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Program Director Note: Even More From the General Auditions

Posted By TBA Staff, Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

By Dale Albright


 TBA program director Dale Albright.

I never cease to be amazed at the collaborative nature of the Bay Area theatre community. Even at an event as stressful as the Theatre Bay Area General Auditions can be, auditors and actors alike often look at it not only as a chance to connect roles with talent, but as an opportunity to reconnect with friends and colleagues and, yes, even to pass along words of wisdom.

This year, as part of the survey we do annually for auditors attending the General Auditions, we asked: “If you could give one piece of feedback to all of the actors who auditioned this weekend, what would it be?” Below you will find a sampling of responses from casting professionals who observed the 2016 Theatre Bay Area General Auditions.

1. Don’t be afraid to own the room.

2. Enjoy yourself when on stage! Relax a little and let your creativity shine!

3. Ensure your resume is properly formatted. (For helpful resume tips, click here.)

4. If you’re going to do two pieces (and you probably should), make sure that they contrast enough to show your range.

5. Plan accordingly so that you can take your time before you start. Rushing robs us and you of the time to settle into your audition. Build some breathing space into your audition!

6. Your audition begins the moment you walk onto the stage (or into the room). Act like you are happy to be there. Don’t save your pleasant nature for the moment you say goodbye at the end.

7. Singers arguably have more to worry about at this kind of an audition. Be sure you are prepared to knock it out of the park if you plan on singing (visit a vocal coach, take advantage of the TBA Dress Rehearsal, etc.).

8. Print or write the names of your audition pieces on your resume. Each of the casting directors who attends the General Auditions collects a stack of over 300 headshots. When we dig through these headshots several months from now, looking for a specific actor for a specific show, seeing the names of your audition pieces helps us to distinguish you from the of dozens of actors whom we met in a whirlwind. If you performed a gorgeous Juliet monologue that made us feel wonderful about you, then the words, "Audition pieces: (1) Juliet from Romeo & Juliet; (2) Catherine from Proof by David Auburn," written legibly on your resume, could make all the difference in the world. Help us remember you.

9. Remember that we’re on your side—we want to be able to cast you just as much as you want us to cast you.

10. Don’t forget that your first 10-15 seconds are quite important.

11. If you perform your song second (last), it gives the accompanist a chance to review your music while you are doing your first monologue.

12. Don’t do Hermia from Midsummer. Over done.

13. Remember that many of us save your headshot for three years, so don’t give up hope if you don’t get a call this month!

 

 

Dale Albright is program director for Theatre Bay Area, as well as an actor and freelance director. 

 

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Backstage at the TBA General Auditions

Posted By TBA Staff, Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, February 2, 2016

By Connery Morano


This past weekend marked yet another successful round of Theatre Bay Area’s General Auditions in San Francisco. One of the keystone events of our organization, it’s an essential tool for Bay Area actors and theatre companies alike. With nearly 100 auditors in attendance this year, actors had the unique opportunity to show off their favorite pieces in front of casting directors from all around the bay and beyond; auditors had the opportunity to see and take note of a wide sample of actors to call in for auditions throughout their seasons. 

The TBA General Auditions weekend is the biggest event of its kind in Northern California, drawing even Los Angeles-based actors to attend. This year, the auditions drew auditors representing the nationally recognized California Shakespeare Theater and the prestigious American Conservatory Theater, as well as San Francisco Playhouse, Aurora Theatre and many other well-respected companies. They were joined too by casting directors and independent directors.

The first two days, Jan. 30 and 31, consisted of the auditions of qualified Theatre Bay Area members, selected by lottery; on Feb. 1, the auditors saw members of Actors’ Equity Association. Throughout the process, actors participating in our Advanced Training Leading Artists to Success (ATLAS) program began their training by receiving invaluable, detailed feedback from all the auditors present at their auditions. 

On Actors’ Equity members’ day, I arrived in the morning, excited to see what these professional actors had prepared. Auditors began arriving, chatting and snacking. After two long days of watching actors give it all they had, the atmosphere was buzzing. TBA staff worked with my fellow volunteers to keep all the moving parts of this chaotic and exciting day running smoothly. 

