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

How to Apply to Extras Casting in Sturtevant

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

Applying to Extras Jobs in Sturtevant

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

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

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

Resume. Your resume should have your contact info, physical features, and past work. This includes height, weight, age range, hair color, and eye color. Be open about your experience and include 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 very special, such as a Storm Trooper outfit, or zombie costume. It’s important to have different clothing appropriate to different time periods and roles you’ll be applying for in any extras casting in Sturtevant. Make sure you have both casual and formal outfits.

Extras Salary in Sturtevant

Extras pay in Sturtevant can vary widely. Extras pay is usually based on the role. More complicated roles usually earn more. According to Chron.com, extras in Sturtevant should expect to earn about $18 per hour. Important: never pay someone to apply for an extras casting in Sturtevant! 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 you to pay them. Also, avoid agencies that require “photo packages” or “booking fees” in their notices.

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