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Event Details
  • 2024 TRU NYC Virtual Auditions
    May 18, 2024 - May 19, 2024
    11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Details Price Qty
• Early bird (thru 4/28) TRU member (NO discount code) $50.00 (USD)  
• Early bird (thru 4/28) AEA (NO discount code but send AEA #) $50.00 (USD)  
• Early bird (thru 4/28) non-member (use DISCOUNT CODE here) $65.00 (USD)  
• Early Audition / Membership Package (NO DISCOUNT, this is already a discounted price) $130.00 (USD)  
• Standard, TRU member (NO discount code) $85.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 29, 2024
• Standard, AEA (send your AEA #) $85.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 29, 2024
• Standard, non-member (use DISCOUNT CODE here) $100.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 29, 2024
• Audition / Membership Package (NO DISCOUNT, this is already a discounted price) $165.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 29, 2024
• Last minute submission (email us to check availability) $125.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
May 13, 2024
2nd day audition (thru 4/28) $35.00 (USD)  
2nd day audition (after 4/28) $60.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 29, 2024

VIRTUAL Audition Weekend 2024

TO SERVE OUR FRIENDS OUTSIDE OF NEW YORK CITY, WE HOLD THIS EVENT VIRTUALLY.  

Theater Resources Unlimited
in association with Write Act Repertory

presents

TRU 2024 COMBINED AUDITION WEEKEND 
(now including film and virtual producers, as well as live theater)
May 18 and May 19 on ZOOM 
11:30am to 6:00pm 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: AE24-Audition_Packet MASTER-rev2a - read carefully, then fill out the application on-line here: https://forms.gle/PzweP4qbtLbxqmfF7

All TRU members and AEA members will be automatically accepted, and then remaining applicants will be selected based on type, training and experience. We strongly encourage diversity - we are inviting a range of theater companies and indie producers with a range of casting needs, including live performance, film and virtual. So yes, they want to see YOU. (Pssst ... the first 80 submissions will be automatically moved in!)

CLICK HERE for what actors  and auditors have said about the TRU Audition!


Your registration includes:

  1. MEET THE COACHES on Sunday April 28, 2pm to 6pm eastern time - CLICK HERE to register
  2. VIRTUAL AUDITION TECHNIQUE AND PROTOCOL session - details to follow
  3. ONE-ON-ONE VIRTUAL TECH COACHING the week before the event - dates tbd
  4. 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.

NEED NEW HEADSHOTS? Your headshot should look like you, now.

ALLISON STOCK is offering a TRU Audition special: outdoor natural light headshots with 3 looks and 9 edited images for $300 (regularly $400). Email stockallison@gmail.com.

TODD ESTRIN: My process is to collaborate with you, guide you, and help you connect to the camera in the most authentic way possible, so that you can feel proud of your headshot. Packages start at $300. All TRU participants receive 15% off. Please visit my website for more information: www.toddestrinphotography.com


WHO WILL BE COMING TO SEE YOU

Confirmed companies (as of 4/17/24): 4DS Film/TV Studios,  American Theatre of Actors, Bantaaba Theatre, Blake Avenue Productions, Break a Leg Productions, CreateTheatre Play Festival, East Haddam Stage Company, Face to Face Films, Filmus Inc., Good Light Productions, HME Productions, Hudson River Repertory, IFCB Productions (off-Broadway It Came from Beyond), Jay Michael Arts and Entertainment, Killing Kompany Dinner Theater, Marko Mako Productions, Miles Square Theater, Mind the Gap Productions, New Tune Entertainment, New York New Works Theatre Festival, NYLon Fusion Theatre Co, Polaris North Studio, Rhymes Over Beats, Ripple Effect Artists, Sacred Ground Productions, Sanford Silver Productions, Spacetime Theater, Tin Mirror Studios, Synergy Arts, Triangle Theatre, TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, ViOp Productions, vMHF Theatricals, WBC Productions (off-Broadway Wicked City Blues), Wildly Productive Productions, Write Act Repertory.

Confirmed Industry (as of 4/17/24): agents Valerie Adami (SW Artists), and Amy Lord (Eris Talent Agency); casting directors Robin Carus  (Robin Carus Casting), Wayne Chang (Wayne Chang Casting), Helene Galek (Helene Galek Casting), Bob Kale (MKA Casting), Scott Powers (Scott Powers Casting).* 

Companies that attended in 2022 who have been invited back: Antonia Arts, Barter Theatre, Brazen Light Theatre Company, Cooper Jordon Entertainment, Creative Equilibrium, En Avant Productions, Felice Lesser Dance Theater, From Now on Productions, Me and You Productions, Mixing It Up Productions, Nickel City Opera, NSR Productions, Open Hydrant Theater Co., Osparations, Peculiar Works Project, Pulse Ensemble Theatre, Shoestring Virtual Theatre, Spoken Word Entertainment, The Actors Project NYC.

Industry that attended in 2022 and are invited back: Albert Bramante (BE Artists); casting directors Sara Koch (Sara Koch Casting); managers Deborah Dotoli of AAG Talent, Susan Campochiaro Confrey of CBU Management, Inc., Bobby Holder of Bright Artists Management (BAM), Evelyn Franciso and Lorna Rainey of The Talent Express.


SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

• A digital version of your current headshot
• Professionally formatted resume 
• TRU Audition application. Online preferred:
https://forms.gle/PzweP4qbtLbxqmfF7 (please read the Audition packet first - download it here: AE24-Audition_Packet MASTER-rev2a)
• An email with all the information required for our casting sheets: name/email/phone/where you are available for work/ht, wt, eyes, hair/vocal type, range/union status/audition pieces  (see application packet for details)
• Payment
 
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 TRUActors@gmail.com - we must have everything (payment, virtual or hard copy application, headshot, resume, casting sheet details) before your application is considered complete

Materials may also be mailed to:
Theater Resources Unlimited/Audition, 520 Eighth Avenue, Suite 305, NYC NY 10018

AUDITION DATES AND DETAILS

  • Saturday & Sunday, May 18 and 19
    • Non-singing Auditions: Saturday 11:30-6PM
    • Singing Auditions: Sunday 11:30AM-6PM (you will be required to perform a monologue, 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)
    - details to follow
    - Tech Tutorial and Mandatory Tech Check prior to the event - Saturday May 11 to Thursday May 16

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 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: AE24-Audition_Packet MASTER-rev2a  - download and read carefully. (still being finalized - come back for application)
 - read carefully. It includes a pdf application, but we prefer that you fill out the application on-line here: https://forms.gle/PzweP4qbtLbxqmfF7
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
520 Eighth Avenue, Suite 305, NYC NY 10018

(please email TRUActors@gmail.com to let us know you mave mailed materials)


Standard (early) registration thru 4/28
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 5/12 
TRU members and AEA, $85
Non-members $100
Audition/Membership package Standard Registration, $165 
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 $125, after 5/12.

If you want to be guaranteed a slot, you may purchase a standard Membership/Audition Package for $125 before 4/28, $160 after 4/28.
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
https://forms.gle/xuvG5Q1T4CnZX6Rm6

FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5/12. Audition times will be assigned around 5/13-5/14

AE24-Audition_Packet MASTER-rev2a - download and read carefully

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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