What if you looked at auditions as an opportunity for growth, to serve the story, the room, and yourself? What if you threw things against the wall to see what sticks?
I have several rising seniors who will be auditioning for college in the upcoming year, as well as younger students who will be considering this as well in the not-too-distant future. The most important thing we need to do in the next few weeks is to select repertoire for their auditions. Specifically, repertoire that showsContinue reading “Choosing Authentic Repertoire”
(Yes, I forgot to write yesterday so this is a day late) Do you anticipate returning to auditions/rehearsals for: School? Choir? Community (or professional) theater? College? And you really haven’t done all that much over the past year of pandemic? Or even if you have, you feel like there’s more you can do? Do you needContinue reading “Tune Up and Tune In”
This is my biggest personal flaw. Which is not a good one to have when you are in a field where rejection is a major factor more often than not. And as a singer, it is easy to take rejection as a personal affront, because after all, your instrument is a part of your body.Continue reading “Taking Things Personally”
Following a presentation on the details of setting up a self-tape, Amanda will work with up to 4 singers on their lighting, sound quality, and audition cut (we still have room for one more!). All present will receive handouts on: 1. Suggested Lighting Options2. Suggested Microphones3. Awesome Audition Checklist A Q&A will follow in theContinue reading “Self-Tape Success: Shedding Some Light”
From the twitter feed of Xstrology (online astrologer): Gemini will pretend that they don’t care at the times they are most vulnerable. I’m a Gemini. I’m the quintessential Gemini – I talk a lot, I’m constantly doing 6 million and 12 things at once, I love change, I’m versatile – and on the downside, IContinue reading “Vulnerability and pretending not to care”