7 Audition Must-Haves
Be sure to bring these 7 things to
your next audition….
most important thing to bring to any
audition is also the most overlooked.
You must bring the character! Bring
the character! Is the character shy?
Then don’t be loud and obnoxious at
the audition. Is the character a bad
boy? Then don’t go to the audition in
a shirt and tie. Be your character
from the moment you walk in the door
to the moment you leave and at all
times in between. The more the casting
directors can see you as the “shy guy”
or “bad boy” or whatever the character
is, the more likely you are to land
usually not necessary to bring another
outfit. But what if you arrive at an
audition and discover that your
wears a tie? Having a
tie in your car could give you a leg
up. You run to the car, put it on, and
look the part better than your
the character a basketball player? Why
not bring along a basketball to use
with the audition? Is she a
journalist? How about a notebook and a
pair of glasses? Remember, you want
the casting director to see you as the
character they are looking for.
A watch Why? So
you can get there with time to spare.
Being late is a killer. Plus, getting
there early allows you to read over
the script, prepare and maybe even
make an early impression on the
are fortunate enough to get the script
ahead of the audition, you are lucky.
You can learn and even memorize your
lines prior to the audition. Still, it
is a good idea to bring them with you
at the audition.
5 Headshots with Resume
casting director will always need 1 or
2 to help make his final decision.
Still, you should always have a few
more, just in case one of the other
project’s managers or actors think you
would be great for a part elsewhere.
A warm smile
and friendly personality Why would they want to work with you