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  • Theatre By The Sea - THURSDAY - Ladies Open Call 02/13/2018  11:23pm

    Hey there! In an effort to avoid craziness in the holding room and hallways (and avoid wasting your day sitting around) - we will see three groups of 100 on Thursday. First at 10am. Second at 11:30am. Third at 2pm. Please don't crowd the holding room if your group is not called or if you have been released. Everyone will dance first - anyone asked to sing will come back at 3:30pm. There will be a sign-up sheet posted outside Nola at 7am. Hope this helps! -Matthew


    Thank you!

    abcdes 02/14/2018  9:20am

    Bumping this up so everyone can see! Break legs!

    kwilson8116 02/14/2018  3:40pm

    Will there be a similar format for the male call on Friday?

    drdrdr 02/14/2018  3:51pm

    Thank you!!

    actinglol! 02/14/2018  5:16pm

    Thank you so much!

    GoodnightQueen 02/14/2018  7:41pm

    Does everyone think this will be a DANCER type dance call or a dance call that a SINGER who moves well can come to?

    IJustWantToBeSeen 02/14/2018  7:51pm

    So the official list posting is at 7am? Not at 6am as on the backstage posting?

    Jgyory 02/14/2018  8:58pm

    It's a DANCER dancer call

    Iliketurtles 02/14/2018  8:59pm

    My apologies! I was thinking if the other audition going on in the building tomorrow

    Jgyory 02/14/2018  8:59pm

    So then there's only an open dancer call, and no open singer call...

    IJustWantToBeSeen 02/14/2018  9:42pm

    Yep as they always do

    Sibe11a 02/14/2018  10:54pm

    Confused...the audition said singers who are strong dancers and dancers who are strong singers...I’m not a DANCER dancer, but I’m a strong dancer. Have you been to their calls before? What do you mean by saying it’s only an open dancer call?

    BabyJune 02/15/2018  12:22am

    Their NYC calls have always (in my experience) been a dance call first. They’re smart and if they read your resume and see you’re a singer they’ll often keep people who aren’t dancers. Their website states clearly it’s a combined call however, with everyone dancing first.

    Sibe11a 02/15/2018  1:08am

    Right, thanks for the clarification! I knew we had to dance but I was just making sure it wasn’t gonna be anything crazy

    BabyJune 02/15/2018  1:12am

    Anyone know what the dance call has been so far? I would assume Chicago but...

    LaSa5192 02/15/2018  4:50am

    Is anyone in line for this yet?

    BabyJune 02/15/2018  5:01am


    dance10looks3 02/15/2018  5:48am

    There are already 100 girls in line. They give us a good thing and y’all have to go fucking ruin it.

    lululemming 02/15/2018  5:50am

    Are you sure it's not the Fingerlakes line?

    LaSa5192 02/15/2018  5:52am

    Are there 2 lines for finger lakes and for tbts? Or are we all in the same line? I’m confused.

    GoodnightQueen 02/15/2018  5:57am

    Are people just joining the fingerlakes line until it clears out?

    Honestlyconfused 02/15/2018  5:58am

    Can we start this line going the opposite way out of NOLA? Cause the fingerlakes line is long

    putonahappyface 02/15/2018  6:00am

    I would presume people are in line for fingerlakes and then will begin to form a line for NSMT after they sign in for fingerlakes. But that’s just my guess.

    Kinky&Wicked 02/15/2018  6:00am

    Ok I joined finger lakes hoping it will clear out by the time I get to the front. I didn’t want to be the jerk who started a new line if others were waiting.

    Honestlyconfused 02/15/2018  6:01am

    But please post if a new line is started!

    Honestlyconfused 02/15/2018  6:02am

    TBTS LINE!!! Make sure you’re in the right line....tbts is on the left of Nola (if ur looking at the door) next to Iguana restaurant. The longggggass line going around the corner is fingerlakes. MOVEEEEE❤️❤️❤️

    AlwaysRunning 02/15/2018  6:03am

    I don’t think you can be in line for both things...if you’re in the first wave of fingerlakes and sign up for theatre by the sea, the auditions will be at the same time??

    BabyJune 02/15/2018  6:04am

    Damn, and I thought I might actually be able to sleep...

    itbeme 02/15/2018  6:07am

    YAS @almost running! Any idea of what the new TBTS line is looking like?

    BackeBabe 02/15/2018  6:09am

    Tbts line not too bad now...maybe up to 80 ppl?? But they’re only seeing 300 so maybe come sooner than later

    AlwaysRunning 02/15/2018  6:10am

    Line definitely long, but not 300 people. If you want to definitely get seen 8’d come now as the line is consistently getting longer.

    Dancin’ Cat (But Actually A Good Mover) 02/15/2018  6:14am

    Line definitely long, but not 300 people. If you want to definitely get seen 8’d come now as the line is consistently getting longer.

    Dancin’ Cat (But Actually A Good Mover) 02/15/2018  6:14am

    Confused how it’ll work if ppl sign up for fingerlakes and then go get in line for TBTS right after, won’t we be around the same time frame for both? Crossing fingers it all works, I guess??

