Be Honest: Are You Actually Auditioning in Quarantine?

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You already know Backstage is the go-to for any and all information pertaining to your craft. But now, you have the chance to get in on the action with the Backstage Community Forum. Here, you can engage with others in your industry, as well as teachers, experts, and, yep, even agents and casting directors. Below are some of this week’s most interesting new topics; drop a reply or post a new thread. Either way, fire up that keyboard and get involved right here!

Are online auditions actually happening?
Hi all!

“Just wondering if there is any casting going on at all. Self-submit? Zoom auditions? Anything? My agent insists that it is all at a standstill and there is nothing going on, but I hear through the grapevine that people are self-submitting for projects in the future. Asking for both TV/film and theater. What is the truth? Is my agent hiding the truth? Thanks in advance!” —Rickyroad

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Voiceover submission protocol?
“Hello, I’m new to Backstage so I’m not that familiar with the proper protocols when applying for voiceover work. My question is when a client adds a script to the details of the voiceover job, is it recommended that I send a recorded sample of that script when applying for the job?” —Erickvo

Are online auditions actually happening?
Hi all!

“Just wondering if there is any casting going on at all. Self-submit? Zoom auditions? Anything? My agent insists that it is all at a standstill and there is nothing going on, but I hear through the grapevine that people are self-submitting for projects in the future. Asking for both TV/film and theater. What is the truth? Is my agent hiding the truth? Thanks in advance!” —Rickyroad

Looking for remote work? Backstage has got you covered! Click here for auditions you can do from home!

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Casey Mink
Casey Mink is the senior staff writer at Backstage. When she's not writing about television, film, or theater, she is definitely somewhere watching it.
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