Sketch comedy group seeks dedicated actors and actresses. No fee. Heavy rehearsal and performance schedule. Performances at Stand-Up NY, Comic Strip, libraries, and tape for public-access cable. Only those committed to comedy apply. Mail pix & resumes to PMS Productions, PO Box 995, Kings Park, NY 11754-995. No pay.
Improv Central's all improv show, "Loos Scrooz,"is expanding its files. Primarily seeking--Black, Hispanic, Asian and other ethnic improv comedy performers. Also considering "non-ethnics." Experience helpful. Regular appearances at the New York Comedy Club. Unpaid. Occasional pay for college shows. Send pix & resumes to Improv Central, 57 E. 11 St., 9th fl., #8B, NYC 10003.
BILINGUAL PERF., CESAR CHAVEZ
Established Midwest educational entertainment bureau is seeking a bilingual performer to perform a 45-minute, one-person scripted program on Cesar Chavez. Perform in schools throughout California and Southwest US. Tour starts in September. Must be a quick study, able to travel immediately, and provide own transportation. Professional pay package. Call (800) 433-7459 for details. Fax resumes to (313) 533-8445.
FL & ENGLAND REVUES
J.T. Smith's Encore Productions is looking for performers for eight original musical revues to play on Sanibel Island, FL, and the United Kingdom. Seeking--Versatile singers with comedic skills who move well. $300 per week, housing, and travel provided. Send pix & resumes to Encore Productions, Inc. Box 344, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 for audition appointment.
"LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!"
8/25 from 6-8:30PM at Shetler Studios, 939 8th Ave., NYC, and 8/26 from 7-9PM at 199 14th St., Brooklyn, NY.
The Gallery Players of Park Slope, Brooklyn, will hold an open call for its Equity Showcase (approval pending) production of "Love! Valour! Compassion!," a serio-comical play about the loves and lives of eight gay men. Seeking--Bobby: 20s, blind, trustful; Ramon: 20s, dancer, very sexual, Puerto-Rican; Buzz: 30s-40s, light-hearted, spirited; John: 40s, British, cynical, biting humor; James: 40s, John's identical twin, opposite disposition; Gregory: 40s, withering dance great, noticeable stutter; Arthur: 30s-40s, settled into his life, stable, practical; and Perry: 30s-40s, suspicious, slightly pessimistic, skeptical but lovable. The auditions are Sun. Aug. 25 from 6-8:30PM at Shetler Studios, 939 8th Ave., NYC, and Mon. Aug. 26 from 7-9PM at the Gallery Players' theatre, 199 14th St., Brooklyn, NY. All ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Prepare a one-minute monologue. Nudity will be required at the callback, for some roles. For more information, call (212) 802-7084. No pay. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD"
8/24 from 11AM-3:30PM at The Alpha & Omega Theater Co., 329 W. 42 St., NYC.
The Alpha and Omega Theater Co. will be holding open auditions for J.M. Synge's "The Playboy of the Western World," to be performed Oct. 24-Nov. 19. Auditions will be held on Sat. Aug. 24 from 11AM-3:30PM at The Alpha and Omega Theater Co., 329 W. 42 St. (between 8th & 9th Aves., in the basement of Holy Cross Church), NYC. Casting--Old Mahon and Michael James Flaherty: 45-65; Widow Quin: 30-45; Shawn Keogh: 20-35; Philly Cullen and Jimmy Farrell: 25-55; Sara Tansey, Susan Brady, and Honor Blake: 18-25. Prepare a one-minute monologue, which does not have to be Irish in content or dialect. (An Irish accent will be a must for those called back.) If you cannot attend the audition, send pix & resumes to The Alpha & Omega Theater Co., PO Box 20105, NYC 10129. Equity Showcase (approval pending). EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
8/27 from 1-5PM & 8/28 from 10AM-2PM at Theater East, 211 E. 60 St., NYC.
Mishar Productions, a professional theatrical company based in Pennsylvania that builds shows on both coasts, is seeking, for its Off-Off-Broadway upcoming musical "Americana"--Six performers: three male, three female, from ages 20-40. Seeking the all-American look. The show is high-energy, you must be able to move well. Also looking for a pianist and drummer. This is a non-Equity, non-union show. Pay. Auditions will be held on Tues. Aug. 27 from 1-5PM for men and Wed. Aug. 28 from 10AM-2PM for women at Theater East, 211 E. 60 St., NYC (former home of "Forbidden Broadway"). Callbacks will be held on Wed. Aug. 28 at 4PM. Bring pix & resumes and audition music on tape. "Americana" will open at Theater East on Sept. 18. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"GIOVANNI'S ROOM," SEMAJ PRODS.
8/24 from 3-6PM at Trilogy Theater, 341 W. 44 St., NYC.
Semaj Productions will hold an open call for an original play inspired by James Baldwin's novel, "Giovanni's Room." Casting for--Giovanni: Italian, speaks some French, 20s, street-wise; Tyronne: 24, Afro-American, college graduate type; Jacques: 40s, French, night-club owner; Elizabeth: 20s, any type, witty/sophisticated; Yves: 20s, athletic, dancer/waiter, French. Possible stipend for some roles. Some nudity for males. Non-Equity. Auditions will be held on Sat. Aug. 24 from 3-6PM at the Trilogy Theater, 341 W. 44 St., NYC. Jill Zuk, stage manager, in charge of casting.NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
PANTOMIME, OFF-OFF B'WAY
Casting for an off-off-Broadway production--Male character: must be skilled at pantomime, slender physique, preferably wtih a bony facial structure. Show combines live actors and marionettes. Send pix & resumes with cover letter, to Artlightning Productions, 136 Duane St., NYC 10013. No pay.
