What are the best resources for becoming an actor?

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    #1[TUTORIAL] How to Become an Actor

    [TUTORIAL] How to Become an Actor

    How to Become an Actor is a page on the Learn How To Become website that has a bunch of useful information, from tips to actual data of how many acting jobs there are per year on each state. If you check out this page, you'll have a clearer picture of what to expect from an acting career in the US, and how to prepare for it.

    Articles

    Free

    Matthew Long
    Written on November 29, 2017
    "If you dream of acting then this app is very useful to help guide you."
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    #2StarNow Audition Finder

    StarNow Audition Finder

    Find out about the latest acting audition and modelling jobs with StarNow Audition Finder, a free to download app that has lots of auditions and jobs for actors, extras, models, musicians, dancers and more. 



    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Doris Rodriguez
    Written on December 4, 2017
    "I love this app. I am by no means a professional actor but I enjoy getting extra roles in local movie productions and will even travel to nearby cities to participate because its so fun. It lets you know when and where calls are and is great for theater, movie, tv, dancers, and artists of all types. Its a great way to get involved and I can see it being really handing for an aspiring actor. Action!"
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    #3[TUTORIAL] How to Become a Film and Television Actor

    [TUTORIAL] How to Become a Film and Television Actor

    How to Become a Film and Television Actor is an article on The Balance website that gives you useful tips you might want to take into account if what you are pursuing as a career is acting, especially if you wish to make it in Hollywood.

    Articles

    Free

    Kevin Hansen
    Written on December 1, 2017
    "Some decent tips for the aspiring actors and actresses in your family. My days as a movie star have passed I fear, but my kids need to learn this stuff so they can support their daddy in the style to which he aspires! "
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    #4Rehearsal Pro

    Rehearsal Pro
    Rehearsal is a well-known app that helps you to learn your lines, memorize your scenes and explore your characters. It's great for actors of any kind
    Apps

    iOS

    $19.99

    Benito Caballero
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "Decent app that can aid someone in becoming a more complete and comfortable actor. If you had trouble memorizing your lines, then this app can help you."
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    #5Line

    Line

    Line is a mobile app which gives you a partner to rehearse your lines with unlike other learning lines apps out there. It also can be used by foreign language students to help them study for dialogue evaluations.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Miguel Ángel Carbajal
    Written on December 5, 2017
    "I am always aspiring to be a great actor and I am always looking for better resources to do that in. Line really works well and you can even get someone to help you with your lines and it's not just that. It can help foreign people study dialogues. "
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    #6Actsophia

    Actsophia

    Actsophia is an exclusive iPhone application which addresses every aspect of an actor’s career: training, submitting, auditioning, performing, tracking progress, and networking. Actsophia gives every actor the tools he or she needs to start booking and get going on the show business. 

    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    William Murphy
    Written on December 2, 2017
    "It's a worthy tool for anyone starting out in the acting world. Anyone who has prior training or experience may not get much use out of it. The UI could also use some improvement."
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    #7AuditionCal

    AuditionCal

    AuditionCal is an app ideal for actors and dancers to track and organize their auditions and events. This app is perfect for the professional actor who wants to stay organized right from the convenience of their phone.

    Apps

    iOS

    $0.99

    Susan Jackson
    Written on December 8, 2017
    "I'm an aspiring actor with numerous auditions and other events. This app helps me keep track of what I have coming up. It's great to keep audition reminders separate from other events on my calendar. "
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    #8Actor Audition App

    Actor Audition App

    In this easy-to-use App, designed for the auditioning actor, you will discover lots of thing to help you in your acting career, like the W.O.F.R.A.I.M. technique, a list of great actions for any character, voice exercises and many more features.


    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $9.99

    Paul Kelly
    Written on December 8, 2017
    "Actor Audition App is the best resource for becoming an actor. It has tons of tips and techniques that really improve your acting skills. It's great."
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    #9iPerform

    iPerform

    iPerform is a personal assistant that helps you record and track your career from auditions to bookings, contacts to finances and even does some of the work for you. With iPerform  you will always be able to add to and view your important career information.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Zachary Gordon
    Written on December 10, 2017
    "iPerform is an app that I wished I had when I first got into the entertainment industry. I like knowing where I'm going and when."
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    #105 Ways To Make a Killer First Impression

    5 Ways To Make a Killer First Impression

    First impressions are important because you only get one shot at them and people judge you within the first second of meeting you. The article 5 Ways To Make a Killer First Impression by Forbes tells you the things you must consider to ensure people are seeing your best side. 

    Websites

    Free

    Jeffrey Garrett
    Written on November 28, 2017
    "this article is just ok so it's nice that it doesn't cost anything... I don't know if it'll help you become an actor though "
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    #11The Amazing Improv Generator

    The Amazing Improv Generator

    The Amazing Improv Generator is a tool for those who need spontaneous ideas either for improvisational performances or creative writing assignments. This incredible app will provide you with a random character, setting and event all at the push of a button.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $0.99

    Grace Morrison
    Written on December 7, 2017
    "This app really cracks me up. What an ingenious idea. It makes for fun times with friends, but I have also used it for assignments in my college writing courses. Sometimes you just need a little help coming up with ideas for stories, and this app is a great and amusing way to find them."
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    #12Learn Your Lines!

    Learn Your Lines!

    Learn Your Lines! is a memorization app developed by Andrew Cope which is available on iOS devices. This free app features three modes like Read Mode, Memorize Mode and Test Mode.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Andrew Cope
    Written on November 16, 2018
    "Learn Your Lines! is a great app for actors to memorize lines. I was always terrible at memorization, but I've been using this app for years and it works great for me."

Summary

Best What are the best resources for becoming an actor
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1[TUTORIAL] How to Become an ActorArticles 14 Free
2StarNow Audition FinderApps 12 Free
3[TUTORIAL] How to Become a Film and Television ActorArticles 10 Free
4Rehearsal ProApps 9 Paid
5LineApps 7 Free
6ActsophiaApps 7 Free
7AuditionCalApps 5 Paid
8Actor Audition AppApps 4 Paid
9iPerformApps 3 Free
105 Ways To Make a Killer First ImpressionWebsites 2 Free
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