Saturday, April 21, 2012

Auditions: Saturday, April 21, 2012

This post contains auditions posted on Saturday, April 21, 2012.

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VO Actor needed for a shoot in July.

Unique voice wanted for film narration.

Thank you!

Reply to:  Please send REEL or VO Link to:

Source:  Facebook
Casting Notice for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Portland Playhouse is seeking submissions for BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON:
The brashest, boldest musical on American political history—ever, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson follows the man they called "Old Hickory" from his campaign to the Trail of Tears.

Seeking actors who are also rock stars and funny, dead pan comedy a must. extra credit for skinny jeans.


Reply to:  Please submit pic/resume electronically to:
75 second video clip of you singing karaoke optional

Source:  PDX Backstage

Auditions for Anything But Brilliant – a love story

Lights Up! Productions will be holding auditions for local playwright, Bobby Ryan’s original play, Anything But Brilliant – a love story.

Audition Dates & Location:

Monday May 7th & Tuesday May 8th 
5:30pm – 8:30pm

*If you auditioned at the PATA’s, there is no need to re-audition at the above dates and times.
The Director was at all three days of PATA auditions and will be inviting people to callbacks.

Auditions will be held at Theater! Theatre! 3430 SE Belmont

Cast of Characters:

Aged Sam (Male between 55 – 75 years old)

Younger Sam (Male between 35 – 55 years old)

Aged Jesse (Male between 40 – 60 years old)

Younger Jesse (Male between 20 – 40 years old)

Ruth (Female between 65 – 85 years old)

Story Keeper (Female of any age.  This character was once a household cat here on Earth.  She is now a story keeper from an alternate dimension.  She will be pre-recorded and presented as a voice over.)


There are two parts to the evolution of this production.
Ideally, we would like to know that the actress/actors could continue through the workshop lab and then rejoin for the full production.

Workshop Lab:
July 9th, 14th, 21st & 23rd through the 30th (10 days total)
Weekends 10am till 7pm.  Weekdays 6pm till 10pm
At the Portland Actors Conservatory
It will culminate into one invited showing.  This showing will not be a full production.  Most likely it will consist of presenting some staged scenes as well as readings from the play.

All performers will receive a stipend of $200.
Equity and Non-Equity.

Full Production:
Rehearsals October 17th – November 15th
Run November 16th – December 8th
Rehearsals will be in the SW Burlingame area.
Performances are tentatively scheduled at Interstate Fire Cultural Center.
Rehearsals will be six days a week including weekends.

Performers will receive a significant stipend.  Open to Equity actors.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for performers who have a deep understanding and ability to convey nuanced subtext.  You should be comfortable with movement and willing to sing.  The style of singing for these characters is honest, real, grounded and somewhat raw.

Synopsis of the play:

"It is the year 2043—a time when any organ of the human body can be mass produced, holographic televisions are the norm and Sam and Jessie have spent a lifetime together, freely and openly as two men in love. With forty years of colorful, intimate experience together, Sam is suddenly confronted by the passing of Jesse. With advancements in medical technology, Jesse’s life could surely have been prolonged—why then would he choose to face death? Suffocated by grief, Sam is swept away into the memories of their shared experience, including the retelling of a Buddhist fable in Costa Rica, a discussion of their careers as artists over buttermilk pancakes and waking up together with sex on the mind. Between barely-existing and living, Sam enters a world where thoughts become tangible, memories are relived through song and the essence of marriage is discovered in dance."

What to bring to auditions:

1.Please prepare a one minute (or less) monologue from a contemporary play
2.A one minute or less movement piece without dialogue (anything goes but be specific about what you are trying to convey)
3.Sing us a short song a cappella (it can be anything…just sing it from your heart)
4.Bring one copy of your headshot and resume

Callbacks will be by invitation.  Performers will be notified by email whether they have been invited to callbacks or not.  At Callbacks performers will read from the script.  Some may be asked to move and/or sing from sections of the script.

To sign up for an audition:

Email us your:
·Headshot & Resume
·Character(s) you’d like to audition for

You will be notified by email the date and time of your audition.

Bobby Ryan, MFA
Lights Up! Productions
10238 N Leonard Street
Portland, OR 97214

Reply to:  Send the above info to Bobby Ryan, at

Source:  PDX Backstage
Anne Arundel Community College is Hiring

Anne Arundel Community College, a nationally recognized community college located just outside Annapolis, MD, is seeking a special contract (80% load) Instructor with a focus in Design/Tech. Teaching load includes Stagecraft, Stage and Lighting Design, Play Production, and Intro to Theatre. Position brings opportunities to regularly design scenery and/or lights, and to serve as Technical Director, for 3-show production season. Responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of scenery construction and coordination of technical elements, supervising scene shop, and maintaining equipment. Position will be responsible for supporting the artistic vision of program as it relates to the advancement, budgeting, and realization of designs. Opportunity exists to teach overload course(s) when available and appropriate. Education: MFA in Scenic Design or Tech Direction preferred. Will consider BA or BFA in Design/Tech with equivalent professional experience. Position requires proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast paced, rapidly, changing environment. Excellent early career opportunity. Accepting applications immediately.