Auditions for a non-Equity production of "Beau Jest" will be held Tues. Aug. 27 through Thurs. Aug. 29 from 7:30-10PM at Kings Bay YM-YWHA, 3495 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY. Casting--Three males: mid-20s to mid-30s; One female: mid-20s; Male and Female: 50s. No pay. No fee. Call (718) 648-7703. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
2 PHILADELPHIA-AREA PERFORMERS
Duet Productions is seeking Two performers who live in the Philadelphia area (male and female) for daytime theatrical productions. Multi-talented performers needed for a schedule of over 80 shows from September through December. Send pix & resumes to Steve Seyfried, Duet Productions, PO Box 153, Oreland, PA 19075. Respond by Aug. 28. All positions for these non-Equity shows are paid. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"BED OF A POET"
Lucky Devil Theatre Company is seeking three men and one woman for "Bed of a Poet," an original play, opening late November, Off-Off-Broadway, Equity Showcase (approval pending). Casting--Jason: 20s, gay, desperate for love, a romantic; Rick: 20s, straight, womanizer, bitter, sarcastic, must smoke; Ned: 20s, gay, poet, model type, charismatic; Tomi: 20s, naive young actress, shy, quirky. Auditions to be held Sept. 9. Send pix & resumes to LDTC, 359 W. 22 St., #3, NYC 10011. No pay. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"...DOLLY!," MONTCLAIR OPERETTA CLUB
8/29 & 9/3 at 8PM at Montclair Operetta Club, 494 Valley Rd., Upper Montclair, NJ; 9/7 at 10AM at Mt. Hebron School, Bellevue Ave., Upper Montclair, NJ.
Montclair Operetta Club, 494 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, NJ, will be holding open auditions for its full-scale musical, "Hello, Dolly!". Seeking a large cast of singers, actors, and dancers. All roles are open. Character of Dolly only pay possible position. Auditions will be held on Thurs. Aug. 29 and Tues. Sept. 3 at 8PM at Montclair Operetta Club, 494 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, NJ. Dance auditions will be held on Sat. Sept. 7 at 10AM at Mt. Hebron School, Bellevue Ave., Upper Montclair, NJ. For further information, call (201) 744-3133.
"TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING"
8/25 & 8/26 from 10AM-2, 3-7PM at 1042 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C., 2nd fl., & 8/28 from 10AM-3PM at 149 Waverly Place, 2nd fl., NYC.
Ruffino Productions, is having an open call for "Tony N' Tina's Wedding," opening in October in Washington, D.C. Auditions will be held on Sun. Aug. 25 and Mon. Aug. 26 from 10AM-2, 3-7PM at 1042 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C., 2nd fl.; and on Wed. Aug. 28 from 10AM-3PM at 149 Waverly Place, 2nd fl., NYC. Seeking--Tony: 20-30, handsome and rowdy; Tina: 20-30, tough, party girl; Italian-looking bridal party: men and women, 18-30; Tina's mom: 40-50, a martyr; Tony's dad: 40-50, sleazy; Grandparents: over 50, ability to speak Italian a plus; Tina's gay brother; Madaline: 25-35, Tony Sr.'s girlfriend, hard life, good looking and great body; Tina's ex: a burn-out; Vinnie: a Catskill stand-up; Donny: a band leader who is an excellent pop singer; Celest: a good pianist and vocalist; and various Character actors: to play the priest, photographer, and others. Also seeking: stage manager, ASM/understudy, musical director, musicians, and wardrobe ass't. Will run October through December. Pay involved. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"THE MAID OF LUDMIR"
The Folkesbiene Theater is casting "The Maid of Ludmir," a new Yiddish musical, with book & lyrics by Miriam Hoffman, music by John Clifton, and Robert Kalfin, dir. Rehearsals begin Sept. 9; first preview is Oct. 19; opens Oct. 27; final performance, Jan. 15. Equity LOA and Hebrew Actors Union. The production performs four performances a week at Folkesbiene Theater, NYC: Wednesday matinee, Saturday evening, Sunday matinee, and Sunday evening. Auditions will be held Wed. Aug. 28, Thurs. Aug. 29, and Fri. Aug. 30 by appointment only. Send pix & resumes, and contact number to Ms. Renƒe Raskin, 99 E. Cedar Lane, Teaneck, NJ 07666. All actors must have knowledge of the Yiddish language and a good ear for proper pronunciation. Auditions will require singing as well as acting. Audition scenes will be provided in English and transliterated Yiddish texts. The play takes place in a small town in the Ukraine, 1805-1830. Casting--Khana Ruhkele (The Maid): late teens to early 20s, brilliant, beautiful, scholarly, spirited young girl who decides to become a Rabbi; Monish: 40s-50s, the girl's father, a businessman, good natured, unsophisticated, well-versed in the Talmud; role doubles with Judge in Heaven; Sara: 40s-50s, mother of the maid, wise, loving, warm, encouraging, her own person, role may double with Woman with Rooster, a simple Jewish village woman who believes her rooster is the reincarnation of her dead husband, comic role; Menashe: 40s-50s, the shammus, assistant to the great Rabbi Motele of Chernobyl, comic role, filled with folk wisdom, role may double with Prosecutor in Heaven, and another Man; Duvidl: late teens to early 20s, sweet, good-natured, handsome, spirited, in love with the Maid, doubles as Angel in Heaven, and an additional Man; Man: character actor to play roles of various ages, including The man with glass legs, A judge in Heaven, A soldier, and Another man. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
ONE-MINUTE PLAY CONTEST
Andy Richter (co-host of "Late Night with Conan O'Brien") stars the contest after next. $500 awarded each contest. No entry fee. Eligibility: any two or more people (no monologues) with 60 seconds of original material. No light or sound cues other than self-generated. Audition by bringing a reading to the producers so they may meet your cast. Apply by sending resume, address, phone, and synopsis to Playmakers Theatre, 310 State St., NYC 11201.
