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Updated: Nov. 11

 

 

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:

'BOUND For BROADWAY' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 13 - Forslund Theatricals LLC is seeking talent for the Premier Singers Showcase Production states: Forslund Theatricals and The West End Lounge are seeking talent for its upcoming 11-year running popular industry-invited showcases Bound for Broadway! This is the premier showcase in town and a great opportunity for anyone who wants to join. This is great for performers who need performance video footage. JDProductions is the premier weekly showcase running and is not affiliated with any other showcases or venues and is proud to offer a different type of showcase in NYC, boasting a live entertainment emcee, free professionally edited videos for the performers, and a well-rehearsed diverse performance opportunity alongside talented industry professionals and composers, as well as high industry turn-out." Rehearses in NYC according to when talent is cast. Some pay (ticket sales reimbursement), plus free video copy provided. Seeking—Featured Soloist: 16-65. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Auditions by appointment only in NYC. Apply via backstage.com or contact the agency. Include pictures and resumes with your submission, for an appointment time. An accompanist will be provided. You may also send video submissions to be considered immediately. Note: The producers are seeking both union and non-union performers, but no union contract is currently planned. Performers should check with their union before accepting any work.

 

NY COSPLAY CABARET HOLIDAY EDITION – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 15 - GeekLifeRules is seeking singers, actors, comedians, and more for the second annual holiday edition of the NY Cosplay Cabaret, a pop-culture-themed show at 53 Above Broadway at the Broadway Comedy Club where they'll appear in full cosplay while performing and parodying their favorite comics, movies, musicals, and TV series in a night of music and madness...all while helping to raise funds for charity via GeekLifeCares. Rehearsals TBD; performs Dec. 4 at 53 Above Broadway, Broadway Comedy Club, NYC. Seeking—Engaging Singers-Actors: 18+. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Submit headshot and resume with a cover letter, vocal demo tracks and/or video links. Also, include any geeky performance and/or cosplay photos or ideas that you think you might like to perform. Don't be afraid to think outside the box. Both conventional and parody performances are very welcome. For more info visit: facebook.com/GeekLifeRules. Note: Submissions without a cover letter describing cosplay and performance ideas will not be considered.

 

SINGING GIGS – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 15 - Singing Group A Capella Jazz is seeking two tenors and an alto for a Dec. 20 performance of 10 minutes (in an a Capella invitational with other groups performing) and in a competition in March, in Olympia. Producer states: "As the group becomes known next year, a pay structure can be formed. Of course, it depends on how good we get and how much our audiences like us!" Rehearses Thurs. (7pm-9pm) 2019 in Greenwood, North Seattle; works Dec. 20, 2019 in Kenmore; competes March 2020 in Olympia WA. Unpaid. Seeking—Tenor (Supporting): Male, 21-75; Alto (Supporting): Female, 21-75. Seeking talent from Seattle WA. Apply via backstage.com

JEWISH MUSIC & the AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE – NOV. 19 - Marshall Portnoy, coord. is seeking singer-pianist for simple auditorium-like settings with a piano and two mikes. Rehearses in the Greater Philadelphia PA area. No pay for the development/rehearsal phase. Once signed on, pays $250 min. per approx. one-hour performance. Seeking—Female Singer-Pianist (Lead): 18-35, seeking a sharp, improvisational, magnetic female presence at the keyboard who as well can sing Broadway/pop persuasively, and can "teach" while seeming to "entertain." To rehearse and perform scripts for use in schools, churches, synagogues, the community, and senior centers. The scripts run about an hour, and generally relate to a biographical aspect of particular composers, performers, etc. Seeking talent from Philadelphia PA. For more info, visit backstage.com or http://mportnoy@comcast.net

'TOP 10' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 25 - Upward and Onward Productions is seeking young artists-singers for Top 10, to be part of a topnotch (Club date/Corporate Band) live performance opportunity. Synopsis: We are looking for singer who dance (meaning you have to able to do both) between the age range of 18-25 that are able to rock the party. Upward and Onward Productions LLC. is a rising entertainment production company specializing in talent management, music production, branding and much more. Our team has built several relationships with various companies, institutions, and groups. We are not only dedicated to the arts/entertainment …we are also committed to furthering the livelihood and dreams of our fellow artists. Upward and Onward Productions has partnered with some exceptional Southeast regionally based entertainment companies to build the perfect modern/contemporary first-class band. Aiming to start very soon before 2020 - but definitely a start by 2020 in Atlanta GA. Competitive music and band industry pay. Seeking—Singer-Performer: All Genders: 18-25, vocal requirements: have a wide vocal range; able to memorize and learn music in a small period of time; able to emulate different nuances (riffs, falsetto, flowing…); dance requirements: able to pick up choreography in a short amount of time and lock into memory; do the latest dance moves; hold vocal part while dancing; the performer should be physically fit with a fresh look/ youthful quality, well-groomed, have an appearance that is commercially acceptable for pop music with a style (swag) that is fashionably ready for pop culture (ie. Pop/ R&B/ Hip-Hop…); He/She should be ready and able to travel (can leave at the drop of a hat; has a valid passport or able to get one soon); we are strongly looking for people of color; pay is very competitive. Seeking talent from Atlanta GA. Video submission in YouTube format. For more info, visit https://www.upwardandonwardproductions.com. Video submission audition: YouTube format preferred for video submission. Slate name before song selections (tell us a little about yourself; age and where you’re from). Make sure we see full-body length. What to prepare: three contrasting songs; one minute for each selection. Dancing will need to be displayed in one of the songs or performer will need to prepare a movement piece no longer than one minute. Provide name, number, email address, websites, social media profiles (for minors, parent’s information will need to be included). Send pictures along with resume or bio. Provide any major scheduling conflicts you may have throughout the remainder of the year. Let us know if you’re represented by an agent or have a manager. Email UpwardandOnwardProductions@gmail.com.

'SHE WORKS HARD For The MONEY' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 30 - Arnett & Associates is casting She Works Hard for the Money, a variety cabaret to feature songs sung by female artists. These songs may be from any genre, era, and nationality, as long as the original artist is an identifying woman. Tempo rehearsal prior to showtime (TBD date); performance November (TBD date) at 53 Above Broadway in NYC. Seeking—Singer: 18+. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

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

 

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

 

MALE ROCK VOCALIST – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - 500 Fingers Productions is seeking a male rock vocalist to assist on an experimental rock album "Death of the General" with composer/rock producer T.C. Crosser and engineer/mixer Christal Jerez. Seeking to work on a long-term basis with a male rock vocalist that will be paid regularly (see compensation details) from pre-production all the way through to post-production (mixing). Producer states: "This is long term so anticipate about a year's worth of paid work (and potentially beyond). Actual schedule is incredibly flexible with a minimum commitment of four hours a month and actual recording sessions (when we get there, haha) for a maximum of six hours a day (we want our singers at our best and most comfortable). T.C. Crosser has scored music for commercials (such as Microsoft), television (such as 'Visionaries: Inside The Creative Mind'), and performance art companies (such as Leslie Seiters' 'Dance'). Christal Jerez's credits include mixing for massive artists such as Lil' Kim (they just released her album "9"), Jaafar Jackson, and Bryant Myers (just to name a few)." Rehearses TBD at the National Opera Center (next to Madison Square Garden), at Scratch Recordings (T.C. Crosser's Home Studio in Hell's Kitchen); records at Alex Tumay's Chelsea recording studio in NYC. Scratch track/rehearsal sessions: $40/hr. with guaranteed four hours booked a month; $160/four hours always paid at the first of every month. Additional hours booked (when applicable) paid same day. Full recording sessions: $500/day (for a six-hour day with a half-hour lunch included). Seeking—Male Rock Vocalist (Lead): Male, 18-40, for an audio recording project. Production does not have any intention of live performances at this time (but that may change later on). Must be a rock tenor with strong sight reading skills (reading sheet music is a must). Must be able to belt at least a high G and sing at least C below middle C. Producer states: "We want originality but a good template for a vocalist would be something along the lines of either Kele from Bloc Party or for a pop voice something such as the lead vocalist of Dashboard Confessional." This is a paid audio project. Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. You must have some form of audio recording of you singing. There will be no open call auditions.

 

BROADWAY STREET TEAM AMBASSADORS, HOLIDAY SEASON – NOTICE EXPIRES JAN. 1 - theatreMAMA is seeking fearless street team ambassadors to promote various Broadway shows including "Chicago the Musical", "Waitress the Musical," “VOLTA” by Cirque du Soleil, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular,” and more. Street Team Ambassadors will distribute fliers in the Times Square area and beyond. MAMA’s Street Team Department is a successful program operating for twelve-plus years, offering flexible work for performers. theatreMAMA is a living media agency for the entertainment industry, with offices in NYC and Laguna Beach, CA. We have had the good fortune of creating experiential campaigns and stunts in over 40 different markets across the U.S. & Canada but are perhaps best known for being the number one street team company in New York. Over the past 14 years, MAMA has led creative campaigns for over 20 Broadway shows, Cirque du Soleil's tented, resident, and arena shows, as well as Madison Square Garden Entertainment's Christmas, Spring, and Summer Spectaculars, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Knicks, the New York Rangers, and many more. We have produced PR Stunts for a number of TV networks including NBC, TNT, TruTV, and FOX, and we are the first marketing/advertising agency in the world to become 100% replanted." Works mainly in Time Square, NYC, but may travel to represent MAMA’s clients at events and happenings all over the tri-state area (NY, NJ, CT). Note: Schedule can be part-time and flexible to allow for auditions, callbacks, and other part time jobs. High preference those available to work on holidays (Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day). Seeking female performers who can start as of Oct. 1. All NY street team ambassadors are paid a competitive hourly rate. Seeking—Broadway Ambassador (Lead): 18-40, lively, outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, theatrical, motivated, responsible and dedicated; comfortable approaching strangers; exuberantly joyous and happy; capable of inspiring happiness in passersby; good at provoking the imagination and curiosity of others; able to use their theatrical talents to translate into the promotional style on the streets while interacting with the public in character. a lover of the theater and people! Experience in acting, dancing, or singing is a plus. Those who speak multiple languages are strongly encouraged to apply. The schedule can be part-time and flexible to allow for auditions, callbacks, and other part-time jobs. Seeking talent from New York City NY. For consideration, apply via backstage.com or contact theatreMAMA and submit headshot or picture of yourself and let us know why you’re the best fit to be the newest addition to our family. Add the subject: "Broadway Street Team Ambassadors." Video links welcomed and accepted.

