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SoutheastFloridaFort LauderdaleFilmCastingDiscovery Channel - Crime Show
Mon 04/21/14 thru Fri 04/25/14
Fort MeyersMusicFestivalWelcome to Rockville Festival
Sat 04/26/14 thru Sun 04/27/14
GeorgiaNorth Georgia MountaFilmCastingExtras: Robert Redford - Walk In The Woods
Mon 04/21/14 thru Fri 04/25/14
KennesawTheaterAuditionNew Company Actors
Sat 04/26/14 thru Sat 04/26/14
MilledgevilleFilmFestivalMilledgeville Film Festival
Fri 04/25/14 thru Sun 04/27/14
North CarolinaAshevilleTheaterEventBard-a-thon
Fri 04/25/14 thru Sat 04/26/14
DurhamMusicFestivalThe Art of Cool Project
Fri 04/25/14 thru Sat 04/26/14




AshevilleMusicFestivalMoogfest
Wed 04/23/14 thru Sun 04/27/14
WilkesboroMusicFestivalMerlefest
Thu 04/24/14 thru Sun 04/27/14
South CarolinaColumbiaFilmCastingLake House
Sat 04/12/14 thru Tue 04/22/14
GreenvilleFilmEventPremiere: I Married an Alien
Fri 04/25/14 thru Fri 04/25/14
Myrtle BeachFilmFestivalMyrtle Beach International Film Festival
Wed 04/23/14 thru Sat 04/26/14
Rock HillTheaterEventWinthrop Student Choreography Showcase
Fri 04/25/14 thru Sun 04/27/14
TennesseeKnoxvilleFilmCastingPilot
Sun 04/13/14 thru Tue 04/22/14







Kevin Skinner America's Got Talent 2009 in Las...

Kevin Skinner America's Got Talent 2009 in Las Vegas at Planet Hollywood Casino (Photo credit: bcbusinesshub via Wikipedia)


America's Got Talent is a popular TV series featuring a variety of performers competing to be the winner with a Las Vegas show of their own.  

The finalist and many of the favorite and top acts will also appear in the America's Got Talent Live Tour  after the TV competition ends.  So this is a great opportunity to break into the big time.

Don't miss your chance when they come to a city near you.


Find the city closest to  you below.

SETC Fall Auditions.jpgActors, singers, dancers.  The Southeastern Theatre Conference has their professional acting auditions coming up this September.  The auditions will be held at the Atlanta Airport Hilton.  Representatives from dinner theatres, professional stock, repertory, touring, theme parks, and cruise lines will be there to see your audition and choose talent for their productions.

To qualify you must have a minimum of two paid acting contracts in theatre or be a fully paid and current member of the Actors Equity Association.  You must also be 19 years old or older and, have recommendations from two professional credits listed on your application unless you are an Equity member.

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Debbie's Angels Productions is holding auditions for its popular revue Broadway After Dark.  This is a racy, rowdy revue of some of Broadway's biggest hits including songs from Chicago, Rent, Gypsy, Smokey Joe's Cafe, etc.  They are looking for men and women. You will be performing songs, dances, scenes and monologues from various shows when you audition so please be prepared.

Checklist:
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • 32 bars (a verse and a chorus) of a Broadway song.  If you don't know any Broadway songs, prepare a pop, rock, gospel or country song.  Bring sheet music if you have it but also be prepared to sing acapella.
  • If you are NOT a singer, please prepare a 1-2 minute comedic or dramatic monologue.
  • Bring a headshot and resume if you have it.   If you don't, no worries. Just come anyway!


English: David Cook performing at Toad's Place...

English: David Cook performing at Toad's Place in New Haven, CT (Photo credit: Public Domain by Mysticpurz via Wikipedia)

American Idol Season 12 will be holding auditions soon in Los Angeles, San Antonio, Charlotte, Newark, Chicago, New Orleans, and Oklahoma City.


Los Angeles
Registration: June 5th - 6th
Auditions: June 7th
Dodger Stadium
1000 Elysian Park Avenue
Los Angeles, California

San Antonio
Registration: June 12th - June 13th
Auditions: June 14th
Alamodome
100 Montana St. 
San Antonio, Texas

Charlotte
Registration: June 17th - 18th
Auditions: June 19th
Time Warner Cable Arena
1333 East Trade Street
Charlotte, North Carolina

Jennifer Nettles

Jennifer Nettles (Image by sarah lasker via Wikipedia)

A new ABC singing competition show called Duets will be airing this summer and they are looking for talent.  

Lionel Ritchie, Kelly Clarkson, Alan Thicke, and Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland will be auditioning singers and mentoring them along the way.  Each star will sing a duet with their contestant and in the end the best duet wins.  That contestant will win a record deal with Hollywood Records.


