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Updated: Aug. 2

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‘GHETTO CHRONICLES’ AUG. 6 - Whitpick Entertainment is casting rappers and vocalists for Ghetto Chronicles. Production states: "This is a powerful, thought-provoking hip hop production that uses up-and-coming rappers and vocalists to rage against current social injustices." Rehearses Aug. 13, 20, and 27 (12noon-4pm); performs Sep. 3, 10, 17 & 24 (7pm) at Finch Studio Space (545 8 Ave.; 37th St; #1212, NYC). Production states: "You will receive an arts stipend of $300 total, including meals provided for rehearsals and performances. A contract will be provided, and you'll be compensated 5-7 days after the final performance. You will not be paid in the event of missed rehearsals or performances." Seeking—Vocalists: Supporting, All Genders, 16-30, will be singing original material from the show. Be able to move well. Seeking talent from New York NY; Brooklyn NY; Queens NY; The Bronx NY; Staten Island NY. Audition is Aug. 6 at 1pm. Production states: "This is an open call audition. Come looking stage ready and prepared to show us your skills. Please be on time or you may not be seen. You may send us a message to confirm your attendance and we'll reserve your slot (not mandatory)." Apply via Backstage.com or visit http://www.ghettochroniclesmusical.com For consideration, rappers should be prepared to rap 16 bars, any song or freestyle, while vocalists should be prepared to sing a verse and hook of R&B. All artists must be able to move well. Arrive by 1pm. (do not be late). Be prepared to stay for callbacks if selected. Unsigned or independent artists only. No out-of-state submissions; nonunion artists only.

The ORIGINAL USA GOSPEL & BAND EUROPEAN TOUR 2022/2023 – AUG. 29 - Frank Serr Showservice Int. is casting the Original USA Gospel Singers & Band European Tour 2022 / 2023: Frank Serr Showservice-International is looking for Afro-American Gospel singers to be casted in an upcoming Bus & Truck Tour in Europe. Will rehearse in Germany and perform in a revue-type gospel show that runs Nov. 29 - Jan. 30, 2023. The paid rehearsal period will be in Germany. Flight, lodging, catering, and transportation are offered. The pay is approximately $115 per show (about $5500 per hour). Seeking—Afro American Gospel Singers: Lead, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via Backstage.com or visit http://www.usa-gospel.de Send headshot, résumé, and video of performing a traditional gospel song via here. Invited Auditions on Mon. August 29.

The FUNKIJAM SHOW: ‘ROCK Or TREAT’ HALLOWEEN MUSIC FAIR – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 31 - World Music Theatre Company in residence at Orlando Repertory Theatre is casting the regional premiere production of Rock or Treat Off-Broadway Halloween musical based on FunikiJam's globe-spanning musical adventures. Brian Barrentine, lyrics-music-dir.-choreo.; Rehearses and performs between Oct. 6-30 in Orlando FL. Pays TBD. Production states: "Professional pay is based on the AEA TYA per performance contract. Must be able to work as a local Orlando hire." Seeking—Agents of Jam: Lead, All genders, 18-35, youthful, energetic, hip, and trendy actor/singer/dancers who are family-friendly; especially seeking black, Latinx, and Asian performers; the agents of jam are musical action heroes, a highly trained team of elite experts in music, and movement, language, and cool; “Bongo:” Lead, All Genders, 18+, youthful, energetic, hip, and trendy actor-musician who drums; singer preferred; especially seeking black, Latinx, and Asian performers; the agents of jam are musical action heroes, a highly trained team of elite experts in music, movement, language, and cool; “Keys:” Lead, All Genders, 18-35, youthful, energetic, hip, and trendy actors and musician who plays the keyboard. Singer preferred; Especially seeking Black, Latinx, and Asian performers. The Agents of Jam are musical action heroes, a highly trained team of elite experts in music, movement, language, and cool. Seeking talent from New York City NY; Orlando FL. Apply via Backstage.com or https://www.funikijam.com/off-broadway-and-touring-musicals For consideration, note your availability and ability to work as a local hire in Orlando in your cover letter.

