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 professional faculty, a commitment to the highest standards in professional, graduate training, and are peer-reviewed on a continuing basis. Most also offer various forms of financial assistance. Graduates of URTA programs are working throughout the theatre and entertainment industries; on Broadway, in top regional theatres, as well as in film, and television. Choose which event you’d like to participate in,...

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 screened by our staff and affiliates either by video submission or one of our live pre-screens taking place all over the country. There is no pre-screen process for tech categories and music direction, we operate on a first come, first served basis. REGISTRATION INFORMATION Applications to attend the conference must be submitted by December 1st at 6pm EST. If you’d like to be considered for an oppo...

SAVE THE DATE: SETC Pre-Screen Registration opens Sept. 16!

NOTE: Complete and updated information regarding the 2019-2020 SETC Professional Screening Auditions will be available by Sept. 16, 2019, when applications open. Are the SETC Professional Screening Auditions for me? These preliminary auditions are for those actors who wish to participate in the Spring Professional Auditions at the annual SETC Convention but who do not yet meet all of the professional qualifications required.   The Screening Process Actors and singers who don’t yet qualify as career professionals have the opportunity to secure an audition slot at the SETC Spring Professional Auditions by attending and advancing from an SETC Professional Screening Audition. 1.   Find Your Assigned Screening Site Eleven states host SETC Professional Screening Auditions. You must register for ...

Fall SETC Registration NOW OPEN!

2019 Dates & Details Audition Dates: Aug. 25 & 26, 2019Venue: Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, Uptown Charlotte, NCThe Stage Is Yours!!: 7:30 p.m., Aug. 24, 2019Plan to arrive Saturday evening, and start preparing your act for our annual social event, The Stage Is Yours!!, sponsored by Break A Leg Network. Online Registration Opens: Noon ET on June 14, 2019Online Registration Deadlines:Early-Bird:Noon ET on July 15, 2019Final: Noon ET on Aug. 12, 2019Refund Deadline:  Noon ET on Aug. 12, 2019 Application Guidelines for Auditionees Applications open June 14, 2019. To audition, you must apply and be approved for an audition slot. Download the correct application guidelines for you, and give us a call if you need any help: Actor/Singer Guidelines Dancer-Only Guidelines Fall Qualifier Guideli...

Registration for the 2019 NJ Theatre Alliance Auditions NOW OPEN! (July 12th deadline)

2019 Combined Auditions Registration The 2019 Combined Auditions will take place at South Orange Performing Arts Center on August 12 and 13. Registration for the 2019 Combined Auditions will open on June 3 for non-Equity performers and June 24 for Equity. Registration deadline is July 12, 2019. NO EXCEPTIONS. Audition DatesEquity: Monday, August 12, 10:00am-6:00pmNon-Equity: Tuesday, August 13, 10:00am-6:00pm Please register here.

How to Brand Yourself with Headshots

Headshots are often the first “hello” an actor has when presenting themselves to a company or casting director. The quality and story of a headshot can play a pivotal part in the casting process to make you stand out and book an audition, callback, or role. As important as this first impression is, Casting Networks gives you tips on how to stand out in a pile of headshots. READ ARTICLE via

Commercial Audition Tips

When it comes to auditioning for commercials, personality is key. It is all about finding the right combination of “you” and the product you are selling. But how do you decide what the direction of your audition should be? There are several a few different types of commercial auditions that you may encounter:  MOS (with out sound), spokesperson, and improv. In this article, casting director Judy Kain breaks down these different auditions and gives tips on how to excel in these given situations. READ ARTICLE via


Open call auditions for the 2019 production of the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall will take place in New York, NY from April 15, 2019 through April 24, 2019. Additional Rockettes auditions will be held in Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA. Auditions in Chicago will take place from May 7, 2019 through May 8, 2019. Auditions in Atlanta will take place from May 9, 2019 through May 10, 2019. Just announced: Open call auditions for Little People Performers on April 23, 2019. We are committed to diverse casting for all roles. For more information visit:

Audition Advice with Casting Director Christine Sheaks

Casting director Christine Sheaks (“Fargo”, “Boogie Nights”) knows what it means for an actor to impress in the audition room. Here’s her take on some best practices when it comes to auditioning: READ ARTICLE via

8 Must-Haves for a Self-Tape Home Studio

Whether it’s a last minute on-camera audition, or a recording needed for an audio book submission, it is very helpful for actors to have the tools to create a home studio. Self-submissions are a common way to be seen for castings, especially if you are submitting to projects outside of the area in which you live. It may take time to accumulate the appropriate gear, but once you do, it’ll allow you to shine on film and for producers to focus on YOU and not the print of the wallpaper behind you! READ ARTICLE via

Auditioning On a Budget

Auditioning can be expensive, especially if you are living paycheck to paycheck or if you are a student making your way through school. Factor in hotel, food, attire, travel, and so much more, auditioning can be a burden financially. Whether it is a dance company open call or a summer stock cattle-call, learn how to plan your next audition tour without busting your budget. READ ARTICLE via

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 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 will be contacted by a staff member to confirm your appointment and will be required to send forty (40) photocopies of your double sided headshot/resume by Friday, March 28, 2019. Non-Equity talent are not eligible for appointments on the AEA day, but will be seen as time permits on a walk-in basis after all union talent. Monday, April 8, 2019 Non Union Talent — Presc...