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    New York Auditions at a Glance – Nov. 1-20

    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.

  • 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

    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.

  • News

    7 Chances to Get Cast

    Finish the week on a high note with these seven upcoming auditions for popular TV series, touring shows, and more!

  • 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

    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

    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

    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.