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11/08/2009

B2: Casting!

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Greetings Community,


As Always,


Kevin-Anthony


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JOSIAH THEATRE WORKS


 CASTING CALL FOR UNDERSTUDIES


The off-Broadway Play,


“THE EXCHANGE”


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A Story of wealth, fame, love, betrayal,secrets & redemption


*Written and Directed by Nickolas Long, III*


 EVERY WEDNESDAY For August & September ONLY


(By APPOINTMENT ONLY)


11:00am-1:00pm


@


Josiah Theatre Works Rehearsal Offices@


INDEPENDENCE HOUSE Community CTR.


176 W. 94th Street,


NY NY


(Between Amstadem and Columbus Ave)


1,2 or 3 TRAIN TO 96th Street.


 BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, REVISED Script!!!!!!!


“Secrets unfold in this dramatic take on a fictional wealthy famous black family. Feel the music of the late 1920’s in the fictional fast paced city,


“ZION CITY” , poetry, spirituals,jazz, blues and superb drama takes REIGN in this stage play that opened May 2009 to a successful run”


 REOPENS DECEMBER 1ST-DECEMBER 12TH 09′!!!!!


Paid PERFORMANCES. UNPAID REHEARSALS


Show will open at our Performance space in HARLEM NY NY


 *Seeking 3 BLACK MALE ACTORS


4 BLACK FEMALE ACTORS AND 1 WHITE FEMALE ACTOR


AGES 21-35


*ABILITY TO SING AND DANCE IS A PLUS!!!!!!, BUT NOT REQUIRED*


 CONTACT- 347 291 6289 or yyministries@yahoo.com


 *Josiah Theatre Works in Funded in part by generous community donations of Harlem and NYC metropolitan area*


 


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Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for the feature film Sex & The City 2:


MIDDLE EASTERN/ARABIC WOMEN ages 30-60, with Principal film experience or extensive theater experience. This will be a small featured scene with about 5 extras & the 4 main Characters in the film. The Director will be picking from photos & then we will do a go-see with him in person. There are no lines scripted but he needs people who can do non verbal reacting & if necessary able to take a line.


Seeking SAG or NON SAG MEN, ages late 20s- early 50s, to portray successful Gay couples. This will be a multiple day scene & matching so please indicate if you can do multiple days in a row. We need attractive, any ethnicity, great clothing, interesting guys for a big party scene.


Email a recent picture, contact information, and your union status to sexandthecity2@ gwcnyc.com. Write the role for which you are submitting in the subject line of your email.


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BFF Entertaiment is seeking pairs of close friends to appear on the hit web
game show BFF.


Hosted by College Humor’s Jake Hurwitz (of Jake and Amir), friends are
challenged to see how well they know each other.


Great prizes including a grand prize trip to Iceland.


Auditions are this Tuesday and Wednesday from 10-6.


You will need to come to the audition with your friend and the two of you
would also need to be available to shoot sometime between August 17-22.


The audition shouldn’t take more than 45 minutes and takes place at 136 W.
21st St, 5th Floor., Manhattan


If you are interested, please email casting4crossroads@ gmail.com and let us
know what time you and your friend would like to come in


Thanks,


David Title
Producer


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THROUGH THE MOTIONS: CASTING FEMALE LEAD!


We are looking for a talented individual to play the following roll:


CHLOE: An extremely religious college student who wants to be everyone’s friend.


Shooting will take place August 14th and 15th. If you are interested in auditioning with us, then please contact Chris ASAP at Cma54@drexel. edu with a headshot and resume! In addition, we will send you a copy of the first couple pages of the script!


-No pay/but a copy of the film and food will be provided.


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MiND TV needs a host for a series of programs on television production.


We are looking for a Hispanic female in her mid-30’s. Knowledge of television production is a plus. This will require one day of shooting. It is unpaid, but you will receive a copy of the programs and they will air on the station and online.


Please send your headshot and a link to your demo reel to Chelsea O’Rourke at corourke@mindtv. org no later than August 21. No phone calls please.


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Short Film shot in HD featuring work of a top NY fashion stylist and top couture designer.
Project films for 4 days in Late August.
Please send pictures and resumes to ribbonsthefilm@ gmail.com.


Seeking Non Union Actress/Model for featured role in short film with high fashion elements. Formal acting training and/or experience necessary. Modelling experience a plus. Actress should be 5’6 and taller. All ethnicities are encouraged to submit.


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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
THEATREWORKS USA
EQUITY TYA TIER 2 CONTRACT:
$460 WEEKLY/ $55 PER DIEM
NATIONAL TOUR


SEEKING:
SCROOGE
(Late 20’s-30’s) Any vocal range. His songs are in the Henry Higgins talk-sing tradition.


BOB CRATCHIT
(20’s-30’s) Baritone or tenor. Quirky young leading man. Also plays the Ghost of Christmas Future.


FRED
(20’s-30’s) High Baritone. Young leading man who can play odd character types. Also plays Teen Scrooge.


FEZZIWIG
(mid-late 20’s) High Baritone/tenor. Character man. Can be portly. Also plays Ghost of Christmas Present and Marley’ s Ghost.


MRS. CRATCHIT
(20’s-30’s) Needs to have soprano notes as well as a belt. Character woman to play various roles including the ethereal Ghost of Christmas Past, Mrs. Dilber, Scrooge’ s maid, and a young boy.


TINY TIM
(early-mid 20s) FEMALE. Soprano with pop belt. Should be short (under 5’3″) in stature and believable as a young boy. Also plays Scrooge’ s younger sister FAN.


MOLLY K. MEADOR
THEATREWORKS/ USA
151 WEST 26TH STREET
7TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10001


ALL ACTORS WILL BE SIGNED AS ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGERS and will be required, as such, to lift scenery and sound equipment during daily load-in and load outs (up to 60 lbs).


All rehearsals take place in NYC. Housing is not provided.


ALL ACTORS MUST SING & SPEAK WITH A BRITISH ACCENT.


All actors must be strong singers and versatile performers. Each actor plays multiple characters.


COMPANY 1
Rehearses: 11/7/09-11/20/ 09
Performs: 11/21/09-12/ 23/09
COMPANY 2
Rehearses: 11/16/09-11/ 29/09
Performs: 11/30/09-12/ 23/09
All dates subject to change


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UNTITLED SHORT
Sisters Rain and Zeta Foreman are all that each other have in life. While most girls their age have little to no worries, Rain has the burden of making sure her little sister, Zeta, is safe and taken care of. Although they have a place to lay their heads at night, Rain is constantly worried about the type of environment and the negative role her mother, Catherine, has in their lives. Things quickly spiral out of control when a family friend approaches Rain with an offer that can make her situation “better”. Will Rain take the offer or will she continue on the path that she and her sister are already on?


Apply to: Shavonne, shayorange@gmail. com


5 Non Union Breakdrowns:
Female / 11-14 yrs. / African American
Zeta is young, naive but smart.


Female / 15-17 yrs. / African American
Rain is the older sister. She is protective of Zeta and has a hard exterior.


Female / 31-40 yrs. / African American
Catherine is an alcoholic and drug addict. Has a nasty attitude and could care less about what anyone thinks of her.


Female / 31-40 yrs. / Any Ethnicity
Samantha is Catherine’s ‘special’ friend. She is also into illegal activities and plays both sides of the fence when it comes to Catherine and her daughters.


Male / 15-17 yrs. / Any Ethnicity
Scott is mysterious yet helpful in the sister’s situation.


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Auditions for Lessons on the A Train
Play by the Downtown Urban Theater Festival


Lessons on the A Train by the Downtown Urban Theater Festival
A short play to be performed in New York City area high schools


AUDITION INFORMATION:
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
By appointment only (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Joria Productions
260 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor (between 7th and 8th Avenues)
Manhattan, New York 10018


NEEDS:
One male dancer (18 to 35 y.o.) skilled in hip hop dance


ROLE AVAILABLE:
DANCER – hip hop dancer with some light acting


Nonunion with compensation of $100 for each performance and $50 for each rehearsal


Projected Rehearsal Period: September 21 through October 8, 2009 (Monday through Thursday during the day) – total of 12 rehearsals


Projected Performance Period: October 14 through November 20, 2009 (Monday through Friday during the day) – approximately 15 to 20 performances


Email resume and photo to mnewell@arcos- ny.com


Compensation: Nonunion with compensation of $100 for each performance and $50 for each rehearsal


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Snow Motion Films is casting ‘DREAM GIRL’
SAG Ultra Low Budget Film Agreement
Mark: male, 20s, Latino, smart and educated
Sonia: 22-25, Latina, illegal alien, beautiful, has an accent
Ted: male, 20s, Caucasian, humorous
Rachel: 20-23, Caucasian, fashion model
Cara: female, 23-30, Latina, homeless, no accent
Antonio: 50-60, Latino, Mark’s father
Homeless Man: 30-40, any ethnicity, sleazy, attacker
Jogger: male, 35-45, any ethnicity
Lindy: female, 20s, African-American, educated
Hood: 17-20, any ethnicity.


Open call auditions will be held Aug. 14, noon-4 p.m. at The New School for Social Research, 66 W. 12th St., Room 509,
No pay provided. Shoots in Sept. in NYC.


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The Clockwork Theatre is casting the world premiere of Underground, the first production in its fifth anniversary season. James McManus (Princess Grace Award winner), writer; Owen M. Smith, dir. Workshops of the script and rehearsals will be held this summer; runs Sept. 29-Oct. 17 at The Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row in NYC.


Seeking Lydia: 40s-50s, steely, strong-willed wife of a coal miner, works hard to make sure her sons grow up to be respectable, very religious, with a strong sense of family.


Auditions will be held Thursday, August 20 at 6:30pm at Theatre Row Studios on 41st St. (btwn. Ninth & Dyer aves.), NYC. Studio entrance is on 41st St., close to the corner of Dyer Ave. Sign-in begins at 6:00 p.m. Prepare a one-minute contemporary monologue and be prepared to read from the script if possible. For more info,visitwww. theclockworkthea tre.org.Travel stipend available


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New York and LA based Production Company casting for the following role in celebrity-attached short feature “CRUMBLE”.


-Chevrolet (female), provocative and outspoken sex worker (18-40)


Deferred pay contracts but has guaranteed festival screenings in NY and LA, incl. Cannes Short Film Corner. Copy, meals.


Audition this Thursday please submit headshot and resume to:
crumblethemovie@ gmail.com


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HOLIDAY HEIRLOOM FAMILY REUNION.  During the holidays there’s nothing better than having the whole family together.  In this touching show, HGTV will surprises a deserving family by teaching them how to throw a warm multi-generational holiday reunion party. We’ll help preserve lifelong family memories, update heirloom party decor, and create unforgettable family holiday recipes so that they’ll be able to plan perfect parties for years to come.  HGTVCasting@gmail.com


WINTER WONDERLAND ENTERTAINING  One lucky family will get an ultimate winter wonderland holiday party for themselves and their entire neighborhood!  The family will throw the best over-the-top party you can imagine but with a twist!  We are also looking for a baby announcement, an engagement or maybe even a Christmas Wedding!  HGTVCasting@gmail.com


MAGICAL MERRY CHRISTMAS (PAY IT FORWARD).  In this poignant holiday special, HGTV introduces us to a family that has already experienced life’s greatest gift … a family member who has beat a life-threatening illness.  It’s a touching story of survival, love, and “giving back,” because now this family spends their holiday brightening the days of those still in need.  We’ll teach you how to use decorations, centerpieces, and even desserts to help others by “paying them forward” to a local charity.  It’s a feel good show to get everyone into the holiday giving spirit! HGTVCasting@gmail.com


HOLIDAY HOMECOMING (A SEASON OF SURPRISE).  A family that has remained optimistic despite challenges that no family should endure gets a well-deserved holiday surprise… the return of a family member who hasn’t been home in years.  HGTV will help to create a beautiful holiday season of food, décor, and gifts on an amazingly small budget with a party that’s sure to whet your appetite and warm your heart.  *Please send information to: HGTVCasting@Gmail.com to get your party started!


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Looking for Grown & Sexy audience members for a BET Special taping!


Friday, August 21st in NYC! Set to perform are Kid Cudi, Melanie Fiona & Ryan Leslie!  Please send your ticket requests to Rising.Icons@Gmail.com and note that you must be 23 and older! This is a Grey Goose Sponsored televised event.


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CASTING CALL FOR THE
PLAY “BUTCH MAMAS!” – NYC’S Lower East Side


PLAYWRIGHT/ PRODUCER:


Ms. K.S. Stevens


DIRECTOR:


Ms. Shenelle Eaton Foster


SHOW
DATES:    September 18, 19th
PREVIEWS; September 24,25,26 SHOW


LOCATION:      The WOW Café Theatre, 59 – 61 4th Street, Manhattan
(Off-Off Broadway)


“Butch Mamas!” is a hysterical side splitting smart comedy about a fledging
dysfunctional support group for diverse butch lesbians who want to become Butch Mamas and their eccentric admirers!


