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- Runs globally.
- Auditions: Apr 17 in Las Vegas, NV
Seeking new talent for Scarlett Entertainment, an award-winning international entertainment agency based in the United Kingdom. If you have a great act, whether it is musical, acrobatic, dance, circus, aerial, LED, or anything unique and of high quality, register your interest, giving us a short description of your act, and ...
- Runs in NYC.
- Auditions: Apr 17, in Chicago, IL
Seeking an ensemble for "Motown the Musical."
- Ongoing in L.A. and NYC depending on work booked.
- Auditions: Apr 18 in Woodland Hills, CA
Seeking non-represented theater talent for M.O. Artist Agency.
- Contestants will travel to remote locations for approximately four weeks.
- Auditions: Apr 18 in San Francisco, CA and Apr 18 in Henderson, NV and May 2 in Greenwich, CT
Seeking participants for "The Amazing Race," the adventure reality series. Casting personnel state: "Have you ever envisioned racing around the world, being put to the ultimate test--never knowing where you’ll go next or what you’ll have to do once you're there? If so, this is the opportunity of a lifetime...it’s ...
- Runs in NYC.
- Auditions: Apr 18 in Chicago, IL
Seeking replacement and understudy roles for "Motown the Musical."
- Shoots TBD in TBD location.
- Auditions: Apr 18 in Lakewood, CO and Apr 18 in Albuquerque, NM and Apr 18 in Cinncinati, OH and Apr 19 in Nashville, TN and Apr 19 in State College, PA and Apr 23 in Bowling Green, KY and Apr 25 in Chesterfield, MO and Apr 26 in Cape Canaveral, FL and May 2 in Odessa, TX
Open calls are being held throughout the country for the hit reality series.
- Performances run July 9-25 in Wilmette, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 18, 21 in Wilmette, IL
Casting "Once Upon a Mattress," a musical. Project description: "A comedic retelling of the fairy tale, 'The Princess and the Pea.' Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless, marries. However, she has managed to sabotage every princess that come along. When Sir Harry and ...
- Performances run August 2015-June 2016 in the Detroit Metro area. Note: The contract length is variable but is generally between 35-45 weeks with international touring.
- Auditions: Apr 18 in Rochester, MI and Apr 19 in New York, NY and May 17 in Chicago, IL
Seeing company members for Eisenhower Dance, a contemporary repertory company based in the Detroit Metropolitan area. Company states: "The company boasts a diverse repertory by nationally-known choreographers. Current repertory includes works by Edgar Zendejas, Ron de Jesus, Gina Patterson, Jamey Hampton, Lauren Edson and artistic director Laurie Eisenhower."
- Performances run Fridays, July 11-August 1, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 18, 19 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Cheers: 1773," a play. Project description: "Sets the characters of the beloved TV show as founding fathers and other historical figures at the time of the Boston Tea Party."
- Show take place July 11 in NYC.
- Auditions: Apr 18 in New York, NY
Seeking models for Plitz's Kids Fashion Democracy Show. Company states: "Our over $6,000 in prizes rewarded to the Zoii Award winner for Most Outstanding Child Model in each age category will help to provide the tools and platform needed to make the child model’s brand evolve."
- Rehearsals begin May 31. Performances run June 30-July 19, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 19, 22 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Fanatical: A Science Fiction Convention Musical," part of the Chicago Musical Theater Festival.
- Performances run two weekends, beginning June 12 in Elmhurst, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 19, 20, 21 in Elmhurt, IL
Casting "A Midsummer Night's Dream," a comedy. Project description: "Hermia and Lysander are in love, but Hermia's father, Egeus, has selected Demetrius for her husband. When Duke Theseus sides with Egeus, Lysander and Hermia decide to elope. Demetrius pursues them, tipped off by Helena, who is in love with Demetrius. ...
- Shows in 2015 in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 20, 21 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Patchwork Drifter," a play. Project description: "The story of a frontier era Wyoming family and a mysterious stranger who appears at their door."