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UPDATE

Get ready for Fall ...
roll up your sleeves, dig in deep,
and harvest some roles for yourself!

The TRU Actors Update 09/21

Brought to you by our listings editor Liz Burke,
and at this week's performance, the role of associate editor
was played by Jamie Davyous Owens!
(The crowd goes wild!)
And we hope Tiara feels better soon.
(The crowd sighs.)

Thoughts as we enter September:

Art is not about thinking something up.
It is the opposite -- getting something down.
- Julia Cameron

A Ship in the harbor is Safe,
but that is not what ships are built for.

A) The "union" or "non-union" designation is at the start of the notices; and union is highlighted in red.

B) The items with immediate deadlines are highlighted in green (for go!)

C) Inspire us with a quote so we can inspire others. What words of wisdom get you through the day? Please send us your favorites.

D) Peruse the last update's notices... ya never know.

E) Have you sized up the TRU Bi-Monthly Update? It has a few casting notices not listed here, as well as other job opportunities, workshops and discounted shows. Click here or go to www.truonline.org/Update0903.htm

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DEAR TRU

I wanted to thank you for all your hard work for TRU.  I have moved back to Milwaukee to pursue other career opportunities, so I unsubscribed to the newsletter.  I so appreciate your enthusiasm and willingness to help people in the industry find jobs! ~Amanda Garry

Click here for Special Notices (things we TRU-ly recommend -
including a Musical Theater Workshop with a discount for you)
Click here for Stage listings (18 new listings, 3 UNION)
Click here for Film/TV listings (12 new listings, 3 UNION)
Click here for Dancers listings (2 new listings)
Click here for Model/Promo listings (1 new listing, but VERY long)
Click here for 14 new opportunities: indie in DC, print in DC,
Italians in Philly, reading in Philly, play, musical and cruise in Philly,
more in Malverne, Camden, Marple Newton, Hedgerow
(1 UNION)!
Click here for to see upcoming and current Workshops/Classes

CASTING ABOUT!

Nothing exists until or unless it is observed. An artist is making something exist by observing it.
And his hope for other people is that they will also make it exist by observing it.
I call it "creative observation." Creative viewing.
-William S. Burroughs

Special Notices...
(things TRU tru-ly recommends looking into)

THE FROGS ARE HOPPIN' IN THE PARK!
Rising Sun Performance Company presents The Frogs at Summit Rock in Central Park featuring TRU listings editor Liz Burke!
Who is the Greatest Playwright in the (Under) World??  This boisterously hilarious musical follows Dionysus, Greek god of wine and drama, and his slave Xanthias on a journey to Hades to bring back an extraordinary writer who, by providing words of wit and wisdom, will help save mankind from destruction. Thus begins the battle of words between Arthur Miller and Anton Chekov. Performing FREE every Saturday 1pm & 3:30pm at: Summit Rock in Central Park. Located at Central Park West between 81st and 85th Streets

THE MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP
The Actors' Loft  Presents The Musical Theatre Workshop With Cindi Rush, Cindi Rush Casting. 9/27,  $175.00 (with $20.00 discount to Tru Members) 6:00-9:00pm.
Prepare one full song (2-3 page maximum) within the Musical Theatre idiom (Standard or Contemporary Broadway, Pop, Rock) Group warm up of emotional grounding and individual run-through rehearsal with Kimberly (come vocally warmed up)
Each participant will sing and work creatively with Cindi, receiving feedback on your song. We recommend everyone also prepare: one 16 bar cut of a contrasting piece on the chance you will be asked to do a second piece. (the 16bar cut will not be rehearsed in class) Payment In Full Due Saturday 9/23. Song choices must be called in to Kimberly by Sept 23rd @ 212.340.9598 To Register Call 212.358.5003 or Email actorsloft@aol.com

INTRODUCTORY SPECIAL ON THE SWEETLAND TECHNIQUE!
TRU welcomes belt voice teacher Tony Richards to NYC, and he responds with a special TRU exclusive offer: book four lessons, he'll give you a fifth for FREE.
Tony is offering a special $90/lesson introductory rate to new students and will be teaching at the Camelot Building located at 45th and 8th in midtown. The Sweetland Belt Technique was developed in the mid-60's by Lee Sweetland of California. He worked with student Kay Cole, the original Maggie in A Chorus Line, to perfect the technique which can be used in singing pop, rock, Broadway, country, opera, etc. Lee's son Stephen Sweetland also teaches in NYC and has the most compelling number of students performing on Broadway today. Tony Richards is working with the endorsement of Stephen Sweetland and will be teaching not only students from the Sweetland studio, but is also accepting new students. For more information on Tony visit http://mysite.verizon.net/tonyrichards. References provided upon request. You may also call 212.265.2474 for immediate information or to set-up a lesson.

KEEP UP WITH JONES, AND GET A TRU DISCOUNT!
Kim Jones offers personal training for New Yorkers, with a 10% Personal Training discount for TRU actors.
She conducts workouts in homes, apartments, offices, and in gyms that allow trainers to visit.  Achieve your weight loss, fitness, and nutritional goals by visiting www.kmjfitness.com or call Kim M. Jones at 917.751.4172, email kmjfitness@hotmail.com or kim@kmjfitness.com

DISCOUNTED FITNESS AND YOGA FOR TRU!
Recommended by your editor: Fit For You NYC, a Manhattan based fitness company is offering a discounted rate on fitness and yoga classes if you are a TRU actor.
[Editor's note: The fitness instructor Jessica is the gal I take aerobics from, and she's high-energy, highly motivating and sensitive to individual limitations!] Classes are held on Sundays from 12-2 PM. From 12-12:55 PM Extreme Fat Burner and from 1-1:55 PM ISHTA Yoga. Classes are held at Kingsley Studios: 244 W. 54th Steet between Broadway and 8th Ave. 4th floor. Special TRU rate $9/class both for $16 (normally $12/class both for $20) For more information, go to www.fitforyounyc.com or call 212.769.7754.

STAGE     

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
- Ella Williams

LATE ADDITION! SEEKING FOUR MIMES FOR STATEN ISLAND SHOW!
Sundog Theatre is casting its latest show, Once Upon A Mime, an original 90-minute ensemble piece.
This is a four-person show consisting of scenes tied together by a central theme. Rehearses in November; opens early December and runs for six performances in Staten Island. Seeking­Four Mimes: all ages and races. Note: The production will be partially cast-written in order to capture the strengths of each mime. Auditions will be held 9/28, 4:30-7 p.m. at 440 Studios, 440 Lafayette St. (across from the Public Theatre--6 train to Astor Place), Rm. 3E, NYC. Prepare a one-two minute mime piece. If you can't make the audition, you may also request an appt. for another date by sending picture & résumé ASAP to Sundog Theatre, Attn: Mime, PO Box 10183, Staten Island, NY 10301. This is a paid gig plus transportation provided for non-Islanders from the SI Ferry.

