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MISC
: A NYC based production company is currently seeking actors that are chasing their dreams of making it BIG in the Big Apple. LOOKING FOR MEN AND WOMEN WITH ACTING EXPERIENCE OR A RECENT DEGREE IN THEATER/FILM. YOU MUST CURRENTLY LIVE IN THE NEW YORK AREA. The show will feature the cast as they work on their craft attending acting, dance, and/or singing lessons, and as they go on auditions as well as their daily trials and tribulations. The reality show is being developed and pitched to a major network. This is the ultimate exposure you’ve been waiting for! Please email your headshot and resume to seeingstarscasting@gmail.com to be considered, as well as, a brief description of any struggles/ dreams/ funny moments/ heartaches of your journey as an actor. Pay TBD. 02

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CONNECTICUT

CENTERBROOK: The Ivoryton Playhouse will be holding local auditions for a production for schools sponsored by the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. THE BULLY is a musical, directed by Daniel Nischan, and will be presented at the Playhouse the week of April 27th. Performances for schools will be daytime with a Saturday performance for the general public. Looking for 3 men and 3 women (ages 18-30) who must be able to sing and act or play piano. There is a stipend. Auditions will be held at the Playhouse Rehearsal Studio, 24 Main St. 2/25 (4–8pm). All auditions are by appointment and actors should bring a picture and resume and prepare a song. For audition appointments, call 860-767-9520 x203

NEW!! NEW HAVEN: The Middletown, Connecticut based theater company, ARTFARM, announces public auditions for its 2015 Shakespeare in the Grove production of King Lear. Auditions for actors will be held 3/7, 12-2pm & 3/9, 7-9pm in Founders Hall at Middlesex Community College. Auditions for circus performers will be held 3/14, 4-6pm at Air Temple Arts, 1175 State St. Auditioners must register for one of the above dates, dress to move, and plan to remain for the entire two hours. Actors please prepare a 1-2 minute Shakespeare monologue and bring your resume and head shot. Circus performers, you may optionally prepare an act or showcase a special skill set. Please bring your resume and head shot. Those with both acting and circus skills are particularly encouraged. There may be a limited number of Equity contracts available. Ages 18 and over only, please. Stipend available for actors and performers. This is ARTFARM’s tenth summer of presenting Shakespeare and live music in the beautiful Grove overlooking the Connecticut River Valley on the Middlesex Community College Campus. ARTFARM is a professional Company with a Core Ensemble, but open auditions are held annually to fill many roles in our summer Shakespeare productions. All experienced actors and circus performers are welcome to audition. Middlesex Community College is located at 100 Training Hill Road in Middletown. Production dates are July 15 – 26 in the Cedar Grove at the College. Rehearsals begin 6/1 and will be held M-F evenings. For more information, or to register, contact ARTFARM at info@art-farm.org, or call (860) 346-4390. www.art-farm.org


MAINE

NEW!! HALLOWELL: The Hallowell Lyceum Series is calling for storytellers to participate in The Hook Story Hour on May 8, 2015 at Hallowell City Hall Auditorium. Based on the popular radio show “The Moth Radio Hour” heard on MPBN, The Hook Story Hour will be an evening of stories based on real life experiences in the Kennebec Valley told live in front of a supportive audience. The Hook is an old name for an area in the city of Hallowell. Organizers are looking for anyone with a story they are interested in telling to a live audience. You don’t need to be an author, poet, storyteller, this is open to all who have a story to share! Stories must be true, they must told without scripts and they should be no more than seven minutes in length. To participate, prepare a 2-minute pitch for your story (or stories) based on an experience in your life connected to the Kennebec Valley. Gaslight Theater members will hear pitches live at Hallowell City Hall Auditorium on 3/16 at 6:30, or you may upload your video pitch to YouTube or Vimeo and email a link to Gaslight Theater director Richard Bostwick atRDBostwick@yahoo.com. If your pitch is chosen, Gaslight Theater staff and others will offer optional coaching sessions before the event. Some guidance: Have a great first line that sets up the stakes or grabs attention; Stakes are essential in live storytelling. What do you stand to gain or lose? Why is what happens in the story important to you? If you can’t answer this, then perhaps think of a different story or different angle to your story; Know your story well enough so you can have fun! Watching you panic to think of the next memorized line is harrowing for the audience. Make an outline, memorize your bullet points and play with the details; Steer clear of meandering endings; They kill a story! For more information, contact Richard Bostwick of Gaslight Theater at RDBostwick@yahoo.com.

