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Updated: July 17

 

AUDITIONS:

 

Most of the audition notices below can be found on

BACKSTAGE.COM - The Actors' Resource

 

 

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

 

BANDS/SOLOISTS/SHOWCASES:

PERFORMERS For SINGING TELEGRAMS - Babaloons and Toons Singing Telegrams is seeking performers for singing telegrams all around the country for a singing telegram agency based in California. We are seeking performers in: Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Washington DC, Miami, New York, New Orleans, Austin, Seattle, Atlanta, Boston, Phoenix & Philadelphia. Performers must have strong singing, acting, and improvisational comedy skills. Singing telegrams are typically ten- to 15-minute performances consisting of a loosely scripted comedy act/skit and two to three songs. You must be able to improvise and play off the crowd and recipient. Popular characters include: Marilyn Monroe, Nurse, Cop, Elvis, Austin Powers, Gorilla in a Tutu, Phantom of the Opera, Nerd, and many more. You can also develop your own characters. To start, you must provide your own costumes. Once you have proven to be reliable, the company can outfit you with more costumes to increase your repertoire. This is gig work. You rehearse on your own time and perform as jobs are booked. Pay per booking ranges from $80-$150, depending on character, tips, and travel time. You must have reliable transportation (okay to use public transport and Uber, etc.). You must be professional, reliable, and on time. Seeking—Singing Telegram (Lead): Males & Females, 18-65. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. If you are interested in auditioning, YOU MUST fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNZqz_YUuz0hoktnRZWv1FgQUbGPWw4vXFwNJy9fpgGr0rYQ/viewform?usp=sf_linkSubmit

 

'IN The MOOD,' US & AUSTRALIAN TOUR – JULY 16 - Bud Forrest Entertainment, Inc. is casting nonunion (Non-AEA/Non-SAG-AFTRA/Non-AGMA/Non-AGVA) male singers for In the Mood, a 1940s musical revue celebrating its 25th Silver Celebration Tour to the USA and Australia. Note: Casting for the Fall 2018 tour as well as future tours. Performances with the String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra as well as with a symphony orchestra. Fall Tour runs Aug. 6-Nov. 18 at theaters, performing arts centers, and concert halls throughout the US and Australia. Pays $700/wk. min. plus all travel, hotels, and meal prior to every performance. Note: Must have a passport valid through May 2019. Seeking—“Tommy:” Male, 21-39, to play late 20’s-30’s; ideally, 5’8”-6’2”; baritone, bari-tenor or tenor; “Harry:” Male, 21-39, to play 20’s-30’s; ideally, 5’8”-6’2”; baritone, bari-tenor or tenor; would be great if performer could swing dance & partner, but not required. Note: All must be strong singers/able to read music, sing solos and harmonies; and move well. Open Casting Call Jul 16 from 10am-4pm at Ripley Grier (520 8th Ave., between 36th & 37th Sts, Manhattan NY 10018). Prepare a ballad or up-tempo song (no more than 32 bars) in the style of the American Song Book (Porter/Gershwin/Kern/Berlin/Rodgers, etc). Have a second song, in case asked. Bring sheet music. Accompanist provided. Some may be asked to return for a movement call later in the day. Callbacks the same day. Bring two sets of a current picture and resume stapled together.

 

FULL-TIME TOURING PERFORMER, 'The NED SHOW' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 18 - All For Kidz, Inc. is seeking trained, professional performers for The Ned Show, "America's most popular school assembly." Casting states: "Now in our 27th year of operation, we employ 21 full-time solo performers who present the NED assembly in schools every day. NED Show performers deliver a powerful, life-changing message to elementary school kids around the world through an energetic and exciting character education performance assembly. We use humor, storytelling, and interactive kid-friendly performance methods to encourage, teach, and inspire. We are currently seeking a full-time touring Performer. Performers travel across the U.S. and Canada throughout the year, sharing NED’s story. All For Kidz covers all travel costs (airfare, hotel, rental car, per diem, etc.)." Training begins Aug. 27; after an initial six-week training period in Seattle WA; NED Show Performers typically do 39 weeks of shows (including four to six weeks in England and Australia), one follow-up training week, and 12 weeks of paid vacation, annually. This is a full-time, salaried position. Company states: "We offer great benefits including medical insurance and a 401k." Seeking—Touring NED Show Performer (Lead): Males & Females, 22-45, visit our webpage for details: http://www.thenedshow.com/ned_performers.html Seeking talent Nationwide. For more info and an online application, visit http://www.thenedshow.com/ned_performers.html.

 

PRIVATE EVENTS BAND – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 20 - One Love Music, LLC, 1lovemusic.com is seeking a charismatic male R&B singer with a great voice to front a busy, high-end party band performing at upscale private events in NYC, New England and beyond. Band has an enormous repertoire including current top 40, classic R&B, classic rock, swing/standards and more. Male lead must be comfortable with Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Michael Jackson, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Motown, plus hip-hop and current hits (“Shut Up & Dance,” etc). You should move well and be comfortable dancing and interacting with the audience, often leaving the stage and bringing your pop star energy to the dance floor. Must have some music training and be able to sing harmony and backing vocals with the other singers. Must also be able to learn songs quickly and memorize lyrics accurately. No Broadway vibrato - you’re a true R&B singer with versatility for rock, pop, hip-hop & more. Band works events year-round, along the east coast mostly between Philadelphia & Boston and eastern Long Island; occasional rehearsals and showcases in NYC. Pays: Between $400-$800/show, commensurate with experience, repertoire, range, and performance. Seeking—Male R&B Vocalist (Lead): 21-50, We are specifically seeking a male R&B singer of primarily African-American ethnicity. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit 1lovemusic.com Applicants must include high-quality audio of vocal performance. Video of live vocal performance will be give special consideration. If you are not primarily a singer or not primarily male, please do not apply. We are specifically looking for a male singer.

 

MALE SINGER-DANCER – JULY 20 – EASTON - Just Be You Performing Arts & Productions is casting male singers who can dance or follow choreography for an upcoming performance during the Just Be You Film & Theater Festival. Also casting a skilled singer with strong stage presence for the dramatic stage play, Waiting on Perfect. Various performance dates in the NJ area. Pays: $50 for two songs. Seeking—Male Singer-Dancer: 25-35, must have strong stage presence, be in great shape, and love to perform in front of a live audience; must be located on the East Coast and able to travel at own convenience. Audition by appointment Jul 20 from 8:30pm-9pm in front of a live audience at Patria Latin Bistro & Lounge, Easton PA 18045. Seeking talent from Easton PA. Submit a headshot and full body shot; also include a clip of your singing skills. Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. You must have an invitation to audition. This is not an open call and is not an open mic. Talent must be on the East Coast and be able to travel at their own convenience.

 

'The RAT PACK UNDEAD' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 20 - Cooper Jordan Entertainment is casting The Rat Pack Undead, a comedic musical concert of The Rat Pack, back from the dead as super-singing zombies. Parody Lyrics by Cooper Jordan & Grant Bowen. Synopsis: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. return from the grave in "a-live concert." Now back from the dead as crooning zombies, the boys sing their songs with new "undead" lyrics celebrating their deadly after-lifestyles. Featuring the hits "Ain't Death a Bite in the Head," "Come Die With Me," "What Kind of Ghoul Am I?," and many more. Show was developed in New York 2013-14, and played at Times Scare through its closing in late 2016. Rehearsed and cast out of NYC. Tour performs Oct. 6-31, primarily on weekends. Performers must be willing to travel from NYC or where they might be. Tour scheduled to play NYC, Boston, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City, with additional dates in Baltimore, Connecticut, or Washington DC. Pays: $100/day (or $75/show if multiple shows in a day) plus travel and meals (or small cash substitutes) provided. Seeking—“Frank Sinatra” (Lead): Male, 22-46, Chairman of the Board; in charge of the Rat Pack; Baritone or Bari-tenor with great resonance. Italian-looking a plus; “Dean Martin” (Supporting): Male, 24-46, great charmer; smooth ladies' man; often drunk with glass in hand; ability to be smooth while singing; Italian-looking a plus; “Sammy Davis, Jr.” (Supporting): Male, 18-42, great performer and singer; must have some tap experience. Proficiency in tap a plus. Seeking talent from New York, Queens, Brooklyn NY; Jersey City NJ; Bronx NY; Atlantic City NJ; Philadelphia PA; Trenton NJ; Stamford CT. Submit headshot/resume to ratpackundead@gmail.com. Video submissions are accepted. In-person auditions by appointment only in NYC and Atlantic City throughout the summer.

 

FEMALE SINGERS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - SEIDS Productions is seeking female singers to join a new company for ship and land singing gigs. Coordinator states: "Singers will be performing top 40 hits from the '30s to today locally and abroad. All gigs and rehearsals paid. Female singer must be able to: sing all genres well (jazz, pop, rock, Broadway); learn light choreography; travel for up to a week at a time (all expenses paid); have a valid passport; learn harmonies; must be comfortable featured in company photos and videos." Date(s) TBD in NYC. Possible travel. Seeking—Female Singers (Lead): 25-35, ideal singer: 25-35; seasoned performer; looking to grow in a company. Seeking talent from New York NY. If interested, apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. Submit recent photos (headshot and full-body); videos singing pop, rock, R&B, and/or jazz songs (if you just send Broadway reels you will not be considered); and a quick bio about yourself, including what are your future goals as a singer, and your height.

'ON The SPOT' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - On the Spot is seeking singers for On the Spot, a new show that combines cabaret singers with improv scenes, creating a brand-new type of musical. Singers will perform two songs of their choosing, with input from the director, informing the book for the musical. Rehearsals are Mondays before each performance date (2pm-4pm); runs every Monday (8pm) at the Broadway Comedy Club in NYC. Possible pay based on ticket sales. There are no requirements to sell tickets. Video copy of performance provided. Seeking—Singers (Lead): 18+, will perform two songs. Seeking talent from New York NY. Provide a link to audio or video and indicate for which dates you are available in your submission. Casting solely from video and audio submissions. You must be available for rehearsal the Monday prior to your performance date. Each performer will be cast for one of the shows. For more info or to check out clips, visit www.onthespotnyc.com.

 

SINGERS For LIVE MUSIC In NJ RESTAURANTS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 28 - Creative Expo is seeking budding/aspiring singers for live music performances in a couple of restaurants located in Newark NJ. Each singer will be responsible for a 90-minute show. Date(s) TBD in Newark NJ. Pays: $50/show, plus free photo/video shoot provided. Seeking—Singers: 18+. Seeking talent from Newark NJ. Apply via backstage.com or contact Creative Expo. Include video or audio of singing skills with your submission. Open auditions are scheduled weekly in downtown Newark NJ. Details will be provided to selected talent only.

'DRUNK BROADWAY CABARET' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - Jenna S., coordinator, is casting Drunk Broadway Cabaret, a new cabaret, planning monthly or bi-monthly performances. Coordinator states: "We are currently casting our age bent (July) and gender bent (August) themed shows." Rehearses TBD; performs July 26 and a date in August, both in Yonkers NY (The location is by the Woodlawn 4 train, the Nereid Ave 2 train, the Woodlawn MetroNorth stop, and the Bx16, Bx31, or Bx34 buses). Coordinator states: "If you bring in more than 5 people in one night, you will be supplied with a small stipend. Meal will definitely be provided, and possible travel for the night of show, depending on the circumstance." Seeking—Singers (Lead): Males & Females, 18+, you may be used more than once; singers will get video of the show. Seeking talent from Yonkers, New York, Westchester County NY. Provide two or more song options for the given theme (for July - a song about your age), and a clip that showcases your singing ability. Note your availability for an hour time slot in July for rehearsals and confirm your availability on the evening of July 26.

 

FORMAL CABARET SHOWCASES – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 1 - The Benanti Group is seeking singers of all types to perform 15+ minute sets, in formal attire (gowns/dresses, tuxedos/suits), in various cabaret settings in NYC for the fall. No rehearsals; production dates will be in the fall and based on availability in NYC. Pays: $100+ per performance. No rehearsals. No union contracts. Can be a recurring gig if desired. Performers must be able to guarantee a minimum audience of ten people. Seeking—Solo Artists (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the group. Must submit an audio or video clip of your voice, with note of interest.

 

KIDS/TEENS, NEW CHILDREN's PRODUCTION – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 1 - KIDS INC. is casting a new children's production consisting of live performances, TV, film, and animation. The production is looking for exceptional young performers, preferably with some background or training in musical theater, however all will be reviewed. Selected cast members will be part of a very popular music oriented, reality-based team with long-term potential. Kids between 8 to 13 with very strong singing abilities, dance abilities a plus. Also casting young dancers ages 10 to 14. All roles are paid. Date(s) TBD in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver. All expenses covered for talent and one guardian. Seeking—Singers, Vocalists, Leading Performers (Lead): Males & Females, 8-11, exceptional young performers to become permanent cast members in a new children's edutainment production. Coordinator states: "This is a big opportunity for talented kids to become part of a project that has worldwide fans, a chance for international touring and a lot of online and linear television appearances. Triple threats to the front of the line;" Adult Male Vocalist-Boy Bands (Chorus/Ensemble): 13-24, strong lead singer male vocalist with excellent pitch; must be able to harmonize; high-energy; athletic; great attitude; Teen YouTubers (Lead): 12-24, teens who are YouTubers with a strong following. Send your links; Music Composers (Supporting): writers and composers with a flare for teen pop and/or children's music. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. For kids: It is very important to first submit your contact information. Include parent and talent's name along with parent email address and phone number and any links talent already has online. Send your Backstage profile, website, social media, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook. If you don't have a video, upload one! All interested should use the apply button on backstage so you are in the system. Set up a free profile and it will notify us that you just applied. Additional public information is unavailable. Only those selected for a call back will be contacted with further details. Send questions or email links and bio to auditions@kidsinc.xyz.

'THAT '70s SING-ALONG SHOW' – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 20 - The Benanti Group is casting That '70s Sing-Along Show, featuring songs from the era of the '70s only. The show will be an interactive and involve audience participation. No rehearsals; showcase in mid-September at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre in NYC. No contracts. Some pay based on audience attendance. Performers must be able to bring a minimum of five people to the showcase. Seeking—70s Performer (Lead): 18+, performer will select two songs of his/her choice to perform. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact The Benanti Group. Submit a short note of interest, along with an audio or video sample of your voice, and confirm you understand the guest requirement.

 

 

 

CRUISES/RESORTS/THEME PARKS:

CUNARD LINE – JULY 16 - Royal Court Theatre Company Castings is seeking passionate and talented vocalists and dancers to appear in various productions aboard Cunard's Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria. Rehearsals in Southampton, UK. Worldwide itineraries. Casting will be ongoing throughout 2018. Onboard Pay Rate: $4,299/month for Singers. $2,151/month for Dancers. Travel provided. Seeking—Female Singers (Lead): 18+, any ethnicity; should read 20's to early 40's; dynamic mature performers who can command a stage; must be versatile across a wide range of genres, strong in belt and mix with quality in legit and secure harmonizing skills; Soprano to Top C and belt/mix to E/F an advantage; must move well; Male Singers (Lead): 18+, any ethnicity; should read 20's to early 40's; dynamic mature performers who can command a stage; must be versatile across a wide range of genres, high-baritones and tenors required with good falsetto and secure harmonizing skills; Top G essential with full voice to Top B/C an advantage; must move well. Open Casting Call Jul 16 at 10am for Female Singers & 2pm for Male Singers at Ripley-Grier Studios (520 8th Ave, 16th Fl, Manhattan NY 10018). Singers: Prepare 16 bars of a pop/rock or contemporary musical theatre song showing range and star quality.  Have a contrasting selection ready in case you are asked. Bring sheet music in correct key; accompanist will be provided. Bring headshot and resume stapled together. You may be called back to move later the same day; bring dance clothes/shoes. Dancers: A brief dance combination will be taught. Callbacks later in the same day. Bring form-fitting dance attire that shows your silhouette. Women bring character heels and flats. All bring headshot and resume stapled together. If you have strong pointe, bring pointe shoes. Callbacks for Singers July 18.

 

'UPTOWN', MOTOWN & SOUL HEADLINER GROUP – JULY 19 - Skylimit Productions is casting singers and dancers for Skylimit's fall 2018-2019 season of its flagship headliner act Uptown. Director states: "Uptown is Skylimit Productions' flagship vocal group that brings you those old school Motown/soul melodies the fresh feel of the today’s contemporary hits (imagine seeing the Temptations in their prime, a young Marvin Gaye mixed with Bruno Mars.) This is not a musical, it is a Vegas style, high energy, Motown & Soul review. Competitive pay, short engagements, world travel, paid meals and accommodation." Rehearses late August-early September; one-week engagements from mid-September 2018 to January 2019 and opportunity for consistent work for 2019; locations TBD. Pays: $750-1000+/wk., plus opportunities for growth and increased pay. Seeking—Uptown Singer-Dancer (Lead): Male, 24-38, must sing extremely well; Tenor; athletic build; 5'8"-6'1"; talented, energetic; authentic seasoned performers; must be able to command a stage, and hold their own with two other equally as talented counterparts; easy to work with is a must. Director states: "Soul/R&B/Gospel/Pop Tenors (no Musical Theater), well developed high falsetto is plus. Vocal agility and creativity is encouraged. Valid Passport and willing to travel on land and sea." Seeking talent from Manhattan, New York NY; Los Angeles CA. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Video submissions showcasing your singing/dancing ability are encouraged. In-person auditions July 19 in NYC. Audition by appointment only. Prepare a 30 second a cappella of a Motown/soul song that shows of your range, agility, and creativity. Cruise line experience is a plus.

 

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – JULY 21 – HERSHEY - RWS Entertainment Group is seeking singers, dancers, and singer-dancers for productions aboard Holland America Line’s luxury ships. Casting will be ongoing throughout 2018. Rehearsals in NYC. Worldwide itineraries. Pays: $600-$1,200/wk. Travel and lodging provided. No cruise staff duties. Seeking—Male Singers & Singer-Dancers (Lead): 18-45, should read late 20s to early 40s. 5’9”+ attractive, masculine performers who can command a stage and tell a story--think leading man. Sensational tenors and bari-tenors with strong falsetto. Contemporary sounding voices with the ability to perform pop/rock. Strong harmonizing skills a must. Must be comfortable with guest interaction. Must move well; Female Singers & Singer-Dancers (Lead): 18-45, should read late 20s to early 40s. 5’4”+ attractive, mature performers who can command a stage and tell a story. Sensational belters with strong mix/head. Contemporary sounding voices with the ability to perform pop/rock. Strong harmonizing skills a must. Must be comfortable with guest interaction. Must move well. Open Casting Calls Jul 21 at 10am for male and female dancers #1 (Sign-in 9:30am) 5:30pm for male and female dancers #2 (Sign-in 5pm) & 8:30 PM for Singers (Sign-in 8pm) at Hershey School of Dance (Hershey Square, 1176 Mae St., Hummelstown PA 17036). Singers & Singer/Dancers: Prepare two songs from the RWS repertoire. Go to rwsaudition.com/auditionsongs, and you will see our song options. Choose your songs and download the musical track as well as the sheet music. The songs under the track marked with an “M” (for example, M1) are male songs and the tracks marked with “F” (for example, FC) are female songs. We will have the tracks available for use at the audition. Accompanist will not be provided. Bring headshot and resume stapled together. You may be called back to move later the same day; bring dance clothes/shoes.

 

FEMALE SINGERS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - SEIDS Productions is seeking female singers to join a new company for ship and land singing gigs. Coordinator states: "Singers will be performing top 40 hits from the '30s to today locally and abroad. All gigs and rehearsals paid. Female singer must be able to: sing all genres well (jazz, pop, rock, Broadway); learn light choreography; travel for up to a week at a time (all expenses paid); have a valid passport; learn harmonies; must be comfortable featured in company photos and videos." Date(s) TBD in NYC. Possible travel. Seeking—Female Singers (Lead): 25-35, ideal singer: 25-35; seasoned performer; looking to grow in a company. Seeking talent from New York NY. If interested, apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. Submit recent photos (headshot and full-body); videos singing pop, rock, R&B, and/or jazz songs (if you just send Broadway reels you will not be considered); and a quick bio about yourself, including what are your future goals as a singer, and your height.

