2017 TRU Audition – Auditors

Actors! Thank you for coming out to the 2017 TRU Audition! We hope you found the event fun and successful. This webpage will be the home for all the information regarding what auditors were at the 2017 TRU Audition Event and when. We are still working on gathering information from the auditors, so the page will be updated as information comes in. We will probably be updating this for the next two weeks, because it is difficult to get current information.

Each day is separated by Industry (casting directors/agents/managers) and companies. Bullet (♦) indicates that the auditors have confirmed their contact and other information.
Please do not contact people/companies without a bullet (♦) next to their name.

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Saturday (listed in alphabetical order by company name, individuals listed in alphabetical order by last name; attended AM and PM sessions, unless otherwise noted) :

INDUSTRY:

AAG Talent
- Representative: Deborah Dotoli
- Mission: Talent Management Company located in New York City representing union and non-union artists in film, television, theater, V/O and commercial on-camera & print.
- Contact Info: aagtalent@aol.com , aagtalent.com

Bob Luke Studios
- Representative:  Melissa Zurasky
- Mission: Casting Consultants and on-set coach for feature-film TV, and Broadway. He has worked in all areas of the industry, including time as a talent manager and in casting.
- Casting Needs: Varied Projects
- Contact Info: BLukeActSt@aol.com, www.boblukestudios.com

Bohemia Group, LLC
- Representative: Naomi Kolstein (AM Only)
- Mission: Represents talent for both musical theatre, theatre, TV, & Film.
- Casting Needs: Actively seeking new talent for representation.
- Contact: naomi@bohemiaent.com

BreakThrough Casting
- Representative: Johanna Tacadena
- Mission: BreakThrough Casting is a full-service casting company with integrity and excellence at its core.  Our success is credited to consistently going above and beyond, nailing the vision while exceeding expectations.  
- Casting Needs: Ongoing film projects.
- Contact: johanna@wearebreakthrough.com, wearebreakthrough.com

♦ Carly J. Bauer Casting
- Representative: Carly J.  Bauer
- Mission: Casting Director and Producer for both musical and non-musical theater.
- Casting Needs: A diverse array of various upcoming projects.
- Contact: CJBProductionsNYC@gmail.com

Emerging Talent, LLC
- Representative: Albert Bramante
- Mission: Licensed and franchised agent. Full Service Talent Agency representing actors for specializing in Film, TV, theater, commercial, print, voice overs, writers.
- Contact Info: albert@emergingtalentllc.com , http://www.emergingtalentllc.com/

Empire Casting
- Representative: Jake Krickhan
- Mission: Empire Casting is a full service casting company with offices in NYC, LA, and Chicago. We work on projects of all types and sizes and cast a wide range of roles.
- Casting: Ongoing casting and building actor database.
- Contact: jkrickhan@empirecastingcompany.com

Helene Galek Casting
- Representative: Helene Galek (PM Only)
- Mission: Freelance casting director - has cast short and full length indie films, one act and full length plays, live shows, web series.
- Casting Needs: Casting indie feature film this summer and acquiring more actors over 45 as well as ethnic actors.
- Contact Info: helenegalekcasting@gmail.com

Scott Powers Studios
- Representative: Scott Powers
- Mission:  Casts for film. TV, industrials, commercials and commercial print. All types, ages, ethnicities. Union and non-union. SAG-AFTRA signatory. Official "Made in NY" vendor.
- Contact: Casting@ScottPowersCasting.com, www.ScottPowersCasting.com

Talent Express (AM Only)
- Representative: Bobby Holder
- Mission: TTE represents talent in various stages of their careers...from fresh-faced newcomers to seasoned professionals. Talent who procure work in commercials, voice-overs, film, TV, live events and theatre are on our roster. But no matter who they are, the goal is the same, to guide and provide them with every possible opportunity to take their careers to the next level. This includes getting them situated with the right agent who is clearly most in sync with their goals.
- Casting Needs: Looking for actors and singers! SEE TTE WEBSITE FOR SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
- Contact Info: bobby.talentexpressny@gmail.com, www.thetalentexpress.com

MKA Casting
- Representative: Bob Kale, CSA
- Mission: Finding exceptional talent (acting, singing, dancing) for Film, TV, Theater, Online
- Casting: Off-Broadway workshop – Musical, Astronaut Love Show by Leschen & Sauter, November 2017; Readings: "I Love Lucy" projects -- musical The Cuban and The Redhead (Bartley & Whitman); readings of Lucy radio plays with Greg Oppenheimer (Jess Oppenheimer's son). Play Readings: The Man From Earth (Musical), You're My Boy, The Cave Dwellers (Saroyan). Musical: new 1960’s pop musical revue (Bands: Herman’ Hermits, The Mamas and the Papas, The Everly Brothers, etc.).
- Contact: www.BobKaleOnline.com

SW Artists
- Representative: Valerie Adami
- Mission: SW Artists is a NY based Boutique agency representing actors age 6 through seniors for Film Television Theater Commercials and Voice-Overs
- Casting Needs: Actively seeking talent.
- Contact: swartists.youth@gmail.com

COMPANIES:

Ah, Broadway!
- Representatives: Neal Rubinstein (AM Only); Jason Hewitt (PM Only); Stephen D’Angelis (PM Only)
- Mission: Producing Broadway-bound shows
- Casting Needs:  Multiple roles for upcoming Big-band/jazz tap oriented musical, “Dangerous”.
- Contact: Will provide when Casting Director is assigned.

