There is a lot of advice out there on auditioning. But there are a few things that a ton of performers do which impede their auditioning. Blogger Annie Edgerton shares five mistakes actors often make and how to flip them into something positive.
As a standby in the off-Broadway musical The Fantasticks, I’m often in a Starbucks during most performances, so when it was time to go on for a short time, my initial response was, “Damn, there goes all my free time.” As a parent of two small children, time is at a premium. But you may think I’ve completely missed the boat, that I should be elated at having a performing opportunity—and you’d be right, it just took me a couple of days to get here.
What a feeling! You get that call on your cell phone, and you’ve got a job for the summer doing theatre. Someone is ACTUALLY PAYING you to do theatre! What a rush! What a high! What the hell do you do now? What is summer stock, really?
“Welcome to StageAgent!” A few weeks ago, that was the subject of a very anticipated email. As the new editor for StageAgent, I couldn’t be more thrilled. I’m a performer and acting teacher living in Astoria, Queens, New York, a quick subway ride away from Times Square and Broadway! Originally from Los Angeles, I’ve been living here in New York for nine years. I’m excited to bring our readers new and exciting Show Guides and guest Blog posts, and to expand our song and monologue database to give you, the StageAgent user, more amazing tools to utilize as you pursue acting, singing, teaching, directing, and more!
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