Education is helpful in some cases, but typically, experience is what will help you remain competitive when trying to land a job. You may consider building a portfolio, which allows you to show proof of your abilities to future producers, directors and casting agents. You may gain valuable acting experience and perfect your acting skills through performing in high school, university, and local theater productions. A lot of related careers in the acting field keep people in the general acting field as a whole. Announcers, voice actors, editors and camera operators are all areas where one can work directly within the acting field and require only an undergraduate degree.