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Audition/Workshop 2019: New England Theatre Conference

Auditions for NETC 2019 will be held on March 9-11, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Boston-Natick, Massachussetts. These auditions are open to college students and adults, 18 years or older. Approximately 30 theatres will be represented at these auditions, offering summer and year-round employment and job opportunities for performing applicants.

Instructions and application information is available on the following website: www.NETConline.org. All applications should be students from the TMA department. Verification by the: 1) student’s department chairperson or major instructor and 2) a recommendation and comments from a director or teacher with whom the student has worked are required components of the NETC application. Additionally, comments should include the degree of formal training/experience a student has had. NETC acknowledges that many students have natural talent without having much training/experience and this information should be included in a student’s application. While specific comments should be included on ALL student applications, a separate letter of recommendation is not necessary. Please be certain all applications are complete. 

*SIDE NOTE: Strong Actors should apply for Acting Only slots (this will increase your chances for acceptance, as we turn away 200-300 Musical Theatre applicants each year).

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Workshop/Audition 2018 – RMSSTA

After a hiatus last year, Rocky Mountain Summer Stock Theatre Auditions is back for 2019! We just opened up registration for RMSSTA 2019 and you can register through the following website:  www.uvu.edu/rmssta.  It will be happening again at Utah Valley University in Orem, UT on Saturday, February 9, 2019 in the brand spanking new Noorda Center for the Performing Arts.

Students will have the chance to audition for multiple companies all on the same day.  Companies who have attended RMSSTA in the past include:

  • Brigham’s Playhouse,
  • Carriage House Theatre,
  • Jackson Hole Playhouse,
  • Jake’s Chaparral,
  • Lagoon Corporation,
  • Lyric Repertory Company,
  • Mack’s Inn Playhouse,
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre,
  • Pickleville Playhouse,
  • Pinecone Playhouse,
  • Post Playhouse,
  • So. Colo. Repertory Theatre,
  • Starlight Mountain Theatre,
  • Summer Rep Theatre Festival,
  • Sundance Summer Theatre,
  • Utah Festival Opera,
  • Musical Theatre, and
  • Tuacahn

Actors will still audition one by one for all of the companies in the brand new Smith Theatre in the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts at UVU. Actors planning on singing for their audition will be scheduled all together at the beginning of the day with non-singing actors scheduled for later in the day.  Companies will identify which actors they would like to see in a callback.  Actors will then schedule a time to meet with a company representative in their dedicated classroom at UVU.  Call backs will happen during the later afternoon and evening in each company’s callback space.  Companies may decide to call back actors to see them dance.  We’ll have a group dance callback later on in the afternoon. Actors can choose between a mover’s combo, an advanced dancer’s routine, and a tap routine.  The individual auditions and the dance call backs will be filmed and made available to companies immediately online and later on DVD.

Production personnel can also find work at RMSSTA.  We’ll post tech positions from each of the companies and then interested students can sign up for a time slot during their call back time in the company’s classroom.  During their appointment, students stop by for a quick interview and to give the company their resume.

The cost for all of this is only $35 for each student if they register by January 20, 2019.  Then the price jumps to $45 until January 30th, when registration closes.  All in all, it’s a phenomenal deal, compared to the Midwest Theatre Auditions at $50 and the South Eastern Theatre Conference at more than $170.  I hope you’ll encourage your students to come and make this year’s RMSSTA even bigger and better than last year’s.  Your students can register through our website: www.uvu.edu/rmssta.

If you have any questions about the audition, please don’t hesitate to contact Isaac Walters, UVU School of the Arts at the following contact opportunities: 1) 801-863-8434 or 2) isaac.walters@uvu.edu.

Audition 2018: The Ziegfeld Theater – Mamma Mia!

The Ziegfeld Theater announces open auditions for ABBA hit musical, “Mamma Mia!,” directed by Morgan Parry, choreographed by Bryan Andrews and music directed by Heidi Potter Hunt.

***Show pays a flat rate of $400. All actors must be available for performances in Ogden and Park City to receive stipend.***

AUDITIONS: Tuesday, December 4, 6-10 PM by appointment only. To schedule your audition, go to ZigArts.com and click “Audition,” under the “Join Us” tab. Invitation only callbacks will be held Wednesday, December 5 in the evening and Sat. December 8 in the morning.

***If you are absolutely unavailable to audition on these dates, let us know as soon as possible so that we may arrange an alternate audition time for you, if possible.***

LOCATION: Ziegfeld Arts Academy – 2440 E 6600 S, in Uintah (at the intersection of US-84 and US-89, behind Pitcher Sports and Best Western)

PREPARE: For the audition, bring a printed copy of your resume and a headshot or recent picture. Prepare a 30-60 second selection from a Broadway musical or pop song in the style of the show. Sheet music is required; accompanist provided.

***Please no CD’s, mp3’s, or a cappella auditions. You are welcome to sing a selection from the show, but please bring a second, contrasting audition selection from a different musical (which we may or may not ask you to sing).***

PERFORMANCES: Ogden performances at The Ziegfeld Theater are February 22, 23, March 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16 at 7:30 PM with Saturday matinees on March 2 and 9 at 2:00 PM. Park City performances at The Egyptian Theatre are March 22, 23, 24, 28,. 29,. 30. 31 at 7:30 PM with the exception of the Sunday performances, which are at 6:00 PM.

REHEARSALS: There will be a few rehearsals in December, but they will chiefly begin in mid January and will usually be held at the Ziegfeld Arts Academy, Monday-Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoon. There will be longer spacing and tech rehearsals in Ogden the week before opening as well as in Park City the week before opening.

