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Entertainment Industry Opportunities - 12/16/11

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 59 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. RAW Acting Studio: SCENE STUDY/AUDITION TECHNIQUE CLASS
SCENE STUDY/AUDITION TECHNIQUE CLASS RAW Acting Studio is seeking participants for an ongoing scene study/audition technique/monologue workshop. "At RAW acting studio, every actor works in class, every week! We provide actors a safe, exciti... More

2. JPM Productions: 'THE HEADLINER'
'THE HEADLINER' JPM Productions is casting The Headliner, for two ongoing vocal competition shows in which singers will be asked to sing a variety of styles each week with a live band. "Past contestants have gone on to be featured on... More

3. Henry Williams: 'BUMLINGER PRESENTS'
'BUMLINGER PRESENTS' Henry Williams (dir.) is seeking staff for Bumlinger Presents, a sketch comedy show. Performs Dec. 17, 2011 at 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. at the Producers Club Theater in NYC. Seeking—Tech Booth Operator: to run s... More

4. The Inner Stage™: 'THE INNER STAGE'
'THE INNER STAGE' Valerie Simon (instructor) is seeking participants for The Inner Stage, an experiential workshop for actors. Instructor states: "Enhance creativity, remove blocks to spontaneity, build confidence and resilience, imp... More

5. LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art): LAMDA, ONE-YEAR MA PROGRAM, UK
LAMDA, ONE-YEAR MA PROGRAM, UK London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) is enrolling for its one-year MA program in Classical Acting for the Professional Theatre (subject to approval from the University of Kent). Rodney Cottier, hea... More

6. A Class Act NY: MUSICAL THR. CLASS FOR AGES 5-6
MUSICAL THR. CLASS FOR AGES 5-6 A Class Act NY, an acting studio for kids and teens, is seeking participants for its eight-week Musical Theater Class for 5- and 6-year-olds, which ends in an Agent/Manager Showcase. The class is taught by a ... More

7. Ron Bush: FREE MARKETING FOR ACTORS WORKSHOP
FREE MARKETING FOR ACTORS WORKSHOP Ron Bush (personal marketing coach) is offering a free "Marketing for Actors" seminar. Topics in this two-hour course will include but will not be limited to websites, headshots & résumés, postcards, busin... More

8. Ted Kociolek: MUSICAL THR. TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP
MUSICAL THR. TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP Ted Kociolek (instructor) is seeking participants for the Winter 2012 session of his Musical Theater Audition/Performance Technique Workshop. Instructor states: "Lacking confidence in your musical theater aud... More

9. Shotgun Players: SHOTGUN PLAYERS, STAGE MANAGERS
SHOTGUN PLAYERS, STAGE MANAGERS Shotgun Players is seeking crew for two productions in their 2012 season, Truffaldino Says No (reh. May 22, 2012; perf. June 30-July 29, 2012) by Ken Slattery, and Precious Little (reh. July 9, ... More

10. ENACT, Inc.: ENACT, INC. TEACHING ARTISTS
ENACT, INC. TEACHING ARTISTS ENACT, Inc., a not-for-profit that uses creative drama and drama therapy techniques to teach social and emotional life skills in public schools, is seeking teaching artists. Emily Weiner, assoc. dir. of traini... More

11. The Actor's Project NYC (TAPNYC): 'RELATIONSHIPS'
'RELATIONSHIPS' 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 Relationships, a full-length theatrical showcase of music, scene... More

12. Pop Focal: POP FOCAL WEB SERIES
POP FOCAL WEB SERIES Pop Focal is seeking talent for a pop culture oriented web series. The show focuses on movies, television shows, music, technology, and other pop culture topics. Thomas Stampfli, exec. prod.; Artie Davis, dir. Shoots mo... More

13. Rainier Independent Film Festival: RAINIER INDIE FILM FESTIVAL, WA
RAINIER INDIE FILM FESTIVAL, WA The Rainier Independent Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "RIFF is dedicated to providing true independent filmmakers a unique venue to have their films screened, in addition to filmmakin... More

14. Yosemite International Film Festival: YOSEMITE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, CA
YOSEMITE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, CA The Yosemite International Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Founded by environmentally aware, eco-friendly filmmakers, our mission is to bring all genres of progressive, eye-opening, i... More

15. Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival: MAELSTROM INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, WA
MAELSTROM INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, WA The Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "MIFFF was created to offer exposure to genre films–action, fantasy, horror, and science fiction–that are often o... More

16. Delta International Film and Video Festival: DELTA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, MS
DELTA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, MS The Delta International Film and Video Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "We are looking for work that exhibits exceptional artistry, insight, and innovation in all categories and genres. DIFVF .. More

17. Imago Short Film Festival: IMAGO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, IL
IMAGO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, IL The Imago Short Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Imago showcases faith-based indie film that emphasizes image and story. We encourage stories that experiment with the wonder and struggle ... More

18. The Hungarian Multicultural Center, Inc. (HMC): INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS RESIDENCY PROGRAM, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS RESIDENCY PROGRAM, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY The Hungarian Multicultural Center, Inc. (HMC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization, invites interested visual artists, writers, performers to submit application for its Inter... More

19. The MacDowell Colony: THE MACDOWELL FELLOWSHIP/RESIDENCY, NH
THE MACDOWELL FELLOWSHIP/RESIDENCY, NH The MacDowell Colony, an artists' colony that provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent, is accepting submissions for their Summer 2012 fellowship/residency pr... More

20. Temp Associates: EVENT DEMO SPECIALISTS
EVENT DEMO SPECIALISTS Temp Associates is seeking seasonal brand ambassadors for pet products for events. "These positions will promote brand awareness through product demonstrations, attending pet related events, drive in-store traffic, en... More

21. Big Bear Lake International Film Festival: BIG BEAR LAKE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, CA
BIG BEAR LAKE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, CA Big Bear Lake International Film Festival (two hours outside Los Angeles) is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Big Bear is dedicated to showcasing emerging film talent and independent films. Our go... More

22. Action On Film International Film Festival: ACTION ON FILM INT'L FILM FEST, CA
ACTION ON FILM INT'L FILM FEST, CA The Action On Film International Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Action On Film is dedicated to movement on film and video; not just what you do in front of the camera, but what you... More

23. Edmonton International Film Festival: EDMONTON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, CANADA
EDMONTON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, CANADA The Edmonton International Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Our festival is about discovery. We strive to uncover cinematic gems and celebrate unique voices in moviemaking. We are ... More

24. Ventura Film Festival: VENTURA FILM FESTIVAL, CA
VENTURA FILM FESTIVAL, CA The Ventura Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Ventura raises awareness of environmental issues such as forest and ocean preservation and restoration. Part of the profits will be directly donat... More

25. Fresno Film Festival: FRESNO FILM FESTIVAL, CA
FRESNO FILM FESTIVAL, CA The Fresno Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Our goal is to provide a film experience that is thought-provoking and joyful for an audience hungry for alternatives to the multiplex." Joy Quigley... More

26. Breckenridge Film Festival: BRECKENRIDGE FILM FESTIVAL, CO
BRECKENRIDGE FILM FESTIVAL, CO The Breckenridge Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "The festival includes receptions, tributes, film education activities, and premieres. BFF provides an opportunity for filmmakers, actors... More

27. YoungCuts: YOUNGCUTS FILM FESTIVAL, MONTREAL
YOUNGCUTS FILM FESTIVAL, MONTREAL YoungCuts is seeking submissions to its sixth annual film festival. Producers state: "YoungCuts showcases short films by young filmmakers aged 25 years or younger." Michael Ryan, dir. Runs Sept. 27-29, 2012... More

28. International Wildlife Film Festival: INT'L WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL, MT
INT'L WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL, MT The International Wildlife Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "IWFF emphasizes global conservation and the role and use of media to impact wildlife conservation. The festival includes sem... More

29. A Class Act NY: 'THE LION KING' YOUTH WORKSHOP W/ BINDER CD
'THE LION KING' YOUTH WORKSHOP W/ BINDER CD A Class Act NY, an acting studio for kids and teens, is seeking participants for its Lion King audition workshop with Jason Styres (a casting director from Binder Casting, the casting direc... More

30. Love Creek Productions: LOVE CREEK PRODUCTIONS
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 seeki... More

31. New Jersey Repertory Company: NEW JERSEY REP. COMPANY SEASON
NEW JERSEY REP. COMPANY SEASON New Jersey Repertory Company (Long Branch, NJ) is seeking staff for its 2012 season. Gabor Barabas, exec. prod. Contract begins Feb. 2012 in Long Branch, NJ. Seeking—Equity Stage Managers: for six pr... More