LATE ADDITION! NEED LEADING LADY FOR MUSICAL!
Equity or non: Invincible III Productions is casting a musical production in NYC by R.S. Rose.
Seeking Actress/Singer (lead role) - age range: Early 40's - mid fifties. Pretty. Soprano with great range and acting chops. Submit headshot/resume BY EMAIL ONLY to invincibleprods@yahoo.com. If interested, you will be contacted re appointment. [9-21]

UPDATED 9/22! FOUR MALE ROLES STILL OPEN, NON-UNION!
Casting The Thirteenth Street Theater Repertory presentation of Pieces of Paradise, selections  from  Mister Paradise -  the newly discovered one- act plays of  Tennessee Williams. A New York Premier and Benefit Production to help save the legendary Thirteenth Street  Theater. TRU Director Stephan Morrow still needs the following: The Municipal Abbatoir (In a Kafkaesque world, a clerk has been condemned for unclear reasons. Meeting up with a young revolutionary he is offered a chance to strike out for history): The Young Man -  (mid-20’s). A true believer who is willing to sacrifice himself for his revolutionary beliefs.  Very convincing in his rhetoric. The Palooka (In the dressing room before a bout, an aging boxer and a rookie trade stories about a famous champ. The real surprise is who the young boxer is actually sitting next to.): The Palooka: (late 30’s) an aging, desperate, down and out, middle-weight boxer obsessed with his bygone glory. This was written before Rod Serling created ‘Mountain’ in ‘Requiem for a Heavyweight’, but that could serve as a prototype. (Jack Palance or Anthony Quinn); Young Boxer - (early 20’s) a talented athlete but very green.   These Are the Stairs You Got to Watch (A young man is broken in as the new usher of a movie palace on a day that can only described as the movie house from hell.): The Manager  -   (40’s)  At the end of his rope, things are always on the verge of collapse around him.  He may be suffering from a serious illness and is overweight, but he puts up a brave front. In the days of the closet, he would be way in. Production scheduled to open Sun.Oct 22, 2006 and run Sun. Mon. and Tues for ten performances. Non-AEA at this time.  Send or drop off Pics and Resumes immediately to: Att: ‘Mister Paradise’, Thirteenth Street Theater Repertory, 50 West 13th Street, NYC 10011

NEW! CASTING FOR THE BRONX BALMER
Off The Leash Productions is casting The Bronx Balmers, a new comedy/drama. Non-union.
Rehearsals start Oct 3 or 4. Performances run extended weekends Nov 2-12 (with possible extension) at The Turtle Shell Theater in the Times Square Arts Center in NYC. Seeking: Rose Balmer: mid 40's-60, strong-willed matriarch; Harry Balmer: mid 40's-60, Rose's trod-upon husband; Sylvia Minkoff: mid 40's-60, sharp-tongued loyal friend and wife; Irv Minkoff: mid 40's-60, Sylvia's husband, bombastic dentist with legal problems Debra Balmer: 20's, rebellious, disaffected daughter, mother of newborn; Pop: 65 or older, frustrated but good-natured father of Rose.  All characters are Jewish and living in the Bronx, except Debra who is returning from New Mexico. Open auditions will take place at the Times Square Arts Center, 300 W. 43rd St., 4th floor on Sep 26 at 11am-5pm and Sep 27 at 6-10pm with callbacks on Sep 29 at 4-8pm. Prepare to read a scene from the play. Sides will be available at the audition site. Please bring pix and resume to audition. There will be no interviews with actors prior to the auditions. Limited pay.

NEW! HARLEM ONE-ACT FESTIVAL SEEKS ACTORS!
African American cast  need for Susie's Box by Stephanie Bok running for 2 performances at  the American Theatre Harlem One Act Festival "Seasons", October 12-15. Taking place at ART/NY South Oxford Space in Ft Greene, Brooklyn.  Susie's Box is being directed by Dr.  John Shévin Foster, Artistic Director of InnerAct Productions: Quality Theatre  of Color! Character include: Marcus Turner, late 30's - attractive, well dressed. John Turner - 30s attractive. (the younger brother) Alexandra Cooms-Turner - 30s to early  40s, very glamorous and beautiful. Note: reminiscent of the character Big Dee Dee Thorne (Valarie Pettiford ) on the television show Half &  Half. Sarah Turner - early  to mid 30s - pretty, but less glamorous than Alexandra. This is a quick fun project, no pay, great experience to work with an excellent director, and  the opportunity to work and network with 2 producing companies.  Email: Dr. John Foster at _jfoster@inneractpd.com_ (mailto:jfoster@inneractpd.com) please include  headshot and resume.  We will be casting quickly. [9-15]

NEW! AIMLESS AUDITION – EQUITY/NON-EQUITY
Small Pond Entertainment is auditioning both equity and non-equity actors for the upcoming workshop of Aimless, a new play with music by William Demaniow.  Performances are in The Studio Theatre at Theatre Row on November 10th & 11th @ 7:00 p.m.  Rehearsals begin mid-October.  There will be day and night rehearsals.  No pay, but excellent exposure!!!  Auditions will be held on 9/29 at Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave from 6-9 p.m. by appointment.  Callbacks are on the 30th from 3-6 p.m.  Bring three headshots/resumes.  No monologue is necessary, sides will be provided.  Please email your submissions to smallpondentertainment@yahoo.com HEATH: (Lead) Male, ages from early 20s to late 20s.  He is the quintessential hippie, stoner, skater-punk, poet, without the skateboard. Must be beautiful, but not classically handsome.  Bisexual, must be comfortable with male/male kissing. KELLEY:  Female, ages from early 20s to late 20s. At first glance she is the stereotypical, perky, dancer-girl.  She is intelligent and soulful, beneath the guise of being slightly ditsy.  Must be short and very petite. DUSTY:  Male, early 30s.  He is Michael’s boyfriend after his and Heath’s first fallout.  Must have the boundless positive energy of a super-gay dancer boy that fills the room, but not feminine.  He’s always smiling and is the guy everyone loves being around.  Physical type is not important, but the taller the better.  Must be comfortable with male/male kissing. PAIGE:  Female, mid 20s to early 30s.  Endearingly loud, obnoxious, and always laughing, she is an intrinsically sweet woman with a good-natured trucker mouth.  Preferably big-boned, but not necessary.  It would be great if Paige was a singer, but that is slightly optional.  If you don’t sing, please audition anyway.  Singers prepare a verse and chorus of one pop/rock ballad with a slightly riffy sort of feel.  Must hold harmonies well, and must belt or strong mix to at least an A or B.

NEW! OPEN CALL – WRITERS/PERFORMERS/DIRECTORS
The NY Neo-Futurists are seeking new members for their creative & prolific ensemble to write/perform/direct in their open-run of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind (now in its 3rd year), an ever-changing attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes that the NY Times calls "an entire fringe festival in one show." This is a unique and demanding show, requiring a long-term commitment. It is strongly suggested that you see Too Much Light before auditioning. Auditions (by appointment only) on 10/14, 16, & 17. Callbacks will be held on 10/21 & 22. They are particularly interested in women, people of color and LGBT performing artists. For more info, go to www.nynf.org/auditions.html. To set up an appointment, email auditions@nynf.org

NEW! IMMEDIATE CASTING FOR MALE, 30
Casting Male, 30, non-union, no pay for play. Seeking: Carl: 30, A cinema usher. A wiseguy dripping with sarcasm, he is at the end of his rope, with this job, with his life. Very short fuse but trying to maintain - he can’t though he is harmless in his state of near insanity. A little seedy, not the brightest candle in the box, but with a bravado that could be genuine. Drop off P&Rs to Thirteenth Street Theater immediately @ 50 West 13st.  NYC 10011. [9-16]

