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Updated: Oct. 21

 

 

AUDITIONS:

 

Most of the audition notices below can be found on

BACKSTAGE.COM - The Actors' Resource

 

 

NOTE: All auditions held in NYC unless otherwise noted...

 

BANDS/SOLOISTS/SHOWCASES:

SINGERS LIVE ENTERTAINMENT – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 22 - RYCHEW PR0DUCTIONS is seeking singers (female and male) for lead and background vocals for upcoming paid gigs in the NY, NJ, and CT area. Exact dates and locations TBD. Pays $50 and up. Seeking—Singer (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Audition with live band is preferred. Singers may bring music or sing a capella. Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. Send your picture, bio, and/or resume for an appointment. Immediate bookings once selected.

'HOCUS POCUS: The PARODY MUSICAL' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Campy Cabaret; Forslund Theatricals is seeking performers for The Campy Cabaret's annual production of Hocus Pocus: The Parody Musical. Production states: "After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, MA on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all. Except in this version the witches are men, the immortal cat is feeling a strong connection to the "memory" of his prior life, and the teenagers are extremely hormonal. Oh, and don't forget about the 40 Broadway songs and parodies. It's gonna be lit! (Not like that. Like, black flame candle-lit). The West End Lounge, and a team of goofy actors, bring you an interactive cabaret series. The Campy Cabaret takes TV musicals and cheesy movies, mixes original dialogue and well-known songs, and turns them into a campy experience. The West End Lounge is excited to bring back ‘Hocus Pocus’ to our ever-expanding lineup that includes our hit shows 'Buffy: Once More With Feeling,' '13 Going on 30,’ 'Can't Hardly Wait,' 'Saved,' and '10 Things I Hate About You' to be performed in upcoming months.” Rehearses Oct. 15, 17, 22, and 24; dress rehearsal Oct. 29; performs Oct. 29 and 31 in NYC. Pays a percentage of ticket sales. Seeking—“Winifred Sanderson” (Lead): Male, 21-35, queen bee of the Sanderson sisters; confident, intense, highly emotional; think Bette Midler; sings in tight three-part harmonies, so seeking an actor/singer with a great ear and a wide vocal range; familiarity with the film a huge plus; for this production, especially interested in casting a male or gender-queer performer; “Sarah Sanderson” (Lead): Male, 21-35, the all-beauty-and-no-brains Sanderson sister; has no idea what's going on at most times; easily excitable, high-energy, up for anything; think Sarah Jessica Parker. Sings in tight three-part harmonies, so seeking an actor/singer with a great ear and a wide vocal range. Familiarity with the film a huge plus. For this production, especially interested in casting a male or gender-queer performer to play the role; “Mary Sanderson” (Lead): Male, 21-35, the third wheel of the Sanderson sisters; agrees with everything Winifred says so she'll like her best; wide-eyed, zany, and not-so-brainy; think Kathy Najimy; sings in tight three-part harmonies, so seeking an actor-singer with a great ear and a wide vocal range; familiarity with the film a huge plus; for this production, especially interested in casting a male or gender-queer performer to play the role; “Allison” (Supporting): Female, 21-30, a 17-year-old local who is fascinated by the town’s witchy history; she is confident and sassy and while she’s aware that Max drools over her, she doesn’t allow a boy to interfere with her fun. Seeking an actor-singer with a great ear and a wide vocal range. Familiarity with the film is helpful but not necessary; “Max” (Supporting): Male, 21-30, a 17-year-old L.A. transplant with a lot of confidence and a lot of feelings; has his eye on Allison but must keep his sister Dani safe while he pursues his love. Hormonal and confused. Seeking an actor-singer with a great ear and a wide vocal range. Familiarity with the film is helpful but not necessary; “Dani” (Supporting): Female, 21-30, an opinionated eight-year-old girl; smarter than her older brother and knows it, but still has an innocence that gets her into trouble. Seeking an actor-singer with a great ear and a wide vocal range. Familiarity with the film is helpful but not necessary; “Thackery Binx” (Supporting): Male, 21-30, half-human/half-cat; speaks in kind of a British accent, but no one is quite sure why; trying to keep everyone safe while he works through his feelings of being a cat. He's also a bit dramatic about everything. Seeking an actor-singer with a great ear and a wide vocal range. Familiarity with the film is helpful but not necessary; Male Ensemble (Supporting): 21-30, male track that involves a wide range of characters; seeking a fearless comedic actor who sings well; familiarity with the film a huge plus. Note if you are a tap dancer; Female Ensemble (Supporting): 21-30, female track that involves a wide range of characters; seeking a fearless comedic actress who sings well; familiarity with the film a huge plus. Note if you are a tap dancer. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the cabaret. In your cover letter, note your availability. Must include an example of your singing to be considered. All applicants should be very quick learners, sing and move extremely well, and be comfortable with improv (this is an interactive audience experience).

 

'OH TO PAINT A CAT DREAM' – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 1 - L. Samet, coordinator, is seeking performers and a director for Oh to Paint a Cat Dream, Sing a Cat Song. A reading of a poetic fantasy about stray cats, an Amazon book in quasi-rap style. This will be a benefit performance in a 100- to 200-seat space. Three-five performers will songs, fragments to be repeated during the performance. Rehearses in Manhattan. Pay negotiable; could be a performance piece, a poetic fantasy. Seeking—Performers to Read a Cat Book (Lead): 18-90; Performers to Sing Songs and Read Book (Supporting): 18-39. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting coordinator.

EXPERIENCED SINGER/VOCALIST To FRONT CHICAGO-AREA COVER BAND – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Chicago Cover Band is seeking an experienced female lead singer for an existing Chicago cover band. Music is focused around the pop/dance/electronic/Top 100 hits of the 2000s, and now, with remixed versions of '80s and '90s songs. The band has established booking support for fests, local clubs, events, and more. See role description for desired attributes. Rehearsals are 1-2 times a week, lasting until the singer has learned the setlist and a show is developed. Self-study is important, as shows are currently on the calendar. Rehearsal space is on the north side of Chicago IL in a residential area. Pay is split equally between all members (not a tiered system) and can be discussed in more detail through email/in person. Seeking—Singer/Front Person (Lead): Female, 24-39, seeking the following attributes: charismatic, confident rockstar vibe and presence; stage experience with a live band; ability and discipline to self-study and be fully prepared for weekly rehearsals; experience and willingness to work with another singer; availability to rehearse 1-2 times a week to learn our current setlist/show (less rehearsals once completed); fairly open/flexible schedule, especially on weekends (day and night) for shows; comfort and proficiency with talking to an audience; dance skills that fit the music; a fitness level sufficient to deliver an energetic 2+ hour performance; experience or willingness to work with in-ear monitors; interest to be in a great band with pro-caliber people who focus on being successful. Seeking talent from Chicago IL. If interested, apply via backstage.com & provide a description of your musical experience, performance photos, or a current headshot and an audio sample.

 

SINGING TELEGRAM PERFORMERS – NOTICE EXPIRES MAY 30, 2020 - Singing Telegrams Now is seeking Singing Telegram and Variety Performers in all major US cities for a fun, flexible, well-paying job for entertainers.
-Must have open schedule and flexibility. Ideal candidates are full-time gig workers (no day job with set hours).
-Most gigs are short notice (many same day or next day). Must have reliable transportation. -Must own a smart phone and use our scheduling app.
-Must be on time and reliable. All auditions and training held over video conference; ongoing work. Pays per gig, usually in the range of $100-$180 depending on character, tips, and travel. Guaranteed minimum $80 per gig (gigs are approx. ten min long). Seeking—Singing Telegram Performer: 18-45, Job requirements:

*Must have open schedule and flexibility. Ideal candidates are full-time gig workers (no day job with set hours). Most gigs are short notice (many same day or next day).
*Must respond quickly to gig requests (keep an eye on your phone!). You set your own schedule and you need to be on top of it!
*Must have dependable transportation.
*Must be on time and reliable
*Must own a smart phone and use our scheduling app.
*Must have strong improv skills *Able to carry a tune*Able to work a crowd*Be charming and funny. Singing Telegrams are typically 8 to 10-minute performances consisting of a loosely scripted comedy act and two to three songs. You must be able to improvise and play off the crowd and recipient. Delivery to offices, restaurants, homes, etc. Popular characters include: Marilyn Monroe, Nurse, Cop, Elvis, Austin Powers, Gorilla in a Tutu, Phantom of the Opera, Nerd, Chicken, and many more. You can also develop your own characters. Bonus if you have some costumes already. This is a really great gig for the right kind of person. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). To be considered, send an email to casting@singingtelegramsnow.com which includes: current photos of yourself and/or links to your media kit; resume; city & state you are located in; phone number; list of any costumes you already have; list of characters you can do or want to do. This is a freelance job. Union/Non-Union welcome to apply (this job is outside of Union purview.) There is no fee to work with us. Performers are paid per gig. Email casting@singingtelegramsnow.com. In your cover letter indicate your availability (i.e. your normal weekly schedule, if you have a day job, etc.). Include your headshot or links to your media kit or backstage profile. For your audition, you will be required to sing and improvise based off of a loose script. Check out some examples of singing telegram characters on our website, www.singingtelegramsnow.com. In your cover letter, indicate a few options for characters that you would like to perform.

 

 

 

CRUISES/RESORTS/THEME PARKS:

SINGING PIANISTS For CRUISE SHIP WORK – OCT. 16 & 24 – NASHVILLE/NYC - Windish Music & Productions is seeking advanced singing pianists in Nashville and NYC to perform onboard Holland America Line’s fleet of luxury ships, as part of a piano duo in the live music venue, Billboard Onboard. Musicians will take the traditional duo piano activity and create a new and interactive musical experience using 50 years of Billboard’s iconic music charts. Rehearsal & production dates TBD. Pays $1000-$1500/wk. Seeking—Singing Pianist (Lead): 18+. Auditions by appointment only Oct 16 from 12NOON-6PM at Southern Ground (Studio A, 114 17th Ave S, Nashville TN 37203) and Oct 24 from 12NOON-6PM at Smash Studios (Studio B, 307 West 36th St, 18th Fl, New York City NY 10018). Reach out for an audition time via backstage.com or http://windishmusic.com/billboardonboard. Include a recent headshot, or any clips of you singing and playing, and your performance resume. Audition materials will be provided upon receipt of submission.

 

'FESTIVAL Of The LION KING' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 21 - Walt Disney World Company/Disney Parks Live Entertainment is seeking vocalists for Festival of the Lion King, an African-inspired celebration of the music from the feature film; an original musical theatre production performed live in the state of the art, indoor, 1500 seat theatre-in-the-round in Disney's Animal Kingdom®, performed live at the Walt Disney World® Resort near Orlando FL. Performs at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista FL. Pays $17.61 hr. incl. AEA pension, Equity 401K, & Disney health. Equity Disneyworld Contract. Seeking—“Kiume:” Male, 18+, 5'10"-6'2", the Leader, must have a strong and powerful presence; Male resonant baritone/bass; “Zawadi:” Female, 18+, 5'5"-5'8"; the Gift. “Mother Earth” to all who know her. Female gospel mezzo-soprano with high belt; “Nakawa:” Male, 18+, 5'8"-5'10"; the Prince. Good looking and confident. Male pop/R&B second tenor; “Kibibi:” Female, 18+, 5'4"-5'8"; the Princess. Sweet and impatient. Female pop/gospel second soprano with high belt to E. Equity Principal Audition Oct 21 at 9:30AM for Equity vocalists (sign-in 9am-9:30am) at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 3rd fl., New York City NY 10018-6504). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Callbacks Oct. 22. Click the "My Profile" button at DisneyAuditions.com to create or update your profile. Prepare 16 bars of a musical selection and provide sheet music. Note: Applicants must be 18+ and authorized to work in the United States. Potential relocation assistance may be available to qualified performers hired into specific roles. Upon signing of Walt Disney World Individual Employment Contract, candidates are eligible to immediately apply for membership in Actor’s Equity Association. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

 

