LIFE IS A CABARET NEWSLETTER AUDITIONS PAGE FOR MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2018:

 

BANDS/SOLOISTS/SHOWCASES:

PERFORMERS For SINGING TELEGRAMS - Babaloons and Toons Singing Telegrams is seeking performers for singing telegrams all around the country for a singing telegram agency based in California. We are seeking performers in: Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Washington DC, Miami, New York, New Orleans, Austin, Seattle, Atlanta, Boston, Phoenix & Philadelphia. Performers must have strong singing, acting, and improvisational comedy skills. Singing telegrams are typically ten- to 15-minute performances consisting of a loosely scripted comedy act/skit and two to three songs. You must be able to improvise and play off the crowd and recipient. Popular characters include: Marilyn Monroe, Nurse, Cop, Elvis, Austin Powers, Gorilla in a Tutu, Phantom of the Opera, Nerd, and many more. You can also develop your own characters. To start, you must provide your own costumes. Once you have proven to be reliable, the company can outfit you with more costumes to increase your repertoire. This is gig work. You rehearse on your own time and perform as jobs are booked. Pay per booking ranges from $80-$150, depending on character, tips, and travel time. You must have reliable transportation (okay to use public transport and Uber, etc.). You must be professional, reliable, and on time. Seeking—Singing Telegram (Lead): Males & Females, 18-65. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. If you are interested in auditioning, YOU MUST fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNZqz_YUuz0hoktnRZWv1FgQUbGPWw4vXFwNJy9fpgGr0rYQ/viewform?usp=sf_linkSubmit

The CRANKY CABARET – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 21 - Cranky Cabaret is seeking a singer for The Cranky Cabaret, a demented, fun filled revue packed with delightfully naughty, angry, edgy songs seeks singers for its late March cast. Director says: "All styles of music welcomed, as long as it fits with our 'cranky' theme! Be as innovative or unconventional as you like!" Rehearses June 23; performs June 28 & 29 in NYC. Pay TBD, includes drinks, footage. The Cranky Cabaret is not a “pay-to-sing." Seeking—Strong Singers (Lead): Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from Manhattan NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the cabaret. Besides a headshot and resume, send vocal demo tracks or video links. Also, include any cranky song ideas you have that you think you might like to sing. Be as innovative or unconventional as you like.

 

WEDDING BAND – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 22 - Undisclosed Band is seeking a hip, dynamic, energetic vocalist for an established wedding band backed by a New York/New Jersey-based agency. Band leader states: "We have a full calendar with immediate work. We are looking for someone who not only can sing and move well on stage but who can engage a crowd." Two rehearsals per month off-season. One rehearsal per month on-season. Rehearse at Smacktone Studios in North Jersey (www.smacktone.com). Pays: Competitive starting pay, going up depending upon your skill level and the amount of work the band continues to generate. Seeking—Male Lead Vocalist: 18-40. Seeking talent from Bloomfield, Wayne, Hoboken NJ. Only video submissions will be accepted. You should have your own access to a car, ZipCar, or other form of transportation. Indicate your song list, years of experience, other bands with which you have worked, etc. Also provide two to three photos. Candidates with videos and demos will get the highest priority. Apply via backstage.com

CRANKY CABARET – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 22 - Cranky Cabaret is seeking singers for the late-June cast of The Cranky Cabaret, a demented, fun-filled revue packed with delightfully naughty, angry, edgy songs. All styles of music welcomed, as long as it fits with the "cranky" theme. Rehearses June 23; performs June 30 & July 1 in Manhattan. Pay is TBD, plus free drinks, food. The Cranky Cabaret is not a “pay-to-sing." Seeking—Strong Singers (Lead): Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from Manhattan NY. Besides a headshot and resume, send vocal demo tracks or video links. Also, include any cranky song ideas you have that you think you might like to sing Be as innovative or unconventional as you like. Apply via backstage.com or contact the cabaret.

'LIBERTY OUT LOUD' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 25 - PeachPie Productions is casting vocalists for Liberty Out Loud, a night of music and a benefit for North Korean refugees. Selected headlining vocalist will also get a demo record produced in a professional recording studio in Manhattan. Producer states: "Our production team is actively seeking experienced singers to perform at Murmrr in Brooklyn, NYC this fall for a one-night benefit for Liberty in North Korea or 'LiNK.' The night will include several acts by different musicians/bands, and the company is looking for two more solo performers. The song you perform at the event will be chosen or written for your voice. The event will be raising money for Liberty in North Korea, which is a nonprofit organization that goes into North Korea and helps people leave the country and see the world by creating safe pathways through Southeast Asia. A North Korean defector will be at the event to tell his story, along with the CEO of LiNK, the founder and creator of Venmo, and several dozen industry professionals. The night will be full of music, activities, food, drinks, etc. "Selected performers will be reimbursed for travel expenses and the show, and all the publicity leading up to it will provide ample exposure to Grammy- and Emmy-winning industry producers, musicians, and an audience of 300 people at the venue." Rehearsals will be scheduled individually for each performer and will take place in the Flatiron district of NYC; event held one night in the fall at Murmrr in Brooklyn NY. Performers will be provided with a travel stipend (two times for subway/transit fare per rehearsal and performance night). Seeking—Headlining Vocalist (Lead): Males & Females, 16+; Backup Vocalists (Supporting): Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Lead producer states: "Accepting audio submissions through Ense. If you don't already have the app, here are the steps to follow: Search for Ense in the App Store and download; upload a photo of yourself (does not have to be a headshot; this is about your voice); hold down the button and sing one to two minutes of any song of your choice, anything that you'd love to perform on stage; important: Make sure to post it publicly so all of the producers/casting directors can hear; when the white box pops up, tag @celeste, and title it with the name of the song you're singing and who it's by. No need to introduce yourself in the submission; when casting responds to you, we may ask for more details in a private response. Just jump right into the song. Out-of-state finalists will be flown to New York City for last-round callbacks." Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company.

 

'The RAT PACK UNDEAD' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 20 - Cooper Jordan Entertainment is casting The Rat Pack Undead, a comedic musical concert of The Rat Pack, back from the dead as super-singing zombies. Parody Lyrics by Cooper Jordan & Grant Bowen. Synopsis: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. return from the grave in "a-live concert." Now back from the dead as crooning zombies, the boys sing their songs with new "undead" lyrics celebrating their deadly after-lifestyles. Featuring the hits "Ain't Death a Bite in the Head," "Come Die With Me," "What Kind of Ghoul Am I?," and many more. Show was developed in New York 2013-14, and played at Times Scare through its closing in late 2016. Rehearsed and cast out of NYC. Tour performs Oct. 6-31, primarily on weekends. Performers must be willing to travel from NYC or where they might be. Tour scheduled to play NYC, Boston, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City, with additional dates in Baltimore, Connecticut, or Washington DC. Pays: $100/day (or $75/show if multiple shows in a day) plus travel and meals (or small cash substitutes) provided. Seeking—“Frank Sinatra” (Lead): Male, 22-46, Chairman of the Board; in charge of the Rat Pack; Baritone or Bari-tenor with great resonance. Italian-looking a plus; “Dean Martin” (Supporting): Male, 24-46, great charmer; smooth ladies' man; often drunk with glass in hand; ability to be smooth while singing; Italian-looking a plus; “Sammy Davis, Jr.” (Supporting): Male, 18-42, great performer and singer; must have some tap experience. Proficiency in tap a plus. Seeking talent from New York, Queens, Brooklyn NY; Jersey City NJ; Bronx NY; Atlantic City NJ; Philadelphia PA; Trenton NJ; Stamford CT. Submit headshot/resume to ratpackundead@gmail.com. Video submissions are accepted. In-person auditions by appointment only in NYC and Atlantic City throughout the summer.

 

KIDS/TEENS, NEW CHILDREN's PRODUCTION – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 1 - KIDS INC. is casting a new children's production consisting of live performances, TV, film, and animation. The production is looking for exceptional young performers, preferably with some background or training in musical theater, however all will be reviewed. Selected cast members will be part of a very popular music oriented, reality-based team with long-term potential. Kids between 8 to 13 with very strong singing abilities, dance abilities a plus. Also casting young dancers ages 10 to 14. All roles are paid. Date(s) TBD in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver. All expenses covered for talent and one guardian. Seeking—Singers, Vocalists, Leading Performers (Lead): Males & Females, 8-11, exceptional young performers to become permanent cast members in a new children's edutainment production. Coordinator states: "This is a big opportunity for talented kids to become part of a project that has worldwide fans, a chance for international touring and a lot of online and linear television appearances. Triple threats to the front of the line;" Adult Male Vocalist-Boy Bands (Chorus/Ensemble): 13-24, strong lead singer male vocalist with excellent pitch; must be able to harmonize; high-energy; athletic; great attitude; Teen YouTubers (Lead): 12-24, teens who are YouTubers with a strong following. Send your links; Music Composers (Supporting): writers and composers with a flare for teen pop and/or children's music. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. For kids: It is very important to first submit your contact information. Include parent and talent's name along with parent email address and phone number and any links talent already has online. Send your Backstage profile, website, social media, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook. If you don't have a video, upload one! All interested should use the apply button on backstage so you are in the system. Set up a free profile and it will notify us that you just applied. Additional public information is unavailable. Only those selected for a call back will be contacted with further details. Send questions or email links and bio to auditions@kidsinc.xyz.

 

 

 

CRUISES/RESORTS/THEME PARKS:

'CARMEN,' PROFESSIONAL OPERA SINGERS – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 15 - MCO Productions is seeking an operatic mezzo-soprano to sing the role of Carmen and a baritone for the role of Escamillo in a reduced, English version of Carmen, as well as two concerts featuring opera arias and Broadway songs. Art song experience is required. The performers will also take part as activity staff aboard the ship. Performances aboard the ship begin in Rome, Italy on Aug. 11 and end in late December 2018 in Australia. Performers aboard the ship will also be full-time staff on the ship, running daily activities as well as other ship-specific duties. Rehearsals will be in Miami FL from Aug. 3-9. Pays: $1200/wk., plus room and board, and travel to and from ship. Seeking—Lead Mezzo-Soprano: Female, 24+; Lead Baritone: Male, 24+. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. Include a headshot, audio and video samples, and a resume with your submission.

 

'CATS' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 17 - Royal Caribbean Productions is casting their production of Cats, the award-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, originally produced by Cameron Mackintosh. Company states: "The full-length Broadway musical will be presented alongside, 'Come Fly With Me,' an original production aerial show. Cast members will be featured in both of these shows in a state-of-the-art theatre and will take audiences on a unique and exciting journey." Contract runs from Aug. 19, 2018-April 7, 2019. Cruise is based out of North Miami FL. Competitive rates will be offered. Seeking—Singers: Males & Females, 18+, singers will perform in Cats, as well as the Signature Production Show. Vocal versatility is a plus. Come prepared with your best 16–32 bars of a ballad and an up-tempo in contrasting styles, as you may be asked to sing additional material. Vocal styles should include: Pop/Rock, R&B, Contemporary Musical Theatre, and Jazz. Sheet music is required in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. Strong acting ability required. Singers will be taught a movement combination and should come prepared with proper dance attire; Dancer-Vocalists: Males & Females, 18+, Dancer-Vocalists will also perform in the Signature Production Show. Tumbling and aerial background a plus. You will also want to come prepared with your best 16–32 bars of a ballad and an up-tempo in contrasting styles, as you may be asked to sing. Vocal styles should include: Pop/Rock, R&B, Contemporary Musical Theatre, and Jazz. Sheet music is required in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. Acting ability required. The following ensemble roles will be cast from this call; Demeter, Syllabub, Rumpleteazer, Cassandra, Tantomile, Victoria, Mungojerrie, Coricopat, Plato/Macavity, Alonzo, Tumblebrutus, Pouncival and Mr. Mistoffelees. Seeking talent from Manhattan NY. Visit www.royalcaribbeanproductions.com, for further information and instructions, including audition requirements. Prior to audition appointments, talent will need to print out and prepare all required audition material applicable to the role for which they are auditioning. See character breakdown and click on the link provided. Bring audition packet with you to the audition.

'HAIRSPRAY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 22 - Royal Caribbean Productions is casting a production of Hairspray for Royal Caribbean Productions. In Hairspray, it's 1962, the 50s are out and change is in the air. Baltimore's Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion - to dance. She wins a spot on the local TV dance program, "The Corny Collins Show" and, overnight, is transformed from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. But can a trendsetter in dance and fashion vanquish the program's reigning princess, win the heart of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a television show without denting her 'do? Only in Hairspray. Welcome to the 60s. Runs Sep. 5, 2018-Aug. 24, 2019 aboard the Symphony of the Seas. Boards in North Miami FL. Competitive pay. Seeking—Principal Singers (Lead): Males & Females, 18+, For full character breakdown, visit www.royalcaribbeanproductions.com. Seeking talent from Manhattan NY. Visit www.royalcaribbeanproductions.com for full audition requirements.

St. GEORGE LIVING HISTORY PRODUCTIONS – JUNE 25 – OLD BETHPAGE - St. George Living History Productions is seeking performers who sing, dance, act, and have comedy skills. Performers must be strong singers and dancers. A sense of humor is a must. Rehearses and performances to be held on Long Island throughout 2018. Actors are always paid by program producers. Seeking—Entertainer (Lead): Males & Females, 18+, all roles are original and written specifically for each actor. The talents you bring to the table can be incorporated into the production. Audition by appointment Jun 25 from 10am-4pm via Skype at 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage NY 11804. Callbacks Jun 27. For more information or to answer any questions, call Mary at 631/654-1888. Submit headshots electronically via backstage.com or contact the production company. Auditions initially held via Skype, then callbacks in Old Bethpage. After your Skype audition, you will be contacted to set up an in-person time. Transportation from the LIRR Bethpage Train Station can be provided upon request.

