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Updated: July 12

 

 

AUDITIONS:

 

Most of the audition notices below can be found on

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

 

BANDS/SOLOISTS/SHOWCASES:

'BOUND FOR BROADWAY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 10 - Forslund Theatricals LLC is seeking talent for Bound For Broadway, an 8-year industry-invited showcase put on by Forslund Theatricals and The West End Lounge. Producer states: "This is great for performers who need performance video footage. JDProductions is the premier weekly showcase running and is not affiliated with any other showcases or venues and is proud to offer a different type of showcase in NYC, boasting a live entertainment emcee, free professionally edited videos for the performers, and a well-rehearsed diverse performance opportunity alongside talented industry professionals and composers, as well as high industry turn-out." Note: Performers will be required to sell tickets ranging from $10-$15 each, plus an accompanist fee ($50) is required for tech, show, and music rehearsals. Some pay (ticket sales reimbursement), plus free video copy provided. Producers are seeking both union and non-union performers but no union contract is currently planned. Performers should check with their union before accepting any work. Rehearses in NYC according to when talent is cast. Pays a percentage of ticket sales reimbursement. Seeking—Featured Soloist: Males & Females, 16-60. Auditions by appointment only in NYC. For an appointment, email pictures and résumés to jdproductions.casting@gmail.com. An accompanist will be provided. You may also send video submissions to be considered immediately.

MUSIC FESTIVAL – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 16 - Creative Community United is seeking singers and instrumentalists to perform at a new music festival. Rehearses and shoots (weekday and weekend mornings) at Shetler Studios in NYC. Unpaid. Participants will receive free professional photo and video to add to their portfolio. Seeking—Singers: 18+. Apply via backstage.com or contact Creative Community United. Include links or a video/audio recording with your submission.

STAGE TO SCREEN CATERED CABARET – JULY 22 & 23 – GREENWOOD - Stage to Screen Catered Cabaret is seeking talent for five Las Vegas-styled productions. Season includes: Monsters & Mayhem on Main (runs Sep. 26-Oct. 26), Holidazzle II (runs Nov. 14-Dec. 21), Magic of Motown at the Motown Café (runs Jan. 16. 2020-Feb. 8, 2020), Encore (runs Feb. 27-Mar. 21), and Best of Broadway II (runs Apr. 16-May 20). Rehearsals run for the five weeks prior to each production. Shows perform Thurs.-Sat. evenings, Sun. matinees, and Thurs. matinees for the 2nd and 4 Seeking singers who dance, and dancers who sing. Auditions by appointment Jul 22 from 7PM-9PM and Jul 23 from 7:PM-9PM at Stage to Screen, Catered Cabaret (350 S. Madison Ave., Greenwood IN 46142). For more info visit http://cateredcabaret.com/auditions/ Bring resume and headshot. Be prepared to perform one minute of two songs of your choosing. Bring background tracks, as piano accompaniment will not be provided.

 

KIDS, SOUTH PACIFIC IN-CONCERT – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 24 - Dunes Summer Theatre is casting one male and one female child to perform in South Pacific. Rehearses TBD; runs July 26-28 at 266 Shady Oak Dr. (accessible by South Shore), Michigan City, IN. Pays $40. Seeking—Emile de Becque’s Son (Supporting): Male, 10-18; Emile de Becque’s Daughter (Supporting): Female, 10-18. Seeking talent from Michigan City IN. Submit reel via backstage.com or contact the theater.

MALE VOCALISTS For SPECIAL EVENTS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - Élan Artists is seeking male vocalists for ongoing events. Company states: "Elan Artists is a cooperative of Musicians and Artists who embrace a fresh and personalized approach to Special Events." Auditions and performances primarily in NYC on weekends (some events are regional and national). Compensation to be discussed upon audition. Seeking—Male Vocalist (Lead): 21+; male vocalists in two different group: 1: Vocalist specializing in Pop, Classic and Indie Rock, Jazz, and Contemporary/Top 40. (Soul/R&B and Spanish Variety a Plus); 2: Vocalist specializing in R&B, Motown/Soul, and Contemporary Pop Variety. (Hip Hop, Rap, Reggae, or Spanish Variety a Plus). Apply via backstage.com or visit http://Elanartists.com Applicants must provide headshots and video or audio example of live performance. If called back, must come in for an audition.

'AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH!' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 30 - Yapp Casting is casting male and female singers for a special one-night showcase, Ain't No Mountain High Enough: Songs of Survival and Redemption! Production states: "At times, we've all been at the mountaintop only to be catapulted back to the baseline. But, getting back up again is what makes us winners! This inspiring, special night of song celebrates strength and the will to survive against the odds. Great opportunity to test new material and take some risks. Each performer will sing one or two songs showcasing redemption and survival." Tempo rehearsal held on the day of the show; performs late June/early July in NYC. Taping is allowed. Accompanist provided. Seeking—Singers (Lead): Males & Females, 24-50. singers can choose one or two songs for the evening. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. In your cover, submit songs you would be interested in singing. Also submit a voice clip.

MOTOWN And DOO-WOP SINGING GROUP PROJECT – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - Night Roads Entertainment Inc. is seeking soulful African American male singers for a gigging (sometimes a cappella, sometimes with band, but soon mostly with tracks) Doo Wop/Motown/Soul (i.e. The Drifters, The Four Tops, The Temptations, The Delfonics - style singing group). Broadway and classically-trained singers are welcome but should have soul, jazz and/or gospel music background, physically fit and able to learn choreography. Manager states: "No drugs or alcohol habits or issues. Must be secure and stable in your life, a team player with excellent musicianship and dedication and extraordinary ability to harmonize. This is a long-term commitment (already in existence for 7 years) that needs dedicated and talented individuals to help take it to the next level. Project is in existence already and Group has performed for the likes of Paul McCartney, Berry Gordy and opened up for legends such as The Drifters and Little Anthony and have been featured on PBS and in TV commercials and viral YouTube videos." Rehearsals and recording dates will begin in approx. Summer/Fall 2019. Seeking talented, dedicated gentlemen with an open schedule for unpaid rehearsals weeknights and paying gigs weekends. Pay depends on gigs and season (private and corporate events were abundant in 2018). Average pay per gig $100-$500. Some travel may be necessary. Seeking—Singer for Lead/Harmony (Lead): Male, 25-56, An important member of a popular singing group for private and corporate events as well as public and live appearances (TV and concert tours possible); preferably African American; must know and appreciate some of the repertoire of the doo-wop, Motown, and classic soul eras of the '50s, '60s, and '70s and possess an extraordinary knowledge of harmonies and be able to sing background as well as lead (tenor or baritone) in tune. Must be a team player (no egos) willing to learn and catch on and be available to rehearse in Manhattan. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the entertainment company. Include resume and/or bio with experience. Headshots, Video clips and SoundCloud clips are appreciated. Auditions will be held in late July/August.

 

BAND SIGNED With SONY – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 15 - Xseyer Records is seeking a male rock singer for a band signed with Sony. The band has a tour setup for the summer and is looking for a full time member who is willing to go on extensive tours. Ongoing work. Pay TBD. Seeking—Lead Singer (Lead): Male, 18-23. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Send in a video of you covering a song by one of the following bands: Shinedown, Incubus, Alice in Chains, Alter Bridge, Nirvana.
Apply via backstage.com or contact the record company. Perform the song either to a backing track or a cappella. Include the link with your submission.

 

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

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

 

 

 

CRUISES/RESORTS/THEME PARKS:

CRYSTAL CRUISES PRODUCTION TEAM – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 12 - Crystal Cruises is seeking Male Swing (Singer/Dancer) replacement with strong dance technique and vocal ability for Crystal Cruises' Production Team. Note: Swing position rotates four tracks on a monthly rotation. Three tracks as Dancer and One track as Singer/Dancer. Rehearses July/August in Los Angeles CA. Competitive performance wages offered. Swing position pays $3600/month onboard performance wage. Paid rehearsals and vacation. Contract includes medical benefits, onboard officer status with Single Cabin, and six-star cruising with worldwide destinations. Initial rehearsals range from 5 to 8 weeks in Los Angeles on a paid rehearsal contract; lodging and transportation are provided. Performance contracts commence after successful completion of the training program. Seeking—Male Swing Singer-Dancer (Chorus/Ensemble): 21-35, 5'10"-6'2"; showreel should highlight strong dance technique in ballet, jazz, tap or Irish step, musical theatre, and commercial styles; lifts and partnering plus any acrobatic skills should be included in showreel; additionally, please submit video of one uptempo selection and one ballad selection that best showcase your vocal ability. Swing position rotates monthly for three tracks as Dancer and 1 track as Singer/Dancer; submit a letter, resume, headshot and video link(s) showcasing your performance; materials are reviewed upon receipt: productioncasting@crystalcruises.com. Seeking talent Worldwide. Submit a letter, resume, headshot and video link(s) showcasing your performance; materials are reviewed upon receipt: productioncasting@crystalcruises.com. Dance video should highlight technique in ballet, jazz, tap or Irish step, and hip-hop or commercial style. Seeking also adagio/partnering and acrobatic experience. Additionally, include a video link with two musical selections, one uptempo and one ballad, that best showcase your vocal ability. Height range for male dancers and singer/dancers is 5'10"-6'2".

 

 

 

OPERA/CHORUS/VOCAL GROUPS:

COMMUNITY CHOIR SINGERS, POOR CULTURE – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 11 - Poor Culture is seeking community choir singers for Poor Culture, an experimental faith community. Organization states: "We cultivate community, not religion. All or invited and all are welcomed. We are reaching out across the city for talented singers who can move. We will cover all genres, not just gospel. Think the choir from Meghan Markle's wedding but on steroids." Rehearses on Monday evenings in NYC. No pay. Seeking—Vocalist (Chorus/Ensemble): 18-80, talented vocalist who can move. Submit via backstage.com or contact the choir. Send a link to a one-minute video of you singing, and let us know what part of the city you live in.

 

The SOLDIERS' CHORUS – JULY 11 & 17 – NYC/NASHVILLE - Soldiers' Chorus of The U.S. Army Field Band is seeking alto, tenor, and bass pop vocalists who can command the front of a stage to sing as a member of the Soldiers' Chorus. Date TBD. Group leader states: "Individuals ultimately offered the positions will be required to enlist in the U.S. Army. Upon successful completion of basic combat training, will report to The U.S. Army Field Band and attain salary of $59,136–$63,312 (Army rank of Staff Sergeant)." Seeking—Pop Vocalist (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, 18-34, alto, tenor, and bass pop vocalists. Auditions by appointment Jul 11 from 10AM-4PM at Ripley-Grier Studios (520 8th Ave., #10C, New York City NY 10018) and Open Casting Call Jul 17 from 10AM-4PM (appointments encouraged but not required) at Brett Manning Studios (1301 16th Ave. S, Nashville TN 37212). See https://www.armyfieldband.com/careers/chorus-open-call for specific requirements at the open-call. Recorded submissions accepted for those who are not able to attend open call. Applicants selected at open call audition will be invited for a personal interview and live audition at Ft. Meade in Maryland on Sep. 13.

EQUITY, 'The PHANTOM Of The OPERA,' B'WAY – JULY 22 - Phantom Company LP is casting Equity actor-singers for replacements in the currently running Broadway production of The Phantom Of The Opera. Andrew Lloyd Webber, music; Charles Hart, lyrics; Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber, book; Currently running on Broadway in NYC. Pays $2095/wk. Equity Production (League) Agreement. Seeking—“Christine Daae:” 20-29, beautiful young singer; soprano voice that combines elements of classical and pop singing; a light, floaty soprano; she sings briefly to high E; The Phantom: Male, 30-49, high baritone or tenor (with a good low range) from low A-flat to high A-flat; needs a dynamic, bravura, “star” performance, both frightening and irresistible; “Raul, Vicomte de Chagny:” Male, 25-35, dashing, handsome young aristocrat; high baritone, 2 octave range from A-flat to A-flat; Firman and Andre: Male 35-59, the managers of the Paris Opera House; trying to be elegant, they are slightly befuddle and bumbling; need good instincts for stylish comedy; good supporting roles; baritones; one sings to A, one to G; “Carlotta Giudicelli:” Female, 30-45, the prima donna of The Paris Opera; a diva in every sense of the word; coloratura soprano, to high E; requires opera training; “Madame Giry:” Female, 35-55, the Opera’s ballet mistress; an ominous, stern, forbidding figure; mezzo soprano to high B-flat; “Meg Giry:” Female, 18-25, a member of the Corps de Ballet; must dance on pointe and sing mezzo soprano to G; “Ubaldo Piangi:” Male, 25-59, the opera’s leading tenor, Italian style singer, sings to high C; requires opera training. Equity Principal Audition Jul 22 from 10AM-6PM (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm) at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 4th Fl., New York City NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Be prepared to sing a brief song from legit musical theatre repertoire. Do not sing pop or rock music. Bring your book of music in case you are asked to sing a second selection. An accompanist will be provided. Bring a current picture and resume, stapled together. Women should be sopranos (lyric or coloratura), mezzo sopranos, or contraltos, with strong legit musical theatre or opera voices. Men should be strong legit musical theatre or opera tenors, baritones, or basses. Two of the basses in the chorus must sing to low F. Opera singers and actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend.

 

 

 

STAGE SHOWS:

KIDS, 'A CHRISTMAS STORY, The MUSICAL!,' NON-UNION TOUR – JULY 6-7, 13-14 - Xmas 4 LLC is casting 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. 12 in NYC; runs Nov. 18-Dec. 22 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): principal; to play 9-10; under 5'0"; 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; 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; vocally, voice is unchanged and high belter, low F-sharp to high C-sharp; Flick/Ensemble (Supporting): Male, 9-12, 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): Male, 9-12, 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’ sidekick, 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): Female, 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): Male, 9-11, 9-12, should be 4'9" or shorter (would love very small); excellent tap dancer; singing a plus; Scut Farkus/Ensemble: MALE. 11 to 14 years old. Must be 5’2"or shorter. Taller than the other kids. The bully. Must be able to tap. Auditions by appointment only July 6-7, July 13-14. Callbacks TBD late July-early August with finals first week in September. All questions can be emailed to Alison.Franck@gmail.com.

 

'Dr. SEUSS' HOW The GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!' – VARIOUS JULY DATES - 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. 29 in NYC; runs Nov. 18-Dec. 22 on tour. Pays: $600/wk. min. for 8-show weeks for lead roles. Pays: $500/wk. min. for 8-show weeks for ensemble and children's roles (which are shared, so less performances a week than adults). Seeking—“Mama Who” (Lead): female, 30s-early 40s, any ethnicity; quirky, funny, and on the brink of saturation, but still maintains complete control; needs a strong, warm mix-soprano singing voice with chest range as well; should not be shorter than 5’6”; principal; Female Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): 20s-40s, any ethnicity; seeking different types and vivid personalities; the adults are all excellent singers, but the more physically versatile, the better. Heights above 5'6" encouraged to submit. 6' is perfectly acceptable; will understudy Grandma Who: loving, has the ear of the children and the patience to calm them; needs a strong character mezzo singing voice; Male Adult Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): 20s-50s, any ethnicity; seeking different types and vivid personalities; the adults are all excellent singers, but the more physically versatile, the better. Might understudy The Grinch: a beastly, charming curmudgeon; scary, but with a heart underneath; has the size and presence of a Music Hall superstar with deft athleticism; needs a strong, booming baritone singing voice with falsetto. Might Grandpa Who, and also might understudy Old Max: a trustworthy, benevolent narrator who is inspired by nostalgia; with his urbane elegance, long-limbed grace, and gently sardonic humor, he actually reminds us of Dr. Seuss; needs a strong bass-baritone singing voice; sings "You're a Mean One." Only bass-baritones submit; tall is encouraged; over 6' is encouraged; understudies for all of these roles are already hired so, if you do not want to understudy you can also submit; Adult Ensemble Female Who Plays An Adult and Child (Chorus/Ensemble): Female, young adults 18-26, who are under 63" (5'3" inches) and can play children, any ethnicity; energetic, charismatic, and athletic; need to be experienced dancers who are able to sing well and pick up dance quickly; the more physically versatile and acrobatic, the better; need strong singing voices of all types; ensemble; Male Ensemble Understudy Papa Who: 25 to 45 years old, all ethnicities, male; seeking different types and vivid personalities; the adults are all excellent singers, but the more physically versatile, the better. 5'10" or taller; will understudy Papa Who: the father of the family; the calm eye of the family storm; goodness and benevolence pour out of him; a moral example for the rest of Whoville; needs a strong high baritone or tenor singing voice; “Grandma Who” (Supporting): 30 to 50 years old, all ethnicities, female; loving; has the ear of the children and the patience to calm them; needs a strong character mezzo singing voice; principal; “Cindy Lou Who” (Lead): Female, 7-11, any ethnicity; 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 9-13, 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. Auditions by appointment July 6-7 and July 13-14 for children; July 15, 17-19 in NYC. Submit here or email Alison.Franck@gmail.com.

