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Updated: June 17

 

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:

The CRANKY CABARET – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 12 - Cranky Cabaret is seeking singers for the early June cast of the Cranky Cabaret, a demented, fun-filled revue packed with delightfully naughty, angry, edgy songs. All styles of music are welcome, as long as it fits with the "cranky" theme. Rehearses June 2; perform June 11 & 12 in NYC. Pay depends on ticket sales. The Cranky Cabaret is not a "pay-to-sing." Seeking—Strong Singers (Lead): Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Besides a headshot and resume, send vocal demo tracks or video links. Also, include any "cranky" song ideas you have that you think you might like to sing. Be as innovative or unconventional as you like. For submission, visit backstage.com or contact the cabaret.

 

SONGS For SEEDS – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - Apple Seeds is seeking a guitarist/vocalist for songs for seeds, a rockin' music program for kids. Company states: "Do you love to perform and work with kids? Apple seeds seeks proficient vocalists/entertainers who play the guitar for children’s (one to six years old) birthday parties and events. Responsibilities include leading birthday parties and musical performances (guitar in hand) at various apple seeds locations and offsite at private parties and events. The ideal candidate is friendly, outgoing, energetic, and a talented performing musician who loves kids. Must be a proficient guitar player and singer. Professional performing experience is a plus. Experience working with children preferred. Primary schedule will be Saturdays/Sundays and occasional weekdays. Hours will be split with other entertainers, but you must have weekend availability. Additional opportunities as needed for apple seeds activities on-site or in community and classes. Apple seeds is an all-in-one family play space with locations in the Chelsea/Flatiron neighborhood, on the Upper West Side and in the Peter Cooper Village Stuyvesant Town residency that features an indoor playground, classes, camp, and birthday parties. All candidates must pass a thorough background check." Primarily works weekends and occasional weekdays in the NYC area. Pays: $30/hr. Seeking—Guitarist-Vocalist (Lead): Male or Female, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. To apply, send cover letter, resume (performance and/or professional), and a link to a video of you playing your guitar and singing to kmitchell@appleseedsplay.com with the words “songs for seeds Entertainer” in the subject line. While we appreciate all applicants, only those under consideration will be contacted. Training to follow audition. For more info, visit www.songsforseeds.com.

MALE SINGERS-INSTRUMENTALISTS For SUNSET SINGERS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 8 - Sunset Singers is casting male vocalists for Sunset Singers. Synopsis: Specifically looking for male crooners as well as rock musician/singers to cover songs by Elvis, Bobby Darren, Chuck Berry and others. We are not looking for impersonators but are looking for singers who are able to put their own spin on classics. Major plus if you can accompany yourself on the guitar or the piano. Auditions held immediately. Looking for attractive and dynamic performers with throwback appeal, able to command a stage. All ethnicities welcome. Rehearses in Los Angeles; runs TBD. Average pay rate is $200 and up per gig. Seeking—Male Singers-Instrumentalists (Lead): 18-45, male vocalists. Seeking talent from Los Angeles CA. For submission and/or audition info, visit backstage.com or contact Sunset Singers.

GIRL GROUP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 13 - Finao International is seeking all types of female singers to audition for a pop girl group. Date(s) TBD in L.A. Payment for shows, royalties, etc. Travel to L.A. provided for out-of-area talent who are cast. Seeking—Lead Singer: Female, 18-23. Seeking talent from Lake Elsinore, Los Angeles CA. For submission info, visit backstage.com or contact Finao Intl.

 

POP SINGERS, TOUR – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31, 2018 - Dance Spectacular Productions is seeking female pop singers for local & national tours with dance spectacular productions in 2016/2017. Casting director states: "This is a fun, energetic show. Singers must have excellent stage presence, personality and be able to sing Pop Music (no Theatrical)." Tours Aug. 31-Sep. 6. Talent may be contracted for a select few performances or all performances based on full-time or part-time status. Must live in or near Chicago IL. Meals, hotel, and travel provided, plus pay for performances. Seeking—Pop Singer: Female, 18-35, Must be able to sing Pop Music (Current Hits on the radio). Great Stage Presence. Commands the Stage. Team Player. No Visible Tattoos (can be covered with make-up). Physically Fit. Seeking talent from Chicago IL. Submit cover letter, video reel & photos to HBDancers@comcast.net.

 

 

 

CRUISES/RESORTS/THEME PARKS:

WALT DISNEY WORLD – JUNE 26 & 27 – KISSIMMEE - Disney Parks Talent Casting is seeking male and female vocalists of all ethnicities to perform at the Walt Disney World Resort during the 2017 Holiday Season. Casting vocalists for Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration, a show performed at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party this holiday season. Mickey and his friends throw a Christmas party on the Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage, in a celebration full of music, dancing, and friends. Full of classic holiday songs as well as new favorites, Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration features a variety of characters, vocalists, and dancers, coming together for the most wonderful time of the year. We are also casting female vocalists for Totally Tomorrowland Christmas!, a high-energy, interactive musical revue, featuring songs of the season with a futuristic twist. Contracts begin early October 2017 and run through early January, 2018. Works at Walt Disney World near Orlando FL. Potential relocation and housing packages may be available to qualified performers that are hired into specific roles. Seeking—Vocalists for Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration: Males & Females, 18+, Male Vocalist: should be baritone that can extend to 2nd tenor, be comfortable singing pop, country and standards. Female Vocalists: Youthful with vibrant personalities and stage presence. Female vocalist should be soprano who can belt comfortable singing pop, standards and Latin. Bilingual skills a plus; Female Vocalists for A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas!: 18+, Female Vocalists: Pop vocalist, with good movement skills. Youthful, hip, high energy role requiring good comedic timing. Open Casting Calls Jun 26 at 3pm for male vocalists (sign-in 2pm) & female vocalists (sign-in 9am) at Disney's Animal Kingdom Rehearsal Facility (3271 Sherberth Rd., Kissimmee FL 34747) and June 27 at 10am for female singers (sign-in 9am-10am) & 3pm for male singers (sign-in 2pm-3pm) at Disney Animal Kingdom Rehearsal Facility (3271 Sherberth Rd., Orlando FL 34747). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Callbacks June 28. Provide current headshot/resume. Be warmed up and ready to begin at the times listed. Prepare 16 bars of a musical selection and provide sheet music, in the correct key, for the accompanist. Prerecorded tracks or a cappella auditions are not allowed. Note: Must be 18+ and authorized to work in the United States. Requirements: must be at least 18 and authorized to work in the United States. All performers employed by the Walt Disney World Resort are covered under the terms and conditions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement with Actors' Equity Association. For details, visit www.DisneyAuditions.com. 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.

EQUITY, 'FINDING NEMO' - JULY 7 & 10 - ORLANDO - Walt Disney Company is seeking female and male musical theater performers of all ethnicities to portray principal and ensemble roles for Finding Nemo, the musical, an original thetaer production based on the Disney-Pizar hit animated feature, performed at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando FL. Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, original score-lyrics. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and authorized to work in the United States. Performs on date(s) TBD at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando FL. Pays: minimum $16.82/hr., including Equity pension, Equity 401K, and Disney Health. Equity Disneyworld Contract. Seeking—"Dory:" Female, mid-20s, a forgetful, yet very optimistic lady fish and Marlin's companion during this journey; extremely quirky and an expert with comedic material. Character singer, comfortable flying at heights. Must weigh less than 183 lbs; "Nemo:" Female, early 20s, plays youthful boy; adorable, endlessly curious, spirited, childlike, and fearless. Yet, at the same time naive and vulnerable. Bright and youthful mix or belt; "Bruce:" Male, 30s, a vegetarian great white shark; can go from screaming rocker to an elegant soft shoe. Comedic Baritone and able to handle harmonies; "Crush:" Male, 20s-30s, laid back and fun-loving "surfer dude" turtle; wise old father with the ability to rock. High tenor, must have effortless, sustained, full voice/mix high C. Vocalists interested in the Crush role should use the following link to download music to be used at the open call: http://cdn.media.disneyauditions.com/other-files/music/wdw/WDW-FindingNemotheMusical-CrushMusic.pdf "Marlin:" Male, mid-20s, over-protective, yet very loving father, vilnerable, huge heart, great comedic talent, scared of virtually everything, Baritone, able to handle musical "patter" and flying at heights. Must weigh less than 183 lbs. Open Casting Calls July 7 & 10 in Orlando FL. For audition info, visi backstage.com or contact Disney.

