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Bernie Telsey

 
Bio:
NY Vice President CSA Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Casting Peer Group Recipient of the Hoyt Bowers Award for 'Excellence in Casting' (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
NY Vice President CSA Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Casting Peer Group Recipient of the Hoyt Bowers Award for 'Excellence in Casting' (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2019]
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Bernie Telsey Biography

NY Vice President CSA

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Casting Peer Group

Recipient of the Hoyt Bowers Award for 'Excellence in Casting'




Bernie Telsey News

MCC Theater To Produce Workshop of New Musical HEARTS BEAT LOUD in February 2023 Photo MCC Theater To Produce Workshop of New Musical HEARTS BEAT LOUD in February 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2022

MCC Theater will produce a four-week development workshop of a new musical, Hearts Beat Loud, to be presented on February 9 & 10, 2023. Hearts Beat Loud is based on the inspiring 2018 indie film set in Red Hook (starring Nick Offerman and Toni Collette).

MCC Theater Announces Audition Dates for 2022-23 MCC Youth Company Performance & Play Photo MCC Theater Announces Audition Dates for 2022-23 MCC Youth Company Performance & Playwriting Labs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

MCC Theater has announced the return of their full in-person season for the¬†MCC Youth Company¬†and¬†Student Matinee¬†programs after operating remotely and in a hybrid program for the last two seasons. MCC will be hosting a two day in-person audition on¬†Thursday October 20 and Friday October 21, 2022, from 4:30 ‚Äď 6:30pm.

Patti LuPone Remembers Her Brother as a 'Dancer Unparalleled' Following His Passing Photo Patti LuPone Remembers Her Brother as a 'Dancer Unparalleled' Following His Passing
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2022

Patti LuPone is remembering her late brother Robert LuPone, who recently passed away, following a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Robert LuPone, MCC Theater Founder and Artistic Director, Passes Away at 76 Photo Robert LuPone, MCC Theater Founder and Artistic Director, Passes Away at 76
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022

MCC Theater has announced the passing of performer and MCC Founding Co-Artistic Director Bob LuPone. LuPone passed this morning following a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program Photo Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Black Theatre United has engaged Christina Alexander of Alexander Consulting Group to create a digital Unconscious Bias and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) training program for use by the entire theatrical industry.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from the 2022 Jimmy Awards Photo VIDEO: Watch Highlights from the 2022 Jimmy Awards
by Team BWW - Jun 28, 2022

The JImmy Awards returned for its 13th annual ceremony, which included four iconic character medleys, a tribute to female composers, a tribute to the late Stephen Sondheim, and performances from eight finalists. We've got the highlights video!

Photos: On the Jimmy Awards 2022 Red Carpet with Montego Glover, Andrew Barth Feldman Photo Photos: On the Jimmy Awards 2022 Red Carpet with Montego Glover, Andrew Barth Feldman and More!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 27, 2022

The Jimmy Awards are back! For the first time in three years, high school theatre's biggest night returned in-person at the Minskoff Theatre, tonight, June 27.

VIDEO: Watch the 2022 Jimmy Awards Opening Number! Photo VIDEO: Watch the 2022 Jimmy Awards Opening Number!
by Team BWW - Jun 27, 2022

The Jimmy Awards are back! For the first time in three years, high school theatre's biggest night returns in-person at the Minskoff Theatre tonight! Watch the opening number. 

VIDEO: Go Inside the 2022 Jimmy Awards! Photo VIDEO: Go Inside the 2022 Jimmy Awards!
by Team BWW - Jun 27, 2022

The Jimmy Awards are back! For the first time in three years, high school theatre's biggest night returns in-person at the Minskoff Theatre. Tune in as BroadwayWorld takes you to the red carpet, then watch the ceremony in full.

VIDEO: Talented Teens From Across the U.S. Prepare for The Jimmy Awards! Photo VIDEO: Talented Teens From Across the U.S. Prepare for The Jimmy Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 24, 2022

Go inside rehearsal for the 2022 Jimmy Awards! Student performers have been chosen for the national program from 46 regional high school musical theatre awards ceremonies presented by Broadway League-member performance arts centers. Watch a video from inside rehearsals!

