An important aspect of a self tape is to not just know your character, but also get your framing and technical bits up to scratch. A couple of pointers: Framing – We find the best framing to be from just below the shoulders to top
Your natural charm and ability is the obvious reason. But if that is the case, why don’t they get you in more often? If it is your ability, then why don’t they get you in for a range of roles? A Casting Director has a
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,
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.
Okay, I’m going to grant you one wish and that is to have any audition you want. Whatever role you want to audition for, you can audition for. Which role are you going to choose? Now are you going to choose the major leading role
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
I think the problem with actors in terms of success in auditions is that their goal is wrong. You want to show how good an actor you are. No. I’m a casting director. Take it from me, I’ve seen over 120,000 auditions. I’ve seen people
In the classic online scene from Entourage, the character Johnny Drama played by Kevin Dillon in his ‘audition’ for CSI that “Just tell me what you want. Because I can do it a million ways” What do you want? Tell me what to do, what