My good friend and colleague, Mark Landon Smith, has posted some advice and insight for anyone and everyone who is preparing for an audition. I urge you to read the article. This is free, solid, practiced advice from an industry professional.
I cast a lot of actors.
All sizes. All ages. All types.
I am also an actor. So while I am casting, I am also actively auditioning and working. This gives me the advantage of working on both sides of the table. And I love both sides. And because I have an understanding of the casting process, I am better at auditions. And because I understand the casting process from an actor’s perspective, I am better at casting.
I love to audition. My time to shine. A lot of actors dread it. But not this cowboy. The reason actors dread auditioning is they feel they are being judged. Ugh. Judged. I hate that word. It sounds so judgmental. I prefer the word “considered”. When I call an actor in for an audition and tell them they are being considered for a role, it’s an immediate confidence builder. And…
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