• Who are the finest actorand actresses?

    10 answers · 2 days ago
  • I want to be an actress but I have no experience. I'm 24. Is it too late to start?

    I dropped out of college because my choice of major wad impractical tho I already earned 90 credits. I'm unemployed and I wasn't doing a goo job at Mcdonald's. I have a hard time finishing what I start and I leave things unfinished. I don't do anything around the house anx I' always tired. Still... show more
    I dropped out of college because my choice of major wad impractical tho I already earned 90 credits. I'm unemployed and I wasn't doing a goo job at Mcdonald's. I have a hard time finishing what I start and I leave things unfinished. I don't do anything around the house anx I' always tired. Still live with parents. I know it's my own fault but I can't force myself to change. I just eat and sleep. I want a career change and be famous. Be honest, is it unrealistic? How do ppl become actors/actresses?
    8 answers · 2 days ago
  • How to you start being a actress?

    Im 16 and Im really interested in becoming a actress where do you start? im 16 5'6 116lbs female if any of that matters! thx! <3
    Im 16 and Im really interested in becoming a actress where do you start? im 16 5'6 116lbs female if any of that matters! thx! <3
    10 answers · 3 days ago
  • Can you play any musical instruments?

    11 answers · 3 days ago
  • Do Actors Use Personal Experience in Acting?

    Best answer: It's called method acting...look it up.
    Best answer: It's called method acting...look it up.
    3 answers · 5 days ago
  • Can you "act" online?

    People were saying that I was acting like a kid, but I got confused because I wasn't acting. I was typing words off a keyboard.. how can they tell that I was acting like a kid when they can't see how I act in real life?
    People were saying that I was acting like a kid, but I got confused because I wasn't acting. I was typing words off a keyboard.. how can they tell that I was acting like a kid when they can't see how I act in real life?
    7 answers · 1 week ago
  • Why is there no censorship in American theatre?

    Best answer: Historically, there has been rigid, overreaching censorship (Mae West was jailed for "indecency" in one of her plays.) There still is censorship, in that there are laws against public indecency. For a while, the Hays Code strictly prescribed what was allowed to be seen in movies - but was struck down... show more
    Best answer: Historically, there has been rigid, overreaching censorship (Mae West was jailed for "indecency" in one of her plays.)
    There still is censorship, in that there are laws against public indecency. For a while, the Hays Code strictly prescribed what was allowed to be seen in movies - but was struck down because of the rights of free speech.
    So there is a balance, and it applies to stage as well as screen. The studio film industry responded to some renewed threats to censor movies by forming an independent ratings system that would designate movies as for General Audiences, Parental Guidance Suggested, or Restricted, or Unrated (NC-17) - but note that those are voluntary designations. The theatre may have a policy of not allowing under 17 s to see R & NC-17 movies, but that s policy, not law. You cannot be arrested for watching those movies, only kicked out by the theatre owner.
    Theatre doesn t have a ratings system, although most theatres will have guidelines posted so that patrons can decide if they want to bring kids... but the only censorship is that applied to all performances - it cannot be "indecent". That standard is very. very open to interpretation.
    9 answers · 1 week ago
  • Shakespeare monologue?

    Do I have to read the play in verse or is it okay to read the play in prose. I know I have to perform it in verse.
    Do I have to read the play in verse or is it okay to read the play in prose. I know I have to perform it in verse.
    5 answers · 1 week ago
  • How would you write the perspective of a character who is an actor?

    For example if you write a character that is a musician you would emphasise their ability to recognise sounds, songs, rhythms etc. But what would it be like for an actor?
    For example if you write a character that is a musician you would emphasise their ability to recognise sounds, songs, rhythms etc. But what would it be like for an actor?
    4 answers · 1 week ago
  • Why is it a crime for a citizen to lie to the government, but it's fine for the government to lie to its citizens?

    Best answer: Uh oh, you found out the secret. We are not citizens, we are subjects.

    And we really don't have any rights. The reason it's not well known is because they come for our rights one at a time. Then the other sheep say "Baa! He/she deserved it!"
    Best answer: Uh oh, you found out the secret. We are not citizens, we are subjects.

    And we really don't have any rights. The reason it's not well known is because they come for our rights one at a time. Then the other sheep say "Baa! He/she deserved it!"
    9 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • To be an actor?

