Auditioning, casting and rehearsing - synonyms or related words
a short performance in which you sing, dance, or act so that someone can decide if you are good enough to perform in a particular play, concert, etc.
to choose a performer for a particular part or for a particular type of part in a movie, play, etc.
to choose all the performers for a movie, play, etc.
the casting couch noun
humorous a situation in which someone agrees to have sex in return for getting a job as an actor
dress rehearsal noun
theatre an occasion when performers practice their full performance in exactly the same way as it will be performed for an audience
to practice all of something such as a speech, song, or play
to give a part in a play or movie to an actor who is not suitable for it
if an actor reads for a part in a play, movie, etc., they act some of the part in front of the people deciding which actors to choose
to give a part in a movie or play to a different actor
screen test noun
an occasion when an actor performs in front of the cameras to try to get a part in a new movie
try out for
to try to become a member of a team or to get a part in a play or movie by showing someone how well you can play or perform
American a test for someone who wants to become a member of a team or wants to get a part in a play or movie
to always give an actor the same type of character to play