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Question 1 of 25
Do you have any questions for me?
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Do you remember rolling your eyes when the girl in your English class would ask a question about a character in a book that she would have known the answer to if she had just read the whole chapter? Well, that's kind of how casting directors feel when an actor asks questions that they could have found the answers to on their own. 'Do you have any questions' is often another way of saying 'Are you ready' Be prepared to get started right away through researching the story, the character, the director and as much information you can gather about the production details. Sometimes a director takes a story everyone is familiar with and they put their own spin on it. Knowing that 'Romeo and Juliet' will take place in the 1970's and Juliet will be portrayed as the hippy daughter of a wealthy mobster might make a difference in how you play the role. If these kinds of questions are not answered through your prior investigation, ask! However, be prepared to change the approach you had planned to take in the way you play the character.
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Question 2 of 25
Tell me about your education.
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You have worked hard to get to this point, so take pride in your training as you talk about it! There is no set educational path for an actor. Many study acting in school and continue their education under acting coaches. It doesn't really matter what your education is as long as you can talk about it with confidence. Talk about what you learned specifically in your training that will prove you have what it takes. Your experience acting in plays and film are a part of your education. You may have learned more from a director than an acting school. Give examples of your work and talk about how your training has helped get you there.
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Question 3 of 25
What kind of roles do you prefer?
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Question 4 of 25
Tell me about a time when you had a really bad day but had to perform that night. How did you get through it?
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Question 5 of 25
Describe your acting style.
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Question 6 of 25
What was the biggest audience you have performed in front of?
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Question 7 of 25
Who is your favorite actor?
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Question 8 of 25
What is the most extreme change to your personality, hair, body weight, etc etc, that you have done to prepare for a role?
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Question 9 of 25
What character was the toughest for you to change into?
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Question 10 of 25
When was your first role as an actor?
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Question 11 of 25
Are you able to work long hours?
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Question 12 of 25
Tell me about a time where you had difficulty with a character. What was the character and why was it challenging?
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Question 13 of 25
Do you have any special skills that you can demonstrate for me?
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Question 14 of 25
Tell me about what you're working on now.
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Question 15 of 25
Do you think you could have done a past performance better? What was the performance? Why could you have done it better?
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Question 16 of 25
What sort of acting roles will you be seeking in the future?
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Question 17 of 25
Are you a union member?
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Question 18 of 25
In which area would you like to improve as an actor?
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Question 19 of 25
Of all the roles you have played in the past, which is your favorite?
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Question 20 of 25
Show us your version of the character.
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Question 21 of 25
Can you read through a scene from the script for me?
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Question 22 of 25
Tell me about your experience with improvisation.
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Question 23 of 25
Tell me a little about yourself.
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Question 24 of 25
What are your weaknesses?
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Question 25 of 25
What are your strengths?
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Question 1 of 25
Do you have any questions for me?
Question 2 of 25
Tell me about your education.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Baisicly I took tips of the internet and tv but didnt go to an acting school I just act now whenever I feel like it.
2.
High school, but really. Acting Classes, starting from 2014.
3.
I started in athens and then I learned the most in hollywood.
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Self taught in theater with the direction of a great director.
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My friend took me to classes when I was in college. He was pushing me because he said I had it in me.
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Reese Witherspoons and her husband mr, wigtherspoons.
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In chicago from an instructor for 5 minutes. Other than that, all by myself.
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Mostly from school and watching other actors.
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I took drama all of high school and a little in college.
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From my experience and my hard work.
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I actually never took an official acting class. I should though, it's important, but when I do, I want to be dedicated, and I don't think that I could with my schedule. But it's definetly in the back of my mind.
12.
I have learned about acting from working with directors and cast both amateurs and professionals. Most of what I know comes from watching good acting, getting inspired by it, practicing and reading books by teachers of acting like Meisner, Adler and Stanislavsky, to draw ideas and techniques from.
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In Germany, Duesseldorf. In a acting school. It's called Schauspielhaus Jugendclub.
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St johns college Dubbo Nsw, Australia.
