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Audio Recording with Assistant Casting Director, Kate Martineau Adams

Assistant Casting Director, Kate Martineau Adams, talks with author Susan Dansby about how actors can better prepare themselves for auditions, the importance of actors being more than “natural” when reading for a part, what soap actors Billy Magnussen (Casey, As the World Turns) and Eric Sheffer Stevens (Reid, As the World Turns) did to stand out in their auditions, the irony that the soap opera habit her dad teased her about became one they both shared, and the initially frustrating-eventually rewarding connections of her personal life to her “dream job” work life. Continue reading

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When Screen Tests Impress: How Two Soap Actors Got Parts They Weren’t Auditioning For

Assistant Casting Director, Kate Martineau Adams (formerly of As the World Turns) reinforces the view that a great audition can lead to getting cast for a great role – even a role you didn’t audition for. She gives two examples of actors who didn’t get the job they came in for, but still got hired. Continue reading

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