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Updated: June 16

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EQUITY, ‘SONGS For A NEW WORLD’ – JUNE 17 DEADLINE - The Gateway is seeking video submissions from Equity actors for a diverse and multi ethnic cast of powerful singers with unique abilities who move well for Songs for a New World. All roles are open. Rehearsals begin June 29; runs July 14-31. This production will be rehearsed and performed indoors and on property at The Gateway Playhouse in Bellport Village NY, with the support of state and union guidelines. Pays $549/wk. plus housing provided. Equity LOA ref COST Contract. Seeking—Man #1 (Lead): 18-36, a pop vocal powerhouse with strong upper register. Youthful, intelligent with energetic optimism about what is ahead; tenor, range D3-C5; Male #2 (Lead): 25-50, worldly wise - with subtle opinions and vulnerabilities; baritone, range F2-A-flat4; Woman #1 (Lead): 18-25, a youthful and energetic yet sensitive ingénue with great vocals; soprano/belt, range G3-F5; Woman #2 (Lead): 35-55, character actress with great vocals, excellent comedic timing and dramatic sensibility. Dialect work plus; belter, range F3-F5. Seeking talent from Bellport, NY. For consideration, prepare a song in the style of the show with own accompaniment or with accompaniment at DropBox. Film in front of a clean background with no backlighting. Limit ambient noise, including air conditioners & other electronics. Use a secondary audio source to play the accompaniment to avoid interference. Submit an unlisted YouTube (not private) or Vimeo link & attach resume via email. Submission deadline is June 17 at 5pm ET.

EQUITY, WESTON PLAYHOUSE 2021 SEASON – JUNE 18 DEADLINE - Weston Playhouse Theatre Company is casting Equity actors for the Weston Playhouse 2021 Season including: An Iliad (Based on Homer’s The Iliad. Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare, playwrights; Runs July 14-Aug. 7 Under the Tent at Walker Farm), Ring Of Fire (Music of Johnny Cash; created by Richard Maltby, Jr.; conceived by William Meade; Rehearsals begin July 20; tech Aug. 8; runs Aug. 12-Sep. 5 Under the Tent at Walker Farm), and The Mountaintop (Katori Hall, playwright; Rehearsals begin Sep. 9; tech Sep. 25; runs Sep. 29-Oct. 24.) Season runs in Weston VT. Pays $739 weekly minimum (LORT D). Equity LORT Non-Rep Agreement. Seeking—Equity Actors: 18+, for RING OF FIRE - JASON/JOHNNY CASH (50s-60s, Male-identifying)—A consummate storyteller who carries the train of memories through the show. Passionate, warm, and loving, Johnny Cash is a genuine charmer who makes you feel as if he’s your best friend, first love, and dear brother. Honest to a fault, willing to bare his bones, but beneath the charm is an ocean of sorrow and loss. He craves joy, even as he struggles to find it and feel it. Plays Guitar. Baritone or Bass Baritone preferred; MARK/LUTHER (any age, Male-identifying)—A member of the Ring of Fire Family, a brother, best friend, supporting sidekick, and sometimes a bit of a troublemaker. Strong instrumentalist with skills on guitar and bass. Seeking talent from Weston VT. No roles will be understudied. For RING OF FIRE, please submit a self-tape of a verse and chorus of a Johnny Cash song of your choosing. Please accompany yourself on an instrument of your choosing and demonstrate if you play multiple instruments. Submission Deadline: June 18. Apply via email.

VIRTUAL OLDIES CONCERT – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 20 - Inner Artist Performance Studios is casting singers, dancers, and musicians for Welcome to the Oldies, a virtual oldies concert featuring songs of the '70s and '80s. Virtual concert shared live on social media platforms on June 24 (8:30pm EST). No Pay. Seeking—Singer (Lead): 18+. Also seeking Pianist & Guitarist. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com For your audition, submit two final song cuts in oldies attire. You will be notified if your final videos have been accepted. The concert will be shared live across social media platforms on June 24.

‘UNDERSTUDIES’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 29 - The Benanti Group is casting Understudies: Now It's Their Turn, a new cabaret series for any singer who has ever been a "stand-in" or understudied a role in theatre, film or television. This event will feature true stories and songs as told by alternates. Works June 29 (7:30pm) at 53Above Broadway, NYC. Note: There will be a one short tempo rehearsal previous to showtime. No Pay. Seeking—Understudy (Supporting): All Genders, 18+, will perform two songs of their choice, however, one of the songs must be relative to the show they understudied. Songs should be no longer than three-minutes in length. Performer will prepare their understudy story (no longer than two minutes). Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact The Benanti Group. In your cover letter, indicate what role you have understudied in the past (any level theatre). Include a vocal submission.

VIRTUAL CONCERTS – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - IVY Entertainment is seeking instrumentalists/singers for a series of virtual concerts for a client. Production states: "To get the client's final offer, we will need tour data from recent performances (venue (can be online), date, average ticket price, sales) and media materials. We completely understand that most artists have been affected by COVID, and you might not have any data from the past year. We can send data from prior shows, including pre-COVID." Talent works virtually. Pay TBD. Seeking—Singers (Lead): All Genders, 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or visit the website.

AYLE’s BROADWAY ROSE, BROADWAY VOCALISTS – NOTCIE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - 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. Professional Pay range: $15-$30/hr. Seeking—Singing Waiters and Waitresses (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 the website.

‘DUETS’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 13 - The Benanti Group is casting Duets, a new cabaret showcase featuring duet partners. Couples may perform 2 (two) duet songs of preference. There will be a 1-hour tempo rehearsal prior to showcase with Rachel Kaufman, accompanist. Showcase will be on a Tuesday, mid-August at 7:30pm, 1-hour performance. No Pay. Seeking—Duet Singer (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com In brief note of interest, indicate August availability. Also notate that you have a duet partner. Only one applicant needs to submit a voice sample via audio or video.

