What did you bring to the audition that sets you apart? What did you do differently to everyone else who walked into the audition room that day?
2012 was a big year for Jennifer Lawrence. Not only did she have box office…
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Samuel L. Jackson Talks About His Early Career Addictions: “When I went to auditions I smelt of alcohol and my eyes were a little red”
Many people do not know that Samuel L. Jackson had significant substance abuse problems that derailed his acting career for many years before his 1990s breakthrough.
The Tony-nominated actor is getting to show off his acting chops in a Los Angeles production of Red and on Starz’s series Boss. Groff feels “that the best way to learn is to work with people who are better than you.”
After learning from the best as a young actor – Jack Lemmon, Joseph Papp, Mike Nichols – Kevin Spacey is ready to give back.
Michael Fassbender on Early Auditions, Directors and Acting: “I take my work seriously but I can’t take myself too seriously”
Michael Fassbender is an actor who most people weren’t aware of in 2010, but by the end of 2011 his name and his naked body were the talk of the town. He talks about his early experiences breaking into acting and how he has coped with his fame post-Shame.
Crowd-Sourced Casting? Thank you, no
Girls actress Allison Williams, who plays Marnie on the Judd Apatow freshman HBO series, says that she scored the role in what was her first audition in LA.
Don’t spend time not understanding the key to real success
Melanie Lynskey, despite being best known at the moment for her role on TV’s Two and a Half Men, has amassed an impressive list of acting credits since first appearing in Peter Jackson’s Heavenly Creatures at 16.
Kal Penn on Why He Changed His Name: “Half of it was curiosity to see if it would make a difference”
In a recent interview with New York Magazine, Harold & Kumar star Kal Penn explained the origin of his stage name and how it’s gotten him more auditions than his given name ever did.
There are only a few reasons why anyone gets booked on a commercial: Your look!
Take your career into your own hands and create what Dallas Travers calls, ‘At Home Auditions.’
We all have those days when our confidence level isn’t the best. Acting coach, Benson Simmonds is here to help!
It’s hard to know which casting websites to trust. Erin Cronican gives you her Top 11 favorites, and gives some helpful tips to staying safe.
Casting Directors, Filmmakers, Theaters, etc – please contact me if you’d like your project, workshop,…