"None of us suddenly becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for a lifetime.- Gail Goodwin
The great thing about auditioning at Cazt is that you get to see what you looked like after it's over and read feedback from the casting director. The bad thing is that you may not always like what you see or read.

Case in point, I got feedback on the pilot audition that I rocked on Friday and it went a little something like this...

"Good read! Only concern is physical fit with character. Great job!"
I'm not exactly sure what the concern is because based on the description provided in the script {beautiful 18-23 African-American} I'm pretty close to fitting the description...well, I don't know about looking like I'm 18 but I can pull off 23 easily. And therein lies the problem with getting feedback, it makes you wonder about things that you have no control over: Did they want someone taller? Shorter? Thinner? Prettier? Younger? and so on and so forth. Bonnie Gillespie calls this Actor Mind Taffy and she's right. So I decided not to worry about what that middle sentence means and focus on the first & last sentences instead. I gave a good read and I've made a fan out of a new casting director who will most likely call me in again in the future- and really that's what it's all about. Getting the part is just a bonus.


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