Acting Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Acting interview, here are 25 interview questions and answer examples.

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If you could teach this room any acting technique, which would you choose?

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List of 25 Acting Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    If you could teach this room any acting technique, which would you choose?

  2. 2.

    Of all the roles you have played in the past, which is your favorite?

  3. 3.

    Do you have any questions for me?

  4. 4.

    Describe your acting style.

  5. 5.

    Are you able to work long hours?

  6. 6.

    Tell me a little about yourself.

  7. 7.

    Can you read through a scene from the script for me?

  8. 8.

    Tell me about what you're working on now.

  9. 9.

    When was your first role as an actor?

  10. 10.

    Who is your favorite actor?

  11. 11.

    What character was the toughest for you to change into?

  12. 12.

    Are you a union member?

  13. 13.

    When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your craft?

  14. 14.

    Tell me about a time where you had difficulty with a character. What was the character and why was it challenging?

  15. 15.

    What was the biggest audience you have performed in front of?

  16. 16.

    Tell me about a time when you had a really bad day but had to perform that night. How did you get through it?

  17. 17.

    What kind of roles do you prefer?

  18. 18.

    Tell me about your education.

  19. 19.

    Do you have any special skills that you can demonstrate for me?

  20. 20.

    In which area would you like to improve as an actor?

  21. 21.

    Do you think you could have done a past performance better? What was the performance? Why could you have done it better?

  22. 22.

    What sort of acting roles will you be seeking in the future?

  23. 23.

    Tell me about your experience with improvisation.

  24. 24.

    Do you consider yourself a team player? Why?

  25. 25.

    How do you motivate your fellow cast mates?