AUDITIONING


1) Please email you headshot and CV to K.Stevens.Plays@gmail.com and the
character(s) for which you are auditioning


2) Actors please wait for a confirmation email with the times and location of the audition. The audition will take approximately 15minutes. Please come early.


3)  August 14th and 15th are the initial dates for auditions and callbacks will be August 15th between 2 pm and 6 p.m.


4)  At the audition, please bring a current headshot and CV for us to keep and prepare a short comedic monologue (no more than 3 minutes).


5) “Butch Mamas!” is a queer lesbian play and queers and queer friendly actors of all shades are highly encouraged to apply.


6) Rehearsals will take place from August 24 through the end of the show on September 26th.


7) Equity – okay.


CHARACTERS


COREY – Early 30 year old. Any race. Female. Therapist recently acquired her MFT, facilitator, former early childhood educator. Had a butch mama for a parent. (ALREADY CAST)


TEAGAN – Mid 40 year old. Any race. Biological female. Butch Lesbian. Bitter, resentful, butch lesbian, grumpy, ex-girlfriend of CASSIE.


CASSIE – 40 year old. Irish or Mixed Irish. Biological female. Femme lesbian. Partner  of ROBIN. Into Butch/Femme dynamic. Ex-girlfriend of TEAGAN.


ROBIN – Late 30 year old. Any race. Biological female. Butch/Androgynous partner of CASSIE. Trying to get pregnant. Acknowledges her fluid gender and sexuality.


JASPER – Mid to late 30 year old. Biological female. Woman of Color AG lesbian. Into stud-on-stud butch.  Smooth talker.


ALMA – 40 years old or older. Biological female. Woman of Color. Lesbian. Butch looking. Celibate. Infertile. Logical. Lawyer.  Professional. Wants to be a single parent.


SHAY – 21 years old. Any race. Biological male. Bike messenger. Pretty. Strong. Simple minded. Extremely liberal.


KELP – 26 years old. Any race. Biological female. Queer. Holistic. On the femme side. Submissive.  Organic. Tranny chaser.


DRINA – 5 year old. Biological female. Femme child. (ALREADY CAST)


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General Call, 8-12 Casting



Please submit Headshots, Resume, & Demo or link with NOTE ON RESUME: *WILLING TO TRAVEL!* to: Info@8-12casting.com



8-12 Casting is searching for actors, models, child actors, and pregnant moms for Background & Feature Extra’s. Network Movies. Non-union.  Pay is $75-$125 per day CASH ( upon completion) *Excluding children* Hudson Valley/ Westchester residents preferred! If you live in NYC you have to be WILLING TO & PAY FOR TRAVEL to the Hudson Valley for filming! We will not reimburse you for costs.


Seeking: ACTORS, MODELS, CHILDREN, PREGNANT MOMS.


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My Favorite Year


Saturday, September 12, 12pm – 4pm; Sunday, September 13, 6pm – 10pm; Callbacks TBA.


The Barn Theatre, 32 Skyline Drive in Montville, NJ, just minutes off Route 287, Exit 47. For more information or directions, call (973) 34-9320, or visit http://www.barntheatre.org.



The Barn Theatre in Montville, NJ, is casting for My Favorite Year.  Book by Joseph Dougherty.  Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens.  Directed by Scott Hart.  Musical Direction by Cliff Parrish. Performance dates: November 20–December 5, 2009 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, with possible additional benefit performances). Produced by special arrangement with MTI. Please arrive within the first hour of the audition to register. Please prepare a short song that shows vocal range and personality. Please bring sheet music in the correct key. Readings from the script and a short dance audition will follow. All roles are available. Casting is open, and newcomers are welcome and encouraged. Show Description: It’s 1954, and Benjy Stone is a freshman writer on TV’s King Kaiser Comedy Cavalcade. Benjy is assigned the daunting task of baby-sitting veteran Hollywood swashbuckler Alan Swann. His effort to keep Swann off the booze and out of the papers nearly drives him to the brink before he’s given an unexpected glimpse into Swann’s broken heart that teaches him about human frailty, comedy, love – and what made 1954 his favorite year. Seeking: 9 Men, 8 Women, 8-10 Ensemble. BENJY STONE Male, early to mid 20’s. Eager, alert. Lead role, charismatic, lovable, must move well and must be able to carry the show. Freshman writer of King Kaiser’s Comedy Cavalcade. Vocal range high baritone/tenor to G. ALAN SWANN Male, 40’s+. A handsome, albeit well traveled Hollywood leading man. Lead role, very physical (must do head or hand stand, not afraid of heights, fencing). A “has been” movie star, Errol Flynn -type. Must walk fine line between comic and tragic. Charismatic but with a sad, dark side. Vocal range baritone. KING KAISER Male, Late 30’s to early 40’s. Big, tall, physical and loud. Comic role. Catskill comic, Sid Ceasar-type, now host of the King Kaiser Comedy Cavalcade, America’s #1 TV show. Vocal range baritone. SY BENSON Male, 40’s+. A large man, dyspeptic. Comic role. Head writer, bully to all but King Kaiser. A chicken and pushover at heart. Vocal range baritone. ALICE MILLER Female, 35+. Dry, comic, physical role. Writer on Comedy Cavalcade. She has no problem going toe-to-toe with King or anyone else. Vocal range low alto to D/belt. HERB LEE Male, 35+. Rumpled, silent but very expressive. Comic, physical role. Writer on Comedy Cavalcade. Communicates through Alice. Has little dialog, but must be expressive and possess good comic timing. KC DOWNING Female, early to mid 20’s. A bright, attractive career girl. Assistant to the producer. The only “straight man” in a world of funny people. Pretty enough to be the “Breck Girl”, Benjy’s love interest. Must move well. Vocal range high alto light belt. LEO SILVER Male, 50’s+. Gray-haired, well dressed, antacid chewing producer of the Comedy Cavalcade. Comic role. Physically smaller than King, but the only one who comes close to controlling him and usually at his side. Vocal range baritone. BELLE MAY STEINBERG CARROCA Female, 40’s+. Benjy’s mother. A large presence of a woman, generous of nature and proportion (think tall, big hair, big bust). A substantial beacon of Brooklyn society. Loud and a bit overbearing, always looks her best, if not a bit too much. Lainie Kazan-type. Comic role but with a touching quality. Vocal range high alto belt. ROOKIE CARROCA Male, 40’s+. Belle’s husband, Benjy’s step-father. Physically smaller than Belle. Must be able to pass as Filipino. Ex-wrestler. Comic role. Vocal range baritone. UNCLE MORTY Male, 40’s+. Benjy’s uncle (Belle’s brother). Loud, comic role (doubles in some ensemble scenes). Vocal range baritone. AUNT SADIE Female, 40’s+. Morty’s wife. You should have no problem picking them out as a couple. Comic role (doubles in some ensemble scenes). Vocal range alto. TESS Female, 16+. Swann’s estranged daughter. Very pretty (doubles in some ensemble scenes). STAGE/FLOOR MANAGER Male, 30’s. Organized, yet frustrated type. Tries to be in control of entire cast and crew, but is difficult. Doubles as ensemble/dancer/singer. MAXFORD HOUSE GIRLS (3) Females, 20’s+. Must sing well with close harmonies (think Andrew Sisters). Must dance well, tap dancing a plus (double in some ensemble scenes). ENSEMBLE (8-10) Singers and dancers of various genders, ages, and types. Double as various roles throughout the show, and appear in 8 musical numbers.


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Zuly, non-union auditions


Saturday, August 22, 2009. 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Please prepare 32 bars of a contemporary rock or contemporary musical theatre selection, whichever shows you off most authentically. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Contact: Tony Spinosa, tony@tonyspinosa.com


Auditions are being held for ZULY IN THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH: A Family Musical.



This is an original musical fable about one dog’s search for a peaceful way to live in a war-torn junkyard. Non-Union. No pay. 1st Rehearsal September 9th. Workshop performance on September 26th.


Seeking: Zuly: Male or Female. 18-25. Tenor. Next in line to lead his pack of dogs, Zuly struggles with the concept of violence as a solution. Bones: Female. 18-30. Alto. Skinny character actress with a strong comic ability. Kiley: Male. 18-30. Baritone. An angry dog from Zuly’s side of the junkyard, who is jealous of Zuly. Cranky and has a chip on his shoulder. Rego: Male. 30+. Baritone. Sinister & dark. Prototype – Scar from the Lion King. Rose: Female. 18-25. Mezzo-Soprano. Zuly’s love interest. Ingénue. Alisha: Female. 30+. Mezzo-Soprano. Zuly’s mother. Ethnic preferred. Hank: Male. 18-25. Tenor. The toughest fighter dog and Zuly’s opponent. (Double Cast As) Slim Napoleon: a carnival barker.


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‘IN THE MOOD,’ SINGERS, U.S. TOUR


Bud Forrest Entertainment is casting the 1940s big band tour (now in its 16th year) of In the Mood. Bud Forrest, prod. Producers are casting Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 U.S. national tours.


Seeking—Female Alto Singers: sophisticated, attractive, experienced, 5’7”-5’9” (no heels), dress size 4/6/8/10, who can sight-read music, must be excellent at holding harmonies and move well, need warm, sultry, lower alto sound of the period; Male Baritone or Tenor Singers: sophisticated, attractive, experienced, 5’9”+, who can sight-read music, excellent at holding harmonies, must move well. Note: All parts require close harmony/vocal group singing and some solo work with live big band. All ethnicities welcome.


Auditions will be held Aug. 24, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (female singers) and 2-5 p.m. (male singers) at Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 Eighth Ave. (btwn. 36th & 37th sts.), 16th fl., NYC. Sign-up begins a half hour prior to the start of each call. Bring ballad/uptempo standard songs from the 1930s/1940s; an accompanist will be provided. Come dressed appropriately (no jeans or t-shirts). Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. Producer’s statement: “Women, we are seeking altos only—no sopranos.” For more info, visitwww.inthemoodlive.com.$675/wk., plus travel, lodging, and approx. 70 percent of meals provided.


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‘ANNIE,’ NAT’L TOUR, ADULTS


NETworks (prod.) is casting replacements for its 2009-10 national tour of Annie. Ken Gentry, exec. prod.; Kary Walker, prod.; Martin Charnin, dir.; Lisa Gennaro, choreo.; Keith Levenson, music supervisor; Tricia Gentry & Bob Cline, casting dirs. Rehearsals begin Nov. 11; opens Nov. 28. Tour is currently booked through March 2010, with a possible extension.


Seeking—Singers Who Move/Dance: male and female, 5’8″+ (males) and 5’4″+ (females), any ethnicity. Note: Adults only.


Auditions will be held Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. (males) and 1 p.m. (females) at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. (btwn. Sixth & Seventh aves.), 6th fl., NYC. Bring an appropriate musical theater selection, uptempo preferred. You may sing from the show, but also have another show-appropriate selection in mind. Be prepared to move and dance. Callbacks will be held Aug. 28. Separate auditions for children will be held Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. at Chelsea Studios. Pay provided for all roles.


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‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,’ NAT’L TOUR


NETworks (prod.) is casting the 2010 national tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Robert Jess Roth, dir.; Matt West, choreo.; Alan Menken, music; Howard Ashman & Tim Rice, lyrics; Linda Woolverton, book; Tricia Gentry/Bob Cline, casting. Rehearsals begin Jan. 4, 2010; tour opens Feb. 8; closing date TBD.


