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    5 Reasons to Audition for Cruise Lines

    Backstage chats with some cruise-line casting directors about the perks of cruising and performing, what’s to be expected from their hires, and new additions to the musical roster.

  • News

    7 Shots to Practice Your Acting Skills

    Whether you are looking to be better in the audition room, wanting to learn what does and doesn’t work for self-submissions, or working on honing your artistic power, you have to get in the room to improve. Here are seven opportunities—from Chicago to L.A. and NYC—to ...

  • News

    Tips on Auditioning for Cruise Lines

    With free room and board, cruise lines such as Norwegian and Princess offer triple-threat performers the chance to save money while singing and dancing on the high seas.

  • News

    8 Auditions to Round Out Your Summer

    The summer is winding down, but your auditions are just getting started! Check out these eight upcoming auditions to be aware of, including Disney cruises, Baz Luhrmann’s new Netflix series “The Get Down,” and more.

  • Interview

    How to Emulate Jennifer Hudson’s Success

    The Oscar-winning Dreamgirl, making her Broadway debut in the revival of “The Color Purple,” talks learning the ropes onstage, “American Idol,” and her special vocal routines.

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    Cruise Line Casting Actors to Travel the World

    RWS and Associates Entertainment, Inc., in New York is in the midst of designing and casting five new Broadway-level stage productions for Holland America Line. The shows will each have an original theme and be directed and choreographed by Broadway veterans.

  • News

    7 Chances to Get an Audition!

    Check out these seven opportunities posted on Backstage this week! From sketch comedy and indie films, to theater and commercial work, there’s an audition for you!

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    Celebrating 20 Years of Cruise Ship Entertainment

    STILETTO Entertainment is celebrating the 500+ performers who have brought audiences to their feet aboard cruise ships around the globe.

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    Creating Spectacle on a Cruise Ship

    Danny Teeson has directed and choreographed for Princess Cruises for eight years. He talks about why he loves the freedom his job gives him.

  • News

    Audition for Royal Caribbean Cruises and 3 Other Gigs

    Get through hump day by submitting for some auditions! From a cruise ship to an indie film shooting out of Los Angeles, see if anything peaks your interest!