VERSATILE PERFORMERS For SINGING TELEGRAMS – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 1 - Singing Telegrams Now is casting Singing Telegram and Variety Performers in all major US cities. Note: Fun, flexible, well-paying job for entertainers. Job requirements: Must be reliable and on time. Able to carry a tune. Have improv experience. Have dependable transportation. Own a smartphone and use our scheduling app. Be charming, quick witted, and able to work a crowd. Singing Telegrams are typically eight-ten minute performances consisting of a loosely scripted comedy act and two-three songs. You must be able to improvise and play off the crowd and recipient. Delivery to offices, restaurants, homes, etc. Ideal candidates have lots of availability in their schedules and can accept same-day and next day gigs. You must respond quickly to gig requests (keep an eye on your phone!) You set your own schedule and you need to be on top of it. Popular characters include: Marilyn Monroe, Nurse, Cop, Elvis, Austin Powers, Gorilla in a Tutu, Phantom of the Opera, Nerd, Chicken, and many more. You can also develop your own characters. Bonus if you have some costumes already. This is a really great gig for the right kind of person. On-going gig work, must be able to travel within your area (i.e. LA metro area, San Francisco Bay Area, NYC boroughs, etc.) Pay averages $85-$150+ per Singing Telegram. Most clients add a tip for the performers, averaging $20-50. Seeking—Singing Telegram Performer: All Genders, 18+, performers who can do multiple characters given priority; owning your own costumes is a major plus! Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). To be considered, please send an email to casting@singingtelegramsnow.com. Include: Current photos of yourself and/or links to your media kit. Resume. Phone Number. List of any costumes you already have. List of characters you can do or want to do. This is a non-union, freelance job. There is no fee to work with us. Performers are paid per gig. Check out www.singingtelegramsnow.com for examples of characters.

‘JAM With JAMIE’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 10 - NASHVILLE - Jam with Jamie is seeking talent for Jam With Jamie, a nationwide children's music entertainment and education company "Jam with Jamie" is casting fun and energetic skilled musicians. JWJ specializes in interactive music for birthday parties, events, public and private classes/playgroups and preschool music education. This is an ongoing, part-time position that pays $50/ hour, paid per party, gig, class, event. Performers are booked for events, parties and "grown-up and me" type classes, based on their own availability. Auditions are held via Zoom invitation or self-tape submission. Performs in the Nashville TN area. Work is ongoing and arranged around performer's availability. Seeking—Singer-Guitarist, Ukelele; Singer-Pianist, Lead, 18-45. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). List any musical instrument(s) you might play and attach performance video, if available. JWJ application link: https://podio.com/webforms/26130167/1964134. Auditions and training are virtual.

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATER SHOWCASE – SEP. 30, 2023 - Next Stop Broadway is seeking talent for the National High School Musical Theater showcase, featuring singers from throughout the US in a pre-recorded and edited showcase. Rehearses TBD remotely (scheduled around cast's availability). Not Paid. Seeking—Singers: Lead, 14-18. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States; Canada). Apply via Backstage.com MUST send full ballads and uptempo songs. Performance videos will be accepted.

NEW YORK BASED CORPORATE EVENT OFFICE – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 24 - 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 TBD. Seeking—Vocalist/Singer: All Genders, 18-40. Seeking talent from New York area. Visit our website at 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."