 

CRYSTAL CRUISES - NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 1 - Crystal Cruises is seeking a Male Singer-Dancer with strong dance technique for Crystal Cruises' Production Show Cast. Rehearses in July 2018 in L.A. Competitive performance wages offered. Singer/Dancer position pays $2950/mo. Paid rehearsals and paid vacation. Open-ended performance contract, medical benefits, onboard officer status with single cabin and six-star cruising with worldwide destinations. Initial rehearsal period ranges from six to eight weeks in Los Angeles on a paid rehearsal contract; lodging and transportation are provided. Performance contracts commence after successful completion of the training process. Seeking—Male Singer-Dancer (Chorus/Ensemble): 21-35, 5'9"-6'2". Showreel should highlight dance technique in ballet, jazz, tap, musical theatre, and commercial styles. Partnering and any acrobatic skills should be included in showreel. Additionally, submit video of one uptempo selection and one ballad selection that best showcase your vocal ability. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. Submit a letter, resume, headshot and video link(s) showcasing your performance; materials are reviewed upon receipt: productioncasting@crystalcruises.com Dance video should highlight ballet, jazz, tap, and hip-hop. Seeking adagio and acrobatic experience. Singer-dancers should additionally include a video link with two musical selections--one uptempo and one ballad--that best showcase your vocal ability. Height range for male singer-dancers is 5'9"-6'2".

 

 

 

OPERA/CHORUS/VOCAL GROUPS:

'CARMEN,' PROFESSIONAL OPERA SINGERS – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 15 - MCO Productions is seeking an operatic mezzo-soprano to sing the role of Carmen and a baritone for the role of Escamillo in a reduced, English version of Carmen, as well as two concerts featuring opera arias and Broadway songs. Art song experience is required. The performers will also take part as activity staff aboard the ship. Performances aboard the ship begin in Rome, Italy on Aug. 11 and end in late December 2018 in Australia. Performers aboard the ship will also be full-time staff on the ship, running daily activities as well as other ship-specific duties. Rehearsals will be in Miami FL from Aug. 3-9. Pays: $1200/wk., plus room and board, and travel to and from ship. Seeking—Lead Mezzo-Soprano: Female, 24+; Lead Baritone: Male, 24+. Seeking talent Worldwide. Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. Include a headshot, audio and video samples, and a resume with your submission.

CHORAL FIXATION – JULY 8 - A group of Fordham grads, founding members are seeking fun and flirty new additions for Choral Fixation, a brand new NYC-based a cappella group. Members are workin' folk in their 20s and are looking for like-minded individuals for songs and drinks. Rehearsals are once a week (2 hrs.) in the evening in Midtown NYC. Exact day TBD based on group availability. Gigs pop up sporadically, often on weekend evenings. Seeking—Soprano: 18-35, preferably Soprano 1, but will consider any and all mezzos/Soprano 2s; Baritone: 18-35, any of the B1/T2 areas looking to be filled; Bass: 18-35, how low can you go? Audition by appointment Jul 8 in New York NY. Submit a 30- to 60-second video of you singing something that shows range. Include any choir or a cappella experience. Callbacks July 11. Email choralfixationnyc@gmail.com with any questions.

 

GREATER NASSAU CHORUS – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Greater Nassau Chorus is seeking female singers, all parts, for Greater Nassau Chorus, a Sweet Adelines International 4-part a cappella barbershop chorus, currently #1 Regional Champions for New York/New Jersey. Top ten finalist for 10 years in International SAI competition. Rehearsals held every Tuesday night, year-long, from 7pm-10pm at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Baldwin NY or Hofstra University, Hempstead NY. No compensation. Seeking—Female Chorus Singer (Chorus/Ensemble): 21-80, to sing 4-part a cappella barbershop arrangements from a wide range of repertoire and perform at International and Regional Competitions, charitable events and shows throughout the year. Seeking talent from Baldwin, New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the chorus.

 

 

 

STAGE SHOWS:

'ANNIE' – JUNE 13 & 14 - Axelrod Performing Arts Center is seeking the roles of Warbucks and Rooster in Annie. Rehearsals begin Oct. 8; opens Nov. 2; closes Nov. 18 in Deal Park NJ. Pays: $510/wk. Equity. Equity Guest Artist Agreement. Seeking—“Warbucks:” age range: 36 to 54, baritone, elegant, authority figure, but warm presence, solid actor; “Rooster:” age range: 25 to 38, bari-tenor, strong dancer, believably manipulative, a little slimy, comic timing a must. Auditions by appointment Jun 13 from 12noon-4pm and Jun 14 from 10am-4pm at 244 Rehearsal Studios (244 W. 54th St., Garnier Room, 10th fl., Manhattan NY 10019). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Auditions are by appointment only. For an audition appointment, submit resume and headshot to adeprisco@axelrodartscenter.org; vocal reel a plus. Prepare a brief song and prepare to read from sides. Bring pix & resumes, stapled together.

 

SAMSON and JESUS GENERAL AUDITIONS – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 15 - Sight & Sound Theatres is casting SAMSON and JESUS. Synopsis: SAMSON: He defeated an entire army and slayed a lion with his bare hands. But there’s a catch —no one can know the source of his strength. And that’s where the trouble begins. Experience this uplifting Bible story brought to life on a panoramic stage with massive sets, special effects, and live animals! JESUS: Experience the greatest rescue story of all time! This action-packed musical stage adventure takes you on a miraculous journey alongside the most famous person to ever walk the earth and the everyday people whose lives he changed forever. Rehearsals being January 2019 in Lancaster PA and Branson MO; runs March and run through October 2019. Pays $750+ per week. Note: Our actors enjoy competitive salaries and full employment benefits including comprehensive health coverage with options for dental, vision and life insurance. Additional services include paid time off, 401K, relocation assistance and complimentary and discounted show tickets. Seeking—All Male & Female Roles: 18-60. Seeking talent Nationwide. Visit www.sight-sound.com/jobs/auditions for audition dates, locations, submission requirements and to submit an application. Now casting for the 2019 Season! Sight & Sound Theatres is a full production company with over 600 theater professionals.

 

EQUITY, 'PAINTED ROCKS At REVOLVER CREEK' and 'ROOMS' – JUNE 15 – ALEXANDRIA - Metro Stage is seeking Equity actor-singers for roles in the first two shows of the 2018-19 season: Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek (Athol Fugard, playwright) and Rooms (Paul Scott Goodman, writer). Local DC metro-area actors are strongly encouraged to audition. For Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek: rehearsals begin Aug. 7, first preview Aug. 30, ends Sep. 30 (five weeks). For Rooms: rehearsals begin Sep. 18, first preview Oct. 11, ends Nov. 11. Performance schedule is six performances/week: Thurs. and Fri. at 8pm, Sat. at 3pm & 8pm, Sun. 3 and 7pm, in Alexandria VA. Pays: $461/wk. minimum required by contract, MetroStage pays greater than minimum. Equity SPT Level 6 Contract. Seeking—Equity Actor-Singers: 18+. For ROOMS - MONICA: Early 20's. Monica is a force of nature. She is passionate about becoming a rock star. She is street-smart and ambitious with boundless energy. Knows what she wants and goes for it. Fearless. Scottish accent. Big rock and roll numbers and also ballads. High belt with strong mix; IAN: Early 20's. Ian tends to be a recluse, preferring his room and his guitar to interacting with the outside world. And then Monica enters his life. He is cocky, sarcastic and cynical on the surface, but inside he is extremely vulnerable. He is edgy, dark, and brooding, but very serious about his music. Ideally the actor will have some guitar skills but not required. Scottish accent. Tenor. Equity Principal Audition by appointment Jun 15 from 10am-6pm (no scheduled lunch break) at Metro Stage (1201 N. Royal St., Theater, Alexandria VA 22314). Note: At the audition location, free parking lot at theater, entrance on 3rd St. An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Appointments highly recommended. For an audition appointment, call the theater at 703/548-9044 or email carolyn@metrostage.org. If leaving message, indicate time range preferred. Equity members without appointments seen as time permits. For Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, prepare a two-minute monologue with South African accent. For Rooms, prepare a two-minute monologue and 16 bars of a rock song. Accompanist provided. Bring pix & resumes, stapled together.

 

'ENLIGHTENMENT' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 15 - Yashin Zamcheck Productions is casting Enlightenment, a short musical theater comedy about a Manhattan couple struggling to rekindle that afterglow. Rehearsals begin June 8; performs July 7 in NYC. Seeking—“Cynthia Applebaum:” 18+, exuberant woman who can pass for 30s-40s. Julia Louis Dreyfus/Tina Fey/Kate McKinnon type with strong singing skills and the ability to verbally spar with her strong-headed husband. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. Producers will forward script and songs to be sung.

 

'EVITA' – JUNE 15 - ACT of Connecticut (A Contemporary Theater) Ridgefield CT is casting vocal ensemble for Evita, the musical which concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Perón, the second wife of Argentine president Juan Perón. Andrew Lloyd Webber, music; Tim Rice, book & lyrics; The story chronicles Evita's early life, rise to power, charity work, and eventual death. Rehearsals begin Sep. 10; previews begin Oct. 5; closes Oct. 28; possible extension through Nov. 4; performances are Thursday-Sunday in Ridgefield CT. (Revised production dates as of June 8.) Pays: $350/wk. Roundtrip transportation provided by theatre to/from CT/NYC. Seeking—Vocal Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble) Males & Females, 18-70, members of an eclectic ensemble of men and women who play many different characters, including: Eva’s family, Eva’s lovers, Descamisados, generals/military officers, priests, entertainers, hustlers, white-collar workers, aristocrats, soldiers, bodyguards, laborers, politicians, dressers, makeup artists, and nurses. Must have a good sense for movement. Must have very strong vocal technique; flexible range. Open Casting Call Jun 15 from 10am-6pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Ripley Grier Studios (520 8th Ave., Studio 16 E, Manhattan NY 10018). Prepare a 16-bar cut in the style of the show. Bring a hard copy of your headshot and resume, as well as your book in case further exploration is necessary.

 

EQUITY, TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY 2018-19 SEASON – JUNE 16 – PROVIDENCE - Trinity Repertory Company is seeking Equity actor-singers for a few available roles in the upcoming Trinity Repertory Company season. Note: Most roles have been cast in the season including: A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens, writer; Rehearsals begin Oct. 9; runs Nov. 13-Dec. 30), Black Odyssey (Marcus Gardley, writer; Rehearsals begin Dec. 4; runs Jan. 7-Feb. 3, 2019), and Little Shop of Horrors (Howard Ashman, book-lyrics; Harold Menkin, music; Rehearsals begin Mar. 12, 2019; runs April 15-May 12). See breakdown for full season list, available roles, and Equity Contract details. Season rehearses and runs in Providence RI. Pays: $914/$646 week. Equity LORT B/D Non-Rep Contracts. Seeking—Various Roles: 18+. Equity Principal Audition Jun 16 from 9:30am-5:30pm (lunch is TBD) at Trinity Repertory Company (201 Washington St., Providence RI 02903). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Each actor will have 3 minutes; prefer either two short monologues or one short monologue and 32 bars of a song. An accompanist will be provided.

'NOËL The MUSICAL,' NAT'L TOUR – JUNE 18 - VenuWorks Theatricals is seeking additional talent for the National Tour of the new musical Noël, by world-renowned creator of the Artemis Fowl series, author Eoin Colfer, and movie composer Liam Bates. Synopsis: Noël is a beautiful story of a young girl who loses her joy of performing with the disappearance of her mother. On a journey to find her, Noël meets a motley crew of characters who want to help and in doing so they rediscover their belief in the magic of Christmas and in themselves. Rehearsals begin on/about Oct. 22 in NYC; rehearsals begin in Minneapolis on/about Oct. 29; performances begin on/about Nov. 17 at the Ames Center, Burnsville MN; production then tours nationally until approximately Dec. 23. Pay: starts at $500/wk., with housing, travel, and per diem included. Seeking—“Nick” (Lead): male high baritone (40-55). Possibly English but not necessarily. Could also be American. Can be grouchy but has a generous nature. Has lost faith in the goodness of humanity, which Noel helps him rediscover. Tour de force performance; Duchess (Lead): Female alto with high belt (30-45). An optimist despite her homelessness. Is a beacon for the other homeless people who love her. She must play wide range from comedy to deep emotion. Fabulous belt voice comfortable sitting on C's/D's. Maternal presence with deep vulnerability behind her humor; “Carnegie” (Supporting): male baritone (40+). Drama teacher. Very affected. Models himself on Laurence Olivier, etc. Fancies himself the greatest actor of his generation. Good comic relief but he must also be able to play genuine pathos. He's Roger Debris meets Henry Higgins meets Corky Sinclair. Audition by appointment Jun 18 at Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave., Manhattan NY 10018). Seeking talent from New York NY. For an audition appointment, submit headshot, resume, and relevant video electronically. Material will be provided; bring your book. Short movement call may occur. More information available at noelthemusical.com.

'GODSPELL,' 2012 REVISED – JUNE 18 & 20 – CLIFTON - Theater League of Clifton is casting Godspell, the 2012 revised version. All auditions, rehearsals and performances are in Clifton NJ. Rehearsals at ATC Studios, 68 Union Ave., Clifton NJ. Rehearsals will begin in July. Performance dates: November 2, 3, 4 & 9, 10, 11, all in Clifton NJ. Seeking—“Jesus” (Lead): Male, 16-40, must be the most charismatic individual in the cast. High-energy, charming, funny, gentle but with strength. He is the sort of person others instinctively follow. Tenor, D-flat4 to G-sharp5; John the Baptist/Judas (Lead): Male, 16-40, has attributes of both Biblical figures: he is both Jesus’ lieutenant and most ardent disciple and the doubter who begins to revolutionary way. Usually played by someone handsome and masculine, with an undertone of sexuality. He is the most “serious” and intellectual of the group, though as with all of the actors, he must still possess a good sense of physical comedy. Baritone C4-E5; “Nick” (Supporting): Male, 15-40, very high-energy. Impish and playful. Tenor E4 to F-sharp5 (D6); “Telly” (Supporting): Male, 16-40, not the brightest in the bunch, he is a little slow on the uptake, but there is a great sweetness and innocence about him. Tenor D4–A5; “George” (Supporting): Male, 16-40, the comedian, the class clown. The guy who can do a hundred voices and imitations. Tenor G-sharp to G5 (E6); “Anna Maria” (Supporting): Female, 16-40, a bit of a tomboy, but basically open and sweet. Perhaps the youngest of the group. Alto C4–A4; “Lindsay” (Supporting): Female, 16-40, the confident one, the show-off. The first one to volunteer, sometimes she jumps in before she really understands what’s going on. Soprano B3 to C-sharp6; “Uza” (Supporting): Female, 16-40, the shy one. Sometimes a little slow to get things, but when she does, she commits all the way. Has an “earth mother” kind of warmth to her. Alto A3 to F-sharp4; “Morgan” (Supporting): Female, 16-40, sassy and slightly cynical, the most urban of the group. Also, the “sexy” one, but her sexiness contains a large element of put-on, in the manner of Mae West or Madonna. Alto A3–F5 (E3); “Celisse” (Supporting): Female, 16-40, the female equivalent of the class clown. Goofy and cut-up. Mezzo-soprano A3-A5. Seeking talent from Clifton NJ. Prepare up to 32 bars of a song in the style of the show; songs from the show are permissible. Bring sheet music in the appropriate key; an accompanist will be provided. Sides will be available at auditions. Auditions June 18 & 20 from 7pm-10pm at ATC Studios (68 Union Ave., Clifton NJ).

