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  • Ellis Island 02/13/2018  11:23am

    Has anyone heard anything about this nonunion audition at 3?


    I am!

    Shann13 02/13/2018  1:04pm

    It’s a traveling educational program I believe? The same info on the website is the same on backstage.

    Shann13 02/13/2018  1:04pm

    10 ppl on the list

    abcdes 02/13/2018  1:52pm

    I auditioned for them last year, the audition was absolute chaos and the organizers seemed overwhelmed. A friend of mine got an offer and turned it down because of how awful the audition/callback process was. Maybe they’ve improved, but I certainly won’t be auditioning today!

    FierceConversations 02/13/2018  1:53pm

    Not to discount your experience, but I just wanted to give info on my experience with them. I went to the audition last year and it was running smoothly, although I was in the first five so I don't know what happened after I left. But I did my song and my monologue and then was asked to do some accent work. The callbacks were also organized and we were given songs and sides to prepare in advance. And Musical Director even went over the music before we sang it. We did sides and songs and then I got cut because my accent was terrible (GO me) so I don't know what happened after that but I can say that the first hour of the callback was pretty smooth.but that's just my side of it.

    ialwaysforgetmypassword 02/13/2018  2:13pm

    Granted, I did go to another audition for them about a year and a half ago with a different tour and that audition was an absolute mess and everybody was overwhelmed and that was a horrible experience. But that was quite a while ago and they had issues because actors access had accidentally send out appointments when it was an open call. But they could have communicated that better with the actors (they didn't cmail anyone noting the issues so it was a mess when people showed up)

    ialwaysforgetmypassword 02/13/2018  2:16pm

    I can see how you had that experience, I think the first 10 on the list were seen on time and were allowed to do both song&monologue. I was about #20 and they got to me about 2 hours after #10 left because they had given tons of actors access appts which was news to the monitor...but she let them all in before the people on the list (who arrived an hour before the call). Once in the room, before even saying hello, they literally said “we can’t hear monologues anymore, there are too many of you”. Plus, you had to go to LI island for callbacks. Non-eq life can be rough, and I personally decided that this one is not worth it for me this year. Good luck to everyone trying to get seen today!!

    FierceConversations 02/13/2018  2:45pm

    LI island? Oops :)

    FierceConversations 02/13/2018  2:46pm

    Anyone have any info on how this call is going? How long is the list? Should I bother showing up if I can’t be there til after 4?

    Greenified 02/13/2018  3:22pm

    Bump on the list?

    Pepa 02/13/2018  3:34pm

    Fierce, sorry that sucks.

    ialwaysforgetmypassword 02/13/2018  3:57pm

    How’s the audition going? If I’m on my way there now will I get seen?

    Newyorkcitynow 02/13/2018  4:12pm

    I would say yes. They are moving pretty quickly

    justtryintob00k 02/13/2018  4:18pm