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Updated: November 21

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SINGING BARTENDERS – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 20 - The Duplex is seeking singers who are also trained bartenders and service for open, steady positions at The Duplex, where performing and bartending go hand in hand. Applicants are expected to excel in both fields. Pays $10/hour; All Duplex Singing Bartenders are paid according to industry standards. The Duplex offers a flat rate per hour plus bar tips. Seeking—Singing Bartender: All Genders, 21+. Open call auditions for Singing Bartenders on April 24 from 5PM-7PM in the historic Piano Bar at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street) in NYC. Seeking talent from New York NY. This open call is for singers who are interested in bartending positions. Be prepared to perform a number or two for the crowd, and possible make a drink or two as well to show bartending knowledge. The Duplex strives to represent diversity, so individuals of all races, genders, sexual orientations and ages are encouraged to apply. Apply via Backstage.com

‘TO BE CONTINUED…’ – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 30 - Wake Up World Productions is looking for extremely passionate performers. Talent must be passionate about the environment and have the desire to use their art to transform the minds, hearts, and spirits of the entire human race. This is a project that affects each and every single one of us and contains information that many will not be familiar with. Those chosen for the project must be able to handle a subject matter that most shy away from, or view as a conspiracy theory; however, it is the exact truth that must be shared. Runs TBD in NY. Pay rates will be negotiated. Travel will not be provided. Talent who can live in New York during the production are preferred. Seeking—Lead, All Genders, 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via Backstage.com or visit http://www.exposethetruth.life For consideration, talent must submit a headshot, and a video focusing on an environmental topic that they would like to see solutions brought up worldwide.

NEW YORK BASED CORPORATE EVENT OFFICE – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 14 - Stage 39 Productions is seeking professional Pop, Rock and R&B vocalists. Production states: "Immediate openings. Excellent pay. Full schedule. Weekend corporate events and weddings. Subbing opportunities available as well. Works in NYC. Pay $500 for an estimated 5 hours of work. Seeking—Vocalist/Singer: All Genders, 18-35; Organized, professional business with multiple bands; high level professionals. Auditions on December 12 in the evening. Seeking talent from Oyster Bay NY; New York NY. Visit www.stage39.com. Production states: "Fill out our online application. It becomes an EPK we can share with management and band leaders in our organization."

OPEN CALL – VOCALISTS – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Steve Hackman Productions is seeking contemporary POP vocalists of all ranges to perform in orchestral fusion productions that blend classical and popular masterworks. The productions tour worldwide with all travel and hotels covered. Pay is competitive for first-class talent. Vocalists must have a compelling and unique sound reflective of a deep appreciation and understanding of music and songwriting. Consummate musicianship is a must: first-class music reading ability and pitch, terrific ears, and natural and intrinsic understanding of melody, harmony and counterpoint. Production states: "Please double check that you have accurately completed the requirements at the google documents submission form. Only submissions that have completed this form may be considered. We are auditioning for confirmed gigs that take place now through 2025 and likely beyond, so PLEASE take the time to review Steve Hackman's music before submitting the BEST of your best in samples. We will appreciate every detail of your musicianship." Multiple productions in 2022, 2023 and beyond. Pays $1,000-$2,000 (Flat Rate). Seeking—Vocalist: Lead, 18+, Vocalists for one-off fly-in dates. Not bus tours, etc. No submissions will be reviewed without full completion of application at the link, incuding a-capella audio/video samples: https://forms.gle/2QwXmBKk2eGGfWte8 For consideration First Round: t May be completed at your convenience at the following link: https://forms.gle/4sdYv2sSmdgB5fW2A Two 120-second videos of yourself singing a-Capella that best represent your voice & artistry; A repertoire of your choice - choose contrasting tempos/genres; NO post-processing, you will receive confirmation from our team upon review; Second Round: After reviewing your submission, our team may reach out with personalized audition instructions. Expect us to request an additional: Three a-Capella vocal samples (up to 90 seconds each) performing parts from one or more of Steve’s original works. This is NOT a first-come-first-serve gig. We have recurring performances already contracted for 2022-2025 and are looking for the best of the best. With that in mind, take time to craft samples that best represent your talent as it applies to these performances. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States).

‘FUTUREFEST’ 2023 – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Open Hydrant Theater Company and Foundation of New American Musicals is seeking singers for FutureFest, a showcase in NYC. Production states: "This showcase spotlights rising local young talent in a celebration of the next generation of musical theater artists. At FutureFest, middle school, high school, and college-age students, as well as recent graduates, sing songs from new musicals written by leading and rising lyricists/composers." Rehearses early December 2022, and January 2023 (dates TBD) in Bronx; runs Jan. 17 or 18, 2023 at the Feinstein's 54 Below, NYC. No pay. Production states: "This is a fundraiser for Open Hydrant Theater Company." Seeking—Musical Theater Singers: Lead, All Genders, 12-25, Seeking middle school, high school, and college-age students, as well as recent college graduates, to represent their alma maters; seeking various singing styles; songs will be from new musicals; if cast, you will be a representative of your school and sing a song chosen by the producers that best fits your voice. Seeking talent from New York NY. For consideration, submit a YouTube, SoundCloud, or other links to anything showcasing vocal skills. Production states: "Casting will not accept any submissions without a singing link of some sort." For more info, visit http://54below.com/artist/futurefest/.

