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Entertainment Industry Opportunities - 10/18/11

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 45 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:

1. Back Stage: ACTORFEST NY STREET TEAM
ACTORFEST NY STREET TEAM Back Stage is seeking volunteers for its Actorfest NY Street Team, promoting the annual Actorfest NY event. Volunteers will come to the Back Stage offices in NYC, where they will be given a bag with postcards. Stree... More

2. Go To Talent, LLC: GO TO TALENT, BACKGROUND ACTORS
GO TO TALENT, BACKGROUND ACTORS Go To Talent, LLC, an online booking service that works with multiple casting directors to acquire background work for its talent, is seeking professional background actors. Debbie Sheridan, contact. Producti... More

3. Colquitt/Miller Arts Council: COTTON HALL THEATER, GA
COTTON HALL THEATER, GA Cotton Hall Theater (Colquitt, GA), a non-profit community theater, is seeking an executive/artistic dir. Jennifer Trawick, hiring coord. Position begins immediately in Colquitt, GA. Seeking—Executive Directo... More

4. Philadelphia Theatre Company: 'THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS,' CREW, PA
'THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS,' CREW, PA Philadelphia Theatre Company is seeking crew for The Scottsboro Boys. Bridget Cook, assistant production mgr. Performances run Jan. 9-Feb. 26, 2012 at Suzanne Roberts Theatre in Philadelphia, PA. Se... More

5. Pacific Models: 'ARTHUR CHRISTMAS' FILM PREMIERE
'ARTHUR CHRISTMAS' FILM PREMIERE Pacific Models is seeking talent for the red carpet movie premiere of Arthur Christmas. Elyzabeth Pham, casting. Event will be held Nov. 13, 2-8 p.m. at the Ziegfeld Theater in NYC. Seeking—Acto... More

6. NewYorkActing: NEWYORKACTING, NEW TALENT, new
NEWYORKACTING, NEW TALENT NewYorkActing is seeking talent for its private talent database, which is viewed by NY-based industry professionals in film, modeling, on-camera commercials, voiceover, and more. Mickael Blanchett, owner. Seekin... More

7. Hollywood Youth Theatre: VOICEOVER WORKSHOP, CHILDREN
VOICEOVER WORKSHOP, CHILDREN Hollywood Youth Theatre is seeking participants for a children's voiceover workshop. "Learn what it takes to perform in the fun world of animation voice over from a real pro. Voice actor, Mick Wingert (Kung F... More

8. BetaMale Productions: 'AWESOME ALITERATION: THE MAGICAL MUSICAL,' CREW, PA
'AWESOME ALITERATION: THE MAGICAL MUSICAL,' CREW, PA BetaMale Productions is seeking crew for Awesome Aliteration: The Magical Musical, a play about a small town in which a failed novelist- turned mayor bans all literary devices. Jos... More

9. RAW Acting Studio: SCENE STUDY CLASS
SCENE STUDY CLASS RAW Acting Studio is seeking participants for an ongoing scene study workshop "conveniently located in West Hollywood. The intent of the class is to provide actors a safe, exciting and focused environment to cultivate thei... More

10. The Growing Stage: NJ, 'BABES IN TOYLAND'
NJ, 'BABES IN TOYLAND' The Growing Stage (Netcong, NJ) is casting Babes in Toyland, an original musical adaptation loosely based on the Victor Herbert operetta and the 1939 Laurel & Hardy movie. Stephen L. Fredericks, exec. dir.-stag... More

11. Metropolitan Playhouse: 'THE JAZZ SINGER'
'THE JAZZ SINGER' Metropolitan Playhouse is seeking staff for The Jazz Singer. Alex Roe, artistic dir.; Samson Raphaelson, writer. Rehearsals already in progress; runs for 24 performances Nov. 12-Dec. 11 in NYC. Seeking—Equit... More

12. Lucky Bee Entertainment: 'EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS' SHOWCASE
'EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS' SHOWCASE Lucky Bee Entertainment is seeking submissions for its Evening of Short Plays showcase, wherein playwrights and storytellers get the opportunity to present short scenes from their work on a New York ... More

13. Mr. Mudd & Canana Films: 'CHAVEZ'
'CHAVEZ' Mr. Mudd and Canana Films (prods.) are casting Chávez, a feature film biopic that depicts the struggle of the produce workers in Southern California and their effort to overcome racial injustice and economic discrimination, ... More

14. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THR.
ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THR. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is seeking staff for the wardrobe department. Robert Battle, artistic dir.; Masazumi Chaya, assoc. artistic dir. Annual five-week season begins Dec. 2011 in NYC, plus annual... More

