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How to become a successful actor



Acting
Becoming an actor is like exploring new world, new roles every day. A successful career in acting requires persistence, hard work and a bit of luck. Do not confuse yourself with luck. Luck only comes with hard work and passion. If you want to be successful in any field you have to be passionate about your work. There are few tips and tricks to become successful actor

Join a Media School


Acting is a skill, to enhance your skill you need to enroll yourself into media school. Okay, now the thing is how to choose best acting school. Acting does not come by reading books, it is more about practical knowledge. Look for the media school, who provides you with the industry exposure ,placements support and guidance under experts. In many colleges acting programs will also have useful insight and industry contacts, which can help with networking and making the right connections.

Observation


Become a keen observer. Observe what other actors do, what are the best they have, what mistakes they made. Learn from them. Observe them. Like at ICE- Institute of Creative Excellence by Balaji Telefilms organizes celebrity lectures on regular basis and gives opportunity to the students to learn at the live sets where they meet the experts and build their network as well.

Practice! Practice! Practice


Practice makes a man perfect. You might have heard it many times. But yes, It is the mantra of becoming successful in any field. It is not only about acting. If you meet any successful actor, they still practice their skills. Try to do better every time.

Build Good Network


To survive in this industry, you need to build a good network with people. Be nice to everyone. Try to speak to everyone and learn from the people. At ICE-Institute of Creative Excellence by Balaji Telefilms organizes celebrity lectures on regular basis and gives opportunity to the students to learn at the live sets where they meet the experts and build their network as well.

Say yes


Say yes to every role. It does not matter what role you have been offered, how much appearance you have on screen. It does not matter. Start with your career. Always remember You do not have to be great to start, you have to start, in order to be great.

Do not quit- Stay committed


Never ever quit, failures are the path towards success. Do not give upon your dreams. Stay motivated, Stay passionate. Read about successful actors. Always stay committed to your dreams.

Setting Realistic Expectations


Becoming a famous actor does not happen overnight. Knowing how to become an actor is hard work, and actually becoming a successful actor is even harder. That being said, it is important to keep realistic expectations. You may not become the star of the next big blockbuster movie or the next person to win an Oscar, but you can still love acting and aspire to be the best actor or actress that you can be. Celebrate your successes, and take each audition and role as an experience and learn from them

Have Patience


There is no shortcut in this field. Some actors were completely unknown until that one day when they got that opportunity which brought them to limelight. The reality is that years of hard work and preparation brought them to that light. Bollywood is a strange town. There are actors who have been working for decades when, suddenly, they land a role that brings them fame. Lastly, make sure you truly know what you are getting yourself into and try to prepare yourself mentally. If you cannot handle competition and rejection, this may not be the right career for you.