Find extras casting in Laredo and begin your acting career today. An “extra,” sometimes referred to as a “background actor,” is an person who appears in TV shows and movies but does not speak or speaks very little. They are commonly used to fill in scenes in public places when around Laredo such as classrooms, movie theaters, sports events, clubs, parks, bars, and restaurants.
How to Apply to Extras Casting in Laredo
Jobs for movie extras casting in Laredo can be found in different locations. We recommend that you apply online to extras casting in Laredo. You can also find extra gigs on Craigslist and other local classified websites and newspapers.
Preparing to Apply to Extras Gigs in Laredo
There are a couple things we recommend you do before applying to an extras casting in Laredo:
Training. There is no special training required for extras work. Most extras need to look calm and natural in interactions with the main actors or background scenes. Some extras casting in Laredo may require special skills such as playing a sport, dancing, or swimming.
Headshot Photo. A headshot is photograph that highlights your facial features. It’s important that you have a high quality headshot and have multiple copies. Be sure you get a digital copy and confirm with the photographer you can reprint on your own. Prepare to leave 8×10 color copies of your headshot with every application.
Professional Resume. Your resume should include your past work, contact info, and physical features. This includes eye color, height, weight, age range, and hair color. Be honest about your experience and indicate any relevant education or training you have.
Wardrobe. It’s normal that extras are required to provide their own clothing/wardrobe, unless it’s something unique, like a Storm Trooper outfit, or zombie costume. It’s important to have a wide range of clothing appropriate to various roles and time periods you’ll be applying for in any extras casting in Laredo. Make sure you have both casual and formal attire.
How Much do Extras in Laredo Make?
Extras pay in Laredo varies. Extras pay is usually based on the role. More complicated roles commonly get paid more. According to Chron.com, extras in Laredo should expect to earn approximately $18/hour. Important: never pay someone to apply for an extras casting in Laredo! Extras are paid by the production and officially hired employees. You should be required to fill out tax forms, just like any other job. No legitimate agency will require you to pay them. Also, avoid agencies that require “photo packages” or “booking fees” in their casting notices.
Extras Casting in Laredo reviewed by Janelle Meszaros
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