Hello dear friends! ‘Tis the season for auditioning… So, are you bringing your ‘A’ game? Auditioning is a skill. It’s a learned practice that gets better with time, and something we can constantly be studying and improving on. Don’t enter the room feeling unsafe, uncomfortable and under-prepared! The following are my preferred tips and tricks for nailing an audition:
This is not meant to be discouraging- but informative. Let’s begin! Read more
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I’ll never forget the eye-opening moment when I was asked by an agent whether or not I wanted to be an actor. I was crushed, and shocked; after all, this was years in to my ‘career’ (or what I thought was my career) and I was being asked this by my agent. I couldn’t comprehend how my bookings, my time and my commitment could be viewed by anyone else as something different than what I thought they were, which was me actively working towards acting as a profession. Difficult as it was to have that question asked, it has changed my perspective. It has made me realize that there is a national industry standard, and that I maybe wasn’t playing my cards right.
I now look at things differently. I learned to judge my work from the viewpoint of someone who would want to hire me; it was a game changer. Read more