Auditions in Albany NY



Below are the Most Recently Posted Gigs Consisting of Acting, Modeling, and Musical Auditions and Job Opportunities

The Last Frankenstein Casting Call – 1473734
01-30-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – The Last Frankenstein centers on Dr. Jason Frankenstein, the last living member of the infamous family. Buried in a dormant life and a dead end relationship, he finds himself frustratingly approaching his mid years with little progress to show towards carrying forward his family’s experiment. But after a creature from his past brutally reappears, he is catalyzed to finally complete his work. With the help of a pair of drug dealing paramedics and a nurse with a shady past, he sets down the blood-soaked path to create a living being from the bodies of the dead. — Project Type: Feature Film

Seeking For Tech Crews – 1473625
01-30-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – Immerse yourself in theatre, learning and growing while you work on 8 main stage and 3 children’s theatre musicals.
Be part of a creative process that includes everyone’s ideas to make it all work in our unique theatre-in-the-round space.
We’ve been helping young professionals advance their careers with a top-notch training ground of high-quality musicals since 1969. 350- seat, non-Equity theatre just over 2 hours from New York City, in the scenic rural yet urbane town of Chatham, NY.
Share the excitement of creating a new show every two weeks!

Regular time off, competitive salaries, housing and one meal a week are provided.
2015 season production starts May 11, through September 20 (some flexibility to accommodate school schedules). Shows include classic and contemporary musicals to be announced soon.
Learn and grow like you never have before! If you are ready for a serious commitment to a challenging, rewarding career in theatre, this is the summer for you!
Add your name to the list of theatre people who have grown with us over the past 46 years and who are now working on major tours, in regional theatres and on Broadway!
We’ll work with your school to give you any credits this excellent opportunity can provide.

Competitive Salaries/Stipend and housing provided.
— Project Type: 1

Deathtrap Auditions – 1473552
01-29-15 – Albany, NY>Buffalo, NY – Sidney Bruhl, a previously successful playwright, has had a series of box office flops and is having trouble writing. Sidney mimics reading a play that he tells his wife, Myra, he has received from a student of his, Clifford Anderson. Sidney asserts that the student’s play is a certain hit. Interspersed with reassurances that he is only kidding, he frightens Myra with suggestions that he may kill Clifford in order to steal the script. Sidney telephones Clifford to invite him over to give him suggestions on improving the play. Clifford’s play is, like the actual play itself, entitled Deathtrap, and is also a one set, five character thriller. — Project Type: Live Event

Actors For Various Lead Roles Audition – 1473453
01-29-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – Equity actors who sing for various principal roles in the 2015 Season shows.

see breakdown.
Preparation
Please prepare a brief song appropriate to a show in the season. Bring additional material in case requested. Please also bring a photo/resume, stapled together.

Breakdown
MY FAIR LADY
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
TRUE LOVE
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS — Project Type: Live Event

Seeking Technical Director For Theater – 1473406
01-29-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – This season, entitled Tributes includes the following shows:

Snow Queen
Tintypes
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Arcadia
The Seagull

The Technical Director will be expected to build sets for all summer shows, orchestrate load in and load out of sets, as well as striking of sets. The TD will attend all tech rehearsals and all tours of summer shows. General maintenance for and help with renovations on the theatre and the theatre-owned apartment building also expected.

— Project Type: 1

Roald Dahls Willy Wonka Auditions – 1473396
01-29-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder and new songs by Leslie Bricusse (Jekyll & Hyde, Doctor Dolittle) and Anthony Newley, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth.

Please prepare 32 bars of a fully memorized Broadway-STYLE piece which features your vocal range. Selections should not exceed 1 minute. An accompanist will be provided for you, so please remember to bring sheet music with your portion of the song, highlighted.
Recorded accompaniment or a Capella singing will not be allowed.

— Project Type: Live Event

Six Summer Plays Audition – 1473362
01-29-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – The 2015 Summer Season are:

“Moon Over Buffalo”
George and Charlotte Hay, a husband-and-wife team of actors, struggle to perform Cyrano de Bergerac and Private Lives in repertory while dealing with family crises and the possibility of a Hollywood director’s visit.

