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How To Get An Agent

So you want to land an agent, huh? Signing with an agency is the actor's ever-elusive goal. Luckily, we've assembled a great collection of articles on finding an agent to help demystify the process for all you aspiring actors! Below, you'll find three steps on how to get an agent, how to meet an agent, and how to work with an agent. Also, make sure to check out even more content on agents in the related stories section! Before you know it, you'll have the best agent and be booking gigs in no time!

 

 

Step 1: How To Find an Agent

Don't know where to start when looking for an agent? We've got you covered! Deciding to pursue finding an agent is the first step to landing an agent. Check out the articles on finding an agent in this section to figure out where to start on your agent search!



  • Advice

    3 Steps To Pitching Yourself to Agents

    Eventually, you will need your dream team in place if you want your career to really soar. Spring is typically is the best time to seek representation. So, let me share three ways you can begin your pursuit without wasting time and money.

Step 2: How To Land an Agent

You just got an meeting with an agent? Congrats! Now you need to be on your game to impress that agent and prove to the agent that they absolutely must represent you! Do your research on the agent and the agency and prepare yourself to wow the agent and become an indispensible agency client!



  • Advice

    4 Things Never To Say In An Agent Interview

    Normally, I put most of my efforts into making suggestions about the things actors should do, but many actors make mistakes during an interview. Here are the most common questions to avoid asking.

  • Advice

    3 Steps to a Successful Agent Interview

    OK, so you finally get that call from the boutique agency on your wish list asking you to come in for an interview with your dream agent. Don't blow it! Be prepared! Here are three things to remember for the interview.

Step 3: How To Work With Your Agent

Now that you've landed an agent, the hard part is over, right? Wrong! The fun is just beginning! As an actor, you'll want to be the most reliable client for your agent so make sure you do your homework, work hard for your agent, and most of all: communicate with your agent. Your agent is there to help you so make sure you're helping your agent!



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