Obsessed With ‘American Idol’? Audition for These Reality TV + Singing Gigs

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Do you want to be the next Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, or Adam Lambert? While you enjoy this season of “American Idol,” audition for these reality TV and singing projects looking for talent. 

“Ready to Love”

This reality show from the Oprah Winfrey Network is seeking Miami-based single professionals of any gender, aged 30–50, who are looking to find love. The show shoots in Miami, Florida. Pay is TBD.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Love Island”

Want to be a part of the global phenomenon that is “Love Island?” This reality show is looking for outgoing singles of any gender, aged 21–30, who want to find love in paradise. The show shoots in the summer of 2022. Pay is a TBD stipend and there is also a chance to win a cash prize. 

Want this gig? Apply here.


Casting is underway for “Carousel,” the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Casting for a female lead, aged 18–35, to play Julie Jordan; a male lead, aged 18–34, to play Billy Bigelow; a female actor, aged 18–35, to play Carrie Pipperidge; an actor of any gender, aged 35–60, to play Nettie Fowler, and many other roles. Rehearsals begin on April 18 and the show runs May 7–8 in Miossi Hall of the Performing Arts Center in San Luis Obispo, California. Pay is $100–$3,000 depending on the role. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

Gayle’s Broadway Rose

Gayle’s Broadway Rose, a new concept restaurant in New York City, wants aspiring Broadway singers, aged 18 and older, for their waitstaff in full-time and part-time positions. Performers will be a part of creating and choreographing musical performances for guests and do not need prior waitstaff experience to be considered. Work dates are TBD. Talent will be paid $15–30 per hour. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

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