As the actors arrived and checked in—some running through their monologues and songs one last time—the volunteers’ work had already begun. We arranged over 80 head shots and resumes per person into packets for the auditors in the theatre; every 15 minutes, in between sets of auditions, we would fan out into the theatre, distributing packets of photos to the auditors. TBA staffers James Nelson and Laura Ng led actors up and down the flights of stairs from the check-in to the green room dozens of times throughout the morning.  

I was able to watch several rounds of the auditions, and the actors were formidable. One actress’s portrait of a drunken woman begging a man to marry her had me nearly in tears. I was struck with envy every time an auditioner perfectly struck a note with our pianist, and happy to laugh along with the auditors whenever someone collectively tickled us. 

On one of our breaks, I had a chance to talk to auditor Jon Rosen from Landmark Musicals, who told me how pleased he’d been with the audition process. He told me he’d found plenty of people to contact for Landmark’s upcoming auditions for Boy from Oz and that he’d been impressed by the level of talent he’d seen all weekend. After all I’d just seen, I can’t say I was surprised to hear it!

After a long morning, I was exhausted, and as a new group of volunteers, excited to take on the afternoon, began arriving, I made my exit. I’m glad to have gotten the opportunity to see the General Auditions this year. I’d been too intimidated to apply to audition myself, but after seeing the upbeat, positive, atmosphere and feeling the excitement from everyone around me, I’ve already started to think about what monologue I might want to bring in next year. 



Connery Morano is an intern at Theatre Bay Area, focusing on arts administration; he's also a Theatre Arts major at SF State with his degree expected May 2016.

 

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Program Director's Note: Last-Minute Audition Tips

Posted By TBA Staff, Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Updated: Friday, January 22, 2016

By Dale Albright

 

The 2016 Theatre Bay Area General Auditions are coming up soon! Below is a list of last-minute tips for those of you attending the auditions—and lots of them are applicable for any audition. Of course, there are no black-and-white answers to any casting question; ask 10 different people the same question and you will get 10 different answers. This is the general consensus of my interaction with casting directors, and is not meant to be an “instruction”—these are truly “tips.”


 TBA program director Dale Albright.


1. Plan on using less than your allotted time.

For example, non-Equity actors are allotted two minutes at the Generals—why not do two 45-second pieces? Equity actors (who get three minutes at the Generals)—why not do two one-minute pieces? By using less than the allotted time, you succeed in several important things:

You ensure that you will avoid that dreaded call of “Time!” This is especially useful if you are doing a comic piece—who can time for the laughter you might get? And who knows what else might happen that might put you over the allotted time? Why take the chance? (By the way, if they do call “time” on you, it is not the end of the world. Be gracious and always close with a “thank you.”)

You leave the auditors wanting more. If you plant the seed that you are an interesting actor and “tease” them with your piece(s), then they might be more inclined to call you back.

You show that you have an understanding of the general audition casting process. This solidifies your standing as a professional actor who knows how much you need to give the casting director in order for them to make a callback decision. (Casting directors can often make their decisions on this in the first 10 seconds of an audition!) It also shows that you understand that the General Auditions are not only grueling for the actors, but for the auditors, who have three days of back-to-back auditions, which is surprisingly draining. 

2. Be prepared for the space you are going into.
Will you see the auditors, or will they be hidden in a dark house? (At the Generals, you will see the auditors—but do not let this lull you into a sense of intimacy that might lead to a loss of vocal projection. Marines’ Memorial is a large theatre.)

Where do you need to go when you get there? (At the Generals, the path to the backstage area leads up and down stairs. You will have time to do any last-minute makeup/hair adjustments when you arrive at the dressing rooms backstage.)

Will you have access to a chair on the stage if you need it? (At the Generals, you will.)

What is the traffic flow? (At the Generals, all actors enter and exit at stage left—the same side as the piano.)

