Do I look like a model? Do I look like I deserve a shot… ANSWER: There is no such thing as “looking like an actor”. If you think of all […]

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Coming to America to Study Acting

by Sandra (Oporto, Portugal) QUESTION: I’m from Portugal and I’m finishing my high school. I never studied acting before and I have no experience. Can I be able to study here? How much will it cost? Do you help with houses for foreign students? How long does it take to graduate? My english is not […]

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Can I be an Actor if I can’t work Everyday

by Jake (Forest Hills, NY 11375) QUESTION: I’m dying to be an actor and have auditioned for Nu-stars, John Robert powers, HB studios, and al lot more but I’m religious and can’t work on Fridays or Saturdays. Acting agencies seem to have a problem working around that. Do you know any one who might consider […]

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How To Become Famous

How do you Become Famous by Christian (Knoxville TN) QUESTION: I’m seeing all these people becoming famous just like that. I am wanting to be one of those people. But i just want to know how…. Please help. Because I can see my self in the future being famous. It’s been my dream ever since […]

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How to be an Actor if you live in a Small Town

QUESTION: When i was litte i wanted to be an actor and be a great role model but the problem is i live in a small town and i don’t know what to do. Please help. ANSWER: A lot of successful working actors and even stars come from small towns. There’s no place that’s too […]

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Good Plan for An Acting Career

by Arnold Bustamante (New York City ) QUESTION: I’m 18, live in New York City and I really want to become a professional actor. But I don’t have as much experience as many actors do during my age. I don’t really go to a big huge acting college so my plan is to major in […]