Lights, Camera, Action! So you wanna be a star? Or maybe you just want to look like one, or maybe you just want to be an actor, or maybe not. Well, if you are into acting or wanna be into acting or looking to advance your career or even if you are just passing by the area and want to take a look inside, Actorfest is calling all actors this year October 13th at the Manhattan Center Studios, Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, big city of dreams. It's the festival of actors time again and there will be a free exhibit hall, networking cafe and workshops. Every year tons and tons actors, singers, dancers, performing artists and other people meet face to face with tons and tons of agents, casting directors, acting teachers, vocal coaches, headshot photographers, and everything and everyone acting related in the known universe under the sun.
Workshops and Exhibitors will include: Actors Access, Actors' Equity Association, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, American Federation of Television and Recording Artists, Breakthrough Studios, Extras Access, Henderson Enterprises, Melody Jones Voiceovers, Modernage Digital Imaging Labs, New York Film Academy, NY Speech Improvement Services, Screen Actors Guild, Shakespeare and Company, ShowFax, SKheadshots.com, The Network, The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, TVI Actors Studios NY, Todd Thaler, Weist Barron, William Esper Studio, Hughes Moss Casting, NBC Universal, ABC, Disney Theatricals, Nickelodeon and Telemundo and many many more. Be There. Be Seen. Get Noticed. And be sure to remember to look for that copy of Backstage newspaper for that casting call opportunity, and bring those business cards, postcards, headshots and resumes to drop off and leave at the exhibitor booths and casting directors tables and smile, as you may be on candid camera.