“I’ve never lost that childish joy and excitement that I had in the beginning of my career. I think that’s one of the only ways you can survive in this industry” – Brittany Curran
Browsing: audition stories
“To come onto a show as a young actor, I just wanna get better.” – Logan Shroyer
“The first day is always, ‘What the hell am I doing here? Who am I kidding? They’re gonna see. They’re gonna fire me!'” – Shawn Doyle on Acting Jitters
“I’m learning a ton, and the character is evolving a bunch, and I feel like I learn something new every time I learn a new script.” – Johnathan Fernandez on ‘Lethal Weapon’
“Anytime I get a chance to play something completely different, or do something that’s so out of the ordinary, than I take that.” – Anne Winters on Choosing Her Roles
Foster revealed how she landed the role as FBI agent Clarice Starling and why she only worked with her co-star briefly on set.
Danish actress Linnea Berthelsen had to keep her role on the Netflix series, Stranger Things, a complete secret, something she says she didn’t mind too much
Lina Esco on Playing the Only Female Officer on ‘S.W.AT.’: “I have to portray her as someone equal to all of the guys on her team”
Actress Lina Esco talks about the casting process and the responsibility she feels in portraying the role among the male characters.
D’Arcy Carden reveals how technology has influenced her performance and reveals the complex audition process for the unique role.
“The character that I play, and the behavior that he exhibits, was kind of all that I was told.” – Sonny Valicenti on His Audition
“You don’t know how the universe is gonna work for us. But all this plays a part in our journey” – JB Smoove
“I had never booked anything, gotten close calls, and then one day I got an email about this new show called Stranger Things, asking for a tape.” – Shannon Purser
“Of course when you’re told that they don’t think your right for it, I was even more fired up to prove them wrong.” – Alison Brie on Auditioning for ‘Glow’
“Every day is a different sort of vibe and feeling. It can be impacted by anything from like, “Is it raining outside?” to “Are there a lot of old people?”” – Ben Platt
“I remember thinking, ‘I want to go to Juilliard, I want that structure and I want that rigor and that classical foundation.’” – Corey Hawkins
Chris Pratt on His Failed ‘Superman Returns’ Audition: “It just goes to show that it’s all divinely planned”
The old adage that things have a way of working out for the best still applies to some of the most popular actors on the planet, too.
“That was something that I thought, I can grab onto that. I can run with that.” – Karen Gillan on Her ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Audition
Hedges reveals how a failed audition jumpstarted his career and how he mastered that tricky Boston accent for the Massachusetts-set film.
“I do love movies but I love making them more. I’ve never found something professionally that engages me as much as that.” – Ryan Gosling
“With films that top secret, they don’t give you the actual lines. So they give you a scene from Pride and Prejudice…” – Eddie Redmayne