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June 19, 2009, 10:47 AM
Mominbiz
RESUME FORMATS
quote:
Originally posted by CAbywayFL:
I was wondering if you wanted to add a theater credit and the show was a monologue show what do you put as your "role"?
Thanks
Does the show have a name like "Vagina Monologues," or is it like a showcase at an improv venue or in a class?


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"If you can dream, you can do. Making it happen is up to you!"
June 19, 2009, 11:52 AM
CAbywayFL
No, it has a name - (Sex, Relationships and sometimes Love)
July 30, 2009, 12:02 AM
Mominbiz
quote:
Originally posted by CAbywayFL:
I was wondering if you wanted to add a theater credit and the show was a monologue show what do you put as your "role"?
Thanks

You can list it as Principal if your character does not have a specific name.


- MIB -
"If you can dream, you can do. Making it happen is up to you!"
July 31, 2009, 10:32 AM
SplendidEuphoria
Hmmm...all the links are not working.


Just be yourself...and let that be your guide.
July 31, 2009, 10:53 AM
Mominbiz
Yes, I know! Very frustrating, but I guess since this thread is 3 years old, some of the links are outdated or were blocked for whatever reason by backstage.

If there is a specific question anyone has, just ask and someone on here should be able to help.


- MIB -
"If you can dream, you can do. Making it happen is up to you!"
July 31, 2009, 11:19 AM
SplendidEuphoria
quote:
Originally posted by Mominbiz:
Yes, I know! Very frustrating, but I guess since this thread is 3 years old, some of the links are outdated or were blocked for whatever reason by backstage.

If there is a specific question anyone has, just ask and someone on here should be able to help.


Well...I do have a resume but I am not for sure how good it is. So it would be more of a critique I'd need or maybe a physical example more or less?


Just be yourself...and let that be your guide.
July 31, 2009, 11:35 AM
TRUTHTELLER59
quote:
Originally posted by SplendidEuphoria:
quote:
Originally posted by Mominbiz:
Yes, I know! Very frustrating, but I guess since this thread is 3 years old, some of the links are outdated or were blocked for whatever reason by backstage.

If there is a specific question anyone has, just ask and someone on here should be able to help.


Well...I do have a resume but I am not for sure how good it is. So it would be more of a critique I'd need or maybe a physical example more or less?


I posted an example a few posts back:
http://bbs.backstage.com/eve/f...=407101291#407101291


http://truthteller59.wordpress.com
August 05, 2009, 10:35 PM
SplendidEuphoria
quote:
Originally posted by TRUTHTELLER59:
quote:
Originally posted by SplendidEuphoria:
quote:
Originally posted by Mominbiz:
Yes, I know! Very frustrating, but I guess since this thread is 3 years old, some of the links are outdated or were blocked for whatever reason by backstage.

If there is a specific question anyone has, just ask and someone on here should be able to help.


Well...I do have a resume but I am not for sure how good it is. So it would be more of a critique I'd need or maybe a physical example more or less?


I posted an example a few posts back:
http://bbs.backstage.com/eve/f...=407101291#407101291


What if...you are just getting started in acting and all you have is training. I was in highschool heavily involved in AP classes and extra curricular stuff and never was in any plays except like 1. (Which I was told I did very good in) LOL. But is there like a begginers resume? I saw some online but not sure if it's proffesional enough? I saw you said something about a cover letter but a lot of those links were bad.


Just be yourself...and let that be your guide.
August 06, 2009, 12:11 AM
TRUTHTELLER59
"What if...you are just getting started in acting and all you have is training. I was in highschool heavily involved in AP classes and extra curricular stuff and never was in any plays except like 1. (Which I was told I did very good in) LOL. But is there like a begginers resume? I saw some online but not sure if it's proffesional enough? I saw you said something about a cover letter but a lot of those links were bad."


If you have no credits you follow the same example but looking like this:

At the top and centered:
Name (Centered and is largest in font size)
Union affiliation (if any)
CELL Phone Number
Email

Left side under the top and centered stuff:
Height
Weight
Hair color
Eye color


Training
Skill learned/School or teacher/Location (LA, NY?)

Special Skills/Abilities
Be creative with this. When I was starting out and interviewing with agencies, they would usually go straight there and talk about my special talents and even had me demonstrate some of them.


http://truthteller59.wordpress.com
August 29, 2009, 11:48 PM
Mominbiz
*Bump*


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"If you can dream, you can do. Making it happen is up to you!"
October 12, 2009, 02:23 PM
Mominbiz
*Bump*


- MIB -
"If you can dream, you can do. Making it happen is up to you!"
October 23, 2009, 10:48 PM
Mominbiz
*Bump*


- MIB -
"If you can dream, you can do. Making it happen is up to you!"
December 23, 2009, 12:20 AM
Mominbiz
*Bump*


- MIB -
"If you can dream, you can do. Making it happen is up to you!"
January 28, 2010, 11:25 PM
Mominbiz
*Bump*


- MIB -
"If you can dream, you can do. Making it happen is up to you!"
January 29, 2010, 09:05 AM
topkatt
I'm a little mystified. There are so many books out there on how to put together a good resume- why so many posts on a subject that while important, is such a relatively simple & straightforward thing? Outside of a few minor details, all resumes look very much the same, anyone who's seen them knows that. "In LA the film credits go on top, in NY the theater credits go on top, followed by, followed by...". SO WHAT ELSE IS NEW? And why all these multiple BUMPS??? We get it!!