Tuesday, 23 August 2016


*This is not talking about acting tools but things you can use to put yourself and your craft out there for the right people to see it.*

A little while ago, the only Actors that could showcase their talent for casting directors and agents where those that went to high class drama schools. The talent showcase was and still is a part of the curriculum. 
The school invites PR managersagents and casting directors to come and watch their students display all they have learnt. They do this with the hope that their students can book jobs or get representation by an agent who can get them in front of the directors. 
Not a lot of people could afford to attend those schools so it was hard for lots of them.

Tuesday, 9 August 2016


The first time I heard the word COVER LETTER, I was literally confused. I began to think that trying to get agents and casting directors was more difficult than getting a job in the White House. 

Tuesday, 2 August 2016


A lot of aspiring actors have different ideas of what a real audition is. If you have never been to an audition before, you may be confused into thinking that you will be given parts of the actual script to read all the time.

Some casting directors may want you to read the SIDE  from the actual script, others may just want to know your personality. It is also expected that you come with a prepared monologue. If a SIDE is made available ONLINE, then you are expected to study it, get the lines, build and get into the moment. 

Casting directors vary in the things they are looking for and how they look for it. I will give you a few tips that will help you in preparing for an audition: