Updated on September 27, 2020
The most important thing to get selected in Film, Music Album, TV Serial, Web Series, is the Art of Audition.
So How do you get selected in any Audition?
What should you do to get selected in any Audition?
How to perfect the art of Audition?
So here we have listed some books which written based on Audition only, Read these Books Once, so you never regret again that you never could make it, for the best role !
Michael Shurtleff has been casting director for Broadway shows like Chicago and Becket and for films like The Graduate and Jesus Christ Superstar. His legendary course on auditioning has launched hundreds of successful careers. Now in this book he tells the all-important how for all aspiring actors, from the beginning student of acting to the proven talent trying out for that chance-in-a-million role!
Twelve guideposts for actors plus:
Style • Pace • Over-Acting • Distractions • Risks • Drama • Musical Theater • Comedy • Self-Rescue • Seduction • Eye Contact And more!
“Audition Room” is a book about casting process and auditioning techniques from point of view of an Indian casting director. This book does not teach acting skills, but it will help you prepare for a good audition and how to get noticed in the Indian Film Industry. It will provide you in-depth perspective about casting in Films, Television Serials and Advertisements in Bollywood. With the initiative ‘Audition Room’, Author, Manoj Ramola has certainly opened a new path for the actors, who strive to enter the film industry but lack proper guidance. The book will surely work towards reducing the existing communication gap between an actor and a casting director, which will add to the value of both the professions.
The audition is the first — and most essential — test of any actor’s craft, one that is typically performed for a very tough audience, under conditions that are always less than perfect. This practical, hands-on guide by a veteran producer covers every aspect of the auditioning process: the monologue, the cold reading, the musical audition, and the interview. It shows actors how to see their performance through the eyes of prospective employers, how to sell themselves even before they step into character, and how to Interpret roles without outside direction.
About the Author
“Any actor who is serious about his or her career should read this book” Matthew Stillman, Producer: Casino Royale, Wanted, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. “As a director, casting a movie can be a terrifying process. Put the wrong actor in your project and you’re sunk. How do you find the right person? …if you’re working with Nancy Bishop you know you’re in good, accomplished hands, whether you’re a director or an actor. ” Neil Burger, Director of The Illusionist Why is it that so many good actors don’t perform well at castings? Secrets from the Casting Couch gives practical advice for actors, written from a casting director’s point of view, teaching the craft of film casting in front of camera. It shows how actors can work with today’s internet technologies to get cast and features advice and actual exercises that achieve results in the casting studio. Emmy-award nominated casting director Nancy Bishop C.SA., has developed a successful approach through many years experience of working in the casting studio. The author also runs internationally recognised master classes throughout Europe and the US and is the head of the Prague Film School Acting Department.
If you’re working with Nancy Bishop you know you’re in good, accomplished hands, whether you’re a director or an actor.’ – Neil Burger, Director of The Illusionist
Auditioning for Film and Television is a must-have book and video guide for actors, written from the perspective of a Casting Director and offering practical advice on audition technique, scene analysis, online casting and social media.
Auditioning for Film and Television is a practical workbook written from a casting director’s point of view that teaches actors the craft of film auditioning in front of the camera. It shows actors how to use today’s internet technologies to advance their careers and features success strategies and actual exercises to achieve results in the casting studio.
Jenna Fischer’s Hollywood journey began at the age of 22 when she moved to Los Angeles from her hometown of St. Louis. With a theater degree in hand, she was determined, she was confident, she was ready to work hard. So, what could go wrong? Uh, basically everything. The path to being a professional actor was so much more vast and competitive than she’d imagined. It would be eight long years before she landed her iconic role on The Office, nearly a decade of frustration, struggle, rejection and doubt. If only she’d had a handbook for the aspiring actor. Or, better yet, someone to show her the way-an established actor who could educate her about the business, manage her expectations, and reassure her in those moments of despair. Jenna wants to be that person for you. With amusing candor and wit, Fischer spells out the nuts and bolts of getting established in the profession, based on her own memorable and hilarious experiences. She tells you how to get the right headshot, what to look for in representation, and the importance of joining forces with other like-minded artists and creating your own work-invaluable advice personally acquired from her many years of struggle. She provides helpful hints on how to be gutsy and take risks, the tricks to good auditioning and callbacks, and how not to fall for certain scams (auditions in a guy’s apartment are probably not legit-or at least not for the kind of part you’re looking for!). Her inspiring, helpful guidance feels like a trusted friend who’s made the journey, and has now returned to walk beside you, pointing out the pitfalls as you blaze your own path towards the life of a professional actor.
This compelling collection of 70 monologues for young men approximately 15 to 30 years old includes a complete chapter that details how to choose a monologue, develop the character, and audition with confidence. With a variety of contemporary sources i
8. Confessions of a Casting Director: Help Actors Land Any Role with Secrets from Inside the Audition Room
Longtime casting director and studio executive Jen Rudin decided to write this book to answer the questions she is constantly hearing from aspiring actors: Do I need an agent? How do I nail an audition? Are classes or degrees important? How do I build my performing arts resume? Now, for the first time, Rudin answers all of these questions and many more in this authoritative, comprehensive guide on how to succeed in the film, television and theater businesses. Packed with information that aspiring actors clamor for, this up-to-the-minute advice from a true expert is essential for anyone who has ever considered pursuing an acting career. There is no formula for fame or stardom, but there are plenty of do’s and don’ts, sure-fire tricks and essential information that an actor should never walk into an audition room without. Filled with checklists, practical instruction and easy-to-follow game plans and advice from real actors, agents and casting directors, Confessions of a Casting Director will help actors feel confident taking on the unpredictable and always evolving world of show business.
In How to Audition On Camera, Casting Director Sharon Bialy answers the twenty-five questions actors ask most frequently about how to nail an audition. What is the casting director looking for? If you mess up, can you start over? What is the most common mistake experienced actors make? Should you audition off book or can you look at the page? Should you dress in character? How much can you improvise? Actors-both novice and professional-are often misled by myths and outdated prescriptions. This guide replaces such misinformation with concise and accurate advice from someone who is in the room helping to make the decision on who gets the job. Bialy gets readers started immediately on the road to screen acting success.
Theater veteran and acting teacher Joanna Merlin has written the definitive guide to auditioning for stage and screen, bringing to it a valuable dual perspective. She has spent her career on both sides of the auditioning process, both as an award-winning casting director who has worked with Harold Prince, Bernard Bertolucci, and James Ivory, and as an accomplished actor herself.
In this highly informative and accessible book, Merlin provides everything the actor needs to achieve self-confidence and artistic honesty–from the most basic practical tips to an in-depth framework for preparing a part. Filled with advice from the most esteemed people in the business, such as James Lapine, Nora Ephron, and Stephen Sondheim, and charged with tremendous wisdom and compassion, this indispensable resource will arm the reader to face an actor’s greatest challenge: getting the part.
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