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Entertainment Industry Opportunities - 11/22/11

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 54 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. Edge In Motion Theatre Company: The Meeting with Stanley
Edge In Motion Theatre Company is seeking NON-UNION talent for the role of Ralph in their upcoming play - The Meeting with Stanley. EIM's talented team ranges from producers, directors, designers, and actors who all have one goal in mind: to seek out... More

2. New York Entertainment Group (NYEG): FREE NETWORKING EVENT FOR ACTORS
FREE NETWORKING EVENT FOR ACTORS 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 Nov. 21, 8 p.m.-midn... More

3. Chamber Theatre Productions, Inc.: CHAMBER THEATRE PROD. TOURS
CHAMBER THEATRE PROD. TOURS Chamber Theatre Productions, Inc. of Boston is casting its Spring 2012 non-Equity national tour, including dramatic adaptations of 19th-century literature and contemporary material. Vawnya Nichols, asst. prod. mg... More

4. Covina Center for the Performing Arts: 'ALWAYS PATSY CLINE,' STAGE MANAGER
'ALWAYS PATSY CLINE,' STAGE MANAGER Covina Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an Equity stage manager for Always Patsy Cline, starring Sally Struthers. Retha Champion, prod.; Frank Minano, dir. Rehearsals start Jan. 22. Perfo... More

5. The Simon Studio: DEC./JAN. CHEKHOV & FILM WORKSHOP
DEC./JAN. CHEKHOV & FILM WORKSHOP The Simon Studio is casting additional actors for its On Camera Film & Theatre Lab's "Chekhov & Film Workshop." Samovar at the Bar, an environmental collage composed of scenes and monologues f... More

6. Diamond Entertainment Productions: 'ANGUS,' CREW, PA
'ANGUS,' CREW, PA Diamond Entertainment Productions is seeking crew to shoot a sample scene for its feature, Angus. The footage shot will be used for promotional purposes only and will not be included in the movie. Bernard Grey, prod... More

7. The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival: 'THE PITCH,' NEW MUSICALS SEARCH
'THE PITCH,' NEW MUSICALS SEARCH The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, produced by Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, is seeking submissions to be considered for inclusion in the first edition of The Pitch: Musicals in Development... More

8. Brand Influencers: EVENT HOSTS/SPOKESMODELS, CA
EVENT HOSTS/SPOKESMODELS, CA Brand Influencers, an event agency, is seeking talent to work at high-end brand events in every major market across the U.S. throughout the year. Most events are for high-profile launch and VIP parties for key c... More

9. Route 17 Productions: Untitled Musical Comedy Project
Seeking - BOOK WRITER with experience in musical comedy for new project in development. Must be able to help with storyline, character arc/development and be a prolific joke-writer. Please email info to [email protected] .. More

10. New York Film Academy: VOICE & MOVEMENT, INSTRUCTOR
VOICE & MOVEMENT, INSTRUCTOR New York Film Academy is seeking voice & movement instructors. The instructor will critique, lecture, and supervise the students' development and growth as an actor. Essential job functions include the following... More

11. 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

12. Cirque du Soleil: 'ZUMANITY,' TECHNICAL STAFF, NV
'ZUMANITY,' TECHNICAL STAFF, NV Cirque du Soleil is hiring technical staff for Zumanity. Erin Mahan, HR. Currently running at New York New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Seeking—Audio Technician/Manager: ideally with... More

13. MGM Resorts International: NEW YORK NEW YORK HOTEL, TECHNICIAN, NV
NEW YORK NEW YORK HOTEL, TECHNICIAN, NV MGM Resorts International is hiring technical staff. Jim Murren, CEO. Position is part-time in Las Vegas, NV. Seeking—Sound & Video Technician: must have minimum five years combined experien... More

14. Japollywood Artists: JAPOLLYWOOD ARTISTS, NEW TALENT
JAPOLLYWOOD ARTISTS, NEW TALENT Japollywood Artists is accepting new submissions from actors for management in Japan. "Japollywood Artists is a talent management company in Tokyo Japan, promoting and managing American actors for possible ro... More