3. Arrive in a timely manner, ready for your audition.
Please, please check out the traffic/transit/parking situation in advance. (For the Generals, the link for parking information is http://www.marineclub.com/location.php.)
• Arrive no later than 30 minutes before your scheduled time.
• Arrive warmed up.
• Arrive ready to give us your headshots/resumes: 100 for non-Equity, 60 for Equity. (While we’re on the subject, check out these thoughts from actor and career coach Velina Brown about headshots: “The Business of Show Biz: Help with Headshot Hype.”)
• Do not leave the waiting area once you check in—you will potentially affect all five to seven other people in your audition group if audition staff cannot find you.
• Bring anything you think you need: pencil, pen, business cards if you have them, snacks, comfortable shoes, breath mints and—most importantly—water!
• Don’t bring anything you don’t need; we will not have space to store personal items and they won’t be “guarded.”
• If you will be singing, be sure that your music is prepared so that it’s easy for the accompanist to use: no plastic sheets (to prevent glare), etc.
• If you are in the final group of the day (4:45 p.m.), it is vital that you arrive on time—the auditors could be going home if you check in late!

Here are some further thoughts from Velina Brown on day-of audition preparation and self-care: “The Business of Show Biz: The Highly Sensitive Actor.”

4. Have realistic expectations for the audition.
One of the most difficult messages to get through to actors is that the General Auditions are the equivalent of a casting handshake. The purpose of the Generals is to get a callback. Callbacks are not part of the TBA Generals, but casting directors interested in your work will save your headshot/resume and call you back at a later time.

If a company or casting director wants to call you back, when should you expect to hear back from them? At the Generals, you could hear from them anytime from immediately after the audition to years down the road—yes, literally, years. So if a month goes by and you haven’t heard anything, it does not mean you “blew it.” This is an investment.

And remember—the companies in attendance come with a variety of different casting scenarios. Some are casting for a particular season; some are just on the hunt for who’s in town for future needs. Many of the factors in their decisions are just plain out of your control. Do you fill a need for something on their list that they are looking for? Does your resume show something of interest to them? There’s no way to know, so that’s basically one thing you can cross off your worry list, if you have one. Come to the auditions, do your best and then go treat yourself to the treat of your choice (no judgment here on what that is!).

5. Let someone know if you aren’t going to make it to a scheduled audition.
Always. For the Generals, call (415) 430-1140, ext. 20 (never call the Marines’ Memorial) to notify TBA staff if you are not able to make your audition slot. This number will be checked during all three days of the auditions, so even if no one is in the office, your message will be received. Note: If the TBA staff doesn’t hear from you at all, your name will still appear on the schedule, all of the auditors will know that you are a no-show and you will be excluded from next year’s Generals.


6. Have fun.
Yes, there are a lot of things to think about and remember...whatever! Ultimately, have fun!

 

Dale Albright is program director for Theatre Bay Area, as well as an actor and freelance director. 

 

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Audition Tips for Actors—Most Popular Features

Posted By TBA Staff, Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Photo: "spotlight (cc)" by Martin Fisch on Flickr. Used under Creative Commons license.

 

Dear members,

We know that actors work hard—especially at auditions, when they strive to show their range (emotional and vocal), professionalism and skilled command of their instrument, all in about two minutes, to what can sometimes be a roomful of strangers. Such courage!

With the TBA Generals on the horizon, we’ve collected our most popular features on preparing for auditions—from what to sing to what not to wear (loud bangle bracelets!) to writing the perfect actor resume. Break a leg, everyone!

General Auditions Dos and Don’ts” by Melissa Hillman 

10 Tips for Choosing Your Audition Monologue” by Melissa Hillman

Top 10 Tips for Musical Auditions” compiled by Kim Cohan

Actor Resumes: Pro Tips from the Pros” compiled by Laura Brueckner

What (Not) to Wear to Auditions” compiled by Laura Brueckner

and finally: 

The General Auditions Are Over—Now What?” by Dale Albright and Beverly Butler


Break a leg, everyone!

 

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Program Director's Note: South Bay Regional Auditions Recap

Posted By TBA Staff, Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Photo: "Speakers Auditions for TEDx Beirut 2012" by TEDx Beirut/Nada Zanhour on Flickr. Used under Creative Commons license.