 

'The FLING LP' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 8 - Bad Goose Productions is casting The Fling LP for a production at NY Theater Summerfest 2019. Synopsis: Set in Juneau, Alaska, The Fling LP is a musical play that follows Efren, Jay, and their friends as they navigate the highs and lows of the summer after high school. Always under the watchful eye of Christopher the Cat, the friends spend their days chasing love, writing music, and pretending the summer will never end. But, inevitably, it does. Thrown into unfamiliar territory both emotionally and geographically, the friends learn that life is more complicated, but infinitely more meaningful, than a summer fling. Rehearsals begin June 17; runs July 16, 20, and 21 at the Hudson Guild Theater in NYC. Actors will be compensated $200 minimum for the entire process (rehearsals/performances). Possibility of more compensation if more funding is secured. Seeking—“Danny” (Lead): Female, age: 18-28 to play 17; Danny is a wild card with a heart of gold; she is messy, self-conscious and tends to hide it with brashness; she feels things very strongly; when she feels safe she is incredibly empathetic and tender to those around her; for submission materials, include a minute and a half long video of you singing in any style (pop/rock preferred), and a monologue. In your cover letter state your availability June 17-July 21 and describe level of experience on instrument if applicable. Send a video of you playing your instrument (no more than a minute and a half), a short monologue or scene, and a video of you singing. Singing can be combined with instrument playing. Don't worry about having a professional background/taping; as long as we can see and hear you clearly, that's great. To get a taste of the music from the show check out our website at www.theflingmusical.com.

 

'The SIMON and GARFUNKEL STORY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 11 - Various Producers are casting a guitar-playing singer-actor for the role of “Paul Simon” in The Simon and Garfunkel Story. Company states: "Now seen by over a 1/4 million people across the world, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ is a critically acclaimed concert-style theater show about two young boys from Queens, New York who went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time. Using state-of-the-art video projection, incredible lighting, and a full live band ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ is a moving and powerful concert featuring all the hits such as ‘Mrs Robinson,’ ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water,’ ‘Homeward Bound,’ ‘Scarborough Fair,’ ‘The Boxer,’ ‘The Sound of Silence,’ and many more. This is a show not to be missed!" Rehearsals begin on or around July/August (based on talent availability); first performance on or around Sep. 23 in NYC. Pays $2,000/week (pro-rated on partial weeks). Note: The cast gets paid half-rate plus per diems for rehearsals, and then go to full weekly rate starting with the first performance. Seeking—“Paul Simon” (Lead): Male, 21-30, a singer-frontman with great guitar finger picking skills. Must have an excellent voice and not be above 5’10". Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Email alison.franck@gmail.com with photo, resume, and videos.

 

'WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON?' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 11 - Kelsey Productions LLC is casting a table reading of Whose Side Are You On?, a gospel musical about gang violence. Cold reading will be held with standard gospel songs that will be sent to talent prior to reading. Reading held Jan. 29 (6:30pm) in Midtown Manhattan. No pay. Food provided. Seeking—“Rev. Grace” (Lead): Male, 40+, a pastor and founder of The Greater Baptist Church. Missionary pastor. Loves his church and the congregation. Note: Singing required; “Evangelist Grace” (Supporting): Female, 40+, The wife of Rev. Grace. First lady of the church. Comical and cynical. Loves her husband and cares about the members of the church. Note: Singing required; “Lamont Spencer” (Lead): Male, Talent should be over 18 to play a 16-year-old; gang member. A typical American kid who joined the gang, 10th Street Quarters, after they revenged the murder of his father. Note: Singing required. All actors must be a minimum of 18 years old; “Malik” (Supporting): Male, Talent should be over 18 to play 16-year-old; gang member. Has been part of the gang since birth. Comical and lovable person. He is Lamont's best friend. Note: Rapping is required for this role. Please also indicate any singing experience as well. All actors must be a minimum of 18 years old; “Damon” (Supporting): Male, Malik's 21-year old brother. He is an ex-convict and gang member. Malik's older brother. Leader of the gang. He is a mean and charismatic person. Recently released from prison, he wants the 10th Street quarters to regain the territory by any means. Note: Singing required. All actors must be a minimum of 18 years old; “Curtis” (Supporting): Male, Gang member who lacks courage. When trouble arises, he disappears. Revised age now 25-30; “Mr. Spencer” (Supporting): Male, Lamont's deceased father. He appears throughout the play as a spirit guiding Lamont. Revised age range 35-45; “Mrs. Spencer” (Supporting): Female, Lamont's mother. Since the death of her husband, she has become very depressed. Doesn't know why God took her husband. She has neglected herself and her son. Note: Singing required; “Tenisha” (Supporting): Female, Talent should be over 18 to play 15-year-old. Evangelist Grace and Rev. Grace's daughter & child prodigy. Awarded a scholarship to college and an active member of her father's church. She is very proud to be a church girl. Note: Singing required. All actors must be a minimum of 18 years old. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. The songs will be sent to you before the reading.

 

EQUITY, 'The BOOK Of MORMON,' B'WAY – JULY 11 - Book of Mormon Broadway LLC is seeking performers for future replacements in Broadway company of The Book of Mormon. Robert Lopez, Matt Stone & Trey Parker, book-music-lyrics; Currently running on Broadway in NYC. Pays $2,095/wk. Equity Production (League) Agreement. Seeking—Female African Villagers: characters are Africans, early 20s-late 30s; seeking great comedic actors and great singers who move well; Male African Villagers: characters are Africans, early 20s-late 30s; great comedic actors and great singers who move well; Mormon Males: characters are male Caucasians, late teens-late 20s; all-American, always optimistic; great comedic actors and great singers who tap dance. Equity Chorus Call July 11 in New York City. Check lobby upon arrival for any last-minute changes. Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Be warmed up ready to dance at time given. Bring a picture & resume stapled back-to-back. Mormon Males: Bring tap shoes. Prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre, R&B/pop song, as you may be asked to sing. Male African Villagers: Bring jazz shoes/sneakers. Prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre, R&B/pop song, as you may be asked to sing. Female African Villagers: Bring jazz shoes/sneakers. Prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre, R&B/pop song, as you may be asked to sing. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

 

EQUITY, 'CHICAGO' – JULY 12 - Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Inc. is casting strong Equity dancer-singers for Chicago. Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, book; John Kander, music; Fred Ebb, lyrics; Maurine Dallas Watkins, play; Rehearsals begin Dec. 23, 2019; runs Jan. 14, 2020-Feb. 2, 2020 in Jupiter FL. Pays $993/wk. Equity Non-Rep LORT B+ Contract. Seeking—“Roxie Hart:” Female, 25=45, an innocent with the ability to murder; sexy; funny. Actress must be a spectacular dancer in the Fosse style, with a big, first-rate Broadway belt voice; mezzo; “Velma Kelly:” Female, 25-45, strong singer-dancer-actress; sexy, strong actress must be a spectacular dancer in the Fosse style, with a big, first-rate Broadway belt voice; alto; “Billy Flynn:” Male, 25-45, strong singer-actor who moves well, dance a plus; slick lawyer, maybe the slickest; baritone; “Amos Hart:” Male, 25-45, strong character actor who sings well, good mover. Roxy's husband that would do anything for her; baritone; “Matron ‘Mama’ Morton:” Female, 30-59, runs the jail and rules the Merry Murderesses. Role requires a great belt voice and a sexy, funny, powerful and tough character actress; alto; “Mary Sunshine:” 25-55, male soprano or countertenor or female soprano, who can sing legitimately up to a high B-flat. Acts like a good-natured talk show hostess but is actually a high-powered gossip columnist. Actor must be a good comedian and a great legit singer. Audition by appointment July 12 in New York NY. For consideration, mail picture and resume Bob Cline, re: Chicago/AEA Submission, 2214 Frederick Douglass Blvd., #327, New York NY 10026. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

 

'CLUE: The MUSICAL' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 13 - Western Star Productions, LLC is casting Clue: The Musical. Synopsis: Based on the Parker Brothers' board game, Clue: The Musical is the ultimate game of whodunit? Fueled by audience interaction, the script is designed so that each time the show is performed, there are variations in the text. The variations are determined by the cards selected at the start of the performance by the audience. All of the board game suspects are involved: Miss Scarlet, Professor Plum, Colonel Mustard, etc. Mr. Body, the host of the show, sets the stage for his untimely death and leads the audience (and characters) through the game." Rehearses Aug. 25-Sep. 6; runs Sep. 6-Oct. 27 (Wed.-Sun.) at the Pines Dinner Theatre in Allentown PA. Rehearsal stipend and weekly performance pay provided. Nearby housing, as well as a meal from on show days, can be provided. Seeking—“Colonel Mustard” (Lead): Male, 30-45, baritone. Roughly 40s. A pompous military man; “Professor Plum” (Lead): Male, 25-45, baritone. Plays roughly 30s-40s. An astute intellectual with a wry sense of humor; “Mrs. White” (Lead): Male, 25-45, the fun-loving, slightly jaded cockney maid. She is portrayed by a man with a wide vocal range. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

The 2019 CHRISTMAS SHOW, 'JOY To The WORLD' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 13 - American Music Theatre is casting female singers and female singer-dancer roles in Joy to the World, the 2019 Christmas Show at the American Music Theatre in Lancaster PA. Visit www.amtshows.com for more info. Rehearses from late Sep.-Oct.; performs Nov. 1-Dec. 30 in Lancaster PA. Competitive salaries offered plus housing included if needed. Seeking—Female Singer (Lead): 18-50, energetic and vocally versatile, with a star quality; ability to sing a variety of styles; Classical, pop/rock, country, musical theatre etc. with an authentic sound; other specialty vocals welcome; submit contrasting styles, ballad and up tempo; Female Singer-Dancer (Lead): 18-50, must be a Lead Singer (requirements above) and Trained Dancer versatile and athletic with experience in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Broadway styles & Ballroom as well as the singer requirements above. Partnering and Acrobatics a plus! Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Seeking talent Email submissions with demo links, reels, headshots, and resume to Casting@amtshows.com.

 

'LOSING MY RELIGION' – JULY 13 - Endless Voice Productions LLC is casting a new stage production. Synopsis: William and Lisa have been separated for over 2 years. The shooting of their son, Jayden, polarizes Lisa and William until an arrest is made, which unites them. The investigation eventually leads to the arrest and charges of a young man, Abe. The church Abe attended no longer supports him because of his imprisonment. The Pastor begins to “spiritually” vilify the accused to a mummified congregation who fails to question the skewed scriptures. Abe finds truth behind the bars - time passes and, in the end – truth wins. Production states: "Sheryl Hatwood has been featured nationally in articles on her quest to use theatre as a method of awareness and talk about issues that make people uncomfortable, or that they simply do not want to address. She has been interviewed on AspireTV, MadamNoire/TVOne, and Arise 360 Entertainment." Rehearses July 27-Sept. 27 (full cast on Saturdays, 12-4 p.m.; additional lead and supporting role rehearsals on alternate Weds. and Thurs. evenings, 7pm-9:30pm) at the Pelham Manor Theatre in Pelham NY (a historical 300-seat theatre with mezzanine seating; this theatre is located in Westchester County, bordering New Rochelle and Mount Vernon). Performs Sat. Oct. 26 (2pm & 7:30pm) and Sun. Oct. 27 (2pm). No compensation fees. Small stipends will be provided to cast, commensurate with role support. Seeking—“Abe Stewart” (Lead): Male, Black/African Descent, early 20s; street-smart, clear diction, rugged, quiet disposition, and inquisitive. He has a relationship with God, but not a deep connection. He understands who God is the good times; “Pastor Ken Bailey” (Lead): Male, 30s-50s; a commanding voice; knowledgeable and prideful, poised. Manipulates the scriptures for his own benefit and refuses to see his own humanness; Detective Kane Alston/Deacon Kane (Lead): Male, 30-40s; authoritative, strong build, stern disposition which can be obnoxious. Motivated by positions and more into serving man than to serve God. It’s about the control; “William Warner” (Lead): Male, Black/African Descent, 20s-30s. strong vocalist, soft spoken. Although he knows God, he does not know God; “Lisa Warner” (Lead): Female, Black/African Descent, mid-20s to 40s; strong vocalist, soft spoken; beautiful; passionate about her strong unshakable faith; “Diane” (Supporting): Female, 21-63, assistant for Detective Kane; dutiful, willing to please; “Mrs. Shelton” (Supporting): Female, 26-94, important role. A Church Lady who knows God, knows the Word of God; elderly but sharp, fierce, steadfast and witty; “Michael” (Jailmate) (Supporting): Male, 18-70, strong vocalist, important role. Insightful, wise, and knowledgeable. Open Casting Call July 13 in Pelham Manor NY. Seeking talent from Pelham Manor, New York, The Bronx, Scarsdale, White Plains, Harrison, Rye, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle NY. Applicants will be sent emails that break down specific audition instructions for their desired role. If auditioning for an acting role, come prepared to say a monologue you have memorized. If auditioning for a singing role, come prepared to sing a song that best shows your vocal ability. If auditioning for a spot as a musician, come prepared to play to show your ability. Bring a hard copy of a color headshot to provide to registrant upon arrival. Talent under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a guardian. Once your audition is complete, you are free to leave the theatre. Cast will be notified with role assignments on July 20, via email or text. Facebook: @endlessvoiceproductions; Twitter & Instagram: @EndlessVP.

 

EQUITY, 'SOMETHING ROTTEN!' – JULY 13 – NEW ORLEANS - Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre is casting Equity performers for Something Rotten! Rehearsals begin Oct. 3-Jan. 16, 2020; runs Jan. 17-Feb. 3 or 10, 2020 in New Orleans LA. Pays $309/wk. Equity SPT 2 Agreement. Seeking—“Nick Bottom:” Male, 30-49, struggling writer and head of a theater troupe. Nigel's older brother; he holds a jealous grudge against Shakespeare; seeking a great comedic actor with who sings and dances very well; tenor/baritone; all ethnicities; all body types; “Nigel Bottom:” Male, 30-39, Nick's younger brother and partner in writing and running the troupe; sweet and a little awkward. In love with Portia; seeking a great comedic actor who sings very well; tenor; all ethnicities; all body types; Lord Clapham/Master of the Justice: Male, 45+, patron of the theatre; flamboyant and extremely posh; seeking a great comedic actor who sings well; all ethnicities; all body types; Minstrel: 20-49, welcomes the audience and sets the scene for each act; charismatic and highly energetic; seeking a great comedic actor who sings and dances very well; tenor; all ethnicities; all body types; “William Shakespeare:” 30-49, over-the-top and cocky; a true rock star of his time; seeking a great comedic actor who sings and dances very well; tenor; all ethnicities; all body types; “Thomas Nostradamus:” Male, 40-69, a soothsayer; predicts that Nick and Nigel will write a musical; seeking a great comedic actor who sings and dances very well; tenor/baritone; all ethnicities; all body types; “Brother Jerimiah:” Male, 40-59, a Puritan; the father of Portia; he despises Nick and Nigel; seeking a great comedic actor who sings very well; tenor/baritone; all ethnicities; all body types; “Shylock:” Male, 45+, Nick and Nigel are in debt to him, and he becomes an investor in their musical; seeking a great comedic actor who sings well; baritone; all ethnicities; all body types; “Bea:” Female, 30-49, Nigel's wife; loves Nigel despite his past lack of success; dresses up like a man to prove she can be an actor; seeking a great comedic actress who sings very well; all ethnicities; all body types; “Portia:” Female, 18+, a beautiful puritan that Nick meets on the street; has golden hair and loves poetry; seeking a great comedic actress who sings very well; all ethnicities; all body types; Ensemble: Males & Females, 20-69, strong singer-dancers who can tap very well; must be comedic and inventive; will portray various character parts throughout the show; all ethnicities; all body types. Equity Principal Audition AEA by appointment Jul 13 from 10AM-5PM (lunch 1:30pm-2pm) at Le Petit Theatre Du Vieux Carre (616 Saint Peter St., New Orleans LA 70116). Seeking talent from NOLA. EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Sides will be provided at least two weeks in advance of the scheduled appointment, or at the audition location if walking-in. AEA members can visit www.lepetittheatre.com and click the link to sign up, or email boxoffice@lepetittheatre.com, or call 504/522-2081 x1 to book an appointment. AEA walk-ins will be guaranteed an audition slot.

