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Attention, aspiring actors and actresses! Break into show business with the tips in these Howcast video.
You Will Need
- A location
- A technique
- A budget
- A computer with internet access
- Audition material
Decide where you want to live
Decide what part of the country you want to live in. Many theater actors choose to study in New York, but there are excellent schools all over the country.
Research acting techniques
Research acting techniques. Techniques include Stanislavsky's system, Uta Hagen's school, and the Meisner techniques.
Explore schools that teach your preferred technique
Explore the schools that teach your preferred technique. Note the tuition and living costs for the schools you are considering.
Review the application process
Search for schools on the internet and review the school's application process. Remember that many drama schools' admissions require an audition.
Prepare your application
Prepare your application and audition material. Once you’ve been accepted, you can start training that acting bug.