'Da VINCI ACADEMY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 19 - North Jersey Music Labs is casting Da Vinci Academy, a musical about an elite high school. Synopsis: Da Vinci Academy is a story based around 8 characters whose lives are turned upside down after a trauma. These characters deal with impending studies, grief, ups and downs, etc. Staged reading in late June; rehearsal and performance dates TBD in NYC. Seeking—“Josh” (Lead): Male, 18-24, lead character. Scholar athlete; Tenor preferred; “Mia” (Lead): Female, 18-24. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Make sure to send vocal examples, as this is a musical.

EQUITY, 'DIANA' – JUNE 19 DEADLINE - La Jolla Playhouse is casting the role of Prince Charles in Diana. Joe DiPietro, book; David Bryan, music & lyrics; Rehearsals begin Jan. 8, 2019; runs Feb. 19-Mar. 31 with a possible extension through Apr. 7 in La Jolla CA. Pays $914/wk. Equity LORT B Contract. Seeking—“Prince Charles:” Male, 30-39, in his early-to-late 30's for the duration of the play. He's tall and slender and handsome in the most British of ways. Fiercely intelligent and educated, he's spent a life hiding his feelings -- and he's gotten quite good at it. He exhibits great rage and passion and confusion in the most Shakespearean of ways. His is a life devoted to duty and honor. Contemporary legit baritone voice (low B-flat to high G); principal. Auditions by appointment Jun 21 & 22 in Manhattan NY 10018. For consideration, email a picture/resume to auditions@ljp.org with "Diana/Prince Charles Submission" in the subject line. Submissions deadline is June 19. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

EQUITY, 'ORDINARY DAYS' – JUNE 19 - Keen Theater Company is casting Equity actors for Ordinary Days. Adam Gwon, music-lyrics; Synopsis: Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love and cabs. Ordinary Days celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home. Rehearsals begin Sep. 4; tech Sep. 28; runs Oct. 2-Nov. 17 in NYC. Pays $540/wk. Equity LOA-NYC AEA LOA Agreement. Approval pending. Seeking—“Warren:” Male, 20-29, tenor to A. Innocent, eager, romantic, optimistic, cheerful, aspiring artist and art lover; out gay man; great sense of humor; in search of meaning through his work; appreciates the simple things; “Deb:” Female, 20-29, alto to E; dissatisfied, cynical, defensive grad student; neurotic, high energy with a wry sense of humor about the world and her place in it; looking for success, but without the passion; “Jason:” Male, 30-39, tenor/baritone to G-sharp; solid, steady and somewhat conservative architect, but can be goofy and playful; ready for a commitment after a life of wanting the unattainable; almost ready to leave the city; “Claire:” Female, 30-39, alto/mezzo to E. Smart, impassioned, definitive and successful, yet fun with a twinkle in her eye; dealing with a traumatic past while trying to move forward. Equity Principal Audition Jun 19 from 9:30am-5:30pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W 46th St., 16th Fl., Manhattan NY 10036). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a contemporary musical theater song. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Bring picture and resume. Production personnel in attendance at the EPA are Paul Davis and Erica Jensen. All ethnicities desired and encouraged to audition.

'FAUX FUR: The PRIVATE RECORDINGS Of JASON HOLLIDAY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 20 - Life Jacket Theatre Company is casting Faux Fur: The Private Recordings Of Jason Holliday. Using a blend of interviews, archival research, and 1930s-1950s Broadway showtunes, Faux Fur is a daring new play that investigates the life of Jason Holliday, a black gay hustler and aspiring nightclub performer in 1967. Faux Fur is produced by Life Jacket, an award-winning theatre company whose recent productions include "America is Hard to See" and "Gorey: The Secret Lives of Edward Gorey" (Critic’s Picks – The New York Times & Time Out New York). The company has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award, seven New York Innovative Theatre Awards, and two Henry Hewes Design Awards. For more information, visit: www.LifeJacketTheatre.org Rehearsals run June 19-29, 2018 (actors may not be called every day); showing: June 29, 2018. Pays $100/day. Actors may not be called every day. Seeking—“Jason Holliday” (Lead): Male, 40-51, Seeking several different actors to experiment with the role: 40s, a black gay hustler, raconteur, and aspiring cabaret star. A social outcast and misfit who is always inventing and reinventing himself. A fabulist and bon vivant. Must be an extremely strong singer. Able to play piano a plus. Seeking talent from New York NY. Email: 1. your headshot; 2. your resume; 3. a link to a video of you acting; and 4. a link to a video of you singing to: info@LifeJacketTheatre.org.

EQUITY, 'The VIEW UPSTAIRS' – JUNE 20 – BOSTON - SpeakEasy Stage Company is casting Equity actors for The View Upstairs. Max Vernon, music-lyrics-book; Synopsis: When Wes, a young fashion designer from 2017, buys an abandoned building in the French Quarter of New Orleans, he finds himself transported to the UpStairs Lounge, a vibrant seventies gay bar. As this forgotten community comes to life, Wes embarks on an exhilarating journey of self-exploration that spans two generations of gay history. With a gritty, glam rock score and a tight-knit ensemble of unforgettable characters, The View UpStairs asks what has been gained and lost in the fight for equality, and how the past can help guide us through an uncertain future. Rehearsals begin May 6, 2019; runs May 31-June 24 in Boston MA. Pays $442/wk. Equity NEAT Agreement. Seeking—“Wes:” Male, 25-29, vocal Range: pop tenor/bari-tenor; any ethnicity; 20-something fashion designer from the current day; self-consciously hip, prematurely jaded, and perpetually anxious; Disclaimer: Character engages in simulated drug use and sexual content; “Patrick:” male, 20-25, vocal range: tenor with a pop sound; any ethnicity; young, runaway hustler who projects innocence and fragility, but is a lot tougher than he appears; Disclaimer: Character engages in sexual content; “Buddy:” Male, 50-59, vocal range: tenor/bari-tenor; the resident piano player of the UpStairs Lounge; charismatic, but also very temperamental and somewhat bitter; closeted, with a wife; must play piano. Disclaimer: Character engages in violent content; “Willie:” Male, 40-69, vocal range: tenor; Black; holdover from another era of gay life with a more camp sensibility; might know all the secrets of the universe, might be in the early stages of dementia; “Henri:” Male, 30-49, vocal range: Strong R&B, belt to E; tough as nails, no-nonsense, old school butch; Henri is the bartender of the UpStairs Lounge and runs a tight ship; “Freddy:” Male, 20-39, vocal range: high tenor or belt with falsetto; Latino/Hispanic; a construction worker by day, Freddy also doubles as the drag queen Aurora Whorealis by night; big personality, energetic, and bright; Disclaimer: Character engages in sexual content with possible brief nudity; Inez/Realtor: Female, 45-69, vocal Range: soprano; Latina/Hispanic; Inez is Freddy's mother and also occasionally a mother to the other men in the UpStairs Lounge; born in Puerto Rico, she moved her family to America when Freddy was still young; lovable, warm, and supportive, Inez assists with her son's drag performances; as realtor, she is smarmy, fake, smiles too much, etc.; Richard/Rita-Mae: any gender; priest of the Metropolitan Community Church; perhaps more conservative than other patrons in the bar, but level-headed and warm; “Dale:” Male, 30-49, sensitive and more radical in his sexual politics; a raw nerve and someone who's experienced a good deal of hardship at society's hand. Disclaimer: Character engages in violent content; Cop: Male, 30-49, in the past the cop is corrupt, homophobic, and violent; in the present, the cop is still stern, but has a sense of humor, and seems to be in service of justice. Equity Principal Audition Jun 20 from 10am-6pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Calderwood Pavilion: Boston Center For The Arts (527 Tremont St., Roberts Studio, Boston MA 02116). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Auditions in ten-minute slots. Sides will be sent when you are offered an appointment. To be considered, email auditions@speakeasystage.com with your Equity status, contact information and headshot and resume. Time slots will be granted after headshot and resume are reviewed. If you were seen at Speakeasy Stage Company’s EPA, you do not need to audition. No nudity or any form of sexual contact will be required as part of an actor’s audition here. 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 has adopted the Chicago Theatre Standards, which seeks to foster an environment of communication, safety, respect, accountability and the health, safety, and well-being of institutions and its participants. Actors of color are strongly encouraged to audition, and all roles are open to inclusive casting unless otherwise specified. 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.

'The SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY,' NYC CALL – JUNE 20 - Right Angle Entertainment is casting The Simon and Garfunkel Story, a critically acclaimed concert-style theater show about two young boys from Queens, New York who went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time. Casting director states: "Using state-of-the-art video projection, incredible lighting, and a full live band The Simon & Garfunkel Story is a moving and powerful concert featuring all the hits such as 'Mrs. Robinson, 'Bridge Over Troubled Water,' 'Homeward Bound,' 'Scarborough Fair,' 'The Boxer,' 'The Sound Of Silence,' and many more." Rehearsals begin early September; runs Sep. 28-Nov. 18 at various venues in the United States and Canada. Pays: $2,000/wk., plus housing and per diem when on the road. Seeking—“Paul Simon” (Lead): Male, 25-45, 5'9" and under. Must play acoustic guitar and excel at finger picking. Must sing tenor with pop/folk style and have strong harmonies. Must sound like Paul Simon when singing. Should carry yourself like a natural leader with a rock-and-roll edge. This is only for an understudy track and future replacements; “Art Garfunkel” (Lead): Male, 25-45, 5'10" and over. Slim to medium build. Must sing tenor with pop/folk style and have strong harmonies with breathy falsetto. Must sound like Art Garfunkel when singing. Must be willing to dye and/or perm hair to achieve tight blond curls. Audition by appointment Jun 20 from 10am-5pm at Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave., New York NY 10018). Callbacks by invitation only Jun 22. For Paul Simon auditions, actor must bring and play their own acoustic guitar. Prepare all of the following to sing and accompany yourself on acoustic guitar: "Kathy's Song," "The Boxer," "The Sound of Silence" (harmony line), and one rock-and-roll song from the 1950s or 1960s. If auditioning for Paul, bring your own guitar with strap. For Art Garfunkel auditions: Prepare one of the following to sing with a provided accompanist: "Bridge Over Troubled Water," "The Boxer" (the harmony line), or "The Sound of Silence."

EQUITY, 'DIANA' – JUNE 22 - La Jolla Playhouse is casting singers for Diana. Joe DiPietro, book; David Bryan, music & lyrics; Rehearsals begin Jan. 8, 2019; runs Feb. 19-Mar. 31 with a possible extension through Apr. 7 in La Jolla CA. Pays $914/wk. Equity LORT B Contract. Seeking—James Hewitt/Male Ensemble: 30-39, attractive and sincere. Diana’s lover. High tenor voice; feature ensemble; Male Ensemble Singers: 18+, to play various characters including Johnnie Spencer (Diana’s father), Paul Burrell (Diana’s butler), Andrew Morton (an author), soldiers, hospital patients, paparazzi, reporters, etc. Excellent contemporary singing voices of all ranges. Dance/movement skills a plus; Female Ensemble Singers: 18+, to play various characters in the ensemble. Should have excellent contemporary singing voices of all ranges. Dance/movement skills a plus. Equity Chorus Calls Jun 22 at 10am for Equity female singers & 2pm for Equity male singers at Ripley-Grier Studios 520 (520 8th Ave., 17th fl., Manhattan NY 10018). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare 16-bars of a contemporary legit musical theatre song that shows off your voice. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

'The RAT PACK LOUNGE' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 22 - Western Star Productions, LLC is casting The Rat Pack Lounge. Synopsis: Frank, Dean, and Sammy are up in heaven, but God tells them they left some unfinished business back on earth. It seems Frank made an unfulfilled promise to Vic, the owner of the Rat Pack Lounge. Now he and the boys have one night to make things right. Casting states: "Not an impersonation show, just a cast who can emulate the sound and swagger of these three iconic men and charm the audience with hits like 'My Way,' 'What Kind of Fool Am I?' and 'Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime.'" Rehearses June 19-July 6; runs July 6-Aug. 19 (Wed.-Sun.) at the Pines Dinner Theatre in Allentown PA. Rehearsal stipend and a "per show" performance fee. Housing is also available for this contract. Seeking—Bobby Goldberg/Sammy Davis, Jr. (Lead): Male, 20-40, the lifelong friend of Vic, and the Janitor at The Rat Pack Lounge; his body is taken over by Sammy Davis, Jr.; sings, dances, and does impersonations with all the show biz prowess of Sammy; vocal range: tenor A2-D5; role requires int./adv. tap dance experience; Jeorge Rodrigues/Dean Martin (Lead): Male, 20-40, the Spanish-speaking limo driver for Mr. Saunders (big businessman); his body is taken over by Dean Martin; he sings, talks, and drinks like the great cutup and practical joker--Dino; vocal range: baritone G2-G4. Seeking talent Nationwide. Be sure to include a Rat Pack-style vocal selection in your media footage. Do not apply if you are not available for the entirety of the contract. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

'The ZOMBIE FAMILY MUSICAL' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 22 - Firebone Theatre is casting an existential comedy about zombies, social resistance, family, and personal enlightenment. Chris Cragin-Day, book writer; Don Chaffer, composer-lyricist; Rehearses June 23-28 at 56 Broadway, Financial District, Manhattan; reading presentation June 28 (2:30pm) at the same location. Pays: $300 actor fee. 29-Hour Reading. Equity Stage Reading Guidelines. Seeking—“Butch” (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 18+, must play bass guitar. Butch is the leader of the flesh-eating zombies. He's scary on the outside, but really just wants to be loved. He's also very stupid, because he's a flesh-eating zombie. Good comic timing a must. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the theatre.