You Will Need to Send:
  • Name
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Where you are located.
  • Phone number.
  • Email address
  • 2 recent photos
  • Brief description of your singing ability and why you want to sing with your specific superstar.

Send the above information to:


   
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Image by David R. Tribble  via Wikipedia

Out of the Woodwork Productions is seeking applicants this weekend to participate in the cast of the Virginia Renaissance Faire opening in May.

Checklist
  • Students, hobbyists, volunteers, and professionals welcome.
  • Guild members, musicians, street characters.
  • Be prepared to recite 90 seconds of a memorized or well read dialogue. Could be a poem, from a play, or a joke.
  • The Faire provides classes in improvisational theater, dialect, and other skills.

Also needed are volunteers to help with construction, grounds crew, front gate, information booth, and other areas.


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Howard Stern (Image by Silent K via Wikipedia)

Auditions thjs weekend for the next season of America's Got Talent in San Francisco.  Followed by the last audition for this season at the end of the month in New York City.

Howie Mandel and Sharon Osborne will be returning as judges and Howard Stern will be new judge this season.  Nick Cannon as usual as host.

America's Got Talent is searching for entertainers for the next season of their hit show.  If you have an act worthy of Las Vegas then now's your chance!  Pre-registration is underway and casting calls are scheduled for the following cities.



San Francisco
Saturday, February 11th
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday, February 12th
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
99 Grove Street
San Francisco, California


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Las Vegas Strip (Image by Lasvegaslover  via Wikipedia)

Auditions thjs weekend for the next season of America's Got Talent in Charlotte, North Carolina.

America's Got Talent is searching for entertainers for the next season of their hit show.  If you have an act worthy of Las Vegas then now's your chance!  Pre-registration is underway and casting calls are scheduled for the following cities.



Friday, February 3rd
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday, February 4th
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Charlotte Convention Center
501 South College Street
Charlotte North Carolina

   
Zwaag Piano Quartet

Public Domain Image by Noblegoose via Wikipedia

Flat Rock Playhouse, North Carolina's State Theatre, is needing musicians for 2012 and future seasons.  Rehearsals and perfomances will take place in Flat Rock and/or Hendersonville.

Instruments Needed:
  • Piano/Synthesizer
  • Guitars of all types.
  • Basses both electric and upright.
  • Percussion and drum set
  • Violins
  • Cellos
  • Saxes
  • Clarinets
  • Oboe
  • Flutes
  • Piccolo
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • French Horn
  • Harmonica
  • Accordion
  • Harp
  • Other instruments not listed are of interest also.

Anna Kendrick at the 2009 Toronto Internationa...

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Here is casting call for a fun feature length movie from Brownstone Productions and Universal pictures.  Perfect Pitch is a comedy about college singing competitions and a capella singing groups.  Anna Kendrick who was previously in the movie Twilight and currently starring in 50/50 will take a lead role along with Brittany Snow (American Dreamz) and Anna Camp (The Help).

Caballero Casting is having an open call this Saturday.  Your best chance of getting in the movie is to attend the open call but they will also have video submissions for the next 3 weeks.


Here's what they're looking for:
  • Ages 18-35 years old.
  • Stand ins: 5'6 males brown hair/ 5'4 females brown hair
  • Backgrounders of all types!   See below:
  • College aged students
  • Freshman Moms and Dads
  • Science Nerds
  • Frat Guys, Sorority Girls
  • Korean Students
  • Dudes with Ponytails
  • Judges
  • Non Descript Audience



The image of Welsh conductor Grant Llewellyn (...

Conductor Grant Llewellyn (Image via Wikipedia)

The North Carolina Symphony Youth Sinfonietta is a chamber group of young musicians who are coached by North Carolina Symphony members and appear in public performances conducted by Maestro Grant Llewellyn.

This is a chance to play music, make friends, and play from a classical repertoire before a live audience.

You must be between the ages of 14-19 and enrolled in a North Carolina school. You also must be available for all performances and rehearsals.


Schedule:
Winter 2012: Sarah Hicks, Associate Conductor
  • Sunday, January 8, Rehearsal 6:00-9:00pm
  • Monday, January 9, Rehearsal 6:00-9:00pm
  • Wednesday, January 11, Sectionals 6:00-9:00pm
  • Saturday, January 14, Rehearsal, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, January 14, Rehearsal, 1:00-3:00pm
  • Sunday, January 15, Dress Rehearsal, 10:00am-12:00pm 
  • Sunday, January 15, Concert, 2:00pm

Spring 2012: Grant Llewellyn, Music Director
  • Monday, April 16, Rehearsal, 6:00-9:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 18, Sectionals, 6:00-9:00pm
  • Saturday, April 21, Rehearsal, 10:00am-12:00pm 
  • Saturday, April 21, Rehearsal, 1:00-3:00pm
  • Sunday, April 22, Dress Rehearsal, 10:00am-12:00pm 
  • Sunday, April 22, Concert, 2:00pm




Auditions
Wednesday, September 28
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Meymandi Concert Hall

Saturday, October 1
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Meymandi Concert Hall

Meymandi Concert Hall
2 East South Street
Raleigh, North Carolina




   
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The rock band Forbidden is searching for a new drummer and the search will be online.  They have opened up a channel on YouTube where you can submit a video of your drumming skills so you can be considered as their next potential band mate.