VIRGIN VOYAGES OPEN SINGER CALL – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 23 - RWS Entertainment Group is seeking magnetic, playful, amazing singers for three shows onboard Virgin Voyages’ inaugural ship, the Scarlet Lady: Sam Pinkleton and Ani Taj’s Untitled Danceshowpartything, a hype music video disguised as an absurdist style dance party. The 7 Fingers’ Ships in the Night, an emotion-filled contemporary experience telling its story through the use of cutting-edge digital projection interwoven with the authenticity of the human condition. Randy Weiner’s Another Rose, a dinner party that combines theater, dance, variety, music, intimate moments, and a multi-course meal, hosted by an alluring and free-spirited Chanteuse who encourages guests to explore new relationships and engage with one another in unique and daring ways. Company states: "We are just as interested in the comprehensive representation of a diverse humanity as we are in finding exceptional talent when casting our ground-breaking entertainment for Virgin Voyages. So, if you think you don’t fit the breakdown, show up. You think you’re the wrong size, color, gender…whatever, you're not. Show us your stuff and let's have some fun." Rehearsals in NYC, worldwide itineraries throughout 2020. Four-five months at sea. Pays performer minimum $1000/wk. Travel and lodging provided. No traditional cruise staff duties. Free wifi onboard for messaging and browsing. Seeking—Unicorn Vocalist: Female, 21+, female or non-binary. An utterly singular vocal force with stratospheric pipes and a strong sense of humor about herself and the show. Performs an unexpected set of pop hits and pub anthems with total self-seriousness; Lead MC: 21+, NOTE: The part was written "on" a male actor but could be female or anywhere on the gender spectrum. It is important that this MC can play any and all genders in surprising ways. Vocal style: Glam rock singer, in the style of David Bowie. High, rock sound capable of singing "G's" and "A's" consistently. Ability to sing in falsetto range a plus. Must be very strong vocally and character acting as well as addressing the audience directly. Minimal dance/movement. All sizes and colors welcome. Will harness fly over the audience; Chanteuse: 21+, gender non-conforming/non-binary/trans-femme – alto/mezzo-soprano with incredible vocal talent that’s comfortable with pop, R&B and jazz. Will take the lead on many songs - the host. Captivating, mysterious, magnetic. When they are in the room, no one can take their eyes away. Elegant and sheltered. Loving and generous. The emotional center of the evening. Immersive performance experience a plus; “Lily:” Female, 21+, singer-actor: pop/rock alto with incredible vocal talent, will take the lead on many songs and be part of a trio of back-up singers - will play Lily, Sofia’s wilder cousin. Spunky, fun, and mischievous, Energetic. Curious and inquisitive. Loving. Good comedic timing. Clown skills and experience a plus. Playing instruments a plus. Immersive performance experience a plus; “Priest:” 21+, singer-actor; pop/rock alto with incredible vocal talent, will take the lead on many songs and be part of a trio of back-up singers--will also play many ensemble clown roles as well as the priest in the wedding of Sofia and Indigo. Imposing presence, elegant, traditional. Good comedic timing. Clown skills and experience a plus. Playing instruments a plus. Immersive performance experience a plus; “Colin:” 21+, gender non-conforming/non-binary/trans-masc – singer-actor-clown; versatile tenor and baritone range, strong falsetto to C5, will take the lead on many songs and be part of a trio of back-up singers - will also play many ensemble clown roles as well as Colin, the chef at the wedding. Wild energy, a true clown. A good improvisor. Good comedic timing. Clown skills and experience a plus. Playing instruments a plus. Immersive performance experience a plus; “Sydra:” Female, 21+, singer-actor; strong vocal lead who will understudy the Chanteuse. Sofia’s mother, the overly protective queen--physically striking and startling, traditional, and fiercely protective of her way of life, incredibly influential and powerful, wields certain magical abilities, wants what she thinks is best for her daughter, cares a lot about appearances. Think “evil sorceress." Immersive performance experience a plus. For more information, visit brightlightsbigsea.com. Sign-in begins at 9am. Prepare a brief vocal selection showcasing your pop/rock style, personality, vocal and acting chops. All performers should be proficient in English.

WEEKLY THEATRICAL SHOW – OCT. 28 - BONGARBIZ is seeking strong singers for roles of Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin for a weekly theatrical casino show, Rat Pack and Sinatra. Works Sun. (weekly) at Atlantic City NJ. $1000 weekly, one show SUNDAY, plus room Saturday and Sunday and one day meal pass. Seeking—“Frank Sinatra” (Lead): Male, 25-40, Singer; ”Sammy Davis, Jr.” (Lead): Male, 25-45, Singer; “Dean Martin:” (Lead): Male, 30-45, Singer. Audition by appointment Oct 28 in New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact BONGARBIZ. Submit video of Sinatra songs for auditioning purposes only.

 

MALE POP VOCAL GROUP – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - 4 Times Entertainment, Inc. is seeking additional members for a male pop vocal group for opportunities on cruise ships and touring. Synopsis: This all-male quartet fuses old and new music in a new way, bringing audiences a one-of-a-kind concert experience. The show is performed with a live band or to track. Seeking members who have a commanding stage presence, strong movement, and solo voices with the ability to hold harmony. All ethnicities are encouraged to audition and will be considered for all roles. Unlike any other four-man vocal group touring today, they uniquely interweave today’s Top 40 hits with re-imagined classics of the last six decades, blending songs by some of your favorite artists including Sam Smith, The Four Tops, Michael Jackson, Katy Perry, Adele, The Temptations, Sam Cooke, The Weeknd, Billy Joel, Prince, Meghan Trainor, Bruno Mars, Michael Bublé, Nick Jonas, The Eagles and many more. Their show “Mowtoen, Mashups, and More: THe Ultimate Mixtape Experience" has one of the widest demographic appeals of any show on tour today. Ongoing productions in Chicago, Los Angeles, and NYC. Cruise ships: $1000/wk. Single or Shared cabins (depending on the cruise line or ship). Food and non-alcoholic drinks included. Contracts varying anywhere from four days to three months. Possibly performing as many as six 45-50 min shows per week. Single Performances: Up to $500 local/drive - $800 fly dates/show. Single Hotel (unless notified upon offer). Tour routings performances of one week or more: $1000-$1500/per week. Single Hotel (unless notified upon offer). Seeking—Man 1 (Lead): 18-45, High Tenor; Vocal Range A to High C; 25-40 years old; a high-energy role, this member sings solos such as Kiss, Most Beautiful Girl In the World, Isn’t She Lovely, Little Bitty Pretty One, and Workin’ Day and Night; must have a great falsetto; this role does require a dance solo and must be very comfortable speaking to a crowd; Man 2 (Lead): 18-45, Pop/Rock Tenor; Vocal Range F to High C; 25 -40 years old; a charismatic performer with rock/soul belt and a great vocal mix; this member sings solos such as Get Ready, Reach Out (I’ll Be There), Let’s Get It On, Free Fallin’, and End of the Road; Man 3 (Lead): 18-45, Soulful Bari-Tenor; Vocal Range F to High B-flat; 25-40 years old; this member sings solos such as Just My Imagination, Rollin’ in the Deep, Everything (a la Bublé), Uptown Girl, and Stay With Me; must have a great soulful sensibility when it comes to song delivery; Man 4 (Lead): 18-45, Baritone/Bass; Large Vocal Range Low G to High G; 25-40 years old; this member sings solos such as Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, My Girl, and America the Beautiful; must be very comfortable with dialogue and speaking in front of an audience. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Read video submission instructions document and submit accordingly. TCM Video Submission Audition Notice

 

 

 

OPERA/CHORUS/VOCAL GROUPS:

BILINGUAL CANTOR POSITION – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 27 - Saint Teresa of Avila Church – Summit is seeking a bilingual bass-baritone with solo and choral singing experience - fluent in Spanish and English. Position available immediately. Please refer to the job description for full requirements. Runs Sundays, 10am-1pm, and Thursdays, 7pm-9pm, in Summit NJ. Pays $150 per Wedding Cantor. $150 per Funeral Cantor. $115 per Mass Cantor. $50 per Mass Chorister. $25 per Choir Rehearsal. Seeking—Cantor/Chorister (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 18-60, Bass-baritone. Seeking talent from Summit NJ; New York NY; Hoboken, Montclair, Jersey City, Newark, Paterson, Union City, Morristown, West Orange, Elizabeth, Plainfield, Short Hills, Somerville NJ. An informal audition in person with the Music Director is required. Apply via backstage.com or visit https://www.st-teresa.org/music-ministry

 

U.S. NAVY BAND SEA CHANTERS CHORUS – OCT. 28-29 – WASHINGTON DC - U.S. Navy Band is seeking singers (ages 18-39) to join The Sea Chanters, the United States Navy’s official chorus and performs a variety of music including traditional choral music, sea chanteys, patriotic fare, opera, Broadway and contemporary music. Based in Washington DC, the Sea Chanters perform for the President, Vice President and numerous congressional, military and foreign dignitaries. In addition to national tours and concerts in the Washington DC, area, the Sea Chanters can frequently be found at the center of our most important national events, at the White House and US Capitol, as well as at NFL and other professional sporting events. Applicants must be aged 18 to 39 and otherwise qualified for service in the US Navy. Located in Washington DC, the US Navy Band is the Navy's premier musical organization. Work is ongoing, based in the Washington DC area. Starting salary for a new member of the US Navy Band is $62,065-$66,925, plus 30 days paid leave annually and full benefits for members and dependents. Members may also be eligible for an enlistment bonus (up to $10,000) and/or the Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $65,000). Those selected for the US Navy Band are advanced to the paygrade of E-6 (musician first class) following recruit training, under a contract for permanent duty with the U.S. Navy Band. Seeking—Tenor, Baritone or Bass-Baritone Vocalist (Chorus/Ensemble): One Position; 18-39. This audition is for one position, however, candidates may possess any of the following vocal ranges: Tenor, Baritone or Bass-Baritone. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). The final in-person live audition will take place on Oct. 29 in Washington DC and is by invitation only. In order to be considered for a live audition, you must complete the steps below.

Step 1: Send the following materials via e-mail to navyband.auditions@navy.mil
(1) One-page resume (.pdf preferred)
(2 ) Letter of Endorsement - only for current military members

All materials, including audio recordings (if applicable), are due by 11:59 pm EST on September 27, 2019.

Step 2: Preliminary audition. You may choose from the following options:

Option A: Attend a live preliminary audition in Washington DC. Auditions will be held on Oct. 28 (the day before the final audition); candidates advanced to the final round will be notified later in the day. A live accompanist will be provided. For details on this option or to secure an audition time, you must contact the U.S. Navy Band by Sep. 27.

Option B: Submit audio recordings electronically, either with an accompanist or backing track. Audio recordings are due by Sep. 27. Candidates invited to the final audition will be notified by Oct. 2 and will only attend the second day of the audition (Oct. 29). Repertoire requirements can be found on the following page.

Preference will not be given to any candidate based on their choice of preliminary option. No preference will be given to any candidate based on vocal range. Successful candidates for the vacancy must demonstrate:
•Strong “showcase” solo abilities in a variety of styles to include opera, pop and musical theater.
•Excellent choral technique, ensemble sensitivity and advanced sight-reading ability.

Live preliminary and audio recordings: Please prepare or submit one selection from each of the following genres:
(1) Musical Theatre or jazz standard (post-1970)
(2) Aria or art song in a foreign language
(3) Pop/Rock/Country song

Live preliminary only:
• Auditions will take place behind a screen.
• Please provide clean, legible sheet music for each of your three selections. Each selection must be scored for piano and must be written in the key in which you will be performing.
• Each score should be clearly marked with two-minute cuts. The cuts may be disjointed, as long as the total time for each piece does not exceed two minutes.
• You should be prepared to sing the entirety of each song at the request of the panel.
• Scores are due no later than Oct. 14, 2019.
• You may be asked to perform some sight-singing as well. Versatility is a key quality of any successful candidate.

Audio recordings are not to exceed 12 minutes in total length. No editing is permitted, other than to trim to length.

 

 

 

 

STAGE SHOWS:

'MTMR' READING – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 21 - TOC is casting a staged reading of MTMR, a musical. Jeanie Linders, writer-creator; Rehearses and performs Nov. 4-8 (travel Nov. 3 and 9) in Asheville/Hendersonville, NC. Pays $500 for the week, plus a per diem and all travel and accommodations. Seeking—Professional Woman (Lead): Female, 40-50, Black/African Descent; Raised in the rural South, PW followed the Oprah track until she stepped in front of a camera and immediately was racked with stage fright. So, she retreated to backstage, taking the stage as an attorney. Outspoken, outrageous and outwardly content, she has been the "woman-behind-her-man" for the last 22 years. In the process of a divorce, she is not only dealing with hot flashes, but a hot attorney. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Submit a resume with your cover letter. For your video submission, perform one minute of "Eye of the Tiger." You will be notified if we would like to schedule you for a Skype call back audition.

