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Auditioning On a Budget

Auditioning On a Budget: How to Plan Audition Tours Without Breaking the Bank BY HANNAH FOSTER via www.pointemagazine.com Let’s face it: Auditioning is expensive. Between a $100-per-night budget-hotel room, a $300 round-trip plane ticket, $40 for food per day and $25 to $40 in audition fees, you may be out hundreds of dollars for one audition—and potentially thousands before you land a contr...

Registration NOW OPEN for the 2019 Greater Philadelphia Annual Auditions

How to Apply Monday, April 1, 2019 Actors’ Equity Association Talent — Open AEA Auditions 10AM – 6PM Beginning on Monday February 18, 2019 — Please email PhillyAnnualAuditions@gmail.com. Include the following: Your name, phone number, 1st and 2nd choice of appointment times, AEA #, as well as any time during the day that you are NOT available. Lunch break will be from 1:00-2:00PM. You ...

A Conversation with Costume Designer Dede Ayite

BY HOWARD SHERMAN via www.stage-directions.com With a resume of recent costume design credits including American Son and Children of a Lesser God on Broadway, Fireflies at Atlantic Theatre Company, Slave Play at New York Theatre Workshop and School Girls, or The African Mean Girls Play for MCC Theater, it’s slightly surprising to learn a few facts about Dede Ayite’s education and training. “I doub...

Register for the Youth Voices: Activism Through Theatre Symposium

The symposium will be held at Berkeley Rep School of Theatre 2071 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA  May 3-5, 2019 Symposium Registration is Now Open! To Register Click Here! $90 Student/Retired | $140 Member | $240 Non-Member (Early Bird Rate Ends March 29, 2019) $100 Student/Retired | $150 Member | $250 Non-Member Resilience is an anthem of the bay. An anthem often carried and furthered by our youth....

Where Does Your Favorite Broadway Couple Land On This Theatrical Love Scale?

BY RUTHIE FIERBERG via www.playbill.com With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, Playbill has been pondering the relationships at the center of some of theatre’s most famous stories. From catastrophe to perfection, we considered couples from Broadway plays and musicals to help establish a meter. Where do your favorite Broadway couples fall? Are they loving, supportive, and in it for the long haul like...

Register for THE NATIONAL ARTS ACTION SUMMIT

March 4-5, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Register for the National Arts Action Summit 2019 The National Arts Action Summit will take place on March 4-5, 2019 in Washington, DC.  The National Arts Action Summit is a multi-day event bringing together arts advocates from across the country.  Attendees will attend a full day of advocacy training to learn the latest research and legislative arts priorities ...

Ultimate Broadway Valentine’s Playlist

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!  With Golden Age classics to contemporary favorites, check out Broadway.com’s Ultimate Broadway Valentine’s Playlist to get in the musical mood! Listen Now!          

The Relationship Between Ballet and Physics

BY HANNAH FOSTER via www.pointemagazine.com For Better Jumps and Higher Legs, Turn to Newton’s Third Law: Merritt Moore and Claudia Schreier Explain The Relationship Between Ballet and Physics Last Saturday night, I had a balletic epiphany. I wasn’t in a mirrored studio taking class or even in a theater watching a performance. This luminous ray of understanding beamed into—wait for it—the ba...

Now Hiring: Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre – Permanent & Seasonal Staff

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre is now hiring! We are in search of part time seasonal and permanent staff members who are eager to join Idaho’s oldest performing arts organization. Please email resume and cover letter to annette@cdasummertheatre.com. Cover letter should include availability and hours sought. Duties would include: Extensive customer service both on the phone as well as in person. Sell...

Landmark Broadway Deal Gives Actors a Piece of the Profits

BY MICHAEL PAULSON via www.nytimes.com Broadway is booming, and now more actors are going to share in the riches. In a groundbreaking agreement Friday, the commercial producers who finance Broadway’s big hits have agreed to give a percentage of profits to performers who help develop successful shows. The deal, reached between Actors’ Equity, a union representing 51,000 performers and stage manager...

Register for the 2019 AATE Conference

The 32nd annual American Alliance for Theatre and Education Conference will take place in New York City from August 1-5,2019. The conference theme is “Activate AATE: Exploring Theatre Educators’ Role and Responsibility AATE’s 32nd annual conference will be held in diverse, dynamic and vibrant New York City from August 1-5, 2019. In a city known for its diversity, culture, and, ar...

Actor Advice: Auditioning at Unified General Auditions

BY KEIKO GREEN via www.tpsonline.org Actor Advice from a UGA Volunteer Before she joined the TPS staff, Facilities Manager Libby Barnard volunteered at the Unified General Auditions — she has also auditioned numerous times, and plans to do so again this year. (Haven’t signed up yet? Click here to register!) This is a post she put together in 2014 about what she learned as a UGA volunteer. (Want to...