What Happens at Acting Auditions!

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  • Published on Oct 21, 2016
  • HEY GUYS I'M BACK (; I hope you enjoy this new video on "What Happens at Acting Auditions!" I discuss what goes down at agency auditions, film auditions, theater auditions and open calls! I hope you enjoy (:
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Comments • 273

  • Tigerlily 5
    Tigerlily 5 17 days ago

    How do you get an agent?

  • Prachi Jain
    Prachi Jain Month ago

    How do u choose the right monologue

  • Bailey Hogue
    Bailey Hogue Month ago

    I’ve got a couple auditions coming up and I’ve never seriously acted before. I’m scared I’ll get too nervous and forget everything or I’ll do something wrong. Any tips?

  • Mevine Ven
    Mevine Ven Month ago

    Sexy voice baby sitting 😃

  • DIPPING SAUCE
    DIPPING SAUCE 2 months ago

    I got an audition for Disney channel
    I’m auditioning on Wednesday wish me luck!!

  • Bella Shahkar
    Bella Shahkar 2 months ago +1

    I have an audition on 23rd of March! I’m so scared!!! Any tips?

    • DIPPING SAUCE
      DIPPING SAUCE 2 months ago

      It was a huge scam they make you pay 2,000 just to have your name on file
      But
      My mom is going to get me a real agent for trustworthy auditions

    • Bella Shahkar
      Bella Shahkar 2 months ago

      Mimi Rose how did it go?

    • Bella Shahkar
      Bella Shahkar 2 months ago

      Mimi Rose thank you!

    • DIPPING SAUCE
      DIPPING SAUCE 2 months ago +1

      Yes!! Before do some tongue twisterS

    • DIPPING SAUCE
      DIPPING SAUCE 2 months ago +1

      Bella Shahkar I have one on March 20 for Disney

  • Llama ain’t do no Drama

    Honestly you are such an inspiration. I love how you express everything and you help people out with things that you are doing.

  • Ella Wilkinson
    Ella Wilkinson 3 months ago

    Hey! Sry I’m new to this channel but I was wondering if u have ever gotten a part in a movie,tv show, film,theatre and more?

  • GG GothicKiller
    GG GothicKiller 4 months ago

    Sorry, I'm late. But they didn't include resume on the list, would I still bring one?

  • Byoscar X
    Byoscar X 4 months ago

    How does audition work? Like what kind of script are we supposed to read?

  • Ella The Angel
    Ella The Angel 4 months ago

    im auditioning for disney :P

  • Depressed Pie
    Depressed Pie 6 months ago

    I get the Audition bit but I don’t get a agent/manager bit

  • HOT DOGGO
    HOT DOGGO 7 months ago

    I want to addition cause thas my dream snes I was a 5 yera old kid (that was 8 or 9 years ago)

  • Dara Baird
    Dara Baird 7 months ago

    Thank you for this video, it was very informative, I am 15, and I really want to go into acting. (My life goal is to be in some superhero movie or show) My dad is a director so I think that’s going to help me a little... I just switched to a school with the best theater program in the city, and I’m very excited. I am also doing an evaluation for an agency soon and I’m freaking out. Anyone have any advise?

  • Marceli Couto
    Marceli Couto 7 months ago +1

    I have been watching so many of ur videos I’m 12 and I’m going to auditions in 2 days I’m so excited ur videos really help :)

  • Wolfpack 72
    Wolfpack 72 8 months ago +1

    I have an audition tomorrow I hope it goes well

  • Niyah Blackmon
    Niyah Blackmon 9 months ago

    5:14

  • Kathy Lee
    Kathy Lee 9 months ago

    Are you on any tv shows?

  • KiDs 4evEr
    KiDs 4evEr 9 months ago +9

    *angency* : *Hey rebekah You Got The AUDITION Come To the Office*
    *Rebekah* : *yeahhh*

  • babey frann
    babey frann 9 months ago +1

    Wait so I HAVE to take acting classes ?? Because I got a callback but I want to already be in a show!! PLEASE HELP!