 

EQUITY, LYRIC THEATRE Of OKLAHOMA – OCT. 21 - Lyric Theatre Of Oklahoma is casting strong Equity singers who can move well for various roles in the upcoming 2020 Season including: Cat In The Hat (Dr. Seuss, author; Rehearsals begin Jan. 7, 2020; runs Jan. 22-Feb. 9), Having Our Say (Emily Mann, playwright; Rehearsals begin Feb. 3; runs Feb. 19-Mar. 8), Distant Thunder (Chris Wiseman and Shaun Taylor-Corbett, music-lyrics; Lynn Taylor Corbett and Shaun Taylor-Corbett, book; Rehearsals begin Mar. 3; runs Mar. 25-Apr. 11), Matilda (Dennis Kelly, book; Tim Minchin, music-lyrics. Rehearsals begin June 9; runs June 23-28), Grease (Jim Jacob and Warren Casey, book-music-lyrics. Rehearsals begin June 23; runs July 7-12), “Kinky Boots” (Harvey Fierstein, book; Cyndi Lauper, music-lyrics. Rehearsals begin July 7; runs July 21-26) and Head Over Heels (Jeff Whitty, book; The Go-Go’s, music; Rehearsals begin Sep. 1; runs Sep. 23-Oct. 11). Season runs in Oklahoma City OK. Pays $594 Tier 1, $667 Tier 2, and $924 Tier 4. Equity URTA Tiers 1, 2 and 4 Agreements. Seeking—Equity Actors: Males & Females, 18+; for Cat In The Hat - Cat in the Hat (speaking role) “star of the show” very physical, likeable, resourceful, mischief maker, entertainer and lyrical poet. All Ethnicities; Girl: African –American - (speaking role) puppeteer can move well fun-loving kid whose life is turned upside down when her rainy day is disrupted by a visit from the Cat; Boy (speaking role): puppeteer, can move well, a fun-loving kid whose life is turned upside down when his rainy day is disrupted by a visit from the Cat; for Distant Thunder – “Dorothy Dark Eyes:” 25/35, Darrell’s childhood friend, a devoted tribal teacher who runs the Language Immersion School; “Aiyana Buck:” Sheriff Buck’s rebellious 17-year-old daughter, also ENSEMBLE roles; “Sheriff Raymond Running Buck:” 50s/60s, White Feather’s contemporary, the tribal Sheriff, a man skewed to the ways of the White world. Also plays Food Vendor in “Indian Days”, Ensemble roles; Roberta/Tourist: 30s/40s, Betty’s best friend, known for her widely coveted crafts. Also plays Lorita in powwow flashbacks, Rachel, a tourist and Ensemble roles. Very good singer – Fancy Dance or other style of powwow dance and/or powwow singing a plus; “Grandma Jingle Dress:” 50s/60s – able to carry a tune but doesn’t have to be an amazing singer – the tribal storyteller; for Matilda – “Matilda Wormwood:” An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched. Gender: Female. Age: 6 to 10. Vocal range top: D5. Vocal range bottom: A3; “Miss Agatha Trunchbull:” The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school who despises children. Gender: Any. Age: 35 to 55. Vocal range top: G4. Vocal range bottom: A2; “Miss Honey:” Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull. Gender: Female. Age: 25 to 40. Vocal range top: D5. Vocal range bottom: F3; “Mr. Wormwood:” Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman. Gender: Male. Age: 35 to 45. Vocal range top: A4. Vocal range bottom: D3; “Mrs. Wormwood:” Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer. Gender: Female. Age: 35 to 45. Vocal range top: F5. Vocal range bottom: A3; “Mrs. Phelps:” A nice librarian. Gender: Female. Age: 25 to 45; for Grease - Danny Zuko: Male, High School Teen, Range: tenor, D4–B5; The leader of the Burger Palace Boys; good-looking, strong and confident, with an air of easy-going charm; “Sandy Dumbrowski:” Female, High School Teen, Range: Soprano, A3 to F-sharp5; New girl in town; sweet, wholesome, naive, cute, and innocent; “Betty Rizzo:” Female, High School Teen; Range: Alto A3–C5; Leader of the Pink Ladies; tough, sarcastic, and outspoken but vulnerable; “Frenchy:” Female, High School Teen; Range: Alto, A3–D5; A dreamer; good-natured but not too smart, she is heavily made up, fussy about her appearance, particularly her hair. She can't wait to finish high school so she can be a beautician; “Marty:” Female, High School Teen; Range Alto, C4–C5; The 'beauty' of the Pink Ladies; pretty and looks older than the other girls, but betrays her real age when she opens her mouth. She tries to act sophisticated; “Jan:” Female, High School Teen; Range: Alto, A3-C5. Funny, loud, compulsive eater, and awkward member of the Pink Ladies. Loud and pushy with the girls, but shy with boys; “Doody:” Male, High School Teen; Range: Tenor, D4-A5. The youngest of the guys; small, boyish, and open, with a disarming smile and a hero-worshipping attitude towards the other guys. He also plays the guitar; “Kenickie:” Male, High School Teen; Range: Tenor, C4–F5. The second in command of the Burger Palace Boys; tough-looking, tattooed, surly, and avoids any show of softness. He has an offbeat sense of humor; “Sonny Latierri:” Male, High School Teen; Range: baritone, G3–A5. A member of the Burger Palace Boys; funny Italian-American, he is a braggart and wheeler-dealer who thinks he's a real lady-killer; “Roger:” Male, High School Teen; Range: Tenor, D4-A5. The anything-for-a-laugh stocky type of boy; a clown who enjoys winding people up, he is full of mischief and is always dreaming up half-baked schemes and ideas; “Vince Fontaine:” Male, High School Teen; Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible. A typical 'teen audience' disc jockey; slick, egotistical and fast-talking. He is also a veteran 'Greaser;' Eugene Florczyk: Male, High School Teen; Range: Tenor, A3–E5. The class valedictorian; physically awkward, with weak eyes and a high-pitched voice. He's a typical 'apple-polisher' - both smug and pompous, but gullible; “Miss Lynch:” Female, Age Flexible; Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible; A no-nonsense, serious, loud English teacher; “Patty Simcox:” Female, High School Teen; Range: Alto, D4-A4; A typical cheerleader; attractive, athletic, sure-of-herself, but can be given to bursts of disconcerting enthusiasm. She's a bit of a pain and unpopular with the Pink Ladies, and can twirl a baton; for Kinky Boots – “Charlie Price:” A bit confused, a bit unfocused, a hero hiding under a victim's mantle. Gender: Male. Age: 25 to 35; Lola/Simon: A prize fighter's physique draped in satin. A talented drag queen with a killer voice and winning ways. Gender: Male. Age: 30 to 35; “Nicola:” Charlie’s long-term girlfriend. Driven, uncompromising. Gender: Female. Age: 20 to 30; “Lauren:” Beautiful and strong working-class girl. Gender: Female. Age: 20 to 30; “Don:” Lola’s nemesis. Burly hypermasculine bear of a factory worker. Gender: Male. Age: 20 to 40; “Pat:” Officious office manager who will let loose her wild side when allowed. Lola's love interest. Gender: Female. Age: 20 to 40; “Mr. Price:” Charlie’s father. Gender: Male. Age: 50 to 80; “Simon Sr:” Lola’s father. An unforgiving tower of anger. Gender: Male; Age: 30 to 50; “Harry:” A contemporary of Charlie's but his opposite. Successful, self-aware and confident. Gender: Male. Age: 25 to 40; for Head Over Heels – “Basilus:” King of Arcadia. A sexy, good ol' boy. A hothead, but not a despot. Blindly thinks Arcadia is doing great under his masculine rule, which will be sorely tested during the course of the show; “Gynecia:” Queen of Arcadia. Sexy, wise, beautiful. Like any longstanding spouse, knows how to get her way with her husband when push comes to shove; “Pamela:” Basilius and Gynecia's older daughter. Confident and obsessed with her appearance. Known to be the most beautiful bachelorette throughout Arcadia; “Philoclea:” Basilius and Gynecia's younger daughter. Shy and a "good girl", she yearns to follow her heart rather than obey her father's orders; “Dametas:” The King’s viceroy; father to Mopsa; “Mopsa:” Handmaiden to Pamela. Warm, skeptical. Growing up without a mother has made her wise beyond her years about everyone and everything, which is why she is the (sometime) narrator to the show; “Musidorus:” A young shepherd who courts after Philoclea; “Pythio:” The Oracle; powerful, mysterious. Demanding. Great sense of humor--can see through everyone--they are the Oracle of Delphi, after all. Performers isn't limited to gender identity and ethnicity. Equity Principal Audition Oct 21 from 10AM-6PM (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm) at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 12th fl., New York City NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Bring an 8x10 non-returnable headshot and resume. Prepare a brief song in the style of the show. Accompanist will be provided.

 

EQUITY, 'THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE' – OCT. 21 & 22 - Riverside Theatre Inc. is casting Equity singers and dancers for Thoroughly Modern Millie. Rehearsals begin Dec. 17; runs Jan. 7-26, 2020 in Vero Beach FL. Pays $1033/wk. Equity Non-Rep LORT B+ Agreement. Seeking—Ensemble Singers: Males & Females, 18+, male and female singers to populate the world of Millie Dillmount; all ensemble members will be required to tap dance as well as being excellent singers; Ensemble Dancer-Singers: Males & Females, 18+, tappers who have strong theatre dance and also must be strong singers. Equity Chorus Calls Oct 21 at 10AM for Equity male singers who tap & 2:30PM for Equity female singers who tap and Oct 22 at 10AM for Equity female dancers who sing & 2:30PM for Equity male dancers who sing at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., Holding Room 314, New York City NY 10018). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Singers: Bring book of music and prepare a short selection in the style of, or from, the show. Also bring a photo and resume. Callbacks will be in early November. Dancers: Bring p/r, Tap Shoes, Character shoes and book of music in case you are asked to sing. Callbacks will be early November.

 