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MUSICAL THEATRE COMPETITION TROUPE – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 12 - Lyceum Studio for the Performing Arts is casting for a musical theatre competition troupe. Production states: " The Musical Theatre Competition Troupe is a Lyceum Studio program at Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts in Burlington City NJ. About the Musical Theatre Competition Team: Join our Musical Theatre Competition Troupe for performers in grades 6 -12 directed by Melanie Anderson! All participants will be cast in one 20-minute musical and one 20-minute play. Also, all troupe members have the opportunity to perform solo material (songs or monologues) for the competition. This year's shows are The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee & a dramatic play (TBD). Competitions include: Bucks County Student Theatre Festival - 20-minute shows; Young Entertainer Spotlight Festival (YES Fest) - 20-minute shows, solos/duets, original works, improv; Burlington County Teen Arts - solos, duets, small group performances; Access Broadway - solos/duets (additional fees apply). The Competition Troupe is an award winning theatre troupe and a professional theatre training ground for teen actors. Student theatre festivals and competitions will be held throughout the region in the spring of 2021. For competitions, the troupe will prepare a 20-minute segment of two shows. For some competitions, there will be opportunities to perform solo material. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement: Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts & Lyceum Studio are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion by embracing people of all colors, backgrounds and viewpoints. Lyceum Hall does not discriminate based on race, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, or disability. We believe in racial and social justice in the arts and providing equal opportunities for all students, staff and patrons. Lyceum Hall is dedicated to inclusive casting and creating accessible programming for the students and families of Burlington NJ and surrounding communities." Auditions begin on Aug. 10 from 4pm-6pm. Video Auditions will also be accepted and the deadline to submit is August 31. Select the self-tape audition registration link (scroll all the way down) to complete and submit the form. Then, submit your video and resume at the links provided (here and in your confirmation email). When recording, be sure to provide your name and the titles of the work you are performing; Rehearsals are held weekly from Sep-May 2023 on Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm. There will be a parent meeting on Sep. 14, and the first rehearsal will be on Sep. 21 at Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts, Burlington NJ. Not Paid. The tuition is $315 per semester (fall and spring). Tuition includes competition fees (except Access Broadway). Seeking—Student Performers: Lead, 12-18, grades 6-12 (singers, actors, improv actors, dancers). Seeking talent from Burlington NJ. Apply via Backstage.com or visit https://www.tickettailor.com/events/lyceumstudio/719675/ For consideration submit a brief musical theatre song (32 measures) and a one-minute monologue. The material should be fully memorized. For, in-person auditions, come prepared to sing with a backing track (live accompaniment will not be provided). Bring the track on a smartphone, email it in advance.

NEW ENGLAND TALENT SOWCASE And COMPETITION – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 8 - New England Talent Showcase is accepting applications for the New England Talent Showcase. Discovering The Gems of New England. A Competition, showcase and training including headshots with hair and make-up along with professional marketing tools, such as commercials, all for one fee of only $1,800.00. Schedule a no-obligation Zoom meeting to learn more - especially about our ways to offset out of pocket expenses! The New England Talent Showcase is a professional event that will allow talent to market and compete with the best in the industry and allows talent to demonstrate their potential in several competitions judged by agents, and personal managers, and attended by casting directors looking for fresh faces, who are ready to work. Our goal is to ensure that every attendee has the opportunity to fulfill their dreams of becoming professional performers. This goal will be accomplished by providing a venue where talent can showcase their skills to a select group of agents, managers, and casting directors in the following categories: personality slate, improv, monologue, cold read, and commercial. Attendees get to perform and interview with industry leaders, receive training, increase confidence, and self-esteem and become stronger people. Attending NETS does not guarantee success, it does provide an amazing opportunity to be successful and the opportunity of a lifetime. Production states: "Talent in the New England area does not always have the opportunity to meet with industry leaders who can put them in front of the right people who can help navigate their careers to the next level. Become one of only the 50 attendees to showcase their skills to industry professionals. By the end of this event, you will have headshots, been trained, rehearsed, showcased, met with agents, and will get personalized follow-up plans." Rehearsals and training will be in person and via Zoom; Competition weekend, October 7-9 Framingham MA. One price includes attendees' Photoshoot headshot clinic with new head shots, 10 hours of training, registration fees to compete in 5 categories, hotel stay for two nights with breakfast from October 7-9, 2022 and detailed, personalized follow ups. Additional information: Fee: $1,800 (includes hotel). No hidden fees. Everyone participating in the showcase will receive training, a gift bag, head shots and more! Plus, the two winners will record 15-30 commercials for our top sponsors. Seeking—Actors & Performers: All genders, 10+. Seeking talent from New England. Apply via Backstage.com or visit https://netalentshowcase.com/

