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  • News

    18 Actors Share Their Casting Memories

    Jonathan Groff, Zosia Mamet, Emily Mortimer, Judith Light, Aaron Tveit, Keegan Allen, Billy Porter, Harvey Fierstein, Ana Ortiz, and more share the casting directors who championed them early in their careers and their most memorable moments from the audition room.

  • News

    New York Auditions at a Glance: Aug. 2-29

    The following "Auditions at a Glance" calendar conveniently organizes projects by the date and day-of-the-week that the projects' auditions are taking place, to help you schedule your plans.

  • News

    Upcoming Auditions: Oct. 18-Nov. 14

    Our weekly "Auditions at a Glance" calendars conveniently organize projects by the date and day-of-the-week that the projects' auditions are taking place, to help you schedule your plans.

  • Advice

    Don't Let Doubt Derail an Audition

    Auditions are a game of confidence, and you shouldn't question your skill in the face of competition.

  • Advice

    8 Ways To Survive the Dreaded Waiting Room

    Here are a few things you need to do to protect yourself from the elements and stay in your creative zone in order to do your best work.

  • News

    New York Auditions at a Glance: Aug. 16-Sept 12

    The following "Auditions at a Glance" calendar conveniently organizes projects by the date and day-of-the-week that the projects' auditions are taking place, to help you schedule your plans.

  • News

    Upcoming Auditions: March 7-25

    Backstage knows you have a busy schedule of meetings, auditions, callbacks, rehearsals, performances, and shoot dates coming up, so we're here to help!

  • Advice

    Compete For Every Role You're Right For

    When an actor is truly right for a role, a well-thought-out, well-timed “appropriate pitch” can make all the difference in that actor getting the opportunity to compete for the role.

  • Advice

    When You Should Turn Down a Role

    What are the three reasons for accepting or declining an offer? When should you say no?

  • Advice

    3 Ways To Keep Your Nerves From Sabotaging Your Audition

    Nerves are a part of auditioning. They're adrenaline. They're the same kind of adrenaline that athletes experience right before they take the field. It’s our “getting ready” energy. The trick is to focus that energy into something that will help and not hinder us when we walk ...