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Before you walk out that door, ask yourself: Am I dressed for success? Would I hire a person that is dressed like me? Remember: Your first impression on auditioners happens as you walk in door…….so be smart about it!
How do I walk out of an audition?
Walk out of audition same way you walked in….with confidence and a smile. Even if it was worse audition that you have ever done, do not show it. Your audition ends when you are out of building you auditioned in and NO SOONER. If it was a bad audition or if you did not like people who you auditioned for, it is better to keep it to yourself. You never know who might be watching you.
What can I learn from this audition?
I would have to say best thing that you can do for yourself during audition process is to form a healthy objective attitude. No matter if you get audition or not, after audition is over, analyze it. Ask yourself following questions: •What could I have done better? No audition is perfect. It is ability to learn from your experiences and other people’s experiences that will make every audition better than last. •Did I prepare myself well for audition (we’ll get to preparation in next installment)? •What did I learn from other people? You can learn a GREAT DEAL from observing other auditionees. Things like: what to wear, what NOT to wear, what new repertoire you can use, how people prepare and conduct themselves right before they go into audition, how people prepare and conduct themselves right after their audition…….there are a number of things that you can learn. •Am I willing to learn? This is biggest of them all. If you are not willing to learn from your mistakes along with your successes, then honestly……you should get out of business. You are a product, which means you are constantly changing, particularly your marketable angle. If you’re not willing to do that, then you’re not willing to do what it takes to sell yourself to your potential buyers……the auditioners.
Now that you are have a good (or at least better) attitude about audition process, it is time turn our attention to Step II: how to successfully prepare for audition you are going into, which we will cover in our next installment of “How to sell yourself in an audition.”
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