32. John Chatterton Presents, Inc.: 13th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival
Plays wanted for 13th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF)l: July 16 - August 12, 2012. This is not just a play contest: submitters must be prepared to produce their plays in a festival setting in NYC. All kinds of stage plays welc... More

33. HITSNY: HITSNY
HITSNY HITSNY is casting a new reality show. Producer states: "The Hallyu Idol Training Services, New York (HITSNY) was founded to train and mold young talent from around the U.S. We are looking for performers who want to become a star in A... More

34. Thespis: THESPIS, THEATER WRITERS
THESPIS, THEATER WRITERS Thespis, an upcoming online project geared toward helping high school and college thespians get a head start in their craft with premium articles by theater pros, is seeking theater article writers. Terrence William... More

35. Pronto Management: PRONTO MANAGEMENT, NEW TALENT, VA/DC
PRONTO MANAGEMENT, NEW TALENT, VA/DC Pronto Management, a Virginia/DC-based talent management company, is seeking new talent for upcoming projects. Monica Piette, manager. Seeking-Actors, Models, Singers & Dancers: males and fema... More

36. At Your Service Staffing: AT YOUR SERVICE STAFFING
AT YOUR SERVICE STAFFING At Your Service Staffing, a service that provides staff for caterers, corporate accounts, off-premises caterers and individuals planning private parties, is seeking waitstaff and bartenders for events. Jeanine Cosgr... More

37. Alan Tongret: 'MEMORIES OF THE LOST ACRES,' KY
'MEMORIES OF THE LOST ACRES,' KY Alan Tongret (dir.-prod.) is seeking crew for Memories of the Lost Acres, an independent HD 24p feature film about a young woman trying to revive the family farm. Producer states: "The film has been c... More

38. Spark Box Studio: SPARKBOX STUDIO RESIDENCY PROGRAM, CANADA
SPARKBOX STUDIO RESIDENCY PROGRAM, CANADA Spark Box Studio is now accepting applications for its Winter 2012 Residency Program. Chrissy Poitras & Kyle Topping, dirs. The Artist Residency Program provides live/work space to accommodate both... More

39. BESTAgency: PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS EVENT, NV
PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS EVENT, NV BESTAgency is casting for a professional bull riders event. Mayowa Sobamowo, casting asst. Event will be Jan. 9, 2012, 6-11:30 p.m. on the Las Vegas, NV strip. Seeking—Professional Bull Riders: ... More

40. Oxford Shakespeare Company: 'TAMING OF THE SHREW' WORKSHOP
'TAMING OF THE SHREW' WORKSHOP Oxford Shakespeare Company is offering a summer performance workshop focused on The Taming of the Shrew. Participants will train, rehearse, and perform in NYC, then travel to Italy for a one-week trip... More

41. Malvern Preparatory School: MALVERN PREP SCHOOL, CREW, PA
MALVERN PREP SCHOOL, CREW, PA Malvern Preparatory School is seeking crew for its 2011-2012 school year. Jim Fry, dir. of student activities. Position will be held at 418 S. Warren Ave., Malvern, PA. Seeking—Costumer: to oversee th... More

42. Stage Door Connections: THE ANDY BLANKENBUEHLER THEATRE DANCE INTENSIVE
THE 2ND ANNUAL ANDY BLANKENBUEHLER THEATRE DANCE INTENSIVE Stage Door Connections is offering the second annual Andy Blankenbuehler Theatre Dance Intensive, a two-day dance workshop with Tony Award winning choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler.... More

43. Theatrics: THEATRICS, ONLINE AUDITION CONTEST
THEATRICS, ONLINE AUDITION CONTEST Theatrics is hosting an online audition contest. Producers state: "Do you have what it takes to be the world's first Mass Participation TV (MPTV) star? If you think you do, then show off your skills to cel... More

44. The Michael Chekhov Theatre Company: MICHAEL CHEKHOV THEATRE CO.
MICHAEL CHEKHOV THEATRE CO. The Michael Chekhov Theatre Company is seeking new members. Producer states: "The Michael Chekhov Theatre Company focuses on obtaining representation for its members as well as offering free classes in sketch com... More