 

'FUTUREFEST 2020' at 54 BELOW – NOTICE EXPIRES JAN. 1 - Open Hydrant Theater Company and Foundation of New American Musicals is casting FutureFest in NYC. Production states: "This showcase spotlights rising local young talent in a celebration of the next generation of musical theater artists. At FutureFest, middle school, high school, and college-age students, as well as recent graduates, sing songs from new musicals written by leading and rising lyricists/composers." Rehearses some Saturdays in Jan.-Feb. 2020 at Open Hydrant Theater Company in the Bronx; performs Mar. 3 (7pm) at 54 Below in NYC. No pay. The producers are seeking both union and nonunion performers but no union contract is currently planned. Seeking—Musical Theater Singers (Lead): Males & Females, 12-25, seeking middle school, high school, and college-age students, as well as recent college graduates, to represent their alma maters; seeking various singing styles; songs will be from new musicals; if cast, you will be a representative of your school and sing a song chosen by the producers that best fits your voice. Seeking talent from New York NY. Must include any YouTube, SoundCloud, or other links to anything that gives examples of your voice. Casting will not accept any submissions without a singing link of some sort. For more info, visit http://54below.com/artist/futurefest/.

 

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

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

 

 

 

CRUISES/RESORTS/THEME PARKS:

LIME ENTERTAINMENT – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 8 - Lime Entertainment is seeking male singers and dancers for possible representation with Lime Entertainment, a talent agency that works with cruise lines. Many of the jobs the agency submits talent for perform with a live band. Shows range from Vegas-style reviews to epic productions with themes around music, decades, countries, and more. Locations and dates vary based on work booked. Pay TBD; varies based on work booked. Seeking—Male Dancers Who Sing (Chorus/Ensemble): 18-35, dancers with advanced training in ballet and jazz. Partnering/lifts and tumbling/acrobatics all a plus. Dancers who sing also needed; Male Singers: 18-35, tenor range from A2-A4 with a strong falsetto to F5. Must be comfortable with rock and pop. Dance ability at intermediate-advanced level a plus. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). For consideration, submit CV/resume, headshot, vocal reel, and dance reel. http://www.limemusicentertainment.com

 

'FINDING NEMO The MUSICAL' – NOV. 12 - Disney Parks Live Entertainment is seeking female musical theatre performers of all ethnicities to portray principal and ensemble roles for Finding Nemo The Musical, an original musical theatre production based on the Disney-Pixar hit animated feature, performed at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando FL. Potential contracts begin spring 2020 in Orlando FL. All performers employed by the Walt Disney World® Resort are covered under the terms and conditions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement with Actors' Equity Association. Potential relocation assistance may be available to qualified performers hired into specific roles. Seeking—“Dory” (Lead): Female, 18-30, 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 225 lbs; “Nemo” (Lead): Female, 18-30, plays youthful boy. Adorable, endlessly curious, spirited, childlike and fearless, yet at the same time naïve and vulnerable. Bright and youthful mix or belt. Open Casting Call Nov 12 from 10AM-1PM at Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave., 12th fl., New York City NY 10018). Click the "My Profile" button at the top of DisneyAuditions.com to create or update your profile before attending the audition. Prepare 16 bars of a musical selection and provide clearly marked sheet music, in the correct key, for the accompanist. Callbacks Nov. 14.

 

'FINDING NEMO' – NOV. 12 & 13 - Walt Disney World Company is casting Equity Musical Theatre Performers for Finding Nemo, based on the Disney - Pixar hit animated feature. Runs TBD at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando FL. Pays minimum $17.61 hour incl. AEA pension, Equity 401K, and Disney health. Equity Disneyworld Agreement. 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 225 lbs; “Nemo:” female; early 20s; plays youthful boy; adorable, endlessly curious, spirited, childlike and fearless, yet at the same time naïve and vulnerable; bright and youthful mix or belt; “Bruce:” male. 30s; a vegetarian great white shark; can go from screaming rockers 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 visit posting at DisneyAuditions.com to download music to be used at the open call; “Marlin:” male; mid - 20s; over-protective yet very loving father, vulnerable; huge heart, great comedic talent; scared of virtually everything; baritone, able to handle musical 'patter' and flying at heights; must weigh less than 225 lbs. Open Casting Calls Nov 12 at 10AM for female vocalists (sign-in at 9am) and Nov 13 at 1PM for male vocalists (sign-in at 12noon) at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., New York City NY 10018). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Click the "My Profile" button at DisneyAuditions.com to create or update your profile. Prepare 16 bars of a musical selection and provide sheet music. Male Vocalists auditioning for Crush should visit the audition posting at DisneyAuditions.com to download music to prepare for the audition. AEA members only may request an appointment and are encouraged to e-mail Gregory.B.James@Disney.com for an appointment time. AEA members without appointments may be seen as time permits. Upon signing of Walt Disney World® Individual Employment Contract, candidates are eligible to immediately apply for membership in Actor’s Equity Association. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and authorized to work in the United States. Actors appear as themselves while at the same time manipulating a puppet of their specific character. Additional ensemble roles, not identified above, will be cast from this open call.

 

'FINDING NEMO The MUSICAL' – NOV. 13 - Disney Parks Live Entertainment is seeking male musical theatre performers of all ethnicities to portray principal and ensemble roles for Finding Nemo The Musical, an original musical theatre production based on the Disney - Pixar hit animated feature, performed at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando FL. Potential contracts begin spring 2020 in Orlando FL. All performers employed by the Walt Disney World® Resort are covered under the terms and conditions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement with Actors' Equity Association. Potential relocation assistance may be available to qualified performers hired into specific roles. Seeking—“Bruce” (Supporting): Male, 30-40, a vegetarian great white shark. Can go from screaming rockers to an elegant soft shoe. Comedic baritone and able to handle harmonies; “Marlin” (Lead): Male, 20-30, over-protective yet very loving father, vulnerable. Huge heart, great comedic talent. Scared of virtually everything. Baritone, able to handle musical 'patter' and flying at heights. Must weigh less than 225 lbs; “Gill” (Supporting): Male, 30-50, tough talking maverick who comes with a great deal of wisdom and history. A wounded war hero type who carries his scars with him; “Crush” (Supporting): Male, 20-35, 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'. Open Casting Call Nov 13 from 1PM-3PM at Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave., 12th fl., New York City NY 10018). Click the "My Profile" button at the top of DisneyAuditions.com to create or update your profile before attending the audition. Prepare 16 bars of a musical selection and provide clearly marked sheet music, in the correct key, for the accompanist. Callbacks Nov. 14.

 

EQUITY, 'FINDING NEMO' – NOV. 13 - Walt Disney World Company is casting Equity Musical Theatre Performers for Finding Nemo, based on the Disney - Pixar hit animated feature. Runs TBD at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando FL. Pays minimum $17.61 hour, incl. AEA pension, Equity 401K, and Disney health. Equity Disneyworld Agreement. 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 225 lbs; “Nemo:” female; early 20s; plays youthful boy; adorable, endlessly curious, spirited, childlike and fearless, yet at the same time naïve and vulnerable; bright and youthful mix or belt; “Bruce:” male. 30s; a vegetarian great white shark; can go from screaming rockers 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 visit posting at DisneyAuditions.com to download music to be used at the open call; “Marlin:” male; mid - 20s; over-protective yet very loving father, vulnerable; huge heart, great comedic talent; scared of virtually everything; baritone, able to handle musical 'patter' and flying at heights; must weigh less than 225 lbs. Equity Principal Audition Nov 13 from 10AM-1PM at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 12th FL., New York City NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Click the "My Profile" button at DisneyAuditions.com to create or update your profile. Prepare 16 bars of a musical selection and provide sheet music. Male Vocalists auditioning for Crush should visit the audition posting at DisneyAuditions.com to download music to prepare for the audition. Upon signing of Walt Disney World® Individual Employment Contract, candidates are eligible to immediately apply for membership in Actor’s Equity Association. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and authorized to work in the United States. Actors appear as themselves while at the same time manipulating a puppet of their specific character. Additional ensemble roles, not identified above, will be cast from this open call.

 

'CHRISTMAS KALEIDOSCOPE' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 14 - Timber Lake Playhouse is casting Christmas Kaleidoscope, a 'Branson-style' Christmas musical production by Timber Lake Playhouse, in Mount Carroll IL. Travel date Nov. 29. Rehearsal begins Nov. 30. Opening night Dec. 5. Performances through Dec. 15 at Timber Lake Playhouse, in Mount Carroll IL. Pays $600 per contract, housing provided. Seeking—Female Dancers (Lead): 18-50, Women with strong backgrounds in contemporary, jazz, and partnering. Ability to pick-up choreography quickly, have creativity, improvisation skills and possess the ability to tell a story through dance as a soloist. Ability to sing and tap, a plus; Tenors (Lead): Male, 18+, tenor. A charismatic showman capable of blending and harmonizing. (ability to sight read is a huge plus); Male Dancer (Lead): 18+, Men with strong backgrounds in contemporary, jazz, and partnering.  Ability to pick-up choreography quickly, have creativity, improvisation skills and possess the ability to tell a story through dance as a soloist. Ability to sing and tap, a plus. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or visit http://www.timberlakeplayhouse.org/christmas-kaleidoscope/ Submit a cover letter of application, headshot, resume, and video of your performer reel.