 

'DON'T STOP TIL YOU GET ENOUGH' – JULY 13 – CHICAGO - MJP Musical LLC is casting singer-actor-dancers for Don't Stop Til You Get Enough. Runs mid-Sep. to mid-Nov. 2019 in NY. Pays $1250/wk. Equity Development Agreement Tier 3. Seeking—“Michael Jackson:” 20-39, fantastic singer, dancer, and actor to cover the role of Michael; Young “Michael Jackson:” 10-12, great singer-dancer-actor to portray Michael at age 10. Open Casting Call Jul 13 from 10:30AM-1:30PM at Hubbard Street Dance Center (1147 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago IL 60607). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. You may come to the open call or you can email audition@dontstoponbroadway.com for a specific appointment time on July 13. Prepare a Michael Jackson song (or a pop song in that style) or email audition@dontstoponbroadway.com for a link to audition materials (sheet music and MP3s). If you are unable to attend, email audition@dontstoponbroadway.com for instructions on submitting a video audition. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

 

'ME And MY GIRL' – JULY 13 – SANTA CRUZ - Jewel Theatre Company is casting Equity actors-singers for Me And My Girl. Rehearsals begin Oct. 8; runs Nov. 13-Dec. 10 in Santa Cruz CA. Pays $309/wk. Equity SPT Agreement. Seeking—“Bill Snibson:” Male, 40-49, singer-dancer, charming, excellent timing, extremely physical role, Cockney accent; “Lady Jacqueline:” Female, 30-49, singer who can move (dancer preferred but being able to move at minimum); Various Smaller Roles/Ensemble: Males & Females, 20-59, singers who can move/dance, dancers who can sing. Equity Principal Audition Jul 13 from 10AM-2PM at Jewel Theatre Company (1010 River St., Industrial area, Santa Cruz CA 95060). Seeking talent from Santa Cruz CA. An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Prepare a standard musical theatre song. Sides will also be provided. Bring dance clothing. British accents required. Some roles precast. For questions or to submit video submissions, email jtcaudition@gmail.com. For more info, visit www.JewelTheatre.net.

 

'SOUTH PACIFIC' – JULY 13 & 14 – SAN LUIS OBISPO - Opera San Luis Obispo is casting South Pacific. Synopsis: Opera San Luis Obispo (OperaSLO) is holding Auditions for its 2019 full production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, South Pacific. This production of South Pacific represents a “Grand” and rare performance opportunity featuring full sets, costumes, ballet, chorus, and accompanied by the full OperaSLO Grand Orchestra. Rehearsals begin late September, with a company meeting in late August; runs for wo matinee performances on Oct. 12 and 13 at the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Centers Miossi Hall in San Luis Obispo CA. All roles competitively paid. Seeking—All Roles (except “Emile de Becque”): Males & Females, 18-65. Auditions by appointment Jul 13 from 2PM-7PM and Jul 14 from 10AM-2PM at Academy of Dance (3422 Miguelito Ct, San Luis Obispo CA 93401). Please prepare 32 bars of music in the style of Rodgers and Hammerstein and provide a headshot and resume. Seeking talent from San Luis Obispo CA. General audition format: Candidates open to a variety of roles must prepare 32 bars of a song from or in the style of the show. If using sheet music, an Accompanist will be provided. If using a cd or phone, a speaker will be provided. There will be No a cappella auditions. You may be asked to read a side from the show as well. Leading and cover role audition format: The role of Emil de Becque has been cast. Cover roles will be offered. Candidates only interested in specific leading roles must prepare the following audition: Nellie Forbush: “A Wonderful Guy” Lt. Joseph Cable: “Younger Than Springtime” Bloody Mary: “Bali Ha’i” and “Happy Talk”. It will be a two week rehearsal process with one week of tech. We will see walk-up auditions in the order they arrived as time allows. For more information or to schedule an appointment please contact Zach Johnson at zacharylainejohnson@gmail.com.

 

'HAMILTON,' B'WAY, TOURS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 14 - Telsey + Company is casting male dancers, with extensive training in all areas of dance, who sing very well for the currently running Broadway and touring productions of Hamilton. Currently running on Broadway and on Tour. Production (League) Contract. Seeking—Male Dancers Who Sing: 18+, characters ages 20s-30s; with extensive training in all areas of dance, who sing very well. Male-identifying performers, non-binary performers, and performers with disabilities of all ethnicities and racial backgrounds are welcome to attend. An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting compeny. Must be in line to sign in by 10:30am. We will not accept any unofficial lists. Do not line up before 9:30am. Bring a picture and resume stapled together. Be prepared to dance with sneakers. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

 

'The GREAT GATSBY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 14 - Hong Kong Ballet is seeking an Asian American actor for a new, Hong Kong-based ballet adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Production states: "In this production, the role of Nick Carraway is played by both an actor and a dancer. HK Ballet is seeking an Asian American actor who looks to be in his late 20s and is a terrific tenor. The role includes 6 short monologues and several jazz songs." Rehearses via Skype. The actor will join HK Ballet in Hong Kong in mid-November for three days of rehearsals, and then tour with the company to Shanghai for two performances. Total time commitment: approximately November 5-16, 2019. Pays $3500 (US), plus premium economy flights, hotel accomodations, and per diem. The commitment is about 10 days in November, 2019, with the opportunity for future touring. Seeking—“Nick Carraway:” Male, Asian-American actor with a terrific tenor voice. He should look late 20s (or 30-ish), have a poetic air about him, and speak with a credible American accent. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or contact the ballet. Submit photos (headshot and full body), a bio or CV, and any audition reel available. Should you be considered, HK Ballet will conduct a private audition online.

 

'FUN HOME' – JULY 14 – CHICAGO HEIGHTS - The Drama Group is casting Fun Home, a musical. Project description: "A dramatic musical with soul, heart, and humor dealing with a very prevalent subject matter. The family dynamic vs personal struggle and self-definition is something that all of us face. The music is well written and very attainable while still having interest. The book provides great opportunity for actors to dig deep without ever coming off schlocky or heavy handed. When done well, you cannot leave having seen this work without being changed and I feel we have the ability to share something very special with our audiences and actors. This is the kind of piece that separates the Drama Group from other community theatres and we are looking for actors interested in a collaboratively dynamic process to make this production artistically exceptional." Rehearsals begin July 15; Runs Oct. 4-13, in Chicago Heights IL. Seeking—Various Roles: Males & Females, 6-49. Audition by appointment Jul 14 from 12NOON-5PM at The Drama Group Theatre (330 W. 202nd Street, Chicago Heights IL 60411). Visit www.dramagroup.org for more info and to sign up for an audition slot. Seeking talent from Chicago Heights area. Prepare a song, ideally from the show or of a similar style for your audition. You may be asked to read from the script. Bring pix that we may keep.

 

'ADDAMS FAMILY, The MUSICAL' – JULY 14, 21 & 22 – WHEATON - Wheaton Drama is casting Addams Family, the Musical, a musical. Project description: "This is the Addams family, based on the Addams cartoons with nods to the 60's TV show and the 90's movies. The Addams children have grown, and Wednesday has fallen in love with a very normal boy. Chaos ensues as the Addams roll out the red carpet for the boy's family and secrets, potions and love help to win the day. " Producers state: "We are presenting this in a 30's style 'spotlight' show, with plenty of surprises and involvement for our ancestor chorus." Runs Sep. 13-Oct. 6. Seeking—“Gomez Addams” (Lead): Male, 35-55, Husband to Morticia, if indeed they are married at all... a crafty schemer, but also a jolly man in his own way... though sometimes misguided... sentimental and often puckish - optimistic, he is in full enthusiasm for his dreadful plots... is sometimes seen in a rather formal dressing gown... the only one who smokes; “Morticia Addams” (Lead): Female, 30-55, the real head of the family... low-voiced, incisive and subtle, smiles are rare... ruined beauty... contemptuous and original and with fierce family loyalty... even in disposition, muted, witty, sometimes deadly... given to low-keyed rhapsodies about her garden of deadly nightshade, henbane and dwarf's hair; “Wednesday Addams” (Supporting): Female, 19-25, child of woe is wan and delicate...sensitive and on the quiet side, she loves the picnics and outings to the underground caverns...loves the color black...a solemn child, prim in dress and, on the whole, pretty lost...secretive and imaginative, poetic, seems underprivileged and given to occasional tantrums...has six toes on one foot; “Pugsley Addams” (Supporting): Male, 13-17, an energetic monster of a boy... blond red hair, popped blue eyes and a dedicated troublemaker, in other words the kid next door... genius in his own way, he makes toy guillotines, full-size racks, threatens to poison his sister, can turn himself into a Mr. Hyde with an ordinary chemical set... his voice is hoarse... is sometimes allowed an occasional cigar; “Uncle Fester” (Supporting): Male, 18+, incorrigible and, except for the good nature of the family and the ignorance of the police, would ordinarily be under lock and key... the eyes are pig-like and deeply embedded... he likes to fish, but usually employs dynamite... he keeps falcons on the roof which he uses for hunting... his one costume, summer and winter, is a black great coat with an enormous collar... he is fat with pudgy little hands and feet; “Lurch” (Supporting): Male, 18+, this towering mute has been shambling around the house forever... He is not a very good butler but a faithful one... One eye is opaque, the scanty hair is damply clinging to his narrow flat head... generally the family regards him as something of a joke; “Grandmama” (Supporting): Female, 18+, this disrespectful old hag is the mother of Gomez... she willingly helps with the dishes, cheats at solitaire and is roughly dishonest... the complexion is dark, the hair is white and frizzy and uncombed... she has a light beard and a large mole... foolishly good-natured... fumbling, weak character... is easily fooled; Ensemble (Supporting): 18+. Auditions by appointment Jul 14 at 2AM for dance workshop; Jul 21 at 2PM and Jul 22 at 7PM at Wheaton Drama (111 N. Hale St., Wheaton IL 60187). Prepare 32 bars of a song, not from this musical but in the style of the show. You must provide your own sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. You will also be asked to learn a simple dance combination, so dress to move. Cold readings will be provided, and you will have an opportunity to read for any desired role as well as at the director's discretion. All roles are available.

 

'BRIGHT STAR' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 15 - The Public Theater of San Antonio is casting a production of Bright Star. Synopsis: A refreshingly hopeful tale of love and redemption, set against the backdrop of the 1920s and '40s American South. Alice meets a young soldier who awakens her longing for the child she once lost. An uplifting journey holds you tight in its grasp with deep emotion and beautiful melodies. Rehearsals begin Feb. 24, 2020; runs Mar. 27-April 19. All rehearsals and performances take place at The Public Theater of San Antonio, Russell Hill Rogers Auditorium, 800 W Ashby Pl, San Antonio TX. All roles paid. All contracts negotiated individually. Equity SPT 1 contracts available for some roles. Travel and housing will be provided for non-local talent. Seeking—“Mayor Josiah Dobbs” (Supporting): Male, 45-55, baritone. The Mayor of Zebulon; a political and financial powerbroker - distinguished, an imposing and controlling presence; has a genuine interest in protecting his son's future and his family name, but in doing so, is ultimately pushed to a point of extreme and irrevocable cruelty. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or contact the theater. Provide video submission including the following: 1 monologue (not to exceed 1 minute); 2 song selections (16-32 bars, not to exceed 30 seconds, nothing prior to 1990). No original work or poetry. Must include headshot and resume.

EQUITY, 'CHICAGO' – JULY 15 - Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Inc. is casting strong Equity dancer-singers for Chicago. Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, book; John Kander, music; Fred Ebb, lyrics; Maurine Dallas Watkins, play; Rehearsals begin Dec. 23, 2019; runs Jan. 14, 2020-Feb. 2, 2020 in Jupiter FL. Pays $993/wk. Equity Non-Rep LORT B+ Contract. Seeking—Strong Equity Dancer-Singers: Males & Females, 18+. Equity Chorus Call Jul 15 at 10AM for Equity female singers, 11:30AM for Equity female dancers who sing, 2:30PM for Equity male singers & 4PM for Equity male dancers who sing at Pearl Studios NYC 519 (519 8th Ave., 12th fl.; Studio H & C, New York City NY 10018). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Dancers: Bring a picture and resume. Bring character shoes, and jazz shoes. Also be prepared to sing and bring a selection in the style of the show, you are welcome to sing from the show. Singers: Bring a picture and resume and a selection in the style of the show, you are welcome to sing from the show. Also be prepared to dance with character shoes, and jazz shoes. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

EQUITY, 'DIANA' – JULY 15 - Producers are casting Equity singers and dancers for Diana. Joe DiPietro, book; David Bryan, music-lyrics; Runs Aug. 26-Sept. 20 in NYC. Pays $1250/wk. Equity Development Agreement Tier 3 Agreement. Seeking—Equity Female Ensemble Dancers (Chorus/Ensemble) characters are any ethnicity, 20s-40s; excellent contemporary, athletic dancers with great technique; must have fantastic contemporary singing voices; the ensemble singing is very demanding; Equity Male Ensemble Dancers (Chorus/Ensemble): characters are any ethnicity, 20s-40s; excellent contemporary, athletic dancers with great technique; must have fantastic contemporary singing voices; the ensemble singing is very demanding; Equity Male Ensemble Singers (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, any ethnicity; to play/cover various characters including Paul Burrell (Diana’s butler), Andrew Morton (an author), soldiers, hospital patients, paparazzi, reporters, etc.; excellent contemporary singing voices of all ranges; dance/movement skills a plus; Equity Female Ensemble Singers (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, to play/cover various characters in the ensemble; should have excellent contemporary singing voices of all ranges; dance/movement skills a plus. Equity Chorus Call Jul 15 at 10AM for Equity male dancers who sing & 2PM for Equity female dancers who sing at Pearl Studios NYC 519 (519 8th Ave., 12th Fl., New York City NY 10018). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Dancers: Come warmed up and prepared to dance. Flats/sneakers for both men and women. Singers: Prepare 16-bars of a contemporary legit musical theatre song that shows off your voice.

'MAMMA MIA!' – JULY 15 & 16 – BEAUMONT - Beaumont Community Players is casting the musical Mamma Mia! Production runs Sep. 13-28 in Beaumont TX. No pay. Seeking—Multiple Roles: Males & Females, 18+. Open Casting Calls Jul 15 at 6:30PM and Jul 16 at 6:30PM in Beaumont TX. For more info, visit backstage.com or contact the players.

'DON’T CALL ME JIMBO!' – JULY 16 – ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - TesserAct Theatre Ensemble is casting Don't Call Me Jimbo!, a musical play about bullying. Production states: "Join TesserAct Theatre Ensemble in bringing T. R. Frye's musical play to life. Don't Call Me Jimbo is a play that examines the bullying occurring every day in our schools. James Elliott, a special needs student, is being mainstreamed into the local high school. As he navigates the hallways, he discovers he is not alone, as every student he meets seems to both experience and practice bullying in some form. A bright light is shone on the need for more compassion in our daily lives. "This production aims to show the harmful long-lasting effects of being bullied and possible avenues to explore when issues arise. Our goal is to heighten awareness and create positive dialogue. This production is endorsed and sponsored by Speak Out Against Bullying, Inc., Free 2 Luv and the Jed Foundation, and the content has been approved by local school districts as relevant and accurate." Rehearses July 18-Aug. 8 and Aug. 18-Sep. 23; performs Sep. 20 & 21 (7:30pm) and Sep. 22 (2pm) at the Forest View Educational Center Auditorium (2121 S. Goebbert Rd.) in Arlington Heights IL. See additional materials for detailed rehearsal schedule and locations. No pay. Seeking—All Roles: Males & Females, 15+. Open Casting Call Jul 16 from 6:30PM-9PM at Presbyterian Church (800 East Palatine Road, Palatine IL 60074). If you cannot make the in-person audition and still wish to be involved in the production, submit ASAP and request an alternative time. Prepare a one-minute comedic or dramatic monologue; the monologue must be memorized, no exceptions. Come ready to read selections from the script and sing a song; the author and composer will teach you. Remember: If your monologue is not memorized, you may not be seen. Come prepared to also read from the script and sing a song we will teach you. Looking for committed and dedicated performer/singers to bring this musical play to life.

'ASSASSINS' – JULY 16 & 17 – SCHAUMBURG - point2productions is casting Assassins, a musical by Stephen Sondheim. Runs Sep. 4-7, in Elgin IL. Some pay. Seeking—Actors (Supporting): 18+. Auditions by appointment Jul 16 from 6PM-9PM and Jul 17 from 6PM-9PM at Schaumburg On Stage Studio (1925 Wright Boulevard, Schaumburg IL 60193). Arrive and sign in 15 minutes before your audition slot and let us know of any conflicts with the schedule. A production calendar will be available to you at that time. Callbacks July 18. Seeking talent from Schaumburg IL. Prepare 32 bars of a song you feel best represents the production. If able, prepare impersonations of Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, and James Garfield. You may be asked to read a side with your audition.