PORTLAND:
Maine Songwriters Association has a long-time relationship with 75 State Street, a retirement community in Portland where we have a standing invitation to hold meetings and events (we hold a songwriting circle there every month). In exchange we offer a one-hour concert for the residents on the last Sunday of every month. If you would like to perform at one of these, please contact Sheila McKinley at dougnshe@maine.rr.com or 207-415-8393

MASSACHUSETTS

NEW!! AGAWAM: 3/1 (11am-3pm) - SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND 2015 AUDITIONS & Interviews @ Six Flags Human Resource Center, 1756 Main St. - NOW SEEKING the following ROLES – casting up to 80 local performers: • ACTORS; • DANCERS; • SINGERS; • VARIETY PERFORMERS – stilt walkers, jugglers, unique & specialty acts; • DRUMMERS; • THEATER USHERS & GREETERS; • HOSTS AND EMCEES; • SEAMSTRESS AND COSTUME; • SOUND & LIGHT. Apply online at www.sixflagsjobs.com & attend an interview/audition date.

NEW!! AMESBURY:
Georgetown Theatre Workshop is holding auditions for They Came Two by Two by Christopher Dollas - 3/1 (6:30PM) & 3/2 (7PM) @ Sparhawk School and Center for the Arts, 196 Main St. Production: 4/24-5/2. waldna2@yahoo.com for info.

ANDOVER:
Be a part of 13 The Musical @ ACT Theater Company! Seeking ages 12-18 Years. Rehearsals are Mondays & Thursdays, 5:30-7pm; Sundays, noon-2pm. Show Dates: May 8th, 9th, & 10th. Audition Dates: 2/25 & 26, 5:30-7pm. All students who wish to audition must be pre-registered. All students registered are cast in the production. Program Cost: $300. Limited space is available in this program. www.acttheatercompany.com

ARLINGTON: QUARTET by Ronald Harwood. Directed by Dayle Ballentine @ Arlington Friends of the Drama, 22 Academy St. 2/26 (7PM) & 2/28 (1PM). Callbacks 2/28 (3PM). Production: 6/12-21. There will be a talk-back session following the 6/14 show. Actors will be asked to read sides for their auditions. It is strongly suggested that you are familiar with the script. Rehearsals will be Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays evenings starting 4/30. Seeking 2 Men, 2 Women, Ages 65+. Print out a copy of our online Audition Form via www.afdtheatre.org and bring it with you to your audition, along with a resume and headshot or snapshot. To schedule your audition please call the theatre audition line at 781-646-5922. Press 1 for auditions and leave a message at the beep. Email corsinievelyn@gmail.com for more information.


BELMONT: 2/23, 24 & 26 (7-930pm) - Prelude to a Kiss @ Belmont Dramatic Club, Belmont Town Hall Auditorium, 455 Concord Ave. Directed by Russell R. Greene. Cold readings from the script.  Bring a headshot or recent photo & resume.  Please arrive a few minutes early, if possible and plan to stay to the end.  Rehearsals generally Mon/Tues/Thurs. www.belmontdramaticclub.org

BERLIN: 3/8 & 9 - Merrily We Roll Along @ Flyleaf Theatre, 1870 Town hall, 12 Woodward Ave. - www.flyleaftheater.com

BOSTON: C.P. Casting is having auditions 2/18 for a NON-UNION internal corporate video (corporate video = not broadcast) for Staples. Perhaps the hardest thing about the audition? Getting to C.P. Casting tomorrow, either via public transportation, or somehow finding a place to park if you drive in. They are looking for people of all ages, shapes and sizes who are able to portray “happy office workers”. You come dressed in business attire and ready and willing to show off your best disco moves! There are no lines, as it is an unscripted project. You will be dancing for 30 seconds on camera. NON-UNION Actors only. (That means not a member of SAG-AFTRA.) The shoot is 3/11 at National Boston Studios. Actors hired from this audition will be paid $400 for their day's work in March. You can see what times are available and sign up at www.signupgenius.com/go/70a054fafaf2ba20-staples1

BRAINTREE: 3/2 & 4 (7pm) - A Little Night Music @ Curtain Call Theatre, 182 Commercial St. Book by Hugh Wheeler, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Production: May 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. All actors auditioning should prepare one full song in the style of the show but not from the show – up-tempo or ballad, as similar to the role for which they are auditioning as possible. Please bring a headshot/snapshot and resume if possible. Please visit www.curtaincallbraintree.org/auditions.php for more information.