Bernie Telsey Videos

VIDEO: Talented Teens From Across the U.S. Prepare for The Jimmy Awards! Videoplay
VIDEO: Talented Teens From Across the U.S. Prepare for The Jimmy Awards!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 24, 2022

Go inside rehearsal for the 2022 Jimmy Awards! Student performers have been chosen for the national program from 46 regional high school musical theatre awards ceremonies presented by Broadway League-member performance arts centers. Watch a video from inside rehearsals!

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE

by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

Broadway Rewind: NBC Starts the Hunt for HAIRSRAY LIVE's Tracy Turnblad in 2016! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: NBC Starts the Hunt for HAIRSRAY LIVE's Tracy Turnblad in 2016!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2020

Today, we are rewinding back to 2016, when NBC first began the hunt for their leading lady, Tracy Turnblad- a part that would ultimately go to newcomer Maddie Baillio. One spring afternoon, hundreds of girls turned up for an open call  to show Telsey + Company what they could do. Watch as some of the ladies talk about why they showed up and hear from casting director Bernie Telsey himself!

#TBT: Billy Porter Works on a 'More Masculine' Lola On TURNING THE TABLES Videoplay
#TBT: Billy Porter Works on a 'More Masculine' Lola On TURNING THE TABLES

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2019

We're getting welcomed to the Land of Lola as we look back at the second season of the hit web series Turning the Tables! Check out this episode to see as Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter gets some help in the audition room creating a more masculine Lola from Kinky Boots thanks to Ellyn Marie Marsh, Andrew Briedis, Andrew Chappelle, and Julia Mattison!

Joshua Henry, Ciara Renee, Ryan Vasquez Will Star in MCC's THE WRONG MAN Videoplay
Joshua Henry, Ciara Renee, Ryan Vasquez Will Star in MCC's THE WRONG MAN

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 25, 2019

MCC Theater¬†(Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, Artistic Directors;¬†Blake West, Executive Director) announced today that the highly anticipated World Premiere of¬†The Wrong Man, the new stage musical written by multi-platinum songwriter¬†Ross Golan¬†(book, music, lyrics), will star three-time Tony Award¬ģ¬†nominee and Grammy Award¬ģ¬†nominee¬†Joshua Henry,¬†Ciara Ren√©e, and¬†Ryan Vasquez.

BWW TV: The Skivvies Gotta Get a Gimmick on the Latest Episode of Turning the Tables! Videoplay
BWW TV: The Skivvies Gotta Get a Gimmick on the Latest Episode of Turning the Tables!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2018

In this new episode, watch as the Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley) get some advice in the audition room about finding a gimmick that will work for them!

BWW TV: Going Behind the Scenes at Rehearsal for the 2018 Jimmy Awards! Videoplay
BWW TV: Going Behind the Scenes at Rehearsal for the 2018 Jimmy Awards!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 22, 2018

Preparations for the 2018 Jimmy Awards celebrating outstanding achievement in high school theatre around the nation are well underway and BroadwayWorld was on hand to bring you all the action from rehearsals! Check out BWW Correspondent, Katie Lynch, get all the behind the scenes scoop in the video below!

BWW TV: Billy Porter Works on a 'More Masculine' Lola on TURNING THE TABLES! Videoplay
BWW TV: Billy Porter Works on a 'More Masculine' Lola on TURNING THE TABLES!

by Turning the Tables - Nov 21, 2017

In this new episode, watch as Tony winner Billy Porter gets some help in the audition room creating a more masculine Lola!

BWW TV: TURNING THE TABLES Goes to College! How to Get Into the University of Michiga Videoplay
BWW TV: TURNING THE TABLES Goes to College! How to Get Into the University of Michigan with Mark Madama

by Turning the Tables - Oct 17, 2017

In this new episode, watch as the Turning the Tables gang helps to audition new students for a coveted spot in musical theatre program at the University of Michigan, with Associate Professor Mark Madama!

BWW TV: Orfeh Does a Chemistry Test with an Old Castmate on TURNING THE TABLES! Videoplay
BWW TV: Orfeh Does a Chemistry Test with an Old Castmate on TURNING THE TABLES!

by Turning the Tables - Oct 3, 2017

In this new episode, watch as Orfeh 'reunites' with an old castmate in the audition room when she takes another stab at the bend and snap!