Apotheosis Opera
- Representative: Scott Kipnis
- Mission: Apotheosis Opera seeks to bring fresh energy into the New York opera scene by connecting new performers with new audiences. We mount fully-staged, English-language productions of large-scale works in the summer, setting up just the right conditions for creating new opera nuts. Opera is hot when its stars shine brightly. Apotheosis productions give some of New York’s most talented young performers the game-changing opportunity to sing big roles for the first time.
- Casting Needs: Currently building headshot files for future productions.
- Contact: scott@apotheosisopera.org

August Strindberg Rep Theatre
- Representative: Robert Greer
- Mission: The Strindberg Rep has been resident company at the Gene Frankel Theatre since 2012. It has produced 21 works (including 19 of Strindberg's 62 plays) of which 3 were English-language premieres and one a world premiere, many with alternative casting. It has been nominated for Audelco best ensemble and NYIT best supporting actress awards and won an Audelco for best costume.
- Casting Needs: Our next productions will load-in at the Gene Frankel Monday, November 6th and play into December.
- Contact: Greer@alum.MIT.edu, www.strindbergrep.com

Cooper Jordan Entertainment
- Representative: Cooper Jordan (PM Only)
- Mission: Producing Off-Broadway & National Tours of Magic, Talent shows, comedy, and Parody Musicals. Past projects include the musical parody of DEXTER.
- Casting Needs: Miles Thorn Master Illusionist (Off-Broadway & National Tour) - Musical Theater type girls with dance ability and pop singers a plus for some assistants solo songs in show.
- Contact: cooperentertainment@live.com

Crashbox Theater Company
- Representative: Amanda Chambers (AM Only)
- Mission: Crashbox Theater Company strives to be a vibrant part of the theater world and contribute to its growth by producing new works from emerging and established playwrights.  The artistic life of our company thrives on the incredibly brave playwrights we produce, the risks that they challenge us to take and fostering theater that ignites the soul and creates an ongoing dialogue. We encourage our audiences to be as adventurous as the work we intend to produce.
- Casting Needs: Actors for various readings, workshops and productions
- Contact: info@crashboxtheater.org

Dennis Corsi
- Representative: Dennis Corsi
- Mission: N/A
- Casting Needs: General (freelance director, casting various shows)
- Contact: denniscorsi@gmail.com

Doug Brandt
- Representative: Doug Brandt
- Mission: I write both musical theater works and opera. Much, but not all, of my music is for legit voices.
- Casting Needs: I am looking for singer-actors for future readings and productions. Two projects are currently pertinent. Our Little Secret is a comedy about three women with eating disorders and many family secrets. It requires one soprano (legit and belt) who is of a larger size, Latina or Native American if possible; a very thin, culturally Jewish belt mezzo/soprano who can sing talky patter; and a Jewish mezzo belt who can do jazz and blues. My musical/operetta, Savage, a period comedy about genocide in Colonial America, is almost entirely legit. Many roles, more men than women, and all must be able to handle stylized text (along the lines of post-Restoration language, though easier to understand). See www.dougbrandtmusic.com for more on both shows.  
- Contact: dougbrandt1@gmail.com

EHL Productions
- Representative: Edward Levy (AM Only)
- Mission: Self-producer of musical theater.  The team consists of other librettists, other lyricists, and composers.
- Casting Needs: Casting for a twenty minute musical to be performed in festivals.  The working title is "Being a Better Bystander".  It deals with how a bystander will act when confronted with a situation in which an immigrant is a hostile aggressor.
- Contact: edlevy@comcast.net

Ensemble Studio Theatre
- Representative: Tom Rowan
- Mission: The Ensemble Studio Theatre develops and produces plays from the first readthrough to full productions on our mainstage and beyond.  We do this with our 600 Ensemble Artists, as well as through two different programs, both adding unique voices to our season.  
- Casting Needs: N/A
- Contact: HR@ensemblestudiotheatre.org

♦ Gorilla Rep
- Representative: Greg Petroff
- Mission:  Gorilla Repertory Theater Company, Inc.'s mission is to provide the highest quality productions of classical dramatic material with the flavor of contemporary immediacy to people where they are for free.
- Casting Needs: Summer show(s) TBA
- Contact: petroffgreg@gmail.com, sventres@oswego.edu and company website: http://www.gorillareptheater.org/about/

Hudson River Repertory Company
- Representative: Laurie Eliscu
- Mission: Hudson River Rep produces and/or develops both new works of theater and published works that deserve more exposure.  Musical and non-musical projects are selected that are highly entertaining yet thought-provoking, such as character-driven comedies that inspire us. Productions have been presented in both NYC and Westchester.  Presently we are developing a new musical.
- Casting Needs: We are looking for very good legit singer/actors, all ages, for the new musical, and we are always on alert for comic actors.
- Contact: HudsonRiverRep@aol.com

Hysell Productions
- Representative: Hugh Hysell (AM Only)
- Mission: Tony Award winning Broadway producer and award-winning theatrical marketing director
- Casting Needs: N/A
- Contact: hughhysellnyc@gmail.com

In Mysterious Ways Productions
- Representatives: Nejla Hubbard; Shawnette Hamilton Robertson
- Mission: In Mysterious Ways Productions is dedicated to creating opportunities for people of color with a focus on the African American actor, playwright, director, producer,  stage manager, set designer and costumer. Our hope is to promote excellence in all these areas creating a self-contained environ
- Casting Needs: Upcoming play
- Contact: Sisternej@yahoo.com

Jupiter Theatre Co.
- Representative: Hy Juter
- Mission: Off-Broadway and regional theatrical producer
- Casting Needs: Ongoing commercial theatre projects
- Contact: jupitertheater@yahoo.com

KBO Theatre Company
- Representatives:  Angelina Kristic
- Mission: Produces new plays and musicals.
- Casting Needs: All ages/types for theatre and film
- Contact: kbomultimediaproductions1@gmail.com

Killing Kompany
- Representative: John Avner
- Mission: Company dedicated to Mystery Dinner Theatre Shows
- Casting Needs: All shows
- Contact: killingkompany@killingkompany.com