 

 

 

OPERA/CHORUS/VOCAL GROUPS:

ADULT A CAPPELLA GROUP – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - M. Stofan, coord. is seeking singers with all vocal ranges and musical backgrounds for an adult a cappella group. Coordinator states: "As we are a new group just starting out, we’re looking for fun, flexible, talented people with a desire to make great music. We will most likely focus on popular music but are open to all genres provided that all team members are in agreement. Looking to perform in or around NYC and will possibly consider creating a YouTube channel to assist in garnering a following." Rehearsals will most likely be weekly or bi-weekly, but will ultimately be dependent on schedules of members. Seeking submissions from: NYC, Northern NJ, and CT. No pay. Seeking—Singers: Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Auditions ongoing. Feel free to submit audio with your submission via backstage.com

 

 

 

 

STAGE SHOWS:

'ONE In A MILLION MUSICAL' – JUNE 4, 9, 11 & 18 - Kevin Davis Productions, LLC is casting One in a Million Musical. Kevin Davis, prod.-dir.-book-music; Synopsis: A group of friends/lovable losers, decides to pool their money to play lotto and win, which, in turn, causes them to lose their friendship until a young girl teaches them the real meaning of friendship. Rehearsals begin Aug. 6 (5pm) and run every Sunday (5pm-10pm) and Monday (7pm-10pm) up until and including Oct. 29; tech rehearsals Oct. 30 and Nov. 1 (9am-6pm); performs Nov. 2-4, 9-11 at the Riverside Theatre, 91 Claremont Ave., NYC. Pays $150 for six performances. Seeking—“Wanda Velez” (Lead): Female, 25-30, a vivacious, beautiful, Puerto Rican woman with a warm personality who is conflicted between doing what she knows is right and pleasing her oddball friends. Must have authentic Hispanic features and be able to belt in a soulful/pop style for solo and duet numbers. Good body movement for dance numbers a must. Stage combat skills required; “Suzy Velez” (Lead): Female, 15-18, Wanda's younger, beautiful, precocious, sassy sister who loves Wanda with all her heart, but recognizes what life for Wanda could be like without her pattern. Seeking an adult actor who can authentically portray a 15- to 18-year-old Puerto Rican girl. Must have top-notch vocal skills for show-stopping solo numbers sung in a soulful/pop style. Must have good body movement for dance numbers; “Sister Mara” (Supporting): Female, 35-50, the voluptuous "slightly overweight" church Mom; a complicated woman, she sees the faults of others, but not her own; her persona covers her hurts and desires. Must have very strong gospel/soul style singing voice for show-stopping number. Must move well for dance numbers and be comfortable with "rough" stage combat; “Deacon Lopez” (Supporting): Male, 40-50, an emotional church leader who can never quite get it together; he still speaks with strong accent despite being born "here"; he's spontaneous and not afraid to "speak his mind." A strong comedic actor is needed for this role. Must be also to move well for dance numbers. Must be able to belt out a song in the style of Cab Calloway or Chuck Berry for a featured solo. Must be comfortable with aggressive stage combat. Character was a real fan favorite in past stagings of this show; “Rhonda Tew” (Supporting): Female, 25-30, the extremely hot, sexy, feisty leader of the church singles ministry; however, she cares much more about men and competing with the co-leader of the ministry than about ministry itself. Must have strong singing voice and good movement for dance numbers. Excellent dance skills a real plus, as there is a featured segment planned in a couple of dance numbers. Must be comfortable with physical stage combat; “Sandra Philbert” (Supporting): Female, 25-30, the airheaded, but equally hot, sexy, and feisty co-leader of the church singles ministry who competes with Rhonda every chance she gets. Must have strong soulful/pop belt for featured solo. Excellent dance skills a real plus, as we will feature Rhonda, Sandra, or both in a few dance numbers. Must be comfortable with physical stage combat. Auditions by appointment Jun 4 from 5pm-10pm, Jun 9 from 12noon-5pm, June 11 from 5pm- 10pm and Jun 18 from 5pm-10pm in New York NY. Seeking talent from Hartsdale NY. For appointment, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

EQUITY, 'The WORLD GOES 'ROUND' – JUNE 12 – MARIETTA - Atlanta Lyric Theatre is casting Equity actors for various roles in The World Goes 'Round, a musical. John Kander, music; Frank Ebb, lyrics; Rehearsals begin Sep. 25; runs Oct. 20-Nov. 5 in Marietta GA. Pays: $420/wk. min. Equity LOA Contract. Seeking—Woman 1: 25-50, tough and strong. Impassioned. She has been hurt. A bit of a lush and snob. Clumsy. Hopeful. Age: 25 to 50. Vocal range: A5-E3; Woman 2: 25-50, independent. Zany. Bawdy and brassy, but also reflective and poised. She is seductive. Age: 25 to 50. Vocal range: G5-F3; Woman 3: 25-50, nostalgic. Adventurous. Hopeful. A lush and snob. Confident and sexy, but hesitant in regards to love. Age: 25 to 50. Vocal range: F5-F3; Man 1: 25-50, a bit of a ham. At times he is lonely, dejected, and shy. Just as easily emboldened to action. Sincere, loving, and charming. Age: 25 to 50. Vocal range: G5-A4; Man 2: 25-50, nostalgic. Handsome. Lonely. Stern and demanding with a commanding voice. Age: 25 to 50. Vocal range: A5-G3. Equity Principal Audition Jun 12 from 12noon-8pm (lunch 3:30pm-4:30pm) at Lyric Studio Theatre in the Square (12 Powder Springs St., Marietta GA 30067; entrance under maroon awning). An Equity monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Prepare two contrasting Kander and Ebb songs (32 bars each). Bring your sheet music in your key. An accompanist will be provided. Dance call at callbacks only. No video submissions. For more info, visit www.atlantalyric.com.

 

EQUITY, 'JAMES And The GIANT PEACH' – JUNE 17 & 18 – TEMECULA - The Barn Stage Company is casting Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach, a new musical featuring a wickedly tuneful score by the Tony Award-nominated team of Pasek and Paul ("Dear Evan Hansen," "Dogfight" and "A Christmas Story: The Musical") and a curiously quirky book by Timothy Allen McDonald. A treat for the whole family. Rehearsals begin July 29; runs Aug. 17-20, 24-27 (Thurs.-Sat. at 8pm; Sun. at 2pm) in Temecula CA. Equity members will be hired under the Equity Guest Artist Agreement, pending Equity approval. Non-Equity: $500+ negotiable. Seeking—“Ladahlord” (Supporting): Male, 25-55, a strange, magical storyteller. Often inserts himself into the story, in disguise, to help push the action forward. Vocal range: A4 to B-flat2; “James” (Lead): Male, 7-15, a lonely young boy who lacks confidence. Having lost both his parents in a freak accident, he feels he belongs nowhere in the world. A good friend. Unchanged voice. Vocal range: G5-G3; “Spiker” (Supporting): Male or Female, 30-60, James' mean aunt. A thief and a scoundrel. Shrewd and opportunistic. Very tall and thin. Vocal range: E5 to F-sharp3; “Sponge” (Supporting): Male or Female, 30-60, James' other mean aunt. Also a thief and a scoundrel, but not nearly as bright as her sister. Very corpulent, she often has her mind on food. Vocal range: E5 to F-sharp3; Spider (Supporting): Female, 20-40, a normal spider who has become human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. She is warm and friendly to James. This actor also plays Woman with Purse and Reporter 1. Vocal range: E5-G3; Green Grasshopper (Supporting): Male, 20-40, a wizened grasshopper who has become human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. An excellent musician. This actor also plays Man with Wallet and Garden Guild. Vocal range: G4-C3; Centipede (Supporting): Male, 20-40, an ornery centipede who becomes human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. Prickly and rude, everyone thinks he is a pest. This actor also plays Buzz, the Hollywood agent. Vocal range: G4-C3; Ladybug (Supporting): Female, 30-60, a motherly ladybug who has become human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. Respectable and classy, she has a warm, caring heart. This actor also plays Matron Nurse and Reporter. Vocal range: E5-G3; Earthworm (Supporting): Male, 25-50, an earthworm who has become human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. A bit of a scaredy-cat. He is neurotic and worried about everything, but is very friendly and brave when called upon. This actor also plays Bobby Cop and Bitzi Botana. Vocal range: A4-C2; Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, 15-50, casting six-eight ensemble dancer-actors to play multiple roles such as the Crowd, Karl Kreatour, Reporters, Vagrants, Garden Guild, Bobby-Cops, Willy Wonka, Oompa Loompas, Hollywood Agents, Seaugulls, and New Yorkers. Utilizing aspects of physical theater similar to the works of Frantic Assembly. Auditions by appointment Jun 17 from 10am-6pm and Jun 18 from 10am-2pm at The Old Town Temecula Theatre (42051 Main St., Temecula CA 92590). Seeking talent from Los Angeles, San Diego CA. For more info or to schedule an audition appointment, email Casting@TheBarnStageCompany.com. In your email, attach include a digital version of your headshot and resume, note which roles you would like to be considered for, and note which time on Saturday or Sunday you prefer to be seen. We will do our best to accommodate all. You will receive an email with your confirmation time. There is no guarantee that you will be seen. Prepare 32 bars from a contemporary musical in the style of Pasek & Paul. (No pop, rock, or non-musical theater selections). Bring your book in case you are asked to sing another selection. Bring a headshot and resume and sheet music.