Seeking—Belle: early to mid-20s (plays 18), classically beautiful face, her eyes shine with intelligence, seems entirely unaware of her looks, strong-willed, adventurous, noble, a true heroine, sensitive and smart, should move very well, lyrical pop theater voice to an E with a very strong and clear belt; Beast: late 20s-late 30s, 6’0″+, role requires an exceptional actor (classical training helpful) who is also a major singer, a tortured soul trapped in the body of the Beast, angry, volatile, and hopeless, when he meets Belle she awakens his warm, loving human side and is able to overcome his bestial nature to break the spell, should be handsome and well-built, baritone to an F; Maurice: late 40s-late 50s, Belle’s father, eccentric inventor, comic, warm, sincere, immensely lovable, devoted to his daughter, short and stout is good, not obese, character voice to a D; Gaston: mid-20s to mid-30s, no older, must be 6’0″+, very handsome, muscular build, sexy with a larger-than-life chiseled face, actor must be a strong comedic farceur capable of playing a larger-than-life style, rude, self-centered bully, egomaniacal, narcissistic, should move very well, big Broadway baritone with a solid F; Le Fou: mid-20s to mid-30s, no taller than 5’8″, Gaston’s adoring hanger-on buddy, a true fall guy, buffoon, must be able to handle physical comedy and move well, seeking an accomplished stage comedian/stage clown, must be able to sing and do a character voice, vocal range to a G; Mrs. Potts: early 40s-early 50s, plump, sweet-faced English teapot, kind-hearted maternal cook, sings the title song, lyrical alto down to a low F sharp with a convincing English accent; Lumiere: early 30s-early 40s, a candelabra, very charming, very suave, very French, maitre D’ who fancies himself as a ladies’ man, passionate, prone to dramatic displays of emotion, the Beast’s coach in the love department, must have a credible French accent, must move well, baritone to a G; Cogsworth: mid-30s to late 40s, manic, officious English major domo, someone wound him up way too tight and he has never wound down, slightly snooty Brit, with a heart of gold, English accent required, character singing voice, baritone, not much singing; Babette: early 20s-early 30s, beautiful feather duster, continually teases Lumiere, must dance, not too bright, voluptuous, tall with a show-girl body, French accent required, Broadway belt with a legit soprano; Wardrobe: early 40s-early 50s, warm, friendly, comedic, vain old girl, very theatrical, had pretensions to an operatic career, should have an ample build, but not obese, loud laugh, the life of the party, legit operatic mezzo to G or B flat; Chip: 8-10, pre-adolescent boy, to play an adorable, inquisitive, eight-year-old teacup, 51″ maximum height, 68 lbs., must sing; Male and Female Ensemble: strong dancer-singers or singer-dancers with strong ballet and jazz technique, most need to be able to understudy principal roles. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend this call. Seeking performers with strong legit Broadway voices.


Auditions will be held Sept. 8 (female performers), Sept. 9 (male performers), and Sept. 10 (male and female dancers) at 10 a.m. each day at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. (btwn. Sixth & Seventh aves.), 6th fl., NYC. Prepare an uptempo or ballad that shows off your voice and range; standard Broadway music is best. If you are a character actor, prepare a song appropriate for that character. Bring sheet music; a pianist will be provided. You are welcome to sing from the show, but have another appropriate selection with you. Those auditioning Sept. 8 & 9 will sing first; those auditioning Sept. 10 will dance first. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. Pay provided for all roles.


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‘UGLY BETTY’


Comer & Gallucio Casting is casting background for Ugly Betty. Deanna Gallucio, casting dir. Shoot dates TBA in NYC.


Seeking—Background Talent: male and female, 18+, all types and ethnicities. Specifically seeking—Magazine Editor Types: young and stylish; Fashion Show Attendee Types: hip and trendy; Celebrity Types; Fashionista Types; Upscale Restaurant Patrons; High Society Types; Distinguished Business Types; European Types; Williamsburg Hipsters; Stylish Photographer Types; Model Types; High School Types: 18+ to look younger, to portray high school students.


Open call will be held Aug. 29, 9 a.m.-noon (SAG only) & 1-4:30 p.m. (nonunion) at Church of St. Paul the Apostle, 405 W. 59th St., NYC. Dress according to your type. For questions, email uglybettyextras@gmail.com. Pay provided. SAG Background Actors Contract.


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PGT ENTERTAINMENT


PGT Entertainment is casting luxury cruise ship production revues and book musicals, including Romance/Romance and Breaking Up is Hard to Do. Also casting for upcoming national tours. Christopher D. Kirby, casting dir. Six- to nine-month contracts available, with worldwide itineraries onboard Princess Cruise Lines and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.


Seeking—Singers: male and female, excellent, attractive, versatile, with the ability to perform a broad range of styles from Broadway to pop/rock and classical; Dancers: male and female, attractive, with strong technique in ballet, musical theater, jazz, tap, partnering, and ballroom fundamentals. Also seeking—Professional Ballroom Couples. Note: Due to costume restrictions, females must be between 5’1″-5’9″ and males must be between 5’8″-6’3″.


Auditions will be held Aug. 31 & Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. (dancers) & 2 p.m. (singers) both days at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. (btwn. Sixth & Seventh aves.), Studio 505, NYC. Dancers, wear appropriate attire and shoes. Female dancers should wear character shoes; no black leggings, loose shirts, or baggy clothing. Singers, prepare the best 16 bars of two contrasting pieces of music, including at least one pop/rock. Bring sheet music in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided. Singers will have a dance call in the afternoon each day; bring appropriate clothing. Callbacks for singers will be held Sept. 2 by invitation only. For more info, visitwww.pgtpi.comor email chris@pgtpi.com. Competitive salary, plus room and board provided..


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GARY MUSICK PRODUCTIONS


Gary Musick Productions is casting production shows for Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Oceania Cruises.


Seeking—Singers and Dancers: male and female, must be 18+.


Auditions will be held Aug. 24 & 25 at 9:30 a.m. (dancers open call) & 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (singers open call and agent appts.) both days at Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54th St. (btwn. Broadway & Eighth Ave.), NYC. 9 a.m. registration both days. Dancer callbacks immediately follow dance call; singer callbacks will be held 3-6 p.m. the same day. Bring pix & résumés/CVs, stapled together. Singers, prepare a ballad and an uptempo selection in the styles that best represent your vocal ability. Bring sheet music in your key; a pianist and CD/cassette player will be provided. Dancers, a choreographer will teach a challenging combination of jazz, modern, and tap. For more info, visitwww.garymusick.com.For questions, email auditions@garymusick.com or call (615) 259-2400. If you cannot attend, send a non-returnable videotape with pix & résumés to Gary Musick Productions, 885 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37210; in-person auditions preferred. Salary ($500-$1,200), plus paid rehearsals provided.


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CUNY CREATIVE ARTS TEAM


CUNY/Creative Arts Team (CAT) is seeking talented professionals to work with young people in NYC public schools. CAT is a university-wide arts-in-education initiative at CUNY, providing outreach services to students, teachers, and parents throughout NYC schools and communities. Each year, CAT works with 45,000 people from pre-kindergarten to seniors, using the medium of theatre to promote social, emotional, and educational growth. Lynda Zimmerman, exec. dir. Runs Sept. 2009-June 2010 in NYC.


Seeking—Actor-Educators: skilled drama specialists who know how to bring learning alive, with backgrounds in education, the arts, or community work, would ideally be familiar with the English Language Examination and New York State English Learning Standards, must have an interest in applying interactive drama strategies to core curriculum subject areas, fluency in Spanish a plus. Note: all ethnicities, especially persons of color, encouraged to apply. The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmation Actions/Americans with Disabilities Act E-Verify Employer.


Auditions will be held by appt. only Aug 18 & 19 at Creative Arts Team/CUNY, 101 W. 31st St., 6th fl., NYC. Those interested in auditioning must call (212) 652-2832 or email jermaine.small@mail.cuny.edu to sign up. Wear comfortable clothing, and be prepared to move and improvise. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. Do not call Lynda Zimmerman or mail pix & résumés. Callbacks will be held Aug. 25 & 27. Salary and benefits provided.


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‘AMERICA’S TOP TALENT’


The Farrington Group (prod.) is casting America’s Top Talent, a casino revue. Keith Marrapodi, prod. coord. Rehearses Sept. 11-17; runs Sept. 18-Dec. 5, Thu.-Sat. at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY.


Seeking—Three Female Dancers: stunning, must be comfortable wearing small but tasteful costumes, no nudity; Female Vocalist: must be vocally strong, with a great body, must move well.


Auditions will be held by appt. only Aug. 13, noon-1 p.m. (female vocalist) & 1-2 p.m. (female dancers) at Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 Eighth Ave. (btwn. 36th & 37th sts.), NYC. To schedule an appt., all talent must email pix & résumés to keithm@bka.net. Callbacks will be held 2-3 p.m. the same day. Salary starts at $900 (pays half salary for rehearsals), plus travel pay and housing on performance days provided.


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‘DANCEBREAK 2010’


The DanceBreak Foundation is seeking submissions for DanceBreak 2010. Producers state: “Now in its ninth year, DanceBreak is a program for showcasing the work of young musical theater choreographers to industry professionals. In 2010, there will be 10 Broadway shows that have been choreographed by DanceBreak alumni. These choreographers have also garnered awards for choreographic excellence including the Drama Desk Award, the Joe A. Callaway Award, Tony nominations, an Emmy, and a Tony Award for Best Choreography (Andy Blankenbeuhler, In the Heights).” DanceBreak is sponsored in part by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation and the Jerome Robbins Foundation. Melinda Atwood, founder. Finalists will be selected approx. early Jan. 2010; performs March 2010.


Seeking—Dancers: male and female, 18+, any ethnicity.


For more info and to apply, visitwww.dancebreak.org.Download an application online. Send completed applications to The DanceBreak Foundation, c/o Melinda Atwood, 350 West 42nd St., #39D, NYC 10036. Application deadline is Sept. 18. The second round of the application process (including submission of reels and recommendations) will be held in Oct. $25 application fee required. Some pay, plus credit provided.


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NJ, NETS TEAM HYPE


Nets Basketball is casting Team Hype, a co-ed tumbling and cheer stunt squad. Petra Pope & Kimberlee Garris, dirs. Performs at Nets home NBA basketball games at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ, and also represents the Nets on television, in print media, and at events throughout the NY metropolitan area. Commitment runs Sept. 2009-May 2010.


Seeking—Tumbling and Cheer Stunt Squad: male and female, 18+, all ethnicities, tumbling skills not required for elite level co-ed stunters, but all others must have extensive tumbling experience, including round-off back tuck minimum.


Auditions will be held Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Nets Practice Facility, 390 Murray Hill Pkwy., East Rutherford, NJ. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Be prepared to demonstrate tumbling on the basketball court; mats will not be provided. Participants with partner stunt ability will be paired up to demonstrate skills. Candidates are welcome to bring non-candidate partners to demonstrate ability. Wear athletic attire and non-marking sneakers. Women should wear fitted apparel and come with performance-ready hair and makeup. For more info or directions via mass transit, email entertainment@njnets.com or visit the Fan Zone atwww.njnets.com.Professional pay provided for all positions.


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JUST REBECCA EVENT PLANNING, DANCERS


Just Rebecca, a NY event planning and special events company, is seeking talent for part-time work. Rebecca Wolff, owner. Events are ongoing in the NY tri-state area.


Seeking—Dancers: male and female, 18-30, all ethnicities, experienced, high energy, must act professional and be responsible, additional talents a plus, must be able to travel within the tri-state area.


Auditions will be held Aug. 12, 4-8 p.m. at Pearl Studios, 500 Eighth Ave. (btwn. 35th & 36th sts.), 4th fl., NYC. Bring music on CD or iPod. Bring pix & résumés, if available. Some pay provided.


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‘AVENUE X,’ GA, EPA


Alliance Theatre (Atlanta, GA) is casting Avenue X. Susan V. Booth, artistic dir.-stage dir.; Jody Feldman, assoc. prod.; John Jiler, original concept-book-lyrics; Ray Leslee, music & additional lyrics; Darryl Williams, music dir. Rehearsals begin Dec. 15; runs Jan. 20-Feb. 7, 2010.


Seeking—Pasquale: 20s, Italian-American, idealistic, ambitious, baritone with high B flat and a great falsetto; Chuck: 20s, Italian-American, old world machismo and a quick temper, baritone with high B flat and a great falsetto; Ubazz: 20s, Italian-American, not very bright, but has a big heart, bass with low Eb; Milton: 20s, African-American, big heart, has a quick temper and quicker wit, baritenor; Roscoe: 50s+, African-American, a drinker who was once almost an R&B star, baritenor. Note: This is an a cappella musical in which everyone has to sing. The roles of Julia, Barbara, and Winston are cast; auditioning performers will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.


Equity principal auditions will be held Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 2-5:30 p.m. at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46th St., 2nd fl., NYC. Equity monitor begins sign-up at 8:30 a.m. Prepare 16 bars of a doo-wop, pop/rock, or gospel song to be sung a cappella. Also prepare a one-minute contemporary monologue. No accompanist will be provided; this is an a cappella show with no accompaniment. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $750 min./wk. Equity LORT Contract.


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TALENT & DANCERS FOR NYC EVENTS


Signature Events, an NYC-based entertainment company, is seeking talent for ongoing live events, parties, and corporate functions in the NYC area. H.G. Lucero, casting.


Seeking—Dancers and MCs: male and female, 20-32, any ethnicity, charismatic, energetic, performance background in dance, modeling, and/or acting required, talent must be able to move well, no experience necessary, but positive work ethic required, own car/transportation a plus but not required.


Auditions will be held Aug. 18, noon-3 p.m. at Stepping Out Studios, 37 W. 26th St., 9th fl., NYC. Bring two sets of pix & résumés. Dress upscale chic. Pay provided.