 

CRYSTAL CRUISES – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 1 - Crystal Cruises is seeking a Male Singer-Dancer for a Swing position with Crystal Cruises' Production Show Cast. Rehearsals in L.A. Company states: "Competitive performance wages offered. Swing position pays $3575/mo. Paid rehearsals and paid vacation. Open-ended performance contract, medical benefits, onboard officer status with single cabin and six-star cruising with worldwide destinations. Initial rehearsal period ranges from six to eight weeks in Los Angeles on a paid rehearsal contract; lodging and transportation are provided. Performance contracts commence after successful completion of the training process." Seeking—Male Singer-Dancer (Swing/Chorus/Ensemble): 21-35, 5'9"-6'2"; showreel should highlight dance technique in ballet, jazz, tap, musical theatre, and commercial styles; partnering and any acrobatic skills should be included in showreel; additionally, submit video of one up tempo selection and one ballad selection that best showcase your vocal ability. Seeking talent Nationwide. Email productioncasting@crystalcruises.com with a letter, resume, headshot, and video link that highlights dance technique in ballet, jazz, tap, musical theater, and commercial styles. Partnering/lifts and any acrobatic skills should also be included in showreel. Seeking strong performance ability. Additionally, submit one up tempo and one ballad that best showcases vocal ability. (Materials are reviewed upon receipt at: productioncasting@crystalcruises.com).

 

 

 

 

OPERA/CHORUS/VOCAL GROUPS:

OPERA NIGHT – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 20 - The Benanti Group is casting The Benanti Group's Opera Night at the Duplex. Each performer will present two operatic songs of their choice. Can be selections from American theater or arias from traditional operas. There will be a well-known closing ensemble number (TBD). There are no rehearsals; performers must have already prepared selections. No rehearsals; each artist will receive a call from the casting director reviewing the details of the showcase. On the day of the performance, director will review. Showcase is in NYC. Performers must bring a minimum of five guests to the room and will be paid according to the number of guests. A pay structure will be outlined in an offer. Pay is only provided for people who bring five or more guests. Seeking—Operatic Soloist (Lead): 18+, performer can submit an audio clip or video, does not need to be both, along with a short note of interest. Seeking talent from New York NY. In your cover, indicate that you are able to guarantee a minimum of five persons to the room upon acceptance of an offer. Apply via backstage.com or contact The Benanti Group.

 

A CAPPELLA GROUPS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 22 - The Benanti Group is seeking established a cappella groups to showcase in various venues in NYC. Looking to create an evening with established groups. Production dates TBD in September/October in NYC. Some pay based on audience attendance. Seeking—A Cappella Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Submit video of a cappella group and note interest via backstage.com or contact The Benanti Group.

 

TENOR & BASS AUDITIONS – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 31 - Congressional Chorus is holding auditions for the 2018-19 Season. Congressional Chorus, an 100-voice Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass ensemble under the leadership of David Simmons, is the only chorus in the metropolitan DC area that focuses on singing an eclectic variety of American music, including world premiere commissioned works, 21st century "new music," blues, jazz, contemporary classical, folksongs, rock, spirituals, Broadway hits, and popular standards. Singers come from all professions and live in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Seeking—Tenors & Basses (Chorus/Ensemble): Males, 18+.  Auditions and rehearsals take place at Calvary Baptist Church (733 8th Street, NW just one block from the Chinatown Metro station). Audition dates include June 27, July 18, August 7 & 28. Seeking talent from Washington DC. Apply via backstage.com or Email David Simmons at [Pending Approval] to schedule an audition.

 

GREATER NASSAU CHORUS – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Greater Nassau Chorus is seeking female singers, all parts, for Greater Nassau Chorus, a Sweet Adelines International 4-part a cappella barbershop chorus, currently #1 Regional Champions for New York/New Jersey. Top ten finalist for 10 years in International SAI competition. Rehearsals held every Tuesday night, year-long, from 7pm-10pm at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Baldwin NY or Hofstra University, Hempstead NY. No compensation. Seeking—Female Chorus Singer (Chorus/Ensemble): 21-80, to sing 4-part a cappella barbershop arrangements from a wide range of repertoire and perform at International and Regional Competitions, charitable events and shows throughout the year. Seeking talent from Baldwin, New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the chorus.

 

 

 

STAGE SHOWS:

KIDS, 'A CHRISTMAS STORY, The MUSICAL!,' NON-UNION TOUR – JULY 14, 15, 28 & 29 - Xmas 4 LLC is A Christmas Story, The Musical! Joseph Robinette, book; Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, music-lyrics; Synopsis: This classic holiday tale centers on a mischievous, bespectacled boy, Ralphie, who dreams of getting a BB-gun for Christmas. In the weeks before the big holiday, Ralphie, his friends and his family get into all kinds of situations: including run-ins with a bully with “yellow eyes,” a tongue stuck to a flag pole, a bar of soap in the mouth, a garish leg lamp, a major award and a Chinese Christmas dinner. Based on the humorist Jean Shepherd’s novel “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash,” this is a tribute to the Original, Traditional, One-Hundred-Percent, Red-Blooded, Two-Fisted, All-American Christmas. Rehearsals begin Oct. 23 in NYC; runs Nov. 19-Dec. 23 touring around the U.S. Pays: Principals kids (Ralphie and Randy): $600/wk. salary. Ensemble kids: $400/wk. salary. All kids: $280/wk. per diem. Seeking—“Ralphie” (Lead): Male, principal; age: 9-12 to play 9-10; under five feet tall; a regular boy; appealing but not necessarily a handsome boy; can have some extra weight on him; strong presence, honest actor; not “show-bizzy"; experienced on stage and a great strong singing voice, high belter voice, must be unchanged; must be a clear singer with a great range; range is low F-sharp to high D; huge lead role; will be casting two boys to play Ralphie; “Randy” (Lead): Male, principal; 9-10 to play about 7-8; must be smaller than Ralphie; cute and funny little boy; funny in the sense that he is awkward and off-beat; must be physically comfortable onstage and have a lot of strong concentration….but, like Ralphie, not show-bizzy; voice is unchanged and high belter, low F-sharp to high C-sharp; Flick/Ensemble (Supporting): Male, 9 to 12; he will sing a song with his tongue “stuck” to a flag pole; must be funny and natural; strong singer; voice: Belter (unchanged voice) low B to high C-sharp; must be able to tap; must be 4’11” or shorter; Schwartz/Ensemble (Supporting): 9 to 12; male voice: belter (unchanged voice), low B to high C-sharp; must be able to tap; must be 4’11” or shorter; Dill/Ensemble (Supporting): Male, 9-12; Farkus’s sidekick; he is a smaller kid; voice: Belter (unchanged voice), low B to high C-sharp; must be able to tap; must be 4’9” or shorter; Female Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): all ethnicities, 9-12. Children’s chorus; must be high belters; sings from a low B to high D-sharp; must be a strong, engaging performers; must be able to tap; must be 4'11" or shorter; Tap Specialty/Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): 9-12, male; should be 4'9" or shorter (would love very small); excellent tap dancer; singing a plus. Auditions by appointment Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 28 & Jul 29 in New York NY. All questions can be emailed to Alison@FranckCasting.com, who also has the audition songs. Callbacks Aug. 25-26.

 

KIDS, 'Dr. SEUSS' HOW The GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!, NON-UNION TOUR – JULY 14, 15, 28 & 29 - Big League Productions, Inc. is casting the annual nonunion tour of the holiday classic, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Timothy Mason, book-lyrics; Mel Marvin, music; Rehearsals begin Oct. 28 in NYC; runs Nov. 14-Dec. 24 on tour. Pays: $500/wk. for children, plus housing and per diem. Seeking—“Cindy Lou Who” (Lead): Female, 8-12, no taller than 4’2” (50 inches). Energetic, charismatic, sweet; needs to be able to pick up dance quickly; needs a beautiful singing voice with range; sings the "showpiece" ballad of the show. Principal; “Annie Who” (Chorus/Ensemble): Female, 10-13, no taller than 4'6", any ethnicity. Energetic, charismatic, sweet; needs to be able to pick up dance quickly; needs a beautiful singing voice with range. Seeking talent from New York NY. To audition, email: Alison@FranckCasting.com. Auditions July 14 & 15 and July 28 & 29. Callbacks Sep. 6-8 in NYC. Adults will be seen in mid-late August/early September. By appt. only.

 

The IMBIBLE – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 16 - Broadway Theatre Studio is casting The Imbible. Casting states: "Looking for steady acting work in New York City? Audition for the long-running, smash Off-Broadway musical The Imbible! We run a repertory company, so our actors enjoy consistent work in multiple shows for months or years, with room for growth within each production. We're seeking the best talent in New York to join our uniquely creative and supportive team of performers." About the Shows: Since 2014, THE IMBIBLE series has combined music and comedy with history, science, and of course drinks to take audiences on journeys through time and across the globe while learning about cocktails and spirits! Our shows consistently receive rave reviews from both critics and guests alike and sell out regularly. Currently casting Baritone/Bass Cover in the OB shows, The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking and The Imbible: Day Drinking at New World Stages. Non-Equity only, no agents or managers please. Shows are ongoing. Rehearsals are flexible in NYC. $50 per show plus rehearsal stipend. Seeking—Baritone/Bass Cover (Supporting): Male, 21-40, -Must be comfortable playing a number of different characters (Think I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE). -While not a dance heavy show, this role is required to do a tango, so dance experience (especially partner dance) is preferred; -Comedic skills necessary; Barbershop/acapella experience a plus; Bartending experience a plus. *Please note that the music in this show is very difficult, and actors are required to learn a good deal of the music on their own (with learning tracks). Ability to pick up music quickly and hold your own part is absolutely necessary. Men applying for this role must have the range of G2-G4. **Please do not apply for this role if you do not have the range, as this is a cover track and the songs cannot be adjusted. Seeking talent from Manhattan NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the theatre. In your cover letter, please note experience working with a cappella or 4-part harmony music. If you have experience in the service industry, please note that as well.

 

EQUITY, 'The EVOLUTION Of MANN' – JULY 16 - Cell Theatre Ltd. is seeking Equity actors for two available female roles in The Evolution of Mann, a musical comedy. Dan Elish, book & lyrics; Douglas J Cohen, music & lyrics; The male role of Henry Mann has been cast; actors may be considered for possible replacement/understudies. Actors of all ethnicities and gender identities are encouraged to attend. Rehearsals begin Sep. 4; previews begin Sep. 23; production runs Sep. 30-Oct. 29 (seven performances a week) in NYC. Pays: $600/wk. Favored Nations. Equity LOA-NYC Contract. Seeking—Actor 2: Gwen: 30-35, principal; woman in her early thirties; a gay woman in the midst of a breakup; Mezzo with a strong mix and belt; Actor 3: Tamar/Christine/Sheilah/etc.: 25-35, principal; woman in her late twenties/early thirties to play a variety of roles, including Henry’s three love
interests: a sweet girl next door, a downtown hipster, and a wasp goddess, as well as the protagonist’s forward Jewish mother, "The Great Gatsby's" Daisy Buchanan, and more; extremely versatile and dynamic with supreme comedic chops; mezzo with a strong mix and belt. Equity Principal Audition Jul 16 from 9:30am-5:30pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W. 46th St., 16th fl., Manhattan NY 10036). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a brief music theater song in the style of Alan Menken, Maltby and Shire, Stephen Sondheim, Bill Finn, John Bucchino, or Craig Carnelia. Bring pix & resume, stapled together.

 

'BAT BOY, The MUSICAL' – JULY 16 & 17 – FAIR LAWN - Old Library Theatre is casting Bat Boy, The Musical. Synopsis: Based on a story in The Weekly World News, Bat Boy is a comedy/horror show about a half boy/half bat creature who is discovered in a cave near Hope Falls, Wet Virginia. For lack of a better solution, the local sheriff brings him to the home of the town veterinarian, Dr. Parker, where he is eventually accepted as a member of the family. Dr. Parker's wife and teenage daughter teach him to act like a "normal" boy. Bat Boy is happy with his new life, but when he naively tries to fit in with the narrow-minded people of the town, they turn on him. Rehearses (dates TBD) in and around Fair Lawn NJ; performs Sep. 14-16 in Fair Lawn NJ. Seeking—Bat Boy (Lead): Male, 16-27, a half-bat, half-human creature; often referred to as "Edgar". Once brought into town, he longs to be accepted and treated like a human, not an animal. Range: B2-A4 (falsetto to E5); tenor; “Meredith Parker (Supporting): Female, 30-50, wife to Thomas. She embodies a typical 50's housewife and will do anything for her children. Range F2-F4; mezzo-soprano; “Dr. Parker” (Supporting): Male, 30-49, husband to Meredith. He is the town veterinarian. He has a dark side to him that he hides very well; suffers from demons that he tries to keep at bay. Range: A-flat2 to A4; tenor; “Shelley Parker” (Supporting): Female, 16-26, daughter to Dr. Parker and Meredith. She is a typical teenager but does have a more sensitive side to her that she doesn't let many people see. Range: A-flat2 to A-flat4 (and raps); soprano; “Sheriff Reynolds” (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 20-61, sheriff of Hope Falls. He is well-respected but is coming up for reelection and wants to please everyone. Range: C-sharp3 to F4; baritone; “Rick Taylor” (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 16-26, one out of three rowdy Taylor kids who finds Bat Boy. Shelley's boyfriend. Note: This is a drag role; the actor will double as Lorraine and Mr. Dillon. Strong acting and singing requiredRange: E3-B4 (and raps); tenor; “Ron Taylor” (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 16-26, rowdy boy. Note: This is drag role; actor will double as Maggie and Clem. Range: C3-D4; baritone; “Ruthie Taylor” (Supporting): Female, 16-26, rowdy. Note: This is a drag role; actor doubles as Ned; “Mrs. Taylor” (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 28-50, mother to the 3 Taylor kids. Loud; makes her presence known. Note: This is a drag role; actor doubles as Roy. Range: E3-F4; mezzo-soprano; “Rev. Billy Hightower” (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 30-49, preacher and faith healer who holds a traveling tent. Note: Actor doubles as institute man and doctor. Range: E-flat3 to B-flat4 (tenor) or C3 to E-flat4 (soprano); “Bud” (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 16-60, a rancher. Note: This is a drag role; actor doubles as Daisy; “Pan” (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, the God of the Forest. A helpful deity with a calm, but engaging demeanor. Range: E-flat3 to A4 (tenor) or E-flat3 to C4 (alto); Ensemble (Townsfilk/Muses): 18+. Auditions by appointment Jul 16 from 6:30pm-9pm and Jul 17 from 6:30pm-9pm at Old Library Theatre (10-10 20th St., George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, Fair Lawn NJ 07410). Video submissions will be accepted. There will be a small dance combination that will be taught at auditions. Show requires medium to advanced dance skills, with some characters requiring more intense movement. Prepare a minimum of 16 bars that shows off your entire range; contemporary music strongly encouraged. Strong voices required. Features different types of music.

 

'A CHORUS LINE' – JULY 16-22 - Gallery Players is casting A Chorus Line. Rehearsals begin Aug. 4; runs Sep. 8-30 in Brooklyn NY. Basic showcase stipend for AEA members; Non-union cast members unpaid. Equity Showcase NY Code. Seeking—“Zach:” Male, 30-49, brilliant, driven director-choreographer; still a strong dancer. Commanding speaking voice and personality; incisive, curious, in control; “Larry:” Male, 20-29, Zach’s assistant. Authoritative presence; a beautiful, polished dancer; “Don” (Lead): Male, 20-29, to play 26. Married dancer with kids. Handsome and athletic; from the Midwest; “Maggie:” Female, 20-30, to play 25; sweet, pretty girl-next-door from California. Sensitive, lyrical singer with strong high belt for “At the Ballet;” “Mike:” Male, 22-29, to play 24. From an Italian family in New Jersey. Engagingly confident; brash and scrappy. Very strong dancer for “I Can Do That” solo; compact build, acrobatics a plus; “Connie:” Female, 26-35, petite dancer with great energy and a spunky sense of humor; “Greg:” Male, 33-45, experienced gay, Jewish dancer from the Upper East Side. Stylish and sophisticated, with a dry, jaded sense of humor; “Cassie:” Female, 18+, to play 32; former featured dancer on Broadway, now auditioning for a chorus job after trying for an acting career in Los Angeles. Lovely, vulnerable actress with a strong voice. Phenomenal dancer for “The Music and the Mirror” solo; “Sheila:” Female, 18+, to play 29. Statuesque veteran dancer; her outspoken, caustic sense of humor usually (but not always) masks her fears and insecurities. Strong actress; alto; “Bobby:” Male, 18+, to play 25; tall, attractive, with an offbeat, eccentric sense of humor. Physically inventive comic actor; from Buffalo; “Bebe:” Female, 18+, to play 22. New to New York from Boston; eager to please but insecure. Wry, self-effacing sense of humor. Belt voice; “Judy:” Female, 18+, to play 26. From El Paso, Texas. Kooky, sexy, and a little ditsy but warm and likeable; “Richie:” Male, 18+, to play 27; athletic, high-energy dancer with strong R&B falsetto range; “Al:” Male, 18+, to play 30. From the Bronx. Genial and outgoing, with a streetwise edge. Very loving and supportive of his new wife, Kristine. Strong bari-tenor voice for “Sing!;” “Kristine:” Female, 18+, to play 22. Inexperienced and nervous; eager and full of energy. Great comic timing; performs the number “Sing!;” “Val:” Female, 18+, admits to 25. Open and friendly but ambitious, with a foul mouth and an uninhibited sense of humor. Owes her shapely figure to cosmetic surgery; sings “Dance: 10; Looks: 3;” “Mark:” Male, 18+, to play 20. The youngest auditionee, fresh-faced, naive, and eager. Boyishly handsome; strong dancer; “Paul:” Male, 18+, to play 27. Puerto Rican, from Spanish Harlem. Shy and nervous; eventually opens up with the famous monologue about growing up gay and his early experiences in a drag show. Fine dancer and sensitive, honest actor; “Diana:” Female, 18+, to play 27, born in the Bronx to Puerto Rican parents. Spirited and feisty, with great warmth and love for the theatre. Beautiful singing voice for “Nothing” and “What I Did for Love.” Seeking talent from Brooklyn, New York City NY. Auditions and callbacks July 16-22. For consideration, submit headshot and resume. Note: All roles available. Seeking triple threat performers, Equity and Non-Equity, with solid jazz and ballet technique. 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 submit. Apply via backstage.com or contact Gallery Players.

 

WEST SIDE STORY – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 17 - SummerStage at Leonia is seeking emergency replacement for a male Jet, as an actor sustained an injury at home and is out of the show. In rehearsal now for July 18-Aug 5 run at the 110-seat, air-conditioned Civil War Drill Hall Theater, 130 Grand Ave, Leonia NJ (10 min from Manhattan by bus from the GW Bridge Bus Terminal, and easy bus ride from midtown Port Authority Terminal). Creative team includes Broadway-credited Choreographer, Michael Jablonski, who is reproducing the original Jerome Robbins choreo. SummerStage will reimburse travel and provide a small stipend (details to be discussed). In rehearsal now; 15 performances: July 18-Aug 5 (Wednesdays through Sundays). Travel expense reimbursement + small stipend (details to be discussed). Seeking—Male Jet: 18-30. Seeking talent from: Leonia NJ; New York NY. Time is of the essence! Please email or text Exec Producer, Frank Livelli: 201/638-9436.

