By Barbara A. Somervill
Find out what it takes to make it within the aggressive international performing.
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They provide narration for documentaries, appear in commercials, and read aloud to record audiobooks. Some actors become major stars, but many do not. Instead, they work a variety of interesting jobs. Actors may work on cruise lines, in theme parks, or at fairs and festivals. They audition for roles. They might teach acting at schools, parks, or community centers. Ed Gero is a professor at George Mason University and a professional actor. He is playing the role of Scrooge in a stage production of A Christmas Carol.
They might teach acting at schools, parks, or community centers. Ed Gero is a professor at George Mason University and a professional actor. He is playing the role of Scrooge in a stage production of A Christmas Carol. Gero juggles his teaching duties at the university with rehearsals and performances. 21ST CENTURY CONTENT In the past 10 years, the popularity of video games has opened up new opportunities for actors. Many modern games include complex stories with many characters. Actors are called on to do voice-over work for the characters.
Hours can be long. Television and movie actors might need to do the same scenes over and over. Actors might wait around for long periods of time to do a scene that requires only a minute or two of acting. Jobs may take one day, several months, or even years. Most actors have long periods when they are out of work. Many take on other jobs to help pay the bills. A television commercial takes a day or two to shoot. It takes several weeks or months to shoot a movie. Unless you are one of the stars, you would only work part of that time.