Ever have an audition that you KNOW you nailed? You just KNOW you are going to get a booking or at least a callback… and then…. nothing.

Crickets.

This can be so painful! It can feel like you have no grip on reality.
You might think the solution is to ask your agent or manager for feedback.

Maybe they can get some helpful insight from the casting director?

Uh… no.

This is not usually the best idea. Watch this video to learn why and what you should do instead.Ever have an audition that you KNOW you nailed? You just KNOW you are going to get a booking or at least a callback… and then…. nothing.

Crickets.

This can be so painful! It can feel like you have no grip on reality.
You might think the solution is to ask your agent or manager for feedback.

Maybe they can get some helpful insight from the casting director?

Uh… no.

This is not usually the best idea. Watch this video to learn why and what you should do instead.

Ever have those auditions where you just KNOW you ROCKED? And then… nothing? It can be painful, and can actually throw off your audition sense! Learn some helpful (and not-so-helpful) tips for how to handle this situation from @ActResourceGuru @Ajarae! #ActorsLife #AuditionLife #ShareClick to Tweet This Episode of #GuruTips!

Now that you have a plan, I bet you can move through these disappointments
with much more ease and grace. Remember, you had the opportunity to tell the
story in the room. That’s your job. And that’s it.

You got this.

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Break a leg out there,

Ajarae Coleman | Acting Resource Guru

 

 

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Ajarae Coleman is a working actress living in Los Angeles. You can see her on shows like ABC’s SCANDAL, REVENGE, PRIVATE PRACTICE, and THE CATCH, CBS’s THE McCARTHYS, 2 BROKE GIRLS, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, NBC’s DAYS OF OUR LIVES, TNT’s PERCEPTION, I'M SORRY on Netflix, and more. Ajarae founded Acting Resource Guru (ARG) in 2012 to give actors practical steps to book more work and take ownership of their careers. In 2020, Ajarae launched The Table, an exclusive online membership for actors who crave an artistic life that goes beyond just booking gigs. They are ready to make a greater impact, which looks like building communities of collaborators, creating their own opportunities, and developing residual income streams. Ajarae believes that actors play a huge role in bringing forth a reality where every being on the planet is safe and valued, and The Table empowers actors to claim their seat. Join the Interest List at ClaimASeat.com to be notified when the doors open for new members.

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