EQUITY, 'BETWEEN The LINES' – OCT. 21-23 - Tara Rubin Casting is casting Equity actors for Between The Lines. Elyssa Samsel & Kate Anderson, music-lyrics; Timothy Allen McDonald, book; based on the book “Between The Lines” by Jodi Picoult & Samantha Van Leer. Rehearsals begin Mar. 23, 2020; runs Apr. 21-Aug. 23, 2020 in NYC. Pays $873/wk. Equity Off Broadway Cat C Agreement. Seeking—Prince Oliver/Edgar: Male, 18-25, a classic European fairytale prince, late teens early twenties, high tenor belt; charming, sincere, smart and handsome, Oliver wishes for the freedom to live beyond the confines of the story that has been written for him; speaks with a British accent; as Edgar he is the son of Jessamyn Jacobs, the author of the book Delilah is obsessed with, and he looks exactly like Prince Oliver, (because Jessamyn based the character of Oliver on him); however, Edgar is not a prince; he’s a typical American teenage boy; this character can be any ethnicity; Grace/Queen Maureen: Female, 40-45, early 40s, mezzo-soprano belt, Delilah’s mother; after 17 years of being a stay-at-home mom with dreams of completing her nursing degree, Grace finds herself the sole breadwinner and parent, and failing at both; as Queen Maureen she is Prince Oliver’s fairytale mother and speaks with a British accent; while the book is being read she’s the grieving, forever chaste widow; when the book is closed she is the martini-swigging queen of snark; this character can be any ethnicity; Frump/Ryan: Male, 20-25, tenor, tap-dancing-song-and-dance man; Prince Oliver’s best friend who is half-dog due to a curse placed on him by the evil Rapskullio earlier in the fairy tale book; Frump is hopelessly in love with Princess Seraphima; Danny Kaye in dog form; as Ryan, he is the jock boyfriend of Allie McAndrews, a dude’s dude and a total tool; this character can be any ethnicity; Allie/Princess Seraphima: Female, actor 18+ to play 15-17, strong belt; Allie is the school’s resident queen bee who is a smart, entitled, “mean girl.”; as Princess Seraphima: while the book is being read, Seraphima speaks with a British accent, and is the quintessential princess: beautiful, eloquent; however once the book is closed, she is the exact opposite: not very bright, self-absorbed, and speaks with a vocal fry like a semi-drunk sorority girl; this character can be any ethnicity; Dr. Ducharme/Repskulio: Male, 40-45, baritone/tenor; as Ducharme: the school social
worker who advises Delilah to give up her obsession with the fairy tale; he’s a quirky, socially awkward, nebbish sort of fellow; as Rapskullio: in the fairy tale Rapskullio is a classic evil villain, however when the book is closed he is the exact opposite: ultra-sensitive, good-hearted, and in touch with his feelings; his passion is rescuing stray butterflies; this character can be any ethnicity; Ms. Winx/Jessamyn Jacobs/Mrs. Brown/Kyrie: Female, 40+, as Winx: early 80s, soprano; Ms. Winx is the school librarian who happens to have a longstanding literary crush on Mr. Darcy from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice; sassy, strong, knows exactly who she is; a Berte type from Pippin; as Jessamyn: early 40s, mezzo-soprano belt; the author of the fairy tale book Delilah is obsessed with and a widowed mother of a teenage boy; she’s kooky, a bit scattered and off beat, but smart and intuitive; as Kyrie (mermaid): when the book is being read the mermaids are obsessed with men, however once the book is closed they become staunch feminists; this character can be any ethnicity; Janice/Marina: Female, 18-25, actor 18+ to play 15-17, mezzo-soprano with a strong belt; as Janice: student; she’s Allie’s ditzy right hand gal; as Marina (Mermaid): when the book is being read, the mermaids are obsessed with men, however once the book is closed they become staunch feminists; this character can be any ethnicity; Male Understudies: 18+, seeking two off-stage actors to cover one or more of the following male roles: Prince Oliver/Edgar, Frump/Ryan, Dr. Ducharme/Rapskullio, and Martin/Troll/Dad/Delivery Person; Female Understudies: 18+, seeking two off-stage actors to cover one or more of the following male roles: Delilah, Grace/Queen Maureen, Jules/Ondine, Allie/Princess Seraphima, Ms. Winx/Jessamyn Jacobs/Mrs. Brown/Kyrie, and Janice/Marina. Equity Principal Auditions Oct 21 from 10AM-6PM, Oct 22 from 10AM-6PM and Oct 23 from 10AM-6PM (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm each day) at Pearl Studios NYC 519 (519 8th Ave., 12th Fl., New York City NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a contemporary musical theatre song that shows vocal range. An accompanist will be provided. Bring a picture and resume, stapled together. Personnel Expected at the EPA: Felicia Rudolph, casting director. All SM positions have been filled. We strongly encourage actors of all cultural backgrounds to attend.

 

EQUITY, 'EMOJILAND' – OCT. 21, 23 & 24 - Emojiland LLC is casting Equity actor-singers for Emojiland. Keith Harrison & Laura Nicole Harrison, book-music-lyrics; Synopsis: Inspired by The Unicode® Standard, Emojiland tells the story of “a society that builds a wall to keep newcomers out, only to discover that the menace to its survival already lurks within” (NYT). This electric ensemble piece explores the interconnected lives of emojis whose existence inside a smartphone is defined by their coded identities, which become increasingly complicated after a software update. “Emojiland might inspire the most exciting post show conversation you’ve had in quite some time” (TheaterMania), thanks to “fun, catchy songs” (BWW) with “clever, thought-provoking lyrics” (DC Metro) and a “fine score [that] ricochets from rap to soul to power ballads to love duets” (Front Row Center). “Everything about the show is smart, hip, funny, and musically masterful,” (Times Square Chronicles), it “fizzes with rom-com effervescence,” (NYT) and in the end, delivers “a lesson for our time” (NYT). Emojiland was a 2018 Richard Rodgers Award Finalist and earned 12 award nominations and 5 wins at the 2018 New York Musical Festival. Rehearsals begin Dec. 19; runs Jan. 8-Mar. 20 Off-Broadway in NYC. Pays $646/wk, plus Health and Pension. Equity Off Broadway Agreement. Seeking—Sunny: Male, 20-49, is sexy, cool and confident, hiding his insecurities
behind those signature sunglasses; physically in great shape; pop Bari-Tenor; strong mover; Nerd Face: Male, 20-39, awkward, earnest, but impressively well-read. Idealistic and open to the world; Nerd Face just wants a friend; pop character Bari-Tenor; strong mover; Skull: Male, 20-39, “too cool for school” and deeply twisted, Skull’s existential crisis drives him to desperate measures; Rock star tenor up to high C with a powerful falsetto and a dry, humorous sense of deep ennui; strong mover; Princess: Female, 20-45, this is not your story-book princess; power-
obsessed and privileged; Princess will do anything to preserve the sovereignty of her throne; high pop belt; strong mover; Prince: Male, 20-45, this is not your typical story-book prince charming in terms of looks or manner; flamboyant in nature and an entitled brat; confident and manicured; Prince just wants to have fun and throw parties; actor should be great with comedy, larger than life; pop tenor; strong mover; Police Officer: Female, 20-49, a no-nonsense public servant that gets the job done; sexy and stylish; she is passionate about her work and passionate about her love; powerful pop/R&B singer with a huge belt; strong mover; Construction Worker: Female, 20-49, committed to building a better world; she is gruff and tough on the outside with a big presence and an even bigger heart; powerful pop/R&B singer with a huge belt; strong mover; Pile of Poo: Female, 20-49, the self-help guru of the story; Poo gives no shits and encourages others to be proud of who they are too; high pop belt; strong mover; cameo role for star names; Man in Business Suit Levitating, Angry Face & Others: Male, 20-49, Man in Business Suit Levitating: a smooth-talking, swanky, corporate executive; strong dancer who is comfortable skating around the stage on wheelies, tap dancing and sings well; Angry Face: intense, hot-headed, a simmering temper set off by the smallest annoyance; pop/R&B bari-tenor; Information Desk Person, Kissy Face & Others: Female, 20-39, Emojiland’s trusted TV reporter with a flair; spunky, quirky, funny and energetic; Kissy Face: flirty and air-headed; strong dancer, comfortable tap dancing and who sings well; mezzo-soprano; Guardsman, Worried Face & Others: Male, 20-39, plus-sized. Guardsman: a gatekeeper, bouncer and list-keeper; sassy, brassy, bossy and loyal to his royal bosses; thinks he’s as powerful and fabulous as the ones he works for. Worried Face: neurotic, anxious, panicked, thinks a crisis is around every corner; strong dancer, comfortable tap dancing and who sings well; baritone; Man Dancing & Others: Male, 20-29, any ethnicity and all types; sexy, funny and confident; uses dance more than words to express how he feels and who he is; a kick-ass dancer who sings well and is comfortable crumping, club dancing, hip-hop and possibly some parkour and tap dancing; Woman Dancing & Others: Female, 20-29, any ethnicity and all types; sexy, funny and confident; uses dance more than words to express how she feels and who she is; a kick-ass dancer who sings well and is comfortable crumping, club dancing, hip-hop and possibly some parkour and tap dancing. Equity Principal Auditions Oct 21 from 10AM-6PM, Oct 23 from 10AM-6PM and Oct 24 from 10AM-6PM (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm each day) at Ripley-Grier Studios 305 (305 W 38th St., 2nd Floor; Studio 203., New York City NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a brief pop/rock or contemporary musical theatre song. Bring sheet music in the appropriate key and a hardcopy headshot/resume stapled together. A pianist will be provided. Chad Eric Murnane, CSA is expected in attendance at the EPA. No stage management positions are available at this time.

 

EQUITY, 'MEAN GIRLS,' EPA – OCT. 23 - Mean Girls Broadway, LLC is casting Equity actors-singers for Mean Girls, for possible principal replacements in the currently running Broadway production. Tina Fey, book; Jeff Richmond, music; Nell Benjamin, lyrics; Currently running in NYC. Pays $2095/wk. Equity Production (League) Agreement. Seeking—“Cady Heron:” Female, adult Actor 18+ to play 17; a new junior at North Shore High School, Cady grew up in Africa and was homeschooled by her wildlife biologist parents; she is warm, bright, and strong enough to take on The Plastics; looking for a girl with a great voice and good comic timing who can be the emotional heart of our story; Broadway mix with exceptional range; “Janis Sarkisian:” Female, adult actor 18+ to play 17; an “Art Freak” and social outcast, Janis is not afraid to be weird or make others uncomfortable; she paints herself as an objective observer, but, like so many of us, she longs to avenge the devastating events of eighth grade; proficiency in an instrument like guitar, ukulele or keyboards would be a plus; Broadway alto with a rock belt; “Damian:” Male, adult actor 18+ to play 17; outgoing, gay, an active member of the student activities committee, Damian is a fiercely loyal friend to Janis and they have the close rapport of a comedy team; Damian loves a good show tune almost as much he loves as an unattended box of fundraising candy bars. Broadway Tenor; “Regina George:” Female, adult actor 18+ to play 17; Regina is the Queen Bee of the Plastics; when she shines her light on you, you feel like the most important person in the world; when that light goes cold, you want to die. She is regal, still, and “hot”, but at her most vulnerable moments, she is just a kid in over her head; Broadway rock with an exceptional range; “Gretchen Wieners:” Female, adult actor 18+ to play 17; desperate to please Regina and to maintain her position in the Plastics, Gretchen is a nervous wreck; she is a “banker” meaning she befriends people to “bank” their secrets so she can trade them later for her own benefit; her fragility at times is heartbreaking; traditional Broadway with pop chops; “Karen Smith:” Female, adult actor 18+ to play 17; Karen is so physically beautiful that the other parts of her intellect and personality never had to develop; but she is essentially kind, relaxed and a generous laugher; traditional Broadway with pop chops; Mrs. Heron/Mrs. Norbury/Mrs. George: Female, 30-50, actor plays all three adult female roles; Mrs. Heron is Cady’s crunchy, intellectual mom who can’t understand why her daughter is devolving before her eyes; Ms. Norbury is Cady’s brittle, world-weary Calculus teacher who pushes Cady to be her smartest self; Mrs. George is Regina’s “cool mom"; she’s desperate to look young and feel like one of the teens; she’s also desperate for Regina not to repeat her mistakes; looking for a great comic actress and singer to distinctly define these three characters; eclectic Broadway vocal mix; “Mr. Duvall:” Male, 30-50, the principal of North Shore High. Mr. Duvall may have once taught computers at Joliet penitentiary, but nothing prepared him for the harsh realities of out of control junior girls; must be funny and a strong singer; “Aaron:” Male, adult actor 18+ to play 18; a cute boy with a good moral compass and a backbone; he’s not immune to all the female attention he gets, but he’s not going to let himself be a pawn in their chess game either; Broadway and pop tenor; “Kevin Gnapoor:” Male, Indian or Pakistani; adult actor 18+ to play 17; Kevin is the extremely driven captain of the North Shore Mathletes; he is a confident student, a suave virgin, and a decent rapper; rap skills necessary and traditional Indian singing technique a plus. Equity Principal Audition Oct 23 from 10AM-6PM (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm) at Pearl Studios NYC 519 (519 8th Ave., 12th Fl., New York City NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a brief pop-rock or contemporary musical theater song. Bring sheet music and a photo/resume stapled together. A piano accompanist will be provided.

 

'A SEAT At The TABLE: DINNER With FREDERICK DOUGLASS' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 23 - Echoes of Our Ancestors is casting singers for A Seat At The Table: Dinner With Frederick Douglass, Synopsis: 18+ of varying ages and ethnic backgrounds. No operatic types. Musical styles gospel, pop, hymns. Sopranos, mezzo/altos, tenors, baritone. Do not have to be a professional singer, but must have recent singing experience in a choir, chorus, band, cabaret, etc. Performances Nov. 23, 24, with dress rehearsal Nov. 22. Rehearsals in Nov. Manhattan show. No pay, but there will be a "thank you" stipend at end of project- amount varies based on your experience. Therefore, professional singers are encouraged. Audition/interview by appointment. Tami Tyree, playwright-dir.; Rehearsals All November once a week; runs Nov. 23-24 on the Upper West Side, Manhattan, NYC. Pay commensurate with performing experience. Small stipend at close of production. Seeking—Singers (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, great pop, gospel, jazz, choir or chorus singers (Broadway style) needed to sing new and established music for play about Frederick Douglass and wife Anna; songs: Rock-a-my-soul in the Bosom of Abraham, chorus of The Battle Hymn of the Republic, and new songs and chants are part of the repertoire; looking for sopranos, alto/mezzos, tenors and baritones to create a chorus of 10-15 voices; no operatic style singing. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Submit audio or video of you singing as solo voice if you have solo experience. if not, send pix and brief bio with details of recent singing experience. Please include phone number and email for contact. A phone interview will be conducted and a live audition may be requested.

 

'EVITA' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 24 - Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre is casting Equity actor-singers for Evita. Synopsis: Based on true events, Evita tells the story of Eva Perón’s rags-to-riches life as she goes from poor provincial child to First Lady of Argentina. A champion of the working-class descamisados, she uses popularity and politics to serve her people – and herself. Featuring some of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most iconic songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina,” this musical masterpiece won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score. The 1996 film adaptation was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning for Best Original Song. Rehearsals begin Mar. 16, 2020; runs Apr. 10-June 14, 2020 in Oakbrook Terrace IL. Pays $798 per rehearsal wk/$1800 per perf wk. Equity Special Agreement. Seeking—“Eva:” female identifying; must be able to play ages 18 to 33 while projecting both a toughness and charisma; she is an ambitious and power-seeking woman, who rises to become the spiritual leader of Argentina by the age of 26; a legit Mezzo with a clear, strong mix that can belt to a high G and sing to a low E (below middle C); must be a passionate and strong actor who dances; “Che:” male identifying, 20s; an actor-singer that must move very well with a high, rock tenor voice that can sing a low A to high B, falsetto to high F; must dance; Che is the dissenting voice of the Descomisados (the Peron Supporters) and the narrator of the show, a radical who isn't reluctant to ask tough questions and demand answers; this character is dashing, impulsive, jealous, and manipulative; “Peron:” male identifying, 50s; a strong actor and singer; vocal bass/baritone to high F; must dance; an officer in the Argentinean army who rises to become the Argentine President; he is a man who is dignified, charming, and authoritative. Auditioning the first few weeks of October in NYC. For an audition appointment, apply via backstage.com or email headshots and resumes to submissions@lscasting.org.

 

EQUITY, 'MEAN GIRLS,' ECC – OCT. 24 - Mean Girls Broadway, LLC is casting Equity dancers who sing for Mean Girls, for possible principal replacements in the currently running Broadway production. Tina Fey, book; Jeff Richmond, music; Nell Benjamin, lyrics; Currently running in NYC. Pays $2095/wk. Equity Production (League) Agreement. Seeking—Equity Female Ensemble Dancers Who Sing (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, ensemble plays various characters from teens to teachers, ages 18-30; looking for funny people who sing and dance very well; Equity Male Ensemble Dancers Who Sing (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, ensemble plays various characters from teens to teachers, ages 18-30; looking for funny people who sing and dance very well. Equity Chorus Call Oct. 24 at 10AM for Equity female dancers who sing & 2PM for Equity male dancers who sing at Pearl Studios NYC 519 (519 8th Ave., 12th Fl., New York City NY 10018). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Women should bring jazz shoes and sneakers. Men should bring jazz/character shoes, knee pads, and sneakers. Everyone should bring a picture/resume stapled together.

 

"PUMP BOYS And DINETTES" and "OVER The RIVER And THROUGH The WOODS" – OCT. 24 - The Great American Melodrama is casting actors who sing for the 2020 season, including Pump Boys and Dinettes, Over the River and Through the Woods, a musical version of "The Emperor's New Clothes," and other productions. All actors must have strong comedic chops and be strong singers. Season runs Jan. 23-Dec. 31, 2020. Pump Boys: Rehearsals begin in early January; contracts run 9-14 weeks on average. All rehearsals and performances take place in Oceano CA. Competitive salary, plus housing and travel stipend provided. Seeking—Actors Who Sing (Lead): 18-65, seeking actors with strong comedic chops for the 2020 season. Audition by appointment Oct 24 in New York City NY. Submit headshot, resume, and any performance videos to http://www.americanmelodrama.com Note any instruments you play at a professional level.

 

'THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE' – OCT. 25 DEADLINE f/NOV. 4 & 5 - Riverside Theatre Inc. is casting Thoroughly Modern Millie. Rehearsals begin Dec. 17; runs Jan. 7-26, 2020 in Vero Beach, FL. Pays $1,033/wk. current min. Equity LORT B+ Non-Rep Contract. Seeking—“Jimmy Smith:” Male, 20-29, male counterpart to Millie. Self-assured and cocky. Jimmy is charming, a great singer, a reasonable mover and who has a good sense of comic timing. Jimmy should be attractive in a cute, goofy sort of way. Bari-tenor; “Millie Dillmount:” Female, 20-29, a spunky, modern woman trying to make it in New York City who falls in love with Jimmy. Must sing, dance, and tap very well. Comedic timing and physical comedy important; “Mrs. Meers:” Female, 40+, a former actress turned human trafficker pretending to be a kindly Chinese woman. She oversees the Hotel Priscilla where she secretly sells her tenants. The villain of our story with great comedic timing; “Muzzy Van Hossmere:” Female, 40+, a glamorous actress and singer at a night club. Millie's friend and mentor. Magnetic and graceful with a wry sense of humor. A cross between Pearl Bailey and Josephine Baker; “Trevor Graydon:” Male, 30-39, an executive at the Sincere Trust Insurance Company and Millie is determined to marry him. He is sharp, ambitious, goofy, and secretly romantic. Baritone; “Bun Foo:” Male, 25-29, a Chinese immigrant working to bring his mother to the United States. Older brother of Ching Ho and henchman to Mrs. Meers. Bun Foo can be played by a boy or a girl. Must sing, dance, and speak--all in Chinese. High baritone; “Ching Ho:” Male, 18-24, a young, male, Chinese immigrant working to bring his mother to the United States. Younger brother of Bun Foo and henchman to Mrs. Meers. Must sing, dance, and speak--all in Chinese. Baritone; “Miss Dorothy:” Female, 20-29, a naive, wealthy girl who has moved to New York to change her lifestyle. She is attractive, a good actress, and becomes Millie's roommate and confidant. Legit soprano to high C with good comedic timing; “Miss Flannery:” Female, 18+, indeterminate age. An uptight, stern office manager. She runs the stenographer pool at Sincere Trust Insurance Company. Strong belt and tap. Auditions by appointment Nov 4 & 5 in New York NY. Callbacks Nov. 7 or 8. Must be available to attend callbacks in-person to be considered. Send a hard copy of photos and resumes with a cover letter stating which role you are interested in by Oct. 25. Send submissions to Wojcik | Seay Casting, 247 W 38th St., 10th fl., Attn: Millie – AEA LORT, New York NY 10018.

 

'LOVE ACTUALLY? The UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 26 - Right Angle Entertainment is casting Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody, a musical by Right Angle Entertainment. Synopsis: Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody is a loving lampoon of everyone's favorite Christmas movie. From the creators of "Friends! The Musical Parody!" and "The Office! The Musical Parody!" comes a brand new musical parody with awkward meet cutes, over-the-top grand gestures, and Mr. Bean! Oh, and lots and lots of love, actually. Rehearses Nov. 4-14, 2019; performs Nov. 15, 2019-Jan. 14, 2020 at the Jerry Orbach Theatre, NYC. Pays $600/wk. (based on eight performances). Nonunion Off-Broadway production. Seeking—High Grant and Others: Male, 20-40, the prince of rom-coms. Charming and bumbling. British accent a plus, obviously. Strong singer and mover; Liam Neesen and Others: Male, 20-50, the elder statesmen of rom coms. Also playing Alan Rickman. Looking for an actor with excellent character work; Emma Thompson and Others: Female, 20-50, the dame of rom coms. Also playing Laura Linney. Looking for an actress with a strong belt; Keira Knightly and Others: Female, 20-40, the rom com ingénue. Must be able to wear a gigantic oversized hat. Experience with quick changes and multiple roles a plus; Peter and Others: Males & Females, 20-40, the best friend in a rom com. Funny and witty. Comic timing is a must; John and Others (All Ages): Males & Females, 18+, the rom com sidekick. Excellent comic timing and character actor preferred. Seeking talent from New York NY. Send headshot and resume. Talent must be available for the full duration of contract. Confirm dates before coming in. https://www.loveactuallyparody.com/

 

KIDS/TEENS, 'A CHRISTMAS CINDERELLA'' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 26 - The AlphaNYC Theater Company is casting child/teen actors/actresses (ages 4 till 17) for an AlphaNYC Theater Company, off-off-Broadway production of A Christmas Cinderella by Kathryn Schultz Miller. Synopsis: The story is true to the famous classic as you know it. Poor Cinderella works all day to please her Stepmother and Stepsisters and dreams of going to the Christmas ball. But since this play is set at Christmas, the pumpkin becomes a sleigh! The mice become flying reindeer! And who should be the coachman? Why it's Santa Claus himself! The audience joins in the fun singing Christmas Carols like Deck the Halls and O Christmas Tree. Characters sing clever lyrics to familiar Christmas tunes! Cinderella's special mouse friends take center stage in their comic plot to help Cinderella meet her Prince Charming, just in time for a Christmas Day wedding! Rehearsals begin on Nov. 2 Saturday afternoons; runs Nov. 23 Off-Off Broadway at the Producers Club Theaters in Midtown Manhattan, NYC. Seeking—“Cinderella” (Lead): Female, 4-17, she wants nothing more to go to the ball and have fun, like her sisters and stepmother; ability to memorize fair amount of lines required; The Mice (Lead): Males & Females, 4-17, to play Nibbles, Squeaky, Sweetie-Pie, Cheese-Head, Nosy, and Sam; these rodents are determined to make sure Cinderella has a merry Christmas; The Narrators (Lead): Males & Females, 4-17, to play Noel, Yule, Angel, Tinsel, Star, and Snow; these onstage actors tell the story and assist Cinderella in getting her wish; ability to memorize fair amount of lines required; The Stepsisters (Lead): Females, 4-17, to play Lulu-Lolly and Bella-Bomb. Cinderella's stepsisters who hate her and make fun of her; “Greta Snagglebones” (Lead): Female, 4-17, Cinderella's evil stepmother, who makes Cinderella do chores all day long and locks her up at home; Fairy Godmother (Lead): Female, 4-17, convinces Cinderella that she must believe in the magic of Christmas to go the royal ball; Other Roles: Males & Females, 4-17. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

'LOST In The DISCO' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 28 - David Serero & Lisa Azuelos are casting the Off-Broadway production Lost in the Disco, an immersive musical theater show with disco classics. Rehearses Oct. 28-Nov. 5; performs Nov. 6, 8, 19, and Dec. 3 at the Orensanz Foundation in NYC. Pays $400 for four performances and rehearsals. Seeking—“Lisa” (Lead): Female, 18-36, Must be able to sing disco classics and dance; “Mike” (Lead): Male, 18-40, Must be able to sing disco classics and dance; “James” (Lead): Male, 18-39, "John Travolta"-type. Must be able to sing disco classics and dance; “Angelina” (Lead): Female, 18-44, the Bartender (Mention bartending experience), a "Melissa McCarthy"-type. Must be able to sing disco classics and dance; “Giselle” (Lead): Female, 18-40, Model type. Must be able to sing disco classics and dance. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com. Confirm full availability, submit a video singing any Disco classic. Do not contact the venue, apply only through Backstage.

An AMERICAN In PARIS' – OCT. 28 DEADLINE - Franck Casting is casting the role of Jerry in An American in Paris. Craig Lucas, book; George Gershwin, music; Ira Gershwin, lyrics; Synopsis: An American GI’s chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer leads Paris to become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship, and love in the aftermath of war. This is a dance show. The majority of roles, including the leads, all must dance. Rehearsals begin Dec. 5; runs Jan. 20-June 15, 2020 in NYC. Pays $600/wk. for principals. Housing and per diem provided. Seeking—"Jerry Mulligan” (Lead): Male, 21 to 31 years old, all ethnicities, male; superb dancer; good singer; a GI who remains in Paris at the end of WWII; an artist; charming and something of an “innocent” in a complicated world. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). If you have any questions, email Alison Franck at Alison.Franck@gmail.com. Auditions by appointment only. Production will be reading all resumes. Submit a complete resume and photo and any videos/photos that show extensive dance experience (helpful). Also submit a cover letter explaining your experience. Also accepting video submissions until appointments on/about Oct. 28 but be upfront about your availability. Must be a very skilled dancer with experience singing and acting. Note: Seeking nationwide submissions but note if you are available to audition in NYC on/about Oct. 28. Must have actors who can attend a dance call in NYC.

 

'A BROADWAY HOLIDAY', ANNAPOLIS SHAKESPEARE COMPANY – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Annapolis Shakespeare Company is seeking union and nonunion talent for the Annapolis Shakespeare Company production of A Broadway Holiday. Synopsis: Specifically seeking trained musical theatre actors and singers. Our original musical is an updated confection of holiday showstoppers with new song and dance numbers, featuring our popular Broadway performers and a live band. We’ve extended the run by popular demand. Don’t miss the holiday fun! Rehearsals begin Nov. 12; runs Dec. 12-28 in Annapolis MD. Pay for union actors will be $254/week, under the Equity Special Appearance contract. Nonunion professional contracts range from $100-$254/week, depending on experience/role. A few internships/understudy spots available for early career professionals with starting stipend of $75-$100/week. Seeking—“Harry” (Lead): Male, 28-40, young radio producer who started out as a dancer; friend of Jimmy’s; falls in love with Joan. Required skills: Singing, Musical Theater; “Jimmy” (Lead): Male, 28-40, former Broadway hoofer and radio personality, turned war hero, returns to an inherited theatre left by a distant uncle; Required skills: Singing; “Melvin” (Lead): Male, 35-55, caretaker of the theatre, comes with the place, new and surprise romantic interest for Bonnie. Required skills: Singing, Musical Theater. Seeking talent from Annapolis MD; New York City NY; Baltimore MD; Arlington VA; Washington DC. Submissions should include headshot/resume, availability for callback dates, and season availability. Must be available for all of tech and performances. Actors should prepare one classical monologue. Singers should prepare two pieces showing range, at least one of which should be from a golden age musical (pre-1960s). Dancers should prepare a video sample of their work. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to submit. All roles are paid. Applicants should send their submissions to asc_casting@annapolisshakespeare.org including their availability and phone number. Only limited housing is available for next season, all applicants must indicate whether they are in the DMV area or if they will require housing. All callbacks will be by appointment/invite-only. They will be held in Annapolis MD.

 

FUNNY GIRL – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 30 - Regional Theatre of the Palouse is seeking supporting lead need for Funny Girl. and male ensemble lead and ensemble talent 2019-20 Season includes: Funny Girl (Rehearsals begin in July; runs Aug. 15-25), Matilda the Musical (Rehearsals begin Sep. 30; runs Nov. 7-17), She Loves Me (Rehearsals begin Jan. 6, 2020; runs Feb. 13-23), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Rehearsals begin Mar. 19, 2020; runs Apr. 16-26). Rehearses Mon.-Fri., 6:30pm-9:30pm in Pullman WA 99163. Compensation includes travel, lodging and a modest monthly stipend for the duration of the project. Stipend is negotiable with regards to experience. Seeking—All Roles: 18+, unless otherwise indicated. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). In your cover letter state availability. Include a video with your submission (dance and singing required). For more info about the season and RTOP as a company visit www.rtoptheatre.org.

 

 

 

COMPANIES:

THEATRE ARTIST WORKSHOP - The Theatre Artists Workshop (TAW), an actors' gym/conservatory founded in 1983 for professionals living in Fairfield and Westchester counties and environs, is seeking new members. The company presents three public event fundraisers, classic play readings, and "Alternate Night" productions throughout the year. Regular meetings are held every Monday at 7:30pm at the company's 90-seat black box theater in Norwalk CT. Dues for full members are $250/year. No pay. Seeking—New Members: male and female, all ages and types, actors, directors, writers, and technicians, etc. Note: Company performance space is available to members 24/7. To be considered, visit www.taworkshop.org and download an application. For questions, email artists@taworkshop.org.

 

TEENS, MUSICAL THEATER LOS ANGELES - Musical Theater Los Angeles is seeking exceptional performers from the ages of 11-17 to participate in a new teen theater company. Performers will be trained in acting, dance, and voice, while working on productions that will be taken around the county. Seeking serious performers who believe this is their calling. Company rehearses Saturdays (9:30am-12noon) in L.A. No pay. Enrollment fee: $675. Seeking—Strong Teen Performers for Theater Company (Lead): Males & Females, 11-17, All Ethnicities. Seeking submissions from Los Angeles CA. Submit headshot and resume for audition appointment. For submission and/or more info, visit backstage.com

 

 

 

COMPETITIONS:

'CELEBRATION Of MUSIC,' TALENT SEARCH MULTIPLE CITIES – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Sun and Sky Entertainment is seeking local and up-and-coming talent for Celebration of Music, a national television show in L.A. starring artist Ethan Bortnick. Coordinator states: "From bands, soloists, duets, choirs, instrumentalists, a cappella, and dancers, you'll see a wide range of curated talent from contestants ages four-25. Plus audience members will be able to place their vote, helping determine the winner, who will be announced at the end of the live show! This is an event you don't want to miss!" Concerts are in the fall and winter, location TBA. Unpaid. Coordinator states: "All contestants will be given a presence on our website with their video posted for voting. There will be a winner chosen by an audience and online votes. (This part is not televised only the finale in LA.)." Some cities are televised while others are just virtual competitions. Seeking—Contestant (Lead): Males & Females, 4-25, all musical acts/genres (bands, soloists, duets, instrumentalists, a cappella, and even dancers) to audition. Seeking talent from Las Vegas NV; Rochester NH; Providence RI; Parker CO; Bethlehem PA; Grants Pass OR; Jackson, Memphis TN; Palm Coast, Gainesville FL. All contestants must submit an online video to be considered for the show. Apply via backstage.com or contact the entertainment company. They can submit several video links to show their various talents. Some cities are televised on local public broadcast stations while other cities are virtual competitions. The winner will be announced at the end of the show and will get to perform a winning solo. They will be featured on the national television show - Celebration of Music in L.A. which will be taped and aired on various public broadcast stations throughout the US. The winner will also get to record a single available on iTunes (or record a music video for YouTube with Ethan if you are a dancer).

'CELEBRATION Of MUSIC' TALENT SEARCH – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 1 - Sun and Sky Entertainment is seeking local and up-and-coming talent for Celebration of Music, a national television show in L.A. starring artist Ethan Bortnick. Coordinator states: "From bands, soloists, duets, choirs, instrumentalists, a cappella, and dancers, you'll see a wide range of curated talent from contestants ages four-25. Plus audience members will be able to place their vote, helping determine the winner, who will be announced at the end of the live show! This is an event you don't want to miss!" Performs Nov. 3 at the Bushnell Theater, Hartford CT. Unpaid. Coordinator states: "All contestants will be given a presence on our website with their video posted for voting. There will be a winner chosen by an audience and online votes. (This part is not televised only the finale in LA.)." Seeking—Contestant (Lead): Males & Females, 4-25, all musical acts/genres (bands, soloists, duets, instrumentalists, a cappella, and even dancers) to audition. Seeking talent from Hartford CT. All contestants must submit an online video to be considered for the show. They can submit several video links to show their various talents. Some cities are televised on local public broadcast stations while other cities are virtual competitions. The winner will be announced at the end of the show and will get to perform a winning solo. They will be featured on the national television show - "Celebration of Music" in L.A. which will be taped and aired on various public broadcast stations throughout the US. The winner will also get to record a single available on iTunes (or record a music video for youtube with Ethan if you are a dancer). For more info, visit https://celebrationofmusic.com/audition

 

NAKENTERPRISE WEEKLY ARTIST COMPETITION - Nakenteprise Corp is seeking singers and instrumentalists to perform and compete in a Nakenterprise Corp artist competition. For more info, visit Nakenterprise.com or noglokel.com. Runs in US, studio located in Westchester NY but competition is nationwide. First place winner receives $250+$250 entry fee ticket to larger competition. 2nd place: $150 3rd place: $50 4th place: $25 5th place: $10. Seeking—Singers/Artists: 18+, All Ethnicities, artist selects two beats to perform. Seeking submissions nationwide/worldwide. The Nakenterprise Creative Artist Competition is for all.

 

 

 

RECORDING/STUDIO SESSIONS/VOICEOVERS/FILM/TV/ONLINE:

MOONBUG ENTERTAINMENT – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 24 - Moonbug Entertainment is looking for a bright bubbly English female singer to sing nursery rhymes and narrate stories for children. Singer can have access to self-recording facilities or live in London and be willing to travel to the central London based studio. Self-record or recording in London studio. Will give artists 2 weeks to sing 20 tracks (though of course can be done sooner than this if your schedule allows) and will pay $25USD per track. Seeking—English Female Singer for Nursery Rhymes (Lead): Female, 18+, a bright bubbly English female singer to sing nursery rhymes and narrate stories for children. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com or contact the entertainment company. Company will send you a video file for reference and a lyric sheet along with backing track. Will need the vocals to be sung and recorded with audio file being returned via Google Drive. Lyrics will need to be checked (to make sure the translation is ok). Good quality self-recording is required. You will only be considered for this role if you have samples in the relevant styles uploaded to your portfolio for company to review.

 

ONE-TWENTY-SIX MEDIA – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - One-Twenty-Six Media is seeking vocalists, songwriters, and pop groups. Manager states: "On behalf of record producers represented by One-Twenty-Six Media, we are currently accepting demos from vocalists, songwriters, and pop groups. Producers are seeking passionate talent who are aspiring to or are currently pursuing music as their full-time career. If you are a rising performer who needs development guidance or an act on the verge who is ready to be taken to the next level, we want to hear from you. If you are lyricist who is looking for collaboration on melodies, or a songwriting looking to take make your verses hits, we want to hear from you. Send your demos directly for consideration." Dates TBD based on demo. Manager states: "Should producer(s) express interest in working with you, industry standard split sheet, and other appropriate artist agreements would be presented at that time." Seeking—Vocalists: Males & Females, 12-27; Songwriters: Males & Females, 12-35; Pop Group: Males & Females, 13-26. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Send demos directly via email. Send links via SoundCloud, Spotify, or YouTube. If you have both a produced, and acoustic samples, that would be ideal. Video samples are encouraged. Make sure that your demos are current.

