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  • Zachary Scott Theatre - Beauty and the Beast appts and season EPA 04/23/2018  10:34pm

    So tomorrow is the open appointment only day specifically for B&B, and Wednesday is the whole season EPA (different location). Their appointments for tomorrow are completely full and they aren’t giving any more, so my question is, as a non eq person, is it more likely to be seen as a walk-in tomorrow or to try the luck with the list on Wednesday, or both? Anyone have experience with them before? Have they ever taken walk ins?


    Go tomorrow! For sure. You will not be able to just walk in and be seen, but you can walk in and put your name on an alternate list and as soon as someone is a no show (and trust me a TON of people are going to be a no show for this) you will be put in. Sometimes they even get ahead with appointments and just start adding people from the alternative list. Seriously go!!! Just bring a book or your laptop incase you have to wait a bit, but in general the wait for an alternate spot will be like an hour max! Seriously go get seen!

    Time for spring 04/23/2018  10:37pm

    Don't want to give you any wrong information but it seemed as though there were no chances at being seen as a non eq. But i could be wrong

    Cgug3 04/23/2018  10:37pm

    The person above me is wrong. I have worked for them twice and they hire both equity and non-equity. The appointments tomorrow were given to equity and non-equity. They will see you. People don't show up, it happens at auditions all the time. I was seen my first time for them at an open call where I had no appointment, was non-equity and was seen when someone else didn't show up. I booked a principal role. When I was doing the show it was about 50/50 in equity and non-equity. It is worth going 150%. And the open spots are given to whoever is on the alternative list, regardless of equity status. You should most definitely go

    Time for spring 04/23/2018  10:57pm

    "ZACH Theatre hires over 100 AEA (Actors’ Equity Association) and Non-Equity actors each season"--taken directly from their website

    Time for spring 04/23/2018  11:00pm

    My apologies for the wrong information!!

    Cgug3 04/23/2018  11:05pm

    what exactly are they looking for at this audition?

    Cgug3 04/23/2018  11:09pm

    This is for sure at pearl right? I can’t find anything online about studio numbers or where it is. Planning on going and putting my name on the alternate list as well

    Myname 04/24/2018  12:28am

    Appointment auditions are tomorrow at Pearl (500 8th ave). Check in is on the 4th floor in room 405. If you do not have an appointment just tell them that you were told you could sign up as an alternative in case someone is a no show or there’s additional time. The monitor should know that this is ok but if they try to say no, just ask them to check with the casting director in the room (my roommate said this happened 2 years ago). The company is incredibly kind and accommodating. I was told that appointments were full but that I could come tomorrow and sign up as an alternate. I’m non-equity btw. See you all tomorrow! Break legs!!!

    Help is on the way 04/24/2018  12:48am

    5 names on the alternate list. No one I’m holding room as of yet.

    princessbala 04/24/2018  9:02am

    Oooph.. Wait I assumed that since it’s appointments we’d probably have to just ask the monitor about alternates when they arrive... people started a list? Am I wrong and should run?

    ΔNu 04/24/2018  9:28am

    Hard to say. It’s literally just a paper in the holding room that says “unofficial.” Hopefully they’ll honor it. I plan on coming back when they start just in case.

    princessbala 04/24/2018  9:37am

    Ladies don’t come unless you’re 5’3” or under.

    princessbala 04/24/2018  10:29am

    Did they say that @princessbala?

    Chaplin93 04/24/2018  11:11am

    Yes they did, I’m 5’6” and I left. They have costume constraints unfortunately.

    princessbala 04/24/2018  11:25am

    I'm 5 foot 4 and they let me stay... There's another girl here who is 5 foot 5 and she was also allowed to stay. I think it's more so over 5 foot 5.

    Me for you 04/24/2018  11:29am

    So my 5'9" ass shouldn't bother?

    GamesDean 04/24/2018  12:14pm

    are they seeing non-eq?

    IjustwanttoBOOK 04/24/2018  12:45pm

    Were callbacks ITR?

    bobloblaw 04/24/2018  12:59pm

    I was asked to learn and sing a cut from the show ITR after doing my piece. Didn't hear about a cb. It seemed like they were taking notes/discussing between themselves after auditioners left, so I'm guessing they weren't giving out appts for Thurs right away.

    meepbeep 04/24/2018  2:30pm

    Have they been seeing from the alternate list?

    md1695 04/24/2018  3:47pm