LIFE IS A CABARET NEWSLETTER AUDITION PAGE UPDATED ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

 

BANDS/SOLOISTS/SHOWCASES:

'JAILHOUSE ROCK' – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - Palmer Casting is casting performers for Jailhouse Rock, a one-hour showcase with a prison break theme. Synopsis; Each performer will sing one-two songs of their choice that are related to being in prison, i.e., “Jailhouse Rock,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” Mama Morton songs, “Back On The Chain Gang,” etc. Performers will also be asked to wear clothes that may be worn in a prison. One tempo rehearsal prior to the show on the day of the show, with additional rehearsals available; runs TBD in NYC. Seeking—Singer (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. In your cover letter, let us know what songs you would like to perform in the show. Submit audio and picture.

 

'DIVAS' CABARET – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - LOL Productions is casting Divas for a cabaret showcase. Seeking females, performers who identify as female and transgender performers, 18 and up. Production date is mid-/late September in NYC. There will be a 1-hour, brief tempo rehearsal on the day of the show. Additional rehearsals available upon request. Seeking—Singer (Supporting): Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Send picture, resume and tape. In your cover letter, note what song(s) you would like to perform, and submit a tape of any performance. Also, note if you have hosting experience.

 

'ITALIAN NITE' SHOWCASE – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - The Benanti Group is seeking singers who perform Italian songs that lend themselves to audience participation/sing-alongs in a cabaret setting. Each performer will have the opportunity to sing two Italian songs of choice. Both songs do not have to be sing-alongs, only one needs to be. Songs will be performed consecutively with brief banter. There will be a brief tempo rehearsal prior to the showcase., which will be at the end of September in NYC. Some pay based on audience attendance. Seeking—Italian Singer: 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the Benanti Group. In your cover letter, note what song you would like to lead a sing-along to.

 

ELVIS TRIBUTE – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - Palazzo Casting is seeking singers to cover popular Elvis songs. Producer states: "Each performer will sing 2 Elvis songs of their choice. This will be a night of fun nostalgia and Elvis trivia and fun facts. One tempo-rehearsal and performance (same day) late mid/late September in a NYC cabaret theatre. Seeking—Singers (Lead): 18-87, to cover classic Elvis Presley tunes. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. In your cover letter, indicate what songs you may be interested in performing.

 

CLASSIC ROCK COVER CABARET – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - Palazzo Casting is casting singers to cover classic rock covers with a piano accompaniment for a showcase in NYC. Classic bands can include Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Grateful Dead, etc. Classic good music with a new smooth twist. There will be one brief tempo rehearsal day of show. Additional rehearsals available by request. Performs (date TBD) in NYC. Seeking—Singers (Lead): 18+, to sing the classic rock tunes. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. In your cover letter, name the two songs you would like to sing.

 

'HOW I GOT MY CARD' – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - The Benanti Group is casting How I Got My Card, a variety cabaret of entertainers talking/singing about how they got their professional acting card in the business. Owner states: "Seeking a variety of entertainers who sing, or perform in other ways (i.e. magic, dance, etc.), that have achieved their Equity, SAG, AFTRA, AGMA, card(s), or are otherwise affiliated with a professional theater/film union. Each entertainer/singer will receive a 12-minute consecutive spot to sing and talk about what you did to receive this affiliation. If an Equity or AGMA performer, your first song should be a song from the show or musical that featured you and offered you this status. If in another another union affiliation, the first song or performance piece should be somehow linked to this experience. In essence, we are interested in hearing you story and the trials/tribulations leading up to this moment in time. Any songs or performance pieces following your initial opener are your choice." One-hour rehearsal period prior to and on the day of the performance; additional rehearsals available upon request; showcase in mid-late September, presented cabaret-style in NYC. Pay is based on audience attendance and will be based on a structured pay scale related to said attendees. There is no union contract. This production is not affiliated with any union. Seeking—Professional Performer (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting group. In your cover letter, briefly site your union affiliation and if you are interested in singing or performing another art form other than singing, i.e. magic, dance, comedy, painting/drawing, etc. Submit samples of the work you are interested in performing.

 

FEATURED SOLOISTS For ONE-HOUR CABARET SHOWCASES – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - The Benanti Group is seeking trained singers interested in performing in their own cabaret showcase. Rehearsal prior to showcase; runs TBD in NYC. Pays 50% of the box office. Seeking—Singer (Lead): 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact The Benanti Group. In your cover letter, briefly describe your show concept. For example, do you perform impressions, will your set be comedic, or nostalgic, what types of songs...etc. Additional rehearsals added as needed. Dates are TBD with performer. Benanti Group will secure you a room, accompanist if needed, create show flyer, and cast additional singers if needed.

 

'STAND UP 'MUSICAL SHOWCASE – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 1 - Spotlight Stage Company, Stand Up and Speak Out is seeking talent for Stand Up. Synopsis: Stand Up! Stand Up/HER SONG IS a musical about the effects of bullying. The musical highlights the severity of an issue that many children face today, through entertainment and education. It addresses the effects that exclusion and negativity have on our youth and informs students about ways in which they can Stand UP! against the cycle. After the death of her mother, Stephanie Lawrence returns to the town of Rockville, where she attended grade school. Stephanie is enrolled as a sophomore at Rockville high school. She is apprehensive to return to Rockville, where she was made fun of in grade school. Performs in North Haven CT and all throughout Connecticut. No pay. Seeking—“Rea” (Lead): Female, 14-20; “Phil” (Lead): Male, 15-21. Seeking talent from Fairfield, New Haven, Hartford, Old Saybrook, East Haven, North Haven CT. Video auditions accepted. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company & use the signup genius link for an audition appointment.

 

The ROCK ISLAND BOYS – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 3 - The Rock Island Boys is seeking singers for "The Rock Island Boys," a group doing original songs about California, Surfing and Summer Fun. Note: It's kind of like a Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, Mamas and Papas type group. Going on tour Summer 2020. There is no compensation right now but this group has the potential to become the next Boy Band sensation. Seeking—Singer (Lead): Male, 18-23. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). For complete detail on auditioning, go to therockislandboys.com and click on Audition for The Rock Island boys.

UPCOMING SYMPHONY PROJECT – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 10 - Anything You Can Do Entertainment is seeking strong jazz/big band female vocalist for upcoming symphony project. Concerts feature the music of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and more. This is not a show of impersonations or impressions. Company is looking for singers who have a deep understanding of the genre and vocally fit the style. Track is alto range — F3 to B-flat4. Must be able to sing harmonies. Narration and some staging required. Rehearsals and concert dates TBA. Pays $1000 per engagement; per diem, travel/accommodations included. Seeking—Vocalist (Lead): Female, 18+. Apply via backstage.com or contact the entertainment company. Submit a video singing one big band/jazz standard song in the style of Ella Fitzgerald, showing vocal range and jazz sensibility. Scatting is a plus, but not required. Headshot/resume optional.

'OLDIES BUT GOODIES' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 15 - Arnett & Associates is casting Oldies But Goodies, a jukebox variety cabaret showcase featuring a diverse of talented singers performing songs from the 1940's, 50's, 60's, & 70's, i.e. Frank Sinatra, Buddy Holly, The Supremes, etc. If selected, all performers will sing two songs of their choice within said genres. Showcase will take place at the beginning of October in a local NYC cabaret room. Seeking—Singer (Lead): 18+, Performers must have two songs ready two weeks before the show. There will be 1 tempo rehearsal before the show only. Performers may wear any evening attire you'd like. Time period costumes welcomed. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Send note of interest and possible song choices via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

'JERSEY STRONG' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 15 - The Benanti Group is casting Jersey Strong; seeking strong singers who currently or used to live in NJ for an October singers' showcase at a cabaret club in NYC. There will be a 1-hour tempo rehearsal prior to the show. Performs in October in NYC. Seeking—Jersey Strong Singer (Lead): 18+. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting group. In your cover letter, specify if you live in NJ or have lived in NJ, and what exit you lived off of.

'WITHIN YOUR EYES' – OCT. 19 – ROCKVILLE CENTRE - Within Your Eyes is seeking 5-8 strong vocalists (all types/all vocal ranges) for studio recording/production for original musical, Within Your Eyes. Rehearsals begin late spring 2020; 2 showcase/performances scheduled for summer 2020 in NYC or Long Island NY area. Production states: "Strong potential for future paid bookings (NYC and Long Island)/great opportunity and exposure. Dedicated only apply." Requires an 80-hour commitment, spread over several months. Pays a $125 stipend for rehearsals and 2 showcase/video performances. Seeking—Sopranos: Female, 18+; Bass: Male, 18+; Mezzo-Sopranos: Female, 18+; Baritones: Male, 18+; Tenors: Male, 18+; Strong Singers (All Types): 18+. Open Casting Call Oct 19 from 1PM-4PM at Rockville Center Music Academy/Spin Dj Academy (202 Merrick Rd., 2nd fl., Rockville Centre NY 11570). Seeking talent from Rockville Centre NY. Bring headshot/resume/up-tempo and ballad, be ready to sing best 16 bars, and have music in correct key.

'OH TO PAINT A CAT DREAM' – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 1 - L. Samet, coordinator, is seeking performers and a director for Oh to Paint a Cat Dream, Sing a Cat Song. A reading of a poetic fantasy about stray cats, an Amazon book in quasi-rap style. This will be a benefit performance in a 100- to 200-seat space. Three-five performers will songs, fragments to be repeated during the performance. Rehearses in Manhattan. Pay negotiable; could be a performance piece, a poetic fantasy. Seeking—Performers to Read a Cat Book (Lead): 18-90; Performers to Sing Songs and Read Book (Supporting): 18-39. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting coordinator.

EXPERIENCED SINGER/VOCALIST To FRONT CHICAGO-AREA COVER BAND – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Chicago Cover Band is seeking an experienced female lead singer for an existing Chicago cover band. Music is focused around the pop/dance/electronic/Top 100 hits of the 2000s, and now, with remixed versions of '80s and '90s songs. The band has established booking support for fests, local clubs, events, and more. See role description for desired attributes. Rehearsals are 1-2 times a week, lasting until the singer has learned the setlist and a show is developed. Self-study is important, as shows are currently on the calendar. Rehearsal space is on the north side of Chicago IL in a residential area. Pay is split equally between all members (not a tiered system) and can be discussed in more detail through email/in person. Seeking—Singer/Front Person (Lead): Female, 24-39, seeking the following attributes: charismatic, confident rockstar vibe and presence; stage experience with a live band; ability and discipline to self-study and be fully prepared for weekly rehearsals; experience and willingness to work with another singer; availability to rehearse 1-2 times a week to learn our current setlist/show (less rehearsals once completed); fairly open/flexible schedule, especially on weekends (day and night) for shows; comfort and proficiency with talking to an audience; dance skills that fit the music; a fitness level sufficient to deliver an energetic 2+ hour performance; experience or willingness to work with in-ear monitors; interest to be in a great band with pro-caliber people who focus on being successful. Seeking talent from Chicago IL. If interested, apply via backstage.com & provide a description of your musical experience, performance photos, or a current headshot and an audio sample.

 

SINGING TELEGRAM PERFORMERS – NOTICE EXPIRES MAY 30, 2020 - Singing Telegrams Now is seeking Singing Telegram and Variety Performers in all major US cities for a fun, flexible, well-paying job for entertainers.
-Must have open schedule and flexibility. Ideal candidates are full-time gig workers (no day job with set hours).
-Most gigs are short notice (many same day or next day). Must have reliable transportation. -Must own a smart phone and use our scheduling app.
-Must be on time and reliable. All auditions and training held over video conference; ongoing work. Pays per gig, usually in the range of $100-$180 depending on character, tips, and travel. Guaranteed minimum $80 per gig (gigs are approx. ten min long). Seeking—Singing Telegram Performer: 18-45, Job requirements:

*Must have open schedule and flexibility. Ideal candidates are full-time gig workers (no day job with set hours). Most gigs are short notice (many same day or next day).
*Must respond quickly to gig requests (keep an eye on your phone!). You set your own schedule and you need to be on top of it!
*Must have dependable transportation.
*Must be on time and reliable
*Must own a smart phone and use our scheduling app.
*Must have strong improv skills *Able to carry a tune*Able to work a crowd*Be charming and funny. Singing Telegrams are typically 8 to 10-minute performances consisting of a loosely scripted comedy act and two to three songs. You must be able to improvise and play off the crowd and recipient. Delivery to offices, restaurants, homes, etc. Popular characters include: Marilyn Monroe, Nurse, Cop, Elvis, Austin Powers, Gorilla in a Tutu, Phantom of the Opera, Nerd, Chicken, and many more. You can also develop your own characters. Bonus if you have some costumes already. This is a really great gig for the right kind of person. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). To be considered, send an email to casting@singingtelegramsnow.com which includes: current photos of yourself and/or links to your media kit; resume; city & state you are located in; phone number; list of any costumes you already have; list of characters you can do or want to do. This is a freelance job. Union/Non-Union welcome to apply (this job is outside of Union purview.) There is no fee to work with us. Performers are paid per gig. Email casting@singingtelegramsnow.com. In your cover letter indicate your availability (i.e. your normal weekly schedule, if you have a day job, etc.). Include your headshot or links to your media kit or backstage profile. For your audition, you will be required to sing and improvise based off of a loose script. Check out some examples of singing telegram characters on our website, www.singingtelegramsnow.com. In your cover letter, indicate a few options for characters that you would like to perform.