'IT's NOTHING NEW' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 19 - Our Name Here Productions is casting It's Nothing New, an original musical being produced in accordance with the New York Theater Festival's short play festival, Summerfest. Jessica Dotson, Kyle Dotson, writers; Rehearsals begin mid-July; tech rehearsal on Aug. 16. Performs Aug. 17, 18 & 20 at the Hudson Guild Theatre. Credit provided. Seeking—"Andre" (Lead): Male, 8-12, Janie’s younger brother; a carefree kid whose personality leads him to defy his sister and get into a whole heap of trouble. Note: Actor must be able to sing and rap; dancing ability is a plus, but not required; Boy (Chorus/Ensemble): 8-12, ensemble-based role. Note: Must be able to sing; dance experience a plus, but not required; "Janie" (Lead): Female, 17-23, both book and street smart; was forced to grow up faster, and that awareness of the unfair world around her has made her wary. Note: Actress must have a strong voice with the ability to sing and rap; dancing ability is a plus but not required. Seeking talent from New York NY. For submission and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the production company.

'FOOTLOOSE' – JUNE 19 – GLENDALE - Glendale Centre Theatre is casting Footloose. Runs Aug. 25- Oct. 7 in Glendale CA. Pays $350 for the run of the show. Seeking—“Ren McCormack” (Lead): Male, 18-25, energetic, emotional, rebellious, likeable; emotes his pain through quirky sarcasm and dance; tenor; strong dancer; “Reverend Shaw Moore” (Lead): Male, 35-55, the powerful, traditional local church leader; strict, stern, and solemn, still struggling with the death of his son; baritone; “Ariel Moore” (Lead): Female, 18-25, pretty, smart, a bit of the bad girl/an edge, sweet, the rebellious minister’s daughter; role requires strong belt, must be a strong singer-dancer; mezzo-Pop; “Vi Moore” (Supporting): Female, 30-50, reverend Moore’s loving, supportive , resilient wife; soprano; “Rusty” (Supporting): Female, 18-25, Ariel’s friend; a bit of a ditz, sweet, fun, knows everything about everything; role requires strong belt, strong comedic timing and dance; great soprano/pop voice; “Willard Hewitt” (Supporting): Male, 18-25, a simple country bumpkin with a warm heart and a big smile; comedic timing and dance a must; tenor/baritone; “Ethel McCormack” (Supporting): Female, 35-45, Ren’s mother; had a tough go, just trying to make it…would do anything for her son; soprano; “Chuck Cranston” (Supporting): Male, 18-25, the local bad boy and Ariel’s boyfriend; tenor; “Urleen” (Supporting): Female, 18+, Ariel’s friend; the smart one of the group; role requires strong belt, comedic timing, and dance; mezzo/alto; “Wendy Jo” (Supporting): Female, 18-25, Ariel’s friend; strong belt, comedic timing, and dance required; mezzo; Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): 15-70, townspeople, students; need strong character people (all age ranges) for many roles; teenage through adults; chorus singing, dancing parts; all teens dance, some adults dance. Open Casting Call Jun 19 in Glendale CA. For audition info, visit backstage.com or contact the theatre.

'THE NEXT BIG THING' – JUNE 19 - Axelrod Performing Arts Center is casting The Next Big Thing, a musical. J. Laurence Lowenstein, book-lyrics; Gerald H. Bailey, music; Synopsis: An aspiring young actor faces hardships and setbacks on the road to wild success in Hollywood, only to discover a whole new set of struggles and revelations that come along with his newfound celebrity status. All characters age ten years in the script. Act One is set in the year 2000 and Act Two takes place in 2010. Rehearsals begin Aug. 28 in NYC; three performances Sep. 15-17 in Deal NJ. Seeking—“Scott Morland” (Lead): Male, 25-35, handsome, sexy, and charismatic young leading man with a good sense of humor. Fiercely ambitious and determined to succeed in Hollywood. Good mover. Lyric baritone, A2 to F-sharp4; “Gayle Winters” (Lead): Female, 35-45, a twice-divorced woman. She is a powerful Hollywood agent. Attractive and sophisticated, she “knows the score.” Alto, A3-E5; “Tara Bronson” (Supporting): Female, 25-30, classy, pretty, and quite vulnerable. Good mover. Soprano, A3-F5; “Jerry Sparks” (Supporting): Male, 27-35, handsome and likable with an ingratiating goofiness. Good mover. Baritone, A2-F4; “Malcom Stevens” (Supporting): Male, 50-59, a smooth, slick Hollywood director/producer who is celebrated and manipulative. Baritone, C3-E4; “Ron Farber” (Supporting): Male, 30-39, a smart Hollywood agent who knows all the angles, but is not without empathy. Baritone, A2-E4; “Len Johnson” (Supporting): Male, 30-39, a slick, sarcastic, know-it-all Hollywood agent. Driven, with killer instinct. Bari-tenor, D3-E4. Audition by appointment Jun 19 from 10am-5pm at 244 Rehearsal Studios NY (244 W. 54th10th fl., New York NY 10019). Prepare 32 bars of a Broadway song (think Hamlisch, Coleman, and Sondheim). Bring sheet music in your key. Accompanist provided. Bring photo and resume, stapled together. Callbacks by invitation only on June 22.