Medicine Show Theatre (AM Only)
- Representative: Gregory Nissen
- Mission: A 35-year-old company of professional theater artists dedicated to creative alternatives to conventional theater. We present works that experiment with language, music, movement, form and ideas. The works are chosen to confound empty convention, encourage active compassion and present the many facets of the American experience within a global community. We are committed to theater that inspires, challenges, questions and entertains. This is reflected in our choice of repertory and the multi-ethnic composition of the Ensemble.
- Casting Needs: Equity and non-Equity OK. Pay: please inquire. All  types needed for  straight, absurdist, highly linguistic play by Pirandello.  (late Spring).  No singing. A show about Marlene Dietrich. (late summer/early fall) Two men/one woman. [The lead is cast] Needed:  Man 1: 40-60. Authoritative, charismatic, versatile, dramatic & comic, cosmopolitan, can do European accents. Singing a plus. Man 2: Matinee Idol type, 25-40, debonnaire, energetic, to play different Hollywood actors plus military man.  Nice crooning voice essential. Ballroom dance skills a plus. Woman 1:  Versatile, 30-50, use wigs: Piaf, Garbo, schoolteacher, etc. Mostly movement, singing preferred but not essential. Various men and women:  "Comrade Cabaret" (early fall) A wild vaudeville spoof of the Russian Revolution. Seeking Alexandra:  Queenly, refined, elegant  looks and manner, 30-50. Also seeking Rasputin, Lenin, Karl Marx. One or two long haired men needed. Will audition anyone versatile for the ensemble: Ideally you can do both "classical theater" and  eccentric, outrageous, antiquated, overly-formal. Think Monty Python or Forbidden Broadway or Gentleman's Guide.  A strong plus: Play an instrument well.Gypsy dancing a plus.
- Contact: artscircle@hotmail.com

♦ Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF)
- Representative: Gerald vanHeerden (also see vMHF Productions)
- Mission: The MITF welcomes submission of any kind of stage play, musical or otherwise, new or revived, mainstream or focused on an ethnic or cultural niche.
- Casting Needs: Actors for upcoming summer festival productions
- Contact: Gerald@geraldvanheerden.com

♦ MITF – An Energy Tale
- Representatives: Anthony Piccione; Holly Payne-Strange
- Mission: Casting a play entitled An Energy Tale within the Midtown International Theatre Festival
- Casting Needs: Actors for the children’s theatre show entitled An Energy Tale
- Contact: N/A

MITF – It’s Not Stamped on Your Forehead
- Representative: Natasha Cobb
- Mission: MITF is a diverse summer theatre festival.  Each show will have three performances.  
- Casting Needs: "It's Not Stamped On Your Forehead" shows a young African American woman beginning to come to terms with her new diagnosis of bipolar disorder.  It is a thirty minute one act short play between her and her new Caucasian female therapist.   
- Contact: Natasha.N.Cobb@gmail.com

MITF – The Gay No More Telethon: The Apology
- Representative: Michael DiGaetano
- Mission:  Casting for Summer festival musical "The Gay No More Telethon: The Apology
- Casting Needs:  6 male, 1 female. Age range 21-45 . Parody of telethons. Country/Western flavor but not totally. Playing guitar or banjo for a few of the characters would be a plus.
- Contact:  GayNoMoreMusical@aol.com

Network Theatre Company
- Representatives: Kristin Quinn (AM Only)
- Mission: The Network's resident Theatre Company, NTC is in it's second season of producing new 10-minute plays for it's company of 32 actors.  44 new plays are fully staged and produced in an Off-Broadway theatre AEA approved showcase in front of audiences with guaranteed industry guests (Casting Directors and Agents)
- Casting Needs: NTC will be casting it's 3rd season from this audition on Wednesday, April 26th at 10:00AM
- Contact:  pmichael@thenetworknyc.com, www.thenetworknyc.com

New Millennium Theatre Works
- Representative: Mary McGinley
- Mission: NMTW is continuing their current project of developing new works, along with a new project of ensemble-created pieces of social relevance.
- Casting Needs: Looking for all types with training in Moment Work and Ensemble Work Creation.
- Contact: nmtwdirector@gmail.com, www.muse-of-fire.org

NY Artists Unlimited
- Representative: Melba LaRose
- Mission: A multicultural nonprofit with a 30 year history of taking professional theatre to underserved audiences throughout NYC and the Northeast.  The focus is on original works that evoke dignity of the individual and sanctity of the human spirit.
- Casting Needs: Currently casting for developmental work and staged readings of an epic project to be presented in New York, as well as internationally.  AFTER THE WALL, written & directed by Melba LaRose, is an 8-hour marathon piece that is multicultural, multimedia, and multidisciplinary.  A select ensemble of actors, nontraditionally cast, will play all the roles.  Looking for versatile actors with strong training in physical theatre/dance, character work, drama/comedy, possibly clowning/ mime, facility for accents/ languages, improv, and other skills.  Shorter themed versions will be presented for targeted audiences.  Discussions will be held after each presentation about why we continue to build walls instead of building community.
- Contact: Melba@NYartists.org

Nylon Fusion Theater Co.
- Representatives: Janet Bentley; Bruce Jones
- Mission: Nylon, born of a fusion of New York and London creativity, is a theatre company committed to giving voice and perspective to established and emerging artists. We develop and produce plays that explore political, social and cultural awareness.
- Casting Needs: HORSE, a dance-play written and directed by Janet Bentley with choreography from experimental dance legend, Gus Solomons, Jr., at Planet Connections 2017
- Contact: janeturgy@gmail.com

♦ Off The Leash Productions, LLC
- Representative: Jeremy Handelman (PM Only)
- Mission: Developing character-driven work
- Casting Needs: None at the present time
- Contact: info@offtheleashproductions.com

