The profession of actor is demanding and difficult as any other profession, it requires a considerable amount of investment, hardwork and patience and the return it brings is invaluable satisfaction. There are millions dreaming of a great career in cinema or theater, climbing the canes of the Cannes festival under applause and flashes, crying, receiving an Oscar, earning millions for a film, rubbing shoulders with the greatest of this world.
However, the myth “common people can never become an actor” or “you should have some connection to get over there” has already buried the dreams of few aspirants even before the start of their career. The reasons behind this are many such as lack of courage of giving up their job, fear of rejection , low self-confidence etc.
Acting also requires a course of learning like any other profession. We totally agree that talent is inbuilt but it also needs to be carved to make a masterpiece just like a diamond.
After studying about Acting one can become technically sound which is an initial part for learning the skills and art of acting in detail. If you want to make acting your profession, then learning it both practically as well as theoretically is a necessary part. An actor must know the difference between monologue, dialogue and normal audition.
FirstCut is here to give Firstshot to all those people who aspires to become an Actor/Artist. FirstCut App comes with a digital approach in a view to eliminate the hassle of standing in long casting queues, saving a lot of time, effort and money.
What you have to do?
- Put your Best Foot Forward - Record a monologue of yours and upload it on the app personalized to your profile.
- Screening will be done depending upon the talent, skills and roles.
- You will be intimated if you get shortlisted by the casting director.
Requirements of Acting Profession
- Passion: Everyone aspires to become an actor but only few cross the boundary line. The difference which pushes one to their best self is their passion.
- Talent: If a person has a passion for something and he/she dedicatedly works for the same and focuses on developing skills required to become a good actor, then talent itself occurs inside them. They are just required to utilize it. Acting totally depends upon the hard work you do and the passion you carry inside yourself. Moreover, the passion and hardwork becomes a mixture and carries out the hidden talent of yours. Now, it is the duty of the person to showcase his/her talent in a positive way and on a correct platform.
- Consistence: If you want to achieve your goal then the most important requirement is your consistency. If you are working regularly for your skills, then no one can stop you to sharpen and enhance it. For achieving any goal, a person is required to be consistent towards it. As per the old saying we believe that Consistency is the key for success.” If a person is doing any work with proper concentration and consistency then he/she will definitely achieve his/her goal.
- Patience: Patience is one of the most important keys for achieving your dreams. One is required to be patient for reaching out to their motive/goal or in other words we can say that if you have patience inside you then only you can achieve your goals. Ayushmann Khurrana once tweeted that “I have patience, and I smile these are the only two talents I have”.
If you aspire to be one then be the one. Every occupation comes with its own phase. A lot of challenges will come and the only thing that you can do is to be focused, consistent and patient. If you have the skills, perseverance and zeal that drives you towards it, you will get it which is evident from the stories of a lot of actors like Rajkumar Rao, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, to name a few
As Kamal Haasan has said “I am a 21st century man. I don’t believe in magic. I believe in sweat, tears, life and death”