Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Auditions: September 18, 2012

This post contains auditions posted on September 18, 2012.

Here it is.  One big, long post to make up for a post long overdue.  I have been unable to post for quite some time, but will continue to post auditions weekly with updates throughout the week as new auditions come up.  As a working actor, it has become more difficult to devote daily time and energy to update this FREE resource for actors. 

Any support you are able to offer by recommending the page to others, making donations, and continuing to visit would be appreciated.

Thanks for visiting the blog.


**Paid Projects**



Casting paid extras for the feature film The Wilderness of James. 5 week shoot starts Sept 15. Looking for 175 extras. Need lot's of people ages 18-30 and a few older. All updates will be posted here. If you are interested in working as a PAID extra please send me a message with your phone number and email address. Include any dates that you are NOT available.

Send email to: wojextras@gmail.com

Thank you,
Susan Funk

Reply to:  Send email to: wojextras@gmail.com with above info

Source:  PDX Backstage

Show Title: At The Shores of Her Existence

Description: "At The Shores of Her Existence" is an original work created Voices of Our Elders is a drop-in writing-for-theatre workshop facilitated by Well Arts at Hollywood Senior Center.  These workshops were open to anyone over 60.  Participants wrote their personal stories in the form of monologues and vignettes and you will be performing them!  Performance are generously hosted at Portland Actors Conservatory!  (Thank you Philip Cuomo and Beth Harper!)

Auditions For At The Shores of Her Existence

Audition Location: Augustana Lutheran Church, 2710 Northeast 14th Avenue (enter through doors in glasswalkway accessible from parkinglot on NE 14th and street on NE 15th).

Audition Times: Wednesday October 3rd  from 6:30-8:30pm, Sunday October 7th from 2pm-4pm

Bring: Headshot and Resume

These will be cold readings of the script.

Payment: $100

Show Dates: November 9, 10, 16, 17

Show Location:  Portland Actors Conservatory

Rehearsal Period: Three weeks, working closely with workshop participants as our playwrights.

Well Arts Institute is a ten year old 501(c) 3 arts-in-healthcare nonprofit that facilitates writing workshops for people facing life altering health issues, then pairs them with professional actors who perform their stories on stage for the general community.

Artistic Director
Well Arts Institute

Reply to:  To sign up for a timeslot, email katy@wellarts.org, or call 503.459.4500.

Source: PDX Backstage


Seeking Performer who can Move

Coat Tale Productions is looking for a performer that can MOVE! Maybe like a dancer/karate/contortionist or someone with cool movement. Any age/look/sex/ethnicity. Acting skills less important as the character would have no lines. We do have a small budget and are looking at filming 1-2 days (into night) in October. Thoughts? Ideas?

Reply to:  mercedes.rose@facebook.com

Source:  Facebook


**Unpaid or No Pay Specified**


Extras Wanted! Monday, Sept. 24 (Portland area)

Extras wanted! Established NW advertising agency, in business for over 25 years, is seeking individuals to appear in a video and still photography on behalf of our client, a national non-profit. The video/photo shoots will be taking place this coming Monday, September 24th, beginning at 10am in the Portland area. You must be available from 10am-4pm.

We are looking for 12 people, both men and women, ages 25-54. There will be 4 roles available that have small speaking parts, the rest are on-screen/silent appearances only.

A small stipend will be provided. Prior to filming/shooting, we require that you sign a talent release form, granting our client unlimited usage of your likeness for any and all current and future marketing or advertising initiatives that they may have (in other words, a "complete buyout" of your image). Again, this is a non-profit client, and their identity (and ours) will be made known to you as soon as you have been selected for the shoot.

If interested, please reply to this email with a recent headshot or photo of yourself; if available, please also provide a list or sample of any recent acting work you've done with a speaking role. And, please include the best contact information for us to reach you, whether that is email, phone or text. As the shoots are coming up quickly, we are accepting replies today and tomorrow, Tuesday the 18th and Wednesday the 19th, and will be making final selections by Friday the 21st.

Thank you very much for your attention!

Reply to:  97dvb-3280684905@gigs.craigslist.org

Source:  Craigslist - http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/tlg/3280684905.html



Teen, about 16, the "big bruiser" type

Reply to:  Please email me ASAP kimbercasting@yahoo.com Attn: JG

Source:  Facebook


Short Film Casting

We are casting male and female leads of all "types" for a short film to be shot 9/28 and 9/29 in Portland, OR. You will need to be available both of those days. Details can be found at www.pgaweekendshorts.com. We will be casting in person upon review of headshots.

Reply to:  monica@mancookiedead.com

Source:  Facebook


Music Video Casting
Shooting a video for local musician http://blueazul.webs.com/

We need:
8 people, male and female, to be in a choir. Think gospel choir with robes but not singing the gospel you expect :) Bonus if you can actually sing.
4 featured extras to
be annoying in specific ways
Numerous extras for concert audience. All ages, all "types".

