" at auditions I find I can size up a dancer and determine if he's right for my company or project by the way he comes in the door and puts his bag down. That and asking him to come forward and move into fifth postition will tell me all I need to know about his training, his additude, his propriety and modesty, even his charisma. If he has the skill, there's no hiding it. Without skill, there is no confidence. You cannot fake it.
Confidence is a trait that has to be earned honestly and refreshed constantly. "