DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC, ALL TRU LIVE EVENTS ARE BEING RETHOUGHT VIRTUALLY WHILE WE WAIT FOR THE "ALL CLEAR."
Theater Resources Unlimited
TRU 2021 COMBINED AUDITION WEEKEND
May 22nd and May 23rd on ZOOM
11am to 5:30pm eastern time
COVID really stopped the show. We'd like to help get it started again. Be seen by over 50 theater companies, producers, writers, directors, agents and casting directors in one 2-minute audition! Download the application packet: AE21-Audition_Packet MASTERrev2 - read carefully, then fill out the application on-line here: https://forms.gle/QZ7Uk7Gym8AbQPBs6
Look who recently signed on: Rhymes Over Beats, Prism Stage Company, Next Act to Follow, 103rd Street Productions, Dragon Productions Theatre Co., Philadelphia Theatre Co., Sundog Theatre Company, casting director Robin Carus, Dirty Laundry Theatre Co., Broadway Bound Theatre Festival and MouseMuse Productions
All TRU members and AEA members will be accepted, and then remaining applicants will be selected based on type, training and experience. We strongly encourage diversity - we are inviting a range of 50 or more theater companies and indie producers with a range of casting needs. So yes, they want to see YOU.
CLICK HERE for what actors have said about the TRU Audition!
Your registration includes:
- a free seat at MEET THE COACHES on Sunday May 2nd, 1m to 5pm eastern time - CLICK HERE for coach lineup and registration
- required VIRTUAL AUDITION TECHNIQUE AND PROTOCOL session with agent Valerie Adami and casting director Bob Kale on Saturday May 8th, 3pm to 5pm eastern - CLICK HERE
and/or VIRTUAL AUDITION TECHNIQUE AND PROTOCOL with casting director Jamibeth Margolis on Monday May 10th, 7pm to 9:30 pm eastern
- VIRTUAL TECH COACHING (you must attend one of these sessions) on various dates in May. But you must reserve for these events so we know to send you the Zoom link!
Click here to read what others have said about the TRU Audition.
WHO WILL BE COMING TO SEE YOU
Confirmed companies (as of 5/12/21): 103rd Street Productions, 4th Wall Productions, Abingdon Theatre Co., Across the Pond Theatricals, The Actors Project NYC, Sam Affoumado, ALM Entertainment, American Renaissance Theatre Co, Antonia Arts, Artistic Stamp, Banshee the Appalachian Musical, Blake Avenue Productions, Boomerang Theatre Co., Break a Leg Productions, Broadway Bound Theatre Festival, Bullet Points, the musical, Cooper Jordon Entertainment, CreateTheatre.com, Creative Equilibrium, Crude, The Climate Change Musical, Dirty Laundry Theatre Co., Dragon Productions Theatre Co., En Avant Productions, Filmus Inc., Goodlight Productions, Harlem Shakespeare Theatre, HME Productions, Hudson River Repertory, Jesica Garrou, Hungary Live Theatre, John W. Engeman Theater at Northport, Killing Kompany Dinner Theater, Lina and the Crocodile, Madame Curie the musical, Mind the Gap Productions, Mixing It Up Productions, More Than Broadway, MouseMuse Productions, Moving Arts Communications, New City Music Theatre, New Tune Entertainment, New York New Works Theatre Co., Next Act 2 Follow, NY Artists Unlimited, NY Theatre Barn, Once Upon a Reality Productions, Osparations, Park Performing Arts Center, Philadelphia Theatre Co., Phoenicia Playhouse, The Players Theatre Short Play Festival, Planet Connections Festivity/Zoomfest, Prism Stage Company, Rhymes Over Beats, Ripple Effect Artists, Sacred Ground Productions, Speranza Theater Co., Sundog Theatre Company, The Wild Whatever, TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, Twice on Saturday Productions, ViOp Productions, vMHF Theatricals, West of Center Productions, Wildly Productive Productions, Write Act Repertory.