NEW!! BURLINGTON: 2/28 (1pm) & 3/1 (7pm) - The Nerd, directed by Kristin Hughes @ Burlington Players' Park Playhouse - www.burlingtonplayers.com

CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge Historical Tours is looking for men and women who can represent famous historical figures at various events. Everybody from George Washington to Marie Curie, Fredrick Douglas to Mark Twain, we want you! Perspective applicants should have their own period costumes, whether colonial, victorian, or somewhere in between, have an interest in history, and, of course, enjoy interacting with people in character. This is a part time, PAYING gig. Those who are interested can send an email to smith.stewart33@gmail.com with your name, contact info, any all historical figures you are readily able to play, and of course any and all questions you may have.
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CONCORD: ALICE @ Concord Youth Theatre. Auditions are one day only, but two sessions (3:45-6) and (6-8pm), on 3/23. Rehearsals are Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 3:45-6pm, beginning 3/25. $5 audition fee and $400 tuition if accepted into the performance Co. For ages 10-HS (9-year-olds may audition if they have taken 2 sessions of classes with CYT.) Adapted from the Lewis Carroll classic with all original music and lyrics, ALICE follows a young girl as she falls through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar and interesting creatures. Through great adventures in this land of Wonder, Alice learns about friendship, relationships, overcoming challenges, and mostly - about herself. Performances run May 29-31, June 5-7, 2015 (Fri-Sat, 7:30pm; Sat-Sun, 2:30pm). This is an original script, written and with music direction by Rene Pfister and directed by Lisa Evans. If interested in auditioning, email concord_youth_theatre@concordyouththeatre.org or call 978-371-1482 leaving your name, age, grade & a phone number where you can be reached (if needed). Also, please indicate which time slot you plan to attend for auditions.

HAVERHILL: Spotlight Playhouse Announces Auditions for our 6th annual Dinner Theater Cabaret Broadway on Essex. Auditions are 3/1 from 7-9 at Spotlight Playhouse, 24 Essex St. - www.spotlightplayhouse.org. Bring your own sheet music – an accompanist will be available. No recordings please. The schedule for rehearsals is Saturday April 4th 10-5 in 10 -15 minute time slots – you will not have to be there the whole day, Wednesday April 8th 7-10 Thursday April 9th 7-10, April 10 and 11 are two evening dinner theater shows. All rehearsals are mandatory unless specifically addressed on your audition sheet and authorized by the director. Show dress is cocktail fancy, suits and ties all cast provided.

HOPKINTON: 2/19 (7pm) & 2/22 (3pm) - 1776 @ Enter Stage Left Theater, Hopkinton Ctr. for the Arts, 98 Hayden Rowe St. f you are unable to attend either of these dates, you may request an appointment with the director between 2/16/15-2/21/15. To request an appointment, please email Meeghan Nolasco, stage manager, at meeghan.nolasco@gmail.com.  Please prepare the audition song that corresponds to the role for which you would most like to audition. Production: 6/15. www.hopartscenter.org


JAMAICA PLAIN: 2/22 (noon-4pm) & 2/23 (7-10pm) - The Cat's Meow @ The Footlight Club, 7A Eliot St. Callbacks will be held 2/25 (7-10pm). Production: 6/5-20. Auditions will consist of readings from the script, which will be provided. Please email jfalleyjr@yahoo.com or paulacogliano@gmail.com with any questions.

NEEDHAM
: Needham Community Theatre is pleased to announce auditions for Shakespeare's classic comedy MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/24 & 25 (callbacks February 26th if necessary). The show will be directed by Marianne Phinney and staged at the Needham Presbyterian Church at the corner of Central St. and Great Plain Ave in Needham. Visit www.needhamtheatre.o g for more details or to download an audition form and sign up for an audition slot.

