Background Actors/Extras

Good News & Bad News for Background Actors

Good News & Bad News for Background Actors  There are lucrative opportunities for those fortunate enough to find them  (arranged by Carmichael Phillips)  (Photo: Sigmund/Unsplash) There has been lots of bad news for…

5 Reasons Why Background Acting is a $h*tty Job

5 Reasons Why Background Acting is a $h*tty Job Let us count the ways… (By Jim Webb) Recently, I listed five benefits to beginning your acting career as a background actor. To be…

5 Benefits of Being a Background Actor

5 Benefits of Being a Background Actor The real question is, why would anyone NOT want to be a background actor? (by Jim Webb) (Photo: Jon Tyson/Unsplash) Who the heck would want to…

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  • What is a “Background Actor”?

    What is a “Background Actor”? Commonly referred to as an “extra”, the background actor’s role is to help give a scene the illusion of a real-life situation (By Tonya Tannenbaum) A “background actor”…