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BEEF & BOARDS DINNER THEATRE, IN


Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre (Indianapolis, IN) is casting several upcoming productions. Productions include: Footloose (rehearsals begin Jan. 30, 2010; runs Feb. 11-March 21, 2010), Hello Dolly! (rehearsals begin March 13, 2010; runs March 25-May 2, 2010), and High School Musical (rehearsals begin May 29, 2010; runs June 10-July 18, 2010). Eddie Curry, casting dir. Rehearses and performs in Indianapolis, IN.


FootlooseRen McCormack: seen as a young rebel always in trouble, but at heart is an energetic young man who is dealing with the pain of his father’s absence, expresses this pain through his quirky sarcasm and by dancing, tenor, heavy dance; Ariel Moore: preacher’s daughter, energetic, strong-willed, sharp-tongued, aware of her sensuality, soprano/belt, dances; Rusty: Ariel’s friend, a bit of a ditz, but knows everything about everybody, belt, comedic, dances; Willard Hewitt: simple country bumpkin with a warm heart, quickly befriends the new kid in town (Ren), tenor, comedic, dances; Chuck Cranston: motorcycle-riding, foul-mouthed, leather-wearing trailer park product who takes on Ren, dating Ariel, the one girl Ren obviously has a crush on, tenor, dances; Urleen: Ariel’s friend, the smart one of the group, belt, great with harmonies, comedic, dances; Wendy Jo: Ariel’s friend, doesn’t say much but knows a lot about Beaumont and the town rules, belt, great with harmonies, comedic, dances.


Hello Dolly!—Cornelius Hackl: timid head clerk at Horace’s hay and feed store, baritone; Ambrose Kemper: struggling artist, in love with Ermengarde, tenor.


High School MusicalTroy Bolton: handsome star point guard for the basketball team, must sing and dance well, must look comfortable handling and shooting a basketball, high pop tenor; Gabriella: attractive new girl in school, must sing and dance well, high pop belter; Chad: number two on the basketball team, Troy’s best friend, should look comfortable with a basketball; Kelsi: mousey composer of “Juliet and Romeo”; Sharpay Evans: president of the Drama Club, star of all the school musicals, think Amanda from Ugly Betty; Ryan Evans: vice president of the Drama Club, bossed around by his older (by eight seconds) twin sister Sharpay, think Mark from Ugly Betty; Taylor: president of the Science Club.


Theater’s casting note: “For Footloose and High School Musical, we are seeking very strong athletic dancer-singers who can play high school students; note that all “adult” roles for these two shows are currently cast. For Hello Dolly!, we are seeking strong actor-singers who dance.”


Auditions will be held by appt. only Sept. 15 in NYC. Send pix, résumés, and cover notes to Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46268, Attn: Casting Office; or email to bandbauditions@aol.com. Submission deadline is Sept. 1. For more info, visitwww.beefandboards.com.$519 min./wk. Equity Dinner Theatre Contract.


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‘BOLEROS FOR THE DISENCHANTED,’ VA


Barksdale Theatre (Richmond, VA) is seeking staff for Boleros for the Disenchanted. Phil Whiteway, managing dir.-prod.; Bruce Miller, artistic dir.-stage dir.; Jose Rivera, writer. Rehearsals begin Aug. 24; runs Sept. 18-Oct. 25.


Seeking—Equity Stage Manager. Theater states: “Applicants of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to submit.”


Send résumés & cover notes to Ginnie Willard, 114 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220; or fax to (804) 775-2325, Attn: Ginnie Willard; or email to g.willard@barksdalerichmond.org. Submission deadline is Aug. 12. For more info, visitwww.barksdalerichmond.org.Salary level pending; 2008-09 salary: $437 min./wk. Equity SPT Contract, approval pending.


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FIRESIDE DINNER THR 2009-10 SEASON, WI


The Fireside Dinner Theatre (Fort Atkinson, WI) is casting its 2009-10 season. Season includes: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (Merideth Willson, book-music-lyrics; Ed Flesch, dir.; Mary Ehlinger, music dir.; Ann Nieman, choreo. Rehearsals begin Oct. 19; runs Nov. 5-Dec. 23), performed on Broadway as Here’s Love; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Andrew Lloyd Weber, music; Tim Rice, lyrics; Ed Flesch, dir.; Mary Ehlinger, music dir.; Kate Swan, choreo. Rehearsals begin Feb. 22, 2010; runs March 11-May 2); and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Richard Rodgers, music; Oscar Hammerstein II, book & lyrics; Ed Flesch, dir.; Mary Ehlinger, music dir.; Ann Nieman, choreo. Rehearsals begin April 19, 2010; runs May 6-June 27).


It’s Beginning to LookKris Kringle: male, 40s-50s, character actor, warm, kind, jolly, in essence Santa Claus, must sing and move; Doris Walker: late 20s-30s, leading lady, tough and cynical on the outside, but warm and loving under the surface, must sing and move well; Fred Gaily: late 20s-30s, leading man, handsome; Mr. Shellhammer: male, 30s-40s, comic character actor; Mr. Macy/Judge: male, 40s-50s, character actor, should sing and have comic ability.


JosephJoseph: 20s, young leading man, must have very good high baritone/tenor voice, very appealing; Pharoah: leading man, charismatic, good singer, Elvis impersonator; Narrator: female, very strong pop/rock voice, charismatic; Potiphar/Jacob: male, character actor who can move and sing; Potiphar’s Wife: female, dancer-singer, seductive, attractive.


CinderellaCinderella: early 20s, ingénue, very appealing, lovely soprano voice; Prince Charming: 20s, young leading man, good singer, classic fairytale-hero type; King: male, 40s-50s, character actor, great presence, good comic ability, good musical theater performer; Queen: 40s-50s, character leading lady, elegant, regal, sings well; Fairy Godmother: late 20s-30s, leading lady, warm with a whimsical quality, sings well; Stepmother: female, 30s-40s, character actress, a villain but not totally evil, imperious; Stepsisters: female, 20s, young comic character actresses, who sing well.


Equity principal auditions will be held Sept. 8, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 2:30-6 p.m. at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54th St. (btwn. Broadway & Eighth Ave.), NYC. Prepare a brief song; songs from the show are fine. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $650 min./wk. Equity Fireside Dinner Theatre Agreement.


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FIRESIDE DINNER THR., SINGERS & DANCERS, WI


The Fireside Dinner Theatre (Fort Atkinson, WI) is casting its 2009-10 season. Season includes: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (Merideth Willson, book-music-lyrics; Ed Flesch, dir.; Mary Ehlinger, music dir.; Ann Nieman, choreo. Rehearsals begin Oct. 19; runs Nov. 5-Dec. 23), performed on Broadway as Here’s Love; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Andrew Lloyd Weber, music; Tim Rice, lyrics; Ed Flesch, dir.; Mary Ehlinger, music dir.; Kate Swan, choreo. Rehearsals begin Feb. 22, 2010; runs March 11-May 2); and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Richard Rodgers, music; Oscar Hammerstein II, book & lyrics; Ed Flesch, dir.; Mary Ehlinger, music dir.; Ann Nieman, choreo. Rehearsals begin April 19, 2010; runs May 6-June 27).


Seeking—Ensemble Singers and Dancers: male and female, all types.


Equity chorus call will be held Sept. 9 at 9:30 a.m. (male singers who move) & noon (female singers who move) and Sept. 10 at 9:30 a.m. (male dancers who sing) & noon (female dancers who sing) at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54th St. (btwn. Broadway & Eighth Ave.), NYC. Equity chorus procedures are in effect. Singers should prepare 16 bars of a song; songs from the show are fine. Some may be asked to stay for a dance combination after all have sung, so bring appropriate attire. Dancers should be warmed and ready at the start of the call. Bring character and ballet shoes. Some may be asked to stay and sing after all have danced, so prepare 16 bars of a song; music from the show is fine. All should bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $650 min./wk. Equity Fireside Dinner Theatre Agreement.


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GEORGE STREET PLAYHOUSE, NJ


George Street Playhouse (New Brunswick, NJ) is casting its 2009-10 season. Season includes: Come Back, Come Back Wherever You Are (Arthur Laurents, writer-dir. Rehearsals begin Sept. 8; runs Oct. 6-Nov. 1); A Moon to Dance By (Thom Thomas, writer; Edwin Sherin, dir. Rehearsals begin Nov. 3; runs Nov. 17-Dec. 13); Calvin Berger (Barry Wyner, book-music-lyrics. Rehearsals begin Jan. 12, 2010; runs: Feb. 9-March 14); and a show TBA (rehearsals begin April 13, 2010; runs May 17-June 6). David Saint, artistic dir.; Scott Goldman, asst. to artistic dir.; McCorkle Casting Ltd., casting; Carter Niles, casting asst.


Come Back, Come BackSara: 40s-50s, attractive cabaret singer recovering from a devastating loss of her husband, dealing with her acerbic mother-in-law and potential new suitor, witty, passionate, funny; Marion: 60s-70s, Manhattan therapist, seemingly tough exterior, witty, acerbic, intelligent, a watercolor painter on the side, coming to grips in her own way with her son’s death; Richard: approx. 70, ex-alcoholic, husband of Marion, retired successful accountant, with rather gruff exterior, destroyed by the death of his son (the only person he ever loved). The roles of Dougal and Michelle are CAST.


A Moon to Dance By—All roles are CAST; actors auditioning may be considered for possible replacements, if necessary—Frieda Lawrence, Monty Weekley, and Angelo Ravalgi.


Calvin BergerCalvin: high school-age boy, charming, witty, lovable, but does not have traditional good looks, must have impeccable comic timing, baritone, pleasant sound but need not be polished, up to F# above middle C; Matt: very handsome high school-age guy, muscular, macho, athletic, happy-go-lucky, likable, earnest, not very bright, must be a strong comic actor, baritenor with comfortable G, a rock sound preferred; Rosanna: beautiful, high school-age girl, ingénue type with cheerleader good looks, legit voice, soprano or mezzo; Bret: quirky, witty, sarcastic, lovable, funny high school-age girl, has a funkier, less mainstream look than Rosanna, must not be extremely pretty, strong, pleasant singing voice, alto with good high belt/mix, up to a high C or D preferred. Note: Seeking adult actors to play high school-age characters.


Equity principal auditions will be held Aug. 13, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2-5:30 p.m. at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46th St., 2nd fl., Studio D, NYC. Prepare a brief contemporary monologue or brief contemporary musical theater song or a one-minute monologue and 16 bars of a contemporary musical theater song. Bring sheet music if singing; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $696 min./wk. Equity LORT C Contract.


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‘ON THE TOWN,’ NJ


Paper Mill Playhouse (Millburn, NJ) is casting On the Town, based on an idea by Jerome Robins. Mark S. Hoebee, exec.-artistic dir.; Leonard Bernstein, music; Betty Comden & Adolph Green, book & lyrics; Bill Berry, dir.; Tom Helm, music dir.; Patti Colombo, choreo.; Alison Franck, casting dir. Rehearsals begin Oct. 19; runs Nov. 11-Dec. 6.


Seeking—Gabey: 20s, romantic young bright-eyed sailor, shy and awkward with women but desperate to make a love connection, handsome young leading man, must be an excellent dancer (ballet and jazz) and an excellent singer; Ivy Smith: 20s, aspiring ambitious singer/actress, beautiful, sexy, go-getter, must be an excellent dancer (ballet and jazz) and singer; Chip: 20s, sailor, good Midwestern boy, organized, leader doesn’t want to miss anything, nerdy, studious but cute, needs a strong sense of physical comedy, must be an excellent dancer (ballet and jazz), very strong singer; Ozzie: 20s, sailor, fancies himself a ladies man, masculine with a bit of a Neanderthal look about him, comic, must be an excellent dancer (ballet and jazz) and a great singer; Claire de Loone: 20s, bookish brainy repressed intellectual, deep down inside is a sexy, primal, man-crazy creature, comic, must be an excellent dancer and singer (soprano and belt); Hildy Esterhazy: 20s, cab driver, tough-talking, wise-cracking, New York girl with a heart, needs a strong sense of physical comedy, should move very well, or dance and be an excellent singer (strong belt); Judge Pitkin: 45-65, befuddled, high society man, strong sense of comedy; Lucy Schmeeler: 20s, Hildy’s socially awkward nerdy roommate with a cold, sweet, but just doesn’t get it, young but heading fast into “old maid-hood,” may double as glamour singers Diana Dream and Dolores Dolores; Madame Dilly: 45-65, domineering drunken faded singer, now a voice teacher, inflicting herself on her students, comic.


Equity principal auditions will be held Aug. 10, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2-5:30 p.m. at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46th St., 2nd fl., NYC. Prepare a brief appropriate musical theatre song. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $777 min./wk. Equity COST Contract.


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‘SPRING AWAKENING,’ TOUR


Jim Carnahan & Carrie Gardner (casting) are casting replacements for the touring production of Spring Awakening, based on the play by Frank Wedekind. Ira Pittelman, Tom Hulce, Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel & Atlantic Theater Company, prods.; Steven Sater, book & lyrics; Duncan Sheik, music; Michael Mayer, dir.; Kimberly Grigsby, music dir. Tour is currently running.


