(NOTE: Something weird is going on with the spacing and it won't let me fix it.....I know it looks odd....carry on.) Audition materials for film and television are called sides. Sides are a tiny portion of the whole script, which is all you’re going to get. You may get a full script if you’re auditioning … Continue reading 8. Sides
When you’re auditioning for commercials you’ll hear the word ‘category’ thrown around a lot. A category is basically the character you’re called in for. The “intern”, the “boss”, the “spunky grandmother”, the “Olympic medalist”. (Although, they’d probably get an actual medalist for something like that. And they do. :P ) In the above photos, we … Continue reading 7. Categories
Casting Room Set Ups
If you've never been in a casting room before, this is generally what it looks like from the casting director's perspective. This one is from a commercial casting house I used to do some session directing for. But as you can see from the banner image on my site, there may sometimes be chairs … Continue reading Casting Room Set Ups
Not THE Marsha Mason!?
People started saying this to me when I was maybe four or five years old. I didn’t understand it, but it made me giggle. I mean, it was my name. I had no other concept of it. Even when I was a kid taking theatre classes in the summers I didn’t know who Marsha Mason … Continue reading Not THE Marsha Mason!?