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

How to Apply to Extras Casting in Yakima

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

Preparing for Extras Jobs in Yakima

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

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

Headshot Photo. A headshot is photograph that brings out your facial features. It’s important that 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. Prepare to leave 8×10 color copies of your headshot with each application.

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

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

How Much do Extras in Yakima Make?

Extras pay in Yakima can range widely. Extras pay is commonly based on the role. More difficult roles commonly earn more. According to Chron.com, extras in Yakima should expect to earn approximately $18/hour. Important: never pay to apply for an extras casting in 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 ask a payment. Also, avoid any agencies that require “booking fees” or “photo packages” in their notices.

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