The Most Important Element of an Audition

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Maybe it isn’t surprising that a casting director would say that the most important part of an audition is confidence—but then casting director Benton Whitley (Stewart/Whitley Casting) goes on to explain how he defines talent, and it might actually transform the way you approach your craft and the way you handle yourself at your next audition. As it turns out, skill is not necessarily the same as talent, and it's time you stopped thinking so.

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