Framing the Audition Experience
May 28, 2014
Three Keys to Auditioning
May 26, 2014
May 20, 2014
ABCs of Auditioning
May 16, 2014
Why I Cast That Actor by Michael Bloom
May 11, 2014
In addition to appropriateness for a role, on a basic level, directors look for three things in an audition: vulnerability, variety, and humor.
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...
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's going to be in the room so you won't be surprised
-Leave the day and the rest of the world outside the room
-When you're called into the room, come in with a smile
-If you're not introduced, do it yourself
-Thank the reader; introduce yourself to him/her
-Don’t look directly at the director(s)
-Ask questions when you need an answer
-Don't be afraid to start over if you need to
-Make the audition about your work
-Acknowledge and thank the auditors