Nobody really likes it. Standing in a room competing with your peers for that coveted role in your school play or local theatre is never fun. But sadly, it’s a reality for those of us who love the craft! Here are some tips to ace your next audition.
1. Do your research
You need to know the plot and the music for the show very well. Having been on both sides of the audition table, I cannot TELL you how important this is! Sometimes, when I’m hosting an audition, I will ask people to sing directly from the show right on the spot. If you’re trying out for a specific role and you aren’t familiar with that character’s show-stopping number, I won’t think you want it that bad. Know the roles you’re eligible for backwards and forwards and know the character dynamics.Read More