 

 

 

CRUISES/RESORTS/THEME PARKS:

CRYSTAL CRUISES – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 29 - Crystal Cruises is seeking a female lead vocalist for Crystal Cruises' production show cast. Rehearses September in L.A. Pay TBD. Company states: "Competitive performance wages offered. 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 five to six weeks in Los Angeles on a paid rehearsal contract; lodging and transportation are provided. Performance contracts commence after successful completion of the training process. Vocalist do approximately 3 months on and 3 months off with earned vacation pay on performance contract." Seeking—Female Lead Vocalist: 21-35, Vocal range: G-3 to A-5 (occasional C-5). Seeking strong performance ability. Height range: 5'6" to 5'9". Seeking talent Worldwide. Send a letter, resume, headshot, and video link to showreel that should showcase the stated range and include several styles of music including, but not limited to: musical theatre, jazz, rock contemporary pop. Production needs to see movement on your video for set choreography. Email all materials to: productioncasting@crystalcruises.com

 

SILVER DOLLAR CITY's 'AN OLD TIME CHRISTMAS' PERFORMER – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 – BRANSON MO Silver Dollar City is casting various shows (It's A Wonderful Life, Dickens' Christmas Carol, Living Nativity) and various singing and dancing roles. Must be available to work Oct. 21-Dec. 30 at Silver Dollar City in Branson MO. Pays weekly rate to performers; paid bi-weekly. Singers/Dancers: Males & Females, 18+, you could portray a role in a dramatic, comedic, romantic or musical production. We are looking for entertaining candidates who are able to learn songs, choreography, and lines from a script for their specified role. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Submit a two minute Broadway style selection, and apply at silverdollarcity.com/employment Christmas Performer.

MALE POP VOCAL GROUP – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - 4 Times Entertainment, Inc. is seeking additional members for a male pop vocal group for opportunities on cruise ships and touring. Synopsis: This all-male quartet fuses old and new music in a new way, bringing audiences a one-of-a-kind concert experience. The show is performed with a live band or to track. Seeking members who have a commanding stage presence, strong movement, and solo voices with the ability to hold harmony. All ethnicities are encouraged to audition and will be considered for all roles. Unlike any other four-man vocal group touring today, they uniquely interweave today’s Top 40 hits with re-imagined classics of the last six decades, blending songs by some of your favorite artists including Sam Smith, The Four Tops, Michael Jackson, Katy Perry, Adele, The Temptations, Sam Cooke, The Weeknd, Billy Joel, Prince, Meghan Trainor, Bruno Mars, Michael Bublé, Nick Jonas, The Eagles and many more. Their show “Mowtoen, Mashups, and More: THe Ultimate Mixtape Experience" has one of the widest demographic appeals of any show on tour today. Ongoing productions in Chicago, Los Angeles, and NYC. Cruise ships: $1000/wk.Single or Shared cabins (depending on the cruise line or ship). Food and non-alcoholic drinks included. Contracts varying anywhere from four days to three months. Possibly performing as many as six 45-50 min shows per week. Single Performances: Up to $500 local/drive - $800 fly dates/show. Single Hotel (unless notified upon offer). Tour routings performances of one week or more: $1000-$1500/per week. Single Hotel (unless notified upon offer). Seeking—Man 1 (Lead): 18-45, High Tenor; Vocal Range A to High C; 25-40 years old; a high-energy role, this member sings solos such as Kiss, Most Beautiful Girl In the World, Isn’t She Lovely, Little Bitty Pretty One, and Workin’ Day and Night; must have a great falsetto; this role does require a dance solo and must be very comfortable speaking to a crowd; Man 2 (Lead): 18-45, Pop/Rock Tenor; Vocal Range F to High C; 25 -40 years old; a charismatic performer with rock/soul belt and a great vocal mix; this member sings solos such as Get Ready, Reach Out (I’ll Be There), Let’s Get It On, Free Fallin’, and End of the Road; Man 3 (Lead): 18-45, Soulful Bari-Tenor; Vocal Range F to High B-flat; 25-40 years old; this member sings solos such as Just My Imagination, Rollin’ in the Deep, Everything (a la Bublé), Uptown Girl, and Stay With Me; must have a great soulful sensibility when it comes to song delivery; Man 4 (Lead): 18-45, Baritone/Bass; Large Vocal Range Low G to High G; 25-40 years old; this member sings solos such as Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, My Girl, and America the Beautiful; must be very comfortable with dialogue and speaking in front of an audience. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Read video submission instructions document and submit accordingly. TCM Video Submission Audition Notice

 

 

 

OPERA/CHORUS/VOCAL GROUPS:

'A DOLL's HOUSE' – OCT. 4, 8 & 9 - Voice Afire Opera-Cabaret is casting a soprano for the lead role in A Doll's House, a opera in three acts based on the play by Henrik Ibsen. Written for six singers and two keyboards. Rehearses before and after Christmas (dates TBD); must be available Mar. 2-6 & 10-13, 2020 (daytime rehearsals) at The National Opera Center; two performances, in concert and on-book, Mar. 13 at The National Opera Center and Mar. 15 at Symphony Space in NYC. Pays flat fee of $2,000. Seeking—“Nora” (Lead): Female, 21-40, dramatic opera soprano, preferably with experience in contemporary opera and with excellent English diction. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com or visit http://www.voiceafire.com Candidates who are accepted for audition will be asked to sing two excerpts for the opera. An accompanist will be provided. Auditions Oct. 4, 8 & 9. Production states: "Our pianist teaches at Juilliard. We will have a session with her to find TBA rehearsal dates and times. We plan 25 hours of rehearsal before and 25 hours after Christmas. Nota bene: your role as Nora is not in all scenes. You would be needed for about 16-18 hours of the 25-hour TBA rehearsal schedule."

 

'CHORAL FIXATION' A CAPPELLA – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 6 - D. M., coord. is seeking a bass singer for Choral Fixation, a new NYC-based co-ed a cappella group. Coordinator states: "We perform at various music venues throughout the city, like Arlene's Grocery, and other private events, like the New York Public Library's Holiday Open House." Rehearses once weekly on the Upper East Side. Gigs sporadic throughout the NYC area. Seeking—Bass: 21-34, must be capable of reaching those low low notes. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com . Include a clip of you singing, as well as any a cappella and choral experience.

DISNEY MUSIC GROUP/TOURING A CAPPELLA GROUP – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 8 - Disney Music Group is seeking singers to join a Disney music group and touring a cappella group. Production states: "In 2018, Disney Concerts teamed up with a cappella legend Deke Sharon ("Pitch Perfect" music arranger) to create a new national and international Pentatonix-style vocal seven-voice part group. The group records and tours with new, contemporary arrangements of Disney repertoire performed in a rock concert-style production. Rehearses Nov. 2019 in L.A.; tours and records in early Jan. 2020 in Canada, Europe, Japan and the U.S. Base salary is $2,340/wk. Recordings earn royalties. Travel, housing, etc. provided. Contract is six months with long term contract options. Talent must live in and be able to legally work in, the US. Seeking—Alto Singer (Lead): Female, 20-32, great female-identifying singer. Pop alto voice. Able to do solo work and blend with other voices. Especially seeking people of color. Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or contact the group.

'REVEREND BILLY & The STOP SHOPPING CHOIR' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 9 - The Immediate Life is seeking altos and sopranos for a radical performance community based in New York City. Director states: "We are a 35-voice choir and activist group. Our work focuses on social and environmental justice with a particular focus on Immigration and climate change. Our music is original though it is grounded in gospel and soul traditions. We are queer and trans friendly and foster a truly diverse community. This is an ongoing project with a weekly rehearsal, some touring, and a lot of NYC performing. It is pretty flexible for gigging artists. We are resident artists at Joe's Pub and have won the Obie Award, the Alpert Award, and the Edwin Booth Award. We offer some childcare for working parents, rehearsals have childcare. Rehearses every Sunday from 5pm-8pm on the Lower East Side, NYC; runs Sundays Nov. 22-Dec. 22 at Joe's Pub in NYC. Compensation is offered when touring. Local participation is on a volunteer basis. Sometimes meals and transport are available. Seeking—Choir Singers: 18+, especially seeking a Soprano and Tenor; a member of The Stop Shopping Choir must be interested in using music and expression to make the world a better place; it helps also to like or be interested in community and community building; sight reading is not required and talent won’t have to be a soloist; a good choir singer likes to blend with others and explore harmonies and dynamics but doesn't necessarily have to be a great singer. Seeking talent from Brooklyn, New York NY; Jersey City NJ. “Sit in for a rehearsal to see if you are a good fit, no need to prepare music.” Apply via backstage.com or visit http://www.revbilly.com

 

U.S. NAVY BAND SEA CHANTERS CHORUS – OCT. 28-29 – WASHINGTON DC - U.S. Navy Band is seeking singers (ages 18-39) to join The Sea Chanters, the United States Navy’s official chorus and performs a variety of music including traditional choral music, sea chanteys, patriotic fare, opera, Broadway and contemporary music. Based in Washington DC, the Sea Chanters perform for the President, Vice President and numerous congressional, military and foreign dignitaries. In addition to national tours and concerts in the Washington DC, area, the Sea Chanters can frequently be found at the center of our most important national events, at the White House and US Capitol, as well as at NFL and other professional sporting events. Applicants must be aged 18 to 39 and otherwise qualified for service in the US Navy. Located in Washington DC, the US Navy Band is the Navy's premier musical organization. Work is ongoing, based in the Washington DC area. Starting salary for a new member of the US Navy Band is $62,065-$66,925, plus 30 days paid leave annually and full benefits for members and dependents. Members may also be eligible for an enlistment bonus (up to $10,000) and/or the Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $65,000). Those selected for the US Navy Band are advanced to the paygrade of E-6 (musician first class) following recruit training, under a contract for permanent duty with the U.S. Navy Band. Seeking—Tenor, Baritone or Bass-Baritone Vocalist (Chorus/Ensemble): One Position; 18-39. This audition is for one position, however, candidates may possess any of the following vocal ranges: Tenor, Baritone or Bass-Baritone. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). The final in-person live audition will take place on Oct. 29 in Washington DC and is by invitation only. In order to be considered for a live audition, you must complete the steps below.

Step 1: Send the following materials via e-mail to navyband.auditions@navy.mil
(1) One-page resume (.pdf preferred)
(2 ) Letter of Endorsement - only for current military members

All materials, including audio recordings (if applicable), are due by 11:59 pm EST on September 27, 2019.

Step 2: Preliminary audition. You may choose from the following options:

Option A: Attend a live preliminary audition in Washington DC. Auditions will be held on Oct. 28 (the day before the final audition); candidates advanced to the final round will be notified later in the day. A live accompanist will be provided. For details on this option or to secure an audition time, you must contact the U.S. Navy Band by Sep. 27.

Option B: Submit audio recordings electronically, either with an accompanist or backing track. Audio recordings are due by Sep. 27. Candidates invited to the final audition will be notified by Oct. 2 and will only attend the second day of the audition (Oct. 29). Repertoire requirements can be found on the following page.

Preference will not be given to any candidate based on their choice of preliminary option. No preference will be given to any candidate based on vocal range. Successful candidates for the vacancy must demonstrate:
•Strong “showcase” solo abilities in a variety of styles to include opera, pop and musical theater.
•Excellent choral technique, ensemble sensitivity and advanced sight-reading ability.

Live preliminary and audio recordings: Please prepare or submit one selection from each of the following genres:
(1) Musical Theatre or jazz standard (post-1970)
(2) Aria or art song in a foreign language
(3) Pop/Rock/Country song

Live preliminary only:
• Auditions will take place behind a screen.
• Please provide clean, legible sheet music for each of your three selections. Each selection must be scored for piano and must be written in the key in which you will be performing.
• Each score should be clearly marked with two-minute cuts. The cuts may be disjointed, as long as the total time for each piece does not exceed two minutes.
• You should be prepared to sing the entirety of each song at the request of the panel.
• Scores are due no later than Oct. 14, 2019.
• You may be asked to perform some sight-singing as well. Versatility is a key quality of any successful candidate.

Audio recordings are not to exceed 12 minutes in total length. No editing is permitted, other than to trim to length.

 

 

 

 

STAGE SHOWS:

EQUITY, 'WAITRESS,' B'WAY – SEP. 20 & OCT. 11 - Waitress, LLC is casting Equity singers and dancers who sing for future replacements for the currently running Broadway production of Waitress. Jessie Nelson, book; Sara Bareilles, music & lyrics; Currently running on Broadway. Pays $2,095/wk. Equity Production (League) Contract. Seeking—Male Dancers Who Sing: 25-49, must be strong movers/dancers. All movers/dancers must have excellent pop/rock voices in the style of Sara Bareilles and must have excellent comedic timing and be able to play a range of characters comprising the community in which the story takes place; ensemble; Female Dancers Who Sing: 18-39, must be strong movers/dancers. All movers/dancers must have excellent pop/rock voices in the style of Sara Bareilles and must have excellent comedic timing and be able to play a range of characters comprising the community in which the story takes place; ensemble; Male Ensemble: 25-49, must have excellent pop/rock voices in the style of Sara Bareilles. Must have excellent comedic timing and be able to play a range of characters comprising the community in which the story takes place; ensemble; Female Ensemble: 25-39, must have excellent pop/rock voices in the style of Sara Bareilles. Must have excellent comedic timing and be able to play a range of characters comprising the community in which the story takes place; ensemble. Equity Chorus Calls Sep 20 at 10:30AM for Equity male dancers who sing & 2PM for Equity female dancers who sing and Oct 11 at 10:30AM for Equity male singers & 2PM for Equity female singers at Pearl Studios NYC 519 (519 8th Ave., 12th fl., New York City NY 10018). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Dancers: Come warmed up and ready to move/dance with comfortable shoes. Bring a headshot and resume stapled together. Singers: Prepare a 16-32 bar cut of a pop/rock song in the style of Sara Bareilles that shows off your range. Bring sheet music as an accompanist will be provided. Bring an updated picture/resume stapled together. 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.

