Old West Actors For Hire
Who, How, and Why
Old West Actors is a group of like-minded people. Like-minded in their love for history, particularly the history of the 1800's era.
Of the actors and actresses involved in Old West Actors, experience ranges from 3 years to 15 years. Experiences in live performances, live appearances, movie making as leads and extras, modeling, fund raising, charities, and large group functions are just some of the activities Old West Actors do on a regular basis.
Actors reside in towns and cities across the United States and the United Kingdom. Each of the actors has complete knowledge of the 1800's era and is costumed in authentic attire. Many of the actresses in Old West Actors make their costumes and are renowned for competing in costuming contests throughout the west and finishing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in their given categories.
Costuming for the Old West Actors For Hire is an ongoing process. Finding just the right beaded cape or just the right watch chain is all part of the challenges that the actors and actresses of Old West Actors face when they dedicate themselves to their rolls. Nothing is cheap. Costuming costs for a given character, whether it is male or female, fall in the price range from $1200.00 up to $10,000.00. Authenticity costs but that is one of the reasons these elite actors and actresses stand apart from typical western comedy routines.
It's the excitement that the audience feels. It's the jaw-dropping look on children’s faces. It's the never ending, after-show compliments. It's the feel of the past. It's making a living and enjoying it. These are some of the reasons they have dedicated themselves to "the Show".
Casting Directors and Film
There are just a few requirements of these actors to participate in the
website. Each participant must be well versed and educated in the ways
of the Old West. As you will see while reviewing various biographies,
most, if not all of them have a good deal of live performance
experience. Experience that is even more difficult to acquire than film
experience. Additionally, each of the participants must have at least
one complete, era correct costume of the character which they are
categorized in. For low budget filming or modeling, the investments
that these participants have already made can help you keep your
project within your budget.
This website is your vessel to meet and audition with any of the
actors and actresses that you have interest in. Negotiations and
auditions are done completely between you and the actors.
Once you have located potential members for your cast, merely fill out and submit the
easy request form found in the 'Film Casting'
tab. Once we receive your request, we will provide you with the actors contact information. Then we
will contact the actor to alert them of your inquiry and to give them
your contact information.
After that, all communications are done between you and the actors you
Bookmark this website. It is a dynamic site that continuously has
updates and additions. Use it as your pool of western
actors for any future projects that you are working on.