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Entertainment Industry Opportunities - 9/26/11

Casting You Can Trust 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 39 new notices — performance venues calling for talent, film festivals calling for entries, staff/tech/crew jobs, calls for scripts, casting workshops, competitions, open mikes, and more:

SCENE STUDY CLASS RAW Acting Studio is seeking participants for an ongoing scene study workshop led by Guy Camilleri. "The intent of the class is to provide actors a safe, exciting and focused environment to cultivate their imagination and ... More

CD WORKSHOPS, SCUDERI & GUIDRY JBCastingNetworks is holding casting director workshops with guest speakers Head CD Janelle Scuderi of Amy Lippens Casting and Toby Guidry of Burrows/Boland Casting. "Scuderi's been with House MD since ... More

BROADWAY PROMO TEAM The BroadwaySpace Street Team is seeking talent to be part of an ongoing promotional team for a Broadway show. Philip Lakin, casting dir. Position begins mid-Oct. 2011 (open-ended) in Times Square in NYC. Seeking—F... More

4. Malisa Theatre Academy: FREE PLAY DEVELOPMENT CLASS
FREE PLAY DEVELOPMENT CLASS Malisa Theatre Academy is holding a complimentary introduction to its Play Development class with director and playwright Bill Toscano. This is a free sample class; at the end, participants will have the opportun... More

5. Fitzgerald Productions: 'WHO'S HOO,' TALK SHOW
'WHO'S HOO,' TALK SHOW Fitzgerald Productions is seeking crew for Who's Hoo, an internet-based talk show taped at the Magic Castle. Gary O'Brien, Eric Bonerz, and Steve Kiesel, coords. Position runs Oct.-Dec. (5-10 hrs/wk) with poss.... More

PRIMARY STAGES EINHORN SCHOOL OF PERF. ARTS The Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) is seeking performers for entry into its acting department. Faculty includes Randy Graff, Richard Topol, Primary Stages Casting Director... More

7. Narrows Community Theater, Inc: 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL'
'A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL' Narrows Community Theater is seeking staff for its production of MTI's A Christmas Carol, The Musical. Susan Huizinga, prod. Rehearsals begin Oct. 12 (Wed., Thu. & Fri. 7-10 p.m. and Sat. noon-4 p.m.)... More

8. The Players Theatre: 'HORRORFEST,' DIRECTORS
'HORRORFEST' The Players Theatre is seeking staff for Horrorfest, the Players Theatre Short Play & Musical Festival. Brenda Bell, artistic dir.; Catherine Lamm, casting dir. 12 short plays and musicals (comedies and dramas) will perf... More

9. The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC): 'THE PECULIAR ROAD'
'THE PECULIAR ROAD' 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 The Peculiar Road, a full-length theatrical showcase of musi... More

10. Anton Krylov (casting dir.): HALLOWEEN SHOW FOR CHILDREN
HALLOWEEN SHOW FOR CHILDREN Anton Krylov (casting dir.) is seeking performers and staff for a 10-minute play about witches, to be performed as part of a Halloween show for children ages three to ten. Performs Oct. 29, 2011 in Brooklyn, NY... More

NETS IN-ARENA HOST & PA ANNOUNCER, NJ Nets Basketball is seeking talent for two positions for all home games during the 2011-12 NBA season. Team states: "The Nets are also looking for the voice that will lead them into Brooklyn for the 2012... More

ROYAL FLUSH GIRLS, MODELING World Poker Tour and Iconic Casting are holding a nationwide model search. Project description: "The royal flush girls appear on every episode of the World Poker Tour, as well as represent the WPT as Event Ambass... More

'THE STRAWBERRY ONE ACT FESTIVAL' The Riant Theatre is seeking submissions for the Strawberry One-Act Festival. Van Dirk Fisher, artistic dir. Festival runs March 1-11, 2012 at the Hudson Guild Theatre in NYC. Seeking—One-Act... More

