the Usherettes sing in the Broadway Musical, The Producers, written by Mel Brooks and
Tom Meehan. With every new show, there is always competition to be the best show.
Since the tender age of six-years-old, I have performed in over fifty stage productions.
Out of those productions, I have done a New York City World Premier, tours, regional
theatre and many other types of theatrical demonstrations. I would like to continue my
hobby as an occupation. To continue with my thespian career, what do I need to make
this goal come true?
An actor is a person who performs on a stage or on the screen. To be a thespian
takes time, patience and talent.(Actors; Yehling)
Several people believe the misconception that acting is not a respectable
profession. Where in fact, apart of being a thespian is understanding that people won’t
give them the full respect they deserve. Another important part[->0] of being an actor is to feel
good about what their doing. In addition, to feeling good about yourself you need to,
“interpret life through the window of your own life[->1] experiences.” (Yehling) Although
jobs are very scarce, it helps to do a show that has good material. To increase the chances
of getting employed professional training is imperative. According to Careers in
Acting eighty-six percent of non-equity actors receive training of some kind. Before a
production begins, an actor must memorize all lines and cues for the first rehearsal. Once
in rehearsal for a show, it is now even more critical to spend numerous hours on their
own time to go over blocking and songs.
“EVERYTHING IN LIFE IS ONLY FOR NOW.”
(Avenue Q) Unlike regular jobs that you can stay in for a lifetime, acting jobs are usually
short-term. The average chorus job could last for around five months. Lead roles however
could last for sometimes years. For most jobs you go to interviews for the job, for acting