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Texas Now Casting: ‘The Crew’ and Other Projects

Four leading roles—a director, an intern, a camerawoman, and an “equipment wrangler”—as well as several day player parts are being cast for this comedy series about an indie film crew doing whatever it takes to stay employed. “The Crew,”...Show More Summary

Keep Your Eyez on Tupac Shakur’s Biopic

Hip-hop fans are hoping “All Eyez on Me,” the upcoming film about rapper Tupac Shakur’s life, will go where the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton” was unable to, and crack the Academy’s nomination committee. (After widespread critical...Show More Summary

Catapult to Host ‘Successful Stage Parenting’ Seminar

Catapult Acting Studios continues to offer Atlanta, Georgia–based actors the information and insight into the entertainment industry they need. On June 25, the studio will host a three-hour seminar titled “The Art of Successful Stage...Show More Summary

Now Casting: ‘Something Rotten!’ and Other Great Gigs!

Now’s your chance to star as one of the lead roles in “Something Rotten!” or travel to Bulgaria for a feature film—all expenses covered! Apply now! “SOMETHING ROTTEN!” SETA TOURIt’s…a…musical. A musical. And nothing’s as amazing as a musical. Show More Summary

Kids Now Casting: Fantasy Feature ‘Land of Nod’

Are you a kid actor looking to go on “a mythical adventure that will change the world”? You’re in luck! Co-operative Studios and casting director Torro Crossley are seeking talent for lead and supporting roles in their new fantasy feature...Show More Summary

Now Casting: Gabourey Sidibe’s ‘The Tale of Four’ and More NYC Gigs

Opportunities for actors based in New York City abound in today’s Backstage casting listings. Get on-camera experience with Gabourey Sidibe, Amazon, a new web series, or in a print modeling gig! “THE TALE OF FOUR”Want to work with Academy...Show More Summary

10 Ways You’re Actually the Next Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep is quoted as saying, “Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.” Do you take a similar approach to your craft? In celebrationShow More Summary

Prelude to Wagner

Photo: Catherine Ashmore for ENO     In the round of summer opera festivals (I am so lucky as to have two world-class local ones, Garsington and Longborough) the first to come up as Garsington’s Rossini, L’italiana in Algeri. It was most notable for its striking sets, by George Souglides. But not entirely in a […]

What’s Happening Here? The Enigmatic Bhupen Khakhar

Bhupen Khakhar: You Can’t Please All Tate Modern until 6 November 2016   Tate Modern is holding the first international retrospective of the interesting Indian artist Bhupen Khakhar (1934-2003). Their publicity says something that is obviously true, that this painter “played a central role in modern Indian art,” but also makes the larger claims that […]

8 Emotions All Actors Feel the Night Before a Big Audition

So you’re booked for an audition and you’re dying to get the role. How exciting! The first hurtle is officially cleared. Now it’s the night before and you’re nervous, excited, restless—you’re feeling all the feels! See any below you recognize? We can relate.... 1. Show More Summary

Where to Take an Affordable Headshot in NYC

The world’s first mobile photography studio is coming to New York City! Founded in Los Angeles in 2014, the Headshot Truck is hitting the road and bound for the East Coast. A fun, affordable alternative to a stationary studio, the Truck...Show More Summary

Oscar Frontrunner ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Debuts Official Trailer

The frenzy of Hollywood’s awards season may be far off, but one thing is certain: Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” can already claim itself a frontrunner. Between the film’s multiple awards at the Sundance Film Festival and itsShow More Summary

Get Cast in 2 New FringeNYC Plays!

Today’s top casting notices could get you cast in two new one-act plays premiering at the New York International Fringe Festival, two short films, and a local commercial! FRINGENYC Two new one-act plays, “Houseless in Hawaii” and “Unsalable...Show More Summary

Kids Now Casting: Atlanta-Based Pilot ‘Ivacain’

Production coordinators Trish Benton, Junior Esu, and Jarvis Stephens of Squall Ridge Media are seeking several teen and adult actors for their new fantasy thriller, “Ivacain.” The series is the story of Marcus Strone and Aaron Wake, two high school students of an elite private school. Show More Summary

28 Emmy-Worthy Performances in Dramas

Dear Emmy nominators: Please consider our wish list of nominees for shows as diverse as “The Leftovers” to “Outlander,” “The Path” to “Underground.” Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Kyle Chandler, “Bloodline” (Netflix)Chandler puts in serious work to undo his first-season image of the “good son” trapped by the sins of his family members. Show More Summary

4 Pieces of Must-Know Casting News

Jessica Chastain is getting ready to strut on down to the Standing Rock Reservation in her new film “Woman Walks Ahead.” The Juilliard alum has been lining her schedule with award-qualifying films for years and this project looks to stay firmly on that track. Show More Summary

Where to Watch B’way’s Finest Honor Orlando Victims

Tony winners, theater makers, and the Great White Way’s newest additions gathered on June 15 to record a special rendition of “What the World Needs Now” to benefit the victims of Orlando’s mass shooting on June 12. To bring the songShow More Summary

Audition for Marvel’s ‘Wolverine’ and More!

Get cast as an extra in a Twentieth Century Fox film or as a lead in short film that has a storyline where “Rocky” meets “Superbad.” Backstage has the auditions you’re looking for, so check them out below! “WOLVERINE 3”Hugh Jackman is...Show More Summary

Atlanta Now Casting: ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ and More Projects

A new feature film shooting in Atlanta from director David M. Rosenthal needs background talent for several scenes June 25, including “blue collar types,” “hip-hop girls,” and “construction workers.” “Jacob’s Ladder,” which stars Michael...Show More Summary

Aaron Paul Recounts Life as a Broke, Struggling Actor

There’s no doubt three-time Emmy winner Aaron Paul is sitting pretty, but he knows the hardships many actors face very personally. While visiting “The Late Show” on Friday, June 17, the actor known for “Breaking Bad,” “BoJack Horseman,”...Show More Summary

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