'WE WILL ROCK YOU' – NOV. 18 - Royal Caribbean Productions is casting the Olivier Award-winning musical phenomenon We Will Rock You. Production states: "The show has rocked over 6.5 million people in a record-breaking 12 years at London’s Dominion Theatre. Written by legendary comedian and author Ben Elton and with a score of killer Queen tunes such as 'Radio Ga Ga,' 'I Want to Break Free,' 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and of course 'We Will Rock You,' it’s the champion of all musicals." Rehearsals begin Feb. 20, 2020 in North Miami FL. Competitive pay TBD. Seeking—MALE ENSEMBLE (20s-30s, ANY RACE) Should have very strong Rock voices and the ability and experience to cover. Must be able to handle dialogue. Must be excellent dancers. Acrobatic skills are an asset. Will perform in our Signature Production Show; FEMALE ENSEMBLE (20s-30s, ANY RACE) Should have very strong Rock voices and the ability and experience to cover. Must be able to handle dialogue. Must be excellent dancers. Acrobatic skills are an asset. Will perform in our Signature Production Show. See website for complete character breakdown: www.royalcaribbeanproductions.com See website for a complete character breakdown: www.royalcaribbeanproductions.com Open Casting Call Nov 18 at 9AM at Pearl Studios (519 8th Ave, 12th Floor, New York City NY 10018). PRINCIPAL SINGERS Prior to your audition you will need to print out and prepare the audition material required. Also, come prepared with your best 16–32 bars of a ballad and an up-tempo in contrasting styles. Vocal styles should include: Pop/Rock, R&B, Contemporary Musical Theatre/Broadway, and Jazz. Sheet music is required in the proper key. Must have strong acting ability. Singers will be taught a movement combination and should come prepared with proper dance attire. Singers will also perform in our Signature Production Show. Females should have a vocal range between E3–C6 with a strong, controlled belt/mix up to an F5. Must also be able to produce sultry alto notes as well as the ability to sing light and floaty in upper register. Males should have a vocal range between C3–B4 and must be able to sustain upper notes. Some roles require a strong falsetto up to an F5. See website for complete audition information: www.royalcaribbeanproductions.com

PRINCESS CRUISE LINES – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 21 - Princess Cruises is casting talent for Princess Cruise Lines. Casting states: "We are currently seeking production vocalists and dancers for various contract start dates for Jan to March 2020 to be a part of our production shows. These dynamic and visually stunning shows are developed by top Broadway, West End, and music industry directors and choreographers, including our newest collaborations 'The Secret Silk,' 'Born to Dance,' and 'Magic to Do,' with Stephen Schwartz, composer of 'Wicked,' 'Pippin,' and 'Godspell.' Offering exciting itineraries spanning the globe, Princess is one of the leaders in providing award winning onboard entertainment at sea." Various start dates in Jan-March 2020 in L.A. Onboard for a minimum of six months. Pay varies by role. Vocalists: $1,200/wk. min. onboard. Dancers: $2,000/month min. onboard. Accommodations and meals provided onboard. Housing and rehearsal pay provided for rehearsals. Seeking—Male Vocalists (Lead): 22-50, seeking excellent vocalists who can do Broadway, rock, and contemporary pop. Seeking high baritones to tenors with at least a full voice A4 above middle C. Must move well and be strong actors. 5'8" and taller; Female Vocalists (Lead): 22-50, seeking a female vocalist who can do Broadway and pop. Must be able to have a rock belt up to at least a C above middle C and a soprano range to a G5 minimum. Must be excellent actresses that move well. 5'2"-5'8". To request an appointment for either the invited singer or dancer audition, visit www.princesscruisesentertainment.com/careers/auditions.

 

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

 

 

 

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'The GERSHWINS' PORGY & BESS' – NOV. 19 - Red Mountain Theatre Company is casting the roles of Bess and Jake in The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess. Rehearsals begin Jan. 14, 2020; runs Feb. 7-23 in Birmingham AL. Pay dependent on union status. Non-union pay commensurate with experience; Union pay per Equity guidelines. Travel and accommodations provided. Seeking—“Jake” (Lead): Male, 21-35; “Bess” (Lead): Female, 25-40. Audition by appointment Nov 19 from 1PM-5PM at Ripley Grier Studios (520 8th Ave 16th floor, Rooms 16M & 16N, New York City NY 10018). Seeking talent from Birmingham AL; New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit https://redmountaintheatre.org/ Submit your headshot/resume and a self-tape or reel to be scheduled for an appointment.

 

 

 

STAGE SHOWS:

'MATILDA The MUSICAL' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 10 - Regional Theatre Of the Palouse is casting Matilda the Musical. Runs Oct. 7-17 in WA. Pay TBD. Room board lodging and transportation provided. Seeking—Mrs. Phelps/The Escapologist/Randolpho/Doctor/Adult Male Ensemble (Supporting): Male, 18+, Mrs. Phelps: the librarian; The Escapologist: A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. Gender: Male; vocal range top: E4. Vocal range bottom: C3. Rudolpho: Mrs. Wormwood's ballroom dance partner. Gender: Male; vocal range top: A4. Vocal range bottom: D-sharp3. Doctor: Mrs. Wormwood's doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda; gender: Male. Vocal range top: A4. Vocal range bottom: C3; Adult Male Ensemble. Seeking talent from Pullman WA; OR; CA. Apply via backstage.com or contact the theatre.

 

'VAMPIRES The MUSICAL®' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 10 - Z-Man Films is casting Vampires The Musical. Production states: "Some principals characters have been cast but looking for supporting characters. We will have a staged reading in December. While we are putting the reading together for this musical, we will be filming all of this as a reality TV show called 'Bullets To Broadway.' In this TV show, a Broadway producer will take some urban theater producers from one of the hardest cities in New York State and gives them a chance to prove themselves on a New York City stage in a brand new musical called Vampires The Musical. The producer mentors them and uses his resources to guide the team to success on a New York City Stage. "The objective of the TV show is to show what 'Vampires The Musical' has to go through to make it in the musical theater industry in New York City. The barometer of success will vary once the audition process takes place and the rehearsal begins. Vampires The Musical will be produced on stage in NYC. The whole process of making the musical will be captured in this reality series. The reality series will focus on six-eight new members of the cast as well as the urban producers creating the musical as they are mentored by real Broadway producers. Follow us as we follow them to auditions, rehearsals to the opening night of a New York City Stage premiere in this new reality TV series 'Bullets to Broadway.'" Rehearses Nov. 3 (1pm-4pm; 4pm-6pm for featured actors TBD), Nov. 10 (1pm-4pm); Nov. 17, 24, and Dec. 1 (1pm-4pm; 4pm-6pm for featured actors TBD); reading performance Dec. 8 (4pm-6pm) at Creative Cultural Center in NYC. Pays $100 stipend for the reading. Seeking—“Winona” (Lead): Transgender, 18+, transvestite vampire Winiona spent her last twenty years exploring the world. She enjoys the kill, but only after she's had sex. This highly intelligent vixen uses prostitution as a tool for income and for food. She usually travels with a clan of six with two vampire servants. Winona's signature is called "Chix with Dix." In the soft shoe ditty, she tells her tale in her own special way; “Auntie Graham” (Supporting): 27+, Brenda Graham married an alcoholic abusive husband in the '70s. She filed for divorce after one too many concussions. She left Philadelphia behind and returned to New Orleans. She became a nurse at a local clinic and cared for retired vets. She loved her family dearly and became especially close to her brother Malcolm (her only sibling) when their parents died in a plane crash. Brenda tried to get close to her brother, but his wife Tina was very protective of Malcolm and became jealous of anyone that got too close. Tina opened up a little more when her daughter Tuesday was born in 1975. Brenda spent countless hours at their house caring for Tuesday and often made dinner for the whole family; “Herve Suave” (Supporting): Male, 18+, small-time criminal arrested for petty larceny and shoplifting. Dallas hired Herve Suave as an errand boy. Herve Suave stayed loyal and moved his way up the smut ladder. Herve Suave is now in charge of Dallas's prostitute on Grady Street. Although his salary is $2,000 a week, Herve Suave is constantly broke and is always dipping into Dallas's prostitute accounts. His lifestyle is one of a politician or celebrity. He owns four cars including a BMW, a Lexus, a Porsche, and a Jeep, but has no insurance on any of them. He drinks expensive wines and frequents expensive restaurants. He always pays the check and tips very well. He refuses to have male waiters because his main objective is to take the waitress home. He sexes up nightly, mostly with Dallas's whores, but never pays for sex. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Video submission of singing encouraged. Submit resume and headshots.