GRODON JCC’s ANNUAL BIG NIGHT OUT GALA BROADWAY COMES To NASHVILLE: A NIGHT HONORING MENTOR And MENTEES – NOTICE EXPIRES JAN. 1, 2023 - Gordon Jewish Community Center is seeking 3 - 5 Broadway vocalists for Nashville’s Gordon Jewish Community Center’s Big Night Out Gala, Broadway Comes to Nashville: A Night Honoring Mentor and Mentees Broadway Composers. Note: Hiring for 60-minute one-night fundraising gala. The show will consist of musical selections of Oscar Hammerstein II, Stephen Sondheim, and Lin-Manual Miranda. Coordinator states: “Big Night Out is the Gordon Jewish Community Center's largest annual fundraiser. Our 'One Night Only' event will honor some of Broadway’s best composers and show how their work shaped the Musical Theater world. It will be a magical night of singing and acting, all in celebration of the important work that the Gordon JCC, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization has done for over 115 years and will continue to do for generations to come.” Rehearses/tech Feb. 3-4; runs Feb. 5 in Nashville TN. Pays $500/flat rate, plus hotel & travel. Performers will be expected to arrive on Feb 3, 2023 for tech rehearsal in Nashville TN, knowing their material. There will be two days of tech and then a one night only performance. Seeking—Performers: Supporting, All Genders, 18+, 3-5 performers. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via Backstage.com or visit http://nashvillejcc.org For consideration in your cover letter, note your availability during the month of January (for possible Zoom meetings). Video Submissions Only along with Headshot and Resume. Prepare a 32-bar cut from any of Oscar Hammerstein II, Stephan Sondheim or Lin-Manual Miranda shows.

‘The UNLIMITED SHOW’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JAN. 7, 2023 - Unlimited Stages is casting The Unlimited Show. Production states: "As an attempt to continue testing the limits of the stage, Unlimited Stages is very excited to debut 'The Unlimited Show,' a brand new monthly variety show that consists of a little bit of everything ranging from live entertainment, to sketch comedy, and special guest stars. "Outside Talent: Aside from our regular cast, each show will feature outside talent to perform live at DROM NYC the night of the show, providing a much better sense of variety to the shows each month. Talent can include singers, instrumentalists, dancers, illusionists, stand-up comedians, circus acts, and much more. "Unlimited Players: These are the performers will perform in the show's sketch comedy spots. These performers will also serve as standbys. In the case a live performer cancels at any moment, an Unlimited Player must take their place with their own act. Ability to sing/dance is a plus." Venue, Rehearsals and Show Dates TBA. Pay is $50/Month. Seeking—Unlimited Player: Chorus/Ensemble; All Genders; 18+; Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via Backstage.com

BAND SEEKING TALENT – NOTICE EXPIRES JAN. 31 - JV Agency is seeking professional singers and musicians for NYC and Miami bands for 2023 special and private events. Production states: "Must have excellent stage presence, memorization skills, and the ability to move well and learn choreography. Seeking music directors, male and female vocalists, drummers, guitarist, bass player, pianist, DJ." Works in NYC and MIA, location TBD. Pays $500 (Flat Rate) for Musicians; $700 (Flat Rate) for Musical Director. Seeking—Male Vocalist: Lead, 18+, Must be able to sing multi-genre songs and learn a songlist weekly for special and private events; Female Vocalist: Lead, 18+, Must be able to sing multi-genre songs and learn a songlist weekly for special and private events; Musical Director: Lead, 18+, Playing an Instrument. Having a comprehensive understanding of music is a must. Music theory & composition. Able to successfully lead the band with confidence and knowledge through a 4-hour+ show. Seeking talent from New York NY; Miami FL. Apply via Backstage.com Submit 2-3 minutes performance reel.

JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE SHOWCASE – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31, 2023 - Next Stop Broadway is casting a Junior High School musical theatre showcase. The showcase will feature eight singers from the NYC Tri-State area singing two solos and a finale. Rehearsals will be scheduled around the cast's availability. Two private rehearsals will be held in Midtown, NYC for solo work and finale rehearsal with the cast. One private direction session with Director will be held remotely via Zoom. Runs TBD in NYC. Not Paid. Seeking—Featured Singers: Lead, 11-14. Seeking talent from Huntington, New York NY. Apply via backstage.com For consideration, submit two recently recorded full Musical Theater songs (one uptempo song, and one ballad.), along with a headshot, resume, age, contact information, and location. Performance videos will be accepted if the solo can be heard very clearly.

‘CABARET SERIES’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 7, 2023 - Classic Theatre of Maryland is seeking guest vocalists for a monthly cabaret series. Production states: "Classic Theatre of Maryland's does one cabaret each month accompanied by the Unified Jazz Ensemble. CTM's popular Cabaret Series are fully staged productions." Two rehearsals per cabaret, one being a week before the show and one at 3PM the day of the show; performs Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 13, April 10, May 15, June 5, July 10 and Aug. 7, 2023 in Annapolis MD. Pays flat rate of $250 for rehearsal and performance. Seeking—Guest Vocalist: Lead, All Genders, 18+, Seeking trained jazz vocalists for guest slots in our upcoming 2022-23 Cabaret Series. Submit a 32 bar cut of a jazz standard. Seeking talent from Annapolis MD; New York NY; Washington DC; Baltimore MD; Philadelphia PA; Arlington VA. Apply via https://classictheatremaryland.org or Backstage.com Submit a vocal audition of a 32 bar cut of a jazz standard as well as the cabaret dates that you are available for. Note there will be one rehearsal a week before each cabaret (in some cases a few days before). You do not need to be available for all cabarets dates. Singers of all ethnicities are encouraged to submit. All cabaret performers are paid.

