Below are the Most Recently Posted Gigs Consisting of Acting, Modeling, and Musical Auditions and Job Opportunities
Auditions for Merry Wives Of Windsor – 1414472
03-11-14 – Des Moines, IA>Minneapolis, MN – Young Actor Auditions for Merry Wives of Windsor
Looking for up to 10 young actors, male and female, aged 10 – 17, for our 2014 season production of The Merry Wives of Windsor.
Young Actors attending the audition should plan to read from the script, but no memorization is required. Attire should be comfortable for movement.
“The Merry Wives of Windsor” is a charming comedy about community, set in a town not unlike Winona,” according to Paul Barnes, director of the production and the Festival’s former Artistic Director. “Although the play centers around Sir John Falstaff and his futile attempts to woo the merry wives of the play’s title, the citizens of Windsor feature importantly throughout the action, culminating in a kind of all-hallow’s eve ‘gulling’ by local school children, who disguise themselves as fairies and sprites when they set out to foil and frighten Sir John.” — Project Type: Live Event
Auditions For Fit To Kill – 1414249
03-10-14 – Fargo, ND>Minneapolis, MN – Auditions for: Fit To Kill
Persusal script available at the piblic library.
All Grand Marais Playhouse auditions are open to the community. For the Youth Play in the fall, priority casting is given to youth in grades 1-8.Everyone who additions for this production will be offered a role. For the Youth Play in the spring, Priority casting is given to High school age students. Youth plays often have roles for older youth and adults.
For the summer productions, all cast and crew members will receive a stipend to help defray the costs of participation and eliminate a barrier to participation. See Playhouse director for more information. — Project Type: Live Event
Theatre Hiring Director For Footloose – 1414202
03-09-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Seeking an Artistic Director for summer 2014 production of FOOTLOOSE. Performances are in July at Forest Lake High School.
Stipend available. If interested, please email resume and cover letter.
Start with Ren, a big city teenager who loves to dance and move him into a small rural community where a past tragedy has caused a city ordinance banning dancing. Then watch the sparks fly as the local Reverend’s wild child daughter Ariel works to use Ren as another way to rebel against her Father.
Based on the hit 1984 movie Footloose is packed with great music, dancing, and culture clash that keeps the action coming non-stop. “There is a time for everything…and there IS a time to dance!” — Project Type: 1
Casting For Laughter On The 23rd Floor – 1414018
03-07-14 – Des Moines, IA>Minneapolis, MN – Synopsis
Neil Simon’s play is based on his days writing for a live comedy show in the 1950’s, with a temperamental star modeled after Sid Caesar. — Project Type: Live Event
Audition For Reality Show – 1413881
03-06-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Fine Art/Museum courier company in conjunction with a production company and tv network are seeking candidates to interview for potential participation as couriers in a reality show. The show will highlight couriers delivering unique items to destinations around the world.
The goal of the show is to show the intricacies and logistics involved with time-sensitive and high value/fragile item courier operations, the unique items and locations travelled to, and then to show the couriers exploring activities, dining and travel etc. in exotic locations once the deliveries have been made.
Examples of items that will be couriered will include high value and/or fragile pieces such as fine art paintings, sculpture, antiques or artifacts.
Show is non-union. If selected to participate, contracts will be drawn up with salary negotiations determined at that time.
This show development is for a major network.
Please send inquiry and your contact info — Project Type: Commercials
Auditions How To Succeed In Business… – 1413767
03-06-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Blue Water Theatre Co. of Wayzata will hold auditions for its upcoming production of the musical theatre classic “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”
Auditions are open to all student actors in grades 6-12 (2013-2014 school year). Students who wish to audition do not need to prepare anything in advance; everything will be provided at the audition.
Rehearsals will begin Monday, March 17. Performances will be June 12-14 at Eisenhower Community Center in Hopkins.
Executive and Artistic Director Charlie Leonard will direct the show with music direction by Kirsten Hoiseth Thayer and choreography by Danielle Nelson.
