Events & Representation: Workshops

Backstage University Agent Showcase: A Four-Week Workshop

Casting notice expires: July 9, 2014

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Backstage University

Production Description

Seeking advanced actors for Backstage University's Agent Showcase, a three-week coaching event culminating in a five-agent showcase. Each actor will choose either two contrasting monologues, two contrasting songs, or a monologue and a song to perform for the showcase. CD Benton Whitley will coach your performance pieces for three weeks in a classroom setting to make sure they are in the best shape possible. Immediately after each session with Benton, talent manager Harold Lewter will conduct a business of acting class and help you prepare for meeting each agent. This will culminate in a performance showcase for five agents. After the performances, each actor will have the opportunity to meet individually with each agent on the panel. Registration is required; register at

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Workshop dates are July 8, 15, & 22 (6-8 p.m. with Benton Whitley & 8-9 p.m. with Harold Lewter); agent showcase is July 29 (7 p.m.) in NYC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

No pay. Fee: $550.


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Showcase Roster

Agents include: Elizabeth Wiederseim from Gersh, Nichole Wichinsky from DGRW, Craig Holzberg from Avalon Artists Group, Danny Prather from Talent House, and Margaret Emory from SW Artists. Note: Agent panel subject to change without notice.