‘MISCAST’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 13 - The Benanti Group is casting Miscast, a cabaret series. Seeking performers of all types performing songs against their "type". All performers will sing two songs of their choice. Rehearses one time (TBD); performs July 13 (7:30pm; 6pm call time) at 53Above Broadway, 318 W. 53rd St., NYC. No Pay. Seeking—Miscast (Lead): All Genders, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com In your cover letter, include audio sample of your singing voice.

CHRISTMAS CABARET – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 20 - The Benanti Group is casting a Christmas cabaret showcase at 53Above Broadway. Singers will sing two holiday-themed songs of their choice. One must be an audience participation selection. There will be a 50-minute rehearsal with accompanist prior to performance. Showcase July 20 and 27 at 53Above Broadway 318 W. 53rd Street. No Pay. Seeking—Holiday Singer (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com Send audio or video voice sample of choice. Does not have to be a Christmas song.

‘CHRISTMAS IN JULY and SING-A-LONG’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 27 - The Benanti Group is casting singers for Christmas in July & Sing-a-Long, a themed cabaret at 53Above Broadway. This is a one-hour showcase with audience participation. All performers will sing two Christmas of their choice. One tempo rehearsal prior to show; performance will take place July 20th and July 27 (7:30pm) at 318 W. 53rd St., NYC. No contract. No pay. Seeking—Holiday Singer (Lead): All Genders, 18+, submit an audio sample of your voice. Songs should not exceed three minutes each. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com Include a voice sample with your submission.

KIDS, ‘YOUNGEST TYLES’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 29 - Premiere is casting Youngest Tykes," for ages 5-11, gifted performers who can possibly rap or sing and dance or all of the above. Rehearsal and recordings Aug. 11 in NYC. Professional Pay provided. Contracts will be issued and payment percentages of the full profits. Seeking—Youngest Performer Tyke (Lead): All Genders, 5-11. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com Send in your pictures or reels of you performing or just selfies.

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS: A GROOVY MUSICAL REVUE’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 2 - ANTHONYKEN, LLC. is casting A Soulful Christmas, the new, holiday musical revue for lovers of gospel, R&B and soul. Be transported back to the Disco Era into the “Groovy Wonderland” inspired by the hit TV show "Soul Train." Rehearses Sep./Oct. in NYC; runs Dec. 13-19 in NYC and Virginia Beach VA. Deferred Pay. Seeking—“Don Cornelius” (Lead): Male, 27-38, must be charming, full of charisma, and spontaneous wit with a captivating voice. Must be able to improvise with a "player with soul swag" He's the host of the show and is able to command the audience. Note: Must learn the song "Back Door Santa" by Clarence Carter for your audition; Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): All Genders, 22-30, must be able to sing and dance. Think Soul Train in the 1970s. Be prepared to sing and dance at auditions; prepare one of the following songs. Female song choices: "O Holy Night," "My Favorite Things" by The Supreme, or "Rock Steady" by Aretha Franklin. Male song choices: "This Christmas" by Donny Hathaway or "The Christmas Song." Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit ASoulfulXMas

‘PROPS’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 3 - The Benanti Group is casting Props, a musical theatre cabaret where singers use interesting and funny props and/or costumes to sing and tell their story. Seeking singers of all types with access to interesting or funny props/costumes to perform with. Singers may perform two songs of their choice. Only one of the songs needs to incorporate the use of a prop or costume. Runs the first and/or second week of August on a Tuesday at 7:30pm at 53 Above Broadway, 318 W. 53rd Street, NYC. No Pay. Seeking—Comedic Musical Performer: 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com In brief note, indicate August availability. Must submit audio or video voice selection for consideration. Must also be in the NY area.

‘HOW I GOT MY CARD’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 17 - The Benanti Group is casting How I Got My Card, a cabaret singer showcase, specifically for entertainment union card holders of all types (i.e., SAG, AFTRA, AGMA, EQUITY (US/UK), etc.) Note: Seeking singers to tell their story about how they acquired their union card. The song that you choose should, in some way, be creatively linked to your story. Each performer will have a 10-minute spot to perform. You may sing up to three-songs if time permits. You also may cut songs to fit into your time frame if including patter. One-hour tempo rehearsal prior to your performance with keyboardist; performance will take place at the end of August at the Broadway Comedy Club, 318 W. 53rd Street at 7:30pm in NYC. Deferred Pay: Performers will collectively share 90% profits of pool house to be divided evenly less overhead. Note: Production is looking for union performers, but this is not under a union contract. Seeking—Performer (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com In your cover letter, indicate late August availability and what union you may be affiliated. Submit voice sample via audio or video.

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.

 COMPANIES:

‘SPARROW LIVE’ RESIDENT ARTISTS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 10 - Sparrow Live is seeking live performers for Sparrow Live, a performance platform. Production states: "Are you an incredible artist? Do you hate the game of having to market yourself? Where your talent is just table stakes - with the ability to earn a sustainable living from your artistry hinging on your ability to network, market yourself, and play the "game" - all to just make the equivalent of a minimum wage? Join us as we create the world's first community to connect you directly with your audience, and new audiences. Sparrow Live is expanding, and in need of new talent and content. The Sparrow Live Resident Artist program is a curated group of performers highlighted on the Sparrow Live platform who are actively marketed not only to our growing database of users, but also to our corporate and community partners." Program runs Sep. 1-Aug. 21, 2022, with the company option to renew at conclusion. Guaranteed minimum $500 for first performance - for all performances you will receive 100% of the net ticketing revenue. Seeking—Musical Performer (Lead): 18+, looking for musicians of specifically niche musical genres, outside of what we call the "big four": Rock, Pop, Country, Rap/Hip Hop. As a Sparrow Live Resident Artist you are/will be:
-Guaranteed to make at least $500 on your first performance.
-Keep 100% of the net revenue from your performances for the first year.
-Marketed to our corporate and community partners to earn revenue from your performances long after your work on them has concluded.
-Have your performances hosted for 1 month for no extra fee (usually $100)
-Featured in Sparrow Live's premier paid marketing campaigns, reaching new audiences.
-Featured on a personal webpage on the Sparrow Live platform that allows audiences to discover you, purchase tickets to your performances, sell digital downloads and merchandise (which we can design and produce for you - no up front costs or stock to have to store/ship). Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or fill out an application at SparrowLive You will be required to answer the following questions: Tell us about yourself and your music! Why would you be perfect for this program? What’s your best performance story? You will be required to provide the following: A video example of your artistry; Link to your website/social/online presence; Artistic Resume/CV; Headshot/Promo Photo.