 

'DEAR EVAN HANSEN' – NOV. 10 - Tara Rubin Casting is seeking female talent for Dear Evan Hansen, a musical currently running on Broadway and on a North American national tour. Steven Levenson, book; Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, music and lyrics; Rehearsal and production dates TBD. Pay TBD; production contract. Seeking—“Zoe Murphy” (Supporting): Female, 16 years old. Sensitive and sophisticated, with a sharp sense of humor, Zoe could care less about the status games and popularity rites of high school. She feels a terrible ambivalence over her brother’s death. Pop Soprano F3-E5 (Bottom F to E two above middle C); “Alana Beck” (Supporting): Female, 17 years old. Earnest to a fault, prone to melodrama, Alana hides a deeper loneliness beneath an ever-present smile and an almost aggressive friendliness. Pop Soprano F3-E5 (Bottom F to E two above middle C). Open Casting Call Nov 10 from 9AM-5PM at Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave, 3rd Fl., New York City NY 10018). PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL NOT BE SEEING MEN AT THIS CALL WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING AN UNOFFICIAL SIGN UP LIST OFFICIAL SIGN UP BEGINS AT 9AM. What to Prepare: 16 bars of a pop or rock song not written for musical theater; bring a picture and resume; accompanist will be provided. If you are not able to attend this call please submit via the show website:
https://dearevanhansen.com/auditions-submission/.

 

'GUYS And DOLLS,' RE-IMAGINED READING – NOV. 12 - Producers are casting a staged reading of a re-imagined Guys and Dolls. Rehearsals TBD winter dates based on actor's availability; reading early Feb. in the NYC area. Seeking—All Roles: All Genders, 18-55, all ethnicities and genders/gender identifications welcome. Just to note though, we aren't doing traditional casting but are using gender constructs for a specific purpose. Also don't hesitate to submit if you don't have a video reel, but we may reach out and ask for a short self-tape prior to the audition. Open Casting Call Nov 12 from 6PM-9PM in New York City. Apply via backstage.com

 

EQUITY, 'SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER' & 'GUYS And DOLLS' – NOV. 13 – CHICAGO - Fireside Theatre is casting Saturday Night Fever (Rehearsals begin Dec. 9; runs Dec. 31, 2019-Feb. 23, 2020), and Guys and Dolls (Rehearsals begin Feb. 10, 2020; runs Feb. 27-Apr. 12). Rehearses and performs in Wisconsin. Pays $699/wk. Equity Fireside Dinner Theatre Agreement. Seeking—Equity Actors: All Genders: 18+, for Saturday Night Fever – “Tony Manero” (Lead): Tenor to A; plays 19, handsome Brooklyn Italian. King of his circle. Projects machismo with a vulnerability beneath. Extremely charismatic. Believable Brooklyn accent, strong dancer with a great pop/rock voice; “Flo Manero” (Lead): Mezzo; plays 40-60. Tony’s Brooklyn Italian mother. Opinionated, devout Catholic. Movement a plus; “Monty” (Lead): Bari-tenor to G with strong falsetto; Plays 40-60, versatile actor-singer-dancer to play two roles. Monty – handsome womanizing, high-energy, DJ with a genuinely likable nod to 60’s free-spirited sexuality; “Frank Manero Sr.” (principal): Tony’s Brooklyn Italian, iron-fisted father who leads with inflated pride in the face of unemployment; “Stephanie Mangano” (principal): mezzo with belt to D; plays 20, beautiful Brooklyn Italian. Projects overconfidence and pretension but is really a simple girl trying to be more than what she came from. Must be genuinely likable. Believable Brooklyn accent. Strong voice and very strong dancer; “Frank Jr.” (principal): tenor to A-flat, plays 25-30, Tony’s brother. Brooklyn Italian, genuine, paternal, spiritual energy. Believable Brooklyn accent, strong mover with a strong pop/rock voice; “Bobby C” (principal): tenor to A-flat, plays 18-20, awkward Brooklyn Italian. One of “the Faces;” (Tony’s gang). Insecure and needy. A troubled soul who tries too hard. Believable Brooklyn accent, strong mover with a great pop voice; “Annette” (principal): mezzo with belt to E-flat; plays 18-20, attractive, Innocent, insecure, needy. She tries to mask her vulnerability with toughness. Believable Brooklyn accent. Strong dancer with strong voice; for Guys and Dolls – “Sky Masterson:” Male. Baritone B to E-flat. Playing age 25–35. Lead role Charismatic, cool and charming. Sky is a suave, intelligent and confident gangster who naturally commands others’ respect and attention. Handsome, with a swagger and sex appeal. Some dance/movement ability would be useful; “Sarah Brown:” Female. Soprano to High A. Playing age 18–35. Lead role. Conventional, respectable and principled, Sarah is initially a little too buttoned-up for her own good. She has genuine passion for her calling. The actress playing this role has to play convincingly drunk. When under the influence of alcohol, she allows her straight-laced persona to slip. Strong movement ability a plus; “Nathan Detroit:” Male. Baritone to High F. Playing age 35–50. Lead role. Nathan is a lovable rogue, a bit neurotic, who is always struggling to stay one step ahead of the pack and looking for the big break he never seems to get. Funny, eternally frustrated; “Adelaide:” Female. Mezzo to A. Playing age 30s to 40s. Lead role Lead performer at the ‘Hot Box’ a tacky cabaret joint. Strong comic actress with strong dancing ability. She adores Nathan but is driven crazy by his antics; “Nicely Nicely Johnson:” Male. Tenor to high B-flat. Playing age 28 to 50. Supporting role. One of Nathan Detroit’s henchmen. Comic, cheerful and likeable he delivers hilarious one-liners and a big, Broadway showstopper (‘Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat’); “Benny Southstreet:” Male. Baritone. 25–55 supporting role. Nicely’s pal with whom he sings the duet ‘Guys & Dolls’ and trio ‘Fugue for Tinhorns’. Upbeat; “Arvide Abernathy:” Male. Baritone 60-90 supporting role. Sarah’s grandfather and a member of the Save a Soul mission. Wise, warm and caring. Good singing voice; “Rusty Charlie:” Male. Baritone 20s and above. Supporting role. Small time gambler. Sings the trio ‘Fugue for Tinhorns’ with Nicely & Benny; “General Matilda B. Cartwright:” Female mezzo 40–65 Supporting role Regional representative of the Save a Soul Mission. Powerful, matronly, no-nonsense with a formidable presence. Equity Principal Audition Nov 13 from 10AM-5:30PM (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Actors' Equity Association-Chicago Member Center (557 W Randolph St., 1st fl., Chicago IL 60661; Dial 011 For entry at front door). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Members May sign up through the Member Portal beginning Nov. 5 at 12noon. Prepare a short song in the style of the show. You may sing from the show. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

 

'LITTLE MERMAID Jr' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 13 - Vagabond Repertory Theater Company is casting character slots for a production of Little Mermaid Jr, set to go up in the summer of 2020. First readthrough of the script to be held in Nov.; rehearsals begin Jan. 2020; performs in the summer 2020 in Staten Island NY. No pay. Seeking—“Sebastian the Crab” (Supporting): All Genders, 10-13; Flotsam and Jetsam (Supporting): All Genders, 10-13; The Mersisters: Attina, Alana Adella Aquata, Arista and Andrina (Supporting): Female, 11-14; Sailors/Merpeople/Townsfolk/ETC (Background/Extra): All Genders, 6-14. Seeking talent from Staten Island, New York NY; Newark NJ. Apply via backstage.com or contact the theater company.

 

'BRILLIANT,' The MUSICAL – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 15 - dani b Productions is casting Brilliant, a stage musical. Project description: "An exciting new musical, is seeking submissions for upcoming readings and performances. Get in on the ground floor of a musical in development." Rehearses Nov. 16, and Dec. 1, 2019 at 4pm. Performs Dec. 4, 2019 and Jan. 12, 2020 at 5pm in Wayne, PA. Pay provided for all roles. Seeking—Lead Male (Lead): 20-49, Pay provided for all roles. Seeking talent from Wayne, Philadelphia PA. To apply, include a headshot and a video of a musical performance. Production will accept other supporting materials. Confirm availability for the listed dates. For more info, visit http://www.brilliantthemusical.com

 

EQUITY, 'The SOUND Of MUSIC' – NOV. 15 – HOUSTON - A.D. Players is casting The Sound of Music with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Rehearsals begin May 26, 2020; runs June 17-July 12 with a tentative extension through July 19, 2020 in Houston TX. Pays $541/wk. Equity LOA Contract. Seeking—“Maria Rainer:” Female, 20-35, a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey – young, free spirited, warm, gentle and kind with much determination; “Captain Georg Von Trapp:” 35-45, a retired Austrian naval captain. Polished, yet very military in the way he runs his life to repress his sadness over the death of his wife; underneath, he is warm, understanding, and determined; “Max Detweiller:” Male, 30+, charming and vital; a man of sophistication who enjoys the good life; true and loyal friend to the von Trapp family; “Elsa Schrader:” Female, 35-45, a baroness of taste and elegance, sophisticated, dignified and mature; “Mother Abbess:” Female, 40+, motherly, understanding, strong and authoritative, but kind; “Rolf Gruber:” Male, 17+, suitor to Liesl, telegram delivery boy, later Nazi soldier. A very pleasant young man, somewhat aggressive but in a gentle way; “Liesl Von Trapp:” Female, to play 16, the oldest child, blossoming into a young lady. She has a material edge to her and cares very deeply for her younger siblings; “Sister Berthe:” Female, 18+, Mistress of Novices, prudish, straight-laced with a quick tongue, she is less tolerant than other nuns; may be doubled; “sister Margaretta:” Female, 18+, Mistress of Postulants, very kind, understanding and concerned; may be doubled; “Sister Sophia:” Female, 18+, neither demanding nor critical, sticks with the rules; may be doubled. Equity Principal Audition by appointment Nov 15 from 1PM-5PM at A D Players Saint St. Annex (2613 Saint St., Houston TX 77027). Seeking talent from Houston TX. The EPA on Friday, November 15, is scheduled for 1-5p. We are scheduling all actor slots in three-minute increments in order to allow for your audition and any quick questions from our directors. For consideration, email your time preference, headshot and resume to Hannah Smith at auditions@adplayers.org. For singing roles, may either prepare one 32-bar cut or two 16 bar cuts or a combination of 1-minute monologue and 16 bar cut. Bring sheet music in the proper key and with any cuts clearly marked. Accompanist provided. For non-singing roles, prepare one 1-minute monologue. Note: Ages 17 and above. (Youth roles will be auditioned at a separate time.) Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend. Especially interested in local talent. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