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‘PEPPA PIG’S ADVENTURE’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 5 - Wojcik Casting Team is casting Peppa Pig's Adventure a non-union national, North American tour. Production states: "Peppa Pig’s Adventure is a musical based on the beloved children’s character from popular books and television programming. For more information on Peppa Pig please watch on Peppa Pig’s official YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAOtE1V7Ots4DjM8JLlrYgg. Round Room Live, in partnership with W/S Casting, is committed to creating an atmosphere that engages and promotes diversity and inclusion in all areas. We strongly encourage performers of all ethnicities, races, gender identities, ages, body types and abilities to submit for this project. We are actively seeking a cast which is inclusive and strive to promote a process and production that expresses the multidimensional society in which we live. COVID protocols and guidelines will be followed for audition/rehearsal process and touring. Round room live supports a fully vaccinated environment for company members and crew. Seeking musical theatre trained actors who have a strong sense of physicality. Puppetry skill are a plus. This will be an ensemble piece and cast members may also be asked to play and to understudy as cast. We are especially seeking wonderful, kind-hearted and considerate performers who would be thrilled to collaborate with the team to bring these characters to life out on the road. All talent must have a valid Passport (must be at least 18 years of age). Must be available for full contract - please confirm dates before submitting. Confirm dates before submitting. We will be accepting taped submissions for our initial appointments. Callbacks in person on Aug. 9." Rehearses Oct. 1-7; tours Oct. 7-Dec. 30 (all dates are subject to change) within various cities in the US. Cast will have off Nov. 23-24 and Dec. 24-25. Pays $800/wk. for performance weeks. Housing and transportation provided for the tour. Performers must have access to NYC housing for the rehearsal process. Seeking—“Peppa Pig:” Lead, Female, 18-30, She likes jumping in muddy puddles and dressing up. She has a slightly adenoidal voice and snorts regularly. Strong singer/mover. Must be able to accurately recreate the authentic voice of the character from the television program. Puppetry skills a plus; “Daddy Pig:” Lead, Male, 18-40, Peppa’s daddy and a lovable character who claims to be an expert at most things. He works as an architect and can do magic tricks. Must be able to accurately recreate the authentic voice of the character from the television program. Strong singer/mover; “George Pig:” Supporting, All Genders, 18-30, Peppa’s little brother, who can only say one word: ‘Dinsaur’ - which are his favourite things, apart from jumping in muddy puddles. Strong singer/mover. Must be able to accurately recreate the authentic voice of the character from the television program. Puppetry skills a plus; “Suzy Sheep:” Supporting, Female, 18-30, Peppa Pig’s best friend. Strong singer/mover. Must be able to accurately recreate the authentic voice of the character from the television program. Puppetry skills a plus. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Email headshot/resume/materials to roundroomcasting@gmail.com to be considered.

'NEW YORK In CHAINS' – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 6 - New York In Chains is casting New York in Chains. Synopsis: NYC is dark. The Statue of Liberty is sad and lonely. She leaves her island with a mysterious key and secret. Two sisters, living in an illegal AirBnB garage apartment, enlist to help Miss Liberty and solve their own problems with the evil landlord William McGreedy. Through song and dance, the sisters discover heroes that teach them how to save the free world and the light of freedom. Runs TBD in Las Vegas, NV. Pay per performance. Seeking—Singers: Lead, 18-47. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). For consideration, submit video of you singing to http://Newyorkinchains.com or via backstage.com

‘AWOKE The MUSICAL – NOICE EXPIRES AUG. 12 - PHILADELPHIA - Run Boy Run Production is casting Awoke, a musical. Synopsis: A musical set under a circus tent, a compelling portrayal of the corruption inherent in the system of mass incarceration and how it preys on phobias, victims of violent crime, and generational profiling. The play's dialogue is a commentary on the various biases within the legal system and raises questions about those who are resistant to criminal justice reform. This project asks the question: “Are you AWOKE?” Studio recording and rehearsals have begun; performs in September/October at Plays & Players (1714 Delancey Pl.) in Philadelphia PA. or recorded for online media viewing. Pays $150-$300/2 wk. run of show. Seeking—Father (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 30-50; “Uncle Tip Toe” (Chorus/Ensemble): Female, 40-50; Jury (Chorus/Ensemble): All genders, 18-45, see, speak; hear (Doo wop group) – male or female, strong vocalists. Seeking talent from Philadelphia PA. All members must be able to sing, rap, and dance. Apply via Backstage.com

