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Updated: July 14

 

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:

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.

YOUTH EMPOWERMENT DAY – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 5 - Youth Empowerment Services is seeking young dancers, singers, dance troupe, bands, and poets to be a part of the Ninth Annual Long Island Youth Empowerment Day. Event runs Aug. 20 at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, NY. No pay. This is a free event with free food, games and give-away. This is a no-paying gig however if you have a CD/DVD you can sell it to our audience. Seeking—Singers, Dancers, Poets: 1-27. Seeking talent from Garden City, New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the company.

'TIMELESS MEMORIES Of CHRISTMAS' – AUG. 29 - La Comedia Dinner Theatre is casting Timeless Memories Of Christmas, a musical revue style Christmas show. Rehearsals begin Oct. 15; runs Nov 1-Dec. 31 in Springboro OH. Pays $325/wk. Total compensation including rehearsals: $3250. Housing, transportation, meal each performance, health club membership, workman’s comp, four days off for Thanksgiving, and four days off for Christmas provided. Seeking—Male and Female Singers: 18+, who move well for a revue style Christmas show. Open Casting Call Aug 29 in New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the theatre.

PERFORMERS For SINGING TELEGRAMS – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 1 - Babaloons and Toons Singing Telegrams is seeking performers for singing telegrams all around the country for a singing telegram agency based in California. Performers must have strong singing, acting, and improvisational comedy skills. Singing telegrams are typically ten- to 15-minute performances consisting of a loosely-scripted comedy act/skit and two to three songs. You must be able to improvise and play off the crowd and recipient. Popular characters include: Marilyn Monroe, Nurse, Cop, Elvis, Austin Powers, Gorilla in a Tutu, Phantom of the Opera, Nerd, and many more. You can also develop your own characters. To start, you must provide your own costumes. Once you have proven to be reliable, the company can outfit you with more costumes to increase your repertoire. This is gig work. You rehearse on your own time and perform as jobs are booked. Pay per booking ranges from $80-$150, depending on character, tips, and travel time. You must have reliable transportation (okay to use public transport and Uber, etc.). You must be professional, reliable, and on time. Seeking—Singing Telegram (Lead): Males & Females, 18-65. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. For submission, and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the telegram company.

 

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:

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.

 

EQUITY, HAVANA WORKSHOP/LAB – JULY 11 – VAN NUYS - Madorma Casting is casting a development lab exclusively for NCL under a special agreement with Actors Equity. Authentic Havana/Cuban/Afro-Cuban feel. This is a three week workshop. Travel Sep. 13 to Tampa FL; rehearses Sep. 14-Oct. 4; travel home Oct. 5. Equity minimum $750 per week. Still in negotiation. Seeking—“Enrique” (Lead): Male, 39-59, 40s – 50s; the founder and owner of the nightclub; affable; an expert MC and an expert host; great at repartee; think Don Francisco without the sleaziness' strong acting and vocal skills required; “Xiomara” (Lead): Female, 18-30, 20s; the ingénue; innocent and earnest; learning how to navigate the world; we see her grow from wide-eyed and slightly spoiled to a young woman beginning to grow into her generosity and her poise; strong belt voice required; “Dona Tita” (Lead): Female, 40-60, 40s – 50s; the grand diva; queen of the nightclub; sings with a voice of authority and experience; think Olga Guillot in her prime; strong and imperial; “Bebo” (Supporting): Male, 18-32, 20s; a stagehand; from the provinces; impossibly sincere and hopelessly clumsy; tangles himself in his own words; think a young Cantinflas or Charlie Chaplin; handsome; the right performer is a strong, comedic actor with some clown training; should be funny and heartbreaking when he is just walking across the stage; comedic singer; “Miguelon” (Lead): Male, 20-34, 20s – 30s; a crooner; son of a bootlegger; the most seductive man in Havana; so handsome you dream he isn't a cad but when you get to know him later it turns out he is a cad; of course he is; with looks like that he was condemned to be; strong singer; “Fabiola” (Lead): Female, 18-24, the character is not yet 20; female; a chorus girl who is clearly on her way to a bigger career; fierce dancer with a strong, amazing voice; oozes sensuality; think of a young La Lupe; a tornado on stage; “Squizzy Siegel” (Supporting): Male, 30-50, 30s to 50s, male; a gringo mobster from Chicago; good character actor required; good singer. Open Casting Call Jul 11 in Van Nuys CA. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

'AFTER MIDNIGHT' – JULY 12 – VAN NUYS - Norwegian Cruise Lines is seeking singers for After Midnight. Company states: "Welcome back to that electrifying time when Harlem’s Cotton Club was the place to be. Winner of the 2014 Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Astaire Awards for Best Choreography, After Midnight is the smash-hit musical that combines the big-band songs of Duke Ellington, a stage full of megawatt performers, a roof-raising onstage jazz band, and the best dancing from Broadway. Witness The Cotton Club come to life in a never-before-seen phenomenon at sea. Experience Broadway at its finest in the Escape Theater! The After Midnight cast will also be featured in other performance opportunities on the ship, such as the musical 'Wine Lovers' and the Soul/R&B Cabaret- two 25 minute sets performed once a cruise, including Solo, Duet and Group numbers." Travels to Tampa Aug. 20; rehearses Aug. 21-Sep. 22; boards the ship Sep. 23 in Miami; contract ends Feb. 17, 2018. Dates are subject to change. Contract runs approximately 6 months on board the ship. Pays: $900/wk. (ensemble); $1000/wk. (lead). Seeking—The Host Singer (Lead): Male, 21-41, a sexy, attractive, charismatic, fit man; must take us on a journey through the physical and vocal world of the performers of After Midnight; strong actor and terrific singer with jazz skills; played by Dulé Hill on Broadway; Star Singer (Lead): Female, 21-41, a stunningly beautiful performer with a stellar voice and a great understanding of jazz vocals and scatting; strong performer who is able to command the stage alone; decent mover; played by a rotating cast on Broadway, such as Fantastia Barrino, k.d. lang, Toni Braxton, Vanessa Williams, and Patti LaBelle; Female Trio (Supporting): 18-35, strong understanding of jazz music and technique; must be able to blend well in a trio, as well as be able to give a knock out solo performance; looking for ladies with lots of personality and spunk; looking for all vocal types, Alto, Mezzo, and Soprano- high Soprano a plus; played by Adriane Lenox and Carmen Ruby Floyd on Broadway; Male Quartet (Supporting): 18-59, charming African American vocalists with a great ear, personality and style; should be great movers and able to convey lots of joy; looking for all vocal types, Bass, Baritone and Tenor; strong jazz understanding; dance background a plus; lead by Everett Bradley on Broadway. Audition by appointment Jul 12 in Van Nuys CA. for appointment and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the cruise line.

 

'EVIL DEAD: The MUSICAL' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 12 - Wind Entertainment Corp is seeking fresh performers for Evil Dead: The Musical, now in its 5th year on the Las Vegas Strip. George Reinblatt, book-lyrics; Frank Cipolla, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris & George Reinblatt, music; All performers must be able to sing and dance. This is the live stage show of the cult classic film trilogy. Synopsis: Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons are telling bad jokes… and all to music. Management states: "You don’t need to be a fan of 'Evil Dead' to love this show. You don’t need to be a fan of horror to love this show. You don’t even need to be a fan of musicals to love this show. As long as you like having fun… this show is for you. Critics, fans, theatre lovers, theatre haters, and just about anyone who happens to find themselves at the show all agree – this is the best thing since sliced veins! Come get your 'groovy' on! Let there be chainsaw. Let there be boomstick. Let there be BLOOD!" Originally produced in New York by: Jenkay, LLC; Jeffrey Latimer Entertainment; Just For Laughs Live for Idle Dave Productions, LLC. Show runs Thurs.-Sun. weekly at the Tommy Wind Theater in Las Vegas, NV. Pay is TBD. Seeking—“Ash” (Lead): Male, 18-40, tenor/baritone; the main man with the chainsaw hand. Note: Must be a "Bruce Campbell" type (5'8"+ brunette with moderate build), no exceptions; “Scotty” (Lead): Male, 18-40, baritone; Ash's best friend and a lovable jerk; “Jake” (Lead): Male, 18-60, baritone; the reliable backwoodsman who ends up in the cabin in the woods; gets more than he bargained for; “Ed” (Lead): Male, 18-60, tenor/baritone; Annie's nerdy pushover boyfriend who has a show-stopping number once turned evil; “Linda” (Lead): Female, 18-40, soprano; Ash’s “perfect girl” and lovable girlfriend; eventually goes full demon and goes after Ash; “Cheryl” (Lead): Female, 18-40, alto; Ash’s nerdy little sister; eventually gets a little too close to some trees; turns into a demon to torment Ash and the rest of the gang; Shelly/Annie (Lead): Female, 18-40, mezzo; Shelly is the slutty girl who Scotty picks up in a bar just before the vacation; gets too close and turned. Annie is the fierce tomb raider who comes back to her family’s cabin; finds the mayhem of the night and attempts to save the day. Seeking talent from Las Vegas NV. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the production company.

