Casting Perspective: My First Time ‘On the Other Side’ of the Casting Room

Photo top, center, left to right: Cinematographer Teejay Jacoby, Director/Writer Joshua Bailey, Talent Abby Thompson, and myself

Casting!

Casting: One of the scariest, most nerve racking and panic attack inducing things an actor will ever experience. I should specify up front that auditions (for me) are actually one of the easier things I do (surprisingly); I am not plagued by many of the emotions the majority of actors are. I do not know why this is. I have my own struggles, my own panic inducing elements of this line of work- I’ll get into that another day. Perhaps this effects my perspective, but I still think you will be interested to hear about my first time on ‘the other side’ of the casting room. Read more