“A Murder is Announced”
The announcement in the local paper states time and place of a murder to occur in Miss Blacklocks’ Victorian house. The victim is not one of several occupants, temporary and permanent, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution – at some risk to herself – in a dramatic confrontation scene just before the final curtain.

“John & Jen”
It is a two person show about the relationships first between a brother and sister, John and Jen, and then, after John is killed, between Jen and her son, also named John.

“The Fantasticks”
Is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a wall. The narrator, El Gallo, originally played by Jerry Orbach, asks the audience to use their imagination and follow him into a world of moonlight and magic. The boy and the girl fall in love, grow apart, and finally find their way back to each other after realizing the truth in El Gallo’s words that “without a hurt, the heart is hollow.

“Evita”
An obscure and ambitious actress becomes the powerful and controversial first lady of Argentina.
“God of Carnage”
Following a playground fight between two boys, their parents meet to discuss the incident. But a rational discussion among adults quickly devolves into a childish evening of name-calling, tears and tantrums.

Please bring a current photo and resume of theater experience.
For musicals prepare 2 songs (a ballad and an uptempo) and bring your sheet music, an accompanist will be provided.
For plays, prepare a 2-minute contemporary monologue. — Project Type: Live Event

Auditions For Aesops Foibles – 1473253
01-28-15 – Albany, NY>Buffalo, NY – Our play begins as young Aesop explains to the audience about his problem of constantly hearing annoying voices in his head, which come to life as hysterical characters onstage that only Aesop (and your audience!) can see and hear. With the resentful Fox, the egomaniac Hare, the sluggish Tortoise, the zen-like Grasshopper and the Aunt (yes, his mother’s sister!) and many more, Aesop can hardly think straight, so his parents take him to the doctor. Freaking out with frustration, Aesop wields a cane at the poor old doc, who’s bent on sending the young slave away to the loony bin. Goddess Hera and her hen-pecked husband Zeus intervene by sending the muse Daphinity down to help Aesop take control of the characters in his head. She convinces him that the only way to freedom is to let the characters out and share them with the world. Prompted by his master, Aesop’s stories come alive onstage, but the master remains unimpressed until Aesop can tell him what the tales mean. Jam-packed with clever dialogue, mad-cap action and modern, uproarious twists, Aesop’s Foibles retells the fables like you’ve never quite heard them before and offers a heart-warming surprise ending to wrap up the play the way Aesop would’ve like it… with a meaningful moral!

All those auditioning must bring a list of potential conflicts for the course of the rehearsal process (March 15 until the performances). — Project Type: Live Event

Indemnification Claimed Now Casting – 1473242
01-28-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – Young girl follows the wrong avenue; when she decides to turn back, she has more challenges to face. — Project Type: Feature Film

Singer Needed For Studio – 1473241
01-28-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – Singer needed for studio rehearsals. Must be alto and capable of pop / blues style. This is a position to rehearse with the band for a female recording and touring artist who is not local. These are top musicians who support this artist across the country and we need a fill in person so the band can stay sharp prior to our next tour. This is a great opportunity to rehearse in a great facility with great players while actually getting paid. — Project Type: 1

The Hallelujah Girls Now Casting Actors – 1473193
01-28-15 – Albany, NY>Buffalo, NY – Hilarity abounds when the feisty females of Eden Falls, Georgia, decide to shake up their lives. The action in this rollicking Southern comedy takes place in SPA-DEE-DAH!, the abandoned church-turned day spa where this group of friends gathers every Friday afternoon. After the loss of a dear friend, the women realize time is precious and if they’re going to change their lives and achieve their dreams they have to get on it now! But Sugar Lee, their high-spirited, determined leader, has her hands full keeping the women motivated. Carlene’s given up on romance, having buried three husbands. Nita’s a nervous wreck from running interference between her problematic son and his probation officer. Mavis’ marriage is so stagnant she’s wondering how she can fake her own death to get out of it. And sweet, simple Crystal entertains them all, singing Christmas carols with her own, hilarious lyrics. The comic tension mounts when a sexy, ex-boyfriend shows up unexpectedly, a marriage proposal comes from an unlikely suitor and Sugar Lee’s arch rival vows she’ll stop at nothing to steal the spa away from her. By the time the women rally together to overcome these obstacles and launch their new, improved lives, you’ve got a side-splitting, joyful comedy that will make you laugh out loud and shout “Hallelujah!”

