Knowing what type of audition you're going to means 3 things...
Most importantly it allows you to focus on showing your strengths as a performer!
But before we get started, here's some great advice from Bryan Cranston of hit TV show Breaking Bad...
Here at Beginners Guide To Acting you are given all the audition tips and advice on
There are several types of auditions all requiring different audition skills:
Great news for you!
All of them have similarities and cross over each other.
They all involve performing at least two pieces of text be it two monologues, a song and a monologue or a few pages of a short scene from a script called 'audition sides'.
So the only differences are the medium you use and have to perform.
Whether you have an agent or not you should always be on the look out for acting work and auditions.
Sign yourself up to several casting websites, here are some examples to look at, some you have to pay for and some are free:
In the UK
In the USA
Most importantly for becoming a professional actor in the UK you have to join Spotlight for professional acting jobs, auditions and castings.
UK Agents will insist that you join as this is where all the big castings are for professional jobs.
Take note: You have to have professional acting training to be able to join!
It's simple really.....
Not only will you have an edge over the competition but
Knowledge is power!
So if your serious about a career in acting, learning about auditions and how to practically apply these audition tips that will increase your chances of 'getting the part', I recommend that you do the following:
Can you recommend a casting website in your country? Post it in the comments section below.....
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