The Art of Auditioning: Techniques for Television

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Allworth Press, 2004 - Performing Arts - 209 pages
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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. This practical and specific guide reveals to actors in a step-by-step format how they can empower themselves as they begin to audition for television work and start mapping a career. 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 head shots and resumes, and an examination of the difference between audition preparation and theatrical preparation.

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About the author (2004)

Rob Decina is the Emmy-nominated casting director for the daytime drama Guiding Light. His other casting credits include the independent film, A Tale of Two Pizzas, and casting searches in New York for Dawsonrsquo;s Creek, The Scorpion King, and National Lampoonrsquo;s Van Wilder. Before Guiding Light, he was the associate casting director at Warner Bros. Television in New York, where he was involved in the casting for The West Wing, Third Watch, and more than forty other primetime television pilots.

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