Audition

The Callback Checklist

The Callback Checklist Check these items off your list before you go in for your next callback (by Carmichael Phillips) Are you ready for your next callback? Check these items off your list…

Don’t Audition Solely for the Purpose of Booking the Role

Don’t Audition Solely for the Purpose of Booking the Role Always act in truth. (By Jim Webb) You are behind on your bills. You’re facing money shortages. You’re not entirely sure how you’ll…

What are “Profiles”?

What are “Profiles”? Profiles give casting a more complete picture of how the actor looks when performing on-camera (by Tonya Tannenbaum) Profiles are a request for additional information about an actor’s appearance, particularly…

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  • Never Apologize When You Make a Mistake During an Audition

    Never Apologize When You Make a Mistake During an Audition Don’t apologize during an audition. Ever. If you stumble over your words or make a mistake, simply correct it. Confidently. (by Carmichael Phillips)…

    3 Hidden Advantages of Self-taping

    3 Hidden Advantages of Self-taping This new wave of self-taping also offers actors enormous advantages (By Carmichael Phillips) Self-taped auditions are the wave of the future, in part, because they offer casting directors…

    3 Reasons Why You Should Never Audition Just to Book the Job

      3 Reasons Why You Should Never Audition Just to Book the Job If you don’t book this particular job, so what? You’ve now made fans of the auditors in the room. (By…

    5 Great Ways to Master Your Cold Read Audition

    5 Great Ways to Master Your Cold Read Audition Who says that doing a cold read means you can’t perform at your best? (By Jim Webb) Doing a cold read audition is a…

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

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

    5 Things You Should Never Do After an Audition

    5 Things You Should Never Do After an Audition There are many things you should never do after an audition. But here are 5 things you might have actually done or considered doing…

    What is a “Cold Read”?

    What is a “Cold Read”? A “cold read”, on the other hand, challenges the actor to perform without much preparation (By Tonya Tannenbaum) A “cold read” refers to a type of audition where…

    The Callback is Not the Time for Experimenting

    The Callback is Not the Time for Experimenting Why tinker with a winning formula? (By Jim Webb) Your audition went great! You were comfortable and confident. You were prepared and relaxed. You were…