Theater Resources Unlimited to Host Meet the Coaches 2014 & Audition Info Session, 3/8

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Theater Resources Unlimited to Host Meet the Coaches 2014 & Audition Info Session, 3/8

Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 2pm Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces Meet the Coaches 2014 (plus Audition Info Session), a unique opportunity for actors to personally meet a top-notch lineup of monologue and music coaches to help them shine at auditions. The event is presented as part of the 2014 TRU Audition Event on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 2pm at Ripley Grier Studios, 520 Eighth Avenue, 10th Floor, NYC. Registration begins at 1:45pm, followed by an information and TRU Audition Q&A at 2:15pm. The Meet the Coaches presentations begin at 3:00pm, followed by a catered wine reception and one-on-one meetings with the coaches until 5:00pm. Reservations are required and can be made online through a link at http://truonline.org/CoachesAE14.htm, or by emailing trustaff1@gmail.com. Admission is $15 to the public and free for TRU members and actors who are registered for the TRU Audition.

According to TRU executive director Bob Ost, "Theater Resources Unlimited wants actors to succeed at every audition, and firmly believes that even the most experienced actor can benefit from an outside eye to help shape their audition piece. Casting Directors can tell when an actor has been coached, and this annual event offers actors the opportunity to meet a lineup of recommended coaches who can help them shine, at our annual audition event or any audition."

Monologue coaches will include Rosalyn Coleman Williams, Gillien Goll, Roger Hendricks Simon, Bob Luke and Rhonda Musak. Vocal/music coaches will include Lisa Hogan, Alison Holman, Dan Manjovi, Kim Stern and Natalie Wilson. Karen Braga will offer insights into the Alexander technique to help actors with their physical presentation skills. Bios of all can be found at http://www.truonline.org/CoachesAE14.htm

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is a twenty-two year old 501c3 nonprofit organization created to help producers produce, emerging theater companies to emerge healthily and all theater professionals to understand and navigate the business of theater. Membership includes self-producing artists as well as career producers and theater companies.

TRU publishes an email community newsletter of services, goods and productions; presents the TRU VOICES Annual New Play Reading Series and Annual New Musicals Reading Series, two new works series in which TRU underwrites developmental readings to nurture new shows as well as new producers for theater; TRU offers a Producer Development & Mentorship Program whose mentors are among the most prominent producers and general managers in New York Theater, and also presents Producer Boot Camp workshops to help aspirants develop the business skills they need. TRU serves writers through a Writer-Producer Speed Date, a Practical Playwriting Workshop and a Director-Writer Communications Lab; programs for actors include an Annual Combined Audition, scheduled for April 5th and 6th this year, and quarterly Resource Nights and "Speed Dating" as well as free monthly actor workshops, in partnership with Weist-Barron Studios.

Programs of Theater Resources Unlimited are supported in part by public funds awarded through the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, 9th district Council Member Inez Dickens and Council Member Christine Quinn; The Montage Foundation, as well as support from the Friar's National Foundation Association.

For more information about TRU membership and programs, visit www.truonline.orgor call (212) 714-7628.

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