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AATE October Symposium Registration NOW OPEN

Youth Voices: Activism Through TheatreThe symposium will be held at Berkeley Rep School of Theatre2071 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA October 18-20, 2019 REGISTER HERE $90 Student/Retired | $140 Member | $240 Non-MemberLIMITED `$50 Scholarships Available, apply HERE.  Resilience is an anthem of the bay. An anthem often carried and furthered by our youth. Join organizations from across the bay area a...

UPTA Qualified/Regular + Pre-Professional Audition Registration – NOW OPEN!

Conditions of registration These auditions are for people who are, regardless of qualifications, available for work throughout the year, not just during the summer. By filling out the form form on the link below, you affirm that you are available for work throughout the year and not returning to school in the Fall or Spring. REGISTER HERE For more information on the registration requirements for U...

SAVE THE DATE! 2019-2020 Season Auditions & Conventions – (updated 09.10.19)

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 USITT Link – Registration Opens: August 1, 2019 2020 NAMM Show – Registration Opens  – August 28, 2019 Youth Voices: Activism Through Theatre – R...

2020 URTA Registration is NOW OPEN!

Registration is now open for all URTA recruiting events!  Let URTA help you pursue graduate training in theatre! At the URTAs, you can audition and interview with our 43 member universities all in one place, on a single day. Why navigate dozens of different applications, fees, appointments, and travel when you can get it all done at the URTAs? Our nationally ranked member schools boast professiona...

Crafting Aluminum Blades for Stage

Weapons experts J. Allen Suddeth and J. David Brimmer give insight into the trend of using aluminum blades for the stage.  Having first used these blades back in the 1990’s, these weapons masters have developed their techniques to create blades that can be seen on stage from the audience, as well as last for the run of a show. Learn how and why their use of aluminum could be beneficial and pe...

Webinar: Accessibility and Inclusion in the Theater Education Classroom

Accessibility and Inclusion in the Theater Education Classroom  Presented by Sue Loesl and Fran SillauMonday, October 14, 7:30-9 PM Eastern Time Register HERE Registration Fee: Member: Free, Non-Member Student $10, Non-Member $20 Are you a theatre instructor looking to be more inclusive in your theatre classroom and practice?Nationally known professional development and residency presenters F...

Claire Warden: The First Broadway Credited Intimacy Director

In light of the #MeToo movement and safety in the workplace, intimacy direction has come in to the spotlight for production teams throughout the theatre, television, and film industry. Broadway intimacy director, Claire Warden, states in this article that intimacy direction “didn’t exist five years ago, in this form.” Now, what exactly does an intimacy director do? They choreograph scenes that inv...

Why Your Audition May Not Be Memorable – And How to Fix It

Auditioning. Some love it…perhaps most hate it…but it’s something that all actors have to do in order to get the job. It’s one of those tedious things in the industry where an actor has to put the work and the preparation in to their audition pieces. However, most face rejection in light of that work. Casting director Greg Apps goes in to detail on how to switch-up your audition process so that yo...

How to Fold a Theatrical Backdrop

Calling all stage hands and technicians! Have you been wanting to perfect your skills in strike for folding backdrops? Then this video is for you! Grosh Backdrops & Drapery have created this how-to video: How to Fold a Theatrical Backdrop.  View Article via www.stage-directions.com

Registration Open for the 2020 A1 Conference

The All-in-One Conference (A1 Conference) is an opportunity for actors, stage managers, technical staff, music directors, and more to take workshops and seminars, network with other actors and creatives, and access an abundance of opportunities and resources all in one weekend in NYC. All participants must apply to attend the conference. Actors wishing to audition at the conference will be screene...

Why I Became a Casting Director: An Interview with Julia Kim

Have you considered a career as a casting director? CastingNetworks sits down with casting director Julia Kim (“The Last Black Man in San Francisco” and “Starlet”), as she explains how she became a casting director and what drives her in this position. Learn below what it takes to be a casting director, discover your “why”, and be fearless to take the leap into the industry yourself! V...

Seattle Theatre Tries Radical Experiment: Every Single Ticket is Free

“Starving Artists” We all know the term, and many of us may identify with it. We work several jobs, pinch every penny, audition our tails off, work hours in production offices, and long shifts in the scene shop. As we save try to save our money, while paying our bills and paying off loans, it can be hard to find the extra means to see as many shows as one may want to. Attending theatre is an impor...