15. The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC): 'LOVE LAUGHS!'
'LOVE LAUGHS!' 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 Love Laughs!, a full-length theatrical showcase of music, ... More

16. The Latino Theater Company: 'JUAN & JOHN,' STAGE MANAGER
'JUAN & JOHN,' STAGE MANAGER The Latino Theater Company is seeking crew for Juan & John, a story of friendship and reconciliation sparked by rivalry and violence based on the infamous day in the summer of 1965 when San Francisco Gian... More

17. The Riant Theatre: 'THE STRAWBERRY ONE ACT FESTIVAL'
'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

18. Humboldt Film Festival: HUMBOLDT FILM FESTIVAL, CA
HUMBOLDT FILM FESTIVAL, CA The Humboldt Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Humboldt is gearing up for its 43rd year as the oldest student-run film festival in the world, showcasing innovative cinema since 1967." Meriah .. More

19. Big Island Film Festival: BIG ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL, HI
BIG ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL, HI The Big Island Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Big Island's mission is to celebrate the independent narrative filmmaker and narrative films." Leo Sears, dir. Runs May 24-28, 2012 in Waiko... More

20. SouthSide Film Institute: SOUTHSIDE FILM FESTIVAL, PA
SOUTHSIDE FILM FESTIVAL, PA The SouthSide Film Institute is seeking submissions to the seventh annual SouthSide Film Festival. Producers state: "SSFI is dedicated to preserving and promoting the art of the independent filmmaker. Horror is t... More

21. High Point Community Theatre: NC, ' OLIVER!'
NC, ' OLIVER!' High Point Community Theatre is casting Oliver!, a musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist. Dan A. R. Kelly, dir. Rehearses December-January at Oak Hollow Mall, High Point, NC; runs February... More

22. Vail Film Festival: VAIL FILM FESTIVAL, CO
VAIL FILM FESTIVAL, CO The Vail Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "VFF is committed to showcasing new and innovative films and fostering filmmaking through classes, panels, and workshops. The festival offers filmmakers ... More

23. Stage Door Connections: DANCE AUDITION TECHNIQUE FOR SINGERS AND ACTORS
DANCE AUDITION TECHNIQUE FOR SINGERS Stage Door Connections is offering a dance audition technique seminar for singers and actors, three classes with associate choreographers of currently running Broadway shows and national tours. Instruc... More

24. The Araca Group: ARACAWORKS PLAYWRITING COMPETITION
ARACAWORKS PLAYWRITING COMPETITION The Araca Group (Wicked) is sponsoring a competition seeking plays from playwrights in post-collegiate universities and professional study programs. Project description: "The style, subject and leng... More

25. HighlyHumorous.com: 'HIGHLY HUMOROUS' COMPETITION
'HIGHLY HUMOROUS' COMPETITION HighlyHumorous.com (a comedy social network) is sponsoring a competition for humorous short videos. The competition encourages talent to submit viral videos featuring themselves. Project description: "When the ... More

26. Southern Fried Filmworks: 'MAMA'S HAT,' CREW, PA
'MAMA'S HAT,' CREW, PA Southern Fried Filmworks is seeking crew for its short film, Mama's Hat. Trevite Willis, producer. Shoots in Philadelphia, PA. Seeking—Crew: Assistant Director, Script Supervisor, Production Designer,... More

27. AEA Western Region Membership Education Committee: ACTING BUSINESS BOOTCAMP
ACTING BUSINESS BOOTCAMP AEA Western Region Membership Education Committee is sponsoring Acting Business Bootcamp, a free seminar in which actors "learn the pivotal difference between actors who work and actors who don't, tools to get you m... More

28. Summertime Entertainment: 'DOROTHY OF OZ' VOICEOVER CAMEO
'DOROTHY OF OZ' VOICEOVER CAMEO Summertime Entertainment is seeking submissions for its "Dorothy of Oz Facebook Video and Voiceover Cameo Contest," in which contestants enter for a chance to win a cameo voiceover role in the new 3D ... More

29. Bill Howey Acting Studio: BEGINNER'S SCENE STUDY WORKSHOP
BEGINNER'S SCENE STUDY WORKSHOP Bill Howey Acting Studio is seeking participants for an ongoing scene study workshop which teaches the basics and essentials of scene study. Jeffrey Fox, working actor/instructor. Classes meet Monday evenings... More

30. JDProductions: 'BOUND FOR BROADWAY' SINGER SHOWCASE
'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 is ... More

