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TV Casting Calls
If you have the desire to make it as a television personality, whether on commercials, soap operas, and reality shows or dramas, TV casting calls will be essential to your career. Finding open casting calls in New York City or Los Angeles that provide auditions for television shows will be your entry into the world of the small screen. Every year hundreds of productions begin for a variety of TV shows and directors are always on the lookout for emerging talent. Depending on where you want your career to go, getting to as many open casting calls as possible is a great way to make yourself known.
Unlike film, television offers many more opportunities for aspiring actors. A film has only so many roles and the amount of films produced a year are limited. Television, on the other hand, has a wide variety of chances for actors and singers including commercials, reality shows, soap operas, news and sportscasts, infomercials, live telethons and many other productions. Granted some roles may not be the type of work you’re looking for but in show business any work is valuable face time and even if it’s just a quick part in a 30 second commercial you should make the most of it.
Both New York City and Los Angeles are centers for television production. All the major networks and cable stations are headquartered in these two cities and living in or near either will give you greater access to
TV casting calls
. Searching for open casting calls is a labor of love but with websites dedicated to aspiring actors and trade sites such as Variety you can find out where and when open casting calls are being held for the latest MTV reality show or a new car commercial. Try to make yourself available for as many casting calls as possible to increase your chances of getting a shot.
Like film, television auditions will require a resume and head shot. Spend the money to have a professional photographer do your head shot and make sure your resume is in order. Open casting calls for television often attract thousands of candidates and without a head shot you probably won’t be remembered. Keep your mind open and be prepared for some small roles at first but the opportunities in television are limitless and when you hone your technique for TV casting calls you’ll be ready when your big break comes.
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