    • KAYDEN MERRITT
      KAYDEN MERRITT 2 months ago

      Yes. Of course you need to take classes if you are acting for real jobs.

  • a s h l e y
    a s h l e y 10 months ago

    I HAVE AN AUDITION FOR MY AGENCY TODAY ;-; *im scareddddddddd*

  • Heart In Harry Potter
    Heart In Harry Potter 10 months ago

    If you are part of an agency, can you go to open casting calls,etc (things without them)?

  • ImBlushin
    ImBlushin 11 months ago

    I have always wanted to be an actress...I get scared in the camera but great without it..

  • Astr9 Plays
    Astr9 Plays 11 months ago

    I'm Scared If I'm Not Gonna Get My TV Audition What Should I Do?

  • Giraffey11 YT
    Giraffey11 YT Year ago

    Can you post a video on how to get over stage fright?
    I’m an actor who is new to acting. I’ve always loved acting, and I’ve been in a musical, and I LOVE IT. The only thing is.. I’m just really nervous. I’m going to be auditioning for a group/team for acting and singing soon. I’m prepared, I’m just worried I’ll get nervous and mess up. Do you think you could help?

  • Efficient Rainbowz

    I have my first acting audition tomorrow!
    Any tips?

  • Stephanie White
    Stephanie White Year ago

    i have an audition in may. i’m not scared of like doing it in front of people i’m just scared people are gonna laugh or make fun of me or something.

  • Stephanie Pienaar

    How whas your first adishon

  • AGCookie Dolls
    AGCookie Dolls Year ago

    One time Barbizon called my mom and asked for me. We didn’t even have an agent. But we said no. That was two years ago and I have an audition tomorrow for Nickelodeon/Disney Channel !

  • Annie and Emma
    Annie and Emma Year ago

    this made me feel so much better for my audition!! i was so nervous like a month before the audition (idek why) and i watched this video a lot! and as soon as i stepped into the place where i was auditioning i was not nervous at all. and i got a callback that night to come the next day! and about 2 weeks after the callbacks i got a email that i got a part and im so happy! so thank you!

  • Candy Love
    Candy Love Year ago

    Thanks for the advice!

  • sherry-gay thompson

    Why do you talk like that and i dont mean something good

  • Jordan Schafer
    Jordan Schafer Year ago

    When you show up to a theater/play audition will they give you a script to do?

  • cayleigh
    cayleigh Year ago +6

    how do I convince my mom to allow me to pursue acting bc I’ve always had a passion for it but she is not supportive and it makes me so sad

    • Paris The Princess
      Paris The Princess Month ago

      Often when you lean yourself towards things everything else will follow. Jump right in! Then maybe she will see how good and professional you are and hopefully join in a bit.

  • __
    __ Year ago

    thank you

  • SoccerGirlSquad !!!

    Can you make a video about good monologues to use for certain types of actors? ❤️🎉👍🏻

  • Niffler Manager
    Niffler Manager Year ago

    Umm what do you wnat to do a specific tv show? Like stranger things 3, i dont know how or where to auditition and I cant find a stranger things website for the auditions for stranger things 3, plz help

    • __
      __ Year ago

      Harley Nix ENOUGH. WITH. THIS. Stranger Things is NOT having open auditions! They have said so themselves that they will be choosing from Hollywood and are not even checking on youtube, viral videos, etc. I recommend trying the Disney channel to get to Hollywood, and maybe you will b able to be in stranger things season 4 or 5.

  • Isa Rules
    Isa Rules Year ago

    It’s two years late but you did this video on my birthday. BTW I have my first addition on Sunday and have been watching a whole bunch of your videos.

  • nazareen unicorns

    I want to be a actress just like you but I have speech problems😔😢😥😞😒😰😟😖😖

  • DiliPickle Sunshine

    I️ am auditioning for my school musical Beauty and the beast and this video really helped me calm down

  • wherearetheavocados
    wherearetheavocados Year ago +8

    i want to audition for stranger things season 3 so badly!!!

