Building Resilience with Auditioning


“The first step to a better audition is to give up character and use yourself.”
 – Michael Shurtleff

Michael Shurtleff, the famous casting director/theatre producer and author of the seminal book for actors, Audition, is alluding to the fact that authenticity is a vital part of any performance.

But what if the audition process itself brings up many emotions that get in the way of being present for the reading?