Auditioning

Beginning actors may want to stick with traditional headshots—headshots that are simple, black-and-white, and friendly. However, advanced actors may want to use a headshot that more closely follows their career path.

Audition Etiquette

I often get these kinds of questions: “After I audition, should I ask how I did?” “If I’m nervous, should I tell the casting director that I’m really new before I audition?” “Should…

Auditioning Advice

There are a couple of things every actor should know about auditioning: (1) Before you leave your home, make sure you have your headshot/resume neatly stapled together, the address and a map of…

7 Audition Must-Haves

Be sure to bring these 7 things to your next audition…. The Character The most important thing to bring to any audition is also the most overlooked. You must bring the character! Bring…

  • Auditioning 101

    (Originally published on the web as, “The Audition Paradigm”) I am often asked about auditioning – “what’s the secret?” There really aren’t any secrets, but there is a checklist. Here is my memory…

    What Is A Casting Director?

    A casting director is the person who is tasked with the assignment of finding actors to fill acting roles in a production. Casting directors work with actors, their agents and film directors to…

    Five Great Audition Tips

    #1–Always be on time for your audition The worst thing you can do is to arrive late to an audition. In addition to being unprofessional, arriving late shows the casting director that you…

    What Should I Wear To An Audition?

    When it comes to knowing what to wear to an audition, it is important to know what kind of audition the actor is auditioning for. Is the audition a basic, general audition or…

    Acting Tip

    The Types of Actor Headshots

    Learn more about the different ways actors use headshots to market themselves! Learn More

    What Is An Audition?

    Generally, an audition is a brief acting performance by an aspiring actor or actress in front of a casting director or a casting panel, in hopes of receiving a role in a film,…

    What Is An Extra?

    An extra is an actor who acts in a film/movie, television or theatre production, and usually doesn’t have a speaking role. Extras perform in the background of a scene to give the illusion…