The Art of Auditions: How to Successfully Cast Your Next Show
Auditioning is the art of matchmaking in its truest form. It’s the feeling of excitement and anticipation that comes from discovering the right performer for a role who can bring the script to life with ease, who has chemistry with fellow actors, and who you enjoy working with.
But how do you create an atmosphere of ease and safety where actors can bring their best selves to the audition? How do you enable a process of fairness and integrity that values peoples’ time and talent? How do you craft an audition and casting process that is fun and artful for everyone involved?
In our latest guide, Lisa Clair, New York-based performer, playwright, and educator, answers these questions and more!
Inside You’ll Find:
- Expert advice on the complete audition process, from the pre-audition phase to the first rehearsal
- New insights and ideas to implement in your next round of casting
- Ways to connect and communicate with talent
- And more!
Whether you’re new to this process or a seasoned professional, this guide has something to offer everyone. Download your free copy today and make your upcoming auditions joyful and satisfying experiences for everyone involved.
About the Author
Lisa Clair is New York-based performer, playwright, and educator. She has produced five full productions with her company, Lisa Clair Group, in New York City and partnered with institutions such as IRT Theater, The Bushwick Starr, Dixon Place, The Performance Project at University Settlement, Spring Break/Art Show, and Target Margin Theater. Lisa is a dedicated, community-focused artist. She is an experienced teaching artist and prioritizes engaging the hyper-local communities in and surrounding where her work is presented. Lisa holds an MFA from Brooklyn College in playwriting under Mac Wellman and Erin Courtney. She is an Immediate Medium supported AGENCY artist and an affiliated artist with New Georges.
Download a free copy of this guide to plan, organize, and execute auditions that are successful and satisfying for everyone involved!