Love ‘American Idol’? Audition for These Gigs

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Season 21 of “American Idol” is here with judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie back to find the newest singing sensation. Do you want your shot at becoming a singing or reality TV star? Then check out these projects looking for talent right now. 

“Venardos Circus”

A nonunion musical that blends musical theater with traditional circus elements is casting for its mid-September or February tour. Production is looking for a lead performer, aged 21 and older, to play Ringmaster/Emcee and a lead performer, aged 21 and older, to play Physical Comedian. Both roles pay $1,300–$1,800 per week for an estimated 40 weeks of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

OWN’s “Ready to Love – New Orleans”

A reality TV series is casting singles who are searching for that special someone. Production is looking for single men, aged 30–50, who reside within an hour's drive of New Orleans. The show will shoot this summer, with pay to be determined. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

Talk Show, People Seeking DNA Tests

A talk show for a major network is casting people who need DNA testing to get to the bottom of their family secrets. Production is looking for content creators and real people of all genders, aged 18 and older. The show will shoot in the Connecticut area. Travel, lodging, and per diem will be provided.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Every Wednesday Night,” A New Musical

A union and nonunion musical is casting for its March rehearsals and workshop at Pearl Studios in New York. Production is filling multiple roles, including a lead female mezzo belter, aged 25–35, to play Jade, a lead male baritone singer, aged 60–75, to play Ronnie, and a lead female soprano belter, aged 29–40, to play Michelle. All roles pay a flat rate of $500–$1,000 for an estimated five days of work.

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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