How To Have a Great Audition from Casting Director, Bernie Telsey

by Kenji Maeda on May 28, 2010

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New York Casting Director, Bernie Telsey has experience casting film and stage productions since the 90’s. Some of the films he and his company has cast include Sex and the City, Across the Universe, Rent, and Finding Forrester.  Some of the Broadway and off-Broadway shows include the original cast of Rent, Hairspray, Little Shop of Horrors, and Wicked.

Bernie has some great tips on what makes an impact in the audition room. In the video clip below, he talks about the following things:

  1. What it means to be prepared.
  2. The difference between stage and film auditions.
  3. How to choose a song or monologue.
  4. How to approach cold reads.