If it's the tinsel town that attracts you or a TV program where you'd want to see yourself, let us tell you that there is no dearth of Acting Jobs for you. Though there is no requirement of any sort of formal education to scale heights as an actor, a bachelor's degree in either performing arts, drama, acting will come in handy while you try to learn the ropes on the set itself. Previous experience will be of great importance in this career because experience can actually lend itself to higher paying roles as well as meatier ones too. It's a given that you should be creative enough to be able to understand and take on the characters' emotions and make it your own so that you can present them in the most engaging manner. Memorization skills are also a must so that you can learn by rote scripts and long lines that are required for the act. The ability to be persistent is also one of the major qualities you as an actor should possess. You should be able to take rejection but still, keep on going. Physical stamina is another imperative prerequisite that you must have. This will lend itself in helping you cope with heavy costumes or makeup as also bear the grueling routine of a long day. Reading and speaking skills are also important especially for theatre artists. Dancing as well as training in any sort of martial arts will also be of great help.