COMPETITIONS:

'SO YOU THINK YOU CAN SING SING-OFF," SEASON 2 – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 17 - Producers are casting male and female singers for Season Two of So You Think You Can Sing Sing-Off. Producer states: "The So You Think You Can Sing Season 2 series begins Thursday, April 15. Sign up for a shot at your own virtual concert (pays $250) and $50 every 3rd Thursday leading up to the concert. Two to ten singers will sing one of their best songs." Virtual sing-off begins April 15 (8:30pm) on Facebook LIVE; final sing-off is June 17 (8:30pm). Professional Pay: Pays $50 every third Thursday and $250 on June 17. Producer states: "We will CashApp the singer with the most votes $50 (every third Thursday through June 17). The final sing-off is Thursday, June 17 at 8:30pm and the best singer in the series will be instantly booked for the virtual End of Spring Fling performance on Friday, June 18. The gig pays $250." Seeking—Singer: 10+. Seeking talent from Newark NJ. Apply via backstage.com Submit a link to performance video(s) and pic.

GLOBAL TEEN TALENT CONTEST – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - Higher Learning Network NFP is casting a global teen talent contest. Production states: "Higher Learning Network hosts a monthly talent contest to showcase teen and occasionally preteen talents. We are currently looking for poets, dancers, singers, actors, speakers and visual artists for our next several shows. Teens and Pre-teens are welcome to apply." Talent works remotely. Contests are held the last Saturday of each month. Videos and release forms must be submitted five days prior. No Pay. All participants will receive something but one winner each month will receive a monetary prize. Seeking—Singers (Day Player): All Genders, 5-20; Actors, Speakers, Poets (Day Player): All Genders, 5-20. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Production states: "To compete we need 3 items: A 30-second video of the talent introducing themself- including where they're from, hobbies or anything else they'd like to share; a two-minute excerpt of them performing their talent and a signed and completed Talent release form. Videos should be sent via unlisted YouTube links." Apply via backstage.com or visit the Higher Learning Network.

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:

REALNURSE CHOIR – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 20 - Hoffman Bernstein is seeking real Latinx nurses who live in the tristate area who love to sing to be part of a nurse choir performance to celebrate the 4th of July on Telemundo. Sing the National Anthem in Spanish. Shoots one day the week of June 21 in NYC. $300/ 8 hours shoot and includes buyout in perpetuity. PSA for Nurse Hero Foundation. They will choose 2 to 3 nurses to record in the studio and compensation for that will be $125 for one hour. Seeking—Real Nurse Who Sings: All Genders, 18+, looking to cast real nurses who love to sing. Looking for RN's, CNA's, Nursing Student, Retired Nurses who love to sing and can carry a tune to participate in a PSA celebrating nurses. Must be able to sing in Spanish. This PSA will premiere on Telemundo on 4th of July. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com Submit yourself and then production will send you audition instructions. Will ask you to self-shoot yourself singing the first 4 lines of the National Anthem in Spanish.

SHOWS/STAGE/VIRTUAL:

‘STELLA: A NEW MUSICAL’s FIRST STAGED READ-THROUGH – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 19 - Lasslo-Meredith Co. is casting Stella: A New Musical's First Staged Read-Through with Select Musical Performances, a brand new musical. Rehearses and films over the summer (weekends) over Zoom. Production states: "We will reach out for more information regarding dates and locations when needed for future in-person events." No Pay. Seeking—“Stella” (Lead): Female, 18-30, a new star in the starscape. She is curious, naive, and spirited. She feels out of place and inadequate as the newest member of the Star Alumni. Preferably Chinese-American but not required for submission; “Rowan” (Lead): 13-17, a teenager adapting to life without a mother. She is artistic, passionate, and sarcastic. She feels she will never be able to get over the loss of her mom. Preferably Pacific-Islander but not required for submission. Role requires singing; “Alex” (Lead): 13-17, Alex has been Rowan's best friend since they were kids. He’s goofy, lovable, and caring. He tries to comfort Rowan after her mother's passing. Preferably Caucasian but not required for submission. Role requires singing; “Bartholomeus” (Lead): Male, 18-30, Stella’s new friend in the starscape and Abraham's younger brother. He is optimistic, outgoing, and kind-hearted. He is trying to prove himself to his brother. Preferably Caucasian but not required for submission; “Abraham” (Lead): Male, 18-30, Stella’s new friend in the starscape and Bartholomeus’ older brother. He is arrogant and pompous, but deep down, he has a sweet spot. When things go awry in the starscape, he must try to maintain his good reputation. Preferably South Asian but not required for submission; “East” (Supporting): Female, 18-30, a member of the Panel of Stars in the starscape. She is loving, but secretly devious and cunning. When she spots an opportunity to pursue her vicious plans, she must find a way to get what she wants. Preferably Chinese-American but not required for submission; “Lisa” (Supporting): Female, 18-30, Peter’s girlfriend. She is kind-hearted, respectable, and friendly. Lisa attempts to reach out to Rowan to help her get over the loss of her mother. Preferably Caucasian but not required for submission; “Peter” (Supporting): Male, 18-30, Rowan’s dad. He is caring but can be strict. He wants Rowan to accept Lisa into the family. Preferably Pacific-Islander but not required for submission; “North” (Supporting): Male, 18-30, the leader of the Panel of Stars in the starscape. He is commanding and serious. He wants to keep order in the starscape. Preferably Caucasian but not required for submission; “West” (Supporting): Female, 18-30, a member of the Panel of Stars in the starscape. She is passionate and confident. She wants to keep order in the starscape. Preferably Spanish-American but not required for submission; “South” (Supporting): Male, 18-30, a member of the Panel of Stars in the starscape. He is loving and firm. He wants to keep order in the starscape. Preferably African American but not required for submission; “Polaris” (Supporting): Male, 16-30, a star in the Star Alumni. He is self-absorbed and a total douche. He wants everyone to know how great he is; “Lily” (Supporting): Female, 8-12, East’s daughter. She is hopeful and sweet; “Tommy” (Supporting): Male, 8-12, a young star in the starscape. He is wide eyed and energetic. He wants to be like the star alumni; Star Alumni (Chorus/Ensemble): All Genders, a group of highly esteemed stars in the starscape. They are prideful and joyous. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or visit the Stella site. Note your summer availability in your cover letter and provide us with a general biography. For auditions, you will be required to submit using footage you must take from home. Some roles may require a singing audition. Auditions will be held throughout this month in search of a talented group of actors and actresses who can portray characters at a public read-through.