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE – JULY 17, 18 & 21 – ORLANDO/ATLANTA - Carnival Cruise Lines is seeking triple-threat performers with contemporary vocal and dance experience to perform in Playlist Productions, Carnival’s spectacular stage shows developed by West End and Broadway talent. Rehearsal and production dates depend on booking and ship itinerary. Performers will receive a competitive industry rate for role, paid bi-weekly, in addition to free room and board, and flights to and from home airport being paid for. Carnival also offers retirement compensation after 10 years of service. Seeking—Singers Who Dance & Dancers Who Sing: Males & Females, 18+. Open Casting Calls Jul 17 & 18 in Orlando FL and Jul 21 in Atlanta GA. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the cruise line.

NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE HOLDINGS, REGENT SEVEN SEAS EXPLORER – AUG. 7 - Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is seeking singers and dancers for various productions onboard Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings' Regent Seven Seas Explorer. Productions on board include: Paradis; Peggy Lee Tribute; My Revolution (Peta Roby creator-dir.; World Beat; and Broadway in Concert. Travel to STCW training, Piney Point MD: Oct. 1, 2017. Rehearsals in Tampa FL: Oct. 2, 2017. Board ship: Nov. 24, 2017. Itineraries: ports throughout Europe, such as Rome, Athens, Venice, Barcelona, British Isles, French Mediterranean Coast, and Ireland. Also Eastern and Western Caribbean including French W. Indies, British Virgin Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands. End of contract: April 9, 2018 (subject to change). Pay rates: Ensemble roles pay $700/wk. min.; Principals roles pay $1,000/wk. min. Shared occupancy accommodations. Seeking—Male 1 (Lead): 25-35, a leading man with great showmanship and personality. Must move well and be physically lean, toned, and ready to perform shirtless in Paradis. Dynamic pop/rock and musical theatre vocal style preferred. Height: 5’10"-6'; Male 2 (Lead): 25-35, a comedic character singer/actor who plays the piano extremely well. Must move well and be physically lean, toned, and ready to perform shirtless in Paradis. Dynamic pop/rock and musical theatre vocal style preferred. Height: 5’10"-6'; Female 1 (Lead): 21-31, a beautiful, comic ingénue singer-actress with great personality. Must move well and have a physically lean and toned silhouette. Dynamic pop/rock and musical theatre vocal style preferred. Height: 5’5"-5’7"; Female 2 (Lead): 25-39, a “leading lady” who commands the stage. Strong comedic acting abilities are necessary. Must move well and have a lean and toned silhouette. Dynamic pop/rock and musical theatre vocal style preferred. Height: 5’5"-5’7"; Male Singer-Dancer (Lead): 25-35, a comedic singer-dancer-actor. Must be able to dance in all styles and be physically lean, toned, and ready to perform shirtless in Paradis. Dynamic pop/rock and musical theatre vocal style preferred; Female Singer-Dancer (Lead): 21-31, a female singer-dancer with strong acting chops and great showmanship. Must be able to dance in all styles and have a physically lean and toned silhouette. Tap a plus. Height: 5’5"-5’7". Open Casting Call Aug 7 in New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the cruise line.

 

 

 

OPERA/CHORUS/VOCAL GROUPS:

EQUITY, 'MASTER CLASS' – JULY 12 – BURBANK - Garry Marshall Theatre is casting Equity actors for Master Class. Synopsis: Maria Callas, La Divina, is a glamorous, commanding, caustic, and quite unexpectedly funny pedagogue, but she’s not so much teaching a Master Class as she’s urgently (if not viciously) struggling to transform young Opera protégés into something more than they ever thought they’d be. Pushing them to desire more than mere celebrity and fame. Forcing them to create “art” with every note, as she did. But to achieve this goal, Callas is forced to reveal more about her life than she may be willing to share…and a past she might not be ready to face. Rehearsals begin Aug. 22; runs Sep. 20-Oct. 22 (Thurs.-Sun.) in Burbank CA. Pays $393/wk. Equity SPT 5 Agreement. No H/P. Seeking—“Maria Callas:” Female, 45-55, a formidable woman in her late 40s/early 50s, commanding and larger-than- life, with an acerbic wit, but shattered and vulnerable as she truly reveals herself to us; the only singing required is described in the script as a “cracked and broken voice in ruins;” “Sophie de Palma:” Female, 20-29, soprano; talented soprano, sensitive but courageous, and not afraid to ask questions; performer must be a strong operatic soprano; must be able to sing "Ah! non credea mirarti", Amina's aria from "La Sonnambula" and must able to realistically cry on cue; “Sharon Graham:” Female, 20-29, soprano; talented soprano, sensitive but courageous, not afraid to ask questions, works very hard; must be able to sing "Nel dì della vittoria", Lady Macbeth’s aria from Verdi’s "Macbeth" (both the Aria and Cabaletta); “Anthony ‘Tony’ Candolino:” Male, 30-35, tenor; attractive and flirtatious, confident verging on cocky and serious about becoming an artist. Performer must be a strong operatic tenor; must be able to sing "Dammi i color," Cavaradossi’s aria from Puccini's "Tosca;" “Manny Weinstock:” Male, 20-35, accompanist; accomplished actor and accompanist, smart, savvy, good-humored and kind-hearted artist; respects Callas; performer must play piano (very well), especially the arias listed above, and must sing well enough to sing a few lines while he’s playing here and there (especially the role of the servant during the cabaletta of Lady Macbeth’s aria). Equity Principal Audition Jul 10 in Burbank CA. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact your Equity office.

EQUITY, 'PHANTOM Of The OPERA' – JULY 20 - Phantom Company LP is casting Equity future replacements for the Broadway company of The Phantom Of The Opera. Andrew Lloyd Webber, music; Charles Hart, lyrics; Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber, book; Ongoing run in NYC. Pays $1974/wk. Equity Production (League) Agreement. Seeking—“Christine Daae:” Female, 20-29, beautiful young singer; soprano voice that combines elements of classical and pop singing; s light, floaty soprano; she sings briefly to high E; The Phantom: Male, 30-49, high baritone or tenor (with a good low range) from low A-flat to high A-flat; needs a dynamic, bravura, “star” performance, both frightening and irresistible; “Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny:” Male, 25-35, dashing, handsome young aristocrat; high baritone (two octave range from A-flat to A-flat); Firman & Andre: Male, 35-55, the managers of the Paris Opera House; trying to be elegant, they are slightly befuddle and bumbling; need good instincts for stylish comedy; good supporting roles; baritones; one sings to A, one to G; “Carlotta Giudicelli:” Female, 30-45, the prima donna of The Paris Opera; a diva in every sense of the word. Coloratura soprano, to high E; requires opera training; “Madame Giry:” Female, 35-55, the Opera’s ballet mistress; an ominous, stern, forbidding figure; mezzo soprano to high B-flat; “Meg Giry:” Female, 18-25, a member of the Corps de Ballet; must dance on pointe and sing mezzo soprano to G; “Ubaldo Piangi:” Male, 35-59, the opera’s leading tenor, Italian style singer, sings to high C; requires opera training. Equity Principal Audition Jul 20 in New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the Equity office.

 

 

 

STAGE SHOWS:

'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.