'URINETOWN' – JULY 16-18 – CHICAGO - Beverly Theatre Guild is casting Urinetown, a musical. Rehearsals begin Aug. 12. Runs Oct. 11-13, in Chicago IL. Seeking—“Bobby Strong” (Lead): Male, 20-30, A2-C5. Idealistic and inspired, falls hard for Hope; “Hope Cladwell” (Lead): Female, 20-30, A3-A5. Wants to make the world a better place, discovers her love for Bobby; “Little Sally” (Supporting): Female, 16+ A3-E5. Quasi-narrator and irreverent child character, can be played by an older person but needs to read much younger on stage; “Hot Blades Harry” (Supporting): Male, 16, A2-F4. Unhinged and unapologetic; “Soupy Sue” (Supporting): Female, 16+, Bb3-B4. Excitable and quick to panic; “Little Becky Two Shoes” (Supporting): Female, 16+, B-flat3 to F5. Foul-mouthed and impulsive; “Josephine ‘Ma’ Strong” (Supporting): Female, 40+, B-flat3 to D5. A strong-willed person with a bit of bite. Bobby's mother; “Caldwell B. Cladwell” (Supporting): Male, 40-60, A2-G4. Tyrannical and ruthlessly effective leader of Urine Good Company. Hope's father; “Mr. McQueen” (Supporting): male, 18+, B2-E4. Sycophantic assistant to Caldwell; “Dr. Billeaux” (Supporting): 16+, A3-E3. Head of R&D, though no one is quite sure what they do; “Penelope Pennywise” (Supporting): Female, 40+, A3-C6. A no-nonsense businessperson who has had to make some tough decisions; “Senator Flipp” (Supporting): 40+, C-sharp3 to F4. A corrupt politician with a cowardly streak; “Officer Lockstock” (Supporting): 40+, A2-A4. A quintessential B-movie cop personality. Our narrator; “Officer Barrel” (Supporting): 20+, G2-F4. Lockstock's trusty sidekick and admirer. Auditions by appointment Jul 16 from 7PM-10PM, Jul 17 from 7PM-10PM and Jul 18 from 7PM-10PM at Morgan Park Academy (2153 W. 111th St., Chicago IL 60643). Plan to arrive 15 minutes early to fill out paperwork/conflict sheet. Sign up at www.wejoinin.com/sheets/rfdfu Prepare a 32-bar cut of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Bring pix and résumés. 

ANNAPOLIS SHAKESPEARE COMPANY – JULY 16-19 - Annapolis Shakespeare Company is seeking union and nonunion talent for the 2019-20 season. Specifically seeking classically trained actors, or actors who have experience with Shakespearean text. Season includes: Hamlet (Rehearsals begin Aug. 28; runs Sep. 28-Oct. 27), All That Jazz! (Rehearsals begin Sep. 4; runs Oct. 5-20), A Christmas Carol (Rehearsals begin Oct. 29; runs Nov. 30-Dec. 29), A Broadway Holiday (Rehearsals begin Nov. 12; runs Dec. 12-28), The 39 Steps (Rehearsals begin Jan. 14, 2020; runs Feb. 15-Mar. 8), You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brow" (Rehearsals begin Feb. 25, 2020; runs Mar. 28-Apr. 19), Treasure Island (Rehearsals begin Apr. 14, 2020; runs May 16-June 21), Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (Abridged) (Rehearsals begin Apr. 28, 2020; runs May 26-Sep. 8, Tuesdays only), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rehearsals begin June 15, 2020; runs July 9-20). Season rehearses and runs in Annapolis MD. Part-time Equity or nonunion contract includes four shows per weekend, Thursday-Sunday evenings at 7:30pm. Pay for union actors will be $254/week, under the Equity Special Appearance contract. Nonunion professional contracts range from $150-$254/week, depending on experience/role. A few internships/understudy spots available for early career professionals with starting stipend of $75-$150/week. For All That Jazz – seeking strong singers/strong dancers; for A Broadway Holiday - seeking strong singers/strong dancers; for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown! - seeking classically trained actors and strong singers/strong dancers. Auditions by appointment Jul 16 at 10AM, Jul 17 at 12NOON, Jul 18 at 10AM & Jul 19 at 10AM. Callbacks by invite only. Submissions should include headshot/resume, availability for callback dates, and season availability. Must be available for all of tech and performances. Actors should prepare two contrasting monologues (at least one classical in verse). Singers should prepare two pieces showing range, at least one of which should be from a golden age musical (pre-1960s). Dancers should prepare a video sample of their work. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to submit. All roles are paid. Applicants should send their submissions to asc_casting@annapolisshakespeare.org including their availability and phone number. Only limited housing is available for next season, all applicants must indicate whether they are in the DMV area or if they will require housing.

'IN THE HEIGHTS' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 17 - 1994 is casting all roles in In the Heights, a musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Rehearsals begin in late July; runs Sep. 14-Oct. 15 (Fri.-Sun.) in Marietta GA. Stipend TBD. Seeking—All Roles: 18-70. Seeking talent from Marietta, Atlanta, Powder Springs, Duluth, Lilburn, Decatur GA. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Submit a video audition. 1 contemporary monologue and 2 contrasting musical theatre songs. Total video should be less than 4 minutes.

'EVIL DEAD: The MUSICAL' – JULY 17 – DETROIT - 313 Productions and Sweat Equity Studio are casting Evil Dead: The Musical. Synopsis: Detroit’s Theatre scene will again explode in the Fall of 2019 with Evil Dead The Musical... the musical with a bloody, gory splatter zone. This sexy, campy spoof of Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead movies is a Detroit tradition and one of the craziest theatrical experiences around. It’s a classic story, five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. Ash, our main man, the hero if you will armed with his chainsaw battles demons, hurls show tunes, and tangos his way back to S-Mart. With titles like "All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons" and "What the F*@k was That" you don't need to be a fan of Evil Dead the movies to love this show. You don't need to be a fan of horror to love this show. You don't even need to be a fan of musicals to love this show. As long as you like having fun... this show is for you. Rehearsals begin Aug. 26 (M-F evenings, Sat., 11am-4pm. Suns. off except for tech Sun. prior to opening) in Detroit MI; runs Sep. 26-Nov. 2 (Thurs.-Sat.) in Detroit MI. Salary to be negotiated at time of casting. Seeking—“Evil Ed” (Supporting): Male, 18+, cuckhold boyfriend of Shelly/Annie; gets killed by a demon; “Linda” (Lead): Female, 18-30, (ingenue-ish) girlfriend of the hero, the main man, Ash; gets killed by a demon; Shelly/Annie (Supporting): Female, 18-30, dual role; Shelly is sexy and on a first date with Ash's best friend, Scotty--both get killed by a demon; Annie is the heroine and Ash's true counterpart. Seeking talent from Detroit MI; Chicago IL; Toledo OH; Ann Arbor, Lansing, Flint MI. If you're interested in auditioning, you don't necessarily need to submit through Backstage just show up to our audition: 2ND ROUND OF AUDITIONS July 17 at 7PM at Marlene Boll Theatre (1401 Broadway St., Detroit, MI 48226). Prepare 16-32 Bars; come prepared to move/learn choreography/cold read. This show is physical, sexual, and involves a lot of blood effects. If cast, actors should be prepared to "get dirty." If you cannot attend the audition, submit headshot, resume, and any supporting reel footage and we'll contact you if we'd like to arrange something. Let us know if you have any questions!

EQUITY, 'BRIGHT STAR,' NYC EPA – JULY 17 - Florida Studio Theatre is casting Equity actor-singers and actor-singer-instrumentalists for Bright Star. Steve Martin, music-book-story; Edie Brickell, music-lyrics-story; Synopsis: With book and story by comedian Steve Martin, this musical tells the story of literary editor Alice Murphy who meets a young soldier just home from WWII who awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past, and what she finds has the power to transform both of their lives. Rehearsals begin Oct. 14; runs Nov. 8-Jan. 18, 2020 in Sarasota FL. Pays $696/wk. Equity Non-Rep LORT D Agreement. Seeking—“Alice Murphy:” Female, plays both 16-17 and 36-37; Alice at age 36-37 is an editor of a southern literary magazine; intelligent, attractive, professional, but with an air of melancholy; Young Alice at age 16-17 is rebellious, high-spirited, adventurous, looking to break out of small-town life and experience the world; she must be very strong singer and comfortable in folk and bluegrass styles; “Billy Cane:” Male, mid-20’s, a young soldier returning home from WWII; an aspiring young writer; fresh, open, optimistic, charming, and a little naïve; “Jimmy Ray Dobbs:” Male, plays both age 18-20 and 38-40; Jimmy Ray in his early 20s in flashbacks is Mayor Dobbs’ son and young Alice’s beau; handsome, boyishly charming, well-built and intelligent; from a family of wealth and power and is being groomed by his father for a similar future in the family business; an independent thinker who is not afraid to stand up to his father for what he believes in; he has a sense of personal responsibility and morality as well as a deep reserve of passion and emotion; the same actor will also play an adult Jimmy Ray at age 38-40; “Mayor Josiah Dobbs:” Male, 50-60, the Mayor of Zebulon; a political and financial powerbroker; distinguished, an imposing and controlling presence; has a genuine interest in protecting his son’s future and his family name, but in doing so, is ultimately pushed to a point of extreme and irrevocable cruelty; “Margo Crawford:” Female, mid-20’s, a small-town bookstore owner; a childhood friend of Billy’s who now harbors romantic feelings towards him; a natural beauty with a keen intellect; also plays Well-Dressed Woman: a woman (38-40) living in Raleigh; “Mama Murphy:” Female, 50-60, Alice’s mother; a caretaker to her family and her rural community; a warm, loving, sensible woman; hardworking, with great inner strength and compassion; also plays Florence: an employee at Margo’s bookstore and a childhood friend of both Billy and Margo, and Government Clerk: a clerk at the Office of Records in Raleigh; “Daddy Murphy:” Male, 50-69, Alice’s father; an authoritative and a stern disciplinarian; devoutly religious, hard-working, a poor but proud farmer; “Daddy Cane:” Male, 50-69, Billy’s father; a widower; spry, good looking; kind hearted, if a bit lonely, also plays Stanford; loyal assistant to Mayor Josiah Dobbs; “Lucy Grant:” Female, mid-20’s; a junior editor at a literary magazine; an ambitious, professional young “modern” career woman of the 1940’s; strong, forthright and provocative with a sharp sense of humor; also plays Edna, an employee at Margo’s bookstore, Government Clerk, a clerk at the Office of Records in Raleigh and Mayor Dobbs’ assistant; “Daryl Ames:” Male, 25-40, an assistant at a literary magazine; funny, with a dry and officious sense of humor. Insecure, and perhaps a bit socially awkward, but endearing and innately likable; also plays Max, a customer at Margo’s bookstore, at first, he has a crush on Margo, but later becomes Edna’s beau, and Dr. Norquist, the local family doctor in Zebulon, and Stationmaster. Equity Principal Audition Jul 17 from 10AM-6PM (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Ripley-Grier Studios 520 (520 8th Ave., 16th Fl., New York City NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Auditionees should prepare a brief song in the style of the show and bring sheet music with the cuts clearly marked and a photo and resume. An accompanist will be provided. If you play a stringed instrument, accompany yourself. Note: it is our intention to have a number of the cast members also plays an instrument (guitar, mandolin, banjo violin, cello, upright bass, etc.), however we will be seeing people who play and people who do not. We will also be considering people from this audition for our Musical Revue series. SM positions are currently filled. Great artistic environment, Equity Contract with competitive, negotiable salaries. Florida Studio Theatre recognizes and appreciates the benefits of diversity in the workplace. People who share this belief or reflect a diverse background are encouraged to apply.

EQUITY, 'FLY,' ECC – JULY 17 - La Jolla Playhouse is casting Equity singers and dancers for Fly. Rajiv Joseph, book; Bill Sherman, music; Kirsten Childs and Rajiv Joseph, lyrics; Rehearsals begin Jan. 7, 2020; runs Feb. 18-Mar. 29, 2020 in La Jolla CA. Pays $941/wk until Feb. 16, 2020; Pays $969/wk. after. Equity Non-Rep LORT B Agreement. Seeking—Male Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): characters are males, all ethnicities, late 30’s to mid-50’s; must be excellent pop/rock singers who are also great character actors; they’re aging and not aging gracefully; must dance move very well and have excellent comedic timing; Female Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): characters are women, all ethnicities, ages 18-35; seeking very athletic, fantastic dancers proficient in African, contemporary and hip-hop styles, who are excellent contemporary/pop rock singers to play “The Trees”; must be 5’7” or taller; must have, or be able to learn, rhythmic drumming abilities. Equity Chorus Call Jul 17 at 10:30AM for Equity male dancers who sing & 2PM for Equity female dancers who sing at Pearl Studios NYC 519 (519 8th Ave., 12th Fl., New York City NY 10018). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Singers: Come prepared with sheet music to sing 32 bars of a pop/rock song that shows your range. A piano accompanist will be provided. Also bring a copy of your headshot and resume stapled together. Dancers: Come warmed up and ready to dance in dance attire/comfortable movement clothing with a headshot and resume stapled together. Ladies should bring both heels and sneakers/flats.

'The GOLDEN THRESHOLD' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 18 - Live & In Color is casting The Golden Threshold. Synopsis: Set in 1930s British India, The Golden Threshold follows the story of Maya, a poet with dreams of changing the world. When her plans lead her to Gandhi and his controversial philosophy, she starts to grapple with what changing the world really means. This historical fiction explores a landmark independence movement through the eyes of an unknown participant and is told through the soundscape of a pop score infused with traditional Indian music elements. Music rehearsal in NYC; Travel to Salem, CT for two week of rehearsal process and three presentations from Sep. 9-22. AEA Contract. Union and non-union receive weekly stipend. All travel, housing, and meals provided. Seeking—“Maya” (Lead): Female, 19-25, mezzo-soprano; a lover, a poet, a dreamer; a woman between two worlds: those worlds being England and India, but also her dreams and her reality; Mummy: Female, 45-60, soprano; Maya’s mother who wants and knows what’s best for Maya; Papa: Male, 55-70, baritone; Maya’s father who wants to, but does not- know what’s best for Maya; “Harini:” Female, 18-29, alto; an optimistic beautiful girl in the Scheduled Caste (Untouchable) who brings the best, and sometimes the worst, out of Maya; she’s found a new kind of freedom since becoming a devotee of satyagraha; “Lawrence:” Male, 19-29, tenor; Maya’s lover from Cambridge and an ambitious journalist; British RP; “Devaraj:” Male, 19-29, 20s; male; Indian; has known Maya as long as he can remember; “Irwin:” Male, 45-65, bari-tenor; the Viceroy of the British Raj. Indicate union status in the cover letter, thank you! For more info, visit www.theatreincolor.org.

EQUITY, 'HEDWIG And The ANGRY INCH' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 19 - Warehouse Theatre is casting Equity actors for Hedwig And The Angry Inch. Synopsis: Hedwig is an “internationally ignored song stylist”, an East German rock’n’roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation. This outrageous and unexpectedly hilarious story is dazzlingly performed by Hedwig in the form of a rock gig/stand-up comedy routine. Using songs and monologues, we get the torrid details of her life, her loves, and her career. It’s funny, touching, and ultimately inspiring to anyone who has felt life gave them an inch when they deserved a mile. Rehearsals begin Feb. 4, 2020; runs Feb. 28-Mar. 22, 2020 in Greenville SC. Pays $354/wk. Equity SPT Agreement. Seeking—“Hedwig:” Transgender, 20-49, any ethnicity and gender identification; born in Berlin and is the personification of the famed wall. Hedwig stands between East and West, Slavery and Freedom, Man and Woman, Top and Bottom; the living embodiment of swag and attitude; owns any room she’s in, and if she doesn’t own it immediately, by the end of the evening will; the best stand up comic, singer, performer you’ve ever seen, except you’ve never seen Hedwig as she’s relegated to playing venues next to the important venues; she’s an internationally ignored song stylist, but it’s just a matter of time before she takes over the world; equal parts Debby Boone and David Bowie; or Iggy Pop and Toni Tenille; “Yitzhak:” Transgender, 20-49, any ethnicity and gender identification; a sullen male roadie who is Hedwig’s man Friday through Thursday; killer voice, but plays second fiddle to Hedwig and she does everything she can to not let Yitzhak take center stage. Seeking talent from Greenville SC. The Warehouse Theatre is accepting auditions and submissions. Email all submissions or questions to Jason D. Johnson at Jason@WarehouseTheatre.com. Performers are asked to prepare / submit a side (Hedwig monologue following Wicked Little Town preferred). Pg 64 Overlook edition. Performers are asked to submit any musical selection (Angry Inch and Wig in a Box preferred).

'FRINGE DEATHS' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 19 - McDowell Wiser LLC is casting two understudy roles for a musical. Production states: "There's a possibility of being moved right into the show." George Reeves (35-50). Six-foot white male athletic build. Playing old TV Superman. Harry Klein, a middle-aged NY lawyer. Possibility we'll move you right into show. Rehearsals are ongoing; Rehearsal will be paid. Pays minimum rates for Equity Off-Broadway Contract. Seeking—“George Reeves” (Lead): Male, 32-45, athletic, 6' tall actor to play "Superman" actor George Reeves. Starting at understudy role in ongoing off-Broadway play but could move into starring role quickly. Singing not required, although you should be able to carry a tune; “Morris Klein” (Lead): Male, 45-65, a middle-aged Jewish lawyer. Small stature. Starting at understudy role in ongoing off-Broadway play but could move into starring role quickly. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Send video samples.

'The WIZ' – JULY 19 & 20 – BALTIMORE - Unified Voices of Johns Hopkins is casting all parts in The Wiz, the musical. Looking for actors, singers, dancers, and comedians from ages 8-80. Rehearses weekday evenings; performs the weekend of Oct. 25 in Baltimore, MD. No pay. Seeking—All Main Roles, Background Singers: Males & Females, 8-80. Auditions by appointment July 19 & 20 in Turner Auditorium at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore MD. Seeking talent from Baltimore MD. At audition be prepared to sing a song and recite a monologue of your choosing. Dress comfortably in order for the choreographer to assess your movement. Apply via backstage.com or visit http://www.unifiedvoices.com

'MAMMA MIA' – JULY 20 & 21 – ROCKWALL - Rockwall Community Playhouse is casting the musical Mamma Mia! Production runs Sep. 20-Oct. 6 in Rockwall TX. No pay. Seeking—All Roles: Males & Females, 20-50. Open Casting Calls Jul 20 at 1PM and Jul 21 at 6PM in Rockwall TX. Apply via backstage.com or contact the playhouse. Be prepared to sing 16-32 bars of a musical theater song. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Also be prepared to dance. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes (sneakers or jazz shoes). Bring pix & résumés.