"PEOPLE COME, PEOPLE GO"
Seeking--30ish African-American singer/actress for the female lead in "People Come, People Go," a new play with songs, directed by David Macy. Must move well, have vibrant personality, strong belt, a range of styles and be "addicted to fabulousness (fashion designer)."Rehearsals begin Fri. Sept. 27. Productions dates: Oct. 25-Nov. 17. Send pix & resumes to Cultural Sun Productions, 459 Columbus Ave., #602, NYC 10024. Equity Showcase (approval pending). EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
FIRESIDE P'HOUSE, CHRISTMAS REVUE
9/11 at 9:30AM & 11AM; 9/12 from 10AM-2PM at Nola Rehearsal Studios, 250 W. 54 St., NYC.
The Fireside Playhouse in Fort Atkinson, WI, will be holding an open call for singers, dancers, and actors for a new musical Christmas revue conceived and directed by Philip Wm. McKinley. The revue will run in Wisconsin Oct. 24-Dec. 31. Rehearsals begin in Wisconsin on Oct. 7. The cast consists of--Four lead actor-singers: two male, two female; Six principal singers: three male, three female; Eight principal dancers: four male, four female. Performers should be comfortable singing country music as well as standard Broadway style. Seeking a company of attractive, energetic, versatile performers. All ethnic types are encouraged to audition. Auditions will be held on Wed. Sept. 11 at 9:30AM for female dancers and 11AM for male dancers, and Thurs. Sept. 12 from 10AM-2PM for male and female singers at Nola Rehearsal Studios, 250 W. 54 St., NYC. All performers should be prepared to sing a country song and a song in the style of a classic Broadway show. Fireside is also interested in performers who play guitar, banjo, fiddle, or any other country instrument. If you do play, bring your instrument to the audition. Salary, housing, meals, travel, and Workers Comp provided.
FIRESIDE P'HOUSE, "LEGENDS..."
9/13 at 10AM & 1PM at Nola Rehearsal Studios, 250 W. 54 St., NYC.
The Fireside Playhouse in Ft. Atkinson, WI, will be holding an open call for male and female dancers for its winter production of "Legends in Concert." The show is a Las Vegas style revue, featuring impersonations of great show business performers. The cast will include two male dancers and four female dancers. The show will run in Wisconsin, Jan. 3-March 16. Rehearsals will be held in Wisconsin beginning around Dec. 26. Seeking well-trained, great-looking, energetic dancers from all ethnic groups. Dancers should have a strong jazz background. Auditions will be held on Fri. Sept. 13 at 10AM for female dancers and at 1PM for male dancers at Nola Rehearsal Studios, 250 W. 54 St., NYC. Dancers will not be required to sing. Salary, housing, meals, travel, Workers Comp provided.
LATINO LEAD IN NEW MUSICAL
Castillo Theatre is seeking--Latino male: age range 18-25, for lead role in upcoming world premiere musical, "Coming of Age in Korea." Must be a strong actor and singer. Non-union. Some pay. Call Marian Rich, casting director at (212) 941-5800 for audition appointment.
M&F, ALL AGES, NATIONS, ETHNICITIES
Thƒ‰tre de la Fte is seeking male and female performers of all ages, all ethnicities, from all nations. Long-term project of research and development of new original work with performances outdoors. Movement, vocal, and improvisational skills are essential. Possible permanent company positions available. Send headshots and resumes to Thƒ‰tre de la Fte, 332 Bleecker St., Suite K124, NYC 10014. Auditions will be held over the next two weeks. No pay. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
"ROMEO AND JULIET"/"MACBETH"
The Mermaid Theatre Company, Guy Chandler Roberts, artistic dir., is now accepting submissions for "Romeo and Juliet" and "Macbeth," both playing in rep for three weeks in November on Theatre Row. All roles are open. Minorities encouraged. Seeking--Mercutio: female, 20-30, classical training, in excellent physical condition, extensive stage combat and/or martial arts skills a plus. Especially interested in actors with classical training. Most actors will perform in both plays. Also seeking an ASM and production assistants. Equity Showcase (approval pending). No pay. Submit pix & resumes to The Mermaid Theatre Company, 161 W. 71 St., Suite 3B, NYC 10023, Attn: Rebecca Pipkin. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"CINDERELLA" NATIONAL TOUR
9/4 & 9/5 from 10AM-12noon & 1-4PM at West Side Dance Project, 162 W. 83 St., 2nd fl., NYC.
