Audition Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old audition quotes, audition sayings, and audition proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


To me an audition is 30 crazed people in a room waiting to be axed.     

Kathie Lee Gifford

Think of every audition as a chance to perform and you will have fun doing it.     

Erica Schroeder

The first step to a better audition is to give up character and use yourself.     

Michael Shurtleff

A lot of auditions are not fun; they're just a necessary evil, and, if you're lucky, you have a few moments that are fun.      

Kristen Connolly

Auditions are not a natural environment, and you feel judged, even though everyone is just excited to find the right person.     

Tatiana Maslany

Auditions are hard. You should see what most of the women look like when I audition for things - they look like they should be on the catwalk.      

Mayim Bialik

I treat auditions like I treated my first dates. It's an opportunity to get to know a stranger and to learn from each other.     

Hugh Jackman

When you blow an audition that you have a lot of importance on, it haunts you for years.     

Adam Scott

You never have an indifferent feeling after an audition. It's either gone really well or really terribly.     

Cassie Steele

The audition process is always grueling. You always hope to just get offered things, and sometimes it happens and sometimes it doesn't.     

Jake Abel

All you have to remember is 'audition' is synonymous with 'opportunity.' I mean, if you absolutely hate auditioning, do you also hate opportunities? That wouldn't make much sense.     

Hilary Swank

Auditions are very strange - you're there to win, to seek approval. They never get easier, but I did realise that you're there voluntarily, after all.     

Darren Boyd

Any time you audition and get it, you earned it.     

Michael Ealy

When you go on an audition it's very frightening.     

Victoria Jackson

The more auditions you go on, the more you will learn not to take it personally.     

Paula Abdul

With all the auditions you do, there is a lot of rejection you have to take as well. You get used to that.     

Olivia DeJonge

When you go out on auditions for big movies, and you're not a big star, you get used to getting close but not getting the part.      

Craig Sheffer

Every audition that I walk out of where I think I nailed it, I never get that job, ever.     

Sophie Turner

Auditions are like a gamble. Most likely you won't get the part, but if you don't go, you'll never know if you could've got it.     

Robert De Niro

When you go to meetings or auditions and you fail to prepare, prepare to fail. It is simple but true.     

Paula Abdul

Every audition I get, I agonise over and I put everything I can into it.     

Rafe Spall

You know, an audition usually is you come in and read the scene and if you're lucky, you get to read it twice.     

Ewan McGregor

When you go to an audition, don't hang on to it because no matter how well you feel it went or how badly, you just never know what the outcome is going to be.     

Daniela Ruah