 

'NIKKI SIXX's HEROIN DIARIES: The MIRACULOUS SURVIVAL Of A ROCK STAR' – SEP. 23 & OCT. 7 - Troika Entertainment/Eleven Seven Label Group is casting Nikki Sixx's Heroin Diaries: The Miraculous Survival Of A Rock Star. Nikki Sixx & Todd Kreidler, book; Sixx:A.M., music-lyrics; additional songs by Mötley Crüe; Synopsis: Based on the true story of Rock Star Nikki Sixx, who founded MÖTLEY CRÜE, plummeted into a heroin addiction, and found his way to Recovery, this story takes place in the Rock and Roll World and addresses the tragedy of the opioid crisis. We are looking for Actors who can handle dramatic book scenes with emotional depth and range, as well as Singers with terrific Rock and Pop Voices who can sustain eight shows per week. The Movement requirements are best described as a kind of Inspired Pedestrian Movement -- in cases where specified, movement specialties may also be required. We are seeking intelligent actors who are fearless, and unafraid to take risks. Developmental Incarnation January 2020 in NYC; rehearsals begin Mar. 24 in NYC; runs Apr. 28 in NYC. Non-AEA Tour Contract (Major Cities, incl LA, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Toronto, etc.) Rate of Pay: Scale $800 per week, Performance; $600 per week, Rehearsal; Housing and per diem included outside of New York. Seeking—“Nikki:” Male, 25-36, the famed Rock Star, NIKKI SIXX, as he appears now, and at the height of “MÖTLEY CRÜE"; charismatic, with a good sense of humour and irony; self-made, serious about his music. Bassist (actor does not need to play bass for this; familiarity with the instrument is a plus, though not necessarily required), lyricist and architect of the group, Nikki struggles with the pressures of the music industry, personal identity and drug addiction; must have the Acting Chops to convey the highs and lows of drug addiction, including bottoming out to the point of death. [Note: Nudity Required for this role.] Vocally: strong rock/pop tenor [Ideally to B-flat, but negotiable]; “Frankie Feranna:” Male, 20-34, Nikki Sixx in the making; character evolves through several earlier versions of Nikki, including his teenage years and development from a raw, unformed and uncertain Small Town Boy to a Rock and Roll Superstar and International Music Sensation; must be able to express extreme vulnerability and raw emotion, as well as solid Determination and resilience; good transformational abilities and very strong voice. Vocally: strong rock/pop tenor [Ideally to B-flat, but negotiable]; “Charlotte:” Female, 20-28, Nikki’s childhood friend from Idaho, she possesses a kindness, as well as a Simple and Wholesome Beauty (though being a bit of a Tomboy she is unaware of it); though she is not a prude, she is practical and sensible, as a young woman coming of age, with an inner strength and centeredness; she has the capacity for great compassion and eventually goes out on a limb, attempting to help Nikki face his demons; for Nikki, she represents an alternative to the Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll Life of LA. Vocally: versatile Rock/Pop Mezzo/Belt [Ideally to D, but negotiable]; Girl with the Golden Eyes: Female, 18-34, beautiful, exotic, compelling, and Seductive, she represents the Intimate Relationship Nikki has to Heroin; she is wildly alluring and always there for Nikki, but once she has entrapped him firmly in her grasp, she is dangerous and lethal in a way that was not initially apparent to him; possibly a movement specialist; may be an aerialist or acrobat of some kind ; perhaps an aerial contortionist or someone who works (or is willing to learn) aerial silks, although any and all specialty skills are welcome; strong singer. Vocally: versatile rock/pop mezzo; Nona/Deana: Female, 35-55, actress will play two contrasting roles: Nona: Nikki’s Grandmother: a rock solid and steady influence for NIKKI, she has devotedly raised her Grandson in the absence of his Mother, A Nurturing and Loving Grandmother who always puts her grandchild first, she is the family member with whom NIKKI has the deepest connection; and DEANA: NIKKI’s Mother -- Attractive but Insecure, she is mostly absent from NIKKI’s life. Fearful of being on her own -- Economically challenged and seems to attract men who use her and then abandon her. She may come across as self-absorbed, but she is not heartless. (Actress will likely be cast for quality and singing ability as DEANA and age up to portray NONA.). Vocally: STRONG ROCK/POP BELT [Ideally to E, but negotiable.]; “Jason:” Male, 25-34, a bit of a parasite, “wanna be,” and sycophant, he serves the stars of the Rock World; he has an Unrelenting Capacity for Self-Preservation and his own personal Advancement. It’s all about what’s in it for him. Actor must have dramatic and comedic skill, and a willingness to make bold choices. Strong Singer, Skilled Dancer; Movement Specialties a Plus. Vocally: VERSATILE ROCK/POP TENOR; “Suzanna:” Female, 24-34, a Kinder, slightly more Thoughtful version of her boyfriend, JASON. Adopts an extreme look, intended to get the attention of her Rock Idols. Unsuccessfully Rebelling from her upper middle-class background, she has a forward, slightly manic energy, a Dreamer and a Doer, albeit Materialistic in Nature. Actress must have Comic Ability, as well as Dramatic Gravitas and the ability to create additional personas. Vocally: VERSATILE ROCK/POP MEZZO; Jim from the Label: 30-50, character actor with Comic Ability -- A Big Personality with a More Than Healthy Ego; an A&R Rep, his job is to corral the unruly talent and get them to deliver on deadline. He knows everybody and everything and every executive – He makes it happen! And he gets rich off of it all! Believes himself to be a friend and mentor to NIKKI. Actor must enjoy the Comic Extremes of this role and twisting the cliché. A “Suit Guy,” he may be any shape or size but must be physically adept and able to do Physical Comedy; Also, Grounded, with the ability to bring out his Dark Side in various moments Vocally: May be either a ROCK TENOR or VERSATILE BARITONE TO A, give or take; Allan/Silent Fred: Male, 20-30, actor will play two roles: ALLAN: NIKKI’s Small-Town Boyhood Friend from Idaho -- Awkward, both Physically and Emotionally, he loves NIKKI, but doesn’t have the courage that his best friend has, and so he is left behind. And SILENT FRED: NIKKI’s self-appointed valet -- He came to a party and never left -- moves through NIKKI’s house with economy and efficiency. We can only guess at who he is. Officious, Tidy, Nuanced perhaps…but does not call attention to himself; Of a simple quality, he functions under the radar, moving in and out of the action; Possibly a Movement Specialist. Vocally: Vocally: May be either a ROCK TENOR or VERSATILE BARITONE TO A, give or take; Girlfriend Abby/Beth/Jim’s Wife: Female, 23-24, excellent Singer and Mover. Will also function as Back-Up Singer throughout the fabric of the story. [Please Note: Some Nudity Required for this role.] Vocally: VERSATILE ROCK/POP MEZZO; Girlfriend Daisy/Alex: Female, 23-34, excellent Singer and Mover. Will also function as Back-Up Singer throughout the fabric of the story. [Please Note: Some Nudity Required for this role.] Vocally: VERSATILE ROCK/POP MEZZO; Girlfriend Elly/Jim’s Hot Date: Female, 23-34, excellent Singer and Mover. Will also function as Back-Up Singer throughout the fabric of the story. [Please Note: Some Nudity Required for this role.] Vocally: VERSATILE ROCK/POP MEZZO; Child Frankie/Fortune Teller/Nikki’s Son: [Under 10 years of age, Male, Caucasian] NIKKI as a Little Boy on Christmas Morning; A Child filled with Hope, in spite of the circumstances around him, and believing he has the brightest Life ahead of him. Must Sing Well [Specific Vocal Range TBD]. Auditions Sep. 23 for Full Day Open Call from 10AM-1:30PM & 2:30PM-5:30PM at Pearl Studios (Studio 402, 4th Fl, 500 8th Avenue, between 35th & 36th Streets) and Oct 7 for Full Day Open Call from 10AM-1:30PM & 2:30PM-5:30PM at Pearl Studios (Studio 1204, 12th Fl, 500 8th Avenue, between 35th & 36th Streets). Prepare two Pop/Rock songs, each 16 to 32 bars in length, that show off your Voice and Range. We are looking not only for good voices, but also for your ability to communicate the lyric. One may be in the energetic style of Sixx:A.M., Mötley Crüe, and other bands of that genre; the other may be more of a Pop/Rock Ballad. Have additional choices of music, in case asked. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring a current picture and resume, stapled together. If you would like to be considered for this production but are unavailable to attend these calls, send your picture and resume, reel, and/or other related performance materials to HEROINDIARIESCASTING@GMAIL.COM.

 

EQUITY, 'KINKY BOOTS' – SEP. 29 – RALEIGH, NC EPA - North Carolina Theatre is casting Equity performers for Kinky Boots. Cyndi Lauper, music-lyrics; Harvey Fierstein, book; Rehearsals begin Jan. 27, 2020 at NC Theatre Studios and Raleigh Memorial Auditorium; runs Feb. 11-16, 2020 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh NC. Pay pending ($784/wk 2019). Equity LOA Agreement. Seeking—Male Ensemble/Angels (Chorus/Ensemble): characters are 20’s–30’s; these are the six drag performers from The Blue Angel Nightclub; must be excellent dancers (required to dance in heels and in great physical shape; terrific singers (with a contemporary pop/rock/R&B belt); Tumbling and acro skills a plus; Three Angels sing to C5 and three sing to A4; Male & Female Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): characters 20’s–50’s; the men and women of the ensemble must be excellent pop/rock singers; females should be strong belters; they will play factory workers, pub patrons, etc. Factory workers should look like real, everyday people and be able to move well; “Charlie Prices:” Male, 20-35, the character is male; handsome, leading man, privileged, but likable, his father owns the shoe factory; must have a great rock voice, ability to move and be a strong actor; “Lola:” Male, 30-49, character is a male; sings C3–B4 (with one top C). Amazing vocalist specializing in pop, jazz blues and gospel styles. strong comedic actor with enormous emotional range; physically challenging role; requiring an incredible performer comfortable wearing everything from full glamour drag to nothing but boxing trunks; “Lauren:” Female, 20-29, beautiful, but quirky working class girl who works in the shoe factory; funny and smart; terrific comedic actress, with great singing voice; “Nicola:” Female, 20-29, Charlie’s girlfriend since school; sophisticated looks; she is a social climber, driven and uncompromising; she knows what she wants and goes for it; must have a great pop voice; “Don:” Male, 30-49, rich bari-tenor voice with a strong falsetto. Lola’s nemesis; burly hyper-masculine bear of a factory worker; has a menacing physicality; least likely to be seen on a runway in kinky boots; strong actor required; “George:” Male, 40-59, strong actor with good singing voice; Factory Manager, keeping up traditions; reserved and tightly wound; Young Charlie: Male, 18+, boy, to play 10 years old; this is Charile as a ten year old boy; lost, quiet, reflective; must have a great voice; Young Lola: Male, 18+, boy, to play 10 years old; this is Lola as a ten year old boy whose father wants him to be a boxer, but he already knows he’s destined to wear high heels; must have a great voice and comfortable wearing high heels during the show. Equity Principal Audition Sep 29 from 10AM-5PM (no scheduled lunch break; AEA by appointment) at North Carolina Theatre Conservatory (3043 Barrow Drive, Raleigh NC 27616). An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Prepare a brief contemporary musical theater song from the show or in the style of the show. Bring sheet music, in the correct key, as an accompanist will be provided. Bring a picture and resume, stapled together and your Equity card. Bring dance shoes (heels where applicable) and clothes in case you are asked to stay and dance. For an appointment, email Melody Cleland MCleland@nctheatre.com. Non-Equity and EMC performers may be seen at these auditions on a first come basis (no appointments) as space and time allow with priority given to AEA members.

 

'TURN IT UP!' – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 29 - Clean Green Music Machine is casting all roles and understudies for Turn It Up, a high-energy, live stage musical set to for a limited four-week run at The Brooklyn Children’s Museum beginning in mid-October 2019 with option for extended run in the NYC area. Written and directed by multiple, award-winning screenwriter Paris Qualles with songs and music by Grammy-winning songwriter Jeff Bova, Turn It Up is a one-hour, educational treat for grade school children teaching the importance of clean energy and how it impacts our environment. Strong emphasis on a multi-cultural cast who can rap with pop mezzo, pop tenor ranges. Paid rehearsals begin mid-September 2019. CORI required if hired. Rehearsals start mid-September at The Brooklyn Children’s Museum in Brooklyn NY. A month-long run (2 - 45 min. shows/day - total of 10 shows/week) begin Oct. 15 at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Paid rehearsals & performances; rates TBD. Seeking—“Pippi” (Lead): Female, 18 to 25 but looks high school age (14 to 17). Must be able to rap, sing (pop mezzo,) move and passably mimic playing electric bass. Pipi is the thoughtful one and the primary narrator. A by-the-book ringleader when things need to get back on track; “Trapper” (Lead): Male, 18 to 25 but looks high school age (14 to 17). Must be able to rap, sing (pop tenor,) move and passably mimic running a DJ rig. Technical prowess with electronics a plus. Trapper is the techno-geek. Also serves as on-stage, back-up engineer/tech. Little dialogue but vocals on songs; “Kena” (Lead): Female, 18 to 25 but looks high school age (14 to 17). Must be able to rap, sing (pop mezzo,) move and passably mimic playing both electric and acoustic guitar. Kena is quirky, but level and is the secondary narrator to Pipi, often trading places with PIPI when imparting information. She is Stitch’s primary foil with the two engaging in playful repartee; “Stitch” (Lead): Male, 18 to 25 but looks high school age (14 to 17). Must be able to rap, sing (pop tenor,) and move well. Stitch is the goofball, comic relief, but is no dummy; Swings (Supporting): Males & Females, 18-25; able to cover roles listed above. Seeking talent from New York NY. Please prepare a short song in the style of the show. Must be available for daytime rehearsals and performances. Please include short video featuring singing talent. For more samples of the music and info on the production and company, visit our website, https://turnitupshow.org/

 

'BULLY The BULLY: ARTISTS AGAINST HATE' – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - Taino Theatre is casting Bully the Bully: Artists Against Hate, a musical. Synopsis: Innately, we are all the same. There is little that differentiates us in terms of bones and matter and DNA - but there is, always has been, and maybe always will be, a yearning for us to be different from one another. While some choose to see differences as positive and contributing to a full and well-rounded human society, some choose to bully those who step away from their norms. An original mixed media work featuring poets, scenes, and dance, this show drives home the importance of human connection and kindness in our charged political climate. We are excited to partner with local schools for a scene writing contest and mentoring program in which the winners' scene will be performed as a part of the show. Performs Oct. 3 at The Secret Theatre in Queens NYC. Unpaid rehearsals, Paid Performance on Oct. 3. Two additional shows scheduled for November. Seeking—“Lisa” (Lead): Female, 18-39, a no-nonsense Latina mother deeply rooted in her home and her family; fluency in Spanish a plus; a pivotal figure in her scene; may be used in additional scenes as a vocalist; “Lizette” (Lead): Female, 18-35, young Latina businesswoman preparing for a wedding. Reunited with her sister after a year of separation. Actress/dancer featured in three scenes and a house/hip hop dance number. Fluency in Spanish a plus. Seeking talent from Long Island City, New York NY. For consideration, apply via backstage.com or visit https://martinezdancestudio.wixsite.com/tainotheatre Include cover letter confirming availability for rehearsals in the month of September to be ready for a performance Oct. 3.