Show Dates: April 16, 17, 18 & 19, 2015 — Project Type: Live Event

Casting Actors For Summer Season – 1473157
01-28-15 – Albany, NY>Buffalo, NY – Season includes: GODSPELL (2012 revival version), WHO IS THEO? (a world premier), RENT, BLACK COMEDY and BECKY’S NEW CAR.

Each show is a three week commitment. Multiple show contracts available. Currently accepting submissions for all roles. — Project Type: Live Event

Curtains Casting Now – 1473137
01-27-15 – Albany, NY>Buffalo, NY – Please prepare a show tune that showcases your vocal ability (maximum approximately 32 bars; no pop songs, please).
You may bring sheet music, sing a cappella, or use an instrumental track (without vocals).

You will also be asked to read from the script.
— Project Type: Live Event

Willy Wonka Now Casting Call – 1473066
01-27-15 – Albany, NY>New York City, NY – The play opens somewhere in the bowels of Willy Wonka’s fabulous chocolate factory. Wonka, a famous, eccentric, mercurial, whimsical and occasionally sinister candy wizard, welcomes us into his world (”Pure Imagination”). Wonka summons his Oompa-Loompa servants for an important announcement: he is planning to retire, and the time has come to choose his successor (”Golden Age of Chocolate”).

No preparation necessary! Audition music and sides will be provided. Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be asked to dance.

Children must be at least 6 years of age to audition. — Project Type: Live Event

Henry IV Part One Auditions – 1472739
01-26-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – When the play opens, military news interrupts the aging King Henry’s plans to lead a crusade. The Welsh rebel Glyndwr has defeated King Henry’s army in the South, and the young Harry Percy (nicknamed Hotspur), who is supposedly loyal to King Henry, is refusing to send to the king the soldiers whom he has captured in the North. King Henry summons Hotspur back to the royal court so that he can explain his actions.

Meanwhile, King Henry’s son, Prince Harry, sits drinking in a bar with criminals and highwaymen. King Henry is very disappointed in his son; it is common knowledge that Harry, the heir to the throne, conducts himself in a manner unbefitting royalty. He spends most of his time in taverns on the seedy side of London, hanging around with vagrants and other shady characters. Harry’s closest friend among the crew of rascals is Falstaff, a sort of substitute father figure. Falstaff is a worldly and fat old man who steals and lies for a living. Falstaff is also an extraordinarily witty person who lives with great gusto. Harry claims that his spending time with these men is actually part of a scheme on his part to impress the public when he eventually changes his ways and adopts a more noble personality.

Actors wanting to audition should prepare a one-minute monologue from Henry IV-Part 1. It does not need to be memorized – just well prepared.
— Project Type: Live Event

Beckys New Car Now Casting In Ny – 1472738
01-26-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – Stephen Dietz’s heroine Becky Foster doesn’t have a half-bad life; it has just become predictable and mundane. She has a solid yet dull marriage to her roofer hubby Joe. Together they have a son: a goofy college psychology major named Chris. Becky overly devotes herself to a decent job with a car dealership. However, her day-to-day routine is flipped upside down when Walter Flood, a charmingly quirky millionaire, comes into the dealership late one night. Walter, desperate and socially awkward, assumes that Becky’s spouse is deceased like his, and Becky, utterly baffled and taken by his charm, does not correct him. Becky gets swept up in the romanticism of Walter’s world and starts leading a double life. — Project Type: Live Event

Beckys New Car Auditions for Actors – 1472517
01-23-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage—with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works. Becky is offered nothing short of a new life…and the audience is offered a chance to ride shotgun in a way that most plays wouldn’t dare. BECKY’S NEW CAR is a thoroughly original comedy with serious overtones, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken.

— Project Type: Live Event

Into The Woods Spring Auditions – 1472493
01-23-15 – Albany, NY>Buffalo, NY – The musical is tied together by an original story involving a childless baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family, their interaction with a witch who has placed a curse on them, and their interaction with other storybook characters during their journey.

Please prepare a short song that shows off your voice. The song does not have to be memorized and can be sung accapella (without accompaniment).

