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Extras Casting in TacomaApply for extras casting in Tacoma and start your acting career today. An “extra,” sometimes referred to as a “background actor,” is an person that appears in a movie or TV show but does not have any lines or speaks very little. They are commonly used to fill in scenes in public places when filming around Tacoma such as parks, bars, restaurants, clubs, movie theaters, sports events, and classrooms.

How to Apply to Extras Casting in Tacoma

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

Applying to Extras Gigs in Tacoma

There are a few things we recommend to prepare for an extras casting in Tacoma:

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

Headshot Photo. A headshot is photo that highlights your facial features. It’s important you get a high quality headshot and make many copies. Be sure to get a digital copy and confirm with the photographer you can reprint on your own. Be expected to leave an 8×10 color copy of your headshot with every casting application.

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

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

Extras Pay in Tacoma

Extras pay in Tacoma varies. Extras pay is normally based on the role. More difficult roles typically earn more. According to Chron.com, extras in Tacoma should expect to earn approximately $18 per hour. Important: never pay to apply for an extras casting in Tacoma! Extras are paid by the production and officially hired employees. You should be required to complete tax paperwork, just like any other job. No legitimate agency will ask you to pay them. Also, avoid agencies that require “booking fees” or “photo packages” in their notices.

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