 

EQUITY, 'SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER' NYC EPA – SEP. 30 - Fireside Theatre is seeking Equity actor/singers for various roles in Saturday Night Fever. Robert Stigwood & Bill Oaks, book; featuring songs by The Bee Gees; Rehearsals begin Dec. 9; runs Dec. 31-Feb. 23, 2020 in Fort Atkinson WI. Pays $685/wk. min. Equity Dinner Theatre Contract. Seeking—Various Roles: 18+; “Sky Masterson:” Male. Baritone B to E-flat. 25–35. Lead role. Charismatic, cool and charming. Sky is a suave, intelligent and confident gangster who naturally commands others’ respect and attention. Handsome, with a swagger and sex appeal. Some dance/movement ability would be useful; “Sarah Brown:” Female. Soprano to High A. 18–35. Lead role. Conventional, respectable and principled, Sarah is initially a little too buttoned-up for her own good. She has genuine passion for her calling. The actress playing this role has to play convincingly drunk. Strong movement ability a plus; “Nathan Detroit:” Male. Baritone to High F. 35–50. Lead role. Nathan is a lovable rogue, a bit neurotic who is always struggling to stay one step ahead of the pack and looking for the big break he never seems to get. Funny, eternally frustrated; “Adelaide:” Female. Mezzo to A. 30s to 40s. Lead role. Lead performer at the ‘Hot Box’ a tacky cabaret joint. Strong comic actress with strong dancing ability. She adores Nathan but is driven crazy by his antics; “Nicely Nicely Johnson:” Male. Tenor to high B-flat. 28 to 50. Supporting role. One of Nathan Detroit’s henchmen. Comic, cheerful and likeable he delivers hilarious one-liners and a big, Broadway showstopper (‘Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat’); “Benny Southstreet:” Male. Baritone. 25–55 supporting role. Nicely’s pal with whom he sings the duet ‘Guys & Dolls’ and trio ‘Fugue for Tinhorns’. Upbeat; “Arvide Abernathy:” Male. Baritone. 60–90 supporting role. Sarah’s grandfather and a member of the Save a Soul mission. Wise, warm and caring. Good singing voice; “Rusty Charlie:” Male. Baritone 20s+. Supporting role. Small time gambler. Sings the trio ‘Fugue for Tinhorns’ with Nicely & Benny; “General Matilda B. Cartwright:” Female. Mezzo-Soprano. 40–65 Supporting role. Regional representative of the Save a Soul Mission. Powerful, matronly, no-nonsense with a formidable presence. Equity Principal Audition Sep 30 from 9AM-5PM (lunch 1pm-2pm) at Open Jar Studios (1601 Broadway, 11th fl., New York City NY 10019; Enter on 48th Street). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a pop/rock song in the style of the show. Singing from the show is fine. Bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

 

'TWELFTH NIGHT' The MUSICAL – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 - Clocktower Players is casting the musical adaptation of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Production states: " A free-spirited, thoroughly delightful gloss on the bard’s beloved comedy. Featuring Taub’s buoyant jazz-funk-and-RnB-inflected score this exuberant, inclusive party is a joyful tale of mistaken identity, self-discovery, and true love." Performs Nov. 9 & 16 (7:30pm), Nov. 10 & 17 (2pm) in NYC. Unpaid. Seeking—“Viola” (Lead): Female, 20-30, also known as Cesario, she is washed ashore after a shipwreck, and while searching for her brother, falls in love with Count Orsino – while disguised as his servant/messenger Cesario. Mezzo soprano – must be able to go very low as well as mix high to an E; “Olivia” (Lead): Female, 25-50, a wealthy, beautiful Illyrian countess, who, while mourning the death of her brother, falls in love with Cesario. Mezzo Soprano, with both low and high range; “Feste” (Supporting): Female, 18-65, the clown of Illyria, who also acts as narrator. Mezzo soprano with high mix. Knowledge of any instrument (accordion, piano, guitar) is strongly suggested; “Maria” (Supporting): 18-65, Olivia’s lady in waiting; smart, cunning and smarter than the men she surrounds herself with. Alto; “Orsi” (Lead): Male, 20-30, a powerful nobleman (and most eligible bachelor) in Illyria, who is hopelessly in love with Olivia. Baritone/tenor or lyric baritone; “Sebastian:” Male, 20-30, Viola’s lost twin brother, who comes to Illyria to start a new life; falls in love with Olivia. Tenor; “Malvolio” (Supporting): Male, 18-65, strait-laced steward of Olivia, whose vanity makes him think he is headed for greatness by marrying Olivia. Bari-tenor, to a high A; “Sir Toby Belch” (Supporting): Male, 18-65, Olivia’s uncle; rowdy, mischievous, unapologetically rowdy. Nemesis of Malvolio. Bass-baritone; “Sir Andrew Aguecheek” (Supporting): Male, 18-65, Toby’s companion and partner in crime; also a suitor to Olivia. Weak, nerdish man. Bari-tenor; “Antonio” (Supporting): Male, 20-40, after finding Sebastian in the wreckage of a shipwreck, becomes his traveling companion, best friend and protector. Bari-tenor; “Fabian” (Supporting): Male, 18-65, another one of Toby’s companions. Bari-tenor; Dance Ensemble Who Sing (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, looking for up to six (four female, two male) dancers that are well verse in contemporary dance; must sing; Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): 16+, looking for a strong ensemble to play various roles, including a gospel singer for The Wedding Singer, officers, attendants and such. We are looking for all ages, ethnicities and gender identities. Seeking talent from Irvington, New York, White Plains, The Bronx, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings, Yonkers NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting group. Prepare a song in the style of the show: 16 – 32 bars (no more than one minute) of Broadway R&B, pop, gospel or country. Do not sing material from the show, or with legit Broadway. Come prepared to dance, you might be asked to stay and dance. Bring a headshot and resume.

 

'The CIRCLE Of EYES' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 1 - NYWinterfest is casting a new musical that will premiere in the NYWinterfest 2020. Synopsis: The Circle of Eyes is heartbreaking, inspiring, whimsical, fantasy-fiction, futuristic fairytale about a robot with a soul. Willow's soul was reincarnated from the past life of a little blind girl who dreamed of being a pianist. It is a dark children's story about reincarnation, the meaning of life, the human spirit, and the importance of art created from real emotion, rather than from a machine. Playwright states: "Looking for talent in L.A. or NY. If in L.A., I will fly you to NY for tech & performances." Rehearsal dates not yet set. Performs Feb. 12-16 in NYC. Pays $100/show (3 performances). Playwright states: "Huge cash prizes are also available through the NYW." Seeking—“Willow” (Lead): Female, 18-35, role has 6-7 solos. Must be an amazing singer (mezzo/soprano) and able to dance (lyrical/contemporary/modern), and a great actress; “Echo” (Lead): Male, 18-35, British or English accent, good singer, attractive, moves like a robot; “Arthur” (Supporting): Male, 8-16, good actor, able to sing background vocals; “Benjamin Black” (Supporting): Male, 35+, the ghost/phantom. Has one powerful solo. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

'UNION SQUARE BEGINNINGS' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 1 - Linda Samet, coordinator, is casting Union Square Beginnings, a musical. Synopsis: A group of lost people are assembled in a green space. There are 7 characters. They seek the joys they once had. A rich woman appears. Coordinator states: "The music is a combination of Kurt Weill and Irving Berlin." Dates TBD in the NYC area. Pay TBD. Seeking—“Ehlizabeth” (Lead): Female, 40-65, Once an actress; Captain: Male, 35-60, Former naval captain; “Fritz Landowski:” Male, 45-65, struggling salesman; “Geraldine” (Supporting): Female, 18+, Former hooker, says she is an Ann Miller type. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting coordinator.

 

'POSTAL: A 1940s ROCK MUSICAL' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 1 - Carina Torres, playwright, is casting Postal: A 1940s Rock Musical. Synopsis: Postal is a rock musical about a love triangle that forms within an asylum between a nun, a charming male patient, and a seductive female patient. Playwright states: "This play festival will feature a short excerpt of about ten minutes from the full script. It's dumb comedy, fun characters, and great music. Actors will get to perform on an NYC stage as a part of the Boo Short Play Festival and have a great time. This is a musical but the only character that sings has been cast. So just be prepared to have fun on a stage. If you like 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' then you will love this." Rehearsal dates TBD; tech rehearsal Oct. 6; runs Oct. 10-13 at the Players Theater in NYC. Must be available for all dates. Seeking—Narrator (Lead): Male, 34-54, a comical man who doesn't take shit from anyone. Think of those voices that are absurdly comical just on their own and then the second they say one phrase, you're done. Think campy; “Jimmy” (Supporting): Male, 23-33, role requires kissing and an actress faking fellatio. Jimmy is an absolute douchebag charmer. He can get anything from any girl. He's hot and he knows it. Think campy; “Jolene” (Supporting): Female, 21-30, role requires kissing and pretending to perform fellatio on actor playing Jimmy. She is a badass bitch who is angry and wants to trick Jimmy into falling in love with her before breaking his heart. Having a shaved head or anything of the like is a plus; “Doctor Frizzard” (Supporting): Male, 22-30, role requires kissing. Doctor Frizzard is a nerdy physician. He's the type of hot where you aren't sure if they are actually really attractive or not. Tall and lanky. He is filled with unhappiness because the woman he loves will never love him back. Think campy. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Apply via backstage.com

 

EQUITY, 'GUYS And DOLLS' NYC EPA – OCT. 1 - Fireside Theatre is seeking Equity actor/singers for various roles in Guys and Dolls. Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows, book; Frank Loesser, music-lyrics; Rehearsals begin Feb. 10, 2020; runs Feb. 23-April 12, 2020 in Fort Atkinson, WI. Pays $699/wk. min. Equity Dinner Theatre Contract. Seeking—Various Roles: 18+; Sky Masterson: Male. Baritone B to E-flat. 25–35. Lead role. Charismatic, cool and charming. Sky is a suave, intelligent and confident gangster who naturally commands others’ respect and attention. Handsome, with a swagger and sex appeal. Some dance/movement ability would be useful; “Sarah Brown:” Female. Soprano to High A. 18–35. Lead role. Conventional, respectable and principled, Sarah is initially a little too buttoned-up for her own good. She has genuine passion for her calling. The actress playing this role has to play convincingly drunk. Strong movement ability a plus; “Nathan Detroit:” Male. Baritone to High F. 35–50. Lead role. Nathan is a lovable rogue, a bit neurotic who is always struggling to stay one step ahead of the pack and looking for the big break he never seems to get. Funny, eternally frustrated; “Adelaide:” Female. Mezzo to A. 30s to 40s. Lead role. Lead performer at the ‘Hot Box’ a tacky cabaret joint. Strong comic actress with strong dancing ability. She adores Nathan but is driven crazy by his antics; “Nicely Nicely Johnson:” Male. Tenor to high B-flat. 28 to 50. Supporting role. One of Nathan Detroit’s henchmen. Comic, cheerful and likeable he delivers hilarious one-liners and a big, Broadway showstopper (‘Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat’); “Benny Southstreet:” Male. Baritone. 25–55 supporting role. Nicely’s pal with whom he sings the duet ‘Guys & Dolls’ and trio ‘Fugue for Tinhorns’. Upbeat; “Arvide Abernathy:” Male. Baritone 60–90 supporting role. Sarah’s grandfather and a member of the Save a Soul mission. Wise, warm and caring. Good singing voice; “Rusty Charlie:” Male. Baritone 20s+. Supporting role. Small time gambler. Sings the trio ‘Fugue for Tinhorns’ with Nicely & Benny; “General Matilda B. Cartwright:” Female Mezzo 40–65 Supporting role. Regional representative of the Save a Soul Mission. Powerful, matronly, no-nonsense with a formidable presence. Equity Principal Audition Oct 1 from 10AM-6PM (lunch 12noon-1pm) at Open Jar Studios (1601 Broadway, 11th fl., New York City NY 10019; Enter on 48th Street). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a pop/rock song in the style of the show. Singing from the show is fine. Bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

 

'SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER' – OCT. 2 - The Fireside Theatre is seeking nonunion talent for principal roles in the upcoming production of Saturday Night Fever. Robert Stigwood & Bill Oaks, book; The Bee Gees, songs; Rehearsals begin Dec. 9; runs Dec. 31, 2019-Feb. 23, 2020 in Ft. Atkinson WI. Competitive salary, EMC points, housing, meals, travel. Seeking—“Tony Manero” (Lead): Male, tenor to A. Plays 19, handsome Brooklyn Italian. King of his circle. Projects machismo with a vulnerability beneath. Extremely charismatic. Believable Brooklyn accent, strong dancer with a killer pop/rock voice; “Flo Manero” (Lead): Female, mezzo. Plays 40–60. Tony’s Brooklyn Italian mother. Opinionated, devout Catholic. Movement a plus; “Monty” (Lead): Male, bari-tenor to G with strong falsetto. Plays 40–60, versatile actor-singer-dancer to play two roles. Monty – handsome womanizing, high-energy, DJ with a genuinely likable nod to 60’s free-spirited sexuality; “Stephanie Mangano” (Lead): Female, mezzo with belt to D. Plays 20, beautiful Brooklyn Italian. Projects overconfidence and pretension but is really a simple girl trying to be more than what she came from. Must be genuinely likable. Believable Brooklyn accent. Strong voice and very strong dancer; “Frank Jr. (Lead): Male, tenor to A-flat. Plays 25 – 30, Tony’s brother. Brooklyn Italian, genuine, paternal, spiritual energy. Believable Brooklyn accent, strong mover with a strong pop/rock voice; “Bobby C” (Lead): Male, tenor to A-flat. Plays 18–20, awkward Brooklyn Italian. One of “the Faces” (Tony’s gang). Insecure and needy. A troubled soul who tries too hard. Believable Brooklyn accent, strong mover with a great pop voice; “Annette” (Lead): Female, mezzo with belt to E-flat. Plays 18–20, attractive, Innocent, insecure, needy. She tries to mask her vulnerability with toughness. Believable Brooklyn accent. Strong dancer with strong voice. Open Casting Call Oct 2 at 10AM at Open Jar Studios (1601 Broadway, B'way & 48th; enter on 48thNew York City NY 10019). Prepare 16 bars in the style of the show. You may sing from the show. All physical types and ethnicities welcome. Monitor will begin signing people up when building opens. Do not start an unofficial list. It will not be honored. Be signed up by 9:30am; typing will be done promptly at 10am.

 

'GUYS and DOLLS' – OCT. 2 - The Fireside Theatre is casting nonunion talent for principal roles in the upcoming production of Guys and Dolls. Frank Loesser, music-lyrics; Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows, book; Rehearsals begin Feb. 10, 2020; runs Feb. 27-Apr. 12, 2020 in Ft. Atkinson WI. Competitive salary, EMC points, housing, meals, travel. Seeking—“Sky Masterson” (Lead): Male, Baritone B to E-flat. Playing age 25–35. Charismatic, cool and charming. Sky is a suave, intelligent and confident gangster who naturally commands others’ respect and attention. Handsome, with a swagger and sex appeal. Some dance/movement ability would be useful; “Sarah Brown” (Lead): Female, Soprano to High A. Playing age 18–35. Conventional, respectable and principled, Sarah is initially a little too buttoned-up for her own good. She has genuine passion for her calling. The actress playing this role has to play convincingly drunk. Strong movement ability a plus; “Nathan Detroit” (Lead): Male, Baritone to High F. Playing age 35–50. Nathan is a lovable rogue, a bit neurotic who is always struggling to stay one step ahead of the pack and looking for the big break he never seems to get. Funny, eternally frustrated; “Adelaide” (Lead): Female, Mezzo to A. Playing age 30s-40s. Lead performer at the ‘Hot Box’ a tacky cabaret joint. Strong comic actress with strong dancing ability. She adores Nathan but is driven crazy by his antics; “Nicely Nicely Johnson” (Supporting): Male, Tenor to high B-flat. Playing age 28-50. One of Nathan Detroit’s henchmen. Comic, cheerful and likeable he delivers hilarious one-liners and a big, Broadway showstopper (‘Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat’); “Benny Southstreet” (Supporting): Male. Baritone. 25–55. Nicely’s pal with whom he sings the duet ‘Guys & Dolls’ and trio ‘Fugue for Tinhorns’. Upbeat; “Arvide Abernathy” (Supporting): Male, Baritone 60–90. Sarah’s grandfather and a member of the Save a Soul mission. Wise, warm and caring. Good singing voice; “Rusty Charlie” (Supporting): Male, Baritone 20s and above. Small time gambler. Sings the trio ‘Fugue for Tinhorns’ with Nicely and Benny; “General Matilda B. Cartwright” (Supporting): Female, Mezzo 40–65. Regional representative of the Save a Soul Mission. Powerful, matronly, no-nonsense with a formidable presence. Open Casting Call Oct 2 at 10AM at Open Jar Studios (1601 Broadway, B'way & 48th; enter on 48thNew York City NY 10019). Prepare 16 bars in the style of the show. You may sing from the show. All physical types and ethnicities welcome. Monitor will begin signing people up when building opens. Do not start an unofficial list. It will not be honored. Be signed up by 9:30am; typing will be done promptly at 10am.

 

'DANIEL TIGER’s NEIGHBORHOOD,' NON-EQUITY NAT'L TOUR – OCT. 2 - Wojcik/Seay Casting is casting the nonunion North American tour of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: The Musical. Jeremy Dobrish, author; Voodoo Highway, music-lyrics; Rehearses Dec. 28-Jan. 7, 2020; tech Jan. 8-16; runs Jan. 16-May 10; layoff weeks Apr. 6-15. All dates are subject to change. $685/wk plus per diem. Seeking—Track #1 “Daniel Tiger” (Lead): 18-34, any ethnicity. Daniel is a curious, imaginative 4-year old who loves to embark on adventures. He invites our young audience members into his world, giving them a kid's eye view of his life. Excellent singer. Dancer skills needed. Puppeteer experience and improv skills a plus. Note: This is a fully costumed character role with full costume head; Track #2 “Mom Tiger” (Lead): 18-34, female actor. Any ethnicity. Daniel's mother is a homemaker, caring and always there for Daniel when he needs it. She is also mother to Daniel's baby sister, Baby Margaret. Excellent singer-dancer. Puppeteer skills a plus. Warm, mid-low vocal range; Track #3 Dad Tiger/Prince Wednesday/Cowboy/Mr. McFeely/Various Puppet Characters (Supporting): 18-34, male, any ethnicity. Prince Wednesday is Daniel's best friend, the youngest of the royal family. Prince Wednesday likes to show his magic tricks as well as entertain, impress, and make his friends laugh with jokes and tricks. Mr. McFeely is the neighborhood mailman, delivering packages from his red bike. Excellent singer-dancer. Puppeteer and magic skills a plus. Must be able to ride a bike. Tenor; Track #4 Miss Elaina/Teacher Harriet/Dinosaur/Various Puppets (Supporting): 18-34, female, African American. Seeking a skilled character actress who can believably play multiple roles and ages. Miss Elaina is one of Daniel's best friends. She is notable for doing many silly things, like "doing things backwards." Miss Elaina invents new games for her friends to play. She lives in a merry-go-round with her eccentric parents. Teacher Harriet is Daniel's pre-school teacher. Excellent singer-dancer. Contemporary pop sound. Mid vocal range; Track #5 O the Owl/Music Man Stan/Baker Aker/King Friday/Various Puppet Characters (Supporting): 18-34, male actor, African American. O the Owl is one of Daniel's friends, who lives right next to Katerina Kittycat in the same tree. O loves to read books and is usually seen with a book. He is also a curious child who is always on the lookout for new things. Music Man Stan is Miss Elaina's father. He owns the music shop in the neighborhood of Make-Believe. Baker Aker owns and runs the neighborhood bakery. Physical dexterity a must. Excellent singer-dancer. Puppeteer skills and musical instruments a strong plus. Full voice baritone; Track #6 Katerina Kittycat (Supporting): 18+, female, any ethnicity. Katerina is a cat with white fur who loves playing dress up and pretend but loves ballet the most. When she likes something or is excited, she will often twirl and is quick to respond with her signature “meow meow.” Excellent singer-dancer with strong ballet. Puppeteer skills a plus. Soprano; Female Swing: 18-34, any ethnicity. Strong character actress-singer to cover all female characters and play some small roles in every show. Must be adept at dance and willing to learn puppetry; Male Swing (Supporting): Male, 18-34, any ethnicity. Strong character actor-singer to cover all male characters and play some small roles in every show. Must be adept at dance and willing to learn puppetry. Open Casting Calls Oct 2 from 10AM-1:30PM for women (sign-up begins at 9:30am; list will be pulled by 10:30am) & 2:30PM-6PM for men (sign-in begins at 1:30pm; list will be pulled at 2:30pm; lunch, 1:30pm-2:30pm) at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., Rm. 312, holding Rm. 314, New York City NY 10018). Come prepared to dance/move first. All will dance first. This will be a playful and imaginative musical theater combination. Jazz shoes or sneakers are fine. You may be asked to stay and sing/read. Have your book of music on hand. Sides will be distributed in the room but can be previewed on the website. Remember to bring your headshot and resume along. Callbacks Oct. 3. Must be available to attend callbacks to be considered for this show. All adult actors are playing children, adults, and animals. Note that all roles will sing and dance. All talent must have a valid driver's license and passport. Must be at least 18 years of age. All performers must be physically fit and adept. For more info, visit http://danieltigerlive.com

 

EQUITY, 'Les MISÉRABLES,' AEA – OCT. 2 & 3 - LMS Touring Company, LLC is casting Equity singers for Les Misérables, for future ensemble replacements in the currently running SETA production (25th Anniversary production). Claude-Michel Schonberg, music; Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, book; Alain Boublil and Herbert Kretzmer, lyrics; Note: The show is entirely sung and everyone in it must be a strong singer with a wide range. The men are primarily rangy high baritone, or tenors with strong low ranges. Les Misérables is cast entirely interracially. Currently running SETA tour. Pays $976/wk. Equity Short Engagement Touring Cat. 3 Agreement. Seeking—Female Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, all ladies belt up to C and most will cover Principals; the ensemble is made up of eleven men and eight ladies; Male Ensemble (Chorus/Ensemble): 18+, all men sing to G and most will cover Principals; the ensemble is made up of eleven men and eight ladies. Equity Chorus Calls Oct 2 at 10AM for Equity male singers (casting break at 1:30pm) and Oct 3 at 10AM for Equity female singers at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 12th Floor, New York City NY 10018). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Women: Prepare 16 bars of a legit musical theatre song. Opera, jazz, rhythm- and-blues and rock are not the proper styles. Bring sheet music a picture and resume, stapled together. An accompanist will be provided. Men: Prepare 16 bars of a legit musical theatre song. Opera, jazz, rhythm-and-blues and rock are not the proper styles. Bring sheet music a picture and resume, stapled together. An accompanist will be provided.

FLYING SHIP PRODUCTIONS The APPLE CORPS – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 4 - Flying Ship Productions is casting Flying Ship Productions The Apple Corps, a NYC school tour. Synopsis; Flying Ship Productions seeks actor-singer-dancers for the Apple Corps, a traffic safety musical sponsored by the NYC Dept of Transportation and the NYC Board of Education. Shows are weekday mornings up to 5 days/week. Must play young and energetic. All ethnicities encouraged. Ability to make early morning calls and work well with others a must. Show includes a variety of musical/dance styles. Rehearses TBD in Montclair NJ; opens early October in NYC. Pay is $105/performance day. 45-minute shows. 2/day. Contract begins early October until winter break. Cast must be available for all shows. Paid rehearsals including travel stipend to Montclair NJ. Seeking—All Cast Members (Lead): Males & Females, 18-30, all performers must be able to act, sing and dance, one role has a tap feature; indicate on your resume if you tap; all performers will act as ASM; also indicate if you drive. Seeking talent from Montclair NJ; New York City NY. Submit headshot/resume and cover letter to: jonathanflyingship@gmail.com and put Apple Corps Tour in the subject line.

EQUITY, 'SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER' and 'GUYS and DOLLS' – OCT. 4 - Fireside Theatre is seeking submissions from male and female Equity singers who move/dance well. Will play a variety of ensemble roles. All physical types and ethnicities welcome. Some ensemble members will cover principal roles. Saturday Night Fever: Robert Stigwood and Bill Oaks, book; featured music by The Bee Gees; Guys and Dolls: Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, book; Frank Loesser, music and lyrics; Saturday Night Fever rehearsals begin Dec. 9; runs Dec. 31-Feb. 23, 2020; Guys and Dolls rehearsals begin Feb. 10, 2020; runs Feb. 27-April 12 at Fireside Theatre in Fort Atkinson WI. Pays $685/wk. min. for Saturday Night Fever; Pays $699/wk. min. for Guys and Dolls. Equity Dinner Theatre Contract. Seeking—Equity Dancers Who Sing: Males & Females, 18+. Equity Chorus Call Oct 4 at 10AM for Equity Male Dancers Who Sing & 2PM for Equity Female Dancers Who Sing at Open Jar Studios (1601 Broadway, 11th fl., New York City NY 10019; Enter on 48th St.). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Be warmed up and ready to dance when the call begins. Bring character and ballet shoes. Some may be asked to stay and sing after all have danced. Prepare 16 bars of music; singing from the show is fine. Bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

 

'CANDY LAND MAGICAL JOURNEY' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 5 - FAME Theatrical Productions - Honey's School of Dance is casting Candy Land Magical Journey, a Chocolate World Adventure into the world of Candyland. Rehearsals TBD in West Hempstead NY; runs Dec. 14 in NY. Seeking—Various Roles: Males & Females, 7-20. Seeking talent from West Hempstead NY. Bring a resume, headshot and 16 bar of sheet music. Casting for: Mr. Mint, Plumpy the Troll, Jolly Gumdrop, Grandma Nut, Princess Nut, Queen Frostine and Molasses Swap. Auditions at 45 Cherry Valley Ave. West Hempstead. For more information and to make an appointment call 516/225-1088.