'EVITA' – JUNE 19-21 – SCARBOROUGH - Scarborough Music Theatre is casting Evita, the musical that charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between 1934-1952, the Tony-winning musical follows Eva Duarte on her journey from poor illegitimate child to ambitious actress to, as wife of military leader-turned-president Juan Peron, the most powerful woman in Latin America, before her death from cancer at age 33. The events in Evita’s life are presented in song and commented on by the show’s narrator, Che. Well-known numbers from Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical masterpiece include “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Oh What a Circus,” “Buenos Aires,” and “Another Suitcase in Another Hall.” Rehearsals begin Sep. 6 (Mon. & Wed., 7:30pm-10:30pm; Sun., 1pm-6pm) at SMT’s Unit (51 Estate Dr., Scarborough ON; Progress Ave. & Markham Road). Some additional or longer rehearsals will be held once the production has moved to the theatre, Oct. 22-Nov. 1. Performance dates: Nov. 2-4, 9-11, 16-17 (8pm); Nov. 5, 12, 18 (2pm) at Scarborough Village Theatre, 3300 Kingston Rd.; Kingston Rd. & Markham Rd.; Scarborough, ON, Canada. Seeking—“Eva Peron” (Lead): Female, 25-35, Age: 20s-30s. Range: Mezzo with a strong belt: E3-G5. A strong, versatile actress who belts to G and can dance. Must be able to play ages 15 to 33 while projecting both a toughness and charisma; beautiful, ambitious and relentless woman; passionate, bold and honest. Must have the physical stamina and vocal endurance to withstand the rigors of a demanding role; “Che” (Lead): Male, 25-35, Age: 20s-30s. Range: Rock tenor who sings legit as well: A3 to B-flat5. The narrator of the show. A radical who isn’t reluctant to ask tough questions and demand answers. Must move well and have the physical stamina and vocal endurance to withstand the rigors of a demanding role; “Juan Peron” (Lead): Male, 40-60, Age: 40s-50s. Range: Legit baritone with a powerful voice: A3 to F-sharp5. An officer in the Argentinean army who rises to become the Argentine President. Dignified, charismatic and charming. A strong actor and singer who can play character/leading man; “Magaldi” (Supporting): Male, 30-50, Age: 30s-50s. Range: High baritone or tenor: C-sharp4 to G5. A Tango singer and Eva's first love interest. A person who can portray machismo, a feel that needs to be bigger than life, but real and honest at the same time. The actor playing this role will also appear occasionally as a member of the ensemble; Mistress (Supporting): Female, 16-25, Age: 16-early 20s. Range: High mix/belt: A3-E5. Juan Peron’s teenaged mistress. Fragile, vulnerable, and innocent. Vocally, must have a sweet- sounding high mix. This role will be played by a member of the ensemble; Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, Age:16+ Range: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone/Bass. 8 men and 8 women to portray various characters including Military, Workers, Aristocrats, People of Argentina, and Chorus. Strong singing and dancing required. Any ethnicity, body type, and age; Children (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, Age: 8-12. Range: C4-F5. 4 boys or girls. Must sing and be able to hold harmonies, act and dance well. Will have featured moments, and will appear as part of the ensemble. Auditions by appointment Jun 19, 2017: 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM, Jun 20 from 7:30pm-10:30pm and Jun 21 from 7:30pm-10:30pm at Scarborough Music Theatre (Rehearsal Unit, 51 Estate Dr., Scarborough, ON M1H 2Z1). Prepare two contrasting musical theatre songs not from Evita (a verse and chorus of each is sufficient). The two songs should be: a song of your choice that you feel shows you, your voice, and your acting ability to your advantage; and a contrasting piece (either in style, tempo, or era). Make sure that you are very familiar with your repertoire as you may be re-directed. An accompanist will be provided. No a cappella. No pre-recorded tracks. Bring the piano sheet music in the correct key, in a binder, with any cuts clearly marked. Note that you may only be asked to sing one song. A mandatory group movement/dance call will be held nightly at 8:45 p.m. All people auditioning from 7:30pm-8:45pm must stay for the movement call, and all people auditioning after 9:30pm must arrive prior to the movement call. Everyone auditioning must participate in a group movement/dance audition. Bring comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear, and plan to take some time to stretch. Adult females, bring heels for dancing. Arrive 10-15 minutes before your scheduled time. Audition slots are 7 minutes in length. Callbacks Jun 25. To book an audition, contact smt_auditions@theatrescarborough.com. Indicate your preference of audition date and time. For more info, go to http://theatrescarborough.com/docs/EvitaAuditions.pdf.

THEO UBIQUE CABARET THEATRE – JUNE 21 – CHICAGO - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre is casting its upcoming musicals A New Brain, Altar Boyz, and Finian's Rainbow. Shows run 2017-18, in Chicago IL. Possible pay. Seeking—Singer-Actors (Supporting): 18+. Auditions by appointment Jun 21 from 11am-2pm at No Exit Café (6970 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago IL 60626). Prepare one song of your choice in the style of the shows (particularly a song which shows both vocal and emotional range). For appointment, visit backstage.com or contact the theatre.

EQUITY, 'SOUVENIR' – JUNE 21 – MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Repertory Theater is casting the role of Florence Foster Jenkins in Souvenir. Rehearsals begin Aug. 15; techs Sep. 5; preview Sep. 8; runs Sep. 10-Nov. 5 in Milwaukee WI. Pays: $637/wk. min. Equity LORT Non-Rep Contract. Seeking--"Florence Foster Jenkins:" Female, 50-80, a strong actor and singer to play the role; a high-society woman in the early 20th century who believes herself to be an accomplished opera singer but in fact has minimal vocal ability. Is always sincere and authentic—never a caricature. Funny, and must be able to sing well enough to sing badly. Seeking all ethnicities for this role. Equity Principal Audition June 21 in Milwaukee WI. For Equity submission and/or more info, visit backstage.com, contact the theater or your Equity office.

EQUITY, AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATER COMPANY – JUNE 22 - American Repertory Theater Company is casting Equity singers and dancers for the 2017-2018 Season including: Burn All Night, Andy Mietus, book-lyrics; Van Hughes, Nick LaGrasta, Brett Moses, music; Rehearsals begin Aug. 1; runs Aug. 18-Sep. 8) and Jagged Little Pill (Diablo Cody, writer; Alanis Morrisette, music; Rehearsals begin Mar. 12, 2018; runs May 5-July 15, 2018). Season runs in Cambridge MA. Pays $861/wk. Equity Non-Rep LORT B Agreement. Seeking—Equity Singer-Dancers (Chorus/Ensemble): Equity Males and Females, 18+, seeking up to 5 Equity ensemble performers, varying gender identities for Burn All Night; seeking up to 15 Equity ensemble performers, varying gender identities for Jagged Little PillEquity Chorus Calls June 22 in New York NY. For Equity audition info, visit backstage.com, contact the theater or your Equity office.

'PUSS IN BOOTS' – JUNE 24 – GLENDALE - Glendale Centre Theatre is casting Puss in Boots, a new children’s musical. Runs Aug. 5- Nov. 11 in Glendale CA. Pays $300 for the run of the show. Seeking--"Puss in Boots" (Lead): Male or Female; 20-35; a cat, but not just any cat. Fun, outgoing, a little bit sassy and always ready for adventure with a quip in hand; must have excellent tap dancing skills; "Charlie" (Lead): Male, 20-35, PIB’s traveling companion. A bookworm who wants to see the world. Sweet and kind, but unsure of his place in life; "Princess Mable" (Lead): Female, 20-35, a young Princess who wants more than the Princess life. Tomboy(ish), brave, and unafraid to speak her mind; "King George" (Supporting): Male, 35-50, Mabel’s doting father. A little absent-minded but very well-meaning; "Ronnie" (Supporting): Male, 18-25, a suitor to Princess Mabel. Spoiled & selfish with terrible taste, he is used to getting everything his way. Transforms into an ogre; Ensemble (Ensemble/Chorus): Males and Females, 18-25, four actors to play various roles; must have strong tap dancing skills and excellent comedic timing. Open Casting Call Jun 24 in Glendale CA. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the theatre.

EQUITY, THEATER PROJECT/MAJESTIC THEATER – JUNE 26 & 27 – WEST SPRINGFIELD - Theater Project Inc. is casting Equity performers for various roles in Theater Project/Majestic Theater's upcoming 2017-18 season including: The Bridges of Madison County (Marsha Norman & Jason Robert Brown, writers; Rehearsals begin Aug. 14; runs Sep. 6-Oct. 23.), Crimes of the Heart (Beth Henley, writer; Rehearsals begin Oct. 16; runs Nov. 1-Dec. 10), Alabama Story (Kenneth Jones, writer; Rehearsals begin Dec. 18; runs Jan. 3, 2018-Feb. 11), Outside Mullingar (John Patrick Shanley, writer; Rehearsals begin Feb. 5, 2018; runs Feb. 21-Apr. 1), and Guys and Dolls (Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling, & Abe Burrows, writers; Rehearsals begin Mar. 19; performs Apr. 11-May 20). Season rehearses and runs in West Springfield MA. Currently pays: $393/wk. Equity SPT 5 Contract. Salary pending. Seeking—All Roles: Males & Females, 18+. Equity Principal Auditions Jun 26 from 10am-6pm and Jun 27 from 10am-6pm (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm each day) at Majestic Theater (131 Elm St., West Springfield MA 01089). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. A musical accompanist will be provided. Actors auditioning for either musical should prepare song of their choice. All others should prepare a monologue of their choice. Auditioners will also read from prepared scene sides. Bring pix & resume, stapled together. Audition appointments are scheduled in five-minute slots and may be made by calling 413/747-7797 during normal business hours. Equity members without appointments seen as time permits.

