Welcome Christmas and come this way to today’s top gigs! The annual nonunion tour of the holiday classic “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is casting its Cindy Lou Who and other lead and ensemble roles. Plus, a production of “Camelot,” the USA Network series “Queen of the South,” and a comedic social experiment for MTV are all casting.
“DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS”
Casting is currently underway for the annual nonunion tour of the holiday classic “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Talent, aged 7–49, is wanted for principal and ensemble roles, including the lead role of Cindy Lou Who. Rehearsals will begin on Oct. 29 in New York City. The tour runs from Nov. 18–Dec. 22. Pay is $600 per week minimum for lead adult roles and $500 per week for ensemble and children’s roles. Apply here!
Burning Coal Theatre Company is casting the lead role in its production of “Camelot.” A male actor, age 35–40, is wanted to play the role of King Arthur. Rehearsals will take place on Nov. 4–Dec. 4 and the show runs from Dec. 5–22 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Talent will be paid under an AEA Special Appearance, Tier II contract for a union actor or comparable for a nonunion actor. Apply here!
“QUEEN OF THE SOUTH”
Join the cast of the USA Network series “Queen of the South,” which follows a woman who flees Mexico and settles in Dallas, looking to become the country’s reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover’s murder. A tan female actor, aged 18–39, is wanted to play a tanning salon customer in a background role. Filming will take place on June 13 in New Orleans, Lousiana. Some pay will be provided. Apply here!
MTV DIGITAL: COMEDIC SOCIAL EXPERIMENT
MTV Digital is currently looking for outgoing background actors, aged 18–30, who are either comfortable kissing on camera or are able to hold their laughter for a fun new social experiment. Filming will take place in late June in the Los Angeles area. Pay is $175 for the day. Apply here!
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