 

'MAN Of La MANCHA' – JULY 17 - Westport Country Playhouse is casting Man of La Mancha with book by Dale Wasserman, music by Mitch Lee and lyrics by Joe Darion. With a reduced cast size, this ensemble of actors will all play prisoners who step in and out of many different characters. Character tracks are listed below, although some of the assignments may shift. All of the actors must be terrific singers and strong character actors. They should all be very good movers (and dancers where specified). Rehearsals begin Aug. 28; runs Sep. 25-Oct. 14 in Westport CT. Pays: $914/wk. min. “favored nations." Equity LORT Non-Rep Contract. Seeking—Prisoner/Cervantes: Male, 18+, prisoner will portray Cervantes/Don Quixote (an actor, playwright and would-be knight. A romantic, who some think insane; has a vision of a nobler world); Prisoner/Aldonza: Female, 18+, prisoner will portray Aldonza (a servant and prostitute at the inn. Defensive and rough on the exterior, but has a gentle heart inside and yearns to believe in the world that Don Quixote describes); Prisoner/Sancho: Male, 18+, prisoner will portray Sancho (devoted manservant to Don Quixote) and others; Prisoner/Captain/Jose: Male, 18+, prisoner will portray Captain, Jose and others; Prisoner/Anselmo/Governor/Innkeeper: Male, 18+, prisoner will play Anselmo, the Governor (the leader of this inmate society), the Innkeeper and others; Prisoner/Duke/Carrasco: Male, 18+, prisoner will play the Duke (sidekick to the Governor), Carrasco (Antonia’s fiancée) and others; Prisoner/Antonia: Female, 18+, prisoner will portray Antonia (Quixote's niece) and others; Prisoner/Maria/Housekeeper/Dancer: Female, 18+, prisoner will portray Maria, the Housekeeper and others. Excellent dancer; Prisoner/Padre/Juan: Male 18+, prisoner will portray Padre, Juan and others; Prisoner/Barber/Paco/Horse 2: Male, 18+, prisoner will portray the Barber, Paco, Horse and others; Prisoner/Pedro/Horse 1: Male, 18+, prisoner will portray Pedro (a mean and vicious man, leading an attack on Aldonza) and Horse; Prisoner/Tenorio/Dancer: 18+, male prisoner will portray Tenorio and others; excellent dancer. Audition by appointment Jul 17 in Manhattan NY 10036. For consideration, email a self-submission note and picture/resume to Tararubincasting.info@gmail.com or mail to Tara Rubin Casting, Attn: Man of La Mancha, 200 West 41st St., 4th fl., Ste. 401, New York NY 10036. Actors of all ethnicities encouraged to submit. 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 submit.

 

'RAGTIME' – JULY 18 - Open Stage of Harrisburg is seeking creative nonunion actor-singers who are good team players for various African-American roles in Ragtime, the musical, with book by Terrance McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, based on the novel "Ragtime” by E.L. Doctorow. Synopsis: It’s the dawn of the 20th Century in New York...a time of enormous change, of new ideas, and everyone is moving to the music of Ragtime. This epic Tony Award-winning musical depicts the struggles, successes, hopes and dreams of three families: an upper-middle-class family in New Rochelle, an African-American family from Harlem, and a poor family of Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side. Open Stage of Harrisburg is scaling down this originally massive musical into an intimate, storytelling production with a small cast who will work together to tell the story. Rehearses Apr. 17-May 24, 2019, with performances May 25-June 16 (possible extension to June 30). Rehearsals and productions in Harrisburg PA. Open Stage is located at 25 North Court St. in Downtown Harrisburg PA. Nonunion. Pays: $275/wk. Housing and transportation can be provided. Seeking—“Coalhouse Walker, Jr.:” Male, 25-35, a proud and talented pianist. He is sophisticated, with a romantic demeanor and gentle heart though an intimidating build. African-American. Vocal range top: A4. Vocal range bottom: G2. Actor should be able to play piano; “Sarah” (Lead): Female, washwoman. Sarah is beautiful and filled with a strong will to live fueled by an innocent spirit. African-American. Age: 20-25. Vocal range top: F-sharp5. Vocal range bottom: G-sharp3; Harlem Citizens (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, 18-35, seeking two to four singing actors to play ensemble members, each with multiple roles like Sarah's Friend, Booker T. Washington, a lawyer, Matthew Henson, and various other characters. Open Casting Call Jul 18 from 1pm-6pm at Pearl Studios (Room 1215, 500 8th Ave., 12th fl., Manhattan NY 10018).

 

EQUITY, 11th HOUR THEATRE COMPANY – JULY 18 & 19 – PHILADELPHIA - 11th Hour Theatre Company is seeking Equity actors who sing for roles in the Next Step Concert Series. Season includes: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Rebecca Feldman, concept; William Finn, music-lyrics; Rachel Sheinkin, book; Rehearses/runs Aug. 18-26), Grey Gardens (Doug Wright, book; Scott Frankel, music; Michael Korie, lyrics; Rehearses/runs Oct. 2-13), Children Of Eden (John Caird, book; Stephen Schwartz, music-lyrics; Charles Lisanby, concept; Rehearses/runs Nov. 27-Dec. 9), Bonnie & Clyde (Frank Wildhorn, music; Don Black, lyrics; Ivan Menchell, book; Rehearses/runs Dec. 31, 2018-Jan. 13, 2019), and City of Angels (Larry Gelbert, book; Cy Coleman, music; David Zippel, lyrics; Performs June 7 & 8, 2019). See breakdowns for available roles and more information. Season rehearses and runs in Philadelphia PA. Pays: $300/week min.; Equity SPT 2 Contract. Seeking—Various Roles: 18+. For 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Seeking Replacements Only: “Chip Tolentino” Tenor - An athletic, social, boy scout and champion of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, he returns to defend his title, but he finds puberty hitting at an inopportune moment; “Logainne Schwartzandgrubeniere” Mezzo - Logainne is the youngest and most politically aware speller, driven by internal and external pressure, but above all by a desire to win to make her two fathers proud; speaks with a lisp; “Leaf Coneybear” Baritone/Tenor - The second runner-up in his district, Leaf gets into the competition on a lark and finds everything about the bee incredibly amusing; has severe Attention Deficit Disorder and spells words correctly while in a trance; “William Barfee” Baritone/Tenor - A Putnam County Spelling Bee finalist last year, he was eliminated because of an allergic reaction to peanuts and is back for vindication. His famous "Magic Foot" method of spelling has boosted him to spelling glory, even though he only has one working nostril and a touchy, bullying personality; “Marcy Park” Mezzo - The ultimate over-achiever, Marcy has never been given another option; sees herself as a mass of problems but she keeps them to herself; “Olive Ostrovsky” Mezzo - A young newcomer to competitive spelling; Olive made friends with her dictionary at a very young age, helping her to make it to the competition. She starts enormously shy, and shyly blossoms; “Rona Lisa Peretti” Mezzo/Soprano - The number-one realtor in Putnam County, a former Putnam County Spelling Bee Champion herself, and the returning moderator; loves children; “Douglas Panch” Baritone - The Vice Principle. Frustrated with his life, he finds the drive of the young spellers alien to him; “Mitch Mahoney” Tenor - The Official Comfort Counselor. An ex-convict, Mitch is performing his community service with the Bee, and hands out juice boxes to losing students; for Grey Gardens - Edith Bouvier Beale/”Little” Edie Beale (Age 35-50; Mezzo/Soprano) - Mother Edith, an American Socialite and amateur singer, known for her eclectic lifestyle, and “Little” Eddie Beale, mother Edith’s daughter and reclusive former fashion model and socialite. Seeking a multi-faceted performer; “Big Eddie Beale:” (Age 60-70; Alto) - An eclectic woman who is living in the past, fondly recalls her days of glory entertaining guests at lavish parties in the heyday of Grey Gardens; “Young Little Edie Beale” (Age 20–30; mezzo/soprano) - Model, Singer and Socialite in 1920’s. Performer will portray young Edie as well as other smaller character; “George Gould Strong” (Age 30–40; Baritone/Tenor) - Edith’s companion and artistic partner in crime; a pianist. Also plays other roles throughout the second act; Joseph Kennedy, Jr./Jerry (Tenor) - Young “Little” Eddie’s handsome love interest, Joseph Kennedy in act one, and handyman Jerry in act two; Major Bouvier/Norman Vincent Peale (Age 50-70; Baritone) - The strict, militant patriarch of the family in act one, and endearing minister and author in act two; Brooks Sr./Brooks Jr. (Age 25-40; Baritone) - Family butler Brooks Sr. in act one, and grounds keeper Brooks Jr. as well other roles in act two; Jacqueline Bouvier/Ensemble (Age 15-20; mezzo/soprano) - Young Jackie in act one and ensemble in the second act; Lee Bouvier/Ensemble (Age 15-20; mezzo/soprano) - Lee act one and ensemble in the second act; for Children Of Eden - Father (Age 35 to 55) - An impressive presence with powerful, rich voice. A true parent, who wants the best for all of their children. Protective, loving, and reminiscent of God; Adam/Noah (Age: 25 to 40; Baritone/Tenor) - Adam: Eve's bright and childlike partner. Hard-working and reserved. Noah: rough but simple. He is unsophisticated and shrewd, but also warm and loyal. Eve/Mama (Age: 25 to 35; Mezzo/Belter) - Eve: curious and questioning, smart and excited. Mama: Noah's wife and inherently motherly. Cain/Japheth (Age: 20-30; Tenor) - Cain: Abel's older, adventurous brother. He is strong, stubborn, and independent. Japeth: in love with Yonah and is willing to sacrifice his life to be with her. Clever, rebellious, stubborn; Abel/Ham (Age: 20 to 30 - Baritone/Tenor) - Abel: Cain's younger and more conservative brother who follows the "rules." Ham: Japeth's middle brother. He is not as docile as Japheth, nor as hot headed as Shem; Seth/Shem (Age: 20 to 30; Baritone) - Seth: Adam and Eve's third son. He is innocently adventurous; Shem: the oldest of Noah's three sons. Impulsive, strong, and hot-tempered; “Aphra” (Age: 20 to 30; Mezzo/Soprano) - Ham's pregnant wife. Longs for the flood to be over and is constantly worrying; “Aysha” (Age: 20 to 30; Mezzo/Soprano) - Shem's wife. Cynically bitter and constantly accusing those aboard the ark; “Yonah” (Age: 20 to 30; Mezzo/Belter) - Noah's servant who falls in love with Japheth. A descendent of Cain. Strong, yet humble, kind, and smart; for Bonnie & Clyde – “Clyde Barrow” (Age: 18 to 25; Tenor) - A charming small-town boy who craves notoriety. Bonnie's reckless, bold, daring lover; “Bonnie Parker” (Age: 18 to 25; Mezzo/Belter) - A beautiful girl torn between love and fame. Clyde's ambitious, stubborn lover; “Marvin ‘Buck’ Barrow” (Age: 25 to 35; Baritone/Tenor) - Clyde's brother and an outlaw troubled by his wife's distaste for his lifestyle. Adventurous and loyal; “Blanche Barrow” (Age: 25 to 35; Mezzo/Belter) - A religious woman who disapproves of the criminal lifestyle. Honorable and righteous. Married to Buck Barrow; “Cumie Barrow” (Age: 40 to 55; Mezzo) - A kind woman among those suffering in the Depression. Loyal and selfless. Mother to Clyde and Buck; “Ted Hinton” (Age: 18 to 25; Tenor) - A police officer struggling to separate his feelings from his duties; Kind and honest. Madly in love with Bonnie; “Emma Parker” (Age: 40 to 55; Mezzo) - Bonnie's widowed mother. Fragile, caring, sensitive; Preacher (Age: 45 to 65; Baritone) - The town's evangelist. Loud, passionate, boisterous; “Henry Barrow” (Age: 45 to 55; Baritone/Tenor) - A hard-working man, struggling to survive. Humble and quiet. Father of Clyde and Buck; “Governor Miriam Ferguson” (Age: 40 to 60; Mezzo) - An enforcer of the law and Governor of Texas. Tough and harsh; “Captain Frank Hamer” (Age: 45 to 65; Baritone/Tenor) - A retired Texas Ranger who joins the hunt for Bonnie and Clyde. Recruited by Governor Ferguson; “Bob Alcorn” (Age: 30 to 45; Baritone/Tenor) - The best sharpshooter in Texas. Recruited by Frank Hamer, he helps hunt down Bonnie and Clyde. Ensemble Store Clerks; Cops/Guards; Bank Customers; Choir; Bread Line Folks; for City of Angels – “Stine” (Age 30–45; Baritone/Tenor) - The author of the novel, City of Angels, which he is adapting into a film. Quirky and anxious; “Stone” (Age: 30-45; Baritone/Tenor) - A former police cop turned private eye detective, the hero of Stine's novel. The classic hard-boiled detective, tough, wisecracking and quick-witted; Buddy Fidler/Irwin S Irving (Age 40-55; Baritone/Tenor) - Buddy- The film producer. Manipulative, opinionated, heartless film executive. Irwin S Irving- a Hollywood mogul Stone catches in bed with Bobbi; Munoz/Pancho Vargas (Age: 25-40; Baritone/Tenor) - Detective Munoz- Stone's former partner, now a bitter rival. He believes that Stone repeatedly antagonizes him. Pancho Vargas- the actor playing Munoz in the film; Donna/Oolie (Age: 25-40; Mezzo/Belter) - Donna- Buddy's secretary. She has a brief affair with Stine; She is far more manipulative than she appears. Oolie- Stone's loyal Girl Friday. Unrequitedly in love with Stone; Carla Haywood/Alaura Kingsley (Age: 35-50) - Carla Haywood- Buddy's wife, who will be playing Alaura in the film. Alaura Kingsley - a femme fatale trophy wife. She and Stone have a brief affair; Gabby/Bobbi (Age: 30-45; Mezzo/Belter) - Gabby - Stine's wife. She is tired of his obsession with work and his unfaithfulness. Bobbi - Stone's former girlfriend, A nightclub singer based directly on Stine's wife Gabby; Avril/Mallory (Age: 20-30; Mezzo/Belter) - Avril- a young Hollywood starlet who will be playing Mallory in the film. Mallory Kingsley- Alaura's beautiful, seductive step-daughter; Jimmy Powers/Dr. Mandrill (Age: 20’s-40’s; Tenor) - Jimmy Powers- a popular singer, who appears in both the Hollywood scenes and in the fictional movie scenes. Dr. Mandril - A quack doctor hired by Alaura to care for her ill husband, Luther; Ensemble: Multiple smaller roles will be played by the ensemble, such as The Angel City 4, Peter, Werner, Gerald, and other. Equity Principal Auditions Jul 18 from 11am-7pm and Jul 19 from 11am-7pm (lunch 2pm-3pm each day) at 11th Hour Theatre Company Studio (2329 S. 3rd St., Philadelphia PA 19148). To schedule an appointment, contact Michael O'Brien by calling 267/987-9865 or emailing casting@11thhourtheatrecompany.org. An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Prepare a brief contemporary musical theatre song. Bring sheet music, an accompanist will be provided.

 

EQUITY, 'The WANDERER' – JULY 19 - Wanderer Broadway, LLC is seeking Equity actor-singers for The Wanderer, a workshop of a new musical. Dion DiMucci and others, music-lyrics; Charles Messina, book; The workshop will begin on or around Aug. 27 and run through Sep. 14 in NYC. Pays: $757/6-day week; Equity Workshop Agreement. Seeking—Various Roles: 18+; “Dion DiMucci:” Male; late teens-early 20s. Italian American with Star quality; A teen idol; tough New Yorker with Bronx attitude. Actor must have the chops to handle character believably at the peak of his success, as well at the nadir of his heroin addiction, and coming back through recovery again -- also the complexities of his relationship with his Bronx Italian mother and father, with whom he maintains an intimate if sometimes tumultuous relationship throughout the story. A great singer in 1950’s DooWop style. Actor must convey a one-of-a-kind singing voice that would go on to have some 50 chart-toppers; a rhythm singer with really great and versatile range -- must sing in a pop/rock style and be good with vocal harmony. Pop baritone to A4; ability to play guitar (or at least some familiarity with guitar, or willingness to learn) is a big plus; “Susan Butterfield:” Female, 20’s. A beautiful young girl -- a country girl from Vermont who moves to the Bronx and, knowing no one else in this new neighborhood, she meets Dion. A pure, simple and sweet girl -- smart, stoic and strong. NOT of Italian descent; Must be a first-class singer who moves very well. Must sing in a pop/rock style and be good with vocal harmony. Warm folk/pop chest voice (not brassy belt), A3-C5; “Johnny:” Male; 20s-40s. Any race/ethnicity. Ideally seeking a name actor, or a familiar face in this role. A close friend from the neighborhood and a presence throughout Dion's life. He often serves as both a sounding board and voice of reason to Dion, speaking what’s in Dion’s conscience. Tough, funny, and charismatic. Can come across as a real New Yorker; strong actor and singer; must sing in a pop/rock style and be good with vocal harmony. Rock/Blues style baritone to F-sharp4; “Pat DiMucci:” Male, late 40s-late 50s. Dion's Bronx Italian-American father; a former Vaudevillian performer himself, he has become a Stage Father and pushes his son’s career. Perhaps a bit brusk and seemingly self-centered, but he has a heart of gold; sense of humor, for sure; has some quirkiness about him -- perhaps a Christopher Walken quirkiness. Must be a strong actor and singer. Must sing in a pop/rock style and be good with vocal harmony. High baritone to A4; moves well; “Frances DiMucci:” Female, late 40s-late 50s. Dion’s Bronx Italian-American mother. Shouts only when necessary and it is often necessary; like most Bronx Italian mothers, she is the force that holds her family together. Good comic timing, and good actress. Must sing in a pop/rock style and be good with vocal harmony; “Bob Schwartz:” Male, 50s. 1950’s record company executive; Jewish; good comic timing. He is the brains of the outfit -- the brother of Gene -- and they work together in the music industry. Must sing in a pop/rock style and be good with vocal harmony -- possibly a tenor. Must move well; “Gene Schwartz:” Male, 50s. 1950’s record company executive; Jewish; good comic timing. He is a little dull, a little slow -- the brother of Bob -- and they work together in the music industry. Must sing in a pop/rock style and be good with vocal harmony -- possibly a baritone. Must move well; “Willie Green:” Male, 50s-60s. African American, with great speaking/singing voice, He is the older African American corner guitarist who influenced Dion in his music. Role has a solo performance of "Son of Skip James." (If actor can play guitar well enough to accompany himself for this number, or at least have some familiarity with guitar or the willingness to learn, that is a big plus.) Strong actor-singer-mover. Must sing in a pop/rock style, and be good with vocal harmony; strong Blues singer, baritone to D4; “Ruby:” Female, any age, but likely 20s-30s. Any race or ethnicity. A soulful and angelic presence, she inspires Dion during the height of his last acid trip. She is the catalyst who brings him up from the bottom and leads his call to redemption; must have first rate singing voice for excellent solo number. Must sing in a pop/rock style, and be good with vocal harmony; Bluesy belt, comfortable with riffing and improvising, to B4. Must move very well; “Monsignor Pernicone:” Male, late 40s/50s. The neighborhood priest, who offers guidance to Dion; striking-looking; authoritative & comforting; Italian or Italian American; a true man of the cloth; a member of the Bronx community. Strong actor and singer; must sing in a pop/rock style and be good with vocal harmony; must move well; “Big Bopper:” Male; 20s. Versatile actor to play JP “Big Bopper” Richardson; actor may double as a Street Gang Member and a Doo Wop Back-Up Singer; versatile singing range; ability to harmonize; playing guitar (or at least some familiarity with guitar, or willingness to learn) is a plus. Must sing in a pop/rock style and be an excellent reader with very strong vocal harmony skills. May be either high bari-tenor to A4 wth falsetto to C5, OR baritone to D4, OR bass/bari with solid "bass-man" sound (F32-D4); “Buddy Holly:” Male; 20s. Versatile actor to play Buddy Holly; actor may double as a Street Gang Member and a Doo Wop Back-Up Singer; versatile singing range; ability to harmonize; playing guitar (or at least some familiarity with guitar, or willingness to learn) is a plus. Must sing in a pop/rock style and be an excellent reader with very strong vocal harmony skills. May be either high bari-tenor to A4 wth falsetto to C5, OR baritone to D4, OR bass/bari with solid "bass-man" sound (F32-D4); “Ritchie Valens:” Male; Latino, 20s. Versatile actor to play the well-known Latino singer, Ritchie Valens; actor may double as a Street Gang Member and a Doo Wop Back-Up Singer; versatile singing range; ability to harmonize; playing guitar (or at least some familiarity with guitar, or willingness to learn) is a plus. Must sing in a pop/rock style and be an excellent reader with very strong vocal harmony skills. May be either high bari-tenor to A4 wth falsetto to C5, OR baritone to D4, OR bass/bari with solid "bass-man" sound (F32-D4). Equity Principal Audition Jul 19 from 9:30am-5:30pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W. 46th St., 16th fl., Manhattan NY 10036). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a pop/DooWop song that shows off your voice and range. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring a current picture and resume, stapled together.

