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    6 Chances to Get Cast

    Here are six chances to practice what you learned in that acting workshop all over the country!

  • Interview

    WATCH: The Dark Comedy of Commercial Casting

    Married couple Gillian Pensavalle and Michael Paul Smith teamed up to create “The Residuals,” a Web series about the weird (and funny) process of auditioning for commercials.

  • News

    6 Casting Notices to Kick Off the Weekend

    The dog days of the summer are here. Stay indoors where there’s air conditioning and peruse our casting notices! Here are six to get you started!

  • News

    The New and Easier Way to Audition for Disney

    Disney Channel and Disney XD are about to revolutionize their casting process with a much easier method of auditioning for the network’s casting directors.

  • Interview

    8 Questions With...Jon Voight

    The Oscar-winning “Ray Donovan” star tells Backstage what he learned about people while selling encyclopedias, and the hilariously horrifying audition he had when he was first starting out as an actor.

  • Interview

    9 Questions With...Denis Leary

    The actor-director-producer-writer-etc.-etc. chats with Backstage about his new FX show, “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll,” the time he failed miserably in an audition for Oliver Stone, and the No. 1 thing he learned about elevating any project.

  • Interview

    1 Way to Approach a Callback

    “The Gallows” actor Cassidy Gifford chats about how her approach to the “anxiety-riddled” callback has changed, her experience acting for a horror film, and the piece of advice her mother, Kathie Lee Gifford, gave her when she started her career.

  • News

    WATCH: Betty White and Others Audition for Wolverine

    News has spread that Hugh Jackman will not be returning as the Wolverine in the Marvel movie franchise, so the race has begun to fill his spandex and Betty White is in the running. Watch her audition alongside others such as Nick Offerman and Larry King!

  • News

    Celebrate the Fourth of July With These 9 Auditions!

    Kick off the holiday weekend with a bit of hopeful audition searching, and take the extra time to help yourself prepare. Here are nine upcoming auditions, including two for cruise lines, a short film, and television series for USA Network and Fox. Have a happy Fourth of July!

  • News

    WATCH: Dana Carvey’s Legendary ‘SNL’ Audition

    Before Dana Carvey brought his many wacky characters to “Saturday Night Live,” he was a standup comedian with enough hilarious impressions to book the job.