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StrawHat Registration – NOW OPEN!

STRAWHAT 2020 MARCH 14, 15, & 16     REGISTER HERE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 15, 2020 at Noon How it Works for the Performer One Audition, multiple job opportunities – All in one day. StrawHat Auditions are open to non-Equity performers age 18 and older: singers, dancers, and actors. Opportunities are available in summer theatres, production and entertainment companies, cruise ships, them...

StrawHat Registration Now Open: Design, Tech, Musician, Administrators, and more!

Calling all Technical Theatre Artists & Administrators! Companies are in search of every skill set from AEA stage managers to running crew, from Technical Directors to spot operators, and everything in between – pit musicians, too. So make a great summer happen – register today! Post your profile and resume online free of charge and be front-and-center for employment opportunities in summer st...

The Best Victorian Costume Patterns

Costume designing a production set in the Victorian Era but need a little help on where to start? Check out these Victorian costume patterns featured on The Costume Rag for some inspiration! VIEW ARTICLE via www.thecostumerag.com

8 Things to Know When Auditioning for a Commercial

Commercial auditions are a great way for an actor to break into the on-camera aspect of the industry. Even for now A-list celebrities, commercials are how they began their career. When starting out on this career path, it can be tough to know how to prepare and present yourself in the best manner for a commercial audition.  Casting directors Ellen Jacoby (Miamai) and Stuart Stone (Los Angeles), au...

SAVE THE DATE! 2019-2020 Season Auditions & Conventions – (updated 11.15.19)

Mark your calendars for upcoming auditions and conventions for the 2019-2020 season! This post will be updated regularly as information becomes available throughout the year. Stay tuned for more and Break a Leg! 2019 Events August 2020 NAMM Show – Registration Opens  – August 28, 2019 September URTA –Registration Opens: September 3, 2019 UPTA – Registration Opens (Qualified...

A New Age: Projection Design’s Revolution

The latest trend for designing for theatre has been the use of projections. Projection Design has become far more prominent in recent years on Broadway, and its impact has carried over into National Tours & Regional Theatres. What is the appeal and magic of using projections? In this article from the LA Times, designer Finn Ross gives his opinion on the design medium: “It’s never about putting...

Register for the NETC Theater Auditions 2020

The 2020 NETC Theatre Auditions will be held on Saturday, March 7th – Monday, March 9th, 2020 at The Verve Crowne Plaza / Hilton in Natick, MA. All applications, payment, and student verification and recommendations due February 1, 2020. AUDITION APPLICATION These auditions are open to non-Equity members and Equity Membership Candidates. Equity members are not eligible to apply. Applicants m...

Halloween Playist: Broadway Edition

Looking to spice up your Halloween playlist this spooky season? Whether it’s a bad night at prom with CARRIE, a terrible visit at the “Dentist”, or a little lilting tune about death being just “Around the Corner”, here are 13 haunting show tunes to listen to this All Hallows Eve. (But beware the unlucky number #13!) VIEW ARTICLE via www.broadwaydirect.com

Patti LuPone on getting bullied by Broadway. And why she keeps coming back.

In this interview from the New York Times Magazine, Patti LuPone gives readers a hard look at some of the truths behind her success. With the sheer resilience this Diva brings, both on and off stage, she knows that Broadway is exactly where she is meant to be. What keeps her coming back? Is it fame or art? Subscribe for a free subscription to the New York Times and find out what all LuPone dishes ...

How to Design Your School Production on a Budget

What’s the #1 most important thing when it comes to designing a show? Reading the script. Doing so will inform you exactly what you need for your design, and theoretically, budget size shouldn’t matter. However, when it comes to budget-tight productions, knowing exactly what you need will help you achieve your design in the most frugal way. In this article from Playbill.com, Broadway d...

Financial Flaws: Are you guilty of these common mistakes?

Although this article is directed towards dancers, these 8 money mistakes could be applied to all artists in the entertainment industry. Are you guilty of any of these financial flaws? Learn what they are, advice to control your finances, and the freedom and security grow in your artistry. READ ARTICLE via www.dancemagazine.com  

SETC 2020 Registration – NOW OPEN!

2020 Spring Professional Auditions: Feb. 27-29, 2020  |  Louisville, KY  |  71st Annual SETC Convention Applications Open: Oct. 15 2019 @ Noon ET Early-Bird Deadline: Dec. 13 2019 @ Noon ET Final Deadline: Jan. 15 2020 @ Noon ET REGISTRATION INFORMATION  Actors, singers, and dancers must register for the SETC Convention and apply and be approved for an audition spot. Download the correct guideline...