Seeking—Melchior Gabor: 18+ to play 15-16, a brilliant, headstrong golden boy, troubled by the hypocrisy he encounters all around him, trying to find his place in the world, requires a great actor with a superb folk-rock/pop-rock voice; Moritz Stiefel: 18+ to play 15-16, a high-strung, nervous, troubled youth, confused by his sexual yearnings, Melchior’s best friend, requires a great comic actor with a great pop-rock voice; Wendla Bergman: 18+ to play 15-16, a lovely, fresh young girl on the edge of adolescence, haunted by dark thoughts, learns to stand up for herself, requires a strong actress with a great folk-rock/pop-rock voice; Ilse: 18+ to play 15-16, the most sexually advanced of the girls, pretends to be a jaded sophisticate, but actually damaged and sensitive, must play piano, requires a fantastic folk-rock/pop-rock voice; Adult Man: 40s, actor plays a variety of roles including teachers and fathers, must be very versatile; Adult Woman: 40s, actress plays a variety of roles including teachers and mothers, must be very versatile. Casting director’s statement: “Seeking all ethnicities for all roles.”


Equity principal auditions will be held Aug. 17, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 2:30-6 p.m. at Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 Eighth Ave. (btwn. 36th & 37th sts.), 16th fl., NYC. If auditioning for the adult (non-singing) roles, prepare a brief dramatic monologue. If auditioning for one of the singing roles, prepare a brief pop-rock or folk-rock song. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $920 min./wk. Equity Production Contract Tour/Tier D.


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SPIRITUAL MUSICAL PLAY


Lenis Guess Music Ministry is casting a spiritual musical play. Lenis Guess, prod. Performs in October in NYC.


Seeking—Singers.


Auditions will be held by appt. Aug. 14, 4-7 p.m. and Aug. 16, 3-6 p.m. at 614 Eighth Ave. (btwn. 39th & 40th sts.), Room 303, NYC. For an appt., email pix & résumés to lguess6063@aol.com. For more info, call Lenis Guess at (212) 840-8939. Some pay provided.


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‘LAW & ORDER,’ EP. 2


Central Casting is casting background for an episode of Law & Order. NBC Universal Network Television LLC, prod.; Ali Merhi, senior casting dir. Shoot begins Aug. 12-21.


Seeking—People Who Can Portray Arabic/Middle Eastern Types: male and female, all ages, all ethnicities; People with Uniforms: male and female, all ages, all ethnicities, who have NYPD, NYPD ESU, FDNY, and EMT uniforms. Note: Seeking SAG background talent only.


Send pix & contact info to Central Casting, 875 Sixth Ave., 24th fl., Ste. 2411, NYC 10001, Attn: Ali/Law & Order; or email to lawseason20@gmail.com. If you have an NYPD/FDNY/EMT uniform, indicate if you have worked in these departments and what type of uniform you have. No phone calls or unsolicited emails. Professional pay provided. SAG Background Actors Contract.


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TEMPLE CHOIR


Choirs Unlimited is seeking performers for a temple choir for high holy days in September and other engagements throughout the year. F. Berger, pres.


Seeking—Professional Singers: sopranos, altos, tenors, baritones, and basses, sight-reading and experience in synagogue and church music required.


Auditions will be held by appt. only in NYC. For more info, call Choirs Unlimited at (718) 934-3252. Salary provided.


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‘CHARLESTON CHRISTMAS SPECIAL,’ SC


Moranz Entertainment is casting The Charleston Christmas Special, a musical variety show. Brad Moranz & Jennifer Hammond-Moranz, prods. Rehearsals begin Dec. 1; runs Dec. 10-20 (10 performances) in Charleston, SC.


Seeking—Male and Female Singers: 18-30s, all ethnicities, exceptional vocalists and/or soloists capable of holding the stage alone. Note: Styles in the show include pop, swing, country, classical, rock, Broadway, and more.


Send video submissions to Moranz Entertainment, 156 Mossy Oak Way, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464. Videos should showcase whatever style of music you do well; a wide range of styles is appreciated, but videos should focus on the one thing you do best. For more info about the company and the show, visitwww.bradandjennifermoranz.com.For questions, email bradmoranz@comcast.net. Pays $2,000 (including rehearsals and performances), plus travel and lodging provided.


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‘AMERICA AMERIQUE,’ TOUR


The JENA Company of New York is seeking staff for the “bus and truck tour” of America Amerique, a new play about American immigrants. Alex Levy, dir.; John Adams, prod. Commitment runs Nov. 1, 2009-March 7, 2010. Rehearses late Dec. in NYC; tours late Jan.-early March 2010 (performs one-nighters at colleges, universities, and performing arts centers along the east coast).


Seeking—Lighting Designer/On-Road Lighting and Technical Director: male or female, 18+, will serve first as lighting designer then as on-road lighting/technical director, will be responsible for overall technical direction and supervision, duties will include lighting design and execution, stage set-up, and advance calls to/technical coordination with local presenters. Also seeking additional production staff—Company Manager, Sound Engineer/ASM, and ASM/Props/Costumes.


Email résumés to jenaco@sisna.com. Attach résumés; no links to websites. If you have already submitted for these positions through Back Stage or any other job posting sites, do not resubmit. Professional pay, plus credit, meals, travel, and lodging provided.


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COMIX, FRONT OF HOUSE MGR.


Comix, an NYC entertainment and comedy venue, is seeking staff. Johnny Walker, general mgr. Position begins immediately at Comix, 353 W. 14th St., NYC.


Seeking—Front of House Manager: must have two or more years of management experience, with no more than two jobs in the past four years, must handle stress like a pro, treat celebrities with class, punctual, upbeat, positive, unsurpassed customer service skills, dress well and speak well, follow direction as well as give direction, provide clean records, safely close the building, with good math skills and artist payment confidentiality, proactive training and incentives, able to multitask and problem solve, respect everyone, “understand that this is a job” and “set out to win each day,” will essentially be in charge of the venue each day and night, will review lineups, pay talent, and act as artist liaison. Note: Comix is an equal opportunity employer.


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BLUE JUPITER VOCAL BAND, TOUR


Blue Jupiter, a professional touring contemporary a cappella group based in NYC, is seeking singers. Marty Gasper, owner. Tours are ongoing, Aug.-Dec. 2009 and beyond.


Seeking—Lead Tenor: male, 18-30s, eager, determined, will be responsible for carrying a large part of a 60+ minute rock show, must be able to hear and sing 3rds, 5ths, 7ths, and 9ths in tune without coaching, must be able to learn by ear using learning track mp3s (your part in the left ear, everyone else in the right), must be able to “bring it,” must have pop-rock lead-tenor skills including superb ear, front-man confidence, charisma, and personality, riffing and scat skills a huge plus. Note: Applicants must have a flexible schedule, and must be available for early morning educational shows, overnight regional and national touring shows, and possible international touring shows.


Email pix & résumés to bluejupiter@bluejupiter.com. For more info, visitwww.bluejupiter.com.Some pay, plus travel and lodging provided.


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‘THE LION, THE WITCH &…


TheatreWorks/USA is casting The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe. Barbara Pasternack, artistic dir.; John Henry Davis, dir.; Jules Tasca, book; Tom Tierney, music; Ted Drachman, lyrics. Rehearses Oct. 5-18 in NYC; runs Oct. 19-Dec. 20 (all dates are subject to change).


Seeking—Aslan: 20s, legit baritenor (but also could not hurt to have a belt), heroic stature, warm and kind, good young actor with leading man quality, also plays Mr. Beaver, an eccentric comedic character, Standard British as well as Cockney and Irish dialects a plus; Peter: 18+ to play teenager, baritenor, charming, self-effacing, young, at first tentative but later becomes brave and courageous, awkward but charming, also plays Dwarf, comedic, Standard British as well as Irish and Scottish dialects a plus; Edmund: 18+ to play pre-teen, baritenor, young, selfish, resentful and jealous of other children, a brat, but you need to root for him; Susan/White Witch: 18+ to play teenager, soprano who can mix/belt, young character woman, must have strong acting chops, White Witch is selfish, cruel, and regal; Lucy: 18+ to play a girl, soprano/belt and character singing required, no taller than 5’3″, pure, innocent, strong, also plays Mrs. Beaver, Cockney, eccentric, comedic. Note: All actors will be signed as assistant stage managers and will be required, as such, to lift scenery and sound equipment (up to 60 lbs.) during daily load-in and load-outs. All actors must be strong singers and versatile performers. Each actor plays multiple characters; all must be able to perform with a Standard British dialect.


For consideration, email pix & résumés to casting@twusa.org or send to Casting, TheatreWorks/USA, 151 W. 26th St., NYC 10001. $460 min./wk., plus $55 per diem provided; housing is not provided for rehearsals. Equity TYA Contract.


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‘FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE,’ TX


Casa Manana Theatre (Fort Worth, TX) is casting Five Guys Named Moe. Wally Jones, exec. prod.; Todd Hart, assoc. prod.; Louis Jordan, music & lyrics; Clark Peters, book; Billy Porter, dir.; Eugene Gwodz, music dir.; Dave Clemmons Casting, casting. Rehearsals begin Oct. 9; runs Oct. 20-25.


Seeking—Little Moe: 20s-40s, small, short, thin, high tenor; Big Moe: 30s-50s, big, tall, could be heavy-set but not a necessity, high tenor; Four-Eyed Moe: 30s-50s, comic improv skills with the audience required, tenor; Eat Moe: 20s-30s, could be any extreme physical type but not a necessity, second tenor/high baritone; No Moe: 20s-50s, solo tap dance skills required, baritone; No Max: 20s-30s, no dance required, bari-tenor. Note: All roles are African-American males. All must be excellent singers, as well as strong comedic actors with good comedic improv skills; all should be extremely strong movers or dancers.


Equity principal auditions will be held Aug. 10, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2-5:30 p.m. at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46th St., 2nd fl., NYC. Prepare a brief jazz or R&B song. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $738 min./wk. Equity COST Contract.


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TRANSLATOR & SINGER


First Party New Music Group, a production company, is seeking a translator and singer to translate songs for commercial projects. Nat Robinson, pres. Commitment starts ASAP in NYC.


Seeking—Multi-Language Translator & Singer: to translate songs from English to Swedish and Polish (and vice versa), will sing, arrange, record, and perform songs, will also co-write new compositions, record, and perform them at different cultural events, will work in recording studio with Pro-tools, and coach singers and performers on a cultural level.


Email pix & résumés to fpmgroup@aol.com. Salary: $34/hour.


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‘THE COURAGE TO CARE,’ TOUR


The Cornerstone Chorale & Brass is seeking talent for its concert tour presentation of The Courage to Care, a program featuring a wide variety of traditional choral pieces woven together with musical interludes and narration. Dr. Bruce Vantine, conductor. Rehearses Sept. 25-29 in St. Louis, MO; central and eastern U.S. concert tour runs Sept. 30-Oct. 18, including cities between St. Louis and NYC.


Seeking—Choral/Solo Singers: male and female, 18+, all ethnicities, available positions include soprano, alto, and bass, classical music training required.


Send pix, résumés, and recent vocal recordings to Dr. Bruce Vantine, The Cornerstone Chorale & Brass, PO Box 249, Florissant, MO 63033; or email to bvantine@charter.net. For more info, call (314) 838-4383 or visitwww.cornerstonechorale.org.Professional pay (honorarium), plus meals, housing, and transportation provided. Nonunion.


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CT, ‘BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO’


Seven Angels Theatre (Waterbury, CT) is casting Breaking Up is Hard to Do. Neil Sedaka, music; Erick Jackson & Ben Winters, book; Semina De Laurentis, dir.; Janine Molinari, choreo.; Brian Pia, music dir.; Michelle Gotay, casting coord. Rehearsals begin Sept. 15; runs Thu.-Sun. Oct. 1-25.


Seeking—Marge Gelman: mid-to-late 20s, abandoned at the altar, an aspiring dentist from Brooklyn who finds herself in the Catskills on what would have been her honeymoon weekend, mezzo soprano, comfortable to an E and possibly beyond, preferably a legit sound; Lois Warner: mid-to-late 20s, aspiring nightclub singer, lives her life as if in a Betty Grable movie, sweet young girl with more heart than brainpower, Marge is her best friend, role requires excellent comic timing, alto with some mezzo soprano ability, comfortable to a C and possibly beyond, preferably a pop sound; Del Delmonaco: late 20s-30s, Elvis wannabe, not the brightest bulb on the tree, steals his cousin Gabe’s songs for his own use, tenor, comfortable to an A, the higher the better; Gabe: mid-to-late 20s, clumsy, brainy, terribly shy Guy Friday at the hotel, lacking the self-confidence to perform his own music, is secretly the songwriting genius behind the music Del claims as his own, ultimately reveals himself as the true musician, tenor, Bb-C range; Esther: 50s-60s, the owner of the mid-size hotel named after her (Esther’s Paradise), a survivor, has boundless energy and creativity to keep guests happy, alto, comfortable to a C or at least a Bb, but should really be rich in her low-to-mid register; Harvey: 50s-60s, the resident comedian/social director at Esther’s Paradise, old-school Catskills, confirmed bachelor, all about the punch line (and the set up), baritone, should have range to an F# or a G. Note: Seeking actor/singer/dancers.


