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I Want to Be An Actress

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    I've always wanted to be an actress.

    When I was younger pretend was what I always played. When I needed to get through a difficult situation I would become the person who could do it. When I got into high school I took a theatre class and was cast in many productions from a local theatre. I did a kids news show for...
    Kristinas8 Kristinas8 41-45, F Jan 26

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    Secret Passion

     ive always had a secret love for acting, and i know that i doesn't make any sense that i didn't do any acting when i was younger because when i was in high school i went to an arts high school and i am gun shy and i have low self confidence and yeah and i trying to get over...
    Lacilove Lacilove 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    Check the Credits...

    I've wanted to be an actress ever since I can remember.  Not just because of the fame and fortune, but because it's one of the things that comes most naturally to me.  While I was never in the drama club or any school plays, I know that I still have the knack for acting...
    vampireheart vampireheart 31-35, T 1 Response Aug 13, 2008

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    Specifically, Jane Fonda

    Holy hell, did you see Jane Fonda?!  I've been watching the Golden Globes tonight, and cannot believe how beautiful Jane Fonda looks.  She is SEVENTY FOUR YEARS OLD, people!I would like to be her.That is all.No....wait.  I don't mean I want to be seventy-four years old, but I...
    milkynips milkynips 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2012

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    Dream Of Becoming A Actress

    I love plays, LOVE THEM. They are the second most important exciting activities in my life.  Besides being a writer, I also want to be a actress. I also love to sing. I sometimes dream about being Dorothy of the Wizard of Oz in my school plays. I could play it well I think...
    HaleyBloodRedRose1995 HaleyBloodRedRose1995 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    rachel96826 rachel96826 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Studying to Be An Actresse

     I am currently studying Theatre at a university up North. I really enjoy many of my classes. My favorite right now is a movement class. I also have directing class which a very different mindset then how an actor usually thinks. I hope to graduate in another 2 and half...
    Ceras Ceras 18-21, F Feb 18, 2009

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    Want My Dream Come True !!

    hi im from aruba and i really want to be an actress but i cant becuase there now lesson or class and i really want to be a star thats my dream sow i want a help for acting !!!thank you
    emkis12 emkis12 16-17 Nov 29, 2012

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    Acting

    It has been my dream for a very long time. my grandmother tried to become an actress also but like me went into art. I've decided that i'm going to do this now while i'm still young and pretty. I know I can do it its just where to start?
    EirSigny EirSigny 18-21, F Apr 26, 2011

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    I do .... I think I've got a good chance of

    'making it' should I decide to pursue acting. But I haven't decided to go for it yet. Perhaps soon. Perhaps.
    Unknownimus Unknownimus 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    When I grow up I hope to be like Barbara Palvin

    cause she's absolutely stunning and her and Niall (from one direction) are supposedly a couple but idk if its true but in my opinion their totally cute together :) anyways as I was saying I'm going go watch her at the theaters when she appears in the 2014 film Hercules: The...
    Alwaysthe2nd Alwaysthe2nd 13-15, F Dec 24, 2013

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    Following My Dreams...

    Look I've never acted before in my life, but for some reason I knew that what I was meant to be. Like it was manifested inside of me, of course every time I say I want to be an actress out loud it sounds absurd. But recently I've been cast in a play, nothing great just a little...
    smilinginthedark smilinginthedark 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    Take One.

    I want to be an actress! I really want to put out one of the talents I have. Acting, for me, isn't about the fame. Honestly, I could care less about hitting the big with some fancy company or organization or getting contracted with the top panchos. Acting is something I love to...
    zim zim 16-18, F 4 Responses Apr 27, 2007

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    I really soo bad want to be an actress

    and be in a movie that is my dream goal, and that would be my dream come true if I could meet famous people and be in a movie right next to them, but idk what I have to do to be notified by them.
    feelinghelpless4 feelinghelpless4 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My Passion

    I've always wanted to be an actress. A theatre actress. I'm not saying I would deny a movie roll or anything, but I don't want to act for fame, I want to act because I'm passionate about it. My mother has never been supportive of my dreams, telling me that by pursuing it I would...
    dramaticthespian dramaticthespian 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    I Am Officially An Actress

    Not likely to get famous for it though. I do not want to be in the film industry or anything like that. Plays are my thing. I have been in three contemporary productions so far playing the overcompetent teen murderer on the run, the mentally fat unconfident lady with a bad...
    AmethystMoonChild AmethystMoonChild 16-17, F May 7, 2013

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    My Dream

    It has always been my dream to be an actress i have always wanted too ever since i was little i just love it so much it is a lot of fun too but anyway i just hope i can be one someday because it has always been my dream to be an actress and plus i love theater too it is just so...
    goneawayforgood goneawayforgood 22-25 2 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    "Acting-shmacting, Make Up Yer Mind."

