So you want to be an actor, but where do you start? Learn how to become an actor with no experience. Step-by-step tips to help you become an actor! | MyActorGuide.com

So you wanna be an actor… But where do you start?
1. Learn how to act
2. Learn how to audition well
3. Get a great actor headshot
4. Start with acting in commercials
5. Do background work for movies and TV shows
6. Build your acting resume
7. Get your first IMDB credit
8. Start building your acting reel
9. sign with a reputable talent agent
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Do you want to become an actor? You're going to need headshots! So what do you wear to a headshot shoot? Find out at MyActorGuide.com. The ultimate resource for new actors!

This post was originally published in March 2020 and has been rewritten and updated. In a previous post, What is an Actor’s Headshot and Why Do You Need One? I’ve already talked about the difference between “Commercial Shots” and “Theatrical shots”. *Please note: theatrical means photos you use for filmRead More →

Where actors can find scripts, scenes and monologues for showcases and auditions. Links, lists, websites and more!

** Originally posted April 2020. Updated July 2021 As actors, we are always going to need practice scenes and monologues for auditions and workshops.  Right now however with so many virtual open calls, generals and self tape challenges going on, actor are scrambling for scenes more than ever. To helpRead More →

Audition listings for actors! Casting calls and more

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UPDATE MAY 2021: This article was originally published early 2020 as “11 FREE Casting Sites Every New Actor Need to Know About” …. things have changed. In some cases the sites simply aren’t free anymore, and others just weren’t up front about fees to submit. I’ve gone through these sitesRead More →