Indiana University

Fearless Auditioning for College Applicants

Schedule

Friday – 9am – 10am - Sign-in
Friday - 10am – 11am – Lecture and Master Class

"Introduction to “Fearless Auditioning”

    -“How do I practice auditioning?”        
         “The Magic Line Method"
  • Jeff does a “Magic Line Performance”
  • Talks you through why “MLMethod” works
          *Additional information and materials for parents on why your child should do “MLM”

  • Talks you through how “MLMethod” works
           *Additional information and materials for parents on how your child best does “MLM”

  •  A few volunteers are taken through the method

Friday 11am-11:30am – Performance Work Session (Performance #1)

Magic Line Experience

Now we practice auditioning… (from here onwards known ONLY as “Performing!”)

* Everyone goes to a room with their assigned performance peer
                  - Each person does a Magic Line Performance for their peer
* Return to main hall for discussion

Friday 11:30am – 1pm – Large and Small Groups

Performance Fear

- I learn about my fears...
  • Large group discussion about what things got in the way of performing your best in your “Magic Line Performance”

  •  Where does fear come from?

  •  In what forms can it come?

  •  Mental/emotional

  •  Physical

  •  Why do we choose to fear?

  • “How can I choose better in performance?”

  •  Small group work on replacing fears

  •  Share/discuss what works for each of us

  •  Mental solutions for fearful choices

  •  Physical solutions for fearful bodily reactions

  •  Make “Inspirational Sheets”

Friday 2:30am – 3pm – Performance Work Session
(Performance #2)

Magic Line Experience

- Now we perform with “Inspirational Sheets”
 * Everyone goes to a room with their newly assigned performance peer and their      “Inspirational Sheets”
               - Each person does a Magic Line Performance for their peer
 * Return to main hall for discussion 

Friday 3pm – 4:30pm – Lecture and Master Class

“On Deck Strategies”

- “What do I do right before I walk into the audition room?” 
  •  Step-by-step process once you’re under 30-minutes-to-go
  •  Good ways to “wait” - chill out, surrender, stay present
  •  What to play
  •  To-Don’ts
  •  A few volunteers are taken through the “On Deck” experience
  • FAQ’s and any other “Audition Specific Topics”
  •  What to eat
  •  Resumes
  •  Technology tools that help
  •  Approach to your “routine”
Friday 4:30pm – 6:00pm – Public Performance Session - For Jeff and audition panel
(Performance #3)

Magic Line Experience

- Now we perform with “Inspirational Sheets” and “On Deck Strategies”
  •  Each person does a Magic Line Performance for Jeff and an audition panel, with some “On Deck” experience as well.
Friday 6:00pm – 7:30pm – Dinner
Friday 7:30pm onwards…
Practicing and Performing with day 1’s new concepts!