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Registration is now open for the TCG Fall Forum

In an all-virtual format, this year’s Fall Forum will break tradition. Part 1, on November 11th, 2020, will convene TCG Member Theatre leaders and trustees for a one-day Summit on Governance; and Part 2, on November 12th and 13th will welcome our entire theatre field. If you are only able to attend November 11th or November 12th-13th respectively, please select that option on the Events Cale...

SAVE THE DATE! 2020-2021 Season Auditions & Conventions (Updated 10.21)

2020 Events September September 8th: USITT/SETC LiNK Registration Opens October October 15th: NETC Virtual Audition Submissions Open November November 1st: StrawHat Virtual Audition Submissions Open November 11th-13th: TCG Fall Forum – Virtual Event December December 2nd-4th:  7th Annual LiNK from USITT & SETC 2021 Events January January 15th: NETC Virtual Audition Submission Deadline Ja...

2020 Tony Awards – Nominations Announced

via www.broadway.com Nominations have arrived for the 2020 Tony Awards! Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees live on October 15. As previously announced, the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have revealed the ceremony will take place digitally this fall. Leading the nominations are the musical Jagged Little Pill with 15, Moulin Rouge! with 14 and Slave Play with 12...

UPDATE: Broadway to Remain Closed Through May 30, 2021

Official Press Release from The Broadway League Broadway Update On Performance Cancellations New York, NY – October 9, 2020 – The Broadway League announces the continued suspension of all ticket sales for Broadway performances in NYC through May 30, 2021.   Dates for each returning and new Broadway show will be announced as individual productions determine the performance schedules for their respe...

StrawHat Virtual Auditions – Application Opens Nov. 1

StrawHat Virtual Auditions Application Opens: November 1, 2020 Submission Deadline: January 15, 2021 How it Works for the Performer 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, theme parks, and special events. Fees: 2021 Registration/annual s...

NETC Virtual Auditions – Application Opens Oct. 15

NETC Virtual Audition Overview With this new format, we anticipate that many casting agents and directors will participate in the event, offering both summer and year-round employment to performing actors, musical theatre performers, and theatre technicians, as well as Equity Membership Candidacy Programs. An average of 30 companies are represented at these auditions annually, including summer and...

Press Release: StrawHats and NETC to Host Virtual 2021 Auditions

Last week, StrawHats Auditions and the New England Theatre Conference announced that both organizations will be holding virtual auditions for 2021. More information can be found in the press release below, as well as on each organization’s website: https://www.strawhat-auditions.com/ https://www.netconline.org Via: https://www.facebook.com/TheStrawHatAuditions/photos/a.517795808237455/393907...

Registration Open for 7th Annual LiNK

Where Master’s Candidates and Recruiters Connect SETC and USITT partner each fall to bring graduate theatre degree programs together with people considering options for advanced education in one convenient, affordable location for interviews and information exchange. Discover your dream graduate school or recruit talented candidates. 7th Annual LiNK December 2-4, 2020 This year’s LiNK event dates ...

Actors Pro Expo Goes Virtual!

Actors Pro Expo is going virtual this year! The organizers invite you to attend this fun event which will include: Seminars Live Q&A Opportunity to be seen by casting directors Live chat with other attendees Meet with Exhibitors Competitions with cash prizes It will be an engagement driven experience filled with networking and learning opportunities. An impactful event that will extend well be...

Enter Playbill’s Search for a Star Contest!

WHAT Playbill wants you! As Broadway and theatres around the country take this intermission, we want to make use of this time by opening the doors to the audition room wide open. It’s time for a casting call! If you think you have what it takes to be the next big musical theatre star, submit a self-tape audition singing the song of your choice. We invite performers of a range of ages (16 and up), ...

The Upside to Training at Home

Dance Magazine delivers a silver lining of some of the upsides to training while quarantined at home. Although this article focuses on dance training, these positives can be applied to training across the industry. With school starting up in a matter of weeks, with the majority of classes being held virtually, try to remember these 5 positive aspects of learning from home, which can help make you ...

Props Safety in a Post COVID-19 World

Prominent Props Master, Jay Duckworth, discusses what backstage safety may look like post-pandemic. It is obvious that crew members and actors are in close quarters backstage, so what steps can theatres make to ensure the safety of all involved? Duckworth looks into the ideas of: Planning Ahead Laminating pre-check lists for easy disinfecting Prop Sanitation Handing-off props Stocking Up PPE &...