Sail Productions, Inc, is casting the 1996-97 non-Equity tour of its musical production of The Prince Street Players in "Cinderella." Auditions for actor-singers 18 years and older will be held Wed. Sept. 4 and Thurs. Sept. 5 from 10AM-12noon and 1-4PM at the West Side Dance Project, 162 W. 83 St., 2nd fl., NYC. Auditioners will be typed and those selected will be asked to sing. An accompanist will be provided. Be prepared to sing 16 measures of a ballad and an uptempo song, and to learn a simple dance combination. Roles open--First helper (tenor) and Second helper (baritone): both male juvenile dancer/singers; Fairy Godmother: female, comic, mezzo-soprano/tap dancer; Cinderella: female ingenue, lyric soprano; Stepmother: female character, comic, mezzo/dancer; Henrietta: female character, comic, mezzo-soprano/dancer; Gertrude: female character, comic, mezzo-soprano/dancer; King Darling the Third: character actor, moves well, baritone-tenor; and Prince Charming the First: juvenile, baritone, moves well. First week of a paid three-week rehearsal period will begin Sept. 16. The tour begins Oct. 5. Pay comparable to Equity Theatre for Young Audiences scale. Sail Productions, Inc., is also updating its files for this and upcoming productions. Send two pix & resumes to VNI-New York, Attn: David Lile, PO Box 911, Ansonia Station, NYC 10023. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
"BROADWAY ON BROADWAY," SINGERS
9/3 from 12-5PM (sign-in at 10AM) at Sardi's Belasco Room, 234 W. 44 St., 3rd fl., NYC.
"Broadway on Broadway" is seeking--Non-Equity singers to perform in front of an estimated 50,000 people who will gather in the heart of Times Square for the fifth annual "Broadway on Broadway," the kick-off event of the Broadway season. Auditions will be held on Tues. Sept. 3 from 12-5PM at Sardi's Belasco Room, 234 W. 44 St., 3rd fl., NYC. Sign-in starts at 10AM. Prepare 16 bars and bring music. Accompanist provided. Callbacks will be held on Thurs. Sept. 5 at Duffy Square, 46th St. and Broadway, NYC, from 12-1:30PM. Three performers, selected by a committee of theatre professionals, will perform their full audition pieces at 12PM in Times Square at the "Broadway on Broadway" celebration. They will also join the casts of participating Broadway shows for the grand finale. There is no pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
G&S/MUSICAL COMEDY REVUE
Casting--Singers: with strong musical skills, for a revue combining Gilbert and Sullivan and musical comedy. Needed are two mezzo-sopranos, one tenor, one baritone, and one bass, to round out the cast. Rehearsals begin on Aug. 26; performances are Sept. 26 and 28. Small stipend. Auditions will be held on Fri. Aug. 23 from 7:30-10:30PM. Call Andrew Taines, producer, for an appointment, at (212) 924-5794. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
MYSTIC THR., "BEYOND THERAPY"
8/28 at 6PM at Temple Israel, 112 E. 75 St., NYC.
Mystic Theatre is holding auditions for its fall production of Christopher Durang's "Beyond Therapy." Auditions to be held at Temple Israel, 112 E. 75 St., NYC, on Wed. Aug. 28 at 6PM. Come prepared with a one-minute contemporary monologue. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
Gilgamesh Theatre Group is accepting pix & resumes for "Senseless," an ironic trip through the '96 campaign. Seeking--politically aware Actor-writers over 40, women, and minorities. Stipend. Send to Gilgamesh Theatre Group, 125 W. 22 St., NYC 10011. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"DRAG QUEENS MARRY "
"Drag Queens Marry David and Jose," a gay commitment ceremony comedy by Marco Kujovic and Robert Kanin White, is accepting pix & resumes for Replacements/Understudies. Looking for all Jewish and Latino types. Seeking--Jose: early to mid-20s, good-looking, sexy, a bit high-strung, and jealous, dabbles in drag for fun. Especially seeking--Actors who can do drag; Female impersonators: with self-contained acts; good-looking Muscular men. Also seeking--Actors who can play piano well. Two-week rehearsal starts Sept. 4. Opening on Sept. 19 at the West Village cabaret room. No pay. Send pix & resumes to Ethel & Pearl Prod., 11-55 45th Ave, #12, L.I.C., NY 11101.
"UNDER THE RAGGEDY UMBRELLA "
8/30 from 6-8PM at the Oberia D. Dempsey Building, 127 W. 127 St., NYC.