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Mostly by understanding the character putting myself into their shoes and watching old films.
Question 3 of 25
What kind of roles do you prefer?
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Me, I like challenging roles. I like roles that require hard workin and a character that someone can do. I like being the bad guy to see how they act.
2.
Kid comedy, energetic, or the under dog.
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Comedy roles like being the stupid guy because I want my audience to laugh and be happy about the movie.
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Any role will be good so far that I am learning new things.
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I prefer the more dramatic roles.
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Something that is not like me in any way.
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I prefer challenging yet fun roles.
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I like playing scared girls. Their fun! And when it's the first day on set, I get nervous and shaky, so I'm in the perfect mood!
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Lead roles, Performing roles, Featured roles.
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Strong roles, sarcastic, psychopathic, heroic and inspirational.
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I prefer dramatic and strong characters, but as I mentioned, I am looking for versatility and want more practise with comic roles, naive roles, gentle roles.
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Anything really I can do all.
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Book characters I can read the books and have my own take on the charater.
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I prefer romactics roles.
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I prefer Legend roles which make sense in between of viewers.
Question 4 of 25
Tell me about a time when you had a really bad day but had to perform that night. How did you get through it?
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There was one day when I got into a fight with my friends at lunch. They would ignore her. She wanted to cruy. Her mom talked it through with her and she had an acting job later and she still wanted to cry but followed through and did an amazing job.
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It was when I was really sick and my nose was pluged haha and I had a pretty hard headache.
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Was sick, had a sore throat, fever and was on sleeping pills.
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Performing allows me to forget my bad days.
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In class 6 they not selected me for drama.
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When I was on a show boyfriend dumped.
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Well I went to starbucks and dropped my frappucino, I was heartbroken, I wanted to sit there in my car and cry. But I went to the play and sat there until my 5 word sentence had to be said.
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When I went to chicago before my first audition on stage, my dad called to make sure I was doing okay. I started to kind of cry but held it back and then I had to go on stage all gloomy.
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My AS Level in year 12 - my teacher hadn't ordered my costume and yelled at me in front of everyone.
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Well yesterday, I had the flu and it was really bad but my understudy had it worse.
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Yes that Ramayana play I know that time I am suffering from fever and I done a great job in stage performance.
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It was raining and I was about an hour late to set. Which is bad for any job, but when it comes to actors, like, everyone is waiting on you. I couldn't help it, but I felt really bad. Luckily, the director was realy cool about it. But yeah never be late that's really bad.
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Ive never had a day like that.
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Happily for me I had to play the role of an angry arrogant businessman so it all worked out! instead of suppressing it, I exaggerated the negative emotions and let it accumulate until I got on stage and very fully and truthfully delivered. It is, as I have slowly grown to discover, the magic of method acting.
Question 5 of 25
Describe your acting style.
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Actors on tv and being out of my own shoes.
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Knowing that the people around me are supportive and doing their best.
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Myself. When I become a different person its such an overwhelming feeling and sensation for me.
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The passion of feeling each emotion not how would usually feel but how the character will feel in a particular situation.
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Watching a performance on any medium that really makes me feel differently about something. A strong actor that really meets their role every time makes me leave the cinema with motivation.
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The fact that I can be somebody else and put my all into a particular performance truly pushes me.
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Being able to try being a whole new person but still beingmyself.
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I like to act because its fun to do when your bored it always cheers me up and my idol nina dobrev inspires me everysay and I want to be like her.
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What motivates me is the success of others I think if they can do it so can I.
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I like having the chance to become someone else and tell a story.
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The people honestly. They show me that I'm apart of something way bigger than I think.
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That movement motivate me to do act when I connect with another sole.
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Seeing the final project. When you exhaust yourself doing take after take, and you finally get that perfect shot, and you get to see the outcome. It's so rewarding.
14.
I always loved acting even when I was kid.
Question 6 of 25
What was the biggest audience you have performed in front of?
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Two classes of 28 people.
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The biggest audience was in LA at a stand up comedy that I had do I have never seen an audience like that.
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Community theater sized audience..... Both for front act and for theater.
