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Entertainment Industry Opportunities - 5/28/10

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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 sampling of over 40 new notices -- film festivals calling for entries, staff/tech/crew jobs, casting workshops, and more:

1. Macy's, CBS and The Tony Awards: MACY'S 'TICKET TO THE TONYS': Enter the "Macy's Ticket to the Tony's," a nationwide online contest that offers fans the opportunity to walk the red carpet, attend and be featured o... More

2. Di Trevis: SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP WITH DI TREVIS: Di Trevis, a British theater director whose television acting credits include Sensitive Skin, Nova, and E=mc2, is offering a Shakespeare workshop. She has also worked at the Royal Sha... More

3. The Juilliard School: JUILLIARD, TECH DIR.: Seeking—Technical Director: to assign and manage staff responsibilities and schedules for the scene shop and performance sp... More

4. Official Best of Fest Awards: OFFICIAL BEST OF FEST AWARDS (Seattle, WA): Seeking film submissions. Producers state: "We identify the top independent films made around the world every year as defined by audiences, reviewers, bloggers, and i... More

5. Final Draft: BIG BREAK SCREENPLAY CONTEST
BIG BREAK SCREENPLAY CONTEST The Final Draft's Big Break Screenplay Contest is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Our objective is to discover talented screenwriters and help them find success in today's screenwriting industry." Shelly .. More

6. Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival: HELL'S HALF MILE FILM FESTIVAL, MI
HELL'S HALF MILE FILM FESTIVAL, MI Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "HHM Fest is a grassroots effort to develop a community that participates in the arts. The mission is to make contemporary fi... More

7. Naperville Independent Film Festival: NAPERVILLE INDIE FILM FEST, IL
NAPERVILLE INDIE FILM FEST, IL The Naperville Independent Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Our mission is to encourage filmmakers of all ages to create and distribute films that entertain, inspire, and stir the human .. More

8. Urbanworld Film Festival: URBANWORLD FILM FESTIVAL, CA
URBANWORLD FILM FESTIVAL, CA The Urbanworld Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Urbanworld is dedicated to redefining the role of multicultural constituents in contemporary cinema by implementing programs and events that... More

9. Santa Fe Film Festival: SANTA FE FILM FESTIVAL, NM
SANTA FE FILM FESTIVAL, NM The Santa Fe Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Embracing the full spectrum of cinematic arts, SFFF extends beyond screenings to panels, workshops, youth programs, art exhibitions, and opportu... More

10. Jacksonville Film Festival: JACKSONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL, FL
JACKSONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL, FL The Jacksonville Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Our mission is to provide year-round entertainment and educational opportunities, programs, and events to enrich the arts and culture of... More

11. Loft Film Festival: LOFT FILM FEST, AZ
LOFT FILM FEST, AZ The Loft Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Loft, inspired by the untamed spirit of independent cinema, will showcase an eclectic range of new and classic films and champion the mavericks of the film ... More

12. California Next Gen Film Festival: CALIFORNIA NEXT GEN FILM FEST, CA
CALIFORNIA NEXT GEN FILM FEST, CA The California Next Gen Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "NGFF's mission is to encourage young artists to push forward their creativity and to showcase the realm of high-definition fil... More

13. St. Louis International Film Festival: ST. LOUIS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, MO
ST. LOUIS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, MO The St. Louis International Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Our mission is to promote the art of cinema and to expand the variety and availability of cinema experiences." Cliff Froeh... More

14. NexTV Web Series and Short Film Competition: NEXTV WEB & SHORT FILM COMPETITION
NEXTV WEB & SHORT FILM COMPETITION NexTV Web Series and Short Film Competition (Culver City, CA) is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Short films, web series, and documentaries are emerging as the 21st-century way for networks to find .. More

15. Anaheim International Film Festival: ANAHEIM INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, CA
ANAHEIM INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, CA The Anaheim International Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "AIFF is a festival of discovery and innovation with the primary mission of creating an environment to inspire, nurture, promot... More

16. Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences: DC, KENNEDY CENTER THR.
DC, KENNEDY CENTER THR. Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences (Washington, DC) is seeking staff for its 2010-11 season, including two national tours. Season includes: Locomotion (Jacqueline Woodson, adaptation; Jennifer Nelson, .. More