 

'SPRING AWAKENING' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 19 - Wolf Pack Theatre Company is casting the multi-Tony Award winning musical, Spring Awakening (Steven Sater, book & lyrics; Duncan Sheik, music). Runs Sep. 14-30 (Fri./Sat. eve. & Sun. afternoon) in Riverdale Park MD. Small stipend provided. Seeking—Various Roles: Males & Females, 18-50. Seeking talent from Riverdale Park MD. Include headshot/resume. Video auditions accepted. Bring a headshot and resume. There will be an audition form to fill out at the audition. Prepare one up-tempo and one ballad 32 measures of each. Prepare one contemporary monologue of no more than two minutes. A pianist will be provided. Callbacks June 20 (7pm). Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

'The WIZARD Of OZ' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 20 - Vegas Theatricals is casting The Wizard of Oz, benefitting the Boston Univ. Alzheimer’s Disease Center. This is a nonunion, performance pay-travel stipend production. The show will rehearse, beginning in July, some evenings from 6pm-10pm; and Saturdays and Sundays from 3pm-8pm. Not everyone will be required to attend all rehearsals. All performances will take place at the Producers Club, 358 W. 44th St., NYC. Performance dates: Oct. 3 (8pm), Oct. 4 (8pm), Oct. 5 (8pm), Oct. 6 (2pm & 8pm), and Oct. 7 (4pm). There will be a $45/show performance stipend and an additional one-time $50 travel stipend for principal roles for a total of $320 to be paid at the final performance on Oct. 7, 2018. Seeking—Tinman/Hickory (Lead): Male, 21-55, Dorothy’s caring friend from Oz. Male, singer; should be able to belt a G with confidence; Ensemble/Chorus: Males & Females, 18+, in addition to the above-named characters, an ensemble of men, women are needed to be munchkins, crows, trees, Jitterbug dancers, Ozians, monkeys, and Winkie guards. Seeking talent from New York NY. For an audition appointment, submit electronically. In your submission, indicate your name, age, role desired, and confirm availability for rehearsals and performances. Prepare a song from the show or in the style of the show and be ready to read from the script. Auditions and callbacks in NYC the third week of July 2018 by appointment only. Appointments will be made after submission of a headshot and resume via backstage.com. Producer states: "Note the following roles have been precast: Dorothy Gale is being played and sung live by critically-acclaimed and award-winning Judy Garland tribute artist Peter Mac. Being played as an acting role and NO camp involved. Peter has won several awards for his loving live and accurate portrayal of Judy. The following roles are also precast: Scarecrow/Hunk, Lion/Zeke, Professor Marvel/Wizard, Wicked Witch/Elmira Gulch."

 

'ANNIE' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 20 - Breckenridge Backstage Theatre is casting Annie, the musical. Synopsis: Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in a 1930s New York City orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations…and even befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She finds a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lonely mutt named Sandy. Rehearsals begin late July/early August in Denver & Breckenridge CO. Production week is Aug. 20-23. Performances Aug. 24-26 & Aug. 31-Sep. 2 at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge. Paid position, lodging provided. Details to be discussed at time of casting. Seeking—“Oliver Warbucks” (Lead): Male, 40-60, a powerful and successful businessman with a warm heart. Rich, stiff-collared, and bullish. Gender: Male. Age: 40 to 60. Vocal range top: G-flat5. Vocal range bottom: B3. Seeking talent Nationwide. Submit headshot and resume electronically via backstage.com or contact the theatre. Casting personnel will do follow-up with select candidates and ask for video submission. Especially interested in actors who have played the role before.

 

EQUITY, 'A GENTLEMAN's GUIDE To LOVE And MURDER' – JULY 20 DEADLINE f/JULY 23 - Florida Studio Theatre is Equity actors for various roles in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Robert L. Freedman, music-lyrics; Steven Lutvak, music-lyrics; Seeking a multicultural cast for this show. Any role can be played by an actor of any racial background or ethnicity. Submit accordingly. Synopsis: "Gentleman’s Guide is the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by--you guessed it--eliminating the eight pesky relatives who stand in his way. Gentleman’s Guide will have you dying with laughter. Rehearsals begin Oct. 15; runs Nov. 9-Jan. 20, 2019 in Sarasota FL. Equity LORT Non-Rep Contract. Seeking—“Montague ‘Monty’ Navarro:” Male, 30-39, handsome and effortlessly charming, clever and charismatic, vulnerable and endearing, with a highly developed appreciation for life’s ironies; high baritone with a strong top; solid low A-high A; “Miss Shingle:” Female, 30-59, a Cockney housekeeper/governess who has served a wealthy, titled family for 30 years. She informs Monty that he is indeed a D’Ysquith. Storytelling is paramount for her role. Seeking a character woman. Mezzo soprano, G to high A; “Sibella Hallward:” Female, 26-36, sexy, flirtatious, narcissistic, willful, calculating, and irresistible. A social climber, yes, but also truly loves Monty, and in the end would do anything to protect him. Tremendous wit and high style. Strong mover. Character mezzo, low F-sharp to high A, belting not required; “Phoebe D’Ysquith:” Female, 18-39, beautiful, virtuous, forthright, romantic, comically earnest, with a backbone of steel. She is not your typical ingénue, though. Actress must have a sense of irony and humor, in addition to a youthful innocence behind her sophistication. Coloratura soprano up to a high sustained C-sharp with an optional high Eb. Very flexible and agile, B below middle C on the bottom; The D’Ysquith Family: 30-59, played by one actor; must be an experienced, skilled, and transformational comedic actor who has a superb grasp on British farce. Physical comedy and stamina is a necessity. Does not necessarily need to be a phenomenal singer but must be able to carry a musical comedy without an ounce of hesitation. Plays a full range of characters from the same family, ranging from an off-kilter priest to a closeted bee enthusiast to a lowly custodian (each of them intrinsic “English types”). Plays: Asquith D’Ysquith, Jr., a dandy; Lord Adlabert D’Ysquith, Eighth Earl of Highhurst; Reverend Lord Ezekiel D’Ysquith, a clergyman; Lord Adlabert D’Ysquith, Sr., an elderly banker; Henry D’Ysquith, a country squire; Major Lord Bartholomew D’Ysquith, a bodybuilder; Lady Hyacinth D’Ysquith, a benefactress; Lady Salome D’Ysquith Pumphrey, an actress; and Chauncey D’Ysquith, a janitor; Woman #1 (Chorus/Ensemble): 30-59, plays Tour Guide, as well as Pub Owner's Wife, Mrs. Pebworth, 3rd Newsboy. Seeking a character woman. Mezzo soprano, G-high A; Woman #2 (Chorus/Ensemble): 30-59, plays Lady Eugenia, an unhappily married countess. Overbearing and mean spirited at times, but comically so. Must be highly adept at the biting quip and the withering glare. Also plays Miss Hetherington, and 4th Newsboy. Low F-sharp to high A; Woman #3 (Chorus/Ensemble): 25-39, plays Miss Barley, an alluring artist model. Also plays Sibella's Maid, Hyacinth Colleague, Phoebe's Maid, Hilda; G-high C; Man #1 (Chorus/Ensemble): 20-35, appealing and attractive. Plays Tom Copley (aka Farmer), as well as 2nd Clerk, Hyacinth Colleague, 2nd Newsboy, Actor, Ancestral Bust, Dr. Pettibone, and Guard; high baritone with a strong top; solid low A-high A; Man #2 (Chorus/Ensemble): 30-59, a versatile and appealing character man. Plays Detective Pinckey, who has a featured number. Also plays 1st Clerk, Pub Owner, Mr. Cross, 1st Newsboy, 1st Actor, Physician, and 2nd Ancestral Bust. Bass, low C to high G-sharp; Man #3 (Chorus/Ensemble): 30-59, a character man. Plays The Magistrate, as well as Mr. Goodsall, Actor, and Mr. Gorby. The Magistrate has a featured number with Detective Pinckey; true tenor; B-flat to high B-flat. Audition by appointment Jul 23 in New York NY. For consideration, email pix & resume ASAP by July 20 to James Ashford, Casting & Hiring Coordinator, at casting@floridastudiotheatre.org.

 

The 2018 NJTA COMBINED AUDITIONS - JULY 20 DEADLINE - New Jersey Theatre Alliance is seeking actors for the combined auditions for New Jersey Theatre Alliance (NJTA), the service organization for the state’s professional (Actors' Equity) theaters. Note: Not all Alliance member theaters participate in these auditions and NJTA will not have a confirmed list of participating theaters until about a week before the auditions. All of New Jersey’s professional theaters are equal opportunity employers. Actors with disabilities are encouraged to submit. Dates/locations vary according to contract. Pay and contracts vary. To defray the cost of printing the book, some fees may apply. Payment instructions (if applicable) will be included with your acceptance notification. Seeking—Varied Roles. Auditions by appointment Aug 20 from 10am-6pm and Aug 21 from 10am-6pm in South Orange NJ 07079. Seeking talent from New York NY. Register online on the NJTA website (njtheatrealliance.org) under the heading “Industry Professionals." The deadline to register is July 20. Read carefully; because of the high volume of entries, failure to follow instructions will cause your entry to be rejected. Registration will be done online and can be found on the NJTA website: https://njtheatrealliance.org/annual-combined-auditions. At registration, NJTA will require you to submit your headshot and resume digitally in advance of your audition. Headshots and resumes will be placed in a booklet that will be distributed to the theater representatives attending. This saves time and effort throughout the audition process and will allow you to leave once your audition is finished. A follow-up list--indicating which theaters expressed interest in your work--will be posted on the website shortly after the auditions are concluded. Non-Equity actors: Registration open June 1. Due to the high volume of entries, a lottery process is in effect for non-Equity actors. EMC is considered non-Equity. For Equity actors: Registration opens June 15. Equity performers have the option of informing NJTA what time of the day they would like to audition. NJTA does not guarantee that you will receive your preferred time but will make every effort to honor your request. Full instructions will be included in the registration form. If given an audition slot, you will be notified by email no later than July 27. No phone calls.

 

EQUITY, 'A GENTLEMAN's GUIDE To LOVE And MURDER' – JULY 20 - Florida Studio Theatre is casting A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder with music and lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak. Synopsis: The uproarious story of Monty Navarro, an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by—you guessed it—eliminating the eight pesky relatives who stand in his way. "Gentleman’s Guide" will have you dying with laughter. Rehearsals begin Oct. 15; runs Nov. 9, 2018- Jan. 20, 2019 in Sarasota FL. Pays $656/wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep D Contract. Note: Florida Studio Theatre an established LORT D, Equity regional theatre in Sarasota FL. Great artistic environment, Equity Contract with competitive, negotiable salaries. Seeking—“Montague ‘Monty’ Navarro:” Male, 30-39, handsome and effortlessly charming, clever and charismatic, vulnerable and endearing, with a highly developed appreciation for life’s ironies; high baritone with a strong top; solid low A-high A; “Miss Shingle:” Female, 30-59, a Cockney housekeeper/governess who has served a wealthy, titled family for 30 years. She informs Monty that he is indeed a D’Ysquith. Storytelling is paramount for her role. Seeking a character woman. Mezzo soprano, G to high A; “Sibella Hallward:” Female, 26-36, sexy, flirtatious, narcissistic, willful, calculating, and irresistible. A social climber, yes, but also truly loves Monty, and in the end would do anything to protect him. Tremendous wit and high style. Strong mover. Character mezzo, low F-sharp to high A, belting not required; “Phoebe D’Ysquith:” Female, 18-39, beautiful, virtuous, forthright, romantic, comically earnest, with a backbone of steel. She is not your typical ingénue, though. Actress must have a sense of irony and humor, in addition to a youthful innocence behind her sophistication. Coloratura soprano up to a high sustained C-sharp with an optional high E-flat. Very flexible and agile, B below middle C on the bottom; The D’Ysquith Family: 30-59, played by one actor; must be an experienced, skilled, and transformational comedic actor who has a superb grasp on British farce. Physical comedy and stamina is a necessity. Does not necessarily need to be a phenomenal singer but must be able to carry a musical comedy without an ounce of hesitation. Plays a full range of characters from the same family, ranging from an off-kilter priest to a closeted bee enthusiast to a lowly custodian (each of them intrinsic “English types”). Plays: Asquith D’Ysquith, Jr.,a dandy; Lord Adlabert D’Ysquith, Eighth Earl of Highhurst; Reverend Lord Ezekiel D’Ysquith, a clergyman; Lord Adlabert D’Ysquith, Sr., an elderly banker; Henry D’Ysquith, a country squire; Major Lord Bartholomew D’Ysquith, a bodybuilder; Lady Hyacinth D’Ysquith, a benefactress; Lady Salome D’Ysquith Pumphrey, an actress; and Chauncey D’Ysquith, a janitor; Woman #1 (Chorus/Ensemble): 30-59, plays Tour Guide, as well as Pub Owner's Wife, Mrs. Pebworth, 3rd Newsboy. Seeking a character woman. Mezzo soprano, G-high A; Woman #2 (Chorus/Ensemble): 30-59, plays Lady Eugenia, an unhappily married countess. Overbearing and mean spirited at times, but comically so. Must be highly adept at the biting quip and the withering glare. Also plays Miss Hetherington, and 4th Newsboy. Low F-sharp to high A; Woman #3 (Chorus/Ensemble): 25-39, plays Miss Barley, an alluring artist model. Also plays Sibella's Maid, Hyacinth Colleague, Phoebe's Maid, Hilda; G-high C; Man #1 (Chorus/Ensemble): 20-35, appealing and attractive. Plays Tom Copley (aka Farmer), as well as 2nd Clerk, Hyacinth Colleague, 2nd Newsboy, Actor, Ancestral Bust, Dr. Pettibone, and Guard; high baritone with a strong top; solid low A-high A; Man #2 (Chorus/Ensemble): 30-59, a versatile and appealing character man. Plays Detective Pinckey, who has a featured number. Also plays 1st Clerk, Pub Owner, Mr. Cross, 1st Newsboy, 1st Actor, Physician, and 2nd Ancestral Bust. Bass, low C to high G-sharp; Man #3 (Chorus/Ensemble): 30-59, a character man. Plays The Magistrate, as well as Mr. Goodsall, Actor, and Mr. Gorby. The Magistrate has a featured number with Detective Pinckey; true tenor; B-flat to high B-flat. Equity Principal Audition Jul 20 from 10am-6pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Ripley-Grier Studios 520 (520 8th Ave., 16th fl., Manhattan NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a song from the show or in that style. An accompanist will be provided. Bring an updated photo & resume to the audition. Note: Seeking a multi-cultural cast for this show. Any role can be played by an actor of any racial background or ethnicity.

 

EQUITY, 'HOLIDAY INN' – JULY 20 - Walnut Street Theatre Company is seeking Equity singer-tap dancers & singer-instrumentalist-tap dancers for the ensemble in Holiday Inn. Rehearsals begin Aug. 14; production runs Sep. 12-Oct. 21 at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia PA. Pays: $993/wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep Contract. Seeking—Equity Singer-Instrumentalist-Tap Dancers (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+. Equity Chorus Call Jul 20 at 9:30am for Equity Male singers, 11:30am for Equity Female singers, 2pm for Equity Male dancers who sing & 4pm for Equity Female dancers who sing at Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W. 46th St., 16th fl., Manhattan NY 10036). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Singers: Prepare 16/32 bars of golden age/standard musical theater. Singers may be asked to dance so be prepared with appropriate tap shoes/heels. Bring pix & resume, stapled together. An accompanist will be provided. Dancers: Arrive prepared with appropriate tap shoes/heels. Dancers also prepare 16/32 bars if needed to sing. Bring pix & resume, stapled together. An accompanist will be provided.

 

EQUITY, 'The OTHER JOSH COHEN' – JULY 23 & 25 - All the Josh Cohens LLC is casting Equity actor-singers & actor-singer-musicians for The Other Josh Cohen. Steve Rosen and David Rossmer, book-music-lyrics; Rehearsals begin Oct. 1; previews begin Oct. 26; open Nov. 12 (open-ended run) in NYC. Pays $742/wk. Equity Off Broadway Agreement. Seeking—Woman 1: A Lot of People: 18+, a comic tour de force role for a woman who can play a sexy college girl in one scene, a Midwestern customer service representative in another, a Jewish grandma...etc.; someone great with varied characterizations, who can also be real; strong singing voice required, and musical instrument ability helpful; offer out on role; Man 1: A Bunch of People: 18+, roles include an easygoing Greek landlord, Josh’s Jewish father and a disgruntled middle manager; excellent musical director skills needed; ideally piano player who can play guitar and a bit of a wind instrument, plus any others; could be a role for a funny music director who would be great onstage but never gets the chance; Woman 2: A Bunch of Other People: 18+, a rockstar role for a drummer or bassist with acting ability... or an actress with excellent drumming or bass ability; she must be a strong singer (comfortable with rock); plays many comic characters with numerous featured vocals; may understudy other roles; other instrument ability a major plus; Man 2: The Rest of the People: 18+, a role for a bass and/or drummer with acting ability... or an actor with bass or drum ability; roles include an Alabama good old boy, Josh’s confused elderly neighbor and Darth Vader; may understudy other roles; other instrument ability a major plus; Woman 3: At Least One More Person: 18+, a role for a multi-instrumentalist with a few fun acting features; plays Diane: an endearing music teacher who hates talking in front of people; may understudy other roles; the more instruments she has some experience with the merrier; Male Standby: 18, offstage cover for Josh, Man 1 and possibly others; must play piano very well, guitar/bass extremely helpful; offer out on role. Equity Principal Auditions Jul 23 from 9:30am-5:30pm and Jul 24 from 9:30am-5:30pm (lunch 1pm-2pm each day) at Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W 46th St., 16th Fl., Manhattan NY 10036) and Jul 25 from 10am-6pm (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm) at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 4th floor, Manhattan NY 10018). Sing a brief pop/rock or funny contemporary musical theatre song. If you play an instrument and can bring it with you to accompany yourself, do. We will not have drums or amplification available at these auditions. Bring picture and resume. Casting director Kaitlin Shaw of Tara Rubin Casting is expected at the EPA.

 

EQUITY, 'CATS' – JULY 24 & 26 - The Shubert Organization/The Nederlander Organization is seeking Equity male and female actor-singers for three principal roles in a touring production of Cats. Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer; based on T. S Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats”; Synopsis: On just one special night of the year, all Jellicle cats meet at the Jellicle Ball where Old Deuteronomy, their wise and benevolent leader, makes the Jellicle choice and announces which of them will go up to The Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a whole new Jellicle life. Rehearsals begin Dec. 5; previews begin Jan. 22, 2019; tour begins Jan. 23. Pays: $877/week min. Equity SETA, Category 2. Seeking—“Grizabella:” Female, 35-55, Grizabella is a survivor, but she is vulnerable, and now outcast from the tribe. She was once very glamorous, but with age her beauty is fading. Sings "Memory." An exceptional singer/ actress with sensational, powerful vocals needed. Must possess a wide vocal range with rich lower register and dramatic high belt to E-flat; “Old Deuteronomy:” Male, 35-55, Old Deuteronomy is the beloved leader of the tribe. Seeking a mature actor with a rich legit baritone to G sharp in addition to a secure lower register. Must be able to express authority, dignity, wisdom, and humility - also great warmth and fun. Small amount of movement required; Gus/Bustopher Jones: Male, 40-50, Bustopher Jones is a sophisticated and upper-class cat, respected by all. Gus is the theatre cat - a fragile old cat who recounts his glory days playing the role of the Rumpus Cat. A fantastic character-actor singer with excellent comedic skills to play these two distinct roles. Tenor with good lower register. Good movement skills needed. Equity Principal Auditions Jul 24 from 10am-6pm and Jul 26 from 10am-6pm (lunch 1pm-2pm both days) at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 3rd fl., Manhattan NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Be prepared to sing a brief song from musical theatre repertoire. Looking for all voice types. Bring your book of music with you, in case you are asked to sing a second selection. An accompanist will be provided. Bring a current picture and resume, stapled together. Actors of all cultural backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

EQUITY, 'MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION' – JULY 25 - Producers are seeking Equity male and female ensemble singers in My Very Own British Invasion, a musical. Rick Elice, book; Three-week Lab runs Oct. 29-Nov. 16 in NYC. Pays: $1000/wk. Equity Developmental Lab Contract. Seeking—Male Ensemble Singers: characters are 20s-40s; must have excellent pop/rock voice that can navigate the music of 1960s/1970s British pop; guitar playing a big plus (as is the ability to play bass or drums); ensemble members will play several different parts, so actors should be great with text, be able to speak in a British accent, and have great comedic timing; Female Ensemble Singers: characters are 20s-40s; must have excellent pop/rock voice that can navigate the music of 1960s/1970s British pop; guitar playing a big plus (as is the ability to play bass or drums); ensemble members will play several different parts, so actors should be great with text, be able to speak in a British accent, and have great comedic timing. Equity Chorus Call Jul 25 at 10:30am for Equity female singers & 2pm for Equity male singers at Pearl Studios NYC (500 8th Ave., 4th fl., Manhattan NY 10018). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare 16-32 bars of a contemporary 1960s or 1970s pop/rock (preferably British) song that shows off your range. If actors would like, they can accompany themselves on guitar if they are strong guitar players, otherwise, bring sheet music and a piano accompanist will be provided. All actors should bring an updated picture & resume, stapled together.