EQUITY, SIGNATURE THEATRE 2021-22 SEASON – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 21 - Signature Theatre is seeking video submissions from Equity singers and dancers for various roles in four shows for the upcoming 2021-2022 season including Rent (Jonathan Larson, music-lyrics-book; Rehearsals begin Oct. 5; runs Nov. 2, 2021-Jan. 30, 2022 with a possible extension through Feb. 13, 2022 at The MAX Theatre: LORT B scale); She Love Me (Jerry Bock, music; Sheldon Harnick, lyrics; Joe Masteroff, book; Rehearsals begin Feb. 15, 2022; runs Mar. 15-Apr. 24 at The MAX Theatre: LORT B scale); Jeannette: A New Musical (Ari Afsar, music-lyrics; Lauren Gunderson, book; Rehearsals begin May 3, 2022; runs May 31-July 3 with a possible extension through July 10 at The MAX Theatre: LORT B scale); and The Color Purple (Brenda Russell, Allee Willis & Stephen Bray, music-lyrics; Marsha Norman, book; Rehearsals begin July 19, 2022; runs Aug. 16-Oct. 9 with a possible extension through Oct. 16 at MAX Stage: LORT B scale). Season rehearses and performs in Arlington VA. Signature Theatre’s 2021-2022 chorus musicals will be performed indoors at our MAX Theatre. Rehearsals will take place indoors as well. Pays $1,008/wk. Equity LORT B Non-Rep Contract. Seeking—Equity Singers and Dancers (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+. Seeking talent from the Arlington VA area. Due to Covid-19, this season we are accepting video submissions only. No in-person appointments or auditions will be held. Self-taped video auditions will be reviewed by members of the casting department at Signature Theatre only. Each and every video audition that is submitted via email within the window of May 27-June 1, 2021 will be reviewed. We will not review video submitted earlier than May 27 or later than June 1, 2021. Submissions Instructions: All self-tape videos should be no longer than two minutes in length and include introduction of actor’s name along with a 16-32 bar cut of a song (see below) and/or performance of the dance combination provided at DropBox. You may audition with a song of your choice or use the recorded track of “Seasons of Love” from Rent provided at DropBox for your convenience, along with sheet music. You are not required to sing this particular selection of this song. It is only provided for your convenience should you choose to sing this cut. Slate your name and announce the pieces you are performing or slate your name and go directly into your performance. In addition, if you are interested in being considered for a specific show, include the title of show in your slate. If you are interested in auditioning for "Jeannette: A New Musical," we invite you to view the full breakdown before auditioning, as provided by the creative team, which can be found here. Attach your self-tape video (any video format compatible with YouTube, Dropbox, or Vimeo upload is welcome) and headshot/resume (PDF format) to the form provided at SignatureTheatreAuditions. All videos received via the form from June 7 until 11:59 pm ET on June 21 will be reviewed. We will not review video submitted later than June 21, 2021. Clearly note your Equity status and contact information on your resume. Callbacks will be granted based off the video auditions. You will be notified if you are called back. Be sure to provide correct contact info on your headshot and resume so that we can reach you. Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer who celebrates diversity and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. Signature Theatre is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and accommodation for individuals with visible and/or invisible disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