'The KING Of PRINCE STREET' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 23 - Suzie Chow Productions is casting King of Prince Street, an original musical. Synopsis: The King of Prince Street depicts the love between an Italian boy and an American girl who, out of fear, secretly have a love affair. Neither of their families would approve of them dating. He is forced to travel to Italy and marry an Italian girl in an arranged marriage. Performs Sep. 3 in NYC. Pays: $850/wk. Seeking—“Johnny” (Lead): Male, 21-33, works at the family business. A young 24-year-old who is intelligent, yet quite sensitive; “Ally” (Lead): Female, 18-34, a shy 22-year-old young lady who wants the best for Johnny and sincerely cares for him but is afraid to show her feelings; “Delia:” Female, 38-54, Johnny's mamma, who shows affection for Johnny like any mamma would. Delia is a large woman around 185 to 250 lbs. Seeking talent from New York NY. Only seeking actors with a musical theater background. Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company. Include your vocal range and a reel.

KIDS/TEENS, ‘MATILDA, JR’ – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 23 - Pixie Dust Players is casting talented performers ages 6-18 to originate roles in a new adaptation of Matilda. Rehearses weekdays July 23-Aug. 3, 10am-4pm; performs August 3-5 at UCPAC's Main Stage Theatre, Rahway NJ. Seeking—Youth Roles: Males & Females, 6-12, children to play the roles of Matilda, Bruce, Lavender, Amanda, Nigel, Hortensia, Eric, Tommy, etc.; Teen Roles: 13-18, all adult roles to be played by teenagers; seeking: Miss Trunchbull, Miss Honey, Mr. Wormwood, Mrs. Wormwood, Mrs. Phelps, Acrobat, Escapologist, etc. Seeking talent from New York NY; Rahway NJ. Prepare 32 bars of a contemporary musical theater song. An accompanist will be provided. For more info, visit: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/Pixie_Dust_Players/Matilda_Auditions to schedule an audition appointment. Note: show performs at a 1,300 seat theater.

'The KING Of PRINCE STREET' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 23 - Suzie Chow Productions is casting King of Prince Street, an original musical. Synopsis: The King of Prince Street depicts the love between an Italian boy and an American girl who, out of fear, secretly have a love affair. Neither of their families would approve of them dating. He is forced to travel to Italy and marry an Italian girl in an arranged marriage. Performs Sep. 3 in NYC. Pays: $850/wk. Seeking—“Johnny” (Lead): Male, works at the family business. A young 24-year-old who is intelligent, yet quite sensitive. He will go to the ends of the earth for his girlfriend Ally, yet he does not want to disappoint his mamma. If he marries Ally, he risks losing his family and his inheritance; “Ally” (Lead): Female, a shy 22-year-old young lady who wants the best for Johnny and sincerely cares for him but is afraid to show her feelings; “Delia:” Female, 38-54, Johnny's mamma, who shows affection for Johnny like any mamma would. She wants him to succeed in the family business and will do anything to make sure he follows the family's path. Delia is a large woman around 185 to 250 lbs. Seeking talent from New York NY. Only seeking actors with a musical theater background. Include your vocal range and a reel. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

Da VINCI ACADEMY STAGED READING – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 25 - North Jersey Music Labs is casting a staged reading. Performs June 27 & 28 in NYC. Seeking—“Josh” (Lead): Male, 18-24. Seeking talent from New York NY. Must be strong vocal also preferably tenor or Bari tenor, 5’10-6-3. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

EQUITY, 'BEAUTIFUL,' B'WAY – JUNE 25 - Beautiful On Broadway LLC is casting Equity actor-singers for possible replacements in the currently running Broadway production of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Carole King & Gerry Goffin and Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, music-lyrics; Douglas McGrath, book; Currently running on Broadway. Pays: $2034/wk. min. Equity Production (League) Contract. Seeking—“Carole King:” Female, 16-29, must believably play ages 16-29. An aspiring singer-songwriter. A unique, appealing, funny, and vulnerable girl from a Jewish family in Brooklyn. Talented, good-natured, unassuming, and often the peacemaker in difficult situations. A reluctant star with no pretense and a passion for music. Seeking an exceptional actress with a powerful, distinctive voice; “Gerry Goffin:” Male, 18-29, must believably play late teens-late 20s. Carole’s boyfriend, songwriting partner, and eventual husband. He is smoldering, dark, and handsome with a rebel vibe. Although sexy, he is innately sympathetic, wounded, and tortured. An ambitious artist always striving for more. Seeking a strong actor who sings well. Baritone/tenor; “Cynthia Weil:” Fenale, 18-29, must believably play late teens-late 20s. A songwriter who becomes romantically involved with Barry. Carole’s best friend. She is sophisticated, smart, and chic with a quick wit. Although self-confident, and at times sarcastic, she is also likable. Seeking an actress with strong comic timing who sings extremely well. Belt; “Barry Mann:” Male, 18-29, must believably play late teens-late 20s. A songwriter who becomes romantically involved with Cynthia. He is good-natured, appealing, and neurotic. Ambitious, but likable. Seeking a strong comedic actor with a great voice. Must be a strong high tenor comfortable with pop and rock style singing. Equity Principal Audition Jun 25 from 10am-6pm (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm) at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 3rd fl., Studio 306, Manhattan NY 10018). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a brief song in the style of the show (1950s/1960s popular music). Song by Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Cynthia Weil, and Barry Mann are accepted. A pianist will be provided. No musical theatre selections. No a cappella auditions. Bring pix & resume to auditions.

EQUITY, ACTORS' PLAYHOUSE At The MIRACLE THEATRE – JUNE 25 - Actors' Playhouse is casting Equity actor-singers for various roles in Actors' Playhouse's upcoming 2018-19 season including: Havana Music Hall (Richard Kagan, music-lyrics-story; Carmen Pelaez, book author; Jose Perico Hernandez, lyrics; Runs Oct. 10-Nov. 18); Old Man, Two Guvnors (Richard Ben, author; Grant Olding, songs; based on "The Servant of Two Masters" by Carlo Goldoni. Runs Jan. 23-Feb. 10, 2019); Memphis the Musical (David Bryan, music & lyrics; Joe DiPietro, book & lyrics; Runs Mar. 13-Apr. 7, 2019). Doubt: A Parable (John Patrick Shanley, author; Runs May 15-June 9); Murder for Two (Kellen Blair, book & lyrics; Joe Kinosian, book & music; Runs July 17-Aug. 11, 2019). Season rehearses and performs at Actors Playhouse' Playhouse, Coral Gables FL. Pays: $745/wk. Equity LOA Contract. Seeking—Equity Performers: 18+. For Havana Music Hall - Principles: all roles must be bi-lingual. Younger “Rolando Calderon” (27) A passionate and dedicated musician who is as talented as he is handsome. A natural leader, he knows when to turn on the charm. Playing the Trumpet is a plus. Featured in Act I. Older “Rolando Calderon” (77) He no longer feels in charge of his life. He teaches children music at the Havana Music Hall. Featured in Act II. Younger “Ramona Calderon” (26) As fierce as she is fearless. Ramona's star is on the rise. Her beauty runs a distant third to her quick wit and unquestionable talent. Strong vocalist. Featured in Act I. Older “Ramona Calderon” (76) Faded beauty, but still has a little steam, headstrong. She still has hope that things will change. Strong Vocalist. Featured in Act II. “Alberto Perez” (35) His jovial demeanor and sardonic with balance the passions of his band mates, Rolando and Ramona. Featured in Act I. “Maria Perez” (34) The lovely, smart, strong-willed wife of Alberto. She is the most grounded in the family. Younger “Julio Diaz” (19) A scrawny and nervous boy. He is well intentioned, but his constant need for some sort of validation drives him. Featured in Act I. “Yariel Gonzalez” (24) A true hustler in the best sense of the word. A charismatic and talented musician, he always knows just how far he can go and how to pull back just before he gets caught in an ugly moment. Strong Rapper and vocalist. Featured in Act II. “Mari Calderon” (25) An observant and intelligent young woman. Nobody's fool, she wields her curiosity tenderly, but has the same fire as her grandmother. Strong Vocalist. Featured in Act II; Ensemble & supporting roles: all must sing & dance as well be bi-lingual. Starlet/Lady Tourist (29) As Starlet a seductive blonde haired blue-eyed knockout. As Lady Tourist a curious, mousy thrill seeker. Two sides of the same coin. Doña/Tour Guide (40) As Dona, a matronly but elegant Cuban patron. As Tour Guide a formal and stern guide. Both characters are always sure of themselves. Sailor/Tourist (24) As Sailor a scrappy American young buck. As a tourist, a hipster who desperately wants to fit in. Mercedes/Miliciana (Late 20's) As Mercedes, a no-nonsense knock-out. Featured in Act II. As Miliciana, a dead eyed and bureaucratic. Just following orders. Strong singer & dancer. Older “Julio Diaz” (69) A high ranking official now. The revolution did not give him a chance to be a musician, but he never lost his love for music. Featured in Act II. Martin Fox/Commander (30s-40s) As Martin Fox, he is the sole and proud owner of the famous Tropicana Club. As commander, he is handsome and charismatic, recruiting young men and women to the revolution. Emcee/Miliciano (28) As Emcee, slick and prepared with a silvery tongue and smooth body language. As Miliciano 3 an insecure kid that is enjoying his power. Juancho/Colonel (50’s) As Juancho, a scared and nervous café owner that wants nothing more than peace. As Colonel an arrogant man fully comfortable with his power, which he yields definitively but slowly so that he can enjoy it. Miliciano 1/State Security guy 1(30’s) As both, brutish, ready for a fight but methodical. They enjoy being aggressively in control. Machismo at its worse. Miliciano 2/State Security guy 2 (20's) As both, rule followers no matter how bad the rules are. They are right because their uniform tells them so and they revel in it. Tony/Bongosero (20's) As both, pleasant and a team player. He carries himself with the ease of a talented musician: respectful but loose with all he encounters; for One Man, Two Guvnors – “Francis Henshall” (Male, 20s) an Essex boy driven by his stomach; a bit rough around the edges, but very charming; should be on the heavy-side; incredible comic presence; should be able to do complex physical routines; a teddy-bear quality helps, along with the ability to improvise and turn on a sixpence; sings; “Stanley Stubbers” (Male, 20-35) a posh public-school boy in love with Rachel; has a very dirty sense of humor, but is still charming and generally decent; good-looking, fit, earnest, utterly confident, and steeped in the arrogance of the upper classes; sings; “Rachel Crabbe” (Female, 20-35) a London girl from a criminal family; sharp and quick-witted, driven by her real love for Stanley; disguised as her dead brother Roscoe; as Roscoe, she is channeling Pinkie in Brighton Rock, the psychotic 1960s gangster, homosexual, vicious; as Rachel, she is strong-witted, brave, and good; Cockney accent (not too strong); must sing; “Harry Dangle” (Male, 50-65) the stereotypical corrupt lawyer; loquacious, bombastic, and blustery; extravagant, red-faced, pompous; posh RP accent, which occasionally dips into Cockney; must sing; ukulele playing a plus; “Pauline Clench” (Female, 20-29) sweet, pretty Cockney girl who is not very bright; in love with Alan; despite being dumb and occasionally shrill, she should be somehow appealing; must sing; “Dolly” (Female, 30-39) Charlie's accountant; smart and sassy; very sexy and very funny but not dumb; in fact, she's probably the smartest person in the play; gorgeous, flirtatious, curvaceous, a real firecracker; must sing; Ensemble (Male and Female) 18+. A variety of roles including waiters, porters, maids, etc.; for Memphis the Musical – “Huey” (Male, 20-35) the frenzied, bombastic, motor-mouthed hero who talks his way into becoming a DJ at a local "white" radio station, ignores race barriers and eventually falls in love with Felicia, a talented black singer, which causes a whole new set of problems for him in segregated Memphis; vocal range: tenor with a great feel for pop/rock/R&B; styles, C3-B4. Ethnicity: Caucasian Felicia (Female, 20-35) beautiful, wide-eyed, and a fiercely gifted singer, follows her heart and falls in love with Huey, despite knowing deep down that a relationship between a white man and a black woman in prejudiced Memphis is doomed; vocal range: high R&B; belt voice, G3-A5. Ethnicity: African American “Delray” (Male, 35-45) Felicia’s older brother who owns the club on Beale Street where she sings; realistic, cautious, protective, and aware of the realities of the segregation that exists in Memphis and the world beyond; vocal range: bari-tenor with a great pop/rock/R&B; voice, B-flat2 to B-flat4. Ethnicity: African American; “Gladys” (Female, 45-65) excellent actor with comic skills; Huey’s stern, traditional blue-collar, southern mother who has worked her entire life to be able to support herself and her son, whom she loves, but about whom she constantly worries; vocal range: strong singer with alto-belt mix, B3-A5. Ethnicity: Caucasian; “Gator” (Male, 35-45) works as a bartender at Delray’s, hasn’t spoken since age five, when he saw his father killed; as the story progresses, he finds his voice again, must be an excellent actor and singer and move well, comic timing a plus; vocal range: great R&B; bari-tenor, F-sharp3 to A4. Ethnicity: African American; “Bobby” (Male, 20-35) the janitor at Mr. Simmons’s radio station, full of personality and heart, role requires an actor who must dance well, as the character has a dance break in his show-stopping number “Big Love,” comic skills a plus; vocal range: great gospel voice, G3-C5. Ethnicity: African American; “Mr. Simmons” (Male, 40-60) the conservative owner of the radio station where Huey gets his start; a strong, southern, commanding businessman who becomes willing to take a chance on Huey when he realizes the audience Huey reaches and the money he can command; great actor who is comfortable singing. Ethnicity: Caucasian; Wailin’ Joe/Beake Street Singer-Dancer (Male, 20-40) Wailin’ Joe sings "Scratch My Itch" and is featured in both Act One and Act Two; must also dance very well; vocal range: excellent tenor voice, E-flat3 to G-flat5. Ethnicity: African American; Main Street Actor-Singer (Male, 40-60) to play Mr. Collins, a department store owner, and Gordon Grant, a record company executive, and perform in the ensemble; dance ability a plus, but not necessary; vocal range: bari-tenor. Ethnicity: Caucasian; Beale Street Singer-Dancer (Female, 20-30) must be a good dancer; vocal range: excellent high belt voice. Ethnicity: African American; Main Street Male Dancers-Singers (Male, 20-30) four excellent dancers with great pop/rock/crooner voices; comic ability and tumbling a plus; vocal range: tenor and bari-tenor. Ethnicity: Caucasian; Main Street Female Dancers-Singers (Female, 18-30) to play teenagers-30 for different roles; excellent dancers, great singers, "Double Dutch" experience a plus; vocal range: pop/rock/R&B; belters. Ethnicity: Caucasian; Beale Street Male Dancers-Singers (Male) 18+ to play teenagers; excellent dancers with great R&B/rock voices; comic abilities, partnering, and tumbling a plus; vocal range: bari-tenors/tenors B2- B4. Ethnicity: African American; Beale Street Female Dancers-Singers (Female) 18+ to play teenagers; excellent dancers, great soulful R&B/rock voices, athletic and fierce, comic ability and partnering a plus, "Double Dutch" experience a plus; vocal range: altos/sopranos A3-A5. Ethnicity: African American; for Murder for Two – “Marcus” (Male, 25-39) a young, eager police officer determined to make his mark on the crime-solving world, charming, earnest, sympathetic, happy and hopeful, straight-laced and totally by-the-book, Excellent Piano Player; The Suspects (Male, 25-39) one male actor to play multiple roles, a sharp and versatile performer able to transform from role to role on a dime, a vivid, believable and extraordinarily chameleon-like actor-musician; full list of characters is as follows: Arthur Whitney, a celebrated author, the murder victim; Mrs. Dahlia Whitney, the victim's wife, zaniest of all the suspects, a 58-year-old Southern woman whose dreams of a life in showbiz took a back seat as she fell into the shadows of her husband's career, but still harbors a deep and burning desire to perform, her logic borders on the ridiculous and cartoon; Barrette Lewis, a glamorous and sinister and highly aging ballerina, a femme fatale; Dr. Griff: a friendly old psychiatrist, the oldest of all the suspects, on a one-track mission to find a best friend and completely delusional about his relationship with Officer Marcus, desperate for affection and companionship; Steph Whitney, the inquisitive niece of Arthur and Dahlia Whitney, the most grounded of all the suspects, grad student studying criminology, eager and naive, the mousy girl next door who has not had many boyfriends; Murray Flandon, drill sergeant of a neighbor to the Whitneys, feisty, old, ever-bickering, but madly in love with his wife, together they trade insults as foreplay; Barb Flandon, feisty, from Brooklyn, one to gossip with the girls, ever-bickering but madly in love with her husband; the Anachronistic Boys Choir, from Badoinkaville, a tough-talking place, "anachronistic yet droll," consisting of Timmy, the wise cracking leader; Yonkers, rough and tumble; and Skid, the slower member of the choir, held back a couple of years; and Henry Vivaldi, a proud local firefighter, the happiest firefighter in the world, like a Gilbert and Sullivan character. Excellent Piano Player. Equity Principal Audition Jun 25 from 9:30am-5:30pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Actors' Equity New York Audition Center (165 W. 46th St., 16th fl., Manhattan NY 10036). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare one of the following options: If singing: A brief, traditional Broadway song showing range or 16 bars of a song and a one-minute monologue. If not singing: prepare two contrasting one-minute monologues or one two-minute monologue. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Bring a headshot and resume, stapled together.