15. Steven Lee Roswick: 'HOT TIMES ON PLANET EARTH'
'HOT TIMES ON PLANET EARTH' Steven Lee Roswick (writer-prod.) is seeking staff for Hot Times on Planet Earth, a comedy about an alien plot to destroy humanity through global warming. Rehearses Dec. 2 (full day); performs Dec. 3, 2011... More

16. Arena Stage: DC, STUDENT 10-MIN. PLAY COMPETITION
DC, STUDENT 10-MIN. PLAY COMPETITION Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater (Washington, DC) is seeking submissions for the 12th Annual Student 10-Minute Play Competition, part of the 2011-12 Arena Stage Student Playwrights Pro... More

17. The Oasis Theatre Company: 'THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER'
'THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER' The Oasis Theatre Company is seeking performers and staff for a benefit production of The Long Christmas Dinner by Thornton Wilder. James Jenner, casting dir. Performs Dec. 16 & 17 in NYC. Seeking—... More

18. Geneva Film Festival: GENEVA FILM FESTIVAL, IL
GENEVA FILM FESTIVAL, IL The Geneva Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "The festival features workshops with industry professionals providing educational opportunities for filmmakers and film enthusiasts." Vic Portincaso... More

19. ReelHeART International Film Festival: REELHEART INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, TORONTO
REELHEART INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, TORONTO The ReelHeART International Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "RHIFF is dedicated to supporting the need for exposure for all levels of independent filmmakers around the world. Ree... More

20. Seattle True Independent Film Festival: SEATTLE TRUE INDIE FILM FESTIVAL, WA
SEATTLE TRUE INDIE FILM FESTIVAL, WA The Seattle True Independent Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "We are looking for interesting, original movies made by independent filmmakers from all parts of the globe. Your films... More

21. JBCastingNetworks: CD WORKSHOPS, TORBIAK & LOTT
CD WORKSHOPS, TORBIAK & LOTT JBCastingNetworks is holding casting director workshops with guest speakers Michael Torbiak of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Casting and Head CD Ned Lott of Ned Lott Casting. "JKL casts actors daily for the show, To... More

22. Capital Classics Theatre Company: CT, 'CONNECTICUT CLASSIC WRITER SERIES'
CT, 'CONNECTICUT CLASSIC WRITER SERIES' Capital Classics Theatre Company is sponsoring Connecticut Classic Writer Series, a production of short works by Connecticut writers. Selected scripts will be produced by Capital Classics in Ma... More

23. Eyeka: 'SEND AMERICANS TO MEXICO,' COMPETITION
'SEND AMERICANS TO MEXICO,' COMPETITION Eyeka (an online community) is sponsoring Send Americans to Mexico, a viral video competition promoting travel to the Mexico. Project description: "Create a humorous, intelligent viral video th... More

24. Desktop Stoners Podcast: 'DESKTOP STONERS PODCAST,' MD
'DESKTOP STONERS PODCAST,' MD Desktop Stoners Radio is casting for Desktop Stoners Podcast. Producers state: "With over 50,000 Subscribers and counting, DTS is a very popular and growing Podcast. We will be adding a second sho... More

25. US Jesco: LIVE INFOMERCIALS
LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! Casting 6 Ambitious, Creative, and Outgoing ACTORS! Looking for a Flexible Schedule? Enjoy meeting new people? Ready to deliver a passionate message? LIVE INFOMERCIALS! Email Resume at www.jescojobs.com .. More

26. Lansdale Catholic High School: LANSDALE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, CREW, PA
LANSDALE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, CREW, PA Lansdale Catholic High School is seeking crew for its spring musical, by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Rhett Commodara, director of theatre programs. Performances run April 26-29, 2012, at 700 Lan... More

27. Ron Bush: MARKETING FOR ACTORS WORKSHOP
MARKETING FOR ACTORS WORKSHOP 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... More

28. East Street Films, LLC: FREE 'PARADISE EAST' SCREENING
FREE 'PARADISE EAST' SCREENING East Street Films, LLC is hosting a free screening of Paradise East, a film about greed, deceit, and murder. Synopsis: "There's a vigilante priest on the prowl in New York City." Members of the press wi... More

