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SAVE THE DATE! 2019-2020 Season Auditions & Conventions – (updated 12.09.19)

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/Regular): September 3, 2019 October NETC Registration Opens: October 2019 SETC Registration Opens: October 15, 2019 November StrawHat Actor Registration Opens: November 15, 2019 StrawHat Design/Tech/Musician/Admin Registration Opens: November 15, 2019 December Ohio Theatre Alliance Registration Opens – Actors/Dancers/Singers: December 1, 2019 Ohio Theatre Alliance Registration Opens –...

Ohio Theatre Alliance: Actor/Singer/Dancer Registration Now Open!

All Auditions will take place on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio. If you’re in college, looking for summer stock work, you’re SUMMER-ONLY. If you’re graduating from college, or looking for full-time work, you’re YEAR-ROUND. You must be at least 18 years old to audition. PERFORMER REGISTRATION FORM & RESUMES Audition slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The “Acting Form” is for performers of all types: actors, singers, and dancers. OTA Acting Form 2020 This year’s audition forms are fillable pdfs and MUST BE OPENED IN ADOBE READER TO BE FILLED OUT. If you have trouble filling out this fillable pdf, please email us and ask for a copy in Word. Your one-page Acting resume must be attached to your application email in Word or pdf ...

How These 6 Pros Get Through “Nut” Without Cracking

The Nutcracker. A time-honored holiday tradition in which thousands of dancers, young and old, partake in each year. Whether it’s your fifth year or fifteenth year performing in this famous ballet, these 6 pros dish out their best tips on how to survive “Nutcracker Season”.  Beat the burn out and learn how to stay inspired, healthy, and to keep the magic flowing! VIEW ARTICLE via www.dancemagazine.com  

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, theme parks, and special events. Fees: Registration/annual subscription: $47 (non-refundable)        Audition: $63 (upon email notification of selection) Registration: Complete the online form and submit your non-refundable annual registration fee (also known as your subscription), then mail your hard-copy application and supporting materials (see INSTRUCTIONS). Apply for a Song & Monologue, Monol...

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 packet for you, and call the SETC Central Office at 336-272-3645 to speak with April if you need any help Non-Equity Actors/Singers Equity Actors/Singers Dancer-Only   

New York & Los Angeles 2019 – Actors Pro Expo

Actors Pro Expo is a trade show to help creatives DEVELOP and SUSTAIN their career and to CREATE new opportunities for themselves. Attendees get to meet exhibitors from a wide range of services. Actors Pro Expo also offers exciting workshops and information-packed seminars led by a range of top industry professionals. Plus there are a limited number of expert 1-2-1 career building sessions to book on the day. But wait, there’s more! In addition to all these great offerings there will also be not one but TWO exclusive OPEN CASTING CALLS for a range of roles in film and theater! BUT HERE’S THE BEST BIT……… General admission is FREE, the open casting call is FREE (audition slots offered on a first-come-first-served basis), even our Seminars with leading industry-professionals AND expert 1-2-1 ...

The Relationship Between Ballet and Physics

How does Newton’s Third law correlate with ballet? Pointe Magazine speaks with Dr. Merritt Moore from the National Museum of Mathematics and choreographer Claudia Schreier about how music, dance, and math all work together. READ ARTICLE via www.pointemagazine.com

Audition for Colorado Ballet Academy’s Summer Intensive & Pre-Professional Division

Are you looking for inspiration to develop and grow as an artist, preparing you for a career as a dancer? The Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy’s (CBA) Summer Intensive and Pre-Professional Division receive rave reviews from students, teachers and directors. These programs offer aspiring dancers instruction and career guidance from internationally renowned master teachers and CBA’s accomplished faculty. Training takes place in Colorado Ballet’s eight state-of-the-art studios at The Armstrong Center for Dance. Under the leadership of Director Erica Fischbach and SI Directors Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner, students receive professional training in an environment that fosters growth, wellness and excellence in all aspects of dance—from classical ballet to the divers...

Pittsburgh CLO 2019 Summer Season Auditions

What:  Auditions for Pittsburgh CLO’s 2019 Summer Season – GREASE, OKLAHOMA!, PETER PAN, ROCK OF AGES and ONCE. Who: Trained Singers, Dancers, Character Actors, and Actor/Musicians. Please note that Chorus Members must be able to sing and dance. Most age-appropriate roles are cast from the chorus auditions. We recommend those under the age of 30 should attend singer and dancer auditions. Children’s roles under the age of 18 will be cast from students of the Pittsburgh CLO Academy of Musical Theater. For information regarding the Academy please call 412-281-2234. The audition date for children is February 10, 2019 GREASE, OKLAHOMA!, PETER PAN and ROCK OF AGES When:    Thursday, February 14th Friday, February 15th Saturday, February 16th Where: Benedum Center 719 Liberty Av...

MTWichita 2019 Audition Information

2019 Audition Information For the 2019 season, due to the specific requirements of An American in Paris, male and female dancers with extensive ballet training, including women who can dance en pointe, will be particularly welcome. As always, we are committed to casting performers of all ethnic backgrounds for our resident company, as well as for leading and featured roles throughout our summer season. In the Heights specifically calls for artists of color, most especially Latino/Latina/Latinx performers for both ensemble and principal roles. Audition Dates and Times Auditions for the 2019 season will be held in February and March. Times listed below are for dance calls. All auditionees must attend one dance call of their choice AND schedule a singing audition. Singing auditions are schedu...

Fixing These 5 Bad Habits Can Take Your Dancing to the Next Level

BY GAVIN LARSEN via www.pointemagazine.com Striving for higher extensions, more turnout and bigger jumps may be at the top of your agenda in daily class. But what about those finer points of your technique, the subtleties that make a dancer really shine? They need just as much of your attention, and letting seemingly innocuous bad habits linger will impact your overall dancing. “There are no shortcuts in ballet,” says Cynthia Harvey, artistic director of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre. “You can’t expect good results by ignoring details that are the building blocks of technique.” We break down five bad habits that are easy to overlook—but have a major impact. Knuckling Peff Modelski, a faculty member at Visceral Dance Chicago w...

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