‘LITTLE HOUSE On The FERRY’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 12 – SCRANTON - Ritz Theater and Performing Arts Center is casting Little House on the Ferry. Synopsis: Randall’s 30th birthday turns into a weekend of change when marriage equality becomes law in New York State, and he is caught in a love triangle. Show runs Sep. 30-Oct. 2 in Scranton PA. Note: Rehearsals would primarily be in September in Scranton PA. Pays $500-$1000 stipend for the run depending on character. Seeking—Greek Chorus: Supporting, Female, 18-40, three actresses; morphing Roles; that denote their personalities whether they appear as Seagulls, Fish, Deer, Conductors, Spa Attendants, etc.); heavy dancing and singing; “Timothy:” Lead, Male, 30-50, 40’ish-year-old Workaholic, Lawyer, Randall’s Boyfriend; need a great singer with an expensive air; “Antonio:” Lead, Male, 21-35, 25-year-old Weekend Guest, Newbie, from San Antonio, Latin Accent; strong singer with good comedic timing; “Jake:” Lead, Male, 21-40, 35-year-old Blogger and Political Activist; also new to Fire Island; need a strong actor and singer. Seeking talent from Scranton PA. Apply via Backstage.com Submit a headshot and resume.

‘The LAST FIVE YEARS’ – AUG. 15 DEADLINE - Revive Arts Collective is casting The Last Five Years, a virtual concert produced by Revive Arts featuring some of the music from The Last Five Years. Rehearsals run in September (based on actor availability); final performance will be available via YouTube. Pay deferred. There is compensation included, based on a percentage of the concert's ticket sales. Seeking—“Cathy:” Lead, 18+; “Jamie:” Lead, 18+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). For consideration, submit a one min. contemporary musical theatre piece by Aug. 15. In your audition video, slate your name, pronouns, and which character you would like to be considered for. Seeking talent that is vocally advanced, so show off your range and abilities to fullest extent possible. To apply, use the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Mymcen9ty27yr92WVX9ix8xPZ0ZiR5T4ERJpLcubCIs/edit