 

'WHEN The DEVIL CREEPS IN' – JULY 8 – BIRMINGHAM - TDT Productions is casting the gospel stage production, When the Devil Creeps In. Production runs this year, in Birmingham AL. No pay. Seeking—Men: 19-35; Women: 25-65; Kids/Teens: 6-17. Audition by appointment Jul 8 in Birmingham AL. For appointment and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the production company.

 

'CINDERELLA, The NEW MUSICAL' - NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 9 - Infinity Stage is casting singers local to Washington DC for minor parts for an exciting new pop/rock version of Cinderella, based on the Russian play by Yevgeny Shvarts. Rehearsals begin first of August (mostly evenings: Weds., Fri., Sat., Sun.); runs Sep. 22-Oct.1 in Alexandria VA. Pays 1% of gate. Seeking--Townsperson (Chorus/Ensemble): Males and Females, 8+; Featured dancer (Chorus/Ensemble): Female, 18-35, In addition to singing as part of the ensemble numbers, we will also need a trio of dancers who will be featured in some songs. Seeking talent from Washington DC. For submission and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact Infinity Stage.

 

EQUITY, 'GYPSY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 10 - Farmers Alley Theatre is casting Equity actors for Gypsy. Jule Styne, music; Stephen Sondheim, lyrics; Arthur Laurents, book. Synopsis: Known in many theatre circles as “The Greatest American Musical Ever Written”, Gypsy tells the story of “Ultimate Stage Mother”, Rose, and her two daughters whom she pushes into show business, June & Louise. This lavish, touching, bawdy and dramatic show features some of musical theatre’s golden standards including “Everything’s Coming Up Roses”, “Together Wherever We Go”, “You Gotta Get a Gimmick” and many more. Rehearsals begin Sep. 11; runs Oct. 6-22 or 29 in Kalamazoo MI. Pays $325/wk. Equity SPT Tier 3 Agreement. “Rose:” Female, 35-50, strong Mezzo Belter-Vocal Range: Low F to C; the Mother; Rose is the ultimate and "stage mother"; aggressive and domineering, pushing her children to perform; she is loud, brash, pushy and single-minded, but at times can be doting and charming; is holding down demons of her own that she is afraid to face; her voice is the ultimate powerful Broadway belt; minimal dance but must move well; comic timing a must; Louise/Gypsy: Female, 18-35, shy and loyal; Rose’s oldest daughter, Baby Louise as a teenager, who grows up to be the stripper, Gypsy Rose Lee; she's pushed aside in favor of he talented younger sister June until she herself becomes her mother's new pet project; should be able to move well; minimum actual dance but must have very strong movement skills; strong acting skills needed; must be able to portray both the awkward teen and a sophisticated woman we know now as Gypsy Rose Lee;' dances inside a cow's costume and needs to be comfortable with stripping as a character; vocal range: C sharp to E flat - Mezzo, but needs light sound for "Little Lamb;" “Tulsa:” Male, 17-24, singing and dancing member of the “Farm Boys”; extremely strong dancer including tap; good singer, High Baritone/tenor to G; dreams of having his own act with his special girl; boy-next-door type; charming, handsome and endearing; strives to break out and be a star; “Herbie:” Male, 40-55, vocal range: baritone; Candy salesman and Rose's reluctant manager of the act; loves Rose and the girls, but his patience has limits; has a heart of gold but also has the power to defend the people he loves with strength; strong actor. Seeking talent from Chicago IL. For submission and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the theater.

 

EQUITY, 'MASTER CLASS' – JULY 12 – BURBANK - Garry Marshall Theatre is casting Equity actors for Master Class. Synopsis: Maria Callas, La Divina, is a glamorous, commanding, caustic, and quite unexpectedly funny pedagogue, but she’s not so much teaching a Master Class as she’s urgently (if not viciously) struggling to transform young Opera protégés into something more than they ever thought they’d be. Pushing them to desire more than mere celebrity and fame. Forcing them to create “art” with every note, as she did. But to achieve this goal, Callas is forced to reveal more about her life than she may be willing to share…and a past she might not be ready to face. Rehearsals begin Aug. 22; runs Sep. 20-Oct. 22 (Thurs.-Sun.) in Burbank CA. Pays $393/wk. Equity SPT 5 Agreement. No H/P. Seeking—“Maria Callas:” Female, 45-55, a formidable woman in her late 40s/early 50s, commanding and larger-than- life, with an acerbic wit, but shattered and vulnerable as she truly reveals herself to us; the only singing required is described in the script as a “cracked and broken voice in ruins;” “Sophie de Palma:” Female, 20-29, soprano; talented soprano, sensitive but courageous, and not afraid to ask questions; performer must be a strong operatic soprano; must be able to sing "Ah! non credea mirarti", Amina's aria from "La Sonnambula" and must able to realistically cry on cue; “Sharon Graham:” Female, 20-29, soprano; talented soprano, sensitive but courageous, not afraid to ask questions, works very hard; must be able to sing "Nel dì della vittoria", Lady Macbeth’s aria from Verdi’s "Macbeth" (both the Aria and Cabaletta); “Anthony ‘Tony’ Candolino:” Male, 30-35, tenor; attractive and flirtatious, confident verging on cocky and serious about becoming an artist. Performer must be a strong operatic tenor; must be able to sing "Dammi i color," Cavaradossi’s aria from Puccini's "Tosca;" “Manny Weinstock:” Male, 20-35, accompanist; accomplished actor and accompanist, smart, savvy, good-humored and kind-hearted artist; respects Callas; performer must play piano (very well), especially the arias listed above, and must sing well enough to sing a few lines while he’s playing here and there (especially the role of the servant during the cabaletta of Lady Macbeth’s aria). Equity Principal Audition Jul 10 in Burbank CA. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact your Equity office.

 

EQUITY, 'BEETLEJUICE' – JULY 12 - Producers are casting female and male ensemble singers for Beetlejuice. Eddie Perfect, music-lyrics; Anthony King & Scott Brown, book;  Lab dates: Sep. 5-29, 2017 in NYC (some ensemble members will only rehearse from Sep. 18-29); Pays: $1000/wk. Equity Developmental Lab. Seeking—Female Ensemble Singers: 18+, fantastic singer-dancers of all shape/sizes/types to play various residents of the Netherworld; should have fantastic singing voices; comedy skills are helpful; Male Ensemble Singers: 18+, fantastic singers-dancers of all shape/sizes/types to play various residents of the Netherworld; should have fantastic singing voices; comedy skills are helpful. Equity Chorus Calls Jul 12 in New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact your Equity office.

 

'300 BONES' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 13 - 300 Bones in association with Write Bloody Publishing is casting 300 Bones, a new musical by Derrick C. Brown. Synopsis: 300 Bones is an offbeat musical set in the town of Dooms. The small town gets a new celebrity, when reclusive national park ranger, John Eisen, gets struck by lightning for the seventh time, tying the world record with real life park ranger Roy Sullivan. With this new title comes increased interest in John’s life by those with questionable intentions, including unexpected love interest, Isabel. Rehearses July-August in Los Angeles CA; runs Aug. 12 at the Steve Allen Theater in Los Angeles CA. Seeking—“Ranger John Eisen” (Lead): Male, 30-50, park ranger; loves his job; has a beard; he is mistrusting of the city folks; he has a sweet, playful disposition and he tries hard to keep from snapping into anger; he holds a deep grief inside; “Roy Sullivan” (Supporting): Male, 50-75, famed real life park ranger and seven-time lightning strike survivor; a Tommy Lee Jones type; Roy is a tough older man with a heavy grief; he is resentful of the church for fueling the change that is ruining the forest; he faked his death to be left alone, so he could live his life in solitude in the forest. Roy has lightning scars down his arms; also plays Courier Manager, Reporter 2 and Cameraman; “Mayor Mick Kase” (Supporting): Male, 30-50, he is an eccentric, bald man of bombast and style who lacks common intelligence; he believes in big city ideas like expanding residential areas into forests; “Doctor Sumner” (Supporting): Male, 30-60, saw Patch Adams one too many times; slightly over the top, goofy dad style, can bring it down; also plays Wolf Howl, Church Folk 2 and Townsfolk 2. Seeking talent from Los Angeles CA. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