'STU For SILVERTON' – LATE JUNE – NYC/LA/TBD CITIES - Stewart/Whitley is casting Stu for Silverton. Peter Duchan, book; Breedlove, music & lyrics; A note from Creatives: "This story is inspired by the people of Silverton, Oregon who in 2008 elected Stu Rasmussen to be their mayor, making Stu the first openly transgender mayor in America. This is the story of a small town that accepted change and celebrated community in the face of great fear. "This is a Broadway-bound musical written to feature a Trans performer in the lead. We are holding this two-week retreat to develop the script further, and to welcome onto our team multiple actors who will one day play the role of Stu. The retreat will include the creative team and a company of actors." Rehearses July 31-Aug. 14 at Ferguson Center for the Arts at Christopher Newport University, Newport News VA. Equity 2-Week Staged Reading contract. $500/week. Travel, per diem, and housing provided. Seeking—“Stu” (Lead): Transgender, 40-69, inspired by the very real Stu Rasmussen - an entrepreneur, politician, movie theatre owner, and leader in the small rural town of Silverton, Oregon. Stu was labeled the first transgender mayor when elected in 2008, although Stu uses the label "gender anarchist." Stu is as much methodical as bold, equal parts brave and kind, pragmatic while also maintaining fabulous, and all at once a mechanic, Rocky Horror lover, inventor, vintage shoe collector, and Oregonian. Vocally expressive and gritty - Frankenfurter meets Dolly Levi. Vocal range of the role will be adjusted to the performer once the team understands comfortable range. SEEKING TRANS/NON-BINARY PERFORMER. Seeking talent from New York NY; Los Angeles, San Francisco CA; Chicago IL. Auditions late June in L.A., NYC, and TBD cities. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

'BOY MEETS GIRL' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 26 - RFR Productions is casting a musical romantic comedy. Synopsis: A self-abnegating comedian and headstrong actress become close friends, as they simultaneously evolve as a rom-com screen pairing. But the unconventional friendship hits rocky territory fast as sudden fame plays hell with their already considerable neuroses. Can love muscle its way in between these two cynics, who know all the angles? Rehearses in July; performs Aug. 6, 10, and 12 in NYC. Seeking—“Mitch Kurtz” (Lead): Male, 18-30, an insecure, lonely comedian-turned-actor. Witty but quietly self-loathing. Plays piano. Woody Allen in "Annie Hall" meets Mark in "Rent." Must be a tenor with pop-rock sound; “Judy Scott” (Lead): Female, 18-30, an attention-starved B-list movie actress. Arrogant and too-cool-for-school but caught up in her own insecurities. Always looking for a better crowd to surf. Meg Ryan in "When Harry Met Sally" meets Cathy in "Last Five Years." Must have a strong belt and mix. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

EQUITY, 'ONCE' – JUNE 26 - Arden Theatre Company is casting Equity performers for Once. Rehearsals begin Aug. 21; runs Sep. 20-Oct. 21 or 28 in in Philadelphia PA. Pays $848/wk. Equity Non-Rep LORT C Agreement. Seeking—Guy: Male, 18+, baritone; character is late-20s to late-30s; a struggling Irish musician; lost and a bit sad, but extremely appealing; brooding; works with his Da in a vacuum repair shop; must sing and play guitar extremely well; must have a strong Irish accent; actors of all ethnicities encouraged to submit; Girl: Female, 18+, character is early-20s to mid-30s; direct, intelligent, no nonsense and witty; should have something ‘other’ about her; has had to work hard at life but doesn't think she deserves any sympathy; must sing and play piano extremely well; must have a strong Czech (Eastern European) accent; actors of all ethnicities encouraged to submit; “Baruska:” Female, 50+, alto; character is 50-70 years old; Czech. Girls' mother; she believes a full stomach and a full heart will cure anything; wants the best for her daughter. A formidable woman; must be a musician with proficiency on accordion or violin; actors of all ethnicities encouraged to submit; “Reza:” Female, 25-39, character is mid-20s to mid/late-30s; a sexy, funny, smart Czech girl; often a bit larger than life; must sing and play violin/fiddle extremely well; must have a strong Czech (Eastern European) accent; actors of all ethnicities encouraged to submit. Equity Principal Audition Jun 26 from 10am-6pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Ripley-Grier Studios 520 (520 8th Ave., Room 17M, Manhattan NY 10018). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Song(s) and side(s) to be given with appointment time. Bring picture and resume. For an appointment, AEA members can contact: Sarah Scafidi, Artistic Assistant at sscafidi@ardentheatre.org. No phone calls. Potential callback July 10.

The 2018 NJTA COMBINED AUDITIONS - JULY 20 DEADLINE - New Jersey Theatre Alliance is seeking actors for the combined auditions for New Jersey Theatre Alliance (NJTA), the service organization for the state’s professional (Actors' Equity) theaters. Note: Not all Alliance member theaters participate in these auditions and NJTA will not have a confirmed list of participating theaters until about a week before the auditions. All of New Jersey’s professional theaters are equal opportunity employers. Actors with disabilities are encouraged to submit. Dates/locations vary according to contract. Pay and contracts vary. To defray the cost of printing the book, some fees may apply. Payment instructions (if applicable) will be included with your acceptance notification. Seeking—Varied Roles. Auditions by appointment Aug 20 from 10am-6pm and Aug 21 from 10am-6pm in South Orange NJ 07079. Seeking talent from New York NY. Register online on the NJTA website (njtheatrealliance.org) under the heading “Industry Professionals." The deadline to register is July 20. Read carefully; because of the high volume of entries, failure to follow instructions will cause your entry to be rejected. Registration will be done online and can be found on the NJTA website: https://njtheatrealliance.org/annual-combined-auditions. At registration, NJTA will require you to submit your headshot and resume digitally in advance of your audition. Headshots and resumes will be placed in a booklet that will be distributed to the theater representatives attending. This saves time and effort throughout the audition process and will allow you to leave once your audition is finished. A follow-up list--indicating which theaters expressed interest in your work--will be posted on the website shortly after the auditions are concluded. Non-Equity actors: Registration open June 1. Due to the high volume of entries, a lottery process is in effect for non-Equity actors. EMC is considered non-Equity. For Equity actors: Registration opens June 15. Equity performers have the option of informing NJTA what time of the day they would like to audition. NJTA does not guarantee that you will receive your preferred time but will make every effort to honor your request. Full instructions will be included in the registration form. If given an audition slot, you will be notified by email no later than July 27. No phone calls.

 

'FAITH POWERS' LOVE' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 31 - John Mavraides, composer is casting Faith Powers' Love, a musical. Synopsis: John Powers has been named the new U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. His family, including his daughter Faith and son Jake, has moved to Riyadh. Jake is a senior in school and is very upset about having to leave his friends. Faith has a friend in Riyadh named Ahmed and she is very excited about reuniting with him. Jake does not like Ahmed and he is very upset that his sister is dating a Muslim. Ultimately, this tense situation leads to tragedy and the two boys must find a way to move forward with their lives in a way that honors Faith Powers’ love. Dates TBD on the Northshore of Massachusetts. Seeking—“Jake Powers” (Lead): Male, 18-28, a high or college senior and is forced to move with his family to Riyadh because his dad has just been named the new ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Jake is not happy about the move and reacts negatively to his sister dating a Muslim; “Faith Powers” (Lead): Female, 18-28, in her last year of school (high school) and has to move to Riyadh because her dad has just been named U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. She is happy to reunite with her friend Ahmed, who also lives in Riyadh, but has to deal with her brother Jake, who disapproves of Faith dating a Muslim; “Ahmed Khoury” (Lead): Male, 18-28, a junior in (high school or college) and lives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His dad works for the Saudi government and his girlfriend, Faith Powers, is moving to Riyadh because her dad was just named the new U.S. Ambassador. Ahmed is happy to reunite with Faith but has to deal with Faith's brother Jake, who does not approve of her dating a Muslim. Seeking talent from Boston MA. Apply via backstage.com.

 

 

 

 

COMPANIES:

'FROLIC!' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 24 - The Actor's Project NYC is seeking actors and singers for Frolic! Producer states: "The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC) is casting Frolic!, a full-length theatrical showcase of music, scenes, monologues, and sketch comedy, all original work by company writers. TAPNYC is a company that assists its members in landing agents and getting work through industry showcases. All shows are attended by agents, managers, and other industry in film, TV, and theater. Past productions have been attended by producers (Broadway), agents (commercial/legit), managers, and casting directors." Rehearses performs summer/fall 2018 in NYC. Membership dues are a one-time fee of $595 and include agent/manager coaching, resume workshops, branding-yourself workshops, industry showcases, and entry into The Acting-Career Seminar, where company members meet with a commercial agent, a legit agent, and a talent manager. Director states: "All members meet with agents and managers before and after the showcases." Seeking—Actors & Singers Seeking Representation Through Showcases: Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Add audition@theactorsprojectnyc.com to your contacts to ensure the confirmation lands in your inbox. Prefer actors to direct-email professional headshot and resume to audition@theactorsprojectnyc.com. Prepare a one-minute contemporary comedic monologue. Auditions will be conducted in groups. Bring a hard copy of your headshot and resume. Producer states: "We suggest (though do not require) monologues from Bobby Holder's book 'Out of the Blue' (available on TheActorsProjectNYC.com, BobbyHolder.com, Amazon, iBooks, etc.) or TAPNYC approved monologues on the website monologuestogo.com (look for TAPNYC logo). We ask that actors who confirm their audition to honor their commitment. Be on time, present a well-rehearsed monologue, and prepare to stay the entire hour."

'SHENANIGANS!' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - The Actor's Project NYC is seeking actors and singers for Shenanigans! Producer states: "The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC) is casting Shenanigans!, a full-length theatrical showcase of music, scenes, monologues, and sketch comedy, all original work by company writers. TAPNYC is a company that assists its members in landing agents and getting work through industry showcases. All shows are attended by agents, managers, and other industry in film, TV, and theater. Past productions have been attended by producers (Broadway), agents (commercial/legit), managers, and casting directors." Rehearses performs summer/fall 2018 in NYC. Membership dues are a one-time fee of $595 and include agent/manager coaching, resume workshops, branding-yourself workshops, industry showcases, and entry into The Acting-Career Seminar, where company members meet with a commercial agent, a legit agent, and a talent manager. Director states: "All members meet with agents and managers before and after the showcases." Seeking—Actors & Singers Seeking Representation Through Showcases: Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Add audition@theactorsprojectnyc.com to your contacts to ensure the confirmation lands in your inbox. Prefer actors to direct-email professional headshot and resume to audition@theactorsprojectnyc.com. Prepare a one-minute contemporary comedic monologue. Auditions will be conducted in groups. Bring a hard copy of your headshot and resume. Producer states: "We suggest (though do not require) monologues from Bobby Holder's book 'Out of the Blue' (available on TheActorsProjectNYC.com, BobbyHolder.com, Amazon, iBooks, etc.) or TAPNYC-approved monologues on the website monologuestogo.com (look for TAPNYC logo). We ask that actors who confirm their audition to honor their commitment. Be on time, present a well-rehearsed monologue, and prepare to stay the entire hour."

