I’ve been busy with commercial and print auditions the past month, but have been behind in my posts. I want to extend my gratitude to the following casting directors for the auditions and callbacks that I’ve had recently:
Dan Cowan, Broadcast
Michael Sandford, Sanford Casting
Dan Bell, Bell Casting
Katie Taylor, Taylor Casting
Brigid McBride, McBride Casting
David Martinez, David Martinez Photography
Thank you to each of you for the opportunity to audition for your commercial or print projects. Some of you I have auditioned for in the past, a couple of you called me in for the first time.
I hope to audition for each of you again in the future.
Thank you again!
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My daughter and I had a callback at Dan Bell Casting! We were scheduled for a 2 PM callback on Tuesday, April 17th.
When we arrived the casting office was filled with adorable babies and toddlers! My sweet pea wanted to talk to each of them, so we walked around the room and made new friends. We also met Dan Bell in the lobby, who was very nice.
Before I knew it, we were up. Dan escorted us into the room and we met the clients and the director. The casting associate gave me the rundown for the commercial and the director gave a few notes before calling “Action”. My girl was really cute, talking to me and pointing out things in the room. I think she did a great job.
Thank you to Dan Bell Casting for the callback!!
Friday was a day of firsts! My 15 month old and I had our first Mother/Daughter Commercial Audition at Dan Bell Casting, an office I’ve never auditioned at before.
Our audition was scheduled for 11:20 AM. Since the baby naps at 11:30 AM (was acting particularly grumpy that morning), I packed her up early in an effort to arrive early at the casting office in Santa Monica My hope was that we would audition and then the baby would be able to sleep in the car on the ride home. However, when we arrived, I realized she had fallen asleep in her carseat! I decided to let her sleep. At ten after 11, I woke her and packed her in the stroller. Luckily there were not too many tears! I gave her some snacks. I’ve learned that distraction is the key to parenting.
My mind was racing as I signed in. “How will she act in this audition?” I thought to myself. “Will she be grumpy?” “Will she cry?” I decided I couldn’t worry too much about it. Kids will be kids.
Once we arrived, however, she was really interested in the other babies in the room. My girl was older than the other babies, who were all between 7 and 10 months old. She pointed at the other babies and “chatted” with the moms. Things were looking up!
When it was our turn, we walked into the casting room and met the casting associate. I had a few lines, the rest of the audition was about the baby. And she did a great job! She was just so sweet. She wasn’t her usual smiley self, but she was chatty and oh so cute. Even the casting associate couldn’t help but react to her.
I am grateful that our first audition together went so well! Special thanks to Dan Bell Casting for calling us in and to my agents at CU for submitting us!