Osparations
- Representative: June Ospa
- Mission: Creating and developing of new musicals
- Casting Needs: All union/non-union. All backgrounds and ages.
- Contact: juneospa@aol.com

Out of the Box Theatrics
- Representatives: Liz Flemming (AM Only); Frank Hartley (AM Only)
- Mission: Out of the Box Theatrics is a New York based nonprofit organization dedicated to producing new and classic works while challenging their audience to experience work outside their expectations. Committed to hiring a diverse company of actors with no regard to gender, race, creed, ethnicity, or physical handicap. Allowing audiences to experience work from a fresh perspective in site specific locations.
- Casting Needs: The Owl and the Pussy Cat and Songs For A New World
- Contact: outoftheboxtheatrics5@gmail.com

PC Productions, Inc.
- Representative: Paul Chau (AM only)
- Mission: Film and theatre production company. http://pcpdtns.com/ Possibly producing a web comedy series in late 2017 or early 2018
- Casting Needs: Have utilized performers from this event in prior films and theatre projects and keep resumes on file for performers we find compelling
- Contact: info@pcpdtns.com

Prism Stage Company
- Representatives: Benno Haenel; Judith Estrine (AM Only)
- Mission: Prism Stage Company (PSC) produces new and neglected plays by exciting playwrights, directed and performed by accomplished theater professionals. By season's end we will have produced nineteen staged readings of significant works of artistic and social merit and are now moving into full productions.
- Casting Needs: The Prisoners of Quai Dong by Harold Willis
- Contact: bennohaenel@gmail.com

Pulse Ensemble Theatre
- Representative: Alexa Kelly (AM Only) Brian Richardson (PM Only)
- Mission:Not your classic approach to the classics. We develop new scripts. We run a weekly Playwrights’ Lab. Mondays in Manhattan, also founded the Harlem Summer Shakespeare.
- Casting Needs:  AEA and non-AEA for ongoing new play readings.
- Contact: brian@pulseensembletheatre.org

Riant Theatre/Strawberry Festival
- Representative: Van Dirk Fisher
- Mission: Casting for Strawberry One-Act Festival. The Riant Theatre will present the Strawberry One-Act Theatre Festival from July 13th through July 30, 2017 at the Theatre at St. Clement's in Manhattan.
- Casting Needs: Males and females in their 20’s.
- Contact: RiantTheatre@gmail.com

Rising Sun Performance Company
- Representatives: Desiree Pinol (AM Only); Dennis Gleason (AM Only); Akia Sqitieri (PM Only)
- Mission: Rising Sun Performance Company is an award winning Ensemble Theatre Company, celebrating 16 years of producing in NYC.  Committed to the principle of ensemble process and performance through the collaboration of a resident company of theatre artists, Including Actors, Directors, Playwrights, Designers, & Producers, Rising Sun Performance Company's (RSP) mission is to advance the vitality and diversity of American theater by nurturing artists, encouraging repeatable creative relationships, and contributing new works and revitalized pre-existing work to the national canon.  Rising Sun Performance Company realizes this goal by providing a safe artistic home which stimulates risk-taking without limits of genre or agenda.
- Casting Needs: The Glory of Living by Rebecca Gilman @ The Planet Connections Theatre Festival; 8 Week Artist in Residency on Governors Island- Weekend Festival Presentations
- Contact: Risingsunstaff@gmail.com

Simon Studio
- Representatives: William Dean; Eddie Lew (AM Only); Roger Simon (PM Only)
- Mission: Since 1978, Mr. Simon has been Artistic Director of the award winning SIMON STUDIO and its On Camera Professional Lab at the Drama Book Shop's Arthur Seelen Theatre.  This Lab is for selected professional actors combined w/selected professional directors and playwrights/screenwriters.  It combines training w/ the development of new work and  presentation of both showcase and full Off Broadway productions including our recent (Feb./Mar. 2017) Off Broadway AEA production - the world premier of Sarah Levine Simon and Mihai Grunfeld's THE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET.
- Casting Needs: Currently casting for upcoming new play projects and showcase events including its annual Shakespeare BARD AT THE BAR for the Players Club and KING LEAR PROJECT.
- Contact: rhsstudio@gmail.com
917-776-9209 and 212-841-0204

Spiral Theatre Company
- Representative: PJ Riley (PM Only)
- Mission: Current aim is finding a new space to put The Spiral Stage
- Casting Needs: Works as a dramaturge with many playwrights, often using my casting experience for their shows. Until the theatre is back up, I can offer at discount prices coaching and a valued process I created that helps the actor achieve the greatest possibility for the existence of nuance, through the profound understanding of character development.” Once this unique/visual aid is applied - there is no other way (as the organic embodiment of the character) to react.
- Contact: spiraltheatrestudio@gmail.com

♦ TAPNYC
- Representatives: Duvall O’Steen (AM Only); John Maddaloni (PM Only)
- Mission: The Actors Project NYC is an unique membership theatre company which assists its members land representation at a 75% success rate.
- Casting Needs: Off broadway showcases.
- Contact: duvall@theactorsprojectnyc.com, JohnDMaddaloni@gmail.com

The Nose: A New Family Musical
- Representatives: Kit Goldstein Grant; Mark Brystowski (AM Only)
- Mission: THE NOSE is a new family musical which tells the story of petty bureaucrat Kovalyov's crazy journey to regain his sniffer and his social position after his nose jumps off his face and masquerades around St. Petersburg as a high-ranking official. Based on Nikolai Gogol's famous tale, The Nose entertains with Russian-flavored music, family-friendly humor, and an eye-popping production, while featuring themes and lessons that resonate from Imperial Russia to modern-day America
- Casting Needs: Future replacements for THE NOSE: A New Family Musical
- Contact: CJBProductionsNYC@gmail.com