14. The Imaginative Filmmakers Spotlight Competition: 'THE IMAGINATIVE FILMMAKERS SPOTLIGHT COMPETITION'
'THE IMAGINATIVE FILMMAKERS SPOTLIGHT COMPETITION' The Imaginative Filmmakers Spotlight Competition is seeking submissions. Producer's statement: "Have you ever dreamed of having your film showcased to leading industry insiders? Bombay Sa... More

15. Pittsburgh Musical Theatre: PITTSBURGH MUSICAL THR., PA
PITTSBURGH MUSICAL THR., PA Pittsburgh Musical Theatre (Pittsburgh, PA) is seeking staff for its 2012 season. Season includes: Spring Awakening, based on the play by Wedekind (Duncan Sheik, music; Steven Sater, book & lyrics; Ken Gar... More

16. Paulo Carminati Vocal Studios: PAULO CARMINATI VOCAL STUDIOS
PAULO CARMINATI VOCAL STUDIOS Paulo Carminati Vocal Studios is currently enrolling new students for an eight-lesson Singing Boot Camp. Instructor states: "This package is designed to deliver that vocal breakthrough so many aspiring singers... More

17. Peter Stone: 'LETTING GO'
'LETTING GO' Peter Stone (writer-casting dir.) is seeking crew for Letting Go, a dramatic comedy about a man coping with the death of his mother. During his mourning process, he meets a charming girl who rejuvenates the excitement he... More

PA, 'TRISH'S AWESOME NUTRITION AMBITION' FoodPlay Productions is casting Trish's Awesome Nutrition Ambition, a play promoting good nutrition and healthy living habits among minority and urban youth. Geared to school grades K-6, it's ... More

19. Alt Terrain / Disney Books: 'HEROES OF OLYMPUS' LIVE EVENT
'HEROES OF OLYMPUS' LIVE EVENT Alt Terrain (prod.) is seeking talent for a live event for Disney Books' new Percy Jackson series, "The Heroes of Olympus." Actors will participate in a book reading, costume contest, trivia contests, and posi... More

20. The Simon Studio: OCT. CHEKHOV PROJECT
OCT. CHEKHOV PROJECT The Simon Studio is casting additional actors for its Professional Lab's Samovar at the Bar, an environmental collage composed of scenes and monologues from the many works of Chekhov. Selected actors will work in... More

21. Chez-zam Event Group: CHEZ-ZAM EVENT GROUP, DANCERS
CHEZ-ZAM EVENT GROUP, DANCERS Chez-zam Event Group is seeking dancers for ongoing upcoming events. Christine Mammes, marketing mgr.-event consultant; Cheyenne, casting. Seeking—Dancers: male and female, attractive, aggressive, ene... More

22. In A Woman Productions: 'THE TURNSTYLE WARRIOR'
'THE TURNSTYLE WARRIOR' In A Woman Productions is casting The Turnstyle Warrior. Ina Norris, dir.-writer. Rehearsal and performance dates TBD. Seeking—Five Cast Members: male and female, 18-29, to play several characters di... More

'BOUND FOR BROADWAY' SINGER SHOWCASE JDProductions is seeking talent for its upcoming Bound for Broadway industry-invited showcases. Producer states: "This is great for performers who need performance video footage. JDProductions i... More

DISCOVERY TIMES SQUARE HOST/PRESENTER Discovery Times Square is seeking part-time temporary exhibit hosts for Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Biblical Times, a new multimedia exhibition. Producers state: "If you've ever wa... More

25. Stage Door Connections: DANCE CONNECTION WORKSHOP
DANCE CONNECTION WORKSHOP Stage Door Connections is offering a Dance Connection workshop with Jim Daly (talent agent, BLOC Agency) and Duncan Stewart (casting dir., Duncan Stewart and Company). Producers state: "Jim Daly and Duncan Stewart ... More

MARKETING FOR ACTORS Ron Bush (personal marketing coach) is offering a "Marketing for Actors" class. Topics in this two-hour course will include, but will not be limited to: websites, headshots and résumés, postcards, business cards, how to... More