    Coffeewithachanceofcoffee 02/15/2018  6:14am

    This line just rounded the corner at Broadway

    GoodnightQueen 02/15/2018  6:29am

    Confused how it’ll work if ppl sign up for fingerlakes and then go get in line for TBTS right after, won’t we be around the same time frame for both? Crossing fingers it all works, I guess??

    Coffeewithachanceofcoffee 02/15/2018  6:44am

    They literally typed by fouettés last year. Doesn’t matter what your resume said, if you couldn’t do them, you were cut. Don’t kid yourselves and let the people who can dance this season please be seen.

    dinkleberg 02/15/2018  7:09am

    Bump for list update?

    ForSheIsCold 02/15/2018  7:26am

    Just because you can do fouettés doesn’t mean you can dance so calm down.

    Gracefullygaga 02/15/2018  7:48am

    Anyone know if they’re letting people into a holding room yet? Those in the 10 am dance bracket up in a room yet?

    LadyDudley 02/15/2018  7:49am

    The list is closed, for all dance times. 300 people have signed up.

    CaptainRandom 02/15/2018  7:53am

    Lol I AGREE with you and I don’t think that fouettés are a good dance type or show much, but I’m making the point that if you’re a singer who does not dance and are just hoping to be seen because they aren’t having a singer call, you’re wasting your time and the time of the people who are dancer dancers and waited in line but just got cut off from being seen (because that just happened, y’all, don’t bother coming anymore).

    dinkleberg 02/15/2018  7:54am

    Just because you didn’t get a slot doesn’t mean anyone who did is less deserving. No one said anything about typing and it was open to dancers who sing and singers who dance. Don’t make other people question their talents because you didn’t wake up early enough.

    Dancin’ Cat (But Actually A Good Mover) 02/15/2018  7:58am

    Honey, I got a slot, I’m just trying to give straight advice to people who were told “it’s fine they look at your resume and see you’re a singer” when they don’t so their entire days aren’t wasted.

    dinkleberg 02/15/2018  8:01am

    Any audition opportunity is never a wasted day. Keep it positive.

    Dancin’ Cat (But Actually A Good Mover) 02/15/2018  8:08am

    Such savagery so early. Lets remember our New Years Resolutions everyone - be it being kinder, more understanding, or quieter!

    Break legs yall!

    bewp 02/15/2018  8:17am

    Can someone post which numbers correlate to each group/time?

    ughhh 02/15/2018  8:22am

    Could someone post how hard the combo is once they've done it? Thannnkks

    Sianarareyes 02/15/2018  8:47am

    Hey, TUTS folks!

    Want to run through your cut with a pianist for free?

    Get free feedback on your cut for today, or on your book in general?

    TheoryWorks and Save My Audition have teamed up, and we're giving free help to actors at today's open calls.

    We're up on the 11th floor at Nola NOW through 4:30pm. Come up and say hey!

    I'm also doing hourly group vocal warmups starting at 10am. (Do NOT audition without warming up! ;-) )

    See you upstairs,
    Amy (TheoryWorks), Aaron Jodoin (Save My Audition)

    TheoryWorks 02/15/2018  9:39am

    Hey all- super short notice, but I won't be able to make my 10:00 slot as I'm stuck at another call... So if any dancers want to take a 10:00 slot, go for it!

    julieandrews95 02/15/2018  9:40am

    What floor is this one?

    5678kick 02/15/2018  10:38am

    Bump on all these questions

    Are they running on time?

    AdventuresofLilBway 02/15/2018  10:38am

    Are they staying on schedule?

    itbeme 02/15/2018  10:38am


    Blactor03 02/15/2018  10:40am

    Any update on how difficult the dancing is?

    crashtheparty 02/15/2018  10:56am

    Empire is SUPER behind and I'm afraid of missing my second group of 1130 dancers. How is this running? When did the second group of 10 o clock dancers go in?

    crashtheparty 02/15/2018  11:16am

    They're running on time.

    If your number was called and you're in the current group (11:30) they will squeeze you in later if you missed.

    Combo as far as I've heard is fosse

    AdventuresofLilBway 02/15/2018  11:28am


    crashtheparty 02/15/2018  11:40am

    combo is very stylized! it's fosse but it has a triple turn & a fan layout as far as difficulty. it's also super quick!

    just another dancing queen 02/15/2018  11:43am

    Is it true that they generally really only hire college students and put them on an internship contract? Also, is this triple fan layout really a thing?

    CallMeMama 02/15/2018  12:59pm

    Can anyone explain how this is working? I’m assuming it’s not one huge group of 100 people

    Lemurgirl90 02/15/2018  1:20pm

    For those who sang, did anyone sing from the season?

    iLoveNaps 02/15/2018  4:21pm

    If anyone left a hair crimper thingy (it's purple-ish) at TBTS Ladies Open Call today (Thursday) I will have it in the holding room tomorrow, on floor 5.

    NSMT/TBTSCasting 02/15/2018  6:08pm

    Just curious, did the TBTS ladies list ever fill up yesterday? Was anyone turned away?

    crankypants 02/16/2018  9:12am