Successful actor, writer, producer, author and director Tyler Perry is respected for his talent and work. Some of his work includes blockbuster movies like “Why Did I Get Married?” He also has great success in television with his series Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne.” Well-known and aspiring actors both jump at a chance to work on one of his acclaimed projects. Any actor knows it can be hard to land that perfect role or even get a chance to audition. Tyler Perry gives upcoming actors the opportunity to submit a short video application via his official website.
If you are looking for open, casting calls for one of his movies or television series have your agent keep you up to date. Constantly check with reputable talent agencies and other industry sources. Networking in the entertainment business can help a great deal. Given the opportunity to try out at one of Tyler Perry’s casting calls here are a few tips to help give you an edge.
• Be Prepared – Make sure you have done your homework on the audition. Know what the part is and what they are looking for, this will help you get into the right state of mind. With any audition you will need a professional head shot to leave when you try-out. It is a good idea to have a brief video highlighting your acting ability.
• Dress The Part – Every actor tries to get into character before auditioning. Be sure this does not include coming dressed as the character you are trying to land. Dress professionally; remember this is like a business interview. You do not want them to dismiss you just because you look messy.
• Be Professional – Do not let the audition process get you down. Even if the competition is stiff and you do not think, you did your best act professionally. Always smile, be courteous and leave a good impression. Even if you did not land that role if you leave a lasting impression, you might be called for another role in the future.
• Persevere – If you are serious about getting the chance to work with Tyler Perry you have to be persistent. You will be competing against many talented actors. You need to have the drive to keep on trying and not give up. If you land a role, it could change your life and your career forever.
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