EQUITY, 'BEETLEJUICE' – JULY 14 - Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures & Langley Park Pictures is casting a developmental lab for Beetlejuice, a musical. Eddie Perfect, music & lyrics; Anthony King & Scott Brown, book;  Lab runs Sep. 5-29, 2017 in NYC. Pays: $1,000/wk. min. Equity Developmental Lab. Seeking—“Delia:” Female, 30-49, ditzy yet ambitious, Delia is unfailingly positive, unfailingly clueless, and always looking for a silver lining, even when nobody’s asking for one. She’s never faced anyone as smart and cutting as Lydia before. Excellent singer with a strong pop/belt/mix; “Adam:” Male, 32-38, one of those “nice guys” who only have two problems: Can’t seem to get anything started, can’t seem to get anything finished. A putterer-craftsman, Adam adores his wife Barbara and the cozy, cloistered, slightly claustrophobic, conspicuously childless life they’ve built together. What Adam doesn’t realize is: That fastidiously unfinished life of his is nearly finished. Baritone; “Otho:” Male, 40-59, a professional guru with an untraceable accent, Otho speaks hypnotically in self-help koans and future-forward Silicon Valley jargon. He is grandiose, theatrical and promises what hucksters have always promised: Happiness, with no strings attached. Character Baritone. Equity Principal Audition Jul 14 in New York NY. For more info, contact backstage.com or your Equity office.

 

'BYE BYE BIRDIE: YOUNG PERFORMER EDITION' – JULY 14 & 15 – OMAHA - Circle Theatre is casting the musical, Bye Bye Birdie: Young Performers Edition. Production runs Oct. 20-Nov. 4, in Omaha NE. No pay. Seeking—All Roles: Males & Females, 8-18. Auditions by appointment Jul 14 & 15 in Omaha NE. For appointment and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the theatre.

 

'EVIL DEAD: The MUSICAL' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 15 - Tenth Avenue Arts Center is casting Evil Dead: The Musical, a multimedia over-the-top, camp comedy. Synopsis: Featuring an undead horde, a hero with a chainsaw for a hand, and a pit called the Splatter Zone where diehard fans are covered in gallons and gallons of fresh warm blood. Endorsed by Bruce Campbell and embraced by Sam Raimi, this is the official live stage show of the cult classic film trilogy. Rehearsals begin July 23; runs Oct. 20-29 at Tenth Avenue Arts Center in Downtown San Diego CA. Pays $400 for leads, $250 for supporting, and $100 for extras/crew. Seeking—"Ash" (Lead): Male, 18-35, Baritone-Tenor, hero and iconic character of the musical, devoted S-Mart housewares employee, evolves over the course of the show from a cowardly college student to a wise cracking deadite slayer with his detachable hand chainsaw; "Linda" (Lead): Female, 18-35, Mezzo-Soprano, the prototypical girl next door, sweet, thoughtful, and completely devoted to Ash, until she turns evil and tries to kill him and laughs an annoyingly inordinate amount of time after transforming; "Cheryl" (Lead): Female, 18-35, Mezzo-Soprano, Ash's sister and the odd girl out in the group, looking to spend a week relaxing, she is the recipient of Scotty's jokes and torment, and the only one to sense the evil surrounding the cabin; she is the first to be possessed, turning her into an aggressive, foul mouthed demon that speaks in very bad puns, and spends the majority of the show locked in the cellar; "Scotty" (Lead): Male, 18-35, Baritone-Tenor, a prankster, a little sexist, and Ash's best friend; thinks himself the brave one until he's forced to kill and his panic leads him to flee; redeems himself when he returns to warn Ash about the danger and help his friend even as he is knocking on death's door; "Shelly" (Lead): Female, 18-35, Mezzo-Soprano, drop-dead gorgeous, but easy and not too smart; she's Scotty's latest fling and looking to party; just because she becomes an evil demon doesn't mean she can't look good doing it; "Annie" (Supporting): Female, 18-35, Mezzo-Soprano, the overbearing, tiny but fierce explorer who finds missing pages to the Necronomicon and wants to reunite with her father to continue their research; very bossy and drawn to Ash; must be comfortable in a tear away revealing costume; "Ed" (Supporting): Male, 18-35, Baritone-Tenor, Annie's coworker, "boyfriend" (booty call) and doormat, travels with her to the cabin to proceed with their research of the book of the dead; after turning evil, his confidence may lack but this demon side is ready to belt; "Jake" (Supporting): Male, 18-35, Bass-Baritone, massive, loud, energetic teddy bear simpleton who lives in the woods; he may not be the cleanest overalls hanging from the clothesline, but he is sure track-savvy; he leads our lost Annie and Ed safely to the cabin through a secret backroad; Other Chorus Roles (Chorus/Background/Extra): Males and Females, 18-35. Seeking talent from San Diego CA. For submission and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the center.

'FOREVER MOTOWN' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 19 - Florida Entertainment is casting Forever Motown, a stage production featuring the music of Motown (Temptations, 4 Tops, Supremes, Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, etc). Rehearses in Manhattan, NYC; tours nationwide. Compensation at or near Equity standards. Seeking—Singer-Dancer (Lead): Males & Females, 25-40, every cast member shares leads; for example: "Stevie Wonder" leads on those songs; that same cast member will sing background for other singers leads. Seeking talent from New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

EQUITY, 'The BOOK Of MORMON,' B'WAY – JULY 19 - Book of Mormon Broadway LLC is seeking performers for possible future replacements in the currently running Broadway production of The Book of Mormon. Robert Lopez, Matt Stone & Trey Parker, book-music-lyrics; Currently running on Broadway. Pays $1974/wk. Equity Production (League) Contract. Seeking—Male African Villagers: 20-39, characters are black Africans; seeking great comedic actors and great singers; Female African Villagers: 20-39, characters are black Africans; seeking great comedic actors and great singers; Mormon Males: 18-29, characters are male Caucasians, late teens-late 20s; all-American, always optimistic; seeking great comedic actors and great singers. Equity Chorus Call Jul 19 in New York NY. For audition info, visit backstage.com or contact your Equity office.

'CABARET' – JULY 19 & 23 – NORTH HOLLYWOOD/SIMI VALLEY - Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center is casting Kander & Ebb's Cabaret. Synopsis: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of this Tony Award winning musical, Cabaret takes you into the seedy, and at times dangerous, world of pre-WWII Germany. Escape to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd - and to leave their troubles outside. But will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous times? Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theatre history, including "Cabaret," "Willkommen" and "Maybe This Time." Rehearsals begin July 26; runs Sep. 9-Oct. 15 (Fri. & Sat., 8pm & Sun. 2pm) at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley CA 93065. Seeking—“Sally Bowles” (Lead): Female, 20-40, a British cabaret singer at the Kit Kat Klub, a quirky character who comes across as flighty, yet at times struggles with knowing the darkness of the reality of her life as a cabaret performer; actress who sings and dances well. Speaks with a British accent; soprano, strong belt; “Clifford Bradshaw” (Lead): Male, 25-40, an American novelist and English teacher from Harrisburg PA who finds himself infatuated with the decadent glamour of pre-war Germany; naïve and a romantic; a closeted bisexual man exploring his sexuality; actor who sings well; comfortable with stage movement and light dance; speaks with an American accent; tenor; “Ernst Ludwig” (Supporting): Male, 20-59, a friendly and likable German, takes English lessons from Cliff, and smuggles funds for the Nazi party; actor who sings well. comfortable with stage movement and light dance (waltz); speaks with a German accent; sings in the chorus, vocal range flexible; “Fraulein Kost” (Supporting): Female, 30-50, German prostitute "working" out of Fraulein Schneider's boarding house; seeking a comic actress who sings and dances well; also possibly doubles as a Kit Kat girl; comfortable with stage movement; speaks with a German accent; alto/mezzo; “Fraulein Schneider” (Supporting): Female, 49+, German; owner of Sally and Cliff's boarding house; genteel, impoverished, middle-class woman, frightened by the rise of the Nazis and too weak to stand up against them; actress who sings well; comfortable with stage movement and light dance (waltz); speaks with a German accent; alto; “Herr Schultz” (Supporting): Male, 50-80, one of Fraulein Schneider’s roomers and the proprietor of a fruit shop; comfortable with stage movement and light dance; speaks with a German accent; baritone; Kit Kat Girls (Chorus/Ensemble): 18-35, five to eight females will be cast as Kit Kat Club performers (Rosie, Lulu, Frenchie, Texas, Fritzie, and Helga) and various featured roles; seeking strong singers in all voice parts; the individuals will also be part of various scenes as performers and as club patrons; the ladies can be of various shapes and sizes--the key is that they are comfortable with their femininity and costumes that show off their physique. Strong vocal and dance skills required. Ability to play musical instrument a plus; Kit Kat Boys (Chorus/Ensemble): 18-35, five to eight will be cast as Kit Kat Klub waiters/performers (Bobby, Victor, Hans, Herman) and patrons and various features; seeking strong singers in all voice parts; should be comfortable with portraying free in gender depictions and comfortable in clothing that accentuates the male physique; Strong vocal and dance skills required. Ability to play musical instrument a plus. Auditions by appointment Jul 19 in North Hollywood CA and Jul 23 in Simi Valley CA. Seeking talent from Los Angeles, Thousand Oaks, Orange County, Ventura County CA. For appointment info, visit backstage.com or contact the center.