29. Dizzy Elephant Productions: 'DESIRE: A ROCK & ROLL SOAP OPERA'
'DESIRE: A ROCK & ROLL SOAP OPERA' Dizzy Elephant Productions is seeking cast and crew for Desire: A Rock & Roll Soap Opera, a pilot for a prospective scripted TV/web series. Synopsis: "Desire, an all-girl rock & roll b... More

30. Theatersmarts: 'DOG PARK'
'DOG PARK' Theatersmarts is seeking performers and staff for Dog Park, a play that follows a community of NY dog lovers who stop at nothing to save their dog park from the evil clutches of a real estate tycoon. Maura Kelley, writer... More

31. Tracy Whiteside, Director: IL, 'RENT: SCHOOL EDITION'
IL, 'RENT: SCHOOL EDITION' Self-Esteem for Life Foundation is casting RENT: School Edition. Producers state: "This adaptation has been carefully done, working to retain the dramatic intent of the revolutionary rock musi... More

32. Skysteelplanet: FL, 'THE LOVE OF LIFE'
FL, 'THE LOVE OF LIFE' Skysteelplanet (prod.) is casting The Love of Life, a comedy about a young man striving to become better than his father. Gurmeet Singh, casting dir. Shoots Dec. 2011 in Orlando & Winter Park, FL. Seeking—b... More

33. Oxford Shakespeare Company: 'A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM,' NYC & LONDON
'A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM,' NYC & LONDON Oxford Shakespeare Company is offering a performance workshop focused on A Midsummer Night's Dream. Participants will train and rehearse A Midsummer Night's Dream in NYC, then travel... More

34. ATL-NYC Productions: 'HEY, I WANT TO BE DISCOVERED!'
'HEY, I WANT TO BE DISCOVERED!' ATL-NYC Productions, in association with Unxpected Development, LLC, is casting potential contestants for Hey, I Want to Be Discovered!, an upcoming reality show currently in pre-production. Pro... More

35. Love Creek Productions: LOVE CREEK PRODUCTIONS, Nov. 2011
LOVE CREEK PRODUCTIONS Love Creek Productions, recently voted as a runner-up in Back Stage's Reader's Choice Awards for "Favorite Off-Off-Broadway Theater Company to Act With and Favorite Off-Off-Broadway Theater Company to See," is seeking... More

36. Chamber Theatre Productions, Inc. of Boston: CHAMBER THEATRE PROD. TOURS (Nov. 2011)
CHAMBER THEATRE PROD. TOURS Chamber Theatre Productions, Inc. of Boston is casting its Spring 2012 non-Equity national spring tour, including dramatic adaptations of 19th-century literature and contemporary material. Vawnya Nichols, asst. p... More

37. 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

38. NewYorkActing: NEWYORKACTING, NEW TALENT
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

39. Racoco/Rx: RACOCO/RX MOVEMENT-THEATER CO.
RACOCO/RX MOVEMENT-THEATER CO. Racoco/Rx, an interdisciplinary movement-theater company is seeking performers to join its ensemble for multiple projects and performances. Rachel Cohen, dir.-choreo. Rehearsals begin in Dec.; performances b... More

40. Source of Yoga: YOGA VIDEOS, DOCUMENTARY, AND FEATURE, MALES
YOGA VIDEOS, DOCUMENTARY, AND FEATURE, MALES Source of Yoga is casting a series of yoga videos, a documentary, and a feature film. Caroline Klebl, dir. Shoot starts Dec. in L.A. and India. Seeking—Male Models, Actors, and Athletes... More

41. Hotel Utah Saloon: HOTEL UTAH SALOON, MONDAY OPEN MIC
HOTEL UTAH SALOON, MONDAY OPEN MIC Hotel Utah Saloon is seeking performers for a music, comedy, and poetry open mic. Brendan Getzell, host. Performances are Mondays, 7:30 p.m. at the Hotel Utah Saloon, 500 4th St., San Francisco, CA. See... More

42. Bazaar Café: BAZAAR CAFÉ, THURSDAY OPEN MIC
BAZAAR CAFÉ, THURSDAY OPEN MIC Bazaar Café is seeking performers for a comedy, music, and poetry open mic. Robin Galante, host. Performances are Thursdays, 7 p.m. at Bazaar Café, 5927 California St., San Francisco, CA. Seeking—Perform... More

