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    8 Tips for Skype Auditions

    With video calls becoming more popular in Hollywood, it’s important you know the basics before you sit down in front of your computer to chat with a casting director, film director, or executive.

  • Advice

    What Not to Do for College Auditions

    Backstage spoke to professors and drama department chairs to get the lowdown on what students should and shouldn’t be doing in the audition room.

  • News

    8 Chances to Get Cast

    What better way to round off the end of March than with landing a job! Here are eight casting notices from the past week listed on Backstage including roles in a Jodie Foster-directed film, a project for CollegeHumor, and several short films!

  • Advice

    7 On-Camera Teachers to Get You Audition-Ready

    Are you pursuing film and television and looking for the right teacher to take your work to the next level? These 7 on-camera teachers will get you comfortable on-camera and ready to rock those big auditions!

  • News

    7 Chances to Get Cast

    It’s the weekend! You know what that means! The Backstage casting roundup featuring notices from the past week!

  • News

    WATCH: Seth Rogen’s ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Audition

    Seldom do we get a chance to witness the audition that launches an actor’s career, but here we have exactly that!

  • News

    7 Chances to Make Your Weekend Even Better

    Finish your week strong with these casting notices including one for “Devious Maids,” a short film about a young boy who wants to be a superhero, and a mockumentary about a failing artist.

  • News

    WATCH: Russell Brand’s ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ Audition

    Check out Brand’s entirely improvised audition below and listen to the laughs heard throughout the casting room. No wonder he landed the gig!

  • Advice

    7 Scholarships for College-Bound Filmmakers and Actors

    In addition to federal financial aid and loans, students should be applying for as many scholarships as they’re eligible for. Here are seven scholarships targeted to performing arts students.

  • Advice

    The Monologuer: Find the Perfect Monologue

    Looking for a killer monologue for your next audition or acting class? Backstage's monologue database, The Monologuer, provides you with quick access to hundreds of high-quality monologues.

    With The Monologuer you can browse through individual monologues or find monologues conveniently grouped together by authors or productions.