EQUITY, 'PHANTOM Of The OPERA' – JULY 20 - Phantom Company LP is casting Equity future replacements for the Broadway company of The Phantom Of The Opera. Andrew Lloyd Webber, music; Charles Hart, lyrics; Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber, book; Ongoing run in NYC. Pays $1974/wk. Equity Production (League) Agreement. Seeking—“Christine Daae:” Female, 20-29, beautiful young singer; soprano voice that combines elements of classical and pop singing; s light, floaty soprano; she sings briefly to high E; The Phantom: Male, 30-49, high baritone or tenor (with a good low range) from low A-flat to high A-flat; needs a dynamic, bravura, “star” performance, both frightening and irresistible; “Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny:” Male, 25-35, dashing, handsome young aristocrat; high baritone (two octave range from A-flat to A-flat); Firman & Andre: Male, 35-55, the managers of the Paris Opera House; trying to be elegant, they are slightly befuddle and bumbling; need good instincts for stylish comedy; good supporting roles; baritones; one sings to A, one to G; “Carlotta Giudicelli:” Female, 30-45, the prima donna of The Paris Opera; a diva in every sense of the word. Coloratura soprano, to high E; requires opera training; “Madame Giry:” Female, 35-55, the Opera’s ballet mistress; an ominous, stern, forbidding figure; mezzo soprano to high B-flat; “Meg Giry:” Female, 18-25, a member of the Corps de Ballet; must dance on pointe and sing mezzo soprano to G; “Ubaldo Piangi:” Male, 35-59, the opera’s leading tenor, Italian style singer, sings to high C; requires opera training. Equity Principal Audition Jul 20 in New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the Equity office.

'WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD' – JULY 20 & 21 - THML Theatre Co. is casting Where Angels Fear To Tread. E. M. Forster, based on the novel by; Kit Goldstein Grant, book-music-lyrics; Synopsis: Italy is a fairytale to wealthy playboy Philip Herriton, until he finds out that there's a dentist in fairyland - and that that dentist's son is about to become his new in-law. A baby results, and sweeping melodrama and sardonic humor meet in Tuscany as Philip's ideals are challenged in the subsequent family battle over the fate of that unfortunate infant. Rehearses four weeks August-September; runs Sep. 7-Oct. 1 at The Players Theater in NYC. Note: this is a fully staged workshop which will be held in the Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre at The Players Theatre in NYC. Actors are paid a $200 stipend; this is a non-union contract. Seeking—“Philip Herriton” (Lead): Male, 21-35, English; passionate; romantic; approximate age: 25; baritone or tenor; must have the ability to do an English accent (middle-class preferred); “Gino” (Lead): Male, 18-25, Italian; young; boyish; charming; approximate age: 21; tenor; must be able to do an Italian accent; “Spiridione” (Supporting): Male, 21-35, Italian; Gino's friend; a man of the world; bass/baritone; also plays other small roles; approximate age: 25-35; must be able to do an Italian accent; “Lilia Herriton” (Supporting): Female, 30-40, English; rather silly; sometimes coarse and high spirited; sister-in-law to Philip and Harriet; approximate age: 35; soprano with a strong belt; must be able to do an English accent (middle-class preferred); “Harriet Herriton” (Lead): Female, 21-40, English; solidly built; no flexibility; strongly religious; Philip's sister; approximate age: 25-40; alto or mezzo soprano; must be able to do an English accent (middle-class preferred); “Mrs. Herriton” (Supporting): Female, 40-65, English; a strong matriarch who manages with tact; Philip and Harriet's mother; approximate age: 45-65; alto or mezzo soprano; must be able to do an English accent; “Caroline Abbott” (Lead): Female, 21-30, English; a sensible, decorous young woman who seems older than her years; approximate age: 25; legit soprano; must be able to do an English accent; “Irma” (Supporting): Female, 7-12, English; a brash schoolgirl; spunky; Lilia's daughter; approximate age: 9; alto; must be able to do an English accent. Auditions by appointment Jul 20 & 21 in New York NY. For appointment and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the theatre.

'SOUTH Of MARKET: The MUSICAL, V2' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 21 - South of Market: The Musical is casting South of Market: The Musical V2, the second annual musical mockery of tech culture in San Francisco. Jenny Arimoto, Sarah Cooper & John Russell, book; Tareq Abuissa, music-lyrics; Synopsis: The show is a seamless synergy of artificial and natural intelligence to produce a 75-minute musical with the ROI of laughter. In this year’s iteration, a tech journalist at the start of her career digs for an explosive story while a startup founder tries to save his company from an increasingly egotistical CEO. Whether you’re a late night red bull drinking startup hustler or just coasting at FAMGA, this show is for you. Rehearsals begin Sep. 5 (Tuesday-Thursday evenings, generally 7pm-10pm and Saturday-Sunday (generally from 1pm-6pm) in downtown San Francisco; runs Oct. 12-15 and 19-22 (Thursday-Saturday at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm), at the Marines’ Memorial Theatre in San Francisco CA (609 Sutter Street). Seeking—“Alex” (Lead): Female, 18-35, tech Journalist: new college graduate who studied journalism, starry eyed, idealistic in goals but more grounded in temperament; “Ethan” (Lead): Male, 18-40, startup CTO: a couple years since dropping out of Stanford (classmates with Hunter), Canadian, nerdy, polite, not super assertive, learns to stand up for himself; “Brooklyn” (Supporting): Female, 18-41, lifestyle blogger: TechFeed lifestyle blogger, lives on the cutting edge of fashion/pop culture/media, wears avant-garde outfits, went to college with Alex (two years older); “Hunter” (Supporting): Male, 18-36, startup CEO: a couple years since dropping out of Stanford, technical background but now leading his second startup; hungry for success, but lets his insecurities get the better of him, becomes drunk on his power before being humbled; “Benjamin” (Supporting): Male, 18-48, editor; lead editor, pretentious and controlling of his domain; “Terry:” Male, 18-50, reporter; investigative reporter, been around the block, seen it all before, kind of cynical about tech; “Jenna K.:” Female, 18-49, very popular fitness instructor, too peppy, kind of scary/manic. Seeking talent from San Francisco CA. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