43. Suzy's Bar and Grill: SUZY'S BAR AND GRILL, TUESDAY OPEN MIC
SUZY'S BAR AND GRILL, TUESDAY OPEN MIC Suzy's Bar and Grill is seeking performers for a comedy, music, and poetry open mic. Mike Holmes, host. Performances are Tuesdays, 8 p.m. (7 p.m. sign-up) at Suzy's Bar and Grill, 1141 Aviation Blvd., ... More

44. Huntington Park Community Center: HUNTINGTON PARK COMMUNITY CENTER, OPEN MIC
HUNTINGTON PARK COMMUNITY CENTER, OPEN MIC Huntington Park Community Center is seeking performers for a music, comedy, and poetry open mic. Performances are the last Friday of each month, 6 p.m. at Huntington Park Community Center, 6925 Sal... More

45. Enchanted Party Tales: CHILDREN'S PRINCESS PARTY PERFORMERS
CHILDREN'S PARTY PERFORMERS Enchanted Party Tales is casting performers to play favorite princesses and characters at children's parties. Training and all costumes will be provided. Parties typically run 1-2 hours on weekends. You may accep... More

46. Lulu's Beehive: LULU'S BEEHIVE, OPEN MIC
LULU'S BEEHIVE, OPEN MIC Lulu's Beehive is seeking performers for a music, comedy, and poetry open mic. Performances are Fridays, 8 p.m. (sign-up at 7:30 p.m.) at 13203 Ventura Blvd., between Coldwater Canyon Ave. and Fulton Ave., Studio Ci... More

STARRY PLOUGH, OPEN MICS
STARRY PLOUGH, OPEN MICS Starry Plough is seeking performers for music and poetry slam open mics. Joan Pez, music host; Betsy Gomez, Dre, Jamie DeWolf, Sevan, & Katelyn Lucas, poetry slam hosts. Performances are Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. for musi... More

48. Club 705: CLUB 705, OPEN MIC
CLUB 705, OPEN MIC Club 705 is seeking performers for a comedy, music, and poetry open mic. Performances are Mondays, 6 p.m (5:30 sign-up) at Club 705, Pier Ave., 705 Hermosa Beach, CA. Seeking—Performers. For more info, call (... More

49. Hollywood Acting Workshop: TALENT AGENT WORKSHOPS
TALENT AGENT WORKSHOPS Hollywood Acting Workshop is seeking participants for its upcoming talent agent showcases including a "TV-Film-Theatrical" agent showcase for intermediate and advanced actors. Each workshop will feature five agents (w... More

50. SOAPBOX SESSIONS, THURSDAY OPEN MIC
SOAPBOX SESSIONS, THURSDAY OPEN MIC Soapbox Sessions is seeking performers for a music, comedy, and poetry open mic. Jason Brain, host. Performances are Thursdays, 7 p.m. (6:30 p.m. sign-up) at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, 12930 Ventura Blvd., S... More

51. Nasser Group North: 'THE DATING GAMES,' HI
'THE DATING GAMES,' HI Nasser Group North is casting The Dating Games, a dating game show for a U.S. cable network. The finalist will win a starring role in a feature film, produced in association with Joseph Nasser and Nasser Group ... More

52. Zawacki Dance & Workout: ZAWACKI TEACHER TRAINING COURSE
ZAWACKI TEACHER TRAINING COURSE Zawacki Dance & Workout is seeking candidates to become teachers/instructors for its Long Island studios. Candidates will participate in a teacher training course, which is forming now. Lisa Frawley, hiring c... More

53. AHM Media: AHM MEDIA RECORDING ARTISTS
AHM MEDIA RECORDING ARTISTS AHM Media (prod.) is seeking new talent for long-term recording artist development with its professional music production/recording, songwriting, and artist management services for TV/film placements, media outle... More

54. UnUrban Coffeehouse: UNURBAN COFFEEHOUSE, OPEN MICS
UNURBAN COFFEEHOUSE, OPEN MICS UnUrban Coffeehouse is seeking performers for music, poetry, and comedy open mics. Performances are Wednesdays, poetry only, 8:30 p.m. (8-8:25 p.m. sign-up), Thursdays, comedy only, 9 p.m., and Fridays, music ... More

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