'A CROSSING' – OCT. 7-11 - McCorkle Casting Ltd is casting non-AEA dancer-singers for A Crossing, a workshop of a new dance musical directed/choreographed by Emmy-Award Winning Joshua Bergasse and produced by Barrington Stage Company. Runs Dec. 3-13 in NYC. Workshop stipend total is $750. Seeking—“Karina” (Lead): Female, 19-37, a young, pregnant Mexican woman running from abuse; the father of her child demanded that she have an abortion; she escaped, deciding to cross the border so she and her baby would be safe; mezzo with a strong pop/folk/rock sound and belt, up to D5; excellent singer; good mover; “Martin” (Lead): Male, 29-47, a young Honduran man, considered an outsider by the Mexicans trying to cross their border to the U.S. Baritenor or tenor with a strong pop/folk/rock sound, up to A4; excellent singer; good mover; “Daniella” (Lead): Female, 30-50, Latin or Hispanic; Mexican woman, older, a household servant who hopes for a better life for her family; she’s raising Giselle after Giselle’s mother was killed; Alto but with a contemporary sound, up to B-flat5; great dancer-singer; “Giselle” (Lead): Female, 18-25, reads 15 years old; young and fearless; raised in a violent world, rescued by her grandparents; unlike the others, crossing is an adventure, not a frightening hardship; great singer, good mover; “Arturo” (Lead): Male, 35-59, an older member of the group of immigrants; also doubles as a member of the male ensemble playing other roles of various ages; great singer, good mover; “Ernesto” (Lead): Male, 20s to play 15, Latin or Hispanic; a younger member of the group of immigrants; also doubles as a member of the male ensemble playing roles of various ages; great singer, good mover; Male Ensemble (Supporting): 18-51; Female Ensemble (Supporting): 18-50. Seeking talent from New York City NY. Actors submitting must be available from Dec. 3-13, 2019 and be a New York City local hire. We need your submissions ASAP! Please email McCorkle Casting at acrossingcasting@gmail.com and note in the subject line which role you are submitting for. Attach your current headshot and resume to this email. Note if you are available to audition in NYC from Oct. 7-11. If you have any dance or singing reels, please include a link to those in your email. Because of the choreography requirements, actors must be available to audition in-person. If you cannot make auditions, send your reel, note in your submission that you cannot attend, and we will keep you on file for future auditions.

EQUITY, 'Les MISÉRABLES,' SETA TOUR – OCT. 7 - LMS Touring Company, LLC is casting Equity actor-singers for future principal replacements in the currently running SETA Tour (25th Anniversary Production) of Les Misérables. Claude-Michel Schonberg, music; Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, book; Alain Boublil and Herbert Kretzmer, lyrics; Currently running on tour. Pays $976/wk. Equity Short Engagement Touring Cat. 3 Agreement. Seeking—“Jean Valjean:” Male, 35-40, a poor peasant who rises to affluence, he has great natural nobility and dignity. A powerful figure, ideally a large man with a character of operatic size and passion. The voice needs to have a pop/rock sound or a classical sound of extraordinary textual clarity; sings to B (high lyric baritone or tenor with strong low notes); “Javert:” Male, 18+, policeman who relentlessly hunts Valjean. Ideally a large man. The ultimate “law and order” figure. Obsessed, to the point of irrationality, with a rigid and merciless moral code. He too is a character of operatic size and passion. Both belt voice and classical can suit this role but must have a darker quality than Jean Valjean; baritone, sings to G; “Thenardier:” Male, 30-49, strong comic character role; a crooked innkeeper, later a petty, amoral thief. Greedy, irreverent, selfish, boorish, vulgar; baritone, sings to F-sharp; “Marius:” Male, 18-29, a member of the revolutionary student movement. Attractive and romantic but in a sensitive, 19th century “byronic” way; high baritone (sings to A) with a strong bottom (to A); “Enjolras:” Male, 20-36, very strong singer; charismatic political figure. Leader of the revolutionary movement; high baritone (to G-sharp/A); “Fantine:” Female, 18-35, poor factory girl, struggling to support her fatherless daughter. Later is a pauper, a prostitute, a consumptive and a ghost. Earthy and poignant. Although is finally defeated by circumstances she should appear to be strong and a survivor. She puts up a valiant fight against the horrors of her life; belt up to C, sings to E-flat; “Cosette:” Female, 18-25, the younger the better; Fantine’s daughter (first seen as and played by a child) delicate, elegant, vulnerable and beautiful. Falls in love with and later marries Marius. Soprano (to high C) but a light, young “floating” sound, without heavy vibrato; “Eponine:” Female, 18+, an enormous and beautiful belt voice, to C in belt (sings to E-flat). Daughter of the Thenardiers but in no way behaves like them. Fired by an unrequited love for Marius. Small, gamine, waif-like. Hasn’t learned to disguise her emotions; wears her heart on her sleeve; “Madame Thenardier:” Female, 30-45, tough, sharp, coarse, boorish, vulgar. Strong character comedienne role; belter; “Gavroche:” Male, 7-11, 52” tall or less. Spunky street urchin. Lots of personality. Sings very well; Young Cosette & Young Eponine: Female, 7-11, 50” tall or less. Sweet innocent waifs; pretty soprano voice. Equity Principal Audition Oct 7 from 10AM-6PM (lunch 1:30pm-2:30pm) at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., 12th Fl., New York City NY 10018-6504; Check lobby upon arrival for any changes). EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Prepare a short legit musical theatre song to sing. Opera, jazz, rhythm-and-blues and rock are not the proper styles. Bring sheet music a picture and resume, stapled together. An accompanist will be provided. 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.

OPEN CALL For MALE ENSEMBLE and JERRY MULLIGAN in 'AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 10 - Franck Casting is casting the roles of Jerry Mulligan and Male Ensemble in An American in Paris. Craig Lucas, book; George Gershwin, music; Ira Gershwin, lyrics; Synopsis: An American GI’s chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer leads Paris to become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship, and love in the aftermath of war. This is a dance show. The majority of roles, including the leads, all must dance. Rehearsals begin Dec. 9, 2019; runs Jan. 20-June 15, 2020 in NYC. Pays $500/wk. for ensemble minimum. Pays $600/wk. for principals. Housing and per diem provided. Seeking—“Jerry Mulligan” (Lead): Male, 21-31, superb dancer; good singer; a GI who remains in Paris at the end of WWII; an artist; charming and something of an “innocent” in a complicated world; Male Ensemble (Supporting): 21-35, superb male dancers; dancers with extensive ballet training, including partnering work, tap, and jazz; good singing is ideal but some tracks will not need to sing. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Bring a photo and resume. Male dancers and male dancers who Sing-sign up begins at 9am. Be dressed and ready to learn a ballet combination and dance in groups of three. Wardrobe: Appropriate dance clothes. No baggy clothing and no hats. Ballet slippers, tap shoes, jazz shoes/sneakers. Singing of all levels (or lack thereof) welcome. For singers: be prepared to sing a traditional musical song (Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Jerome Kern are all excellent choices for this show), but any musical theatre “Golden Age” song is great. Bring Sheet music in the correct key that you sing the song in. Production wants everyone who can sing (even a little) to try to sing. For Jerry, you can begin to learn his audition song "Beginner's Luck" which is attached, but also sing another song if you know that. (Jerry is the lead role, if you are only interested in ensemble, you do not need to work on this song).

'MIRACLE ON 34th STREET' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 10 - Cumberland Theatre is casting Meredith Wilson's Miracle on 34th Street" the musical. Rehearsals begin Nov. 16; runs Dec. 5-22 at the Cumberland Theatre in Cumberland MD. Pay is negotiable. Contract includes housing and travel stipend. Seeking—“Fred Gaily” (Lead): Male, 30-40, a handsome military captain mustering out into civilian life. Smart, hopeful and warm. Baritone; “Kris Kringle” (Lead): Male, 55-70, a kind old man who believes he is Santa Claus. He embodies all of the classic characteristics of the jolly, friendly, warm-hearted icon. Baritone. Seeking talent from Cumberland, Baltimore, Frederick MD; Virginia Beach, Richmond VA; Washington DC. Apply via backstage.com or contact the theater.

'MAMMA MIA' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 12 - The Legacy Theatre is casting the roles of “Sam Carmichael” and “Pepper” in the musical Mamma Mia. Catherine Johnson, book; Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, music-lyrics; Rehearses Jan. 1-23, 2020; runs Jan. 24- Mar. 1 (Thurs.-Sun.) in Fayetteville GA. Pays $300+/wk. (negotiable). Round-trip airfare or full travel reimbursement, free housing, and use of company car provided. Seeking—“Sam Carmichael” (Lead): Male, 40-50, one of Sophie’s potential fathers. He is a wealthy architect (40-50 age range, American). Sam has regretted leaving Donna all his life and now finds himself divorced and back in her presence. He is straight-laced, confident, and composed. At times he is perhaps a little overbearing, but he is determined not to mess up the second chance he has been given. A very true and honest character within the chaos of the story. Songs include: "S.O.S.," "Thank You for the Music," and "Knowing Me Knowing You," among others; “Pepper” (Supporting): Male, 18-25, a flirty waiter at the Taverna. Featured through his brief relationship with Tanya. Hot, energetic, and fun-loving. He makes a great double-act with Eddie. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Apply via backstage.com or visit http://www.thelegacytheatre.org

 

EQUITY, 'THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE' – OCT. 21 & 22 - Riverside Theatre Inc. is casting Equity singers and dancers for Thoroughly Modern Millie. Rehearsals begin Dec. 17; runs Jan. 7-26, 2020 in Vero Beach FL. Pays $1033/wk. Equity Non-Rep LORT B+ Agreement. Seeking—Ensemble Singers: Males & Females, 18+, male and female singers to populate the world of Millie Dillmount; all ensemble members will be required to tap dance as well as being excellent singers; Ensemble Dancer-Singers: Males & Females, 18+, tappers who have strong theatre dance and also must be strong singers. Equity Chorus Calls Oct 21 at 10AM for Equity male singers who tap & 2:30PM for Equity female singers who tap and Oct 22 at 10AM for Equity female dancers who sing & 2:30PM for Equity male dancers who sing at Pearl Studios NYC 500 (500 8th Ave., Holding Room 314, New York City NY 10018). ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. Singers: Bring book of music and prepare a short selection in the style of, or from, the show. Also bring a photo and resume. Callbacks will be in early November. Dancers: Bring p/r, Tap Shoes, Character shoes and book of music in case you are asked to sing. Callbacks will be early November.

 

'A BROADWAY HOLIDAY', ANNAPOLIS SHAKESPEARE COMPANY – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Annapolis Shakespeare Company is seeking union and nonunion talent for the Annapolis Shakespeare Company production of A Broadway Holiday. Synopsis: Specifically seeking trained musical theatre actors and singers. Our original musical is an updated confection of holiday showstoppers with new song and dance numbers, featuring our popular Broadway performers and a live band. We’ve extended the run by popular demand. Don’t miss the holiday fun! Rehearsals begin Nov. 12; runs Dec. 12-28 in Annapolis MD. Pay for union actors will be $254/week, under the Equity Special Appearance contract. Nonunion professional contracts range from $100-$254/week, depending on experience/role. A few internships/understudy spots available for early career professionals with starting stipend of $75-$100/week. Seeking—“Harry” (Lead): Male, 28-40, young radio producer who started out as a dancer; friend of Jimmy’s; falls in love with Joan. Required skills: Singing, Musical Theater; “Jimmy” (Lead): Male, 28-40, former Broadway hoofer and radio personality, turned war hero, returns to an inherited theatre left by a distant uncle; Required skills: Singing; “Melvin” (Lead): Male, 35-55, caretaker of the theatre, comes with the place, new and surprise romantic interest for Bonnie. Required skills: Singing, Musical Theater. Seeking talent from Annapolis MD; New York City NY; Baltimore MD; Arlington VA; Washington DC. Submissions should include headshot/resume, availability for callback dates, and season availability. Must be available for all of tech and performances. Actors should prepare one classical monologue. Singers should prepare two pieces showing range, at least one of which should be from a golden age musical (pre-1960s). Dancers should prepare a video sample of their work. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to submit. All roles are paid. Applicants should send their submissions to asc_casting@annapolisshakespeare.org including their availability and phone number. Only limited housing is available for next season, all applicants must indicate whether they are in the DMV area or if they will require housing. All callbacks will be by appointment/invite-only. They will be held in Annapolis MD.

FUNNY GIRL – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 30 - Regional Theatre of the Palouse is seeking supporting lead need for Funny Girl. and male ensemble lead and ensemble talent 2019-20 Season includes: Funny Girl (Rehearsals begin in July; runs Aug. 15-25), Matilda the Musical (Rehearsals begin Sep. 30; runs Nov. 7-17), She Loves Me (Rehearsals begin Jan. 6, 2020; runs Feb. 13-23), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Rehearsals begin Mar. 19, 2020; runs Apr. 16-26). Rehearses Mon.-Fri., 6:30pm-9:30pm in Pullman WA 99163. Compensation includes travel, lodging and a modest monthly stipend for the duration of the project. Stipend is negotiable with regards to experience. Seeking—All Roles: 18+, unless otherwise indicated. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). In your cover letter state availability. Include a video with your submission (dance and singing required). For more info about the season and RTOP as a company visit www.rtoptheatre.org.