'LOVECOURT' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 22 - Isle Of Shoals Productions, Inc. is casting LoveCourt, a world premiere musical, an irreverent look at what happens when the Book of Love collides with the Book of Rules in the modern workplace, loosely modeled on Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.” Rehearsals begin July 30 and continue throughout the month of August, staggered weekday evenings and weekends, except for Labor Day weekend; runs Sep. 7-17 for eleven performances at the Robert Moss Theatre (across from the Public) in NYC. Producer will apply for an Equity Basic Showcase Code. All performers receive a $300 transportation/expense stipend. Seeking—“Justin” (Lead): Male, 22-30, a good-looking, good-hearted man, intelligent and sincere, if somewhat naïve, dedicated Human Resources professional at a large corporation; range: bari-tenor; “Marianne” (Lead): Female, 25-35, Justin’s wife, some years older than him, warm, intelligent, attractive college humanities professor, just the kind of teacher a student would fall in love with; range: Soprano with strong middle register; “Danny” (Lead): Male, 18-22, Charming street kid, good natured and uninhibited, sings at the local rock club, and thanks to his brief affair with Marianne, discovers the vulnerability in himself. Range: rock tenor; helpful to play guitar, but not a deal killer.  Two of his songs are recorded on our web site isleofshoals.wixsite.com/lovecourtmusical; “Nick” (Lead): Male, 25-35, volatile, divorced, two children; after several false starts in life, gainfully employed and getting his life together, something of a roughneck even in his corporate business suit; range: bari-tenor; “Gianella” (Lead): Female, 22-32, divorced from an abusive husband; Nick’s younger but more mature sister, sensible, spirited and level-headed and devoted to her brother; range: strong alto belt; “Nadine” (Lead): Female, 22-32, Nick’s secretary at the corporation; uninhibited, with major attitude and street smarts, who knows how to work the system; range: pop belt; “Clarinda” (Lead): Male or Female, 18-35, dual role: tough and domineering college student in the university scenes; one of the "Cupid's Cops" (Human Resources enforces) in the office scenes; one of an ever-present TRIO, whose music is the most demanding in the show, and facility with harmonies is an absolute must; this trio also appear as a backup group in the Duh Club, on occasion function as a commenting chorus on the action; but their piece de resistance is "The Ballad of Abelard and Heloise" in which she plays both narrator and the wicked Uncle Fulbert; “Jerome” (Lead): Male, 18-35, dual role: college student (whom one imagines growing up blaming everything on his little sister) in the university scenes; one of the "Cupid's Cops" (Human Resources enforcers) in the office scenes. One of an ever-present TRIO, whose music is the most demanding in the show, and facility with harmonies is an absolute must; this trio also appear as a backup group in the Duh Club, on occasion function as a commenting chorus on the action. But their piece de resistance is "The Ballad of Abelard and Heloise" in which he plays the love-shorn Abelard; “Steffie” (Lead): 18-35, dual role: insecure and malleable college student in the university scenes; one of the "Cupid's Cops" (Human Resources enforcers) in the office scenes; one of an ever-present Trio, whose music is the most demanding in the show, and facility with harmonies is an absolute must; this trio also appear as a backup group in the Duh Club, and on occasion function as a commenting chorus on the action; but their piece de resistance is "The Ballad of Abelard and Heloise" in which she plays the starry-eyed Heloise. Seeking talent from New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the production company.

'The ADDAMS FAMILY' – JULY 23 & 24 – GRAPEVINE - Runway Theatre is casting the musical, The Addams Family. Production runs September 29-October 22, in Grapevine TX. No pay. Seeking—Various Roles: Males & Females, 18+. Auditions by appointment Jul 23 & 24 in Grapevine TX. For appointment and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the theatre.

 

'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.

EQUITY, 'LIGHTS OUT: NAT KING COLE" – JULY 24 & 31 - People's Light is casting Equity actors for Light's Out: Nat King Cole. Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregor, writers; Synopsis: A new music-theatre work that will open a window into legendary vocalist and jazz pianist Nat “King” Cole’s public and private personas, and examine the 1957 demise of his groundbreaking national television series and his complex relationship with America’s civil rights movement. Rehearsals begin Sep. 5; runs Oct. 11- Dec. 3 at the Steinbright Stage in Malvern PA. Pays $637/wk. Equity Non-Rep LORT D Agreement. Seeking—Betty Hutton/Peggy Lee: Female, 30-35, brassy, comedian, playful and soulful singer; also plays the stylish, romantic, self-assured Peggy Lee; strong singer with a big belt; “Candy:” Female, 40-50, the mindful and sociable makeup artist; a tough easterner; tough and no nonsense with a heart of gold; a strong singer; Eartha/Natalie: 25-50, elegant, savvy, sophisticated; also plays 17-year old Natalie Cole. Sings “Unforgettable” with Nat; a strong singer; “Perlina:” Female, 40-50, Nat’s mother in memory; placid, grounded and nurturing; a strong singer; Producer: Male, 40-55, charming; a wolf in sheep’s clothing; predictable and steady under pressure; a strong singer; Stage Manager: Male, 35-45, quick and direct; edge and wit; first appears to be a bit of a jerk; later becomes a valued ally; a strong singer; “Billy:” Male, 18, youthful energy; plays eleven-year old Billy Preston; full of pluck and enjoyment; sings “Blueberry Hill.” Equity Principal Auditions Jul 24 & 31 in New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or your Equity office.

'CABARET' – JULY 25 - Arden Theatre Company is casting Equity and non-Equity men and women for two roles in Cabaret. Rehearsals begin Aug. 29; previews begin Sep. 21; runs Sep. 27-Oct. 22; possible extension to Oct. 29 in Philadelphia PA. Pays: $823/wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep Contract. Seeking—“Sally Bowles:” Female, 25-35, mezzo-soprano. Character is in her mid-20s to mid-30s. A British cabaret singer at the Kit Kat Klub. A charming, slightly manic nightclub singer with a faint aura of desperation. Seeking an actress who sings and dances well; “Herr Schultz:” Male, 47-69, bari-tenor. Character is in his late 40s to 60s. German-Jewish. A warm, wise, and funny middle-class man. He is helpless in the face of the quickly crumbling Germany around him. Seeking an actor who sings. Light movement/dance (waltz). Audition by appointment Jul 25 in New York NY. For appointment and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the theatre company.

'URINETOWN' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 25 - GreenMan Theatre Troupe is casting Urinetown, a hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself. Performs Sep. 22-Oct. 15 (Fri. & Sat., 7:30pm and Sun. 2pm) at GreenMan Theatre Troupe, performing at First United Methodist Church of Elmhurst, 232 S. York St., Elmhurst IL 60126. Seeking—“Bobby Strong” (Lead): Male, 20-35, the dashing young everyman who works for Miss Pennywise at the poorest, filthiest urinal in town; the eventual protagonist and romantic hero who starts a revolution, and falls in love with Hope Cladwell along the way; vocal range, E3-C6; “Hope Cladwell” (Lead): Female, 18-35, Cladwell's ravishingly beautiful daughter, torn between her love for her father and her new love for Bobby. Having just returned from the Most Expensive University in the World, she begins the show as an innocent young girl, but eventually is exposed to her father's evil doings and evolves into the leader of the revolution; vocal range, G3-G5; “Officer Lockstock” (Lead): Male, 25-55, the tongue-in-cheek narrator of the story. A corrupt policeman who secretly kills off guilty pee-ers; vocal range, G3-G5; “Little Sally” (Lead): Female, 18-30, a precocious, thoroughly irreverent and smartly funny street urchin; the quasi-narrator who always outsmarts Lockstock, and constantly questions the play's logic; vocal range, A3-D5; “Penelope Pennywise” (Lead): Female, 30-50, the tough, jaded warden of the poorest, filthiest urinal in town. A shrewd, penny-scrounging cheapskate, Pennywise is a figure of authority and lives to maintain order at the public bathrooms. Hollman says the character was partly inspired by that of Mr. Peachum from "The Threepenny Opera," and her music resembles that of Leocadia Begbick in "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny." She was once Cladwell's one-time lover and is secretly Hope's mother. She softens over the course of the show; vocal range, A3-G5; “Caldwell B. Cladwell” (Lead): Male, 45-75, the evil president and owner of the Urine Good Company, a miserly moneygrubber who gleefully exploits the poor; vocal range, C2-G5; “Officer Barrel” (Supporting): Male, 40-50, Lockstock's partner. He harbors a surprising secret; vocal range, F2-E5; Little Becky Two-Shoes/Mrs. Millennium (Supporting): Female, 20-30, Little Becky Two-Shoes is one of the poor, she is foul-mouthed, impulsive, accusatory. Mrs. Millenium is a trusted UGC employee; vocal range, B4-E5; Hot Blades Harry/Joseph “Old Man” Strong (Supporting): Male, 50-60, Hot Blades Harry is one of the poor, a psychopathic, violent loose cannon. Joseph "Old Man" Strong is Bobby's rebellious father, whose refusal to pay the fee causes him to be sent to Urinetown, ultimately launching the revolution; A3-F5; Josephine “Old Ma” Strong/Old Woman (Supporting): Female, vocal range: 45-75, Josephine "Old Ma" Strong is Bobby's mother, a strong-willed old woman who is able to withstand the hard hand life has dealt her. Old Woman is one of the poor; vocal range, B3-D5; “Senator Flipp” (Supporting): Male, 40-50, a greedy, cowardly politician in Cladwell's pocket; vocal range D3-E5; “Mr. McQueen” (Supporting): Male, 30-45, Cladwell's sycophantic assistant/lackey, a servile yes man; vocal range, B3-E5. Seeking talent from Elmhurst IL. For submission or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the troupe.

