Build Your Career with Backstage

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From Sandra Bullock to Captain America himself, Chris Evans, many familiar faces from film, television, and more include Backstage in the story of how they got their start.

For more than sixty years, Backstage has been the go-to resource for aspiring actors all over the world looking to build a career, learn and develop their craft, and connect to acting resources and a community of professionals.

Backstage's digital platform is a talent marketplace and online resource with:

  • Casting calls for all kinds of jobs in locations all over the world
  • Profiles and tools that get you noticed
  • A rich repository of advice, how-to articles, and insider stories
  • Tools designed so directors, producers, and content creators can easily find, cast, and collaborate with all the talent they need

More types of opportunities

No matter where you are in your career or your professional acting goals, Backstage has opportunities ranging from roles in feature-length films and popular television shows to those beyond traditional entertainment that include creating content for major brands, being a key repeat player for creative agencies, and crucial roles in other commercial productions.

Jobs on Backstage include:

  • Actors and performers for scripted and unscripted projects
  • Lifestyle and fashion models
  • Influencers and UGC creators
  • Stage and theater actors

Backstage is your connection to casting directors, leading entertainment companies like Netflix, HBO, Disney, TikTok, Cirque du Soleil, and top brands like BMW, DoorDash, Google, and more for career-building opportunities and experiences.

Casting calls you can trust

Backstage helps you market yourself, build your portfolio, find high-quality work, and elevate you to the next level of your career. Casting calls are available for roles at every level, in every type of production. Backstage has more projects than any other platform, with new jobs added every single day.

Every job posted on Backstage is screened by our team of experienced casting professionals to ensure accuracy, legitimacy, and safety. Backstage is committed to maintaining its reputation of preventing scams from reaching its marketplace and providing a safe, trusted environment for actors and performers to pursue their dreams.

Profiles that get you discovered

Build a Backstage talent profile that showcases your images and reels, education, skills, credits, and other relevant attributes and details. Your discoverable profile puts you at the forefront of talent searches, so casting directors and creators can find you.

Talent seekers can contact you directly and invite you to apply for specific roles if they think you're a good match. Or you can search for and easily apply to casting calls yourself.

Build up credentials for union membership or accelerate your job and agent searches with greater exposure to career-building—even career-changing—projects.

Get experience, get noticed

Backstage is a place for actors, models, voiceover artists, and influencers to find work and build their careers.

Landing a role on Backstage gives you experience, an opportunity to network with creators, build your résumé, and create a portfolio of experience. These components are essential for agents looking for new talent. 

Know what’s happening in your industry

Backstage regularly publishes about topics in the entertainment industry and offers an array of educational materials to support your goals as an aspiring actor.

From in-depth career guides to important casting news and listings, our team answers the questions you want answers to:

From first-hand professional advice, inspirational stories from successful actors, and so much more, our content is designed to support actors. We constantly evaluate what new content and resources to offer to ensure we remain the most consulted resource for rising actors.

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