'The ROCKY HORROR SHOW' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 21 - Wagon Wheel Theatre is casting The Rocky Horror Show. Contract runs Aug. 20-Sep. 8 in Warsaw IN. Pays $400/week plus housing. Seeking—“Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter (Lead): Male, 20-35, Rock Baritone/Tenor, a cross-dressing mad scientist/transvestite from Transsexual Transylvania, brilliant comic timing and charismatic; “Janet Weiss” (Lead): Female, 22-30, mezzo with belt, occasional high F, a youthful, pretty and wholesome young woman, she is coy and shy at first then becomes sexy and outlandish; “Magenta” (Supporting): Female, 20-30, Husky rock mezzo/alto, low B to high E-flat; servant of Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter; “Columbia” (Supporting): Female, 20-30, mezzo with Rocker belt, E4-E5; one of Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter’s groupies; Phantoms (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, 21-30, Ensemble members male and female singer-dancers to play Phantoms. Seeking talent from IN; MI; OH. Apply via backstage.com or contact the theatre. Submit a head shot/resume along with a short vocal reel in the style of the show or role you want to be considered for. If you auditioned for us this year at any of our locations or submitted and want to be considered, submit again to confirm interest/availability.

'REVOLUTIONARY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 22 - Theater For The New City is casting Revolutionary, a sci-fi, acoustic rock musical that explores the pros and cons of revolution through the eyes of young homeless musicians in the near future. Prasad-Paul Duffy, writer-dir.; Theo Grace composer-lyricist; Synopsis: Life on the streets of New York is not easy for these kids. Some fall into drug addiction and prostitution, while others face different perils, like police brutality. When one of them is arrested by a robo cop and carted off to a FEMA camp, the others take refuge at The Source Center, in an old, abandoned church. They become entangled in an underground revolution to help fight the encroaching fascism, led by the charismatic leaders, who help the homeless youth heal their addictions and activate to Fifth Dimensional Consciousness. Rehearses July and Aug.; performs between Aug. 25-Sep. 15 (five shows) at the Theater For The New City, East Village, NYC. Equity Showcase Code. Reimbursement. Seeking—“Gabriel” (Lead): Male, 18-30, Singer and guitar player; he is a homeless busker who has just arrived to NYC. Idealistic and rebellious, he falls in love with the transgender psychic, Maya; “Bethany” (Lead): Female, 18-28, singer and dancer; a meth addict who is prostituting her body for drugs; she seeks refuge at the Source, where she heals her addictions and the underlying psychological issues. She falls in love with her therapist and becomes embroiled in a love triangle with him and her former pimp boyfriend; “Maya” (Lead): Transgender Female, 21-35, singer and dancer. A sassy, psychic, drag queen who reads tarot cards in the park and channels disembodied entities. Maya is arrested by the robo police and imprisoned in a FEMA camp. Comic timing important; “Jedi” (Lead): Male, 16-21, singer, rapper, and dancer; a homeless, streetwise, runaway who is developing his psychic abilities like tarot card reading, with his mentor Maya. He is supportive and caring. Comic timing important; “Lobo” (Lead): Male, 21-35, singer and dancer; a loyal, yet cynical former cop who is now homeless since being replaced by robo cops. He is secretly in love with Bethany; “Alex” (Lead): Male, 21-30, singer and dancer; a dark and domineering meth addict, who has been pimping his girlfriend Bethany, for drugs. He was raised at the Source center, by his mother who is the guru there. He is very aggressive and believes in violent revolution; “Metatron” (Lead): Male, 25-35, Singer and guitar player; compassionate and authoritative, he is a healer who leads ayahuasca ceremony and therapy sessions to help the homeless youth heal their issues. He is in an open relationship with Maitreya and falls in love with Bethany, crossing a line as a healer; “Maitreya” (Lead): Female, 40-60, Singer and dancer; the blonde, luminous, and wise guru of the Source center, who activates the others to Fifth Dimensional Consciousness. She is in an open relationship with Metatron and is the single mother of Alex. Apply via backstage.com or contact the theater. Talent without video reels can still submit with headshot and resume. This workshop production is part of the 10th Anniversary Dream Up Theater Festival at Theater For The New City. It is a rock musical, in which two of the actors play live acoustic guitar, accompanying themselves and the other actors. There is no other band.

EQUITY, 'The PHANTOM Of The OPERA,' B'WAY – JULY 22 - Phantom Company LP is casting Equity actor-singers for replacements in the currently running Broadway production of The Phantom Of The Opera. Andrew Lloyd Webber, music; Charles Hart, lyrics; Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber, book; Currently running on Broadway in NYC. Pays $2095/wk. Equity Production (League) Agreement. Seeking—“Christine Daae:” 20-29, beautiful young singer; soprano voice that combines elements of classical and pop singing; a light, floaty soprano; she sings briefly to high E; The Phantom: Male, 30-49, high baritone or tenor (with a good low range) from low A-flat to high A-flat; needs a dynamic, bravura, “star” performance, both frightening and irresistible; “Raul, Vicomte de Chagny:” Male, 25-35, dashing, handsome young aristocrat; high baritone, 2 octave range from A-flat to A-flat; Firman and Andre: Male 35-59, the managers of the Paris Opera House; trying to be elegant, they are slightly befuddle and bumbling; need good instincts for stylish comedy; good supporting roles; baritones; one sings to A, one to G; “Carlotta Giudicelli:” Female, 30-45, the prima donna of The Paris Opera; a diva in every sense of the word; coloratura soprano, to high E; requires opera training; “Madame Giry:” Female, 35-55, the Opera’s ballet mistress; an ominous, stern, forbidding figure; mezzo soprano to high B-flat; “Meg Giry:” Female, 18-25, a member of the Corps de Ballet; must dance on pointe and sing mezzo soprano to G; “Ubaldo Piangi:” Male, 25-59, the opera’s leading tenor, Italian style singer, sings to high C; requires opera training. Equity Principal Audition Jul 22 from 10AM-6PM (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm) at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 4th Fl., New York City NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Be prepared to sing a brief song from legit musical theatre repertoire. Do not sing pop or rock music. Bring your book of music in case you are asked to sing a second selection. An accompanist will be provided. Bring a current picture and resume, stapled together. Women should be sopranos (lyric or coloratura), mezzo sopranos, or contraltos, with strong legit musical theatre or opera voices. Men should be strong legit musical theatre or opera tenors, baritones, or basses. Two of the basses in the chorus must sing to low F. Opera singers and actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend.

'LITTLE SHOP Of HORRORS' – JULY 23 – AUSTIN - TexARTS Theatre is casting the musical Little Shop of Horrors. Production runs Oct. 4-20 in Austin TX. Some pay. Seeking—Multiple Roles: Males & Females, 18+. Audition by appointment Jul 23 at 6PM at TexARTS (2300 Lohman’s Spur, STE 160, Austin TX 78734). Seeking talent from Austin TX area. Apply via backstage.com or contact the theatre.

'GO BACK And GET GOD' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - JD Fowler Multimedia Network is casting a Gospel/Christian musical stage play. Rehearsals are currently ongoing; performs Oct. 5 in Atlanta/Newnan GA. Pay varies by role. Seeking—All Roles: 18+. Seeking talent from Atlanta GA. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

SAVANNAH REPERTORY THEATRE – JULY 23 & 24 – SAVANNAH - Savannah Repertory Theatre is casting Equity actors for the 2019-2020 Season including: Driving Miss Daisy (Alfred Uhry, author; Rehearsals begin Sep. 10; runs Sep. 27-Oct. 6), Around The World In 80 Days (Mark Brown, author; Rehearsals begin Nov. 25; runs Dec. 13-22), Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike (Christopher Durang, author; Rehearsals begin Feb. 11, 2020; runs Feb. 28-Mar. 8, 2020), and The Light In The Piazza (Adam Guettel, music-lyrics; Craig Lucas, book; Rehearsals begin April 21, 2020; runs May 8-17, 2020). Season runs Savannah GA. Pays $354/wk. Equity SPT Category 3 Agreement. Seeking—Equity Actors: Males & Females, 18+; for The Light In The Piazza – “Margaret Johnson” (Lead): Female late 40s-early 50s; An elegant, self-possessed, practical, and proper Southern woman; contained and controlled yet warm and appealing with a dry, self-deprecating sense of humor and a deeply romantic and secret yearning underneath; keeps her heart in a box; Southern accent; vulnerable actor with a strong legit soprano voice, G below middle C up to G-sharp5; “Clara Johnson” (Lead): Female 26; Margaret’s daughter; an impulsive, naïve, romantic, keenly curious, highly sensitive, and easily provoked Southern girl who seems younger than her age due to a developmental disability; classic American beauty; wears her heart on her sleeve; Southern accent; spontaneous actor with a strong legit soprano and belt/mix voice, A3 to A5; “Fabrizio Naccarelli” (Lead): Fabrizio Naccarelli – Male, 20; The Naccarelli’s youngest son; dazzlingly handsome, charming, earnest, impulsive, dramatic, deeply emotional, and hopelessly romantic young Italian boy; innocent, pure, and sweet yet wants to seem more sophisticated than he is; wears his heart on his sleeve; knows very little English so must be able to speak fluent Italian with an authentic Italian dialect; engaging actor with a strong lyrical tenor voice to B5; “Giuseppe Naccarelli” (Lead): Male, late 20s-30; The Naccarelli’s eldest son; a handsome, charming, impetuous, hen-pecked Italian playboy; not the brightest bulb; desperately trying to hold onto his youth while still being the adult he’s expected to be; must be a strong mover who is able to speak fluent Italian with an authentic Italian dialect; enterprising actor with good comic timing and a strong legit baritone voice to G5. May also be part of the ensemble; “Franca Naccarelli” (Supporting): Franca Naccarelli – Female, late 20s-30; Giuseppe’s wife; a woman scorned; fiery, passionate, strong-willed, sexy, and unabashedly direct Italian woman with a deeply caring and romantic streak; must be able to speak fluent Italian with an authentic Italian dialect; fervent actor with a strong legit soprano voice to F6. May also be part of the ensemble; “Signor Naccarelli” (Supporting): Male, late 40s-early 50s; A warm, free, open, and amiable Italian gentleman with a smooth, affable ease and amused charm which could be perceived as slick; also has a temper and can be strict when he needs to be; speaks English very well and must also be able to speak fluent Italian with an authentic Italian dialect; confident actor with a strong legit baritone voice to G5. May also be part of the ensemble; “Signora Naccarelli” (Supporting): Female, late 40s-early 50s; Signor Naccarelli’s wife; a warm, open, amiable, dutiful yet strong and watchful Italian woman; not unlike Margaret only freer; must be able to speak fluent Italian with an authentic Italian dialect; likeable actor with a strong legit soprano voice to C6. May also be part of the ensemble; Roy Johnson/Priest/Tour Guide/Ensemble: Male, late 40s-early 50s; Margaret’s husband; a contained, controlled, efficient, practical, proper, and impatiently abrupt though not unkind Southern gentleman; emotionally unavailable and cool; has a tight heart and a tight smile; Southern accent; austere actor with a strong legit baritone voice; also doubles as Ensemble; Ensemble: 1 Female Soprano, 1 Female Alto, 1 Male Tenor; light graceful movement a plus. Equity Principal Audition AEA by appointment Jul 23 from 12NOON-8PM and Jul 24 from 12NOON-8PM (break 3:30pm-4:30pm both days) at Savannah Rep PLAYShop (980 Industry Dr., Savannah GA 31415). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Prepare one monologue or two shorter contrasting monologues. Comedic monologues are preferred. Audition material should not exceed three minutes. Bring an 8x10 headshot, resume cut to size and stapled to your headshot. AEA members can email casting@savannahrep.org for an appointment. Indicate preferred audition day and time, your union status (AEA or Non AEA), along with your phone number and email address. Accompanist will be present only on July 24. Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer's agreement, the employer has agreed that any Equity member who attends this call will have an opportunity to be seen. Theatre is not EMC eligible.

'An AMERICAN IN PARIS' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 25 - Franck Casting is casting the roles of Jerry, Milo, and Male Ensemble in An American in Paris. Craig Lucas, book; George Gershwin, music; Ira Gershwin, lyrics; Synopsis: An American GI’s chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer leads Paris to become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship, and love in the aftermath of war. This is a dance show. The majority of roles, including the leads, all must dance. Rehearsals begin Dec. 9; runs Jan. 20-June 15, 2020 in NYC. Pays $500/wk. for ensemble minimum. Pays $600/wk. for principals. Housing and per diem provided. Seeking—“Jerry Mulligan” (Lead): Male, 21 to 31 years old, all ethnicities, male; superb dancer; good singer; a GI who remains in Paris at the end of WWII; an artist; charming and something of an “innocent” in a complicated world; “Milo Davenport” (Lead): Female, 25 to 35 years old, all ethnicities, female; good singer; dances; an American heiress on the prowl for “art” and whatever pleases her; Male Ensemble (Supporting): 21 to 35 years old, all ethnicities, male. Superb male dancers; dancers with extensive ballet training, including partnering work, tap, and jazz; good singing is ideal but some tracks will not need to sing. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). If you have any questions, email Alison Franck at Alison.Franck@gmail.com. Auditions by appointment only. Production will be reading all resumes. Submit a complete resume and photo and any videos/photos that show extensive dance experience (helpful). Also submit a cover letter explaining your experience. Also accepting video submissions until callbacks from Sep. 16-20 (exact dates TBD).

PRATHER PRODUCTIONS' 'WEST SIDE STORY' – JULY 25 - Prather Productions at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center (LPAC) is casting West Side Story. Rehearses Oct. 31- Nov 14, 2019; runs Nov. 15-Dec 1 at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center (LPAC) 3800 Northwest 11th Place Lauderhill FL 33311. Professional weekly salary. Round trip transportation and Housing for out of town actors. Seeking—Leading, Supporting and Ensemble Roles: Males & Females, 18-60. Open Casting Call Jul 25 from 10AM-3PM at Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave., New York City NY 10018). For vocal auditions, prepare 16 bars in the standard musical theatre genre. Bring two pix/resumes. Callbacks by appointment July 26. Must attend the vocal auditions on Thurs July 25 in order to be called back. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States).

'GUESS WHO SHOWED UP AT DINNER' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - Wandahope Studios is casting an understudy in Guess Who Showed Up At Dinner, a musical that follows the Collins family as they navigate through life after divorce; Je'Cori Neal, writer-dir. Rehearses Aug. 12-Sept. 5 in Morrow GA; runs on weekends Sep. 6-14. No pay. Seeking—“Janie Collins” (Understudy) (Lead): Female, 18+, Janice and Harold are divorced, but she allows her mother to invite Harold to their daughter's engagement party. It's been a year since the divorce, but she still takes it hard. Must be a strong r&b, soul, or gospel singer. Seeking talent from Ellenwood GA. Apply via backstage.com or visit http://wandahope.weebly.com

UNTITLED MUSICAL DRAMA – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - Austin Productions is casting an untitled musical drama (or more accurately, a drama with music) about a family dealing with addiction. All talent must have a good singing voice. Production states: "Money raised from ticket sales will benefit a drug/alcohol rehab in New York." Rehearses four times a week for three to four weeks in April/May 2020; three performances in May 2020 in NYC. All exact dates TBD. No pay. Seeking—Various Roles: Males & Females, 22-89. Apply via backstage.com or visit http://www.SistersGeographic.org Provide your rehearsal availability (days or evenings/weekends or no weekends). Also, finalists will need to provide 3 work/theatre references.

 

'LEGALLY BLONDE' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - West Hartford Summer Arts Festival is casting Legally Blonde, a stage musical. Project description: "Harvard's beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat story of self-discovery." Performances July 27-Aug 3, 2019, in Hartford CT. No pay. Seeking—All Roles: Males & Females, Open to students entering 9th grade in the fall through age 23. Seeking talent from West Hartford CT. Apply via backstage.com or contact the festival.