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2023 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION – NOTICE EXPIRES JAN. 25, 2023 - Kurt Weill Foundation is casting a singing competition unlike any other, in which acting counts as much as vocal talent. The Lotte Lenya Competition welcomes talented singers-actors to show they can "do it all" by presenting four contrasting theatrical songs and arias. To celebrate the Competition's 25th year, top prize is now $25,000. More than $100,000 in total prizes will be distributed during the 2023 Competition, with individual prizes awarded after each of the preliminary, semifinal, and final rounds. Production states: "Application/video audition deadline: Jan. 25, 2023. Semifinals: Thurs., Mar. 16, or Fri., Mar. 17, 2023, New York NY, Finals: Sat., Apr. 29, 2023, The Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY." Seeking—Singer-Actor: 19-32; The 2023 Competition is open to singing actors of all nationalities born between 1 January 1990 and 1 March 2004 (c. 19-32). Apply via Backstage.com or visit http://kwf.org/LLC For consideration, the application must be submitted online with a video audition of the complete repertoire. Contestants must prepare four contrasting selections, total duration not to exceed 15 minutes. A theatrical selection (any genre) by Kurt Weill; A song from a musical written before 1968; A song from a musical written in/after 1968; A selection from an opera or operetta.

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EQUITY, ‘FROZEN’ NAT’L TOUR – NOV. 26 DEADLINE - Disney Theatrical Productions is seeking video submissions from Equity actors for possible future replacement chorus singer parts in the National tour of Frozen. Actors of all cultural backgrounds encouraged to submit. Production states: "From the producers of 'The Lion King,' 'Mary Poppins,' and 'Aladdin' comes the beloved tale of two sisters torn apart and their journey to find themselves and their way back to each other. Based on the 2014 animated feature, the new Disney stage musical Frozen features a score by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, including their Oscar-winning song, “Let It Go,” and a book by Jennifer Lee, the Oscar-winning film writer and director (with Chris Buck)." Currently touring. Pays $2,311/wk. Equity Production (Disney) Contract. Seeking—“Pabbie:” Chorus/Ensemble, 30s-40s. Wise, mysterious, charismatic, and gentle patriarch of the Hidden Folk. Baritone. Tall, muscular, striking, handsome, statuesque. Feature ensemble; “Oaken:” Chorus.Ensemble, 30s-40s. Fun-loving, teddy-bear, family-man proprietor of Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post and Sauna. Possibly has some extreme physicality (height, size, etc). Great comedic timing with singing ability. Featured ensemble; “Bulda:” Chorus/Ensemble, 30s/40s. Nurturing, funny, empathetic, and spirited matriarch of the Hidden Folk. Fantastic belt voice and excellent movement/dance skills. Featured ensemble; “King Agnarr:” Chorus/Ensemble, 30s/40s. Stern, protective, yet adoring father of two young girls. Baritone or Bass. Featured ensemble; “Queen Idune:” Chorus/Ensemble, 30s. Elegant, strong, and devoted mother of the princesses. Soprano. Featured ensemble; Ensemble Singers: Chorus/Ensemble, 18+, Adults of all ethnicities with fantastic singing voices. The ensemble singers also double as and/or cover featured roles. Seeking talent from New York NY. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit. For consideration, submit a video audition to the following form: https://forms.gle/TQTej9z92FUnHGgLA Video instructions: Slate with name, height, and full body shot. Record in a well-lit space, not back-lit. Prepare a 16-32 bar cut of a contemporary or traditional musical theatre song. You may also use the accompaniment at https://tinyurl.com/FrozenTourAEAAuditionMaterials . Submissions deadline is Nov. 26.

‘COLUMBIA’ MUSICAL WORKSHOP TEAM – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 29 - Columbia is currently writing a new musical based in the 60s in America. The style of the musical is a mix of folk/rock/soul and contemporary musical theatre. It follows the story of three individuals trying to tell their story whilst intertwining with each other. Casting Actors-Singers to workshop and record demos. Zoom recording sessions from home. Times TBC. No Pay. Unfortunately, there is no budget for this project as of yet. Hoping to cast and put on this project by early spring next year and will look at our workshop team first in terms of casting. Seeking—“Paul:” Lead, Male, 18-30; “Weirdo:” Lead, Female, 18-30, Black/African Descent; “Bobby:” Lead, Male, 18+, Black/African Descent; Multiple Ensemble: Lead, All Genders, 18+. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via Backstage.com As this is a passion project, no audition will happen, however we will require you to be able to record from home, and we will require some sort of self-tape or recording to fit your voice and look to a character.

‘The AMEN CORNER’ – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 30 - Lehman College - Multi-media Performance Program is casting The Amen Corner, a play. Synopsis: “It’s an awful thing to think about, the way love never dies!” With that shattering realization, Sister Margaret Alexander, the central figure in James Baldwin’s play, reaches the crossroads of her life. All rehearsals will take place at Lehman College in Bronx NY; runs February 2023 at Lovinger Theatre at Lehman College NY. Not paid. If cast and student at CUNY possible college credit for participation is available. Seeking—Gospel Singers: Supporting, All Genders, 18+, Singers that have a gospel background and/or interest in the genre. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via Backstage.com Singers may submit MP3.

‘The GRANDMAS’ – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 7 - Wanda McKiver Productions, LLC. is casting for The Grandmas, a musical. Production states: "The Grandmas opened to a sold-out audience of 300 eager On seekers who patiently waited to hear soulful music of gospel artist Yolanda Adams. This perfectly arranged ensemble perfected their beautifully written lines that were written by Mrs. McKiver, a playwright whose stories inspire and motivate anyone who desires entertainment they could use. The Grandmas is a treat that share the stories of four generations of women who have seemed to have lost hope in the strength of true love. The fifth-generation woman, a teenage mother who has unconditional loyalty for her first and true love proves that when in love it is not just forever however everlasting." Rehearsals begin January 2023. Pays $25-$1,500 (Flat Rate). Seeking—“Kisha:” Lead, Female, 18-25; “Richard:” Lead, Male, 25-30; “Charlene:” Lead, Female, 35-55; “Big Momma:” Lead, Female, 18+; “Dexter:” Lead, Male, 28-35; Children of Kisha and Richard: All Genders, 6-10; “Mildred: Lead, Female, 40-55; all roles Black/African Descent. Seeking talent from Virginia Beach VA. Apply via backstage.com or visit http://www.wandamckiverproductions.com

