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Register for the 2018 NYC Actors Pro Expo!

Have you registered for Actors Pro Expo New York? Saturday September 8th Radisson Martinique on Broadway 49 West 32nd Street New York, NY 10001 This year will be the 5th annual event in NYC! A day for actors to come along and network with the industry. There will be Seminars, Classes, 1- 2-1 career mentoring and open casting calls for 4 different feature films (all paid roles). General admission, Seminars, Career Mentioning and of course the opportunity to audition is all FREE! Industry-led classes will cost $30 each and should be booked in advance online. BOOK YOUR FREE TICKETS HERE! Classes line-up below: Securing Representation To Take Your Career To The Next Level Hosted By Fela Oke of CK Talent Management and Paul Reisman of Abrams Artists Management Successful Auditioning For A TV Se...

2018 NYC Actors Pro Expo – FREE Entry Tickets Now Available!

 BOOK YOUR FREE TICKETS HERE! Information about the 2018 NYC Actors Pro Expo

Playbill’s Ultimate Guide to Buying Broadway Tickets

via www.playbill.com Welcome to Playbill’s Ultimate Broadway ticket-buying guide. Whether you’re a seasoned theatre-goer or a first-time attendee, this compilation of our leading ticket resources will help you navigate your way to a great price. WHAT‘S RUNNING ON BROADWAY? There are currently 41 professional venues in New York City designated as Broadway theatres by the trade group The Broadway League. Some Broadway theatres house long-running hits (like the Majestic Theatre, the home of The Phantom of the Opera since 1988), while other theatres see a regular turnover as shows close, vacate a theatre, and are replaced by a new show. Each year there are regularly 30 or more new shows opening on Broadway How can you find out what’s running on Broadway and what is worth seei...

Register for the LiNK Grad School Auditions & Interviews! (Hosted by USITT & SETC)

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 interviews, auditions, and information exchange. Connect with more than 50 programs across theatre disciplines including Acting, Design, Technology, and Management. Explore your options for advanced education and find your dream grad program in one convenient, affordable location. 5th Annual LiNK When: Nov. 9-11, 2018 Where:  Crowne Plaza Hotel Atlanta-Airport  |  Atlanta, GA For Candidates Register early with your resume, portfolio, and head shot for advance review by recruiters. $50 Early Registration: Aug. 1 – Sept. 12, 2018 $75 Late Registration: Sept. 13 – Oct. 24, 2018 $95 Onsite Registration: Onsite...

2019 UPTA Registration – Opens September 1st

Registration Begins Regular Audition: September 1st 12 noon (CST) – REGISTRATION LINK To attend UPTA 2019 Regular Auditions, actors must be available for work year-round (i.e. not going back to school in the Fall or Spring) and meet one of the following criteria: Have an Master Level degree or higher in THEATRE (MA, MFA, PhD, etc.), or Be a current member of Equity, or Have attended previous UPTA auditions within the last 5 years, or Submit an audition video with recommendation from either a current UPTA or TCG company rep. Production Personnel: September 1st 12 noon (CST) Company: September 1st 12 noon (CST) Pre-Professional Audition: September 8th 12 noon (CST 2019 UPTA Auditions & Convention

Institutional Off Broadway Theatres Combined NYC EPAs

Production Description Casting Equity actors and actor singers for the Institutional Off Broadway Theatres Combined NYC EPAs for the theaters Playwrights Horizons, New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, and the WP Theater. Seasons include: WP Theater 2018-2019 Season, General Auditions (Lisa McNulty, prod. Artistic dir.; Michael Sag, managing dir.) Playwrights Horizon 2018-2019 Season (Tim Sanford, artistic dir.; Alaine Alldaffer, casting dir.; Lisa Donadio, assoc. casting dir.; Gail Quintos, casting asst.): “I Was Most Alive With You” (Mainstage Theater. Craig Lucas, writer; Tyne Rafaeli, dir. Sabrina Dennison, dir. of artistic sign language. Rehearsals begin July 24; runs Aug. 31-Nov. 4), “The Thanksgiving Play” (Peter Jay Sharp Theater. Larissa FastHorse, writer; Moritz von Stuel...

10 Tips for a Successful At-Home Commercial Audition Recording

via www.edgestudio.com These days, you usually submit a recording, rather than visit the client. So no worries about the mechanics of signing in and how to behave at a commercial studio that your client sends you to.  More than ever, winning the audition depends on your ability to self-direct. But there are still other ways to boost your chances.  Are you doing all these things right? Performance Don’t sound like everyone else. This is easier than it might seem, but requires study, thought, practice and maybe some coaching to explore the many ways you can make your read distinctive, yet still “you” and on-target. Don’t read too fast. Your listener can’t see the script. They have to mentally process what they hear. If there’s a video component, that’...

Q&A with RSC head of voice Kate Godfrey

BY TIM BANO via www.thestage.co.uk With a remit covering vocal techniques, teaching dialects and interpreting text, Kate Godfrey coaches the Royal Shakespeare Company’s actors to make the most challenging lines comprehensible on stage. She tells Tim Bano why striving for clarity rather than sounding posh is the key to making yourself understood A few years into his career as a lawyer, the ancient Roman orator Cicero, the man who practically invented many of the techniques of modern rhetoric, decided he needed a voice coach. There’s an extraordinary continuity that two millennia later, ahead of the West End opening of Imperium, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s adaptation of Robert Harris’ Cicero trilogy, Kate Godfrey is working with the cast on some of the same techniques Apollonius Molon us...

BroadwayCon 2019 – Early bird tickets ON SALE NOW!

BroadwayCon 2019 will be held January 11-13, 2019 at the New York Hilton Midtown. What is BroadwayCon, Anyway? Well, it’s a lot of things! It is a three-day expo where fans can meet and interact with their favorite Broadway stars. It’s a showcase of some of Broadway’s newest and most exciting shows. It’s a place where industry professionals can work one-on-one with the next generation of up-and-coming performers. Most of all, BroadwayCon is a place where fans can come together celebrate their passions and revel in the magic that is the theatre. Learn More  TICKETS  There are several different types of BroadwayCon tickets, including full-weekend, single-day, and industry-focused experiences. FULL WEEKEND TICKETS THE GENERAL PASS: $165 – EARLYBIRD PRICE! The General P...

Tom Hanks Ad-libs His Way Through an Audience Emergency

via www.theatremania.com Hanks wows the crowd with his improv skills as an audience member takes ill. Tom Hanks is currently starring as Falstaff in Daniel Sullivan’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry IV in Los Angeles. During a recent performance as the Fat Knight, the multi-award-winning actor proved that he’s as good at improv as he is at everything else. When an audience member took ill, Hanks stormed the stage — in character — to calm the crowd down and get the show back on track. View Original Article

2018 Tony Award Winners

BY ADAM HETRICK via www.playbill.com The intimate chamber musical The Band’s Visit, which transferred to Broadway last fall following a sold-out world-premiere run at the Atlantic Theater Company Off-Broadway, was the biggest winner at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards, which were presented June 10 at Radio City Music Hall. Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk Matthew Murphy Tony voters responded to composer David Yazbek and playwright Itamar Moses’ adaptation of the 2007 film by Eran Kolirin about an Egyptian police band stranded in a remote village in the Israeli desert, awarding it ten Tony Awards in total, including Best Musical. The Band’s Visit earned Tony Awards for Best Original Score, Best Book, Best Direction (David Cromer), Best Orchestrations (Jamshied Sharifi), Best Sound Design (Kai Hara...

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