 

 

 

COMPANIES:

FROM The GROUND UP THEATRE COMPANY Inc., NYC-BASED MEMBERS – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 20 - From The Ground Up Productions is casting new NYC-based company members for “For The Ground Up,” a long-standing theatre company. Casting assistant states: "Founded in 2007, From The Ground Up Theatre Company is a bicoastal collective currently seeking submissions for new company members. “From The Ground Up” Theatre Company has remained committed to its mission statement for over a decade and counting...producing purposeful and visionary theatre, film, TV and new media art that is socially conscious. The company is dedicated to provoking unique thoughts and creativity within the community, while developing a deeper understanding of how art directly affects the human condition. Committed to fostering one another's growth, they continually strive to be artists that gracefully express themselves with passion and courage." Rehearsals commence beginning of September in New York NY. Equity Waiver Code. Seeking—New NYC-Based Company Members (Lead): Males & Females, 18+. Seeking talent from New York NY. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company.

 

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:

'CELEBRATION Of MUSIC' – NOTICE EXPIRES SEP. 30 – BALTIMORE - Sun & Sky Entertainment is seeking all musical acts/genres (bands, soloists, duets, groups, instrumentalists, a cappella, and even dancers), ages 4-25 years old, to audition for Celebration of Music. All contestants must attend the live concert at Gordon Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. Voting will take place online and in concert, and the winner will be announced Oct. 24, 2019 at the Gordan Center for Performing Arts in Baltimore MD. The winner will get to perform a live solo and go on to perform on the nationally televised show in California on PBS. No pay. Coordinator states: "The winner will be announced at the end of the show and will get to perform again. They will also be featured on the national television show 'Celebration of Music' in Los Angeles, California, which will be taped for the entire country to watch on PBS. The winner will also get to record a single available on iTunes or record a music video for YouTube with Ethan." Seeking—Contestant (Lead): Males & Females, 4-25. Seeking talent from Baltimore MD. Apply via backstage.com or contact the entertainment company. When applying, indicate that Dannielle is your "recruiter's name"; this will ensure that Dannielle will be able to process your application personally.

'The SEARCH For ROXIE' from 'CHICAGO The MUSICAL' & BROADWAY.com – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 7 - Broadway.com in partnership with Chicago The Musical, is looking for its next Roxie to perform in its Broadway cast. Accepting submissions through Oct. 7. TBD rehearsal/production dates for the winner of the competition. This notice is for the Search for Roxie competition. A jury of casting directors will select 10 semi-finalists, and fans will vote for their top three. These finalists will then be flown to NYC for a final audition to determine the winner. The winner will be cast as Roxie and receive an Equity Production Contract. Seeking—“Roxie Hart:” Female, 21+. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Find all of the audition submission instructions at https://chicagothemusical.com/roxiecasting/ How to audition: -- Read through the audition packet at https://rpm-site-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/chicago/Roxie+Casting+Packet.pdf
-- Record your audition video.
-- Record a video of yourself stating your name and where you’re from.
-- Sing snippet of “Roxie.”
-- Perform the monologue.
-- Dance the “Hot Honey Rag” (instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6rsDZpUxZ8)
-- Limit your video submission to 4 minutes.
-- Fill out the audition packet and upload your video.
-- Share your video on Facebook with #TheSearchForRoxie and tag "Chicago The Musical."

'CELEBRATION Of MUSIC,' TALENT SEARCH MULTIPLE CITIES – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Sun and Sky Entertainment is seeking local and up-and-coming talent for Celebration of Music, a national television show in L.A. starring artist Ethan Bortnick. Coordinator states: "From bands, soloists, duets, choirs, instrumentalists, a cappella, and dancers, you'll see a wide range of curated talent from contestants ages four-25. Plus audience members will be able to place their vote, helping determine the winner, who will be announced at the end of the live show! This is an event you don't want to miss!" Concerts are in the fall and winter, location TBA. Unpaid. Coordinator states: "All contestants will be given a presence on our website with their video posted for voting. There will be a winner chosen by an audience and online votes. (This part is not televised only the finale in LA.)." Some cities are televised while others are just virtual competitions. Seeking—Contestant (Lead): Males & Females, 4-25, all musical acts/genres (bands, soloists, duets, instrumentalists, a cappella, and even dancers) to audition. Seeking talent from Las Vegas NV; Rochester NH; Providence RI; Parker CO; Bethlehem PA; Grants Pass OR; Jackson, Memphis TN; Palm Coast, Gainesville FL. All contestants must submit an online video to be considered for the show. Apply via backstage.com or contact the entertainment company. They can submit several video links to show their various talents. Some cities are televised on local public broadcast stations while other cities are virtual competitions. The winner will be announced at the end of the show and will get to perform a winning solo. They will be featured on the national television show - Celebration of Music in L.A. which will be taped and aired on various public broadcast stations throughout the US. The winner will also get to record a single available on iTunes (or record a music video for YouTube with Ethan if you are a dancer).

'CELEBRATION Of MUSIC' TALENT SEARCH – NOTICE EXPIRES NOV. 1 - Sun and Sky Entertainment is seeking local and up-and-coming talent for Celebration of Music, a national television show in L.A. starring artist Ethan Bortnick. Coordinator states: "From bands, soloists, duets, choirs, instrumentalists, a cappella, and dancers, you'll see a wide range of curated talent from contestants ages four-25. Plus audience members will be able to place their vote, helping determine the winner, who will be announced at the end of the live show! This is an event you don't want to miss!" Performs Nov. 3 at the Bushnell Theater, Hartford CT. Unpaid. Coordinator states: "All contestants will be given a presence on our website with their video posted for voting. There will be a winner chosen by an audience and online votes. (This part is not televised only the finale in LA.)." Seeking—Contestant (Lead): Males & Females, 4-25, all musical acts/genres (bands, soloists, duets, instrumentalists, a cappella, and even dancers) to audition. Seeking talent from Hartford CT. All contestants must submit an online video to be considered for the show. They can submit several video links to show their various talents. Some cities are televised on local public broadcast stations while other cities are virtual competitions. The winner will be announced at the end of the show and will get to perform a winning solo. They will be featured on the national television show - "Celebration of Music" in L.A. which will be taped and aired on various public broadcast stations throughout the US. The winner will also get to record a single available on iTunes (or record a music video for youtube with Ethan if you are a dancer). For more info, visit https://celebrationofmusic.com/audition

 

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:

VOICE OVER TALENT – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 2 - Auto Bahn Entertainment is casting voice over talent for a song cameo and music producer tag. Looking for a female voice over artist with a sexy, foreign sounding voice to do a producer sound Tag/cameo on a song. Accents encouraged. Looking for talent capable of doing a confident laugh. Works at Time Travel Studios, Babylon NY. Pays $50, need talent to report to a recording studio in Babylon NY for about an hour. Seeking—Female Voiceover Artist (Lead): 18+. Apply via backstage.com or contact the casting company. Submit an audio reel of your voice and of you doing a sexy laugh. We will provide selected candidates a script to recite.

NURSERY RHYMES VIDEOS For CHILDREN – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 13 - Moonbug Entertainment is seeking a native Mexican male singer for a nursery rhymes channel. Ongoing work; remote. Pays $25 per nursery rhyme (two minutes long). Seeking—Male Singer (Lead): 18+, a bright bubbly native Mexican male singer to sing nursery rhymes for children. Must be able to sing in both English and Spanish. Seeking talent Worldwide. Artist must self-record and able to deliver a high- quality .wav file.
Production will send you a video file for reference (in English) and a lyric sheet (in Spanish/English) along with backing track. The vocals need to be sung and recorded with the audio file returned via Google Drive. Lyrics will need to be checked (to make sure the translation is ok). Good quality self- recording is required. Production gives artists two weeks to sing 20 tracks. You will only be considered for this role if you have samples in the relevant styles uploaded to your portfolio for review. Apply via backstage.com or contact the entertainment company.

 

ONE-TWENTY-SIX MEDIA – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - One-Twenty-Six Media is seeking vocalists, songwriters, and pop groups. Manager states: "On behalf of record producers represented by One-Twenty-Six Media, we are currently accepting demos from vocalists, songwriters, and pop groups. Producers are seeking passionate talent who are aspiring to or are currently pursuing music as their full-time career. If you are a rising performer who needs development guidance or an act on the verge who is ready to be taken to the next level, we want to hear from you. If you are lyricist who is looking for collaboration on melodies, or a songwriting looking to take make your verses hits, we want to hear from you. Send your demos directly for consideration." Dates TBD based on demo. Manager states: "Should producer(s) express interest in working with you, industry standard split sheet, and other appropriate artist agreements would be presented at that time." Seeking—Vocalists: Males & Females, 12-27; Songwriters: Males & Females, 12-35; Pop Group: Males & Females, 13-26. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Send demos directly via email. Send links via SoundCloud, Spotify, or YouTube. If you have both a produced, and acoustic samples, that would be ideal. Video samples are encouraged. Make sure that your demos are current.

VOICE-OVER AGENT SHOWCASE! – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Acting And Voice Studios is seeking adults (ages 16+) for a Voice-Over Acting Agent Showcase with agents from Abrams Artists, Buchwald, Paradigm, and CESD. It's a great one-time opportunity to meet these top agents and showcase your voice-over acting skills and talent. Every student will get direct feedback from the agent panel. The Showcase Oct. 23 at 6:30pm in Midtown NYC. No pay. Participation fee of $169 required. Seeking—Actors: 16+. Seeking talent from New York NY. To register visit: https://www.actingandvoicestudios.com/product-page/voice-over-agent-showcase-with-abrams-cesd-and-paradigm-talent
Please contact the studio with any question at:
E - info@actingandvoicestudios.com | P - 347-443-4050

'RESPLENDENT' LIVE CONCERT And MUSIC VIDEO – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Frostfyre Records is casting singers for Resplendent a live concert put on by Saint Paul's Episcopal Concert Series Walnut Creek. Rehearses Fall 2019 (two 3-hour rehearsals) in North Bay/South Bay; performs in Walnut Creek; music video shoots through spring-summer 2020 in and around Point Reyes national Seashore, Mare Island, Castello di Amorosa, and Calistoga CA. Pays vary by role: $400 for the vocalist ($200 for the completion of the live concert and $200 for all audio voice work and filming); $200 for the cello/cellist ($100 for the completion of the live performance and $100 for filming). Seeking—Lead Vocalist (Lead): Female Vocalist for live performance and music video. Seeking talent from Benicia, Los Altos CA. Lead vocalist applicants should submit an a cappella video audition/cover of "My Heart Will Go On." Apply via backstage.com or visit http://stpaulswc.org/wordpress/?page_id=6181

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

PROMOTIONS:

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

 

KIDS, APOLLO TALENT MANAGEMENT – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 31 - Apollo Talent Management is seeking children talent to join Apollo Talent Management's roster. Rehearsal/Productions location: Simple Studios, 134 West 29th St., 2nd fl., NYC. Seeking—Child/Teen Actors (Lead): Males & Females, 3-15, acting, commercial, and print. Bring with you two recent photos, including headshots and resumes. Apply via backstage.com or contact the management company.

 

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

 

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.

 

RESOLUTE ARTISTS AGENCY – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 1 - Resolute Artists Agency, founded by a former Broadway performer and based in Atlanta GA, with clients in NYC, LA, and Atlanta is holding an invited call for Equity and non-Equity musical theatre actors, singers, and dancers for theatre and SAG-AFTRA actors for on-camera work. Work dates/locations depend on jobs booked. Agency is based in Atlanta GA. Seeking—Atlanta Based Performers Seeking Representation: 18-70. Seeking talent from Atlanta GA. Submit headshot/resume and reel by applying here for consideration of an appointment. Musical Theatre Performers: If given an appointment, you will be asked to sing 16 bars of rep of your choice. Be prepared to sing a contrasting song if asked. You may also be asked to do a one/two-minute monologue of your choice. If you are a dancer-singer-actor, you may be asked to do a small technical combo (bring tap shoes, as well). Accompanist provided. Film/TV Performers: If given an appointment, you will be asked to do a one- to two-minute monologue of your choice. Be prepared to do a one- to two-minute contrasting monologue if asked. For more information, visit www.resoluteartistsagency.com.

 

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:

VOICE TEACHERS NEEDED – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 1 - Young Singers Academy is seeking the following positions for immediate and future hire: Voice Teachers. Founder-director states: "Young Singers Academy empowers young people through the art of singing. We offer group voice classes and private/duet voice lessons to kids and teens, grades K-12. Our goal is to nurture confident voices for life." Sep. 5-6, hours tbd. Weekdays 3-7pm and Weekend Hours (Varied). Greenwich Village, Upper West Side, and possibly more locations. Academic year divided into 3 terms. $30 per teaching hour. Required free weekly voice class and professional development with other teachers. Teacher training days on Sep. 5 and 6. Seeking—Voice Teacher (Lead): Female, 18-90, Do you LOVE singing and LOVE children? Wanted: Enthusiastic, inspired voice teachers for private and/or small group lessons for singers, grades K-12. Looking for experienced singers and teachers to join a team that will meet regularly for professional development to give our students and staff the best support in learning how to nurture confident voices for life. Must demonstrate solid singing technique with classical voice training. Availability on weekdays 3pm-7pm and/or weekends (must be able to commit to a consistent agreed-upon weekly schedule); basic classroom and management duties, including parent relations; preparation, instruction and management of materials; adhere to Young Singers Academy Approach; attend ongoing YSA Professional Development. Requirements: Love of children and ability to see and hear potential in each individual; enthusiastic lifelong learner excited to blend YSA Approach with her/his own personal style and strengths; Bachelor degree in Voice; Kodály training preferred; previous experience working with children; reliable, upbeat, creative personality who can take direction well and anticipate needs; high-level verbal and written communication skills; computer- and tablet-proficient. Submit a headshot, cover letter, and resume, and note your availability in your cover letter. Serious applicants only. Please complete the application form: https://forms.gle/VWz8pLqJqNiuhLcX7

 

The NEW YORK PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY 2019-20 SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 1 - The New York Performing Arts Academy is seeking prospective students for The New York Performing Arts Academy's Acting, Singing/Musical Theater, and Dance programs. Note: Auditions are for potential full or partial scholarships, and admittance to the Performing Arts programs. Program runs in NYC. Full and partial scholarships available for Performing Arts programs. Seeking—Singers/Musical Theater: 9+; Actors: 9+. Actors: Prepare a one-minute monologue of your choosing. Singers/Musical Theater: Prepare a song selection not to exceed one-minute time limit. Dancers: Prepare a selection not to exceed one-minute time limit. Arrive prepared and warmed up prior to arriving. Register for the audition at http://apply.nyperformingartsacademy.org.

