CASTING ALERT: Dance in a Production of ‘The Wedding Singer’ + More Regional Auditions

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There are lots of incredible opportunities in cities around the country for both the stage and screen this week, including a production of “Cabaret” that is looking for Equity talent. Also, a film about immigration policy needs talent, a production of “The Wedding Singer” is casting dancers, and more!

Village Theatre’s production of “The Wedding Singer” is looking for talent, aged 18 and older, with dancing skills for roles in the ensemble. Roles include a Cyndi Lauper impersonator, a Tina Turner impersonator, a Billy Idol impersonator, and more. Rehearsals begin on April 7, 2020 with a run from May 6–July 26 in Issaquah, Washington. An Equity chorus call is being held on Aug. 26. Talent will be paid $775 per week under the terms of an Equity Special Agreement. Apply here!

Trinity Repertory Company needs Equity talent for its 2019–2020 season. Shows include “The Prince of Providence” (rehearsals start on Aug. 13 with a run from Sept. 14–Oct. 20), “A Christmas Carol” (rehearsals start on Oct. 8 with a run from Nov. 12–Dec. 29), “Fade” (rehearsals start on Nov. 12 with a run from Dec. 9–Jan. 5, 2020), and more. All shows are in Providence, Rhode Island. An Equity Principal Audition is scheduled for Aug. 24. Talent will be paid either $941 per week or $696 per week under the terms of Equity Non-Rep LORT B and D contracts. Apply here!

The feature film “Inside Game” is casting talent for pick-up scenes. The film will be released in theaters on Nov. 1. The production wants female talent, aged 21–35, to play call girls. Nudity is required. Shooting will take place in eastern Pennsylvania on dates TBD. Talent will be paid $400 per a half-day around four hours. Apply here!

The Jewish Ensemble Theatre’s production of “Cabaret” is seeking talent. The show wants talent, aged 18–29, to play the British singer Sally Bowles, talent, aged 18–29, to play the American writer Cliff Bradshaw, and more. Rehearsals begin on Sept. 16 with a run from Oct. 10–Nov. 3 in West Bloomfield, Michigan. An Equity Principal Audition is scheduled for Aug. 14. Talent will be paid $263 per week under the terms of an Equity SPT contract. Apply here!

The feature film “Keyhole Garden” is looking for talent to play supporting roles. The film stars Zoe Saldana and is about people affected by the immigration policies along America’s southern border. The film wants Latinx and Hispanic talent, aged 12–60, and male talent, aged 25–50, to play ICE agents. Shooting will take place from August–September in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Talent will paid. Apply here!

A TV pilot and spec shoot is seeking talent, aged 18–30, for principal and supporting roles. The shoot wants white female talent to play Chelsea, an aspiring comedian, a role that requires a simulated sex scene in half-light wearing the equivalent of a bikini, Indian female talent fluent in Hindi to play her friend Priya, a complex and magnetic character, and more. Rehearsals run through August with shooting from August–September in Canton, Michigan. Pay varies by role from $100–$300 with food, travel, and accommodations provided. Apply here!

Evolve Studio’s series for National Geographic “The Human Spirit” is a compilation documentary film of diverse people pursuing their passions in scenic locations around the world. The series wants female talent, aged 18–38, for a nonspeaking role as an entrepreneur working remotely at White Sands National Park in New Mexico. Shooting will be on location Aug. 24. Talent will be paid $100 for the day. Apply here!

The opera “Madame Butterfly” needs talent, aged 2–6, to play the principal’s child. The nonsinging role is for a three-year-old of Japanese and Mexican descent. Older children that look young as well as other ethnicites are encouraged to apply. Auditions are on Sept. 7 by appointment. Rehearsals will take place from Oct. 5–24 with a run on Oct. 25, 27, 31, and Nov. 2 at Portland Opera in Portland, Oregon. Talent will be paid professionally. Apply here!

An independent feature film, “Belmonzo,” is looking for white male talent, aged 15–21, to play the principal role. The film is about an ambitious 16-year-old who seeks sanctuary with his rebellious twin sisters after he is expelled from boarding school. Talent must be able to play 16. Shooting will take place from September–October in Utah. Talent will be paid SAG principal scale and provided meals, lodging, and transportation. Apply here!

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