'WEST SIDE STORY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 27 - Stumptown Stages is casting the upcoming production of West Side Story. Seeking actors for the roles of Anita, Riff, Jet Boys, Shark Boys, and Shark Girls. All other parts have already been cast. Part details and descriptions below. Rehearses Sep. 3-Oct. 4 (Sun. and Tues.-Fri., 6-10pm; Sat., 11am-6pm) in various locations in Portland, OR; tech rehearsals run Oct. 5 & 6 (11am-11pm) and Oct. 7-9 (6pm-11pm) at the Winningstad Theater, Portland'5 (1111 SW Broadway) in Portland OR. Performs Oct. 10-27 (Thurs.-Sat., 6pm call and 7:30pm curtain; Sun., 12:30pm call; 2 p.m. curtain) at the Winningstad Theater, Portland'5. All roles paid a stipend. Housing and transportation provided. Seeking—“Anita” (Lead): Female, 18-30, Bernardo's girlfriend and Maria's friend. Feisty and assertive. She dispenses "older sister" advice to Maria and tries to shield her from the dangers of the gangs. Strong dance background required; “Riff” (Supporting): Male, 18-30, an athletic, quick-tempered leader of the Jets. Tony's best friend; eventually murdered by Bernardo. Strong dance background required; "A-rab" (Supporting): Male, 18-30, the most quick-tempered member of the Jets; always ready for a fight. Strong dance background required; “Diesel” (Supporting): Male, 18-30, a big guy. Second-in command of the Jets. Leader after Riff's death. Strong dance background required; “Snowboy” (Supporting): Male, 18-30, Jet Gang member. Strong dance background required; “Chino” (Supporting): Male, 18-30, 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” (Supporting): Male, 18-30, gang member, dancing/singing required; “Indio” (Supporting): Male, 18-30, gang member, dancing/singing required; “Luis” (Supporting): Male, 18-30, gang member, dancing/singing required. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Record a video(s) of you doing a general audition song (32 bars, not a cappella, not from the show), and the audition dance https://drive.google.com/open?id=1AXVNaciJIvroZaNGMjcW4Yr--mLGGY1R (link also provided below in "Additional Materials"). Be sure to slate your name at the beginning of each video. Then send the files and your resume via one of the following as soon as possible. Google Drive is the easiest, Dropbox, OneDrive, iCloud are also ok. Share files and links with patnims@gmail.com. Links shared via Youtube.com are also acceptable.

'JUKEBOX GIANTS: MOTOWN & MORE' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 27 - Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre is casting Jukebox Giants: Motown & More, a song and dance musical revue featuring the most popular hits of the Motown era and beyond. Synopsis: Music lovers can take a trip back to the golden age of classic pop, rock and Motown with sensational singers, dazzling dancers, colorful costumes and stunning sets as we bring the top jukebox favorites of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s to life, only on the Strand stage. Audiences of all ages will be dancing in the aisles to the soulful sounds of Motown and more in this high-energy, must-see musical spectacular. Rehearses in July & Aug.; performs Aug. 16-25 at The Strand in Marietta GA. Pay TBD. Seeking—Singer-Dancer (Chorus/Ensemble): 16+, Seeking talented, enthusiastic and high-energy singers and dancers. Production states: "Jukebox Giants is an energetic music revue highlighting the biggest musical artists and songs of the jukebox era! If you are interested in ending your summer getting paid to have fun and entertain crowds while performing some of the greatest songs ever recorded, then we would love to hear from you." Seeking talent from Marietta GA. Apply via backstage.com or contact the theatre.

'BEULAH LAND' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 29 - Beulah Land is casting Beulah Land, a new musical to premiere at 122 CC in the East Village. Patrick Nash, writer; Synopsis: Beulah Land is a gritty social comedy that takes place in Times Square and The Lower East Side of New York in the eighties. The story follows Johnny and Ginger, an unlikely couple who are trying to navigate an ever-changing cultural landscape. They're aided in their journey by the mythical tribute band Prawnbath; a group that pays homage to every East Village performance artist that ever sat in a bar dreaming of fame, while never actually performing. (Or even learning to play musical instruments). Free enterprise, depravity, and hope all blend together in this hallucinatory musical which opens this Summer. This production will not require nudity. Rehearses July 21-Aug. 7 in the East Village; runs Aug. 8-10 with a possible extension on Aug. 11 at the 122 Community Center in the East Village, on the 2nd floor, in NYC. Pays a stipend of $120, or $30/wk, to cover travel expenses. AEA Basic Showcase Code production, pending Equity approval. Seeking—“Johnny” (Lead): Male, 21-35, an innocent “everyman”; an intellectual working a degrading menial job; Johnny is idealistic, searching for life’s meaning and escape from the seedy world in which he’s trapped; Boss (Supporting): Male, 40-55, a deranged materialist, also with no soul; the Boss is all business; he is motivated only by money and the bottom line; like an addict, he has become unhinged and psychologically deformed by his own greed; “Prawnbath” (Supporting): Male, 35=55, a washed-up rock band. Gutter philosophers, who can see the bright side of losing their dreams; caretakers of the other denizens of Avenue B, and a chorus for the show; “Amber” (Supporting): Female, 20-35, a tough showgirl working to make her piece; no time for illusions, this working girl sees things the way they are and calls them as she sees them; “Tiffany” (Supporting): Female, 20-35, Amber’s other half, showgirl, another down-to-earth professional; content with the way things are, and hard-working at the street beat; a little mischievous. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. In your cover letter, note availability. Bring a song to the auditions that showcases your voice and is from the 60's - 90's rock or pop genre. Not contemporary MT.

'AYNNIE: The LIL' ORPHAN OBJECTIVIST' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 30 - Paul Ryan Presents is casting Aynnie: The Lil' Orphan Objectivist, an original musical parody. All roles are open to actors of any race/ethnicity, disability, age, or gender/gender identity. Production states: "This musical parody revolves around what would happen in the musical Annie if instead of adopting an obnoxiously, optimistic redhead, Daddy Warbucks took home the lil’ orphan 'philosopher,' Ayn Rand. Armed with only her unshakable sense of self and the knowledge that laissez faire capitalism is an objective good, can Aynnie convince Warbucks and FDR to stop the socialist government expansion known as the New Deal!? Presented by former Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan and featuring such hit songs as: "Hand-Out Life," "I Don’t Need Anything But Me", and "Tomorrow... We Deregulate the Markets!" this show is not to be missed." Rehearsals begin on evenings in mid-July; performs Thu.-SAT. evenings in Aug. at People’s Improv Theatre in NYC. Pays a stipend of $200 plus a cut of door. Seeking—“Paul Ryan” (Lead): 20-70, any age/race, the meddling producer of this show, who just might be having a mental breakdown. Need not look anything like Paul Ryan but must be able to convey his essential spinelessness. Ability to do a Wisconsin accent and fitness modeling a plus; “Aynnie Rand” (Lead): Female, 18-40, a young philosopher with a true sense of self. Must be able to be able to convey startling intensity … and do a Russian accent; “Oliver ‘Daddy’ Warbucks” (Lead): Male 26+, a war profiteer and industrialist. If only he weren’t so riddled with self-doubt he’d have the makings of a true, Randian hero. Tallness preferred but not a deal breaker; “Grace” (Supporting): Female, 23+, Mr. Warbuck’s worshiping assistant; a liberal do-nothing prone to bouts of hysteria; Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): Males & Females, 18+, several ensemble members with the flexibility to jump between many roles including: orphans, dogcatcher, servants, and huddling masses. Improv ability and excellent comedy skills a must. Come to the audition prepared to sing an a capella vocal selection of 16 bars that demonstrates your range. Comedy preferred. Sides will be provided. Sign up here: https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2858587/false#/invitation to reserve a slot. UPDATE: Due to high demand we've opened up the option to send in self tapes. Please email anniebepulse@gmail.com with your resume to receive sides and more information.

'SISTER ACT' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - Post Playhouse is casting an immediate replacement for Sister Act, for the role of Deloris van Cartier. Immediate replacement through Aug. 18. in Crawford NE. Pays $350 per week, plus housing. Seeking—“Deloris Van Cartier” (Lead): Female, 21-40. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or visit http://www.postplayhouse.com Submit headshot, resume, and video reel.

'CHOCOLATE COVERED ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - EarlOrrin Productions is casting Chocolate Covered Rocky Horror Picture Show, a stage show. Project description: "A shadow cast that mimics the original 1975 version of the movie, as it plays in the background, but in a soulful manner." Show in Baltimore MD. Compensation will be discussed at audition. Seeking—“Frank-N-Furter” (Lead): Male, 18+; “Janet Weiss” (Lead): Female, 18+; “Brad Majors” (Lead): male, 18+; “Riff Raff” (Supporting): Male, 18+; “Eddie” (Supporting): Male, 18+; “Dr. Everett Scott” (Supporting): Male, 18+; Criminologist (Supporting): Male, 18+. Seeking talent from Baltimore MD. To apply, submit pix & résumés. If you do not have headshots, send three pics and a short bio. Submissions without photos will be deleted. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

 

 

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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:

'ATLANTIC CITY's GOT TALENT,' SEASON 1 - WEEK OF JULY 4 - Cooper Jordan Entertainment is seeking talent for Atlantic City's Got Talent, season one from the producers of the hit Times Square show New York's Got Talent. Producer states: "The Top 15 best acts will be selected to perform in one of two preliminary shows with a live audience at the Boardwalk Showroom in Atlantic City with three Broadway/off-Broadway, music, or New York dance producers as judges. All performances will be held at Boardwalk Showroom Atlantic City inside The Claridge Hotel (next to Ballys). Three acts from each night of the competition will move forward to the Season 1 Finale Saturday, Aug. 24 in Atlantic City. From Atlantic City audience vote, the Finale will crown one winner who will receive the Golden Ticket fast passing them to the TOP 5 of New York's Got Talent Season 7. The winner of New York's Got Talent receives a $1000 cash prize and a fully sponsored night of their own show in Times Square - with the possibility of a picked-up run." Contestant performances are currently scheduled to be held July 5 and Aug. 5 with the finale scheduled for Aug. 24. The NYGT Season 7 Finale is currently scheduled for Aug. 27 on 42nd Street in NYC. Acts for ACGT only attend one of the two preliminary night, in July or August, assigned based on their availability, with the ability to move on to the Finale for late August. Winner of New York's Got Talent Season 7 receives a cash prize of $1000 and a fully sponsored public/industry-invited one-night of his or her own show on 42nd Street. Seeking—Talent Act: 18+, all types of acts, including, but not limited to, singers, dancers, magicians, jugglers, pet-training tricks, burlesque, bands, guitarists, drummers, comedians, weird acts of all kinds, ventriloquists, drag queens, lip-synching acts, sideshow, cirque, tappers, tumblers, gymnasts, balance acts, impersonators, a cappella groups, and any other alternative performance art. Seeking talent from New York, Brooklyn, Queens County, Staten Island, Bronx, Queens NY; Atlantic City, Trenton, Toms River, Vineland NJ; Philadelphia PA; Cherry Hill, Ocean City, Newark, Edison, Hammonton NJ; Baltimore MD; Wilmington DE; Allentown, Bethlehem PA; Washington DC; Bethesda, North Bethesda MD. Auditions preferred by video submission. Additional auditions may be held by appointment only the week of July 4. For an in-person audition appointment, submit your talent (i.e., singer, comic, musician, magician, etc.) and a brief description of where you want to be as a performance artist to nygottalent@gmail.com with "Submission for ACGT Season 1" in the subject line. Also accepting submissions for future seasons of NYGT.

 

BEN PLATT VOCAL COVER COMPETITION + TALENT SHOWCASE – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 11 - Cover Nation is seeking singers for a Ben Platt vocal cover competition. Production states: "Cover Nation, one of YouTube's largest communities of cover song creators and fans with over one million subscribers, is looking for singers to participate in their 'Grow As We Go' Ben Platt cover contest. Winner will have their video shown to Ben's team, be featured to the one million+ Cover Nation subscribers and win round-trip airfare and lodging for two to see Ben perform live in New York City. Get seen by millions. Judging criteria: 50% vocal performance, 25% originality of rendition, and 25% audio and video production." No rehearsal or production dates required. Winning cover video receives exposure to Ben's team and video published to the over one million people who subscribe to Cover Nation's YouTube channel. Winner also receives two tickets to an upcoming Ben Platt show in NYC, two-night hotel stay in NYC, and two round-trip flight tickets to NYC. Seeking—Singer (Ben Platt Cover): Males & Females, 13+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). To submit, create a cover of Ben Platt's “Grow As We Go” and post it to YouTube or online to your preferred platform, as long as the URL is open and allows anyone to view. Submit your entry with the contest form link by July 12. Tag your video title with #covernationbenplattcontest. Watch the instructional video for entry videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIMJjhhsxP8/. Submit/participate in the competition here: https://uproxx.com/cover-nation-ben-platt-contest/?cmpid=190603/bplatt/atl/otc/Backstage/lan/txt/us/. Check out the Cover Nation community on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtwQvkMG2Ksbe2HhB1WJlOg.

 

'CELEBRATION Of MUSIC' – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 – BALTIMORE - Sun & Sky Entertainment is seeking all musical acts/genres (bands, soloists, duets, groups, instrumentalists, a cappella, and even dancers), ages 4-25 years old, to audition for Celebration of Music. All contestants must attend the live concert at Gordon Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. Voting will take place online and in concert, and the winner will be announced Oct. 24, 2019 at the Gordan Center for Performing Arts in Baltimore MD. The winner will get to perform a live solo and go on to perform on the nationally televised show in California on PBS. No pay. Coordinator states: "The winner will be announced at the end of the show and will get to perform again. They will also be featured on the national television show 'Celebration of Music' in Los Angeles, California, which will be taped for the entire country to watch on PBS. The winner will also get to record a single available on iTunes or record a music video for YouTube with Ethan." Seeking—Contestant (Lead): Males & Females, 4-25. Seeking talent from Baltimore MD. Apply via backstage.com or contact the entertainment company. When applying, indicate that Dannielle is your "recruiter's name"; this will ensure that Dannielle will be able to process your application personally.

 

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:

CIVIL RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 8 - Augusta Films is seeking voiceover actors for A Crime on the Bayou, a 1960's Civil Rights documentary. The actors are needed to record the voiceover of key characters from a trial in 1968. Rehearsal/Production dates TBD. Pays stipend, based on length of recording and previous experience. Seeking—Role 1 (Supporting): Male, 25-55, Black/African Descent, a civil rights pioneer/lawyer. Charismatic and intellectual. New Orleans accent; Role 3 (Supporting): Male, 35-70, New Orleans accent, authoritarian personality, intrusive, and deceptive in his speech. Seeking talent from New York NY; New Orleans LA. Send any audio samples you may have that fit the descriptions above, as there may be more roles available in the future. Must be able to perform in accurate 1960's New Orleans and New York accents. Much of the voiceover will be courtroom testimony. This job can be done remotely or in the studio in NYC. Note: Allow for a half day of recording. Apply via backstage.com or contact the film company.

 

'LOW FOREST' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 10 - Avace Films is casting voice actors for Low Forest, a still-shot short film about mutated wasps and the conflict around them. The film and audio will be produced remotely, in San Diego CA. Seeking—“Cache” (Lead): Male, 18-35, less than a week ago, Cache was processing memos for the man he'd later blackmail: Brokes; he was quiet and industrious, but witness to the crimes of his company and seeing Avace die to save the forest, Cache decided to do something about it; talking never got much done, so he doesn't do it often; he speaks in a low, calm, and somewhat tired tone; “Avace” (Lead): Male, 18-28, all of a sudden, Avace was no longer compelled by greed; the time running his militia didn't matter; only the forest mattered, the one he was hired to burn down. It mattered a lot; so much, he'd die for it. Even before wasting away to wasp venom, Avace was not sound of mind; he speaks in an excitedly, near-unstable tone; “Brokes” (Supporting): Male 18-40, if Brokes ever ran his company like he cared about people, it was because there were laws for it; but after the deregulations, he was free to do nothing short of maniacal; Dytopiais paradise, and who doesn't love paradise?; but paradise needs upkeep and covering up disposal sites is part of that. He speaks in a nonchalant, arrogant tone; The Rep (Supporting): Male, 18-36, met with Avace about burning down the forest; didn't walk out of that meeting. Impatient, snide voice; Paramilitary (Supporting): Males & Females, 18-35, two paramilitary sent by Brokes to "tidy up" a shootout; no nonsense, military voices. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Make sure your mic is of excellent quality. For more information on the project, go to judgekatz.me/lowforest.

 

'1T LIVE' – JULY 14 - 1tentertainment is seeking actor-singers who can sing different genres for a live in-studio online show from 1Tentertainment. Talent will be needed once or twice a week for a three-hour live streaming. Production is based in NYC. Pays an hourly rate; starting number is negotiable. Seeking—Performer (Lead): Males & Females, 18-25, seeking performers with a strong stage presence, who can engage online audiences. Performers must have strong vocals and versatility when it comes to different genres of music. Audition by appointment Jul 14 from 10AM-6PM at Shelter Studios & Theatres (244 West 54 St., 11th fl., New York City NY 10019). Prepare two songs of different genres. Bring headshot and resume.

 

KIDS/TEENS, STEIN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 15 - Stein Entertainment Group is seeking young talent for Stein Entertainment Group youth division in representation of feature films, television series, pilots, commercials, voiceovers, and animated series. Works in NYC and L.A. Seeking—Young Performers (NYC): special concentration on talent aged 5-10; Young Talent (Lead, East Coast): Males & Females, 5-15; NYC Kids (Lead): 5-14, talent interested in pursuing TV/film. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting group. Interested talent should include a note on whether they are on the east or west coast. Submit with a current headshot and resume or a good clear current photo and description of any training or pertinent experience. Links to reels are appreciated as well. Talent should be local enough to each market to be available for auditions and work.

