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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Not Booking the Audition Can Be Good

October 20, 2016 4 Comments

Sometimes you walk out of a film, TV or commercial audition and you think that your read was really good. You did what you wanted to do during the audition. And, that you liked how you did with the  adjustment that the casting director or director asked you to make. Then you find out who booked the role you read for. It is easy to feel bad and frustrated and think that the audition was a waste of your time. Sometimes those auditions where you didn’t book the role that you read for can be a good thing.

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About the Author:

Aaron Marcus has been a full-time actor for over 30 years. He has been cast in over 1,200 acting and modeling jobs to date. You have seen him on the TV shows, Gotham, his recurring role on House of Cards, Do No Harm, Law & Order, Rectify, Halt and Catch Fire, The Wire, West Wing, as well as film projects such as Project Almanac, Philomena, Eugene and A Modest Suggestion. Aaron’s new book “How to Become a Successful Actor and Model,” is considered by many to be the most important book on this topic. Aaron has given his seminar: Book the Job over 600 times spanning 3 continents. He also offers private online mentoring programs: as well as monthly online workshops which can be viewed on You can visit his site and receive 3 free amazing videos. Aaron Marcus

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  1. James dillon says:


  2. Steven Brown says:

    Great advice Aaron, as always.

    I try to leave my auditions and put them out of my mind. Then move on to the next thing. So if I book the role, it’s a bonus.

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