How to Become a Professional Actor

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We won’t sugarcoat the truth: Professional acting is not always an easy endeavor, but it’s certainly rewarding. To help you jump into the show biz world, we asked Backstage Expert and New York acting coach Matt Newton for some quick tips on all the basics. In the video below, he maps out the first steps you need to take if you hope to see your name in lights one day!

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Watch Matt Newton share his actor 101 tips!

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Matt Newton
Matt Newton is one of the most sought-after on-camera acting coaches in New York City. His clients include Tony winners, Emmy award winners, Golden Globe nominees, and well-known actors from film and TV.
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