How do I get an agent?

How do I get an agent?

How do I get an agent?

How to land a talent agent

  1. Find Talent Agencies. The best way to find an agent is to contact the Actor's Union such as SAG-AFTRA and ask for their list of franchised agents. ...
  2. Market yourself. ...
  3. Interviewing with a Talent Agency. ...
  4. Questions you should ask your prospective talent agent.

Can you get an agent with no experience?

In short, yes. In fact, if you're aiming high, and are sitting at home with no professional credits, no formal training, and limited acting experience, it's nearly impossible. But, though it's nearly impossible to sign with a great agent, if you follow the path set out below, there might just be hope.

What to include in a cover letter to a talent agent?

  • Be sure to include with your cover letter the basics you’d want any talent agent, manager or casting director to have about you. Send or submit online your current head-shot (with resumé stapled back-to-back). Make sure all the contact information you send, including any website urls and credits, are accurate and up to the minute current.

How long should a cover letter be for a casting director?

  • Personal communication with the casting director or talent agent will differentiate your resume from the rest and make it easier for the casting director and/or talent agent to remember you when a role needs to be filled. Your cover letter only needs to be three or four short paragraphs.

What should be included in an acting cover letter?

  • A Cover Letter should be a personal letter (not general) that addresses the director, agent, manager, or casting director, in order to tell him in a few more words why a specific actor is right for a certain job / role.

How to email a talent agency for representation?

  • If it’s more than a short paragraph, I delete it. Agents and managers don’t have the time to read about your “special skills,” high school performances, where you studied drama in elementary school, or how many musicals you’ve performed in.

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