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This is an exclusive interview with Hollywood Casting Director April Webster.
There are lots of places on the Internet where you can get information on how to start an acting career. Aside from this website and ActingCareerQuickStart.com, one of the absolute best place to get correct and valuable and above all, useful information is to get it from reputable industry professionals.
I get questions all the time about what the best way is to get started. I tell the truth, which is that it takes a lot of hard work, perseverance, intelligence, research, money, patience, thick skin and a whole lot of other things in addition to talent, which must be developed. But what I have discovered over these past few years is, not everyone wants to hear the truth. Many people when they hear how much work it is, they opt for that route that has them playing what I call, the acting career lottery. That means they first look around the Internet for someone who will tell them what they want to hear, that all you need to do is to get headshots and get an agent and you're all set. When that doesn't work, they soon get tired and give up. The dream of becoming an actor then dissipates and they get on with their lives. One of things we do well here on this website is not only to provide a great resource for information, but we often do it by bringing you reputable industry professionals to help us relay important and need to know messages to new and aspiring actors.
This is just one of many pages here on ActingCareerStartUp. com that gives you the information you need directly from one of the best sources imaginable, a woman who has been in the acting business for years and who is extremely well-respected. Here below you will see part of an exclusive interview with Hollywood casting director April Webster from her home in southern California.
Take the advice of Hollywood casting director April Webster and do what you need to do to get started. Here on this website we have some wonderful resources to help you learn how to start an acting career and that were put together with love and great care. Here are some of them:
Other video interviews with Hollywood casting director April Webster.
Video interviews with other reputable acting industry professionals.
Acting career research tips
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Just wanted to thank you for bringing me in to [audition for the video], meet you and chat this Saturday. I was really excited to hear about your working on actingcareerstartup.com and even took a look at it today - it's awesome! You are very well-spoken, knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and it shows through the work that you do! I hope our paths in the industry will cross again and really enjoyed meeting you. Thanks, again and best wishes with your very important work!
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