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Entertainment Industry Opportunities - 12/31/09

CastingYouCanTrust_ClapboardSeal_withBackStageLogo_White background Every week Back Stage posts hundreds of casting notices and entertainment-industry opportunities in the BackStage.com Casting/Jobs Database. Check out the following selection of 34 new notices -- film festivals calling for entries, staff/tech/crew jobs, casting workshops, and more:

1. Totem Pole Playhouse: TOTEM POLE PLAYHOUSE SEASON, PA: Totem Pole Playhouse (Fayetteville, PA) is seeking staff for its 2010 season. Season includes: Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters (Beth Gilleland & Bob Beverage, writers; Raymond... More

2. JW Tumbles: 'THE LITTLE MAESTROS': Casting The Little Maestros, a 4-piece children's band. "The Little Maestros teach music classes and perform at birthday parties and special events. This is a part-time, open-ended gig. Cla... More

3. JBCastingNetworks: CD WORKSHOPS, PAUL RUDDY & BETH HOLLYWOOD-DAY: Holding casting director workshops, with Paul Ruddy of Fern Champion Casting and Beth Hollywood-Day of Christian Kaplan [Senior VP Features Casting, 20th Century Fox] Casting. "FCC c... More

4. The Queen's Company: 'THE WONDER': Seeking staff for The Wonder. Rebecca Patterson, artistic dir.-stage dir.; Susanna Centlivre, writer. Rehearses weekday evenings and weekend days beginning Jan. 21 at Theatre Row Studios; runs Fe... More

5. No Rules Theatre Company: 'SOME GIRL(S)', DC, STAFF
'SOME GIRL(S)', DC, STAFF No Rules Theatre Company is seeking staff for Some Girl(s). Joshua Morgan, dir. Performances run Mar. 4-21 at H Street Playhouse in Washington, DC. Seeking—Stage Manager: must have experience. S... More

6. New Gen Russian: NEW GEN RUSSIAN AUDITION WORKSHOPS
NEW GEN RUSSIAN AUDITION WORKSHOPS New Gen Russian (prod.) is offering MFA & BFA audition workshops. Producer’s statement: “Having issues ‘nailing’ your monologues? We will select material from the best of the best to showcase your streng... More

7. The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC): 'ABSTRACT'
'ABSTRACT' The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC), a company that assists its members in landing agents and getting work through industry showcases and plays, is casting Abstract, a full-length theatrical showcase of music, scenes, monolog... More

8. Stagedoor Manor: STAGEDOOR MANOR 2010 SEASON
STAGEDOOR MANOR 2010 SEASON Stagedoor Manor (Loch Sheldrake, NY), a co-ed summer performing arts camp for ages 10-18, is seeking staff for its 2010 summer season. Chris Armbrister, program dir. Season runs June 7-Aug. 23 (partial contracts .. More

9. Nathan Blak: 'A MIDNIGHT MASQUERADE', MA, SPECIAL EFFECTS
'A MIDNIGHT MASQUERADE', MA, SPECIAL EFFECTS Nathan Blak (prod.) is seeking staff for A Midnight Masquerade, a feature- length HD fantasy adventure. Shoot runs through Spring 2010 in MA. Seeking—Special Effects Guru: expert... More

10. Hey, I Saw Your Commercial!: GETTING AUDITIONS WITH OR WITHOUT AGENTS, FREE CLASS
GETTING AUDITIONS WITH OR WITHOUT AGENTS, FREE CLASS Hey, I Saw Your Commercial! Institute is seeking actors to participate in "a powerful, informative, career energizing free 90-minute seminar for actors who desire to obtain every tool nec... More

11. Centenary Stage Company: 'LOOSE KNIT,' NJ
‘LOOSE KNIT,’ NJ Centenary Stage Company (Hackettstown, NJ) is casting Loose Knit. Carl Wallnau, prod.; Theresa Rebeck, writer; Mary Ethel Schmidt, dir. Rehearsals begin Feb. 1; runs Feb. 19-March 7, 2010. Seeking—Equity Stag... More

12. American Theatre Wing: SPRINGBOARDNYC
SPRINGBOARDNYC American Theatre Wing is seeking submissions for SpringboardNYC, an intensive summer boot camp for actors. Producers state: "SpringboardNYC is a two-week concentrated pre-professional training course for college students plan... More

13. Writers Block International Writing Competition: WRITERS BLOCK INT'L WRITING COMPETITION, PA: Formerly the Great Lakes Film Association Scriptwriting Competition (Erie, PA): Seeking submissions. Producers state: "Our mission is to nur... More

14. Grand Rapids Film Festival: GRAND RAPIDS FILM FESTIVAL, MI
GRAND RAPIDS FILM FESTIVAL, MI The Grand Rapids Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Our mission is to stimulate and perpetuate the creative talent of aspiring and professional filmmakers and connect them to other filmmak... More

15. Great Lakes International Film Festival: GREAT LAKES INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, PA
GREAT LAKES INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, PA The Great Lakes International Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "The festival is dedicated to showcasing independent films in the digital medium and to presenting works of independent... More

16. Chicago Short Film Brigade: CHICAGO SHORT FILM BRIGADE, IL
CHICAGO SHORT FILM BRIGADE, IL The Chicago Short Film Brigade is seeking submissions. Producers state: "The Chicago Short Film Brigade is dedicated to encouraging active production and appreciation of local and international short film. We .. More

