A casting call can be quite tricky. It is similar to a job interview for actors as well as actresses and this is one of the factors as to why, one must adequately prepare for the call. Making a good and lasting impression is one of the best strategies to use when casting calls. This is because there are many people out there who attend auditions therefore, if you impress casting directors, you stand better chances of getting an opportunity for a particular show.
Carry Out Thorough Research on Audition
When attending a casting call, it is essential to carry out a thorough research on the process. Know what is expected of you at the audition and go an extra mile to discover the content of the script. Read through the script to have a complete understanding of your role in the audition. This will help you to make wise and informed decisions as to whether to have a monologue or not. Note that when using a monologue, it should be of the same style as well as the genre of a role you are given in an audition. Therefore, carrying out a proper research is very essential for your success.
Planning is very important when attending casting calls and any other job interview. Depending on the type of audition, it is very essential to dress for the occasion. For this reason, plan well on what to wear. You must suit the character or the role you are given. This is why you should go through the script and do your homework well on the role you are auditioning. Proper planning enables you to leave a lasting impression in the minds of casting directors. What’s more, dressing well as per the role brings out the character and from that, directors will able to judge whether you are best suited for the role or not.
Planning also allows you to have all the copies of your pictures and resumes to the event. This can be done a night before the event. Note that directors can ask for such copies for verification purposes and without all essentials, it will create a bad impression.
Relax and Build Your Confidence
When auditioning, it is important to be relaxed and confident in everything you do. Therefore, take some good rest and practice before the event. Resting will allow your mind to relax and get ready for any question that casting directors may ask. On your day, be at the auditioning hall early enough to avoid inconveniences.