‘STRANGER SINGS! The PARODY MUSICAL’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 22 - Stranger Sings LLC is casting Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical. Production states: "Take a trip back to Hawkins, Indiana: 1983 -- when times were simpler, hair was bigger, and unsupervised children were getting snatched by interdimensional creatures. With a book and score by Jonathan Hogue, Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical is a wild and irreverent send-up of the hit Netflix series, Stranger Things, and all its campy 80's glory. Join Mike, Eleven, Lucas, Dustin, and the whole Hawkins gang for a night of adventure, thrills, indulgent pop culture references, pubescent angst, heavy synth, poor parenting, convoluted love triangles, cheap effects, dancing monsters, and maybe, just maybe, justice for everyone's favorite frumpy ginger, Barb Holland." Rehearses July 14-Aug. 4 (evenings); previews Aug. 5-8; runs Aug. 11-Sep. 5 (Thurs.-St. 8pm, and Sun, at 3pm) in NYC. In-Person NYC Final Callbacks: June 22. Pay TBD. Rehearsal will be a stipend. Show rate is $55/performance. Seeking—“Lucas” (Lead): Male, 18-30 play 12-year-old, Black, any gender, Tenor (D3-B4). The skeptic of the group, he's hard to win over but is as loyal as they come. He is ready for battle with the Demagorgon at any time. May also swing for other principal roles. Must have good physical comedic timing; “Eleven” (Lead): Female, 18-30 to play 12-year-old. Alto (F-sharp3 to E5). She has telekinetic powers and a whole lot of Daddy issues. While physically small and a person of few words, her intensity cannot go unnoticed. Short hair (or buzzed) a plus. Also doubles as Nancy Adult (18+) to play 16-year-old, alto with high belt (F3-F5). A smart and curious high schooler who thinks the world revolves around her and her love life. She may be well intentioned, but she pays the price for her narcissism when her best friend, Barb, suddenly disappears. Must have good comedic timing; “Joyce” (Lead): Female, adult (18+) to play 25 to 40-year-old, Any Ethnicity, Female, Mezzo with Belt (A-flat3 to F5). Constantly at a "10", she is strong-willed yet hysterical and like Jonathan, will stop at nothing to find her son, Will. She also may have a few screws loose. Strong Winona Ryder impression a plus. Must have good comedic timing; “Hopper” (Lead): Male, 25-40, baritone (A2-falsetto A4). A Sheriff of Hawkins, he is an alcoholic with his own emotional baggage, but is driven to uncover the truth behind Will's disappearance. Looking for that "something more," he finds comfort in Joyce's off-beat personality as she looks for her son. Must have good comedic timing; “Mike” (Lead): Male, Adult (18+) to play 12-year-old, Any Ethnicity, Any Gender, Tenor (D3 to B-flat4). Mike is the fearless leader of the group. While on a mission to rescue his best friend Will, he gets sidetracked by possible romantic feelings for Eleven. Must have good comedic timing. This role has been cast. Seeking replacements; “Dustin” (Lead): Male, adult (18+) to play 12-year-old, tenor (B2 to B-flat4). Talkative yet wise-cracking, Dustin has a heart of gold that shines through his big smile that goes directly with his big personality. You can't help but love him and agree with him on everything he says. He has a lisp. Curly hair a plus. Must have good comedic timing; “Will” (Lead): adult (18+) to play 12-year-old, Any Ethnicity, Any Gender, tenor (C3-A4) or Alto (F-sharp3 to F5). Kidnapped by the Demagorgon, Will may seem wimpy and a tad pathetic, but his resilience to stay alive and pursue big dreams is unparalleled. Must have good comedic timing; “Barb” (Lead): Female, 18-30 to play 16-year-old, alto with high belt (G3-E5). She is the frumpy best friend who always seems to be forgotten. Hopelessly awkward and a bit naïve...that is until her best friend's betrayal brings out her inner Regina George. This role calls for a star. Improv skills a plus. Must have good comedic timing; “Jonathan” (Lead): Male, to play 17-year-old, Any Ethnicity, Male, Baritenor (G2 to G-sharp4). The outcast at school, he will stop at nothing to find his younger brother, WILL. He seems to be doing just fine on his own...that is until Nancy starts to notice him. Also doubles as Steve Adult (18+) to play 17-year-old, Any Ethnicity, Male, Tenor (E3-falsetto E5). The high school heartthrob with the most glorious hair you've ever seen. He gives into the patriarchy easily, that is until an unlikely ally comes along to challenge him. Must have good comedic timing. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com Performers must be New York local hires. Some roles may double with smaller cameo roles. Production strongly encourages transgender and/or non-binary actors to submit for all roles.

‘CHAMELEON’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 9 - Producers are casting the lead female and one ensemble female role in Chameleon, a new musical about accepting your differences and raising mental health awareness. Daisy Villegas, creator-writer; Will Meid, songwriter-co-book writer. Rehearsals held via Zoom and all info will be provided through a WhatsApp group chat once you are cast. No Pay. Rest assured it is a wonderful opportunity! Seeking—“Anna” (Lead): 18-26, the witty, funny, empathetic friend of the male main character Chase. She is very close to him and when she suspects something might not be right, she enlists their mutual friend Nicole to do some digging to find out who the new Chase is and why he’s acting differently than last year; “Lisa Fiorenza” (Chorus/Ensemble): Female, up to 18, Lisa is a teen actress in the movie with Sam. She plays his love interest, and they talk occasionally when not filming. She’s aware of the pressure having a director as his dad puts on Sam. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Include a video of you acting out lines and another one singing the audition song for your respective role, which can be accessed through following and messaging the TikTok page @chameleonmusical, or if you don’t have tiktok, send text to 562-242-9103 or e-mail for more information.

'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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3-WEEK ONLINE ADVANCED VOICE-OVER INTENSIVE With CASTING DIRECTOR BARRY SHAPIRO! – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 17 - Join the Acting And Voice Studios for our 3-Week ONLINE Advanced Voice-Over (VO) Intensive with Casting Director, Barry Shapiro! This will be a live, interactive class with a Q&A and the opportunity to perform for and get feedback from Barry. You will be able to download the recordings of your performances for educational purposes only. You will also be able to send us your headshot, resume, acting reel and anything else you would want Barry to see. This class will be held online via Zoom. This class is intended for actors with previous VO experience and/or training. Each actor will perform their VO scene while being taught and coached by Barry on a variety of VO scripts. This class is a ton of fun and you will receive great feedback and pointers from a Casting Professional who has seen it all. You'll also have the opportunity to ask Barry all of your questions about pursuing a VO career, getting auditions, and finding work. Intensive online via Zoom on Tuesdays, June 15, 22 & 29 from 6:30PM-8:30PM EST/3:30PM-5:30PM PST. No Pay. Requires $249 tuition fee required to attend this live, online, three-week workshop. Seeking—Voice-Over Actors: 16+. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com or visit the website.

‘SUMMER SERIES’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 23 - BroadwayMania is casting Summer Series with BroadwayMania. Production states: "This is an album of Broadway covers that will be recorded from June 23 to August 31 and released on Spotify and other music platforms. Some of the musicals that include this project are: 'Hadestown,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'Waitress,' 'Les Miserables,' 'American Idiot,' 'Songs for a New World,' 'Shrek' and more. This is an only audio production everyone will record remotely from their home. BroadwayMania is an international company, and we cast members from all over the world. Talent records virtually. No Pay. Seeking—“H. Mulligan” (Lead): 18+, Hercules Mulligan part in Yorktown from Hamilton; “Hades” (Lead): Male, 18+, The role of Hades for “Wait for me (reprise)” from Hadestown; “Hermes” (Supporting): Male, 18+, The role of Hermes for “Wait for me (reprise)” from Hadestown; Dreamettes (Lead): Female, 18+, Dreamettes from “Dreamgirls” to perform in “Steppin into the bad side;” “Curtis” (Lead): Male, 18+, Curtis from “Dreamgirls” for the song “Steppin into the bad side;” “J.T. Early” (Lead): Male, 18+, From the musical of “Dreamgirls” to cover “Steppin into the bad side;” “C.C. White” (Supporting): Male, 18+, From the musical of “Dreamgirls” to cover “Steppin into the bad side;” “Wayne” (Supporting): Male, 18+, From the musical of “Dreamgirls” to cover “Steppin into the bad side.” Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com Requirements: 18 or older, availability for at least two weeks between June 23 and August 31. Professional equipment (microphone) is preferred but not required. Ability to read music is preferred but not required. Ability to learn a harmony and participate on the ensemble (we provide harmony guides). Fast learner.