 

The PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE PREP, VOICE INSTRUCTOR – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 5 - The Professional Performance Prep is seeking individuals with teaching experience in both voice and piano for ongoing work. Co-owner states: "We are the preeminent performing arts studio in New Jersey. We have students in films, major TV networks, Broadway, Off-Broadway, and on tours. We regularly have Broadway stars, casting directors, agents, and managers come down from NYC for master classes and lessons. We are searching for someone with teaching experience and leadership ability to join our teaching staff." Ongoing work starting ASAP in Eatontown NJ. Pay negotiable based on experience. Additional pay for housing/transportation not available. Local hires only. Seeking—Voice Instructor: 18+. Seeking talent from Eatontown NJ; New York NY. Submit your teaching resume, professional resume, and a cover letter stating your availability. http://www.theprepnj.com

 

ACCESS FORUM For ACTORS, MUSICAL THEATER AUDITION WORKSHOP – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 8 - Mungioli Theatricals, Inc & MCCNY is seeking participants for a musical theater audition workshop. Access Forum is a safe and supportive space in which performers may try out audition material, focusing on the performance of song, take creative risks, and receive the perspective, guidance and support of a professional casting director, while at the same time creating access for the homeless to receive food and shelter. Offered at a lower cost to performers than is available commercially, 100% of the proceeds from this Workshop go to the work of MCCNY which runs, among other things, one of the largest Food Pantries for the Homeless in all of New York, and one of the only LGBTQ+ Safe Shelters for Homeless Kids. Organizers state: "Thank You for joining us, bettering yourself and improving your audition technique, while supporting those in need! #everybodywins" Arnold J. Mungioli has been a Broadway Casting Director for over thirty years, working primarily in the Musical Theater. He teaches a weekly class in Preparing for the Profession at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and Audition Workshops at universities across the USA and internationally. Workshop runs Sep. 12, Sep. 19, Sep. 26, Oct. 3, and Oct. 10, 7pm-9pm at MCCNY 446 West 36th St., 2nd Fl New York NY 10018. $250 tuition fee for the entire series of five classes; $150 for half series (3 classes); or $50 for a single class (limited availability). Seeking—Musical Theater Performer: 18+, from beginner to Broadway Professional. All are welcome. Only 10 performers will be accepted. To register and reserve your spot visit www.eventbrite.com/e/access-forum-for-actors-musical-theater-audition-workshop-tickets-71921682689?aff=ebdssbdestsearch. Note: You must register in advance. We are no longer a drop-in class, though audits may be arranged via a single class ticket. Come work on your audition songs. Bring your own sheet music, in your key and marked for the accompanist. Our goal is that you will work at least four out of five classes during the series. Be present for one another and enjoy the process of the work.

 

KIDS, 'FROZEN Jr.' – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 12 - Riverdale Children's Theatre Bronx NY is casting a fee-based production of Frozen Jr. the musical. For more info and to register, visit: www.riverdaletheatre.org. Rehearses three times/week beginning Oct. 13 in the Bronx NY; tech week Jan. 19-23, 2020 at Lovinger Theater, Lehman College (250 Bedford Park Blvd W) in Bronx NY; performs between Jan. 24-Feb. 2 at the Lovinger Theater. Tuition fee of $465 per child + $100 in ad/boosters. Program tuition Includes costume fees. Each child will receive a cast t-shirt and a link to a performance video. Seeking—“Hans” (Lead): Male, 14-18; “Kristoff” (Lead): Male, 14-18; Citizens of Arendelle (Chorus/Ensemble): Male, 14-18. Seeking talent from The Bronx NY. For program fees and information, log on to www.riverdaletheatre.org, or email derek@riverdaletheatre.org About the theatre: "Riverdale Children's Theatre has been cited in Backstage Magazine and by AmericanTowns Media as one of the leading children’s theatre companies in the United States. It also has the distinction of being one of only four official “pilot” programs in the country recognized by leading theatrical licensing company, Music Theatre International."

 

NYC CITYWIDE ARTS JOBS – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 15 - Citywide Arts and Sports Programming is seeking dance, drama, musical theater, yoga, sports, and martial arts teachers for part time jobs teaching, assisting, and substituting citywide. Hiring now for Fall 2019. Early interview candidates will have priority this Fall. Jobs run September-June respectively as per the school calendar. All are part time and in the afterschool timetable. Rates discussed at the time of interview. Seeking—Musical Theater: Males & Females, 25+, all types including jazz/ improv; accompanists; dancers who sing a little and act; singers who dance or move well and act; Accompanists who can improvise and follow children instinctually. For consideration, send a brief cover letter explaining why a part time job afterschool will work well with your schedule, theatrical pictures and resume, any links to your work you may like to include, three professional references, and your phone and email in the body of your reply. We request you list any and all travel for next year if you already know. Note: Not required but note if you are fluent or conversational in French or Spanish. Put “Sub” in subject if you travel extensively or “Local” if you audition and remain in the area Sep. -June. There is room for growth. These part time jobs are ideal for people who are looking for quality teaching jobs for minimal time commitment per week offering a wide range of subjects and locations to grow local your teaching experience. Apply via backstage.com or contact Citywide Arts and Sports.

 

KIDS, CHILDREN's THEATER and FILM WORKSHOP – NOTICE EXPIRES OCT. 15 - Enchanted Garden Studios is seeking students in grades K-8 for a children's workshop. Company states: "The actors in this program are given two performance opportunities each year, including ensemble and solo work on stage and on-camera using TV scripts and commercials. Students learn contemporary vocal techniques to build vocal skills and solid acting technique designed to help them break down a script and develop truthful characters and performances. Class size is limited so that each student is given lots of individual attention and shown by the teacher how to shine as a performer." Classes run at The Enchanted Garden Studios in Ridgefield CT. Unpaid. The rates for the classes can be found on the website: www.EnchantedGardenStudios.com. Seeking—Child Actors for Workshop: 4-13. Seeking talent from Norwalk, Ridgefield, Westport, Wilton, Darien, Danbury CT. http://www.EnchantedGardenStudios.com

 

CHAUTAUQUA SCHOOL OF MUSIC VOICE PROGRAM - DEADLINE OCT. 23 - Applications are open for Chautauqua School of Music's Voice Program. Chautauqua welcomes applications from talented students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin or religious background. Admission is by application and audition for full-term students. Applicants for the voice program must be enrolled in or recently graduated from music studies (undergraduate, graduate or doctoral) at the time of application. Professional musicians and high school students are not eligible for admission or financial aid. Live and recorded auditions are accepted for the voice program. A confirmation will be emailed to you along with your audition time when you select an audition location. Videos must include the repertoire requirements listed below and uploaded with your application on Slideroom. Listed below are the repertoire requirements for voice auditions. Please keep your total for all three pieces around ten minutes maximum:

Aria from an oratorio or opera

Song in English (Art Song preferred)

Song in German, French or Italian

Live auditions scheduled: Oct. 26 from 10:30am-2:30pm at Opera America (Plácido Domingo Hall, New York NY); October 27 from 12noon-6pm Opera America (Charles Mackay Studio, New York NY); November 16 from 10am-3pm Roosevelt University (Chicago College of Performing Arts, Ganz Hall, Chicago IL). Online Video also Accepted by November 1. Accompanist is provided at each live audition. For more info, visit https://chq.org/schools/school-of-music/voice-program/apply-today

 

ONLINE ACTING COACH LA – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Online Acting Coach LA is seeking participants for classes/workshops. Company states: "Looking for a monologue written just for you? You've come to the right place. Like any good athlete, everyone needs a coach. Looking for passionate actors ages 7-22 for coaching sessions and workshops. Limited space available for Los Angeles studio classes. From working pros to enthusiastic novices, each lesson is catered to your skill level. Curriculum includes character building, world building, focus exercises and memorization tricks! Learn from working professionals who know the ins and out of the industry and get better every time." Runs TBD in Los Angeles CA. Pay As You Go: $60/One-hour session. Prepaid: $200/4 Sessions. $380/8 Sessions. After a commitment of 8 lessons, you will receive a custom monologue, catered to your type and interest. If you're interested in prioritizing the custom monologue, then we can work out a custom plan catered to your needs. Seeking—Acting Student: 7-30. Seeking talent Nationwide (United States). Note your interest/experience. Space is limited. More info at onlineactingcoachla.com.

 

FALL 2019 CLASSES, Including SCENE STUDY and ADVANCED SCENE STUDY – NOTICE EXPIRES DEC. 31 - Primary Stages ESPA is seeking participants for Scene Study and Advanced Scene Study classes. Company states: “Scene Study with Broadway Actor Kelly McAndrew and Advanced Scene Study with Director Maria Mileaf available for enrollment now at Primary Stages ESPA! Scene Study with Kelly McAndrew will give you an inside look at the work on stages today. In this class, you will learn to make bold choices and ask the right questions to tackle the challenging demands of the form, structure, and language of contemporary and modern playwrights. By the end of this class, you will have valuable rehearsal skills and be able to identify the core action and spine of a scene and translate this into your character work and rehearsal process. Visit https://primarystages.org/espa/acting/scene-study for more info. Advanced Scene Study with Maria Mileaf offers a select group of actors an even more rigorous curriculum than our regular Scene Study class. In this class, you will learn to ask the right questions and make bold choices in order to tackle the demands of contemporary texts led by a powerhouse director of new works. By the end of this class, you will know how to set yourself up to win and do all the preparation necessary for inspiration to do its thing. Visit https://primarystages.org/espa/acting/advanced-scene-study-1 for more info.” Primary Stages ESPA is a home for all artists, in all stages of their careers. Scene Study starts September 17; Advanced Scene Study starts September 18. For other classes, start and end dates vary. All classes held at Primary Stages Studios in Midtown. No pay. Workshop fees vary by class. Discounts for returning students.
ESPA provides students easy and convenient payment plans to break up tuition: https://primarystages.org/espa/about-espa/payment-plans. Fall 2019 classes at Primary Stages ESPA are now open for enrollment:

The Art of Auditioning
Instructor: Jen Wineman
In this honest and refreshing discourse among actors and director, you’ll improve your auditioning through making confident choices—both in your audition and in your life as an artist

Being On-Camera
Instructors: Amelia Campbell and Anthony Arkin
Be freed from the pressure to perform so you can focus your attention on learning and refining on-camera skills in a supportive and exciting environment

On-Camera Auditioning
Instructors: Amelia Campbell and Anthony Arkin
This class is an intimate and intensive dive into the preparation and experience of the on-camera audition

Hand-Selected Monologues
Instructor: Gabra Zackman
Ready for a fresh start? This class is designed to give you three new monologues, handpicked just for you;

Fall Classes Open For Enrollment. Fall 2019 classes at Primary Stages ESPA are now open for enrollment:
The Art of Auditioning: Instructor: Jen Wineman
In this honest and refreshing discourse among actors and director, you’ll improve your auditioning through making confident choices—both in your audition and in your life as an artist.
Being On-Camera: Instructors: Amelia Campbell and Anthony Arkin
Be freed from the pressure to perform so you can focus your attention on learning and refining on-camera skills in a supportive and exciting environment.
On-Camera Auditioning: Instructors: Amelia Campbell and Anthony Arkin
This class is an intimate and intensive dive into the preparation and experience of the on-camera audition.
Hand-Selected Monologues: Instructor: Gabra Zackman
Ready for a fresh start? This class is designed to give you three new monologues, handpicked just for you.
The Contemporary Monologue: Instructor: Geoffrey Owens
Having the right monologue is key to showcasing your abilities as an actor and ultimately getting hired. This class seeks to match actors with audition material that makes them shine

Scene Study: Instructor: Kelly McAndrew
This is not the scene study class you took in college. This 8-week class will give you an inside look at the work on stages today

Advanced Scene Study: Instructor: Maria Mileaf
This class offers a select group of actors an even more rigorous curriculum than our regular Scene Study class. Over ten weeks, you will work in pairs on contemporary material, challenging yourself as an artist and as a scene partner

Chekhov Intensive: Instructor: John Gould Rubin
Chekhov is all about character, which means there is no playwright more gratifying to perform for an actor than Chekhov. This intensive will give you the essential experience of wrestling with Chekhov's genius

Solo Performance: Instructor: Judy Gold
Like Anna Deavere Smith, Nilaja Sun, John Leguizamo, Sharon Washington, Sarah Jones, Daniel Beaty, and other brave solo performers who have come before you, this class will guide you through the process of telling your personal story on stage

Alexander Technique for Auditions: Instructor: Karen Braga
Imagine being able to walk into any audition feeling grounded, confident, and centered. The Alexander Technique teaches performers how to release habitual tension for an experience of more freedom, poise, and presence

Acting Intensive: Machinal: Instructor: Kimberly Senior (Director, Disgraced on Broadway)
For actors and directors, some of the most gratifying work happens in the rehearsal room. In this intensive, director Kimberly Senior will lead you through the first week of a mock rehearsal process for Machinal by Sophie Treadwell. Seeking talent from New York City, New York, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Manhattan NY. For more info or to enroll, call 212/840-9705 ext.215 or email espa@primarystages.org.