April 25, 2017: THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS funding is in jeopardy. The NEA impacts our local arts community and, as a member of AEA, you can participate in our efforts to save funding.
This week there were a couple of GREAT conversations about this issue. AEA hosted an event at Mixed Blood, and the Star Tribune hosted a discussion at Children's Theatre.
The #1 thing we all need to do? Contact your members Congress.
Bucket Brigade is holding auditions for their new Prohibition-era Americana musical, Sam’s Son.
Book and lyrics by Jeremiah Gamble
Music by Jeremiah and Vanessa Gamble
Directed by Sean Byrd Musical
Direction by Michael Pearce Donley
Bucket Brigade seeks actors of all ethnicities for its new musical, Sam’s Son. Both Non-Union and Equity actors welcome.
This is a Columbia University MFA Film with Columbia student crew to be shot in Minnesota. The shooting schedule will likely be 5 half days during the third week of June, exact dates TBD. Auditions will be held for children (female, 8-13) on May 6th and for adults (male and female, 35-45) on May 7th. Auditions will be held in the Twin Cities area. Please send your head shot and resume/reel to [email protected] and more details on the project and an audition time slot will be sent to you.
One Male Actor (Ensemble):
BRAND AMBASSADORS: Seeking part-time mascot performer and mascot handler for sports app provider for the Saint Paul Saints and other teams. Both candidates must love sports and be willing to travel. This job currently runs from May 12th-August 31st with the potential to be long-term and year-round with the right fit.
Directed by Old Vic Associate Director Max Webster, Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis is seeking multi-talented local adult actors for multiple AEA and non-AEA roles in the upcoming Spring/Summer musical, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax.
Casting for this production requires a multitude of specific talent combinations: dancer/singers, actor/puppeteers, actor/musicians, etc.
PARK SQUARE THEATRE CASTING FOR DOT BY COLEMAN DOMINGO
Auditions (Date & Time): May 8 from 12-5pm
Callbacks (Date & Time): TBD
Number of Actors: Male: # 3 Female: #4
Time for each audition: 5 mins
Email [email protected] to schedule an audition.
Prepare: 1 contemporary monologue 2 minutes or less and readings from the sides.
All audition slots are full. We are no longer taking appointments for auditions.
We do, however, send a packet of headshots/resumes to producers after the Unifieds, and are happy to include your information. Please send your resume and headshot to [email protected]
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Minnesota Renaissance Festival Entertainment Auditions
SHAKOPEE, Minn., (March, 2017) – Calling all performers searching for their chance to shine in a world apart. The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is pleased to announce auditions for the 2017 season. The auditions will be held on the Minnesota Renaissance Festival grounds on April 15th, 22nd, & 29th from 10am-2pm. We will also be holding Junior auditions on May 6th from 10am-12pm.
History Theatre is holding auditions for 2 shows in the 2017-18 season:
LORD GORDON GORDON
by Jeffrey Hatcher with music by Chan Poling
Directed by Ron Peluso
A musical about a Con-Man who took Minnesotans for a ride and nearly caused a war with Canada in 1871.
Casting: 6 Men and 3 Women, Age range 30 – 60. (Diversity encouraged)
REHEARSALS BEGIN: April 10th (evenings & weekends)
SHOW DATES: May 5 - June 3, 2018
Seeking actors for Actors Theatre of Louisville's Professional Training Company. Acting Apprentices perform in their own five-show season, focusing entirely on new works, and culminating in a commissioned work that is a fully-produced as a part of the Humana Festival of New American Plays. Small roles and understudy positions in the theater's mainstage season are possible, but not guaranteed. Practical audition and business-based training curriculum is provided throughout the year. Industry showcase for casting directors and agents is included at the end of the season.