♦ The Wild Whatever
- Representative: Mark Butler
- Mission: To produce exciting new comedy and musical comedy.
- Casting Needs: Strong comedy and musical comedy actors who understand satire and can find truth behind the ridiculous.
- Upcoming projects: Ugly Christmas Sweater, The Musical; Cubikill, The Musikill; God Is Real; The Irish Season; Possible summer one-acts
- Contact: thewildwhatever@hotmail.com

TRU Voices/Catharsis
- Representative: Yoni Vendriger (PM Only)
- Mission:  Casting Needs: Casting roles for upcoming reading in the TRU Voices Reading Series
- Contact: yoni.vendriger@gmail.com

TRU Voices/Radio Galaxy
- Representative: Jessica McCoy
- Mission: Casting roles for upcoming reading in the TRU Voices Reading Series
- Casting Needs:  Equity/EMC Actors - 17 year old male of Italian-American/Indian (South Asian) descent (reads Sicilian), 40 something Italian-American female, 40 something Italian-American male, 30-something Indian (South Asian) male, 30-something Indian (South Asian) female, late teen/early 20s Indian (South Asian) female.
- Contact: jessica.may.mccoy@gmail.com

TRU Voices/Moonshadow
- Representatives: Sharon Weiss; Bryan Leys
- Mission: Tweiss Productions produces small plays and musicals in NY and regionally.
- Casting Needs: Moonshadow - 2 character play to be presented in the TRU Voices series June 2017
- Contact: TweissProductions@earthlink.net

Two Ladies Productions
- Representative: Jenn Maley (PM Only)
- Mission: Two Ladies Productions focuses on producing new musicals.
- Casting Needs: Producing a musical in MITF
- Contact: twoladiesprod@gmail.com

♦ vMHF Theatricals/MITF
- Representative: Gerald vanHeerden (see Midtown International Theatre Festival)
- Mission: The MITF welcomes submission of any kind of stage play, musical or otherwise, new or revived, mainstream or focused on an ethnic or cultural niche.
- Casting Needs: Actors for upcoming summer festival productions
- Contact: Gerald@geraldvanheerden.com

Wildly Productive Productions
- Representatives: Bob Ost; Gary Hughes
- Casting Needs: Currently producing a showcase of a new musical based on the classic Chinese comedy "Romance of the Western Chamber." Casting is scheduled for early July, showcase will be in September at TADA! Theatre. Interested in Asian actors and actresses who can sing, and also dance. Other projects include development of a gay musical romance with a cast of four men, and possible demo recordings of new works.  
- Contact: trunltd@aol.com

Xoregos Performing Co.
- Representative: Shela Xoregos (AM Only)
- Mission: XPC does neglected classics, new works, musical works. Recently, unknown Harlem Renaissance one acts, a full length drama, a new a capella opera in the round and staged and sung poetry.
- Casting Needs: 2 projects: One Acts and a Chinese operetta
- Contact: xoregos@gmail.com

 

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SUNDAY 4/9 (listed in alphabetical order by company name, individuals listed in alphabetical order by last name; attended AM and PM sessions, unless otherwise noted) :

 

INDUSTRY:

AAG Talent
- Representative: Deborah Dotoli (AM Only)
- Mission: Talent Management Company located in New York City representing union and non-union artists in film, television, theater, V/O and commercial on-camera & print.
- Contact Info: aagtalent@aol.com , aagtalent.com

Bob Luke Studios
- Representatives:  Melissa Zurasky
- Mission: Casting Consultants and on-set coach for feature-film TV, and Broadway. He has worked in all areas of the industry, including time as a talent manager and in casting.
- Casting Needs: Varied Projects
- Contact Info: BLukeActSt@aol.com, www.boblukestudios.com

Breakthrough Casting
- Representative: Johanna Tacadena
- Mission: BreakThrough Casting is a full-service casting company with integrity and excellence at its core.  Our success is credited to consistently going above and beyond, nailing the vision while exceeding expectations.  
- Casting Needs: Ongoing film projects.
- Contact: johanna@wearebreakthrough.com, wearebreakthrough.com

MKA Casting
- Representative: Bob Kale, CSA
- Mission: Off-Broadway workshop – Musical, Astronaut Love Show by Leschen & Sauter opening November 2017 Readings: "I Love Lucy" projects -- musical called The Cuban and The Redhead (Bartley & Whitman); readings of Lucy radio plays with Greg Oppenheimer (Jess Oppenheimer's son). Play Readings: The Man From Earth (Musical), You're My Boy, The Cave Dwellers (Saroyan). Musical: new 1960’s pop musical revue (Bands: Herman’ Hermits, The Mamas and the Papas, The Everly Brothers, etc.).
- Contact: www.BobKaleOnline.com

Robin Carus Casting
- Representative: Robin Carus
- Mission: Casting director for TV/Film and Theater
- Casting Needs: Ongoing projects
- Contact:  robincaruscasting@gmail.com

SW Artists
- Representative: Valerie Adami
- Mission: SW Artists is a NY based Boutique agency representing actors age 6 through seniors for Film Television Theater Commercials and Voice-Overs
- Casting Needs: Actively seeking talent.
- Contact: swartists.youth@gmail.com

Talent Express
- Representative: Lorna Rainey (AM Only)
- Mission: TTE represents talent in various stages of their careers...from fresh-faced newcomers to seasoned professionals. Talent who procure work in commercials, voice-overs, film, TV, live events and theatre are on our roster. But no matter who they are, the goal is the same, to guide and provide them with every possible opportunity to take their careers to the next level. This includes getting them situated with the right agent who is clearly most in sync with their goals.
- Casting Needs: Looking for actors and singers! SEE TTE WEBSITE FOR SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
- Contact Info:talentexpressny@gmail.com www.thetalentexpress.com