VOICE-OVER AGENT SHOWCASE! – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Acting And Voice Studios is seeking adults (ages 16+) for a Voice-Over Acting Agent Showcase with agents from Abrams Artists, Buchwald, Paradigm, and CESD. It's a great one-time opportunity to meet these top agents and showcase your voice-over acting skills and talent. Every student will get direct feedback from the agent panel. The Showcase Oct. 23 at 6:30pm in Midtown NYC. No pay. Participation fee of $169 required. Seeking—Actors: 16+. Seeking talent from New York NY. To register visit: https://www.actingandvoicestudios.com/product-page/voice-over-agent-showcase-with-abrams-cesd-and-paradigm-talent
Please contact the studio with any question at:
E - info@actingandvoicestudios.com | P - 347-443-4050

'TAKING YOUR VOICEOVER CAREER To The NEXT LEVEL' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 6 - Star Trax Recording Studio is seeking participants for Taking Your Voiceover Career to the Next Level, presented by Star Trax Recording Studio. Company states: Would you like to learn in the same studio where “Family Guy” and “American Dad” are recorded? What about recording your voice in the same studio countless of celebrities such as Matt Damon, Patrick Stewart, Seth MacFarlane, Snoop Dog, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, and Bob Costas have recorded theirs? Are you a voiceover artist who wants to take your career to the next level? Are you auditioning but not booking enough? Want to know how to gain that competitive edge? Learn new techniques to move forward in your voiceover career in this unique class specifically designed for intermediate to advanced voiceover artists. You will walk away from the class knowing how to make committed and compelling choices to keep reads fresh, genuine and authentic. Additionally, the class will cover how to self-direct in order to make your at-home auditions as strong as possible. The focus in this class will be on radio and television commercials. The class size is small so you will receive lots of individual attention. Your recordings will be sent to you in MP3 format at the end of each session. Your instructors are: Roy Renza, co-owner of Star Trax. An audio engineer with 3 decades of VO experience directing and producing for commercials, promos, documentary narrations and movie trailers. startraxnewyork.com. Amy Marcs is an actress, writer and voice over talent signed with the Buchwald Agency in NYC and with William Morris Endeavor in Los Angeles. Her voice has been heard on numerous national network television, radio, and political campaigns. A small sample of her work includes spots for Johnson and Johnson, USAA, Ortho tri Cyclen, Abilify, Mastercard, Huntington Bank, Topamax, KMart, and IBM. She teaches VO and the Meisner technique at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Many of her students have gone on to be signed by top agencies and work professionally in the theatre, film, and voiceover industries. Amy is currently starring in her critically acclaimed one woman show Nice T!ts. Class runs Oct. 16, 23, 30 and Nov. 6 (Wednesday evenings, 6:45pm-8:45pm; four classes total) at Star Trax Recording Studio in NYC. Cost: $395. Payment for the class is required to attend. A $100 advance deposit will be needed to reserve your place. Seeking—Voiceover Class Attendee: Males & Females, 18+. Apply via backstage.com or email amymarcs11@gmail.com.

'RESPLENDENT' LIVE CONCERT And MUSIC VIDEO – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Frostfyre Records is casting singers for Resplendent a live concert put on by Saint Paul's Episcopal Concert Series Walnut Creek. Rehearses Fall 2019 (two 3-hour rehearsals) in North Bay/South Bay; performs in Walnut Creek; music video shoots through spring-summer 2020 in and around Point Reyes national Seashore, Mare Island, Castello di Amorosa, and Calistoga CA. Pays vary by role: $400 for the vocalist ($200 for the completion of the live concert and $200 for all audio voice work and filming); $200 for the cello/cellist ($100 for the completion of the live performance and $100 for filming). Seeking—Lead Vocalist (Lead): Female Vocalist for live performance and music video. Seeking talent from Benicia, Los Altos CA. Lead vocalist applicants should submit an a cappella video audition/cover of "My Heart Will Go On." Apply via backstage.com or visit http://stpaulswc.org/wordpress/?page_id=6181

 

 

 

 

OPEN MIC NIGHTS/JAM SESSIONS:

NEW YORK CITY LOCATION:

'CALLBACK MONDAYS' OPEN MIC NIGHT - Forslund Theatricals LLC is seeking participants for Callback Mondays, an open mic night. Mason Griffin, piano accompaniment; Runs EVERY Monday at 10pm at The West End Lounge (107th & Broadway, Upper West Side, NYC). No pay. There is no cover. There is a $15 food/drink minimum. Seeking—Soloist: 18+, All Ethnicities. Seeking submissions from New York NY. For submission, visit backstage.com or contact the company.

 

WASHINGTON DC AREA LOCATIONS:

Open Mic Nights hosted by TOM SAPUTO

Email Tom at tomsaputo@msn.com for dates/times at the following locations:

Thursdays at 7:30pm at Pistones (6320 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church VA, 703/533 1885)

 

 

PROMOTIONS:

ALL INDIE RADIO – Indie bands, Indie CDs, Indie reviews, Indie business, Indie attitude - www.allindieradio.com

 

KIDS, APOLLO TALENT MANAGEMENT – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Apollo Talent Management is seeking children talent to join Apollo Talent Management's roster. Rehearsal/Productions location: Simple Studios, 134 West 29th St., 2nd fl., NYC. Seeking—Child/Teen Actors (Lead): Males & Females, 3-15, acting, commercial, and print. Bring with you two recent photos, including headshots and resumes. Apply via backstage.com or contact the management company.

 

CHRIS HUGHES PHOTOGRAPHY - Chris Hughes (photographer) is offering free photography for off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway productions.  Service is ongoing.  All photos taken are available to the participants for no fee.  Seeking—Theater Productions: including cabaret and any other live venue.  Note: Photographer is working on an ongoing project of theater and live entertainment performers and their productions.  For more information, email chrishughesphoto@earthlink.net.

 

DISCOVERING ARTISTS - DiscoveringArtists.com offers publicity services to musicians and bands.

 

FREE HEADSHOTS And PORTRAITS For ACTORS, MUSICIANS, DANCERS And MODELS - M. Stephen is seeking actors who wish to have free headshots taken; these will be used for the photographer's portfolio. Photographer states: "I am a photographer updating my headshot portfolio since moving to New York from L.A. In L.A. it was easy to shoot outdoors with natural light year-round, but eastern weather doesn’t allow for this, so I am updating my portfolio to include more indoor studio work. Shoots will usually run one hour or so and there will be more than enough time to try a few different looks." Shoots over the next few months in Brooklyn NY and Fairfield County CT. Sessions will be one to two hrs. No pay. All high-res images, with a select few touched up will be provided. Seeking—Actors: Males & Females, 2+, All Ethnicities. Seeking submissions from New York NY; Fairfield CT; Beacon NY. For submission, visit backstage.com

 

GO TO TALENT, BACKGROUND ACTORS - Go To Talent, an online booking service that works with multiple casting directors to acquire background work for its talent, is seeking professional background actors. Contact states: "Go To Talent is like an agency for extras. We are gearing up for pilot season and are now adding new reliable & professional talent to our roster. Background talent manage their own online calendar and casting directors search for talent based on the date they need them. You don't have to submit yourself all day everyday to get work. When using the Go To Talent site, you just wait for the bookings to come to you. Everything is automated with text messaging and email notifications. Go to www.gototalentnyc.com and fill out an application today! There is currently no fee for our service. No contracts and no obligation." No fees required. Professional pay provided if cast. Productions are ongoing in NYC. Seeking—Professional Background Performers: male and female, 18+, all ethnicities, all types, must be available most days for background work, and be reliable, professional, and experienced. For more info, visit www.gototalentnyc.com.

 

ICON Magazine – an online music publication, music community and search engine seeking contemporary unsigned/independent artists and bands.  To join, send an email to help@icon-magazine.com or visit www.icon-magazine.com

 

IndieBiz.com - an interactive service aimed at musicians and other independent music business people who are serious about their career and want to earn more money with their creative and business ventures.  By combining online, telephone, and in-person networking and consulting, IndieBiz.com provides a comprehensive resource and community for independent musicians and business people.

 

INDIE-CONNECTIONS - Indie-Connections (I-Conn)'s goal is to promote the artist's music and send more visitors to the artist's personal website.  No membership fee.  Offers visitors ten
listening stations of quality music screened by their A&R staff.  To qualify, an artist/band must perform regularly; have a personally owned website related to their music - OR - be an
artist/band on an indie label's website and; have quality material that meets professional production standards.  For more info, visit indie-connections.com or send email to
tony@indie-connections.com

 

IndieManagers.com - The Indie Managers Association (IMA) exists to promote this and the next generation of independent music managers and self-managed artists.

 

MatchGig.com – an online service allowing artists/bands to get a list of venues that book live music based on their desired traveling range. The venue lists include the name of the venue, address and contact information.  Artists/bands can also submit a CDROM version of their media kit to the venue through MatchGig.com

 

MP3MusicGrams.com - The interactive music grams which allow users to upload and/or download music, images and text, designed to be a new venue for artists to get their music out.

 

OnlineGigs.com – online site that automates the administration of booking and promoting a band or multiple bands.  It provides an easy to use, step by step guide to finding booking and promotional opportunities, tracking correspondences, issuing contracts, creating itineraries and generating press releases to local media in any market in the country.

 

PROMOTE YOURSELF! BUY YOUR OWN SPOT ON WEB TV SHOW! - The International TV Show network now has a new show called "New Talent Showcase" for of all types of performers to be seen by casting directors, producers, agents and photographers around the world! Jump start your career. Show your talent and promote yourself!!!!! The first opportunity ever to be put your own self on either a network tv show or a web tv show! REHEARSAL STARTS IN 3 WEEKS. Performer pays a $150 promotional fee to be on show. Seeking—ACTORS, DANCERS, SINGERS, BANDS (Lead): Male & Female, 18-41, All Ethnicities. Submit by calling us for an appointment. There are no auditions involved just a personal interview. Call us at area 424/216-2042.

 

TWOLIA.COM - Twolia, Inc. is seeking talent for Twolia.com, a new online talent community website for women featuring a music store, shopping mall, talent contest, awards, film festival, blogs, and web TV shows hosted by women from around the world.  Producers state: "Twolia offers an array of entertainment options, including a monthly women's online talent contest, music downloads by independent musicians, a vast array of merchandise, films by female filmmakers, blogs on a number of subjects and web TV shows.  Twolia is a site enabling women to showcase their talents, expertise, and merchandise by providing a personalized online sales and marketing platform for their services, along with fully supported transaction processing to enable them to sell and distribute their products anywhere in the world."  The site launched in Beta version June 16; production is ongoing.  Membership is free; no fees required.  Possible pay provided.  Seeking—Singers and Instrumentalists: to upload, share, and sell their recorded music; Actors and Performers: to compete in online talent contests, categories include comedy, dance, music video, original song, and "the unusual" (for various performing arts and skills); Short Films: for an ongoing online video showcase/film festival.  For more info and to register, visit www.twolia.com.

 

 

 

REFERENCE:

NYC MUSIC PLACES – nycmusicplaces.org is a free online resource for musicians to find suitable, convenient rehearsal and performance spaces in New York City.

 

MUSICIAN’S LAIR – www.musicianslair.net – New website providing an easy to use on-line environment where musicians can locate and interact with other musicians; musical groups can identify and fill empty positions; solo musicians can search band listings for openings; members can create their own web page, submit ads, post links, photos, audio/visual presentations, etc.

 

ONE ON ONE CASTING DATABASE - One on One NYC is seeking performers for its free casting database. Producer's statement: "One on One is a state-of-the-art casting facility with six professional studios. For the past 20 years, One on One has been a leading networking studio helping actors connect with the tv, film and theater industry." Workshops and castings are ongoing in NYC. No fees or purchases required. No pay provided; however, you will get a personalized actor webpage intended to help you get work. Seeking—Young Actors: male and female, 11-18, any ethnicity, to be included in One on One's free casting database, which producer states, "is used by casting directors, agents, managers, and filmmakers who routinely cast out of One on One's studios." Email pix & résumés to youngactors@oneononenyc.com.

 

ScholarshipTree.com is proud to present a unique scholarship awards program featuring an exciting variety of scholarship competitions in MUSIC, Art, Drama, Writing, Journalism, Computers, Dance, and Public Speaking.  Winners will receive scholarships as high as $10,000. That's right, $10,000 for being the best high school Rock Band or Solo Musician, delivering the best Dramatic Performance, designing the best Web Site, being the best Newspaper Editor, or directing the best short Movie! Other cool contests include: writing the best Short Story or Play, being the best Broadway or Pop Singer, delivering the best Speech, performing the best Dance Routine, being the best artist or Photographer, and many more! With so many competitions to choose from, there's guaranteed to be something for everyone. Find more information online at: http://scholarshiptree.com.

 

WEBSITE SHOWCASE, SINGERS/SONGWRITERS - Who is the Singer is seeking singers/songwriters & instrumentalists to be showcased on a website. Ongoing online. Seeking—Singers/Songwriters/Instrumentalists (Lead): Males & Females, 18-64, All Ethnicities, great voice, know how to play a musical instrument, and have the ability to write songs. Seeking submissions nationwide/worldwide. For more info, visit www.whoisthesinger.com or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pnohjMfIVI.

