As Bill Nighy once said “If you’re doing anything, whether it’s a play or a film, learn every single word that you have to say backwards forwards and sideways before you go into a rehearsal room and before you go on a film set. There
Do you cook? Have you ever had someone to dinner and they own a restaurant? Or perhaps they are a professional chef? I have. Wow, talk about pressure. What is that feeling? Well, in my case, it was almost like I had to prove myself.
‘Life is all about love – it’s securities, warmth, comfort. It’s the energy that surrounds us. At the end of the day, love is the most important thing.’ This pertains to us all. It’s a human thing! Why? Because we as humans have emotions. (I’m
It has always been part of the actors tool kit to have both the show reel and the headshot. And the question we as CD’s keep being asked is “what are you looking for in a headshot?” It’s like this guys. It’s really very simple.
Too often, we see actors so hungry to get a break or make a $$ that they compromise themselves not just for this project but for future work. From the time my son was old enough to understand the spoken word I instilled in him
We are constantly being asked “How do I find the best agent for me? “ or “ can you recommend a good agent?” The answer to these questions is -it’s an individual thing and for that reason we cannot recommend an agent for you. Not
It’s been suggested many times that actors don’t need 3 years formal training. You can either act or you can’t! We, here at The Audition Technique, tend to agree with that way of thinking, though drama schools definitely have their place in the world of
An actors career is hard at the best of times, but having the continual pressure of ‘how do I pay my bills this month?’ is every actors struggle and is the harsh reality for most. Sure, there are some very fortunate actors who never have
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
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