How to navigate the holding room at auditions

Auditions are stressful. You’ve got to think on your feet, focus on every detail of choreography and show off flawless technique, all while exuding confidence. That’s easier said than done, especially when you’re up for a dream job. And even more nerve-wracking than the audition studio is the holding room…where you might be waiting for hours before your audition or in between cuts. You can’t control all that goes on during the audition itself — you don’t know what the combination will be, how long you’ll have to learn it or how many times you’ll get to perform it in front of the creative team. But, the good news is that you can control how you experience the dreaded holding room. Here’s our advice on how to prepare for and be present in the holding room so that you’ll be cool, calm and collected when you step into the audition studio…READ MORE