Helene Galek Casting
- Representative: Helene Galek (AM Only)
- Mission: Freelance casting director - has cast short and full length indie films, one act and full length plays, live shows, web series.
- Casting Needs: Casting indie feature film this summer and acquiring more actors over 45 as well as ethnic actors.
- Contact Info: helenegalekcasting@gmail.com

Scott Powers Studios
- Representative: Scott Powers
- Mission: Casts for film. TV, industrials, commercials and commercial print. All types, ages, ethnicities. Union and non-union. SAG-AFTRA signatory. Official "Made in NY" vendor.
- Contact: Casting@ScottPowersCasting.com, www.ScottPowersCasting.com

COMPANIES:

American Theatre of Actors:
- Representative: Jessica Jennings
- Mission: ATA focuses on both new works and the classics
- Casting Needs: The play SHELTER is a dark comedy about the aftermath of cataclysmic global warming.
- Contact: jessieljennings@gmail.com, Americantheatreofactors.com

August Strindberg Repertory
- Mission: The Strindberg Rep has been resident company at the Gene Frankel Theatre since 2012. It has produced 21 works (including 19 of Strindberg's 62 plays) of which 3 were English-language premieres and one a world premiere, many with alternative casting. It has been nominated for Audelco best ensemble and NYIT best supporting actress awards and won an Audelco for best costume.
- Casting Needs: Our next productions will load-in at the Gene Frankel Monday, November 6th and play into December.
- Contact: Greer@alum.MIT.edu, www.strindbergrep.com

Break A Leg Productions
Representative: Rosemary Hopkins (PM Only)
- Mission: BAL offers an ever expanding variety of programs including “Delicious Comedy” and “Unexplored Territory” (new, unpublished works) reading series, and both readings and full productions of science themed plays as part of our “Art Of Science” series. BAL encourages non-traditional casting.
- Casting Needs: Ongoing casting for future productions
- Contact: breakalegproductionsnyc@yahoo.com

Cooper Jordan Entertainment
Representative: Cooper Jordan
- Mission: Producing Off-Broadway & National Tours of Magic, Talent shows, comedy, and Parody Musicals. Past projects include the musical parody of DEXTER.
- Casting Needs: Miles Thorn Master Illusionist (Off-Broadway & National Tour) - Musical Theater type girls with dance ability and pop singers a plus for some assistants solo songs in show.
- Contact: cooperentertainment@live.com

Crashbox Theater Company
Representatives: Amanda Chambers (AM Only); Meridith Jones (PM Only)
- Mission: Crashbox Theater Company strives to be a vibrant part of the theater world and contribute to its growth by producing new works from emerging and established playwrights.  The artistic life of our company thrives on the incredibly brave playwrights we produce, the risks that they challenge us to take and fostering theater that ignites the soul and creates an ongoing dialogue. We encourage our audiences to be as adventurous as the work we intend to produce.
- Casting Needs: Actors for various readings, workshops and productions 
- Contact: info@crashboxtheater.org

FZPI Productions
Representative: Frank Zuback
- Mission: Theatrical production company
- Casting Needs: Upcoming production of “King Lear” and other upcoming projects
- Contact: frank@fzpi.com

♦ Gorilla Rep
- Representatives: Greg Petroff (AM Only); Spencer Venestra
- Mission:  Gorilla Repertory Theater Company, Inc.'s mission is to provide the highest quality productions of classical dramatic material with the flavor of contemporary immediacy to people where they are for free.
- Casting Needs: Summer show(s) TBA
- Contact:  petroffgreg@gmail.com, sventres@oswego.edu and company website: http://www.gorillareptheater.org/about/

Hudson River Repertory
- Representative: Laurie Eliscu
- Mission: Hudson River Rep produces and/or develops both new works of theater and published works that deserve more exposure.  Musical and non-musical projects are selected that are highly entertaining yet thought-provoking, such as character-driven comedies that inspire us. Productions have been presented in both NYC and Westchester.  Presently we are developing a new musical.
- Casting Needs: We are looking for very good legit singer/actors, all ages, for the new musical, and we are always on alert for comic actors.
- Contact: HudsonRiverRep@aol.com

Jupiter Theater
Representative: Hy Juter (AM Only)
- Mission: Off-Broadway and regional theatrical producer
- Casting Needs: Ongoing commercial theatre projects
- Contact: jupitertheater@yahoo.com

KBO Productions
- Representative: Angelina Kristic; 
- Mission: Produces new plays and musicals.
- Casting Needs: All ages/types for theatre and film
- Contact: kbomultimediaproductions1@gmail.com

♦  LM Skomal Productions
- Representative: Lenore Skomal, Rick Sayers
- Mission: Production company that runs Broadway Bound Theatre Festival and puts up
- Casting Needs: Casting for our upcoming 2017 festival featuring 20 new full length plays. Indie artist productions.
- Contact: Hello@BroadwayBoundFestival.com 

♦ Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF)
- Representative: Gerald vanHeerden (also see vMHF Productions)
- Mission: The MITF welcomes submission of any kind of stage play, musical or otherwise, new or revived, mainstream or focused on an ethnic or cultural niche.
- Casting Needs: Actors for upcoming summer festival productions
- Contact: Gerald@geraldvanheerden.com

MITF - It’s Not Stamped On Your Forehead
- Representative: Natasha Cobb (AM Only)
- Mission: MITF is a diverse summer theatre festival.  Each show will have three performances.  
- Casting Needs: "It's Not Stamped On Your Forehead" shows a young African American woman beginning to come to terms with her new diagnosis of bipolar disorder.  It is a thirty minute one act short play between her and her new Caucasian female therapist.   
- Contact: Natasha.N.Cobb@gmail.com

