Going to an audition without doubt or hesitation is good.
However, before you go, it’s not bad to ask yourself: ‘Do I want to go to this audition?’ You should consider both ‘yes’ and ‘no’ as possible answers.
Looking at the facts might help you clarify the ‘yes’ answer.
it’s an opportunity to get a role
it’s your job
agents, producers and directors remember your audition
it fulfils your agreement with your agent
they can consider you for another role
keeps you part of the industry
contact with your peers
The ‘no’ answer is all you really have as an actor. The state of the industry has you in a difficult position to say no. Sometimes saying no can put you in conflict with the producers, agents and casting directors.
Projects that are racist, sexist, anti-human, pornographic, dangerous etc. are ones you might say no to.
Taking a stand based on your conscience is something to be proud of and puts you alongside all the good actors before you who said no.
Having a clear head as to why you’re going to an audition helps you act better.