‘STILL LIFE’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 26 - Joshua Kaufman is casting Still Life, an experimental short film created through structured improvisation. Creator states: "I'm interested in exploring themes of embodiment and sexuality - working with performers who are comfortable with a certain degree of simulated intimacy, romance and nudity. I want to create the safest space possible; A dedicated Intimacy Coordinator will be working with us on this project. Though most dialogue will be improvised, performers may be asked to be 'off-book' with pre-written material before filming certain scenes and will have time to become 'off-book.' Performers may be asked to memorize passages overnight." Shoots Sunday, June 27 (5pm-9pm) in Midtown and Monday, June 28 (10am-10pm) in Brooklyn NYC. Professional Pay: $400. Seeking—Performer (Lead): 21+. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit JoshuaKaufman

VOICEOVER, (REMOTE) ACTORS/ACTORS In LA – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - Ketsdever Studios is seeking voiceover actors (work from home) or actors based in LA! Production states: "We encourage anybody to apply no matter age, gender, sexuality, etc! Our instagram is @ketsdeverstudios & my actor instagram is @kaitlynketsdeverr. We're a new production company filled with positive and genuine creatives! Our crew has the education and experience needed for our projects and we have a lot of films, etc. in development and pre-production!" Works from home and in L.A. Pay depends if we win money from film festivals or competitions, etc. Seeking—Actors (Lead): 18+, actors based in one of these places: Los Angeles CA; Charleston SC; Savannah, Atlanta GA. LGBTQIA+ actors are always welcome. Any gender, body type, age, etc.; looking for a lot of variety; Voiceover Actors: 18+, a variety of voice actors to be cast in audio story podcasts and possibly animation in the future; “Ms. Dukes” (Voiceover): Female, 35-60, work from home position. anybody worldwide can apply, as long as you speak fluent English. A beautiful single mother of 4 three men and a Lil Lady, with a gorgeous smile with a personality that will brighten any room she walks in, with naturally curly hair wears hair in a natural curly afro, ponytail, or braids. An entrepreneur disabled with arthritis with bad posture, sometimes walks on the nicest canes, dressed to a "T" matching head to toe draped in diamonds and gold with designer handbags and eye frames. Strong-willed believer in God, motivational speaker, and talk radio show host. Ma Dukes will take you in, give you the shirt off of her back but for her children, her demonic side arises and murdering the son that took care of her brought out a totally different side. wears designer Fedora hats very versatile in style with her hair, nails, and her forever ever-changing look. She always says "You look good, you feel good." Jill Scott type; “B” formerly Ty (Voiceover): male, 18-23, Work from home, can apply from anywhere worldwide as long as you speak English fluently. Tall, thin, baby face, smooth, hilarious life of the party, everybody loves B, a laid back freestyle Iconic rapper and hustler who doesn't bother anybody until you bother him or his family, and keeps less savory company around him, a ladies man. Always wears designer tennis shoes and clothing. Wiz Kalifa type without all of the tattoos; “Ken” (Voiceover): Male, 25-35, work from home. can apply from anywhere in the world as long as you know English fluently. An extremely intelligent sociopath who hates his mother but loves her dearly, a very quiet and laid back rapper lyrical genius, not flashy at all. Natural curly hair usually wears braids to the back and eyelashes women buy and wear, very handsome. Dave East type without tattoos; Lady (Voiceover): 18-25, work from home. can apply from anywhere in the world, as long as you know English fluently. A gorgeous, slender, size 0 model fine and sexy a quiet young lady who has the singing voice of an angel is respectful but will knock your head off about her brothers and her mother. You will never see it coming. Tom Boy style dresses in joggers and Jordans. Megan Good gorgeous; “Evan” (Voiceover): Male, Gender-nonconforming, Non-Binary, Trans Male, 18-23, a 17 year old lanky and nerdy tech store employee. voiceover actor can be any of these genders: cis male, trans male, non-binary, gender-nonconforming; “Marty” (Voiceover): male, 27-35, Evan's boss. A frat boy who never grew up; “Linda” (Voiceover): Female, 42-50, A total 'Karen.' Bad with technology and ignorant; Virus (Voiceover): 18-60, A computer virus with a siri-like voice that attempts to possess humans. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com or contact the studio. You have to include a video or audio reel on your profile to be considered. A monologue or short scene will do too if you don't have experience.

MUSIC PRODUCER/LABEL DEVELOPING NEW FEMALE ARTIST – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - Harness Music is seeking female singer or singer-songwriter to record, produce, and develop original songs with for national release on new independent record label or with partner labels. Songwriting collaboration or songs provided for you. Recording in NYC, LA, or remote recording available with assistance due to COVID-19. No upfront fees. If remote recording if preferred or decided, then production will purchase proper equipment and advise setup through video conference recording sessions. Video conference calls, emails, remote recording sessions, or studio recording in NYC and LA. Deferred Pay: Production states: "Compensation through songwriting royalties. Looking to create a long-term artist collaboration relationship where we split the royalties for the music we create together. Any future necessary contracts related to the music will be drafted and created as a team for opportunities." Seeking—Singers/Vocalists: 18-30. Seeking talent from New York City NY; Los Angeles CA. Apply via backstage.com Have one or more cover songs in audio or video form with your application and any relevant social media.

