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Professional Actors bring characters to life in films, TV productions and live performances. A typical Professional Actor resume describes responsibilities such as rehearsing, performing character research, wearing costumes and makeup, doing voice-overs for commercials, and performing in front of a camera or of a live audience. Based on our collection of example resumes, essential skills for this role are acting talent, the ability to perform in front of the public, physical endurance, stamina, excellent speaking abilities, teamwork, and networking. Most Professional Actors have undergone specific training and sometimes display in their resumes a degree in drama or theater arts.

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1

Professional Actor and Dialoguist

Contributed to 8 Films, 5 Commercials, a variety of plays ranging from Tragedy to Comedy, a web
series, and hosted a television show.

  • Awarded with Official Selection Prize in The Atlanta, [company name]
  • Nominated Best Actor in SoCal Film Festival 2010
  • Rated IGN's #3 Best Fan Film 2009
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
2

Professional Actor

  • Toured the United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, India and the High Seas entertaining a wide variety of audiences with acting, singing, dancing, audience participation and improvisational skills
  • Dance Captain: Oversaw rehearsals, taught new employees their job duties, maintained overall quality of the show by watching, taking notes and distributing them to the actors.
  • Participated in post-show talk-backs for educational purposes
  • Assisted in organizing, marketing and public relations for benefits raising money for Broadway Cares
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
C
Paralegal Studies
BS
Marketing / Communications
3

Professional Actor

Study and rehearse roles from scripts in order to interpret, learn and memorize lines, stunts, and cues as directed.

  • Attend auditions and casting calls in order to audition for roles.
  • Top performer as a syndicated series regular on MTV -Los Angeles network.
  • Top performer as a syndicated series regular on UPN -Battledome.
  • Charter member of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
BS
Business Management
4

Professional Actor

Trained under renowned industry acting coaches: Lane Napper & Kerry Lea

  • Worked in 8 films and 5 television shows - Names will be furnished upon request.
  • Member of the Screen Actors Guild Union (S.A.G)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and STATA
  • CPR certified; First-Aid certified; AED Certified; Certified Water Safety Instructor
  • Native in Spanish; Fluent in Portuguese; Working knowledge of Russian
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Economics
Marketing
5

Professional Actor and Vocalist

  • Performed in numerous productions in New York, Chicago, Las Vegas and regionally.
  • Member of Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors.
  • Founded and sang with award-winning a cappella group "Chicago Voice Exchange".
  • Directed recording, engineering and production of all CDs and marketing materials.
  • Managed sales and other business affairs for group.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BA
Economics
6

Professional Actor

  • Member of Actors' Equity Association ("AEA"), Screen Actors Guild ("SAG"), American
  • Literacy Tutor, The Salvation Army of Manhattan, New York, NY
  • Performance Outreach Program, Interborough Repertory Company New York, NY
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BA
English & American Literature / Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts
Social Work
7

Professional Actor and Acting Coach

Founder/Owner/Producer

  • Trained all skill levels of adults in traditional and improvisational acting
  • Marketing and selling positions in my classes
  • Performed all management operations of small business
  • Completed corporate professional team building sessions
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
23
years
at this job
BA
Russian Language And Soviet Studies
8

Professional Actor

Acted in multiple Law & Order shows

  • Acted in numerous CSI shows
  • Kept merchandise presentable for customers
  • Kept all sizes of a product available for customers to view and buy
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
Business Marketing Program
Business Marketing
9

Professional Actor; Director

  • Performed on stage: musical theater to classical
  • Speaking engagements
  • Singing: plays, weddings, funerals, a capella quartet
  • Created tape of original Christmas music: composed, arranged, played and sang
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
25
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Arts
MA
Liberal Arts
Music
10

Professional Actor

Responsible for contributing to the company as it runs multiple different shows by being prepared for long rehearsals during the day and performing shows at night non-stop throughout the summer. To maintain a readiness to perform many different tracks at any given time to help the show continue on without missing a step.

  • Communicate with audience through words and actions.
  • Create and maintain positive working relationships with many people from different walks of life.
  • Memorize full pieces of text.
  • Organize and plan for following days work.
  • Collaborate to help bring ideas to life.
  • Understand and maintain time-management.
  • Consistently achieve pre-determined weekly goals.
  • Maintain high fitness and health level.
  • Research on each show's subject material to be ready for whatever tasks arise.
  • Champion a commitment to honesty, integrity, and responsibility.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
Youth Leadership Erie County
BFA
Theatre Performance

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