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Probably in London in my meetup where after the meet and greet I had a request to do a litlle play so probably there was the biggest audience.
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About 1200 people. But that was singing at grad. Acting-wise, about 600
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The biggest audience I have ever performed in front of is around 2,000-2,500 people.
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A full house of approx. 200 people.
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At church, about 100 people.
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Around 100 people in college.
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Singin in a chior and a stage polay at my school.
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I presented an Oscar before so however many people were at the Oscars 2015.
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Well im just starting so in front of my entire class which is about 13 people or sixteen.
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Philippine Arena in Philippines Bulacan.
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The biggest was 10 people.
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Oh my god the opening night of legally blonde was huge we had people from all over coming to see this and it was absolutely insane.
Question 7 of 25
Who is your favorite actor?
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1.
Dlip kumar, when I watch that persenalty that time i'm teach a lot acting skills, how to use gesture with dailouage body, eyes movement, facial expression and so on. One more thing I liked him with classic acting skills.
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My favorite actress is ashley benson.
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Shahrukh and salman.
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Johnny Depp, love how unique and colorful his portrayal and acting is. My #1 idol.
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My favourite actor is Fauziah Ahmad Daud.
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When I see myself doing an act.. I think I m the best actor..! mai apni favorite hu..!
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My favorite actor would definitely be Nicolas Cage. My dad would always watch all of his movies when I was younger, so I kind of grew up watching his movies.
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My favorite actor is probably Evan Peters.
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Shailene Woodley Maia Mitchell.
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Trintee from kc undercover.
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I am a huge fan of the divergent book series. So in the book to movie adaptation by lionsgate, I would have to say Shailene Woodley who plays Beatrice Prior is my uttermost favorite!
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MY favorite actor is angela jolie.
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My favorite actor is Denzel Washington.
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My favorite actor is Blake Lively, You can really feel what shes acting.
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My favorite actor has to be johnny depp although Leonardo decaprio is very good.
Question 8 of 25
What is the most extreme change to your personality, hair, body weight, etc etc, that you have done to prepare for a role?
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The most extreme change was to my body weight I had to lose about 10 kg just for a role it was hard, challenging but I made it.
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I have dyed my hair and also cut it into a pixie cut before.
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Kept a beard, gain more weight, become feminine, white hair.
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Worked out for 4 hours o day.
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I didnt do much but before my 1st and probably my last audition, I tried to make my weight from 117 to 113
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Got coloured hair extensions, lost some weight.
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Actually I haven't had to make any changes for a role. If they want me, it's for who I am.
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I haven't done any permanent alterations to myself that were extreme. But I was tranformed completely into a porcelain doll once, the guy who did my makeup was on Face Off and he did it in no time.
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The make up. I had to wear so little makeup and I had a bad skin at the moment.
10.
Playing the role of a very society conscious girl was somewhat a change for me, and I had to develop distinct traits of a nervous character. I also played a girl with a stammer.
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One time I had to be a queen and that was a major challenge because I'm not really girly.
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I have had to change nothing so far.
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Well I just want lose some weight because people think that i'm beautiful, and pretty.
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I lost almost 20 kg in 2 months, plus I tried to act like a diva.
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I stopped talking to a lot of people to create a feeling of isolation for a character.
Question 9 of 25
What character was the toughest for you to change into?
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A pre-teen who gets bullied and life is tearing apart.
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The toughest character for me to change into was when I played Uncle Fester in The Addams Family Musical. It was an amazing character to play and I am so honored to have the opportunity. But, the makeup, the bald cap, the costume, and the emotion was difficult.
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In fourth grade I was a Lullaby League ballerina. The tutu was extremely itchy.
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A girl never knew how a girl would do, being in girls dress, hair etc,...
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Ashley in I want you to want me.
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I think Vanessa Sheryl was. She was different from myself. She was really fun to work with though. I got experience a new side of me.
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I havent done any characters yet.
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Again, Elle because she and I are so different and she's just so positive and full of energy at all times.
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I don't have though character I have confidence to do lot of character in my whole life.