Equity principal auditions will be held by appt. Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2-6 p.m. at Seven Angels Theatre, 1 Plank Rd., Hamilton Park, Waterbury, CT. To schedule an appt., email pix & résumés to Casting7Angels@yahoo.com or call (203) 757-1316 ext. 15. Equity members without appointments will be seen throughout the audition day as time permits. Prepare two brief songs, one uptempo and one ballad. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. 2008-09 salary: $396 min./wk., current level pending. Equity SPT Contract, approval pending.


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HAIR,’ B’WAY, SINGERS


Aquarius Broadway LLC is casting possible future replacements/understudies for the Broadway production of Hair: The American Tribal Rock Musical. Galt MacDermot, music; Gerome Ragni & James Rado, book & lyrics; Diane Paulus, dir. Show is currently running on Broadway.


Seeking—Tribe Men and Women: 20s, dancers who sing very well, an American, hippie Greek Chorus, must have great flexible singing voices. Casting director’s statement: “This show was created for, and we are seeking, a multicultural company. Some nudity will be a part of these performances. However, nudity is voluntary and not a requirement for all cast members. There is no nudity involved in auditions. The tribe should be composed of unique, high energy young actors with great rock/pop voices who march to their own drummer. They should represent as many different physical types as possible and sing like mad. This may be stating the obvious but we are particularly interested in actors with long and/or wild hair.”


Equity chorus call will be held Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. (Equity male singers) & 2 p.m. (Equity female singers) at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. (btwn. Sixth & Seventh aves.), 6th fl., NYC. Be warmed up and ready to dance when the call begins. Wear sneakers, flat jazz shoes, etc.; no heels or bare feet. Wardrobe should just be casual, comfortable and dressed to move freely. Some may be asked to stay and sing after all have danced. Prepare 16 bars of an uptempo pop or rock song, preferably from the 60s-70s or a selection from Hair (these are suggestions and not requirements). Above all else, it is not recommended to learn something specifically for this audition. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. $1,605 min/wk. Equity Production Contract.


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‘SHREK THE MUSICAL,’ B’WAY, SINGERS
Dreamworks Theatricals & Neal Street Productions (prods.) are casting the Broadway production of Shrek the Musical. Jason Moore, dir.; Jeanine Tesori, composer; David Lindsay-Abaire, books & lyrics; Tim Weil, music supervisor; Eric Stern, music dir.; Josh Prince, choreo.; Sloan Just, assoc. choreo.; Stuart Thompson Productions, general mgr.; Tara Rubin Casting, casting dir.


Seeking—Ensemble Singers: male and female, excellent singers who dance well and have great comic skill to comprise the ensemble and understudy the principals, seeking performers full of character, all shapes and sizes, with interesting physical characteristics or special skills to play creatures from fairy-tale lands far far away. Note: Seeking performers of all cultural backgrounds for all roles.


Equity chorus call will be held Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. (Equity male singers who dance well) & 2 p.m. (Equity female singers who dance well) at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. (btwn. Sixth & Seventh aves.), 6th fl., NYC. 505 holding room; 506 audition room. Equity chorus procedures are in effect. Prepare a rock or R&B song. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $1,605 min./wk. Equity Production Contract.


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‘PICNIC’


Hampton Theatre Company (Quogue, Long Island, NY) is casting Picnic, a play that explores love, lust, loneliness, and disillusionment in small-town America in a more innocent time. George Loizides, dir.; William Inge, writer. Rehearsals begin after Labor Day; runs Oct. 22-Nov. 8 (Thu., Fri. & Sat. evenings and Sun. afternoons) at the Quogue Community Hall.


Seeking—Madge Owens: 18, a beautiful young woman, understands that she is admired for her beauty and not her intellect, longs to travel and experience life, dates Alan, but is attracted to Hal; Millie Owens: 16, Madge’s shy but boisterous tomboy sister, assertive in an effort to appear confident, wants to go to college and become a writer; Alan Seymour: 20s, Madge’s wealthy boyfriend, in love with Madge and acquainted with Hal from college, becomes jealous of Madge’s attraction to Hal; Hal Carter: 20s, a handsome and charming drifter, insecure, socially inept, afraid that others will see through his bravado, acquainted with Alan and attracted to Madge; Flo Owens: 40s, Madge and Millie’s widowed mother, pushes Madge to encourage Alan, fearful that Hal’s presence will jeopardize Madge’s future with Alan; Mrs. Potts: 50s, Flo’s widowed neighbor who lives with her invalid mother, encourages Hal because she is attracted to him and wants him to have the happiness she never had; Rosemary Sydney: 30s-40s, an unmarried schoolteacher who is a boarder at Flo’s, feigns disinterest in men, but wants very badly to marry, dates Howard; Howard Bevans: 40s-50s, Rosemary’s beau and a confirmed bachelor, a merchant in a nearby town, brings the whisky to a gathering that causes circumstances to unravel; Irma Kronkite: 30s-40s, a school teacher friend of Rosemary’s; Christine Schoenwalder: 30s-40s, a new teacher in town who socializes with Irma and Rosemary; Bomber: a teenage newsboy who leers at Madge and comments on her beauty, teases Millie and calls her names.


Auditions will be held Aug. 16, 2-4 p.m. and Aug. 17, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Quogue Community Hall, 126 Jessup Ave., Quogue (Long Island), NY. No appt. or monologue necessary. Actors will read from the script, provided at the audition. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. For more info, email hamptontheatre@optonline.net or stagecoach46@gmail.com, or call (631) 848-0025. $300/wk. provided. Equity Special Appearance Contract.


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‘SHREK THE MUSICAL,’ B’WAY, DANCERS


Dreamworks Theatricals & Neal Street Productions (prods.) are casting the Broadway production of Shrek the Musical. Jason Moore, dir.; Jeanine Tesori, composer; David Lindsay-Abaire, books & lyrics; Tim Weil, music supervisor; Eric Stern, music dir.; Josh Prince, choreo.; Sloan Just, assoc. choreo.; Stuart Thompson Productions, general mgr.; Tara Rubin Casting, casting dir.


Seeking—Ensemble Dancers: male and female, excellent dancers with great singing voices and great comic skill to comprise the ensemble and understudy the principals, seeking dancers full of character, all shapes and sizes with interesting physical characteristics or special skills to play creatures from fairy-tale lands far far away and members of Lord Farquaad’s guard, acrobatic skills a plus. Note: Seeking performers of all cultural backgrounds for all roles.


Equity chorus call will be held Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. (Equity male dancers) & 2 p.m (Equity female dancers) at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. (btwn. Sixth & Seventh aves.), 6th fl., NYC. 601 holding room; 602 audition room. Equity chorus procedures are in effect. Men, bring flat dance shoes and tap shoes. Women, bring character heels, flat dance shoes and tap shoes. You may be asked to stay and sing. Prepare a brief rock or R&B song. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $1,605 min./wk. Equity Production Contract.


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‘SOUTH PACIFIC,’ B’WAY, DANCERS


Telsey + Company (casting) is casting the first Broadway revival of South Pacific. The show is adapted and will draw from the novel Tales of the South Pacific by James A Michener. Andre Bishop, artistic dir.; Bernard Gersten, exec. prod.; Ira Weitzman, assoc. dir. of musical theater; Bartlett Sher, dir.; Richard Rodgers, music; Oscar Hammerstein II, lyrics; Joshua Logan, Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Ted Sperling; music dir.; Christopher Gattelli, choreo. Performances will run (dates TBA) in the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center Theater in NYC.


Seeking—Ensemble Dancers: males and females, any ethnicity, to play a variety of physical types within the world of the show, movement ability, musicality, and good physical storytelling are essential, however not necessarily seeking dancers, all must sing well. Especially seeking—Henry: 45-70, Debecq’s premiere servant, an islander with dark, aboriginal features, his watchful wisdom provides security to the household; Marcel: 35-45, Henry’s assistant, also an islander, will cover Henry; Bloody Mary’s Assistant: Tonkinese, will cover Bloody Mary; Liat Cover: female, 15-22, Tonkinese, heartbreakingly delicate, beautiful, the picture of purity; Nurses: female, 22-35, Caucasian, with a variety of looks and body types, a well-educated, tight-knit group, should embody the openness and generosity of the period; Sailors, Seabees, and Marines: 18-late 20s, Caucasian and African-American, seeking young, real-looking Marine bodies, skinny is good, coming from all classes, the heart and soul of the musical, serving their country with open and innocent spirits, idealistic young men committed to this adventure.


Equity chorus call will be held Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. (female dancers who sing well) & 2 p.m. (male dancers who sing well) at Pearl Studios, 500 Eighth Ave. (btwn. 35th & 36th sts.), 4th fl., NYC. Equity Chorus Procedures will be in effect. Be warmed and ready to dance at the start of the call. Men, bring sneakers or jazz shoes; women, bring heels and flats. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $1,605 min./wk. Equity Production Contract.


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‘SOUTH PACIFIC,’ B’WAY, SINGERS


Telsey + Company (casting) is casting the first Broadway revival of South Pacific. The show is adapted and will draw from the novel Tales of the South Pacific by James A Michener. Andre Bishop, artistic dir.; Bernard Gersten, exec. prod.; Ira Weitzman, assoc. dir. of musical theater; Bartlett Sher, dir.; Richard Rodgers, music; Oscar Hammerstein II, lyrics; Joshua Logan, Oscar Hammerstein II, book; Ted Sperling; music dir.; Christopher Gattelli, choreo. Performances will run (dates TBA) in the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center Theater in NYC.


Seeking—Ensemble Singers: males and females, any ethnicity, to play a variety of physical types within the world of the show, seeking strong singers with good musicality who move well. Especially seeking—Henry: 45-70, Debecq’s premiere servant, an islander with dark, aboriginal features, his watchful wisdom provides security to the household; Marcel: 35-45, Henry’s assistant, also an islander, will cover Henry; Bloody Mary’s Assistant: Tonkinese, will cover Bloody Mary; Liat Cover: female, 15-22, Tonkinese, heartbreakingly delicate, beautiful, the picture of purity; Nurses: female, 22-35, Caucasian, with a variety of looks and body types, a well-educated, tight-knit group, should embody the openness and generosity of the period; Sailors, Seabees, and Marines: 18-late 20s, Caucasian and African-American, seeking young, real-looking Marine bodies, skinny is good, coming from all classes, the heart and soul of the musical, serving their country with open and innocent spirits, idealistic young men committed to this adventure.


Equity chorus call will be held Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. (male singers who move well) & 2 p.m. (female singers who move well) at Telsey + Co., 315 W. 43rd St. (btwn. Eighth & Ninth aves.), 10th fl., NYC. Equity Chorus Procedures will be in effect. Prepare 16 bars of a Rodgers and Hammerstein song or something in the style of the show; absolutely no pop or rock. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. $1,605 min./wk. Equity Production Contract.


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‘FAME,’ INT’L TOUR, DANCERS & MUSICIANS


Phoenix Entertainment is casting the international tour of FameThe Musical. David DeSilva, concept; Stephen B. Kane & Michael McFadden, prods.; Mark Minnick, casting. Contracts begin Nov. 2009; tour begins in China, where it will perform for several months in markets that include Shanghai and Beijing.


Seeking—Carmen Diaz: Latina, sexy diva, confident triple threat with a big ego, obsessed with fame, strong pop belt and strong dancer/mover; Tyrone Jackson: African-American, sexy, masculine, dynamic, street dancer who comes from a lower income background, hides his inability to read, instantly attracted to Iris, strong baritenor singer-dancer with classical and hip-hop ability; Mabel Washington: African-American, personality-filled, chubby dancer who loves to eat, likes to offer up her “wisdom,” strong gospel vocals, moves well; Iris Kelly: beautiful, classical ballet dancer, presumed to come from money but actually does not, strong trained dancer with pointe; Male and Female Ensemble: all ethnicities, with strong jazz, hip-hop, and ballet ability, to play featured students and understudy principal roles, all must be good dancers, vocalists, and actors with strong personalities and presence. Also seeking—Goodman “Goody” King: offbeat trumpet or saxophone player, quirky, sidekick comedian type, moves well. Note: All performers must be 18+. Seeking fresh, energetic performers with strong singing voices who dance or move well for all roles.


