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Acting Agent Contracts

by Wendy (Freehold NJ USA) QUESTION: What is a typical length of a contract? 3 years? ANSWER: I believe a contract with an acting agency can be up to 3 years, but is often one year to start with so both acting agent and actor can make sure they work well together. Even if you […]

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I’m Full Sized

QUESTION: Would an agent or casting director pick me if I’m ‘FUN SIZED’ or Multi-race (Italian, Native, etc.)? ANSWER: There are roles available for all types. People sometimes have this notion that you have to be perfectly thin and extremely good looking to be an actor, but that’s just a small amount of the roles […]

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Will an Agent work with a part-time Actress?

by Leelo (L.A., CA) QUESTION: I’m a full-time educator who only wants to audition for more prominent roles. Can’t afford to act, otherwise! Is this a valid mention to a potential agent? I have no rush nor innate desire for fame and fortune, and am perfectly happy otherwise teaching. Is it all right that I […]

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contract?

by Lisa (Portland, Oregon) QUESTION: I am a 39 year who has never acted before. By chance, I auditioned and got a part in a pilot. They told me I was a “natural.” I do not have an agent, headshot, or resume. I do know that many networks are interested in this sitcom. Am I […]

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Is It The Right Time to Get An Agent

by kev (NY) QUESTION: Hi, I’m 20 year old aspiring actor wondering if its the right time to get an agent even though I have zero camera experience. I have taken classes, since I’m majoring in acting in the college I currently attend. I have taken 3 theatre classes, An introduction to the acting major, […]

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Theater is Not My Thing

by Kourtney (Phoenix, AZ) QUESTION: I love to act, but I hate the theater. It seems so fake and over the top for me, I just don’t like it. I have a reliable but less known agency, and I’ve been taking classes since i was very young. Will I still be able to make it […]

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Visit an acting agency!!!

by Allison (London, UK) QUESTION: I really want to get in touch with an agent and get him or her to represent me. I have tried to get in touch with agents over mail, but they NEVER respond to me, not a single one of them actually. I have also called a few agencies here […]

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Can I get an Agent if I Have No Experience

QUESTION: Hi my name is Jasmin. I am very interested in acting but i have no experience whatsoever. I was wondering if i could still get an agent to get me auditions or is it necessary for me to have experience in order to get an agent? ANSWER: Unless you’re very young, it’s pretty hard […]

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Getting an agent without a reel

QUESTION: I don’t have much credits and no professional credits to put on my resume and therefore I can’t make a showreel. My question is, can I still submit my headshot and resume and cover letter to agents? Is it worth it or am I just wasting my time? If I can I don’t know […]

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How can you get an acting agent

by Kayleah Jackson (Toledo Ohio) QUESTION: Do you need to have skill or be discovered for a acting agent to be with you? Or do you have to call them up and then they just will be with you? Do you have to send pictures and info to them? Also i live in Ohio, Toledo. […]