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Again perhaps Martha, a thirty something, drunk, flirtatious but sad woman. It was hard not for its portrayal but having to do the scene several times over, after which the emotional state can affect you, when you are out of the role. The experience was rather emotionally taxing.
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Into a prostitute, who takes drugs and didn't enjoy life anymore.
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Where I had to fall in love with someone at first sight.
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Probably when I was a narrator and I had to speak without any floors and I always stumble my words so that was hard.
14.
A girl in my school musicals' audition.
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The most challenging was the teapot.
Question 10 of 25
When was your first role as an actor?
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Goldilocks, goldilocks and the three bears.
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As an amature in 1996 but as an profesional in 2000
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That was not a play or commercial. First film I did was Kidnapped.
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Tv show with momma and dadda.
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When I was in grade nine.
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I have been in a show/play before but it has been my goal for ages.
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In Afsana Play role in hindi.
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My first role is in Hindi play of afsana as a Master of children's.
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My first role was when I was around 15 years old and I starred in a Peter Pan play at my local theater as Peter Pan. And that was three years ago, so you can imagine how much has changed for me since then.
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My first role as an actress was when I was 11 years old.
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My first role was as a seller for popcorn in a cinema in the 5th grade.
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Mrs Buckett... Charlie in the chocolate factory.
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I acted first when I was 5 years old.
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My first role as an actress is Loki.
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My first role as I'm an actress is a banal role.
Question 11 of 25
Are you able to work long hours?
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Yes. I am currently working with a few friends to make and produce a sitcom that is currently auditioning at the moment.
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Not right now im mostly focused on getting a new agent and manager and headshot and going on more auditions and takig more classes.
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At the moment I just read monologues for fun for my family.
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Yas I am working in two film projects.
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Yes, I am. Right now, I am working on a brand new show on NBC. I don;t want to reveal too much about it, but I will say that it is going to be amazing.
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New reality tv new pll preson show.
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No, but I plan to as the opportunities come.
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I am trying to shoot my own music video if that counts.
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Yes! Adapting The jack Tales to a TV pilot.
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I am currently rehersing for Grease and my A-Level drama and theatre studies piece.
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I am doing a couple of things but I'm only allowed to tell you about one. Cosmo is doing broadway week next month and they're having someone live like me for a week.
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I am actually, I write short films as well, and am working on getting it produced to submit in film festivals.
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Yes I do working on kya socha kya hua.
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Yes, a school play Whistle Down the wind I play the Aunt.
15.
We are working on our final showcase at Stagecoach right now.
Question 12 of 25
Tell me about a time where you had difficulty with a character. What was the character and why was it challenging?
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Elphaba, wicked. The attitude and the voice.
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I had to play a pre-teen who was 11 years old. It was challenginging because I was only 8 years old and did not know what a pre-teen personality was. It was hard to connect to the character.
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There was this one scene that I had a difficult time turning myself into my character it was when I was trying to act very mean.... It was challenging because tat time I had to actexexactly like the character.
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Prob when I had to pretend to be a mean girl like really mean and that was difficult because im not mean.
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I had to play a villan and it was really hard.
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From one of my years in Speech&Drama I had to be a girl named Jane and she had multiple personality disorder and it was fairly hard to change personalities so quickly and drastically. But, soon enough I got the hang of it.
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When I was in a teenage movie and I was a drunkard with alot of wierd behaviours, it was kinda hard to get in to a totaly different life.
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I was never really having a problem with being a character as much as a character being me. We just kind of meshed.
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Mr. Birling Confused as I didnt know much about my character. Took time to understand it.
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Laughing becauce it have to come from hart.
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My audition was as a child actor many years ago. It was singing on the stage. I had no problem with that at all. It was natural for me.
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Lead girl in fifty shades of gray (anisatasia)
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When I was little, girl had cancer, lost hair.
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I had to say a commercial line. It was my first time trying and they gave me the script 1 minute before I went on stage.
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Dull Gret/Angie from top girls. I didn't really have anything in common with them so I struggled to relate to them.
