Don’t Make Sh*t Up!

When you have an audition, how do you create a powerful story? Where do you find the emotional hook? What steps do you take to embody a fully realized character?

In some cases, I see actors pull a backstory out of thin air.

It’s important to use your imagination to create a unique audition. But don’t make sh*t up that has nothing to do with the script.

Here’s what to do instead…

Don’t Make Sh*t Up

Remember to use what’s on the page to influence your imagination and backstory. Ask yourself: What is the writer’s intention in this particular scene? How can my choices help tell that story in a clear and compelling way?

Leave a comment. How do you create strong choices when you don’t have much to go on? How do you avoid the trap of pulling random ideas out of thin air?


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