    • KAYDEN MERRITT
      KAYDEN MERRITT 2 months ago

      You should try to build your self up as an actor if you’re really serious about it. If you just wanna be in stranger things............I don’t blame you it’s a good show.

    • Marceli Couto
      Marceli Couto 7 months ago

      just somebody yesssss hun get em!!

    • __
      __ Year ago +3

      xlex. lxna Harley Nix ENOUGH. WITH. THIS. Stranger Things is NOT having open auditions! They have said so themselves that they will be choosing from Hollywood and are not even checking on youtube, viral videos, etc. I recommend trying the Disney channel to get to Hollywood, and maybe you will be able to be in stranger things season 4 or 5.

  • Juliet A. Loft G.

    Do open casting calls give you a script in the audition room?

  • Gracie Bethhh
    Gracie Bethhh Year ago

    i’m so scared for my audition bc my first audition is In a week

  • Nadira Osman
    Nadira Osman Year ago

    Sounds like you really love to act! Hope you one day get a role I’m a movie

  • IamHappy
    IamHappy Year ago

    thank u soooo much i have my musical theatre play

  • Olivia Dunn
    Olivia Dunn Year ago

    Do you get a script before the audition or at the audition

    • Olivia Dunn
      Olivia Dunn Year ago

      Rebekah's World what do you mean. Do you let the director know ur going to audition

    • Rebekah's World
      Rebekah's World Year ago

      Olivia Dunn depends

  • Alfreda Onyeukwu
    Alfreda Onyeukwu Year ago +2

    i want to be a 10 yr. actress but im afraid to approach my parents and ur channel really helps me

    • get lit 24\7
      get lit 24\7 Year ago

      Ikr

    • Rebekah's World
      Rebekah's World Year ago

      Alfreda Onyeukwu hi! me to! i’ve been thing of becoming and actresss and i don’t really know how to confront my parents and tell them. i fell like they’ll just say no. so do you have advice? ANYBODY?!?

  • Ehsue Kaw
    Ehsue Kaw Year ago

    Hi thank you for sharing the auditions tips. I found they are very helpful. I just knew your channel two weeks ago. All your videos I watched were awesome and helped me preparing my acting. Coming week I have a short film auditions. Your tips help me a lot. Thanks. I got a script.

  • LIADance
    LIADance Year ago

    Could you act out all these kinds of auditions?

  • a girl
    a girl Year ago +2

    thank you for all of the videos and advise you have gave me and all of your other subscribers and BTW I can relate to you I have performed in the West End LONDON and it was overwhelming THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL OF THE ADVISE YOU GIVE US!!!!!!!

  • Jacob Roberts
    Jacob Roberts Year ago

    I'd like to know about your acting background: How many auditions have you been on? How many paid acting jobs have you done? What type of acting training do you have? Do you have an agent? Have you done any commercials? Any TV?

  • Kennedy Farrah
    Kennedy Farrah Year ago +2

    i am 10 yrs old (almost 11) and i really want to addition for a tv show or movie i dont really care witch one and i cant really get an agent anyways i cant seem to find any additions. Do you have any ideas to help me and my parents find a acting addition for me?
    plzzzzzz answer thx

    • Ninja
      Ninja Year ago

      Kennedy Farrah she has made a video it was her first video but you can also ask you're mom to help you get an agent or something

  • Lindsay Ramirez
    Lindsay Ramirez Year ago

    Does anyone know a good manager?

  • Millie May
    Millie May Year ago +1

    How do you get an audition

    • __
      __ Year ago

      Hullo Millie I actually recommend Backstage. Its a totally safe website that I signed up for (for extra features) and i’m having quite a few auditions in these few weeks.

  • Malivia 78
    Malivia 78 Year ago

    what's the best way to find a good agent

  • hamed utube
    hamed utube Year ago

    it was very good .....pls cold reading video

  • randomreader
    randomreader Year ago

    So I am going to my first audition, and it says all I need to bring is a pen and a headshot, but should I still bring a resume?