VOICEOVER For BASEBALL DOCUMENTARY – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 16 - Marketscale is casting voiceover talent for a serious documentary about Minor League baseball. Production states: "This will be a heartwarming project, focused on inspiration, and bringing the American people together." Records July 16 at company studio in the Bank of America Plaza in downtown Dallas TX. Pays $200. Seeking—Narrator (Lead): Male, 25-60, a well-versed voice over artist with a deep adult male voice to deliver a powerful and compelling narration for this documentary. Looking for someone with a southern, or midwestern accent with a true American tone. Seeking talent from Dallas TX. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Must submit audio reel.

L&L CHILDREN’S SONGS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 22 - Moonbug Entertainment is casting a SINGER only for a series of new animated children's songs. The songs are education, fun, poppy and upbeat and for a preschool audience. We are looking for a self-record artist with a home studio for this production. Recording dates TBC (within the next 2-3 months) we would require around 2 days’ work which we will schedule in advance with the artist. The total fee and buy out is $1000 for the talent to self-record 14*song vocal lines. Seeking—Female Singer (Lead): 18-40, You are the singing voice of the show; A bright happy voice, full of cheer and enthusiasm. Seeking talent Worldwide. We require the talent to sing with a neutral American accent for consideration for this role. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

FEMALE VOICEOVER ARTIST – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 24 - YouTube Channel is seeking a female voiceover artist between ages 25-40 to be featured in a short video. Note: Must be a native English speaker. This is a one-time project but may require several rounds of re-records. Records TBD in NYC. Seeking—Female Voiceover Artist: 25-40. Send a resume and a voiceover reel or recording of your speaking voice to insights@the-take.com. Chosen applicants will be sent a practice script to record.

CONCEPT ALBUM – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 24 - Another Angle Productions is seeking female singer(s) to finalize a concept album. Open to all types of voices, looking for best fit. Rehearses via Skype/FaceTime; works Aug 1 (1pm) in NYC. Pays $30/hr and contract to receive percentage of all profits for the song. Seeking—Lead Singer (Lead): Female, 18-35, must have a unique sound. Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. Provide vocal reels as well as a new 16 bar pop song submission. Currently only looking for one song, but there are another six that have been written and completed and just need final vocals.

 

GOSPEL HYMN, BASS SINGERS – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 25 - Huckleberry Music is seeking bass/baritone singers for a vocal recording of a gospel hymn. Work begins immediately. Singer must state their recording fee. Seeking—Bass/Baritone (Day Player): Male, 23+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Must be trained and able to read. Four-minute song opens in opera/oratorio style, slowly moving into gospel. Range C3-G4. Voice needs to be commanding, dramatic, emotional, and superb. Send sample and resume via backstage.com or contact the music company.

 

 

 

OPEN MIC NIGHTS/JAM SESSIONS:

NEW YORK CITY LOCATION:

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

 

WASHINGTON DC AREA LOCATIONS:

Open Mic Nights hosted by TOM SAPUTO

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

Thursdays: Jan. 3, 10, 17 & 24 at 7:30pm at Pistones (6320 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church VA, 703/533 1885)

Jan. 4 & 25 – Elks Lodge (8421 Arlington Blvd Fairfax VA, 703/560-2188)

Jan. 6, 9, 12, 20 & 23 - Normandie Farm

Jan. 11 – Café Montmartre (1625 Washington Plaza N, Reston VA, 240/423 9079)

Jan. 19 – Pistones - 10th Anniversary Gig (6320 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church VA, 703/533 1885)

 

 

PROMOTIONS:

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

 

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.

 

HEADSHOTS $150 – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 14 - The Writers and Actors Group has an offer to get your headshot in a flash with this special WAG offering. For a crazy discount, you'll have 20-minutes with the renowned NYC photographer, Nathaniel Johnston, and you'll receive two high-resolution images of your choice. For 75 bucks more, get perfected with a professional hair & makeup artist beforehand! Check out the photographer's portfolio at www.NJohnstonPhotography.com and sign up here: www.TheWagNY.com/headshot-sunday. Check out www.TheWagNY.com for more info, or email Caroline at info@TheWagNY.com. 520 8th Avenue, 3rd Floor, NY NY 10018. Fee: $150 (add professional hair & makeup for $75 more). Sign up at www.TheWagNY.com/headshot-sunday. Questions? Email us at info@TheWagNY.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.

 

LA-BASED MANAGEMENT FIRM – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - Pink Hammer Entertainment is seeking Chicago-based talent for Pink Hammer Management.Talent managers state: "Pink Hammer is an LA-based full-serviced, licensed artist management firm. From management to branding and public relations, we help navigate an artist's career in all facets. Pink Hammer is now expanding, and we are looking to add talented Chicago-based Union clients to our roster." Accepting SAG-Eligible clients. Seeking—New Clients: 2+. Seeking talent from Chicago IL. For more info about Pink Hammer Entertainment, please visit: www.pinkhammerent.com. Include your demo reel and acting resume with your submission. If you have Actors Access link, include as well.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

REFERENCE:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

 

 

SCHOOLS/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS:

'BE MORE CHILL' INTENSIVE With B'WAY CASTING DIRECTORS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 8 - Werk With Bway is seeking participants for a Be More Chill workshop intensive. Founder states: "Do you love play rehearsal? Then you'll love our five-day intensive with BWAY's Be More Chill! Work one-on-one in masterclasses with featured stars from BWAY's Be More Chill, learn healthy belting in Vocal Technique, receive three new auditions songs specifically chosen for you in Build Your Rep, learn music and choreography from members of Be More Chill's production team, improve your audition skillset with a Broadway casting director, and audition for a member of the Be More Chill creative team and receive personalized feedback. Sign-up today so you're not one of the "pitiful children!" Our curriculum allows you to work in small groups of 10-12 to ensure you receive ample one-on-one time with the faculty. We also guarantee you will be coached in a masterclass with a featured Broadway guest artist! Our students have gone on to book Broadway shows, work regionally and attend the top musical theatre programs in the country. Werk! Past faculty includes Derek Klena (Dmitry in Broadway's Anastasia), Eden Espinosa (Elphaba in Broadway's Wicked), Chris Fitzgerald (three-time TONY Winner), Ali Ewoldt (Christine in Broadway's Phantom of the Opera), Gregory Treco (Burr in Broadway's Hamilton) and Caitlin Houlahan (Dawn in Broadway's Waitress). Faculty and guest artists for our Mean Girls Intensive to be announced soon." Intensive runs July 8-13 from 10am-6pm at Studios 353 (353 W 48th St in NYC). Tuition: $1095 before May 13. After May 13, tuition increases to $1195. Seeking—Musical Theater Performers: Males & Females, 13+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Click here to apply: https://www.werkwithbway.com/bemorechillintensive. Applications due by June 10 for full consideration. Latecomers can submit until June 25 however we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered.

 

KIDS/TEENS, CAMP BROADWAY, MAINSTAGE MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 8 - Camp Broadway is seeking participants for the July 2019 session of Camp Broadway Mainstage in NYC. Community engagement manager states: "Now in its 24th year, Camp Broadway LLC is the recipient of the 2016 Special Drama Desk Award 'for introducing young people to the magic of theater and for playing a crucial role in creating tomorrow’s audiences for over 20 years.' Proclaimed 'The Camp of Dreams,' Camp Broadway® Mainstage is designed for theater-loving kids, ages 10-17, to develop their confidence, character, and presentation skills through ensemble performance. Who Is Mainstage at Camp Broadway For? Our Mainstage musical theater camp is the destination where theater-loving kids ages 10 to 17 learn what life on Broadway is all about: working as a team to stage a full theatre production, personal growth in your artistic craft, experiencing New York City, and expanding your circle of theatre-loving friends. Located in the heart of NYC, this immersive 5-day intensive offers Mainstagers a taste of the total production experience! Want to improve your acting chops, explore costume design, or enhance your dance skills? At Camp Broadway’s signature musical theater camp, you’ll get to do it all while learning from seasoned Broadway professionals in a real Broadway setting. Mainstage is also an unforgettable event for the whole family, culminating in a dazzling finale performance, showcasing your learning, talent, and passion for theater! Along your journey, you’ll also discover ways to Develop Your Character. Character means more than the role you play on stage – it’s also who we are off-stage. At Mainstage, developing your character means balancing teamwork with self-discovery and understanding how your individual contributions lead to group success. By cultivating the habits such as mindfulness, personal accountability, and courage, we become better people as well as artists. Nervous about making your Broadway debut? Don’t be! You don’t need to be a local theater star or show choir diva to join Mainstage, just an excitement for the theater and a willingness to learn and grow in your craft. Our supportive and enthusiastic Broadway community awaits! Inspired by Broadway's cherished works and steeped in its grand traditions, the program culminates in the Family Finale (open to family and friends; no ticket purchase necessary; all are welcome), a musical showcase presented at a theatre TBA." Classes run July 8-12 (8:30am-5:30pm) at Open Jar Studios NYC; No pay. Tuition cost is $1,450. 50% deposit required at time of registration (custom payment plans available upon request). Community engagement manager states: "Includes five days (40 hours) of musical theater intensive triple threat instruction by trained Broadway professionals; master classes with Broadway guest artists; Q&A sessions with industry professionals; a ticket to 'King Kong'; official T-shirts; lunches, snacks, and water daily; and complimentary admission to the Finale. Seeking—Campers: Male & Female, 10-17, no experience necessary. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Enrolling now. Limited space available. To register, visit https://campbroadway.com/mainstage/. Email kerry@campbroadway.com with questions.

 

BARR HILL PLAYERS, 2019 SUMMER RETREAT – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 13 - The Barr Hill Players is seeking participants for The Barr Hill Players, 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. Runs Aug. 24–Sep. 1 at Geldo Acres Retreat Center in Greensboro, VT. (The first and last dates of this period are designated travel dates). No pay. Total cost is $450, inclusive of meals and accommodations. Transportation is not included in tuition, but can be arranged to/from a coastal hub upon request. Seeking—Barr Hill Player: a passionate emerging artist (18-35) to join a tight-knit ensemble of 10-15. Seeking talent from Providence RI; New York NY; Boston MA; New Haven CT; Burlington VT; Philadelphia PA. To apply, visit calendly.com/barrhillplayers/interview to schedule a 30-minute Skype interview with our staff. You are also welcome to submit through Backstage, at which time you will be directed to this link. To see a sample schedule, hear testimonials, and learn more, visit www.barrhillplayers.com.

 

NEW HEADSHOTS + AUDITION TECHNIQUE JUST $190 – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 13 - The Writers and Actors Group is seeking participants for Get Great at Auditioning. Synopsis: Come to our mock audition, where you'll perform sides on video, just like a professional audition. Then watch your video and receive critique. Your video will also be available for you online. Join us once or join us a hundred times. You'll get so comfortable reading in front of the camera that you'll rock your next real audition. Check out www.TheWagNY.com for more info, or email Caroline at info@TheWagNY.com. 520 8th Avenue, 3rd Floor NY 10018. Fee: $150 (add professional hair & makeup for $75 more). Seeking—All Roles: 14+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Sign up at www.TheWagNY.com/sign-up.

 

LA REEL CAMP SEATTLE COMEDY INTENSIVE w/LA ACTING COACH SCOTT SEDITA – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 18 - M2M Productions is seeking participants for a comedy workshop intensive with Hollywood acting coach Scott Sedita. The workshop intensive is for actors interested in on-camera comedy (sitcom and films). Workshop runs July 20 from 10am-5pm at 835 7th Ave. NE in Kirkland WA. No pay. The cost of the day long workshop is $275. This is a workshop for actors interested in learning on-camera comedy for sitcoms and film. Seeking—Comedy Actors: 9+. Seeking talent from Seattle WA. Bring you headshot and resume.

 

JUST BE YOU SEMINAR SERIES & A SHOWCASE Of STARS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 18 - Just Be You Performing Arts Mentoring Organization for Youth is seeking child participants in the New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania area for a workshop. Synopsis: The Just Be You Seminar Series will be empowering, affirming, and life-changing, for young people in the performing arts industry; and, for kids in general. Topics will include confidence, self-care, public speaking, proper branding, and how to excel without comprising who you are. The seminars will include interactive and inspiring games plus a Q&A talk-back session focusing on topics that effect today’s youth. Kids will also participate in a life-affirming exercise called "The Who Am I Monologues", a unique production created by award-winning actress, Mahogany Reynolds, that helps young artists tap into their perception of who they are. Founded in 2014 in the living room of its founder/executive Director, Mahogany Reynolds, the mission of Just Be You Performing Arts is to give young artists the business tools, technique skills, and spiritual guidance, to excel in the entertainment industry. Since its inception, Just Be You Performing Arts has gone global with students around the world. Workshop one runs July 20 (1pm-4pm) at Rahway Public Library 2 City Hall Plaza, Rahway, New Jersey, and Aug. 3 (1pm-4pm) at Brook Public Library 402 E. High Street, Bound Brook, New Jersey. No pay. Free workshop. Note: This is a workshop to help aspiring performing artist, ages 7 to 20 strengthen their skills and learn valuable tools on how to excel in the entertainment industry. The workshop is free. Following the workshop is the talent competition "A Showcase of Stars". Contestants will demonstrate skills in singing, dancing or acting. A trophy will be given to the performer with the highest audience choice score combined with the judge's score. The winner will also receive a three-month scholarship to be coached, trained and mentored as a student of Just Be You Performing Arts. Registration for the workshop and talent showcase is required. No walk in talent. Space is limited. Seeking—Singers (Lead): Males & Females, 7-20, to register for the free workshop email us at: justbeyoustudios@gmail.com; to register as a contestant in the talent showcase email us a short video clip link of you demonstrating a skill as an actor, singer, or dancer; you will then be contacted for additional registration steps for the talent showcase; email a YouTube or Vimeo link to us at: justbeyoustudios@gmail.com; be sure to slate yourself at the beginning of your video; do not send us links to previous performances you have done; you must abide by the instructions in order to be accepted as a contestant in the showcase; Actors (Lead): Males & Females, 7-20, to register for the free workshop email us at: justbeyoustudios@gmail.com; to register as a contestant in the talent showcase email us a short video clip link of you demonstrating a skill as an actor, singer, or dancer; you will then be contacted for additional registration steps for the talent showcase; email a YouTube or Vimeo link to us at: justbeyoustudios@gmail.com; be sure to slate yourself at the beginning of your video; do not send us links to previous performances you have done; you must abide by the instructions in order to be accepted as a contestant in the showcase. Email your registration by July 18, 2019 for the Rahway date. Email your registration by July 30, 2019 for the Bound Brook date. To register for the free workshop email us at: justbeyoustudios@gmail.com, to register as a contestant in the talent showcase email us a short two minute video clip of you demonstrating a skill as an actor, singer, or dancer. You will then be contacted for additional registration steps for the talent showcase portion of the event. Email a YouTube or Vimeo link to us at: justbeyoustudios@gmail.com. Be sure to slate yourself at the beginning of your video. Do not send us links to previous performances you have done. You must abide by the instructions in order to be accepted as a contestant in the showcase. No exceptions. Open to talent in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or New York area. Seeking talent from Easton PA; Rahway, Bound Brook, Plainfield, Newark, Jersey City, Woodbridge, Linden, Elizabeth, Avenel, Bayonne, Hoboken, Edison, Matawan, Trenton, Camden, Roselle NJ; New York, Brooklyn, Yonkers, White Plains, Queens, Queensbury NY; Lancaster, Allentown PA; Phillipsburg, Scotch Plains, Clark NJ; The Bronx, Bronxville NY; Manasquan, Atlantic City NJ.

