Hi all! I'm a recent grad from a top tier acting school and am looking for some advice to break into the industry. Curious to hear from those of you on the road, how have you made progress in your acting careers? Especially how were you able to catch the eye of an agent? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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I've found that it really is all about networking. Focus on getting out there, joining meetup groups, attending networking events

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I started following local directors on social media and searching hashtags like #castingcall and #opencall. It worked well for me as an actor, I'm sure it'll also be helpful for you too.

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My roommate was an actor, and he just auditioned LOADS and for everything under the sun. It was stressful but it helped him figure out the stuff he liked because he tried out so many things

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You need to network yourself. I know it does sound a little intimidating at first, but hear me out. If you can be real and make friendships, or at least show your face at events, down the track when you meet with these people in a professional setting, you already have a slight ‘in’. Going along to see theatre or film premieres, or taking part in workshops shows that you are keen to be a part of this industry; and you get to watch theatre and film, which, hopefully, you should enjoy.

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You just gotta put yourself out there. It's not an easy career to get going and it'll take a lot of networking, auditioning, and just generally putting your name and face out there. Good luck!

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