Visit bluewatertheater.com for more information and to download the info packet. The packet contains paperwork that must be completed by the student and parents and returned at the time of the audition. — Project Type: Live Event
Theatre Auditions For Our Town – 1413748
03-06-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Come and be a part of a classic American story, “Our Town”, by Thornton Wilder, with Locally Grown Theatre of Cottage Grove! This production will be creatively staged, and performed in the round.
All ages of adults (16+) are encouraged to audition at any audition time. Students ages 10-16 are welcome to audition–preferred time for these students is Saturday, March 15. Select call backs MAY be scheduled for Saturday from 1-3 pm.
Rehearsals will be no more than three times a week—two weeknights and Saturday mornings are probable—until tech week. However, the final rehearsal schedule will be determined by the availability of the cast.
UPDATED***Please prepare ONE dramatic or comedic reading or monologue—no longer than 2 minutes—memorization is not mandatory. We will also read sides from the script. — Project Type: Live Event
Crazyface Auditions – 1413741
03-06-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Producers of the hit romantic comedy A KIND OF LOVE STORY, A Drinking Game-MN, and numerous shows at the Minnesota Fringe Festival, announce their auditions for our mainstage production in July 2014–CRAZYFACE by Clive Barker.
Directed by Paul von Stoetzel, and staged at nimbus theatre.
by Clive Barker (HELLRAISER,ABARAT)
The hysterical, frightening, and beautiful story of the hapless Til Eulenspeigel, a.k.a. Crazyface, a 16th-century fool for whom trouble is a constant companion. When a Spanish spy entrusts Crazyface with a mysterious and priceless substance from the New World, everyone on Earth goes after him for it, with warfare, chaos, and intrigue following wherever he goes. With deadly clowns, wacky pig-farmers, homicidal clerics, obnoxious Angels, and more, this is the hilarious and terrifying account of a fool who sees more of the world than most men.
There are at least 25 ROLES available for both men and women in the age range from 20’s to 60’s. Many actors will play multiple roles.
PLEASE bring a Headshot and resume and be prepared to stay for around 15-30 minutes in case we want you to read with other auditioning actors.
For the Initial Auditions, please have a Monologue ready just in case the director wants to see you perform one. You will definitely be asked to cold-read from the script sides that will be provided there. The callbacks will consist of ONLY cold-readings from the script that night. — Project Type: Live Event
WST Auditions Love Sex the Irs – 1413580
03-05-14 – Fargo, ND>Minneapolis, MN – Warroad Summer Theatre Auditions
“Love, Sex & the Irs”
Directed By Shelley Grove
The classic farce that everyone should be doing – especially around tax time! Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur are out of work musicians who room together in New York City. To save money, Jon has been filing tax returns listing the pair as a married. The day of reckoning comes when the Internal Revenue Service informs the “couple” they’re going to be investigated. Leslie masquerades as a housewife, aided by Jon’s fiancee, Kate. Complicating matters further Leslie and Kate are having an affair behind Jon’s back, Jon’s mother drops in unexpectedly to meet her son’s fiancee, and Leslie’s ex girlfriend shows up demanding to know why Leslie has changed and won’t see her anymore. Like a cross between I Love Lucy and Some Like it Hot! — Project Type: Live Event
Park Squares The Color Purple – 1413569
03-05-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Casting “The Color Purple.”
The Color Purple is an inspiring family saga, set in rural Georgia, that tells the unforgettable story of a woman who – through love – found the strength to triumph over an abusive childhood, an even more abusive marriage, the separation from her sister, and the loss of her children. Set to a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, and blues, The Color Purple is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love and forgiveness.