Writers' Clinic, Inc., is holding auditions for "Under the Raggedy Umbrella in a hurricane," by Alma YuJuan C.-Anderson, on Fri. Aug. 30 from 6-8PM at Oberia D. Dempsey Building, 127 W. 127 St., between 7th Ave. and Lenox Ave., NYC. Performances will be in October. Prepare a one-minute monologue, or read from a side. Seeking--Junior: black male, 18, about to graduate high school, sheltered by grandmother; Chrieteen: black female, 38, Junior's mother, divorced after only three years, back home with Mama; Grand: black female, 53, enjoys a de facto carte blanche and forces her old-timey ways off on her offspring; Naomi: white female, 26, very attractive, kitten, sexually the Marilyn Monroe type. Also need Understudies for all. Some pay for performances. No pay for rehearsals. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
Casting for "Camp Runamuk" (Rothman Fairchild, prod'r), a musical audience-interactive show about a summer camp in which the actors are the counselors, camp owner, etc. Richmond Shepard and Andrew Ross wrote the book and direct.; songs are by Ross. Show starts previews on Oct. 4; opens on Oct. 19 at Subud Space on W. 29 St., NYC. Needed--Sheldon: principal, the camp owner, a gentle, likable former hippie, in his 40s. For alternates (both must sing and move well): Seeking--James: 20, handsome, in-shape Adonis, in love with himself; Ladonna: 22, African-American athletic director, in great physical shape, caring and maternal. Send pix & resumes to Richmond Shepard, 260 W. 52 St., #3A, NYC 10019, for an audition appointment. There is pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE"
Auditions will be held on Fri. Aug. 23 and Sat. Aug. 24 for the role of Dr. Montague in Shirley Jackson's thriller "The Haunting of Hill House," to be presented in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY, by the Paper Moon Players this fall. Rehearsals begin immediately upon casting. Dr Montague is male, mid-40s to 60s. For information, call Ray at (718) 859-7482. No pay. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
"EVITA," RTG PRODUCTIONS
RTG Productions, Red Bank, NJ, is accepting pix & resumes for its upcoming production of "Evita." Looking for the following roles--Evita, Peron, Magaldi, Chƒ. Broadway credits a plus, but not necessary. Production rehearses in Red Bank, one hour by train from New York, and opens at The Strand Theatre in Lakewood, NJ, on Oct. 25. Equity Guest Artist Contracts possible, plus full transportation. Hotel housing provided during production. Submit resumes to RTG Productions, 107 Monmouth St., Red Bank, NJ 07701, Attn: David J.V. Meenan, producer. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"GODSPELL," OASIS THEATRE CO.
Oasis Theatre Company is looking for replacements for its current production of "Godspell." Send pix & resumes to Oasis, 230 E. 9 St., NYC 10003, Attn: Godspell. Also looking for an accompanist and a stage manager. Auditions will be held the week of Aug. 26. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
SPILT MILK IMPROV COMEDY
Spilt Milk, an improvisational comedy troupe that performs at clubs, colleges, and corporate events both locally and across the country, is looking to expand its cast. Seeking--Women: ages 20-30, with experience, comedic skill, and professionalism. No fees or dues. Pay is percentage of booking fees. Send pix & resumes ASAP to Spilt Milk, 215 E. 95 St., #15F, NYC 10128.
8/28 at 11AM & 2:30PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., 4th fl., NYC.
Gateway Playhouse, Bellport NY/New Fairfield, CT (Paul Allan, John Hodge, prod'rs) is announcing an open chorus and principal call for The Who's "Tommy" (Robert Durkin, Dom Ruggiero, dirs.; Robin Joy Allan, casting dir.). Rehearsals begin Sept. 10, with the show running Sept. 25-Oct. 12 in Bellport, and Oct. 23-Nov. 9 in New Fairfield. Auditions will be held on Wed Aug. 28 at 11AM for men and 2:30PM for women at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., 4th fl., NYC. Be prepared to sing your best 16 bars and bring music appropriate for "Tommy." Accompanist provided. Salary.
DANCERS WHO SING, "BEAUTY..."
8/30 at 10AM & 11:30AM at Nola Rehearsal Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC.
Seeking--Good dancers who sing well (German a plus, but not required), for the European company of "Beauty & the Beast." Auditions will be held on Fri. Aug. 30 at 10AM for men (to dance) and 11:30AM for women (to dance) at Nola Rehearsal Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC. BB Promotion/Mannheim Germany, prod'r; David H. Bell, dir.-choreo. $850 per week, plus travel and accommodations. Mid-September rehearsals. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"BERNARDA ALBA," "AGNES OF GOD"
8/24 from 2-5PM; 8/26 and 8/27 from 6-9PM at The Riant Theatre, 161 Hudson St., 4th fl., NYC.
The Riant Theatre, located at 161 Hudson St., 4th fl., NYC (take the A, C, E, 1, or 9 to Canal St. station), is holding auditions for "The House of Bernarda Alba" by Garcia Lorca, directed by Tanya Kane-Parry, on Sat. Aug. 24 from 2-5PM. Seeking--Women: ages 20-70 (non-traditional casting), must be comfortable with movement and dance, singing or musical background a plus, prepare one monologue of one-two minutes. Production dates: mid-November to mid-December. Also holding auditions for "Agnes of God," directed by Victor Maog, on Mon. Aug. 26 and Tues. Aug. 27 from 6-9PM. Callbacks will be held on Tues. Sept. 3. Prepare a one-minute monologue. Show runs Oct. 11-27. No pay. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
8/23 from 3-6PM and 8/26 from 1:30-4:30PM at Theater 22, 54 W. 22 St., NYC.
Casting for "The Contrast," by John Tyler. Rehearsals start Sept. 23, performances start Nov. 4. Non-Equity. No pay. An open call will be held on Fri. Aug. 23 from 3-6PM and Mon. Aug. 26 from 1:30-4:30PM at Theater 22, 54 W. 22 St., NYC. Roles--Maria: 20s, intelligent, marital, classical; Van Rough: 40s-50s, traditional parent; Manly: 20s-30s, intelligent, classical, soldier; Dimple: 20s-30s, male, macho, sexy, avant-garde; Charlotte: 20s, sexy, girlish, free-spirit, lover; Letitia: 20s, friendly, academic, business woman.
