Based on the popular workshop, Audition Psych 101 takes a detailed, unvarnished look at the mental gremlins that can make auditioning stressful. With frankness, humor, and a pro-actor sensibility, working actor Michael Kostroff explodes commonly accepted mythologies and offers a more logical, more effective approach to the whole process.
It has completely changed the way I view auditions. — Chad Manuel, Chicago
Want to learn why we constantly get in our own way before we even set foot in the room? Michael has made a detailed, brilliant study of the most common traps, and how to avoid them. — Peter Van Norden, Los Angeles
Michael’s expertise, sense of humor, and just old-fashioned good sense does the impossible: It actually makes the actor comfortable with the audition process. — J. R. Orlando, San Jose
I’m a psychotherapist who specializes in working with creative artists. Among many other issues, we always talk about their audition anxiety. In Audition Psych 101, Michael Kostroff has validated everything I believe about the audition process. Let him save you a lot of disappointment and frustration.— Lee D. Kassan, psychotherapist/psychoanalyst
It brought the joy and fun back into the audition process, which ultimately has allowed for more callbacks and many more bookings.— Mick Guire, New York City
I can’t wait for my next audition. (Holy mackerel, did I just write that?) — Deborah Linehan, New York City