What are possible questions you will asked during an audition? How should you reply to them? What is the casting crew expecting to hear?
Few Nollywood Auition Questions include;
- You will be asked to talk about yourself
The interviewer already know a lot about you from your resume. The aim of the question is to determine whether you will fit in for role. Talk about the role you took that best fits the role you are auditioning for, that shows exactly why you’re the right fit for the role.
- Why you should be hired
This is a good setup for you to sell yourself and your acting skills to the casting director. Make sure craft an answer that covers you can not only do the work, but also deliver great results.
- What kind of roles do you prefer?
Give good reasons and do not overstate your abilities. Talk about what your strengths in abilities are and reference specific examples from past acting jobs to emphasize for the role.
- Tell me about a time when you had a really bad day but had to perform that night. How did you get through it?
Bad days are inevitable, no one is perfect. Be honest about a difficult situation you’ve faced but do not go into details like you would with a friend. They ask only to look for evidence that you’re willing to face these kinds of issues head-on and make an attempt at coming to a resolution.
- Describe your acting style
- What was the biggest audience you have performed in front of?
- Who is your favorite actor?
- When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your craft?
The casting director would like to know how you react when you face a setback. Everyone handles the stress and disappointment of setbacks differently.
- What character was the toughest for you to change into?
The casting director wants to understand how you deal with difficulties. Give a brief summary of the situation, your role in the situation, the action you put into place to get into character.
- When was your first role as an actor?
It is ideally the same things that this role has to offer. Be specific.