 

'FINDING NEVERLAND' 2020 NATIONAL TOUR – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 16 - APEX Touring is casting the musical based on the Academy Award-winning film of the same name, this show follows playwright J. M. Barrie as he summons the courage to become the writer and the man he yearns to be. Barrie finds the inspiration he's been missing when he meets the beautiful widow Sylvia and her four young sons: Jack, George, Michael, and Peter. Gary Barlow & Eliot Kennedy, music & lyrics; James Graham, book; Travel day for rehearsals in Lancaster, PA: December 15th/ Rehearsal Dec. 16-20; Travel to Alto NM Jan. 1, 2020; tech in Alto NM Jan. 2-8; touring production portion Jan. 9-April 13, 2020. Competitive salary + housing is provided + per diem. Seeking—The Davies Brothers (Michael, Jack, Peter, George) (Supporting): Male, 8-12, Seeking youth male actors, Must be able to sing, dance and act. The role of George must play the ukulele. Seeking talent from Nationwide (United States). Submit headshot/resume along with vocal audition to Lauren@prathertouring.com

 

'RETURN To The REGGAE LOUNGE' – NOV. 16 & 17 – PETALUMA - Petaluma Shakespeare Company is casting Return To The Reggae Lounge, a comedic rock steady musical that takes you into the underworld and back. Synopsis: Return to the Reggae Lounge is a locally written and produced musical taking place in an old music club in Brixton, South London. The story is one of revenge, mystic, fake deaths and ska. It wanders from the ephemeral plane to the real world we all live in. All characters are fictitious except for Ratatanga, who is always watching. Rehearses for six weeks of rehearsals three evenings a week Feb. 8-Mar. 20, 2020; dress and tech rehearsal Mar. 19 & 20 in Petaluma CA; runs Mar. 21 at Redwood Cafe in Cotati, CA, Mar. 27 & 28 at Phoenix Theater in Petaluma CA, and April 3, 4 & 5 TBA. Nonunion. Compensation is $500. Seeking—“Freddy” (Lead): Male, 25-40, a man on the run, a man in love; he's the lead singer of a band, clean cut, sharp dresser, ex bouncer and on the run from the local mafia; he is in love with his girlfriend Firebird; “Firebird” (Lead): Female, 25-40, is Freddy's mystical girlfriend from Jamaica; she dabbles in white magic and loves Freddy very much; “Shark” (Lead): Male, 25-40, is Freddie's best mate and Ska Aficionado; he's physically a bouncer type; he's a bartender, band mate and protector of Freddy; “Cornelius Crumb” (Supporting): Male, 25-40, is Freddie's old employer, a gang-land boss; he's flamboyant and dangerous; “Ratatanga” (Supporting): Female, 25-40, is Cornelius's minder and powerful witch; “Di Digger” (Supporting): Male, 25-40, is a clueless detective. Auditions by appointment Nov 16 from 2PM-6PM and Nov 17 from 2PM-6PM at Clear Heart Theater (90 Jesse Lane, Petaluma CA 94952). We are casting actors/actresses who sing between the ages of 25-40 years old. Please prepare a 2-minute contemporary monologue of your choice memorized and ready to perform. Also prepare to sing a song of your choice without accompaniment. Seeking talent from the Petaluma CA area.

'GET OUT ALIVE' – NOV. 18 – CHICAGO - Get Out Alive is casting Get Out Alive, a new autobiographical musical by independent artist Nikki Lynette. Synopsis: Using storytelling, song, movement, visual media, and a live DJ, Nikki’s offbeat approach to sharing her personal mental health journey shows that even when life leads us to a bad place, we can always make it out alive. Recounting her personal journey marked by abuse, grief, sexual assault, and suicide, Lynette raises awareness around mental health all through the lens of a punk/hip hop concert. The creative team is looking for two vibrant, inventive, and collaborative performers to complete this four-person cast. The music mixes influence from punk, hip hop, alternative rock, and trip hop, so performers should be confident singing and dancing in these different styles. Both performers need to be excellent dancers and singers who are comfortable with improvisation. Both characters are female-identifying, however performers of all gender expressions are welcome. A creative powerhouse, Lynette’s music has been featured in popular shows on MTV, Fox, Hulu and Netflix. Since her return to the public eye, she has written articles about mental health, depression, and suicide for prominent black publications, and is currently working on a mental health documentary Happy Songs About Unhappy Things. Rehearsals Jan. 13-26, 2020 (6pm-10pm weekdays and 10am-6pm weekends, with Mondays off) at the Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, 1949 Campus Drive, in Evanston IL; technical rehearsals Jan. 28-29 at Steppenwolf, 1700 N Halsted; runs TBD Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm, and Sunday at 3:30pm in Chicago IL. Pays $400/wk. Seeking—Echo #1: Female, 18-40, has a rebellious rocker edge; a bold instigator with a fierce confidence in her own power; excellent singer and dancer; any voice type/range; Echo #2: Female, 18-40, has an openness and innocence; punk edge with a sense of mischief; excellent singer and dancer; any voice type/range. Audition for non-Equity dancers and singers at the Athenaeum Theatre studios (2936 N Southport Ave in Chicago) Nov. 18 from 6pm-10pm. There will be three one-hour dance calls, followed by a vocal callback. You won’t be needed the entire time. What to Prepare: 1) Come warmed up and ready to dance. 2) You may be asked to improvise movement to a song from the show.­ 3) A 30-90 second cutting of a pop-rock song that you love to sing and shows your personality. 4) Be prepared to learn vocal harmonies by ear. How to Submit:If you are interested in auditioning, submit a headshot and resume as one PDF to getoutaliveshow@gmail.com. Indicate your first, second, and third choice preference for the dance calls: 6pm, 7pm, or 8pm. Some appointments will be given out, but the audition will run as an open call. All dancers should be prepared to stay or return at 9pm for the vocal callback. The callback will not go past 11pm, and if you have any time restraints indicate them in your submission email.

'VERBOTEN' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 19 - The House Theatre of Chicago is casting Verboten, a musical. Project description: "1983. Chicago. It's do-or-die for Verboten-a band made up of outsider teens with seriously complex home lives. As they gear up for a show at The Cubby Bear that is sure to change their lives forever, can they keep their parents from destroying the fabric of their self-made punk rock family? With lyrics and music by Verboten's original guitarist Jason Narducy (Split Single, Superchunk, Bob Mould) and book by Brett Neveu ('Odradek,' 'Pilgrim's Progress,' 'Traitor'), Verboten is inspired by the true story of Chicago's own young punks?" Rehearsals begin Dec. 9, 2019, in Chicago IL. Runs Jan. 26-March 8, 2020. Pays $360 stipend. Seeking—Understudies (Supporting): 20+. Seeking talent from Chicago IL. Apply via backstage.com or contact the theater.

EQUITY, 'WEST SIDE STORY' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 27 - South Bend Civic Theatre is casting leads for the adaptation of West Side Story in South Bend IN. The production will take place at the 2500-seat Morris Performing Arts Center as a co-production between the South Bend Civic Theatre and the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. Rehearses in South Bend; first rehearsal Mar. 28, 2020; first dress rehearsal April 16; runs April 18-19 at the Morris Performing Arts Center, Chicago IL. Guest Artist Tier I Equity Contract, pays $354 per week min. (plus accommodation). Production states: "EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity monitor will be provided. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. Always bring your Equity membership card to auditions." Seeking—“Maria” (Lead): Female, 18-30, soprano; “Anita” (Lead): Female, 18-35, mezzo-soprano; “Tony” (Lead): Male, 18-35, tenor. Equity members may sign up through the Member Portal. Chicago Audition Hotline: 877-232-1913, ext. 815.

HOLIDAY CASTING 'CHRIST ADAPTATION & A BLACK CHRISTMAS CAROL' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 30 - Ujamaa Black American Theatre Inc. is immediately casting for UBAT NYC Holiday Season. Synopsis: UBAT NYC is currently holding auditions for our 2019 Christmas/Kwanzaa Holiday Season which Starts a full production of A Christ Adaptation and A Black Christmas Carol by ubatnyc anthology sitccoms founded by the Late great Titus Walker. Production states: "Ujamaa Black American Theatre Inc. is responsible for keeping the legacy of Harlem alive since the late 70s. All ages and types. beginner Adults and children are welcome to submit pictures and resumes. Ujamaa Black American Theater celebrates 40 years of creating a platform of social and cultural awareness through the arts, and this season we want you to join us in our mission. We are making film transition and will film/perform in the NYC Theater District as well as religious and educational institutions in the tri-state area. Seeking actors [willing to communicate] content of social awareness, while encouraging careers in the performing arts." Black Christmas/Kwanzaa spectacular Audition November 16th ,2019 Production Runs Dec. 15-29; with Award Ceremony runs TBD in NYC. Fee based Program with commission-based stipend, Financial Aid available so you learn while you earn. Seeking—Ghost of Christmas Past (Supporting): All Genders, 18-65, general casting: roles for a new actor who possesses the ability to play various roles and sing R&B, rock, jazz and gospel styles, as well as execute simple choreography; “Black Christ” (Lead): Male, 17-40, Lead Role for a new actor and all-around versatile African American talent, must be enthusiastic and easy to work with. Make up and film Props experienced a plus; “Punches Pilot” (Lead): Male, 18+, Role for an actor who possesses the ability to play various historical figures/Doctor and comfortable with R&B, rock, jazz and gospel styles, as well as execute simple choreography; Young “Jesus” (Day Player): Male, 7-19, an actor who possesses the ability to play holiday figures and sing R&B, rock, jazz and gospel styles, as well as execute simple choreography; Christmas Carolers (Supporting): All Genders, 8-30; “Bradworth” (Lead): Male, 22-65, a new actor who possesses the ability to play various historical figures and sing R&B, rock, jazz and gospel styles, as well as execute simple choreography; “Mary” (Lead): Female, 15-37, an actress who possesses the ability to play various Biblical figures and sing R&B, rock, jazz and gospel styles, as well as execute simple choreography; “Titus” (Supporting): Male, 18-49, A New actor who possesses the ability to play various historical figures and sing R&B, rock, jazz and gospel styles, as well as execute simple choreography; Kwanza Queen (Lead): Female, 18-59, an Actress who possesses the ability to play various Hoilday figures and sing R&B, rock, jazz and gospel styles, as well as execute simple choreography; Police Officers (Supporting): All Genders, 13-50, an actor who possesses the ability to play various figures and sing R&B, rock, jazz and gospel styles, as well as execute simple choreography. Seeking talent from New York, NY. Seeking all ages and types. Adults and children are welcome to submit pictures and resumes. Ujamaa Black American Theater celebrates 40 years of creating a platform of social and cultural awareness through the arts and this season we want you to join us in our mission. We perform in the New York City Theater District as well as religious and educational institutions locally in the tri-state area. Seeking actors that are interested in communicating content of social awareness through the performing arts. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Submit your headshot and resume for review.