NEW! SEEKING EASTERN EUROPEAN MALE/FEMALE 35-45
Casting M/F, 35-45, E. European, non-union, no pay for Vaclav Havel's delightful "The Increased Difficulty of Conentration.” Seeking Mrs. Huml: 35-45, East European (no accent required) lively, intelligent, attractive; Beck: 35-60, Eastern European (no accent required), serious and brooding. Performances: 11/2-26, The Ohio Theatre, as part of Havel Festival. Info:  www.untitledtheater.com/havel/havel-festival.html.  Send H/R to adnaloy@peoplepc.com or Yolanda Hawkins, True Comedy Theater Company, 212 East 13 Street 4W, NYC10003. [9-18]

NEW! LOOKING FOR MULTI ETHNIC CAST 18+!
Casting M/F, 18+, all ethnicities, non-union, some pay for A Midsummer Night's Dream. American Colors is a multiethnic acting series that focuses on one classic playwright a month and actors of various ethnicities perform a work by that playwright.
The next show will be 12/9, 4pm & 8pm at The Rock Theatre. Each actor is responsible for selling 4 tickets to the show. As an additional incentive, you will get $5 for each guest that you bring to the show. Auditions: 9/30, 6PM-9PM in midtown. Prepare a 1 min. comedic Shakespeare monologue prepared. Experience with verse is helpful but not necessary. Email your H/R ASAP to theater@eyeblinkentertainment.com.Visit www.eyeblinkentertainment.com  [9-17]

NEW! EQUITY SHOW NEEDS ACTOR 40-50
Casting Male, 40-50, union/non-union, pay for The Dew Point. Centenary Stage Company Equity contract: Spt Tier 4, $268/week minimum. Rehearsal process will include developmental work with the playwright.1st rehearsal on/about 10/16; Runs:11/3-19. Seeking: Jack: 40-50, artist who designs furniture; a charming rogue with a ambiguous moral compass. Should exude a visceral heat with an urban artists sensibility. Send H/R-'Attn: Dew Point, Centenary College 400 Jefferson Street Hackettstown, NJ 07840. Web: http://www.centenarystageco.org
 
NEW! OPEN AUDITION FOR HENRY 4
Casting M/F, all ages, types, non-union, no pay for the Instant Shakespeare reading of Henry 4 Part 2 for 9/30, 1pm at the Jeff. Mkt. Library. Send H/R to:  thomas.cox@bt.com [9-16]

NEW! IMPROV ACTORS FOR PILOT
Casting M/F, all ages, non-union, pay for UnWritten Law, a soft-scripted/Improv reality TV pilot. The series will be a mixture of Who's Line is it Anyway, The Daily Show (interviews) and Trigger Happy TV. The pilot focuses around all of the antiquated laws that are still on the law books in small towns and large cities all over the U.S. We're looking for brave, inventive and energetic people for our troop of smart asses to wreak havoc on the world! Seeking: 2 Hosts: male or female, 25-60, with hosting experience, LEGAL background a huge plus! 4 Actors and comedians, 18-99, trained in the art of Improv. Email: Chad@Belowtheradar.com [9-16]

NEW! OPEN CASTING FOR ABSINTHE-MINDED THEATRE COMPANY
Casting all types, ages, non-union, no pay for The Absinthe-Minded Theatre Company, an Off-Off Broadway company that does neglected but worthy (and edgy) British & American plays from the late 20th century. To find out about our company as well as past and upcoming productions, check out our Website at Myspace.com/absmind. Mail H/R to: Ralph Scarpato, Producing Artistic Director, The Absinthe-Minded Theatre Company, 1484 Stadium Ave. Bronx, NY 10465. [9-16]

NEW! THEATREWORKS CASTING FOR HENRY & MUDGE
Casting M/F, 20s-40s, non-union, pay for Henry & Mudge. Seeking: Mom: 30s-40s, Strong, pingy pop belt to a C. has a very clear view of the world, practical and kind. Grounded and realistic; Dad: 30s-40s, Strong, pingy pop belt to a G. has a similar exuberance to Henry, sees the world with a twinkle in his eye, history buff, Grounded and realistic; Annie: 20s to play a girl about 6, short & petite, Mix/belt to an E, very high-energy and easily distracted, very smart but often unfocused. She likes frilly things and does not like dog slobber very much; Henry: 20s to play a boy about 10, must be on the smaller side, Bari-tenor. Energetic & sweet. Equity TYA Tier 1 Contract: $430 Weekly. All Actors Are Signed On As Actor/ASMs, Lucille Lortel Theatre. Rehearsal: 11/20-12/12; Performs: 12/13-1/19. Submit H/R to: Robin D. Carus, Theatreworks/Usa, 151 W. 26th St. 7th Fl., NYC 10001 [9-16]

NEW! MULTI ETHNIC CAST FOR KIDS MUSICAL
Casting M/F, 18+, all ethnicities, Jamaicans, non-union, pay for Shelter In Our Car. Tya Contract: $403/Week/Staged Reading Contract: $100. Performers will be contracted for BOTH contracts. Please don’t submit unless available for: Equity Staged Reading: 10/9-13, Full TYA production contract: 1st rehearsal: ½; Runs 1/15-2/13. Plays four large venues, including Symphony Space. ($403/week minimum).Seeking: Zettie: 12-15, must read this age, Jamaican (accent required), joyous, sprightly, lives in her car with her mother, an incredible spirit yearning for a better life, Soprano Belt, Low A flat to F; Mama: 30's, Zettie's mother, Jamaican (accent required), a smart woman, strong spirit, warm, proud, Alto, Low A to C; Officer Donnelly/Landlady/Social Worker: 40's, Caucasian, Contralto, Low G flat to B flat, New York accent a plus, sense of humor, a no nonsense type with a kind spirit; Papa/Mr. Williams: 40's, Baritenor, E flat to E, Jamaican (accent required), a rather large and cheerful man, booming laughter, a strong presence that is extremely loveable, jolly santa claus type; Ricardo/Policeman/Others: Late teens/Early 20's, MUST read late teens, Latino, Tenor, Low G flat to B flat, old before his time, knows the streets, a bit of a jokester, a big brother to Zettie; Alex/Policeman/Others: Late teens/Early 20's, MUST read late teens, African American or Asian, Baritone, B flat to D, the bully, big for his age, a menacing presence that defies authority; Rough Boy/Policeman/Bag Lady: Late teens/Early 20's, MUST read late teens, all ethnicities, Baritone, B flat to D, a presence, knows the streets, a punk who has had a rough life. Submit H/R to: Making Books Sing, Att: Brad Malow, 340 East 46 St., NYC 10017 [9-16]

NEW! RIANT THEATRE AUDITIONS
OpenCasting M/F, all ages, types, non-union, pay for The Game, an improv show. Auditions: 9/25-26, 5- 8pm at The Riant Theatre, 419 Lafayette St, 2nd Floor, between Astor Place & East 4th Street.  Performances begin in October in a theatre and will also be on RTV www.therianttheatre.com/video. Bring picture & resume and prepare a 1 minute monologue.  [9-16]

