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Updated: Aug. 18

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SINGER/SONGWRITER/BAND/ARTIST SHOWCASE and PERFORMANCE – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 21 - Ritzman Inc. is seeking singers, songwriters, and bands looking for performance, publishing, and writing opportunities. Production states: "We hold showcases and writing workshops with top industry A&R reps. If you're interested in performing send an audition video of you performing with your instrument, instrumental, or band... links are acceptable. We will be featuring many artists over the next few months and booking talent based on ability. This Spring in NYC - we will be having a curated event with the top performers - and will be supporting recording artist endeavors, such as awarding record production and studio time our NYC facility to the top act(s)." Works in NYC. Pay TBD. Compensation discussed on a contract-by-contract basis. Seeking—Singer-Songwriters, Instrumentalists, Vocalists & Bands (Lead): 18-66. Seeking talent from New York, Suffern, Nyack NY; Upper Saddle River, Saddle River, Ramsey, Montclair, Ho-Ho-Kus NJ. Submit Backstage profile, and any other relevant showcasing media such as photos, social media links, video/audio recordings, etc. to be invited to audition or to perform. Also, don't forget to include a phone number. All ages and levels of prior establishment welcome, as levels of talent, dedication, and creativity are most valued. If you are selected for an in-person audition, arrive prepared to sing approximately a verse and chorus of two pop songs a cappella or with a back-up track, showing your range in your preferred genres of performance. Headshots, resumes, and comp cards welcome.

“The PRINCE Of BARYKOVA,’ STREET PERFORMERS – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 21 - Nightglow Entertainment is seeking performers for a ballet musical. Coordinator states: "Seeking street performers, subway performers, music students, pre-professional musicians, talented singers and instrumentalists who love pop music, rock, heavy metal, classic rock and classical music, Everyone that can read and write music! Everyone who don't know how to read and write music! Everyone who is not busy and don't have a steady gig! Musicians of all different races and ethnicities! Men and women! Everyone who loves music! I am looking for musicians to volunteer to form a pop-rock band for a special project. It is a temporary assignment that requires recording a soundtrack and performing for a few days. The performance will be posted worldwide on YouTube. I am looking for singers and musicians who live in the tri-state area: NY, NJ and CT. I need the following: 1 drummer, 1 electric guitar, 1 acoustic guitar, 1 bass guitar, 1 piano, 1 female vocalist, 1 male vocalist, 1 violin." Rehearses TBD; performs April 2022 in NYC. Performance will be posted on YouTube for the Easter holiday. Rehearses TBD; performs April 2022 in NYC. Performance will be posted on YouTube for the Easter holiday. Seeking—Various Musicians: All Genders, 18-65. Seeking talent from New York City NY; Jersey City, Newark NJ. Apply via backstage.com Production states: "Please keep in mind, there will be no auditions because it is very difficult to find people courageous enough to take on a project that has never been done before. This is a new ballet, a new story. Therefore, if you follow directions by submitting a cover letter, resume with phone number, and short video performances/YouTube links of your dancing, you will most likely get an offer to join the project."

POPULAR SPANISH LANGUAGE SONGS, PROFESSIONAL SINGERS – AUG. 23 DEADLINE - Vocal Ease, Inc. is seeking professional singers with a repertoire that includes popular Spanish language songs from the 1940’s to more current are being sought to perform with Vocal Ease , a nonprofit singing organization that entertains New York City senior citizens at hospitals, nursing homes, senior centers and senior residences. Company states: "Scheduling with Vocal Ease is extremely flexible and performing with the group is an opportunity to work with dozens of professional singers and instrumentalists. An outstanding pianist and drummer accompany the cast of singers for all shows. A brief rehearsal is held directly before each performance. Singing with Vocal Ease is an opportunity to share your talent while enriching the lives of New York City’s senior demographic, whose deep appreciation is unsurpassed. Vocal Ease has performed nearly 2,200 shows since being founded in 1999 and is the recipient of the Manhattan Association of Cabaret and Clubs (MAC) Board of Directors Award." Please note that all singers generously volunteer to perform with the group. Flexible schedules. Performance dates and times vary. The majority of performances are throughout Manhattan. Other shows are the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. No pay. All performers are volunteers. Seeking—Singer (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. For an audition appointment, submit links to recent performance clips. Submissions deadline is Aug. 23. Director Eva Swan will contact you if she would like to see you for an in-person audition at Ripley Grier Studios in the evening of Aug. 30.

NATIONWIDE TOUR OPPORTUNITY – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 28 - Ritzman Inc. is seeking recording artists, singer-songwriters, and singers for a nationwide tour opportunity. Production states: "Also seeking talented songwriters and artists for record label, distribution, licensing, and publishing submissions and deals. Management and Shopping agreements also available. Production projects extend through Jan. 2024. Headquarters in New York City. Affiliate Recording facilities and office locations in Nashville, Chicago, Miami and L.A. Pay TBD. Licensing and songwriting placement opportunities pay at union rates. Management opportunities pay industry standard rates. Compensation discussed on a contract-by-contract basis. Seeking—Vocalists & Songwriters (Lead): 8-30. Seeking talent from New York NY. Production states: "Submit Backstage profile, and any other relevant showcasing media such as photos, video/audio recordings, etc. to be invited to casting. Also include phone number. All ages and levels of prior establishment welcome, as levels of talent, dedication, and creativity are most valued. If you are selected for an in-person meeting, arrive prepared to sing approximately a verse & chorus of two pop songs a cappella or with a back-up track, showing your range in your preferred genres of performance. Headshots, resumes, and comp cards welcome. Note: Make sure to include your phone number and email address so you can be contacted with more information on the company and setting up an initial phone interview, followed by auditions, in-studio interviews, licensing/publishing requirements, record label, sponsorship, development/production and distribution deal information, etc."

‘The COMEBACK CABARET’ – AUG. 30, SEP. 1 & 3 - The Drama Company NYC is casting live cabarets at Don't Tell Mama in New York City, featuring pop or musical theater songs for The Drama Company NYC. Note: Seeking people to perform on Aug. 30 (Monday), Sep. 1 (Wednesday) and Sep. 3 (Friday). Performers will only be able to participate in one of these three shows. Every performer will get up on stage and perform a full song for an audience. The cabaret will also be filmed in 6K and will be streamed online for three days following the live performance. Production states: "We are very excited to bring our successful digital cabaret series to a live venue! We just had our first month of performances at Don't Tell Mama and they were a major hit! Please check our Sizzle reel below to see some amazing moments. These will be more Pop/Musical Theater talent showcases. Musical theater performers, singers and songwriters of all types are encouraged to submit. Performs Aug. 30, Sep. 1 & 3 (tech rehearsal 5pm-6pm and performance 7pm-8:30pm all three nights) at Don't Tell Mama (343 W 46th St., NYC). No Pay. Production states: "We feel very fortunate to be able to produce this cabaret without asking performers for an entry fee! We hope that all performers sell at least 4 tickets to friends and family (either in person or for the virtual stream) to help us continue producing these talent showcases. As long as performers meet our ticket goals, they will receive 6K video quality footage of their performance on stage free of charge." Seeking—Musical Theater or Pop Performer (Lead): All Genders, 10+, Production states: "Performers who have a dream pop or musical theater song prepared (duets are also encouraged!) with a YouTube backing track or pre-recorded accompaniment available. We are also looking for songwriters to perform their original songs. We encourage performers to not feel restrained by casting types or gender constructs. This will be a showcase for your dream. Sing the song you've always wanted to sing. No rules." Seeking talent from New York City NY. No audition required. Have a song prepared and a personal or YouTube backing track available to perform to. You can also perform playing the piano, guitar or a ukulele. Apply via backstage.com or visit.

The HOOK CLUB – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 31 - The Hook Club is seeking male and female vocalists for The Hook Club. Company states: "We are a musician-owned event entertainment company based in Brooklyn. We are seeking lead vocalists for our dance party bands. Should be passionate about live entertainment and have experience with weddings, live bands, and large crowds. Applicants should be charismatic and versatile as a vocalist, able to improvise and work the crowd, and know a lot of repertoire." Rehearsals in Brooklyn, performances in NYC and travel. Pay is depending on experience and gig details, starting at $500 for supporting vocalists, up to $1,000 and up for lead vocalists/MCs. Travel and rehearsals are paid. Seeking—Vocalists (Supporting): All Genders, 18-35, high-energy, charismatic vocalists with chops, able to lead a large band and rock the dance floor. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit The Hook Club site. Applications should send relevant footage and audio (singing in front of crowds, playing with a live band, singing covers). Try to demonstrate your experience with event entertainment and MCing.

BROADWAY and LIVE ENTERTAINMENT STREET TEAMS – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 1 - theatreMAMA is seeking street team ambassadors for Broadway and live performances with theatreMAMA. Production states: "Seeking fearless street team ambassadors to promote live entertainment from some of the hottest shows on Broadway to other live entertainment throughout our amazing city. Street Team Ambassadors will theatrically promote various Broadway and specialty shows by distributing fliers in the Times Square area and beyond. Position is an all-inclusive opportunity with a competitive hourly rate. MAMA’s street team department is a successful program operating for 16+ years, offering flexible work for performers. Thank you in advance for your interest and we look forward to your submission!" Works summer, fall and winter in NYC.  Position is an all-inclusive opportunity with a competitive hourly rate. Seeking—StreetTeam Performers (Lead): 18-40. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit Send headshot and resume. Applicants should: Be lively, outgoing, energetic and enthusiastic. Be knowledgeable, theatrical and have a positive attitude. Be motivated, responsible, and dedicated. Be comfortable approaching strangers. Be exuberantly joyous and happy. Be capable of inspiring happiness in passersby. Be good to provoking the imagination and curiosity of others. Be able to use your theatrical talents to translate into the promotional style on the streets while interacting with the public in character. Have a love of the theatre and people.

BROADWAY SONGBOOK’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 13 - The Benanti Group is casting Broadway Songbook with Rachel Kaufman on the keys (And Ashley Ryan). Synopsis: "Songbook..." is a musical theatre cabaret series taking place at 53Above Broadway. Seeking all genres of singers and types. Each perform will sing two songs of their choice. Tempo rehearsal prior to the showcase on the date of the show; runs Sep. 14 (w/Rachel Kaufman) and Sep. 16 (w/Ashley Ryan) at 7:30pm at 53Above Broadway (318 W. 53rd St. in NYC). Rehearsal at 6pm. No Pay. Seeking—Singer (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit Include a voice sample with your submission.

‘WOMEN: HALF The POPULATION & ALL THE BRAIN’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 20 - The Benanti Group is casting Women: Half the Population & All the Brain, an all-female power cabaret. Seeking strong women singing "here I am" songs. Note: All genres, all types. Sing alongs/audience participation encouraged. Tempo rehearsal at 6pm prior to showcase both dates, with additional rehearsals as needed; runs Sep. 21 at 7:30pm at 53Above Broadway (318 W. 53rd St. in NYC). No Pay. Seeking—Singer: 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit Include voice sample upon submission. Include a song you may be interested in singing that demonstrates theme.

‘DATE NIGHT’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 27 - The Benanti Group is casting Date Night, for comedic singers to tell their tales of a date gone terribly wrong. Synopsis: From first time dating app meet ups to the end of a perfectly good relationship. Each performer will be given eight-minutes of stage time to perform two songs, back-to-back, that helps tell their tale. Presents at 53Above Broadway. Rachel Kaufman, accompanist. Warner Warer, coordinator. Brief tempo rehearsal prior to showcase TBD; runs 28 at 7:30pm at 318 W. 53rd St. in NYC. Note: Rehearsal at 6pm. No Pay. Seeking—Singer: 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit In your cover letter, only briefly describe your dating tale along a voice sample.

GUITARIST-SINGER – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 1 - songs for seeds Scarsdale is seeking guitarist-singer for immediate hire. Production states: "Songs for Seeds is a rockin' music program for children newborn to 6-years old that has already engaged thousands of kids through its completely unique and interactive curriculum. Songs for Seeds has been named NYC’s most popular kids music class. The Songs for Seeds band puts on interactive, educational rock classes for children, newborn to 6-years old. Band members lead regularly scheduled weekly classes. "Classes are held during the hours of 9:00am and 6:00pm so it is an ideal job for a musician looking for daytime work. The biggest perks of this job include exposing children to live music often for the very first time and honing your musical craft week after week. Additional opportunities include performing at birthday parties and events. "Ideal candidates must: Demonstrate accomplished guitar and vocal skills. Possess a playful, patient and friendly attitude toward children. Be an entertainer and possess a willingness to have fun and be silly. Care about making a difference in a child's life through the power of music. Versatility playing multiple instruments a plus. "Visit our website to watch video and hear the music. All candidates must be 18+ years of age." Runs TBD date in Westchester NY. Professional Pay: $50-$60/Hour. Must have a car. Will pay for gas and travel expenses. Seeking—Guitarist-Singer for Immediate Hire (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent from Scarsdale NY. Apply via backstage.com send a cover letter, resume and links to videos of you performing (vocals/guitar, vocals/piano, OR drums) with the words "songs for seeds" in the subject line.

GAYLE’s BROADWAY ROSE – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Gayle's Broadway Rose is seeking Broadway vocalists for Gayle's Broadway Rose restaurant. Coordinator states: "Seeking super talented Broadway musical singers to become part of our team. We are a new restaurant concept featuring aspiring Broadway performers as singing waiters and waitresses. Hiring for full- and part-time positions. Will train to be a server; no wait staff experience necessary." Work dates TBD in NYC. Pay range: $15-$30/hr. Seeking—Singing Wait Staff (Lead): All Genders, 18+, must be energetic and able to interact well with guests and other team members; will also collaborate with other team members to create and choreograph musical performances for guests. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com Submit a resume, headshot, and video of your best Broadway genre song. Auditions ongoing. For more info, visit.

 COMPANIES:

KIDS, MUSICAL THEATRE COMPETITION TROUPE – AUG. 22 DEADLINE - Lyceum Studio for the Performing Arts is casting 2021/2022 musical theatre competition troupe for performers in grades 6-12 directed by Melanie Anderson. All participants will be cast in one 20-minute musical and one 20-minute play. Also, all troupe members have the opportunity to perform solo material (songs or monologues) for competition. This year's shows are Mamma Mia and a student written play (TBD). Production states: "The Competition Troupe is an award winning theatre troupe and a professional theatre training ground for teen actors. Student theatre festivals and competitions will be held throughout the region in the spring of 2021. For competitions, the troupe will prepare a 20-minute segment of two shows. For some competitions, there will be opportunities to perform solo material. "Competitions include: Bucks County Student Theatre Festival: 20-minute shows. Young Entertainer Spotlight Festival (YES Fest): 20-minute shows, solos/duets, original works, improv. Burlington County Teen Arts - solos, duets, small group performances. Access Broadway - solos/duets (additional fees apply). "Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement: Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts & Lyceum Studio are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion by embracing people of all colors, backgrounds and viewpoints. Lyceum Hall does not discriminate based on race, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, or disability. We believe in racial and social justice in the arts and providing equal opportunities for all students, staff and patrons. Lyceum Hall is dedicated to inclusive casting and creating accessible programming for the students and families of Burlington, NJ and surrounding communities." Rehearsals are held weekly from September- May on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; there will be a parent meeting on Sept. 15 and the first rehearsal will be on Sep. 22. The Musical Theatre Competition Troupe is a Lyceum Studio program at Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts in Burlington City NJ (432 High Street Burlington NJ 08016). No Pay. Participation fee apply. The tuition is $315 per semester (fall and spring). Tuition includes competition fees (except Access Broadway). Contact Christine Petrini regarding financial aid/assistance. Seeking—Student Performers (Lead): Grades 6-12, Singers, Actors. Seeking talent from Burlington NJ. Auditions by appointment on Aug. 22 from 3pm-6pm at Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts (432 High Street, Burlington NJ). Select an audition slot for the 2021/2022 Musical Theatre Competition Troupe at Lyceum Studio for the Performing Arts at the website. Video Auditions will also be accepted and the deadline to submit is August 22. Select the self-tape audition registration link (scroll all the way down) to complete and submit the form. Then, submit your video and resume at the links provided (here and in your confirmation email). When recording, be sure to provide your name and the titles of the work you are performing. For Auditions: Student performers should perform a brief musical theatre song (32 measures) and a one-minute monologue. Material should be fully memorized. For, in-person auditions, come prepared to sing with a backing track (live accompaniment will not be provided). Bring the track on a smartphone, email it in advance of your audition, or share a YouTube link upon arrival to your appointment.

CREATIVE COLLABORATIVE – NOTICE SEP. 1 - Bridges & Butterflies, Inc. is seeking talent for a virtual creative collective. Company states: "We have just launched our new beta v2.0 of our online community and we want you! All it takes is one voice to spark growth and thrive. Leaving lasting footprints has never been easier... Paid and unpaid projects of all shapes and sizes as our community works up some awesome original works! Equal opportunity to see your creative works displayed whatever they may be. Our debut production of 'The Change' comes live in October! A creative collaborative networking platform like you've never seen. Heightening transformation into new beginnings, while building dreams into reality, Bridges & Butterflies is a nonprofit worldwide creative collaborative dedicated to igniting positive change through creative expression. We are passionate about expanding and producing collaborative opportunities for all sources of creativity as an outlet. As of today we are at 63 active members. Discover how you fit into our rapidly expanding creative community and take part in the action today, tomorrow, and beyond." Remote worldwide collaborative online visit our website to see members located from all around the world, from Istanbul to New York, from United Kingdom to Australia... a creative community network to connect no matter where you're from. Production states: "Local opportunities as well as virtual opportunities will be made available. This is an ongoing community network for creative minds to be able to 'XpressNConnect' with others alike. Dates and times are dependent on the project and what we create as a community." Unpaid. Production states: "Members will be able to earn 'Milestones' as they take part in our movement and participate throughout our journey which can be redeemed for a multitude of fun perks. Many things throughout the community will be on a volunteer basis, however there will be extended opportunities for growth, leadership positions available, and career opportunities as we expand more. Paid and unpaid projects of all shapes and sizes as our community works up some awesome original works! Our debut production of 'The Change' comes live in October! If you are looking for immediate exposure this is not for you." Seeking—Active Member: All Genders, 18, Work From Home, Production states: "Looking for a way to XpressNConnect as a fellow creative mind and/or get your voice heard?? Want to actively be a part of this new creative community but not specifically for one project? Apply. All applicants welcome. Many future projects to come. Many ways for ongoing involvement. Helping inspire change through creative expression. Equal opportunity to see your creative works displayed whatever they may be. Previous experience and skills are not required;" Junior Active Member: All Genders, baby to 17, Work From Home, Production states: "Looking for a way to XpressNConnect as a fellow creative mind and/or get your voice heard? Want to actively be a part of this new creative community but not specifically for one project? Apply. All applicants welcome. Many future projects to come. Many ways for ongoing involvement. Helping inspire change through creative expression. Equal opportunity to see your creative works displayed whatever they may be. Previous experience and skills are not required." Any minors 14+ applying for themselves will have to have their parent/guardian submit their application form on our website. Minors 13 years and younger must have a parent control their account. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). There will be an application on our website that will need to be submitted, and you will be able to create a free login. If we don't receive your official application within 48hrs of creating a new profile, you risk privileges and members access being revoked and/or suspended.

COMPETITIONS:

‘AMERICAN IDOL’ SEASON 5 – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 1 - Lynly Ehrlich is casting new contestants for the upcoming season of a well-known singing show. Dates TBD. No Pay. Seeking—Singers: All Genders, 15-28, must actually be between ages 15-28 on June 1, 2021 (which means you must be born on or between June 2, 1992, and September 15, 2006). No exceptions. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com Auditions will be conducted virtually.

BENANTI GROUP FALL CABARET COMPETITION – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 27 - The Benanti Group is seeking talented cabaret performers to compete in Fall cabaret competition. Note: All types/genres. Each entertainer will receive up to eight minutes of stage time to present their best themed performance. Presentation should include banter. Live music only. Professional accompanist provided. Audience votes. To take place at the Broadway Comedy Club NY. Cash prize, $150, plus 1st place trophy, MAC award recommendation, and agent submission. Also seeking Host (host does not compete but performs a full set). Runs Sep. 27 at 7:15pm (Broadway Comedy Club, 318 W. 53rd Street, NYC). Note: Performer call time is 5:45pm. Brief tempo rehearsal prior. No contract. Cash prize, $150, plus 1st place trophy, MAC award recommendation, and agent submission. Seeking—Performer: All Genders, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit. Must submit voice sample to be considered.

SINGERS - CONTESTANTS For INTERNATIONAL HAMMERSTEIN YOUTH SOLO CONTEST – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 18 - Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center is seeking singers, ages 5-23, to compete in the Hammerstein International Youth Solo Contest. All Genders, 5-23. Seeking talent Nationwide. Contest submissions will be submitted online. Registrations will be accepted at https://www.hammersteinmuseum.org/hammerstein-solo-contest. Registration opens: Nov 1; Registration closes: Dec 18. Semi-Finalists announced: Jan 15; Finalists announced: Jan 22; Winners announced: Feb 1. Age categories: elementary school, middle school, high school, college. Cash prize for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category. Apply via backstage.com or contact the education center.

OPERA/CHORUS/VOCAL GROUPS:

SINGING ORGANIZATION – AUG. 23 DEADLINE - Vocal Ease, Inc. is seeking professional singers with a repertoire that includes Motown, soul and R&B to perform with Vocal Ease , a nonprofit singing organization that entertains New York City senior citizens at hospitals, nursing homes, senior centers and senior residences. Production states: "Scheduling with Vocal Ease is extremely flexible and performing with the group is an opportunity to work with dozens of professional singers and musicians. An outstanding pianist and drummer accompany the cast of singers for all shows. A brief rehearsal is held directly before each performance. Singing with Vocal Ease is an opportunity to share your talent while enriching the lives of New York City’s senior demographic, whose deep appreciation is unsurpassed. Vocal Ease has performed nearly 2,200 shows since being founded in 1999 and is the recipient of the Manhattan Association of Cabaret and Clubs (MAC) Board of Directors Award. Please note that all singers generously volunteer to perform with the group." Works in NYC. No Pay. Seeking—Singer (Lead): 13-90. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit. To audition, submit links to recent performance clips by August 23. Director Eva Swan will contact you if she would like to see you for an in-person audition at Ripley-Grier Studios in the evening of August 30.

NEW YORK HOLIDAY SINGERS, Inc. – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 28 - New York Holiday Singers is seeking diverse singers from all backgrounds for the 2021 holiday season with New York Holiday Singers, Inc., the company behind the a cappella groups New York Holiday Choristers and Men Singing Carols. New York Holiday Choristers: Seeking sopranos, altos, tenors, and basses for a wide variety of holiday music for public and private events. Music features challenging contemporary styles, with some traditional styling as well. Four-part harmony.  Men Singing Carols: Seeking tenor 1s, tenor 2s, and basses to sing fun new jazz- and swing-influenced arrangements of holiday and popular tunes for private and public events. Mustaches and/or beards optional. Three-part harmony. Singers for all groups must be proficient sight-readers or quick studies, excellent with contemporary styling, blending and tight harmonies, willing to learn and memorize a large amount of new arrangements on their own, and willing to work during the holiday season at public and private events. Expect challenging and exciting musical arrangements for all voice parts. Having a great feel for jazz and groove is a huge plus! Proof of vaccination required. Protecting our singers is our highest priority. Singing is classified as a "highly-transmissible setting" by the CDC, so vaccinations are must for the safety of our singers and clients. Rehearsals begin in Sept. in Manhattan. Performances in NYC and surrounding area between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Rehearsals are unpaid. Pay per hour for performance starts at $55/hour. Seeking—Singers: All Genders, 18+. Auditions by appointment only Aug. 21 via Zoom (no pretapes) and Aug. 28 (In-person) in NYC. To schedule an appointment, please visit and complete the audition form at the bottom. NO pretaped auditions will be accepted. No other audition dates are scheduled. Rehearsals begin in September in Manhattan. Callbacks in-person on Aug. 29. Seeking talent New York NY.

EMBER CHORAL ENSEMBLE – SEP. 1 - Ember Choral Arts is casting singers to join Ember Choral Ensemble. Company states: "Ember’s core belief is that music has a unique power to affect the human heart and soul. Ember is committed to excellence in innovative programming and performance; leadership through promotion and performance of new choral music and vibrant, creative engagement with young artists. Ember seeks to inspire fresh thinking about topics of social significance through innovative programming. Ember boasts an internationally recognized new music advocacy initiative and an impressive history of premiere performances. Conducted by its founder, Dr. Deborah Simpkin King, the choir performs its full concert season in both New Jersey and Manhattan with virtual performances available internationally. Its members have been drawn together by a shared love of great choral music and by dedication to the highest standard of performance. The group is admired by both its audiences and the critics. The Classical New Jersey Society Journal raved: 'The most warmly rounded...blend I have ever heard in a live choral concert.' Ember singers include a high percentage of active professional musicians, young emerging professionals, and experienced avocational musicians. Solo technique is supported Ember’s approach to tone. Singers come from an exceptionally wide geographical radius from both sides of the Hudson River...All of our rehearsal and performance venues are highly accessible via mass transit. The 2021-2022 season will feature a performance tour in Greece." Works in NY with a performance tour in Greece. No Pay. There are no membership fees or dues. However, singers are expected to purchase their own music. Requisites for auditioning include previous choral experience, music-reading ability, and a clear voice with good intonation. Auditions consist of a prepared solo, sight singing, and an interview with the Artistic Director. All solos are assigned to ensemble members. Indicate your desire for solo work in your preliminary audition conversation. You may be asked to prepare specific music for solo auditions.  Seeking—Ensemble Singers (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+. Auditions by appointment Sep 1 from 6PM-8PM at Opera America Building (330 7th Avenue, 7th Fl., Manhattan NY 10001). Seeking talent from NY area. Apply via backstage.com or visit.

U.S. NAVY BAND COUNTRY CURRENT – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 1 - U.S. Navy Band is casting a lead vocalist. Note: Country Current proudly bears the distinction of the military’s only country-bluegrass band. As a U.S. Navy Band premier ensemble, musicians from diverse professional backgrounds bring their successes in the recording and touring industries of Nashville, New York and New Orleans to a new commitment of service in the world’s greatest Navy. Country Current members are recipients of countless awards from the industry’s leading professional organizations and have individually performed or recorded with a myriad of today’s leading country music artists. In keeping with the tradition of country music, each member is also a skilled performer on multiple instruments. Position in Washington DC. Starting salary for a new member of the U.S. Navy Band is $67,842-$70,326, plus 30 days paid leave annually and full benefits for members and dependents. Those selected for the U.S. Navy Band are advanced to the paygrade of E-6 (musician first class) following recruit training, under a contract for permanent duty with the U.S. Navy Band. Applicants must be aged 18 to 39 and otherwise qualified for service in the U.S. Navy. Note that the Navy has strict requirements with regard to medical readiness and physical appearance. Additionally, Navy Band members may not have tattoos that are visible in short sleeves or skirts. Seeking—Lead Vocalist/Entertainer (Lead): All Genders, 18-39, successful applicants for this position should be proficient on all of the following: lead vocalist on country and bluegrass music; frontperson/entertainer and MC capabilities during performances; rhythm guitar on country and bluegrass music. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). U.S. Navy Band Audition Application. Audition Requirements. For more info, visit.

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‘CABARET The MUSICAL’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 19 - Classic Theatre of Maryland is seeking nonunion talent for its production of Cabaret the Musical. Specifically seeking trained musical theater dancers and singer-dancers. Note: Some roles have already been cast due to cancelled production during COVID-19. Rehearsals begin Jan. 11, 2022; runs Feb. 11-Mar. 6, 2022 in Annapolis MD. Nonunion professional contracts range from $200-$250/wk. for principals and $150-$200/wk. for ensemble (pay rates depend on experience role). Seeking—“Sally Bowles” (Lead): Female, 18+, vocal range: low A to high C, soprano, strong belt; a British cabaret singer at the Kit Kat Klub; a quirky character who comes across as flighty, yet at times struggles with knowing the darkness of the reality of her life as a cabaret performer; comfortable with stage movement and light dance; speaks with a British accent; Emcee (Lead): 18+, vocal range: middle C to high C-sharp, tenor; the host/master of ceremonies at the Kit Kat Klub; presented as a gender-questionable character comfortable with being close to both men and women; comedic and lovable; requires agile stage movement and dance; speaks with a German accent; “Cliff Bradshaw” (Lead): Male, 18+, vocal range: low A to high E, tenor; an American novelist and English teacher traveling to Berlin; presented as a closeted gay man exploring his sexuality; comfortable with stage movement and light dance; speaks with an American accent; “Ernst” (Lead): Male, 18+, seeking a trained musical theatre performer; Kit Kat Boys (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 18+, seeking trained male musical theatre performers who dance and sing. Seeking talent from Annapolis MD; Washington DC; Arlington VA; Baltimore MD; New York NY; Philadelphia PA. ***Limited Housing available*** (Round-trip travel covered from NYC and Philly). Submissions should include headshot, resume, and availability for production. Must be available for all of tech and performances. Singers should prepare two pieces showing range, at least one of which should be from a Golden Age musical (pre-1960s) and dancers should prepare a video sample of their work. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to submit. All roles are paid. Applicants should send email submissions and include their availability and phone number. All callbacks will be held in Annapolis, MD and are by appointment/invite only. For more info, visit.