EQUITY, 'MEMPHIS' NYC EPA – NOV. 19 - North Carolina Theatre is casting Equity actor-singers for Memphis. David Bryan, music-lyrics; Joe DiPietro, book-lyrics; Rehearsals begin March 9, 2020 at NC Theatre Studios and Raleigh Memorial Auditorium; runs Mar. 24-29 2020 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC. 2020 Salary pending. (2019 weekly minimum was $784.) Equity LOA Agreement. Seeking—“Huey:” Male, 20-35, the frenzied, bombastic, motor-mouthed hero who talks his way into becoming a DJ at a local "white" radio station, ignores race barriers and eventually falls in love with Felicia, a talented black singer, which causes a whole new set of problems for him in segregated Memphis; vocal range: tenor with a great feel for pop/rock/R&B; styles, C3-B4; the character is Caucasian; “Felicia:” Female, 20-35, beautiful, wide-eyed, and a fiercely gifted singer, follows her heart and falls in love with Huey, despite knowing deep down that a relationship between a white man and a black woman in prejudiced Memphis is doomed; vocal range: high R&B; belt voice, G3-A5; the character is African American; “Delray:” Male, 35-45, Felicia’s older brother who owns the club on Beale Street where she sings; realistic, cautious, protective, and aware of the realities of the segregation that exists in Memphis and the world beyond; vocal range: baritenor with a great pop/rock/R&B; voice, B-flat2 to B-flat4. The character is African American; “Gladys:” Female, 45-65, excellent actor with comic skills; Huey’s stern, traditional blue-collar, southern mother who has worked her entire life to be able to support herself and her son, whom she loves, but about whom she constantly worries; vocal range: strong singer with alto-belt mix, B3-A5; the character is Caucasian; “Gator:” Male, 20-53, works as a bartender at Delray’s, hasn’t spoken since age five, when he saw his father killed; as the story progresses, he finds his voice again, must be an excellent actor and singer and move well, comic timing a plus; vocal range: great R&B; baritenor, F-sharp3 to A4; the character is African American; “Bobby:” Male, 20-35, the janitor at Mr. Simmons’s radio station, full of personality and heart, role requires an actor who must dance well, as the character has a dance break in his show-stopping number “Big Love,” comic skills a plus; vocal range: great gospel voice, G3-C5; the character is African American; “Mr. Simmons:” Male, 50-60, the conservative owner of the radio station where Huey gets his start; a strong, southern, commanding businessman who becomes willing to take a chance on Huey when he realizes the audience Huey reaches and the money he can command; great actor who is comfortable singing; the character is Caucasian. Equity Principal Audition Nov 19 from 9:30AM-5:30PM (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W 46th St., 16th Fl., New York City NY 10036). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a brief song from the show or in the style of the show. Bring sheet music, in the correct key, as an accompanist will be provided. Bring a picture and resume, stapled together and your Equity card. North Carolina Theatre encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. All SM positions have been filled.

'GOOD TIMES' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 25 - Devolution Productions is casting Good Times, a mini skit is to be performed at a fundraiser for SAGE and Project Reach. Auditions and rehearsals TBD dates (direct message for information); performs Oct. 26 in the NYC area. TFP, Metro Card back home, and commission on ticket sales provided. Seeking—“James” (Lead): Male, 22+, you'll have to be humorous and perhaps some singing would be applicable. The entire skit is 8-10 minutes long; “Wilona:” Female, 22+, you'll have to be humorous and perhaps some singing would be applicable. The entire skit is 8-10 minutes long; “Michael” (Lead): Male, 21+, you'll have to be humorous and perhaps some singing would be applicable. The entire skit is 8-10 minutes long; “Penny” (Lead): Female, 21+, you'll have to be humorous and perhaps some singing would be applicable. The entire skit is 8-10 minutes long; “Angle” (Lead): Male, 18+, you'll have to be humorous and perhaps some singing would be applicable. The entire skit is 8-10 minutes long; The Rosette (Lead): Female, 21+, you'll have to be humorous and perhaps a talented singer would be applicable. The entire skit is 20 minutes long. Seeking talent from New York City NY. For more info, visit http://evolutionproductionsnyfw.wordpress.com

EQUITY, 'SOUTH PACIFIC, ECC – NOV. 25 & DEC. 10 - Goodspeed Opera House is casting Equity singers and dancers who sing for South Pacific. Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan, book; Oscar Hammerstein II, lyrics; Richard Rodgers, music; Rehearses Mar. 17, 2020; runs Apr. 17-July 2, 2020 at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddem, CT. Pays $969/wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep LORT B Agreement. Seeking—Equity Dancers Who Sing (Chorus/Ensemble): All Genders: 18+, solid musical theatre dancers who sing; Equity Singers (Chorus/Ensemble): All Genders, 18+, Equity singers who move well. Equity Chorus Calls Nov 25 at 10AM for Equity male dancers who sing & 1PM for Equity female dancers who sing at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 12th floor, 1215-holding, New York City NY 10018) and Dec 10 at 10AM for Equity male singers who move well & 2PM for Equity female singers who move well at the same location (3rd floor, 314 holding). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Dancers: Bring flats or dance sneakers. Bring picture and resume. Singers: Bring music to sing in the style of the show. No contemporary or pop material. Bring picture and resume. Callbacks Dec. 13. We will not be seeing Non-Union talent at these Union ECC calls; our Non-Union call Dec. 9.

'MADELINE's CHRISTMAS MUSICAL' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 27 - Woodstock Playhouse is casting adult roles in Madeline's Christmas Musical, a musical based on the popular children's book "Madeline's Christmas" by Ludwig Bemelmans. Synopsis: "In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines." So begins this delightful story of "Madeline's Christmas," just one of the popular stories in the "Madeline" children's book series. Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 8. Rehearsals and performances take place at the Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Rd., Woodstock NY. Additional rehearsals take place at the Playhouse Educational Campus, New York Conservatory for the Arts of Hurley NY. Pays $500, plus room for the one-week gig covered. Seeking—“Miss Clavel” (Lead): Female, 21-36, mezzo-soprano/alto; 5'8"-5'11"; Clavel is Madeline's disciplined yet loving boarding school French nurse/guardian who watches over the "twelve little girls in two straight lines;" Monsieur Brun/Harsha (Lead): Male, 21-36, baritone; 5'10"- 6'; must be able to portray age; Harsha is the magical rug merchant who helps to make the twelve little girls' Christmas wishes come true. Monsieur Brun is the French history teacher at the boarding school. Seeking talent from New York, Albany, Woodstock NY; Philadelphia PA; Hartford CT. Apply via backstage.com or visit https://www.WoodstockPlayhouse.org Online audition process. Include headshot, resume, and video reel.

 

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

ROALD DAHL's MATILDA, The MUSICAL – NOTICE EXPIRES FEB. 29 - Regional Theatre Of the Palouse is seeking supporting lead need for Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical (Rehearsals begin Sep. 30; runs Nov. 7-17), She Loves Me (Rehearsals begin Jan. 6, 2020; runs Feb. 13-23), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Rehearsals begin Mar. 19, 2020; runs Apr. 16-26). Rehearses Mon.-Fri., 6:30pm-9:30pm in Pullman WA 99163. Compensation includes travel, lodging and a modest monthly stipend for the duration of the project. Stipend is negotiable in regards to experience. Seeking—All Roles Open: 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). In your cover letter state availability. Include a video with your submission (dance and singing required). For more info about the season and RTOP as a company visit www.rtoptheatre.org.

