Audition Preparation

Audition Preparation

So you have your scenes - what now? What exact steps do you need to take to effectively prepare for an audition? How long should it take? When are you ready? Can you over-prepare? Do you need to know your lines? Find the answers to all things relating to audition preparation in this fascinating section.

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Audition Preparation
  • I Know What I’m Doing Isn’t Working But I’m Too Afraid To Take Risks - Help?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Teacher

    My career isn't working, what can I do?
    How can I make my acting career work?
    How do I take more risks in my acting work?
    How do I take risks as an actor?
    How do I curb the anxiety to book jobs?
    I feel straight jacketed in my acting work...

  • Can I Go To An Audition For An American Role & Use My Natural Accent?

    with Amy Walker, Working Actor | Founder, CEO of 21Accents.com
    www.21Accents.com
    http://youtube.com/amiablewalker

    Can I go to an audition for an American role and use my natural accent in the scene in order to stand out?
    Will I stand out if I use my natural accent?
    Should I ignore castings req...

  • How Can I Identify The Tone Of A Show When I'm Preparing For My Audition?

    Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor & Acting Teacher

    What is the tone of this show?
    How can I work out the tone of a show?
    What kind of acting do I do for this genre pilot?
    How do I know the style of acting casting is looking for?
    What kind of acting is casting looking for?
    How do I ascer...

  • Can I Request The Full Script Or Ask For More Information For My Audition Prep?

    Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    I only have sides for my audition preparation, can I ask for the full script?
    Will casting give me the full script if I ask?
    How do I get the full script for my audition?
    Can I get the full script for my audition?
    Should I ask for the ...

  • How Do I Stand Out From The Other Audionees When We All Have The Same Script?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    Any tips on standing out from the other audionees when we all have the same script?
    When you all have the same script how do I stand out at my audition?
    How can I stand out at my audition?
    We all have the same script, will all acto...

  • Is It OK To Say No To Auditions?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    Should I say no to auditions?
    Am I allowed to say no to auditions?
    Can I say no to auditions?
    Should I always go to audition?
    Can I turn down auditions?
    Can I reject an audition appointment?

  • Do I Need To Read The Whole Script For My Audition Preparation?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Teacher

    Should I read the whole script for my audition preparation?
    Must I read the whole script for my audition preparation?
    Is reading the script part of audition prep?
    Do you think I should read the whole script for my audition?
    Shall I read t...

  • How Can I Do Audition Prep For A Commercial Audition If No Script In Advance?

    Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    How to prep for commercial castings when no script exists?
    What to prepare for commercial castings without a script?
    Can I prep a commercial casting without a script?
    How do I prepare when commercial casting won't give me a script in ad...

  • I Have A Great Body & Want To Show It In My Audition, How To Do This Tastefully?

    Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor & Acting Teacher

    Should I show off my body in an audition?
    How do I let casting know I'm in shape at an audition?
    How can I tastefully showcase my hardworking in the gym at an audition?
    Do I take off my shirt to show my body at auditions?
    How do I showc...

  • I Feel Like I Am Wrong For This Role, Should I Bother Going?

    Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor & Acting Teacher

    Am I wrong for this role?
    My agent sends me for roles I'm wrong for, what do I do?
    Am I right for this role?
    If a role isn't my casting type should I not go?
    Should I not go to an audition if the role is wrong for me?
    Why am I going in ...

  • What Are Some Tips To Learning Lines Quickly During Audition Preparation?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    Any tips to learning lines quickly?
    How can I learn lines quicker?
    How can I learn my auditions faster?
    Are there tricks to learning lines?
    I need to learn lines fast. Help!
    How do actors learn there lines?
    How can I learn my lines...

  • How Can I Do Audition Preparation For A TVC Audition If No Script Is Provided?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    How can I prep a TVC audition without a script?
    How do I prepare in advance for a TVC commercial without a script?
    If a script is not provided how do I prepare for a TVC?
    Any tips on preparing a TVC audition without a script?
    How c...

  • My Nerves Are Paralyzing Me Before Auditions- What Can I Do?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    My nerves before auditions are paralyzing - what can I do?
    How do you deal with audition nerves?
    How can I manage my pre-audition anxiety?
    How do I curtail my pre-audition anxiety?
    I am getting so nervous before auditions what can ...

  • Do I Need To Follow The Exact Actions Described In The Script For My Audition?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    Should I be following the exact actions described in the script for my audition?
    Are actors bound to the big print at an audition?
    Should I be following the big print at my auditions?
    How closely should I be recreate the actions in...

  • Should I Get Coaching As Part Of My Audition Preparation?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    Should I be getting coaching as part of my audition preparation?
    Is coaching an essential part of audition preparation?
    Should I always be hiring a coach as part of my audition preparation?
    Is coaching important to auditioning?
    Sho...

  • Do I Need To Print Out My Resume & Headshot As Part Of My Audition Preparation?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    Do print out hardcopies of my resume and headshot as part of my audition preparation?
    Do I need to print out hardcopies of my resume and headshot for auditions?
    Are we supposed to print out hardcopies of my resume and headshot for ...

  • How Do I Handle The Politics Of The Waiting Room Before My Audition?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    Do you have any tips on handling the politics of the waiting room before my audition?
    Do you have any advice on handling the politics of the waiting room before my audition?
    Do you have any tips on handling waiting room politics be...

  • If I Am Unprepared To Audition, Should I Still Go Or Is It Best To Cancel?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    If I am unprepared, should I cancel my audition?
    Should I cancel my audition if I am unprepared?
    I am unprepared for my casting should I cancel?
    Should I still go to an audition if I feel unprepared?
    I haven't had time to nail this...

  • What Do You Do When You First Get An Audition?

    Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor & Acting Teacher

    What is the very first thing you do when you first get an audition?
    What if your first step when you get an audition?
    What are your first steps when you get invited to audition for something?
    When you get an audition, what are your fir...

  • What Should I Avoid Doing At An Audition?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    What should I avoid in an audition?
    Any tips on what not to do at auditions?
    What should I not do at an auditions?
    What are some 'do nots' for audition?
    What would casting prefer not to see at an audition?
    Any advice on what not t...

  • Are There Any Good Apps That Can Help Me Prepare For My Audition?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    Are there apps that can help me prepare for auditions?
    What apps can help me prepare for my auditon?
    Are there any good apps for audition preparation?
    Are there any apps that assist my audition preparation?
    What apps can I download...

  • Can I Hold The Script In Hand In My Audition?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    Can I hold the sides in my audition?
    Can I hold sides at my audition?
    In the US, are we allowed to hold the audition script in hand?
    Can I read sides at auditions?
    Am I expected to learn the sides for an audition?
    Can I read from t...

  • Should I Go In Full Costume Plus Props To My Audition?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Acting Teacher

    Should I go in costume to my audition?
    How much costume should I wear to an audition?
    What costuming should I wear to an audition?
    How far should I go with costume and props at my audition?
    What level of costuming and props are req...

  • I Feel Uncomfortable With Same Sex Scenes, What Do I Do?

    with Anthony Brandon Wong, Award-Winning Actor | Teacher

    Do I have to play gay roles as an actor?
    Is there pressure to play gay roles as an actor?
    Are same sex scenes mandatory as an actor?
    How do I approach same sex scenes?
    Do all actors have to do same sex scenes?
    As an actor, is there a pres...