  • Just some random Person

    I dont know what is happening to my right ear but it hurts so much, i started crying but then i wanted to watch some acting videos, you helped me get my mindof my ear. Thanks.

  • I don't know what to write here, so enjoy this

    if you never got an audition or been in a show can you still get the part

  • shaunbless
    shaunbless Year ago

    I recently had audition it was eight pages is that normal? They had me read from the second scene I had beginning down packed but choked on second scene trying read off sides . (Even though I had it memorized I choked)

  • Madison Charlton
    Madison Charlton Year ago +1

    Your tips are always so helpful 😃

  • Diana Garcia
    Diana Garcia Year ago

    i really want to know

  • Diana Garcia
    Diana Garcia Year ago +1

    haw much do you have to pay an agent

    • __
      __ Year ago

      YOU SHOULD NOT HAVE TO PAY FOR AN AGENT!! IF YOU NEED TO PAY FOR THEM IT IS A SCAM. They should come to you.

  • The Andieniable
    The Andieniable Year ago

    Is it okay to be connected with multiple agencies?

  • The Andieniable
    The Andieniable Year ago +1

    #subscribed

  • lillian grace
    lillian grace Year ago

    Rachel, I just had my second community theatre audition, for The Little Mermaid. They haven't posted the cast list yet and I'm so nervous!
    I will edit this comment saying what character I get!

  • Epic
    Epic 2 years ago

    How do you get own acting agent.

  • Deewa S
    Deewa S 2 years ago

    how much does an agency cost?

    • Litta Tigabu
      Litta Tigabu Year ago +1

      Deewa Safa it doesn't cost anything, they get paid when u get paid but it shouldn't cost anything to get signed with them.

  • Louise •
    Louise • 2 years ago

    i have an idea for a new video, maybe you could kinda give us an acting lesson. because you tell us what to bring, how to do this and how to do that which is honestky amazing. but could you also kind of teach us stuff? like how to xry on command and how to laugh and smile. just the basic please :)

  • Anca Raluca Rautoiu
    Anca Raluca Rautoiu 2 years ago

    great video, as always! What college do u go to?

  • Crazyness9000
    Crazyness9000 2 years ago

    I will be having my first audition this summer that is outside of my school(I am 11). I just started to watch your videos and they have made me a lot calmer about my audition. Thank you!!!

  • Olivia Bytner
    Olivia Bytner 2 years ago

    You know maybe some good free online acting classes/courses/videos?

  • Jeremy's World
    Jeremy's World 2 years ago

    I screenshotted 4:50

  • AwkwardoTheTurtle hi
    AwkwardoTheTurtle hi 2 years ago +2

    I had an audition yesterday and I got it but sadly it was 2,000 dollars to go on and my family couldn't afford it😢😖😔

    • Aaliyah Crenshaw
      Aaliyah Crenshaw 2 months ago

      Lexi Leiting good you should have to pay especially that much it was most likely a scam

  • Jesse Blaylock
    Jesse Blaylock 2 years ago

    Btw what roles have you done so far?

  • Massiel Castillo
    Massiel Castillo 2 years ago

    Do you know what is going to be asked prior to entering the audition room? Like do you choose your own scripts?

  • Kailyn Rath
    Kailyn Rath 2 years ago

    Thank you for this video. A few weeks ago I was an ensemble character in my school's musical "Godspell" and we were lit

  • Samantha Gray
    Samantha Gray 2 years ago

    Help! I have no experience but there is an Disney audition in 6 days! HELP ME PLEASE

  • Sean Furey
    Sean Furey 2 years ago +1

    If you subscribe to me I'll legit sub to u I promise ✌️

  • JguttmanTM
    JguttmanTM 2 years ago +2

    All I could focus on was the feather fan in the background 😂. Also, who's watching this in 2017?🤔😋💖

  • Syd
    Syd 2 years ago

    I love theatre so much I'm auditioning for Alice in Wonderland Tomorrow!