 

 

 

COMPANIES:

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

 

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

 

 

 

COMPETITIONS:

JBY's CHRISTMAS SPECIAL TALENT SHOWCASE – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 13 - Just Be You Performing Arts & Productions is casting JBY's 3rd Annual Christmas Talent Showcase. Synopsis: Seeking aspiring singers, conscious rappers, spoken word artist, and poets, to perform in our open-mic segment. No formal experience necessary. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure by performing in a seasoned and established production by Just Be You Performing Arts. An organization that is about empowering aspiring artists, especially female artists. Seeking talent in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania metro area. No rehearsals. No auditions. Talent is to arrive prepared to perform. Registration is required. No walk up allowed. Showcase runs Dec. 6 at 7:30pm at You're Cordially Invited Event Space in Maplewood, New Jersey. No pay. No fees. Non-union. Once booked for the show performance agreement will be sent to the talent that includes a media release and all showcase rules and guidelines. Registration comes with professional photographs and the option to order a video clip. Snacks and refreshments served at event for talent. Trophy awarded to the crowd favorite. Talent must be easily able to self-report to venue at their own expense. Seeking—Singers: All Genders, 21+. Seeking talent from Rahway, Linden NJ; New York City NY; Colonia, Maplewood, Edison, Woodbridge, Hillsborough, Hillside, Bound Brook, Roselle, Montclair, Hoboken, Jersey City, Matawan, Camden, Trenton, Plainfield, Freehold, Mountainside NJ. To register for the showcase talent must email a head shot and a short bio about their skills and style. Apply via backstage.com or visit http://www.justbeyouperformingarts.org If talent has a link to a clip of their work talent should email link as well. Pre-registration is required.

 

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.

 

LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION – JAN. 21 DEADLINE - Kurt Weill Foundation is seeking singer-actors to participate in the Lotte Lenya Competition. Synopsis: In 1998, to honor the centenary of the birth of Lotte Lenya (1898-1981), an extraordinary singer/actress and one of the foremost interpreters of the music of her husband, Kurt Weill (1900-1950), the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music established an annual Lotte Lenya Competition. The Lotte Lenya Competition recognizes talented singer/actors of all nationalities, ages 19-32, who are dramatically and musically convincing in repertoire ranging from opera/operetta to contemporary Broadway scores, including the works of Kurt Weill. Total prizes exceed $75,000; individual prizes range from $500 (semi-finals) to $20,000 (finals). Semifinals run Mar.11 or 12, 2020 in NYC; Finals run May 2 in Rochester NY. All semifinalists receive $500 award; finalists receive a minimum award of $1000, or are eligible for top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000, and discretionary awards of $5,000 and $3,500. Seeking—Singer-Actors: 18-32. Seeking talent Worldwide. Application must be submitted online with video audition of complete repertoire, due Jan. 21, 2020. Contestants must prepare four selections, total duration not to exceed 15 minutes: A selection from the operatic or operetta repertoire; a theatrical selection (any genre) by Kurt Weill; a song from the “Golden Age” (pre-1968) American musical theater repertoire; and a song from the American musical theater repertoire of 1968 or later. Additional information, guidelines, and application at www.kwf.org/llc

 

 

 

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

'DODGSON' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 15 - Tricorner Productions is seeking a voiceover actress to ADR some lines for "Dodgson." Actress must have a young British voice. Records TBD dates in Nov. in the NYC area. Seeking—“Alice Liddell” (Lead): Female, 7-17, Alice is the lead role so this will be an extensive voiceover opportunity. Apply via backstage.com or visit http://tricrornerproductions.com Submit an audio recording. Email tricornercasting@gmail.com for any inquiries.

 

'SINGLE LIFE' – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 16 - School of Visual Arts is casting voiceover talent for Single Life, a five-minute student film. Shoot date TBD at SVA, 209 E 23rd St., NYC. Pays $50, plus travel covered. Seeking—“Joe” (Supporting): Male, 25-50, describes what the character's doing. The sound of a voyeur who hides in the lead character's house. The script has both English and Chinese versions, so you must read both. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the school. Upload the novel version of voiceover. You can read part of it if you want.

WORKTRAIN ANIMATION EXPLAINER – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 20 - Blackcub Production is seeking a diverse cast of voices to explain what Worktrain is all about. Talent works remotely. Pay TBD. Seeking—Narrator (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. Send over an audio sample with your submission. For more info about Worktrain visit: http://www.worktraincny.org/.

WEEKLY VOCALISTS For MUSICAL SCENES PROJECT – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - LifeOfGraysonScott is casting a project showing off an original musical theater scene each week. Looking for various vocalists to take part in the recording for each of these projects. Cast will meet for rehearsal once in Manhattan, and then the recording will take place in composer's home studio in Jersey City, New Jersey. Rehearses in 2020 (weekly) in Manhattan NYC; records in Jersey City, New Jersey. Pays $50 plus travel expenses. Will need to have an active Venmo account to receive payment. Seeking—Lead Vocalist (Day Player): Males & Females, 20-50, will need a vocalist a week to record. Composer would love to connect with multiple singers and musicians, making this a really entertaining project for everyone. Seeking talent from Jersey City NJ; New York NY. There will be multiple genres. Think Postmodern Jukebox for Musical theater, except all the music will be original. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

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

 

 

 

 

OPEN MIC NIGHTS/JAM SESSIONS:

NEW YORK CITY LOCATION:

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

 

WASHINGTON DC AREA LOCATIONS:

Open Mic Nights hosted by TOM SAPUTO

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

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

 

 

PROMOTIONS:

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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.

 

KIDS, INDUSTRY SHOWCASE NIGHT – NOV. 16 & 17 - Random Farms Kids' Theater and Broadway Workshop is seeking children to audition for The Random Farms Kids’ Theater, Inc. and Broadway Workshop's annual Industry Showcase Night. Company states: "'Industry Showcase Night' is an opportunity for kids and teens to perform in front of NYC’s top agents, managers, and casting directors." Rehearses Dec. 7 in Elmsford; performs Dec. 9 in NYC. Unpaid. Seeking—Performers: 5-18. Open Casting Calls Nov. 16 at The Random Farms Studio (77 Executive Blvd., Elmsford NY 10523) and Nov. 17 at Ripley Grier (520 8th Ave., 16th Fl, Manhattan NY 10018). Seeking talent from Manhattan, NY; Elmsford, NY. Prepare one minute of material – a song, monologue or combination of both.  Or just tell a joke. You could even make up a commercial or tell a story. Industry professionals are looking for “raw” talent. What you do is less important than showing your personality.  For more information, visit www.randomfarms.com or www.broadwayworkshop.com.

 

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:

ENSEMBLE ARTISTS NYC MASTER WORKSHOP INTENSIVE – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 10 - Ensemble Artists NYC is seeking participants to fill free spots for the Ensemble Artists NYC's Business of Acting workshop intensive. Company is offering ten free spots to the workshop. Director states: "You will learn the importance of following guidelines for industry-standard headshots and a resume that catches the attention of industry professionals. You will learn importance of branding yourself effectively. Tired of submitting and not getting called in? Tired of agents telling you that you are not ready? Tired of hearing others book jobs and you are left wondering 'Why not me?' Have you ever thought 'What am I doing wrong?' Are you not certain what your resume should include or what headshots to use? Is your look 'in' or 'outdated'? We are a 'for artists, by artists' organization, specializing in training and educating entertainers on how to 'make it' in the industry. We focus on marketing steps, tools, and techniques artists need to take to get represented, noticed, and booked. Our intensive career-changing workshop covers marketing, business, taxes, steps, and overall strategies one must take to get work and representation effectively in the NYC/L.A. areas. We believe in karma, so we offer a 90-minute free crash course every week to ten people. This is simply a way to give back to the aspiring artists in our entertainment community. Read all of our testimonials and see for yourself. We offer a more intensive workshop for more advanced entertainers immediately after the 90-minute free session, should one require a more in-depth consultation. This program began six years ago, and we have had hundreds who have come to the workshop, most of whom are now represented by a real agent, and many of whom have reported making consistent income. Ensemble Artists NYC is here to give you the practical know-how that will give you the ins and outs of the modeling, acting, and entertainment industry; help you gain self-esteem; and give you guidance and motivation to build your dreams with a realistic approach." Next free workshop runs on Nov. 8 (9:15am-2pm) in Midtown NYC. Note: Workshop takes place approx. every 14-18 days; 10-15 people are selected at a time. Dates vary month to month. Note: Only apply if you are available on the date and during the specified time frame. The entire Workshop is free. An optional post-workshop one-on-one consultation costs $30 for 20 minutes (based on availability). The company has some books and labels for sale. Director states: "This is a workshop class valued at $650. We are giving away 10 to 15 free spots per week to serious talent who truly need the help and guidance." Seeking—Actors/Entertainers: 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. To sign up, submit your headshot and resume or bio. Explain why you should be considered for the free intensive. Tell workshop personnel about yourself and your commitment to the entertainment industry and some of your past experiences. Director states: "If you qualify, you will receive an invitation to attend. Only 15 people per week will be selected. Must be a serious entertainer."

 

FREE TALENT REPRESENTATIVE WORKSHOP With TALENT AGENT From HUDSON ARTISTS AGENCY – NOV. 22 - The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC) is seeking participants for What Are Talent Agents & Talent Managers Looking For at Showcases?, a free industry workshop. This workshop is being held as part of "Coffee & Tea with TAPNYC," an industry/actor meet-up hosted by Bobby Holder (founder-co-director of TAPNYC, talent manager at TTE, and author of "Out of the Blue"), and the TAPNYC directing team: Maureen Toomey, Duvall O'Steen, Rory Lipede, and Alexa Harris. Production states: "TAPNYC has assisted hundreds of actors in landing representation through industry showcases. Industry guest is Danny Prather talent agent from Hudson Artists Agency. Danny attends TAPNYC Industry Showcases. The workshop will also go over the steps to landing representation through TAPNYC Industry Showcases." Workshop Nov. 22 from 11:30am-1:30pm in NYC. No pay. Workshop is free. Seeking—Actors & singers Seeking Representation Through Showcases: All Genders, 18+. For consideration, participants must submit a digital copy of their headshots and resumes and bring two hard copies of their headshots and resumes to the workshop. For more info, email headshots and resumes to info@theactorsprojectnyc.com. In the subject line, include "Meet TAPNYC & Industry." Note: Only accepting submissions from actors who have not attended previous TAPNYC seminars and/or workshops. Add info@theactorsprojectnyc.com to your address book to ensure that the confirmation lands in your inbox. No late entries. Do not request to leave early. Participants are asked to remain for the entire workshop.