NEW! RIANT THEATRE WORKSHOPS
Casting M/F, all ages, types, non-union, no pay for The Core Project at the Riant Theatre. Seeking talented writers, directors and actors for an intensive ongoing workshop. Artists will collaborate on the creation and development of vibrant new works for the stage. Writers should submit a one act play, a scene from a full length or a sample of narrative work that they are interested in developing for the stage, no synopsis please. Directors should submit a resume and letter of interest or intent. The Riant is a multicultural theatre. Material should be mailed to: Riant Theatre, P.O. Box 1902, NY, NY 10013.  Please include a S.A.S.E. for the return of materials.  Actors call for an audition 646.623.3488. [9-16]

NEW! CASTING MALE FOR DON NIGRO PLAY
Non-Union, casting Male, 20s-30s, no pay for Seascape with Sharks and Dancer, by Don Nigro. Seeking: Ben: 20's- 30's, nice guy, best friend type, any ethnicity. Runs three weeks in December at Where Eagles Dare Theater, NYC. Rehearsals begin mid October. Please submit via email to jsandella1@aol.comor hard copy to: Kellie Fernald/Director, 28-53 42nd St., Astoria, NY 11103. [9-7]

And in case you missed the last issue, there may be some auditions still worth pursuing at www.truonline.org/AUpdate0912.htm
including the following (plus more)


NEW! PERFORMERS WHO CAN SING IN PAKISTANI AND GREEK
Non-Union, casting M/F, no pay for gala fundraiser for Genesis Repertory – a non-profit arts & education organization on 10/7. A major section of the program involves international singers. [9-7]

WOMEN'S THEATRE CO, NJ LOOKING FOR M/F OF COLO


Union/Non-Union, casting Woman, Af. American, 30s, pay for Leader of the Pack: The Songs of Ellie Greenwich. [9-9]

 

TV/FILM

Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
- Rita Mae Brown

NEW! CASTING: ARAB ACTOR, MALE 45-55
Casting Male Arab actor, 45-55, non-union, no pay to play a caring dad trying to keep his Palestinian family together in the States. The movie shoots in October, NON-UNION only, but the day rate is good. Please contact Michael Eldridge at Barataria Productions: michael_eldridge@ hotmail.com [9-21]

NEW! CASTING YOUNG TEEN INDY FILM
Casting boys and girls, all ethnicities, 10-18, non-union, pay for Troop Zero "The Troop that could.” A family comedy based on the true story of an inner city Scout troop. Shooting October/February/April, most shooting on weekends some weekday evenings. Some rehearsals and Improv sessions required. Seeking: Juan Carlos Castalam: 14-16 Sharp looking, neat, a gung-ho super scout, athletic. Must show a wide range of emotions; Farid Islam and Jamal Fooks: 14-16, Islamic descent, always bickering over the silliest of things; Billy B. Pedro: 14-16, blond haired Puerto Rican Tall lean laid back. Plays Frisbee very well; Richard and Robert Cadet:15-16. Tall lean frail looking nerdish athletic African American cousins more like brothers, Knowledge of martial arts helpful; Sammy Kookolouwsko: 12-14, Polish, Very short for his age with a chip on his shoulder. Talks like a hyper James Cagney or Edward G Robinson. A short unpredictable fuse; Mario Hepothers: 16, Average height, smooth good looking ladies man. Sly, sneaky a real weasel; Kareat Gin: 11-12, Asian small in stature. Big smile (Think a silent Marvin the Martian from Looney Tunes) His family is right off the boat; Bacon: 12/13, Average height clumsy Illegal alien speaks little or English. Thick accent required; Sam and Dave: Two child prodigies super intelligent, little Mr. Spocks; Samuel J Jackson Louie: 10 -11 Chinese, is simple minded. Innocent and very gullible always frustrated; Dave Lolowshpoop: 10-11, in poor health and hypochondriac; Bobby Orwell: 11, A 6 year old trapped in a 11yo body, Accident prone knucklehead; Big D: 10, body of a 14yo, with the mind of an 8yo, doesn't know his own strength. Because of his size he is expected to be more mature than he is, cries a lot; Charlene (Charlie): 8-13, Fussy girlie brat. Is always dragged on the trips by her Mom, who is an assistant scout leader. Skills wise she is as good as any boy. Auditions 9/24, in Flushing Queens 9am-1pm & 3-7pm. Send H/R to: WurkshopArts@aol.com. Put Troop That Could in subject line. [9-16]

NEW! CASTING FOR THE MOVIE THE WEEDTRIX.
Casting M/F, Af. Amer & White, 18-45, non-union, no pay for The Weedtrix. Takes place 2007 Harlem during the height of the Harlem tough Drug Wars. Actors must have a hold on serious street lingo. Not looking for ghetto fabulous acting but serious actors who will bring strong acting chops with a somewhat comical flair to a piece that is heavy on drama. Seeking: Bash-African-American, 18-25, good looks and a very street wise approach. Will have to do some nudity; Mustafa: African-American, 25-35, must be over 6ft and speaks extremely well proper English. Quotes poets ALA Shakespeare or Plato, has a serious love for finer things in life and is a straight up Weed head; Heaven: African-American, Female, 20-25, Street smart, attractive. Slim to sexy full figured; Linden: White male, 44-55 serious weed head, very comical and a white hippie lost in Harlem.Linden got off the train at 125th street in the 70's and never went back downtown. Lenox:20-30, African-American, extremely sexy and trying to find him self, has an extreme dark side, Sadist; Agent Smith: White Male 35-39, Crooked FBI agent helped put crack in the Black Community, evil, mean and a racist. Young actors 18-32,who will play local basketball and rappers in certain scenes and also will run with the cast and crew as extras. Send H/R to: YoumanWilderSing@aol.com. [9-16]

NEW! ADVANCED NYU THESIS FILM
Casting M/F, all ages, SAG and Non-SAG, no pay for Always Picture Day. A dramatic, comedic short with taste and subtlety. Seeking: Peter Wilmont: 25-35, Caucasian, thin, attractive, slightly effeminate NOT overtly. a gay man living in a rural community; Rosie Goodman: 18-22, Caucasian, Pretty in a simple way. She has edge, though, someone you could see getting into a fight; Mr. Holloway: 40-60,any Ethnicity, traditional guy, educated but simple; Aaron: 8-12, Caucasian, middle school student; Bethany: 8-12,  Causcasian, middle school student. Submit to: Nikki Ramey, 351 W. 48th St. Apt 1B
NYC 10036.
[9-16]

NEW! B&W INDY FEATURE
Casting Female, 35-40, Caucasian, non-union, no pay for Eight Stones. One day in the life of a well-to-do former New York architect . Seeking: Female: 35-40, Caucasian, Wealthy, Trendy Upper East Sider, spoiled, beautiful with lots of attitude. Must Be World-Weary and very experienced in life and should be able to express this. Email: liber8films@gmail.com [9-16]

NEW!  SAG SHORT FILM AGREEMENT
Casting 2 men, 20s-30s, non-union, no pay for The Heart of the Matter. Long term partners Jamie Davidson and Steven Carlyle meet several weeks after their break-up to finalize the division of assets. Seeking: Steven Carlyle: 30s, arrogant, self absorbed entertainment industry executive. Jason Prescott: 20s, Consummate boy toy. Will be shirtless (jeans only) for one of two scenes. Please send H/R by 9/24 to: casting@resolveproductions.com [9-16]

