You’ve seen the scene countless times again and again. Our hero goes on one job interview after another or is giving one job interview after another. The prospects and HR managers are just terrible and bring home the point that our hero is in trouble. Maybe, they are on a date, and we follow them as they burn through Tinder after the breakup halfway in the movie. There are no good men or women out there. Perhaps, they are at a party, and every single person there is not interesting, completely self-absorbed, or petty. All of these roles are co-star roles filled by actors, or star actors looking to make a cameo. These scenes are usually rooted in comedy, with strong opinions from your character, and about your character. They are there to make a point, and our hero is faced with a decision on how to move forward. Keep going the route they’re on now, or change course? Here are the traits you’ll find in these roles, and how to effectively audition for them. If you’re fortunate enough to book one of these, you could become involved in a classic scene, become a meme, snag a catchphrase, or all of the above.
n the last year, Disney +, BET+, Peacock, HBO Max, Quibi, YouTube Red have all come into view. No one has the time anymore or the desire (even in a lockdown) to watch every single show on television. However, there will be a time where your agent will send you an audition, and you have NO IDEA what this show is about, or never seen one episode. Are you going to turn down the audition? Hell No! Are you going to admit to your agent or manager that you are ignorant about this massively popular hit that is the talk of Twitter every week? No. I want them to continue to send me out on that massively popular hit that is the talk of Twitter every week. So how do you learn about a show; the genre, the tone, the plot, the characters without binge-watching, and with only a 24–72 hour turnaround time?