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Extras Casting in Whitefish BayFind extras casting in Whitefish Bay and kick off your acting career today. An “extra,” sometimes called a “background actor,” is an person that appears in a TV show or movie but does not speak or speaks very little. They are typically used to fill in scenes in public places when around Whitefish Bay such as restaurants, bars, parks, clubs, sports events, movie theaters, and classrooms.

How to Apply to Extras Casting in Whitefish Bay

Gigs for movie extras casting in Whitefish Bay can be posted in various places. We recommend that you apply online to extras casting in Whitefish Bay. You can also find extra openings on Craigslist or other local classified websites and newspapers.

Preparing to Apply to Extras Gigs in Whitefish Bay

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

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

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

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

Wardrobe. Most of the time, extras are required to provide their own clothing, unless it’s something unique, like a Storm Trooper outfit, or zombie costume. It’s important to have different clothing appropriate to different roles and time periods you’ll be applying for in any extras casting in Whitefish Bay. Make sure you have both casual and formal outfits.

Extras Wages in Whitefish Bay

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

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