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There are questions I want to address in an “answer” article. This is all about modeling after 50 and I hope it will inspire you to follow your dream.
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What about Modeling After 50 Years Old? A question from a 50 year old plus size fashion model
I am seeking to do plus size acting and modeling. I am a size 10. My age is 50. My career is a Medical Aesthetician (part time) now but I hunger for the world I had 2 decades ago. I have pursued my acting career in the past.
Modeling After Fifty – How about plus size fashion modeling now?
I have a photo portfolio and a full page acting resume along with a 6 min. DVD. Can you help me with suggestions to after 50 modeling and acting?
Answer to Modeling after 50?
This question has a few possible answers. As I am mainly a photographer, I am not well connected with modeling agencies. I do know of a couple of people who are working in plus size who are more mature.
So, there is work available for models over 50 years old.
With that said, it gets tougher in plus size modeling as you mature. You might have to beat the bushes for the model agency who is the best choice for you. This requires more work on your part.
One suggestion is to look at commercial model work. I see lots of ads geared towards baby boomers these days.
Model after 50 with Modeling Agencies
Make contacts with local modeling agencies who cater to plus size and see what happens. You might have to try a few to get accepted but sometimes tenacity pays off.
Read tips about plus size modeling companies to help enlighten you on the subject.
You might be surprised at jobs available for plus size models over 50. I hope you will get started toward your modeling goals right away.
Wish I could be more specific but anything can happen in modeling and entertainment. Hope you lots of success!
I didn’t address the acting question. You’ll find 5 cool tips to work in Hollywood to learn more. Or, you can get a complete acting course here. If you have comments for this model about plus size modeling after 50 please leave your helpful hints below. I know she would appreciate your help. – Bob Pardue
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