THE SHOW CAN BE DONE MANY WAYS WITH A VARYING NUMBER IN THE CAST. THUS, THE SIZE OF THE CAST WILL BE DETERMINED BY THOSE WHO AUDITION. — Project Type: Live Event

Fantasticks Now Casting – 1472416
01-22-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – SYNOPSIS:
Two fathers decide that they want their children to fall in love. The girl, Luisa, is a daydreamer with an active imagination. The boy, Matt, is a romantic. The two fathers decide to instigate a mock feud amongst themselves in order to help the boy and girl fall in love. They figure that this feud will give them the excuse to say no to the relationship, which of course will simply encourage the children’s love even more. The fathers go as far as to hire El Gallo to stage a mock abduction of Luisa, in which Matt can become a hero and save her. After this act, Luisa and Matt fall deeply in love. Soon though, the children realize their parents staged the feud and their love fades away. Later, after both children experience a little life experience on their own and are hurt by it, they reunite once again with much less drama. — Project Type: Live Event

Crew Needed For Theater In Albany – 1472292
01-22-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – Volunteers are a vital part of our theater, and duties are not limited to acting. We can utilize any special talent that you have, no matter if you would like to usher, help build sets, assist in making costumes or even help us put together mailings. We can use volunteers to help in any and all areas of our theater. — Project Type: 1

Barefoot In The Park Auditions In Ny – 1472191
01-21-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – Synopsis:

This romantic comedy focuses on newlyweds, Corie and Paul, as they begin married life in a tiny 5th floor walkup apartment in a mid-Manhattan brownstone. Paul is a strait-laced attorney, Corie a far more spontaneous free spirit. The young couple must contend with a lack of heat, a skylight that leaks snow, several long flights of stairs, oddball neighbor Victor Velasco, and Corie’s well-meaning mother. Adjusting to married life isn’t so easy! The first act of Barefoot dramatizes a making of a new life, and its second builds to a near-breakup of the marriage.

All materials are provided. No preparation necessary. Actors will read selected scenes and only need to attend one of two nights of auditions. Perusal scripts are available at Johnsburg, Indian Lake, and Chestertown libraries. — Project Type: Live Event

Barefoot In The Park Casting All Roles – 1472182
01-21-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – Paul, a conservative young lawyer, marries the vivacious Corrie. Their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment.

Roles are available for 2 females and 4 males between ages 20 to 60+.

All materials provided.

No preparation necessary.

Actors only need to attend one of two nights of auditions.

— Project Type: Live Event

Casting for Kiss Me Kate – 1472164
01-21-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – PLOT SUMMARY:
Fred and Lilly are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. Of course, the couple seem to act a great deal like the characters they play. A fight on the opening night threatens the production, as well as two thugs who have the mistaken idea that Fred owes their boss money and insist on staying next to him all night.

Auditions will be by invitation only. Both Actors Equity and non-Equity actors are invited to submit headshots and resumes for consideration. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply. — Project Type: Live Event

Auditions For Young Frankenstein – 1472094
01-21-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – A reinterpretation of the classic story by Mary Shelley. Dr. Victor Frankenstein creates a monster after becoming fascination with the decay of life. He runs away when the monster is created, and the monster slowly becomes fearful of humans after multiple encounters. He becomes self aware and tries to befriend one family, the De Laceys, but they reject him. He finds a young boy and befriends him, but when he finds out that the boy is Frankenstein’s brother, he kills him. Frankenstein, believing the monster to be responsible for the murder, runs into the wilderness in grief. The monster finds him and explains that he was innocent until humans shaped him into a monster. He requests a bride so that he may no longer be alone, and although Frankenstein initially agrees, he destroys his results before the creature is complete. Frankenstein ends up marrying his cousin, but the monster comes and kills her. Eventually, Frankenstein travels to the North Pole to meet him, but he dies along the way. The monster, after telling his story to the captain of the boat, Walton, goes to build himself a funeral pyre and burn himself to death.