Question 13 of 25
Do you have any special skills that you can demonstrate for me?
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I just do. To act and portrayal a character and be somebody else, with serious thought and focus because I love it is awesome.
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I enjoy acting because I love exploring the different emotions and actions that characters express.
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I like to entertain people.
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I enjoy pretending to be someone I am not.
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I like acting because its really fun to play another personality or charicter because its sorta like trying out being another person.
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Because of our fans and it is fun.
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I enjoy acting because it helps me break free out of my shy little shell.
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I enjoy acting because it gives me the chance to experience other peoples point of views and other situations that are completely different from my own.
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It makes me feel good knowing that im entertaing people.
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I can just express my feeling through acting.
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It allows me to enter a new world with a million different things from my life.
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It makes me feel like I am making a character come alive and as a person who loves reading and watching movies nothing makes me more excited than to see a character that I have a read about come alive in a movie.
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Because it is my pattion.
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The opportunities and playing different people.
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I enjoy telling stories from different perspectives.
Question 14 of 25
Tell me about what you're working on now.
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1.Fashion designer 2.Interior designer 3. Vet 4. Lawyer.
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Work on a set and try and be involved within the film/TV industry as much as possible.
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I would just go on like a programmer.
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Youtuber, fashion stylist, web designer.
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I think I might go into visual effects. Or I could be an author. Or maybe forensic sciences ... That would be cool.
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Either pharmacist or singer.
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A physical therapist was my backup plan and I'm going to school for it now.
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Theater artist is good job in this job I do acting in my hole life.
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Well, I have a lot of other intersts in the performing arts, like modeling, writing, and directing. But other than those, I think I'd be a lawyer or therapist.
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Because There are no any specific reason couldn't be an actor. I will do cross this level. I love forever his splendid talks.
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As I mentioned, with acting, persistence is key. One does not have a back up plan. If my career has not however reached the point I wouldve liked in 5 years, which is big roles in film, I would still be well satisfied staying in small theatre. I would perhaps consider teaching as a job to fund self directed projects and continue to pursue acting in both theatre and film.
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I would probably be a doctor or a brain surgery doctor because I have kinda had that dream for a while before the acting took over!
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I would be a model if I couldn't be an actor anymore.
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I would probably do something with art, like a graphic designer or I would go to an art academy to learn different ways of painting and drawing, and then maybe I would paint pictures and sell them. Or I would do something with photography.
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I haven't thought about that, but definetely something in work with people.
Question 15 of 25
Do you think you could have done a past performance better? What was the performance? Why could you have done it better?
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No, I do my very best with everything I do so I could'nt do better than my best.
2.
My perfomance of Five kinds of Silence. I think I could have explored my physicality even more and pushed the boundaries.
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I wish I had been more involved with past performances, but often lacked too much confidence to go ahead with the auditions. A few years ago I was involved on a stage show of The Wizard of Oz and was a member of the ensemble but could easily have been a main member of the cast if I had more confidence back then. I suppose I could have played the Lion quite well in reflection...
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Yea the performance was called jackie come back home. And I think I could off act a little better with my facial expressions.
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Of course every actor thinks that he could do better. My performance was last year when I was playing a doctor I really could do better.
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Yes. I played alice in alice in wonderland. I missed a few lines in the script.
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I was in the musical Alice and Wonderland and I messed up on one of my lines during the opening night show and did not know how to cover up my mistake. I should of taken more time out of my day to memorize and to figure out what my character would of done during that preformance.
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My auditon for mt I got really nervous.
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My first performance I had ever done was willy wonka and I could of made it better because I was really shy and actresses cant be shy they need to be confident.
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Being the wicked wildwood witch in the high school. I could have been sassier.
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Not particularly. I think that all of my performances could have used work one way or another, but they were minor mistakes that I could live with.
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I think I did it fine, but it can always be better .Last preformance was about a girl who is alot different than others and is afraid to show it .
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I have all my paqst performances to my hearts content.
14.
Mr. Birling I could have better remember my lines.
15.
Yes, always. Motivates to do better next time.
