Audition for Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live is one of the longest running shows on television. It premiered back in 1977 and has been on the air ever since. Every week Saturday Night Live has a guest host, a musical performer and several skits by the acting troupe.
If you are interested in Saturday Night Live auditions, you should start the process by finding a talent agency to represent you. After you have representation, you should develop a portfolio of your work which should include several comedic skits.
Although Saturday Night Live does not hold auditions for new talent and does not accept tapes from actors, they do send talent scouts to comedy clubs and other venues across the country who are looking for new talent.
If they like you, they will set up an official Saturday Night Live audition in their studios. SNL producers joke that wearing a short skirt won’t help when you go on a Saturday Night Live audition-especially if you are a guy!
Since it is so difficult to get a Saturday Night Live audition, you might want to check out talent agencies who can send you on other acting auditions for television show and movies.
Acting auditions are the best way to break into the entertainment field. Casting directors and producers are constantly looking for new talent and they list thousands of auditions every day on talent agency websites.
When you go on any acting auditions, especially if it is a Saturday Night Live audition, you have only one chance to impress producers, so you better make it count. Be original. Be funny. Be yourself.
The best advice for someone looking to become a regular on Saturday Night Live is to do stand-up comedy at your local comedy club. Most of the stars of Saturday Night Live were discovered in comedy clubs across the country.