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- Rehearses Jan. 19-Mar. 12; runs Mar. 12-Apr. 12 in Thousand Oaks, CA.
- Auditions: Jan 11, 12, 13 in Thousand Oaks, CA
Casting "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," a musical about power, ambition, and greed while climbing the corporate ladder, tackling such familiar but potent dangers as the aggressively compliant "company man"; the office party; backstabbing co-workers; caffeine addiction; and true love.
- Productions rehearse and perform in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Jan 13, 26, 27 in Chicago, IL
Seeking actors for upcoming 2015-16 season for Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, which will include Shakespeare titles, new contemporary work, and a TYA musical.
- Season runs Aug. 2015 to May 2016.
- Auditions: Jan 15, 16 in Chicago, IL
Seeking male and female actors of all ethnicities and ages for upcoming season. Playwrights under consideration are Bertolt Brecht, Caryl Churchill, Noel Coward, David Hare, Kanin, Mark Ravenhill and John Van Druten.
- Currently casting the Broadway, international, and touring productions.
- Auditions: Jan 16 in New York, NY and Jan 24 in Seattle, WA and Feb 7 in Orlando, FL and Feb 21 in Pittsburgh, PA and Feb 28 in Chicago, IL
Seeking talented actors and actresses across the country for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical."
- Rehearses and performs in Santa Barbara, CA, as well as a national tour.
- Auditions: Jan 17 in Denver, CO and Jan 18 in Albuquerque, NM and Jan 19 in Phoenix, AZ and Jan 30 in Seattle, WA and Jan 31 in Portland, OR and Feb 7 in San Diego, CA and Feb 8 in Miami, FL and Feb 8 in Santa Monica, CA and Feb 15 in San Francisco, CA and Feb 21 in Santa Barbara, CA and Mar 1 in Chicago, IL and Mar 22 in New York, NY
Seeking male and female dancers for State Street Ballet's 2014-15 season.
- Casting throughout the U.S.; currently seeking talent for season 10.
- Auditions: Jan 24, 25 in Chicago, IL and Jan 26 in St. Charles, MO and Jan 29 in San Antonio, TX and Feb 7 in Santa Clara, CA and Feb 9 in Tacoma, WA and Feb 10 in Boise, ID and Feb 12 in Las Vegas, NV and Feb 14, 15 in Los Angeles, CA and Feb 22 in Phoenix, AZ
Casting "America's Got Talent," the NBC variety show.
- Rehearsal and production dates & locations are TBD.
- Auditions: Jan 30, 31 in Orem, UT
Casting professional and versatile dancers for current "Cirque du Soleil" shows and upcoming creations. Company states: "Founded in 1984, 20 shows presented simultaneously around the world, more than 5000 employees, 55 nationalities and 1,300 artists. Cirque du Soleil Casting offers onstage career opportunities for athletes, circus performers, clowns, dancers, singers, ...
- Rehearsals begin Jun. 30; opens Aug. 1; closes Oct. 25, 2015 in Manheim, PA.
- Auditions: Feb 1, 2 in Manheim, PA
Seeking professional actors for the 35th anniversary season of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. Company states: "Our professional cast is divided into five tracks of concentration. If cast, you will be placed in either Fight Track, Music Track, Drama Track, Improv Track, or Lead Track. While all of our professional actors ...
- Courses begin October 2015 in London, England.
- Auditions: Feb 6 in San Francisco, CA and Feb 9, Mar 21, 22 in New York, NY
Seeking students for undergraduate and postgraduate studies at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, the University of London's drama conservatoire. Student Recruitment Marketing Manager states: "The School will soon be holding international auditions and interviews for its full-time BA and full and part-time MA/MFA courses. Whilst remaining a ...
- Annual renewable contracts begin Aug. 1, 2015 and end July 31, 2016. Relocation to the Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN) necessary for the position.
- Auditions: Feb 20 in Minneapolis, MN
Seeking tenors, baritones, and basses for the 2015-16 season of Cantus, "the nation’s only full-time artist-led vocal ensemble." Company states: " Cantus is an internationally-touring ensemble based in arts-rich Twin Cities, performing 70+ concerts and 30+ outreach activities each season. Repertoire spans all periods and genres. Represented by Alliance Artist ...
- Dates vary by company; companies are located throughout the U.S.
- Auditions: Mar 5, 6, 7 in Chattanooga, TN
Seeking actors for SETC's spring professional auditions. Professional theater services coordinator states: "SETC hosts the nation's most reliable, longest-running combined auditions as part of their Annual Convention. Over 800 professional actors/actresses, dancers, and singers audition and get acting jobs with theater companies from across the nation for both summer and ...
- Dates of productions vary between the participating theaters/producers.
- Auditions: Mar 14, 15 in St. Paul, MN
Seeking actors for the 2015 Twin Cities Unified Theatre Auditions.