EQUITY, GEORGE STREET PLAYHOUSE 2017-18 SEASON – JULY 26 - George Street Playhouse is casting Equity actors and actor-singers for the upcoming season at the George Street Playhouse including: I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Joe DiPietro, book-lyrics; Jimmy Roberts, music-lyrics; Rehearsals begin Sep. 15; runs Oct. 13-Nov. 12), An Act Of God (David Javerbaum, writer. Rehearsals begin Nov. 3; runs Dec. 1-23), American Hero (Christopher Demos-Brown, writer; Rehearsals begin Jan. 12, 2018; runs Feb. 2-25), "Trying" (Joanna Glass, writer. Rehearsals begin Feb. 16; runs Mar. 16-Apr. 8), and The Nerd (Larry Shue, writer. Rehearsals begin Mar. 30; runs Apr. 27-May 27). Season rehearses and runs in New Brunswick NJ. Pays: $656/wk. (theater pays above minimum). Equity LORT Non-Rep Contract. Seeking—Various Roles: Males & Females, 18+. Equity Principal Audition Jul 26 in New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact your Equity office.

EQUITY, 'ONCE On This ISLAND,' DEV LAB And BROADWAY – JULY 27 - The Once On This Island LLC is casting Once On This Island for an upcoming Developmental Lab Production, followed by a Broadway Production. Lynn Ahrens, book & lyrics; Stephen Flaherty, music; Rosa Guy, author of "My Love, My Love" (source material); Developmental Lab: Aug. 28-Sep. 15 (working around show schedules). Broadway first rehearsal: Oct. 2; Broadway first preview: Nov. 9; Broadway opening night: Dec. 3. Pays: $1,000/wk. min. for the Developmental Lab. Pays: $1,974/wk. min. for Broadway production. Equity Developmental Lab/Production (League) Contracts. Seeking—Male Storyteller 1: 20-49, non-Caucasian, excellent singer: Tenor. Strong musician skills. Movement ability is a plus. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. Possible understudy assignments. Ensemble; Male Storyteller 2: 20-49, non-Caucasian, excellent singer: Baritone. Strong musician skills. Movement ability is a plus. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. Possible understudy assignments. Ensemble; Male Storyteller 3/Monsieur Beauxhomme: 30-59, non-Caucasian, Daniel s stern father. Reminds Daniel of the harsh realities of life. Not deliberately cruel, but determined. Represents the heart of aristocratic society. Also plays Armand, the ancestor. Strong baritone, A (2 below C) to D (above C). Strong musician skills. Movement ability is a plus. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. Ensemble; Female Storyteller 1/Andrea: 20-29, non-Caucasian, Daniel s betrothed. An attractive, elegant, and refined young woman. She seems cold at first but turns out to be both humane and determined. She pities Ti Moune, but despite having little affection for Daniel, she will not allow sentiment to interfere with her well-ordered plan for marriage and the aristocratic ways. Also plays Madame Armand. Strong mezzo, B (below C) to D (2 above C). Strong musician skills. Strong mover. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. Ensemble; Female Storyteller 2: 20-49, non-Caucasian, excellent singer: Soprano. Strong musician skills. Movement ability is a plus. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. Possible understudy assignments. Ensemble; Female Storyteller 3: 20-49, non-Caucasian, excellent singer: Alto. Strong musician skills. Movement ability is a plus. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. Possible understudy assignments. Ensemble. Equity Chorus Call Jul 27 in New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact your Equity office.

 

'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.

EQUITY, 'GYPSY' ECC – AUG. 2 - North Carolina Theatre is casting Equity dancers who can sing for Gypsy. Arthur Laurents, book; Jule Styne, music; stephen Sondheim, lyrics, suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee; Rehearsals begin Oct. 30; runs Nov. 14-19 in Raleigh NC. Pays $747/wk. Equity LOA Agreement. Seeking—Equity Dancers Who Sing: Males & Females, 18+. Equity Chorus Call Aug 2 in New York NY. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact your Equity office.

EQUITY, 'MIRACLE ON 34th STREET' – AUG. 3 - Fireside Theatre is casting Equity dancers who sing for Miracle On 34th Street. Meredith Willson, book-music-lyrics; Rehearsals begin Oct. 16; runs Nov. 2-Dec. 23 in Fort Atkinson WI. Pays: $665/wk. Equity Dinner Theatre Agreement. Seeking—Equity Dancers Who Sing/Act: very strong ensemble dancers who sing and act well; will play a variety of ensemble roles; all physical types and ethnicities welcome; some ensemble members will cover principal roles. Equity Chorus Calls Aug 3 in New York NY. For more info, contact backstage.com or your Equity office.

'420: The MUSICAL, CHRISTMAS SPECIAL' – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 7 - Plum Stab, LLC is casting 420: The Musical, Christmas Special, a special Christmas version of their high-larious original musical. Rehearses primarily at the Music Building, 584 8th Ave and at the Kraine Theater, 85 E 4th St in Manhattan; runs TBD in NYC. Stipend payment for actors. Written contracts provided. Seeking—“Jerry” (Lead): Male, 18-38, our protagonist, the uptight stoner; actor must feel comfortable singing about humorous sexual topics; in-person audition is required; actor will be requested to perform a cold read from the script and sing a brief vocal selection of the actor's choice to showcase personality; Abby/Euphoria (Lead): Female, 18-35, Abby is the spacey but likeable love interest of Jerry; when Jerry wakes up in the Land of 420, Abby becomes Euphoria, princess of the Land of 420 and daughter of The Mighty High; in-person audition is required; actress will be requested to perform a cold read from the script and sing a brief vocal selection of their choice to showcase personality; Pat/Bud (Supporting): Male or Female, 18-35, Pat is the best friend of Jerry; Pat is our 'wicked, woah, far out, man' stoner. In the Land of 420, Pat becomes Bud, the excited, "hobbity" character who leads Jerry towards home; in-person audition is required; actor will be requested to perform a cold read from the script in a group setting and sing a brief vocal selection of the actor's choice; personality a must; Becki/Bic (Supporting): Female, 18-36, Becki is the roommate and best friend of the protagonist, Jerry; in the Land of 420, Beckie becomes Bic, the infamous Flame Stealer; Bic has a sultry sex appeal and sings a jazzy number; this part requires an in-person audition where the actress will sing a short piece of her choice and perform a cold read in a group setting; Bill/Hork (Supporting): Male, 18-40, Bill is the neighbor to the protagonist, Jerry; Bill is best friends with Eric; both Bill and Eric love to drink. In the Land of 420, Bill is now Hork, the Henchman, alongside his co-villain, Epic Fail; Hork and Epic Fail sing a duet together about their evil plans to take over the Land of 420; the actor/actress auditioning for Hork must attend an in-person audition and perform a short vocal piece of their choice as well as perform a cold read in a group setting; Eric/Epic Fail (Lead): 18-40, to be blunt, Eric is an assh*le; in the Land of 420, Eric becomes Epic Fail, the evil villain, accompanied by his sidekick henchman, Hork (Bill, in the real world); Epic Fail and Hork sing a duet together about their evil plans to take over the Land of 420; the actor who wishes to play Eric/Epic Fail must attend an in-person audition and sing a vocal piece of their choice and perform a cold read in a group setting. Seeking talent from New York NY. For audition info, visit 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:

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.

