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  • Up every morning at six

    Can I be honest in saying I wish they’d said beforehand that they were video recording for this? It really threw me and felt like I couldn’t do what I normally do 🙃🙂🙃🙂

    Showbizdreamer 01/12/2018  3:21pm

    Bumpity bump bump bump my lil bump

    chairylupone 01/12/2018  3:49pm

    I absolutely agree! Not what I was expecting and I might have sent in a video submission instead had I known

    Up every morning at six 01/12/2018  4:01pm

    Agree with all of you. That was definitely weird.

    TheBigBass 01/12/2018  4:38pm

    Did y'all audition in person? I thought this was solely video submissions based on the audition packet I downloaded from them

    beltingbadass 01/12/2018  7:48pm

    ^^No, Rachel H commented on here some time ago saying there'd be an open call in January. The one here was yesterday and there's an L.A. one next week. Telsey posted about both on their Facebook profile, but for whatever reason, took down the one about the NYC open call.

    Yeah, I would have sent a submission too if that were the case, but I still didn't get over being sick in time to make a submission, and when I heard about the open call? Submissions have never worked in my favor (yet?), submissions always fall through the cracks by nature, and I'd rather be remembered in any way possible, so live audition it is. I'm sure being recorded ITR was for the powers that be that they'll send the off to, but still...I would have liked to know about it. Plus I found it weird we had slate and all that, and mention our experience...like, isn't that what our resume is for?? Oh well, at least I got mention in person, albeit recorded, that I have the skills and experience for this in spades.

    Showbizdreamer 01/13/2018  10:07am

    They had appointments on Friday for people who were requested to be seen yet did not want to record a video.

    Everyone else was told to send In a video.

    Did you get an appt email? Or are you referring to an open call that you went to prior to this week?

    DontSpeak 01/13/2018  1:17pm

    ^^^No, as in yesterday WAS the open call. It was online sign ups Joy Dewing style, so it wasn’t “appts” per se, you just signed up for a slot FOR the open call. I think a lot of people missed Telseys Facebook post about it.
    The online submission would literally be your audition for this, and hope for a callback later. I thought it was to get an appt but that’s not the case.

    Showbizdreamer 01/13/2018  1:29pm

    They had appointments on Friday for people who were requested to be seen yet did not want to record a video.

    Everyone else was told to send In a video.

    Did you get an appt email? Or are you referring to an open call that you went to prior to this week?

    DontSpeak 01/13/2018  2:46pm

    Anyone hear about NYC callbacks who was asked to send in a tape or opted to be seen in person on friday?

    Laura20 01/14/2018  6:52pm

    Yes! NYC callback on wednesday

    Up every morning at six 01/14/2018  8:18pm

    When do you hear? And did you go in in person?

    Neverland86 01/14/2018  9:15pm

    I heard Saturday night and I went in person!

    Long shot, but I’m called back for mezzo and if there’s anyone that wants to create a little group to practice together let me know :)

    Up every morning at six 01/15/2018  6:51am

    has anyone else heard? men specifically?? I sent in a requested tape late Friday night... I'm not sure if all callbacks have gone out, or if they are staggering them?

    Peace27 01/15/2018  10:34am

    Anyone else? Honestly...what does it take to get a callback for something that has no bearing in "type" and you have MORE than enough experience to do...

    Showbizdreamer 01/15/2018  11:24am

    bumppp

    Neverland86 01/15/2018  1:59pm