  • Katelyn Kurovski
    Katelyn Kurovski 2 years ago +1

    I have a question. I'm still a teenager, but I want to be an actress when I grow up! You've talked about having an agency and/or an agent but how do I get one? Any tips?

    • Boreed
      Boreed Year ago

      Katelyn Kurovski Rsearch your local agencies then contact them

  • Katie Petring
    Katie Petring 2 years ago

    Thanks Rachael! I've been looking for videos about this, but people aren't allowed to film during the audition.😥😨

  • Martina Castillo
    Martina Castillo 2 years ago

    Hey I have a question: Where should I look when I'm auditioning? I'm used to looking above the audience and am not sure if there will be a camera. My audition is today and I'm nervous :/

  • Franibelle Diaz
    Franibelle Diaz 2 years ago +1

    can you do a video about what to bring to open calls

  • Aida Kurbegovic
    Aida Kurbegovic 2 years ago

    what happens if you don't have a headshot and resume?

    • God's child
      God's child 2 years ago

      Aida if you don't have a headshot are resume I would suggest you get one. if you don't know where to start , start by taking a few acting classes & list the classes under the "training" section on your resume. Search for professional headshot photographers in your local area ( your acting coach/teacher should be able to assist you with that ). also look out for any student films, independent films in your area submit your headshot & resume to performing arts schools ( alot of times the students majoring in film look for actors / actresses to be in their productions which you can add to your resume if you get cast in one ) & continue building & keeping your resume updated as you book more work, most of all have fun & Stay faithful love! 💚💕

  • Cyppy747
    Cyppy747 2 years ago

    What college do you go to?

  • Ibrahim Hamid
    Ibrahim Hamid 2 years ago

    thanks for the video, but the background music is too loud, its hard to concentrate on what u r saying.

  • Phils Musics
    Phils Musics 2 years ago +6

    where can you get an agent?

  • Bottle of Cringe
    Bottle of Cringe 2 years ago

    Where do you get the script for the audition?

  • Celeste Givin
    Celeste Givin 2 years ago +3

    I really want to be an actor but I know I will have zero chance because I live near New York not las angeles. I'm also only 12(almost 13) but I do always go in the school plays. My parents are divorced also so that sucks for transportation and I will never get really far. But yeah I am really good at acting and singing many people told me but I don't think I am. Just wanted to let this out of me, everybody have an amazing day!!👍🏻

    • KAYDEN MERRITT
      KAYDEN MERRITT 2 months ago

      You realize not all movies are filmed in LA. You actually have much more of a chance than a lot of other people who live in the suburbs. I think that you should only be an actor if you have a passion not just to be on tv or broadway. If you have that passion and talent then you have a chance

    • Andy Glenny
      Andy Glenny 2 years ago

      Celeste Givin Alot of movies are made in New York

  • chloe cendana
    chloe cendana 2 years ago +1

    I have an audition TOMORROW. I'm not that scared but I'm somewhat scared

  • Tony Jones
    Tony Jones 2 years ago +1

    Thanks for the video! I found the info and tips very helpful!

  • crisscross getit
    crisscross getit 2 years ago

    what agency do you have?

  • abigail daveigh
    abigail daveigh 2 years ago +12

    sure you've been told this thousands of times but every time I hear your voice I think of cher from clueless

  • izzy
    izzy 2 years ago

    Hello! I will soon be auditioning for a show soon! I want to do a "cute" song. Have any suggestions? (It has to be a song from a musical)

  • Melanie Devries
    Melanie Devries 2 years ago

    Thx I was soooo nervous 4 my 1st audition

  • Precious Moner
    Precious Moner 2 years ago

    I found an audition and they said they don't need my headshot or resume do u think I should take them incase please reply

  • Hiram Thomas
    Hiram Thomas 2 years ago

    how do I get a agent

  • Nikki Tokat
    Nikki Tokat 2 years ago

    My audition is tom. Omg. Yikes!