NEW!  CCNY THESIS FILM SHOOTING ON LI
Casting Men, Af. Amer, White, Middle Eastern, 30s-40s, union & non-union, no pay for It Rises from the East. A highly character driven piece about race issues in America with religious undertones. Seeking: Andrew: 31-40, African American Gas station manager, short tempered, very organized, tall, powerful voice; Raza: 41-50, Middle Eastern, calm & religious Persian immigrant; Chris: 31-40, White, desperately looking for a job, tall, thin, bitter. Send H/R to sunrisefilm2007@yahoo.com [9-16]

NEW! CAN YOU PLAY A HS STUDENT??
Casting Women, 18-20, all ethnicities, non-union, pay for Cut. 4 Female Staten Island High School Seniors decide they need their own vacation day and decide to "cut" and take the ferry to Manhattan. Seeking: 4 Females, can pass for HS Seniors. $50 per day plus expenses. Shooting October. Email: cut.filmcasting@gmail.com. [9-16]

NEW! CASTING FOR SHORT FILM IN NYC
Casting M/F, 20s-50s, all ethnicities, non-union, no pay for Pink Glasses. A fantasy/dramedy that describes the changes of the relationship between the protagonist who is wearing the pink glasses and his girlfriend. Shooting Date: Early November. Audition: 9/28, 5pm-8pm, at the City College of New York Campus (West Harlem), Shepard Hall. Seeking: Matthew: Caucasian, 25-35, young artist who likes contemporary arts, works for the famous artist as his assistant. kind, cheerful; Gwen: Caucasian, 20-30, works 9-5 job, gentle manner; Joe: Caucasian, 25-35, works for the same art studio as Matthew, friendly, clumsy a bit; Dr.Love: 40s-50s, the inventor of the pink glasses, looks like an old hippie with his shoulder-length salt and pepper hair and animated eyes. Please email your H/R to Haruko Kawana: ninadelaprimavera@yahoo.co.jp [9-16]

NEW! CASTING BRITISH ACTOR, 30S
Casting Male, British or with accent, 30s, non-union, no pay for Bloggers. Seeking: Young Hugh Grant or Hugh Laurie: 30s, British actor or American actor with excellent British accent, sexy, funny, intelligent, dry humor, upscale. Email: the-actors-market@earthlink.net[9-16]

NEW! CASTING HOST FOR NEW HGTV DESIGN SERIES
Casting M/F, 20-35, non actor, non-union, pay for Nancy Glass Production’s new series. Talent must be a genuine Designer or Carpenter. Besides looking good on camera the talent is hard at work behind the scenes creating designs, sourcing product and putting on the finishing touches to our makeovers. Seeking: Host: Male or Female, 20-35, Kitchen Designer, Dynamic Personality, Previous TV experience not essential, Must have Design Experience, Must be willing to relocate to the Philadelphia-New York area for a 10 month period. Submit H/R to: Nancy Glass Productions: ATTN: Michelle Knoller-Dell, 345 Montgomery Ave., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 [9-18]

NEW! LOOKING FOR FUNNIEST HOLIDAY HOME VIDEOS
Funniest Holiday Home Videos! Have you or any one in your family ever gotten tangled in the tinsel when you're trimming the tree? Has the 8th night of Chanukah spun out of control faster than a runaway dreidel. Nancy Glass Productions is offering you the chance to share the fun, the hilarity with the world. Looking specifically for videos that deal with the home, home décor, and home design at the holidays. Will Pay For Videos If Selected For Show. Will Return All Tapes. Send copies of your funniest Christmas home videos to:Kelsey Richards, Nancy Glass Productions, 345 Montgomery Ave., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 Or send digital video clips: kelsey@nancyglassproductions.com. [9-17]


And in case you missed the last issue, there may be some auditions still worth pursuing at www.truonline.org/AUpdate0912.htm
including the following (plus much more):

WESLEYAN SENIOR THESIS FILM AUDITION!
Union/Non-Union. The film is a black comedy thriller that takes place in an art gallery.
General Casting Call: Please bring any type of monologue to perform at the audition. Sunday 9/24 - 2pm-6pm.

VIDEO GAME PLAYERS
Non-Union, casting M/F, all ages, types, no pay for Call of Duty 3. Seeking anyone who plays video games. They do not have to be an actor! Contact: Kathleen Newlove at knewlove@gmail.com


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Just Dancers
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
- Albert Camus

NEW! MALE OR FEMALE TAP DANCERS
Casting M/F, 20s, All-American/classic looking, non-union, no pay for a 10/7 for a tap dance piece. Contact: Jillian Harrison at jillian.harrison@gmail.com [9-16]

NEW! CAUCASIAN FEMALE DANCERS
Casting Caucasian Female Dancers, non-union, no pay for An Evening With Family, A one- act by Vaclav Havel. At the Brick Theatre as part of Untitled Theater Company's Havel Festival. Performance: 10/27-29, 11/1,3, 4,11,18, 26.

 http://www.bricktheater.com/Home.html ; http://www.untitledtheater.com/havel/havel-festival.html for more info. on The Havel Festival. Please Submit Headshot and resume via e-mail to FHBproductions@aol.com. [9-15]

But, in case you missed the last issue, there may be some auditions still worth pursuing at www.truonline.org/AUpdate0912.htm
including the following (plus much more):

Non-Union, casting M/F, 20s-30s, pay for A Christmas Carol. Auditions; 10/6. Sign Up begins 9am, be warmed up and ready to dance @ 10:00am. Be prepared to stay the entire day. Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. (between 6th & 7th Ave), in Studio 607.

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MODELS/PROMO

To fly, we have to have resistance.
- Maya Lin

NEW! AFFINITY MODELS HAS MODEL JOBS ALL OVER EAST COAST
Seeking Female Models, 15-30, all ethnicities, 5’8”+ for hair shows. NYC: Seeking: 2 Females, 18-30, 5’8”+, all ethnicities, on-stage demo's Cut&Color; 3 female Runway models (No cut & color.) Model Casting: 10/7; 11am, Models must be available to stay for immediate prep; Show Day: 10/8, 9am-10:30pm. Pay: Professional/Runway: $300; Cut & Color Demo's: $400; You must send your height, dress size, dates you can work. You must ALSO include jpg pictures and attachments or embedded in the email. Resume must be text only inside the actual email, not attachment. Please send jpg pictures to info@affinitytalent.com and title the email "NY NEW YORK FEMALE HAIR MODEL" (your name) (your city) Be sure to tell us all measurements and height/full body pix! Please indicate your distance in MILES, not MINUTES to the city you are interested in. You must be within 100 miles of the job! You must tell us how old your pics are! Please be sure to include your full name, phones, address; PHILADELPHIA: Seeking: 8-10 Female models, ethnicities and hair, types, 18-32, 5'4" and up, sizes 0-6, who would like to receive Cut&Color. Models must have hair that is at least 4 inches and longer. NO weaves or extensions added. Model Casting: 9/22, 6pm. Prep/Rehearsal: 9/23 Show Date: 9/24. $200.00 flat per model. You must send your height, dress size, dates you can work.You must send your height, dress size, dates you can work. You must ALSO include jpg pictures and attachments or embedded in the email. Resume must be text only inside the actual email, not attachment. Please send jpg pictures to info@affinitytalent.com and title the email "PHILADELPHIA, PA HAIR MODEL" (your name) (your city). Be sure to tell us all measurements and height/full body pix! Please indicate your distance in MILES, not MINUTES to the city you are interested in. You must be within 100 miles of the job! You must tell us how old your pics are! Please be sure to include your full name, phones, address. NATIONAL: Promotional Staff for a mobile marketing tour this fall throughout the US. Seeking: 10-20 female staffers, 18-30. Locations vary by city but primarily at sporting events (including motorsports), festivals, concerts, bars etc. The staff will be interacting with consumers by conducting surveys via a hand held computer and handing out giveaways. EASTERN USA: Reading, PA, Loudon, NH, Dover, DE, Boston, MA. Must include jpg pictures and attachments or embedded in the email. Resume must be TEXT ONLY and INSIDE the actual email. Please send jpg pictures to info@affinitytalent.com and title the email"RACEWAY FEMALE PROMO MODEL" (your name) (your city/state/phones) Tell us all measurements and height/full body pix! Please indicate your distance in MILES, not MINUTES to the city you areinterested in. You must be within 100 miles of the job! You must tell us how old your pics are! Please be sure to include your full name, phones, address! [9-15]