Auditions will be held Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. (male dancers and actors who play trumpet/sax) & 1 p.m. (female dancers) at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. (btwn. Sixth & Seventh aves.), NYC. Arrive dressed to dance. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. Bring sheet music in the correct key; be prepared to sing your best 16 bars. Competitive compensation package includes salary, per diem, travel, and housing.


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‘LAW & ORDER’


Central Casting is casting SAG background for an upcoming episode of Law & Order. NBC Universal Network Television LLC, prod.; Ali Merhi, casting dir. Shoots on or between July 31-Aug. 11 in and around the NYC area.


Seeking—People Who Use Prosthetic Limbs and Amputees: male and female, 18-45, all ethnicities; People Who Use Wheelchairs: male and female, 20-40, all ethnicities; SAG Males: 18-45, to portray Hispanic tough guys for a mug shot. Note: Seeking SAG background talent only for all roles.


Send pix & contact info ASAP to Central Casting, 875 Sixth Ave., 24th fl., Ste. 2411, NYC 10001, Attn: Ali/Law & Order; or email to lawseason20@gmail.com. Do not call or send unsolicited emails. Professional pay (SAG scale background rates) provided. SAG Background Actors Contract.


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‘RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR’


Madison Square Garden Entertainment is casting The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Linda Haberman, supervising dir. Rehearsals begin in Oct. and early Nov. (schedules vary); runs through the end of Dec./early Jan. in various cities including at Radio City Music Hall in NYC; and in Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; Pittsburgh, PA; Seattle, WA; and Nashville, TN.


Seeking—Rockettes: female, must be between 5’6″-5’10 1/2″ (measurements will be taken), must be proficient in jazz and tap; Dancers: male and female, must be proficient in jazz and ballet, pointe work a plus but not required for female dancers; Vocalists: male and female, strong singers for multi-racial ensemble vocal group, must have great voice and style with wide vocal range, must be proficient at singing close harmonies, must be able to move well. Also seeking—Male Singer Who Dances Well: to perform in ensemble and understudy Santa, must have a strong baritone, should be fit and athletic, not too heavyset. Note: All performers must be 18+ to audition. If non-U.S. citizens, performers must have current valid permits that allow them to work in the U.S. Madison Square Garden Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to racially diverse casting for all roles. If cast, performers will be offered an AGVA contract.


Auditions will be held Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. (Rockettes), Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. (male dancers) & 2 p.m. (female dancers), and Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. (male and female vocalists, including male singer who dances well for ensemble) at Radio City Music Hall, 44 W. 51st St. (btwn. Fifth & Sixth aves.), Stage Entrance, NYC. AGVA members will be seen first. Rockettes, be prepared to learn jazz and tap combinations; bring both non-tap character shoes and tap shoes. Male and female dancers must be prepared to learn ballet and jazz combinations. Women, if you work en pointe, bring pointe shoes to the audition. Male and female vocalists and male singer who dances well must prepare an uptempo song and a ballad in their key. Bring sheet music; no recorded music will be allowed. Callbacks for Rockettes will be held Aug. 11; callbacks for male and female dancers will be held Aug. 13; callbacks for vocalists will be held Aug. 14. All audition dates are subject to change. For more info, visitwww.radiocityauditions.comor call the Radio City Audition Hotline at (212) 485-7399 before attending any auditions. Professional pay, plus travel and housing provided for productions outside of NYC only; no housing or travel is provided for performers in NYC production. AGVA Contract.


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’70S TRIBUTE ACT


Sharp 9 (prod.) is seeking talent for a ’70s tribute act. Stephen A. McKeown, prod. Rehearsals begin in Aug; production is ongoing. First performance is in Sept. at The Iridium (at Broadway & 51st St.), NYC.


Seeking—Male Tenor Vocalist: 18+, trained, with strong background in harmony and rhythmic accuracy, strong stage presence required, to cover bands/artists including Chicago, Journey, Styx, Supertramp, The Doobie Brothers, Boston, REO Speedwagon, Kansas, Tower of Power, Steely Dan, Foreigner, Elton John, etc., no high baritones; Female Soprano Vocalist: 18+, with same professional requirements as male vocalist, to cover artists including Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Heart, Pat Benatar, etc. Note: This is a tribute act. All material is performed spot-on in the original keys; ability to read music and added musical experience a plus. Car is a serious plus.


Auditions will be held by appt. only in Aug. in NYC. Male vocalists email pix, résumés, and links to vocal samples to sharp9malevox@gmail.com; if the mailbox is full, email submissions to the same address with a 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 added (e.g. sharp9malevox5@gmail.com). Female vocalists email pix, résumés, and links to vocal samples to sharp9femalevox@gmail.com; if the mailbox is full, email submissions to sharp9femalevox1@gmail.com. Accepting email submissions only. If selected, you will be contacted with info regarding the audition date, time, and location. For more info, visitwww.airplaydirect.com/sharp9or the Sharp 9 Facebook page (opening male singer in the video is no longer with the band). Professional pay provided (per performance).


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CLIMB THEATRE, UPPER MIDWEST TOUR


CLIMB Theatre is casting teaching company team members for its 2009-10 Upper Midwest Tour. James Rone, teaching company dir. Tours Aug. 25, 2009-May 21, 2010.


Seeking—Spanish-Speaking Actor-Educators: male and female, 18-29, Latin/Hispanic, will be trained to use interactive theater techniques to initiate dialogues with students in Kindergarten through 12th grade on topics ranging from bullying and communication across differences to social justice and environmental protection, college degree and theater training required, must be able to believably play young characters, must be fluent in Spanish. Note: Applicants must be willing to relocate to the Twin Cities in MN for the duration of the tour.


Email pix (headshot or good representative snapshot) & résumés to James Rone at james@climb.org. For more info about the position, visitwww.climb.org.$344/wk., plus travel provided.


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DISNEY CRUISE LINE, MAINSTAGE SHOWS


Disney Creative Entertainment is casting the original company of its newest mainstage productions onboard Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Magic. Productions include three musical theater-style shows, including Twice Charmed and Disney Dreams. Hunter Bell and Jeff Bowen, writers; Allison Narver, dir.; Karma Camp, choreo.; Ben Cohn, music dir. One-year contracts begin Oct. 2009. Rehearses in Toronto; sails to the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and the Baltic Seas (including the ports of Barcelona, Naples, Cannes, Oslo, St. Petersburg, and Copenhagen).


Seeking—Hades: smart, funny, quick, imposing, must be able to command the audience and morph from talk show host to “lounge-y” telethon host to bad Lord of the Underworld with ease, wit, humor, and style, must be a natural at improv, rock-tenor to A, should have a solid mid- to low-sound to his voice and be comfortable singing down to a low G; Pain and Panic: played by two actors, must be great comedic character actors with incredible timing, goofy and sweet, plays well with others, tenors to G#/A; Dr. Facilier/Jafar: African-American, bass/baritone, dual role, Dr. Facilier, the new villain in the upcoming Disney film The Princess and the Frog, 1920s New Orleans conjuror, both charming and sinister, a real showman, and Jafar, pompous, but dangerous and powerful, but reveals his softer side in this show and sings “Wind Beneath My Wings,” tall and skinny, smooth, high range to E, booming and powerful sound, ideally with both legit and pop capabilities; Yzma/Evil Queen: angular, smart, funny, surprising character woman, originally voiced by Eartha Kitt, rubber-faced, great physical comedienne who can sell a huge number, strong pop sound, riffing a plus, belt or pop mix to E, clear soprano, but it doesn’t have to be her forte; Captain Hook/Kronk: dual role, Hook, a force to be reckoned with, will have order on his ship, Kronk, big, muscled, sweet, not the sharpest tool in the shed but you gotta love him, Yzma’s loyal and confused sidekick, tenor or bari-tenor to A, clean sound, good control over vibrato, good pop sound, but also with legit ability, low range A; Cruella De Vil/Maleficent: long, thin, gorgeous diva with a great bellowing laugh, must be able to command the space with her body and her long cigarette, must feel at home yelling “Darling!,” good all-around singer, strong pop mix/belt to F, soprano to A or B, clear low range to F; Queen of Hearts/Ursula: round, imposing, great physical comedienne, flips from sweet to insane in an instant, actress must not be afraid to be larger than life and take big physical and vocal risks, at total ease working the crowd, fearless yet flirty, strong belter to D. Note: Disney Cruise Line hires a repertory company of 19 performers to perform in each of its three musical theater-style productions. All applicants must be 18+. No cruise staff duties required.


Auditions will be held Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. (male and female dancers; registration 9:30-10 a.m.) & 2 p.m. (Disney character look-alikes; registration 1-2 p.m.) and Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. (male and female singers; registration 9:30-10 a.m.) at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. (btwn. Sixth & Seventh aves.), 5th fl., NYC. Prepare 16 bars of a musical theater-style selection. Bring sheet music in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided. If needed, you may be asked to learn a simple movement combination. Bring current pix & résumés, stapled together. For more info, visitwww.disneyauditions.com.Contracts include competitive pay, room and board, and additional benefits package.


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‘THE ADDAMS FAMILY,’ B’WAY


Stuart Oken (prod.) is seeking possible future replacements for the Broadway production of The Addams Family. Andrew Lippa, music & lyrics; Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, book; Julian Crouch & Phelim McDermott, dir.; Sergio Trujillo, choreo.; Mary-Mitchell Campbell, music dir.; 101 Productions, general mgr.; Telsey + Company, casting. Rehearsals begin Sept. 8. Previews begin Nov. 13 in Chicago; runs Dec. 9-Jan. 10, 2010. Broadway previews begin March 5; opens April 8, 2010.


Seeking—All principal roles; seeking submissions for possible future replacements for the following roles—Gomez Addams: male, 50s, Caucasian, a man in his prime, of Spanish descent and a wild Iberian passion, adores his wife, takes great pride in his children, and, in the larger sense, in his family, is very much about what it means to be an Addams, his desire for Morticia is undimmed after 20 years of marriage, and it takes very little to fire up his lust, although it appears they haven’t tango’d in quite some time, must have great comedic timing and a strong tenor voice, LEAD; Morticia Addams: female, 40s-50s, Caucasian, holds the balance of power in the family and often seems like the only emotionally mature member of the clan, beautiful, aristocratic, the real head of the family and the critical and moving force behind it, always sees the best in people, which somehow comes off as a strength rather than naivete, enjoys being the center of all the sexual energy in the room, the most horrible thing and truly unsettling thing in the world to her would be admitting that one day, inevitably, she’ll be a grandmother, must be a great dancer who is funny and sings well, alto/mezzo soprano, LEAD; Uncle Fester: male, 40s-50s, Caucasian, the narrator, child-like, hugely enthusiastic, totally incorrigible, a vaudevillian, needs strong comedy and tenor voice; Wednesday Addams: female, 17, Caucasian, romantic lead, a sexy, young version of Morticia, great pop/rock style singing voice (think Avril Lavigne) and a witty, dry sense of humor; Grandmama: female, 50s-70s, Caucasian, ancient, good-natured, easily led, very active for her age, is like the ladies you see in Fairway, of indeterminate age, but you don’t get in their way or they’ll run you over, character singer with strong humor; Pugsley Addams: male, 12, Caucasian, plump, adorable, funny, a smaller version of Gomez, must have big and unchanged singing voice, think Ethel Merman; Lurch: ageless, Caucasian, a man of very, very few words, often spoken at half speed, most of what he utters is long, plaintive groans, some tinged with irony or exasperation, sees and knows everything that goes on under the roof of the Addams family mansion, must have a true low bass voice; Colonel Mal Beinecke: male, 45-50, Caucasian, military man, must be obeyed, with little patience for his wife and son, wants to be bigger than Trump, and will lie, cheat and steal for an acre of swamp, musical theater baritenor voice; Alice Beinecke: female, early 40s, Caucasian, truly loves her husband and loves that he takes charge, removing any responsibility from her to make decisions, however, since he has become more distant, she has taken to drink, has refocused her love on her only son Lucas, must be very funny and sing well; Lucas Beinecke: male, 19, Caucasian, a writer, has conflicts with his father’s closed-minded ways, fell in love with Wednesday at first sight, a classic co-dependent, feels good when everybody’s happy, must be a great pop/rock singer.


Send pix & résumés and cover letter to Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. $1,605 min./wk. Equity Production Contract.


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‘SAMMY, A NEW MUSICAL,’ CA


The Old Globe (San Diego, CA) is casting Sammy, a New Musical. Louis G. Spisto, exec. prod.; Darko Tresnjak, resident artistic dir.; Leslie Bricusse, book, music & lyrics; Keith Glover, dir.; Keith Young, choreo.; Ian Fraser, music dir.; Tara Rubin Casting, casting dir. Rehearsals begin Aug. 7; runs Sept. 17-Nov. 1.