17. Summer Theatre of New Canaan: 'BIG RIVER,' CT
'BIG RIVER,' CT Summer Theatre of New Canaan (New Canaan, CT) is seeking staff for Big River, based on the writings of Mark Twain. William Hauptman, book; Roger Miller, score; Melody Libonati, dir.; Arion Alston, company mgr. Rehears... More

18. The Gallery Players: 'HAMLET'
'HAMLET' The Gallery Players (Brooklyn, NY) is seeking staff for Hamlet. Dominic Cuskern, prod.; William Shakespeare, writer; Taibi Magar, dir. Rehearsals begin June 19 (evenings & weekends); runs 12 performances July 22-Aug. 1. All ... More

19. Michael Schimmel Center at Pace University: ROCHESTER CITY BALLET
ROCHESTER CITY BALLET The Michael Schimmel Center at Pace University is seeking staff for the Rochester City Ballet residency. John Fistos, technical dir. Call times are approx. July 2, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; July 3, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; and July 5, 8 a.... More

20. Independent Film New York: 'IFNY MONOLOGUE SLAM'
'IFNY MONOLOGUE SLAM' Independent Film New York (IFNY) is seeking contestants for The IFNY Monologue Slam, a new stage competition. An industry panel of judges will be present. Attika J. Torrence, exec. prod.; Malik Yoba, (actor)-hos... More

22. The Whitmore Eclectic: THE WHITMORE ECLECTIC, CREW
THE WHITMORE ECLECTIC, CREW The Whitmore Eclectic is seeking crew for their upcoming season, to include Better Days (July-Aug.), Bad Habits (Aug.-Sept.), True West (Sept.-Oct.), Oleanna (Oct.-Nov.), and Moby D... More

23. TAM, The Actor's Market: FREE 'EPISODIC SEASON' SEMINAR
FREE 'EPISODIC SEASON' SEMINAR The Actor's Market (TAM) is seeking participants for a free seminar and tele-seminar, How to Get Work in Episodic Season. Producer states: "Everything you need to know about the NY & L.A. primetime TV m... More

24. AJWright: AJWRIGHT MODEL SEARCH
AJWRIGHT MODEL SEARCH AJWright is seeking participants for the AJWright Model Search, a photo shoot competition to find the next AJWright fashion models among real shoppers. Derick Smith, photographer. Event will be held May 29 in No... More

25. Theater for the New City: 'GONE FISSION'
'GONE FISSION' Theater for the New City is seeking staff for Gone Fission, an operetta for the street, with a cast of 30 actors. Jonathan Weber, asst. dir. Workshops run June 14-25 (weeknights; 6-10 p.m; weekends, 1-6 p.m.); rehearse... More

27. ANR ENTERTAINMENT: 'FUNNY BUSINESS'
'FUNNY BUSINESS' ANR Entertainment is seeking a producer partner for Funny Business, a zany new comedy set in Chicago, which is a cross between Out of Towners with Sandy Dennis and Jack Lemmon, and Object of My Affection/i... More

28. Kaleidoscope at Summit: NJ, 'RENT'
NJ, 'RENT' Kaleidoscope at Summit Playhouse (Summit, NJ) is casting Rent. Renee Palermo, dir.; Andrew Monath, music dir. Rehearsals begin June 13 at The Summit Playhouse (Sun.-Wed. evenings); runs July 22-25. Seeking—Young Acto... More

30. CO-OPERATIVE STUDIOS: CO-OPERATIVE STUDIOS WORKSHOPS, BIT/DAY PLAYERS
CO-OPERATIVE STUDIOS WORKSHOPS, BIT/DAY PLAYERS Co-operative Studios is casting for bit and day player roles in its upcoming feature length movie workshops to include Amanda Laru. "A psychiatric patient's attempt to reintegrate herse... More

31. CO-OPERATIVE STUDIOS: CO-OPERATIVE STUDIOS WORKSHOPS
CO-OPERATIVE STUDIOS WORKSHOPS Co-operative Studios is seeking actors and filmmakers for its 2010 summer and fall workshops to include the film Sarah Claiborne. "Co-operative Studios is the only workshop in which actors/actresses and... More

32. Cirque du Soleil: 'THE BEATLES' LOVE'
'THE BEATLES' LOVE' Cirque du Soleil is seeking crew for The Beatles' LOVE. Performances ongoing in Las Vegas. Seeking—Dance Coach: male or female, 18+, any ethnicity, full-time position, must have minimum 4 years experien... More

