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1. "Anytime I audition for something, it's always a question of whether or not the people I'm auditioning for understand I'm an improviser and I like to do that, and if they like that or if they just want someone who's going to do what's written."
Author: Adam Pally
2. "I used to beg for auditions. Now, they're being thrown at me."
Author: Alex Meraz
3. "I was modeling with an agency in New York and a manager with the agency introduced himself to me one day and he said he had auditions for someone my age. He asked if I would be interested in doing some."
Author: Alexis Bledel
4. "It felt scary because there was no auditioning, no rehearsing."
Author: Barry Sonnenfeld
5. "When I do the roles, when I'm in the room and auditioning, I'll ask the director if they're cool with me adding stuff, or just improvising while we're doing it. And I would say, like, 90 percent of the time, they say, 'Absolutely.'"
Author: Ben Schwartz
6. "I totally heard by chance that they were doing the casting for a James Bond movie, and that one of the auditions was taking place in Paris. So I tried myself to contact every name involved in the movie I could possibly find on the IMDb!"
Author: Berenice Marlohe
7. "When I went to L.A., I started modeling, hoping to travel and learn from photographers. It led to auditions to do commercials."
Author: Beth Riesgraf
8. "Some of the best auditions I've ever had have been when my agent called and said, 'They want you 20 minutes ago, in an office in Century City, to see you for something.' I'm not sitting there thinking for a week and a half, before I'm supposed to go in front of a network president to do something. That just gives you time to be nervous."
Author: Billy Campbell
9. "I ended up on 'Heroes' because I auditioned for the part like everybody else, but the writers were writing the role of Daphne, which was originally called Joy."
Author: Brea Grant
10. "I don't try and be competitive with auditions. When I go on one, I kind of just forget about it."
Author: Charlie Tahan
11. "I'm horrible at auditions anyway. Maybe that's why I never got anything."
Author: Chris Colfer
12. "I was a football player at college and dislocated my thumb. I was out for a bit and passed the theatre and saw some lovely drama students walking into an audition for 'Much Ado About Nothing' and thought: 'That's what I'll do when I recover.' I joined that production and was hooked."
Author: Clark Gregg
13. "The choreographer for the Milton Berle show wanted me to audition. I walked away from that."
Author: Danny Aiello
14. "Investment banks started recruiting at Harvard back in the day, and they'd fly me down to New York City and I was so poor so I would take advantage of the free flight, the per diem, the hotel. And then I would go audition for stuff."
Author: Dean Norris
15. "As a young actor, I booked a movie in the U.S. I didn't speak any English at the time, so I learned my lines phonetically when I auditioned for it."
Author: Demian Bichir
16. "I am always nervous when I'm auditioning for a part I really want."
Author: Ed Stoppard
17. "I was lucky - the first eight productions I auditioned for, I got cast."
Author: Emily Browning
18. "I always get a little uppity when I hear the phrase 'TV actor.' It's like saying you're a magazine reporter. I was in the theater for ten years before I ever had a TV audition."
Author: Eric McCormack
19. "If you get an audition and you're out of work, you just say, 'I've gotta go on this.'"
Author: Evan Peters
20. "I had some years of definite frustration. Auditioning and not working as much as I would have liked to, or working and being paid a pittance, and sort of scrounging by in New York and sleeping on a chair that folded out into a bed."
Author: Gillian Jacobs
21. "I hate auditioning; it makes me more nervous than anything ever, and I always feel like I wasted my time and I could have been creating my own thing. With the Internet, you have so much freedom that 'gatekeepers' make me terrified."
Author: Grace Helbig
22. "I actually got dared to audition for the dance team. All my track-and-field buddies dared me to audition, and I was one of the few guys who did it."
Author: Harry Shum Jr.
23. "I began both auditioning with Pearl Jam and recording for Eleven. In the fall of 1994, I joined Pearl Jam."
Author: Jack Irons
24. "I couldn't believe it! I mean, I'd always dreamed of acting on the screen - my previous background was all theater - but I wasn't sure if the opportunity would ever present itself. Not only was this acting for the screen, this was acting in 'The Hunger Games!' I knew that I had to give this audition my all."
Author: Jacqueline Emerson
25. "I think the best way for me to go into auditions psychologically was to say, 'You're not going to get it. This is the only acting experience you're going to have with this material.'"
Author: Janel Moloney
26. "I want to start a band called "Friday Have Been Cancelled" and then hold open auditions every Friday. The sign will read, "Auditions For Friday Have Been Cancelled." I sure hope nobody shows up because I certainly won't be there."
