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

How to Apply to Extras Casting in Lake Stevens

Gigs for movie extras casting in Lake Stevens can be posted in various places. It’s recommended that you apply online to extras casting in Lake Stevens. You can also find extra gigs on Craigslist or other local classified newspapers and websites.

Preparing for Extras Jobs in Lake Stevens

There are a couple things we recommend you do to prepare for an extras casting in Lake Stevens:

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

Headshot Photo. A headshot is photo that brings out your facial features. It’s important that you have a good quality headshot and have plenty of copies. Be sure you get a digital copy for yourself and confirm with the photographer you can reprint any time you want. Prepare to leave 8×10 color copies of your headshot with each application.

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

Wardrobe. It’s normal that extras are required to provide their own clothing, unless it’s something very special, like a Storm Trooper outfit, or zombie costume. It’s important to have different clothing that can fit the various roles and time periods you’ll be applying for in any extras casting in Lake Stevens. Make sure you have both formal and casual attire.

Extras Pay in Lake Stevens

Extras salary in Lake Stevens varies. Extras pay is usually based on the role. More difficult roles normally get paid more. According to Chron.com, extras in Lake Stevens should expect to earn approximately $18 per hour. Important: never pay someone to apply for an extras casting in Lake Stevens! Extras are hired employees and paid by the production. You should be required to fill out tax paperwork, just as with any other job. No legitimate agency will require a payment. Also, avoid agencies that require “booking fees” or “photo packages” in their notices.

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