‘JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR’ – DEC. 10 – HAGERSTOWN - Authentic Community Theatre is casting Jesus Christ Superstar live at the Historic Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown MD, presented by ACT. The first musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice to be produced for the professional stage, Jesus Christ Superstar has wowed audiences for over 40 years. A timeless work, the rock opera is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary and universally-known series of events but seen, unusually, through the eyes of Judas Iscariot. Loosely based on the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, Superstar follows the last week of Jesus Christ’s life. The story, told entirely through song, explores the personal relationships and struggles between Jesus, Judas, Mary Magdalene, his disciples, his followers and the Roman Empire. The iconic 1970s rock score contains such well-known numbers as “Superstar,” “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” and “Gethsemane.” A true global phenomenon and perfect pick for schools, community theaters and professionals alike, Superstar continues to touch new generations of audiences and performers. Rehearses Sun, Tues and Thurs in Hagerstown due to cast availability. Tech runs Mar 26-Mar 31, 2023. Show runs Apr 1 & 2. April 2nd will be a matinee. Note: Talent are required to attend tech runs. Not Paid. Seeking—“Jesus:” Lead, Male, 20-40, Rock Tenor - Chest voice B2 to A-flat4, powerful falsetto/scream up to G5. This role demands a well-rounded baritone voice that also has a super extended upper register- virtuosity coupled with sensitive musicianship a must. Think James Taylor meets Steven Tyler. A true “rock star”, comfortable addressing a group of 12 or an arena of 12,000. This role does not dance but must be comfortable moving. Must sing with precision. Must play guitar; “Judas:” Lead, 20-40, Rock Tenor - E3-D4. This role requires an agile and sensitive voice with access to extremely high registers across a full dynamic range. Stylistically drawing a great deal from soul music, useful reference points would be Stevie Wonder/Murray Head. He is the antagonist of the show, concerned that fame is getting in the way of the message of social justice. Someone who can tell a story through a melody, with exquisite diction and intonation. This role does not dance but must be comfortable moving. Must sing with precision; “Pilate:” Supporting, 25-60, Rock Baritone - A2 to B-flat4 A strong baritone with extended high register. A diverse musical journey through both acts requires a singer of great stillness, yet with the ability to tear the roof off in the final bars. Must sing with precision. Must play guitar; “Peter:” Supporting, 18-40, Tenor; “Caiaphas:” Supporting, 20+, Low Bass/Rocky Top - C-sharp2 to F4. 30s - 40s. A strong bass with a baritone range. Must have great feel for groove & an astonishing musical presence. Should look and act very cool. Strong Mover. Must sing with precision; “Mary:” Lead, 20-50, Exotic/Beautiful Belter G-sharp3 to C5. Alternative/true rock vocal stylists. This is not a traditional Musical Theatre Ingenue Singer. This is not a “traditional” musical theatre vocal sound. Former prostitute, now follower of Jesus, grappling with her feelings and her faith. Seeking singers who can communicate her solo as more than just a simple love song. This role does not dance but must be comfortable moving. Drawing its influence from early 70s pop, this role requires musical simplicity & excellent phrasing. Must sing with precision; “Annas:” Supporting, 20+, High Baritone - E3-D5. Funky high rock/soul tenor, with a great flair for swing & groove. Shrill, tightly wound, sadistic high priest. Strong Mover. Must sing with precision; “Simon:” Supporting, 18+, High Baritone; Priest 1: Supporting, 18+, Bass; Priest 2: Supporting, 18+, Baritone; Priest 3: Supporting, 18+, Tenor; 9 Apostles: Chorus/Ensemble, 18+; Soul Girl 1: Supporting, 18+, Low Belt; Soul Girl 2: Supporting, 18+, Middle Belt; Soul Girl 3: Supporting, 18+, High Belt; Ensemble: Chorus/Ensemble: 18+, “Herod:” Supporting, 18+. Seeking talent from Greencastle PA; Hagerstown MD; Chambersburg PA; Martinsburg WV; Winchester VA; Baltimore MD; Washington DC; Alexandria VA. Auditions held Dec. 10 at 12NOON in Hagerstown MD. Check in at 11AM. Videos may be accepted in leu of an in person audition. Apply via Backstage.com

MISSOULA CHILDREN’s THEATRE TOUR – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 16 - Missoula Children's Theatre is casting National tour-teams of two actor directors cast to rehearse and perform with local children in original hour long musical. 5-month contracts to begin December 27, 2022 and end in May 2023 with opportunity to continue into Summer 2023. More contracts available for Summer 2023 for either three months, seven months or twelve months. All contracts for new staff begin with limited Zoom sessions followed by in-person training in Missoula, MT. Tours in all regions of United States. Pays $350/Week; total $7,350 for an estimated 21 weeks of work. Seeking—Various Roles for original one-hour musicals: Supporting, All Genders, 21-40. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Visit https://www.mctinc.org They take electronic submissions all year long. We require cover letter, resume and employment application in addition to talent demonstrating acting and singing skills.