EQUITY, ‘The PROM’ – AUG. 15 DEADLINE – BOSTON - SpeakEasy Stage Company is seeking video submissions from Equity actors for roles in The Prom. Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, book; Matthew Sklar, music; Chad Beguelin, lyrics. Rehearsals begin April 3, 2023; runs May 5, 2023-June 3, 2023, at SpeakEasy Stage Company in Boston MA. Pays $579/wk. Equity NEAT 6 contract. Seeking—Equity Actors: All Genders, 18+; Barry Glickman, any ethnicity, 30s–50s, high baritone/low tenor. A very gay Broadway star. Completely politically incorrect and doesn’t know it. Impulsive and loves to make a scene everywhere he goes. Strong singer. Big, Broadway belter. Principal; Dee Dee Allen, any ethnicity, 30s–50s, alto. A current Broadway diva. A huge ego to match her huge talent. No filter. Hilariously self-involved but yearns to do something good for someone other than herself. Strong Singer. Big, Broadway belter. Principal; Trent Oliver, any ethnicity, 30s–40s, baritone. A pretentious Broadway star who is probably better known for TV infomercials. Loves the sound of his own voice. Strong singer, pop, and legit. Principal; Emma, any ethnicity, 18+ to play a high school senior. mix/belt up to a C-sharp. Forced into the spotlight because she asked her girlfriend to the prom. A reluctant poster child for gay/lesbian youth. Very smart but may not be classically beautiful. A bit of a tomboy quality. Sweet pop voice. Strong singer. Principal; Alyssa, any ethnicity, 18+ to play a high school senior, mix/belt up to a D. Tries desperately to fit in. A cheerleader. Secretly Emma's girlfriend, but afraid to come out. May be classically pretty. Afraid to stand up to her mother. Pop voice. Strong singer. Principal; Mr. Hawkins, any ethnicity, 30s–50s, high baritone. A small-town principal. Easily flustered. Straitlaced. A Broadway enthusiast. Good singer. Principal; Angie, any ethnicity, 30s–40s, alto with a belt. An ensemble member in the Broadway production of “Chicago”. Jaded Fosse girl with a heart of gold. Strong Singer. Principal; Mrs. Greene, any ethnicity, 30s–40s, alto. Alyssa's mother and the school board president. Very strong, controlling, and intimidating. Loves her daughter very much but has a very specific view of what is "right" and "wrong" for her daughter and the school. Strong Singer. Principal; Sheldon Saperstein, any ethnicity, 30s–40s, baritone. A charismatic press agent. Traditional musical theatre sound. Principal; Ensemble: Olivia Keating, Opening Night Party Attendees, Reporters, High School Students, PTA Members, Motel Clerk, Cast of the Non-Equity Tour of Godspell, Monster Truck Rally Audience, Mrs. Greene’s Friend, LGBT Students. Seeking talent from Boston MA. For consideration, submit a video audition (private link on Youtube, Vimeo, unlisted with speakeasy as the password), headshot, resume and include full name, Equity status, contact information along as one PDF document titled "LAST NAME, FIRST NAME (2022)" to auditions@speakeasystage.com. Video audition instructions: If you are using an iPhone to video record, please film horizontally and in a well-lit space (not backlit). Also, make sure we can hear you properly before submitting your tape. At the top of the video, please slate your name, pronouns, and location. Production scripts can be accessed by contacting Stage Source. Prepare a brief contemporary musical theatre song that shows your style and vocal range. Submissions should be no longer than 5 minutes. You may also use the accompaniment at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/01u5si9q2jd5zc8/AABgBARqZkhLHFdIKdvXtEPta?dl=0. Submission deadline is Aug. 15. Actors of color are encouraged to audition, and all roles are open to inclusive casting. SpeakEasy Stage Company shall conduct all auditions/interviews in a manner that promotes fair consideration to persons of all races, ethnicities, national origins, genders, sexual orientations, ages, and ability statuses. SpeakEasy Stage Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Other: For these auditions, no nudity or any form of sexual contact will be required as part of an actor’s audition. We will not ask prospective participants to perform violence or sexual contact as part of an audition without disclosing this expectation in the audition notice or invitation. SpeakEasy Stage Company seeks to foster an environment of communication, safety, respect, accountability, and the health, safety, and well- being of institutions and its participants. 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.

‘CHAMELEON’ – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 20 - Producers are casting one of the lead male roles in Chameleon, a new musical about accepting your differences and raising mental health awareness. Daisy Villegas, creator-writer; Will Meid, songwriter-co-book writer, Michelle Macasero, co-songwriter; Rehearsals held via Zoom and all info will be provided through a WhatsApp group chat once you are cast. Not Paid. We’re underfunded so we will not be able to pay our actors in our production until we receive funds, seeing how large a cast we have. Rest assured it is a wonderful opportunity to help a brand new musical get on its metaphorical feet! Seeking—“Lisa Fiorenza:” Chorus/Ensemble, 15-18, Lisa is a teen actress in the movie with Sam. She plays his love interest, and they talk occasionally when not filming; “Sam Pretorius:” Lead, Male, 16-20, A life full of magazines and paparazzi might sound great to most people, but Sam, the star of a new action movie, just wants to get a break to be a regular kid for even a little bit; “Dave Prestorius:” 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; 3 Female Ensemble Roles: Chorus/Ensemble, 18-26, three actresses to play the following roles (can apply for multiple roles!); 1 of 2 paparazzi people (we need 2!) Sam’s stylist in the musical 1 of 2 ensemble students at the high school (we need 2!). Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Include 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. The videos all can be sent through following and tagging the TikTok page @chameleonmusical, or if you don’t have tiktok, text me directly at 562/242-9103 or e-mail at daisyisd@aol.com and send the videos there.