Please send headshots or pictures of your face looking regular to Monica J. Foucher. We will meet those we select in person, prior to shooting, to make final decisions.
Shooting October 13th. Please be available from 10am to 7pm.

Reply to:  monica@mancookiedead.com

Source:  Facebook


**Technical Opportunities**


We're shooting a music video next month in the Alvord Desert and we're looking to fill the following crew positions; Gaffer, Key Grip, Art Director, Make Up and Hair, and Wardrobe. Your Time will be compensated ($100/Day) as well as food, travel and lodging. Please message us back if you're interested for more information.  Shooting October 13th and 14th.

Reply to:  benjamin.james.7524@facebook.com

Source:  Facebook


I'm producing a new play--Ephemory--at the Headwater's Theatre--Debbie Lamedman directing. We need a stage manager for the show ASAP. We also need someone to create projections/video and an evocative lighting/sound device. There's very little set. Possibly several of these skills reside in one person--perhaps this is a team. This is a paid gig.

About Ephemory: Ephemory is a coming of age/falling through age story of memory, legacy, family, immigration, war, and love. We open November 9 at the Headwater's Theatre in Portland and run 3 weekends--TG is dark.

Reply to:  Contact me at 503-309-7123; suchaproductionpdx@gmail.com

Source:  PDX Backstage


Stage Crew Needed - Imago Theatre

Imago Theatre is seeking back stage crew for its holiday run of “ZooZoo”


Backstage crew help with costume changes, set props, pull curtain, operate followspots.  No experience necessary (our team will train you.)

Must be available at the show times (see calendar at link above) and for rehearsals in the evenings or day (yet to be determined) Dec 3 – 6.

To apply, send an email to address below.  Tell us if you have any back stage experience and why you would like to join our stage crew.

It’s a great opportunity to meet interesting people and have fun.

Reply to:  jerry@imagotheatre.com

Source:  PDx Backstage

Hand2Mouth seeks Stage Manager

Hand2Mouth Theatre is looking for a Rehearsal Stage Manager for the final phase of our latest original work "Something's Got Ahold of My Heart". This position is paid.

Rehearsals will take place from late September through early January. A detailed schedule will be sent to interested candidates.

For more about the project and the company please visit www.hand2mouththeatre.org.

Thank you!

Reply to:  Please send resumes to erin@hand2mouththeatre.org. Interviews will take place ASAP.

Source:  PDx Backstage

Dance Naked Productions is looking for a sound designer/DJ.

Our new show, Inviting Desire: The Dawn of Sex is an ensemble piece of theater created around the topic of women’s sexuality, and more specifically, types and styles of relationships. 

As a company, we devise the show from survey responses, interviews, and our own fertile imaginations.   We would very much like to work with a sound designer that is interested in being a part of the creation process.  Ideally, we would like to find someone (preferably a woman) who is interested in bringing her own ideas to the table, who has a wide variety of music to chose from, and who has a facility with technology (ie if we needed you to create a mash-up of different songs, you have the know-how to do that). 

The ideal candidate is open-minded and comfortable talking about issues of a sexual nature.  Available to come and experiment during the rehearsal process, improvising on the fly, creating mini-dance sets.  We like using music as prompt for movement, and would welcome your imput in that capacity.  We are also writing a number of original songs, and someone who can assist with setting those to music would be a total bonus.

The show is currently in development, and we’d like to add in a sound designer as soon as possible.  We rehearse Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and Sunday afternoons.  In a perfect world, you join us for at least one rehearsal a week until we get into tech, closer to opening (Nov. 9th). 

The stipend for this position is $300. 

Please feel free to email any questions you might have as well.

Thanks so much for reading!  Look forward to hearing from you.

(and as usual, really appreciate suggestions from the pdx community/passing this along to those who might be interested.  YOU ALL ROCK! Free spankings and hugs all around!)

Eleanor O'Brien
Dance Naked Productions, artistic director

Reply to:  If you are interested and available, please send an email with your experience and background to eleanor@dancenakedproductions.com.

Source:  PDX Backstage


OTEA Speakers Sought

The Oregon Theatre Educators' Association, a group of primarily public Junior & Senior High School teachers, is having its annual conference on Friday, October 12 in Portland.

Our Conference focus this year is specific to the NEW K-12+ National & State Standards being written to guide (& legitimize) the educational system for Theatre in public schools (this is a GOOD thing!).

A major element in that focus is the importance of relating what we do as educators to the real world of Theatre as well as what are considered "real world" skills & applications - we know we are doing it on many levels, however, we would very much like to have a panel discussion about how we can all help one another in OUR world do so even more effectively.

I would like to invite any of you involved in Theatre in Oregon to join us for this discussion!  It will take place the morning of the 12th -  if you are interested & available (or would simply like more information), please contact me off-list by September 25...I can give you more specifics about the discussion, times, locations, and obtain a little info from you!

Thank you,


Reply to:  zena@parkrose.k12.or.us

Source:  PDX Backstage