Actor headshot Clothing & hair ideas

musical theatre

Block colour top or check/stripy shirt, hair down.

Acting / neutral

Black or navy t-shirt, hair off the face.

period drama

Light coloured blouse/shirt, floral is also okay for girls. Hair half up/down with a twist. Keep the middle parting.

70's/80's drama

Stripy or two-tone block t-shirt. High half pony with a scrunchie.

edgy 1

Denim or leather jacket over block t-shirt/vest top.

Hair up in high/low pony. Boys = messy hair.

edgy 2

Hoody over block t-shirt. (Option to add jacket).

Hair up in high/low pony. Boys = messy hair.


Dungarees over a t-shirt of any colour. Stripes also welcome.

Girls should wear hair in bunches, plaits or space buns. Headband is optional and a nice touch.

favourite outfit!

If time allows, we may even sneak in a quick portfolio shot so have a head to toe outfit to hand just in case. Your favourite top will also work great as an extra headshot option. Siblings will have a photo together.