33. Glass Beads Theatre Ensemble: GLASS BEADS THEATRE ENSEMBLE
GLASS BEADS THEATRE ENSEMBLE Glass Beads Theatre Ensemble is seeking talent to participate in a three-month pilot program to develop actors for this new ensemble company. The training is for actors who feel they have studied enough, yet sti... More

35. Image-Makers Pro: HILTON FASHION SHOW
HILTON FASHION SHOW Image-Makers Pro (prod.) is seeking talent for a Hilton fashion show event. J. Shannon, casting. Fashion show event will be held at the Hilton Hotel. Seeking—Models: male and female, 18-49, all ethnicities, all... More

37. Tear Drop Motion Picture Inc.: 'SHOW KIDZ, 'GA, CREW
'SHOW KIDZ, 'GA, CREW Tear Drop Motion Picture Inc. is seeking crew for the film Show Kidz. Lazara Leonard Gonzalez, prod. Shoots June 21-July 5 in Spring Creek Park Resort, Lake Seminole, four and a half hours south of Atlanta, GA. .. More

38. Monmouth University: SHADOW LAWN STAGE, NJ
SHADOW LAWN STAGE, NJ Shadow Lawn Stage, the professional theater of Monmouth University (West Long Branch, NJ), is seeking staff for its Summer 2010 season. Season includes: The Sunshine Boys (Neil Simon, writer; Allan Hunt, dir. Re... More

39. The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC): 'EDGE OF COMEDY'
'EDGE OF COMEDY' 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 Edge of Comedy, a full-length theatrical showcase of music, sce... More

41. Preen Productions LLC: NY VIRAL VIDEO COMPETITION
NY VIRAL VIDEO COMPETITION Preen Productions LLC is seeking submissions for the NY Viral Video Competition, presented by Big Vision Empty Wallet and Industry Power Play. Alex Cirillo & Dani Faith Leonard, founders-creative dirs. Fina... More

42. TheUrbanChase.com: THEURBANCHASE.COM ACTORS GROUP
THEURBANCHASE.COM ACTORS GROUP TheUrbanChase.com Actors Group, an innovative new improv/sketch comedy group, is seeking new talent for its season. Upcoming productions include: Why Don't You Read a Book Today?, a children's th... More

43. Theatre By The Bay: 'MAME'
'MAME' Theatre by the Bay, a community theater group, is casting an amateur production of Mame. Lawrence & Lee, book; Jerry Herman, music & lyrics; Lawrence F. Bloom, prod.-dir.; Barbara Koenig, co-prod.; Alan Kingsley, music dir.; D... More

44. Greenetree Productions: 'BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY,' IL
'BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY,' IL Greenetree Productions is seeking staff for Blues for an Alabama Sky. Pearl Cleage, writer; J. Israel Greene, artistic dir. Performs Aug. 26-Sept. 19 at The Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chica... More

45. Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, CA (North San Diego County): 'THE SOUND OF MUSIC'
'THE SOUND OF MUSIC' Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad (North San Diego County) is seeking crew for a high school production of The Sound of Music. Steven Dziekonski, music dir. Performances run Nov. 12-14. Seeking—Technical Di... More

46. Talenthouse: KIRSTY ALMEIDA MUSICIAN CONTEST, UK
KIRSTY ALMEIDA MUSICIAN CONTEST, UK Talenthouse, an online artistic community, is holding a contest to select a musician to perform "If You Can't Make Me Happy" on stage with musician Kirsty Almeida. The winner will perform June 27 at the G... More

47. WILHELMINA Philadelphia: WILHELMINA PHILADELPHIA, PA
WILHELMINA PHILADELPHIA, PA Wilhelmina Philadelphia is seeking actors and models for representation by its new Philadelphia office. Wilhelmina also offers classes, workshops, and other services. L. Dennis, talent scout. Production dates and... More

48. Talenthouse: MIRI BEN-ARI SONGWRITING CONTEST

MIRI BEN-ARI SONGWRITING CONTEST Talenthouse, an online artistic community, is holding a contest to select a songwriter to work with Grammy Award-winning violinist Miri Ben-Ari. Talenthouse notes, "Miri Ben-Ari has created her own unique so... More

49. Talenthouse: VAGRANT RECORDS MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST

VAGRANT RECORDS MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST Talenthouse, an online artistic community, is holding a contest to select a new music video for the band Far's single "Deafening" from their upcoming new Vagrant Records album, "At Night We Live." Far got... More

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