How To Ace a Cold Reading
Watch more How to Be an Actor videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/1-How-to-Be-an-Actor Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Ace a cold reading and land the role you're auditioning for with these tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Be relaxed and confident Relax and be confident. When handed your script, take a deep breath and start preparing. Step 2: Break down the scene Break down the scene by figuring out where it takes place, what your character was doing the moment before, your relationship to the other characters, and what your character is feeling. Step 3: Establish intention Establish what your character wants in the scene. Use action verbs and pencil-in notes in the script. Step 4: Make strong choices Make a strong choice about your character's action, even if you're not sure it's the right one. Act with conviction. Tip Channel your audition anxiety and use that nervous energy in your performance. Step 5: Don't rush Take your time and don't rush through your lines. Follow any suggestions from the director. Tip Hold your script at chest level. Step 6: React If you have a scene partner, listen to and interact with them. Make eye contact at the beginning and end of thoughts. Step 7: Persistence is key Persevere. The more auditions you have, the better your odds of landing that one choice role. Did You Know? The famous Hollywood sign originally read ''Hollywoodland'' to advertise a new housing development.