 

By Dale Albright

At the end of June, Theatre Bay Area held the latest South Bay Regional Auditions at City Lights Theater Company in San Jose. Much like the TBA General Auditions held in San Francisco, this was an opportunity for a large number of actors to do a short audition for a variety of theatre companies in one fell swoop. (If this sort of audition is interesting to you, please keep an eye on theatrebayarea.org/?page=GeneralAuditions for announcements of similar opportunities.)

Following these auditions, TBA surveyed audition participants, both actors and auditors. A few comments were repeated often enough that it seemed appropriate to share some thoughts on them with the greater community.

 


TBA program director Dale Albright.

Audition time limit. A few actors mentioned that they wished they could have had more time. This is one of the most common comments in all of our group auditions. Equity actors who get three minutes at the General Auditions wish it was four (I have even heard five). Speaking as an actor, I completely understand the desire to have more time for your audition for a variety of reasons. However, more time will not help answer the needs of the casting directors for the purposes of this kind of audition.

The purpose of a general audition is a virtual handshake: to introduce yourself to the auditors in such a way that intrigues them to call you back for a more in-depth audition, should they have a role for which you are a potential match. A large portion of the information that they need to determine whether/when to call you back is provided simply by you showing up (as in, whether or not you fit a “type” that they are looking for, based on what they see in you and/or your resume). The rest of what they need to know (Do you sing? If they are casting for a large, outdoor venue, for example, can your voice fill the space? Did you have a polished and prepared introduction that shows that you are someone with whom they’d be willing to work?) is generally supplied to them in the first 30 seconds of your audition.

Knowing in advance which auditors will attend. Another common question was “Why can’t we know which casting directors or companies are there in advance?” Companies often don’t know if they will be able to attend the general or regional auditions (let alone who their reps will be and at what time they will be there) until the relatively last minute. Since sharing advance information that is inaccurate or incomplete doesn’t help anyone, we don’t do it. We do publish a list of who specifically was at the previous year's year’s general and regional auditions to give auditioners a sense of who may be there this year. This is not the kind of audition to select a monologue for any particular company or show. This is intended to help you cast your acting net widely. Do the pieces that showcase you the best and let the specific monologue tailoring happen in that company’s own general auditions, if they hold them.

Knowing immediately after the audition which auditors attended. We’re also asked, “Why can’t we know who was there and what times they were there immediately after the event?” We always make this list available as soon as possible after any regional or general audition. A few days after this year’s audition, we emailed all participants that the auditor list for the 2015 South Bay Regionals was available online, at theatrebayarea.org/?page=GeneralAuditions. Check it out!

Side note: Even if you didn’t attend the auditions, we think this list would be of use to anyone interested in working in the South Bay and Peninsula. Which companies are looking for people? Which directors are working with the companies that were in attendance? This is all helpful information.

Not in response to any particular question or comment, but I would like to say that the South Bay Regional Auditions serve a range of purposes for a lot of different companies. Some are hiring now. Some will be hiring in the future. Some are just looking to expand their talent pool in general. Not being able to attend this year’s auditions shouldn’t preclude you from taking advantage of other opportunities throughout the year. Not all of our South Bay or Peninsula companies are able to attend this one-day event, and those that do often will have other auditions. Certainly no one should put all of the casting eggs in this (or any) general or regional audition. Stay informed of and rigorously pursue current auditions throughout the year—one great place for audition listings is TBA’s Job & Talent Bank (theatrebayarea.org/networking/).

Notes for actors from the auditors. We also asked the auditors in attendance: “If you could give just one piece of feedback to all of the actors who participated, what would it be?” The most popular replies were:

Enter confidently and with purpose
Take a moment between pieces
Time your material so you don’t go over your allotted time
Make clear distinctions between the characters you play if doing two monologues


We’d love to hear your additional comments about this or other regional auditions. Feel free to comment below, or email us at tba@theatrebayarea.org or dale@theatrebayarea.org.


Dale Albright is program director for Theatre Bay Area, and a Bay Area actor and director.


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Program Director's Note: Tip of the Iceberg

Posted By TBA Staff, Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, June 24, 2015

By Dale Albright, TBA program director 


TBA program director Dale Albright.

What a community we have.

