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Extras Casting in BarabooApply for extras casting in Baraboo and begin an acting career today. An “extra,” sometimes called a “background actor,” is an person that appears in movies and TV shows but doesn’t speak or has very few lines. They are usually used to fill in scenes in public places when filming around Baraboo such as classrooms, movie theaters, sports events, clubs, parks, bars, and restaurants.

How to Apply to Extras Casting in Baraboo

Jobs for movie extras casting in Baraboo can be found in various locations. We recommend that you apply online to extras casting in Baraboo. You can also find extra gigs on Craigslist and other local classified newspapers and websites.

Preparing to Apply to Extras Jobs in Baraboo

There are a few things we recommend before applying to an extras casting in Baraboo:

Training. There is no special training required for extras. Most extras need to look calm and natural in background scenes or interactions with the main actors. Some extras casting in Baraboo could require special skills such as swimming, playing a sport, or dancing.

Headshot Photo. A headshot is photograph that highlights your facial features. It’s important you obtain a good quality headshot and have many copies. Be sure you get a digital copy and confirm with the photographer you can reprint any time you want. Be expected to leave an 8×10 color copy of your headshot with each casting application.

Resume. Your resume should have your work history, contact info, and physical features. This includes height, weight, age range, hair color, and eye color. Be up front about your experience and provide any relevant education or training you might have.

Clothing. It’s common that extras are required to provide their own clothing/wardrobe, unless it’s something very special, such as a zombie costume or Storm Trooper outfit. It’s important to have a good range of clothing appropriate to different time periods and roles you’ll be applying for in any extras casting in Baraboo. Make sure you have both casual and formal attire.

Extras Salary in Baraboo

Extras pay in Baraboo can vary widely. Extras pay is commonly based on the role. More difficult roles typically get paid more. According to Chron.com, extras in Baraboo should expect to make approximately $18/hour. Important: never pay to apply for an extras casting in Baraboo! Extras are hired employees and paid by the production. You should be required to complete tax forms, just as with any other job. No legitimate agency will require you to pay them. Also, avoid agencies that require “booking fees” or “photo packages” in their notices.

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