In case you missed the last issue, there may be some auditions still worth pursuing at www.truonline.org/AUpdate0912.htm

The Model Connection,Inc. is having an e-mail Open Call in the month of September. Men 9/13 & 9/25. Women 9/30.
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REACHING OUT

There is no security on this Earth, only opportunities.
- Douglas MacArthur

NEW! SERIES PILOT FOR DISCOVER CHANNEL INT’L!
Casting two shoots for Extreme Encounters, mostly males and one female, produced by Pip Gilmour Productions. SHOOT #1 - LIGHTNING ~ 2 days on/around 10/3. No pay. [LARRY] Male. Mid 50s. Larry recently received the "Sales Manager of the Year" award because he can make technology sound exciting to a room full of stay-at-home moms. PRINCIPAL. [BOB] Male. Late 50s. Longtime friend of Larry's. SUPPORTING. [FELDMAN] Male. Early 50s. Feldman joined the company a few years back, but immediately became one of the boys. SUPPORTING. SHOOT #2 - DROWNING ~ 2 days on/around 10/12. 2 characters. Low pay (email to discuss). [TOMMY] Male. Early 20s. Athletic. Swimmer. [FLORA] Female. Early 20s. Athletic. Swimmer. Tommy and Flora have been together for six years. They decide to go for a day hike. Sweaty from the trek, they strip down and plunge into a lake. The fun and games suddenly stop as their perfect world starts to sink. Contact: Jake Klim - jklim007@yahoo.com [Note: I don't know where this is; best to email and just ask.]

NEW! ACTRESSES OF ALL SHADES AND COLOR, IN DC!
Seeking African American actresses, (of all shades and colors), for independent film, The Tea Party. Shooting will take place in Washington, DC tentatively in mid-late October. Compensation will be meals, and credit will be provided in the film credits. The film, through the relationship of an aunt and niece, explore the issue of color complexes within the African American Community. ROLES: Aunt – mid forties, trying to guide her niece through her college choices. Niece – 17, college bound, yet confused about which college to attend. Niece (younger) - 5 years old. Plus Aunt's girlfriends and their daughters. Auditions will be held at Howard University's John H. Johnson School of Communications at 525 Bryant Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059 (Room 211). Friday 9/29, 2006, 2:30-7:30pm. Please respond with headshot and resume to atteyproductions@yahoo.com. Please be prepared to present a dramatic monologue (not to exceed two minutes), and to complete a cold read. Include role you wish to audition for and an ideal audition time. Note: Enter from side door of the building on the side closest to WHUR. Take the stairs or elevator to Room 211.

NEW! NEED RUNNERS FOR PRINT CAMPAIGN, MD/DC AREA!
Carlyn Davis Casting is currently casting a National Print Campaign for New Balance: one male and one female, any race, ages 30-50.
The runners that are chosen for this campaign will be featured in National running magazines and will be given lots of sports wear and $1000 for the day of the shoot. The shoot will be local between 10/4-7. We are looking for REAL, hard core runners. Great physique. We will need to know how often and much you run a week, how many marathons you have been in, etc. We are looking for interesting types. The woman MUST wear a size 7 shoe and the men MUST wear a size 9.5. If you or anyone you know is interested in such National attention, email intern@carlyndaviscasting.com  before Monday 9/25.

NEW! ITALIAN-TYPE ACTORS/ACTRESSES FOR PHILLY WEDDING!
The Philadelphia production of "Tony N' Tina's Wedding" is looking for Italian-type paid actors/actresses for the 2006 performance season. Auditions will be held this coming Saturday 9/23 at 4:30pm on the Spirit of Philadelphia. Please come prepared to do comedy improve sketches. Visit tonyandtina.com for more information about the show.

NEW! AUDITIONS FOR STAGED READING IN PHILLY!
University City Arts League is holding auditions for Flesh and Blood a screenplay by Bernard M. Cox. Maggie O'Dwyer, a police detective in a small college town, is investigating a string of serial murders when her estranged son comes to live with her. Will another case get in the way or will Maggie overcome the demons of her past and present and mend family bonds? Auditions will be held 9/23 from 3-6pm and 9/24 from 1-3pm at the University City Arts League 4226 Spruce Street. There is no monetary compensation available for participating. Looking for 1 Woman in her forties 2 Women in thirties 3 women in twenties 1 Man 18 to early 20s 1 Man in 20s 4 Men in 40s 1 Man in 30s 1 Asian Male 40-50 For more info email staged_readings_ucal@yahoo.com 

NEW! ACTORS/ACTRESSES FOR EDUCATIONAL THEATER PIECE!
Holcomb Prevention & Education Services in Media casting for Speak For Yourself, an educational theatre piece focused on youth tobacco prevention. There will be approximately 20 performances that will take place during the school day, and stipends are available for all roles. Auditions will be held Wednesday 9/27 from 3pm-5pm and Thursday 9/28 from 3pm-5pm, or by appointment, at 'Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems,' 126 E. Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063. Please bring a headshot/resume. 1-2 minute prepared monologues are welcome and encouraged, but there will also be cold-readings and some improvisation involved in the audition. For additional information, and to set up an audition time, please contact artistic director, Rachel Beth Wolf at rachel@holcombprevention.org or 484.444.0412.

NEW! CRUISE SINGER/DANCER WITH SPIRIT!
Spirit of Philadelphia will be holding auditions on 10/2 from 5PM-8PM on the boat located at Columbus Bvd. and Lombard Circle on Penn's Landing. Seeking singers who move well for their holiday show with possible extension of employment through April, 2007. Please prepare two contrasting pieces and bring CD accompaniment. If asked to dance, callbacks will immediately follow auditions. Please have appropriate clothes and shoes.

NEW! FEMALE BASKETBALL PLAYERS FOR FILM!
Heery Casting is having open tryouts in Malvern PA for leading roles as female basketball players in the feature film, Our Lady of Victory.
Inspired by the true story of Immaculata's 1972 national championship team. The story was developed by Tim Chambers and Anthony Gargano. It is being directed by Tim Chambers, and is being produced by Pat Croce, John Rizzo and Whitney Springer. Shooting is expected to begin in November 2006. The producers are looking for women, age 18-25, MUST have experience playing either high school or college basketball. Acting experience is preferred but not required. If cast, this will be a SAG full budget contract. Please bring a snapshot of yourself and be dressed ready to play basketball. Tryouts will be at Immaculata University, Alumnae Hall, on King Road in Malvern, PA on Sunday 9/24 12 noon to 3 PM. For more information, please go to: www.heerycasting.com Please NO Phone calls to Immaculata University!