♦ MITF - An Energy Tale
Representative: Anthony Piccione, Holly Payne-Strange (AM Only)
- Mission: Casting a play entitled An Energy Tale within the Midtown International Theatre Festival
- Casting Needs: Actors for the children’s theatre show entitled An Energy Tale
- Contact: N/A

Mother’s Boy/Rhymes Over Beat
- Representative: Daryl Sledge
- Mission: Producer of Theatre, Film, Television and Web content.
- Casting Needs: Specifically seeking multi-ethnic actors for various upcoming projects
- Contact:darylsledge@gmail.com

Network Theatre Company
Representative: Kristin Quinn
- Mission: The Network's resident Theatre Company, NTC is in it's second season of producing new 10-minute plays for it's company of 32 actors.  44 new plays are fully staged and produced in an Off-Broadway theatre AEA approved showcase in front of audiences with guaranteed industry guests (Casting Directors and Agents)
- Casting Needs: NTC will be casting it's 3rd season from this audition on Wednesday, April 26th at 10:00AM
- Contact:  pmichael@thenetworknyc.com, www.thenetworknyc.com

New York Theatre Barn
- Representative: Jonathan Cort (PM Only)
- Mission:New York Theatre Barn (Theatre Barn), a Manhattan based non-profit theatre company founded in 2007, incubates, develops, and produces new musicals that tell untold stories. Our stories are inspired by the lives of real people and actual events. Theatre Barn promotes and preserves untold and remarkable stories. These stories are challenging, diverse, and alternative. Each is an inspiration. Our three innovative core programming platforms enable writers and producers to experiment and develop each untold story.
- Casting Needs: General casting for upcoming projects
- Contact: jonathancortcasting@gmail.com www.nytheatrebarn.org

♦ Nu•ance Theatre Company
- Representative:  John DeSotelle, Artistic Director
- Mission:  With a profound care for the human condition and an ear to the pulse of the world today, Nu•ance Theatre Co. strives to deliver old treasures and modern drama with an unexpected element of innovation and subtlety of manner to inspire new insight and curiosity, illuminate humanity, and ignite the minds and hearts of its audiences.
- Casting Needs:  General casting, all types, upcoming theatrical projects  
- Contact:  info@desotellestudio.com

NY Artists Unlimited
- Representatives: Courtney Sweeting, Melba LaRose
- Mission: A multicultural nonprofit with a 30 year history of taking professional theatre to underserved audiences throughout NYC and the Northeast.  The focus is on original works that evoke dignity of the individual and sanctity of the human spirit.
- Casting Needs: Currently casting for developmental work and staged readings of an epic project to be presented in New York, as well as internationally.  AFTER THE WALL, written & directed by Melba LaRose, is an 8-hour marathon piece that is multicultural, multimedia, and multidisciplinary.  A select ensemble of actors, nontraditionally cast, will play all the roles.  Looking for versatile actors with strong training in physical theatre/dance, character work, drama/comedy, possibly clowning/ mime, facility for accents/ languages, improv, and other skills.  Shorter themed versions will be presented for targeted audiences.  Discussions will be held after each presentation about why we continue to build walls instead of building community.
- Contact: Melba@NYartists.org

NYLon Fusion Theatre Company
- Representative: Janet Bentley, Bruce Jones
- Mission: Nylon, born of a fusion of New York and London creativity, is a theatre company committed to giving voice and perspective to established and emerging artists. We develop and produce plays that explore political, social and cultural awareness.
- Casting Needs: HORSE, a dance-play written and directed by Janet Bentley with choreography from experimental dance legend, Gus Solomons, Jr., at Planet Connections 2017
- Contact: janeturgy@gmail.com

PC Productions
- Representative: Paul Chau
- Mission: Film and theatre production company. http://pcpdtns.com/ Possibly producing a web comedy series in late 2017 or early 2018
- Casting Needs: Have utilized performers from this event in prior films and theatre projects and keep resumes on file for performers we find compelling
- Contact: info@pcpdtns.com

Prism Stage Company
- Representative: Benno HaenelJudith Estrine (AM Only)
- Mission: Prism Stage Company (PSC) produces new and neglected plays by exciting playwrights, directed and performed by accomplished theater professionals. By season's end we will have produced nineteen staged readings of significant works of artistic and social merit and are now moving into full productions.
- Casting Needs: The Prisoners of Quai Dong by Harold Willis
- Contact: bennohaenel@gmail.com

Pulse Theatre Ensemble
Representative: Brian Richardson
- Mission:Not your classic approach to the classics. We develop new scripts.
- We run a weekly Playwrights’ Lab. Mondays in Manhattan, also founded the Harlem Summer Shakespeare.
- Casting Needs:  AEA and non-AEA for ongoing new play readings.
- Contact: brian@pulseensembletheatre.org

Riant Theatre/Strawberry Festival
- Representative: Laurence Schwartz
- Mission: Casting for Strawberry One-Act Festival. The Riant Theatre will present the Strawberry One-Act Theatre Festival from July 13th through July 30, 2017 at the Theatre at St. Clement's in Manhattan.
- Casting Needs: Males and females in their 20’s.
- CONTACT: RiantTheatre@gmail.com, lschwartz106@aol.com

