Auditions Blog Posts

Feb 22, 2021

Tips on How to Enter and Exit the Audition Room

“I just did what I consider to be one of the most difficult things to do in my profession of acting, which is to walk as yourself.” —Helen Mirren Walking and greeting people are actions that most of us take… Read More

Jan 11, 2021

Josh Gad on the Audition that Changed His Life

Josh Gad almost gave up on his acting dreams when The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on Broadway invited him to audition in 2005. In an interview with Off Camera, the 39-year-old actor recalls the memorable audition and the… Read More

Nov 18, 2020

Professional and Productive Networking

Networking has never been easy for a lot of actors, and truly productive networking can be a bit of a science. This year, a lot of actors have chosen to check out of networking completely. You are the CEO of… Read More

Aug 11, 2020

Audition Research

Many of you work with a coach for your auditions, which is helpful. If it’s the next day, you clear your schedule of work and personal commitments to get focused. Maybe you plan out your meals to optimize your energy… Read More

Feb 27, 2020

Self Tapes for Pilot Season

Self-tapes are the new pre-read. You need to be great at it. It’s pilot season, casting is happening faster than ever, and actors need to know how to turn around an amazing professional self-tape with only a few hours notice…. Read More

Feb 17, 2020

How to Find an Audition in Los Angeles

The first step to getting an acting job is finding an audition, but sometimes that’s easier said than done. Acting is a cutthroat business, and sometimes it’s difficult to find an acting audition if you don’t already have successes to… Read More

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Jan 15, 2020

Virtual Auditions

At Casting Frontier, our mission is to help actors everywhere empower themselves and expand their careers by connecting them with casting directors and acting career opportunities through our online casting platform. Traditionally, in-person auditions are how anyone in the industry… Read More

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Dec 16, 2019

Learn To Read The Room

In many ways, the time from the moment you walk into the audition room, through introductions, questions, etc. before you audition can be as critical to you getting the part as your audition itself. Your powers of observation, your ability… Read More

Nov 7, 2019

How to Fit Your Resume for the Audition

Your acting resume, along with your headshot, is one of the most important documents at your disposal for securing an acting job. It’s what casting directors will look at after an audition to keep you in memory and look over… Read More

Killian McHugh, casting director & acting coach, on set.
Mar 21, 2019

Killian McHugh’s Guide To Acting Jobs & Commercial Auditions

For commercial casting director and acting coach Killian McHugh, teaching is not only a profession, but a calling. “I remember talking to a casting director about winning the Oscar,” he recalls. “I said something about if I won I’d never… Read More

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Feb 18, 2019

Acceptance When Auditioning

A great audition requires you to be in complete command of yourself, your work, and the room. Accepting everything as it is in the present moment is key to having this kind of command. Acceptance is non-judgmental. You may not… Read More

Feb 15, 2019

Keep Leaping

Leap and the net will appear. You’ve heard this phrase if you’ve even considered pursuing a career in the arts. Teachers have been saying it for years. Actors, writers and dancers have been taping it to their mirrors since middle… Read More

Feb 12, 2019

Chris Hemsworth on Audition Nerves and Not Giving Up

The Avengers actor Chris Hemsworth has been described as the epitome of a man, movie star, and Hollywood hunk. But he seems to have a far more humble perception of himself. In a Men’s Health interview, the 35-year-old star opened… Read More

Feb 2, 2019

NBC’s ‘Bring the Funny’ Open Casting Now

Calling all aspiring comedians. NBC is currently casting for their new comedy competition show Bring the Funny. “We are looking for the best of the best from every comedy genre worldwide,” it says on the Bring The Funny website. That… Read More

Jan 28, 2019

Elizabeth Olsen on Why She Loves to Audition

For many actors, auditioning is an unpleasant but necessary part of the business; they tolerate the judgemental ambiance and hopefully master the art of auditioning in the quest of landing desirable jobs. And then there’s Elizabeth Olsen who simply loves… Read More