NEW YORK DINNER THEATER, OPEN CALL
9/9 from 11AM-3PM at New York Spaces, 131 W. 72 St., NYC.
New York Dinner Theater, producers of "Joey and Mary's Irish/Italian Comedy Wedding," and "The Godfather's Meshuggener Wedding," is having an open call on Mon. Sept. 9 from 11AM-3PM at New York Spaces, 131 W. 72 St. (between Columbus and Amsterdam Aves.), NYC. Seeking replacements and understudies for several productions in the New York suburbs. Seeking comedic Italian, Irish, and Jewish stereotypes, men and women, all ages, all sizes--The "Godfather": 30-60; Mafioso: 20-50; Father of the bride: Irish brogue, 30-60; Priest: 24-60, Irish or Italian; Groom and Best man: Brooklyn Italian, dynamic, charismatic, strong improv ability, 20-30; Italian and Irish Brides and Bridesmaids: 20-30; Italian and Jewish Mothers and Grandmothers; Jewish-American princess type: 20-30; Jewish groom: New York Jewish male, young urban professional, 20-35; Singer/actresses also needed. Be prepared to do 16 bars a cappella. Paid positions.
CURAN REP. CO.
The Curan Repertory Company is looking for actors for membership. Curan Rep is a multi-ethnic theatre company. The 1996-97 season will include plays by Mamet, Pinter, Chekhov, two original plays, and Shakespeare's "Hamlet." There are no dues or membership fees. Send headshot and resume to Ken Terrell, Producer, The Curan Repertory Company, 561 Hudson St., Suite 88, NYC 10014. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
D.J. Jeff Yahney Entertainment, Inc., is seeking Male dancers with strong freestyle and possible acrobatic background to work at corporate and other special events on weekends. Must have lots of energy, vibrant personality, and leadership ability on dance floor. Must have car. Salary according to performance ability. Contact Jeff Yahney at (516) 425-5333.
ILLUSION PRODS., FALL PERFORMANCES
Illusion Productions, a dance company "dancing to end the AIDS crisis," is having an open audition for its fall performances. Seeking--Dancers: ages 14-21. Some pay. To register, call (212) 343-8119. Audition is on Thurs. Aug. 29 at 2:30PM at 104 Franklin St., 4th fl., NYC. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
9/4 & 9/5 from 6-9PM at Omega Crypt Studio in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, W. 111 St. and Amsterdam Ave., NYC.
Omega Dance Company announces auditions for "Earth Mass" on Wed Sept. 4 and Thurs. Sept. 5 from 6-9PM at Omega Crypt Studio in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC. Seeking dancers for "Earth Mass" with Omega Dance Company and Paul Winter Consort. "Earth Mass" takes place on Sunday morning, Oct. 6, in the Cathedral. "St. Francis Day Earth Mass" is a celebration of the sacredness of the earth and all life with ritual, music, and dance. On this occasion thousands bring their pets to the Cathedral to be blessed. Come prepared to dance barefoot or with rubber-soled shoes. Sandra Rivera, dir. Evening rehearsals are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6:30-9:30PM, beginning Wed. Sept. 11. Dress rehearsal is Sat. Oct. 5. Transportation stipend, no pay. Directions: Take #1 Local to W. 110 St. Walk one block north and one block east. Enter at small gate at W. 111 St. and Amsterdam Ave. Guard in security booth will indicate crypt entrance. For information, call (212) 666-0256 or (212) 254-0128.
DANCEFEMALE DANCERS W/JAZZ
Wanted--Female dancers with jazz ability: to join dance company, preferable height to be tall, not less than 5'6'. For further information, call (718) 646-3059 or (917) 821-7827. Ask for Irina Roizin. Paid positions.
STRONG, ATHLETIC DANCERS
Seeking--Strong, athletic dancers: for upcoming performance. New choreographic work. No pay, but opportunity for exposure. C. Foster, choreo. Proceeds to benefit BC/EFA. Rehearsals begin Sept. 7 (no evening rehearsals); performance in October. Send pix & resumes to CF Productions, c/o the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49 St., NYC 10019.
JAPANESE BUTOH DANCE SHOW
Dancers or actors wanted for avant-garde Butoh dance performance at Soho gallery opening party in October. No salary, but will receive free training. Opportunity to learn Butoh dance, Hakutobu style. Male or female, any ethnic background okay. Experience (Butoh workshop attendance) or unexperienced welcome. Call Susie Cowan, (212) 348-9104.
MALE DANCERS, JOHN PASSFUIME
John Passafiume Dancers is seeking male dancers with strong classical and modern backgrounds for immediate and future engagements. Pay is involved. Rehearsals start Sept. 9. Audition is Tues. Sept. 3 at 3PM at New Dance Group, 254 W. 47 St., NYC. For more information, call (212) 627-8627.
DANCERS, EUROPEAN MUSIC VIDEO
8/23 from 11AM-3PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., Studio 4E, NYC.
Seeking--Attractive male and female dancers: 20-30, Caucasian and African-American, for European music video. Particularly seeking dancers with hip-hop (Frank Hatchett) and jazz style background. Pay included. Auditions will be held Fri. Aug. 23 from 11AM-3PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., Studio 4E, NYC. Emily Riddell, prod'r.