 

5th ANNUAL SARAH VAUGHAN INTERNATIONAL JAZZ VOCAL COMPETITION - SEP. 5 DEADLINE - New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is teaming up with Indaba Music to discover the next great jazz singer. Open to female and male singers of all nationalities who are not signed to a major label. If you have what it takes, you'll compete live in the 5th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPAC in Newark NJ on Nov. 12. Sassy Winner receives $5,000 An offer for a record deal with Concord Music Gorup, and a personalized plaque. For competition submission info, visit https://indabamusic.com/opportunities/6th-annual-sarah-vaughan-international-jazz-vocal-competition/details Submissions due Sep. 5 at 12noon.

 

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:

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.

 

'WAKE UP HONEY' – JULY 6 - Wake Up Honey is casting Wake Up Honey, a Kickstarter video for our sexy alarm clock app, in which you get woken up by sexy male/female voices every morning. Initial recordings made online; optional video shoot for Kickstarter video will take place early July in NYC. Optional Kickstarter party will have food/drinks in NYC. No compensation for shooting the video, but if your voice is chosen to be used in the final product, each voice will be credited and compensated. Seeking—Sexy Male Voiceover (Supporting): 18-35; Sexy Female Voiceover (Supporting): 18-35. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. For submission and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

TRUBBL PROMO VIDEO – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 9 - Triple Threat Casting is seeking singers and dancers for a promo video for "Trubbl," a boy band live revue in Vegas with a nationwide tour produced by Grammy and Billboard winners David Nicoll and Phillip Lawrence. Everyone who applies for the promo video will be considered for the live show and national tour (if interested, not required). Rehearses three days and shoots one day in Las Vegas NV. Pays $750. Seeking—Good Singers: Male, 22-40, who can dance very well; must have great vocals and dance ability; must have great stage presence; attractive and in good physical shape. Must be local in Las Vegas and have the ability to possibly tour (but not required); Lead Singers: Male, 22-40, can also dance well; must have great vocals and dance ability; must great stage presence; attractive and in good physical shape. Must be local in Las Vegas and have the ability to possibly tour (but not required). Audition by appointment in Las Vegas NV. For appointment and/or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

FRENCH YOGURT VOICEOVER – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 11 - Liz Lewis Casting Partners is casting a voiceover for a French Yogurt commercial. Records TBD in the next two weeks in July in NYC. Rate:$350 per two hour session and $250 per two hour re-record. Buyout $2k per spot. +20% if applicable. Could be up to 7 spots. Usage: 1 year North America all media, including internet. Conflicts: Yogurt for 1 year. Seeking—French Man (Lead): 50-60, authentic French man between 50-60 years of age; first or second generation; someone with a deep, “wise” sounding voice who speaks confidently; almost like a teacher, an intellectual, educating us on this subject that is the French Girl; he has a charismatic, calm tone; he speaks in a matter of fact way; when speaking English, his French accent is natural, not at all forced. Seeking talent from New York NY. For submission or more info, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

UNTITLED ANIMATED PILOT – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - Street Fight Lovers Prods. is casting voices for an animated pilot. Synopsis: Looking for fun and fantastic voices for our new animated web pilot for children. Think Looney Tunes, Animaniacs, Sponge Bob. Over-the-top, but nothing violent or rude. We can't reveal too much about the project, but it is related to Halloween and classic monster characters. With this being said, we don't want you to mimic cliched character voices (cackling witches, Transylvanian accents, moaning Frankenstein, etc.). Bring something unique, something unexpected. Note: Of the 100+ submissions we've received so far, only 2 stand out. (Most demo reels are playing it too safe, or sound too similar). Do something crazy and unique. Think of the amazing work of Mel Blanc. Records week of July 21 in Los Angeles CA. Compensation TBD. Seeking—Witch 1 (Lead): Female, 35-65, A plump and cheery old grandmother witch. 3 feet tall. Quiet, conservative, always pleasant (like Mrs. Claus) cooking in her apron; think actress June Squibb. Must be able to sound 50+; Witch 2 (Lead): Female, 25-65, crazy, always amped up on sugar (like a hyper child) but can also be quite devious; two feet tall; Witch Hazel from Looney Tunes is a great starting point. Do not submit if you sound under 30; Vampire (Supporting): Male, 30-70, a terrible 50+ comedian and magician who loves wearing disguises; could be Jewish vaudeville actor; over a hundred years old, but you wouldn't know it; Frankenstein-type Monster (Supporting): Male, 20-50, not the sharpest knife in the drawer; basically a 7-foot tall child (almost like 'Sloth' in The Goonies); wants to be a policeman. Think Brad Garrett... if he were 18; Mummy (Supporting): Male, 25-70, 70 year old man, could have a Middle Eastern accent, tired sarcasm; Jamaican Skeleton (Supporting): Male, 25-65, a happy go lucky Rasta with dreadlocks, he spends his days playing buckets/drums on the street corner, or reciting poems and life advice. He could also have a fun, Southern accent; Female Lagoon Creature (Supporting): 21-55, restaurant owner, more pristine housewife than swamp monster; think 'Francine' from American Dad. Might be fun to have a Minnesotan accent. Seeking talent from Los Angeles CA. For submission info, visit backstage.com or contact the production company.

REALITY TV SHOW – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 27 - Heywood Kling Productions is casting an untitled English Language TV series about singers and composers trying to make it big, in St Louis. Synopsis: 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'). The show will be filmed in St Louis. If the show is picked up for a network commitment next year, you will have relocate to St Louis and be living in St Louis during the filming of the first season. Filming for the first season in St Louis will last approximately three to six months. Production will pay you for the first season and will also be paid a relocation fee to St Louis. We are looking for singers, and composers, to appear on camera as principles/stars in the reality TV show. The genre of the music is jazz/blues/soul. But if you are talented singers or songwriter of another genre, apply. The show is a docu-drama reality tv series, not a competition reality tv show. We are looking for people who have a great life story. We are considering singers, instrumentalists, and composers. But there is a preference for singers and singer/composers." Preproduction begins immediately in Santa Monica CA; show films in St. Louis. Compensation for series and for relocation. Seeking—Principal: Males & Females, 17-30, you must be 17-30; good looking; not signed to any recording agreement, management agreement, or talent agency agreement; strong singing abilities as evidenced in YouTube clips or similar; a large social media following is preferred. Seeking talent from Los Angeles CA. For submission and/or more info, visit 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.

'HASHTAG HEROES' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - Dionysius Vlachos, dir.-writer; Isabell M. Mendoza, casting dir. are casting Hashtag Heroes, a satirical fantasy-comedy of three flawed heroes who gather to stop a dragon from attacking a town, but their own incompetence keeps getting in the way. Long term series; rehearsals and voice recording sessions in Brooklyn, NYC. Pays $100 for pilot. Seeking—Knight (Lead): Male, 20-40, a highborn knight who is used to getting his way; he easily coasts by using his looks and competency with his sword; Witch: 20-40, a young lowborn witch at the start of her career; she isn't very good at being a witch and is frustrated with her situation; Gnome (Supporting): Male, 20-40, a highly intelligent gnome who needs to have his ego stroked. Seeking talent from Brooklyn NY. For submission, visit backstage.com

SPEC COMMERCIAL VOICE OVER – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 10 - NYU Tisch Film is casting a voice over for a spec commercial for a beauty brand. Records TBD in NYC. Seeking—Voice Over (Lead): 18+, voice over for a beauty brand. Seeking talent from New York NY; Los Angeles CA. For submission and more info, visit backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

 

 

 

 

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:

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.

 

2017-2018 SING DC! - AUG. 15 DEADLINE - The Children's Chorus of Washington (CCW) is seeking instructors and accompanists for our 2017-2018 SING DC! Program.The Children’s Chorus of Washington (CCW), the premier youth chorus in the DC Metro Area, is seeking instructors for its SING DC! program. SING DC! provides introductory choral music education to students in underserved DC schools at no cost to the schools or students. Program runs Early/Mid-September 2017–Late May 2018; hours vary based on class times; Compensation $80/class. Seeking―Classically trained vocalist or pianist who is interested in working with youth in the DC area. Please send cover letter which highlights your interests and qualifications for this position along with your resume via email to ccw@childrenschorusdc.org. Please put SING DC Instructor Application in subject line. Application deadline: August 15, 2017. CCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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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