3 Steps to Teen Model Agents
Dreams of becoming the next superstar teenage American model – sound familiar? Well, truth is, you are not alone.
Millions of male and female teens between the ages of 13 and 19 are dreaming right now about working in the glamorous modelling and entertainment industry. And, they want to be at the top of the industry.
How about you? Are you one of these people? How do you start in modeling? Let’s take a look. The video and article below will open your eyes to a brand new world – and maybe an exciting new career as a model. Let’s get started..
The Teen Model Agency – Are You Prepared to Make It Happen?
Why? If you re-read the section above, the word millions comes into play.
Although most teen girls and guys will never pursue this goal of modeling, thousands will – and they will compete with you for the limited amount of jobs available.
1. Getting Ahead of the Modeling Competition
Now that you know there is competition in modeling, see how you can get ahead of them. Take some steps before you make contact with teenage modeling agencies. These management companies know exactly what they want.
To make sure you can compete, do the checklist below.
These are simple steps to follow. Take inventory and see where you fit in as a model and where you need work physically.
Get out the full length mirror and be honest with yourself.
Do You Have These Modeling Qualities?
- Teeth – Are yours white and straight?
- Hair – Does your hair have a lot of split ends or damage from over-coloring, etc.?
- Face – Do you have too many blemishes or other skin problems?
- Body – Is your body covered with tattoos or piercings?
- Height – Are you 5’8″ or taller? (for runway or high fashion modeling jobs)
- Body type – Is your body proportionate to height? – Thin for runway / fashion – curvy for glamour. Average and attractive for commercial or promotional models
If you have these model qualities, you are way ahead of the “average”. But this is the beginning. Still, don’t rush yet to contact talent agents.
Modeling Jobs HQ says ..
“First of all you should realize how challenging it really is to become a top fashion model in such a cut-throat industry. Millions run after the dream..”
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2. Learn all you can about modeling
After you have an idea for where you are as a model, study everything you can about becoming a model. You can find tons of info from online modeling tip sources, friends who are working as models, or the agents’ websites themselves.
Many model and talent managers have information with requirements for new faces. Read what they say and pay close attention!
3 – Practice your modeling skills
Every day, just as Tyra Banks did, practice your ..
- catwalk skills
- posing positions
- facial expressions
- body language
Improve wherever you can until you can present yourself as looking like a professional model when you go to an open call.
The casting directors and scouts will pick up on this and your chances will improve.
Want to become a teenage model? – Practice and study pays.
Remember, nothing is guaranteed in this entertainment network. But, if you have a true dream of working as a teen model, then give it everything you’ve got.
If you don’t quite make it, at least you’ll know you tried with all your heart. This is where real success is born. Now, get out that mirror and get going!
I hope this article helped you on your way to getting a head start in modeling. Before you contact any of the teen model agencies read over this again and please come back to see us soon.
P.S. Very important! Be sure your mom or dad is with you when meeting anyone from a teen modeling agency or before going for photography shoots. This Will Not Work without their help and support. -Bob Pardue
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