TRU 2017 COMBINED AUDITIONS
Presented with generous sponsorship from Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, Actors Connection, Reproductions.com, Actors Access, Backstage, CastingAbout.com
WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS! If you want to be among the first to apply, download the application packet below, read thoroughly and email back the application itself only (on. p. 8) with payment, headshot and resume to TRUStaff1@gmail.com.If you have trouble downloading the PDF packet, email us and we will email it to you.
Secret: First 80 people to apply will automatically be accepted into the event! After that priority will be given to TRU members and AEA members. We're still finalizing details of our Meet the Coaches event and orientation. Email TRUActors@gmail.com for updates.
Confirmed companies as of 2/22/17: Ah, Broadway!, Apotheosis Opera, Broadway Performing Arts Studio, Cooper Jordan Entertainment, Equity Library Theater, Gorilla Repertory, Hudson River Repertory Company, Mother's Boy Productions, Nu•ance Theatre, NYLon Fusion Theatre Co., Out of the Box Theatrics, Pulse Theatre Ensemble, Planet Connections Festivity, Scott Powers Studios, Rhymes Over Beats, Rising Sun Performance Company, LM Skomal Productions, The Spiral Theatre Studio, TAPNYC, The TRU Voices Play Reading Series and Wildly Productive Productions.
Confirmed industry as of 2/22/17: agents Albert Bramante (Emerging Artists) and Valerie Adami (SW Artists); agent/manager Lorna Rainey (The Talent Express); 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) and Bob Kale (Bob Kale Casting).
Other companies who attended last year and we hope to have back: American Bard Theatre Company, Ardea Arts, August Strindberg Repertory Company, Break A Leg Productions, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Identity Theatre, Loup Garou Internationale, Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, The Meta Theatre Company, Midtown International Theatre Festival, NY Artists Unlimited, PCC Productions, Prism Stage Company, Riant Theatre, Speranza Theatre Co., Stogie Bros Productions, The Strawberry Festival, The Telling Company, Terra Incognita, The Wild Whatever, Write Act Repertory, Xoregos Performing Co. Other industry friends we hope will join us: Deborah Dotoli of AAG Talent, Jamibeth Margolis of Jamibeth Margolis Casting, Michael Bloom of VSEG Managment, Bob Luke of Bob Luke Studios.
- 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
Over 40 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 MASTER2 and email only the application on p. 8 plus your headshot and resume to TRUStaff1@gmail.com
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
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.
Electronic submissions are preferred, but you may also hard copy mail your check and materials (application, headshot, resume) to:
Theater Resources Unlimited
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
TRU members and AEA, Standard Registration $85
Non-members Standard Registration is $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
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.