• I know it seems obvious but always go to an audition confident and fully prepared. Know exactly what you are expected to do before you get there.
  • Try to find out as much as you can about the company you are auditioning for and the production being cast – just as you would for any other job you were serious about.
  • Choose audition pieces that are suitable for you. The characters you play should be ones that you could be cast as in a professional production (particularly in relation to age and type).
  • Arrive early for your audition, giving yourself enough time to read through any scripts that you may be given.
  • Don’t have audition pieces any longer than 3 minutes (2 minutes is probably better).
  • Know your character and the play from which it comes, thoroughly (i.e. read the play!).
  • Don’t be too desperate. Remember: they want you to be right for the job just as much as you do.
  • At the audition find out what you need to know. Don’t be afraid to ask about pay, hours, etc. The job may be awful and you might not even want it!
  • Don’t deliver your audition piece directly to the audition panel, unless specifically asked to do so. Some interviewers don’t like it, so why take the risk?
  • Auditioning can seem like a drag at times, but it’s something that you are likely to be doing for many years to come. It’s a very important part of the job, so try to enjoy it.
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martin@auditioncoach.co.uk

07788 723570

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