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26 Reasons Why You Didn’t Get the Part

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Acting 13th Jan 2017 backstage


Yes, even though your audition was amazing and you were totally on your game and you lit up the room with creative acting genius, you still might not get the part. I know, I know…you’re probably thinking, "But Amy, you are always so positive. Why are you talking about something negative?"

First, it’s not negative to understand why you didn’t get a job because it will free your mind of all that monkey-mind chatter that happens when you find out you didn’t get it. Second—and this is the important part so pay attention—it doesn't matter. By the end of this article, I hope you understand that.

Since this is one of the most frequently asked questions I receive, and the one that hangs you up the most and twists you into knots as an actor and a creative being, let’s get into it.

Based on my years and years of experience as a casting director in film and television, these are some of the reasons you didn’t get the part.

1. You’re too tall.

2. You’re too short.

3. You’re too pretty.

Read the full article at backstage

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