Theater Resources Unlimited to Host 2014 Combined Audition Event, 4/5-6
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents 2014 Combined Audition Event on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 10am-5pm and Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 10am-6pm at Engelman Recital Hall at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, entrance on E. 25th Street, NYC.
Early bird registration is $50 and ends on March 5th; after March 5th, the registration fee is $75 and the final registration deadline is March 25th. Discounts are available for TRU members and AEA members. Note: Early bird discount will be extended for anyone who signs up for the "Meet the Coaches" pre-event on Saturday 3/8, 2pm to 5pm (details at http://www.truonline.org/CoachesAE14.htm). Registration for the Audition Event is required and details can be found at http://www.truonline.org/2014TRUAudition1.htm.
Over 40 producers, theater companies, agents, casting directors, writers and directors will be sitting in on two days of auditions for the 2014 Audition Event.
Confirmed attendees as of 3/5 include: 13th Street Repertory, 4th Wall Productions, Aching Dogs Productions, The Actors Project NYC, The Amoralists, The Bickford Theatre (NJ), Bozomoon Productions and OMG Ventureprises, producer Danielle Gautier, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Filmus Inc., From Now On Productions, Golden Fleece Limited, Gorilla Repertory, Hudson River Repertory, Immortal Productions, K&E Properties, Moonlight Productions, Mother's Boy LLC, NahNahOutsideMyHouse! Productions, Off the Leash Productions, Once Upon a Reality Productions, PC Productions, PCC Productions/West Village Musical Theatre Festival, Pulse Ensemble Theatre, The Rat Pack Undead, Rising Sun Performance Company, Speranza Theatre Co., SunnySpot Productions, Triangle Theater, TRU Voices Play Reading Series, White Plains Performing Arts Center and Wildly Productive Productions.
Confirmed casting professionals to date include: casting directors Jeff Dreisbach of McCorkle Casting, Jamibeth Margolis, Robin Carus, Jay Binder Casting and Barry Moss and Bob Kale of MKA Casting; agent Albert Bramante of Emerging Talent; and managers Harwood Management Group, Bohemia Group and Laura Rainey of TalentExpress.
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.org or call (212) 714-7628.