'LAMPOON!' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 5 - The Actor's Project NYC is seeking actors and singers for Lampoon! Producer states: "The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC) is casting Lampoon!, a full-length theatrical showcase of music, scenes, monologues, and sketch comedy, all original work by company writers. TAPNYC is a company that assists its members in landing agents and getting work through industry showcases. All shows are attended by agents, managers, and other industry in film, TV, and theater. Past productions have been attended by producers (Broadway), agents (commercial/legit), managers, and casting directors." Rehearses and performs summer/fall 2018 in NYC. Membership dues are a one-time fee of $595 and include agent/manager coaching, resume workshops, branding-yourself workshops, industry showcases, and entry into The Acting-Career Seminar, where company members meet with a commercial agent, a legit agent, and a talent manager. Director states: "All members meet with agents and managers before and after the showcases." Seeking—Actors & Singers Seeking Representation Through Workshops: males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Add audition@theactorsprojectnyc.com to your contacts to ensure the confirmation lands in your inbox. Prefer actors to direct-email professional headshot and resume to audition@theactorsprojectnyc.com. Prepare a one-minute contemporary comedic monologue. Auditions conducted in groups. Bring a hard copy of your headshot and resume. Producer states: "We suggest (though do not require) monologues from Bobby Holder's book 'Out of the Blue' (available on TheActorsProjectNYC.com, BobbyHolder.com, Amazon, iBooks, etc.) or TAPNYC approved monologues on the website monologuestogo.com (look for TAPNYC logo). We ask that actors who confirm their audition to honor their commitment. Be on time, present a well-rehearsed monologue, and prepare to stay the entire hour."

 

THEATRE ARTIST WORKSHOP - The Theatre Artists Workshop (TAW), an actors' gym/conservatory founded in 1983 for professionals living in Fairfield and Westchester counties and environs, is seeking new members. The company presents three public event fundraisers, classic play readings, and "Alternate Night" productions throughout the year. Regular meetings are held every Monday at 7:30pm at the company's 90-seat black box theater in Norwalk CT. Dues for full members are $250/year. No pay. Seeking—New Members: male and female, all ages and types, actors, directors, writers, and technicians, etc. Note: Company performance space is available to members 24/7. To be considered, visit www.taworkshop.org and download an application. For questions, email artists@taworkshop.org.

 

TEENS, MUSICAL THEATER LOS ANGELES - Musical Theater Los Angeles is seeking exceptional performers from the ages of 11-17 to participate in a new teen theater company. Performers will be trained in acting, dance, and voice, while working on productions that will be taken around the county. Seeking serious performers who believe this is their calling. Company rehearses Saturdays (9:30am-12noon) in L.A. No pay. Enrollment fee: $675. Seeking—Strong Teen Performers for Theater Company (Lead): Males & Females, 11-17, All Ethnicities. Seeking submissions from Los Angeles CA. Submit headshot and resume for audition appointment. For submission and/or more info, visit backstage.com

 

 

 

 

COMPETITIONS:

'The VOICE' – VARIOUS DATES/LOCATIONS - McNulty Casting is seeking solo artists and duos that perform all types of music: pop, rock, R&B, hip-hop, alternative, Latin, country, blues, indie for the Emmy Award Winning NBC series, "The Voice" featuring the nation’s best artists and four of the biggest names in music as coaches. Company states: "We will be hitting the road, traveling across the country this summer and looking for the strongest vocalists to compete in the blockbuster vocal competition show!" Shoots in Los Angeles CA. Seeking—Talented Singers: 13+. Auditions by appointment Jun 9 in Chicago; Jun 16 in Atlanta, GA; Jun 23 in Dallas, TX; Jul 14 in Salt Lake City UT. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. For an audition appointment, visit www.nbcthevoice.com. To audition you must be legally present in the United States, be 13 years of age or older, and meet all other eligibility requirements.

'ICON 2018,' SINGING COMPETITION – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 22 - Union County Performing Arts Center is seeking participants for ICON 2018, a singing competition much like "American Idol" meshed with "The Voice" but in the genre of musical theater. Executive director says: "Back for a fifth season, 90 contestants will sing off at one of the six elimination rounds. Each round will be judged by three industry professionals who’s scoring will advance one out of each group of 15 artists. The audience will also get a chance to vote on their favorite, advancing a second artist as well. The semifinals will narrow that pool down to the final five, where an industry panel stocked with agents, press, recording artists and instructors will deem one lucky artist the distinction of ICON 2018. The grand prize is $5000 cash and well as a myriad of other prizes including UCPAC producing and casting the winner in their dream role in the show of their choosing." Artists must choose one of the following dates as their elimination round: Sept. 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18. If selected to advance: semifinals, Nov. 25; finals Dec. 9; elimination round at Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street, Rahway NJ; semifinal and finals at the UCPAC main stage, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway NJ. No guaranteed pay. Executive Director says: "$5000 cash to the winner." Seeking—Competing Artist: 15+. Seeking talent from Rahway NJ. All competing artists will need to: 1. Select one of the six listed Elimination Rounds; 2. Be available to compete if selected on Nov. 25; 3. Be available to compete if selected on Dec. 9; 4. Have an active Facebook account to receive info throughout the events by way of a private group; 5. Be able to forward song selection and its correct sheet music for piano accompaniment in the desired key. Apply via backstage.com or contact the UCPAC.

TALENT SHOW – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - StarksEnterprise Our Talent Show will be on June 30 from 7:30pm-10:00pm. The Show takes place at Pearl Studios NYC, 500 8th Avenue (between 35th & 36th Street), 12th Floor, Room 1209 Manhattan, NYC. Do you have the talent? Then make sure to bring your best game to the You Got Talent, Bring it! Talent Competition. Cash Prize for the Winners!!! Auditions at Pearl Studios NYC, 500 8th Avenue (between 35th & 36th Street) Manhattan, NYC. Please email your video submission to starksenterpriseent@gmail.com WANT TO WIN EXTRA CASH!!!! No participation fee. The winner of the StarksEnterprise Talent Show will win a Cash Prize!!! Seeking—Talent (Lead): Males & Females, 1-60. Seeking talent Nationwide. Please check our website for any updates: starksenterprisellc.com. If you not able to make the audition, please email video submission of your performance to: starksenterpriseent@gmail.com.

WOMENINCHARG3 MUSIC AWARDS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 1 - Womenincharg3 is seeking submissions from independent female music artists for the 4th Annual Womenincharg3 Music Awards. Submissions in all genres accepted; applicants must be at least 18 years of age. For more information, visit: http://womenincharg3.com/music-awards/. The award ceremony will be held Mar. 17, 2019 in Atlanta GA. A $35 registration fee is required. Seeking—Singer (Lead): Female, 18-40. Seeking talent Nationwide. All artists must register here for a response http://womenincharg3.com/music-awards/.

 

KIDS/TEENS, JUST BE YOU FESTIVAL TALENT COMPETITION – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 10 - Just Be You Performing Arts Mentoring Organization for Youth is announcing their annual film and theater festival. To be held on Sep. 29, 2018 at the historic Brook Arts Center in Bound Brook, New Jersey from 12noon-8pm. We are scouting performing artists to compete in our dynamic talent competition. We are seeking artists who are multi-talented in the areas of singing, dancing and acting. The talent competition will take place during our festival. Awards will be given and a grand prize. Contestants will perform on the main stage of the Brook Arts Center. There is no registration fee. Learn more about the festival at www.justbeyoufestival.com we are looking for artists ages 5-18 years old who can prove they are triple-threats. Just Be You Performing Arts Film & Theater Festival on Sep. 29 (12noon-8pm) at Brook Arts Center, 10 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook NJ. Talent competition will take place during the festival. There are no rehearsals. Contestants must arrive ready to perform and compete. A grand prize will be awarded to the winner. Winner will also receive an award trophy. Seeking—Singers: 5-18. In order to be a contestant in the competition you must be able to strongly demonstrate skills in three areas: singing, dancing and acting. All entrants must submit a cover letter that explains briefly your career background and goals. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. In order to be accepted as a contestant, entrants must be able to provide their own transportation to the event. However, if you are unable to do so, you may still submit for consideration; as we are creating an international category. All entrants must include a brief cover letter that explains their career background and goals. You must be able to demonstrate skills in all three areas: acting, singing and dancing. Auditions will be conducted via video submission. Prepare a 3-5-minute video submission of your singing, acting and dancing abilities. Does not need to be professionally shoot, but should be clear, and properly recorded. Be sure to slate yourself, name, age, city and state. You will then be contacted if you are accepted to be a part of the competition in September. Submit a link to your video to us via email or through Backstage messenger. Link should be either Vimeo or YouTube.

 

NAKENTERPRISE WEEKLY ARTIST COMPETITION - Nakenteprise Corp is seeking singers and instrumentalists to perform and compete in a Nakenterprise Corp artist competition. For more info, visit Nakenterprise.com or noglokel.com. Runs in US, studio located in Westchester NY but competition is nationwide. First place winner receives $250+$250 entry fee ticket to larger competition. 2nd place: $150 3rd place: $50 4th place: $25 5th place: $10. Seeking—Singers/Artists: 18+, All Ethnicities, artist selects two beats to perform. Seeking submissions nationwide/worldwide. The Nakenterprise Creative Artist Competition is for all.

 

 

 

RECORDING/STUDIO SESSIONS/VOICEOVERS/FILM/TV/ONLINE:

'GURLEY' – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 25 - Mamisa Productions is casting voiceover talent to play 1900s New York City Irish immigrants in Gurley. Records during the second half of June (dates/times flexible to accommodate talent) in NYC. Pays: $100 for the project (for about one hour). Seeking—Father (Lead): Male, 35-65, must have the ability to do strong Irish accent and be an exceptional voiceover actor. Voiceover role only; Mother (Lead): Female, 35-65, must have the ability to do strong Irish accent and be an exceptional voiceover actor. Voiceover role only; “Gurley” (Lead): Female, 18-40, must have the ability to do strong Irish accent and be an exceptional voiceover actor. Voiceover role only. Seeking talent from New York NY. It is an absolute must that you have the ability to do a strong Irish accent. Apply via backstage.com or contact the production company.

 

'LET's MAKE A RECORD' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - Threshold All Stars is seeking participants for the Threshold All Stars Let's Make A Record summer recording project. Producer states: "This 3-, 4-, and 5-day summer workshop is a one-of-a-kind program which gives talented singers, instrumentalists, songwriters and aspiring producers ages 8-18, from all over the country and the world, the opportunity to be involved in every step of the recording process while working at the legendary Threshold Recording Studios NYC with Renown Producer/Studio Owner James Walsh (The Strokes, Cyndi Lauper, Duran Duran) and Producer/Talent Manager Karen Lampiasi (with clients currently performing on Broadway, tours, film & TV). "Each group will be involved in selecting the genre/songs they are interested in producing and recording--allowing for a very unique and custom experience each week, tailored to the interests of the participants. More info can be found at www.ThresholdAllStars.com." Program runs in NYC. No pay. See workshop fees at https://www.thresholdallstars.com/summer-recording-workshop-2018. Seeking—Singers/Singer-Songwriters (Lead): Males & Females, 8-18, Pop/Rock/R&B/Musical Theatre/Singer-Songwriters; Instrumentalists (Lead): Males & Females, 8-18; Producers/Programmers/Engineers: Males & Females, 8-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. In order to audition for a partial or full scholarship and for admittance to the program, prospective participants must go to www.ThresholdAllStars.com and go to the "Workshops - Summer" page and register for an audition. There is no fee to submit an audition video. Audition videos for scholarship & admittance are viewed on a first come basis. Auditions are for potential full and partial scholarships.

 

 

 

OPEN MIC NIGHTS/JAM SESSIONS:

NEW YORK CITY LOCATION:

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

 

WASHINGTON DC AREA LOCATIONS:

Open Mic Nights hosted by TOM SAPUTO:

Mondays & Thursdays, 7:30pm at Pistones (6320 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church VA, 703/533 1885)

Wednesdays, 7:30pm at The Tavern (9835 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls VA, 703/757 4770)

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

The Alley Cat (2 South Whiting St, Alexandria VA, 703/461 0450)

Café Italia (519 23rd St S, Arlington VA 22202, 703/521-2565)

Café Montmartre (1625 Washington Plaza N, Reston VA, 240/423 9079)

Captain Mas Crab House (46303 McClennan, Sterling VA 703/444-5400)

The Elks Lodge (8421 Arlington Blvd Fairfax VA, 703/560-2188)  

 

 

PROMOTIONS:

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

 

CHRIS HUGHES PHOTOGRAPHY - Chris Hughes (photographer) is offering free photography for off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway productions.  Service is ongoing.  All photos taken are available to the participants for no fee.  Seeking—Theater Productions: including cabaret and any other live venue.  Note: Photographer is working on an ongoing project of theater and live entertainment performers and their productions.  For more information, email chrishughesphoto@earthlink.net.

 

DISCOVERING ARTISTS - DiscoveringArtists.com offers publicity services to musicians and bands.

 

FREE HEADSHOTS And PORTRAITS For ACTORS, MUSICIANS, DANCERS And MODELS - M. Stephen is seeking actors who wish to have free headshots taken; these will be used for the photographer's portfolio. Photographer states: "I am a photographer updating my headshot portfolio since moving to New York from L.A. In L.A. it was easy to shoot outdoors with natural light year-round, but eastern weather doesn’t allow for this, so I am updating my portfolio to include more indoor studio work. Shoots will usually run one hour or so and there will be more than enough time to try a few different looks." Shoots over the next few months in Brooklyn NY and Fairfield County CT. Sessions will be one to two hrs. No pay. All high-res images, with a select few touched up will be provided. Seeking—Actors: Males & Females, 2+, All Ethnicities. Seeking submissions from New York NY; Fairfield CT; Beacon NY. For submission, visit backstage.com

 

GO TO TALENT, BACKGROUND ACTORS - Go To Talent, an online booking service that works with multiple casting directors to acquire background work for its talent, is seeking professional background actors. Contact states: "Go To Talent is like an agency for extras. We are gearing up for pilot season and are now adding new reliable & professional talent to our roster. Background talent manage their own online calendar and casting directors search for talent based on the date they need them. You don't have to submit yourself all day everyday to get work. When using the Go To Talent site, you just wait for the bookings to come to you. Everything is automated with text messaging and email notifications. Go to www.gototalentnyc.com and fill out an application today! There is currently no fee for our service. No contracts and no obligation." No fees required. Professional pay provided if cast. Productions are ongoing in NYC. Seeking—Professional Background Performers: male and female, 18+, all ethnicities, all types, must be available most days for background work, and be reliable, professional, and experienced. For more info, visit www.gototalentnyc.com.