‘ALICE By HEART’ – AUG. 20 DEADLINE - Moonlit Players is casting Alice by Heart, the musical. Synopsis: The Sheik and Sator musical is inspired by Lewis Carroll's 1865 novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This will be an online show released through Instagram. Works remotely. No Pay. Production states: "Volunteer basis, collaboration, low commitment, recording two songs a week." Seeking—Various Roles: All Genders, 13-32, contemporary pop/rock singing voices, strong character voices, Must be able to do a British accent. Apply via backstage.com Auditions close August 20 at 7pm. You must submit your recording and all answers to questions by then. Seeking talent Worldwide. Visit @moonlit.players on Instagram for more info.

‘SCHOOL HOUSE Of ROCK LIVE Jr.’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 24 - Lippy's Theatre Company is casting auditions for School of Rock Live Jr. Rehearses in east Rockaway/Lynbrook Area; performs Nov. in NY. No Pay. Seeking—Various Roles (Lead): All Genders, 8-18; Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): All Genders, 8-18. Seeking talent from East Rockaway NY. Bring 16 bar of sheet music and be prepared to dance. Apply via backstage.com

‘The OFFICE! A MUSICAL PARODY’ OFF-BROADWAY – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 28 - The Theater Center is casting comedic actors in The Office: A Musical Parody. Synopsis: It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Production states: "This hilarious unauthorized parody of the hit TV show, The Office, had been running at Theatre Center for over a year before the shutdown. The Office! The Musical! is reopening with strict safety protocols. We are looking for actors who can embody the characters from TV, but don’t necessarily have to physically resemble them." Casting is open to any age, ethnicity, or gender identity. Show is currently open-ended. Performances TBD at The Jerry Orbach Theater in Times Square at The Theater Center. Pays $80/perf., minimum 5 performances/wk., $400/wk. rehearsals. Seeking—Jim/Andy: 25 to 40 years old, Actor-Singer-Comedian who moves well. Improv experience desired. Must sing comfortably in full voice up to a G-sharp4 but must also be comfortable with lower harmonies. Jim is the boy next door type. If your boy next door had completely unmanageable hair and a pension for pranks. Andy is most known for his explosive outbursts of anger and his explosive outbursts of banjo playing. Guitar/banjo ability a plus; “Kelly” & Others: 25 to 35 years old, AAPI Actor-Singer-Comedian who moves well. Improv experience desired. Strong pop belter who also has the agility to riff comfortably. Must be able to belt up to a F5 but also comfortable singing alto harmonies. Kelly has a million things to say and can fit them all into the span of a minute. She’s in love with The Temp and the Kardashians and herself, in that order; “Michael Scot” (Lead): 25 to 45 years old, female. Actor-Singer-Comedian who moves well. Improv experience desired. Alto with a strong belt and tight harmonies. He’s the World’s best boss—made official by the coffee mug he purchased Michael is a managerial force of nature. When he’s not busy doing work—which is never—he’s telling inappropriate jokes, doing impressions, singing song parodies. Very strong character work and comedic timing is a must!; Pam/Erin: 20 to 35 years old, Actor-Singer-Comedian who moves well. Improv experience desired. Legit Soprano with strong belt and tight harmonies. Pam is the heart and soul of the office (AKA the Secretary). She’s been engaged to Roy for 18 years but she also loves Jim…it shouldn’t cause any problems! Pam longs to be an accomplished artist, her preferred medium is finger painting. Erin is an orphan born without a family or a brain. She’s looking for both at Dunder Mifflin. Must be able to handle comedy and drama and Michael’s dry cleaning; “Dwight” & Others: 25 to 40 years old, Actor-Singer-Comedian who moves well. Improv experience desired. Tenor with tight harmonies. Dwight loves three things: Bears, Beets, and Battlestar Galactica. Dwight is the Assistant to the Regional Manager and has his priorities in order: he’s a farmer first, a paper salesman also first, a Volunteer Sheriff’s Deputy (also first), and a black belt in Karate, first as well. Total and complete commitment to this character is the single most important thing about this role; Phyllis/Meredith & Others: 25 to 40 years old, Actor-Singer-Comedian who moves well. Improv experience desired. Mezzo-Soprano with strong belt and tight harmonies. Looking for an actor who can be a wide range of comedic characters of all ages, genders – this includes your best “Kevin” voice; “Angela” & Others: 20 to 35 years old, Actor-Singer-Comedian who moves well. Improv experience desired. Legit soprano with strong belt and tight harmonies. Looking for an actor who can be a wide range of comedic characters. Comedic timing is a must as well as singing range and no cat allergies; Stanley/Darryl: 20-40 years old. African American Actor-Singer-Comedian with excellent comedic timing. Stanley hartes everything, except for pretzel day. Darryl is making moves on management, and also Kelly. This part will also be responsible for male swing roles. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit.

‘WEDDING SINGER The MUSICAL’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 30 - Podium Players is seeking talent for Wedding Singer The Musical. Production states: "Podium Players Community Theater makes its return to the stage with The Wedding Singer! In partnership with Music Theater International, Podium Players will bring this classic comedy to life with performances Dec. 17-19, at East Hampton High School. All roles are open. Roles for teens (able to play 20+) and adults, with comedic material suggested for audiences ages 13 and up. COVID-19 Information: Podium Players Community Theater continues to follow all CDC and State guidance regarding safety protocols for the prevention of COVID-19 among its cast, crew, and family members. By auditioning, you agree to follow all posted or stated requirements as provided by Podium Players Community Theater. This includes but is not limited to: wear of cloth mask or other appropriate face covering while indoors (unless otherwise directed), disclosure of vaccination status, and maintaining appropriate distance from others when necessary." Rehearses Nov. 1-Dec. 16 (Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays); performs December 17-19 at Podium Players Community Theater in CT. No Pay. Seeking—“Robbie Hart” (Lead): Male, 25-35, the lead singer of a band. Handsome and charismatic. A truly 'nice' guy that has the classic lead singer aura and personality. Also a bit of a dreamer. In love with love until Linda leaves him at the altar and breaks his heart. Vocal range top: C6. Vocal range bottom: B3; “Sammy” (Lead): Male, 25-35, the bass player in the wedding band and one of Robbie's best friends. A total guy's guy, but beneath his pretending to love being a bachelor he is actually in love with Holly. Vocal range top: A5. Vocal range bottom: C4; “George” (Lead): All Genders, 25-35, the wedding band's keyboardist and one of Robbie's best friends. He is sensitive and somewhat flamboyant. The foil to Sammy's super guy attitude. Vocal range top: A5. Vocal range bottom: C4; “Julia Sullivan” (Lead): Female, 25-35, waitress. The pretty "girl next door" in looks and personality. Engaged to Glen but falls in love with Robbie and is conflicted as to who to choose. Empathetic, caring, and brave. Vocal range top: F5. Vocal range bottom: G; “Holly” (Lead): Female, 25-35, Julia's cousin. Sexually promiscuous and always up for a good time but wants to be loved and is looking for romantic fulfillment in all the wrong places. She is in love with Sammy. Vocal range top: E5, vocal range bottom: A3; “Glen Gulia” (Lead): Male, 18+, Julia's fiancé. A Wall Street broker. He is rich, shallow, and materialistic. Constantly tries to buy Julia's love with money. He is a bit of a womanizer. Vocal range top: B5, vocal range bottom: D4; “Rosie” (Lead): Female, 60-80, Robbie's grandmother who raised him. Motherly but adventurous and always trying to remain "hip" despite her age. Vocal range top: C5, and vocal range bottom: C4; “Linda” (Supporting): Female, 20-30, Robbie's fiancé who leaves him at the altar. Keeps Robbie around as a back-up plan. Is more in love with the idea of Robbie being a rock star than she actually is with Robbie. Vocal range top: D5, vocal range bottom: A3; Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, couples (Harold & Debbie, Shane & Donatella, Crystal & Mookie); wedding guests; stockbrokers; impersonators. Auditions by appointment Aug 29 from 2PM-5PM ET and Aug 30 from 6PM-9PM ET at East Hampton Town Hall (1 Community Dr., East Hampton CT 06424). Seeking talent from East Hampton, CT. Apply via backstage.com Anyone wishing to audition should prepare 16-32 bars of upbeat music, be prepared to read and dance.