EQUITY, RIVERSIDE THEATRE Inc. 2018-19 SEASON – JULY 25 - Riverside Theatre Inc. is casting Equity actors for the 2018-19 Season including: The Last Romance (LORT B+. Joe DiPietro, playwright; Rehearsals begin Jan. 15, 2019; runs Feb. 5-24, 2019), Ghost Writer (LORT D. Michael Hollinger, playwright. Rehearsals begin Mar. 7, 2019; runs Mar. 26-Apr. 14), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (LORT B+. Rehearsals begin Oct. 4; runs Oct. 23-Nov. 11), Evita (LORT B+. Rehearsals begin Dec. 18; runs Jan. 8-27, 2019), My Fair Lady (LORT B+. Rehearsals begin Feb. 19, 2019; runs Mar. 12-31), Next To Normal (LORT D. Rehearsals begin Jan. 3, 2019; runs Jan. 22-Feb. 10), and Legally Blonde (LORT B+. Rehearsals begin Mar. 28, 2019; runs Apr. 16-May 5). Season runs in Vero Beach FL. Pays $964/wk. (LORT B+) and $656/wk. (LORT D.) Equity LORT Non-Rep Agreements. Seeking—Equity Performers: Males & Females, 18+. For Smokey Joe’s Cafe – “Brenda:” 25-35, savvy, sexy, and smart; strong dance ability, ballet technique a huge plus and all-around great dancer; sultry/jazzy belt and mix; sings "Don Juan," "Some Cats Know," "I'm a Woman.” Ethnicity: African-American or of African descent; “Delee:” 20-33, “The Shimmy Girl”; very sexy, but with a sweet innocence at her core; VERY strong dance ability; high belt and mix; sings "Falling," "Trouble," "I'm a Woman." ETHNICITY: Caucasian or Asian; “Pattie:” 30-45, Attractive, real rock chops- the voice of experience; big belt and mix; moves well, sings "Pearl's a Singer," "I Keep Forgetting," "Don't." Ethnicity: Caucasian or Latina; “B.J.:” Sexy, funny, and yet breaks hearts with her torch song; huge gospel voice, belts and mixes; vocal styling like Big Mama Thornton or Aretha Franklin; Moves well; sings "Fools Fall in Love,” "Hound Dog," "Saved." Ethnicity: African-American or of African descent; “Fred:” 30-50, father-like figure type, sultry low voice, solid; part of The Quartet, must be good with harmonies, e.g. "The Drifters," "The Coasters," etc.; attractive, moves very well; sings "You're the Boss," "Little Egypt;" bass. Ethnicity: African-American or of African descent; “Ken:” 25-40, a smooth crooner; part of The Quartet, must be good with harmonies, e.g. "The Drifters,” "The Coasters," etc.; attractive and very fit, strong jazz/ballet technique and partnering a plus; sings "Spanish Harlem," "Loving You," "Poison Ivy;" baritone. Ethnicity: African-American or of African descent; “Adrian:” 25-40, Energetic, leader of the group; part of The Quartet, must be good with harmonies, e.g. "The Drifters," "The Coasters," etc.; attractive and fit; Moves very well: sings "Stand by Me,” "Youngblood," "Love Potion #9;" second tenor. Ethnicity: African-American or of African descent; “Victor:” 25-40, Bright comic energy; part of The Quartet, must be good with harmonies, e.g. “The Drifters," "The Coasters," etc.; attractive and fit; moves very well; carries most of the comedy in the show, but also has dramatic turn with a killer falsetto for “I Who Have Nothing”, also sings “D.W Washburn,” “Searchin’”; tenor. Ethnicity: African-American or of African descent; “Michael:” 25-40, Genuinely suave, no small bit of Elvis in his swagger; true rock 'n roll voice and very strong mover; must be very good with harmonies because he joins the quartet for some numbers, attractive and in great shape; sings "Jailhouse Rock," "Kansas City," "Ruby;" second tenor. Ethnicity: Caucasian, Latin, or Asian; for Evita – “Evita:” (Female, 18 to 33) Projects both a toughness and charisma. She is a beautiful, ambitious and power-seeking woman, who rises to become the spiritual leader of Argentina by the age of 26. She is also a woman of few options, who uses her sexuality to build power. A legit Mezzo with a clear, strong mix that can belt to a high G and sing to a low E (below middle C). Must be a passionate and strong actor who dances; “Che:” (Male, 30-40) This character is dashing, impulsive, jealous, and manipulative. Che is the dissenting voice of the Descomisados (the Peron Supporters) and the narrator of the show, a radical who isn’t reluctant to ask tough questions and demand answers. An actor/singer that must move very well with a high, rock tenor voice that can sing a low A to high B, falsetto to high F. Must dance; “Peron:” (Male, 50s) An officer in the Argentinean army who rises to become the Argentine President. He is a man who is dignified, charming, and authoritative. A strong actor and singer who can play character/leading man. Vocal bass/baritone to high F. Must dance; for My Fair Lady - Eliza Doolittle: 20’s, low class, upper class, soprano, with a fair amount of yelling, scrappy and graceful. Whew!; for Legally Blonde – “Elle Woods:” Female - early 20’s, Caucasian. The quintessential California blonde; G-flat2 to G5 (Soprano Belt); “Professor Callahan:” Male – mid-late 40’s. A pompous and manipulative law professor at Harvard. A2-F#4 (Baritone); “Emmett Forrest:” Male mid-late 20’s. A smart and sensitive law student who takes Elle under his wing. B2-A4 (Tenor); “Warner Huntington III:” Male – early-mid 20’s. A good-looking, but pompous guy who breaks Elle’s heart. E-flat3 to A-flat4 (Tenor); “Paulette:” Female - early -mid-30’s. A brash and funny hair stylist who is friends with Elle and longs to find a man for herself. A3-A5. (Soprano Belt); “Vivienne Kensington:” Female – early-mid 20’s. A smart and savvy Harvard law student who initially dismisses Elle but grows to be her friend. A3-F5 (Soprano Belt); “Brooke Wyndam:” Female - late 20’s/early 30’s. An exercise video star who is also a former sorority girl. Must be in top physical condition. A3-G5 (Alto/Soprano). Equity Principal Audition Jul 25 from 9:30am-5:30pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W. 46th St., 16th Fl., Manhattan NY 10036). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. For Musicals: prepare a song in the style of the show or from the show/role you are interested in. For Plays: prepare a contemporary monologue. If auditioning for Both Plays and Musicals: prepare one short song and one short monologue. All should Bring a photo and resume and your book of music if singing. Agent appointments and chorus calls for musicals will be done closer to the date of productions. Casting directors Scott Wojcik and/or Holly Buczek are expected to attend auditions.

EQUITY, 'BLISS' WORKSHOP – JULY 26 - Inside These Castle Walls LLC is casting Equity singers of all ethnicities for a workshop for Bliss, a pop/rock fairy tale about fairy tales, in particular, the strange things that young princes and princesses do in the hope of finding their "happily ever after." Emma Lively and Tyler Beattie, book-music-lyrics; Workshop dates: Oct. 1-27 in NYC. Pays: $757/wk. Equity Workshop Contract. Seeking—Equity Male Ensemble (3) (Chorus/Ensemble): 20-29, characters are in their 20s. Featured as the posh/mean-spirited court jesters and Prince Devin’s entourage and backup vocalists. Versatile pop singers (one high tenor needed). Should be able to dance or be very strong movers; Equity Female Ensemble (6) (Chorus/Ensemble): 20-29, characters are in their 20s. Will play the “perfect princesses,” young women who have been magically transformed into caricature storybook princesses. They will ultimately turn back into their wildly imperfect, authentic selves. Versatile legit singers and belters (one comic rock belter is featured). Good comediennes. Should be able to dance or be very strong movers. Equity Chorus Call Jul 26 at 9:30am for male singers & 2pm for female singers for Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W. 46th St., 16th fl., Manhattan NY 10036). ECC procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a pop/rock or contemporary musical theater song that shows off range and personality. Bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & resume, stapled together.

EQUITY, 'A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL' – JULY 27 - Goodspeed Opera House is Equity actors for A Connecticut Christmas Carol. Michael O’Flaherty, music-lyrics; L.J. Fecho, book; Rehearsals begin Nov. 13; runs Nov. 30-Dec. 30 in East Haddam, CT. Equity LORT Non-Rep Agreement. Seeking—Ebenezer Scrooge/William Gillette: Male, 50-60, any ethnicity; lyric baritone character actor, must have a likable personality even though he plays the traditional Scrooge role; the vocal style is traditional musical theatre. Equity Principal Audition Jul 27 in New York NY. Email picture and resume ASAP to Goodspeedcasting@gmail.com.

 

EQUITY, 'CATS' – JULY 27 - Cats on Tour LLC is seeking Equity male and female singers for the ensemble in a touring production of Cats. Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer; based on T. S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats”; Synopsis: On just one special night of the year, all Jellicle cats meet at the Jellicle Ball where Old Deuteronomy, their wise and benevolent leader, makes the Jellicle choice and announces which of them will go up to The Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a whole new Jellicle life. Rehearsals begin Dec. 5; previews begin Jan. 22, 2019; tour begins Jan. 23. Pays: $877/wk. min. Equity SETA Cat. 2 Contract. Seeking—Male Ensemble Swings (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, strong singers who dance very well. Looking for all vocal types. May understudy principal roles and featured ensemble roles; Female Ensemble/Swings (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, strong singers who dance very well. Looking for all vocal types. May understudy principal roles and featured ensemble roles. Equity Chorus Call Jul 27 at 10am for Equity male ensemble singers & 2pm for Equity female ensemble singers at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 3rd fl., Manhattan NY 10018). ECC procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Be prepared to sing a brief song from musical theater repertoire. Looking for all voice types. Bring your book of music with you, in case you are asked for a second selection. An accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & resume, stapled together.

 

'SOMETHING ROTTEN' NONUNION TOUR – JULY 30 - Work Light Productions is casting male and female dancers who sing for the Something Rotten Nonunion National Tour. Karey Kirkpatrick, book-music-lyrics; Wayne Kirkpatrick, music-lyrics; John O’Farrell, book; Rehearsals in NYC begin on or about Aug. 27; opens on or about Sep. 25; closes on or about May 19, 2019. Pays: $500/wk. min. plus housing and per diem. Seeking—Male Ensemble Dancers Who Sing (Chorus/Ensemble): 18-30, well-built, strong dancer who taps very well; must sing very well; must be comedic and inventive; will portray various character parts throughout the show and will understudy the principal role of William Shakespeare.; over the top, cocky, a true rock star of his time; he is the renaissance James Brown; seeking a great comedic actor that sings and dances very well; Female Ensemble Dancers Who Sing (Chorus/Ensemble): 18-30, 5’3”-5’5”; strong dancer who can tap very well and sing very well; a sexy soprano dancer who is a great comedic actress and will cover the role of Portia; a quirky, pretty, passionate and puritan woman that Nigel meets on the street; she has golden hair and loves poetry. Open Casting Calls Jul 30 to 10:30am for female dancers who sing (sign-up 9:30am) & 3pm for male dancers who sing (sign-up 2pm at Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave., 3rd fl., Manhattan NY 10018). No unofficial lists will be accepted. Typing may occur. Arrive warmed-up and ready to dance. Bring tap and character shoes. Ladies, bring tap heels if you have them. In case you are asked to sing, prepare 16 bars of a comedic, contemporary musical theatre song in the style of the show that emphasizes the top of your range, the higher the better. Bring your book and an up-to-date headshot and resume. Note: No tapes accepted for ensemble dancers.

 

'MOLASSES IN JANUARY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - Pellegrino Productions is casting one role in Molasses in January, a musical play. Rehearses during the first and second week in June; performances begin June 21 (two performances/wk., Thurs. at 7:30pm & Sat. & 5pm; open run) at the Theater Center, 210 W. 50th St., NYC. Pays: $100/performance and $10/hr. for rehearsals. Seeking—“Anna Roseanna” (Lead): Female, 18+, must have a good singing voice. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Send an example of your singing voice.

 

'FAITH POWERS' LOVE' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - John Mavraides, composer is casting Faith Powers' Love, a musical. Synopsis: John Powers has been named the new U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. His family, including his daughter Faith and son Jake, has moved to Riyadh. Jake is a senior in school and is very upset about having to leave his friends. Faith has a friend in Riyadh named Ahmed and she is very excited about reuniting with him. Jake does not like Ahmed and he is very upset that his sister is dating a Muslim. Ultimately, this tense situation leads to tragedy and the two boys must find a way to move forward with their lives in a way that honors Faith Powers’ love. Dates TBD on the Northshore of Massachusetts. Seeking—“Jake Powers” (Lead): Male, 18-28, a high or college senior and is forced to move with his family to Riyadh because his dad has just been named the new ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Jake is not happy about the move and reacts negatively to his sister dating a Muslim; “Faith Powers” (Lead): Female, 18-28, in her last year of school (high school) and has to move to Riyadh because her dad has just been named U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. She is happy to reunite with her friend Ahmed, who also lives in Riyadh, but has to deal with her brother Jake, who disapproves of Faith dating a Muslim; “Ahmed Khoury” (Lead): Male, 18-28, a junior in (high school or college) and lives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His dad works for the Saudi government and his girlfriend, Faith Powers, is moving to Riyadh because her dad was just named the new U.S. Ambassador. Ahmed is happy to reunite with Faith but has to deal with Faith's brother Jake, who does not approve of her dating a Muslim. Seeking talent from Boston MA. Apply via backstage.com.

'WEST SIDE STORY' – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 1 - Midtown Arts Center is seeking charismatic dancer-singers to portray various roles in West Side Story. Specifically interested in performers with strong dance technique and/or classical vocal training. Rehearsals begin mid-August 2018; runs Sep. 6-Nov. 11 in Fort Collins CO. Pays: $350-$450+/wk. Nonunion actors wait tables one-and-a-half hours prior to showtime and deliver drinks and desserts at intermission. (Show salary for nonunion: $200/wk., plus free shared housing, internet, utilities, and use of shared company car; and an additional $150-$250 in weekly tips). Seeking—“Tony” (Lead): Male, 20-30, a romantic young man and former leader of the Jets, he has found a new lifestyle now that doesn’t involve gangs. Tony finds himself violently torn between his friendships and love. Genuinely sweet and sincere. Strong tenor voice. Range: B-flat2 to B-flat4. Limited dancing; “Maria” (Lead): Female, 18-28, a hopeless romantic &  innocent  young  girl. She falls in love with Tony and finds  herself  at  the center  of  the  violent  conflict between the two gangs.  Bernardo's younger sister. Strong soprano voice. Range: Bb3-C6. Some dancing, Spanish accent or bilingual; “Anita” (Lead): Female, 20-35, feisty and assertive. She dispenses "older sister" advice to Maria and tries to shield her  from  the dangers of the gangs. Bernardo's girlfriend and Maria's friend. Strong alto (belt) and strong dance. Range: F3-D5. Spanish accent or bilingual; “Bernardo” (Lead): Male, 20-35, a proud, strong, handsome man. Bernardo seek to carve out territory as a sense of identity for him and his friends. Maria's brother and Anita's boyfriend. Leader of the Sharks. Limited solo singing. Range: B-flat2 to E-flat4. Strong dance background required. Spanish accent or bilingual; Jets (Supporting): Males & Females, 20-30, four Jets: Male, 20-29, actor/singer/dancers. Athletic, aggressive, technically trained dancers with a street edge. Knowledge of the original Jerome Robbins choreography is helpful. Voice ranges vary. Diesel: Second-in-command of the Jets after Riff's death. Baritone/Bass. Action: the most quick-tempered member of the Jets, always ready for a fight. Tenor. A-Rab: Slightly less quick-tempered than Action. Baby John's best friend. Baritone. Baby John: The youngest Jet, is beaten up during the opening sequence. Tenor; Sharks (Supporting): Males & Females, 18+, actor-singer-dancers. Athletic, aggressive, technically trained dancers with a street edge. Knowledge of the original Jerome Robbins choreography and or Latin styles of dance is helpful. Voice ranges vary. Chino: An angry and, at times, naive Shark who turns murderous and vengeful.  Suitor to Maria and friend of Bernardo's.  Speaking role. Dancing/singing required. Pepe: Gang member, dancing/singing required. Baritone. Luis: Gang member, dancing/singing required. Tenor; “Riff” (Lead): Male, 20-30, an athletic, quick-tempered leader of the Jets. He seeks to eliminate the Sharks and establish his own gang's dominance. Tony's best friend, he is eventually murdered by Bernardo. Strong singer. Range: B-flat2 to G4Strong dance background required. Seeking talent Nationwide. Apply via backstage.com or contact the Center. Submit headshot/resume and a video of song or cut in the style of the show (music from the show is welcomed). Dance and singing reels are strongly recommended. Callbacks will be a video submission of sides.

'WE DID IT FOR YOU! WOMEN's JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY' – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 1 - We Did It For You is casting We Did It For You! Women's Journey Through History, a repertoire company performing in a Framingham theatre and other venues in the Greater Boston area. Rehearses Wednesday evenings from 7pm-9pm in the Metrowest area; runs Sunday afternoons at least once a month and other times as needed, in Framingham MA and the Greater Boston area. Expenses and cast meals provided. Seeking—Historical Woman Character (Chorus/Ensemble): Female, 18-80, there are 22 historical women characters from American history. Seeking talent from Framingham, Boston MA. In your cover letter note your availability. Preference to singers. Looking for talented actors interested in women's rights and women's history. Apply via backstage.com

 

'SOMETHING ROTTEN,' NONUNION TOUR – AUG. 1 - Work Light Productions is seeking picture and resume submissions from actor-singers for the nonunion National Tour of Something Rotten! Karey Kirkpatrick, book-music-lyrics; Wayne Kirkpatrick, music-lyrics; John O’Farrell, book; Rehearsals begin on or around Aug. 27 in NYC; tour begins on or around Sep. 25 and closes on or around May 19, 2019. Pays: $500/wk. min., plus housing and per diem. Seeking—“William Shakespeare” (Lead): Male, 18-30, mid-20s/30s. Over the top, cocky; a true rock star of his time. He is the renaissance James Brown. Seeking a great comedic actor who sings and dances very well. An authentic rocker vibe with a sense of danger. Principal. Seeking talent Nationwide. If selected to audition, you must be available to be seen in-person in August. To submit: Send your headshot and resume, along with any relevant audio or video clips to rottencasting@gmail.com. Auditions Aug. 1, with callbacks on Aug. 2 in NYC only.