‘SUGAR SKULL’ – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - Rhythm of the Arts/Mexico Beyond Mariachi is casting self-tape submissions. In-person callbacks will be by invitation. *sides And Self-tape Guidelines Far Below* "Sugar Skull," is a bilingual, bicultural, TYA music and dance experience that tells the tale of twelve-year-old Vita Flores, who thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for the dead. But when a candy skeleton suddenly springs to life, Vita finds herself on a journey to stop a malevolent monster and unravel the true meaning of Día de Muertos. With direction by award-winning Elena Araoz, and musical direction by Mexican Music Award-winner Sinuhé Padilla-Isunza. "Sugar Skull’s" blend of live music, thrilling dance, and heartfelt adventure touches the hearts of family audiences in over 30 cities yearly! Rehearsals Sept. 12 - 24 in New York, NY. Tech - Sept. 25 - 29 in Salt Lake City UT. National Tour Dates - Sept. 30 (Salt Lake City UT) – Nov. 13 (ending in Washington DC). Estimated payment amount: $200-$900 per week (Estimated duration: 9 weeks). Seeking—“Vita Gabriella Josefina Flores:” Lead, Female, 18-29, actress of Mexican descent. Vita’s a brave, energetic, somewhat sarcastic second-generation Mexican-American with indigenous roots (central/western Mexico) growing up in Brooklyn NY. Vita no longer speaks Spanish at home, and no longer wishes to celebrate Día de Muertos. Vita has a powerful imagination that's only slightly blurred by her tween sensibilities. Warm, confident, and able to provide a welcoming and relatable entrance character for youth audiences. Strong singing voice, movement, and at least some Spanish proficiency; Mama/Abuelita/Panchita: Lead, Female, 40+, versatile character actress of Mexican descent to play Vita's busy Mama, as well as clever Abuelita, and comical Panchita. Needs maturity. Some dance experience is a plus (ideally traditional Mexican dances). Sweet, tender singing voice, fluency in Spanish; “sugar Skull:” lead, All Genders, 18+, vivid character performer, singer, dancer, and comedian, with a firm handle on traditional Mexican songs and dances. Charming, versatile, joyful, comfortable animating large and small puppets, highly expressive, and able to effectively convey emotions through makeup. Fluency in Spanish. PRINCIPAL. ***Currently seeking covers and potential future replacements for this role*** Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via Backstage.com or visit https://www.rhythmofthearts.com/sugar-skull-live To be considered Self-Tape Submission Guidelines: slate name, height, and role/roles of interest, mention background in movement, especially any traditional Mexican dance. For Mama/Abuelita/Panchita, let us know if you can do a cartwheel (not required!); mention any background in musical instruments (jarana, percussion, etc) Record all sides for the character(s); Sing one short song selection of your choice. You may submit one single video with everything, or separate vids. If submitting separate vids, please label them clearly as follows: your name/role/selection (Example: Your Name/vita/audition Scene 3. Or Your Name/Abuelita/song Selection) include a headshot and resume with your submission. *in-person Callbacks Will Be Scheduled With Dates TBD.

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APOLLO TALENT MANAGEMENT – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - Apollo Talent Management is seeking new faces ONLY ages 5-17 who can sing, act, and dance to be added to our Theatrical Department. We are seeking true triple threats, please submit your headshot, resume, singing, and dancing clips. Dates and location TBD. Not Paid. Seeking—Perspective Talent: all Genders, 5-17, true triple-threat performers who can sing, act, and dance. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via http://www.apollotalentmanagement.com To be considered Submit Headshot, Resume, Singing Clip, and Dance Clip.

