Auditions

Why You Won That Audition

Why You Won 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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Memorize for Success

Memorize for Success

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

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Producers & Agents: Tell Your Clients to Define “Conversational”

Producers & Agents: Tell Your Clients to Define “Conversational”

You Can't Handle the Truth! "Conversational" is the most lame, hackneyed, and meaningless script direction you can give.  Admit it, clients typically have no idea what conversational means.  Asked to define it, they would end up writing directions longer than the script itself (and you often do). ...

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Auditioning to Your Strengths

Auditioning to Your Strengths

What's a Bailiwick? 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 youthful, energetic 20-something....

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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 CAN do before you send each audition…but these 10 points cannot be...

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