How Do You Talk About Acting Audition Resumes?
Your resume is your first foot forward at an audition, so make it your best. Here’s how to create a great resume for your next audition. State your name. Your name should be at the top of the page in a larger font, but resist any temptation to use cursive or other fancy fonts. Bold face is OK, provided the font is still easily read. Include a phone number and email address at the top with your name. Your address is generally not needed. Create a clean layout. Your acting resume, like any other, should be clean and easy to read. Use no less than an 11-point font. Choose fonts like New Times Roman or Arial. Under “Experience,” your resume should include three columns: play title, the role you played, and the name of the theater or production company. (A column for the director’s name is discussed below.) It’s usually a good idea to include the month and/or year of the production in a fourth column, but this is optional. Double space between each entry, and capitalize the titles of the pl