Event Details
  • Musical Auditions
    April 8, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Drama Auditions
    April 9, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
2017 Audition Event

TRU 2017 COMBINED AUDITIONS, April 8th & 9th

Click here to see who attended the 2017 TRU Auditions.

Submission deadline was 3/28, but limited slots are available for Sunday only (non-singing auditions). Saturday singing auditions may become available if we receive cancellations. Email TRUStaff1@gmail.com to inquire.

Presented with generous sponsorship from Reproductions.com, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, Actors Connection, Breakdown Services (Actors Access and CastingAbout.com), Backstage, John Desotelle Studio 

Over 50 producers, theater companies, writers and directors will be sitting in on two days of auditions. Sign up to be seen by them, and by at least two top New York agents and/or casting directors*! For registration packet, click and download this link: AE17Audition_Packet MASTER4 (pdf) or AE17Audition_Packet MASTER4 (Word), read thoroughly and email only the application on p. 8 plus your headshot and resume to TRUStaff1@gmail.com If you have trouble downloading the packet, email us and we will email it to you.

NEWS!! Write Act Repertory, In Mysterious Ways Productions, directors Denis Jones and Dennis Corsi, writer Doug Brandt, Johanna Tacadena of BreakThrough Casting, Deborah Dotoli of AAG Talent, Crashbox Theater Company, have joined the lineup of companies casting through the TRU Audition! 

Confirmed companies as of 3/12/17: 13th Street Repertory, Ah, Broadway!, Apotheosis Opera, August Strindberg Repertory Company, Break a Leg Productions, Cooper Jordan Entertainment, Crashbox Theater Company, EHL Productions, An Energy Tale, Equity Library Theater, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Filmus Inc., The Gay No More Telethon musical, Genesis Repertory Ensemble, Gorilla Repertory, Hudson River Repertory Company, Hysell Productions, In Mysterious Ways Productions, Jay Michaels Arts & Entertainment, KBO Productions, Killing Kompany Dinner Theatre, LM Skomal Productions, Midtown International Theatre Festival, Mother's Boy Productions, The Nose: a new family musical, NTC Theatre Company, Nu•ance Theatre, NY Artists Unlimited, NYLon Fusion Theatre Co., NY Theatre Barn, Off the Leash Productions, Osparations, Out of the Box Theatrics, Prism Stage Company, Pulse Theatre Ensemble, Planet Connections Festivity, Prism Stage Company, Rhymes Over Beats, Riant Theatre/Strawberry Festival, Rising Sun Performance Company, Scott Powers Studios, The Spiral Theatre Studio, TAPNYC, TrueBoo Productions, The TRU Voices Play Reading Series, Two Ladies Productions, vMHF Theatricals, The Wild Whatever, Wildly Productive Productions, Write Act Repertory, Xoregos Performing Co.

Confirmed industry as of 3/12/17: agents Albert Bramante (Emerging Artists) and Valerie Adami (SW Artists); agent/managers Lorna Rainey (The Talent Express) and Bobby Holder (The Talent Express), Deborah Dotoli of AAG Talent; casting directors Jake Krickan (Empire Casting), Naomi Kolstein (Bohemia Group), Carly J. Bauer Casting & Productions, Helene Galek (Helene Galek Casting), Robin Carus (Robin Carus Casting), Jamibeth Margolis (Margolis Casting), Bob Kale (MKA Casting) and Johanna Tacadena of BreakThrough Casting; manager Bob Luke of Bob Luke Studios.

Other companies who attended last year and we hope to have back: Ardea Arts, Identity Theatre, Loup Garou Internationale, Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, The Meta Theatre Company, PCC Productions, Speranza Theatre Co., Stogie Bros Productions, The Telling Company, Terra Incognita.

AUDITION DATES:

  • Saturday & Sunday, April 8th & 9th
    • Singing Auditions: Saturday 10:30AM-6PM (you will be required to perform a monologue, too)
    • Non-singing Auditions: Sunday 10AM-6PM, Saturday, 10AM-11AM

For registration packet, click and download this link: AE17Audition_Packet MASTER4 (pdf) or AE17Audition_Packet MASTER4 (Word) and email only the application on p. 8 plus your headshot and resume to TRUStaff1@gmail.com. Payment can be made through our store - use the bright red payment box upper left on your computer, or scroll down to bottom of page on your other devices.

Let us help you do your very best. Prepare with one of these pre-event workshops:
Click here for Meet the Coaches (plus Orientation) on Saturday March 11
Click here for Audition Technique & Protocol (plus Orientation) on Saturday March 18, with agent Valerie Adami and casting director Bob Kale - ONLY 3 SPOTS LEFT (3/16)

Click here to read what others have said about the TRU Audition.

To apply: register and pay using the payment options in the bright red box (above left on your computer, or scroll to bottom of page on your other devices); then scan and email your application and headshot/resume to TRUStaff1@gmail.com - we must have everything (payment, application, headshot, resume) before your application is considered complete. 

Only TRU members and Equity members are automatically accepted; non-member applications will be passed in after the final submission date of April 1st, subject to availability. If we do not have room for you, we will issue a check refund of your submission fee minus a $10 processing fee. 

Electronic submissions are preferred, but you may also hard copy mail your check and materials (application, headshot, resume, check or money order) to:

Theater Resources Unlimited
Audition Event
309 W. 104th St., #1D
NYC, NY 10025

PRICE (until early bird ends on 2/28):  

EARLY-BIRD TRU MEMBERS: $45
EARLY-BIRD NON-TRU MEMBERS: $55
AUDITION/MEMBERSHIP PACKAGE: $125

March 1-28:
TRU members and AEA, Standard Registration $85 
Non-members Standard Registration $95 

If you want to be guaranteed a slot, you may purchase an early bird Membership/Audition Package for $125  before 2/28; or a standard Membership/Audition Package for $165 after 2/28.

FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 28 (postmark March 27); deadline may be extended if there are available slots.

Audition Packet/Application will be available soon.

YOU MUST FILL OUT AN APPLICATION AND SEND IT WITH YOUR HEADSHOT & RESUME BEFORE BEING OFFICIALLY PASSED INTO THE EVENT. PAYMENT ALONE DOES NOT COUNT AS REGISTRATION.  THE APPLICATION PACKET IS AVAILABLE ABOVE AS A DOWNLOADABLE PDF.

* The presence of a casting director is absolutely not a guarantee or promise of employment.

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