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Extras Casting in LakewoodSearch for extras casting in Lakewood and begin your acting career today. An “extra,” sometimes called a “background actor,” is an individual who appears in movies and TV shows but doesn’t have any lines or speaks very little. They are typically used to fill in scenes in public places when around Lakewood such as classrooms, movie theaters, sports events, clubs, parks, bars, and restaurants.

How to Apply to Extras Casting in Lakewood

Gigs for movie extras casting in Lakewood can be posted in many different locations. We recommend that you apply online to extras casting in Lakewood. You can also find extra gigs on Craigslist and other local classified newspapers and websites.

Preparing for Extras Jobs in Lakewood

There are a couple things we recommend you do before applying to an extras casting in Lakewood:

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 Lakewood may require special skills such as swimming, playing a sport, or dancing.

Headshots. A headshot is photo that focuses on your facial features. It’s important you have a high quality headshot and have plenty of copies. Be sure to get a digital copy for yourself and confirm with the photographer you can reprint on your own. Prepare to leave 8×10 color copies of your headshot with every application.

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

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

How Much do Extras in Lakewood Make?

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

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