‘1-MINUTE MUSICALS’ – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - 1 Minute Musicals is casting original musical movies in 60 seconds or less. Production states: "We just launched a new brand (for fun!) with songs such as 'Oscar Winner In The Shower,' 'Waiting For My Car,' & more (think: getting ghosted, being on a bad date, trying to get to bed, texting your ex, shopping online -- all in musical form). We post to YouTube, IG & TikTok. If you can sing and want to join our videos, let us know." Ongoing recording and shooting songs on weekends. Not Paid. Seeking—1-Minute Musicals Cast Members: Lead, All Genders: 18-40. Seeking talent from New York City, NY. Visit the YouTube channel. For consideration, submit reels, singing/recordings, clips, social media pages, etc.

RODGER And HAMMERSTEIN’s ‘SOUTH PACIFIC’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JAN. 1, 2023 - Regional Theatre of the Palouse is casting South Pacific, a musical. Production states: "To finish the venue's 17th Anniversary season Regional Theatre of the Palouse, located in Washington state is seeking lead, supporting, and ensemble singing roles for the Broadway title South Pacific. Remaining season titles include Neill Simon's 'Plaza Suite,' and Rodger and Hammerstein's South Pacific." Rehearsals for Plaza Suite begin January 2023; performs Feb.10-19. Rehearsals for South Pacific begin March 2023; performs Apr. 13-23. All rehearsals and performances are held at RTOP Theatre, located in downtown Pullman WA. Pay TBD. Travel, lodging, and transportation in town provided. Seeking—“Ensign Nellie Forbush:” Lead, Female, 18+, A U.S. Navy nurse from Little Rock, Arkansas; “Bloody Mary:” Supporting, Female, 18+, A beloved – and blunt – entrepreneurial islander, Bloody Mary is clever, resourceful, and wants the best possible life for her daughter, Liat; “Liat:” Supporting, Female, 18+, Bloody Mary's young, beautiful and innocent daughter, Liat speaks French but manages to transcend the barriers of language by falling for American Lt. Joe Cable. Unlike her scheming, ambitious mother, Liat has simple aspirations, valuing love over material possessions; “Luther Billis:” Supporting, Male, 18+, A crafty Seabee who desperately wants to visit the off-limits island of Bali Ha'i, Billis often gets himself into trouble; “stew Pot:” Supporting, Male, 18+, A sailor and cohort of Luther Billis, Stewpot helps Billis with running their homemade washing machine; “Lt. Joseph Cable:” Lead, Male, 18+, An Ivy League-educated lieutenant from outside Philadelphia. Formal and reserved at first, he falls in love with Liat, and must resolve his inner conflict concerning race; “Emile de Becque:” Lead, Male, 18+, Baritone, A handsome French planter, Emile de Becque has lived on the island in exile for 16 years; Ensemble: Chorus/Ensemble, 18+, Men and women with strong dance and acting abilities to perform onstage the roles of Seabees', Sailors, Marines, Patrolmen, Ensigns, Islanders, Officers, Soldiers. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or visit http://www.rtoptheatre.org For consideration, include audition material; cover letter, availability, resume, headshot, and a musical reel in the style of the musical you are auditioning for. State where you are located, for travel arrangements. All roles are open except children’s roles. Must be 18 years and older to apply for out-of-town talent.

‘The TWENTIES, REMEMBERING BIX BEIDERBECKE, CORNET PLAYER’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JAN. 2, 2023 - Producers are casting The Twenties, Remembering Bix Beiderbecke, Cornet Player, a musical. Runs Jan. 20 and 27, 2023, and 21 and 28 at the James Lee Community Theater, Fairfax VA. Pays $1,200.00 (Flat Rate). We are seeking a soprano, alto, bass, and tenor. The actors-singers will play persons who go from high school juniors to persons in late twenties. The music features ensemble singing so it is important that the four voices blend. Most of the songs are fun numbers representing the spirit of the 1920’s. The final song “The Last Goodbye” is sung alone by the tenor and is the only serious piece of the play. Somewhat unique is a ladies’ duet (that is more of a duel) featuring different keys and styles for each singer. For this piece, the singers stand at opposite ends of the stage to match the stereo accompaniment. Seeking—“Herbie:” Lead, Male, 18+, Young man, ambitious and hard-working. He has mapped out his career as a musician with high expectations. He can be aloof and sarcastic as he puts down other people while at the same time never following through with his own career plans. A few times he shows his intense underlying feeling such as his love-hate relationship with Bix, a classmate who goes on to succeed as a cornet player. Tenor: B-flat to G; “Wendell:” Lead, Male, 18-28, A popular school athlete with little ambition although he likes to spend money and is involved with the latest fads. He may not be the brightest but is generous, easygoing, and good-natured. Partly through the influence of a rich uncle (bootlegger), good fortune seems to fall in his lap. Bass: G to E-flat; “Becky;” Lead, 18-28, An idealistic modern woman. Becky is a strong supporter of women’s rights and is interested in the events and politics of the times. She is an intellectual who loves to read and write and will quickly express her opinions. Unfortunately, she is not very smart when it comes to men and is somewhat prudish. She cares more about appearances than she would like to admit. She is stylish and always looks her best. Soprano: B-flat to F; “Vera:” Lead, Female, 18-28, A sensual worldly girl with unrealistic big plans. She can be self-centered and manipulative. She enjoys the attention of men. Vera claims Herbie while holding on to a fantasy relationship with Bix as the answer to her dreams. Alto: G-C. Seeking talent from Alexandria VA. Apply via Backstage.com

VARIOUS MUSICAL REVUES – NOTICE EXPIRES APR. 25, 2023 - Wanda McKiver Productions, LLC is casting for various musical revues. Rehearsals begin in January. Wanda McKiver Productions, LLC. is offering a competitive salary, lodging, and a two-year royalty deal. Seeking—roles for an experienced production company who wish to work with talented, professional and energetic actors; “Whitney Houston:” Lead, Female, 20-31; Black/African Descent; for the musical revue of, The Greatest Love of All, the story of Whitney Houston; calls for an upbeat actress who is able to sing; “James Brown:” Lead, Male, 6-52; Black/African Descent; for the musical revue of Papa Got a Brand New Bag, the life and times of James Brown; talent who has the natural talent to sing, dance and memorize lines. Seeking talent Worldwide. Accepting digital submissions, (self-taped) auditions, based on provided sides. Submit electronically. For more information, visit https://www.wandamckiver.com/.