EQUITY, 'CURVY WIDOW' – JUNE 27 - Road Trip Entertainment LLC is casting one female swing and one male swing in Curvy Widow. All other roles have been cast from a previous production. Bobby Goldman, book; Drew Brody, music-lyrics; Synopsis: Based on a true story, Curvy Widow is a sassy, frank, and witty musical comedy that follows the daily exploits of a fifty-something widow whose adventures in the least expected places reveal unexpected truths about life, love, survival, and sex. Curvy learns the hard way what it means to start life over in the modern age. Rehearsals begin July 7, 2017; performances begin July 20 (first preview); opens Aug. 3 at Westside Upstairs Theater, NYC. Pays: $823/wk. Equity Off Broadway Contract. Seeking—Female Swing, 40-60, seeking one woman, to cover the following principal roles. Characters are age 40-60. Bobby: Female, any ethnicity; Upper East Side (and upper-class) woman; loads of chutzpah; strong comic ability a must; must have strong music theater belt as well as being able to move well. Heidi and Other Characters: Any ethnicity, female; mezzo with a belt; actors must be able to move very well and portray at least three different people--some are pretty vivid; strong comic ability a must. Joan and Other Characters: Any ethnicity, female; mezzo with a belt; actors must be able to move very well and portray at least three different people--some are pretty vivid; strong comic ability a must. Caroline and Other Characters: Any ethnicity, female; mezzo with a belt; actors must be able to move very well and portray at least three different people--some are pretty vivid; strong comic ability a must; Male Swing: 50-70, seeking one man, to cover the following principal roles. Characters are age 50 to 70. Jim and Other Characters: Caucasian; Bobby’s husband and successful writer, also plays other characters; tall, handsome, reticent, intellectual, commands a room; bari-tenor. Per Se and Other Characters: male; tall, very handsome, also plays a carpenter, gynecologist, and other characters; baritone. Shrink and Other Characters: Actors must be able to move very well and portray at least three different people--some are pretty vivid; strong comic ability a must. Equity Principal Audition June 27 in New York NY. For Equity audition info, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company or your Equity office.

'The FRIEND STRONG MUSICAL, IT's EASY!' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 29 - See The Wish/Onstage is casting The Friend Strong Musical, It's Easy!, a new family musical about the power of friendship, what to do about bullying, and how, in every moment, our words and actions can change the future. Production states: "This show was workshopped in 2015, earning nominations from the National Youth Arts Awards for Outstanding New Musical and Outstanding Ensemble and has launched the national anti-bullying Be-A-Friend Project. Play a part in making a difference in raising anti-bullying awareness in this new ensemble musical, where each actor will play a unique character, bully, victim, or bystander turned upstander, at Goodwin Middle School." Rehearses July 30-Aug. in Dobbs Ferry NY; performs Sep.-Oct. 8 (ten shows) at the Irvington Town Hall Theater in Irvington NY. Pays: $1,000 or $1,500, depending on the role. Seeking—Middle School Boy (Lead): Male, 10-14, seeking talent ages 10-14 of all colors, shapes, and sizes. Must be able to convincingly portray a sixth grader, have musical theater experience, and live to sing, act, and dance. Seeking talent from Westchester County, Nyack, New York NY. For submission info, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

'STRENGTH Of THIS NATION' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - Twenty/20 Productions Incorporated is casting Strength of This Nation, a new musical from Timothy Allen Smith. Rehearses in August; performs in September in L.A. Pays: $500/wk. for performances and $25/hr. for rehearsals. Nonunion. Seeking—“Tamara” (Lead): Female, 18-30, athletic and a bit of a tomboy; she also has a lot of attitude and pride, Role requires strong, belting singing voice; “Nadia” (Lead): Female, 18-30, a devout Muslim of Pakistani descent; she is also a soft-spoken, well-mannered, she can be shy but comes to life when singing/performing. Role requires a strong singing voice; “Whitney” (Lead): Female, 18-30, energetic and friendly and tries to get along with everyone, making her one of the most popular girls in her school, She is a technical dancer and, for her, dancing is like breathing; she can't imagine her life without it. Role requires strong singing voice; “Paige” (Lead): Female, 18-30, Paige would best be described as a bit of a drama queen; she is Tamara’s first cousin and loves being the center of attention at all times; Role requires strong singing voice. Seeking talent from Los Angeles CA. For submission, visit backstage.com or contact the production company.

'CHRISTMAS IN HELL' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 1 - DCT Theatrics is casting Christmas In Hell, an irreverent musical comedy receiving three staged readings as part of the 2017 New York Musical Festival. Gary Apple, book-music-lyrics; Synopsis: On Christmas Eve, sweet little 6-year-old Davin is mistakenly taken down to Hell instead of Charles Manson. Now little Davin is back...and changed. His father must figure out what is wrong with his boy and find a way to get him back to normal. Dad must confront frenzied school administrators, a hard-boiled police detective, fervent priests, and a band of misfit devil worshippers, all of whom sing. The father’s quest eventually leads him down to Hell itself, where he makes a deal with Lucifer that he can’t possibly win. Performances in Playwright's Horizons South Studio. Rehearses in early-to mid-July. There will be three performances between July 18-21. As per NYMF's Equity Agreement, rehearsal time will be limited to 29 hours (including production time). Pays: $200 stipend/performer. NYFM Equity Agreement. Seeking—“Detective Zanderhoff” (Lead): Male, 45-75, a hard-boiled detective, nearing retirement; gruff with a sarcastic sense of humor; he's seen it all or so he thinks; his attitude changes as the story unfolds; “Davin” (Lead): Male, 6-22, an adorable six- or seven-year-old boy who is accidentally sent to Hell; in multiple scenes and has two songs (plus a brief refrain). Child actors with strong stage presence preferred; youthful actresses who can communicate the sense of wonder and playfulness of a child may also submit; “Officer Epstein” (Supporting): Male, 25-60, a uniformed police officer; a bit bumbling and really too nice to be a cop; might be a tad stupid; Zanderhoff’s assistant; “Principal Bolton” (Supporting): Male, 40-60, an officious elementary school principal; uptight and a worrier. He is also the leader of a band of misfit devil worshippers. A comedic role; comedy experience a plus; “Mrs. Huvey” (Supporting): Female, 40-75, an elderly kindergarten teacher; compassionate, understanding, and freaking out about the unexplainable phenomena in her classroom; the actor playing this role will most likely play other female roles in the show, so younger age ranges will be considered; “Galiana” (Supporting): Female, 24+, mysterious and ethereal; may be ancient, older than time, or perhaps much younger; knows much but reluctant to share it; will play other female roles. Note: This role has two songs and the actor playing this role may also play Mrs. Huvey; “Eddy” (Supporting): Male, 30-60, really a member of the ensemble, but he leads one of the biggest songs in the show; should be a character actor with a fun singing voice (will play other roles as well); Doctor (Supporting): Male, 40-55, a seemingly no-nonsense medical professional, but he's just tickled pink to be treating Charles Manson; the actor cast here will play other roles as well; Nurse (Supporting): Female, 21-60, sings a funny song with the Doctor and Father McDuffy and will fill in a bunch of other roles in the various scenes; versatility and great comic timing a must; God (Supporting): Male or Female, 40+, all-knowing, all-powerful, with a wry sense of humor. May also play Detective Zanderhoff or another role; Narrator/Stage Directions: 18-85, a dynamic narrator with a wry sense of humor who can keep the imagery going as the reading moves from scene to scene. Seeking talent from New York NY. Most cast members will play multiple roles; versatility and playfulness required. Everyone sings, so strong voices are a must. For submission, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

