Audition Advice from Christopher Nolan of 'The Dark Knight Rises'

Audition Advice from Christopher Nolan of 'The Dark Knight Rises'

By Jenelle Riley

July 19, 2012


Photo by Shiloh Strong
Christopher Nolan
Should any actor be fortunate enough to audition for Nolan, is there anything to know coming into that room? “Oh gosh, there’s a bunch of rules, actually,” Nolan says. “I ought to publish a rule book.” In lieu of that, he offers the following:

“Do not bring props.”

“Don’t ask to stand. Just sit down and do it.”

“Don’t ask to do it again when you’ve finished. Just do it once and have confidence with it.”


Audition Advice from Christopher Nolan of 'The Dark Knight Rises'

By Jenelle Riley

July 19, 2012


Christopher Nolan
PHOTO CREDIT
Shiloh Strong
Should any actor be fortunate enough to audition for Nolan, is there anything to know coming into that room? “Oh gosh, there’s a bunch of rules, actually,” Nolan says. “I ought to publish a rule book.” In lieu of that, he offers the following:

“Do not bring props.”

“Don’t ask to stand. Just sit down and do it.”

“Don’t ask to do it again when you’ve finished. Just do it once and have confidence with it.”
 
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