DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS, AND THE VALUE OF OUR NOW-GLOBAL AUDIENCE, WE ARE HOLDING THIS EVENT VIRTUALLY.
TRU 2022 COMBINED AUDITION WEEKEND
(now including film and virtual producers, as well as live theater)
September 17 and September 18 on ZOOM
11am to 5:30pm eastern time
Be seen by over 40 theater companies, producers, writers, directors, agents and casting directors in one 2-minute audition! Download the application packet: AE22-Audition_Packet MASTER5 - read carefully, then fill out the application on-line here: https://forms.gle/m18B2LTsXJy4tGc56
LOOK WHO'S COMING TO CAST YOU! Recently signed on: American Renaissance Theatre Co, Cooper Jordon Entertainment, En Avant Productions, HME Productions, Mind the Gap Productions, Open Hydrant Theater Co., Peculiar Works Project, Sacred Groind Productions, Spoken Word Entertainment, Triangle Theatre; and casting director Bob Kale and manager Deborah Dotoli of AAG Talent! See full list of attendees below.
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, including live performance, film and virtual. So yes, they want to see YOU.
CLICK HERE for what actors have said about the TRU Audition!
Your registration includes:
- MEET THE COACHES on Sunday August 28, 1pm to 5pm eastern time
- required VIRTUAL AUDITION TECHNIQUE AND PROTOCOL session - Thursday 9/8, 7pm-9pm with agent Valerie Adami and casting director Bob Kale; also a date tbd with casting director Jamibeth Margolis
- ONE-ON-ONE VIRTUAL TECH COACHING the week before the event - dates tbd
- TECH TUTORIAL to guide you in placement, camera quality, optimal Wi-fi, mic, background and more.
Click here to read what others have said about the TRU Audition.
WHO WILL BE COMING TO SEE YOU
Confirmed companies (as of 8/11/22): American Renaissance Theatre Co, American Theater of Actors, Antonia Arts, Break a Leg Productions, Blake Avenue Productions, Cooper Jordon Entertainment, CreateTheatre Play Festival, Creative Equilibrium, Cross-Eyed Bear Productions, En Avant Productions, Face to Face Films/ALM Entertainment, Filmus Inc., From Now on Productions, Goodlight Productions, HME Productions, Killing Kompany Dinner Theater, Mind the Gap Productions, New Tune Entertainment, New York New Works Theatre Co., Next Act 2 Follow, NSR Productions, Osparations, Peculiar Works Project, Pulse Ensemble Theatre, Rhymes Over Beats, Ripple Effect Artists, Sacred Ground Productions, Sam Affoumado, Sanford Silver Productions, Shoestring Virtual Theatre, Spoken Word Entertainment, Stageplays Theater Company, Triangle Theatre, TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, ViOp Productions, vMHF Theatricals, Wildly Productive Productions, Write Act Repertory
Confirmed Industry (as of 8/11/22): agent Valerie Adami (SW Artists); casting directors Robin Carus (Robin Carus Casting), Helene Galek (Helene Galek Casting), Bob Kale (MKA Casting), Scott Powers (Scott Powers Casting); managers Deborah Dotoli of AAG Talent, Susan Campochiaro Confrey of CBU Management, Inc.
Companies we have reached out to: 103rd Street Productions, 4th Wall Productions, Abingdon Theatre Co, Acclaim Theatricals, The Actors Project NYC, American Bard Theater Co, Artistic Stamp, August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, Brazen Light Theater Co., Chatillion Stage Company, Dirty Laundry Theatre Co., Dragon Productions Theatre Co., Harlem Shakespeare Theatre, HME Productions, Houses on the Moon, Hudson River Repertory, Jesica Garrou, Hungary Live Theatre, Mixing It Up Productions, More Than Broadway, MouseMuse Productions, Moving Arts Communications, New City Music Theatre, NY Artists Unlimited, NYLon Fusion Theatre Co, NY Theatre Barn, Once Upon a Reality Productions, Philadelphia Theatre Co., Phoenicia Playhouse, The Players Theatre Short Play Festival, Planet Connections Festivity/Zoomfest, The Players, RolyPoly Productions, TAPT, Speranza Theater Co., Summerfest, Sundog Theatre Company, The Wild Whatever, Twice on Saturday Productions, West of Center Productions.
Industry we have reached out to: agent Albert Bramante (BE Artists), Charlie Wright of Wright Talent Management; casting directors Angela Citrola (Citrola Casting), Wayne Chang (Wayne Chang Casting), Jamibeth Margolis Casting; managers Evelyn Franciso and Lorna Rainey of The Talent Express, Bobby Holder of Bright Artists Management (BAM) and Bob Luke of Bob Luke Studios.
• TRU Audition application
AUDITION DATES AND DETAILS
- Saturday & Sunday, September 17 and 18
- Non-singing Auditions: Saturday 10AM-6PM
- 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 August 28, 12:45-5pm ET - a chance to meet 5 monolog and 5 music coaches
- Virtual Audition Technique & Protocol (Plus Orientation) - Thursday September 8, 7pm-9pm ET - $10 to reserve your spot, with your Audition registration ($55 for unregistered actors) - led by agent Valerie Adami and casting dirctor Bob Kale; also Wednesday September 7th (to be confirmed) 7pm-9pm led by casting director Jamibeth Margolis of Jamibeth Margolis Casting
- Tech Tutorial and Mandatory Tech Check prior to the event
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 September 8, 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 minus 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: AE22-Audition_Packet MASTER5 - read carefully. It includes a pdf application, but we prefer that you 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
(please email TRUActors@gmail.com to let us know you mave mailed materias)
Standard (early) registration thru 8/28
TRU members and AEA, $45 | Non-members, $60 |Audition/Membership Package, $125
You may audition on both days for an added fee of $35 - contact TRUActors@gmail.com for payment instructions.
Late registration thru 9/8
TRU members and AEA, $80 | Non-members $95 | Audition/Membership package Standard Registration, $160
You may audition on both days for an added fee of $60 - contact TRUActors@gmail.com for payment instructions.
If available, last-minute spots may be purchased for $110, after 9/9.
If you want to be guaranteed a slot, you may purchase a standard Membership/Audition Package for $125 before 9/1, $160 after 9/1.
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: 9/8 (postmark). Audition times will be assigned around 9/10-11.
AE22-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.