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Your site is so great, it makes researching the business sooo much easier having all the info in one place! thankyou thankyou thankyou.
Amada, aspiring actress, Sydney, Australia


Hi Tony!
Most people don’t even take the time to tell a person how to reach their goal. I want to thank you for everything and for responding to my messages. Sometimes I just test people to see if they really care about my career and you do. You can continue to send me some tips on how I can accomplish my goals, because you inspire me a lot. Thank you for caring.
Jeffrey, Dallas, TX


Hi Tony!
Just wanted to say that this site is FANTASTIC! It's helped me quite a bit and it's now my #1 bookmarked item, which means I'm going to be visiting here regularly :) Thanks again,
Rob, aspiring actor, Canada


I absolutely love your site - it's SOOOO helpful and very impressive!
I am a frequent visitor and have signed up for the newsletter, plus I think it's so good I have recommended it to all my acting friends! Thank you for creating such a wonderful website!
Mischa, UK


Wow Tony! I would just like to comment on how much you have affected my life.
First of all, any questions I have are answered extremely fast, and not only that, you give me a very helpful answer every time. Also, by reading your newsletters, I obtain just the right information that I need to succeed in the acting business. I am so happy I discovered your site, and I hope you know how much we actors appreciate you. Thanks again, and I can't wait to read your next newsletter!
Laura Doukas, Actress


I did what you said and…I got two interviews with two agents! Thank you! Sorry but can I ask you…how do I prepare to go meet the agent? What do I have to do?
Marsha P., New York, NY, USA


This site has taught me a lot that I needed to know without dragging me all over the place.
Lauren, actress, Atlanta, GA

Acting Career Quick Start

Starting An Acting Career?
Then You Have Come To The Right Place!

Do You Want To Know How To Start An Acting Career?

3 things you absolutely need to know at the beginning of your acting career!

The fact is that most people who want to start an acting career, have not much of an idea of exactly what they need to do first. In this short video, I explain the first three things you need to do if an acting career is what you want. They are very simple and easy to understand and straight to the point.


The most important thing you can do to start your acting career!

OK. I'll tell you what it is. Get a mentor.In this short video Tony talks about the most important thing you can do to start your acting career quickly. In this short video, Tony talks about 5 key characteristics your mentor needs to have in order to really be able to help you start an acting career.

If there were such a thing as an acting career doctor and you came to here to this website to see me, I would first check to see if you had any of the following symptoms. If you do, I would say that you came to the right place.

1. Can't find an agent.
2. Getting auditions sporadically and very little acting work if any.
3. Believe that getting an agent will solve all your problems.
4. Not familiar with the concept of getting casting directors to call you in directly for auditions and don't know how to make that happen.
5. Main source of getting information to start your acting career is informational websites.
6. Don't have the money to start your acting career and think that the only way to get that money is to find a job and wait till you save up enough money to get started one step at a time.
7. When you get auditions, you don't get called back.
8. Have an agent, but the agent isn't getting you many auditions.
9. Even though what you have been trying to start your acting career isn't working for you, you still don't know what else you can do.
10. Convinced (and above all hopeful!) that it's possible to start an acting career without spending money or very little money.

If you do have any of those symptoms then you can do several things.

  1. Go up to the right upper corner of this site and sign up for the free ebook How To Start An Acting Career. That will get your started.
  2. Scroll down this page and see if there is something that will help you resolve a problem you might have in your acting career.
  3. Have a look at the menu here to the left and see if there is anything that might help you. On this website, you can find just about anything you might be looking for with regard to starting an acting career. We have remedies for all of those symptom!
  4. And if you want to start your acting career as quickly as possible without wasting any time at all and be guided through a step-by-step process together with a mentor, then click here for our newest program, The Acting Career Quick Start Home-Study Course .


Expert Advice from April Webster, Hollywood Casting Director

I had the pleasure of interviewing one of the most famous casting directors in Hollywood, April Webster. I asked her "What advice she would give to someone who wants to start an acting career?" Have a look at this video to see what her advice is. April cast Mission Impossible III, 2012, The Day After Tomorrow, CSI Crime Scene Investigation,and many other blockbuster projects. The day before this interview April met with Steven Spielberg! See the rest of Apri's exclusive interview for right here.


How Do You Start An Acting Career?

There is no one way to start acting, but there are some things you need to know and that if you start to do them sooner rather than later, you will increase your chances of getting off to a successful acting career start. The competition is fierce and if you do the same things everyone else does to start out, it will be more difficult to be successful. Read more on how to start your acting career.


How Does One Get
A Disney Channel Audition?

Getting auditions for the Disney Channel isn't easy, but there are some things you can do to increase your chances of getting one. We are here to help guide you in the right direction.
Go here and get started! Find Disney auditions and learn how to increase your chances of actually getting an audition!


Do You Want An Acting Audition For Your Favorite Show?

Disney & Nick are the dreams of thousands of teen aspiring actors. Here are 8 things that will get you closer to a Disney or Nickelodeon Audition.

Do You Need A Good Monologue
or Duet Acting Script?

We have those too! Have a look at this page to find a wide range of acting scenes and monologues for girls, kids, teens, women and men.

We also have a list of some of the best places on the internet to look for duet acting scripts. Have a look.


Expert Advice
12 Mistakes To Avoid When Performing Monologues

Memorizing the words to a monologue is one thing. Being able to perform it well is another. Read Monologue Expert Karen Kohlhaus' article that tells you about the mistakes you will want to avoid!


Do You Have What It Takes to Become An Actor?
Tony, the creator of enlisted
the help of five young actors to help answer that question.


A Great Acting Book Tip!

If you can't afford to start taking acting classes right away, but would like to start training and developing your acting skills, 112 Acting Games (Here to the right) is an excellent book to start with. It costs much less than taking a class, you can do it right from your own home and you can involve some of your acting friends and start to develop your acting skills while having fun with each other.

Be sure and check out the library for more books that can help you with your acting career.

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When you sign up in the orange space on the right column to be a member of, this is what you get:

1. A copy of the free e-book How To Start An Acting Career
2. A 7-day e-course: It covers the trap that most actors fall into and struggle with the most and how to over come it. Do you know what it is?
3. An e-mail directly from me, Anthony Smith personally every month with helpful and concrete ways for you to either get your career started or further your career Or just to get out of the no auditions or no agent rut you are in!
4. Coming soon: Exclusive video start-up seminars that will be reserved for "members only"!
5. As a member you will have the opportunity to be cast in our high-visibility video projects!
6. As a member, you are entitled to a 30% discount of my book: Acting Career Start-Up: The Real First Steps & you get a 50% discount if you buy it in the E-Book format.
7. You are also elegible to participate in our contests in which you can win money and and other things to help you start your acting career!

And by the way, you can feel secure about leaving us your name and email address. My staff and I DON'T LIKE spammers and promise not to give or sell your information to anyone for any reason.

Thank you for your visit and good luck to you in everything you do! We are here to help you learn as much as you possibly can about acting so that you can have a long and successful career. Look to the menu on your left and get started!

Anthony Smith
Fellow Actor, Author,
Television Host and
Creator of

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