17. Spirit Quest Film Festival: SPIRIT QUEST FILM FESTIVAL, PA
SPIRIT QUEST FILM FESTIVAL, PA The Spirit Quest Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Spirit Quest was founded in order to bring thought-provoking, entertaining, and uplifting words of cinema to our audiences and provide o... More

18. Hoboken International Film Festival: HOBOKEN INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, NJ
HOBOKEN INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, NJ Hoboken International Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "HIFF is dedicated to showcasing and promoting fine non-studio films, TV pilots, and screenplays from filmmakers throughout the U.S... More

19. New Media Film Festival: NEW MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL, CA
NEW MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL, CA The New Media Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "New media intersects the interactivity of new technologies and format for media and cinema with global consciousness. The festival honors al m... More

20. DIY Film Festival: DIY FILM FEST, CA
DIY FILM FEST, CA The DIY Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "DIY Film Festival seeks to honor independent filmmakers and self-produced films that demonstrate that great art can be created without large expenditures." Ri... More

21. Cinema Society of San Diego: CINEMA SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO, CA
CINEMA SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO, CA The Cinema Society of San Diego is seeking submissions. Producers state: "The Cinema Society of San Diego is a cultural arts organization of 800 key opinionmakers from throughout San Diego County who get toge... More

22. Southern California Business Film Festival: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BUSINESS FILM FESTIVAL, CA: Seeking submissions. Producers state: "SCBFF strives to emphasize the universality of business through the artistic medium of film. Film submis... More

23. JBCastingNetworks: CD WORKSHOPS, DREW & SHANER
CD WORKSHOPS, DREW & SHANER JBCasting Networks is holding casting director workshops, with Jeffrey Drew of Patrick Rush Casting and Dan Shaner of Shaner/Testa Casting. "PRC casts NBC's Chuck & the new AFTRA show Human Target f... More

24. Kristin Fairweather: ‘FUTURE WEATHER,’ PA, INTERN
‘FUTURE WEATHER,’ PA, INTERN Kristin Fairweather producer, is seeking an intern for the feature film Future Weather. Position runs Jan.–May 2010, up to 16 hours per week, in Philadelphia, PA. Seeking—Communications Intern: ... More

25. Beyonde Productions: LILY ANN'S 'LOVE YOU!'
LILY ANN'S 'LOVE YOU!' Beyonde Productions is seeking crew and casting Lily Ann's Love You!, a new contemporary comedic musical. Lily Ann, prod./writer/dir.; Laine Harrison, prod./dir. Rehearsals start early Jan. Performances ... More

26. Gotham Comedy Club: GOTHAM COMEDY CLUB VINTAGE LOUNGE
GOTHAM COMEDY CLUB VINTAGE LOUNGE Gotham Comedy Club is seeking talent for its Vintage Lounge. Gotham Comedy Club was named one of the top "10 Great Places to Watch Stand-Up Comedy in the Country" by USA Today. The Vintage Lounge is ... More

27. Rising Sun Performance Company: RISING SUN PERFORMANCE COMPANY
RISING SUN PERFORMANCE COMPANY Rising Sun Performance Company is seeking performers and staff for its 2010 ensemble company. RSP's mission is "to advance the vitality and diversity of American theater by nurturing artists, encouraging repea... More

28. Hey, I Saw Your Commercial!: ON-CAMERA AUDITION TECHNIQUE, FREE CLASS
ON-CAMERA AUDITION TECHNIQUE, FREE CLASS Hey, I Saw Your Commercial! Institute is seeking actors to participate in a free on-camera audition technique commercial class, in which you will learn "on-camera 'cold read' copy/script exercise, on... More

29. Sachiyo Ito and Company: SAKURA MATSURI
SAKURA MATSURI Sachiyo Ito and Company (prod.) is seeking talent to participate in free dance training, aimed at a kabuki dance performance at the New York City Cherry Blossom Festival ("Sakura Matsuri"). Sachiyo Ito, artistic dir. Free tra... More

30. Cools Entertainment: 'ANTHONY COOLS EXPERIENCE' & 'MENTAL,' NV, STAFF
'ANTHONY COOLS EXPERIENCE' & 'MENTAL,' NV, STAFF Cools Entertainment is seeking staff for Anthony Cools Experience and Mental. Anthony Cools, prod. Shows are ongoing at the Paris Hotel Las Vegas and at O'Shea's Hotel Las Vega... More

31. La Jolla Booking Agency: ORIGINAL ROCK MUSICAL
ORIGINAL ROCK MUSICAL La Jolla Booking Agency is seeking choreographers for an original rock musical being produced at a new community theater in Whittier as a fundraiser. The story is told completely through music and dance, without dialog... More

32. Marin Shakespeare Company: MSC 2010 SEASON

MSC 2010 SEASON Marin Shakespeare Company is seeking a production stage manager for its three-show outdoor summer repertory season, overseeing a company of 40-50 actors. Lesley Currier, managing dir. Rehearsals some afternoons, evenings, an... More

33. The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC): 'MOSAIC'

'MOSAIC' The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC), a company that assists its members in landing agents and getting work through industry showcases and plays, is casting Mosaic, a full-length theatrical showcase of music, scenes, monologues,... More

34. Puppet Rastello: ‘TIME SPENT,’ PA, CREW : Seeking crew for Time Spent, a University of the Arts student film. Shoots Jan. 8-18, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. Seeking—Lighting Designer; Sound Engineer; Catering Service... More
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