Auditioning

Celtic Stronghold Dundalk

When realities collide

My name is Alan Smyth. I have been an actor for 22 years. I am currently writing this piece in my hometown called Dundalk, Ireland. Apart from sounding like a support group intro, these are the salient pieces of info […]

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Life is not rehearsed

The other day in a film casting session, an actor walked in and one of the writer/directors explained to him that although this actor would be auditioning in front of the writers of the material, the actor should feel free […]

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Chris O’Donnell and a bunch of nervous actors got me thinking…

Every Friday I have lunch at the water tower at Paramount Studios with a few of my wonderful writer/producer friends and one of our favorite games to play is “Who will book it?” We watch all the actors walking past […]