EQUITY, ‘A TURTLE On A FENCE POST’ – AUG. 30 DEADLINE - Max Brod Productions is seeking video submissions from Equity actors for roles in A Turtle On A Fence. 11RO731, book; Lily Dwoskin, lyrics; Austin Nuckols, music; Rehearsals begin Sep. 13; run begins Oct. 26 at Theatre 555 (formerly Pearl Theatre Company) in NYC. Equity Off Broadway Contract. Salary TBD (currently $665/wk. min -Cat A). Seeking—"Hank: White Male who sings, 50’s, political advisor-turned-inmate-turned-stand-up comedian. Tenor/Bari-Tenor; Chasten and others: BIPOC 20-30s, Tenor/Baritone. Chasten – an inmate, loves his pigeons. Other roles including a Lawyer, Parole Commissioner, Inmate, Reporter, etc. A versatile character actor who is a comfortable mover; Z and others: Black Male, 30-40’s, Baritone. Z, an inmate, drug trafficker who loves chess. Huge, intimidating, OCD, a gentle giant. Other roles include Judge, Guard, Reporter. A strong singer, who is a comfortable mover; Sars and others: BIPOC Male 30-40’s, Baritone. Sars- Animated, busy body who has an opinion about everything, Abyss-Hank's dark side alter ego, dry humor, ominous and dangerous; as well as The Governor, a Visitor, Reporter, etc. A strong comic character actor with a good singing voice and comfortable mover; Johnson and others: Any Ethnicity Male, 40-50’s, Tenor/Baritone. Johnson- a self-serving Prison guard, as well as an inmate and reporter, etc. A versatile character actor who is comfortable with movement; Leslie and Others: White Female, 40-50’s, Mezzo Soprano. Leslie, Hank's wife, intelligent and passionate, as well as reporter and an inmate. A strong singing voice and a comfortable mover; Rita and others: White Female 60-70s, Alto. Rita-Hank's Mom, as well as Rabbi- Understanding moderator and Parole Commissioner, Operator, Inmate and Reporter. A strong comic actor, with a strong voice and a comfortable mover. Seeking talent from New York NY. For consideration, submit video. Submission deadline is Aug. 30. Video Preparation Instructions: Sing a theatre song of approx. one minute in length, if you are unable to find accompaniment, feel free to use the music and accompaniment tracks at Dropbox for your audition. To optimize the best sound and video possible we encourage you to turn off any ambient noise (air conditioner/tv/radio) and select a well lit area with minimal backlighting for your video. Slate your name, location and height before you begin your audition.

RAGTAG THEATRE’s ‘RAPUNZEL’ Tour – AUG. 30-SEP. 2 - Ragtag Theatre Company is seeking nonunion, BIPOC comedic actors for a touring production of Rapunzel. Synopsis: Ragtag Theatre's Rapunzel is an adaptation performed in the classic Commedia street theatre style with larger-than-life characters, drag, colorful song and dance numbers, tons of pop culture references and a great message of self-worth for kids. Rehearsals begin Nov. 1, 2021 for one week in New York City; performance runs Nov. 6, 2021 in Newtown PA. Pays $350/wk. plus hotel/travel/food provided. Seeking—“Rosetta” (Lead): All Genders, 18-40, a frump-tastic clown (i.e. Commedia dell'arte) with a smart mouth; she is dirty, old and is missing a few teeth; within the play, she plays the Witch; “Columbina” (Lead): All Genders, 18-35, a perky, witty, clever performer who is the brains of the troupe; within the play, she plays Rapunzel; “Pantalone” (Lead): All Genders, 18-40, a grumpy miserly old merchant who is the leader of the troupe; within the play, he plays the Prince; must be able to do a stereotypical "Italian" accent; “Zanni” (Lead): All Genders, 18-35, a strange giddy little dwarf and the servant of the troupe; within in the play, they play Truvy, an 80's Southern hairstylist; this character will be masked in a traditional Commedia dell'arte Zanni mask; must be able to speak in a high pitched voice with an "Italian" accent. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Auditions by appointments only Aug. 30-Sep. 2. Apply via backstage.com or visit.

‘The ROCKY HORROR SHOW’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 3 - The Zen Room Rocky Horror Shadowcast is casting The Rocky Horror Picture Show, shadowcast, presented by The ZEN Room. Seeking actors and stage crew for fall 2021 Halloween shows. All roles are open utilizing a rotating cast. Specifically casting the roles of Rocky and Trixie. Rehearsals take place in Ronkonkoma, and performances throughout Suffolk County. Confirmed show dates of Oct. 23 and 30 (5 p.m.-midnight). No pay. Dinner will be provided on show nights. Seeking—All Roles: All Genders, 18-50; Transylvanians (Chorus/Ensemble): All Genders, 18+, Ensemble that appears in the wedding scene and Time Warp. Also holds cue cards for audience participation and moves set pieces/props. Basic dance skills a plus. Seeking talent from Ronkonkoma, New York, Patchogue NY. Note: this is a shadowcast. Will perform the cult classic film The Rocky Horror Picture Show in front of the screen. Apply via backstage.com or visit. Submit to schedule an audition appointment. Auditions occur during our regular 7pm Saturday rehearsals in Ronkonkoma NY. We also accept video auditions. For video auditions, please submit a 2-minute clip of yourself performing a scene as the character you are interested in. You may submit for multiple characters. We are not looking for perfect screen accuracy, but familiarity with the film is a plus. We want to see you put your own spin on the character.

‘An AMERICAN In PARIS’ and RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’s ‘SOUTH PACIFIC’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 6 - Big League Productions Inc. is seeking actor-singers for Lead & Featured Roles in Gershwin’s An American in Paris and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific in rotation. Rehearsals begin Dec. 13; runs Jan. 21-May 22, 2022. Starting Salary is $600 a week minimum for all of the leading and featured roles listed. Different salaries listed in each breakdown for each role. All performers who are hired to perform in both shows will receive a $1,000 pre-opening bonus and a $1000 closing bonus as remuneration for maintaining tracks in both shows. In addition to the salaries listed, a weekly per diem of $210 will be paid. Housing and transportation included once on the road. Seeking—Male Ensemble/Male Onstage Swing (Chorus/Ensemble): 25-45, Male Ensemble in An American in Paris & Bass Male Onstage Swing in South Pacific. Male - Potentially a ballet dancer and or tap dancer or a singer who moves well in An American in Paris and who will be featured as the bass in South Pacific and cover featured roles such as Harbison & Brackett…Must be a true bass - $500 a week 30 to 40 years old, all ethnicities; “Lt. Cable” & “Henri Baurel” (Lead): Male, 25-32, One actor play both Lt. Cable in South Pacific and Henri Baurel in An American in Paris. Lt. Joseph Cable A handsome and intelligent Lieutenant with a bright future in the US Navy. Must be a great actor and incredible singer. Tenor. Henri Baurel. Strong singer. Tenor. Some dancing. Son of privileged Parisians who, secretly, wants be a song and dance man. Unsure of his romantic instincts. (Henri has a French accent, Cable has an American Accent) - $1000 a week; “Luther Bills” & “Mr. Z” (Supporting): 30s-40s. Male. Baritone. Luther Billis-Comic Relief, a loveable & crafty man. Also Mr. Z in An American in Paris - $700 a week; “Milo Davenport” & “Nellie” (Lead): Milo Davenport in An American in Paris & Ensemble u/s Nellie in South Pacific, 25 to 35 years old to play more mature. Excellent Singer. Dances. An American heiress on the prowl for “art” and whatever pleases her. Must be an excellent actress. (will be ensemble and cover Nellie in South Pacific) - $700 a week; “Madame Baurel” (Supporting): Female, 18+, Madame Baurel in An American in Paris & Female Ensemble in South Pacific, 45 to 60 years old, all ethnicities female. Good singer. An older Frenchwoman. Opinionated. Controlling. Hiding an important secret. Strong Singer. Female Ensemble in South Pacific - $600 a week. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Email photo and resume. Feel free to include any vocal or acting reels, but a photo and resume is all we need for now. Include the project and roles of interest in the subject.

‘SUNSET BOULEVARD’ & RTOP’s 2021-22 MUSICAL THEATER SEASON – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 6 - Regional Theatre Of the Palouse is seeking ensemble, supporting, and lead roles in Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard (on stage Sep. 30-Oct. 10). Talent will be kept in consideration for Sondheim's Company (on stage Feb.17-27, 2022) and Stephen Schwartz's Pippin (on stage Mar. 3-Apr. 10, 2022). Rehearsals begin Sep. 6 (Mon.-Fri., 6:30pm-9:30pm); runs Sep. 30-Oct. 10 in Pullman WA. Compensation includes travel, lodging, and a stipend for the duration of the project. Stipend is negotiable with regards to experience. Seeking—“Norma Desmond” (Lead): Female, 45-55; “Joe Gillis” (Lead): Male, 25-35; “Max Von Mayerling” (Supporting): Male, 45-65; “Betty Schaefer” (Supporting): Female, 25-35; “Artie Green” (Supporting): Male, 25-35; Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): All Genders, 18+, solo singing; supporting roles. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com In your cover letter, state your availability. Include a video with your submission (dance and singing required). For more info about the season and RTOP as a company visit .

