May 28, 2014

Auditioning is a challenging process for most actors. But it should also be enjoyable. Before he became a movie star, Al Pacino would say to friends who asked what he did that day: “I got a chance to act, I auditioned.” 

 

Most successful actors have a positive self-talk...

May 26, 2014

In addition to appropriateness for a role, on a basic level, directors look for three things in an audition: vulnerability, variety, and humor. 

 

Vulnerability

If you think of vulnerability as being "emotionally available," you'll probably understand why it's so critical...

May 20, 2014

For most professional auditions there is a standard protocol. Here are a few of the basics; I'm happy to share others when we work together. 

-Arrive at the audition in plenty of time to go over the material once more and put yourself in the right frame of mind

-Know who...

May 16, 2014

1) Preparation is the key to a successful audition

2) Forget about what you can’t control

3) Take risks: it’s better to be bold than boring 

4) Don’t make excuses and don’t apologize

5) Make auditioning one of your chief skills

6) Find a way to enjoy the process

7) Let other...

May 11, 2014

Why I Cast That Actor--written by Michael Bloom for the SDC Journal (edited)

 

Practice is supposed to make perfect. Casting, however, can be a nerve-wracking business no matter how many times one directs.

 

The role of Oscar Wilde still stands, for me, as the high-water m...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Auditioning is a challenging process for most actors. But it should also be enjoyable. Before he became a movie star, Al Pacino would say to friends w...

Framing the Audition Experience

May 28, 2014

1/5
Please reload

Recent Posts

May 20, 2014

Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • LinkedIn B&W

INVEST IN YOUR CAREER NOW WITH  TOP-FLIGHT COACHING 

 

michael.bloom.mail@gmail.com

  • Facebook Black Round