First music rehearsal Dec. 12; first rehearsal Dec. 17. Tech rehearsals run Jan 7-11; previews begin Jan. 16, 2015. Runs Jan. 23-Feb. 15, 2015 in Saint Paul, MN. — Project Type: Live Event
EPAC Auditions The Audition – 1413535
03-05-14 – Fargo, ND>Minneapolis, MN – Encore Performing Arts Center Auditions
by Don Zolidis
A new theater teacher is bringing a production of A Chorus Line to the high school. Though the hopefuls range from shy to outrageous, and from diva-like to determined, everyone has a chance to step into the spotlight. A hilarious and heartbreaking look at the madness of auditioning and the actors who brave the process for that perfect part. — Project Type: Live Event
WST Auditions Little Shop of Horrors – 1413490
03-05-14 – Fargo, ND>Minneapolis, MN – Warroad Summer Theatre Auditions
“Little Shop of Horrors”
Directed by Monique Arnesen
Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik’s, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he finds a very mysterious unidentified plant which he calls Audrey II. The plant seems to have a craving for blood and soon begins to sing for his supper. Soon enough, Seymour feeds Audrey’s sadistic dentist boyfriend to the plant and later, Mushnik for witnessing the death of Audrey’s ex. Will Audrey II take over the world or will Seymour and Audrey defeat it? — Project Type: Live Event
Auditions For I heart Brains – 1413213
03-03-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Auditions for I (Heart) Brains
Please prepare both a song from contemporary musical theater or popular music, and a short comedic monologue. Bring your sheet music and we’ll provide a very capable accompanist.
You’ll need to be available to rehearse two to three evenings a week from early April into June, for tech week June 16, and for performances the evenings of June 20, 21, 22, 27 and 28 at the Mounds Theatre in St. Paul. Please bring a list of existing conflicts to auditions. — Project Type: Live Event
Community Theatre – Les Miserables – 1413208
03-03-14 – Milwaukee, WI>Minneapolis, MN – Synopsis:
This international smash-hit may be the most popular musical in the world. In 19th century France, Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a life-long struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during the Paris student uprising of 1832, Javert must confront his ideals after Valjean spares his life and saves that of the student revolutionary who has captured the heart of Valjean’s adopted daughter. His world-view shattered, Javert commits suicide, and Valjean at last attains the peace he has sought for so long.
Be prepared to sing a song from the show or a song similar in style to the show.
For more information and questions, email us. — Project Type: Live Event
Alices Adventures In Wonderland 2014 – 1412858
02-28-14 – Fargo, ND>Minneapolis, MN – Theatre in the Woods
Calling all youth actors ages 9-18! TitW is excited to announce a spring production of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” which will take stage May 9-11.
About the play:
Alice is sitting with her sister outdoors when she spies a White Rabbit with a pocket watch. Fascinated by the sight, she follows the rabbit down the hole. She falls for a long time, and finds herself in a long hallway full of doors. There is also a key on the table, which unlocks a tiny door; through this door, she spies a beautiful garden. She longs to get there, but the door is too small. Soon, she finds a drink with a note that asks her to drink it. There is later a cake with a note that tells her to eat; Alice uses both, but she cannot seem to get a handle on things, and is always either too large to get through the door or too small to reach the key.
— Project Type: Live Event
Auditions For Mornings At Seven – 1412851
02-28-14 – Milwaukee, WI>Minneapolis, MN – Synopsis
“Morning’s at Seven” focuses on four aging sisters living in a small Midwestern town in 1938, and it deals with ramifications within the family when two of them begin to question their lives and decide to make some changes before it’s too late. — Project Type: Live Event
Auditions Urinetown The Musical – 1412790
02-28-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Auditions for URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL
Monday, March 3 & Tuesday, March 4 – 7:00 p.m.
Callbacks Wednesday, March 5 – 7:00 p.m.
In grim Gotham-like city of the future, a 20-year drought has occurred. As a result, the government has banned private toiletries and the citizens must use pay-to-pee toilets regulated by a monopolistic company, the Urine Good Company, which charges exorbitant prices. Bobby Strong, the assistant custodian at the poorest urinal in town, decides enough is enough. With the help of the daughter of the CEO of the Urine Good Company, Hope Cladwell, Bobby ends up leading a rebellion which frees the citizens.
