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Extras Casting in Tysons CornerFind extras casting in Tysons Corner and start your acting career today. An “extra,” sometimes referred to as a “background actor,” is an individual that appears in TV shows and movies but doesn’t have any lines or has very few lines. They are usually used to fill in scenes in public places when filming around Tysons Corner such as restaurants, bars, parks, clubs, sports events, movie theaters, and classrooms.

How to Apply to Extras Casting in Tysons Corner

Jobs for movie extras casting in Tysons Corner can be found in various places. We recommend you apply online to extras casting in Tysons Corner. You can also find extra gigs on Craigslist and other local classified websites and newspapers.

Preparing for Extras Gigs in Tysons Corner

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

Training. There’s 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 Tysons Corner may require special skills such as swimming, playing a sport, or dancing.

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

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

Extras Wages in Tysons Corner

Extras salary in Tysons Corner can vary widely. Extras pay is usually based on the role. More complicated roles commonly get paid more. According to Chron.com, extras in Tysons Corner should expect to make approximately $18/hour. Important: never pay someone to apply for an extras casting in Tysons Corner! 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 notices.

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