Disney Channel and Disney XD National Talent Search 2013 now underway!

2013 Disney Channel National Talent Search

Beautiful and Talented Selena Gomez was discovered at an open casting call in Austin, TX.
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Disney Channel and Disney XD has begun a national talent search seeking talented, young actors, actresses, singers and dancers between the ages of 10 and 17 to be considered for roles in upcoming Disney Channel and Disney XD Original Movies and Televisions Series. If you have a strong desire to act, sing, or dance, then Disney casting directors would love to see you at this open casting call.

Disney Theatrical Productions casting lead roles for ‘Aladdin’ on Broadway

Disney Casting Aladdin Lead Roles

Aladdin” will play Toronto early Winter 2014, and New York in Spring, 2014.
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Walt Disney Studios stage performance division Disney Theatrical Productions is auditioning singers to become the new cast members of the upcoming 2014 productions of “Aladdin” on Broadway.  Tara Rubin, casting director of many long-running Broadway shows, is seeking Equity or non-Equity singers who move well. Talent of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to submit, and there are no fees to be considered. This is the opportunity of a lifetime, and it pays very well. “Aladdin” on Broadway will be a full-length, big song musical with big dance numbers.”

 

Disney Channel hit comedy series ‘Austin & Ally’ season two auditions

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Laura Marano and Ross Lynch have shown fantastic chemistry in “Austin & Ally“.
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The hit multi-camera 1/2 Hour Disney Channel sitcom “Austin & Ally” is back for it’s second season and the casting directors are holding auditions for co-starring, guest-starring and day player roles. In addition, general background performers are being cast throughout the season. “Austin & Ally” officially premiered on December 4, 2011. Casting for the series regulars were conducted during a national Disney Channel talent search around the United States.

Auditions for major feature film ‘Girls Like Us’ starring Taylor Swift

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The incredibly beautiful and talented Taylor Swift will play Joni Mitchell.
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Di Bonaventura Pictures in association with Heel & Toe Films are in early pre-production on the true story biopic feature film “Girls Like Us” starring Taylor Swift as Joni Mitchell. Casting calls have gone out for all of the major roles such as Carole King, Carly Simon, Gerry Goffin, James Taylor, and David Crosby. Also roles for young Carly Simon at ages 11 – 13, and young Carole King at age 11. The initial casting call consists of over 100 speaking roles, including numerous roles for kids and teens, and other notable supporting roles like John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Cat Stevens, and Henry Mancini. Filming is scheduled to begin January 13, 2012 in Los Angeles.

FOX hit musical comedy-drama ‘Glee’ casting new regulars for season four

The smash hit musical comedy-drama television series “Glee” is casting new series regulars to make up the new high school glee club for the show’s fourth season. Filming is scheduled to start in late July, however rehearsals will possibly begin in early July. The show’s extras will be cast closer to the start of shooting in July. “Glee” is filmed at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles utilizing a single-camera setup. Season 4 of “Glee” will launch on a new night and time on Thursday September 13, 2012 at 9:00-10:00pm ET/PT.

Disney picks up new series ‘Crash & Bernstein’ and is re-casting lead role

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It’s a Laugh Productions made huge stars of actresses such as Selena Gomez.
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It’s a Laugh Productions is currently in pre-production on a new series for Disney XD called “Crash & Bernstein”. The network has picked up the series from a pilot episode, and the lead role of a 13 year old boy is being re-cast. The casting director will also be casting guest stars, and day players. The extras, photo-doubles, and stand-ins will be hired throughout production this Summer, 2012. Many kids and teens will be cast. The multi-camera series will launch on Disney XD in Fall, 2012. “Crash & Bernstein” is a live-action comedy with puppetry.

2012 Actors Resource Guide eBooks – A must have for both established and aspiring actors alike!

2012 Actors Resource Guide eBooks

The 2012 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are published by industry expert Alan Baltes.
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Comprehensive actors resource guide eBooks that include listings of talent agents and casting directors, sample actors resumes, Los Angeles acting classes, headshot photographers, extras casting agencies, child work permits, and many more resources and tips. The 2012 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are now available for Los Angeles, New York, Baltimore/Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Austin, Orlando, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, Louisiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Michigan, Vancouver, New Zealand, Australia, and London.

Open casting call in Los Angeles for girls 6 – 12 for ‘Annie’ on Broadway

Annie Los Angeles Open Casting Call

Annie” is Coming to Broadway in Fall, 2012
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Casting Society of America Artios Award winning casting director Bernard Telsey of Telsey & Company is holding an open audition in Los Angeles for the 35th Anniversary Broadway revival of the musical “Annie”. Online video submissions are also being accepted. The production is casting girls between the ages of 6 and 12 years to play the roles of Annie and the orphans Molly, Pepper, Duffy, July, Tessie, and Kate. No prior acting experience is necessary, and both union and non-union girls can audition. There are NO fees to attend the open casting call. The production will open in Fall 2012 at one of the Nederlander Organization‘s nine Broadway theatres to be announced.

Open casting calls and audition video upload info for ‘The Voice Season 2’

The Voice Season 2 Open Casting Calls
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The mega hit NBC reality talent show “The Voice” is holding open casting calls and accepting audition video DVD’s for season 2, which will begin production in mid-October, 2011. Auditions for season 2 of The Voice will be sweeping the nation beginning July 2011. Applicants must be willing to travel to Los Angeles, CA for up to one week in September/October, 2011 for the final selection process.

Fox series ‘Glee’ casting new recurring guest starring roles for season 3

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Beautiful Dianna Agron plays cheerleader Quinn Fabray on the FOX series “Glee”.
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The casting directors for 20th Century Fox Television’s musical series “Glee” are casting new recurring guest starring roles for the show’s 3rd season, which will begin shooting in late June, 2011. The extras casting director is also seeking talent above 18 years of age who can play high school age students of all types. Extreme nerds and cheerleaders in the same age range are especially needed.