 

TOP CASTING DIRECTOR MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 25 - Acting And Voice Studios is seeking participants to come meet and work with Scott Wojcik of Wojcik Seay Casting, LLC at a musical theatre intensive. Some of their credits include national/international tours of "Rent" 20th Anniversary Tour, "Kinky Boots," "Dreamgirls" Korean Tour, "A Chorus Line," and "Flashdance." They have worked with regional theatres like The 5th Avenue Theatre, Riverside Theatre, Stages St. Louis, and Raleigh Theatre. For this Intensive, Scott would like each actor to prepare two songs (a 32-bar cut and a contrasting 16) for Week 1. He’ll do more work on the longer cut and the 2nd one will be more feedback without adjustments. Week 2, will be selected materials from callback packets provided by Scott. Each performer should all bring a P&R with them and have their full book in case Scott would like to hear something else. Classes run Mondays, Nov. 25 and Dec. 2, 7pm-9pm in Midtown, NYC. No pay. The price to attend is $169. Seeking—Singer: 16+. To register visit https://www.actingandvoicestudios.com/product-page/2-week-musical-theatre-intensive For questions, call 347/443-4050 or email info@actingandvoicestudios.com.

 

'BEETLEJUICE' INTENSIVE – NOV. 26 DEADLINE - Werk With Bway is seeking participants for a Beetlejuice, the musical workshop intensive. Founder states: "Are you ready to "shake, shake, señora" this winter with the cast of B'way's Beetlejuice?! Work one-on-one in masterclasses with featured stars from BWAY's Beetlejuice, learn healthy pop styling in Vocal Technique, receive three new auditions songs specifically chosen for you in Build Your Rep, learn music and choreography from members of Beetlejuice production team, improve your audition skillset with a Broadway casting director, and audition for a member of the Beetlejuice creative team and receive personalized feedback. You'll have the 5 best "day-O's" of your life at this intensive! Our curriculum allows you to work in small groups to ensure you receive ample one-on-one time with the faculty. We also guarantee you will be coached in a masterclass with a featured Broadway guest artist! Our students have gone on to book Broadway shows, work regionally and attend the top musical theatre programs in the country. Werk! Past guest artists include Eva Noblezada ("Hadestown"), Reeve Carney ("Hadestown"), Derek Klena ("Jagged Little Pill"), Eden Espinosa ("Wicked"), Alice Ripley ("Next to Normal"), Kate Rockwell ("Mean Girls"), Grey Henson ("Mean Girls"), Chris Fitzgerald ("Waitress"), Caitlin Houlahan ("Waitress"), Kara Lindsay ("Wicked"), Gregory Treco ("Hamilton") and so many more. Beetlejuice guest artists to be announced soon! Runs Christmas Break, Dec. 26-30 (10am-6pm) at Studios 353, 353 W 48th St in NYC. After Oct. 29, tuition increases to $1,195. Seeking—Musical Theater Performers: Males & Females, 13+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Admission is rolling and space is limited. For consideration, apply at https://bit.ly/2ZhvdS8. Be sure to upload your headshot, resume, and include a video link of a singing audition or live performance clip. Werk With Bway is a by-application and by-audition only program. Submit your application by Nov. 26 for full consideration. Latecomers can submit until Nov. 26 however, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered. For more info, visit https://www.werkwithbway.com/beetlejuice-intensive

 

TV & FILM INTENSIVE With AVALON ARTISTS LEGIT AGENT – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 28 - Acting And Voice Studios is seeking participants for a TV/Film Masterclass. Synopsis: Meet & work with one of the Top Legit Talent Agents in the industry! Craig Holzberg, President of Avalon Artists Group, will be teaching a TV & Film Intensive for adults 16 years old and over. Avalon Artists Group is a full service, mid-size agency representing actors of all ages for film, television, theater, hosting, print, on-camera commercials, industrials and voiceovers in Los Angeles and New York. Many of their clients appear both on and off Broadway and in film, television, and in national network commercials. Always looking for the new, undiscovered talent, Craig can be found conducting acting workshops with actors nationwide. In this Weekend Intensive, each actor will get to prepare and perform 3 scenes that they feel they are a good fit for. Craig likes to see actors work on current material. He will provide feedback on your performance and he may offer adjustments and suggestions for improving your performance. There will also be a Q&A session each day. Actors can ask all of their questions regarding finding representation, securing representation, work without representation etc. Craig is a wealth of knowledge in this industry and has years of experience to share. Class meets Nov. 22, 6:30PM-8:30PM, Nov. 23, 11AM-1PM, and Nov. 24, 11AM-1PM in NYC. Cost: $249 for the 3-Day Intensive. Seeking—Actors: 16+. Seeking talent from New York NY. To register, visit https://www.actingandvoicestudios.com/product-page/masterclass-with-craig-holzberg

 

KIDS, The CAMP BROADWAY KIDS ENSEMBLE – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 28 - Camp Broadway is seeking kids ages 12-16 for The Camp Broadway Kids Ensemble, a musical theater performance group comprised of 50 theater-loving kids. A unique group will be featured in each of four performances of the Sounds of Christmas at Radio City Music Hall. Rehearses the day of performances; performs Nov. 29-30 (7:30pm curtain) and Dec. 7-8 (7:30pm and 8:00pm curtains respectively) in NYC. Program tuition cost: $425. This includes day-of-show rehearsal, performance at Radio City Music Hall, a Camp Broadway T-shirt for rehearsals, and accessories chosen by a costume designer for the performance. Seeking—Camp Broadway Kids Ensemble Cast Member (Chorus/Ensemble): All Genders, 12-16. Seeking talent from New York NY. Visit: https://app.getacceptd.com/campbroadway for specific details on what is to be included in your video, and how to submit your audition on Acceptd.

 

The YOUNG AMERICANS COLLEGE Of The PERFORMING ARTS – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 29 - The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts is seeking students for The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts. Auditions are open to high school juniors, seniors, and recent high school graduates. Visit www.yacollege.edu/auditions for dates and locations. Classes being fall 2020 in Corona CA. Seeking—Student/Cast Member: All Genders, 17-22. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). School states: "When you audition for The Young Americans you are auditioning to be accepted into The Young Americans Performance Company as well as a student at The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts. The Young Americans was founded in 1962 with the mission to promote goodwill and understanding around the world through music. Five decades later the organization continues to fulfill its mission with performances, outreach tours, and its own college of the performing arts. The Young Americans cast members come from across the USA and around the world to use their talents as singers, dancers, and musicians to inspire audiences of all ages and further the mission of The Young Americans. The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts was founded to enhance the Young American experience by providing cast members of The Young Americans with a learning environment that reinforces the YA experience of innovative and creative learning with academic rigor that advances artistry and leadership skills to establish each student as a lifelong learner. All cast members accepted into The Young Americans begin their journey at the YA College." All applicants will be asked to sing as a part of their audition. Prepare your best 16 to 32 bars of a song, any style, which you will sing a cappella. Choose a song that you feel best shows your range, style, personality, and vocal ability. As a dancer also prepare a short dance routine showing your strongest styles. Apply via backstage.com or visit www.yacollege.edu/auditions

 

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

 

JOHN PALLOTTA STUDIO Of ACTING, SCHOLARSHIP WORK-STUDY, PRODUCTION ASSOCIATES – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - John Pallotta Studio of Acting is seeking studio administrative positions and interns for expanding John Pallotta Studio. Works in NYC; Philadelphia PA; Baltimore MD; VA weekly; quarterly intensives in Boston MA; NC, and SC, Atlanta GA; NM, and L.A. Payment can range from free classes and filmed scenes to commission base, depending upon the candidate and position and experience. Seeking—Work Study Assistant (Lead): Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from Philadelphia PA; Baltimore MD; Fairfax VA; Washington DC. Include your work resume (not acting) along with a cover letter for consideration. For more info, visit www.johnpallottastudio.com or www.phillyactingclasses.com.

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

The SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY's ONE YEAR MFA PROGRAM – NOTICE EXPIRES FEB. 16 - Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting is seeking actors interested in earning their MFA with The Shakespeare Theatre Company's One Year MFA Program. Program Coordinator states: "Rigorous and immersive, the nation's only one-year MFA program includes acting, voice, rhetoric, text, movement, mask, the Alexander Technique, stage combat, clown, as well as dramatic literature, script analysis, and theatre history; the ACA offers a unique training structure that serves as an incubator for fully developed classical actors and theatre makers. "The program is a joint venture with the George Washington University, and upon completion candidates receive a terminal degree - a Master of Fine Arts. Classes in Acting, Text & Rhetoric, Voice, Speech, Mask, Movement, and Stage Combat make up the core of the curriculum." Program runs Aug. 2020-July 2021 in Washington DC. Cost: $43,290. Program Coordinator states: "42% tuition reduction through the George Washington University, and 32% the cost of the national average for an Acting MFA. Scholarships available." Seeking—MFA Acting Students: All Genders, 18+, seeking actors with a facility for language, a solid vocal instrument, a connection to physicality, and instincts toward action and objective. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Auditions: New York - Jan. 19-20, 2020; Chicago - Jan. 26-27; L.A. - Feb. 1; Washington DC - Feb. 15. In the interview, show off your commitment to the acting profession, your work ethic, and your desire for growth. Visit ACA.ShakespeareTheatre.Org to submit your online application. Contact kwhite@shakespearetheatre.org for more information and to schedule an audition.

 

 

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