— Project Type: Live Event
Actors Needed For Table Read – 1412683
02-27-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – ACTORS NEEDED FOR TABLE READ
We are looking for 4 Theater-trained non-union actors to do a table read for an upcoming film titled Blues Man. The read is not to try out for the roles — these roles have already been cast. This is an exercise to help in the polish of the dialog before the film goes into the next phase. You have to have a resume showing that you have been active in theater.
You will also have to sign a release form. The pay is $200 for up to 8 hours of reading at the table with a 30-minute lunch.
The day is March 5th 9AM to 5:30PM.
You must be approximately the same ages as these roles listed or we can not look at your reply.
Once we make our pick we will fill you in on the story and characters. Again you must submit a resume and or online reel. Thank you. — Project Type: Feature Film
Casting Call – Pickers – 1412677
02-27-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – CASTING CALL – SHORT FILM SEEKS LEADS AND SUPPORTING
Short Film titled “PICKERS” is currently seeking submissions for Lead and Supporting roles. The project is set to shoot Late April in the Minneapolis area. Each role will be paid a low day rate. We’ve put together a quality core creative team so far and look to add the right mix of talent and personality to bring each role to life.
“PICKERS” tells the story of Miles and Lee, two 30-some guys cruising town to town in their Van, scanning obituaries and robbing estates.
To be considered, please submit a Headshot and Resume. We will reach out to set up a meeting with potential candidates. — Project Type: Feature Film
GRSFs 2015 Season Auditions – 1412500
02-27-14 – Des Moines, IA>Minneapolis, MN – 2015 Season Auditions for Great River Shakespeare Festival
productions in the 2014 season:
The Merry Wives of Windsor or Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.
Please prepare two monologues each under 2 minutes. At least one should be by Shakespeare and preferably in verse. If you are singer, please prepare 16 bars of a song to sing a capella. No accompanist will be provided. To schedule a time or for more information, please email your photo and resume.
No phone calls please. — Project Type: Live Event
Dance Auditions For Mystic Lake – 1412492
02-26-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Dancers will perform both choreographed and freestyle pop, hip hop, rock, country or similar routines on the casino floor as well as for special events and occasional off-site events. Dancers will perform a minimum of one night per week.
This is a PAID GIG. Ages 18+
— Project Type: 1
Auditions For Detroit 67 – 1412420
02-26-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Casting “Detroit ‘67.” Synopsis: It’s 1967 in Detroit. Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. Always at odds, they fight over the future of the family trade. But when a mysterious white woman finds her way into their care and a string of raids increases police brutality around the city, the siblings become divided over much more than business. Suddenly, they find themselves caught in the middle of the ‘67 riots.
Rehearsals begin Jan. 7, 2015; runs Feb. 6-March 2, 2015 in St. Paul, MN. — Project Type: Live Event
The Red Velvet Cake War Auditions – 1412339
02-26-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – The Red Velvet Cake War
By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten
Directed by Dann Peterson
May 30–June 14, 2014
Total of 11 performances
Auditions will consist of readings from the script.
The following are brief character descriptions including approximate character ages. All roles are for actors who can play 40 years old or older. Texas accents are essential. Elsa probably has a German accent.
No appointments are necessary; auditions are conducted on a first-come, first served basis.
You need only attend one open call audition date. You will be notified if your presence is required at a call-back audition.
Ages outlined in the cast requirement list are approximate ages for those particular characters. The actors cast in those roles are not required to be of that age, only able to portray a character of that approximate age.
For non-musicals, auditions normally involve performing a cold reading from the script.
Auditions for musicals usually include dance auditions. Please dress for movement.
Please arrive with a calendar containing all possible conflicts for dates between the audition and the final performance.
Please come with a non-returnable current picture of yourself. A snapshot is fine; headshots are not required.
auditions are open to everyone.
