Ever see those No Loitering signs at stores? The idea is to keep people fromwithout actually making a purchase. As actors, we do a bit of lingering after auditions at times so we can catch up with people we haven’t seen in a while. Sometimes that lingering can lead to very good things.
Despite the power and reach of social media, there’s nothing like great face-to-face time for reconnecting and discovering new opportunities. I wouldn’t suggest hanging out for an hour after every audition. I mean, who has the time? But rushing off and giving the appearance of having somewhere better to be urgently is not necessarily wise either.
Here’s an example of how sticking around a bit can help. Continue reading