'GHOST The MUSICAL' – JULY 24 – POMPTON LAKES - Rhino Theatre Mainstage is casting Ghost The Musical, a non-equity/non-union regional/community theatre production based on the Paramount Picture film of the same name. Rehearses August and September (4-5 weekday evenings and/or weekend afternoons) in Pompton Lakes NJ; runs Oct. 6-15 in Pompton Lakes NJ. Seeking—“Sam Wheat” (Lead): Male, 23-35, the hero of our story, an office worker in New York City; murdered by Willie Lopez; played by Patrick Swayze in the movie and Richard Fleeshman on Broadway and in the West End; physical attributes: to look 20s to 30s years of age; this character needs to be a strong naturalistic actor and able to interact well with Molly, especially in the romantic scenes; needs to have a charismatic and defining stage presence and have a New York accent; needs to be able to move well e.g. in physical theatre transitions and in character movements/illusions; must be comfortable being shirtless on stage; ability to play acoustic guitar (or willingness to learn) a plus, but not necessary; vocal range: G-sharp to B-flat; song to prepare for auditions “Unchained Melody”; if a guitar player: prepare “Unchained Melody” for guitar, also; “Molly Jensen” (Lead): Female, 22-35, an artist living in New York City with her boyfriend, Sam Wheat, until he's murdered; played by Demi Moore in the movie; physical attributes: to look 20s to 30s years of age; a strong actress, able to interact well with Sam and be convincing when playing the grief stricken girlfriend; be confident in transition from ‘in love to ‘broken-hearted’ without being over the top; New York accent needed but not much dancing required. Should also be able to or willing to learn how to mold clay and sculpt on a potter’s wheel; must be comfortable being in a bra on stage and playing intimate scenes with the male actor playing Sam; vocal range: G to E-flat; song to prepare for auditions: “With You” and/or “Nothing Stop Another Day;” “Oda Mae Brown” (Lead): Female, 30-60, works as a spiritual advisor out of a storefront séance parlor in Brooklyn; played by Whoopi Goldberg in the movie; physical attributes: 30s + years of age, ideally black but willing to accept applications from candidates of other ethnicities, as well; larger than life character and able to play for laughs but still have some sincere and truthful moments; some dancing required, particularly in solos, however this can be portrayed as comedic; vocal Range: G to E; song to remember for auditions: “I’m Outta Here” and/or a 16-32 bar cut of a gospel, R&B, or blues song that shows off range, character, and personality; “Carl Brunner” (Lead): Male, 23-40, the main protagonist of the show and good friend and colleague of Sam’s; Carl orders his partner, Willie Lopez to attempt to steal Sam's security codes which result in Willie killing Sam; physical Attributes: to look 20s to 40s years of age (slightly older than Sam); really strong actor and singer who is able to play ‘slimy’ business man, but who also has a heart and who is able to express conflicting emotions in the death of his good friend, Sam; needs to be able to transition to ‘slimy’ when seducing Molly; he is mentally aggressive, but appears more bookish than physically imposing; some physical theatre work needed for transitions but not specifically a dance role. New York accent; vocal Range: F-G; song to prepare for auditions: “More;” “Willie Lopez” (Supporting): Male, 20-45, when Willie is introduced, he attempts to rob Sam’s wallet; this results in a fight, and Sam is killed; physical attributions: age open to interpretation; more masculine and physically aggressive than Carl; ideally, this is a character of Hispanic decent, but willing to accept auditions from candidates of other ethnicities; no solo singing but needs to be able to sing as part of a group (choral work); some physical theatre work (e.g. his death) but is not required to be a dancer; Subway Ghost (Supporting): Male, 18-30, helps and teaches Sam to touch, and push things; physical attributes: male (but willing to see females, as well), age open to interpretation; aggressive and ‘spooky’ but within the realms of truthfulness; good physical actor required as well as physical character work experience; needs to have a balance in playing an angry and aggressive character without going to over the top; character needs to be able to rap, or at least speak-sing with energetic rhythm as his songs are a mixture of heavy metal/rap fusion; song to prepare for auditions: a 16-32 bar cutoff a rap, metal, or heavy rock song that shows off character, personality, and ability to keep pace and rhythm in music; Hospital Ghost (Supporting): Male, 40+, one of the main ghosts Sam encounters, nice part with some fantastic songs; physical attributes: male, is usually played older but not 100% necessary; needs to exhibit wisdom and knowledge; great actor and singer required, naturalistic with attitude to him while hiding his sadness; vocal range: C-A; song to prepare for auditions: “You Gotta Let Go Now;” Clara and Louise (Supporting): Females, 18+, are Oda Mae’s helpers at her séance parlor; nice comedy parts, great singers required; physical attributes: both are females, age open to interpretation; they are powerful, strong gospel-style singers with commanding presence (think the Supremes), and act as Oda Mae’s background singers and dancers; vocal Range: D-D; song to prepare for auditions: a 16-32 bar cut of a gospel, R&B, or blues song that shows off range, character, and personality; Cameo Roles (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, 18+, we will also be auditioning for the following prominent cameo roles: Wallace, Detective Beiderman, Mrs Santiago, Office Assistant, Minister, Ortisha, Orlando, Henry, Furgeson; note: these cameo roles will also comprise members of the ensemble, who will portray Higher Spirits, Parlor Ghosts, Police Officers, Patrons, New Yorkers, and Bankers; all members of the ensemble must be able to sing in a group and carry tight harmonies (choral singing) and should also be able to dance or at least move well; all those auditioning should prepare a 16–32 bar cut of a pop, rock, or R&B song in the style of the show and all auditioning should come prepared to move; sides will be provided at the audition as the director sees fit; Dancers (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, 18+, dancers who can sing; especially strong tap and/or contemporary dancers for this lively production of ghost, which will feature a variety of dance and movement genres including tap, contemporary, lyrical, parkour, inline skating, and more; those interested in comprising the dance ensemble for this should come prepared with a 16-32 bar cut of a song that shows off personality and range and be prepared and ready to dance; dancers should prepare a one-minute hip-hop or contemporary routine that shows skill level and experience. Open Casting Call Jul 24 from 7pm-9:30pm at Rhino Theatre (247 Wanaque Avenue, Pompton Lakes NJ 07442). Register for an audition at: http://ezregister.com/events/20407/ to ensure you are seen at the open call. Auditions are open call for non-equity/non-union actors, singers, and/or dancers. We are also accepting video submissions. Contact director for specific songs, sides, and other submission requirements or view the Ghost Character Auditions PDF included in this listing. Seeking male and female singers, actors, and/or dancers ages 18 and older for this northern new jersey regional/community theatre premiere production. Video Submissions being accepted through Friday, July 21. Contact the Director for specific music, sides, and information required for video submissions. Production website for more info: http://rhinotheatre.wixsite.com/ghostmusical.

 

'GOLDEN' – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 1 - Golden Christmas Tour is casting the musical, Golden, a Christmas touring show for an over-55 audience. Tours throughout December, in Berkshire/Hampshire/Oxfordshire, UK. Professional pay. Seeking—Actors (Supporting): Males & Females, 18+, must be able to dance and sing, must be caring. patient, fun, outgoing but calm, self-employed position, you must hold a current DBS check, have your own car/use of a car. Seeking talent from Berkshire, England. To apply, submit pix & résumés via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

'A SAILORS SHANTY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JAN. 1, 2018 - Ralph Hinkson (coord.) is casting A Sailors Shanty. Coordinator states: "To all of you from wannabes and pro actors, we are now presenting you with a new musical play A Sailors Shanty. This is a lively musical. It contains old favorite songs, mixed in with 20+ original songs. We have a unique method for developing this play. Follow us on our Facebook page, 'Sailors Shanty.' There you will find excerpts for many scenes in the play. Find the scenes and characters you'd like to audition for. In the comment section post for everyone to see, your video's for how you might play the parts. It's a musical so be creative in your interpretation with the limited information you're provided with. Not just your everyday sailors adventure story and not just another love story. Shakespeare on the sea, a dramatic sea adventure following an Alaskan fishing crew in life, and in their dreams, as they battle mother nature in all of her sensuous glory. Love, laughter, perceived betrayal, and death, as the spirits in the shadows watch and wait." Rehearsal & production dates and locations are TBA. No pay. Seeking—“Quinn” (Lead): Male, 2230, young crab fisherman; “Jennifer” (Lead): Female, 20-28, young college student. She plays a spirit in death. Seeking talent from Ronkonkoma NY. For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/yecastandcrew/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf.

 

 

 

 

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:

PIDO TEEN TALENT SHOW – JUNE 17 – STONE MOUNTAIN - Pido Bros Production is seeking singers for the Pido Teen Talent Show. Event date TBD in the Atlanta GA area. $500 to the winner, and other exposures to industry producers. SeekingTeen Singer: Males and Females, 13-19. Open Casting Call June 17 in Stone Mountain GA. For more info visit backstage.com or contact the production company.

