The art of auditioning: techniques for television

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A network daytime casting director highlights the difference between the craft of acting and the business of auditioning, and how those two worlds meet in television.  Included are proven-effective preparation techniques, including asking the right questions, making specific acting choices, sitting versus standing, finding beats and beat changes, using spontaneity, and much more. Also included are interviews with top daytime casting directors and actors, advice on headshots and resumes, and an examination of the difference between audition preparation and theatrical preparation.
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table_of_contents Auditioning and the craft of acting -- An audition is not a performance -- Audition philosophy -- Chances of booking the job -- First audition -- The callback -- The screen test -- On the clock -- General audition information and advice -- The audition technique -- Beats and bet changes -- Major beat change -- Subject word -- Feeling word -- Summary (so far) -- Major objective -- Dictate the pace -- Think and feel on the lines -- Avoid subtext -- The right approach, the right attitude -- Beginnings and endings -- High stakes and urgency -- Spontaneity and listening -- Voice and speech -- Charm, personality, and passion -- The acting part -- Don't forget to breathe! -- The on-camera audition -- The cold reading audition -- Under-5 and background work in daytime television -- The under-5 audition -- I wouldn't do that if I were you -- Building a relationship with the casting director -- The business of acting and a career -- Getting an agent or a manager -- Headshots and resumes -- Daytime actor interviews -- Agent and manager interviews -- Casting director interviews -- The workbook -- Final advice.
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