‘CHAMELEON’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 20, 2023 - Producers are casting Chameleon. Synopsis: A new musical about accepting your differences and raising mental health awareness. Production states: "Casting one of the lead male roles." Daisy Villegas, creator-writer; Will Meid, songwriter-co-book writer, Michelle Macasero, co-songwriter. Production states: "Rehearsals will be held through Zoom and all info will be provided through a WhatsApp group chat once you are cast." No Pay. Seeking—“Lisa Fiorenza:” Chorus/Ensemble, 18-21, 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; “Sam Pretorius:” Lead, Male, 18-21, A life full of magazines and paparazzi might sound great to most people, but Sam, the star of a new action movie, just want to get a break to be a regular kid for even a little bit. His director father, Dave, pushed him to act because of his job, and Sam put additional pressure on himself to be the best at it, so maybe he’d get his mom to come back after she’d left him and his father a few years prior; “Dave Pretorius:” Supporting, Male, 36-52, The award-winning director Dave Pretorius usually has everything planned out down to a science when it comes to his career and that of his son Sam’s; “Sam” Understudy: Lead, Male, 18-22; “Brady” Understudy: Supporting, Male, 18-25, Chase's best friend, pea to his pod, extrovert to his introvert, Brady has big plans for Chase (and a love for practical jokes all strangely involving animals for some reason- he let loose some snakes in the teachers’ lounge last year but didn’t get caught!) and Chase usually wants no part in them; “Anna” Understudy: Lead, Female, 18-25, Chase's crush and friend, Anna is a very intelligent, playful girl. Chase crushing on her is unknown to Anna, she just thinks of him as a good friend. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Submit via Backstage.com For consideration, submit a video of you acting out the sides of your character and another singing the musical theater song of your choice except those auditioning for Anna, Sam, or Chase.

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TALENT MANAGEMENT GROUP – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 1 - Open Hydrant Talent Management & Reyes/Wiltfang Talent Management is seeking BIPOC Male/Female actors seeking management representation. Ongoing work. Production states: "Will work directly with newly formed talent management company." Seeking to represent as professional actors. Seeking—BIPOC Female & Male Actors: Lead, 18-40. Seeking talent from The Bronx, NY. Apply via Backstage.com For consideration, submit any acting, singing reels. Note: Meetings will be by appointment.

CORE TALENT – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 1, 2023 - Core Talent is a Dallas-based talent agency representing actors of all ages for work in film, television, commercials, industrials, print, and more. Currently accepting submissions for new talent representation, strong preference for diversity. Rehearsal and pay varies by project. Seeking—New faces: ages 5+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Email a headshot, resume, introductory video, and demo reel or performance clip to info@coretalent.biz.

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'DIGITAL' SOUNDTRACK RECORDING – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 25 - Muddy River is seeking vocalists to record a few original songs for a live production and music videos. Roles vary from soloist to group vocals depending on the song. Rehearses and records Nov. in New York. Scheduled around availability of talent. One rehearsal and one recording session depending on role. Pays $400 (Flat Rate) for Featured Soloist; $300 (Flat Rate) for Disney Princess Satire Solo; $250-$500 (Flat Rate) for Choir Vocalist. Seeking—Featured Soloist: Supporting, 23-36, Featured soloist on up to five musical numbers; Choir Vocalist: Chorus/Ensemble, 21-38, Backing and group vocals for sections in up to five musical numbers; Disney Princess Satire Solo: Supporting, Female, 22-36, A female vocalist in a love song parodying old school Disney type love songs and love songs from old musicals. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via Backstage.com Include a vocal sample of your voice and your range.

WINTER STAGE/SCREEN R&B ANTHOLOGY – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 30 - UBAT is casting a scripted video. Company states: "Ujamaa Black theater is casting for up-and-coming productions on film/stage, Ujamaa is looking for motivated people who want to be exposed to an authentic cultural theater experience. Productions are being adapted for film/video, that can be used for Promotion portfolio and resume purposes. looking to cast new and beginner talent." Rehearsals begin July 9; runs Aug. 7 in NYC. Company states: "Rehearses two to three days/wk. including 1-2 virtual rehearsals." Pays TBD. Seeking—Children: Supporting, Female, 5-16, Children roles; any ethnicity; all types; supporting and background roles for children actors who want to possess the ability to sing various styles and execute simple choreography; “Pearl:” supporting, Female, 18-40, Leading and principal roles for actresses as dancer type; various historical and contemporary female figures; “Jesus:” Lead, Male, 18-40, Leading and principal roles for actors who have dreads and who possess the ability to sing R&B, Rock, and gospel background and execute simple choreography; “Paul:” Male, 18-40, Leading and principal roles for actors as doctors and other historic and contemporary political figures; “Lisa:” Female, 18+, Leading and principal roles as medical professionals and spouses of various historic and political figures; “Titus:” All Genders, 18-40, Leading and principal roles for actors who possess the ability to sing R&B, rock, and gospel and execute simple choreography; “Jake:” 18+, Leading and principal roles for actors as police officers and various historic political figures; “Tommy:” 7-15, Leading and principal roles for actors who possess the ability to sing R&B, rock, and gospel and execute simple choreography; “Teresa:” Lead, 18-35, Leading and principal roles for actors who possess the ability to sing R&B, rock, and Gospel and execute simple choreography; “Eric:” Male, 18+, Leading and principal roles for actors with the ability to sing rock and R&B and execute simple choreography; “Gordon:” Supporting, Male, 18-40, New face leading male type and ambiguous in talented; ability to sing background and also have a runway model type appearance; “Mary:” Supporting, Female, 18-45, Exotic female; supporting female role for an actress who has the ability to act in both comedic and dramatic styles and also has the ability to swing back around and mobile enough to execute simple dance routines. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com For consideration, submit a picture and résume (résumé is not mandatory). Production states: "Consent forms will be given to minors to sign and bring back. All minor auditionees must be accompanied by a parent/guardian."