NEW! THE KING AND I IN PHILLY!
Auditions for The King and I will be held at Plays and Player Theater on 9/24-25 with callbacks 9/27.
All roles are open - no pay. Ethnic diversity encouraged, especially Asian/Pacific Islander. Performance Dates: Dec 1 - 16, 2006. CHILD AUDITIONS: Sunday 9/24 from 1pm to 4pm. Need children between the ages of 7 and 14 yrs old. ADULT AUDITIONS: Sunday and Monday, 9/24-25 at 7pm. CALL BACKS - Wednesday, Sept 27, 2006 at 7pm. All children and adults must come prepared to sing 16 measures of a Rodgers and Hammerstein song or a musical theater song of the same genre. Also come prepared to dance. For more information, contact Lance Moore, Director at Lmooreusa@hotmail.com or call 215.837.2416. www.playsandplayers.org

NEW! CAMDEN CHRISTMAS CAROL!
Rutgers Camden Center for the Arts 3rd and Pearl Sts., next to the Ben Franklin Bridge Camden, NJ www.ruarts.org Open auditions for A Camden Christmas Carol will be held at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts. We are looking for actors (non union) men and women ranging in age from 12 to 70. The story is set in modern day Camden and most of the parts call for actors of African American and Hispanic heritage. Prepared pieces are welcome. Material will be available to read. Please bring a picture and resume with you. For further information, or to schedule an appointment call Stefan at: 856.979.9624 or e-mail stefanar@camden.rutgers.edu [Kill 10/31]

NEW! ACTOR/ACTRESS CHILDREN/ADULT
Director Sam Barrett is looking for 4m / 6f / 8 boys / 9 girls for Marple Newtown Players’ production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Show runs 2 weekends 12/1-10. Audition held at the Gauntlett Community Center Theater Sunday 10/1 & Monday 10/2 7:00 pm. Males age - 25- 45; Females age 25-4;5 Children age 6-16. For more information email mnplayers1@yahoo.com or call 610.353.9181.

NEW! ACTORS FOR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM IN GERMANTOWN!
Build A Bridge International seeks actors for "Money News Network", a program teaching financial management through drama to people in shelters and transitional homes. Performances will be Monday evenings 10/23-11/20. Stipend available. All ethnicities welcome, but especially interested in African Americans. Auditions will be Monday 9/25 6:30-8:30 at Build a Bridge, 205 W.Tulpehocken Street, Germantown, Phil PA 19144. Prepared pieces are welcome or you may read from sides provided. Questions? email Janet at matt_martha@comcast.net or call 610.513.9033.

NEW! NON-UNION CHRISTMAS CAROL, HEDGEROW PA!
Auditions for adult roles in A Christmas Carol will be held on Sunday 10/1
at Hedgerow Theatre beginning at 7:00 PM. Rehearsals will begin mid-October. The show runs 12/1 through 12/30. Please call 610.565.4211 for more information and to schedule an appointment.

And in case you missed the last issue, check out
www.truonline.org/AUpdate0912.htm for the following:

EDUCATIONAL TOUR FOR GEORGE STREET!
George Street Playhouse, 45 minutes from NYC, seeks 1 man any ethnicity and 1 African American Woman for Non-equity regional Educational Touring Company. Actors must play teen to early twenties.

OPEN SEASON AUDITIONS IN PA!
Theater of the Seventh Sister in Millersville PA will be holding open auditions for its 18th Season on Tuesday 9/26 and Wednesday 9/27 from 6-9 p.m. at Millersville University's Dutcher Hall, Millersville, PA.

HOUSE OF FALLEN, THRILLER IN VA!
Union/Non-Union. A feature length dark thriller. Loosely based on the Book of Enoch. Shoots in Oct. in Virginia.

NEW! NON-UNION CHRISTIAN DRAMA, PHILLY!
Next Level Entertainment Group is seeking non-union talent for "Look Out Below", a Christian Drama. Auditions will be held Saturdays [9-10]

HATG Theater Company in Philly region is looking for Non-union male actors for their upcoming benefit staged reading of Streamers by David Rabe.

Arden Theatre Company (LORT D) is accepting submissions (union and non-union) for Caroline, or Change (dir. Terrence J. Nolen, 1st Reh. 2/6/07, opens 3/14/07, closes 4/8/07).

2 MALE ACTORS NEEDED IN  ALLENTOWN!
Non-union. The Omicron Theatre Project, in conjunction with the Theatre Outlet in Allentown, PA will present Shakespeare's R & J by Joe Calarco in November, 2006.

MYSTERY DINNER THEATER IN PHILLY!
Production Management Services seeks various non-union African American and Caucasian actors. African-American male and an African American female  should be able to play someone in their 20's - 30's.

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Workshops/Classes

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties
- Erich Fromm

MONOLOGUE WORKSHOP IN BKLYN
New classes meeting on Saturday afternoon every other week 9/2, 9/16, 9/30
, etc,
2pm-5pm at Triskelion Arts, 118 N, 11th Street, 3rd fl, Brooklyn, NY, First stop (Bedford Ave) in Williamsburg on the L train, The Monologue Workshop is $15 per student, please contact me: Rob Cardazone, Producing Artistic Director / Playwright / Director, Two Cups and a String Theatre, Inc, 646.352.3332, Info: twocupsandastring@hotmail.com [8-27]

ADVANCED ACTING WORKSHOP
Slava Stepnov, Artistic Director of Steps Theatre, is a graduate of the Russian Academy of the Dramatic Arts (GITIS),
and has been working for the theatre for over 25 years as the director, actor and playwright.
His directing credits include works of Chekhov, Shakespeare, Pirandello, Byron, Albee and others. He has worked in theatres in Russia, Georgia, Peru, the United States. Slava Stepnov came to the United State as a guest teacher and director at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY. In 1997 he moved to New York and founded a multicultural production company "Steps".Slava will be holding advanced acting workshops based on the Stanislavski system, using scenes from Chekov’s plays, from September 20th to October 12th at Wednesdays, Thursdays, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM at The Philip ColtoffCenter, 219 Sullivan Street, New York, NY 10012. Price: $30.00 per session.  Students with various cultural backgrounds are welcome! Number of participants is limited.  Please, send your resume to steps_theatre@yahoo.com.  For more information visit our website - www.stepstheatre.com or call 212-841-5454.  There is also possible participation in “Steps” productions.

STUDY MEISNER IN MIDTOWN (SAVINGS FOR TRU)
Be truth and fullness in your work... come study at The Matthew Corozine Studio Theatre
;
now in our new home -- a 40 seat theatre in heart of times square. Ongoing classes rooted in the Meisner Technique...experience "the reality of doing" and finding the truth in your work. TRU members get a discount for the first month of classes! Call Matt for discount details: 212.592.4138 or visit www.matthewcorozinestudio.com to set up an interview today.