— Project Type: Live Event
2014-2015 Season – 2 Days Of Epas – 1412262
02-26-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Seeking
Male and Female Actors for the 2014-2015 Season. Shows include Busy Town, Seedfolks, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, Huck Finn, Peter Pan, The Biggest Little House In the Forest and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
Please prepare a song and a monolouge of your choosing. Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided. Bring headshot and resume. — Project Type: Live Event
Urinetown – Auditions – 1412246
02-26-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Description:
How does the world behave during a twenty year drought? Find out as we presents Urinetown: The Musical, Urinetown is a social and political satire set in a fictional future where a terrible 20-year drought has crippled the city’s water supplies. Water is so scarce that the government enforces a ban on all private toilets in an effort to control water consumption. Urinetown is a hilarious and resonating tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. The New York Times calls it “fresh, unique,colorful, exciting and wonderful.
I’m looking for 20-30 Actors of all shapes, sizes, and ages to make up this fantastic cast. This will be a show that will not soon forget. I can’t wait to see you there. — Project Type: Live Event
Penumbra Theatre 2014 Season – 1412202
02-25-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Seeking
Male and Female Actors. Please see Breakdown.
Please prepare a contempory American monologue that is two minutes or less. You may also be ask to read from the script. You may also be ask to read from the script. Bring headshot and resume.
BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
DETROIT ’67 — Project Type: Live Event
Auditions Our Town At Dc Everest – 1412041
02-25-14 – Milwaukee, WI>Minneapolis, MN – AUDITIONS: Our Town @ DC Everest Sr High School
Open auditions for Oasis Theater Ensemble’s production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town”. This audition date is set aside specifically for roles that could be cast from HS and MS students (including George and Emily). Use the Main Entrance and follow the signs to the designated location. — Project Type: Live Event
Auditions For 39th Season 3 Plays – 1411986
02-25-14 – Minneapolis, MN>Rapid City, SD – Shakespeare & Company, Minnesota’s longest running outdoor classical repertory theatre, will hold auditions for our 39th season.
Shakespeare & Company’s season begins on June 28, 2014, and runs weekends through August 3, 2014. Performing in repertory: Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, directed by Jeff Altier; As You Like It, directed by George M. Roesler; and Molière’s The Bourgeois Gentleman, directed by Ann Frances Gregg.
No Equity contracts or paid positions will be available this season. All roles are available. Shakespeare & Company encourages all actors to audition, regardless of age, ethnicity or experience level. Please bring Three (3) copies of your current acting resume and headshot. Please prepare Two (2) contrasting classical monologues. At least one should be from the works of Shakespeare. No appointment is necessary. Rehearsals will begin, on a rotating schedule, the second week of May. Students are encouraged to audition as arrangements can be made regarding the end of the school year. — Project Type: Live Event
CVTG Auditions Fiddler On The Roof – 1411867
02-24-14 – Milwaukee, WI>Minneapolis, MN – Seeking a big cast of adult men, women, and children ages 8+. Families encouraged to audition. Prepare a short song (Broadway song, ideally) and bring sheet music with you, if you can. Show dates are April 24-27.
Attempting to live a normal life filled with Jewish traditions in early twentieth century Russia, Tevye , a dairyman, is searching for appropriate husbands for his three eldest daughters – Tzeital, Hodel and Chava. In a break of tradition, his daughters refuse to accept the wishes of the matchmaker, Yente, and their father. Instead, the marry men that they love. Meanwhile, Russians are instigating terrible pogroms against the Jewish people in Russia. In the end, the Jews of Anatevka are forced to leave their homes and Tevye is determined to start a better life in a new land.
— Project Type: Live Event
Auditions Fiddler On The Roof – 1411745
02-24-14 – Milwaukee, WI>Minneapolis, MN – The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild will hold auditions for the classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof”
We will be casting 12 males and 10 females ages 8-80, as well as a large chorus of adults and youth ages 8 and up. Families are encouraged to audition! This Tony Award-winning musical features some of the most memorable music in Broadway history.
Please come prepared to sing a short song, preferably a show tune, along with your sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. Young children can sing a familiar song such as Happy Birthday. Dress comfortably to learn a short dance routine. Show dates are April 24-27 at the State Theatre. — Project Type: Live Event