Is Acting a good Career option?
Career in Acting
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I find a Career in Acting very interesting. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Acting is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Acting. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Acting, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/careers/acting-1
Karan Sharma's take!
Karan Sharma is an experienced professional with 15 years & 2 months in Acting. Karan Sharma has worked in Acting as Actor in Various Assignments. In Karan Sharma's own words, this is how Karan Sharma got into Acting: "Having realised my interest in acting at a very early age, I started attending workshops. I attended intense workshop at Nation School of Drama and also attended workshops in Avikal Theatre Academy and MISFIT. I worked for Kanadda, Assamese industry before moving to Mumbai. I then got a break with a television show Pyar ka bandhan. I have worked in shows like Mohi, Ekk nayi pehchaan, Kaala Teeka, Qayamat ki Raat along with many others. I will now be seen soon on a television show." Karan Sharma has a profile in a very interesting format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/karansharma
Career Video on Acting
In a video, Karan Sharma has talked about various aspects of a Career in Acting. Karan Sharma started by explaining Acting as: "Acting is an activity in which a story is told by means of its enactment by an actor or actress who adopts a character in theatre, television, film, radio, or any other medium that makes use of the mimetic mode." The video gave me so much food for thought.
It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Acting, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Acting. Karan Sharma touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
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This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Karan Sharma then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Acting:
Dedication & Focus
Command over Voice
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Karan Sharma believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Acting:
Becoming a Role Model
Name, Fame & Money
Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Karan Sharma believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Acting:
Maintenance of Lifestyle
Media & Rumors
In the final section of the video Karan Sharma talks about How a day goes in a Career in Acting. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Acting, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20181212-0003