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Acting

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Transcript of Acting

Acting
General Responsibilities
Go to auditions.
Learn about characters in the script.
Memorize/study lines
Work closely with other actors.
Rehearse your part.
Promote productions through interviews.
Managing performance area, costume, and props.
Confer with the directors about things such as emotion, gestures, and facial expressions.

Preparation Needed
Take college drama classes or acting conservatories.
Find an agent.
Hire an acting coach.
Learn foreign accents.
Get your finances in order.
Get ready to really work hard.
Train your ears to listen.
Be able to memorize lines.
Have prior acting classes before you audition for any part.
Have confidence.
Studied Requirements
Bachelor's degree of Fine Arts.
Take classes in...
Voice expression, diction and projection.
Acting for the screen
Stage combat techniques
Script analysis
Movement and physicality

Tom Cruise
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV was born July 3rd 1962 in Syracuse, NY to Thomas Mapother III and Mary Lee Pfeiffer. Tom was raised in poverty and brought up as a Catholic. He had an abusive father that beat him up constantly. While growing up, Cruise moved around a lot. By the age of 14, Tom had attended 15 different schools where he was bullied at every one. Cruise's professional acting career started in 1981 when he played a part in
Endless Love.
His first main role was in
Taps,
the same year as
Endless Love.
Another major movie Cruise starred in was
All the Right Moves
and
Risky Business,
as well as
Top Gun.
Cruise has been married three times and has three children. His most recent wife was Katie Holmes, they divorced in 2012. He has three children, one who is biological.
Resume
One Page
At the top-basic info about yourself
Include experience (any roles previously)
List your education and training history
Proficiency level of certain acting skills.

Yale School of Drama
m.wimp.com/goodacting
Fun Facts
-Richest actor: Jerry Seinfield (820 million)
-Rin Tin Tin, a German shepherd that starred in many silent films, almost won the first Oscar for best actor but the Academy, “believed that this new idea of handing out these Oscars could possibly be damaged by the first Best Actor being a dog.”
-During the 1st season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith memorized the lines of EVERYONE in the cast. If you go back and watch closely, see him lip synching the lines of whomever was speaking in a scene.
You also must choose a style:
Ask yourself which type of actor do you want to be?
Who is your favorite actor? and mirror something like them.
Once you get the part you must:
Prepare the role
Know what the play is about
Know why is your actor in the play?
How can you describe him, his desires, his fears, his goal in life, just as important as his occupation, family-background, sexuality, age, upbringing, cultural backgroud, etc.
Sources
education-portal.com
various google images
http://www.acting-classes-online-tips.com/actor-prepares.html
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