If you have any questions, please email bonnieromney@zigarts.com.

ROLES: Seeking strong actor-singers who move well and dancers. All roles are available. Colorblind casting – actors of ALL races and skin color are HIGHLY encouraged to audition. Roles detailed below.

  • Sophie Sheridan: Born and raised on the island, Gender: Female, Age: 20 to 25, Vocal range top: E5, Vocal range bottom: F#3
  • Donna Sheridan: Sophie’s mother, Gender: Female, Age: 40 to 50, Vocal range top: A5, Vocal range bottom: E3
  • Sam Carmichael: Might be Sophie’s father, Gender: Male, Age: 40 to 50, Vocal range top: Ab4, Vocal range bottom: D3
  • Bill Austin: Might be Sophie’s father, Gender: Male, Age: 40 to 50, Vocal range top: F#4, Vocal range bottom: Bb2
  • Harry Bright: Might be Sophie’s father, Gender: Male, Age: 40 to 50, Vocal range top: F#4, Vocal range bottom: C#3
  • Sky: Sophie’s fiancé, Gender: Male, Age: 20 to 30, Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: Eb3
  • Tanya: Former Dynamo, Gender: Female, Age: 40 to 50, Vocal range top: E5, Vocal range bottom: E3
  • Rosie: Former Dynamo., Gender: Female, Age: 40 to 50, Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: E3
  • Lisa: Sophie’s friend, Gender: Female, Age: 20 to 25, Vocal range top: Db5, Vocal range bottom: G3
  • Ali: Sophie’s friend, Gender: Female, Age: 20 to 25, Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: G3
  • Pepper: Barman at Taverna, Gender: Male, Age: 20 to 25, Vocal range top: F5, Vocal range bottom: A4
  • Eddie: Helps Sky with Water-Sports, Gender: Male, Age: 20 to 25
  • Chorus: Consists of the Islanders, who work at Donna’s, Wedding-Guests, Gender: Both

Job Opportunity 2018: KU-ER Full-time Radio Announcer

Open Date 10/17/2018
Requisition Number PRN18682B
Job Title Announcer
Working Title Announcer
Job Grade D
FLSA Code Administrative
Standard Hours per Week  40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
 Shift  Day; Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
VP Area  President
Department 00335 – KUER
 Location  Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
 Type of Recruitment  External Posting
Pay Rate Range $31,600/yr. – $58,400/yr.
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary On-air radio host responsible for announcing programs of local interest.
Responsibilities Write, voice and produce/mix on-air content, including program/development promos and on-air fundraising features. Write and post web content. May deliver weather and write and anchor daily newscasts. May be responsible for technical direction of a radio program.
 Minimum Qualifications  Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Broadcasting, or a related field, and one year of previous professional experience in the news field or equivalency. Demonstrated oral and written communications skills and an understanding of Public Radio and radio broadcasting required.
Type Benefited Staff

Audition 2018: Ziegfeld Theater – School of Rock

“SCHOOL OF ROCK” AUDITION NOTICE

The Ziegfeld Theater announces open auditions for the fresh-from-Broadway rock comedy “School of Rock”, Directed by Morgan Parry, Music Directed and choreographed by Heidi Potter Hunt.

PERFORMANCES: Jan 17 – Feb 1, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM with Saturday matinees at 2:00 PM.

ROLES: All roles available for ages 18 and under ONLY. Must be 18 or younger on audition day. This is being produced under a special license specifically for students. Some roles may be double-cast and/or understudied. Colorblind casting – actors of ALL races and skin color are HIGHLY encouraged to audition. Roles listed here: https://themusicalcompany.com/show/school-of-rock/cast-requirements/

AUDITIONS: Tuesday Oct 9th, 7-10 PM – By appointment only. To schedule your audition, go to ZigArts.com and click “Audition,” under the “Join Us” tab. Invitation only callbacks will be held Wed. Oct 10th.

***If you are absolutely unavailable to audition on these dates, let us know as soon as possible so that we may arrange an alternate audition time for you, if possible.***

LOCATION: Ziegfeld Arts Academy  – 2440 E 6600 S, in Uintah (at the intersection of US-84 and US-89, behind Pitcher Sports and Best Western)

ALL AUDITIONERS: Bring a printed copy of your resume and a headshot or recent picture, if you have them. Prepare a 30-60 second selection from a rock song or Broadway rock musical. Sheet music is required; accompanist provided.

INSTRUMENTALISTS: Those wishing to audition for one of the band member roles (bass, guitar, keys or drums) please ALSO prepare the corresponding side, downloadable from our website audition page. Drummers may submit a video for the instrumental portion, but should plan to attend the audition for the singing portion. Videos should be submitted to bonnieromney@zigarts.comBEFORE Oct. 9.

***Please no CD’s, mp3’s, or a cappella auditions. You are welcome to sing a selection from the show, but please bring a second, contrasting audition selection from a different musical (which we may or may not ask you to sing).***

PRODUCTION TEAM: Those wishing to work as designers, builders, assistant directors, choreographers, music directors, technicians, and stage managers should fill out the Production Team Form on the website. Go to ZigArts.com and click “Audition,” under the “Join Us” tab, then scroll down and click the “Fill out a Production Team Form” button.

REHEARSALS will begin Saturday, October 13 and will usually be held at Ziegfeld Arts Academy. Rehearsals are typically Mon-Thurs evenings and Saturday mornings until the week before opening week, when rehearsals will be nightly. Production meetings are currently TBD.

If you have any questions, please email bonnieromney@zigarts.com.

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