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4-WEEK ONLINE BEGINNER VOICE-OVER INTENSIVE – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 10 - Acting And Voice Studios is seeking participants for the 4-Week Online Beginner Voice-Over Intensive with casting director, Barry Shapiro. Production states: "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, résumé, acting reel, and anything else you would want Barry to see. This class is held online via Zoom. Barry is the owner of Herman & Lipson Casting. He has been with Herman & Lipson for over 37 years, casting over 8000 commercials - both voiceover and on-camera- for products such as L'Oreal, ESPN, Advil, Verizon, Toy R Us, and many more. He casts commercials all around the world, as well as in film, television, and theatre. 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." Class Schedule:
Tuesday, August 9th 6:30-8:30PM EST 3:30-5:30PM PST
Tuesday, August 16th 6:30-8:30PM EST 3:30-5:30PM PST
Tuesday, August 23rd 6:30-8:30PM EST 3:30-5:30PM PST
Tuesday, August 30th 6:30-8:30PM EST 3:30-5:30PM PST. Tuition is $279. Seeking—VO Actors: All Genders. Seeking talent Worldwide. To register, visit: https://www.actingandvoicestudios.com/products/copy-of-4-week-online-beginner-voice-over-intensive-with-casting-director-barry-shapiro?_pos=1&_sid=d39e5bafe&_ss=r

RECORDING DEAL, SINGERS – NOTCIE EXPIRES AUG. 31 - Streamline Records/Interscope Records is seeking extraordinary female and male singers to release on Streamline Records, an imprint of Interscope Records. Company states: "Streamline Records is best known for its artist Lady Gaga." Works TBD in L.A. Pay TBD. Chosen artist will receive a contract with Streamline Records. Seeking—Recording Artist: Lead, All Genders, 13-17, artist must be extraordinary singers, dancers and performers. Seeking talent from CA. Apply via Backstage.com Submit a demo recording and or a live performance video.

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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CAREER CONSULTATIONS for ACTORS – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 2 - Christopher Watkins, actor consultant is seeking Actors. Are you ready to learn how to begin your acting career or review and upgrade your current materials to help you effectively stand out? Perfect! During my consultations, we will go over the ins and outs of the field of on-camera acting. You'll be sent a form asking a few questions regarding your experience level so I can get a better idea of your journey. We'll use your responses to choose what we'll discuss and then we can start to steer you in the right direction. We also offer demo reel editing services as well! All consultations are conducted remotely via Zoom. Not Paid. This is a service and NOT a production. Cost for services varies on package that interested clients select. Topics Covered Include: The Starting 5: The Five Most Important Things You Need to Get Started
- Background Work: Using It to You Advantage and Then Getting Out of There!
- Getting Headshots
- Finding Character Types & Age Range
- Networking & Getting Footage
- Self-Taping & Auditioning
- Resume Critiques & Formatting
- Getting Into Voiceover Work
- Demo Reel Critiques
- Seeking Representation
- Agent Search: Digging to Find Which Agents Are Best for You to Submit to
- Branding + Marketing as An Actor
- Tips For Setting Up Your Website
- Recommendations On Acting Classes Seeking—Actors & Performers: Lead, All Genders, All Ages. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Set up your consultation at http://www.thetruecw.com/consultation

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ROYAL CARIBBEAN SIGNATURE PRODUCTION SHOWS – AUG. 11 – VANCOUVER, CANADA - Royal Caribbean Productions is casting Entertainment that runs the gamut from full Broadway and West End musicals, to Las Vegas-style production shows, to aqua and ice spectaculars. No single production company provides more exciting opportunities to both entertainers and audience members. Casting for immediate replacements and 2023. Pay: Dancers Starting at 3,200/month; Singers starting at 4,000/month. Seeking—Vocalist/Principal: Lead, All genders, 18-50, strong singers, with professional performance background (i.e. theater, concert, etc.); versatile vocalists able to harmonize and perform a wide variety of contemporary music genres, including Pop/Rock, R&B/Soul, Gospel, Contemporary Musical Theater/Broadway, and Jazz. Movement or dance background and strong acting ability are a plus. Candidates must be available and willing to travel internationally aboard our ships. Female-identifying: (any ethnicity) strong, controlled belt/mix to F5. Male-identifying: (any ethnicity) tenors and bari-tenors able to comfortably sing and sustain up to A4. Auditionees by appointment only on Aug. 11. Seeking talent from Vancouver, BC, Canada. Apply via www.royalcaribbeanproductions.com or Backstage.com