The truth is, mistakes are OK! We are all human so we really don’t mind if their is a hiccup in your audition!
However, it is the way you recover from a mistake which is crucial for your reputation as a professional actor.
As Casting Directors, we actually love seeing you recover from a mistake, if done gracefully.
Because…..when you are on set, time is money. Camera’s are rolling, film is expensive. Everyone on set is being paid by the hour. If you keep making mistakes and freaking out during an audition we know you won’t be able to cope being on set in front of over 30-odd crew members.
But If we know you can recover quickly from a mistake that is a huge advantage you have on anyone else.
In an audition, it is really common that you’ll forget a line in a long piece of dialogue...Read More