RCMH, CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
9/16, 9/17, & 9/18 at 10AM at Radio City Music Hall, 44 W. 51 St., NYC.
Auditions for the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular will be held on Sept. 16 and 17 at Radio City. Applicants should bring current pix & resumes, and be prepared to dance. Check-in will be at Radio City. AGVA and non-AGVA sing-in sheets will be available at the Radio City Stage Door, 44 W. 51 St., at 10AM one day prior to the audition day. AGVA members will be seen first. This year's show will be directed and choreographed by Robert Longbottom. All applicants should have solid technique in ballet, jazz, and tap. Special skills required are partnering and lifts. Some women need to work en pointe. Auditions calls are on Mon. Sept. 16 at 10AM for male dancers, Tues. Sept. 17 at 10AM for female dancers, with callbacks on Wed. Sept. 18 at 10AM, at Radio City Music Hall, 44 W. 51 St., NYC. Rehearsals begin on or about Oct. 21. The show runs from Nov. 8-Jan. 5. Performance schedule varies from two to five shows a day. Radio City Music Hall is committed to multi-ethnic casting and is actively seeking new talents. AGVA/NON-AGVA PERFORMERS.
FEMALE JAZZ DANCERS, JAPAN
9/11 from 4-6PM (singers only), 9/12 from 1-4PM and 9/13 from 3-4PM at New Dance Group Studio, 254 W. 47 St., NYC.
Seeking dancer/model types for Triumph Lingerie show in Japan, sponsored by Triumph International. Looking for--Strong female jazz dancers: for a movie scene "Cotton Club," introducing new products for spring and summer of 1997. Contract will be from Oct. 31-Nov. 13 in Japan. Auditions will be held on Thurs. Sept. 12 from 1-4PM (sign-up begins at 12noon), and on Fri. Sept. 13, from 3-4PM (sign-up begins at 2:30PM), at New Dance Group Studio, 254 W. 47 St., NYC. Callback is on Fri. Sept. 13 at 4PM. No nudity or hostessing. Natural height: 5'7'-5'9'. Bring heels, pix & resumes. Yukio Nishida, choreo. Salary provided and all expenses paid. Bring two pairs of shoes, black and beige heels, for shows. Passport holders only. Also seeking--Female jazz singer. Auditions will be held on Wed. Sept. 11 from 4-6PM at New Dance Group Studio, 254 W. 47 St., NYC. Prepare a type of song from the movie "Cotton Club." Accompanist provided. UNION/NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
M/F, ALL ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS
Annie M. Talent Management is updating its files. Currently seeking males and females of all ages and ethnic backgrounds for upcoming paid work in films, television, commercials, and videos. Send two headshots with resumes attached to Annie M., 21 Walt Whitman Rd., Huntington Station, NY 11746-3652. No fees.
J.P. Talent Agency (Jennifer Pellum) is seeking serious actors and actresses of all types for an industry showcase for film and television producers, agents, and casting directors. Prepared scenes and monologues a plus. Send pix & resumes to J.P. Talent, Attn: Tamara Mancini, PO Box 20166, NYC 10023. No fees. No pay. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
Seeking celebrity look-alikes for year-round work in the tri-state area. Send pix & resumes to NAN Productions, PO Box 1506, Gracie Station, NYC 10028. Paid positions.
United Show Art Corporation seeks--Female dancers; Model types; Gymnasts. Experienced only. Needed for a professional Vegas-style revue in national restaurant, Brighton Beach, and concert stages of Manhattan, Long Island, and Atlantic City. Call Yuriy Pototskiy at (718) 615-0664, from 6-10PM. Open auditions are held every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12noon-2PM at National Restaurant, 273 Brighton Beach Ave., Brooklyn, NY. Paid.
I CANTORI DI NEW YORK
I Cantori di New York (Mark Shapiro, artistic dir.), a 32-voice chamber vocal ensemble in its 13th season, seeks all voice parts. Good sightreading required for repertoire of all eras, especially 20th century. Thursday-evening rehearsals near Columbia University and Manhattan School of Music. Recording project for 1996-97 season. $75 annual dues. For audition appointment, call (212) 439-4758.MEMBERSHIP CO.VLOG, "PIRATES OF PENZANCE"
8/26, 8/27, & 8/28 from 7-10PM at the First Presbyterian Church, 12 W. 12 St., NYC.
The Village Light Opera Group will hold open auditions for "Pirates of Penzance" on Mon. Aug. 26, Tues. Aug. 27, and Wed. Aug. 28 from 7-10PM at the First Presbyterian Church, 12 W. 12 St., NYC. VLOG is a 60-year-old community theatre membership group, with annual dues of $25. No pay involved. Auditions are free. Production dates are Nov. 16-24. Ronald Noll, mus'l dir.; Bill Koch, artistic dir. Needed are singers and actors for all roles. VLOG productions are fully staged with a complete professional orchestra. Singers must bring a copy of their song in English for the accompanist. For more information, call (212) 978-3668.
8/24 from 12-2PM at the Impact Theatre, 612 8th Ave., NYC.