 

ICON Magazine – an online music publication, music community and search engine seeking contemporary unsigned/independent artists and bands.  To join, send an email to help@icon-magazine.com or visit www.icon-magazine.com

 

IndieBiz.com - an interactive service aimed at musicians and other independent music business people who are serious about their career and want to earn more money with their creative and business ventures.  By combining online, telephone, and in-person networking and consulting, IndieBiz.com provides a comprehensive resource and community for independent musicians and business people.

 

INDIE-CONNECTIONS - Indie-Connections (I-Conn)'s goal is to promote the artist's music and send more visitors to the artist's personal website.  No membership fee.  Offers visitors ten
listening stations of quality music screened by their A&R staff.  To qualify, an artist/band must perform regularly; have a personally owned website related to their music - OR - be an
artist/band on an indie label's website and; have quality material that meets professional production standards.  For more info, visit indie-connections.com or send email to
tony@indie-connections.com

 

IndieManagers.com - The Indie Managers Association (IMA) exists to promote this and the next generation of independent music managers and self-managed artists.

 

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

 

KIDS, MMG MODEL MANAGEMENT GROUP – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 30 - MMG Model Management Group is seeking models, and actors to be new faces for MMG Model Management Group. Jobs are TBD in NYC. Out-of-state actors and models are responsible for their own travel fees. No fees are required to sign with MMG. MMG takes the standard 10% commission for TV/Film work booked and 20% commission for commercial/print work booked. Seeking—Kid Role: Males & Females, 4-12. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. To submit for representation, submit photos, resume, and measurements. For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/nymmg/ or @nymmg on Instagram.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

REFERENCE:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

 

 

SCHOOLS/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS:

KIDS/TEENS, The BROADWAY STAR PROJECT SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS – MAY 6, JUNE 3, AUG. 19, OCT. 10 - The Broadway Star Project is seeking participants for The Broadway Star Project. Synopsis: Seeking young and passionate musical theater artists, ages 9 to 18, to audition for potential full or partial scholarships and admittance to the Broadway Star Project’s performing, learning and promotional opportunities. The Director of Admissions states: Our New York City based musical theatre workshops, summer camps and master classes designed and imparted by acclaimed Broadway veterans and entertainment industry experts from both on stage and behind the scenes, provide the tools and opportunities for young actors to take their dreams and careers to the next level. This audition is valid to apply to each and every one of the following programs of our 2018 season: The Cast Recording Experience: A fun, challenging and thrilling and 3-day workshop where the participants, along with young Broadway stars, work with Industry professionals to put together an EP (4 songs) of Broadway and Pop music hits, shoot a music video, and release them to the market to support a charity organization in a live performance on a New York stage. The Broadway Star Experience: This comprehensive 6-day musical theater Summer Camp, gives the students a taste of the life of a Broadway performer in every aspect of their trade; from preparing the perfect song and auditioning materials, to getting the job, recording an OCR album and performing on a NYC stage. Guided by industry professionals (and working side by side with young Broadway stars) the students will learn and immediately put into practice their knowledge in real life situations like a photo session, interviews, an actual audition for a professional casting team, fast pace intensive rehearsals, the recording of an Original Camp Album, and a live performance in front of an audience. At the end of this camp, the participants will leave with the knowledge and tools necessary to start auditioning professionally back at home or here… on Broadway. Micro-Musical Challenge: The Broadway Star Project's Micro-Musical Challenge is a workshop designed for multi-talented young musical theater artists who dream of creating a Musical and who want to experience more than just performing. If you like writing songs, poems, can throw a mean beat or a powerful rap, this one of a kind program is for you! Participants will work in teams for eight weeks guided by Broadway professionals and award-winning musical theater masters in dramatic structure, composition, dialogue, direction, and production, in the creation and performance of a 15-minute musical per team. The Holiday Star Experience: In this exciting three-day intensive workshop, talented young artists (Ages 9-17) together with Broadway professionals record a Holiday album, shoot a music video, and release it to the market in a live performance on a New York City stage! Singing solos and backing vocals will enhance the participant’s ability to stand out from the rest, or blend harmoniously with a group in order to give the best performance. Along with advanced voice recording and performing techniques the young artists will develop career-building skills and values like teamwork, patience, and humility. The Cast Recording Experience runs May 26-28; The Broadway Star Experience runs July 9-14; The Micro-Musical Challenge runs Sep. 16-Nov. 4; and The Holiday Star Experience runs Nov. 10-12 at a New York City rehearsal studio. No Pay. Auditions are free. For program fees, visit TheBroadwayStarproject.com. Program range: $200-$2000, three to six-month payment options and scholarships available. Seeking—Performing Artists (Lead): Males & Females, 9-17, young and passionate musical theater artists. Seeking talent Nationwide/Worldwide. There are two ways to audition for The Broadway Star Project’s programs: In Person or Self-Tape. Use link to register: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/BroadwayStarProjectLLC#/selectSessions/2420204 or visit TheBroadwayStarProject.com. Record your self-tape audition with any camera, tablet or phone. Make sure that we can see and hear you well. Sing 16-32 bars of 1 or 2 happy, feel -good, or love songs that best portrait your skills as a performer. Tell us what excites you the most about joining The Broadway Star Project. In Person Dates (must register to audition): May 6 from 10am-1am; June 3 from 10am-1pm; Aug. 19 from 10am-1pm; Oct. 10 from 10am-1pm at 244 Rehearsal Studios NYC (244 West 54th St. 10th floor, New York NY 10019). Self-Tape Deadlines: The Cast Recording Experience, May 13. The Broadway Star Experience, June 8. Micro-Musical Challenge: August 26. The Holiday Star Experience: October 14.

 

LAMDA, TRAINING In LONDON – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 15 - London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art is seeking applicants to train at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA) this summer, as well as during the upcoming Fall and Spring Semesters. North American Rep states: "Spend the summer or semester training in London with the best. Full course descriptions, dates, and fees for all our courses, including our flagship eight-week LAMDA Shakespeare Summer School, our four-week Shakespeare Short Course, and Fall and Spring Classical Acting Semester Courses, are available online. College credits are available for the eight-week Summer Shakespeare and the Semester Courses. Applicants must be 18 years old to apply, and there is no age limit. The oldest drama school in the UK, LAMDA provides exceptional British conservatoire training; our graduates include Benedict Cumberbatch, David Oyelowo, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Lithgow, and Ruth Wilson. In 2017, we opened the doors of our new £28.2 million centre for world-leading drama training. Students joining us in 2018 will be among the first to experience these exceptional new training and performance spaces." Eight-week Summer Shakespeare runs 25 June 2018–17 August 2018. Four-week Summer Shakespeare runs 23 July-17 August. Fall Semester Course runs 10 September-14 December. Spring Semester Course runs 7 January-12 April. No pay. Fees for the individual courses can be found online at www.lamda.ac.uk/our-courses. Seeking—Actors for Classical Training: 18-65; seeking actors wishing to experience British conservatory training at the UK's oldest drama school. Seeking talent Worldwide. Visit www.lamda.ac.uk/our-courses to apply. If you have any questions about the courses, contact North American Representative directly at kelly.strandemo@lamda.ac.uk.

 

SUMMER MEISNER INTENSIVE With ROGER MANIX – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 18 - Roger Manix, coordinator, is seeking participants for a six week Meisner Intensive. Coordinator says: "Join Roger Manix for his six-week Meisner Intensive. This intensive is the most cost efficient Meisner intensive in the city. Alums of the training have said: "Life changing. I wouldn't be where I am if I didn't meet him." - DeRon Horton, Lionel on Netflix's “Dear White People.” "There is no room big enough for the beauty that emits from Roger’s teachings."- Colby Minifie, HBO's "Paterno", 2017's revival of “Six Degrees of Separation” on Broadway. "Roger embodies Meisner’s technique. I defy you to be in a room with him and not grow."- Christian Coulson, Tom Riddle in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.” CMT's "Nashville." "I've never felt so alive in any other class." -Madeline Rhodes, The Public Theater's "Fun Home." "Roger is unlike any teacher I've studied with before. The work is meaningful, your instincts are heightened, and you feel one step closer to being the actor you want to be."- Riley Costello, Broadway: "13, A New Musical," "Bye Bye Birdie," "Everyday Rapture." Title role in CRT’s “Peter Pan." "Hairspray Live!" on NBC. During these six weeks, students develop the foundation for Meisner's work - 'the reality of doing.'" Sessions run June 18-July 26 at 10am, Mon., Wed. & Thurs.; studio TBA upon enrollment, in Brooklyn NY. No pay. There are fees associated with this intensive. Seeking—“Meisner Student (Lead): 16+. Seeking talent from Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island NY. For more info, visit brooklyntrainingground.com. Coordinator says, "Hurry up! Spots are filling up fast!"

 

VIRTUAL PANEL AUDITIONS for ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOL – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 25 - Atlantic Acting School is seeking students for the Atlantic Acting School. Don’t live in NYC, but want to make the move? Audition online via Skype. Atlantic Acting School is located in NYC and is the only acting school teaching the Practical Aesthetics Technique. A technique created by founders William H. Macy and David Mamet. This event is an opportunity to audition for an elite acting school through Skype. Many students who attend Atlantic are from around the country and the world. Over Skype you will meet some of Atlantic’s faculty, be able to audition for either the Full-Time or Evening Conservatories, and ask questions as needed. Classes begin in the fall of 2018 in NYC. No pay. Fees for school apply. See more here: https://atlanticactingschool.org/programs/. Seeking—Full-Time Conservatory Students (Lead): Males & Females, 18+, the Full-Time Conservatory is a two-and-a-half-year program which provides actors with a solid acting technique, professional habits, performance experience, and support in entering the profession. Amelia Rose Blaire of HBO’s “True Blood,” Jarrod Spector of "Beautiful – The Carole King Musical" and Nick Stevenson of Netflix’s “Orange Is The New Black” are graduates of the program. Previous guest teachers include David Mamet, William H. Macy, and Kate Winslet; Evening Conservatory Students (Lead): Males & Females, 18+, the Evening Conservatory is designed for actors who are looking for concentrated, rigorous training in the Atlantic Technique and are best served by an evening schedule. Seeking talent Nationwide. This audition event is for people who can't make it in for an audition, so school personnel will see you via Skype. Fill out this form to apply: http://ow.ly/fLOj30kfGW6.

 

ON-CAMERA SUMMER INTENSIVE With DISNEY CHANNEL DIRECTOR WENDY FARAONE – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 25 - A Class Act NY is seeking participants, ages 10-18, for an on-camera, 5-day, summer program with Disney Channel Director Wendy Faraone. Company states: “Actors will experience every aspect of television acting from audition to rehearsal to the live tape with 'Walk the Prank' and 'Liv and Maddie' Disney Director Wendy Faraone. Wendy is well known for creating an inviting and energetic environment in all of her classes where students are given the tools necessary to be successful, working actors in the entertainment industry. Impressively, she has recently coached all of the newly scouted talent for Disney Channel’s latest boot-camp and talent showcase!” Workshop runs Jun. 25–29 and Aug. 20–24 from 9am-5pm at Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave., NYC. $945 participation fee. Seeking—Actor: 10-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact A Class Act NY.

 

FREE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP On The BUSINESS Of ACTING – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 25 - Ensemble Artists NYC is seeking participants for the Ensemble Artists NYC's Business of Acting workshop intensive. Director states: "You will learn the importance of following guidelines for industry-standard headshots and a resume catches the attention of industry professionals. You will learn importance of branding yourself effectively. Tired of submitting and not getting called in? Tired of agents telling you that you are not ready? Tired of hearing others book jobs and you are left wondering 'Why not me?' Have you ever thought 'What am I doing wrong?' Are you not certain what your resume should include or what headshots to use? Is your look 'in' or 'outdated'? We are a 'for artists, by artists' organization, specializing in training and educating entertainers on how to 'make it' in the industry. We focus on marketing steps, tools, and techniques artists need to take to get represented, noticed, and booked. Our intensive career-changing workshop covers marketing, business, taxes, steps, and overall strategies one must take to get work and representation effectively in the NYC/L.A. areas. We believe in karma, so we offer a 90-minute free crash course every week to ten people. This is simply a way to give back to the aspiring artists in our entertainment community. Read all of our testimonials and see for yourself. We offer a more intensive workshop for more advanced entertainers immediately after the 90-minute free session, should one require a more in-depth consultation. This program began six years ago, and we have had hundreds who have come to the workshop, most of whom are now represented by a real agent, and many of whom have reported making consistent income. Ensemble Artists NYC is here to give you the practical know-how that will give you the ins and outs of the modeling, acting, and entertainment industry; help you gain self-esteem; and give you guidance and motivation to build your dreams with a realistic approach." Next Master Workshop runs on June 16 and June 25 (8am-12noon). Note: Workshop takes place once a week; ten people are selected at a time. The dates vary week to week. Classes start at 8am and end at 12noon, Mon.-Sat., in Midtown Manhattan. Only apply if you are available on the date and for the specified time frames. Workshop is free for 90 minutes. However, an optional post-workshop one-on-one consultation costs $20 for 20 minutes. The company has some books and labels for sale. Director states: "This is a workshop class valued at $650. We are giving away 10 to 15 free spots per week to serious talent who truly need the help and guidance." Seeking—Actors/Entertainers: 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. To sign up, submit your headshot and resume or bio via backstage.com or contact Ensemble Artists NYC. Explain why you should be considered for the free intensive. Tell workshop personnel about yourself and your commitment to the entertainment industry and some of your past experiences. Director states: "If you qualify, you will receive an invitation to attend. Only 15 people per week will be selected. Must be a serious entertainer."

