Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU)
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Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU)
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is presenting the annual TRU Combined Audition Event, which will be attended by more than 40 NY-area Equity and non-Equity producing companies, directors, and producers, and other individuals, including casting directors and agents. The TRU Voices Reading Series will also be cast at this event.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
The event is being held April 5-6 in NYC. If cast in any projects, the performance dates and locations will vary depending on the theater or production company.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
The registration fee is normally $75, but Backstage readers can receive $10 off with promotion code BS-65. Members of Equity and TRU are also eligible for a $10 discount and priority audition slots. If cast, the pay situations and Equity/non-Equity contracts will vary depending upon the productions.
TRU Audition Event
Be seen by over 40 theater companies, casting directors and agents in the New York area in a single audition.
This year’s sponsors include Backstage, Actors Connection, Actors Access, Baruch Performing Arts Center, CastingAbout, www.HeadshotRepros.com, The Players Theatre, Paul Michael's The Network, and Studio 7 Photography.
Every year 40-60 auditors attend the annual TRU Combined Audition Event. Theaters and production companies already confirmed for 2014 include: 13th Street Repertory, 3 Voices Theatre, 4th Wall Productions, Aching Dogs Productions, The Actors Project NYC, The Amoralists, The Bickford Theatre (NJ), Bozomoon Productions and OMG Ventureprises, producer Danielle Gautier, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Filmus Inc., From Now On Productions, Golden Fleece Limited, Gorilla Repertory, Hudson River Repertory, Immortal Productions, K&E Properties, Moonlight Productions, Mother's Boy LLC, NahNahOutsideMyHouse! Productions, Off the Leash Productions, Once Upon a Reality Productions, Killing Kompany Dinner Theatre, PC Productions, PCC Productions/West Village Musical Theatre Festival, Pulse Ensemble Theatre, The Rat Pack Undead, Rising Sun Performance Company, Speranza Theatre Co., SunnySpot Productions, Triangle Theater, TRU Voices Play Reading Series, White Plains Performing Arts Center, and Wildly Productive Productions.
Confirmed industry guests include: casting directors Jeff Dreisbach (McCorkle Casting), Jamibeth Margolis, Robin Carus, Binder Casting, and Barry Moss and Bob Kale (MKA Casting); agent Albert Bramante of Emerging Talent; and managers from Encompass Arts, Harwood Management Group, Bohemia Group, and Laura Rainey of TalentExpress.
Some of the companies, both established and emerging, that have attended in past years include: 13th Street Repertory, Acclaim Theatrical, Abingdon Theatre, The Actors Project, American Bard Theater Company, The Artists Playground Theatre (TAPT), African Arts Theatrical Productions/Kef Theatrical Productions, Algonquin Theatre Company, Broadway producer group The Broadway Consortium, The Directors Co., Fourth Wall Productions, Going to Tahiti Productions, Golden Fleece Ltd., Howling Moon Cab Co., The Killing Kompany Dinner Theatre, Kraine Theatre, Manhattan Theatresource/Estrogenius Festival, Mermaid Productions, Mondays Dark Theatre Co., Musically Human Theater Co., NY Artists Unlimited, Oberon Theatre Ensemble, PCC Productions/West Village Musical Theatre Festival, NY Theatre Barn, Planet Connections Festivity, Primary Stages, Pulse Ensemble Theatre, Resonance Ensemble, Riant Theatre/Strawberry Festival, Scripts Up!, Terra Incognita Theatre, Theater To Go, Triangle Theatre Company, White Plains Performing Arts Center, Women of Color Productions, The Workshop Theatre, and the TRU Voices Play Reading Series. Previous years’ industry guests included casting directors Jeff Dreisbach (McCorkle Casting), Jamibeth Margolis, Lisa Donadio (Alaine Alldaffer Casting), Daryl Eisenberg, Barry Moss (Moss Kale Anastasi Casting), Carol Nadell (Selective Casting), Helene Galek, Bob Giovanelli, Katherine Hinchey (Hinchey Casting), Robin Carus, and Jennifer Peralta-Ajemian (J&R Creative); talent managers Bob Luke, Jaye & Charlie Wright (Wright Talent Management); and agents Albert Bramante (Emerging Talent), Shirley Faison (Carson-Adler), Ginger Dicce, Justin Florin (Judy Boals Agency), Sue Winik (Sheplin Winik Artists), and Ann Wright; plus independent producers, writers and directors with upcoming casting needs.
For more info, visit www.truonline.org/2014TRUAudition1.htm.