Some actors even choose to earn a bachelor’s degree in drama or related fine arts program to enhance their abilities and credentials. According to O*NET OnLine, over 20% of actors surveyed held a bachelor’s degree. Your next step to becoming an actor is to audition for acting parts. This could include roles in commercials, TV series, or movies. Other types of jobs actors can also audition for are those in the live entertainment industry – such as actors who work in a show on a cruise ship or amusement park.