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#CastingCues Don't panic! If you need a moment to read the lines right before your audition, just ask the casting director & take a breath.
#CastingCues Dress for success! When getting ready for an audition, pick an outfit that is appropriate for your age and the role.
Don't forget to vote for the Kids Choice Awards! #KCA…
#CastingCues Always bring your headshot & resume to auditions, even for voiceover. The casting director should have your contact info handy.
#CastingCues Having a bad day? Act like you're not. We all have bad days but when it's time to work, get down to business.
#CastingCues Do your research & know your audience. Find out who will be in the audition room, from either your agent or the casting dir.
#CastingCues for cold readings: You'll be expected to do it right then but its ok to ask for a few minutes to review. Use the time wisely.
#CastingCues Didn't memorize the material? It's ok, just don't pretend like you did. Perform the material as written w/ the script in hand.
#CastingCues Practice, practice, practice. There's always room to learn when working on your craft. Strive to be better!
It's ok if you don't book the role. Focus on giving a great performance, rather than getting the job. #CastingCues
Basic #CastingCues: Arrive to your appointment on time, be prepared and professional. This applies to every job, even when there's traffic.
#CastingCues Speak up! Use your full voice & project when saying your lines. Everyone in the room should hear you & feel your performance
Happy New #CastingCues! Want to be an actor? Educate yourself before spending any $$. Research local classes & theaters that are reputable.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Stay tuned for more #CastingCues in 2014!!!
#CastingCues for auditions: Know what you're saying & why you're saying it. Don't just repeat lines but feel what the character is feeling.
#CastingCues for headshots: Keep the photo updated & make sure it actually looks like you so the casting director can easily spot you later.
#CastingCues Be thankful for every opportunity that comes your way. You never know what new door it may open.
#CastingCues Be prepared to make adjustments. Try different ways of delivering the lines so you can easily make changes when given direction
#CastingCues Before every audition, you will be asked to slate. Simply say your name, age (if under 18) and agency (or contact info). Easy!
Be prepared for every audition w/ your headshot and resume so you can hand it to the casting director as soon as you walk in #CastingCues
#CastingCues Create a character based on someone you know so that your take on the character can be original, surprising and specific.
#CastingCues Carefully read the character breakdown before an audition. Ask yourself - What does the character want? What are they feeling?
#CastingCues It's not always quiet in an auditioning room so don't let outside noise easily distract you. Remember to stay focused!
Make bold acting choices in auditions. Casting directors love to see unique perspectives on material they've heard many times #CastingCues
#CastingCues It's important to have an active life outside of acting. It makes you a more interesting actor. Pick up a new hobby!