TEENS, ‘RENT SCHOOL EDITION’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 6 - Open Hydrant Teens @ The Point is casting 14-18-year-old talent for the musical Rent School Edition. Project description: "Set in the East Village of New York City, 'Rent' is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 'Rent' has become a pop cultural phenomenon. Based loosely on Puccini's 'La Boheme,' Jonathan Larson's Rent follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS." Rehearsals will begin in September 2021 (Sundays); performs April 2022 (the first two weekends) at The Point CDC in The Bronx, NY. No Pay. No fee to participate. Seeking—“Mark Cohen” (Lead): Male, 14-18, vocal range A2-G4, filmmaker and video artist, knee-deep in his own soul-searching, Mark is the typical young artist, he and Roger are roommates in the loft, a bit of a nerd; “Roger Davis” (Lead): Male, 14-18, vocal range F2-A4, a struggling musician and former addict, he is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain, roommates with Mark in the loft and battles with being HIV-positive; “Mimi Marquez” (Lead): Female, 14-18, vocal range E-flat3 to E5, an HIV-positive stripper with addictions, slender and sickly, she conceals it all at her job in the local strip club, she lives in the same building as the loft; “Tom Collins:” 14-18, vocal range F-sharp2 to A4, a computer genius and liberal professor, he is a nurturer with a smooth and relaxed disposition, used to be a roommate in the loft and is HIV-positive; “Maureen Johnson” (Lead): Female, 14-18, vocal range C4-F5, an unpredictably zany performance artist, Maureen oozes personality and used to live in the loft, she has recently dumped Mark for Joanne; “Joanna Jefferson” (Lead): 14-18, vocal range G3-E5, a public interest lawyer and headstrong lesbian, smart and purposeful in all her decisions, carries on a tumultuous relationship with Maureen; “Benjamin Coffin III:” 14-18, vocal range B-flat2 to F-sharp4, the landlord of Mark and Roger's apartment building, a former roommate in the loft, Benny traded in his personal morals for power and wealth; Ensemble (Supporting): 14-18, singers and dancers. Seeking talent from The Bronx, New York, White Plains, Scarsdale NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit.

‘INFERNAL: The MUSICAL’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 8 - The Infernal Company is casting multiple roles in our live production of Infernal: The Musical. Infernal is a rock musical based on Dante’s Inferno that explores consequences, remorse, and our own inescapable demons. Drawing from Dante’s text, the Bible, Catholic Tradition, and Jewish Mysticism, in this coming-of-age story, heaven and hell are made human. Preferred: Can read music, great at harmonies, ability to adapt and change during rehearsal/between rehearsals for rewrites. You will be one of the first to play these characters so bring your own flair and personality to it! Want you to be inventive and have fun! Rehearsals 2-3 times a week throughout September and October; tech week Oct. 11-14; runs Oct. 15, 16 & 17. Pays a flat rate of $250 for 2 months of rehearsals and 4 shows. Seeking—Dante/Devil (Lead): 18+, Baritone, suave, convincing, our narrator; “Eve” (Supporting): Female, 25+, pop-soprano, yes, Eve as in "Adam-and-Eve", but seriously, stop calling her that, she's her own person; “Charon” (Supporting): Male, 25+, earthy bass, the hero's guide, jaded; 7 Deadly Sins (Supporting): 18+, casting seven individuals to create a "Greek Chorus.” Super tight bond, even tighter harmonies. Lust (M) - preferred experience with drag. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit. Submit your headshot, resume, and two contrasting songs, does not have to be MT as this is a fun musical with a lot of different styles (Big Band Jazz, Tango, Rock, Pop-MT). Also note if you are a mover, dancer, can read music, and have experience with harmonies.

‘CHRISTMAS In The AIR!’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - Rand Productions Inc. is casting Christmas In The Air, a holiday production at MGM's Beau Rivage Theatre. Rand Productions Inc. Seeking dancers and singers who move, for the return of this special holiday Show. Rehearses Nov. 23-Dec. 11 (two dark days including Thanksgiving); performs Dec 12–26 (two dark days; two shows daily) in Beau Rivage’s Cirque designed theatre space in NYC. Note: Travel - Nov. 22 outbound from NYC/Dec. 27 return to NYC. All Travel/Point of Origin - Must be to and from New York City. Pay TBD. Compensation: Competitive pay and MGM Resort amenities. Age and Union Affiliation: 21yrs plus/Non-Union, at this time Provisions: Round trip economy airfare (or gas reimbursement + 15%), double hotel accommodations, and 3 meals per day. Amenities. Seeking—Versatile Technical Dancers and Singers Who Move: All Genders, 21-38, creatives are looking for versatile, talented individuals, who possess exceptional stage presence and exude genuine positive energy. Future production files and alternates will be collected from these auditions. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com SINGERS WHO MOVE: Movement will be taught. All singers should be prepare: Two short, contrasting song selections, no more than 32 bars in length. Holiday music for one of your selections is recommended, but not required. Other good song choices would be an uptempo Jazz, Pop, or Standard or a joyful, presentational ballad. Show off your range and style. You may be asked to harmonize. An accompanist will be provided, MP3 capabilities are also available. Please have your sheet music neatly cut with the start and finish clearly marked. All MP3s must be ready on a single thumb/small USB drive and easily located and played. Look your best, dressing up is appropriate.

'UNION SQUARE BEGINNINGS' – NOTICE EXPIRES MAR. 5, 2022 - Musical United is casting Union Square Beginnings, a musical. Synopsis: A group of lost people are assembled in a green space. There are seven characters. They seek the joys they once had. A rich woman appears. Coordinator states: "The music is a combination of Kurt Weill and Irving Berlin." Dates TBD in the NYC area. Pay TBD. Seeking—“Ehlizabeth” (Lead): Female, 40-65, Once an actress; Captain: Male, 35-60, Former naval captain; “Fritz Landowski:” Male, 45-65, Struggling salesman; “Geraldine” (Supporting): Female, 18, Former hooker, says she is an Ann Miller type. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact Musical United.

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NOW ACCEPTING TALENT SUBMISSIONS – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - 5J Management is seeking talent submissions for representation with management company 5J Management. LA and NY locals only. All ages are welcomed to submit, but ideally looking for Kids, 18 TPY and 18-25. Works in L.A. and NYC. No pay. Unpaid. Seeking talent submissions: All Genders: 5-45. Seeking talent from Azusa, Los Angeles CA; New York NY. Apply via backstage.com

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‘TEMPLE OF STORY’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 18 - Kendricks Films is seeking talented and reliable and experienced voice talents for a series of podcast recordings for an upcoming art exhibition titled Temple of Story. Production states: "Each performer will interpret the text of short stories through their vocal talents. The recordings will be used in tandem with artist-filmmaker Neil Kendricks' drawings that will be on display at the Oceanside Museum of Art in early October 2021 to February 2022. Voiceover talent must have recording experience and preferably access to his or her own recording mics. Preference will be given to San Diego-based artists. The project's main artist Kendricks is waiting on possible grant to partially fund project. For now, the positions are without pay. Note: Only contact us if you have a reel of VoiceOver work and recording experience, and you are okay with the aforementioned details. We look forward to hearing from you soon!" Works remotely, ideally based in San Diego CA. Talent outside of San Diego must have access to professional recording material. No Pay; Unpaid. Production states: "The audio will be part of a museum exhibition and a composer will use the recordings to build and create soundscapes. After the exhibition's run, the composer and Kendricks may release the pieces in other media platforms and formats." Seeking—Narrator (Voiceover): 18-60, male and female narrators will read and offer voice interpretations of the short stories as unseen storytellers in recordings. Project's main visual artist and writer will provide a release to performers selected for interdisciplinary art project. The pieces will be produced almost like a radio play with voice talent's performances shaped into a soundscape by composer. Apply via backstage.com In your cover letter, note your specific access to recording equipment and experience with podcast recordings as an actor and/or voiceover talent. Again, voice performers must have prior experience and reel available for artist to hear prior work.

AUDIO SKIT – NOTICE EXPIRES – AUG. 30 - Elite Energy Entertainment is casting a female voice actress in a music album skit. Will record in a professional recording studio in Cambridge MA if not able to record remotely. Pays $200/hour for one hour of work. Plus $50 for overtime. Seeking—“Frightened Caller” (Lead): 18-40, Work From Home, someone calling 911; a masked man is outside of her house late at night. Seeking talent from Worcester, Boston MA. Get MMJJ Skit Script from the website. Apply via backstage.com When reading as the caller, were looking for realistic and frightened as possible. Although the dialog is revealed to be more comedy as the skit goes on, the caller should always remain that she is frightened for her life.

ON-LINE ORIGINAL SONG VIDEO – NOTCIE EXPIRES SEP. 19 - Mila Levine/Stage Love Theater is seeking singers of multiple ages and ethnicities to record an original song online. Production states: "The song is called 'Hurt,' and it is dedicated to suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Ideal candidates will have their own audio and video equipment and can record parts of the song on their own. They can also lip sync their own vocals once those are recorded." Talent works remotely. Production states: "Ideally, you can record the song at your own studio/home. BUT if everyone agrees, we can all travel to the studio in NYC or Westchester and record the song there." Seeking—Singers: All Genders, 6+, Work From Home. Pay TBD. Production states: "Compensation will be determined based on your level of experience. I welcome armature singers for exposure as well as professionals -- if interested. Ages 6- 100. The more diverse group the better, and you do not need to be the best singer in the world. You just need to sing on key. You will only be singing parts of the song. I am looking for approximately 6 singers." Seeking talent from Mamaroneck NY. Apply via backstage.com Send the video or audio of you singing. If you send an audio, send your photo as well. Production states: "I really need to pick as many diverse singers as possible-- all demographics are welcome. I will send you the link to the song once you reply. This way you can let me know if you like the song and would like to work on it."

‘AMERICAN IDOL’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 22 - Freemantle is casting new contestants for the upcoming season of American Idol. Note: This year will be totally virtual so no matter where you live you have a chance to be the next Idol!! Dates TBD. No Pay. Seeking—Singers: All Genders, 15-28, must actually be between ages 15-28 on June 1, 2021 (which means you must be born on or between June 2, 1992 and September 15, 2006); no exceptions. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com Auditions will be conducted virtually this year.

