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Actresses bring characters to life during live performances or in films, by using speech, body language and movements. This profession includes duties such as networking, finding job opportunities, learning lines, rehearsing, performing research to portray characters better, and doing voice-overs for commercials. Based on our collection of example resumes, the most sough-after qualities in an Actress are exceptional communication abilities, talent, and the willingness to work long hours in difficult conditions. Actresses are not required to have formal training, but many candidates to this job highlight a degree in a film-related area in their resumes.

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1

Set Construction, Usher, Actress

  • Helped construct various sets for University Theatre productions
  • Greeted patrons and guests and aided them in finding their correct seat
  • Performed as lead role, Rachel, in production of "Couch"
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Broadcast Communications
2

Supporting Actress, Featured Performer, Ensemble Member

Performed in several musicals over the summers.

  • Learned the vocal score, the choreography, and the blocking for scenes for a full-length musical production in six days.
  • Appeared in several recordings and commercial and photo shoots for the productions.
  • Solicit sponsors and funding for current and future performances.
  • Volunteered for children's activities and events the company sponsored throughout the season to promote the community's involvement in the arts.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
3

Business Assistant/voice Actress

Supported production tasks for studio projects

  • Worked in Accounts Receivable department
  • Deposited checks and used accounting software to organize financial information for five radio stations
  • Assisted in billing process for each station including developing monthly financial reports for corporate
  • Edited audio packages using digital editing software such as Microsoft Pro Tools and Adobe Audition.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Broadcast Journalism
4

Actress and Commercial Print Model

Job seeking and networking and liaising with agent.

  • Prepared for and attended auditions learned lines and rehearsed.
  • Researched or undertook activities to help prepare for a part.
  • Discussed interpretation and delivery with other members of the company and the director.
  • Performed for a live audience.
  • Performing in a studio or 'on location' for film, television, internet and radio broadcast.
  • Managed the performance area, costumes and props.
  • Prepared and photo shoots.
  • Worked as a walk-on or extra for television or film.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Organizational Management
MBA
Criminal Justice Administration
5

Actress and Hostess

Act in various roles including "killer, " "victim, " and "detective" to assist in putting on a murder mystery dinner theatre show for an average of 60 guests per week

  • Coordinate seating arrangements for evening
  • Monitor kitchen staff dinner orders
  • Run rehearsal and adjust timing of the acting, and troubleshoot problems as they arise
  • Market the show in such a way as to procure tips for the actors and the company
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Creative Writing
6

Senior Actress

(Seasonal Work only during Halloween)

  • Nightly performance to audience of about up to 5,000 people
  • Designing and painting sets
  • Applying makeup and costumes to myself and other actors
  • Strong interaction with customer to diffuse possible rude or dangerous behavior
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
Graphic Design
7

Actress/server

  • Exhibited a number of communication skills between both colleagues and audience members
  • Worked in a fast-paced environment that involved team work, prioritizing, and follow-through
  • Requirements included dependability and ability to work well with others
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Sociology, Emphasis
8

Sag/aftra Actress

  • Modeled in photo shoots for various print publications and advertisements
  • Promoted goods and services at different conventions and tradeshows
  • Provided a supporting role to a principal character in television shows, movies, and commercials
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Studies
BA
Philosophy
Real Estate Broker License
9

Voice Actress

  • Voice of lead animated character, Weiss Schnee
  • Built a current personal social media following of over 90,000 loyal fans
  • Key component of this highly successful award winning web-series
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Mass Communication Studies
10

Host/stand UP COMEDIENNE, VO & ACTRESS

Managing daily calendar meetings, appointments, activities and events

  • Producing & creating a plentitude of unscripted TV shows
  • Organizing casting calls, times and locations with exactitude and precision
  • Working as a spokesperson for business advancement
  • Advancing business awareness in Voice-over advertising
  • Managing highly personal projects requiring extensive research and detail
  • Making sure all legal permits are obtained and clarified
  • Organizing scene props and continuity for filming
  • Lead cross-functional staff in the delivery of high value services and completion of priority tasks
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Banking & Finance
Geography, Art

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