Reply to:  Send letter of application, CV, and names, email addresses and phone numbers for three current references to Lars Tatom, Head of Theatre, at:

Source:  PDX Backstage


"The Diary of Anne Frank" & "The Guys"

When: May 1 -6:30-9:30pm (Doors open at 6:15pm)

Where: Magenta Theater - 606 Main St. Vancouver, WA 98660,

What to bring:
•Bring headshot ( non-professional is fine )
•Personal Calendar ( check for date conflicts )
•Theater Resume ( optional )
•You will fill out a short informational sheet upon arrival
•Audition format Cold Readings from Script--No monologues or prepared pieces.

No appointment needed. Arrive before 6:30 pm and plan on staying for entire block of time, unless pre-arranged.

Roles Available Volunteer (no pay). Ages are for 'able to portray' and are not absolute

"Diary of Anne Frank"

An impassioned drama about the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis during WWII, as told from the perspective of Anne, a young Jewish girl with a diary. The fears, hopes, laughter and grief’s all there to teach us a lesson we never want to see happening again. 

Roles Available:

Anne Frank 13+, Otto Frank 40, Edith Frank 40, Margot Frank 18, Meip Geis 30, Peter Van Daan 16, Mr. Kraler 60+, Mrs. Van Daan 45, Mr. Van Daan 50, Mr. Dussel 40

 Rehearsals: 7-02, 7-09, 7-11, 7-16, 7-23, 7-25
, 7-26, 7-30, 8-01 & 8-02               6:30-9:30 PM

Performances: August 3rd and 4th 7:30 PM

"The Guys"

Male: Nick –45+ years
Female: Joan–45+ years


AUGUST, 2012
Tuesday, August 14, 6:30-8:30
Wednesday, August 15, 6:30-8:30
Monday, August 20, 6:30-8:30
Wednesday, August 22, 6:30-8:30
Thursday, August 23, 6:30-8:30
Monday, August 27, 6:30-8:30
Wednesday, August 29, 6:30-8:30
Thursday, August 30, 6:30-8:30

Wednesday, September 5, 6:30-9 rehearsal with tech
FINAL DRESS-Thursday, September 6, 6:30 call, 7:30 curtain

September 7 & 8 at 7:30pm

Reply to:  Questions? Email: KC Cooper,

Source:  PDX Backstage


Seeking Voice and Dance Teacher for Advanced HS students

StageCoach Theatre Arts School in Lake Oswego, is looking to hire a dance teacher/choreographer and singing teacher/MD for their further stages students. This is a very small group of dedicated, talented and focused teens that are truly fantastic to work with.

If you are passionate about sharing your musical theatre expertise with the next generation of performers, then please send your resume and 2 references to Lisa Mitchell at:

You can also call Lisa for more information at: 503-501-8597

Check out our website to learn more about StageCoach:

Must be available to teach on Saturday mornings. We pay our teachers a base of $30 per hour with a bonus plan paid per term, and possible travel stipend.

Reply to: with the above information

Source:  PDX Backstage


Open casting call (portland)

We are currently in the first round of casting for an untitled short film to be shot in Portland and the surrounding areas. We are in need of a female and male actor between the ages of 18-25. Must send headshot. Demo reel is a plus if you have one. If we like what we see, we will email you back with more details and an in person reading will be scheduled for a later date.

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Source:  Craigslist


short film casting call (Portland area)

I am producing a short film and am in need of some actors. It is a ten minute piece to be shot in the Portland area. I am looking for the following:
a mid 40's male- not athletic, scruffy
a 30's male- any build, scruffy
a 30's male-athletic and clean cut
a 40's male-average, clean cut
a 60's male- thin with a commanding presence
a 20's to 30's male-any build
a 30's male-muscular, can be heavy set
late 20's male-athletic, muscular with bald head
20's female-thin, attractive, bubbly personality
also need three 30's to 50's males any build

This film will primarily be shot on a green screen set in a studio with some location shooting. Firearms experience is a plus but not required. There are only replica firearms in this film. Please respond with a headshot, resume, and link to a reel. There is no financial compensation for this shoot. You will receive a copy of the finished film and an invitation to the premier showing. Everyone in the film will be credited and able to use this piece on their reel. This film will be entered into a wide variety of film festivals and everyone will be kept up to date on progress through the circuit. I have competed in and won several contests in the past and hope to do even better with this unique film. This noir piece is sure to turn heads and everyone will be glad they were involved. I look forward to working with some of the best talent Portland has to offer. Do you have what I'm looking for?