‘RELYING ON BENJAMINS’ – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Relying On Benjamins is casting multiple roles in the scripted musical comedy podcast Relying On Benjamins. Production states: "This series follows two best friends, Benjamin Feyler and Benjamin Ozwald, with their dashing canine companion, Ashton, who all embark on an epic musical adventure in a ridiculous and very detailed world." Talent works remotely. No Pay; Unpaid. Seeking—Multiple Roles (Voiceover): All Genders, 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Must have your own recording equipment to deliver clear audio. Apply via backstage.com Production states: "I'll send you the lines/sides to record after you apply. You can send resume, and short cover letter."

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ONE-ON-ONE ONLINE ACTING, VOCAL and CAREER COACHING – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 23 - Ocean Bay Entertainment New York is seeking performers for one-on-one acting, singing, audition, 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 taught hundreds of students, working successfully with artists, from novices to celebrities in Film and on Broadway." Lessons are online via Skype. No Pay. Cost for lessons is $150/hr. Seeking—Actors and Singers: All Genders, 9+, Work From Home. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com or visit.

BARR HILL PLAYERS 2021 SUMMER RETREAT – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 28 - The Barr Hill Players is seeking participants for the August 2021 Barr Hill Players Summer Intensive, a week-long actors' retreat in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Established in 2015, the program combines work in Meisner technique, viewpoints, mindfulness, and basic wilderness skills to help actors connect to their bodies and environments. To see a sample schedule, hear testimonials, and learn more, visit the website. Program runs Aug.1-9 and Aug. 28-Sep. 5 at Geldo Acres Retreat Center in Greensboro VT. Note: Each participant will attend one week-long session. First and last dates of each listed period are designated travel dates. No pay. Total cost is $650, 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 (Lead): 18-35, a passionate emerging artist to join a tight-knit ensemble of 10-15. Must be age 18 or older to apply. Seeking talent from New York City NY; Providence RI; Boston MA; New Haven CT; Burlington, Montpelier VT; Syracuse, Ithaca NY; Philadelphia PA; Baltimore MD; Washington DC; Portland ME; Pittsburgh PA; Rochester NY; Hartford CT; Buffalo NY. To schedule an interview, visit calendly. Submissions through Backstage.com will be contacted with an invitation to schedule an interview through the link.

ULTIMATE VOCAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2021 – AUG. 30 DEADLINE - Ultimate Vocal Music Summit is seeking participants for Ultimate Vocal Music Summit. for "A highly focused three-day summit for gifted Protégée young singers who are ready to take their craft and careers to the next level. The accepted Vocalist, and or Singer-Songwriter will be mentored by highly renowned team celebrity coaches and entertainment professionals. The selected Auditions will be given the opportunity to coach by the celebrity team. The celebrity coaches will provide group and one-on-one training sessions, panel Q & A that will give you current insights into artist development, Vocal Styling, Staging, Dance,and the current state of the industry. Guidance in Songwriting, Production, Media management, interview techniques, how to connect to your audiences and band members, while always remaining focused on strengthening your vocal and presentation styles as an artist. The Ultimate Team of Celebrity coaches brings years of experience and success in the industry. Their diversity and expertise will bring out your best vocal, songwriting and artistic performance and our highly customized feedback will be to help you hit your performance goals. Hosted at the home of the Grammy Awards, the state-of-the-art CenterStaging studios in Burbank, California, the Summit will culminate with you performing, backed by an all-star band of Grammy-winning musicians, musical directors, arrangements by world-renowned composers, all coordinated to give your own unique performance and a promotional video for "YouTube. The finale Performance will be before Senior Casting Directors for American Idol, The Voice, Four, and other reality shows. Additional Casting directors from three major film companies and several of the top record company VP's. The top 3 will be awarded an opportunity to be part of the exclusive mentorship program with Grammy-nominated and Grammy-winning writers and producers teams. This is your opportunity to be cast in addition to a great learning experience and developing a key tool to move your career to the next level! Please only apply if you are serious about a career in music and film. You will need a photo, audio sample, video live performance to be submitted. Summit October 15-18 at CenterStaging in Burbank CA. No Pay. $2,250 tuition fee required. Note: There is an opportunity to apply for scholarships and the registration fee has been waived for Backstage applicants. Please be aware the sooner you apply the better your chance to be accepted. Also, be aware the scholarships are limited, so if you need a scholarship and are seeking a partial scholarship you need to apply as soon as possible. Dates for Summit, October 15-18, 2021. Seeking—Singer (Lead): All Genders, 7-21, Singer-Artist-Performer; Singer-Songwriter (Lead): 7-20, Singer, Songwriter, performer, Artist. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States; Canada). Second Round Applications and auditions accepted until Aug. 30. Submit name, street address, city, state, zip code, phone, e-mail, age, Parents contact if you are a minor and the following: 1) Tell us about your previous experiences (musical, vocal training, etc.); 2) Do you play an instrument? If yes, explain; 3) Share with us a little about yourself and what makes singing so important to you; 4) What do you hope to achieve and where would you like to be in a year from now? What do you hope to accomplish during your three days of vocal and performance training with our experts? 6) Other examples of you singing (Vimeo, YouTube, etc.) Submit this application to ULTIMATEVOCALMUSICSUMMIT@gmail.com. If you are applying for a partial scholarship, mark it Scholarship request and or financial assistance. Must receive Second round applications no later than Aug. 30. We all look forward to hearing from you. Please note Ultimate Vocal Music Summit 2021 is subject to change depending on the state of pandemic and stay-at-home orders.

ICL MUSIC ACADEMY – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 31 - ICL Academy Music is seeking participants for an online music school. Company states: "ICL Music Academy is partnering with legendary Grammy Winning producers Stargate and David Foster to launch an innovative online pop music school. We provide best-in-class pop music training and accredited academics for high school singer/songwriter/producers. This program was designed for high schoolers who are passionate and committed to growing as musicians and want to be able to focus as much time/energy as possible on their music careers. Our online program will allow students the flexibility to fit their academics around their music, while getting instruction, mentorship, and feedback from some of the best musicians in the world." School is based in Los Angeles CA, but this is an online program, so students are welcome to apply from anywhere around the world. No Pay. Merit Scholarships and Financial Assistance available. Seeking—Singers/Songwriters/Producers (Lead): 13-19. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or visit ICLAcademy. To learn more, check out our website and fill out the contact form. Someone from the team will get in touch with you.

KIDS/TEENS, ATNY’s ‘HAIRSPRAY’ FALL FULL LENGTH YOUTH MUSICAL – SEP. 1 OR 2 - Actors Technique NY Kids & Teens is seeking professionals from around the NYC theatre circuit – as well as some of the original Hairspray cast members – to create a stunning and fresh version of this musical to be performed at NYC’s premiere theatre ART-NY. Production states: "Rehearsals will include all the elements of the Broadway process – non-pandering Direction at the highest level by Carl himself, inventive dance from NYC powerhouse Choreographer Robert Taylor Jr, award winning Musical Direction, and targeted theatre exercises, character analysis, and improvisations – which make this simply the most advanced and intensive Broadway-prep program ever." January Performances at ART-NY. No Pay. Registration fee: $1,395 ($1,255 with Youth Membership). Seeking—All Roles Open (Lead): All Genders, 7-18. Seeking talent from New York, NY. Apply via backstage.com Must have headshot and resume available upon request. Prepare 32 bars of a standard musical theatre or 1950’s song. Pop ok, no legit. Track or a cappella ok. May be asked to stay and dance. Virtual auditions extended, Sep. 1 or 2. Callbacks Live in September.

KIDS, ‘MATILDA’ JUNIOR – SEP. 3 – SCITUATE - Scituate Youth Drama Inc. is casting the musical Matilda Junior. Rehearses Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6pm-8pm; tech week runs Nov. 14-18, 4pm-8pm; performs Nov. 19-20 (call time, 4:30pm; show time 7pm) in Scituate RI. No Pay. Fees required: Those cast in the show will have a $250 registration fee. Those who are strictly dance ensemble will have a $150 registration fee. There is no fee to audition. Note: Cast members are expected to sign a contract committing to our company regulations and rehearsals. Seeking—All Roles: All Genders, 10-14, all roles ranging from lead to supporting to ensemble. Seeking talent from Scituate RI. Auditions Sep. 3 from 4:30pm-7:30pm at 94 Trimtown Road, Scituate RI 02857. Prepare 1-2 minutes of a song that best demonstrates your vocal range, along with a short monologue. Monologues will be provided for those who have never prepared one before. They do not have to be memorized. In the event of illness or conflict, send email for virtual submission instructions.

The ACTING CLASS At The FOLSTER STUDIO – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 6 - The Folster Studio is seeking participants to learn a complete approach to acting based on a proven, cutting edge process designed to allow the actor to live out the role authentically and compellingly. Divided into Instrument, Technique, Character/Role Study and World Of The Play/Story, this process helps the serious actor develop a dependable way of working that leaves them confident and empowered to embrace the profession with full integrity and artistry. Monday Nights: The Producer's Club, 358 W. 44th Street; Tuesday Nights: Zoom Class. Monday Nights: $260 per month for four five-hour live in-person classes; Tuesday Nights: $240 per month for four five-hour online classes. Seeking—Actors: All Genders, 20-63, Advanced Beginner to Professional Level Welcome. Serious Actors Only. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com or visit. Free audit and interview required to become a member.

