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Author: Greg Apps

What lights up a Casting Directors Day?

There are many drama teachers and acting tutors imploring you to take control of your audition. It is your time! It is your chance to impress! OK. That is what you want. What do I want? The casting director. (I have been casting full time

How do you make a casting director smile?

Casting Directors are funny types. Not funny ha ha. Funny strange. For many actors, the fear and trepidation they experience in front of Casting directors –especially in auditions -is akin to facing off against Cerberus –a three headed dog from hell who guarded the entrance

Have you earned actor success?

Have you earned actor success? Or have you just graduated from drama school believing you will now be successful due to all your training? It is that time of year when I am talking to various drama and acting schools. For many of the students,

What should Actors Prep for in their Next Audition?

A lot of drama teachers and actors will have you believe that the only criteria we use for audition success is your ability. A lot of drama teachers will have you believe that the only way to audition success is through scene and character analysis.

Casting Directors Hate This In Auditions

I came back from holiday recently, and on holidays is when I read all the books I try and keep up with and can’t when I’m reading scripts. A book I read was ‘Silkworm’ by Robert Galbraith. The book described a character as ‘a reliable

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