Do you dread monologues? You’re not alone. Since we typically use sides in auditions during the year, many actors fret about what to prepare and what to expect. Let these tips transform your monologue from a loathsome chore to a mini-performance.
Jonathan Groff, Zosia Mamet, Emily Mortimer, Judith Light, Aaron Tveit, Keegan Allen, Billy Porter, Harvey Fierstein, Ana Ortiz, and more share the casting directors who championed them early in their careers and their most memorable moments from the audition room.
The 29th annual Artios Awards celebrated the best casting directors in the business at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Monday night. A joint ceremony was also held in New York.
The 29th annual Artios Awards celebrated the best casting directors in the business at XL Nightclub in New York on Monday night. A joint ceremony was also held in Los Angeles.
Don’t turn down an audition because you think you’re not right for it. If we think you’re right and are willing to give you a chance to audition, go for it.
"Casting By," the critically acclaimed documentary about the role of the casting director in the movie-making process, makes its Hollywood debut this weekend at Arena Cinema
Every actor in New York City knows the name Bernard Telsey; he’s the renowned casting director behind Telsey + Company. One of the biggest casting companies in NYC, Telsey + Company has been behind such recent Broadway hits as “Kinky Boots,” “Newsies,” and “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.”
Actors must walk a fine line. Stand out, but not too much. Get noticed, but don’t be annoying. When building relationships with casting directors, managers, and agents, first impressions count.
List the people you’ve met and their positions, the project, the role, what you wore, and what choices you made for your audition. Take short notes on what you discussed if you got into a chat with the director. When it starts getting busy during pilot season, it’ll ...
Casting director Bernie Telsey will be available to answer your questions at a free screening Nov. 5 of "Casting By" in NYC