Is Acting the Business for You?

Lana’s first contribution as a Back Stage Expert is now available on Backstage.com. Check it out and take the quiz to decide if you have the mettle for an acting career!

12 Questions to Determine Whether You’re Ready to Pursue Acting

By Lana Veenker, CSA | Posted Oct. 2, 2012, 5:41 p.m.

Think you have the temperament and business sense to survive in the entertainment industry? Take Lana’s self-evaluation quiz and see how you score.

1. Is acting the only career that will make you happy? Would you be miserable if you only pursued acting for fun?

2. Are you comfortable not knowing where your next paycheck will come from? Or realizing that it may depend on something as arbitrary as your looks or the way you deliver a line? Does security sound like death to you?

 

Link to full article.

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