At an audition remember do your thing with the reading and the character. Try not to do what you think the casting director wants you to do, do what you think the character needs. You’ve more of a chance of impressing the panel with your interpretation of the reading than by trying to guess what the panel is looking for. As an actor try not to follow the crowd, if you feel there’s an opportunity to stand out take it. Hopefully you’ve already made a good impression with a strong headshot and you can follow that up with an outstanding audition.
Duncan Stewart, director of casting for National Artists Management Company, talks about what he expects from an audition, discusses the common mistakes that actors make, and explains how actors should behave in the audition room.
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Publish Date: 02/08/2010 13:15
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Publish Date: 02/05/2010 16:49
Hanging Out with Casting Director Andrew Weir of ACW Worldwide
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Publish Date: 02/08/2010 19:41