Headshots for Performance Arts Majors

Headshots for Performing Arts Majors 

If your teen is applying to college and interested in theater or a performance arts program, chances are they'll need a headshot. Nowadays colleges and universities not only expect their potential performance arts majors to audition, but they also want to see a good headshot along with their application. College theater programs like Pace University, University of Michigan,  or locally Catholic University and Tisch School of the Arts, NYU are extremely competitive. Why not get a leg up on that competition by making sure your performing arts major headshot and college application meets those guidelines?

headshots for performance arts majors
performing arts major headshot 8x10

The standard industry size for an actor headshot is 8x10 inches. Modern digital cameras size images at 8x12. So as you can see, a little must be taken off the top and bottom of the image for correct sizing. After you've made your selection I provide minor retouches and size your image at 8x10 for printing. Be sure to check your headshot submission guidelines. Not all colleges and universities have the same digital image requirements.

If you need to have printed headshots you can upload the digital image (.jpg) to a printer who specializes in actor headshot reproduction. Here are a few clients have used and recommended:

To find out more about the college auditions process check out Matthew Edwards' The College Audition Blog. And read more about the college application headshot read Matthew's article here

Now go "break a leg!"

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