Tag Archives: audition

Backstage: How To Turn the Table on the Audition Process

A helpful article from Backsatge.com: As I record video auditions for actors and watch them do several takes, it’s apparent that what many of them are agonizing over are things that are not at the top of the list of things the casting director is evaluating at the audition.  My concern is that these actors […]

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Ask Me! – Any websites to find monologues?

Anonymous asked Q: Do you know of any websites to find monologues? A: No, I don’t. I’m actually not a fan of monologue books, and such. I prefer to find my own through watching/reading my favorite movies/plays. That way I understand the world behind the monologue and the character even more deeply than I would […]

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Word to the Wise: Get Your Calendar in Order!

These are the words I said to myself in the mirror this morning (and the following few hours). If you’re a person who is chronically late, who forgets appointments, who double-books.. This post is for you. I am pretty good with scheduling. I’m generally an “on-time” kinda person. And I pretty much always call ahead if […]

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Actors Casting/Breakdown websites and services: To Pay or Not to Pay?

To Pay Or Not To Pay? Well, it depends. A friend recently asked me about a casting website for voiceovers in England. I didn’t have any real feedback for her regarding that particular site but it made me think about the casting venues that I do know and that I use here in the US […]

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Hold Yer Horses

Don’t celebrate until the check’s in your hand and the spot’s runnin’! I don’t know if you’ve seen this season’s Mad Men, but they illustrate this point brilliantly with the Patio commercial story-line. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AgTnQok3RU I cannot tell you the amount of jobs I have been hired or on-hold for that have fallen through. Just last week I […]

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