VOICE OVER ARTISTS – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 1 - Nooveau Media LTD is seeking talents to become voice speakers for a platform that will be used to generate synthetic audio content by typing any text, mostly for businesses. Voice actors will be employed as audio presenters for our AI speech technology. Your voice will be converted into a high-quality synthetic voice. Times TBC. Gosforth, England. Pays $100-$250 (Flat Rate). Seeking—Voice Over role: Lead, 18+ Work From Home. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com

‘HUMBUG’ MUSICAL CAST ALBUM – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 12 - New York Stage Originals is casting for the recording of Philip David Stern's operetta-musical Humbug album (formerly Scrooge in Concert) for a future studio cast album release. Rehearses TBD via Zoom; in Manhattan, NYC. Will work around Broadway schedules as needed. Pay is negotiable. Seeking—“Scrooge:” 50-85, Seeking all types and ethnicities; singing can be an asset for the role, however much of it can be character vocal, great actor; “Cratchit:” Lead, Male, 25-45, Tenor, with operatic/legit skill; all ethnicities; Narrator: Lead, Gender-Nonconforming, 18+, A bright and infectious presence, all ethnicities, baritone; “Marley:” Lead, 45+, A macabre character, Jazz vocal chops an asset, bari-tenor; “Mr. Fezziwig:” Lead, gender-Nonconforming, 39+, A comic quirky tenor or baritone with a few high notes; all ethnicities; “Present:” Lead, Male, 18+, The Present, seeking a powerful animated bass voice who can swing. Seeking talent from New York NY. For consideration, email nysocasting@gmail.com with info and links to video and audio.

AUDIOBOOK NARRATION For MULTIPLE ONGOING PROJECT – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 30 - Streamlink Global LLC is seeking audio book performers for multiple projects lasting at least 6 months. Production states: "Book genres include: Romance, Fiction, Science-fiction, Fantasy, Action and Adventure and etc. Two types of ongoing projects needed: Single audio performer completes entire book (must complete entire book within 10-12 days), and a Single audio performer completes 1 role per book. (Approximately 1-2 hours work per season of scenarios and all work must complete within 5 days. Will provide timeline). Only the raw recordings in MP3 format without background noises and errors is needed. Detailed distribution plans will be provided only after the acceptance of audition demo. Talent records TBD remotely. Talent must have access to professional quality home studio and provide the demos in MP3 format only. Estimated payment amount: $90.00 - $100.00 per hour (Estimated duration: Not Provided). Seeking—Voiceover Actors and Performers: All Genders, 18+; a 2-3 minutes multi voice character audition demo or animation demo is required. Another short audition transcript will be needed after the first demo accepted. Audio actors must be able to: 1. Fully comprehend the story-line and emotions of the characters; 2. Have well placed delivery with clear pronunciation and free of accents; 3. Have correct emphasis on the key words in a sentence; 4. Modulate their voice and tones according to the flow of the story and give a vocal performance with rich and subtle feelings; 5. Change their voice to portray characters of various ages, social statuses and personalities; 6. Represent the essential state of the character. (if portraying a character of the opposite sex, accurate imitation is not a must as long as the essential state of the character is represented; 7. Correct minor defects in dialogues without changing the meaning of the text. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). For consideration, please prepare a 2-3 minute multi-voice character audition demo or an animation demo. Another short audition script (approximately 2-3 minutes) will be needed after the first demo accepted. In your cover letter, please note your recording capabilities and turnaround time.

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KATE MELTON COACHING: EXPERT COACHING For YOUNG ACTORS – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Kate Melton Coaching is seeking talent to join Kate Melton Coaching, a place for aspiring and professional young actors to obtain expert instruction in audition coaching, career consultations, on-set prep, scene study, and more. Production states: "Our classes and private coaching sessions combine proven acting methodology, on camera (and Zoom) audition technique, and improv. We also provide career consultations. I believe that what sets us apart from other acting studios is our dedication to not only preparing students for class each week but in preparing them for the real world of being a professional actor. This includes on set etiquette, audition preparation, and the 'business' of being an actor. All of the principles that we teach have been adopted from my own experience as a young performer as well as my knowledge of the inside workings of casting." Monthly Scene Study Classes runs Tuesdays from 5:30PM-7:30PM CST (3:30-5:30 p.m. PST) for ages 10-16, Sundays from 2PM-4PM CST (12-2 p.m. PST) for ages 17-25; The Industry Kids Class runs Saturdays from 12NOON-1:30PM CST (10-11:30 a.m. PST). All classes are through Zoom unless otherwise stated in the website class description on the booking page. No Pay. Monthly Scene Study Classes (both age groups) (4-week session/four classes): $300. Private Lessons, Career Consultations, On-Set Prep, and Audition Coaching: $150/hr. Industry Kids Class (ages 6-9)(4-week session/four classes): $200. Packages of classes are also available for purchase. A package of four Private Lessons can be purchased through the website for $500. Important note: Payment for all classes is due at enrollment through the website during the booking process. Seeking—Class Participant: All Genders, 6-25. Seeking talent Worldwide. To register for classes, head over to katemeltoncoaching.com. Private Lessons, Audition Coaching, On-Set Prep, and Career Consultations can be booked through the website in accordance with the coach's availability. Note: You must have a parent/guardian enroll for you if under the age of 18.

