Auditions

Why You Flunked That Audition

You were in the groove. Your audio chain was tweaked to the optimum. You were feeling the words. But you never heard back from the prospect. Here’s why.

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Be Wise…Memorize

You’re an actor, right? What do actors do when faced with lines they must deliver for their performance?

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Throwback Thursday

[I’m off to the wintry weather of Central Illinois to bury my last remaining aunt.  Please enjoy this repeat blog — one of my most popular] 10 “Musts” Before Sending That Audition Actually, there are  maybe 15-20 things you... read more

The Discerning Auditioner

You should audition for every job that fits your wheelhouse. Knowing your wheelhouse is the trick. So…half the jobs are off the slate for me.  I’m not a woman, and I don’t do female voices. I’ll also pass on most of those that ask for a... read more

Can you do…??

Honest-to-goodness posting for a needed voice actor: We’re looking for a male narrator whose a Jack Nicholson/Joe Pesci/Vincent Price type for a low budget unconventional horror film that’s currently in post production. The ideal candidate’s... read more

9 “Musts” Before Posting an Audition

Actually, there are  maybe 15-20 things you CAN do before you send each audition…but these 7 points cannot be overlooked…the Holy Grail of “must-do” actions on the pre-flight list. This checklist is humbly submitted as my own... read more

7 Essential Reminders Before You Send That Audition

Actually, there are  maybe 15-20 things you CAN do before you send each audition…but these 7 points cannot be overlooked…the Holy Grail of “must-do” actions on the pre-flight list. This checklist is humbly submitted as my own... read more

I want “THAT” Voice

Honest-to-goodness wanted posting for a voice actor: We’re looking for a male narrator whose a Jack Nicholson/Joe Pesci/Vincent Price type for a low budget, unconventional horror film that’s currently in post production. The ideal candidate’s vocal... read more

Audition Head Trips

THE POSER Most foundational psychological theory holds that we present to the world the person we want people to see.  Apparently as young humans, the world seems too daunting for most of us, and we learn early on to construct a facsimile of ourselves (with a few... read more