FREE ACTING CLASS – NOTICE SEP. 11 - nVision Productions is seeking participants for a free acting class on Zoom. Acting coach states: "If the acting ability of anyone in your crew doesn't fit your needs, don't waste your investment. You can get help by scheduling rehearsals led by a professional acting coach. The first class is free, and the actors will be ready for their scenes in no time. If you're an individual wanting to land an audition, try using this free online class to rehearse and train in order to help ensure your position within that production." Class is held online using Zoom. No Pay. Note: First class is free for new students. Seeking—Student (Lead): 8+. Seeking talent Worldwide. Must be an English speaker or have a translator in order to attend classes. Use this link to schedule your session. Production states: "We will be utilizing Zoom.com for online classes, so make sure you are ready for a video conference call. You will need to download the Zoom app on your computer, phone or tablet. If alternatives are needed, email me to make arrangements. Things to bring: Prepared monologue, or your current script to rehearse your role. Something to take notes with. One class session can be a lot of information. Taking note will help ensure you don't forget valuable information." Sign up here.

TWICE-MONTHLY VIRTUAL ACTING CLASSES – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 15 - BDPE Group is seeking participants for virtual acting classes. Class states: "On the first and third Sunday of every month... we offer an acting and performance interactive webinar. Whether you are just beginning your journey in performing or a masterclass level artist, young performers and adults are welcome to come Act-Up & Act-Out at the Hollywood Performance Academy (HPA). These webinars will not only allow you to find out about our classes and workshops but give you an opportunity to workout your acting and performance chops. HPA offers a safe space to hone your craft without having to leave the comfort and safety of your own home through our Online Acting Ensemble (OAE) virtual classroom. Strengthen and tighten up your on-camera skills and have a great time while you're at it. More information about HPA/OAE can be found on our websiteMeets virtually via Zoom. Class link will be provided upon completing registration through our website. No Pay. Seeking—Actors, Voice Actors, Singers, Performers: All Genders, 18+, anyone who is ready to Act-Up & Act-Out, taking their performance to the next level. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Once you submit via Backstage, you will be sent the registration link.

KIDS, ‘The MUSIC MAN’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 18 - 92Y Musical Theater is casting a process-based workshop of The Music Man for kids. Company states: "Provides a unique, profound experience for students who love all aspects of musical theater. In a warm, supportive environment, students of all levels experience and explore every step—from auditions to opening night—learning what it’s like to create and perform a musical while problem solving and building teamwork and self-esteem. Everyone has the chance to shine in musicals drawn from a canon of child-friendly shows that fully engage the whole class. The workshop culminates in a fully produced spectacle for family and friends." Rehearsals and performances will take place at the 92nd Street Y in NYC. No Pay. $550 participation fee. Seeking—“Harold Hill” (Lead): 8-18; “Marian Paroo” (Lead): 8-18; “Marcellus Washburn” (Lead): 8-18; “Winthrop Paroo” (Lead): 8-12; “Mrs. Paroo” (Supporting): 8-18; “Amaryllis” (Supporting): 8-12; “Mayor Shinn” (Supporting): 8-18; “Charlie Cowell” (Supporting): 8-18. Seeking talent from New York City NY. To audition, download the character’s audition files and learn the materials. When your performer feels ready to show off their hard work, you can submit a video of their audition to our Dropbox. If you are unable to record your audition, we will be scheduling in-person auditions beginning August 4. Callbacks will be held in-person. Note that we are not assessing the quality of the video — this should not be a fully produced or edited video. We are also aware that many students are dealing with significant space restrictions. Lastly, we prefer this video to be submitted without the aid of any outside professional coaching. Casting will begin Aug. 1 and we will continue to cast until the first day of rehearsal. Roles will be crossed out from the below list as they are assigned. We encourage students to audition as early as possible. Apply via backstage.com or visit.

AUDIO DRAMA PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITY & ON-CAMERA SELF-TAPE CLASSES – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - Primary Stages ESPA is seeking participants for acting workshops. Company states: “As much of the theatrical world turns to digital productions, the Audio Drama and the Self-Taped Audition have grown immensely as ways to work regardless of the social distance. Primary Stages ESPA’s online classes in Acting for Audio Drama with voice actor Gabra Zackman, and On-Camera Auditioning: The Self-Tape with actor/filmmakers Amelia Campbell and Anthony Arkin can give you the tools to work in audio drama, theater, and film/tv in this new virtual landscape. Visit the website for a full list of classes.” Start and end dates vary. All classes held online via Zoom. No pay. Workshop fees vary by class. Discounts for returning students. ESPA provides students easy and convenient payment plans to break up tuition. Seeking—Participants for On-Camera Auditioning: The Self Tape: 18+; Circuit Training: Casting Directors: 18+; Acting for Zoom: 18+; Acting for Audio Drama: 18+; Solo Performance: 18+; The Business of Theater: 18+; The Storytelling of Marginalized People: 18+; How to Create a Collaborative Virtual Space: 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Click for more info about Spring Classes at Primary Stages ESPA.

The NEW YORK PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY 2021-22 SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - The New York Performing Arts Academy is seeking prospective students for The New York Performing Arts Academy's Acting, Singing/Musical Theater, and Dance programs. Note: Auditions are for potential full or partial scholarships and admittance to the Performing Arts programs. The program runs in NYC. No Pay. Full and partial scholarships available for Performing Arts programs. Seeking—Actors, Singers/Musical Theater: 12+. Seeking talent from New York, NY. Applicants should complete the NYPAA Application Form located at NYPAA Actors: Prepare a monologue of your choice not to exceed two minutes. Singers/Musical Theater: Prepare a song selection not to exceed the two-minute time limit. Dancers: Prepare a selection not to exceed the two-minute time limit.

SINGERS For BABY/TODDLER MUSIC CLASSES – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 2 - Little Jay Music & Play and Juliette & Ella's Play Date is seeking singers for music and movement classes for babies and toddlers in NYC, Pelham, and the Hamptons. Most classes are Mon.-Fri. (from 9am-1pm). Most classes are located in Central Park, but some classes take place in other parks and outside the city as well. Pays $30-$55 per 45-minute class (depending on position--assistant teacher, lead teacher, or musician). Seeking—Singer/Teacher (Lead): All Genders, 18-35. Seeking talent from New York, NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit. Zoom auditions and interviews will be scheduled. If you have clips of you singing, feel free to send prior to your audition.

REMOTE ONE-ON-ONE ACTOR COACHING SESSIONS With WORKING ACTORS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 1, 2022 - Bookit is seeking participants for one-on-one actor coaching sessions. Class states: "The best actors get the best training. Company states: Bookit is the fastest growing on-demand acting coach resource that working actors can access right from their device. Our coaches are working actors with appearances on Broadway ('Wicked,' 'The Lion King)', Television ('Chicago Fire,' 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)', and Film ('Hustlers'). No more running lines in the mirror or bugging your roommates. Anywhere in the world. Anytime. We're here for you. Now is the best time to not only work on your craft, but to get in the entertainment business. Although productions are temporarily limited due to COVID, the Industry has never seen so much content at once thanks to digital streaming. As the country recovers, there will be an increased demand for more content and casting offices will be busier than they've ever been. We're here to help prepare you! Success = Opportunity + Readiness. Whether you're a rookie or veteran, we'll make room for everyone. We cover audition and performance coaching as well as career consultations. We can even help you find an agent or get that reel created." Talent trained remotely, ongoing. No Pay. Fees required. Individual sessions starting at $25. Company states: "We offer 30/60/90-minute sessions as well as Session Package Discounts. Reels for on-camera and VoiceOver as well as website design! Check our booking page for more information." Right now, get $5 off your first hour+ long session with code DEBUT21. Gift cards available!" Seeking—Actors (Lead): All Genders, 4+, Work From Home, openings for actors interested in film, TV, and theatre who are aiming to learn real acting techniques from real working actors; Voiceover Actors: 7+, Work From Home, openings for actors interested in animation and commercial voiceovers. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com For more info, visit.

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ROCK MUSICIANS For GUEST ENTERTAINER CRUISE LINE SHOW – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 20 - RWS Entertainment Group is seeking rock musicians for guest entertainer Cruise Line Show. Note: RWS Entertainment Group is building a Band. We're hiring high level Rock and Pop Musicians to perform original music productions consisting of four different high energy rock and pop shows onboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean! Each show/set will be performed up to two times per night. Currently seeking: Guitar, Keyboard, Bass, Drums. Instrumentalists who can sing will be prioritized. Must be high energy, experienced rock/pop musicians with fantastic stage presence and personality. Full Term of Contract: Aug. 26-Dec. 31 (all dates subject to change). Rehearses Aug. 26-Sep. 9 at RWS Studios | New York City; travel to ship on Sept. 10 (Miami); disembarks Dec. 13 for destination (Caribbean). Onboard Compensation: $1000/wk - $1200/wk commensurate with experience/role. You will be provided with single guest cabins onboard with full guest status and privileges (Pool, gym, restaurants, etc.). Travel and accommodations provided. Onboard Compensation: $1000/wk - $1200/wk commensurate with experience/role. You will be provided with single guest cabins onboard with full guest status and privileges (Pool, gym, restaurants, etc.). Travel and accommodations provided. Seeking—Guitarists Who Sing; Bass Players Who Sing; Drummers Who Sing; Keyboardists Who Sing: All Genders, 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). For consideration, complete the application. An RWS production member will reach out with next steps should you be selected for an audition/interview.

CRUISE SHIP GUEST ENTERTAINER – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 28 - Nancy Allen Productions LLC is seeking U.S. based singers with their own show for headlining guest entertainer contracts on cruise ships. All different genres accepted. Various cruise dates throughout the year - ongoing. Professional Pay: $1,400-$2,500/Week. Pay is on a contract-by-contract basis. Seeking—Singer/Vocalist (Lead): All Genders, 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com Must include a video of your performing as well as any promotional material/website links. Submissions without video will not be viewed. Must be full vaccinated for COVID-19 to be currently considered.