AUDITIONS

 Have you come across those sites that make you pay to view the details of auditions?  This isn’t one of those sites. I find them to be irritating.  This is merely a resource to help you find auditions you may not have seen or heard about.  If this site helps you out in your search, then I am happy.  Also, should you find that any of these notices are for unscrupulous acts, please notify me immediately at jery@TheActorvist.com.  Please feel free to let me know if this was useful to you!  Thanks a million.   The auditions listed here are for the Bay Area in California.


AS OF 11/2/13

A small film and video production company in the South Bay is seeking a young female comedian.

 One of our clients, a startup cellphone company, has asked us to create a comic social media video for them to use on their own sites – so pretty quick and low budget, but it’s a simple idea and we will do a great job on it. Without getting into detail it is based around a woman telling her boyfriend she is breaking up with him, and riffing through some of the reasons why, before we get to the final cut away shot showing the boyfriend is her cellphone – the video isn’t an advert, it is actually saying “live life without your cellphone taking it over” as a PSA-style two minute piece.
So we are looking for a local female comedian, who looks to be in her twenties, for the shoot.  She should be able to think on her feet (and ad lib her way through the concept as it isn’t scripted) and be able to work solo with the camera – a professional comic who can improvise rather than an actress who needs to be fed lines.
This is a half day paid gig that we need to shoot at the end of the coming week somewhere in the Bay, and as a bonus we can provide a high quality digital video file for her reel at the end of the project.
Interested?
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WVLO Musical Theatre Company

 

is please to announce open auditions for

 

Jesus Christ Superstar

 

When: Saturday Nov 16th 12-3:30, Sunday Nov 17th 6:30-9:30 PM

Callbacks: Nov 18-19

 

Where: Saratoga Civic Theater, 13777 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA

 

What to prepare: Please prepare 24-32 bars of a song in a similar fashion to the show that best shows your vocal range.  Bring sheet music in your your key.  And accompanist will be provided. Songs from the show, CD’s, a cappella, audio tracks or impromptu vocals are NOT preferred.

 

Short dance routine will also be taught. Please dress accordingly.

 

Staff: Dir/Choreo: Jery Rosas, Vocal Dir.: Judy Steinle, Music Dir.: Jean Narunsky, Producers: Nancy Kwong and Liz Dale, Stage Manager: Emily Pye

 

No roles are pre-cast and are open to any race/ethnicity.

Please bring your calendar with you to note any potential conflicts.

 

Non-AEA, No Pay

 

*Rehearsals: Begin 1/5/14 (Sun-Thurs) Performances:Weekends 3/8-4/5

*Not everyone is called for every rehearsal.

 

For cast breakdown please go to: http://www.wvlo.org/auditions.html

If you have any questions please contact producer Nancy Kwong at 408.691.3595 or email wvlo@wvlo.org.

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Actors Ensemble of Berkeley

Auditions for our Winter 2014 show, “Relatively Speaking”

Relatively Speaking
Three one acts in one awesome night:
Honeymoon Motel by Woody Allen, directed by Colin Johnson
Talking Cure by Ethan Coen, directed by Michael Cohen
George is Dead by Elaine May, directed by Susannah Wood
Jan 3rd – Jan. 25th, 2014
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.
Sunday matinees Jan. 12th and 19th at 2 p.m.
Actor’s Ensemble of Berkeley
Live Oak Theatre
1301 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

Auditions will be held Saturday, November 9th from 12-3 PM and
Monday, November 11th from 7-10 PM.  Auditions are at Live Oak
Theatre, 1301 Shattuck Ave (at Berryman), Berkeley, CA 94703.
Callbacks on Saturday, Nov. 16th, 12-3 PM.  Non AEA/no pay.  Please
email michael@aeofberkeley.org to make an audition appointment. Cold
read from script (sides will be provided).  Please bring conflict
info and a headshot/resume to audition.  Actors Ensemble encourages
members of the community to audition as well as those with acting
experience. Flexible casting.  As there  are three one-acts, some
roles may be doubled across the three plays.  Performances begin
Friday, January 3rd, 2013 at 8 p.m. and continue Friday and Saturdays
thru January 25th.  Sunday matinees January 12th and 19th at 2 p.m.
Rehearsals will begin in late November.