Question 16 of 25
What sort of acting roles will you be seeking in the future?
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Minor roles. Dont want to leave her current life so mainly minor but if a large part comes up such as bodway I will be happy to take it.
2.
No but I got chance one more acting.
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I hope that I will be able to perform in as many different types of roles, name romantic, heroic, a villain and so on. I want to be able to achieve as much as I can.
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After extra work, small roles to later big lead roles.
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I will take anything I get. I love acting I would play the main charcater or just a background character as long as I can do something I love doing.
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Tv and film mostly tv shows movies ect.
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I hope to be on the more serious/dangerous side of acting, but any role at all would still be amazing.
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I hope that I am still performing dramas. I love being dramatic.
9.
Mysterys rommance hannah pll.
10.
I would love it if I got into a roll with a lot of funny lines. Although I also like mysterious roles too.
11.
Like a main character, the perfect girl, and I want to play roles that isnt me so I can try new things.
12.
Erotic Horrors, work with girls with high class.
13.
More Shakespere and odd, unexpected roles.
14.
For musical, like Heathers, Into the Woods.
15.
I would like to go into action movies or movies that are based on books.
Question 17 of 25
Are you a union member?
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1.
Yes from plain bland person that didnt have any emotion behind it but now I put emotion behind my characters and put my own twist on it.
2.
Oh yes I surely have.
3.
Kind of and not really because I havent had much experience but I'm willing to work hard and do my best.
4.
Of course! Its inevitable, how could you not when your constantly evolving everyday one way or another. Especially if your hungry for your dream.
5.
Yes, because in the beginning I had a short role and got angry because I only had one line but, now that I look back on it, a role is still a role. No matter how big or how small.
6.
I feel like I have, a little bit, but I still have a lot to learn.
7.
I have learned a lot while acting, I can somehow coach others how to better act.
8.
I havent really started or ended.
9.
I think so I have always been a shy kid but when I act everything changes and im not scared.
10.
Yes, I feel that I can take on more challenging roles now than I could before .
11.
Yeah.. I think so coz till now I hav filmed loads of movies..
12.
I have because before I didnt take it as seriously as I do now and have an all new appreciation for the craft.
13.
Yes because I use to depend on other people while I was acting but know I depend on myself.
14.
I think I have definately matured.
15.
Of course I have realized that it's a lot harder than I thought it would be.
Question 18 of 25
In which area would you like to improve as an actor?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Becoming more dramatic and reading scripts better and learn different techniques.
2.
I am really great with becoming and turning into the character! And there is not really anything about my acting I am concerned about! Although, I would enjoy learning different teqniques and fun things to help me improve as an actor!
3.
Everything and Anything. Experience, Growth and Evolution. Maturity and Wisdom.
4.
Following my instincts on stage, stop playing it safe and be more involved in the moment. Because part of a beautiful performance is the new moment captured that cannot be repeated.
5.
I have never thought of that but I think comedy.
6.
I would like to improve how I portray the character I am playing.
7.
Finding spots in scripts and commercials when its ok to look down and when its ok to look up.
8.
I think my Comedic acting could be substantially better.
9.
Memorization and improvisation.
10.
Remembering lines and doing new roles.
11.
I would like to improve my comedic style.
12.
Nothing you think your a great atress.
13.
I w0uld like to improve in getting comfortable with on stage preformances and doing diferent things that might get me a little bit worried. Basically I dont want to feel nervous about preforming.
14.
I would like to improve upon how awkward I feel during rehearsals. I would also like to improve on my improvisation skills.
15.
Crying is my biggest challenge. I would love to improve on that.
Question 19 of 25
Of all the roles you have played in the past, which is your favorite?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Ms. Heather told me 2 act because I like drama.
2.
My mum used to send me to an acting camp since I was 7 years old. Once I was too old too go to the camp I decided that I wanted to continued acting so I did.
3.
My parents always encouraged me to do a club of some kind and meet new friends outside of school as I was always a shy child. It lead me to try acting as I have always liked the spotlight if it felt deserving. I then went through about three acting schools in about 10 years or so and slowly gained confidence and motivation for the industry.