27. Imported Talent: 'QUAKE'
'QUAKE' Imported Talent, a company comprised of recent Yale, Juilliard, and Circle in the Square graduates, is seeking staff for Quake, a new comedy. Melanie Marnich (New Dramatist resident), writer; Riva Di Paola, prod. Production m... More

28. New York Entertainment Group (NYEG): FREE NETWORKING EVENT
FREE NETWORKING EVENT The New York Entertainment Group (NYEG) is seeking participants in the entertainment world for a free networking event. Ron Bush, founder-pres.; Karla Sammut, VP. Next event will be held Sept. 27, 8:30 p.m.-midnight ... More

29. Actors and Directors Living in Brooklyn (AdLib): 'CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS'
'CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS' Actors and Directors Living in Brooklyn (AdLib) is seeking staff for Curse of the Starving Class. Jim Williams, artistic dir. Load-in Oct. 24; tech rehearsal will be held Oct. 25 and dress rehearsal ru... More

30. The All Roses Company: 'THE ANIMAL WITHIN,' CREW
'THE ANIMAL WITHIN,' CREW The All Roses Company is seeking crew for The Animal Within. Ralph Tropf, exec. prod. Rehearsals start Sept. 26. Performances run Nov. 4-Dec. 18 at The Elephant Theatre in Hollywood, CA. Seeking—Stage... More

31. Vishakha Sodhani: NYFA, 'F FOR FRED'
NYFA, 'F FOR FRED' Vishakha Sodhani (dir.) is casting F For Fred, an HD 24p New York Film Academy thesis film in which Freddie runs away from home. Aviral Kapoor, asst. dir. Shoots approx. six days mid-Oct. to mid-Nov. 2011 in NYC an... More

32. Midtown Theater: THE MIDTOWN THEATER
THE MIDTOWN THEATER The Midtown Theater is seeking staff. Lauren Kairalla, technical dir. Position begins ASAP and is ongoing in NYC. Seeking—Stage Staff: male or female, 18-29, seeking a person with general technical theater kn... More

33. Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy: ROSETTA LENOIRE MUSICAL THEATRE ACADEMY
ROSETTA LENOIRE MUSICAL THEATRE ACADEMY Amas Musical Theatre and the Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy are offering a performance/training program culminating in an Off-Off Broadway musical showcase. June Rachelson-Ospa, academy dir... More

34. Mind The Art Entertainment: IMPROVISATION CLASSES
IMPROVISATION CLASSES Mind The Art Entertainment is seeking participants for its improvisation classes. Level 1 is for the beginner and those with no formal training, to learn the basics of how to free yourself up and think like an improvis... More

35. American Lutheran Church: FREE VOCAL WORKSHOPS
FREE VOCAL WORKSHOPS American Lutheran Church is offering free vocal technique workshops. Dr. Steven Kronauer, vocal coach. Seeking—Singers: males and females, 13-66+. Note: "The Music Ministry at American Lutheran Church is LGBT ... More

36. Vanguard Repertory Company: VANGUARD REP, NEW COMPANY MEMBERS
VANGUARD REP, NEW COMPANY MEMBERS Vanguard Repertory Company is seeking new company members. "Vanguard Rep produces the La Canada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival under a letter of agreement with Actors Equity Association, providing contract... More

37. The New York Shakespeare Workshop: UPDATED, 'KING LEAR' SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP
'KING LEAR' SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP Ivy Omere (instructor), a former member of the English Shakespeare Company and current member of The Actors Studio, is seeking participants for a Shakespeare workshop focusing on King Lear. Instructor states... More

38. Malisa Theatre Academy: COMPLIMENTARY ACTING CLASS
COMPLIMENTARY ACTING CLASS Malisa Theatre Academy is offering students who have had previous acting training a complimentary introduction to its acting program with Michael Luggio. Producer's statement: "In lieu of our new semester, we are ... More

39. The Actors Theater: THE ACTORS THEATER
THE ACTORS THEATER The Actors Theater is seeking new members. Producer states: "The Actors Theater is a new company that focuses on obtaining representation for its members as well as offering free classes in sketch comedy, improvisational ... More

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