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Response from casting director

by christy (michigan) QUESTION: I auditioned for a feature film last week on Friday. If I do not get the part, does the casting agent contact me with the news, or do I only hear from her if I got the part? ANSWER: As frustrating as it can be, actors usually don’t hear back from […]

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Acting Tips for Auditions

by Erin (Iowa) QUESTION: Some good audition tips? I have my first audition for a play in 3 weeks and I’m a little nervous about what to expect and how I should act (excuse the pun)… ANSWER: Congrats on getting your first audition. That’s exciting… and nerve-wrecking! Actually, your pun is right on, because at […]

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Is it hard the first day of your first acting audition?

QUESTION: Is it hard the first day of your first acting audition? ANSWER: Yes, it can be a little nerve-racking… I remember my first audition being very intimidating, no matter how many times I had performed in school. Of course, it’s different for everybody. Your level of self-confidence and training have a lot to do […]

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Asking for A Second Take at Audition

QUESTION: Is it ok to ask to do a second take for a commercial or film audition? ANSWER: Sorry it took so long to reply to your question, it’s been a very busy month! If you have done an entire take, it’s usually not OK to ask to do a whole other take. Casting directors […]

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What questions do they ask?

QUESTION: What questions do auditioners usually ask at auditions? Full list, please. ANSWER: Before auditions, you will usually be asked very few questions, besides “How are you?”and “What will you be doing for us today?” (If you were given a choice of monologue) After the auditions, most questions will be about your resume. If you […]

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Acting in Front of Others

by Jitendra Bharati (Pune ,Maharashtra,India) QUESTION: I am taking some acting lessons, but lose my confidence when acting in front of others, although when am alone I can act very well. Please help. ANSWER: It’s hard for anyone to perform in front of others at first. The good news is it gets easier the more […]

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Acting Tips for Call backs

by Asia Anderson (Los Angeles, CA) QUESTION: I have been on a few call backs and want to know what are the best ways to land the call back? ANSWER: First of all, I’d like to point out that the best way to judge how well you’re doing as an actress or actor is by […]

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Audition Tips to Stay in Character

by Joey (Las Vegas) QUESTION: Hi Acting School, You are the only one so far giving me helpful tips I can count on, as I have asked a question in the past and it is really helping. I ordered the Chekhov book you mentioned on using the psychological gesture and I can’t wait to read […]

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During an audition questions and answers

by Elizabeth Should you… – Shake The Casting Directors hand? Usually, it’s not necessary, especially if they are in the back of the room when you walk in. If they greet you at the door, then go ahead and shake their hand. Let them take the lead. Some casting directors don’t like a lot of […]

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What does it mean when the casting director sends feedback

QUESTION: What does it mean when the casting director sends feedback to your agent and they say the following: “This girl is so stunning.However,she comes off like a stiff ballet dancer. She over articulates so it comes across like she is in a serious play. Her body is so stiff that it feels like she […]