    It really is what I'd like to do for the rest of my life. I realized last year, as we were pulling out of the parking lot at CLU, where I work and act in a Shakespeare camp with other teens. My mother mentioned something about me never looking as happy as when I was on stage...
    InsecurityBlanket InsecurityBlanket 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2008

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    Since I was little I always wanted to be an

    actress. I saw a bunch of movies and tv shows and I was like, "Hmm....That looks like loads of fun!" I don't want to be an actress for the stupid popularity and fame. I want to because it's looks like fun and I feel that I have what it takes. But I haven't had a single acting...
    lily13576349 lily13576349 13-15 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Broadway

    omg i love broadway show, my mom introduced me to them and i love to memorize scrips and then act them out. i have, lol, the whole bell part of beauty and the beast memorized, and i'm memorizing phantom of the opera too.
    ursupergkk ursupergkk 16-18, F Oct 16, 2007

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    I want to be an actress.

    It seems like my dream career.The problem is though my parents are very poor, and we live in Sheboygan.So if I told my parents what I want to be they would get mad.Also at school I don't want to be in plays.I have only been in one in 3rd grade."Rudolph The Red nosed Reindeer".I...
    Poptart520 Poptart520 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I Love Acting

    Acting is all I've ever wanted to do.  I can't imagine myself not being an actress when I grow up.  Acting is the one thing I feel I am good at, even writing I think I'm rubbish sometimes.  But I know that I can be an actress.  I'm not going to say that I am a wonderful...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F Jan 23, 2011

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    Dreams Vs Reality

    The situation's really simple, I guess. Always wanted to be a young actress and also a writer with a great culture. These are my dreams. I study phisics at university but I'm not very good at maths. My body sucks and I don't have the time I need to write. Oh, and my parents...
    someonerandom1 someonerandom1 18-21 1 Response Nov 21, 2012

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    Hey everyone , if you use facebook please like

    and share my page ... Www.facebook.com/susielizabethlidiahardie More shoots to come and more photos to be uploaded soon! ;)
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 26-30, F Sep 2

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    Imagine being in a film like the "The Hunger

    Games" I know they aren't real. But to be an actress who gets to film all these amazing scenes along side amazing people. It would be the perfect life and one I wish I could live.
    thefallenstar thefallenstar 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I Want to Be An Actress More Thana Anything!

    I've always wanted to be an actress! Ever since I can remember! I can't even explain how much it means to me, or the depth of my passion for theatre!
    BirdsFlyAway BirdsFlyAway 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    Me, Lauren, On The Big Screens

    I have always want to be an actress in a horror, action or comedy. I would do it for free, or little cost. I just want to tell people, that I can do movies. People tell me I am to ugly to be or to fat. But I want to show them, i want to follow my dreams. I have experience i did...
    BlueAsAFlower BlueAsAFlower 13-15, F Jul 10, 2012

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    It'S Stupid I Know.

    I was a quite mouse up until recently, and throughout middle school I did lights for our little productions. From the start I was mesmerized by people melting down backstage or in my light booth, right before crawling up and doing a stunning performance. I couldn't say I enjoyed...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe 16-17, F 2 Responses May 12, 2013

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    Since I Was Seven.

    For my 7th birthday I recieved a Mary-kate and ashley video. After I watched it I saw a bloppers reel and said "hey this looks like fun. I really want to try this." I've known since then that it is my dream. Then, in 5th grade I got accepted into a performing arts...
    funsized816 funsized816 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    I Dream Of Mine

    I have always thought I was meant for big things lol. Not sure just what yet, but man would it be great to be an actress. My name up on a big screen, I'd even take a super small part :) I just want to get to do it at least once. I have no acting training though, so who knows...
    kaye30kaye kaye30kaye 26-30, F Nov 14, 2012

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    I am an actress-- been acting

    since I was 8 years old. I really want to generalize me work around TV, but I haven't exactly made my big break yet. Help meee😥
    mslainiegrace mslainiegrace 13-15, F Feb 15

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    Ive Never Wanted Anything More

    i want to be on broadway! i just started a school of the arts that i had to audition for and i feel like its brought me closer to making my dreams reality, and that the fact that i got in means im worth something. the idea of me commanding that stage already gives me the...
    arilalalaomg arilalalaomg 18-21 Aug 27, 2008

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    I Want To Act!

