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Extras Casting in Northwest YakimaApply for extras casting in Northwest Yakima and start an acting career today. An “extra,” sometimes called a “background actor,” is an person who appears in TV shows and movies but doesn’t speak or speaks very little. They are commonly used to fill in scenes in public places when around Northwest Yakima such as parks, bars, restaurants, clubs, movie theaters, sports events, and classrooms.

How to Apply to Extras Casting in Northwest Yakima

Gigs for movie extras casting in Northwest Yakima can be posted in different places. It is recommended that you apply online to extras casting in Northwest Yakima. You can also find extra jobs on Craigslist and other local classified websites and newspapers.

Preparing for Extras Jobs in Northwest Yakima

There are a couple things we recommend before applying to an extras casting in Northwest Yakima:

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

Headshots. A headshot is photograph that brings out your facial features. It’s important that you get a good quality headshot and have many copies. Be sure to 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.

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

Clothing. Most of the time, 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 a good range of clothing that can fit the various roles and time periods you’ll be applying for in any extras casting in Northwest Yakima. Make sure you have both casual and formal clothing.

Extras Wages in Northwest Yakima

Extras pay in Northwest Yakima varies. Extras pay is typically based on the role. More difficult roles normally earn more. According to Chron.com, extras in Northwest Yakima should expect to earn approximately $18 per hour. Important: never pay someone to apply for an extras casting in Northwest Yakima! Extras are hired employees and paid by the production. 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 “booking fees” or “photo packages” in their notices.

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