Author: Jarod Kintz
27. "A lot of times I would go into a room and audition for whatever sitcom it was and they would expect me to do sort of what my dad was doing and I am not him so they would be disappointed and I would feel nervous and not know exactly how to do it."
Author: Jason Ritter
28. "You think you can go into all those auditions not knowing who you are? The work came after I found my sense of self - when I wasn't so manic and desperate."
Author: Jenifer Lewis
29. "I actually never auditioned for 'Full House.' I had done a guest appearance on 'Valerie' as the next door neighbor's niece, and from that I got into 'Full House.' I was only five years old, and I was on the show until I was 13."
Author: Jodie Sweetin
30. "I flew into New York for the Raising Arizona audition, and we just started joking around."
Author: John Goodman
31. "For me, I love auditioning."
Author: Josh Hutcherson
32. "It's funny, I get really nervous when I audition for voiceovers."
Author: Julie Benz
33. "I was a freshman and auditioned for the school play. Freshmen usually never got cast. I was the first freshman to be actually given a legitimate part and it was that feeling of 'Wow! I broke the system!'"
Author: Katie Cassidy
34. "After that I got an agent and went on like a million auditions. You win some, you lose some."
Author: Kel Mitchell
35. "I've gotten jobs that I think I've done the worst audition I ever did, and I got the job. I've done the best audition I've ever done in my entire life, and I haven't gotten the job."
Author: Lin Shaye
36. "When I look at my friend's marriages, with their routine day-to-dayness, they actually seem far more romantic than any dating relationship might be. Dating seems romantic, but for the most part it's an extended audition. Marriage seems boring, but for the most part it's a state of comfort and acceptance. Dating is about grand romantic gestures that mean little over the long-term. Marriage is about small acts of kindness that bond you over a lifetime. It's quietly romantic. He makes her tea. She goes to the doctor appointment with him. They listen to each other's daily trivia. They put up with each other's quirks. They're there for each other."
Author: Lori Gottlieb
37. "I used to get some flack from my agents because I wouldn't even audition for parts where the hero uses violent force to be a hero."
Author: Mackenzie Astin
38. "Chicago is constantly auditioning for the world, determined that one day, on the streets of Barcelona, in Berlin's cabarets, in the coffee shops of Istanbul, people will know and love us in our multidimensional glory, dream of us the way they dream of San Francisco and New York."
Author: Mary Schmich
39. "Every day, I just thank the universe that I am as lucky as I am. Because, I went through periods of time when I didn't have a single bit of work. Months and months where I was auditioning all the time. I mean, all the time, and nothing was happening."
Author: Melissa Benoist
40. "I got the first thing I auditioned for - a guest role on two episodes on 'All Saints,' and I don't think I had ever been that excited."
Author: Mia Wasikowska
41. "Sometimes you walk out of an audition and you kind of know you nailed it and you're probably going to book it, but you very rarely are told in the room by the people who are hiring you."
Author: Michael Cudlitz
42. "I came to New York and started doing stand-up and improv, and started auditioning for commercials and voiceovers and stuff. My first job was on a pilot of that prank show called 'Boiling Points' on MTV."
Author: Nick Kroll
43. "Occasionally I will audition for a big overseas movie, but that's it."
Author: Nicole Trunfio
44. "My first audition happened to be for 'Kindergarten Cop,' and I took that role. I was only starting to learn English at that point. Spanish is my first language, so they made me a speaking character in the movie. I didn't really know I was shooting a movie. I was just having a lot of fun with 30 kids my own age."
Author: Odette Annable
45. "I think the waiters and hostess are beginning to recognize me. They must either think I'm the most popular girl in Chicago or a lesbian seriously looking for The One. Either option is far less embarrassing than the truth: 'I'm here auditioning best friends forever!"
Author: Rachel Bertsche
46. "Every audition I get, I agonise over and I put everything I can into it."
Author: Rafe Spall
47. "I like threesomes with two women, not because I'm a cynical sexual predator. Oh no! But because I'm a romantic. I'm looking for "The One." And I'll find her more quickly if I audition two at a time."
Author: Russell Brand
48. "It's tempting to think, 'This is silly. I'm an artist. I care about my work, my work is first. I don't care about what kind of dress I wear... That's so secondary to me.' But if you care about your work... then you need to take this part of it just as seriously as you would going into an audition and going into work."
Author: Sarah Gadon
49. "I don't like auditions. I feel like they're a very unnatural setting and it's a very unsettling experience. Because you can't help but walk in and feel like you're trying to prove yourself to people. And you should just walk in and be."
Author: Sharni Vinson
50. "Dumb luck brought on the move from business to acting. I had moved to New York when I was 23, in the year 2000. On a lark, I went to audition for a soap opera."
Author: Teddy Sears

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