EQUITY, SAVANNAH REPERTORY THEATRE – AUG. 7 - Savannah Repertory Theatre is seeking Equity actors and singers for various roles in the upcoming season including: Diary of Anne Frank (Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, playwrights; Wendy Kesselman, adapter; Rehearsals begin Sep. 10; runs Sep. 27-Oct. 7; eight performances); Little Women (Jason Howland, music; Mindi Dickstein, lyrics; Jason Howland, book; Rehearsals begin Nov. 26; runs Dec. 13-23, eight performances); Lombardi (Eric Simonson, playwright; Rehearsals begin Feb. 4, 2019; runs Feb. 21-Mar. 3, eight performances); and The Legend of Georgia McBride (Matthew Lopez, playwright; Rehearsals begin Apr. 8; runs Apr. 25-May 5, eight performances). Season rehearses and runs in Savannah GA. Pays: $255/wk. Equity min. (pending approval). Equity SPT Category 1 Contract. Nonunion local: $100-$200/wk.; sliding scale depending on role. Nonunion out-of-town: $200/wk. plus travel plus housing. Theater states: "We are not EMC eligible." Seeking—Equity Actors and Singers: 18+. For LITTLE WOMEN – “Jo:” Female, Ages 16-24 within the show. The story’s protagonist, a tomboy. Independent, passionate, adventurous, and brave with a fiery spirit. Jo is an aspiring writer with a temper and a quick tongue. Vocal range top: A5. Vocal range bottom: E3. Belt with good head mix; “Marmee:” Female, 35-45; The girls’ mother. She is the strong backbone of the family. She shows spirit and courage despite the difficult odds she faces. Doubles as The Hag. Vocal range top: E-flat5 Vocal range bottom: E-flat3 Mezzo-Soprano; “Meg:” Female, Ages 17 to 25 within the show. The oldest March sister. Responsible and kind, Meg mothers her younger sisters. She has a small weakness for luxury and leisure, but the greater part of her is gentle, loving, and morally vigorous. Doubles as Clarissa. Vocal range top: G-flat5 Vocal range bottom: B-flat3 Soprano; “Amy:” Female, Ages 12 to 19 within the show. The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her, very concerned about acting as a perfect lady. Vain and fiery tempered. Doubles as The Troll. Must be 18 or older. Vocal range top: G-flat5 Vocal range bottom: C4. Soprano; “Beth:” Female, Ages 15 to 22 within the show. Second youngest March sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Pure goodness. Sweet and generous to a fault, she is a peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream. Doubles as Rodrigo 2. Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: A3 Mezzo-Soprano; “Aunt March:” Female, 55 to 70; A rich widow and one of the March girls’ aunts. Although crotchety and difficult, Aunt March loves her nieces and wants the best for them. Will double as Mrs. Kirke. Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: E3 Soprano; “Professor Bhaer:” Male, 35-45; German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. Kind, thoughtful and restrained. Vocal range top: G-flat4 Vocal range bottom: G2 Baritone; “Laurie:” Male, Ages 17 to 25 within the show. Mr. Laurence’s grandson. The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. Becomes best friends with the sisters. Lonely. Vivacious. Desperate for friends. Doubles as Rodrigo. Vocal range top: B4 Vocal range bottom: B-flat2 Tenor; “Mr. Brooke:” Male, 20-28; Laurie’s tutor, tightly wound, strong, both outwardly and inwardly, but also a romantic. Kind and generous. Doubles as Braxton. Vocal range top: G-flat4 Vocal range bottom: D-flat3 Tenor; “Mr. Lawrence:” 40 to 65; Laurie’s grandfather and the Marches’ next-door neighbor. Mr. Laurence seems gruff, but he is loving and kind. Doubles as The Knight. Vocal range top: D4 Vocal range bottom: D3 Baritone; for THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE – “Casey:” Caucasian Male, mid-20s, southern; Charismatic and good-looking small-town high school football star turned Elvis impersonator; has the biggest of hearts and loves his wife ferociously; an artist who hasn’t yet found his voice, takes on the “role” of Georgia: A wholly original drag queen with Elvis, country and rock 'n' roll roots; gritty, edgy, sexy, a force of nature; a transcendent artist who inspires her audiences to dream of a better life; vulnerable, driven, responsible, and completely self- possessed; joyous and thrilling. Note: Role requires dancing in heels, lip syncing, singing and playing guitar; “Jo:” African American Female, mid-20s southern; Casey’s wife; a hard-headed woman married to a soft- hearted man; a realist who’s prone to being fatalistic, she grounds him, while he enables her to breathe and dream; tough without being bitchy, firm without being brittle; a steel rod for a spine; “Miss Tracy Mills:” Male, any ethnicity, mid- to late 40s, southern; Sweet-natured drag queen, and drag mother to Casey; her impeccable timing, wit, and charm can disarm anyone; deeply nurturing by nature, she thrives on being a mentor, but is ruthlessly pragmatic when she needs to be; Role requires dancing in heels and lip syncing; Rexy/Jason: Male, any ethnicity, mid-20s to early 30s; GREAT double role. Actor will play: Rexy: fabulously fierce and feisty sharp-tongued queen with a dark past; a trashy gal who fancies herself the most sophisticated in the room; loves boys and booze and thrives on conflict; an unlikely moral compass with great respect for the history and art of drag. Jason: Casey & Jo’s best friend and landlord; a sweet-natured working-class guy; became a father young, henpecked at home, can sometimes be a bit spineless-- but loves his friends dearly; capable of surprising insight and warmth. Note: Role requires dancing in heels and lip syncing; ”Eddie:” Male, any ethnicity, 50s/60s, male, southern; Easily flustered and financially-desperate owner of a struggling dive bar; rough around the edges, a bit of a walking ulcer, but a huge heart; ferociously loyal and loving to his makeshift family; a man of simple tastes and simple needs, he doesn’t take naturally to the stage as an emcee--but eventually becomes an amateur showman who loves the spotlight. Equity Principal Audition Aug 7 from 9:30am-5:30pm with accompanist (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W. 46th St., 16th fl., Manhattan NY 10036). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Preparation: Prepare your choice of either: two contrasting monologues; one monologue and 16 bars of a song; or a brief song (accompanist will be provided Aug. 7 only). Total audition time not to exceed two minutes. Bring sheet music if singing, as well as a picture and resume stapled together. If auditioning for Casey in "Georgia McBride," a self-accompanied song on guitar is encouraged. Bring pix & resumes, stapled together. Callbacks Aug. 8. For more information, visit www.savannahrep.org.

 

PIPER's PITCH – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 14 - Reading Theater Project is based on the tale of the Pied Piper of Hamlin this production will explore local and national political themes. Piper’s Pitch - A Fairytale for Adults will be performed Sep. 28-30 and Oct. 5–7. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8pm. Sunday performances will be matinees. Estimated time for production is two hours. Rehearsals begin Aug. 14 and will follow the listed general outline with some variations. Tuesday through Thursday evenings (6:30pm-10pm) and Saturday afternoons/early evenings (time TBD). All rehearsals and performances take place in Reading PA. Pays Actor stipend. Seeking—The Piper (Lead): Male, 34-55, Casting a male actor for the role of the Piper. Age range is 35 to 55. Tenor or Baritone; The Piper is charismatic, at times sincerely evangelical-like, a politician, shrewd and sinister. Seeking talent from Reading PA. To apply, please send your headshot, resume, and reel/video of you singing to info@readingtheaterproject.com. Broadway sound and dramatic story telling is preferred. Please make the subject of your email as follows [Full Name] Piper Submission. In your submission please label all documents (pdf format) in the following format. [Full Name] [Headhost/Resume/Reel]. Videos may be sent as links or direct. If interested, Reading Theater Project will reach out to schedule a private audition with the composer and director.

 

EQUITY, NEW JERSEY THEATRE ALLIANCE GROUP AUDITIONS – AUG. 20 – SOUTH ORANGE - Various Producers are casting Equity actor-singers for various roles within various New Jersey-area theaters' seasons. Productions rehearse and run in the New Jersey area. Various Equity contracts apply. Seeking—Actor-Singers: 18+. For ELLIS ISLAND: GATEWAY to AMERICA - Seeking: WOMAN 2 – various roles, alto/mezzo-soprano, non-Caucasian, late 20s–early 50s; MAN 2 – various roles, baritone, non-Caucasian, late 20s–early 50s; for THE VELVETEEN RABBITWOMAN 1 – (various roles Boy, Diesel the Engine, Gwen - a Rabbit),  alto/mezzo-soprano, any ethnicity, youthful 20s–early 30s; WOMAN 2 - (various roles: Nana, Amelia the Airplane, ensemble) alto/mezzo-soprano with belt, non-Caucasian, 20s-early 50s; MAN 1 – (Velveteen Rabbit) lyric baritone/tenor, non-Caucasian early 20s-to-late 30s; MAN 2 (Riding Horse, Doctor, ensemble) baritone, any ethnicity, late 20s-early 50s; MAN 3 (Motel the Boat, Bob - a Rabbit, ensemble) tenor, any ethnicity, late 20s-early 50s; for A SEASON of MIRACLES - WOMAN 1 – various roles, soprano, any ethnicity, late 20s–early 50s; WOMAN 2 – various roles, alto/mezzo-soprano, non-Caucasian, late 20s–early 50s; MAN 1 – various roles, tenor/lyric-baritone, non-Caucasian, late 20s–early 50s; MAN 2 – various roles, baritone, any ethnicity late 20s–early 50s; for PETER and the WOLF - MAN 2 – various roles, baritone, any ethnicity, late 20s–early 50s; for A CINDERELLA TALE…HAPPILY EVER AFTER - WOMAN 1 – Cinderella, soprano, any ethnicity, late 20s–30s; WOMAN 2 – (various roles including Stepmother, Fairy Godmother), alto / mezzo-soprano, non-Caucasian, late 20s–early 50s; WOMAN 3 - (various roles, Stepsister) alto/mezzo-soprano, any ethnicity late 20s-early 50s, MAN 1 – various roles, tenor/lyric-baritone, any ethnicity, late 20s–30s; for LIFT EVERY VOICE - The Hope and Promise of America's Civil Rights Movement - MAN 1 - various roles, tenor/lyric baritone, Asian, late 20s-30s; MAN 2 - various roles, baritone, African American, 20s-30s; WOMAN 1 - various roles, mezzo-soprano, Caucasian, late 20s-30s; WOMAN 2 - various roles, mezzo, African American, late 20s-30s.  Equity Principal Audition Aug 20 from 10am-6pm (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm) at South Orange Performing Arts Center (1 SOPAC Way, South Orange NJ 07079). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Prepare either a) a brief monologue (not to exceed two minutes), b) a brief song (not to exceed two minutes), or c) 16 bars of a song and a one-minute monologue. If singing, bring sheet music; an accompanist is provided all day. For updates to this notice, including added theaters' breakdowns, continue to check back on Casting Call until closer to the audition date. Check back on the NJTA website for continued and full updates concerning attending theaters. Various New Jersey-area theaters will be participating in these auditions. For any theater wishing to have their participation in these auditions count toward a portion of the required Equity auditions, a breakdown for that theater will be added to this notice. For registration info, all other participating theaters' info, or general info on these auditions, visit: https://njtheatrealliance.org/annual-combinedauditions.

 

EQUITY, 'ELF' – AUG. 27 & 28 - Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities is seeking male and female singers & dancers who sing to portray various ensemble roles in Elf. Rehearsals begin Oct. 30; runs Nov. 20-Dec. 23 in Arvada CO. Pays: $914/wk. min. Equity LORT B Non-Rep Contract. Seeking—Male & Female Singers Who Dance (Chorus/Ensemble): 20-69, seeking male & female singers who dance to portray various ensemble roles. Some featured roles as well as understudies will be cast from the ensemble. The ensemble characters are 20s-60s, of all ethnic backgrounds; Male & Female Dancers Who Sing (Chorus/Ensemble): 20-69, seeking male and female dancers who tap and sing to portray various ensemble roles. Some featured roles as well as understudies will be cast from the ensemble. The ensemble characters are 20s-60s, of all ethnic backgrounds. Equity Chorus Calls Aug 27 at 10am for Equity female dancers who sing & 2:30pm for Equity male dancers who sing at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 3rd fl., 301/304 holding, Manhattan NY 10018) and Aug 28 at 9:30am for Equity female singers & 2pm for Equity male singers at Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W 46th St., 16th fl., Manhattan NY 10018). ECC Singers: ECC procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare 16 bars of a song in the style of or from the show. No legit musical theater. Bring book of music in case you are asked for an additional selection and a current photo and resume. Note: Callbacks in mid-September. ECC Dancers Who Sing: ECC procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Be warmed up and prepared to dance at the beginning of the call. Bring tap shoes and character shoes. Bring book of music in case you are asked to stay and sing and a current photo and resume. Note: Callbacks in mid-September.

 

PARADISE – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 7 - Ggreg Snyder (composer, lyricist) is making demos for a new musical, set in 1963, months after a limited nuclear war has devasted most major cities in the USA and USSR. It's sort of a cross between "On The Beach" and "Oklahoma!" You must be comfortable with profane language and songs about alt. lifestyles. LA talent will be working out of a studio in Northridge CA. Talent from other cities must have their own home studio. $50 per song. Seeking—“Vera” (Supporting): Female, 15-25, Vera is a teenager who is quite upset at this whole nuclear war thing, if only because all of the cute boys are dead. High Soprano; “Lisa Shapiro” (Lead): Female, 25-40, Lisa is the lead character, a nurse who meets the girl of her dreams in a small town of survivalists. Clear, high soprano in the style of Jodi Benson; “Evelyn” (Lead): Female, 25-40, She is the town librarian, and possible the smartest person in town. Low Contralto, in the mode of Chrissie Hynde or Cher; “John F. Kennedy” (Supporting): Male, 18+, JFK, 35th President of the United States, opens and closes the show in which he argues with the Soviet Premier over who has the bigger button. Bari-tenor. Must do convincing JFK voice; “Marilyn Monroe” (Supporting): Female, 18+, Tragic movie star, sings happy birthday to JFK and Kruschev in English and Russian; “George Hernandez” (Supporting): Male, 18+, George is waiting for a bus when everything hits the fan. Baritone; “Clyde” (Supporting): Male, 45+, Clyde is a middle-aged survivalist who is depressed and lonely in his own personal fallout shelter. Lilting tenor. Not unlike Willie Nelson, during his Stardust period; “Zeke” (Supporting): Male, 18+, Zeke is a trader who goes from town to town, trading a medicinal substance that he grows on his little plot of land. Tenor, comfortable with rap/hip-hop; “Martha” (Supporting): Female, 18+, Ensemble, small town person trading with Zeke. Alto; “Clayton” (Lead): Male, 18-40, Clayton is a not-too-bright small-town boy who is also lead singer of the local band, a Skiffle group. Tenor; “Walter Zapien, PhD” (Supporting): Male, 40+, Walter is a PhD who has been pressed into service by the townsfolk, who do not understand that not all doctors are MDs. Baritone; “Buford” (Supporting): Male, 18+, Burford is a "Raider," an outlaw who, along with his friend Cletus, survives by extorting small townsfolk. The only problem is, he's not really good at it. Sort of like Negan from TWD, if played by Don Knotts. Bari-tenor. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com. If you are asked to do an audition, it will be remotely. You will be requested to do a small portion of one of the songs and send it via email.

'WITCHERY' – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 14 - Pellegrino Productions is casting multiple actors with singing capabilities for Witchery, a family musical. Rehearsal dates TBD; runs Oct. 5, 12, 26 & Nov. 2 (7pm); Oct 6, 13, 27 & Nov. 3 (2pm & 7pm) in Salem MA. Pays: $25/performance, plus $10/hr. for rehearsal. Seeking—Witch/Ghost/Warlock (Lead): Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from Boston MA. Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. Include links to clips/reels that showcase your singing capabilities.

 

'Mr. B'/BOJANGLES A NEW MUSICAL – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 21 - Big Fish Production is casting Mr. B,"/BOJANGLES A New Musical By James E. Carter Stage Play (See Roles Break Downs Below). We are based in NYC-so if you're in NY we will set up auditions ASAP. Pay varies and is TBD; rehearsals, samples and full performances will be paid. Tour 2018+. All must be able and willing to travel. (If Cast). We are based in NYC-so if you're in NY we will set up auditions ASAP. All race. Must be willing to travel-if need to. Seeking—Grandma (Supporting): Female, 49-69, strong singer-actors who must be able to move; must be able to sing the following styles: Gospel, R&B and Pop; Tap Dancers Who Sing (Supporting): Males & Females, 18-30, All must know how to Sing, Act and Dance. All Males/Females must know how to Sing, Act, Tap & (Break Dance-If you can) and able to Travel (If Need). Under age must have NY working Permit; Bojangles Wives #1, #2 & #3 (Supporting): Female, 24-44, Must be a good singer (Ballad, Jazz, Soul) actress and be able to move. (Not Shy). Smart Mind and Sexy; Lead Bojangles & Understudy/Chorus (Lead): Male, 28-50, Must be a good Tap Dancer and Singer/Actor Height 5'6+. Auditions run till Late June at Ripely & Grier Rehearsal Studios (520 8th Ave, between 36th & 37th St; Google if you need). You must have an appointment. No walk ups! Email at Jcarter891@aol.com or Jcarter89129@gmail.com for auditions appointment with head shot, full body, resume and if you have website info. Seeking talent Worldwide.

 

THOMASINA DEVELOPMENT CYCLE FEATURE FILM WORKSHOPS LONDON and NYC – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - The Horatia Agency is seeking talent to audition for a cycle of script development workshops for the live-action Neo-Western feature, Thomasina. Production states: "Note that the workshops are designed to beta test the script as written by the author. There is no expectation, nor desire on the part of the producers, that actors create uncredited and unremunerated material via improvisation or some other method. This embargo includes but is not limited to scenes, dialogue, and characters. Excluding dance workshops, which take place in a dance studio, the workshop series will consist of six-hour days with a least four actors and the director. The workshop series will kick off with a table read. Note that 'Thomasina' deals with mature themes and would have a BBFC classification of 18." Workshops are happening throughout 2018-2019 in London and NYC. Pays: £15/$20 hour plus travel expenses. Production states: "Workshops are funded via crowdfunding platforms and will only take place if we reach our funding goal." Seeking—“Thomasina Middlemiss” (Lead): Female, 25-35, a prostitute who works at Pike's Whorehouse in Bugtussle, Louisiana; she's 30 years old and something of a thinker; a native of Louisiana; this role requires singing and dancing; “Thomasina Plumtree” (Supporting): Female, 25-35, a prostitute who works at Pike's Whorehouse in Bugtussle, Louisiana; she turned to prostitution while in high school; the outside world is a mystery to her; she has never left Bugtussle; she's in her 20s; a native of Louisiana; this role requires dancing; “Thomasina Kettle” (Supporting): Female, 25-35, the madam of Pike’s; a brooding and sometimes volatile prostitute; she's in her 30s; a native of Louisiana; “Schmidt” (Supporting): Female, 25-35, a gunslinger who drifts from place to place; nothing much is known about her; the name Schmidt is probably an alias; she's German and in her 20s; it should be noted that Schmidt is the silent type; she tends to say very little; German native speaker with a strong German accent; speaks little English; “Mary Buck” (Supporting): Female, 40-65, a somewhat overprotective mother to her son Henry; Henry is in his 30s and sexually immature; he's a virgin; folks are inclined to say Henry's a mama's boy and dumb as a rock; Mary is in her 50s; a native of Louisiana; “Obadiah Mudgett” (Supporting): Male, 35-60, Broken Arrow Parish Sheriff Obadiah is in his 50s and our disembodied narrator; “Anders Johansson Chisum” (Supporting): Male, 35-60, better known as AJ; the alleged head of a criminal enterprise based in Bugtussle, Louisiana; alleged criminal activities include, but not limited to, violation of RICO section 901 (a) of the Organized Crime Control Act of 1970; AJ Chisum is in her fifties; originally of Modena, Utah. Left his home state in his teens; never returned; has spent the last 20 years in Bugtussle; Southern accent with a hint of Utah; “Virgil Pennypacker” (Supporting): Male, 25-35, a member of Chisum's criminal organization; he's well-mannered, polite, and has a good heart; he's in his 20s; a former cowpoke; child Mutton Busting champion; and Bareback Bronc Riding champion; known by the appellation Rusty Nail: “Cause the devil himself couldn’t part Virgil from a horse.”; a native of Louisiana; “Will Vos” (Supporting): Male, 25-35, an itinerate worker originally from Kentucky; he's in his 30s; Kentucky accent; “Kornelius Graffunder” (Supporting): Male, 35-55, a middle-aged man in his 40s and the closest thing Bugtussle has to well-heeled; his forebears founded the town; some regard Kornelius as a little pompous; a native of Louisiana. Seeking talent Worldwide. Download pack of treatment, script, lookbook, and audition information available on request. For more info, visit www.horatia.co.uk.

