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Actors portray characters by using speech, movement and body language. Typical work activities described in Actors example resumes are liaising with agents, networking, seeking for jobs, rehearsing, performing live audiences or playing in movies, doing voice-overs for commercials, and conducting research to bring the character to life. The strongest resume samples highlight artistic talent, outstanding communication abilities, and the ability to work in unpleasant conditions. Formal education is not mandatory, but many Actors hold a degree in a film-related study area.

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1

Actor

Read and selected two plays in which to perform.

  • Rehearsed and developed acting skills with the direction of the team leader.
  • Acted in in two plays and helped out in other plays.
  • Served a hostess by greeting patrons as they arrived at the play.
  • Announced the performance and the cast of each play.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
2

Actor

Auditioned for and performed in multimedia productions including: Print, Commercials, Corporate Videos, Theater, CD Rom, and Internet websites and videos. Performed as an On-camera actor in various mediums such as print work, commercials, corporate films, independent films and theater.

  • Partnered and networked with various casting agents, photographers, actors, acting coaches, directors and producers to ensure consistent work.
  • Increased revenue, product sales, and exposure for all clients while maintaining product integrity.
  • Studied with various acting coaches on a weekly basis and participated in ongoing classes and workshops.
Candidate Info
60
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Education
MA
San Francisco
3

Actor

  • Created and managed a profitable Limited Liability Corporation in the Entertainment Industry
  • Proactively developed and maintained a large network of industry professionals, including producers, directors, and photographers
  • Responsible for all financial aspects of the business: payables, receivables, taxes, and expenses
  • Earned eligibility in the Screen Actors Guild for appearing in numerous local, regional, and national ads for various media, including TV, Film, Web, and Print
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Communications, Minor
4

Actor/manager

Took on numerous backstage role is, including running lights, crew and box office.

  • Trained, coached and mentored actors to ensure a well-run and safe night.
  • Managed breaks and room assignments for actors
  • Handled paperwork regarding room assignments, security info and general application.
  • Assisted in set and costume design
  • Wrote out scripts for skits and outlines for actors
  • Acknowledge customer needs and concerns
  • Marketed out business and sold company merchandise
  • Became a key-holder with responsibility of opening and closing business
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Hospitality
5

Lead Actor/music Scoring

Developed new process for employee evaluation which resulted in marked performance improvements.

  • Worked with directors, other actors and playwrights to interpret lines and develop blocking.
  • Portrayed a wide range of emotions using body movements, facial expressions and gestures.
  • Collaborated with the director and an ensemble of 20 other actors.
  • Landed speaking and voice-over roles in 6 films.
  • Sang and danced during dramatic and comedic performances.
  • Conveyed each character's story through speech, body language and movement.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Actor/crew

  • Entertained and maintained customer satisfaction
  • Maintained and utilized equipment in my area of post (Sound systems, Lights, Animatronics)
  • Constructed small to medium sized trail attractions
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
Academics, And Business
7

Actor/assistant Stage Manager

Collaborated with a variety of professionals to produce twenty-five shows

  • Contributed creative and insightful ideas to engage our audiences
  • Arrived early and stayed late to organize and arrange the set and properties for each performance
  • Actively promoted shows to the community
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BFA
Theatre
8

Actor

Entertain the guests from ticket purchase until they exit the haunted corn maze

  • Dress in costume and make-up and portray particular characters in a defined way
  • Ensure guests safety within the corn maze
  • Entertain the guests from ticket purchase until they exit the haunted corn maze
  • Dress in costume and make-up and portray particular characters in a defined way
  • Ensure guests safety within the corn maze
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
Progress
9

Producer/actor

Produced "Running on Empty Dreams". Which garnered international distribution, and 3 Telly awards.

  • Approach financial investors for funding of the project.
  • Interview and hire for key crew member positions.
  • Review, analyze, and provide final approval of budget.
  • Ensure all permits and licenses were in place, prior to first day of principal photography.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Electronics
Architecture
10

Actor/ Security

Entertained guests through acting and active participation

  • Secured a safe environment for guests and coworkers
  • Assisted in selling merchandise such as men and women's apparel
  • Assisted in maintaining the appearance of the facility prior to, and after performances
  • Rearranged props at the end of shows for the following performance
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
Criminal Justice

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