 

WRITER’S IN THE ROUND NIGHT – The Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) and Songwriters Association of Washington (SAW) are presenting a weekly songwriters’ session in the round.  Evenings will feature some of the area’s most respected songwriters performing their songs and talking about the craft of songwriting.  The event will be held EVERY Wednesday at 8pm at Bangkok Blues Restaurant in Falls Church VA.  For more info, contact Billy Fotis at bfotis1@comcast.net For information on WAMA membership, visit www.wamadc.com

 

YOU OUGHTA BE ON BROADWAY - A new CD called You Oughta Be On Broadway is the answer to the aspiring singer's dream.  Producer Jackie Presti has recorded 12 hit songs from such top Broadway shows as Carousel, The Sound of Music and South Pacific with leading singers and full musical backup.  Then she recorded the same 12 songs without the lead vocal. YOU sing the song with the same full musical backup.  The CD is available for $16.95 at www.footlight.com, Footlight Records in New York NY, Barnes and Noble, Borders or online at Amazon.com

 
YOUNG ARTIST GRANT PROGRAM – Washington DC residents between the ages of 18 & 30 can apply for up to $3,500 for community service projects or $2,500 for independent arts projects.  For more info or to obtain an application form,
visit http://dcarts.dc.gov/main.shtm or call 202-724-5613.

 

 

 

SCHOOLS/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS:

CHAUTAUQUA SCHOOL OF MUSIC VOICE PROGRAM - DEADLINE OCT. 23 - Applications are open for Chautauqua School of Music's Voice Program. Chautauqua welcomes applications from talented students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin or religious background. Admission is by application and audition for full-term students. Applicants for the voice program must be enrolled in or recently graduated from music studies (undergraduate, graduate or doctoral) at the time of application. Professional musicians and high school students are not eligible for admission or financial aid. Live and recorded auditions are accepted for the voice program. A confirmation will be emailed to you along with your audition time when you select an audition location. Videos must include the repertoire requirements listed below and uploaded with your application on Slideroom. Listed below are the repertoire requirements for voice auditions. Please keep your total for all three pieces around ten minutes maximum:

Aria from an oratorio or opera

Song in English (Art Song preferred)

Song in German, French or Italian

Live auditions scheduled: Oct. 26 from 10:30am-2:30pm at Opera America (Plácido Domingo Hall, New York NY); October 27 from 12noon-6pm Opera America (Charles Mackay Studio, New York NY); November 16 from 10am-3pm Roosevelt University (Chicago College of Performing Arts, Ganz Hall, Chicago IL). Online Video also Accepted by November 1. Accompanist is provided at each live audition. For more info, visit https://chq.org/schools/school-of-music/voice-program/apply-today

 

ACTORS PRO EXPO NY 2019 – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 26 - Actors Pro Expo is seeking participants for Actors Pro Expo NY 2019, an acting trade show that aims to help actors develop and sustain their careers and create new opportunities for themselves. The event includes vendors from a wide range of services that help performers develop careers in acting. Actors Pro Expo also offers workshops, information-packed seminars, and one-on-one advice consultations led by a range of industry professionals. Open casting calls for a variety of productions will also be held at the event. The event takes place Oct. 26 from 10am-5pm at Martinique New York on Broadway (formerly The Radisson Martinique, 49 W. 32nd St., NYC). General admission is free and also includes free access to the casting calls. Classes are also available, ranging in price from free to $30. Seeking—Participants: 14+. Attendees are required to pre-register online for their free entry e-ticket at: https://www.actorsproexpo.com/tickets Note: To attend the auditions, you must register for general admission. Audition slots at the open calls will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

'TAKING YOUR VOICEOVER CAREER To The NEXT LEVEL' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 6 - Star Trax Recording Studio is seeking participants for Taking Your Voiceover Career to the Next Level, presented by Star Trax Recording Studio. Company states: Would you like to learn in the same studio where “Family Guy” and “American Dad” are recorded? What about recording your voice in the same studio countless of celebrities such as Matt Damon, Patrick Stewart, Seth MacFarlane, Snoop Dog, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, and Bob Costas have recorded theirs? Are you a voiceover artist who wants to take your career to the next level? Are you auditioning but not booking enough? Want to know how to gain that competitive edge? Learn new techniques to move forward in your voiceover career in this unique class specifically designed for intermediate to advanced voiceover artists. You will walk away from the class knowing how to make committed and compelling choices to keep reads fresh, genuine and authentic. Additionally, the class will cover how to self-direct in order to make your at-home auditions as strong as possible. The focus in this class will be on radio and television commercials. The class size is small so you will receive lots of individual attention. Your recordings will be sent to you in MP3 format at the end of each session. Your instructors are: Roy Renza, co-owner of Star Trax. An audio engineer with 3 decades of VO experience directing and producing for commercials, promos, documentary narrations and movie trailers. startraxnewyork.com. Amy Marcs is an actress, writer and voice over talent signed with the Buchwald Agency in NYC and with William Morris Endeavor in Los Angeles. Her voice has been heard on numerous national network television, radio, and political campaigns. A small sample of her work includes spots for Johnson and Johnson, USAA, Ortho tri Cyclen, Abilify, Mastercard, Huntington Bank, Topamax, KMart, and IBM. She teaches VO and the Meisner technique at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Many of her students have gone on to be signed by top agencies and work professionally in the theatre, film, and voiceover industries. Amy is currently starring in her critically acclaimed one woman show Nice T!ts. Class runs Oct. 16, 23, 30 and Nov. 6 (Wednesday evenings, 6:45pm-8:45pm; four classes total) at Star Trax Recording Studio in NYC. Cost: $395. Payment for the class is required to attend. A $100 advance deposit will be needed to reserve your place. Seeking—Voiceover Class Attendee: Males & Females, 18+. Apply via backstage.com or email amymarcs11@gmail.com.

 

MOMMY And ME MUSIC CLASS ASSISTANT – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 30 - Murray Hill Wee One's Club is seeking singers and performers to help assist early childhood music classes to babies and toddlers. Director states: "These are 50-minute to two-hour classes that include teaching tools (puppets, instruments, bubbles, scarves), singing, and strong assistant skills. Assistant will be required to help set up and clean up after class. Ability to play instruments is a big plus, but not necessary. Primarily, we are looking for a singer who is comfortable around babies, toddlers, and parents. Assistants must have prior experience working with or performing for children. In addition, we are also looking for an assistant teacher for our two-year-old preschool drop off program in the morning (Monday through Friday)." Various classes take place between the hours of 9am-5pm in the Murray Hill neighborhood of NYC. Hourly pay. Compensation is on a sliding scale (starting at $18/hr.), contingent on prior experience and background in early childhood education. Seeking—Music Class Assistant: 18-65, co-teacher for the Mommy and Me music classes at Murray Hill Wee Ones Club. Singers who can match pitch/work well with harmonies are a plus. Ukulele skills a plus too. Seeking talent from New York, NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit http://weeonesclub.com Cover letter required. Note daytime availability and prior experience.

 

ONLINE ACTING COACH LA – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Online Acting Coach LA is seeking participants for classes/workshops. Company states: "Looking for a monologue written just for you? You've come to the right place. Like any good athlete, everyone needs a coach. Looking for passionate actors ages 7-22 for coaching sessions and workshops. Limited space available for Los Angeles studio classes. From working pros to enthusiastic novices, each lesson is catered to your skill level. Curriculum includes character building, world building, focus exercises and memorization tricks! Learn from working professionals who know the ins and out of the industry and get better every time." Runs TBD in Los Angeles CA. Pay As You Go: $60/One-hour session. Prepaid: $200/4 Sessions. $380/8 Sessions. After a commitment of 8 lessons, you will receive a custom monologue, catered to your type and interest. If you're interested in prioritizing the custom monologue, then we can work out a custom plan catered to your needs. Seeking—Acting Student: 7-30. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Note your interest/experience. Space is limited. More info at onlineactingcoachla.com.

 

FALL 2019 CLASSES, Including SCENE STUDY and ADVANCED SCENE STUDY – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Primary Stages ESPA is seeking participants for Scene Study and Advanced Scene Study classes. Company states: “Scene Study with Broadway Actor Kelly McAndrew and Advanced Scene Study with Director Maria Mileaf available for enrollment now at Primary Stages ESPA! Scene Study with Kelly McAndrew will give you an inside look at the work on stages today. In this class, you will learn to make bold choices and ask the right questions to tackle the challenging demands of the form, structure, and language of contemporary and modern playwrights. By the end of this class, you will have valuable rehearsal skills and be able to identify the core action and spine of a scene and translate this into your character work and rehearsal process. Visit https://primarystages.org/espa/acting/scene-study for more info. Advanced Scene Study with Maria Mileaf offers a select group of actors an even more rigorous curriculum than our regular Scene Study class. In this class, you will learn to ask the right questions and make bold choices in order to tackle the demands of contemporary texts led by a powerhouse director of new works. By the end of this class, you will know how to set yourself up to win and do all the preparation necessary for inspiration to do its thing. Visit https://primarystages.org/espa/acting/advanced-scene-study-1 for more info.” Primary Stages ESPA is a home for all artists, in all stages of their careers. Scene Study starts September 17; Advanced Scene Study starts September 18. For other classes, start and end dates vary. All classes held at Primary Stages Studios in Midtown. No pay. Workshop fees vary by class. Discounts for returning students.
ESPA provides students easy and convenient payment plans to break up tuition: https://primarystages.org/espa/about-espa/payment-plans. Fall 2019 classes at Primary Stages ESPA are now open for enrollment:

The Art of Auditioning
Instructor: Jen Wineman
In this honest and refreshing discourse among actors and director, you’ll improve your auditioning through making confident choices—both in your audition and in your life as an artist

Being On-Camera
Instructors: Amelia Campbell and Anthony Arkin
Be freed from the pressure to perform so you can focus your attention on learning and refining on-camera skills in a supportive and exciting environment

On-Camera Auditioning
Instructors: Amelia Campbell and Anthony Arkin
This class is an intimate and intensive dive into the preparation and experience of the on-camera audition

Hand-Selected Monologues
Instructor: Gabra Zackman
Ready for a fresh start? This class is designed to give you three new monologues, handpicked just for you;

Fall Classes Open For Enrollment. Fall 2019 classes at Primary Stages ESPA are now open for enrollment:
The Art of Auditioning: Instructor: Jen Wineman
In this honest and refreshing discourse among actors and director, you’ll improve your auditioning through making confident choices—both in your audition and in your life as an artist.
Being On-Camera: Instructors: Amelia Campbell and Anthony Arkin
Be freed from the pressure to perform so you can focus your attention on learning and refining on-camera skills in a supportive and exciting environment.
On-Camera Auditioning: Instructors: Amelia Campbell and Anthony Arkin
This class is an intimate and intensive dive into the preparation and experience of the on-camera audition.
Hand-Selected Monologues: Instructor: Gabra Zackman
Ready for a fresh start? This class is designed to give you three new monologues, handpicked just for you.
The Contemporary Monologue: Instructor: Geoffrey Owens
Having the right monologue is key to showcasing your abilities as an actor and ultimately getting hired. This class seeks to match actors with audition material that makes them shine

Scene Study: Instructor: Kelly McAndrew
This is not the scene study class you took in college. This 8-week class will give you an inside look at the work on stages today

Advanced Scene Study: Instructor: Maria Mileaf
This class offers a select group of actors an even more rigorous curriculum than our regular Scene Study class. Over ten weeks, you will work in pairs on contemporary material, challenging yourself as an artist and as a scene partner

Chekhov Intensive: Instructor: John Gould Rubin
Chekhov is all about character, which means there is no playwright more gratifying to perform for an actor than Chekhov. This intensive will give you the essential experience of wrestling with Chekhov's genius

Solo Performance: Instructor: Judy Gold
Like Anna Deavere Smith, Nilaja Sun, John Leguizamo, Sharon Washington, Sarah Jones, Daniel Beaty, and other brave solo performers who have come before you, this class will guide you through the process of telling your personal story on stage

Alexander Technique for Auditions: Instructor: Karen Braga
Imagine being able to walk into any audition feeling grounded, confident, and centered. The Alexander Technique teaches performers how to release habitual tension for an experience of more freedom, poise, and presence

Acting Intensive: Machinal: Instructor: Kimberly Senior (Director, Disgraced on Broadway)
For actors and directors, some of the most gratifying work happens in the rehearsal room. In this intensive, director Kimberly Senior will lead you through the first week of a mock rehearsal process for Machinal by Sophie Treadwell. Seeking talent from New York City, New York, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Manhattan NY. For more info or to enroll, call 212/840-9705 ext.215 or email espa@primarystages.org.

 

 

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