4.
I got involved by looking at movies and copy the facials expression. And take drama and sign up for plays.
5.
I got involved by looking at movies and copy the facials expression. And take drama and sign up for plays.
6.
I performed in the Pirates of Penzance when I was in 7th grade and from that moment on it was history. I am forever a slave to the art of acting.
7.
Well before becoming an actor I was a programmer I thought that acting is what I am born to do because I have acted a lot, so I just started to act in comunity theaters and so I got by luck in acting.
8.
I dont know I just started acting.
9.
I was in 8th grade I was in the musical "pirates of penzies"
10.
Expressing mself in the songs.
11.
I got involved because when I did the willy wonka play my dream was to get violet and I didnt and I was a little bit upset about it so I took classes and realized I loved being in front of the camera reading and acting so I became better and bettre.
12.
In 7th grade when I preformed in the school play. I have been acting ever since then.
13.
I was in the high school play when I was in kindergarten, and then realized that I truly enjoyed performing on the stage and continued when I was old enough in middle school.
14.
When I was litlle my parents used to watch me in school plays and then signed me in the drama class.
15.
Passion of acting, got theater opportunity.
Question 20 of 25
Show us your version of the character.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I have been an actress for about 3 years.
2.
I have been an actress for about 3 years.
3.
Ever since I was born. Just playing. I started school plays when I was 3 up until now.
4.
Since I was in Yr 7. Taking my first drama lesson I knew then I wanted to become an actor.
5.
About hmmm 7 years not a lot actually.
6.
I would say five to six years.
7.
Since I was 13, so 7 years now.
8.
Since I was a child playing pretend.
9.
I am not an official actress but I got into the auditions in about 2 or 3 years.
10.
Professionally, around 6 years but really it's been all my life.
11.
Just now till good level.
12.
When does one become an actor? when he performs for the first time? when he takes a class? when he decides he is made for it and nothing else will do? when he falls in love with humanity? all of these have happened to me in a progressive manner through my life and it is difficult to pinpoint the moment you become an actor, or how long youve actually been involved in the art.
13.
I started in 1990s so like 20 years or more.
14.
I'm not technically an actor yet.
15.
I have never been an actor but I will like to be an actor.
Question 21 of 25
Can you read through a scene from the script for me?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
My toughest role would have been Nora in a Dolls House.
2.
Okay so my toughest role was when I had to play a stepfather that was really tough.
3.
Probably being in the featured ensemble. It was the first role which I had a lot to do.
4.
My toughest role was probably either Kid in NLG or Isabella in TTI. Both roles provided different challenges. Playing Kid involved a lot more mental preparation while TTI involved a lot physical exertion. Although I did lose a lot of weight for NLG, my physical self was more exhausted in the preparations for TTI.
5.
These questions are the same.
6.
I wish I could answer this question but I havent done any roles.
7.
The character I played in high school because it was so hard for me to pretend to be confident.
8.
Dull gret/angie from top girls.
9.
SO far it's been Elle because its really tiring and the note range is tough.
10.
Police commissioner role is very tough for me.
11.
Lead roles in first chance.
12.
Another role I found difficult was the role of juliet. It was likely hard because I had to play her in the scenes approaching her death and I was 12. I may not handle it with the maturity needed and may have resorted to cliches but I having read the play again, I think I can give a convincing performance.
13.
My toughest role was when I had to play an overemotional girl, who cries for everything.
14.
Being a person falling in love with at first sight.
15.
I haven't gotten a role yet.
Question 22 of 25
Tell me about your experience with improvisation.
Question 23 of 25
Tell me a little about yourself.
Question 24 of 25
What are your weaknesses?
Question 25 of 25
What are your strengths?

About Acting

August 17th, 2017

Acting is the work of an actor or actress, which is a person in theatre, television, film, or any other storytelling medium who tells the story by portraying a character and, usually, speaking or singing the written text or play. Most early sources in the West that examine the art of acting (Ancient Greek: hypokrisis) discuss it as part of rhetoric.

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