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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesTheater & Acting · 1 decade ago

I'm 13 and I want to become an actor? how do i start it all out?

I'm going to audition in a couple of musicals at school and join the drama club in high school. I want to audition for films or a show but I don't think my parents could find a acting audition near us. (we live in indiana) Is there a way I could become an actor without auditioning and going to college? Thank You

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Take lots of acting classes. I know there's great acting classes in Chicago (I take them, duh). But if you can't drive weekly to Chicago, there's summer acting camps you can do (like at Second City).

    But I'm sure there's acting classes in Indiana, just google it.

    Do lots of those plays, experience is sooo necessary - you could call Film Colleges to see how you can audition for student film.

    Get professional headshots and write up your acting resume (you can google that to find out how).

    Then once you have lots of experience and training, mail your headshots to agencies (there are no legit, reputable agencies in Indiana)

    There's a lot in Chicago though!

    Ambassador Talent Agents

    333 N. MICHIGAN AVE, SUITE 910, CHICAGO, IL 60601

    312-641-3491

    Aria Model & Talent Mgmt.

    1017 W WASHINGTON STREET, #2C, CHICAGO, IL 60607

    312-243-9400

    BMG Talent Group

    456 NORTH MAY, CHICAGO, IL 60622

    312-829-9100

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Baker & Rowley Talent Agency, Inc.

    3106 S RACINE AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60608

    312-850-4700

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Big Mouth Talent

    900 N FRANKLIN STREET STE 709, CHICAGO, IL 60610

    312-421-4400

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Charlie's Talent Agency

    1350 OLD SKOKIE ROAD, STE. 201, HIGHLAND PARK, IL 60035

    847-831-8833

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    DeSanti Talents Inc

    700 N GREEN STREET, SUITE 503, CHICAGO, IL 60622

    312-666-1677

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    E T A Inc

    7558 S CHICAGO AVE, CHICAGO, IL 60619

    773-752-3955

    Type: Commercial

    Encore Talent Agency, Inc.

    1732 W HUBBARD STREET, CHICAGO, IL 60622

    312-738-0230

    Ford Talent Group, Inc.

    1017 WEST WASHINGTON, SUITE 2C, CHICAGO, IL 60607-2119

    312-243-9400

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Geddes Agency

    1633 N. HALSTED STREET, SUITE 300, CHICAGO, IL 60614

    312-787-8333

    Type: Television/Theatrical - Adult

    Grossman & Jack Talent, Inc.

    230 EAST OHIO STREET, SUITE #200, CHICAGO, IL 60611

    312-587-1155

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Hamilton, Shirley

    333 E ONTARIO, SUITE B, CHICAGO, IL 60611

    312-787-4700

    Iris Talent Agency, LLC

    1932 S. HALSTED #403, CHICAGO, IL 60608

    312-563-1005

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Jennifer's Talent Unlimited Inc

    740 N. PLANKINTON SUITE 300, MILWAUKEE, WI 53203

    414-277-9440

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Lily`s Talent Agency

    1301 W. WASHINGTON, SUITE B, CHICAGO, IL 60607

    312-601-2345

    Moore Creative Talent, Inc.

    1610 WEST LAKE STREET, MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55408

    612-827-3823

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Naked Voices, Inc.

    900 N FRANKLIN STREET STE 709, CHICAGO, IL 60610

    312-563-0136

    Type: Commercial - Adult

    Stewart Talent Management

    58 WEST HURON, CHICAGO, IL 60610

    312-943-3131

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Wehmann Models/Talent, Inc.

    1128 HARMON PLACE 202, MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55403

    612-333-6393

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Wilson Talent, Arlene, Inc

    430 W ERIE STREET, SUITE #210, CHICAGO, IL 60610

    312-573-0200

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    DETROIT (if you're closer to that)

    Charlies Talent Agency

    30901 UTICA RD SUITE B, ROSEVILLE, MI 48066

    586-362-3561

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    I Group, LLC

    29540 SOUTHFIELD RD., SUITE #200, SOUTHFIELD, MI 48076

    248-552-8842

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Productions Plus

    30600 TELEGRAPH ROAD, SUITE #2156, FRANKLIN, MI 48025

    248-644-5566

    The Talent Shop

    30400 TELEGRAPH ROAD, SUITE #141, BIRMINGHAM, MI 48025

    248-644-4877

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

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    MISSOURI (if you're in southern Indiana, Chicago would be a long drive)

    Jackson Artists

    7251 LOWELL DR #200, OVERLAND PARK, KS 66204

    913-384-6688

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Talent Plus, Inc

    1222 LUCAS AVENUE, SUITE 300, SAINT LOUIS, MO 63103

    314-421-9400

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

    Talent Unlimited,Llc

    4049 PENNSYLVANIA AVE STE 400, KANSAS CITY, MO 64111

    816-561-9040

    Type: Full Service (All Ages)

  • 1 decade ago

    Take acting classes, either through school or at a drama school after school or on the weekends. Your local community center may have classes, too.

    Then when your instructor thinks you are ready, ask what is available to audition for -- if your parents will allow you to. There will be college students making movies for school that will need actors to work for free in their movies. There are film schools in every state, even Indiana. = ) There may even be high school film students looking for actors. This can give you experience to help you to be ready in case an audition for a paying part comes around your area.

    Often casting directors, film students, etc will contact drama schools looking for actors, especially kids.

  • 1 decade ago

    See my answer four questions above this one. Of course it is possible, and even recommended by me, that a person can become an actor without going to college. You do have to audition for roles, for agents, and for acting classes however. Your experience in high school and community theatre will prepare you for that. Your other answers tell you about some of the opportunities in Indiana.

  • trefry
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    First of all, to be a authentic actor whilst you're thirteen may be very infrequent and VERY difficult. So, in case you wish to make appearing your grownup profession then quality! Go for it! But, simply caution you it on the whole would possibly not occur whilst you are nonetheless in core/prime tuition. =) Yes, it's DEFINITELY a well suggestion to begin off in performs. Anything you'll be able to uncover. Since you reside just about New York then I'm certain you'll be able to be in a position to uncover plenty of group theater venues. Any enjoy you'll be able to probably get will support you out! If you are particularly severe approximately pursuing appearing, then you're going to for certain wish to take a few theater categories, I'm certain you would uncover a few provided just about you in case you do a little study. Also, it might be an excessively well suggestion to take voice/dance classes. Even if you are now not pursuing musical theater, you can not even think how a lot the enjoy will support you out.

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    if you go to google and type up 'Indiana Acting Agencies' something shool pop up

    thats always good

    but then you would need a few headshots...

    it just kinna goes from there..

    i am 14 and looking for the same exact thing..

    you cant rush things though...start out small and get bigger

  • 1 decade ago

    Take lessons, get an agent, but don't focus on the fame.

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