 

'HAMILTON,' B'WAY & NAT'L TOURS – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Telsey + Company is casting excellent performers for the current Broadway company and upcoming national tours of Hamilton. Dates TBD. Seeking—Performers: 18+, extremely skilled rapper-singer-actors. Seeking talent Nationwide. Include the following with your submission: 1) A video via an unlisted YouTube or Vimeo link that includes a brief (under one-minute) pop/rock song that shows your vocal range and a brief rap (under one-minute) that shows your skill level. Have a piano accompany you; 2) A current picture and resume that includes your height and weight; 3) Your location, contact information (cell phone number and email address), and your date of birth (if under 18). For more info about the production, visit www.hamiltonbroadway.com.

 

 

 

 

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:

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

 

 

 

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

SINGER-SONGWRITERS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 20 - Trash Heap Inc. is seeking singer-songwriters for a new project by an esteemed and well known NYC-based music producer. (Name kept confidential until audition for security reasons). Must be located in or near NYC. Seeking—Singer-Songwriter: 18+. Seeking talent from Manhattan NY. In cover letter section, note availability for an audition (ASAP). Apply via backstage.com or contact Trash Heap Inc. Attach an audio/video (singing) reel if you have one. Also note training, if any, and any instruments you play.

 

SINGER-SONGWRITERS For PROJECT – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - Trash Heap Inc. is seeking singer-songwriters for a new project by an esteemed and well-known NYC-based music producer. (Name kept confidential until audition for security reasons). Must be located in or near NYC. Seeking—Singer-Songwriter: 18+. Seeking talent from Manhattan NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the seeking company. In the cover letter section, note your availability for an audition (ASAP). Attach an audio/video (singing) reel if you have one. Also note training, if any, and any instruments you play.

SPORTS APPAREL SPEC COMMERCIAL – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 25 - Scheme Engine is seeking a voice over artist for a sports apparel brand spec commercial. No rehearsals required; audio submissions can be recorded wherever talent is located. Seeking—Lead Voiceover Artist: Male, 25-60, a deep male voice for a "Voice of God" type role in a sports apparel brand spec commercial. The spot is contemplative, yearning, powerful. Seeking talent Nationwide. Apply via backstage.com or contact Scheme Engine. Send an audio file with the following line: "When will you quit?"

 

'LET's MAKE A RECORD' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - Threshold All Stars is seeking participants for the Threshold All Stars Let's Make A Record summer recording project. Producer states: "This 3-, 4-, and 5-day summer workshop is a one-of-a-kind program which gives talented singers, instrumentalists, songwriters and aspiring producers ages 8-18, from all over the country and the world, the opportunity to be involved in every step of the recording process while working at the legendary Threshold Recording Studios NYC with Renown Producer/Studio Owner James Walsh (The Strokes, Cyndi Lauper, Duran Duran) and Producer/Talent Manager Karen Lampiasi (with clients currently performing on Broadway, tours, film & TV). "Each group will be involved in selecting the genre/songs they are interested in producing and recording--allowing for a very unique and custom experience each week, tailored to the interests of the participants. More info can be found at www.ThresholdAllStars.com." Program runs in NYC. No pay. See workshop fees at https://www.thresholdallstars.com/summer-recording-workshop-2018. Seeking—Singers/Singer-Songwriters (Lead): Males & Females, 8-18, Pop/Rock/R&B/Musical Theatre/Singer-Songwriters; Instrumentalists (Lead): Males & Females, 8-18; Producers/Programmers/Engineers: Males & Females, 8-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. In order to audition for a partial or full scholarship and for admittance to the program, prospective participants must go to www.ThresholdAllStars.com and go to the "Workshops - Summer" page and register for an audition. There is no fee to submit an audition video. Audition videos for scholarship & admittance are viewed on a first come basis. Auditions are for potential full and partial scholarships.

LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT TEST, ACTORS & VOICEOVER – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is seeking native speakers and heritage* speakers of Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish, and Thai for audio and video production for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages' language test called the Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency (AAPPL). Seeking actors and voiceover talent for each language. *Heritage Speaker: An individual who uses the target language at home and has been primarily educated in English in the United States. The heritage speaker must have a solid command of the target language. Audio and video production will take place in August in the Washington DC. metro area. Seeking—Voiceover Actor: Males & Females, the native speakers will record in their language a variety of pre-scripted lines or passages for different characters. The scripts will include simple and advanced language and will be grouped according to different scenarios. Seeking talent from Alexandria VA. Visit backstage.com to view the casting call document for additional info and application instructions.

 

PROFESSIONAL BAND – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - Magic Track Records is seeking New York-New Jersey talent (females only) for an R&B recording group. Must be able to sing lead/background vocals and dance. Rehearsals will be held in July in East Rutherford, NJ; additional info will be provided after phone interview. Pay To be discussed. Seeking—Singer-Dancer (Background/Extra): age 25 and up, willing to travel with professional R&B recording group. Seeking talent from Rutherford NJ. Must be able to dance and sing (lead and background vocals). Submit portfolio along with picture and contact information via backstage.com or contact the record company.

 

'CELEBRATION Of MUSIC' – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 25 - PBS is seeking musical acts for Celebration Of Music, a new PBS show (ages 4-25; bands, solo's, duets, choirs, instrumental, a cappella and even dancers.) Company notes: "While we cannot guarantee that you/your client will be picked for the TV taping, we truly believe that they should apply/fill out the form for the creative producers to consider. The show will be aired. The show will star, the PBS national artist, Ethan Bortnick who will be advising and judging talent to see who will win. The winner will get to perform Live with Ethan in concert and record a single. The winner will be announced live in concert." Please see the cities below and audition for the closest city. Runs in multiple cities and dates - North Dakota (Praire Public) - PBS Television Station, South Dakota (SDPB) - PBS Television Station, Houston, TX (Virtual Only), Tallahassee, FL (WFSU) – Televised, Austin, MN - Televised, Duluth, MN – Televised, Troy NY, Minneapolis MN. No pay. No participation fee. The show will be live on TV with a chance to tour and record a single. Seeking—Contestant: 4-25; upload a URL Link of your performance(s) to audition. Seeking talent from Austin MN; Houston TX; Duluth MN; Tallahassee FL; Troy NY; Bismarck ND; Pierre SD. Audition Here: https://celebrationofmusic.com/audition (put Catherine when it asks producer name.) Make sure you share a URL of a video clip of you performing. You can share as many links as you like the more the better. If you are under 18 years of age obtain your parent’s permission. For more info, visit www.celebrationofmusic.com. For more info on Ethan Bortnick, visit: https://ethanbortnick.com/bio.

 

 

 

OPEN MIC NIGHTS/JAM SESSIONS:

NEW YORK CITY LOCATION:

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

 

WASHINGTON DC AREA LOCATIONS:

Open Mic Nights hosted by TOM SAPUTO:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

PROMOTIONS:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

KIDS, MMG MODEL MANAGEMENT GROUP – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 30 - MMG Model Management Group is seeking models, and actors to be new faces for MMG Model Management Group. Jobs are TBD in NYC. Out-of-state actors and models are responsible for their own travel fees. No fees are required to sign with MMG. MMG takes the standard 10% commission for TV/Film work booked and 20% commission for commercial/print work booked. Seeking—Kid Role: Males & Females, 4-12. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. To submit for representation, submit photos, resume, and measurements. For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/nymmg/ or @nymmg on Instagram.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

REFERENCE:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

 

 

SCHOOLS/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS:

KIDS/TEENS, The BROADWAY STAR PROJECT SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS – MAY 6, JUNE 3, AUG. 19, OCT. 10 - The Broadway Star Project is seeking participants for The Broadway Star Project. Synopsis: Seeking young and passionate musical theater artists, ages 9 to 18, to audition for potential full or partial scholarships and admittance to the Broadway Star Project’s performing, learning and promotional opportunities. The Director of Admissions states: Our New York City based musical theatre workshops, summer camps and master classes designed and imparted by acclaimed Broadway veterans and entertainment industry experts from both on stage and behind the scenes, provide the tools and opportunities for young actors to take their dreams and careers to the next level. This audition is valid to apply to each and every one of the following programs of our 2018 season: The Cast Recording Experience: A fun, challenging and thrilling and 3-day workshop where the participants, along with young Broadway stars, work with Industry professionals to put together an EP (4 songs) of Broadway and Pop music hits, shoot a music video, and release them to the market to support a charity organization in a live performance on a New York stage. The Broadway Star Experience: This comprehensive 6-day musical theater Summer Camp, gives the students a taste of the life of a Broadway performer in every aspect of their trade; from preparing the perfect song and auditioning materials, to getting the job, recording an OCR album and performing on a NYC stage. Guided by industry professionals (and working side by side with young Broadway stars) the students will learn and immediately put into practice their knowledge in real life situations like a photo session, interviews, an actual audition for a professional casting team, fast pace intensive rehearsals, the recording of an Original Camp Album, and a live performance in front of an audience. At the end of this camp, the participants will leave with the knowledge and tools necessary to start auditioning professionally back at home or here… on Broadway. Micro-Musical Challenge: The Broadway Star Project's Micro-Musical Challenge is a workshop designed for multi-talented young musical theater artists who dream of creating a Musical and who want to experience more than just performing. If you like writing songs, poems, can throw a mean beat or a powerful rap, this one of a kind program is for you! Participants will work in teams for eight weeks guided by Broadway professionals and award-winning musical theater masters in dramatic structure, composition, dialogue, direction, and production, in the creation and performance of a 15-minute musical per team. The Holiday Star Experience: In this exciting three-day intensive workshop, talented young artists (Ages 9-17) together with Broadway professionals record a Holiday album, shoot a music video, and release it to the market in a live performance on a New York City stage! Singing solos and backing vocals will enhance the participant’s ability to stand out from the rest, or blend harmoniously with a group in order to give the best performance. Along with advanced voice recording and performing techniques the young artists will develop career-building skills and values like teamwork, patience, and humility. The Cast Recording Experience runs May 26-28; The Broadway Star Experience runs July 9-14; The Micro-Musical Challenge runs Sep. 16-Nov. 4; and The Holiday Star Experience runs Nov. 10-12 at a New York City rehearsal studio. No Pay. Auditions are free. For program fees, visit TheBroadwayStarproject.com. Program range: $200-$2000, three to six-month payment options and scholarships available. Seeking—Performing Artists (Lead): Males & Females, 9-17, young and passionate musical theater artists. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. There are two ways to audition for The Broadway Star Project’s programs: In Person or Self-Tape. Use link to register: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/BroadwayStarProjectLLC#/selectSessions/2420204 or visit TheBroadwayStarProject.com. Record your self-tape audition with any camera, tablet or phone. Make sure that we can see and hear you well. Sing 16-32 bars of 1 or 2 happy, feel -good, or love songs that best portrait your skills as a performer. Tell us what excites you the most about joining The Broadway Star Project. In Person Dates (must register to audition): May 6 from 10am-1am; June 3 from 10am-1pm; Aug. 19 from 10am-1pm; Oct. 10 from 10am-1pm at 244 Rehearsal Studios NYC (244 West 54th St. 10th floor, New York NY 10019). Self-Tape Deadlines: The Cast Recording Experience, May 13. The Broadway Star Experience, June 8. Micro-Musical Challenge: August 26. The Holiday Star Experience: October 14.

 

KIDS/TEENS, A CLASS ACT NY CHARACTER CAMP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 16 - A Class Act NY is seeking participants (ages 7-18) for a short-run intensive program, Character Camp. Company states: "Actors will learn how to make bold and interesting character choices. Whether it’s stage, on-camera, or voice-over acting, kids will learn to use their physicality and intellect to create compelling characters. "Instructors are on-camera, voiceover, and Broadway actors/directors. Campers will also work with various guest artists who will teach specialized workshops. The focus of Character Camp: Through a variety of techniques and workshops in scene study, on-camera and voiceover technique, script analysis, physicality exercises, improvisation and more, campers will finish the week with plenty of new skills to add to their actor’s toolbox. Actors will split time between an acting studio and a professional voiceover studio. Camp culminates in a final showcase of scene work and newly learned skills for family and friends. Great for both the thespian, and the musical theatre actor." Camp runs July 16-20, 9am-5pm at Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave.) in NYC. No pay. A participation fee of $775 is required. Seeking—Actor: 7-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact A Class Act NYC.

 

ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE PANEL AUDITIONS – JULY 19 - Atlantic Acting School is seeking participants for a free workshop in the Atlantic Acting Technique + a Q&A about Atlantic Acting School. Auditions for the Full-Time or Evening Conservatories will be held at this event as well. Sample Schedule: 5pm: Hello & Warm-Up; 5:15pm: Workshop in the Atlantic Acting Technique; 6pm: Q & A
6:30pm–8pm: Auditions. Full-Time Conservatory begins in September 2018 and runs through Fall 2020. Evening Conservatory begins October of 2018 and ends July of 2019 in NYC. Tuition fees apply. See https://atlanticactingschool.org. Seeking—Full-Time Conservatory Student: Males & Females, 18+; Evening Conservatory: Males & Females, 18+. Audition by appointment Jul 19 from 5pm-8pm Atlantic Acting School (330 W. 16th St., Studio A, Manhattan NY 10011). Visit this website, educate yourself about the auditions, and to RSVP, go to https://atlanticactingschool.org/open-house-and-audition-tour/. For the audition, prepare two 1- to 2-minute contemporary monologues from a script you have read in full.

 

SUMMER CLASSES At PRIMARY STAGES ESPA, including VOICEOVER WORKSHOP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 21 - Primary Stages ESPA is seeking participants for Voiceover workshop. Company states: “Recording voiceover work from your own home is one of those unique side-hustles that is lucrative, flexible, and even artistically fulfilling! Learn the skills necessary to successfully record voiceover for commercial and audiobook work. Visit http://primarystages.org/espa/acting/workshop-voiceover for more info.” Classes begin in June. Voiceover Workshop is Aug. 14-15. All classes held at Primary Stages Studios in NYC. No pay. Workshop fees vary by class. Discounts offered for returning students. Coordinator states: "ESPA provides students easy and convenient payment plans to break up tuition: http://primarystages.org/espa/payment-plans." Seeking—Participants for The Art of Auditioning: 18+, Instructor: Jen Wineman (Director, Sweeney Todd at Playmaker’s Rep with Broadway’s Annie Golden; Co-founder, Studio 42); in this honest and refreshing discourse among actors and director Jen Wineman, you’ll improve your auditioning through making confident choices, both in your audition and in your life as an artist; http://primarystages.org/espa/acting/auditioning; Hand-Selected Monologues: 18+, Instructor: Kelly McAndrew (Actor, Men on Boats at Playwrights Horizons, Perfect Arrangement at Primary Stages) Ready for a fresh start? This class is designed to give you three new monologues, handpicked just for you. http://primarystages.org/espa/acting/hand-selected-monologues; Scene Study: 18+, John Gould Rubin (Director, Riding the Midnight Express Off-Broadway and at London’s Soho Theater). 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. Link: http://primarystages.org/espa/acting/scene-study; Dramaturgy: 18+, Instructor: Morgan Jenness (Former Dramaturg and Associate Producer, The Public; Creative Director, In This Distracted Globe). This 5-week crash course in dramaturgy will look at its basic history and theories, and the language of effective dramaturgical dialogue. http://primarystages.org/espa/writing/dramaturgy; Alexander Technique for Everyday: 18+, Instructor: Karen Braga (Acting Faculty, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts) Discover more freedom, poise, and presence on stage, in the audition room, or in your everyday work and life. http://primarystages.org/espa/acting/alexander-technique-for-everyday; Acting Intensive: Cloud 9 with Kimberly Senior: 18+, Instructor: Kimberly Senior (Director, Disgraced on Broadway, Discord... at Primary Stages) This intensive is structured like a rehearsal process for Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9, and you will take on multiple scenes and perhaps multiple roles, discarding traditional ideas of casting and gender, and instead focusing on doing the work. http://primarystages.org/espa/acting/intensive-cloud-nine; Being On-Camera: 18+, instructors: Amelia Campbell (Tony-nominated Actor, "A Streetcar Named Desire," Netflix’s “Mindhunter”) and Anthony Arkin (Actor and Filmmaker, "I'm Not Rappaport" on Broadway). 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. http://primarystages.org/espa/acting/being-on-camera; The Voiceover with Sharon Washington: 18+, Instructor: Sharon Washington (Feeding the Dragon at Primary Stages, The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway). Recording voiceover work from your own home is one of those unique side-hustles that is lucrative, flexible, and even artistically fulfilling! Learn the skills necessary to successfully record voiceover for commercial and audiobook work. http://primarystages.org/espa/acting/workshop-voiceover Seeking talent from New York, Brooklyn, Queens NY. Visit http://primarystages.org/espa/acting for more info and a full list of classes and more info.

 

KIDS/TEENS, BKA SUMMER WORKSHOPS For KIDS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 22 - Broadway Kids Auditions, LLC. is seeking participants for Broadway Kids Auditions (BKA)'s fifth season of wildly-successful summer workshops. Coordinators state: "These week-long intensives focus on personalized attention for each student by choosing specific audition materials that fit each individual student’s personality and talents. Students walk away with songs and monologues that are ‘audition-ready’ by getting specific feedback in dancing, singing, and acting from Kurt Domoney ('A Chorus Line' on Broadway), Julianne Katz ('Fiddler On The Roof' national tour), and teachers who are veteran Broadway performers. All of this is done in an intensive format while creating a wonderful, supportive community that is a ton of fun. The skills and confidence our young actors will gain make these workshops a highlight in any child’s summer training. Workshop includes: a 15-minute introductory FaceTime/Skype session for new students to choose material; one musical theater audition chosen for each student with MP3 rehearsal recording; one audition monologue chosen for each student; Agent and Casting Director Showcases: be seen and heard by a Broadway casting director and a New York talent agent and get their feedback; Parent Hour: a Q&A for parents where we cover the topics of 'Having A Child In The Business'; and a BKA T-shirt." Session One: July 9-13; Session Two: July 30-Aug. 3. Participation fee required. $975 'early bird' rate until June 1. $1,025 regular pricing after June 1. Seeking—Committed Child Performers (Lead): 8-16, Seeking participants in BKA summer workshop series taught by top Broadway professionals and industry guests. Seeking talent from New York NY. Email broadwaykidsauditions@gmail.com or visit www.broadwaykidsauditions.com for more information and to register.

 

The INSTRUMENTAL/PREPARATION INTENSIVE – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - The Folster Studio is seeking participants for a new workshop. Company states: "In this three-hour intensive format, we'll explore a unique system of preparations and a multitude of exercises designed to free impulsive and expressive blocks, release emotion, elevate your ego state, access the deeper self and bring you to the specific emotional life of your character. Learn the 8 Categories of Preparation and specifically when, where and how to apply them in scenes, roles and auditions. Special focus is given to specific Emotional Preparations you can use to generate any emotional condition the script requires. Regardless of your prior training or way of working, this promises to be an empowering and deeply rewarding workshop filled with tools you can immediately apply to your work. For more information on our way of working, go to thefolsterstudio.com." Workshop runs July 28 from 1pm-4pm at The Producers Club (358 W. 44th Street, New York NY). No pay. Workshop fee is $50 for non-members or $35 for members. Seeking—Actors: 20-64, advanced beginners to professionals welcome. Seeking talent from New York NY. No audition required.

 

ON-CAMERA ACTING WORKSHOP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - Acting and Voice Studios is seeking participants (adults, ages 16+) for on-camera TV & film acting classes in NYC. Coordinator states: "Our coaches are professional working actors with credits including recurring roles on 'Orange Is The New Black' and 'Blacklist,' as well as guest-star roles on 'Smash,' 'Sex and the City,' 'Quantico,' 'Person of Interest,' 'Blue Bloods,' 'ER,' and 'Law & Order' among others. You will learn audition technique, cold-reading, and scene study. In addition to being working actors, some of our coaches are also filmmakers. If and when those coaches are casting for their projects, our intermediate and advanced students may have the opportunity to audition for those projects." Foundation On-Camera Acting Classes run on Thursdays (7pm-9pm) starting July 12 in NYC. No pay. The company offers a promotional price for the four-week program, which is $260/month. Seeking—Actors: 16+. Seeking talent from New York NY. For more info, visit www.actingandvoicestudios.com. Call or email for reservations. Phone: 917/769-9779. Email: info@actingandvoicestudios.com.

