Tag: auditioning

  • Audition time … a few truths

    The jacaranda trees are starting to go off after a month or more of blooming their lovely hearts out. That means end of year uni exams are over, but it also signals the start of audition season here in Queensland, and indeed, all over the country. As I write, hopefuls are being coached and lining…

  • The Phone Rang!

    OK I haven’t been sitting by the phone waiting for it to ring. But ring it did this morning with some sweet news from the producers at the Empire Theatre. It was the ‘We want you’ call. I’ve been cast as Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret! Yessss … What a nice feeling it is to hear…

  • The siren call of the callback …

    Is there a sweeter phone call for the actor than the one that says, “Callback?” Yes! It’s the one that says, “We want you” but one step at a time please … I got the first call this morning as I was leaving for work. Fair put a spring in me step it did. Some…

  • Post Audition

    Well, OK, not bad … but then what would I know! It’s the way of the audition; in, out, and done. One way to get through the ‘Oh my god what a disaster’ or even ‘Hmm, not sures’ after an audition, is to stay busy. Worst thing is to post-mortem, and try to second guess…