 

KIDS/TEENS, DISNEY & NICK DIRECTOR WENDY FARAONE's ON-CAMERA SUMMER INTENSIVE – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 25 - A Class Act NY is seeking participants, ages 10-18, for an on-camera, 5-day, summer program with Disney Channel Director Wendy Faraone. Company states: “Actors will experience every aspect of television acting from audition to rehearsal to the live tape with 'Walk the Prank' and 'Liv and Maddie' Disney Director Wendy Faraone. Wendy is well known for creating an inviting and energetic environment in all of her classes where students are given the tools necessary to be successful, working actors in the entertainment industry. Impressively, she has recently coached all of the newly scouted talent for Disney Channel’s latest boot-camp and talent showcase!” Workshop runs Aug. 20–24 from 9am-5pm at Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave., NYC. $945 participation fee. Seeking—Actor: 10-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact A Class Act NY.

 

AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE ACADEMY, MT FULL SCHOLARSHIPS for NYC CAMPUS – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - American Musical Theatre Academy is seeking participants for a one-year Full-Time Musical Theatre Intensive program (open only to US residents) and a three-month Musical Theatre Intensive Program (open to worldwide students). Coordinator states: "Full scholarships available (must audition by video). Broadway and West End instructors teaching acting, singing. and dancing daily. Agents audition panel at the end of training for the one-year course. Must have a strong musical theatre foundation-background." One-year or three-month program. One-year program runs 9am-5pm. For the three-month program, day and evening classes are available. Both begin September 2018 in Manhattan. Value of Scholarship: $30,000 for one-year program for US residents and £10,000 for three-month program for worldwide students. For both programs, note that there is a monthly administration fee of $300 (for materials and registration). Seeking—Musical Theatre Students: 18+. Seeking talent Worldwide. Go to www.theamta.com/us and click "Apply." Must audition by video.

 

VALENCIA SCHOOL Of MUSIC – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - Valencia School of Music is seeking a private voice teacher for Valencia School of Music. Coordinator states: "Be aware that the school is located in New Jersey. New York candidates may want to consider this before applying. Do not apply if you are not willing to travel to Westfield NJ. Candidates should be able to teach voice technique while diagnosing and correcting vocal faults. Candidates should also be comfortable teaching students any style of music, including pop, musical theater, and classical, and have or be pursuing a degree in voice, musical theater, or music with a concentration in voice. Must also be comfortable teaching beginning piano, as some students are self-accompanists. Some students will also be beginning piano study. We currently have students scheduled and ready to start with a new teacher for Mondays as soon as possible and possibly Thursdays and Fridays for the fall." Lessons are held in-studio Mon.-Fri. between 3pm-9pm in Westfield NJ. Pays: $28/hr. based on number of students taught. School takes care of all scheduling and administrative duties. This is to start and may be somewhat negotiable depending on background and experience. Seeking—Private Voice Teacher: Males & Females, 25-37, available Mondays, 3pm-9pm, as well as occasional availability to substitute for other teachers for both piano and voice. Seeking talent from Westfield NJ. Apply via backstage.com or contact the school. Include a video of your vocal work, or vocal work of your students, if possible.

 

KIDS/TEENS, POP/ROCK SUMMER RECORDING WORKSHOP – NOTICE EXPIRES JUNE 30 - Threshold All Stars is seeking young participants for Summer 2018 Recording Intensives. Company states: "Has your child ever dreamed of recording a song in a professional recording studio? This is their chance to work in one of NYC's top recording studios and be coached / produced by top music industry professionals. "This immersive experience teaches the basics of how to professionally record in a studio, including mic and vocal technique, instrumental recording, engineering & producing --all within the context of an actual professional music production at the legendary Threshold Recording Studios. This workshop will be produced by top NYC talent manager/ music producer Karen Lampiasi (with clients currently performing on Broadway, TV & Film) and Producer/Studio Owner James Walsh. There will be opportunities for solos/duos and special 'spotlight' moments for the kids as they learn how to work together to create an amazing professional recording! "Threshold Recording Studios NYC owner and executive producer James Walsh is an internationally-recognized music producer and songwriter/multi-instrumentalist with over 25 years developing projects for artists of all ages and genres from the best and brightest of Broadway to some of the biggest names in popular music, culture, broadcast media, fashion, & technology. James is also an Executive board member & content/program producer for the Road Recovery Foundation--a non-profit that harnesses the power of music industry veterans through music programs to lend support to today’s youth. "Karen Gibson Lampiasi: Graduated from Vassar College as a music major and worked at Motown Records, PolyGram Publishing, and Atlantic Records as an A&R Executive developing new artists and Executive Producing soundtrack albums, including the Gold Album for the hit TV show 'The Wonder Years.' She has helped manage many pop, rock & country recording artists & performers throughout the past 25 years, including multi-platinum recording artist--and sister--Debbie Gibson. Current Lampiasi Talent Management clients are working on Broadway, National Tours, film, TV, commercials and music." No pay. Seeking—Vocalists Ages 8-20 (Lead): Males & Females. Seeking talent Nationwide. Apply for the program on the company's website at www.ThresholdAllStars.com.

 

L.A.-BASED CASTING DIRECTOR LISA LONDON’s ON-CAMERA CAMP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - A Class Act NY is seeking participants, ages 9-18, for an on-camera, five-day, summer program with L.A.-based casting director Lisa London. Company states: “In this five-day program, actors in training will have the unique opportunity to work with award-winning Casting Director, Lisa London and other industry professionals on acting and auditioning skills. "Lisa recently completed casting a number of feature films, including 'Trading Paint' starring John Travolta and Shania Twain, 'Freaks' starring Emilie Hirsch and Bruce Dern, and 'Sandy Wexler' for Netflix starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Hudson. While Lisa works predominantly in L.A., she also often casts projects in other cities like NYC and Atlanta. Lisa is also known for her work on 'Hannah Montana,' 'Supah Ninjas,' 'Suite Life of Zack and Cody,' 'House Bunny,' and much more. She is the author of the book 'From Start to Stardom,' which takes readers on a step-by-step journey, laying out what it takes to have the best shot at stardom. Lisa London has discovered and/or cast actors such as Miley Cyrus, Jonah Hill, Selena Gomez, Mark Ruffalo, Giovanni Ribisi, Emma Stone, Adrian R. Mante, Adam Irigoyen, and Yara Shahidi to name a few." Workshop runs Aug. 20–24, 9am-5pm, at Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave., NYC. No pay. $945 participation fee. Seeking—Actor: 9-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact A Class Act NY.

 

CABARET PERFORMANCE CAMP – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 23 - A Class Act NY is seeking participants for Cabaret Camp, a five-day program for kids and teens. Artistic director states: “Campers will work with Broadway’s, Lauren 'Coco' Cohn ('Mamma Mia!') and a professional music director on what will ultimately be a fantastic performance at the historic cabaret venue, The Triad in NYC. Performers will master the skills of making a song their own, patter (the spoken lines between songs), and microphone technique. All students will be featured in solo performances, small group numbers, and two big full-cast numbers. In addition to rehearsing for their cabaret performance, campers will take workshops with special guest Broadway actors, including Broadway dance, improvisation, and stage presence and performance. On Wednesday, campers will be treated to a Broadway matinee the mesmerizing musical 'Wicked' and a talk-back with actors after the show." Camp runs July 23-27 form 9am-5pm in NYC. No pay. $885 participation fee required. Payment plans available. Seeking—Cabaret/Musical Theater Enthusiast: 7-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact A Class Act NY.

 

'LET's MAKE A RECORD' – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 26 - Threshold All Stars is seeking participants for the Threshold All Stars Let's Make A Record summer recording project. Producer states: "This 3-, 4-, and 5-day summer workshop is a one-of-a-kind program which gives talented singers, instrumentalists, songwriters and aspiring producers ages 8-18, from all over the country and the world, the opportunity to be involved in every step of the recording process while working at the legendary Threshold Recording Studios NYC with Renown Producer/Studio Owner James Walsh (The Strokes, Cyndi Lauper, Duran Duran) and Producer/Talent Manager Karen Lampiasi (with clients currently performing on Broadway, tours, film & TV). "Each group will be involved in selecting the genre/songs they are interested in producing and recording--allowing for a very unique and custom experience each week, tailored to the interests of the participants. More info can be found at www.ThresholdAllStars.com." Program runs in NYC. No pay. See workshop fees at https://www.thresholdallstars.com/summer-recording-workshop-2018. Seeking—Singers/Singer-Songwriters (Lead): Males & Females, 8-18, Pop/Rock/R&B/Musical Theatre/Singer-Songwriters; Instrumentalists (Lead): Males & Females, 8-18; Producers/Programmers/Engineers: Males & Females, 8-18. Seeking talent from New York NY. In order to audition for a partial or full scholarship and for admittance to the program, prospective participants must go to www.ThresholdAllStars.com and go to the "Workshops - Summer" page and register for an audition. There is no fee to submit an audition video. Audition videos for scholarship & admittance are viewed on a first come basis. Auditions are for potential full and partial scholarships.

 

BROADWAY KIDS AUDITIONS (BKA), SUMMER WORKSHOP For KIDS and TEENS – NOTICE EXPIRES JULY 30 - Broadway Kids Auditions, LLC. is seeking participants for Broadway Kids Auditions (BKA)'s fifth season of wildly-successful summer workshops. Coordinators state: "These week-long intensives focus on personalized attention for each student by choosing specific audition materials that fit each individual student’s personality and talents. Students walk away with songs and monologues that are ‘audition-ready’ by getting specific feedback in dancing, singing, and acting from Kurt Domoney ('A Chorus Line' on Broadway), Julianne Katz ('Fiddler On The Roof' national tour), and teachers who are veteran Broadway performers. All of this is done in an intensive format while creating a wonderful, supportive community that is a ton of fun. The skills and confidence our young actors will gain make these workshops a highlight in any child’s summer training. Workshop includes: a 15-minute introductory FaceTime/Skype session for new students to choose material; one musical theater audition chosen for each student with MP3 rehearsal recording; one audition monologue chosen for each student; Casting Director Showcase: be seen and heard by a Broadway casting director and get their feedback; Parent Hour: a Q&A for parents where we cover the topics of 'Having A Child In The Business'; and a BKA T-shirt." Session 1 runs July 9-13 (10am-3pm); Session 2 runs July 30-Aug. 3 (10am-3pm) in NYC. No pay. Fees: Pricing; $1,050 after Feb. 1, 2018. Seeking—Committed Child Musical Theater Performers: 7-15, students of all performing backgrounds are encouraged to submit; they should be excited to learn, grow, and experience what the NYC Broadway scene has to offer. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact BKA.

 

BARR HILL PLAYERS 2018 SUMMER RETREAT – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 24 - The Barr Hill Players is a week-long actors' retreat held in Vermont's gorgeous Northeast Kingdom. The program combines work in Meisner, Viewpoints, mindfulness, and basic wilderness skills to get actors more connected with their bodies and environments. Past participants state: "Any actor who really wants to challenge themselves and then laugh at themselves within the same few minutes in the great outdoors with a bunch of strangers, you should come to the Barr Hill Players." - Meredith, Barr Hill Player '17. "This place has made me, not just a better actor, but a better human. Someone more attuned with the world around me. I would recommend it to people who are passionate actors, directors, designers, dramaturgs, but also survivalists and neuroscientists and painters and writers and people who are just generally excited about doing that hard heart-work that makes a richer life." - Eliza, Barr Hill Player '17. The 4th Annual BHP will take place Aug. 25-Sep. 2 at Geldo Acres Retreat Center in Greensboro VT. Transportation to/from a coastal hub (NYC, BOS, PVD) may be arranged upon request. No pay. Total cost is $200 to cover meals and accommodations. Seeking—Barr Hill Player: passionate emerging artist (18-28) to join a tight-knit ensemble of 8-12. Seeking talent from Providence RI; New York NY; Boston MA; New Haven CT; Burlington VT. To apply, submit through Backstage or visit www.barrhillplayers.com. Once you have submitted an application, the staff will contact you to set up an interview. For more information, visit www.barrhillplayers.com or www.facebook.com/barrhillplayers.

 

NY2U – NOTICE EXPIRES AUG. 31 - NY2U is seeking teaching artists who are adept in any artistic field to coach with a new company. Coordinator states: "We are trying to get together a preliminary roster of artists with whom we can begin to offer private coaching and masterclasses. Ideally these are artists with Broadway, Off-Broadway, or TV/film credits, but our major goal is to provide a cross-disciplinary coaching resource: comedians, choreographers, actors, directors, music teachers, etc. As an independent contractor, there will be no strings attached, allowing you to coach on your own or with other companies if desired. When we put you on the site, we will ask you what you’re interested in teaching/what your specific skills are (i.e. dance, voice, acting, acting through song, musical comedy, etc.). Initially, we will be booking classes in major cities such as NYC, L.A., and Chicago, and also over FaceTime nationwide. We are hoping to get to a point where we send artists out to teach all over the country." Currently seeking talent from NYC; L.A.; Chicago IL; Washington DC; San Francisco CA; Boston MA; Miami FL; Dallas/Fort Worth TX; and Tampa/Orlando FL. Will consider artists with credits from other cities for FaceTime coaching. Coaches will be paid per lesson or class. Payout for lessons generally starts at $50/hr. and Masterclasses start at $200/hr., depending on credits/field of practice. Artists will be independently contracted. Seeking—Teaching Artist for Voice: Males & Females, 18-90, Apply to this position if you are interested in teaching vocal technique; Teaching Artist for Acting: Males & Females, 18+, Apply to this position if you are interested in teaching acting technique, scene study, film acting, etc.; Teaching Artist for Music: Males & Females, 18+, Apply to this position if you are interested in teaching music lessons. Tell what instruments you teach in the cover letter section; Teaching Artist for Musical Theatre: Males & Females, 18+, Apply to this position if you are interested in coaching musical theatre students, acting through song, repertoire, audition technique, etc. Seeking talent from Tampa FL; New York NY; Los Angeles CA; Chicago IL; San Francisco CA; Boston MA; Washington DC; Dallas TX; Fort Worth TX; Miami FL. Choose the category that best fits your artistic abilities and note in your cover letter what your specialties are. Be sure to include an updated resume. Provide a photo and resume, and company will get in touch for a phone interview. Cover letter is optional. Feel free to email info@ny2u.org with any questions.

 

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