ACTING COACH, TRU DISCOUNT!

Jill Dalton is a professional actor/writer with over 20 years experience.
Including parts on Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Saturday Night Live, All My Children, As the World Turns to name a few as well as regional theatre parts and recently returned from a successful run of her solo play, My Life in the Trenches at the Kitchen Theatre. I have a large apartment on the upper west side which is perfect for coaching. My fee is $50 per hour but for TRU only $40. Call 212.721.2866 or email me @ JuliaDalton@verizon.net. [7-22]

PRIVATE ONE HOUR COACHING SESSIONS
Special 10% discount for all TRU members. Great way to keep sharp over the busy summer months! Study with Roger Hendricks Simon, Director and Coach for: John Lithgow, John Travolta, James Earl Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, James Woods, Yale Repertory, NY Shakespeare Festival, London's Royal Court Theatre. Register now!
And as always, our group professional lab sessions continue with on-camera, scenes, monologues, Shakespeare, and more with actors, singers, writers, directors and producers working together! Please contact ASAP for an audition and interview! RSVP with Roger by calling 212.841.0204 or 917.776.9209. want to know more about him? Visit www.simonstudio.com Or email rhsstudio@hotmail.com

FALL 06 CLASSES WITH THE SPOON, TRU DISCOUNT: 15% OFF
Nicu's Spoon presents Auditioning in New York-How to Get the Work! This four part seminar deals with auditioning for both Stage and Film in New York and is meant for new graduates, those new to NYC, or those tired of not getting cast. 10/7-8 and 10/14-15: Saturdays and Sundays, 4:30-6pm. Part 1: The Audition: Covers Preparation, Presentation and Performance. What should you do, say and wear? What's wrong with that headshot and resume? What gets you noticed and can get you at least a callback? How can you relax and just be yourself - and get the part?  Part 2: Monologues: What works for you and what doesn't? How to find the best monologues for your audition. How to freshen up an old audition piece. How to have a classy audition by tying two monologues together in an audition. Part 3: The Cold Reading: How to learn to be a good cold reader. How to make immediate choices that work in an audition. How to not keep your head in the script during a cold read. How to not panic if you have no time to prep before a cold read. Part 4: Headshots & Resumes: What works and what doesn't? How to make your resume more professional without lying and embellishing it. Does your headshot work for you or against you? This includes a personal analysis of your headshot and resume. Taught by Artistic Director of Nicu's Spoon. $100 (class limited to 10) Oct 2006. TRU DISCOUNT: 15% OFF. To get information and to Pre-Register e-mail  info@spoontheater.org [6-23]

AFFORDABLE ACTING CLASSES
DO NOT LET THEM SEE YOU "ACT"!

Learn from a working Actor ("ED", National Commercials, Dozens of films), Writer & Director (over 28 stage shows & 2 short films). Jagger is also an Independent Casting Director & a Career Consultant (over 6 dozen clients). Class Schedule: Acting For Beginners (4 weeks): Sundays, 12-3pm, 9/10, 17, 24, 10/1 - $115; Comedic Acting (with a show) (5 weeks): Sundays, 3-6pm, 9/10, 17, 24, 10/1, 8 - $155; Commercial Intensive (1 day): Sunday, 1-4, 8/20 - $30; Private Coaching: Individual Student, $30/hr; $50/2hr; Two Students, $50/hr. Website: www.JaggerKayeClass.com; Email: JaggerKayeClass@teacher.com; Location: The Producers Club Theaters - 358 W.44th NYC [7-3]

ACTORS! NEED AN ACTING CLASS
THAT WILL PROPEL YOUR CAREER FORWARD?

New agent-taught series of classes, with $20 off for TRU readers! As an actor, are you frustrated by: Not being able to secure the audition appointments you know should be yours, not getting callbacks when you go to an audition, not feeling truly comfortable with your audition technique, not feeling truly comfortable with "cold reading" auditions, not finding monologues that suit you and your talents well, not finding monologues that are not already "done to death" by other actors, not finding a teacher who is well-versed in ways of helping you to achieve your career goals, not working with a teacher armed with a wealth of information, knowledge and experiences, willing to reinforce his thoughts and ideas with a veritable trove of anecdotal material, much of it gleaned from his own life and the lives of friends and colleagues? Then you are in luck! Lewis R. Chambers (who founded The Bethel Agency nearly 38 years ago and who has represented actors in all major media) plans a series of 3 or 4 classes during the months ahead. Classes are arranged in blocks of four each, meeting on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday evenings, as well as on Saturday mornings from 10 AM to 1 PM. Evening class hours are flexible -- some will begin at 6:00 or 6:30 PM, while others will, in all probability, begin at 7 PM, ending three hours later. Classes are basically scene study, monologues, audition technique, cold readings and, at times, a bit of improv. Informal meetings follow most classes, enabling students to learn more about the business part of their careers. Classes, of four meetings each, are priced at $180, with a non-refundable deposit of $100 to be paid ten days before the start of any skein of classes and the balance to be paid at the first class. For more detailed information, Mr. Chambers is reachable at 212.864.4510 or at either of two Email addresses: chambers_bethel@yahoo.com or BethelAgcy@aol.com

THEATRE & FILM WORKSHOP, TRU-LY DISCOUNTED!
TRU savings of $45! An on camera performance workshop from the award winning SIMON STUDIO training and production center in NYC and Poughkeepsie.
Designed for actors, playwright/screenwriters and directors and producer participants and observers. Group and/or private work with Roger Hendricks Simon (director of James Earl Jones, John Lithgow, Samuel L. Jackson, NY Shakespeare Festival, Yale Rep, London's Royal Court Theatre) and film maker Daniel Simon (NYC Gotham Film Festival director) who demonstrate their unique SIMON STUDIO technique with exercises, monologues and scenes from Shakespeare to contemporary. Theatre and film Industry showcase opportunity with agents, casting directors and producers included. Flexible schedule. Cost: $195. ($150 special for TRU members!) Call 212.841.0204 for information and reservations. www.simonstudio.com

DOWNTOWN CLASSES FORMING FOR PERFORMING!
Come on down to Avenue A (“A” stands for “acting”).
Classes are forming for the fall/winter season in Acting & Technique and Improv. A Playwrights & Directors Unit is in the works for Sunday evenings. Actors are welcome to read in these sessions. Melba LaRose, Artistic Director NY Artists Unlimited at Downeast Arts Center, 206 Avenue A. or further information: 212.242.6036 (office), 212.228.2886 (theatre), NYartunltd@aol.com, www.NYartists.org

ACTING AND SENSORY CLASSES WITH SHEILA GRAY
Basic Sensory Exercise;
Wednesdays 5pm-7pm $130 per month/ $50 per class, “no audits.” Advanced Scene & Monologue: Wednesdays 7pm-10pm, $150 per month/$50 per class and $30 to audit. (If students wish to do a relaxation they are welcome to arrive early and do so in the studio while the other class is in session.) Structured Improvisation: Thursdays 11:00am-2:00 pm, $150 per month/$50 per class and $30 to audit. All classes must be paid in cash upon arrival, please. Receipts are available upon request. Classes are located at: 353 West 39th St., Rm #304, East of 9th Avenue. *For any additional information, please call my office at 212.787.0491 [10-1]

LOOKING TO BOOST YOUR CAREER?
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