Thursday, December 9, 2010

Auditions: Thursday, December 9, 2010

This post contains auditions posted on Thursday, December 9, 2010.

This post will continue to be updated as new audition notices are discovered, so please check back throughout the day.


**Seattle Area**

Asian Americans "Grassroots" Saturday, December 18

FILM: Grassroots (
DIRECTOR: Stephen Gyllenhaal (
STARRING: Jason Biggs, Joel David Moore, Lauren Ambrose, Cobie
Smulders, Tom Arnold, Cedric the Entertainer
2nd UNIT FILMING: December 14- December 18

PAID EXTRAS ($10/hr plus parking)

Male, Female
Must be 18 years or older

Reply to: Please send name, contact information and current picture to:

Source: Foreground Background


Call for Extras (PDX)

Seeking background actors for a unique PDX customer service training video.

Work with some of the most successful creative forces in Portland on an engaging, cinematic video that will be seen by upwards of 10,000 PDX employees and business owners.

There are four shifts available:

Tuesday, December 14th:
6:30am to 11:30am
11:30am to 4:30pm

Wednesday, December 15th:
6:30am to 11:30am
11:30am to 4:30pm

Must be 18 or older. Please reply to this post with your availability for more information.

Compensation: parking compensated, small cash stipend

Reply to:

Source: Craigslist


Actor/actress needed for commercial shoot (Portland, OR/Vancouver, WA)

Looking for an actor/actress to portray a customer of a local car dealership either Thursday, December 9th or Friday, December 10th. This will be a speaking role and will take an hour or so to shoot. If you are interested, please send a photo, a description of your work experience and your availability. Compensation will be $25 per hour.

Reply to:

Source: Craigslist


Pulp Stage Audition Inquiry

The Pulp Stage has a limited number of audition slots left for for the PULP DICTION II staged-reading series. The auditions are taking place Tuesday next week.

We are seeking headshots and resumes only at this point. We will contact you by the weeks end if we have a slot for you.

If cast, rehearsals will begin in mid-January of 2011. Compensation is a percentage share of PULP DICTION II profits.

Here are the shows and the roles still to be cast:

GALAXY BLINK by Francesca Sanders
Directed by Jason Ferte
Featuring Jessica Tidd, Jonathan Owicki
Venue: The Brody Theater 16 NW Broadway
Time: Jan 23, 7:30pm
Ferdinand believes he’s on an intergalactic mission, while a serial killer with a heart of gold lurks around the corner. Aurora seems torn between the two. See how it all plays out in a brand new edition of this suspenseful and bizarrely sweet comedy about madness and enlightenment. Best suited for ages 12 and up.
Seeking to cast:

KRUEGER by Zack Calhoon
Directed by Megan Murphy Ruckman
Venue: Mezzanine, Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 NW 11th Ave, Portland
Time: Jan 28, 12:30pm
Award‐winning theatre and film writer Zack Calhoon takes you through an unsettling one‐hour mystery that goes behind the walls of government secrecy into the dark zones of genetic manipulation... and parental misguidance. Best suited for mature audiences.
Seeking to cast:
SIMON: Lanky, pale-skinned young man.
KRUEGER: 50-60 year old everyman. Geneticist.
WOLF: 30-40 year old, CIA agent.

Venue: The Brody Theater, 16 NW Broadway
Jan 28, 29 @ 10:30pm
Same late‐night showcase of 10 min plays, both Friday and Saturday. Best suited for mature audiences. Each night includes:

FREDERIKA by Tina Connolly
Directed by Matt Haynes
An aristocratic tea party turns into an outrageous pilot for a steam-punk superhero franchise.
Seeking to cast:
MAUDE: Adult Female
HORTENSE: Adult Female
CALLISTA: Adult Female
PAULY: Adult Female
FRED: Adult Female

Directed by: Jason Ferte
Featuring Jessica Tidd, Jonathan Owicki
An eerie trip to the diner at the end of the universe.
Seeking to cast:
THE OLD MAN and the OLD WOMAN: Same ethnicity, both at least in their mid-60s.
THE MEN AT THE COUNTER-big burly types.
THE WAITRESS-mid-forties, but bored beyond her years.
THE GIRLS-Two lanky ladies, mid-twenties

PLUMBANK by Bill Ratner
Directed by Megan Murphy Ruckman
Featuring Bill Ratner
A shock-comedy where a couple tries to do business with a banker who's either from Hell or Mars
Seeking to cast:
DORIS BELTRAN - An attractive thirty-something woman
KEN BELTRAN - Doris' attractive thirty-something husband

THE FLOOD by Vincent Kovar
Directed by: Matt Haynes
A Hurricane Katrina horror, equal parts Polanski's "Cul De Sac" and Boorman's "Deliverance."
Seeking to cast:
LILLY: Younger Woman
JAC: Younger man

HUSH by Robin Pond
Directed by Megan Murphy Ruckman
Featuring Dalene Young
An investigator visits the town madwoman to uncover facts even he isn't ready for.
Seeking to cast:
ARTY: Younger Adult Male

BITCH by Sean Pomposello
Directed by Matt Haynes
Venue: The Brody Theater 16 NW Broadway
Jan 30 @ 7:30pm
A button‐pushing, rapid‐fire, potty‐mouthed crime‐comedy centering on a group of young working‐class guys who decide to enlist the Mob in a seemingly perfect get‐rich‐quick scheme. Best suited for mature audiences.
Seeking to cast:
JUNIE: Late thirties.
MITTS: His brother. Early thirties.
DAVY DOLLAR$: Their adopted Asian brother. Late twenties.
UNCLE KNEE CO.: Their uncle. Fifties.
GIL: Female. Bookkeeper with a serious stutter. Early thirties.