NEW!! SAUGUS: 2/16 & 17 (7pm) - Clue, the Musical @ Theatre Company of Saugus. Director: Harriet Friedman; Music Director: Thomas Lissey. Those auditioning should arrive at the start. There will be no callbacks. Auditions, rehearsals, and performances will be held at the East Saugus United Methodist Church, 85 Chestnut St.
Rehearsals begin 3/10 and run Tues/Thurs/Sun. Production: 5/8-17. Prepare a song which best showcases your vocal quality. Minor movement. Readings. Seeking 4 men/4 women. All roles open. http://TCSaugus.org;  781-899-0335

SHIRLEY: ShirleyArts! will be producing the musical Once on This Island and needs adults and students from grades 4-12 to be part of the cast. The show is full of colorful music and movement and was nominated for 8 Tony Awards when it debuted in 1991. Auditions and performances (5/1,2,3) will be at the Ayer Shirley Middle School, 1 Hospital Road. Auditions will be held 2/17 at 6:30pm & 2/22 at 4pm. Meredith Marcinkewicz is director and will teach everyone part of one of the songs from the show in order to see what their voices are like. Dede Recko is the choreographer and she will teach everyone some simple movements. Those auditioning for speaking roles will also be asked to do some cold readings from the script. For more details, email mail@shirleyarts.org

SOMERVILLE: ACTORS/WRITERS/DIRECTORS are invited to join Sunday Sessions. These sessions are for talent of all levels. We will open with relaxation exercises and move into observation work and then we will work on what ever it is you as artist want to work on, such as a monologue/scene or an assortment of acting exercises or work on your directing skills etc! WE ALSO WELCOME WRITERS TO COME AND HAVE THEIR WORK EXPLORED IN A TABLE READ. $15 dollars a person for the first week and if you decide to return the workshop is paid for two weeks at a time. Sundays 6pm till 9:45pm, 6 William St. Email: imagineacting@yahoo.com for info 02

WAYLAND: 3/1 (4-7pm) & 3/2 (6-9PM) - Other Desert Cities @ Vokes Players. Auditions will be held at Beatrice Herford's Vokes Theatre, Route 20 by appointment. Prepare a 2-minute monologue that best showcases your talent. To schedule an appointment send an email to tstepanian@hotmail.com with your name, phone # and preferred date/time. Or call 401-338-3794.See www.vokesplayers.org/#!audition/c1bme for info.Production: 4/30-5/16

WINCHESTER: 2/11 & 12 (7pm) - The Winchester Players will be holding auditions for Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz @ First Congregational Church, 21 Church St. Callbacks 2/16, if required. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Familiarity with script is not required but is suggested. Rehearsals: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday beginning 3/2/15. Production: 4/24-5/9/15. www.winchesterplayers.org

MISC: Central Massachusetts madrigal group A Goodlie Companye is one bass short of a home run. We're looking for a low bass to join our fun, small, mostly a cappella chorus that sings year-round, and performs medieval and renaissance music in period garb. Previous musical experience is appreciated but not required; we have members with various backgrounds. For more information, please visit www.goodlie.org

NEW HAMPSHIRE

MANCHESTER: The Majestic Theatre is looking for dynamic applicants to fill empty adult staff positions for it's upcoming adult production of WEST SIDE STORY being produced July 2015 at Holy Cross Hall in Manchester. Rehearsal schedule is flexible and driven by the artistic team. 1. DIRECTOR: Please submit a letter of intent, references, resume, and pay scale range to A. Robert Dionne, Artistic Director via email or at the address below. 2. CHOREOGRAPHER: Please submit a letter of intent, references, resume, video clips of past work, and pay scale range to A. Robert Dionne, Artistic Director via email or at the address below. We will entertain applicants for each of the jobs above separately as well as a single applicant for both positions. A. Robert Dionne, Artistic Director, The Majestic Theatre, 922 Elm Street - Suite 315, Manchester, NH 03101. rob@majestictheatre.net; (603)669-7469 02

NEW!! PORTSMOUTH: Stranger Than Fiction, NH's premiere improv troupe will be holding annual auditions from 10am-noon 2/22 at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre located at 125 Bow St. Please arrive promptly and wear comfortable clothing and shoes you can move in. No experience is required, but if you have a headshot and resume, please feel free to bring it along. Additional paperwork will be completed day of. While we encourage anyone and everyone to audition, you must be at least 18 years old to try out for the troupe. To officially sign up to audition please email info@strangerthanfiction.us and leave us your first and last name and the best contact phone number. We will also happily answer any questions you may have. If you do not officially sign up for auditions, you are still welcome to attend on the 15th, but please be on time as we will start as close to 10:30 as possible.

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