In Texas the road trip for actors is a regular routine. Those of us who are invested enough in our careers—and have the flexibility in our schedules—can sometimes find ourselves heading out of town once a week, twice a week or more often. This week I had the good fortune of having two auditions in Dallas, projects cast by Chris Freihofer and Kina Bale, on the same day.
I previously discussed the demands of working in Texas as an actor in a blog post entitled Traveling the Texas Triangle. We put in a lot of time. Often a single audition lasting no more than 5 minutes can consume 8 hours of our day due to travel time. Sometimes we’re on the road overnight to get to an early morning shoot or audition in another city. I have great respect for my colleagues here who make it happen.
When you reach the point of getting auditions in another city, there are some sensible ways to approach the opportunity. I created a list of 10 tips to help you Continue reading