 

SUMMER ACTING PROGRAM & INDIVIDUAL COACHING – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 19 - The Montauk Art Theater is seeking participants for a fee-based summer acting program and individual coaching sessions. Teacher states: "Offering Summer Intensives, Individual Coaching, and Year-Round Acting Workshops based on the methods devised by Lee Strasberg and Konstantin Stanislavski; which include: Relaxation, Sensory, Animal Exercises, Improvisation, Etudes, Scene study, Cold Reading, Script Analysis, and On-Camera Concepts. Students will be personally trained and mentored by American actor Gary Swanson, who studied with Lee Strasberg for over 7 years and was one of the original founders of The Actors Studio’s MFA program at the New School of Social Research (now at Pace University), with Bradley Cooper as graduate. Gary, a method actor who have starred in numerous daytime and nighttime television series, theatrical productions, and featured films, has also dedicated his life to preserving and passing down the original Method Acting concepts that forever changed American Theater and launched great stars like Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, and Matthew McConaughey - to name just a few. Gary’s students have starred in many feature films, including The Wolf of Wall Street, My Big Fat Greek Wedding (1 & 2), and The Bone Collector. Gary’s Montauk Summer Program offers on-site residence and a sanctuary for actors to work in both Montauk NY, and at The American Theater of Actors (ATA) on West 54th St. in NYC." Summer program, weekly, and year-round schedule in NYC and The Hamptons NY. No pay. For full workshop fees, visit: http://garyswanson.org/?page_id=215 Seeking—Actors: 18+. Seeking talent from Montauk, New York City NY. For more info, visit www.garyswanson.org

 

The ATLANTIC ACTING TECHNIQUE OPEN HOUSE – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 19 - Atlantic Acting School is seeking participants for The Atlantic Acting Technique Open House. Company states: "What exactly does an acting conservatory entail? What is the difference between the Full-Time and Evening Conservatories? Is a Conservatory program right for me? These are just some of the questions that will be answered at this Open House style event. The Director of Admissions will walk you through both Conservatory programs at Atlantic and answer any questions you may have. A faculty member will then lead a 45-minute workshop in the Atlantic Acting Technique Practical Aesthetics, answering any more questions you have. At end of the evening, you will have the opportunity to audition for either program and/or talk to faculty, current students, and alumni one-on-one." Class runs July 19 from 6pm-8:30pm at 76 Ninth Ave. Studio 2 in NYC. Note: This is a school and while the application fee is waived and the event is free, if you apply and attend the school, there is a tuition fee. Seeking—Actors Interested in Acting Training Programs (Lead): Males & Females, 18-40, come check out an acting training that might be right for you while getting to do a free workshop with other like-minded actors. Seeking talent from New York NY; Philadelphia PA; Boston MA; Stamford CT; Jersey City NJ; Washington DC; Maryland City MD; Brooklyn NY; Queens NY; Hoboken NJ; Staten Island NY. You must RSVP here: https://atlanticactingschool.org/open-house/.

 

TEENS, The NEXT STEP, SUMMER INTENSIVE – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 22 - Camp Broadway is seeking teen actors ages 14-17 for The Next Step's summer intensive. Community engagement manager states: "The Next Step offers a specialized musical theater intensive of musical theater classes taught by Broadway professionals for aspiring teen performers, ages 14-17, who have had some previous on-stage experience. A highly unique program, The Next Step weaves traditional musical theater training into an immersive theatrical environment designed to give participants the opportunity to understand what it’s really like to be a Broadway 'gypsy.' The Next Step places emerging triple-threats into a setting that surrounds an authentic audition process for a Broadway show. "More than any other program, The Next Step captures the essence of Camp Broadway’s mantra, 'develop your character.' Each element of the five-day event is designed to hone musical theater abilities, enhance interpersonal skills, and cultivate the habit of discipline that dedicated theatrical artists need to have. Through singing, dancing, and acting workshops, participants will 'discover their character,' be it an ingenue, a comedic performer, or a belting diva. Over the course of the five days, they will channel this character in preparation for The Next Step Showcase, performed at a famous NYC venue in the heart of Times Square. Camp Broadway’s team promises a program that uses the process of exploring art to inspire a more self-aware young artist. "Limited to 35 participants only." Workshop runs July 22-26  from 8:30AM-5:30PM (daily) at Open Jar Studios in NYC. Tuition: $1,595. Payment plans and scholarships available. Includes: five days (40 hours) of musical theater-intensive, triple-threat instruction by trained Broadway professionals, master classes with Broadway artists, Q&A sessions with industry professionals, a ticket to a Broadway show, program T-shirts, lunches, snacks, and water. Seeking—Teen Participant: Males & Females, 14-17, some previous on-stage experience recommended. Seeking talent from New York NY. Visit https://campbroadway.com/the-next-step/ for more info.

 

'WICKED' INTENSIVE With BROADWAY's DEREK KLENA, CASTING DIRECTORS & MORE – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 22 - Werk With BWAY is seeking participants for a five-day Wicked workshop intensive. Coordinator states: "Students will work one-on-one with the stars of the B'way's most popular show on your MT audition cuts. Come on down to the Ozdust ballroom and learn choreography and music from members of the green team. Get new MT and pop/rock songs specifically chosen for you. Prep your 32-bar audition with our working B'way faculty and get individual feedback from a casting director at Telsey + Co. (Wicked's casting office)." Founder states: "Defy Gravity this summer with the stars of B'way's phenomenon Wicked at Werk with B'way's five-day Wicked Intensive! Work one-on-one in masterclasses with featured stars from B'way's Wicked, learn healthy belting in Vocal Technique, receive three new auditions songs specifically chosen for you in Build Your Rep, learn Wicked'music and choreography from members of Wicked's production team, improve your audition skillset with a Broadway casting director, and audition for a member of the Wicked creative team and receive personalized feedback. Don't miss this "popular" audition prep intensive!" Our curriculum allows you to work in small groups of 10-12 to ensure you receive ample one-on-one time with the faculty. We also guarantee you will be coached in a masterclass with a featured Broadway guest artist! Our students have gone on to book Broadway shows, work regionally and attend the top musical theatre programs in the country. Werk! Faculty includes Derek Klena (10th Anniversary Fiyero in Broadway's Wicked, Dmitry in Broadway's 'Anastasia,' Eddie in 'Dogfight'), Natalie Weiss (YouTube's 'Breaking Down The Riffs,' Nat'l Tour of Broadway's Wicked), Jamibeth Margolis (B'way Casting Director of 'The Phantom of The Opera,' 'Les Misérables,' 'Cats'), and more Wicked guest artists to be announced soon! Past faculty includes Eden Espinosa (Elphaba in B'way's Wicked), Kara Lindsay (B'way's Wicked), Chris Fitzgerald (three-time TONY Winner), Ali Ewoldt (Christine in B'way's 'Phantom of the Opera'), Gregory Treco (Burr in B'way's 'Hamilton') and Caitlin Houlahan (Dawn in B'way's 'Waitress'). Intensive runs July 22-26 (10am-6pm) at Studios 353 (353 W 48th St, New York NY 10036). Cost: $1,095 tuition fee before May 28. After May 28, tuition increases to $1,195. Seeking—Musical Theatre Performers: Males & Females, 13+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). For consideration, apply at https://bit.ly/2Wqywpe. Admission is rolling and space is limited. Company states: "Be sure to upload your headshot, resume, and include a video link of a singing audition or live performance clip. Werk With Bway is a by-application and by-audition only program.

 

ONE-ON-ONE LESSONS/COACHING With BROADWAY and FILM PRODUCER/CASTING DIRECTOR – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - Ocean Bay Entertainment New York, LLC is seeking performers for one-on-one acting, vocal, and career-coaching lessons with Award-Winning Broadway and film producer, director, and casting director Jordan Scott Gilbert (Broadway's "Ghost the Musical"). Instructor states: "Mr. Gilbert has worked successfully with artists, from novices to major celebrities, in film and on Broadway." Lessons are online via Skype. Cost: $150+ fee required for Skype lessons. Seeking—Actors & Singers (Lead): Males & Females, 6+, performers seeking one-on-one lessons/career-coaching with Award-Winning Broadway and Film Producer/Casting Director Jordan Scott Gilbert (Broadway's "Ghost the Musical"); instructor states: "Mr. Gilbert has worked successfully with artists, from novices to major celebrities, in film and on Broadway." Seeking talent Nationwide. Apply via backstage.com or contact the entertainment company.

 

"ART Of The AUDITION" – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 25 - M2M Productions is seeking students for Art of The Audition, an acting workshop put on by L.A. casting director Paul Weber. Director states: "Paul Weber is one of the most respected casting directors in Hollywood. He has cast over 75 features and television series, including 'Spartacus,' 'Legally Blondes,' 'The Outer Limits,' 'Dead Like Me,' the 'Stargate' trilogy series, and many more. Paul Weber has taught the 'Art of the Audition' throughout the U.S, Canada, England, Europe, Australia and South Africa. He says, 'My goal is to inspire the actor to take the next step in their careers with confidence, commitment, and passion.'"
THE WORKSHOP:
The first half of the workshop, Mr. Weber reveals:
• The Casting Perspective – What Casting professionals expect from Actors. What key elements are they looking for?
• Why Certain Actors Succeed – Mr. Weber talks about the actors he’s worked
with and reveals what makes them successful, including Johnny Depp, Ryan Reynolds, Dakota Fanning, Reese Witherspoon, Bella Thorne and Jason Momoa.
• What You MUST Do Right Now – Jumpstart your career with these valuable tips for self-branding and marketing.
• Don’t psych yourself out before you even get in the room! Essential techniques that will empower you to stop thinking of yourself as “the victim” in the Audition Room and let the “winning performer” take the stage!
• Indispensable advise on how to handle Rejection, and how to turn Anxiety and Nervousness into Excitement motivated by the joy of doing what you love to do!
• The Laws of Attraction: What you can do now to make your talent more desirable and marketable to an agent, manager or casting director and why.
• The Headshots & Resumes that get noticed today – The very latest on these crucial tools – and how the digital revolution is transforming the Audition process. The second half of the workshop focuses on the actual Audition and involves actors in the process using scene work to experience and illustrate new techniques. Mr. Weber covers:
• The Anatomy of the Audition – What actually happens?
• How to make the Boldest, most Effective Choices in The Room.
• The Importance of Listening, Cold Reading Technique, and Script Analysis.
• How to Deliver Your Best Read The First Time.
• Why Actors Fail – Common and avoidable mistakes that take Actors out
of the picture immediately. Master Workshop July 27, 10am-4pm at 835 7th Ave., Kirkland WA. Fee: $250 for the full workshop. Seeking—Attendees: Males & Females, 8+. Seeking talent from Seattle WA area. To register for the master workshop send an email to info@LAreelCamp.com

 

MUSICAL THEATRE STUDENT, ESSEX – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 25 - Scene II Performing Arts Academy is seeking serious and focused talent who want to dedicate their next three years to musical theatre diploma training. Coordinator states: "100% of our current graduating students have gained top agents. We offer an intense, full time, three year, 16+ musical theatre course based in Essex, UK." Sep. 2019-July 2022 in Essex, UK. Seeking—Future Musical Theatre Star: Males & Females, 18-25. Seeking talent Worldwide. Free auditions throughout June-July (FaceTime auditions available for overseas students). To audition you will need to prepare: two monologues - one classic (pre 1920) and one modern (post 1980); two vocal pieces - one musical theatre and one popular. Bring you music on an iPod/Mac or CD. No sheet music required. Dance piece of your choice. Visit https://www.sceneii.co.uk/

 

SHORT FILM INTENSIVE WORKSHOP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 25 - M2M Productions is seeking participants for a workshop. Participants will learn how to write, produce, and distribute a short film created by them and a group of actors learn to create and distribute their own content without breaking the bank. Producer states: "In today's digital age you can produce a short film independently and inexpensively. Our team of filmmakers and producers will teach you how, by proper planning, script writing, networking, and resourcefulness, you can produce and distribute a quality short film." Workshop July 22-24, 6pm-9pm at 835 7th Ave., Kirkland WA. Workshop Fee: $250. Seeking—Participants interested in film production. Seeking talent from Seattle WA area. For more info, visit https://lareelcamp.com/workshops/

 

'LES MISÉRABLES' INTENSIVE With BWAY CASTING DIRECTORS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 29 - Werk With Bway is seeking participants for a Les Misérables workshop intensive. Founder states: "Raise the flag of freedom high" this summer with the stars from BWAY's legendary Les Misérables! Work one-on-one in Broadway masterclasses with featured stars from BWAY's Les Misérables, learn healthy technique in Vocal Technique, receive three new auditions songs specifically chosen for you in Build Your Rep, learn music and choreography from members of Les Misérables' production team, improve your audition skillset with a Broadway casting director, and audition for a member of the Les Misérables creative team and receive personalized feedback. You'll have the time of your life and sing your heart out at this five-day intensive AND get the best training NYC has to offer! Our curriculum allows you to work in small groups of 10-12 to ensure you receive ample one-on-one time with the faculty. We also guarantee you will be coached in a masterclass with a featured Broadway guest artist! Our students have gone on to book Broadway shows, work regionally and attend the top musical theatre programs in the country. Werk! Past and upcoming guest artists include Derek Klena (Dmitry in Broadway's Anastasia), Eden Espinosa (Elphaba in Broadway's Wicked), Chris Fitzgerald (three-time TONY Winner), Ali Ewoldt (Christine in Broadway's Phantom of the Opera), Grey Henson (Tony Nominee from Broadway's Mean Girls), Gregory Treco (Burr in Broadway's Hamilton) and Caitlin Houlahan (Dawn in Broadway's Waitress)." Les Misérables Intensive guest artists to be announced soon! Intensive runs Aug. 5-9 (10am-6pm) at Studios 353 (353 W 48th St in NYC). Tuition: $1095 before June 3. After June 3, tuition increases to $1195. Seeking—Musical Theater Performers: Males & Females, 13+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply here: https://bit.ly/2ZwQKHJ. Admission is rolling and space is limited. Be sure to upload your headshot, resume, and include a video link of a singing audition or live performance clip. Werk With Bway is a by-application and by-audition only program. Submit your application by July 5th for full consideration. Latecomers can submit until July 19, however, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered.

 

KIDS/TEENS, 'A SIMPLE TREASURE' - An ORIGINAL MUSICAL – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 3 - All Star Entertainment is seeking participants, ages 8-17, for All Star Kids NYC's three-week summer workshop production of their brand new original musical A Simple Treasure, to be performed at the “The Chain Theatre” in NYC in August 2019. Written by R.Lampiasi/K.Lampiasi; Original Music by Debbie Gibson; This brand new children's theatre musical features several new songs by pop recording artist Debbie Gibson, written especially for this production! The three-week program will also include several master classes taught by industry professionals and Broadway performers, plus a special Parent Workshop. Synopsis: Abby Holmes is average in every way... chronically late, forgetful, and forever at the mercy of her older brothers’ latest prank. But despite that, she thinks she has her world figured out. That is, until she and her two overachieving best friends, Sandy and Maya, discover a crazy plot to steal their town's famous long-lost treasure - an operation being masterminded by her very own school Principal! In order to save the treasure and her town, Abby must rally together an unlikely team of beatniks, brown nosers, and (ugh) her sneaky brothers - using the power of research and a good prank or two along the way. What follows is a wild and daring adventure that will change their town - and their lives - forever! Rehearses in August 2019 in NYC; performs in August at The Chain Theatre at 312 W 36th Street in NYC. $1,497 tuition fee required for the three-week Summer Musical Theatre workshop, including 3 master classes taught by industry professionals and Broadway performers and a parent workshop. Seeking—Singers and Actors: 8-17. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Admission to the program is by pre-screen video submission. For details about the audition process visit www.asimpletreasuremusical.com.

 

COLLEGE UNIFIED AUDITION WEEKEND With CCM, BALDWIN WALLACE, KENT STATE & More – SEP. 8 DEADLINE - Cleveland Musical Theatre is seeing participants for a College Unified Audition Weekend at the Cleveland Musical Theatre. Company asks: "This is your one-stop shop, 3-in-1 event for college auditions, pre-screen filmings and masterclass workshops! At our college unified audition weekend, you'll have the opportunity to individually audition for the most prestigious college musical theatre programs in the country, film your pre-screen audition videos with expert college audition coaches, and work one-on-one in college prep workshops with the chairs of two top musical theatre programs. These are bonafide private college auditions - NOT a consortium! Get a head start by auditioning earlier in the school year and checking off the major schools on your list. You can't get this opportunity anywhere else. Join us for this incredible experience and make your college musical theatre dreams a reality!" Current auditioning schools include CCM at The University of Cincinnati (Final Audition), Baldwin Wallace University (Live Pre-Screen), Kent State University (Final Audition), University of Colorado Boulder (Final Audition), University of Wisconsin - Steven's Point (Final Audition) and more colleges to be announced soon! In attendance will be Mary Anna Dennard (College Audition Coach, Author of "I Got In!"), Aubrey Berg (Emeritus Chair of Musical Theatre at CCM), Victoria Bussert (Director of Music Theatre at Baldwin Wallace), Terri Kent (Coordinator of BFA Musical Theatre at Kent State), Matthew Chellis (Director of Music Theatre at University of Colorado Boulder), Mark Hanson (Coordinator of Music Theatre at University of Wisconsin Steven's Point). Workshop/masterclass guest artists to be announced soon! Past masterclasses have included Barbara Mackenzie-Wood from Carnegie Mellon University, Mark Madama from University of Michigan, and Joe Deer from Wright State University. Event runs Oct. 11, 6pm-10pm, Oct. 12, 9am-9pm (break for lunch/dinner), Oct. 13, 9am-9pm (break for lunch/dinner) at Cleveland Musical Theatre (Tri-C Eastern Campus, 4250 Richmond Rd., Cleveland OH.) $300 tuition fee required with upgrade options for personalized pre-screen coaching. Note: Discounted housing is available. Seeking—High School Seniors: 17-18, in their senior year auditioning for college musical theatre programs or high school grads looking to re-audition for college musical theatre programs. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). To audition/apply, fill out the free application here: https://bit.ly/2HFGhTm. This event is vetted and by audition only. Admission is rolling and space is limited. Be sure to upload your headshot, resume, and include a YouTube or Vimeo video link of a singing audition at least one minute in length. Application deadline is Sep. 8. We cannot guarantee that applications submitted after this deadline will be considered. For questions, email Miles at msternfeld@clevelandmusicaltheatre.org.

 

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