'WOLFE BROTHERS SAGA' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - Fiction for Adults is casting Wolfe Brothers Saga, about a husband and wife team, producing a romantic suspense audio drama. Recordings are made remotely. Professional Pay: $150/Hour; Discord participation required. Record remotely. Upload to Google Drive. Post share link in respective channels on Discord server. Compensation is through Paypal. Seeking—“Maggie Stewart” (Voiceover): Female, sassy, 20-something female, grew up on the right side of town, with money, and power (Mayor's daughter); after being gang-raped in high school, she resorted to a life of risk and promiscuity; she is the main lead in the series; some sexually graphic scenes will be required. Here is a link to a scene recorded with the original voice actor. This is as graphic is it gets. "Maggie" is a recast for her role later in the series. Sex scenes from this point in the story will be minimal and not as graphic. But this is ongoing story so there is always a possibility of future (more sexually graphic) scenes. If voicing sexually graphic scenes makes you squeamish, this isn't the project for you. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or audition here.

OC HIT, RECORDING ARTIST – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - OC HIT is seeking artists to join OC Hit, a recording company. Company states: "We are growing fast and expanding our artist roster, looking for the next big recording artist! OC Hit is a subsidiary record company to Sony Music Group, a full-service facility providing the highest quality opportunities including recording, mixing, mastering, distribution, PR/marketing, artist management and our critically acclaimed songwriting and development camps. If you want to take your career as a musician, producer, singer or songwriter to the next level - you might be exactly what we’re looking for!" Works in Tustin CA. No pay. Seeking—Recording Artists (Lead): All Genders, 5-50. Seeking talent from San Juan Capistrano, Los Angeles, Tustin, Orange, Anaheim, Dana Point, Laguna, Irvine & San Diego CA. Apply via backstage.com or visit the website. Send your age, location and social media.

ON-SCREEN NARRATOR For VARIOUS PROJECTS – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - BVS is seeking an on-screen narrator to record various instructional training courses. Ideal candidate will have teleprompter experience and a home studio. Dates TBD. Narration will be recorded from talent's home studio. Based out of Cedar Rapids IA, but narration will be recorded virtually. Talent will be paid hourly. The pay rate is negotiable but must be agreed upon prior to recording. Talent will be required to fill out (electronically) a consent & release form, as well as a centralized employee registry contractor reporting tax form. Payment will be distributed to talent upon completion and return of required forms. Seeking—Video Narrator: 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Production will set up a date and time for an audition. Auditions will take place virtually using a video conferencing application (similar to Zoom). The audition itself shouldn't take long, but we want to be able to take a look at talent's in-home studio setup, as well as get a feel for talent's delivery. Talent must have an HD webcam, a lavalier microphone (or sufficient audio device that cannot be seen on screen), a green screen and sufficient studio lighting. High speed internet is strongly preferred. All video narration will be recorded virtually using a video conferencing application (similar to Zoom) and our recording software. This enables both the producer and the editor to be "on set" for recording sessions. This also allows us to save the video files directly into our system during the recording session. So no need to transfer video files back to us. This role has potential to be a recurring one. Apply via backstage.com or contact BVS.

'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. Seeking—Multiple Roles (Voiceover): All Genders, 18+, multiple roles that could grow into larger characters as the series progresses. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or visit the website. Must have your own recording equipment to deliver clear audio. 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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KIDS/TEENS, PLAYDATE THEATRE's ONE-WEEK SUMMER INTENSIVE – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 21 - Playdate Theatre is looking for young artists to join Playdate Theatre's One-Week Summer Intensive. Auditions for the one-week summer intensive are open to Middle & High School students looking to enhance their skills. Company states: "Our three-act system has something for theatre students of all levels and interests, allowing us to meet you where you’re at. Across all three acts, there is a consistent space for smaller group discussions and mentorship from Theatre Artists. Ensemble members will be workshopping/making creative pieces, community building, learning about new aspects of theater, and forming connections with our Professional Guest Artists. The ensemble will take a deep dive into what makes theater so special, exploring the magical elements of the art form with their peers from all across the country." Intensive runs June 26-July 2 (9:30am-11:10am PST/12:30pm-2:10pm EST) via Zoom. No pay. A participation fee of $300 is required. Contact the theatre about sliding scale payment or scholarship opportunities. Seeking—Young Artist (Lead): All Genders, 12-19. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or visit the Playdate Theatre website. To audition, submit one of the following: A one minute monologue of your choice (comedic or dramatic). Please introduce yourself with your name, pronouns, location, and grade; A one minute video explaining why you want to be in Drama Club. Please include your name, pronouns, location, and grade; A short paragraph explaining who you are and why you want to be in Drama Club. Please include your name, pronouns, location, and grade. Registration deadline: June 21.

ONE-ON-ONE ONLINE ACTING, SINGING, AUDITION And CAREER COACHING – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 1 - 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+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or visit CastingAudtions

ATNY’s SUMMER ‘BROADWAY BABES’ MUSICAL PERFORMANCE CAMPS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 19 - Actors Technique NY Kids & Teens is seeking participants ages 4-8 for ATNY's summer Broadway Babes musical performance camps. Company states: "'That kid should be on stage!' You hear it all the time. And the earlier they begin, the greater the advantage. This camp is designed for professional training focused on this particular age group. Three weekly in-theater NYC Broadway weeks to choose from. Enjoy one or all three. "ATNY will incorporate all facets of professional song, dance, and acting for our youngest future Broadway artists, with Broadway producer Carl Anthony Tramon ('Matilda,' 'Be More Chill,' 'School of Rock,' 'War of the Roses 2021'). He knows what you need to build good habits from a very young age. Join him and fellow ATNY professionals and get the right training in one or all of these amazing in-theater weekly camps. Final weekly performances. "Other ATNY summer Broadway camp options (all ages): Broadway's 'Annie,' 'The Meanest Girls,' and virtual musical camp." Weekly Broadway camps run July 19-23, July 26-30, and Aug. 2-6 in NYC. No Pay. Camp participation fee required. Seeking—In the Wings B’way Camper (Lead): All Genders: 4-8, in-studio NYC Broadway camp participant. Seeking talent from New York City NY; Boston MA; Philadelphia PA. Submit a headshot and resume. Must be able to participate in-studio in NYC. Visit the website for more details or call 917/763-1777 with deposits or registration.

