Background Actors/Extras

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) Who the heck would want to be a background…

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”…