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  • 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

    What Do You Do When You Have a Bad Reader at an Audition

    Whatever you do, don’t shrink to the level of this bad reader. If you try too hard to connect to this reader, you risk being sucked into his/her low-energy, lack-of-connection vortex, and then you would be doing yourself a great disservice.

  • News

    'Newsies' Casting Via Open Calls, Equity Auditions, and Online Videos

    In addition to upcoming Equity-only auditions, Disney is holding open calls and accepting video submissions to cast its hit Broadway musical "Newsies."

  • News

    Upcoming Auditions: May 23-June 20

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

  • News

    6 Casting Notices to Kick December Off Right

    Here are six auditions spanning Web series, theater, and film casting on both coasts, including a Pennsylvania production of “Venus in Fur” holding auditions in New York City, and a student project out of UCLA.

  • Advice

    6 Tips For Auditioning With a Dialect

    Auditioning with an unfamiliar dialect can really get in your way of landing the role. When learning a new dialect, here are some tips to keep in mind to help you have a successful audition.

  • Advice

    Stop Auditioning and Start Acting!

    If actors would just stop trying to crack the code of the auditioning process and focus on sharing their talent, auditions would be a lot better.

  • News

    Have You Heard About These 5 Casting Notices?

    Backstage is always bring you casting notices to land you career-changing gigs, and this week is no different! Here are five you might have missed.

  • Advice

    5 Benefits of Just Listening as an Actor

    I have had some of my students do this “day without speaking” as part of the Life of the Actor course I teach, and it has greatly improved and energized their work. Here are five of the benefits.

  • News

    6 Shots at Getting Hired

    Check out our weekly roundup of auditions you might’ve missed, including leads in feature and short films, commercial work, and background acting on a major network show and a feature film starring Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis.