Auditions are the root of success for all the upcoming fresh actors and also for all the struggling actors, so one must be fully prepared to give the best of your and if you are selected then you are lucky. This would happen only if you are up to the expectations of the casting director.
You may follow the below advice so that you can be at your best in the auditions:
- Get all information:
Before going for any auditions you must first collect all the necessary information regarding that audition. You must know all the things like
- When is the audition
- Where is the audition? Get the address if the place is unknown to you.
- What is the purpose ofthe audition? Take all the information about the company and the project’s for which the auditions have been conducted.
- How you should be dressed?What is the dress code for the audition or you can wear whatever you want to?
- Which all things should you carry?
- Don’t be afraid , don’t be shy:
Your confidence is your asset, so be confident and perform don’t let your insecurity become an obstacle. Perform in front of your family members or friends and be fully prepared before going to an audition. Performing again and again will help you to lower your nervousness. Performing is a skill and must be polished by practicing.
- Practice, practice and more practice:
One of the important parts of the preparation for auditions and you can be very well prepared only if you are a master and this is possible only through practice as we all know practice makes a man perfect. If you are going to do a role of specific character, then try to be into the character itself as this would help to improve your performance.
- Always check what would be accepted from you:
Always check and recheck what all things you must follow such as is there any time limit for your performance? If yes then strictly limit your performance within that time bound. Is there any dress code? If yes then always try to look your best. Is there a need of submitting accompaniments? And many such things just get it listed and be prepared for auditions.
- Sleep early:
It is really very necessary to look fresh at the time of auditions there should be no tiredness as you have to wait for long hours to complete your auditions and for that you need to be full of strength and excitement. If you sleep late then you will be low in your energy and this may affect your auditions.
- Never compare yourself to anyone else:
You should never do any comparison with the other performers as comparisons may bring nervousness in you all .Remember that you are the best, don’t be afraid, just give your best remember you have practiced a lot and waited so long for this moment. Be confident about your talent and your efforts, frankly speaking comparison means you are making yourself feel low
- Arrive a bit earlier for your audition :
Make sure you arrive prior to the start of the auditions as it is beneficial to you as you can be relaxed till your turn comes as there may be a huge crowd arrived for auditions at the same place. Also, be aware of the venue of its too far for you, just leave a bit earlier.
- Be patient:
All you need to do is to be patient enough after you are done with your auditions don’t panic at all remember you don’t know what they are looking for and you have given your best it will take 2-3 weeks to get the results don’t make any negative ideas that you were not better and you cannot be selected. Be confident and wait patiently your sincere efforts will surely pay you.
Along with all the above point all you have to do is never stop even if you have faced many rejections as rejections are part of your struggle towards success.