Monday Myth Debunkers: We Need to See the Types of Characters You Can Play.

When crafting your reel, what criteria comes to mind?⁠

Showing us the best of the best, most likely, and also making sure you’re showing enough range. ⁠

But what exactly do we mean by “range?”⁠

A range of characters? Range of emotion?⁠

We sort of mean both. The range of 𝗬𝗢𝗨 and your ability as an actor.⁠

But what we don’t mean, is a digital pie chart of characters you could play. ⁠

You are not a pie chart. ⁠

You are an actor. You are a person. ⁠

If buttoned up lawyers don’t feel authentic to you, please, please, please 𝘥𝘰𝘯’𝘵 𝘱𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘪𝘯 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘭. ⁠

We do *not* need see a list of characters you can play. ⁠

Rather, we want to see many facets of 𝘆𝗼𝘂. Your emotional range, the range of your 𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦. ⁠

We don’t need to see you “play a doctor” to know that you’re trained enough to handle a medical role. ⁠

Promise. ⁠

Focus on the roles that 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘦 with you vs. the ones you 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘬 we need to see. ⁠

𝕊𝕙𝕠𝕨 𝕦𝕤 𝕨𝕙𝕠 𝕪𝕠𝕦 𝕒𝕣𝕖 𝕒𝕤 𝕒𝕟 𝕒𝕔𝕥𝕠𝕣 𝕒𝕟𝕕 𝕒𝕤 𝕒 𝕡𝕖𝕣𝕤𝕠𝕟.⁠

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