    Guys but if someone has as a dream to be an actor but doesn’t have a English accent (in this case Italian accent) is it a big problem for the auditions?
    Guys but if someone has as a dream to be an actor but doesn’t have a English accent (in this case Italian accent) is it a big problem for the auditions?
    7 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Asking an inexperienced person to direct in a community theatre?

    Is there ever a situation where it would be okay to just hand a play to someone with no theatre experience and ask them try to direct it on their own? Person has never even AD d or stage managed?
    Is there ever a situation where it would be okay to just hand a play to someone with no theatre experience and ask them try to direct it on their own? Person has never even AD d or stage managed?
    6 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Are some actors typecast?

    Best answer: Since most directors look for a certain type there is always a little bit of typecasting. An actor's type can change as they mature and change as an actor. Age too can change in terms of what roles an actor will be considered for. It can be a problem for the actor if they want play different kinds of... show more
    Best answer: Since most directors look for a certain type there is always a little bit of typecasting.

    An actor's type can change as they mature and change as an actor. Age too can change in terms of what roles an actor will be considered for.

    It can be a problem for the actor if they want play different kinds of characters. For the most part however there are more character roles than "leading actor" roles available.

    Some film actors go from playing romantic lead to character types and back. Some don't. The romantic lead offers stop coming after age 30-50 [different ages for men/women] and the experienced film actor can adjust to not playing the "romantic lead" type. Those that can't may transition to stage work or just stop acting.
    5 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • How will I find auditions for upcoming movies?

    Best answer: Those auditions are not open to the general public. No one hires or auditions amateurs or beginners, only highly-trained and highly-experienced professional actors repped by the best agents in town. That's because professional productions cost TONS of money, and they need to know it's in the hands of... show more
    Best answer: Those auditions are not open to the general public. No one hires or auditions amateurs or beginners, only highly-trained and highly-experienced professional actors repped by the best agents in town.

    That's because professional productions cost TONS of money, and they need to know it's in the hands of people who know what they're doing. It comes down to so much more than talent. No one's in this to make your dreams come true, this is a BUSINESS.

    If you're the former, I'm afraid that information is not available to you. The agents get that kind of info from casting directors. They get a character breakdown. They then go over their clients database and submit only the ones they think might fit the role(s). Then the casting director invites to audition only the ones they think might fit the role(s), also based on the person's experience, training, and skills (among other things).

    If you want to be a professional actor, start working for it. But not for a particular role on a particular production, that's not realistic. By the time you're ready for an agent and to work at a professional level this movie will be long done shooting. Because it takes about a decade, and there's no guarantee you will ever get to audition for serious productions at all.

    You can, however, be an extra without any training or experience. Which is what Andrew is talking about. Contact local agencies for extras. But bear in mind that if you're not in LA the chances are you will not find any extra work for big upcoming movies. Even NYC is not as good. Only few of those productions get out of CA and NY. And if you're not close to a big city, there any shootings or agencies for you at all. You need to be where work is. Also, hope you understand that extra work does not count toward acting experience. You can't put that in your resume, for example. You can't land an agent or be hired for more serious stuff based on that.
    5 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • How do I begin an acting career at 20 in Atlanta?

    Do I REALLY need classes? Can’t I just start auditioning? What should I invest in? I have no kids and have a car and willing to travel with flexible hours please helppp
    Do I REALLY need classes? Can’t I just start auditioning? What should I invest in? I have no kids and have a car and willing to travel with flexible hours please helppp
    8 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • What should I do when stuck between two great theatre opportunities?

    Best answer: As AJ says - see if you can do some negotiating and juggle things. Recently my daughter was in very intensive rehearsals for two plays, on opposite sides of the city, where she had leading roles in both. She made both directors aware of the situation, and they managed to arrange things so it could work, and it... show more
    Best answer: As AJ says - see if you can do some negotiating and juggle things.
    Recently my daughter was in very intensive rehearsals for two plays, on opposite sides of the city, where she had leading roles in both. She made both directors aware of the situation, and they managed to arrange things so it could work, and it did.
    She was also performing in the first few weeks of a Christmas-theme kids' experience every other day, (which she's now doing full-time until Xmas Eve) and working a part-time 'ordinary' job at the same time.
    Actors do have to be able to multi-task!
    4 answers · 2 weeks ago