UNITED AUTO INSURANCE JINGLE CONTEST - JUNE 20 DEADLINE - United Auto Insurance is casting for a United Auto Insurance jingle contest. Company states: "Can you sing the United Auto Insurance jingle? UAI is putting its money where your mouth is. Just upload your video on the United Auto Insurance Facebook page." Enter contest by June 20 at 5pm. Prizes include: a $10,000 grand prize; a $5,000 second prize; and one hundred $100 prizes. SeekingSingers (Lead): Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from Chicago IL. for more info, visit backstage.com or the company Facebook page.

ICON 2017 – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 1 - Union County Performing Arts Center is seeking talent for ICON 2017, a popular singing competition that is now an official Union County Performing Arts Center event. Five elimination rounds: Sep. 12, 14, 28, Oct. 5 & 12; semifinals held Nov. 26; finals held Dec. 10 in the NYC/New Jersey area. Executive Director states: "The Grand Prize: The winner of ICON 2017 will win the following prize package: $2500 cash donated by the Rahway Arts & Business Partnership, a headshot session valued at $800 from NYC photographer Paul Greco, a management contract from Fearless Management Inc., and UCPAC will produce and mount the winner's ram show with that person cast in the role of their choosing. Includes a production allowance for their usage. Other prizes are worth over an additional $5000." SeekingFeatured Competing Artists: Males & Females, 15+. Seeking talent from Rahway NJ; New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the center.

 

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:

CORPORATE VIDEO, VOICEOVER – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 16 – Dmitry Zhukov, coordinator, is seeking a female voiceover for simple one-page narration for a local university corporate video. Records June 16 (10am-12noon) at Steiners Studio in Brooklyn NY. Pays: $100. Seeking—Female Voiceover (Lead): 18-29. Seeking talent from Brooklyn, New York NY. For submission and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the coordinator.

'BAYARDO' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 20 - NYU Tisch School of the Arts is casting Bayardo. Synopsis: In 1980, a young Cuban named Bayardo seized upon the opportunity to emigrate to the United States during a massive Cuban emigration named the Mariel Boatlift. Living in San Francisco, he had a daughter named Margot; however, he was eventually deported back to Cuba for involving himself in drug dealing. Bayardo now lives a quiet life giving pony rides to children in Havana, but he’s still haunted by his past mistakes as he tries to maintain a relationship with his estranged daughter. Voiceover will be recorded in June in NYC. Food provided. Seeking--"Margo" (Voiceover) (Lead): Female, 25-40; attach a sample of your voice acting. Seeking talent from New York NY. For submission, visit backstage.com or contact the school.

 

WORKING In WEDDING INDUSTRY REALITY SHOW – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - Producer is casting over-the-top personalities working in the wedding industry. You could be a wedding planner, caterer, wedding singer/band, DJ/emcee, dancer -- anything at all. Production dates TBD. Nationwide/Worldwide. Seeking—Lead (Lead): Males & Females, 18+, Vibrant and colorful characters working in the wedding industry. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. If interested, submit with a short paragraph telling us about yourself and why you've always thought you'd be perfect on a reality show. Also include a recent photo, and links to any online presence you might have (videos, press, websites, etc.). For submission, visit backstage.com

MUSIC REALITY TV SHOW – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 1 - Heywood Kling Productions is casting an untitled English-language TV series about jazz/blues singers living in St. Louis. Company states: "Heywood Kling Productions (HKP) was founded by seven-time Emmy Award-nominated, two-time winning writer-producer Woody Kling ('All in the Family,' 'Carol Burnett Show,' 'Maude')." Pre-production begins ASAP in St. Louis, MO. Compensation provided if option agreement is exercised. Seeking—Jazz/Blues Singer (Lead): Male or Female, 18-30, must live in St. Louis MO (or neighboring areas in Illinois); be a singer; not be signed to any recording agreement, management agreement, or talent agency agreement; and be good-looking. (Only apply if you meet this criteria.) Strong singing abilities as evidenced in YouTube clips or similar and a large social media following are also preferred. Preferred: age 18-30, a jazz or blues singer, and an incredible personal story of overcoming adversity. Seeking talent from St. Louis MO. Must live in St. Louis MO (or neighboring areas in Illinois). Feel free to list your Instagram account or YouTube account in your cover letter via backstage.com or contact the production company.

 

MAKERS MUSIC – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - Makers Music is seeking Caucasian male singers ages 13-19 to join a male recording group with a recording deal with Sony Records. Also seeking a solo male singer age 13-21 and a female solo singer age 15-20 for solo recording deals. Studio recordings will be in NYC and L.A. Cash advance provided once a recording contract is signed with Sony Records. Seeking—Male and Female Singers (Lead): 13-20, Cash advance provided once a recording contract is signed with Sony Records. Seeking talent from New York NY. For submission, visit backstage.com or contact Makers Music.

 

 

 

 

 

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:

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

Wednesdays, 7:30pm at The Tavern (9835 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls VA, 703/757 4770)

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

The Alley Cat (2 South Whiting St, Alexandria VA, 703/461 0450)

Café Italia (519 23rd St S, Arlington VA 22202, 703/521-2565)

Café Montmartre (1625 Washington Plaza N, Reston VA, 240/423 9079)

Captain Mas Crab House (46303 McClennan, Sterling VA 703/444-5400)

The Elks Lodge (8421 Arlington Blvd Fairfax VA, 703/560-2188)  

 

 

PROMOTIONS:

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

 

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:

KIDS/TEENS, REEL TRIPLE THREAT SUMMER CAMP – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 11 - The Reel Network is seeking actors ages 8-17 for a Performing Arts Camp. Note: Camp is available for children ages 8-17 years old. Groups will be divided for the show cases and most classes by ages 8-12 and 13-17. Showcase will be performed at the end of each four week session for industry professionals; agents, managers, and network executives. Four week camp available for two sessions. Session 1 runs June 12-July 7; Session 2 runs July 10-Aug. 4 (M-F, 9am-4pm) in Los Angeles CA. No compensation. Cost to attend Camp: Base rate of $450/week, with additional packages available. Seeking—Reel Campers: 8-17, students interested in development in all areas strongly encouraged to apply; acting, singing, dancing. Seeking talent from Los Angeles CA. Audition is required, by your child, in one of the three performance areas of your choice before acceptance into the camp. Dance should be at least 45 second and no longer than one minute seconds. Song of their choice at least one minute long and no longer. Acting monologues must be one minute. Children must come with their own cold lunch to camp. Student valet available at 7:45am and pick starts at 4pm for camp sessions. For submission, visit backstage.com or contact the Reel Network.

 

TIGER (THEATRE INTEGRATING GUIDANCE, EDUCATION, and RESPONSIBILITY) – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 11 - TIGER is seeking actors and actresses for a touring educational theater program. TIGER (Theatre Integrating Guidance, Education, and Responsibility), a professional educational musical theater troupe, is looking for performers for the 2017-2018 season. Performers should have a musical theater background and be comfortable singing, acting, and dancing, as well as enjoy working with young people. TIGER helps deal positively and proactively with social issues facing children in our schools today. Tour manager states: "Position is paid hourly and requires actors to relocate to the Plymouth NH area in the beautiful White Mountains. There are opportunities to pursue graduate study in a number of areas, including elementary education or integrated arts. If you love children and musical theater, and like making a difference, TIGER is the place for you." Full-time in September 2017; once touring begins on Oct. 4, runs three days a week (part-time through May 2018) and tours in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Massachusetts. Pays: $11/hr. Seeking—TIGER Cast Member: Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from Plymouth NH. Only serious inquiries. Send photo and resume to Pam Irish, Tour Manager, at pmirish@plymouth.edu. Audition dates will be provided to individuals.

