CLICK HERE FOR THE 2019 TRU AUDITION!
TRU 2018 COMBINED AUDITIONS
Saturday and Sunday May 19th and 20th
The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater), 123 E. 24th Street, NY NY 10010
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Registration closed. Email TRUActors@gmail.com to inquire about the 2019 auditions.
Presented with the generous sponsorship of Actors Connection, BackStage, Dan Lane Williams Photography, Performerstuff.com, Reproductions.com and Todd Estrin Photography. Be seen by over 50 theater companies, producers, writers, directors, agents and casting directors in one 2-minute audition! It's the friendliest audition in town!
Confirmed companies (and shows casting) as of 5/15/18: Adele's Way, American Bard Theatre Co, The American Renaissance Theatre Company, Antonia Arts, August Strindberg Rep, Boz and the Bard Productions, Break a Leg Productions, Broadway Bound Theatre Festival, Chris Reza Music, Creative Equilibrium, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Genesis Repertory, GF&CO, HME Productions, Hudson River Repertory, The Israeli Theatre Company, Jay Michaels Arts & Entertainment, J. Jewell Productions, JMTC Theatre, KBO Productions, The Killing Kompany, Looking Glass Theater, Mirage Theatre Company, The New Stage Theatre Company, New York New Works Theatre Festival, Nu•ance Theatre, Nylon Fusion, Open Hydrant Theater Co., Players Theatre Short Play & Musical Festival, Pulse Ensemble, Reverend Jackson Regrets, SceneHouse Productions, So Yesterday, Speranza Theatre Co, TAPNYC, Take Wing and Soar/Harlem Shakespeare Festival, The Show Goes on Productions, TRU Voices Reading Series, Tweiss Productions, vMHF Theatricals, The Wild Whatever, Wildly Productive Productions, The Writer Panel and Zesty Enterprises.
Confirmed industry as of 5/15/18: agents Albert Bramante (Emerging Talent) and Valerie Adami (SW Artists); casting directors Wayne Chang (WC Casting), Angela Citrola (Citrola Casting), Helene Galek (Helene Galek Casting), Richard Jordan (Richard Jordan Casting), Bob Kale (MKA Casting), Scott Powers (Scott Powers Casting) and Tom Rowan (Tom Rowan Casting); manager Bobby Holder and Bryan Vazquez of The Talent Express; and casting consultant Bob Luke of Bob Luke Studios.
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- Saturday & Sunday, May 19th & 20th
- Singing Auditions: Saturday 10:30AM-6PM (you will be required to perform a monologue, too)
- Non-singing Auditions: Sunday 10AM-6PM, Saturday, 10AM-11AM
- Let us help you do your very best. Prepare with one of these pre-event workshops:
- Meet the Coaches (plus Orientation) - Sunday April 15th, 1-5pm (Click here for details and to register)
- Audition Technique & Protocol (plus Orientation) with agent Valerie Adami and casting director Bob Kale - Sunday May 6th (Click here for details and to register - limited to 35 actors)
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.
The first 80 applicants are automatically accepted. After that, only TRU members and Equity members are automatically accepted; non-member applications will be passed in after the final submission date of May 7th, 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.
Download PDF of application packet: ae18-audition_packet-master6
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
309 W. 104th St., #1D
NYC, NY 10025
Standard registration thru May 7th (extended to May 10th):
TRU members and AEA, Standard Registration $85
Non-members Standard Registration $99
Audition/Membership package Standard Registration, $180
If you want to be guaranteed a slot, you may purchase a standard Membership/Audition Package for $180 after 4/7.
FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 7th (postmark); deadline extended to May 10th. Limited spots available.
Audition Packet/Application: ae18-audition_packet-master6
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.