Reply to: Please send your head shot and resume to Associate Producer, Brian Allard:

Source: PDX Backstage


**Seattle Area**

Audition for Ruddigore with Northwest Savoyards in Everett: Steampunk meets Gilbert & Sullivan!

Northwest Savoyards announces open auditions for Gilbert & Sullivan's

Directed by Danielle Villegas, Musical Direction by Josh Zimmerman

When: Auditions January 2, 3 & 4, 2011 - 7-10pm
Where: Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave, Everett WA (rehearsals at same

Rehearsalsbegin January 9.
Show dates: March 9-20, Thurs, Fri & Sat evenings & Sunday matinee.
Performances at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave.

Come audition for the original parody of melodrama, Gilbert & Sullivan’s
hilarious RUDDIGORE, with over-the-top villains who are heroes by intermission,
dashing heroes who find themselves wicked villains, a helpless maiden who likes
to stick to the book, a flock of out-of-work professional bridesmaids, and a
whole gallery of slightly annoyed paintings. Amplify all that with a generous
dose of steampunk, and you have a production that you just have to see to

Please prepare a 1-2 minute comedic monologue & 16-32 bars of a song (Gilbert &
Sullivan or musical theatre, but not a song from Ruddigore) – bring music in the
correct key. No pre-recorded music or a cappella singing, please – an
accompanist will be provided.

See you there!

Casting for ALL Roles:

Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd, disguised as Robin Oakapple, a young farmer (comic

Richard Dauntless, his foster-brother – a man-o'-war's-man (tenor)
Sir Despard Murgatroyd of Ruddigore, a wicked baronet (bass-baritone or

Old Adam Goodheart, Robin's faithful servant (bass)
Rose Maybud, a village maiden (soprano)
Mad Margaret (mezzo-soprano)
Dame Hannah, Rose's aunt (contralto or tenor)
Zorah, Professional Bridesmaid (soprano)
Ruth, Professional Bridesmaid (speaking/chorus)

Sir Rupert Murgatroyd, the First Baronet
Sir Jasper Murgatroyd, the Third Baronet
Sir Lionel Murgatroyd, the Sixth Baronet
Sir Conrad Murgatroyd, the Twelfth Baronet
Sir Desmond Murgatroyd, the Sixteenth Baronet
Sir Gilbert Murgatroyd, the Eighteenth Baronet
Sir Mervyn Murgatroyd, the Twentieth Baronet
Sir Roderic Murgatroyd, the Twenty-first Baronet (bass-baritone)

Chorus of Officers, Ancestors, Professional Bridesmaids and Villagers

Reply to: Email northwestsavoyards@yahoo.comfor your addition time, the evenings of Jan 2,
3 & 4. Please SPECIFY preferred date/time for your audition, and please ATTACH
an electronic headshot & resume, if available.

Source: Performers Callboard


BPA Auditions for CHICAGO are January 11 & 13

BPA Auditions for CHICAGO

January 11 & 13: Tuesday & Thursday @ 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Bainbridge Performing Arts is pleased to hold CHICAGO auditions for
adults, ages 17 and older on January 11 and 13. With book by Fred Ebb
and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is
based on the Tony Award-winning play "Chicago" by Maurine Dallas

Rehearsals extend February 2011 to May 2011, and run dates are May 13,
14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29, plus a Pay-What-You-Can Preview on
May 12.

Those auditioning are required to present one 1 - 2-minute memorized
dramatic monologue, and one Broadway style song in the style of CHICAGO,
but not from this musical. An accompanist will be provided, but
participants must bring sheet music or a music-only accompaniment CD.
Those auditioning are also requested to bring a headshot or a current
picture to the audition. Callbacks will include an extensive dance

With the right song and dance, you can get away with murder. Join Roxie
Hart and Velma Kelly as they search for the "American Dream" - fame,
fortune and acquittal - in this sharp-edged satire directed by Steven
Fogell. CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal
tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after
another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen.

CHICAGO offers a variety of roles for adults, ages 17 and older.
Principal roles include Billy Flynn (baritone), Amos Hart (baritone),
Mary Sunshine (soprano), Roxie Hart (mezzo, strong vocals & dancer),
Velma Kelly (alto, strong vocals & dancer), and Mama Morton (alto/mezzo,
strong vocals). The ensemble will require men and women with strong
vocals and dancing and will include many cameo roles. All actors must be
comfortable with wearing provocative costumes.

BPA Auditions for CHICAGO are January 11 and 13, Tuesday and Thursday at
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Bainbridge Performing Arts extends special thanks to CHICAGO Title
Sponsors: Town & Country Markets and Ace Hardware. BPA is supported, in
part, by the Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council, the City of
Bainbridge Island, and One Call for All.

Find out more about BPA at
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on theatre and symphony auditions, complete theatre school and adult
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Reply to: Interested parties are requested to contact BPA Stage
Manager Deirdre Hadlock for an appointment at (preferred) or 206.842.1464.

Source: Performers Callboard


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