AFTERSCHOOL MUSICAL THEATER TEACHERS – NOTICE EXPIRES MAR. 31, 2023 - Citywide Afterschool Program of Kids is an arts enrichment company inspiring and developing children in the worlds of art and movement. We are seeking talented instructors who want to share their art with the next generation. We are seeking artists during afterschool hours as instructors for the 2022-23 school year. Locations we are currently hiring for are: Manhattan and Brooklyn locations. 2-5 days available. Works in Manhattan Eastside and Westside, Carrol Gardens and some Lower Manhattan. Pays Biweekly. Commensurate with experience. Must have experience working with children. Seeking—Musical Theater Teachers for Children: 24+. Note if you have taught in your hometown dance studio a plus but not required; Musical Theater Teachers for Manhattan Location: 24+, seeking teachers for kids grades K-5. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via Backstage.com For consideration, send resume, cover letter why you are the best person for the job, and links to your work.

NYC HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATER SHOWCASE – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2023 - Next Stop Broadway is casting a High School Musical Theater Showcase. The showcase will feature 8 singers from the NYC Tri-State area singing 2 solos and a finale; 2 private sessions with Director and Music Director; 2 finale rehearsals with full cast on same days as private sessions; Performance fee includes song suggestions of specifically chosen songs you may not know, private sessions with the Director and Music Director, finale rehearsals, private direction session with the Director, performance video, professional audio, and photos. Rehearsals will be scheduled around the cast's availability. Rehearsals in mid-town Manhattan. A private Direction session with Director Linda Ray will be on Zoom. Not Paid. Seeking—Featured singers: Lead, 14-18, Featured soloist singing 2 solos and finale. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com For consideration Send two full Musical Theater songs: One uptempo song and one ballad. Performance videos will be accepted if the solo can be heard very clearly. Include photo, resume, age, and location where you live.

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AZAMARA CRUISES – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 4 - RWS Entertainment Group is seeking singers, singer-dancers for upcoming contracts on Azamara Cruises luxury ships. Production states: "Seeking: Exceptional vocalists and dancers for Magellan Award winning stage productions by RWS Entertainment Group onboard Azamara Cruises luxury ships. Union and Non-Union performers with dynamic personalities, who are able to entertain by connecting with an audience. Must be 18 years of age or older. US Citizens or international performers with a valid C1D visa. NOTE: Performers can be Black, Indigenous, Latin, Asian/Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern/North African/South Asian, and/or white, as well as inclusive of all gender identities. Casting will be ongoing throughout the fall of 2022 for contracts onboard Azamara’s fleet of ships with contracts beginning the end of September, October, November and December 2022. Worldwide itineraries. Note: All guests, crew, and cast onboard Azamara are required to be vaccinated." Production states: "Rehearsals held in NYC at the RWS Studios. Full Contract Dates: Azamara Pursuit: September 26, 2022-June 24, 2023; Azamara Quest: October 12, 2022-July 15, 2023; Azamara Onward: October 28, 2022-August 11, 2023; Azamara Journey: December 5, 2022-August 19, 2023." Pays $1,000/week for singers; $950/week for Singer-Dancers. Pay Rate: $700-1000/week onboard. Travel and lodging provided. Some duties/activities involved. Seeking—Singers: Lead, All Genders, 18-40, Energetic performers who can command a stage, connect with an audience, and tell a story. Sensational belters with a strong mix/head and tenors/baritenors with strong falsetto. Contemporary sounding voice with the ability to perform pop/rock and the versatility to sing a wide variety of musical genres including Broadway and classical/opera. Strong harmonizing skills a must. Must be comfortable with guest interaction; Singer-Dancers: Supporting, All Genders, 18-40, Energetic performers who can command a stage, connect with an audience, and tell a story. Belters and tenors/baritenors with a contemporary sound and the ability to perform pop/rock. Strong harmonizing skills a must. Must be a dancer or an extremely strong mover. Must be comfortable with guest interaction. Seeking talent from New York, NY. Submit your headshot, resume and performance reel to Auditions@experiencerws.com. In your submission, provide your start availability. If you are an international performer, indicate if you have a C1/D, B1/B2 and/or ESTA. Note: Singers and singer/dancers should submit movement/dance footage in addition to vocal footage in order to be considered. You will be contacted by email, if selected, to request more information or to schedule an interview. Not everyone who submits will be contacted.

NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINES MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET – NOTICE EXPIRES FEB. 11 - 4C Productions/Norwegian Cruise Lines Holdings is seeking actors for the roles of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins aboard the Norwegian Cruise Lines. Synopsis: On December 4, 1956, an auspicious twist of fate brought these legends together. The place was Sun Records' studio in Memphis. The man who made it happen was Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock and Roll," who discovered them all. The four young musicians united for the only time in their careers for an impromptu recording that has come to be known as one of the greatest rock jam sessions of all time. Inspired by the true story, Million Dollar Quartet features a treasure trove of the greatest rock and roll, gospel, R&B and country hits from these musicians, including such iconic songs as "Blue Suede Shoes," "Fever," "Sixteen Tons," "Who Do You Love?" "Great Balls of Fire," "Riders in the Sky," "I Walk the Line," "Folsom Prison Blues," and "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On." Works TBD aboard the Norwegian Cruise Lines. Pays 1,000-$1,500/week. Seeking—All roles: Lead, All Genders, 18-50, Seeking musicians to portray a young Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com For consideration, submit a headshot and reel. For more info, visit www.thecasting.website.