Rising Sun Performance Company
- Representatives: Justin Hsu (AM Only); Sascha Fadeva; Andrew Gonzalez (PM Only)
- Mission: Rising Sun Performance Company is an award winning Ensemble Theatre Company, celebrating 16 years of producing in NYC.  Committed to the principle of ensemble process and performance through the collaboration of a resident company of theatre artists, Including Actors, Directors, Playwrights, Designers, & Producers, Rising Sun Performance Company's (RSP) mission is to advance the vitality and diversity of American theater by nurturing artists, encouraging repeatable creative relationships, and contributing new works and revitalized pre-existing work to the national canon.  Rising Sun Performance Company realizes this goal by providing a safe artistic home which stimulates risk-taking without limits of genre or agenda.
- Casting Needs: The Glory of Living by Rebecca Gilman @ The Planet Connections Theatre Festival; 8 Week Artist in Residency on Governors Island- Weekend Festival Presentations
- Contact: Risingsunstaff@gmail.com

SceneHouse Productions
- Representative: Adam Boncz
- Mission:In the past years Adam has been involved in the casting of many staged readings, short films, feature films and multimedia art installations. Recent casting credits include: Impossible Monsters (feature film) starring Santino Fontana and Natalie Knepp The Independents (feature film) starring Kelli O’Hara and Richard Kind, Women: The War Within (opera/ballet/theatre) featuring the New York City Ballet’s prima ballerina Wendy Whelan, HAVASI - Voices of Change (music video) featuring New York City's very own Harlem Gospel Choir. Figure Studies large scale multimedia video installation directed by renowned director David Michalek, commissioned by the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and MoMa.
- Casting Needs:Untitled David Michalek project in the summer of 2017. We will be looking for a diverse group of actors.
- Contact: scenehouse@yahoo.com

Simon Studio
- Representatives: William Dean (AM Only); Eddie Lew (PM Only)
- Mission: Since 1978, Mr. Simon has been Artistic Director of the award winning SIMON STUDIO and its On Camera Professional Lab at the Drama Book Shop's Arthur Seelen Theatre.  This Lab is for selected professional actors combined w/selected professional directors and playwrights/screenwriters.  It combines training w/ the development of new work and  presentation of both showcase and full Off Broadway productions including our recent (Feb./Mar. 2017) Off Broadway AEA production - the world premier of Sarah Levine Simon and Mihai Grunfeld's THE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET.
- Casting Needs: Currently casting for upcoming new play projects and showcase events including its annual Shakespeare BARD AT THE BAR for the Players Club and KING LEAR PROJECT.
- Contact: rhsstudio@gmail.com
917-776-9209 and 212-841-0204

Spiral Theatre Studio
- Representative: PJ Riley (PM Only)
- Mission: Current aim is finding a new space to put The Spiral Stage
- Casting Needs: Works as a dramaturge with many playwrights, often using my casting experience for their shows. Until the theatre is back up, I can offer at discount prices coaching and a valued process I created that helps the actor achieve the greatest possibility for the existence of nuance, through the profound understanding of character development.” Once this unique/visual aid is applied - there is no other way (as the organic embodiment of the character) to react.
- Contact: spiraltheatrestudio@gmail.com

TRU Voices/Moonshadow
- Representative: Sharon Weiss (PM Only)
- Mission: Tweiss Productions produces small plays and musicals in NY and regionally
- Casting Needs: Moonshadow - 2 character play to be presented in the TRU Voices series June 2017
- Contact: TweissProductions@earthlink.net

TRU Voices/Radio Galaxy
- Representatives: Jessica McCoy (AM Only); Jeanette Bonner (AM Only); Melissa Nally (PM Only)
- Mission: Casting roles for upcoming reading in the TRU Voices Reading Series
- Casting Needs:  Equity/EMC Actors - 17 year old male of Italian-American/Indian (South Asian) descent (reads Sicilian), 40 something Italian-American female, 40 something Italian-American male, 30-something Indian (South Asian) male, 30-something Indian (South Asian) female, late teen/early 20s Indian (South Asian) female.
- Contact: jessica.may.mccoy@gmail.com

TRU Voices/Catharsis
- Representatives: Mayo Simon; Ben Goldstein
- Mission: Filmus, Inc. is a  film, music and theatrical production company.
- Casting Needs:Series of plays on based on the life of Jack London  and a series of plays based upon the life of "The Baal Shem Tov". Also casting “Catharsis” reading for the TRU New Voices Reading Series
- Contact: bengoldstein@hotmail.com, www.FilmusInc.com

♦ TAP NYC:
- Representatives: Maureen Toomey (AM Only); Joe Naples (PM Only)
- Mission: The Actors Project NYC is an unique membership theatre company which assists its members land representation at a 75% success rate.
- Casting Needs: Off broadway showcases.

♦ The Wild Whatever
- Representative: Mark Butler
- Mission: To produce exciting new comedy and musical comedy.
- Casting Needs: Strong comedy and musical comedy actors who understand satire and can find truth behind the ridiculous. Upcoming projects: Ugly Christmas Sweater, The Musical; Cubikill, The Musikill; God Is Real; The Irish Season; Possible summer one-acts
- Contact: thewildwhatever@hotmail.com

Wildly Productive Productions
- Representatives: 
Bob Ost; Gary Hughes
- Casting Needs: Currently producing a showcase of a new musical based on the classic Chinese comedy "Romance of the Western Chamber." Casting is scheduled for early July, showcase will be in September at TADA! Theatre. Interested in Asian actors and actresses who can sing, and also dance. Other projects include development of a gay musical romance with a cast of four men, and possible demo recordings of new works.  
- Contact: trunltd@aol.com

Trueboo Productions
- Representative: MaryAnn Dumont
- Mission: Self-producing artist ?
- Casting Needs: Upcoming play “The Gift”
- Contact: truebooproductions@gmail.com

♦ vMHF Theatricals/MITF
- Representative: Gerald vanHeerden (see Midtown International Theatre Festival)
- Mission: The MITF welcomes submission of any kind of stage play, musical or otherwise, new or revived, mainstream or focused on an ethnic or cultural niche.
- Casting Needs: Actors for upcoming summer festival productions
- Contact: Gerald@geraldvanheerden.com