Having an Agent Is Not as Necessary as You Think It Is

Many newly minted actors think that they need agents and managers from the get-go if they want to become a successful movie, television, or theater performer. As professional actor, singer, and Backstage Expert Erin Cronican explains, however, this is a common misconception. As it turns out, taking a DIY approach can work for actors early on, and having a representative by way of an agent or manager really isn't necessary until later on. Find out exactly what she means in the video below.

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