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Tips to Help Actors Create a Character Instantly at an Casting Audition

A Guide to Creating a Stable and Interesting Character Instantly


While you are at an audition, there are absolutely some obstacles that one will find themselves in. Possibly, not even while you are at an audition, but while you are acting in any form. However, more commonly you will experience this particular type of anxiety in the audition room when you are asked to perform a cold reading from the script. It is in these few precious moments that one must zone all of his or her attention to the script and begin to think several critical questions in order to establish a character instantly.

For the beginning actor, even the more advanced actor, establishing a deep and intriguing character instantly is one of great trouble. However, it does not have to be this way. It only takes a few moments, and a basic understanding of human emotions. And after grasping this notion, you can establish a character instantly that has depth and meaning.

As working as a Casting Director for several years, it is very common for me to sit in my casting chair, and watch countless actors and actresses walk in and out of my room with literally the same performance. It used to baffle me when watching, and thinking to myself, "I have seen this person before." And in all actuality I have never met them in my entire life. This feeling was brought on by their performance. It is because each of these actors gave a very flat and, dare I say, boring performance.

If one was to gaze at acting in the sense of a terrain - strange I know. However, visualize a gorgeous mountain range, one full of deep valleys, and extreme highs. There are literally millions of nooks and crannies that one could easily get lost in, and trying to explore the entire terrain would be close to impossible - and yet, one still wants to do so. And now visualize a plane - one from the Midwest, to where you can see for miles and miles. There are no hills, there are no mountains; the only thing that is prevalent within eyesight is flatness. Upon first gaze, one is immediately bored. There is absolutely nothing that catches the eye. Nothing is interesting, and soon one begins to turn its back and walk away.

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Auditions for play Resistance!

RESISTANCE!a drama by Richard C. Goodmandirected by Brian Gibson Auditions will be held at The Brad Powell TheatreSaturday, May 10 from 3pm-5pm and Sunday, May 11 from 3pm-5pm No prepared material is…Continue

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Started by Brian Gibson on Saturday.

LAST MINUTE CASTING CALL FOR A STUDENT SHORT FILM!!

CASTING CALL FOR A STUDENT…Continue

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Started by Robert John Delim Apr 6.

Extras Needed for Untitled UHM ACM Student Film

OLD MAN – 50’s, preferably AsianCHURCH LADY – 40’s or older, preferably PolynesianYOUNG MOTHER – Portrayable age of 15-25, preferably local Asian or Polynesian Shoot dates: April 17, 18, 19, 2014…Continue

Started by Valerie Narte Apr 1.

Science Fiction Short Film 1 Reply

Hello Everyone, My name is Markus Lim and I am currently Producing and casting for a Science Fiction short film. If you are interested in more details about the characters please email me with head…Continue

Started by Markus Lim. Last reply by Damaris Michelle Moulterie Mar 20.

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Comment by Lew Lappert on April 3, 2014 at 4:32pm

Lanikai Mortgage Players is casting for an actress (16-40, Caucasian) to play the daughter of the President. The political melodrama is loosely based on the plot of "Lysistrata".

Call Jim Duca at: 263-0965 for audition times. 

Comment by Mele Vulangi on April 3, 2014 at 4:27pm

Lew Lappert: Do you have any details as to what age, ethnicity, etc that they're looking for? How old is the daughter? 

Comment by Jackie M. Young on April 2, 2014 at 10:20pm

Anyone else notice all the year dates on this forum are wrong....??

Hard to know which are the new posts and which are old ones....??

Oh well......;/

--Jackie

Comment by Brenda-Lee Hillebrenner on March 29, 2014 at 3:06pm

Congrats Jackie!  Haven't been called though I went through the same call as you! Please let us know what is happening. With casting if you hear anything. WOULD LOVE TO GET ON THIS FILM! Hugs!

Comment by mary roldan on March 29, 2014 at 2:59pm
Break a leg! :)
Comment by Jackie M. Young on March 29, 2014 at 2:30pm

Hi Sasha, nope, that wasn't me on the Bus today--taking my motorcycle nowadays because my car broke down. ;(

And Mary I have an agent but they didn't help me get the Ebbtide casting--I hadda stand 3 hrs. in the rain to get that one myself....;(

Sasha, if you're on Apr. 23 I might see you there.....;)  You're lucky to have gotten 2 calls; I tried for more but they said they had enough peeps at the time.....;/

--Jackie

Comment by mary roldan on March 28, 2014 at 10:04pm
I missed the 2 casting calls . I was in Seattle at that time. But submitted my resume to some casting calls. I'm new here hope to get calls soon.
Comment by sascha schindler on March 28, 2014 at 9:57pm

huhuhu Mary, i dont have an agent,which casting call were you? i got my call 3 weeks ago and another last week for April 11 and 23

Comment by mary roldan on March 28, 2014 at 9:51pm
I wanna be an extra too :( no calls for me yet huhuhu do you guys have agents?
Comment by sascha schindler on March 28, 2014 at 9:19pm

have  i seen you today in the Bus, JackieM.Y. ?

 
 
 

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