 

BROADWAY SUMMER INTENSIVE SERIES w/BROADWAY ACTORS, CASTING DIRECTORS And MORE! – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 16 - Cleveland Musical Theatre is seeking participants for Cleveland Musical Theatre's Broadway Intensive Series. Education Director starts: "Students explore the realities of pursuing a professional career in musical theatre with Broadway performers, Tony Award winners, casting directors, agents, and more! Recent and upcoming guest artists include Adam Pascal (Tony Nominee for RENT), Alice Ripley (Tony Winner for Next to Normal), Thayne Jasperson (Hamilton), Patina Miller (Tony Winner for Pippin), Nick Blaemire (Dogfight), Natalie Weiss (Breaking Down The Riffs), Alice Ripley (Tony Winner for Next to Normal) Jamibeth Margolis (Broadway Casting Director), Shoshana Bean (Wicked), Morgan James (Godspell), Chris Silveri (Talent Manager), Martín Céspedes (Resident Choreographer at CMT), Justin Huff (Telsey + Co), and more." "Our summer musical theatre intensive series is designed to provide unparalleled educational opportunities for the rising professional actor. Each weekend intensive focuses on a different aspect of musical theatre, audition prep, business of theatre and dance + movement. This program gives students flexibility to work professionally and continue to train in their area(s) of choice. Students have the option to attend all three intensives as a series or individually pick their intensives of interest." Masterclass: May 1, 2017; Audition Prep Intensive: June 23-25; Business of Theatre Intensive: July 14-16; Dance + Movement Intensive: Aug. 4-6. Cleveland Musical Theatre is located at Tri-C Metro in Downtown Cleveland. Programs are open to out-of-town students and discounted housing options are available. Tuition ranges from $125-$1,095 depending on the intensive(s). Seeking—Musical Theatre Performers: 13+. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. To apply, please click the following link: http://bit.ly/2mit1dP.

 

GREAT LABOR ARTS EXCHANGE 2017 - THE POWER OF SONG: A CHORAL CONVERGENCE - JUNE 22-24 - SILVER SPRING - It's time to register for the Great Labor Arts Exchange, The Power of Song: A Choral Convergence presented by the Labor Heritage Foundation AFL-CIO on June 22-24 at ATU Douglas T.E.C. (10000 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20903). Early Bird Registration ends May 24 at 12midnight. To register, visit https://actionnetwork.org/ticketed_events/great-labor-arts-exchange-2017?link_id=0&can_id=&source=email-glae-2017-registration-now-available&email_referrer=glae-2017-registration-now-available&email_subject=glae-2017-registration-now-available  For more info, contact info@laborheritage.org

 

BUSINESS Of THEATRE INTENSIVE With CASTING DIRECTOR & TALENT MANAGER – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 7 - Cleveland Musical Theatre is seeking participants for the Cleveland Musical Theatre's summer musical theatre intensive series is designed to provide unparalleled educational opportunities for the rising professional actor. Spanning over three months, each weekend intensive focuses on a different aspect of musical theatre, including business of theatre, audition prep, and dance + movement. This program gives students flexibility to work professionally and continue to train in their area(s) of choice. Students have the option to attend all three intensives as a series or individually pick their intensives of interest. Work with actual Broadway casting directors and agents to learn the ins and outs of the industry. In Audition Technique, Business for Actors and Marketing Yourself, you'll learn everything there is to know about the real world of auditioning, including headshots/resumes, finding an agent/manager, what to wear in an audition, how to market yourself in the audition room, self-tape auditions, how to impress the casting director, and so much more. On the final day, students will audition for a panel of artistic directors from major regional theatres and receive personalized feedback. Intensive runs July 14 (6pm-10pm), July 15 (10am-6:30pm), and July 16 (10am-8:30pm) at the Cleveland Musical Theatre at Tri-C Metro Campus (2900 Community College Ave, Cleveland OH 44115). $445 (individual intensive) fee required; $985 (full summer intensive series including audition prep intensive, business for theatre intensive, and dance intensive) fee required. Tuition rates vary based on your choice of programming. After Apr. 19, full series tuition increases to $1,085 and individual weekend tuition increases to $495. Discounted housing available for out-of-town students. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. For consideration, fill out the short and free application here: www.clevelandmusicaltheatre.com/apply-for-broadway-series. Submissions deadline for full summer series and audition prep is May 23.

 

PCI's BROADWAY AUDITION INTENSIVE With 'HAMILTON's' VOLTAIRE WADE GREEN & LINDSAY MENDEZ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 18 - Procida Creative International is seeking musical theater performers for Broadway Biz Camp NYC, to include The Business of Being on Broadway and How to Make it Happen. Owner states: "We have changed our format to suit the demands of busy summer schedules! Spend an entire day in New York City working with some of Broadway's biggest stars (and nicest people). Workshop is limited to 12 students to ensure one-on-one attention. Pre-workshop: Work with Brooke Procida on song selection/cut and headshot and resume critique before workshop day. From 3pm-4:30pm, work one-on-one on performance and vocal technique with Broadway legend Lindsay Mendez ('Wicked,' 'Significant Other'). From 1:30pm-3pm, kick your heels up and learn a combination from the amazing Voltaire Wade Green, 'Hamilton' Dance Captain. Experience a real Broadway dance call with Voltaire. From 4:30pm-5:30pm is dinner break. From 5:30pm-6:30pm is rehearsal. From 6:30pm-8pm, meet with renowned Casting Director Kaitlin Shaw ('School of Rock,' 'Les Miserables') and receive feedback after a mock Broadway audition." Workshop held Aug. 21 from 1:30pm-8pm at NYC Pearl Studios in NYC. Fee: $295 per student. Register with a friend for a discount. Seeking—Musical Theater Performers: Males & Females, 10-25. Seeking talent from New York NY. Email kidsonstage@yahoo.com for info and to register or visit www.procidacreative.com.

 

GOTTA SING NYC SINGING STUDIO – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 1 - Shepard & Jourdan is seeking participants for their wonderful and supportive singing and performing workshop with Billy Shepard and Judi Jourdan. Coordinator states: "NYC singing lessons are available now private lessons, stage performance, gain confidence, audition, and show preparation, vocal & breathing techniques and sign up for a master singing workshop. Billy Shepard and his wife Judi Jourdan have discovered and showcased thousands of singers over the last 25 years in their GottaSingNYC Showcases and have started numerous careers! Many of the students and artists they have showcased have appeared Broadway, Off-Broadway, Commercials, Films and Television, including “The Voice”, “American Idol” and “America’s Got Talent.” Because of Billy Shepard & Judi Jourdan's vast experience as both singers, producers and managers, they offer unique singing lessons and workshops. Billy Shepard & Judi Jourdan were recently featured in The New York Times." Objectives of the workshop are to gain confidence, develop breathing techniques for a singer, develop vocal range, develop voice, and develop vocal technique. ONGOING ENROLLMENT $125 for FOUR sessions! Wednesday Evenings from 6:30pm-9pm. Limited number of singers per session. **UPPER WEST SIDE LOCATION** Judi Jourdan is now teaching a Master Class For Singers Of All Styles, All Ages and All Levels! Judi Jourdan Shepard, Producer, Director and Instructor. Billy Jud Shepard & Jourdan’s “Seventy-Five Yards Off Broadway Players” From Rock to Opera! We welcome singers and songwriters! ALL AGES! ALL STYLES ALL LEVELS! This most exciting workshop will be the most supportive, uplifting experience involving everything that is necessary for singing and stage performance.

• There will be emphasis on mic technique and connecting lyrics with purity and true emotion.
• You will receive guidance on building your own repertoire for preparation of your own act to be performed at a top cabaret in NYC!
• As a member of this workshop you will also be part of the “Seventy-Five Yards Off Broadway Players” ~ our own theater company! We will prepare and perform our own Musical Reviews and Plays in which all students will perform!
The workshop will meet evenings from 6:30 -9:00 p.m., once a week. Each session is for four weeks. Consecutive sessions are available. No make-up classes are allowed! Just Don’t Dream, Let This Be Your Destiny! Visit www.gottasingnyc.com
Call Judi Jourdan at 212/874-7956 for further information. We look forward to hearing from you! Seeking—Singers: 9+. Seeking talent from New York NY. For a free telephone consultation and interview call 212/874-7956 or email info@gottasingnyc.com. For more info, visit www.gottasingnyc.com.

 

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC OPERA THEATER - Exciting opera happens here. For degree information, contact Office of Admissions and Financial Aid (120 Claremont Avenue, New York NY 10027, call 917/493-4436 or email admission@msmnyc.edu

 

 

 

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