31. SKB Productions: 'CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS'
'CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS' SKB Productions is casting Celebration of Christmas in Dance and Drama, a Christmas show. Stephen K. Bess, dir. Performs early to mid-Dec. 2011 in Greenwich Village in NYC. Seeking—African-American Ac... More

32. Malisa Theatre Academy: COMMERCIAL ACTING CLASS
COMMERCIAL ACTING CLASS Malisa Theatre Academy is offering an on-camera commercial acting class featuring up-to-date commercial copy. Producer states: "In this class, actors will learn how to book a commercial from a seasoned commercial age... More

33. I Luv a Party, Inc.: TRI-STATE AREA CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINERS
TRI-STATE AREA CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINERS I Luv a Party, Inc. (doing business as Let's Have a Party) is seeking children's entertainers and actors for children's birthday parties, corporate events, and festivals in the Tri-state area. Nancy Do... More

34. I Luv a Party, Inc.: TRI-STATE AREA SANTAS & ELVES
TRI-STATE AREA SANTAS & ELVES I Luv a Party, Inc. (doing business as Let's Have a Party) is seeking Tri-state area talent to portray Santas and elves for the holiday season. Nancy Douglass, casting. Commitments run Nov.-Dec. 2011 in the Tri... More

35. Rohit Sonak: NJCU, 'STOP VIOLENCE,' NJ
NJCU, 'STOP VIOLENCE,' NJ Rohit Sonak (casting) is casting Stop Violence, a New Jersey City University student film in which a small-time gangster named John's life changes when he meets Lisa, a social worker. Shoots the weekend of D... More

36. More Than Music: MORE THAN MUSIC, EVENT ENTERTAINERS
MORE THAN MUSIC, EVENT ENTERTAINERS More Than Music, a DJ/entertainment company, is seeking talent for events and parties such as Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and Sweet 16s. Producers describe the company as "high-end, sophisticated, and trendy." Jessi... More

37. Oshineye FIlms: SUNY PURCHASE, 'CONVERSATIONS'
SUNY PURCHASE, 'CONVERSATIONS' Oshineye Films is casting Conversations, a SUNY Purchase undergraduate senior thesis short film about a man dealing with his wife dying from Alzheimer's. The film will be shot digitally. Michael Oshins,... More

38. Masive Films: UK, 'IMPROV INTO FILM,' WORKSHOP & AUDITION
UK, 'IMPROV INTO FILM,' WORKSHOP & AUDITION Masive Films is hosting a weekend Workshop Masterclass, Improv into Film. Director Si Wall will share his insight into improv and character development, and how to sharpen these skills for ... More

39. NewGeneRussian Actor Training: MOSCOW ART-BASED ACTING WORKSHOP
MOSCOW ART-BASED ACTING WORKSHOP NewGeneRussian Actor Training is seeking participants for its upcoming six-week professional acting workshop, exploring Moscow Art-based actor training as taught by master graduates of the acting school in R... More

40. a3 Media Worldwide: 'THE PARTY BUS,' WRITER
'THE PARTY BUS,' WRITER a3 Media Worldwide is seeking a writer for The Party Bus, "a brand-new physical activity and healthy cooking show featuring an adult host who drives the bus and adorable physically-active kids adventuring arou... More

41. Fireball Improv: EDU-TAINMENT THEATRE, MA
EDU-TAINMENT THEATRE, MA Fireball Improv is casting an edu-tainment theater show about healthy dating, relationships, and sexuality. Producers state: "Through our audience-generated, improvised scenes about dating & relationship challenges,... More

42. On-Site Marketing: CREDIT CARD PROMO EVENT
CREDIT CARD PROMO EVENT Jacob Kuenz (mgr.) is seeking sales reps for an on-site marketing company that does event and promotional marketing for Fortune 500 companies. "We are currently working with a major bank to support their in-airport a... More

43. Grant Wilfley Casting: GRANT WILFLEY FILM & TV CASTING AT ACTORFEST NY
GRANT WILFLEY FILM & TV CASTING AT ACTORFEST NY Grant Wilfley Casting is casting background for a number of current and future film and television projects. Current projects include: Boardwalk Empire, Pan Am, Person of Interest, Royal Pa... More

44. Robert Bollweg: 'THE 5-MINUTE DETECTIVE'
'THE 5-MINUTE DETECTIVE' Robert Bollweg (creator) is casting The 5-Minute Detective, an upcoming comedy-crime web series that will be shot on video. Leigh Kamioner, prod. Rehearses Winter 2011; shooting is expected to begin early 201... More

45. 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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