    I want to be an actress but I have never acted before so I wouldn't know if I'm any good. But I want to revolutionize the movie world!
    smilinginthedark smilinginthedark 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2012

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    This is my ultimate dream.

    And I know the odds are stacked against me, but I want nothing more than to be an Actress. It's extremely hard to pursue my dream right now what with being debilitated by various mental illnesses and a long term sickness. The ONLY thing that keeps me same is my dream. This dream...
    alaskamxrie alaskamxrie 16-17, F 2 Responses May 20

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    Not Famous

    I don't want to be some great big star, I just want to perform. Ever since I was little I've been a good actress, I can cry in an instant and do most accents pretty well. I can make people believe all kinds of things, I once even convinced an ex, who I was with at the time, that...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    The Wrong Reason

    I grew up watching spanish telenovelas and one day it ocurred to me, why not be one the other side of the television?..The love and the feeling that a good story leaves me with will never be compared to anything and I wish to provoke the same feelings to a future audience at...
    Midnight12Aurora Midnight12Aurora 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    :D

    i love to act and sing (but i cant dance for the life of me) i love being on stage performing, escaping to have an adventure, becoming someone else. all that jazz. love you guys
    ForeverAutumn ForeverAutumn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I've wanted to be an actress since I was 8 years old. It's my passion. My mom however, is convinced it's solely based on luck. She refuses to let me act for my future college and...
    Noel138 Noel138 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    1. What is your name? Siim 2. How old are you? 21 3. Are you sure? Not quite. But it is according to my birth sertificate. 4. What is your earliest memory? Christmas. Bag full of...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 14

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    1) I am 15. 2) I am half English and half Finnish. 3) I am not a very sporty person. 4) I love candles, especially if they are scented. 5) I am currently in my final year of...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I want to be a teen actress.. I love being in front of a crowd and entertaining. It is a rush completely different from anything. I would love to be on a reality show and work my...
    LilLexi16 LilLexi16 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    Well, I love everything old school, my music, TV shows, actresses, movies, etc. Some things made in the 2000's bother me, especially most music. So, this lead me to believe I was...
    BornInTheWrongEra72 BornInTheWrongEra72 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I'm just frustratef with my parents and school, I have like 5 tests tomorrow, and I don't know any of the subjects well, and I study so much but I still fail so many tests. And my...
    Miwabromam Miwabromam 16-17, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I want to meet like-minded and the open-minded. I want to talk to the sarcastic twisted souls and the blue bubble gum ********. I want to meet people who want to talk about drugs...
    rainbowcity rainbowcity 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    You know when you get the cue for the right time on some thing? well...i think this is it. this is my cue to divorce my husband. We have been very unhappy with our marriage. From...
    lilacslolita lilacslolita 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I just want to disappear somewhere far. I don't want to see anyone, see anything, I just want to disappear somewhere. Somewhere people don't recognized me, no memories, no trace of...
    anon152 anon152 13-15 4 hrs ago

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    I want a new start,to leave all bad memoriesand people who have doneme bad behind,I want to travel,see new places, different artdifferent music touchinghearts,I want to meet new...
    SempiternalTruth SempiternalTruth 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I wanted to meet a stranger and have a nice conversation. I am a lonely person but when I travel, I am different, I am excited I am alive. I want to have new friends around the...
    charie10 charie10 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    yes i do want to travell the world and my dream destination is paris. it is the city of fashion and i am a really very fashionable girl. i would also like to walk on the ramp in...
    Ahaanaa Ahaanaa 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I want a babysitter that will put me in diapers and change me and even if we run out of diapers take me to get some more. Now I don't want to go all out with the ab/dl stuff I just...
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    My husband and I dated for almost 2 years before we got married. When we were dating, he wanted to spend every waking minute of the day with me. We even gave our virginity to each...
    MStinson713 MStinson713 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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