Confirmed Industry (as of 5/12/21): agents Valerie Adami (SW Artists), Albert Bramante (BE Artists); casting directors Robin Carus (Robin Carus Casting), Helene Galek (Helene Galek Casting), Wayne Chang (Wayne Chang Casting), Bob Kale (MKA Casting), Scott Powers (Scott Powers Casting); managers Susan Campochiaro Confrey of CBU Management, Inc., Deborah Dotoli of AAG Talent, Evelyn Franciso and Lorna Rainey of The Talent Express, Bobby Holder of Bright Artists Management (BAM) and Bob Luke of Bob Luke Studios.
Companies who attended before (have been invited back): 1776 Music, 7Sirens LLC, Alternative Theatre Company, American Bard Theater Co, American Theater of Actors, August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, Chatillion Stage Company, The Company Theatre Group, Cross-Eyed Bear Productions, The Cry Havoc Company, dé time productions, Dirty Laundry Theatre, J. Jewell Productions, KBO Theater Co, Me & You Productions, Miller-Coffman Productions, The New Short Plays Festival, NewYorkRep, Nu•ance Theatre, Open Hydrant Theater Co., The Players, RolyPoly Productions, Summerfest, TAPT, Theater To Go, WhiteWolf Theatrical Productions, Whore Presents Playwrights Collective and Xander Flynn Chauncey Productions.
Industry who attended before (will be invited back): agents Charlie Wright of Wright Talent Management; casting directors Angela Citrola (Citrola Casting), RJ Magee (Magee Casting).
• TRU Audition application
AUDITION DATES AND DETAILS
- Saturday & Sunday, May 22 & May 23
- Non-singing Auditions: Saturday 10AM-6PM, Sunday 10AM-11AM
- Singing Auditions: Sunday 10:00AM-6PM (you will be required to perform a monolog, too)
- Let us help you do your very best. Prepare with these pre-event workshops, included in your event registration fee:
- Meet the Coaches (plus Orientation) - Sunday May 2nd, 12:45-5pm - a chance to meet 5 monolog and 5 music coaches, with catered reception - CLICK HERE to register
- Virtual Audition Technique & Protocol (with virtual tech coaching) - $10 to reserve your spot, with your Audition registration ($55 for unregistered actors) - planned for a weekend in May - CLICK HERE (link to come) to register
IT PAYS TO APPLY EARLY! 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 12, subject to availability. If we do not have room for you, we will issue a check refund of your submission fee. If you cancel after we schedule you, and you do it with more than 3 days notice, we will issue a refund mins a $10 processing fee. Cancellations less than 3 days before the event will be considered on a case by case basis.
Download the application packet: AE21-Audition_Packet MASTERrev2 - read carefully, then fill out the application on-line here: https://forms.gle/QZ7Uk7Gym8AbQPBs6
Electronic submissions are preferred emailed to TRUActors@gmail.com, but you may hard-copy mail your check and materials (application, headshot, resume, check or money order) to:
Theater Resources Unlimited/Audition Event
115 W. 29th Street, Suite 1200, NYC NY 10001
Standard (early) registration thru May 1st
TRU members and AEA, $45 | Non-members, $60 |Audition/Membership Package, $125
Late registration thru May 12th (extended to May 13th 5pm)
TRU members and AEA, $80 | Non-members $95 | Audition/Membership package Standard Registration, $160
If you want to be guaranteed a slot, you may purchase a standard Membership/Audition Package for $125 before 5/1, $160 after 5/1.
STUDENT DISCOUNT AVAILABLE - email TRUStaff1@gmail.com for code, and provide your student ID.
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE. If you have genuine financial need, fill out our scholarship application at
FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 12th. Audition times will be assigned around May 14-17.
AE21-Audition_Packet MASTER - download and read carefully. (still being finalized - come back for application)
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.