Well, I just got back from an audition for GE Ecomagination.
Believe me, it was tough.
Not only was the audition itself was tough, but the commute was crazy.
Since I work in Jersey City now, I couldn't attend a lot of open calls or Go-See's. But for this one, I guess they got my resume some where, and invited me to do the audition.
I waited until my boss went out to lunch, then I left the building, took the path train, hopped onto the  train, and get my arse up to Union Square. (It may look easy, but it took me a lot of speed walking and jumping up the stairs)
By the time I got there, I saw a familiar face waiting for the elevador. It was Jing.
I haven't not seen Jing for 6+ months!!! She was scheduled to audition before me.
We both waited for the Ultra Slow elevador.
Then when we got there, there weren't anyone in the room.
Great, they're late. I thought.
I looked at my watch... Thought that I only can stay 10 more minutes MAX, then I really had to head back.
Well, let's just say that the entire casting people didn't get there until 45 minutes AFTER my appointment time.
I freaked out.
At least, on the inside.
And the worest was, that the script was in Simplified Chinese. I have called earlier in the day to the Casting Office, questioning on if the format of the script was in Simplified or Traditional Chinese.
The lady said "Traditional."
I learned my lesson. Never ask a Non-Chinese person if the character is Simplified or Traditional.
The teleprompter spewed out the characters in the speed of light. My brain could barely convert the Characters, then I had to speak out and read the next line. (If you go to GE Ecomagination website and click on "English" - you will see a man standing there talking. Basically, they want to create the Chinese version of that.)
Let's just put it this way, I totally f**ked it up.
They could tell that I wanted to go too.
Anyway, I left. Rushed my a$$ down to Union Square, down the subway, up the Path and ran to my building.
Over all, I took a 2 hr Lunch Break.