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Source:  Craigslist

Soprano needed (Tigard)

I need a soprano to do demo recordings of my choral music. She must be able to sing both with and without vibrato, and (of course) sing in tune. The more styles, the better. She must have experience singing in choirs. I do pay for these sessions. Please check out the choral music at and click the Contact me link if you are interested. Audition required prior to getting paid.

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Source:  Craigslist


casting call for fun special effects videos (Portland Area)

Heya Portland actors,

I am a local filmmaker in the Portland area. I have equipment and some ideas for some short length action videos that I want to produce and I'm looking for some people that would be interested in getting together like once or twice a week and help put together some of the scenes that I have planned out. I'm looking for actors and anyone else that would like to help behind the scenes as well. My hope is to shoot videos similar to Freddie W. at and FinalCutKing at

I hope/plan on making an online series with short videos released every week that focus on action, comedy, suspense, that incorporates some sort of amazing special effect in every new video. I'm looking for both men and women. The videos should be a lot of fun to shoot. It's mainly just for fun now, so no pay. Just want to see if anyone wants to get together and make some fun action videos. Mostly running and shooting involved in the videos along with some wide-eyed dramatic looks and whatnot. Currently I am free to shoot anytime and I'm eager to get this project started.

If you are interested then shoot me (action pun) an email w/ a headshot and a little info about yourself and we'll go from there.

Thanks for looking!

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Source:  Craigslist


Playwrights, Directors, and Actors !  Perform your scripts on Part Time Playhouse !

Go here to download the info: PTP Call for Scripts

The sheet is ready for printing and posting, with tear-off business cards.  The series broadcasts live on cable once a month, usually the first Sunday at 7pm, live from MetroEast Community Media in Gresham.

Haven't seen the show yet?  Go here to watch it online: Part Time Playhouse on YouTube

We always need plays, so send yours in today!

Reply to:  Archie Washington at

Source:  PDX Backstage

Entry Level: Audio/Visual Technician (Corporate & Hotel) (Portland, OR)

Seeking TWO entry level Audio/Visual technicians. These positions are 25-30 hours per week, but can be as much as 60 hours per week depending on work load.

- Although experience is not required in the Audio/Visual field, prospect must have strong sense of professionalism, customer service capability, and technical mindset.
- Clean driving record. Driving van required - if record not clean do not apply.
- Professional dress code and corporate grooming standards required. No long hair and no beard (goatee OK), no visible tatoos, etc.
- Flexibility and commitment to a varying work schedule is a must. Business hours often extend into the evenings and weekends to accommodate the needs of an event.

Please review the above requirements carefully and consider their implications before applying.

To apply, please forward a resume. Please no phone calls.

This is not an AV Install, Film, TV, Radio, IT or Multimedia position. We are looking for those interseted in being a live event professional with particular emphasis in the corporate, hotel, and venue world.

Compensation & Benefits:
- Salary range is entry level - $10/hr
- Position begins as a part-time position, but for the right candidate will evolve into a full time position with medical, 401(k), and paid time off.

Primary Roles:
- Coordinate and manage the logistical and technical aspects of an event or AV delivery.
- Perform as AV technician labor.
- Be an excellent member of the team

General Experience/Capacities of a Successful Candidate:
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint software.
- High proficiency with Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 (MAC a plus).
- Understanding of computer operations in a networked environment.
- Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to think strategically, to organize components of a project, prioritize, and take initiative.
- Ability to work independently and to project professionalism both to external and internal clients.
- Ability to balance multiple duties within varying time constraints.
- Ability to work under time pressures and line available information from clients.
- Must be physically able to lift 60 lbs.

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Source:  Craigslist


Pro Photo Supply

Pro Photo Supply, Oregon's Photography, Video and Imaging Source, currently has an opening for a new member of our in-store sales team.

This position requires providing exceptional customer service to a wide range of clientele, from the general public to professional photographers and videographers.

Video/photography education and/or work experience are required. Must have strong retail sales experience and/or advanced knowledge of current video and photographic equipment. If you are not qualified please do not apply.

This is a fast paced work environment where both self sufficiency and teamwork are a must. Total of 32-40 hours per week. Must be able to work Saturdays.

Benefit package, including merchandise discount.

This is an opportunity for the right person to immerse themselves in Portland's photographic and film communities.

Reply to:  Apply to or in person at 1112 N.W. 19th Ave. Portland, Oregon.

Source:  Craigslist