 

KIDS, SHINING STARS MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - Camp Broadway is seeking campers for Shining Stars, a musical theater camp that encourages children ages 6-9 to discover their artistic voice through creative play in the heart of New York City. Company states: "Over the course of five half-days (Mon.–Fri., 8:30am-1:30pm), your camper, under the guidance of Theatre Professionals, will workshop songs, create original choreography, design sets, and construct costumes based on a beloved and age-appropriate show. The week culminates in the Shining Stars: Family Finale performance on Friday. This summer camp offers an all-encompassing look at what goes into staging a musical theater production in an experienced, safe, and nurturing atmosphere." Classes run July 9-13 (8:45am-1:15pm) at DanceSport Studios, 22 W. 34th St., NYC and July 23-27 (8:45am-1:15pm) at Pearl Studios, 519 8th Ave., NYC. No pay. Tuition cost is $575. 50% deposit required at time of registration (custom payment plans available upon request). Community engagement manager states: "Includes five half days of musical theater instruction by trained Broadway professionals; official T-shirts; lunches, snacks, and water daily; and complimentary admission to the Family Finale." Seeking—Camper (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, 6-9. Seeking talent Nationwide. To enroll, visit: http://www.campbroadway.com/programs/shining-stars-ages-6-9/.

 

L.A.-BASED CASTING DIRECTOR LISA LONDON’s ON-CAMERA CAMP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - A Class Act NY is seeking participants, ages 9-18, for an on-camera, five-day, summer program with L.A.-based casting director Lisa London. Company states: “In this five-day program, actors in training will have the unique opportunity to work with award-winning Casting Director, Lisa London and other industry professionals on acting and auditioning skills. "Lisa recently completed casting a number of feature films, including 'Trading Paint' starring John Travolta and Shania Twain, 'Freaks' starring Emilie Hirsch and Bruce Dern, and 'Sandy Wexler' for Netflix starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Hudson. While Lisa works predominantly in L.A., she also often casts projects in other cities like NYC and Atlanta. Lisa is also known for her work on 'Hannah Montana,' 'Supah Ninjas,' 'Suite Life of Zack and Cody,' 'House Bunny,' and much more. She is the author of the book 'From Start to Stardom,' which takes readers on a step-by-step journey, laying out what it takes to have the best shot at stardom. Lisa London has discovered and/or cast actors such as Miley Cyrus, Jonah Hill, Selena Gomez, Mark Ruffalo, Giovanni Ribisi, Emma Stone, Adrian R. Mante, Adam Irigoyen, and Yara Shahidi to name a few." Workshop runs Aug. 20–24, 9am-5pm, at Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave., NYC. No pay. $945 participation fee. Seeking—Actor: 9-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact A Class Act NY.

 

CABARET PERFORMANCE CAMP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - A Class Act NY is seeking participants for Cabaret Camp, a five-day program for kids and teens. Artistic director states: “Campers will work with Broadway’s, Lauren 'Coco' Cohn ('Mamma Mia!') and a professional music director on what will ultimately be a fantastic performance at the historic cabaret venue, The Triad in NYC. Performers will master the skills of making a song their own, patter (the spoken lines between songs), and microphone technique. All students will be featured in solo performances, small group numbers, and two big full-cast numbers. In addition to rehearsing for their cabaret performance, campers will take workshops with special guest Broadway actors, including Broadway dance, improvisation, and stage presence and performance. On Wednesday, campers will be treated to a Broadway matinee the mesmerizing musical 'Wicked' and a talk-back with actors after the show." Camp runs July 23-27 form 9am-5pm in NYC. No pay. $885 participation fee required. Payment plans available. Seeking—Cabaret/Musical Theater Enthusiast: 7-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact A Class Act NY.

 

The INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP At The FOLSTER STUDIO – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 25 - The Folster Studio is seeking participants for The Introductory Workshop At The Folster Studio. Company states: "The Introductory Workshop At The Folster Studio is both an intensive and class for actors to learn and refine their craft in a committed, safe and supportive environment. We utilize exercises, techniques and principles from some of the most cutting-edge teachers and innovators in acting and theatre arts today. These are broken down to their finest elements and distilled into one continuous, fluid way of working, from Instrument and Technique, right through to fully staged Scene, Monologue and Role Study. In this way, The Workshop functions as a creative home for each actor to grow and deepen their understanding of themselves, their craft and how to approach various types of theatrical literature. Learn an organic, fluid way of working culled from the finest resources in actor training: The Instrumental Preparation and technique work of Eric Morris and Lee Strasberg; Harold Guskin's Taking It Off the Page, an intuitive approach to working on the script; the moment-to-moment and crafting principles of Sanford Meisner; the characterization stylings of Stella Adler and Larry Moss; Patsy Rodenburg's unique tools to activate voice and presence; the Actioning process of renown British director and teacher Mike Alfreds; our own original approaches to the text, including Script Inquiry, Freestyle Imaging and the Givens Workout, instinctive processes that bypass excessive analysis and activate the world of the play. Four five-hour workshops introducing you to our unique approach, this is a stand-alone intensive with an option upon completion to join our ongoing classes. For more information, go to thefolsterstudio.com." Workshop runs Mondays, Aug. 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 12noon-5pm; or Tuesdays, Aug. 7, 14, 21, and Aug. 28 from 6pm-11pm in NYC. No pay. Fee is $250 for four five-hour workshops. Seeking—Actors: 20-64, advanced beginners to professionals. Seeking talent from New York NY. No audition required. All prospective participants are required to attend a free audit.

 

'LET's MAKE A RECORD' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - Threshold All Stars is seeking participants for the Threshold All Stars Let's Make A Record summer recording project. Producer states: "This 3-, 4-, and 5-day summer workshop is a one-of-a-kind program which gives talented singers, instrumentalists, songwriters and aspiring producers ages 8-18, from all over the country and the world, the opportunity to be involved in every step of the recording process while working at the legendary Threshold Recording Studios NYC with Renown Producer/Studio Owner James Walsh (The Strokes, Cyndi Lauper, Duran Duran) and Producer/Talent Manager Karen Lampiasi (with clients currently performing on Broadway, tours, film & TV). "Each group will be involved in selecting the genre/songs they are interested in producing and recording--allowing for a very unique and custom experience each week, tailored to the interests of the participants. More info can be found at www.ThresholdAllStars.com." Program runs in NYC. No pay. See workshop fees at https://www.thresholdallstars.com/summer-recording-workshop-2018. Seeking—Singers/Singer-Songwriters (Lead): Males & Females, 8-18, Pop/Rock/R&B/Musical Theatre/Singer-Songwriters; Instrumentalists (Lead): Males & Females, 8-18; Producers/Programmers/Engineers: Males & Females, 8-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. In order to audition for a partial or full scholarship and for admittance to the program, prospective participants must go to www.ThresholdAllStars.com and go to the "Workshops - Summer" page and register for an audition. There is no fee to submit an audition video. Audition videos for scholarship & admittance are viewed on a first come basis. Auditions are for potential full and partial scholarships.

 

BROADWAY KIDS AUDITIONS (BKA), SUMMER WORKSHOP For KIDS and TEENS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 30 - Broadway Kids Auditions, LLC. is seeking participants for Broadway Kids Auditions (BKA)'s fifth season of wildly-successful summer workshops. Coordinators state: "These week-long intensives focus on personalized attention for each student by choosing specific audition materials that fit each individual student’s personality and talents. Students walk away with songs and monologues that are ‘audition-ready’ by getting specific feedback in dancing, singing, and acting from Kurt Domoney ('A Chorus Line' on Broadway), Julianne Katz ('Fiddler On The Roof' national tour), and teachers who are veteran Broadway performers. All of this is done in an intensive format while creating a wonderful, supportive community that is a ton of fun. The skills and confidence our young actors will gain make these workshops a highlight in any child’s summer training. Workshop includes: a 15-minute introductory FaceTime/Skype session for new students to choose material; one musical theater audition chosen for each student with MP3 rehearsal recording; one audition monologue chosen for each student; Casting Director Showcase: be seen and heard by a Broadway casting director and get their feedback; Parent Hour: a Q&A for parents where we cover the topics of 'Having A Child In The Business'; and a BKA T-shirt." Session 1 runs July 9-13 (10am-3pm); Session 2 runs July 30-Aug. 3 (10am-3pm) in NYC. No pay. Fees: Pricing; $1,050 after Feb. 1, 2018. Seeking—Committed Child Musical Theater Performers: 7-15, students of all performing backgrounds are encouraged to submit; they should be excited to learn, grow, and experience what the NYC Broadway scene has to offer. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact BKA.

 

DIANA RIGG MASTER CLASS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - Oxford Shakespeare Company is seeking participants for an acting class with OSC director Ron Song Destro and a Q&A with Tony & Emmy-winner Dame Diana Rigg (My Fair Lady, Game of Thrones, The Avengers). Class runs July 31 from 12:30pm-1:30pm: acting class with Ron Song Destro; 2pm-3pm: Q&A with Dame Diana Rigg in NYC. Advance fee to participate: $60. Seeking—Class Participant: Males & Females, 14+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Space is limited. Apply via backstage.com or contact Oxford Shakespeare Company.

 

FREE TRIAL SESSION With TV & FILM ACTING COACH ANTHONY AIBEL – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 1 - A. Aibel Studio is seeking participants for a free trial session with Anthony Aibel. Associate producer states: "Aibel is a Juilliard award-winning, five-star-reviewed acting coach, as well as a director, actor, and producer. His students have recently booked roles on CBS, NBC, FOX, ID, A&E, and Netflix." Workshops run at Shetler Studios in Midtown Manhattan. One complimentary session. Following sessions are 50% off (for a total of $30) throughout the summer. Also offering Skype/FaceTime sessions to actors outside of NYC. Seeking—Acting Student: 5+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Submit your resume. Availability is limited. For a list of reviews and Aibel's actors' accomplishments, as well as information about his new comedy series (in production), visit anthonyaibel.com.

 

PCI's BROADWAY AUDITION INTENSIVE – NOTICE EXPIRES AUGUST 3 - Procida Creative International is seeking musical theater performers for Broadway Audition Intensive, "The Business of Being on Broadway and How to Make it Happen." Owner states: "We have changed our format to suit the demands of busy summer schedules! Spend an entire day in New York City working with some of Broadway's biggest stars (and nicest people). Workshop is limited to 15 students to ensure one-on-one attention. Pre-workshop: Work with Brooke Procida on song selection/cut and headshot and resume critique before workshop day. Workshop held Aug. 6, 1:30pm-8:30pm at Ripley Grier Studios, New York City. SCHEDULE for the DAY AUG. 6 from 1:30pm-8:30pm: 1:30pm-3pm Dance Call with a top Broadway Dance Captain/Dancer; 3:30pm-5pm Vocal/Performance Coaching- Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls, Legally Blonde, Bring It On); 5pm-6pm Dinner; 6pm-7pm; Rehearse with Ted Arthur (DEH, Mean Girls, Wicked, The Prom); 7pm-8:30pm Mock Audition - Instruction/feedback from a major Broadway casting Director Ripley Grier, NYC. Fees apply. $299 Early Bird when you register by June 15. $325 after June 15. Sibling discounts available. Seeking—Musical Theater Performers: Males & Females, 10-25. Seeking talent from New York NY. Email kidsonstage@yahoo.com for information/registration or visit www.studiopci.com Acceptance by video LINK submission- no email attachments. Links only.

 

KIDS/TEENS, CAMP BROADWAY PERFORMS CENTER COURT At MADISON SQUARE GARDEN – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 5 - Camp Broadway is seeking kids/teens for a Camp Broadway performance at Madison Square Garden. Communications coordinator states: "Camp Broadway continues its great tradition of performing in the Big Apple's most famous locations. There are two great ways to perform center court at one of New York's largest Arenas--Madison Square Garden. Dancers strut their stuff with The Camp Broadway Dance Ensemble on a dance team delivering great game-time entertainment. Rehearses Aug. 5 (8:30am-5pm) at Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.; performs Aug. 6 at Madison Square Garden in NYC. No pay. Tuition cost is $425. 50% deposit required at time of registration (custom payment plans available upon request). Fee covers: 9 hours of rehearsal at a professional rehearsal studio in New York City; 4 hours of rehearsal and performance at Madison Square Garden; master class with a Broadway guest; lunch, snacks, and water; official T-shirt; performance costume; commemorative group photo; and ticket to the New York Liberty game (additional tickets available for purchase). Seeking—Cast Member (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, 11-17. Seeking talent Nationwide. For application details, visit: http://www.campbroadway.com/programs/center-court-ages-11-16/.

 

L.A. FILM CASTING DIRECTOR ROBYN OWEN Of ROBYN OWEN CASTING, ON-CAMERA INTENSIVES – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 11 - A Class Act NY is seeking participants for a film workshop with Robyn Owen of Robyn Owen Casting. Artistic director states: "Work one-on-one with Robyn Owen of Robyn Owen Casting, a 20-year veteran of the casting industry, who recently worked on 'A Wrinkle in Time,' the Disney film featuring lots of young actors, starring Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon. Robyn casts huge and important big-budget feature films including the Academy Award nominated film 'Selma.' Current projects also include the big-budget film 'Ethyrea: Code of the Brethren,' 'The ‘57 Bushville Champs,' 'Love is a Hurtin’ Thing,' and the TV series 'Shots Fired.' Take this amazing opportunity to study film acting and audition technique with one of the industry’s most acclaimed casting directors." Workshops run Aug. 11 (session 1, ages 7-11: 10am-1:30pm; session 2, ages 12-mid-20s: 2pm-5:30pm) and Aug. 12 (session 1, ages 7-11: 10am-1:30pm; session 2, ages 12-mid-20s: 2pm-5:30pm) at Pearl Studios (519 8th Ave., NYC). No pay. Cost: $195. Seeking—Actors (Lead): 7-25. Seeking talent from New York NY. To register, visit www.AClassActNY.com.

 

BARR HILL PLAYERS 2018 SUMMER RETREAT – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 24 - The Barr Hill Players is a week-long actors' retreat held in Vermont's gorgeous Northeast Kingdom. The program combines work in Meisner, Viewpoints, mindfulness, and basic wilderness skills to get actors more connected with their bodies and environments. Past participants state: "Any actor who really wants to challenge themselves and then laugh at themselves within the same few minutes in the great outdoors with a bunch of strangers, you should come to the Barr Hill Players." - Meredith, Barr Hill Player '17. "This place has made me, not just a better actor, but a better human. Someone more attuned with the world around me. I would recommend it to people who are passionate actors, directors, designers, dramaturgs, but also survivalists and neuroscientists and painters and writers and people who are just generally excited about doing that hard heart-work that makes a richer life." - Eliza, Barr Hill Player '17. The 4th Annual BHP will take place Aug. 25-Sep. 2 at Geldo Acres Retreat Center in Greensboro VT. Transportation to/from a coastal hub (NYC, BOS, PVD) may be arranged upon request. No pay. Total cost is $200 to cover meals and accommodations. Seeking—Barr Hill Player: passionate emerging artist (18-28) to join a tight-knit ensemble of 8-12. Seeking talent from Providence RI; New York NY; Boston MA; New Haven CT; Burlington VT. To apply, submit through Backstage or visit www.barrhillplayers.com. Once you have submitted an application, the staff will contact you to set up an interview. For more information, visit www.barrhillplayers.com or www.facebook.com/barrhillplayers.

 

KIDS/TEENS, SUMMER RECORDING WORKSHOP – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 27 - Threshold All Stars is seeking participants for the Threshold All Stars Summer Recording project. Genres include pop, rock, and musical theater. Producer states: "This 3-, 4-, and 5-day summer workshop is a one-of-a-kind program which gives talented singers, musicians, songwriters, and aspiring producers ages 8-18, from all over the country and the world, the opportunity to be involved in every step of the recording process while working at the legendary Threshold Recording Studios NYC with renown producer/studio owner James Walsh (The Strokes, Cyndi Lauper, Duran Duran) and producer/talent manager Karen Lampiasi (with clients currently performing on Broadway, tours, film & TV). "Each group will be involved in selecting the genre/songs they are interested in producing and recording--allowing for a very unique and custom experience each week, tailored to the interests of the participants. More info can be found at www.ThresholdAllStars.com." Program runs from June-August in NYC. There are fees ranging from $599-1499 involved with this workshop. Seeking—Singers (Lead): Males & Females, 8-18, pop/rock/R&B/musical theatre singer-songwriters; Songwriters/Singer-Songwriters: Males & Females, 8-18. Seeking talent Nationwide. Prospective participants for either level must go to www.thresholdallstars.com and go to the "Workshops - Summer" page and register for an audition. There is no fee to submit an audition video. For more info, visit: https://www.thresholdallstars.com/summer-recording-workshop-2018.

 

NY2U – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 31 - NY2U is seeking teaching artists who are adept in any artistic field to coach with a new company. Coordinator states: "We are trying to get together a preliminary roster of artists with whom we can begin to offer private coaching and masterclasses. Ideally these are artists with Broadway, Off-Broadway, or TV/film credits, but our major goal is to provide a cross-disciplinary coaching resource: comedians, choreographers, actors, directors, music teachers, etc. As an independent contractor, there will be no strings attached, allowing you to coach on your own or with other companies if desired. When we put you on the site, we will ask you what you’re interested in teaching/what your specific skills are (i.e. dance, voice, acting, acting through song, musical comedy, etc.). Initially, we will be booking classes in major cities such as NYC, L.A., and Chicago, and also over FaceTime nationwide. We are hoping to get to a point where we send artists out to teach all over the country." Currently seeking talent from NYC; L.A.; Chicago IL; Washington DC; San Francisco CA; Boston MA; Miami FL; Dallas/Fort Worth TX; and Tampa/Orlando FL. Will consider artists with credits from other cities for FaceTime coaching. Coaches will be paid per lesson or class. Payout for lessons generally starts at $50/hr. and Masterclasses start at $200/hr., depending on credits/field of practice. Artists will be independently contracted. Seeking—Teaching Artist for Voice: Males & Females, 18-90, Apply to this position if you are interested in teaching vocal technique; Teaching Artist for Acting: Males & Females, 18+, Apply to this position if you are interested in teaching acting technique, scene study, film acting, etc.; Teaching Artist for Music: Males & Females, 18+, Apply to this position if you are interested in teaching music lessons. Tell what instruments you teach in the cover letter section; Teaching Artist for Musical Theatre: Males & Females, 18+, Apply to this position if you are interested in coaching musical theatre students, acting through song, repertoire, audition technique, etc. Seeking talent from Tampa FL; New York NY; Los Angeles CA; Chicago IL; San Francisco CA; Boston MA; Washington DC; Dallas TX; Fort Worth TX; Miami FL. Choose the category that best fits your artistic abilities and note in your cover letter what your specialties are. Be sure to include an updated resume. Provide a photo and resume, and company will get in touch for a phone interview. Cover letter is optional. Feel free to email info@ny2u.org with any questions.

 

JOHN PALLOTTA STUDIO Of ACTING – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 31 - John Pallotta Studio of Acting is seeking participants for The Web Series Acting Class. Artistic director states: "The Web Series Acting Class (schedule a free sample class today) takes place in NYC, Philly, and Chicago weekly. John Pallotta actors are given opportunities they won't find in any other acting class, including intensive camera work and on-set, on-location study, where students get a chance to explore all facets of film work, from lighting, sound, location scouting, and directing, to working with each other on-camera on a professional set. You put all this together and the result, we’ve found, is students coming out of our studio more prepared for not just the business, but life in general. You will be part of an ongoing acting class that will be producing web series from start to finish." Rehearsals take place in class as well as outside and filming will take place on-location. Seeking—Participants: Males & Females, 15+. Seeking talent from New York NY; Chicago IL; Philadelphia PA; Baltimore MD; Cleveland OH; Washington DC. Submit a headshot and resume online. View the link to register for a free sample class (seating is limited): https://www.eventbrite.com/o/master-acting-coach-john-pallotta-7911774439. Examples of past/present teasers: "The Accidental Red Head" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDGbToshLz8) and "Jane Ho" (https://youtu.be/qNITJmgRAk4). For more info, visit John Pallotta Studio at: www.johnpallottastudio.com.

 

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