Robert Kerin-SL1105D-26M-Individual assignment 4

Robert Kerin-SL1105D-26M-Individual assignment 4 - Robert L...

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Robert L. Kerin SL1105D-26M Week 3 Individual Work Assignment 9/2/2009 Everyone at some time or another wants to achieve his or her lifelong dream. My lifelong  dream is to become an actor. Becoming an actor is not easy to do. To begin pursuing the acting  profession, three challenges need to be accomplished. The first of these challenges is to realize  that it may take many years to become successful in this profession and not to become  discouraged. The second challenge is to learn some acting skills before seeking representation  from an agent. And, the third challenge is to prepare an effective resume and headshot package  that will attract an agent and a future job.  People interested in acting want to be selected for a great part right away. They want to  be discovered and placed in a television show or a film. Being discovered does not happen  often. Obtaining a job as an actor is very competitive, as many people want to become actors.  Acting is a profession that people seem to crave.  Actors have an opportunity to perform in all  entertainment venues. They portray a variety of characters and even do research for roles that  are complex (“Occupational Outlook”). People must realize that “actors endure long periods of  unemployment, intense competition for roles, and frequent rejections in audition” (“Occupational  Outlook”). After realizing that becoming an actor may take some time, people should become  prepared to audition for casting directors so that they are as effective as possible when an 
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