Audition Preparation: Please come prepared with 16 bars of a musical theater song in the style of the show. Monologues are not needed, but you may be asked to cold read from the script. Come prepared to dance as you may be taught a short routine at auditions. — Project Type: Live Event

Now Casting Actors For Noises Off – 1472024
01-21-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – The play takes a fond look at the follies of theatre folk, whose susceptibility to out-of-control egos, memory loss and passionate affairs turn every performance into a high-risk adventure. This comedy-within-a-comedy captures a touring theatre troupe’s production of Nothing On in three stages: dress rehearsal, the opening performance, and a performance toward the end of the run. Each performance is portrayed from behind the scenes, progressing from flubbed lines and missed cues in the dress rehearsal to mounting friction between cast members in the final performance. Brimming with slapstick comedy, Noises Off is a backstage farce of slamming doors, falling trousers and flying sardines!

Audition Preparation: Auditions will consist of cold readings of brief scenes from the script. Everyone will have time to look over the scene and get familiar with the words. The scenes do not have to be memorized, but a feeling for the character should come through.

Because of the nature of the show, all characters will be needed at almost every rehearsal. This is very much an ensemble cast that depends heavily on timing to create visual, slapstick humor. — Project Type: Live Event

Casting Call For Jesus Christ Superstar – 1471879
01-20-15 – Albany, NY>Buffalo, NY – Jesus Christ Superstar presents the story of Jesus and his disciples, or followers, from the time they enter into Jerusalem until Jesus’ betrayal by Judas Iscariot and eventual crucifixion at the hands of the Romans.

The opera opens on the eve of the journey to Jerusalem. Rome has taken over the city, making it dangerous for Jewish leaders to claim too much power. Most of the disciples, like Simon Zealotes, are devoted to Jesus and excited about the next day’s events, but one, Judas, worries that Jesus has taken his religious crusade too far. He fears that the Roman army will destroy them all. He is also concerned that Jesus, supposedly a man of religion, is spending too much time with Mary Magdalene, a former prostitute but now one of Jesus’ closest allies. Jesus tells Judas that unless he himself is without sin, he must not criticize others. Mary Magdalene, in turn, has her own troubles; she is falling in love with Jesus but isn’t sure how to act.

Please be prepared to sing 32 bars in pop/rock style. If you are interested in dancing please bring dance shoes and be ready to learn a short combination.

The roles of Jesus, Judas, and Pilate have been cast and some of the other roles may be double cast. — Project Type: Live Event

Hiring Corporate Staff – 1471877
01-20-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – We are hiring corporate professionals who can assist with Greeting & Confirming the Client List, distribute Name Badges & welcome Clients attending the Client Lunch / Dinner events.

Required Information:
1. Resume w/past experience
2. Head Shot (non professional pictures are fine)
3. Contact information (email w/cell phone or home number)

All potential candidates must submit all required information prior to contacting. — Project Type: 1

Barefoot In The Park Now Casting – 1471842
01-20-15 – Albany, NY>Hartford, CT – We all grow up…we all fall in love…most of us have families and grow old. And we all die. That’s our story. Today when the definition of worldliness seems to be miles traveled, Our Town reminds us how rich the life around us is, if we just stop and listen.

Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. He’s a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer and she’s a free spirit always looking for the latest kick. Their new apartment is her most recent find. Too expensive with bad plumbing and in need of a paint job.

After a six day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie’s loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong does go wrong.

Paul just doesn’t understand Corie, as she sees it. He’s too staid, too boring and she just wants him to be a little more spontaneous. Running barefoot in the park would be a start. — Project Type: Live Event

ASMProduction Stage Manager Wanted – 1471692
01-19-15 – Albany, NY>Portland, ME – This is a transitional position beginning the season with 3 shows as ASM then working as the PSM for the remainder of the season. PSM responsible for organization of all pre-production communication, paperwork, rehearsals, props and performances for up to 4 main stage productions (AEA special appearance contracts). Oversees ASMs, run crew, and volunteers. Assists with running daily theater maintenance. Experience with electrics, properties, carpentry and sewing a plus. March-December, with possible extension. Weekly stipend, housing provided. Non- Union only.

— Project Type: 1

Sound Designer Needed for Theatre – 1471690
01-19-15 – Albany, NY>Portland, ME – Experience working in QLAB required. Recent graduates and professionals encouraged to apply.

Become a part of the team, a Staffing position.

— Project Type: 1

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