KIDS/TEENS, PEACHCRAFT's THEATER SUMMER INTENSIVE ENSEMBLE! - NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 19 - PeachCraft Studios of Dramatic Arts, Creative Voice and Filmmaking is seeking new students, ages 10-17, participants for PeachCraft Studios of Drama, Voice & Filmmaking's Summer Session. The program was established in 2005 by Casting Director and Talent Manager, Kate Kennedy. Students can sign up for 1-3 weeks. Week I, Level I: Features- Musical Workshop: Throughout the week students will work on scenes and songs from this season's Musical. They will learn sensory work, navigating text, script analysis, voice and speech, making bold choices, audition technique and their musical repertoire. The musical workshop will be performed on Friday to showcase scenes and songs from the show for family and friends! Week II, Level II: Features- Writer, Director, Actor Workshop: Throughout the week students will write, direct, cast and act in their own scenes. They will learn dynamic character creation, audition technique, improvisation, sketch comedy, and how to revise and produce their original work. Students will showcase and perform their written scenes on Friday for family and friends! Week III, Level III: Features- Classical Workshop: Students will work on imaginary bodies, psychological gestures, voice and speech, and classical text through Shakespeare scenes and monologues. Company states: "Students will perform their own work on Friday for family and friends! Come be a part of an amazing community from the comfort of your home! Learn live and online from industry professionals in NY and LA." Week 1 runs July 5-9; week two runs July 12-16; and week three runs July 19-23. All workshops run 9AM-12:30PM PT/12NOON-3:30PM ET. via Zoom. No Pay. $400 fee required for one-week workshop. Scholarship available if qualified. Seeking—Summer Performers (Lead): All Genders, 10-18. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com, visit PeachCraft or send email with any questions. Interview is required. For consideration, submit a cover letter with a brief introduction about you or your child and an email we can contact you at if you are chosen to audition for our summer intensives. Classes fill up quickly.

‘PERFORMER AS MUSICIAN’ MUSICAL IMPROV ONLINE ZOOM WORKSHOP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 30 - UNDERDOG EDUCATIONAL™ is seeking participants for a six-week online musical improv class with Lisa Lynn from London. It is also an opportunity to audition for a Los Angeles Musical Improv group, Feel Your Feet. Production states: "You can take this workshop without auditioning for this L.A. group. You do not need to attend this workshop in order to audition. There is no fee to be a part of the L.A. group." Workshops run July 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15, and 22 (10:30am-1pm PST) virtually over Zoom. No Pay. Pays $180 workshop fee. No fee for auditioning for the L.A. group, Feel Your Feet. Seeking—Actor (Chorus/Ensemble): All Genders, 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com

KIDS/TEENS, SUMMER ACTING CLASSES – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 9 - Denise Simon Acting & Coaching is seeking young actors for summer in-person and virtual acting classes. Company states: "Young actors ages 7-18 can join one or more weeks of professional training this summer. Classes offered in TV/film acting technique shooting a professional demo reel with REELARC; a triple-threat program in acting, voice, and dance with a performance at a landmark NYC cabaret; a pre-college program in musical theater and theater for high school students; industry week taught by our staff plus casting directors, agents and managers; acting technique and musical theatre training at an outdoor nature sanctuary. Classes: June 28-July 2 Virtual (pre-college musical theater/theater for high school students); July 12-16 Virtual (Industry Week -acting & audition technique with a chance to work with industry pros in voice over & casting, agents and managers); July 19-25 virtual and in-person (Young Actors Film Experience with REELARC in Brooklyn,) Aug. 9-13 In Person (Bright Lights of Broadway, ages 7-11 and 12-17), and Aug. 16-20 In Person (Outdoor theatre & nature camp in Westchester County for ages 7-14). No Pay. Daily and week-long programs with filming and stage performance opportunities. Prices range from $175-$1395. Seeking—Kids & Teens: 7-18. Seeking talent Worldwide. Classes will be held in person and on Zoom for beginners to professional young actors residing anywhere. No audition required. Apply via backstage.com or visit the website.

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.

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 our team will get in touch with you.

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.

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.

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GREENBRIER ENTERTAINER – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - The Greenbrier is looking for an outstanding male singer/performer to join our talented team. Prefer a singer whose strengths are in R&B, soul, and commercial music. Ability to dance and adapt to choreography with a group is required. All positions are non-Equity. Production states: "The Greenbrier Resort is a five-star resort located in White Sulphur Springs WV. The Springhouse Entertainers perform a series of cabarets, waltzes, and a cappella sets throughout the year, as well as various gigs in the community. "Job duties including performing the grand waltz, tea waltz, a capella sets, cabarets, serenades, singing telegrams, flash mobs, murder mysteries, Café Carlton (piano bar setting), Christmas Show/Cantata, and other performances around the resort throughout the year. Think 'Cruise Ship on Land.' Seeking qualified performers who have the following: theme park/cruise ship experience (singing & dancing); cabaret experience (having your own cabaret is a plus); a cappella experience; are comfortable singing many styles of music; are good team players who are willing to grow with the Greenbrier’s Entertainment program; and who are self-motivated with good attitudes." We do ask that the applicant also have a valid driver's license." Greenbrier Resort located on over 10,000 acres of wonderful land in West Virginia. About 4 hours away from DC and Charlotte. Compensation is based upon experience and rather taking job as a Greenbrier Employee or contracted vendor and length of contract. Each person considered for the job will be briefed on all aspects of the job before asking to take the job. Hiring as a resort employee will give you benefits after 90 days and will require joining of the local union 863. Seeking—Male Entertainer (Chorus/Ensemble): 18-35. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com Include all special talents, vocal reels, instrumental reels if playing a instrument. When including reels include several different genres as well.