You will need to upload a video of you playing drums to three Forbidden songs: Forsaken at the Gates, Infinite, and one of your choice.



   
South San Francisco, California - August 23/24
South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 South Airport Blvd., South San Francisco, California

More info:

   

Auditions: Karaoke Host - South Carolina

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Karaoke

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Rock Hill, SC, venue is looking for a good Karaoke Host. Preferred candidate will have his/her own equipment and preferably also internet access to songs on demand via laptop computer karaoke system. Printed materials for audience use, such as song list books with song titles, etc., is also a must.

Preferred host will also be an experienced karaoke DJ who can get the audience involved to bring and/or build a following. Weekly house gig offered to the winning candidate.

Please reply to kristy@artsandexpressions.com with info and/or digital promo kit.

   
Auditions for The Voice will be held this Wednesday and Thursday in Houston, Texas.

Houston, Texas - August 17/18
Reliant Center - 2nd Floor, One Reliant Park (McNee entrance off Kirby Dr.), Houston, Texas

More Info:

   
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Auditions will be held starting this Thursday for Carolina Voices a Charlotte, North Carolina choral group.  The group consists of three choirs: Mainstage Choir, Festival Singers, and Impromptu.Choir.  This is for singers of all age levels and skills.


Auditions:
Thursday, August 18th: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, August 20th: 10:00 am - Noon and 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, August 24th: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

You must schedule and appointment to audition.

To schedule an appointment:
Call 704.374.1564

   
Orlando, Florida - August 11/12
Loews Royal Pacific Resort, 6300 Hollywood Way, Orlando, Florida

More Information:


   

Auditions: The Voice - NBC

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Harry Belafonte 1954

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The Voice, an NBC talent competition series for singers, is auditioning for next season.  Auditions can be performed live throughout the country at the venues listed below or you can submit an audition video.  They are looking for solo and duo acts that perform in most of the popular genres such as pop, rock, hip-hop, R&B, alternative, blues, country, indie, latin,etc...

Coaches for the broadcast are Cee Lo Green, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, and Adam Levine.


Checklist:
  • Please prepare two (2) songs for your open call audition. You may not perform both, but have them ready.
  • A cappella ONLY. No background tracks, accompaniment or instruments will be allowed at the open call audition.
  • Songs can be by artist and from any genre (pop, rock, R&B, hip-hop, alternative, latin, country, blues, indie)
  • Family, friends, managers, vocal instructors, etc. will NOT be allowed at the audition.
  • If you are a minor, one (1) parent or guardian will be allowed with you at the audition.
  • If you are disabled or a special needs artist, you will be allowed to bring one (1) person to the auditions to assist you.
  • We are judging you on your VOICE. Come dressed in a style that represents you as an artist. Do NOT come in "chicken costumes." We are looking for serious artists ONLY.


New York, NY - July 22/23
Izod Center, 50 State Route 120, ast Rutherford, New Jersey

Nashville, Tennessee - July 29/30
Municipal Auditorium, 417 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee

Atlanta, Georgia - August 5/6
Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart, 240 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, Georgia

Orlando, Florida - August 11/12
Loews Royal Pacific Resort, 6300 Hollywood Way, Orlando, Florida

Houston, Texas - August 17/18
Reliant Center - 2nd Floor, One Reliant Park (McNee entrance off Kirby Dr.), Houston, Texas

San Francisco, California - August 23/24
South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 South Airport Blvd., South San Francisco, California

Los Angeles, California - August 30/31
LA Forum, 900 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, California


Register online to receive an Artist Audition Pass and Check-In Time.


If you cannot attend an audition your can submit an audition video.  For instructions go to:

For more information do not contact venues directly send email to:

The Voice - Season 2 - Official Casting Webite:


   
American Idol behind the scenes

Behind the Scnes at American Idol (Image by Bob Bekian via Flickr)

American Idol will be holding auditions in Charleston, South Carolina next weekend.  Be sure to register first to be in the audition on Friday, July 22nd.




Charleston Audition
Registration: July 20th - 21st
Auditions: July 22nd
North Charleston Coliseum
5001 Coliseum Dr.
North Charleston, South Carolina