45. Eminent Castings: NV, BEAUTY/FASHION/HAIR SHOW MODELS
NV, BEAUTY/FASHION/HAIR SHOW MODELS Eminent Castings is casting for a Guido Designs Beauty Fashion Designs & Hair Show. Evarardo Salas, casting dir. Prep date will be Jan. 6, 2012 & show dates will be Jan. 7 & 9, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV. .. More

46. Masive Films: SHOWREEL WORKSHOP, UK
SHOWREEL WORKSHOP, UK Masive Films is now enrolling actors for its Showreel workshop, where participants will work on their chosen piece to be recorded by a professional cinematographer in a green screen environment. You will receive your f... More

47. Into the Reel Productions: INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM, CAMERA OPERATOR, IL
INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM, CAMERA OPERATOR, IL Into the Reel Productions is seeking crew for a comedic train scene for an independent short film. Dan Smolla, casting. Shooting one day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. during the last week of Dec. 2011 or first w... More

48. NewYorkActing: NEWYORKACTING, NEW MODELS
NEWYORKACTING, NEW MODELS NewYorkActing is seeking models 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

49. Zaki Gordon Institute: AZ, 'DEAD WEST'
AZ, 'DEAD WEST' Zaki Gordon Institute is casting Dead West, an undead western character driven story. Seth Buckshot takes a young couple under his wing as they try and survive in a world long dead. Over time they must learn to cope w... More

50. New York Television Festival: NYTVF, UK TV PILOT COMPETITION
NYTVF, UK TV PILOT COMPETITION New York Television Festival (NYTVF) is hosting a TV Pilot Competition for UK Producers, where contestants may win development deals and show their work to the U.S. marketplace. Producers state: "NYTVF is call... More

51. Film producer/director Marko Sakren: 'WASSUP AMERICA?!,' DOCUMENTARY, NV
'WASSUP AMERICA?!,' DOCUMENTARY, NV Film producer/director Marko Sakren is casting Wassup America?!, a documentary that will focus on helping to create jobs across the country, by filming interviews of stories/solutions about the eco... More

52. theaterandfilm: 'ORESTEIA'
'ORESTEIA' Lucas Thanos (dir.) is seeking crew and casting Oresteia. Shoot starts April in L.A. Seeking—Actors: males and females, 22-35, any ethnicity. Also seeking crew—Director of Photography. Email pix & ... More

53. Desktop Stoners Podcast: 'DESKTOP STONERS PODCAST,' MD
'DESKTOP STONERS PODCAST,' MD Desktop Stoners Radio is seeking talent 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 sec... More

54. US Jesco: LIVE INFOMERCIALS
US JESCO, LIVE INFOMERCIALS US Jesco is casting for live infomercials. Producers state: "US Jesco International is a third generation, family owned corporation with offices in the United States, Canada, and Europe. We feature quality produc... More

55. Mirage Entertainment, Inc.: MIRAGE ENTERTAINMENT, INC., STUNT SHOWS, WORLDWIDE
MIRAGE ENTERTAINMENT, INC., STUNT SHOWS, WORLDWIDE Mirage Entertainment, Inc., a company that produces live stunt shows, is hiring. Jason Cabrera, operations mgr. Contracts run January 1-December 31, 2012, for multiple shows around the worl... More

56. 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

57. Paulo Carminati Vocal Studios: PAULO CARMINATI VOCAL STUDIOS
PAULO CARMINATI VOCAL STUDIOS Paulo Carminati Vocal Studios is currently offering a special four-lesson Holiday gift-pack of lessons. Instructor states: "This package is designed to deliver that vocal breakthrough so many aspiring singers ... More

58. Malisa Theatre Academy: COMPLIMENTARY ACTING CLASS
COMPLIMENTARY ACTING CLASS Malisa Theatre Academy is offering actors a complimentary introduction class to its acting programs. Company states: "In lieu of our new semester, we are offering actors the opportunity to sample a class, ask ques... More

59. Edmonton International Film Festival: EDMONTON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, CANADA
EDMONTON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, CANADA The Edmonton International Film Festival is seeking submissions. Producers state: "Our festival is about discovery. We strive to uncover cinematic gems and celebrate unique voices in moviemaking. We are ... More

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