Seeking—Sammy Davis Sr.: 40s-50s, African-American, Sammy’s father, takes him on the road and is determined to make him a star, excellent singer and dancer (tap); Ensemble/Murphy: 35-45, African-American, Sammy’s valet and right-hand man, will also dance and sing in the ensemble and cover Sammy Davis Jr.; Sammy Davis Jr.: African-American, the quintessential entertainer, superior singer and tap dancer, small in stature but a giant in personality and talent (not seeking an impersonator), actor must be in command of his own personal magnetism and be in supreme physical condition for demanding role.


Auditions will be held by appt. only in NYC. To schedule an appt., email pix & résumés ASAP to SammyTRCasting@gmail.com. $750 min./wk. Equity LORT B Contract.


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CORPORATE AND SPECIAL EVENTS


K.C. Cardinali (casting) is seeking talent for corporate and special events for an entertainment company.


Seeking—Actor-Dancers: to emcee events, with high energy personality, must be very good dancer, excellent people skills required.


Interviews will be held by appt. only. To schedule an appt., email pix & résumés to simchaqueen@aol.com or call (718) 946-4441. Pay (based on experience and ability to motivate a crowd), plus paid training provided for qualified applicants.


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‘THE BEAUTIFUL LIFE’


Central Casting is casting background for the new CW series The Beautiful Life, starring Mischa Barton, Corbin Bleu, and Elle Macpherson. Series debuts this fall. Ashton Kutcher, exec. prod.; Tiffany Moon, background casting dir. Production is ongoing, beginning late July.


Seeking—Female Model Types: 5’7″+, with slender and statuesque physiques, size 0-4; Male Model Types: 5’11”-6’3″, slim, fit, wear 38-40 coat size. Producers state: “Seeking men and women who are ready to paint the background in the world of high fashion as they head out to go-sees, walk the runway, pose for fashion shoots, and party with New York’s elite.”


Open calls will be held every Mon., Wed. & Fri. at 11 a.m. (SAG members), and every Tue. & Thu. at 11 a.m. (AFTRA males) & noon (AFTRA females) at Central Casting, 875 Sixth Ave., 24th fl., NYC. Bring an unexpired passport or unexpired permanent resident card, or an unexpired driver’s license and social security card. All must be original IDs; no photocopies. You will need to fill out I9 paperwork. A digital photo will be taken; come camera-ready and looking your best. To submit modeling photos, email BeautifulLifeBG@gmail.com. Visitwww.centralcasting.orgfor more info. One-time $25 fee required; your photo will be put into the Central Casting database and you will be considered for extra work on other projects (including Gossip Girl, Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Nurse Jackie, and more new film and TV projects). Pays $108/eight hours, plus $10 for wardrobe; overtime provided after eight hours. AFTRA Background Contract.


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CENTRAL CASTING NEW YORK


Central Casting New York is casting SAG and AFTRA background talent for various film and TV projects. Production dates and locations vary, depending on the project; most projects shoot in and around the NYC area.


Seeking—Background Talent: male and female, all ages, all types, for non-speaking extra roles, no experience necessary, must be able to work in the NYC area.


Register every Mon., Wed. & Fri. at 11 a.m. (SAG members 18+), or Tue. & Thu. at 11 a.m. (AFTRA and nonunion males 18+) & noon (AFTRA and nonunion females 18+), or Mon. at 3 p.m. (minors under 18) at Central Casting, 875 Sixth Ave. (at 31st St.), 24th fl., Ste. 2411, NYC. Registration dates and times are subject to change. For more detailed info, including registration guidelines, visitwww.centralcasting.org/NY/actors/index.htmlor call (646) 205-8244. Be sure to arrive on time at the beginning of registration; arrive no earlier than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled registration time. Arrive camera-ready and prepared to be photographed. To download and complete a registration form, visitwww.centralcasting.org/images/NY_Registration.pdf. Central Casting charges a one-time $25 fee (cash only). Pay and union status vary depending on the project.


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U.S. & U.K., STILETTO ENTERTAINMENT


STILETTO Entertainment is casting production shows that take place onboard Holland America Line’s 14 luxury vessels with worldwide itineraries. James Nadeau & Jodie Stinebaugh, casting dirs. Performances take place on an ongoing basis aboard Holland America’s cruise ships, which travel worldwide.


Seeking—Singers Who Move Well: males (5’10”-6’3″, must have a solid ‘G’ and developed falsetto) and females (5’4-5’9″, dress size 2-8), versatile singers with strong Broadway-Pop belt, ability to sing contemporary legit and harmonize, must have excellent acting skills and move well; Singers Who Dance: males (5’7″-6’3″, must have a solid ‘G’ and developed falsetto) and females (5’4-5’9″, dress size 2-8), versatile singers with strong Broadway-Pop belt, ability to sing contemporary legit and harmonize, excellent acting skills required, advanced dance experience in jazz, ballet, and tap required; Dancers: males (5’6″-6’3″, suit size 36-42) and females (5’2″-5’10”, dress size 0-6), with athletic and toned bodies, must have strong technique in jazz, ballet, tap, and partnering, gymnastics and acting a plus. Note: All of the performers must be at least 18 years old to apply, and all must meet the height and physical requirements at the time of the audition.


Auditions are held throughout the year at various locations across the U.S. and U.K., and audition-video submissions are accepted from across the world; for video-demo submission details and a complete list of audition dates, times, and locations, visitwww.stilettoentertainment.com.Ohio auditions will be held Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. (singers; sign-in 9 a.m.) & 1 p.m. (dancers; sign-in noon) at All About Dance by Kristen, 3038 Graham Rd., Stow, OH; Pennsylvania auditions will be held Aug. 8 at 3 p.m. (singers; sign-in 2 p.m.), 5 p.m. (dancers; sign-in 4 p.m.), 7 p.m. (singers; sign-in 6 p.m.) & 9 p.m. (dancers; sign-in 8 p.m.) at One Broadway The Dance Center, 38 W. Granada Ave., Hershey, PA; and Virginia auditions will be held Aug. 10 at 9 a.m. (singers; sign-in 8 a.m.), noon (dancers; sign-in 11 a.m.), 9 p.m. (singers; sign-in 8 p.m.) & 10 p.m. (dancers; sign-in 9 p.m.) at Eastern Virginia School of Performing Arts, 1915 Pocahontas Trail, Suite C-6, Williamsburg, VA. Singers & Singer-Dancers: At the auditions, you will learn a song(s) from the STILETTO Entertainment shows and may be asked to learn a short movement and/or dance combination; be dressed to sing, but also bring dance attire in case you’re asked to stay; bring a portable CD player for callback purposes; you may be asked to sing 16 bars a cappella; be prepared with your best pop or Motown up-tempo. Dancers: At the auditions, you will be taught a challenging dance combination; wear dance attire that shows your body type (no baggy clothes); wear flat jazz shoes or sneakers (no heels or bare feet). If you cannot attend a live audition, visit the STILETTO Entertainment website to download application forms and view instructions on how to submit an audition video; attendance at the auditions is preferred. For more info and to view a short video demo of STILETTO Entertainment shows, visitwww.stilettoentertainment.com.No cruise staff duties required. Pay, cruise discounts, travel, lodging, and eight-month contracts provided. (Casting is ongoing)


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GRANT WILFLEY CASTING


Grant Wilfley Casting is casting background for upcoming film and TV projects. Grant Wilfley, casting dir. Production dates and locations vary depending on project.


Seeking—Background Actors and Extras: male and female, all ages, all types. Note: Specifically seeking NY & CT talent.


Send pix & résumés to Grant Wilfley Casting, Inc., 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011. There is no open registration at this time; no drop-offs. For more info, visitwww.gwcnyc.com.Pay and union status vary, depending on project.


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‘SOLO WORKS SERIES,’ TN


Playhouse on the Square (Memphis, TN) is seeking submissions for its Solo Works Series, part of the 2009-10 season. Jackie Nichols, exec. prod. Performs Jan. 7-10, 14-17, 21-24 & 28-31 and July 1-4, 8-11, 15-18 & 22-25 in Memphis, TN.


Seeking—Solo Artists: male and female, 18+, all types. Note: The series will feature four solo artists in Jan. 2010 and four more in July 2010; each artist will receive four performances (Thu.-Sun.). Note: All solo acts must have been produced previously.


Send submissions and inquiries to Jackie Nichols, Playhouse on the Square, 51 S. Cooper St., Memphis, TN 38104 or email to info@playhouseonthesquare.org. Include any available recordings or press coverage with your submission. Producers will consider repeat appearances by previous Solo Works Series artists. For more info, visitwww.playhouseonthesquare.org.No fees required. $100 performance stipend or 50% of gross box office receipts per show (whichever is greater), plus $200 travel stipend provided; housing will be provided for out-of-town artists.


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U.S. ARMY SOLDIERS’ CHORUS, SOPRANO


The United States Army Field Band is seeking talent for its Soldiers’ Chorus. SGM Paul A. Martin, auditions coord. This is a full-time singing opportunity, performing across the U.S.; Soldier’s Chorus is stationed primarily at Fort Meade, MD (near Baltimore, MD & Washington, DC).


Seeking—Soprano Vocalist: 17-41, with proficiency in singing various musical styles including both classical and commercial, strong sight-reading skills required, ability to meet Army height and weight standards required. Note: The U.S. Army is an equal opportunity employer. This position requires minimum three-year enlistment.


For more info and to apply, visitwww.army.mil/FIELDBAND/pages/vacancy/chorus_soprano.html. Submit a recent recording that includes a classical selection, two contrasting selections (Broadway, pop, or jazz), and vocalizations on scales or arpeggios. Submission deadline is Aug. 19. Pays $49,029-$55,275/year (Army rank of Staff Sergeant).


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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL


Cirque du Soleil is seeking new talent for its current shows and upcoming creations. Producers state: “Cirque du Soleil produces multidisciplinary shows combining circus arts, acrobatics, music, song, dance, and theatre. Cirque du Soleil is continually developing new creations and seeking new talent; we recruit artists globally online, via auditions, or on scouting trips. In total, there are more than 1,200 artists performing Cirque du Soleil creations around the world each and every night.” Fabrice Becker, Montreal casting dir. for shows in creation; Pavel Kotov, Montreal head of casting for touring shows; Krista Monson, Las Vegas head of casting for resident shows in America. Rehearses and performs around the world.


Seeking—Actors, Circus Performers, Clowns, Dancers, Musicians, Singers, Sports/Athletes/Gymnasts, and Other Talents.


Auditions are held on an ongoing basis around the world. For more info and to apply online, visitwww.cirquedusoleil.com/casting.You must register online in order to submit your profile (including pix, résumés, and video/audio demos) and apply to upcoming auditions. No fees or purchases required. Pay provided.


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CELEBRITY & AZAMARA CRUISES


Mike Moloney Entertainment is casting upcoming performances for the Celebrity and Azamara cruise lines. Mike Moloney, prod.; Katie Verdoorn, choreo. Rehearsals begin Feb.-April; performs on cruise ships around the world.


Seeking—Dancers: male and female, versatile, professionally trained, with strong jazz, ballet, and partnering, acro a plus; Singers: male and female, strong acting skills and the ability to move required.


Auditions will be held Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. (dancers; sign-in at 9:30 a.m.) & 1 p.m. (singers; sign-in at 12:30 p.m.) at Harbour Dance Center, 927 Granville Ave., Vancouver, BC; Dec. 11 at 12:30 p.m. (dancers; sign-in at noon) & 3 p.m. (singers; sign-in at 2:30 p.m.) at the Debbie Reynolds Studio, 6514 Lankershim Blvd., N. Hollywood, CA; Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. (dancers; sign-in at 9:30 a.m.) & 1 p.m. (singers; sign-in at 12:30 p.m.) at Backstage II, 3425 Backstage II, Las Vegas, NV; and Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. (dancers; sign-in at 9:30 a.m.) & 1 p.m. (singers; sign-in at 12:30 p.m.) at Ripley-Grier Dance Studios, 520 Eighth Ave. (btwn. 36th & 37th sts.), 17th fl., NYC. Dancers, be prepared to learn a short piece and to improv on your best rock & roll moves. Wear form-fitting dance attire. Singers, be prepared to sing Broadway and rock & roll styles. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. For more info, email Katie Verdoorn at Katie@mmec.com, or call (702) 243-7456, or visitwww.mmec.com.Salary, plus meals provided.


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BROADWAY BABY BISTRO


Broadway Baby Bistro at Broadway Comedy Club is seeking talent. Aaron Haber, booking contact. Performs at Broadway Comedy Club, 318 W. 53rd St. (btwn. Eighth & Ninth aves.), NYC.


Seeking—Musical Acts: to perform 50-60 minutes. Also seeking—Plays, Readings, Musical Revues, Dance Companies, and Variety Shows.


For full details, call Aaron Haber at (646) 242-6652. Pay is a percentage of cover charge.



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