From auditioning for a community theater project to reality TV shows like American Idol, The Bachelor and Wife Swap, it is not hard to find casting calls in your area. Whether you are thinking about auditioning for an acting role, a band gig or any other type of audition, you may wonder if it is worth it.
You might have a number of good reasons why you're not 100% sure you should audition. There might be potential scheduling conflicts where you are not sure if you will have the time and energy to put into the role. You may wonder if you have the experience, talent, look or some other factor required to get the part. You might not be completely comfortable with what you might have to do if you get the part, which can be anything from live nude scenes to singing in front of a worldwide audience. If the role or part comes with fame, it may affect your personal life. For example, dramatic exploits on a reality TV show can affect your ability to get or maintain a day job.
Another important consideration is to make sure that the audition is for a real part to avoid being scammed or put in a dangerous situation. Some auditions are not actually real and are designed to take advantage of gullible people who are interested in fame and wealth.
There are many things you can consider when deciding whether or not you should audition. Please answer the questions below to see if you should audition.