Available Roles:

Honeymoon Motel:
Jerry Spector – The groom’s stepfather.
Nina Roth – The bride.
Eddie – Jerry’s friend
Paul Jessup.  The groom.  Jerry’s stepson.
Judy Spector – The groom’s mother.
Sam Roth – Nina’s father
Fay Roth – Nina’s mother
Rabbi Bamuel
Dr. Brill – a psychiatrist
Sal Buanocatti – a pizza delivery man

Talking Cure:
Larry – the patient, middle-aged.
Doctor – a psychiatrist in a mental hospital
Husband – Larry’s father, in flashback
Wife – Larry’s mother, in flashback

George is Dead:
Carla – a younger upper-class woman
Doreen – an older upper class woman.  Old enough to be Carla’s mother
Michael – Carla’s boyfriend, high school teacher and human rights
activist
The Old Woman
The Funeral Director

More info always at our website www.aeofberkeley.org
Questions?  info@aeofberkeley.org
Join us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/67180033800/

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley
P.O. Box 663
Berkeley, California 94701
US
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Redshift A Cappella is looking for an experienced tenor!

We are an 8-person co-ed group.
We get together every week because we love to sing – most of the current
group members been together more than 10 years. Rehearsals are once a week
but we take a break during the summer months.

Proficiency in vocal percussion would be a big plus but not necessary:
We’ve been using VP in almost half of our songs,
but that could change according to our interests and capabilities. In
addition to singing for ourselves, we perform (mostly pop and jazz) a
few times a year for audiences of 40 – 200, sometimes jointly with other
a cappella groups.

For more information or to arrange an audition, please reply to info@redshiftacappella.com
with a brief description of your singing experience and
background in music.

http://www.redshiftacappella.com

Note: We rehearse mostly in the Palo Alto/Mountain View area.

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An independent production of The Last Five Years in San Jose (May 2014) seeks the following:
-dancers who act and actors who dance…bonus points for willingness and ability to assist leads with quick hair/makeup/costume/small set changes
-make up and/or hair designers for both genders (show is set in the nineties)
Please send resumes/headshots to nmcclymont@yahoo.com
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EAST BAY CHILDREN’S THEATRE ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL

JACK.mini.Poster

        JACK and the BEANSTALK

(And the Giant, and the Goose, and the Really, Truly-Uly Rotten Day)

EBCT is the Bay Area’s oldest continuously operating theatre company. We are an adult company performing for children and families.  We rehearse and perform Tuesday, Thursday, and every-other Wednesday mornings.  Our season runs from early January through mid-April.

 

Casting 4 men (age 18 – 60) and 3 women (18-60).  Plus 2 lead roles for Young Adults: 12-17 (excellent opportunity for home schooled kids), as well as Ensemble roles.  Stipend Paid. $420 for the run.  Non-AEA.  One Intern position available (can be performance and/or tech) $700.

 

Auditions: November 6 at 10:00 am. Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA.  Accompanist provided.  Bring music in your key.  Cold read.  No dance.  Can’t make the date?  Drop us a line and we’ll see if we can work out an alternate date.  For more info, contact: ebctheatre@gmail.com

 

ABOUT THE SHOW:

 

This all-new musical version of the classic tale will delight children and adults alike with its upbeat attitude, clever comedy, and Broadway-style songs.  The wacky cast of characters includes the troubled titular character (Jack), an overworked and underpaid Golden Goose, and a diminutive Giant with an enormous Napoleon Complex!

With a sparkling new script and score by award-winning writer-composer Ron Lytle (the Bay Area’s most prolific creator of new musicals), and direction by Sue Ellen Nelsen (whose many honors include directing the San Francisco Chronicle’s #1 Show of the Year), JACK and the BEANSTALK promises to be must-see entertainment for the entire family!

 

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