The Impact Theatre, a membership company, will be holding auditions for its upcoming 1996-97 season. The proposed productions are a Halloween presentation of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"; a holiday production of original one-act plays; an evening of Chekhov and Strindberg in January, and two original one-acts in February. All shows will run two to four weeks. Along with the planned productions, Impact will be developing scenes in its Tuesday night lab for presentation for industry people. The Tuesday night lab will also have play readings. The best plays are added to the production schedule. All members are required to attend at least four lab meetings. Auditions will be held on Sat. Aug. 24 from 12-2PM, at the Impact Theatre, 612 8th Ave. (between 39th and 40th Sts.), NYC. Those interested in the company, but not able to attend the auditions, send inquiries to The Impact Theatre, 612 8th Ave., NYC 10018. The productions will be directed by D.A.G. Burgos and Tanya Klein. Nontraditional casting for some productions. Fees are $60 every six weeks.EQUITY STAGE"THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS"
9/9 from 10AM-6PM at Raw Space, 529 W. 42 St., Room O, NYC.
Scholastic's "The Magic School Bus" will hold auditions for eligible and non-eligible performers at Raw Space, 529 W. 42 St., Room letter O, NYC. This live tour of the children's program begins rehearsals on Sept. 23. Sign-in begins at 9AM. As this Emmy Award-winning program has established, recognizable characters, producers will be casting those "types." All performers will be first asked to perform a one-minute monologue, then if required, sing 16 bars (bring music), and demonstrate any specialty dance/gymnastic/physical movement he or she may perform. All auditioners are strongly encouraged to be familiar with characters and program which airs Sundays at 10:30AM in New York on Channel 13. (PBS in other cities, time and day varies.) Videotapes of show are available in children's section of video stores. Advance submissions are accepted at Bus Adventures Live, Inc., GPO Box 12, Chicopee, MA 01021. (413) 592-4184. Also seeking stage managers and crew. No monitor required. EQ TYA (approval pending).
Mon. Sept. 9--Eligible performers, 10AM-6PM.
Seeking--Ms. Frizzle: middle-aged, science teacher, early to mid-40s, must be 5'8' or taller. Also seeking--Five students: must portray 12-year-olds, cannot be taller than 5'4', the shorter the better, must have completed high school and be able to tour without a chaperone and/or tutor--Arnold: Caucasian; Wanda: Asian; Keesha: African-American; Carlos: Hispanic; Dorothy Ann: Caucasian. Also seeking--Liz: costumed lizard, non-speaking.
OPEN CALL, "DOLLY!," CAROUSEL
8/26 at 11AM at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., NYC.
Carousel Dinner Theatre (Equity Tier VI) in Akron, OH, will be holding a non-required open call for male dancers who sing for "Hello, Dolly!" at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., NYC. Rehearsals begin in Ohio on Sept. 2; show runs Sept. 11-Nov. 3. Prescott Griffith and Marc Resnik, prod'rs; Joseph Patton, dir./choreo. EQ. DINNER THEATRE CONTRACT.
Mon. Aug. 26--Eligible and non-eligible performers, 11AM.
Seeking--Male dancers who sing: for chorus and the role of Rudolf, should look late 30s, will understudy principal roles.
"RAGTIME," SARAH U/S
8/26 from 10AM-1:30, 2:30-4PM at Carson Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 10th fl., Studio C, NYC.
Livent, Inc., will hold eligible and non-eligible auditions for the understudy for the role of Sarah in "Ragtime" at Carson Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 10th fl., Studio C for sign-up, NYC. Frank Galati, dir.; Graciela Daniele, choreo.; Stephen Flaherty, composer; Lynn Ahrens, lyricist; Terrence McNally, book; Beth Russell, et al., casting. Show begins rehearsals in Toronto on or about Sept. 9. Show opens in autumn of '96 in Toronto; autumn of '97 in New York. Be prepared with a song from the legit music theatre which shows off your voice and range. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring current pix & resumes, stapled together. Eligible performers will be seen first. Non-eligible performers will be seen, time permitting. You may be asked back to a simple movement call, so have with you comfortable clothes in which you can move well. If you cannot attend this call but would like to be considered for "Ragtime," send your pix & resumes to Arnold J. Mungioli, Vice President of Casting & Creative Development, Livent, Inc., 165 Avenue Rd., Toronto, Ontario, CANADA, M5R-3S4. No monitor required. CANADIAN EQ. PROD'N CONTRACT, then EQ. PROD'N CONTRACT.
Mon. Aug. 26--Eligible and non-eligible performers, 10AM-1:30, 2:30-4PM.
Seeking African-American female soprano singers--Sarah (understudy to Audra McDonald): age may be early 20s to early 30s, an innocent young mother, soprano, G sharp blow middle C to F sharp.
PIRATE PLAYHOUSE SEASON
8/31 from 11AM-4PM at Pirate Playhouse, 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL.
Pirate Playhouse (Robert Cacioppo, artistic dir.; Steven Leon, managing dir.), an Equity SPT theatre in its sixth season located on Sanibel Island in the Gulf of Mexico, off Florida's southwest coast, will be holding eligible performer auditions for its 1996-97 season at the Playhouse, 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL. Current schedule: Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" (rehearsals begin Sept. 23; opens Oct. 14); "Taking Steps" (opens Nov. 8); "Born Yesterday" (opens Dec. 13); "Prelude to a Kiss" (opens Jan. 10); "Miracle Worker" (opens Feb. 7); "The Importance of Being Earnest" (opens March 14); "Forever Plaid" (April