I had the pleasure of attending the Lemonade Fund Variety Show sponsored by Theatre Bay Area’s Individual Services Committee (ISC) at PianoFight a few weeks ago. It has already been reported far and wide that the event raised over $700 toward supporting the Lemonade Fund, Theatre Bay Area’s fund for theatre workers that are critically ill or facing a catastrophic life situation.

It struck me as yet another reminder of the generosity that abounds in our community. Members of TBA's Individual Services Committee, particularly the event’s organizers, Megan Briggs and Alan Olejniczak, donated considerable time and energy in putting together the event. PianoFight donated the space, the performers donated their time and talent—the servers even donated their tips! This is just another example of how extraordinary our community can be in support of each other and this field we all love so much.

Our new strategic plan articulates something that has been in TBA’s DNA for a long time, but never really said in this way: “acting for the good of the entire Bay Area theatre ecosystem.” While the Lemonade Fund is a perfect example of this, it is also an example of something that TBA, as an organization, can’t do on our own. Sure, we can put the pieces in place (we make guidelines, draft the application forms, put them all on the website and process those applications), based on our belief that this fund acts for the good of people who make up this ecosystem. But without community involvement and support such as this recent event, the Lemonade Fund is just a page on a website without any real connection or benefit to anyone.

This is true of almost all of the programs that we do. They are here for you—and they need you. The General and Regional Auditions are useful because of the actors and companies that participate. The TBA Awards program owes its ongoing existence to community adjudicators, participating companies and artists. Every CA$H Grant selection panel is made of artists from our community who want to make sure others get support for their work. The list goes on and on.

How can you join us in our efforts to continue to strengthen, unite, promote and advance Bay Area theatre? There are oh so many ways!

You might read that and think that I am asking for time or for money. And while yes, those things are important (and would certainly be utilized!), I am also thinking of the simple act of staying in touch with us. We are constantly reaching out to our members and the community at large via our Annual Conference and other events, as well as emails and surveys. Do you speak up? Or do you leave someone else to make decisions on your behalf? Do you assume that “surely TBA knows (insert issue here)”? All of our online journalism and blog posts have the option for you to share or post a comment. Have you shared an article or commented? Will you comment on this? Is TBA on your email list when you promote your shows (and I mean this for individual artists as well as companies!)? Have you gotten involved in the social media aspects of the TBA website—groups and forums—to find resources and like-minded allies? Your involvement makes our work possible.

An image has been circulating around Facebook recently with a picture of an iceberg. The top of the iceberg is labeled as “the show” and the vastly larger underside is labeled as “what the audience doesn’t see.” What’s great about this image is that it is so transferrable to TBA’s work. For instance, I love the tip of the “TBA membership” iceberg, those folks who actively participate in community building and professional activities. I really, really do.

But I can’t help but think about what we as an organization, a theatre community and a field would accomplish if we were able to count on the whole darn iceberg that is sitting just out of sight.

Dale Albright is program director for Theatre Bay Area, and a Bay Area actor and director.

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Spring Sale for New Members: A Great Graduation Gift - just $50!

Posted By TBA Staff, Tuesday, April 21, 2015

 

 

You read that right: for a limited time, individual Theatre Bay Area membership can be had for just $50 (new and lapsed members only). If you know someone who should be a member but hasn’t taken the step to join, now is a great time to nudge them towards our website. Use the promo code: 2015SpringSale.

A Theatre Bay Area membership makes a great graduation gift for students in your life! TBA membership includes lots of perks for them to enjoy: 

Free and discount tickets to shows around the Bay Area
Audition and job postings
Eligibility for General Auditions
Opportunity to adjudicate for the TBA Awards - meaning more free tickets to shows!

Act now - offer ends June 30!

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The General Auditions Are Over - Now What?

Posted By TBA Staff, Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, March 4, 2015

 

By Dale Albright and Beverly Butler

 


The Generals are over…now your work really begins!

Theatre Bay Area's General Auditions took place two weeks ago, and if you had the opportunity to be one of the 340 actors seen by the auditors, you've got some follow-up to do that just might increase your chances of getting a casting call!

  



Photo: "After work, par Franck Vervial" by Franck Vervial on Flickr. Used under Creative Commons license.

 


·      Visit the Theatre Bay Area website to check the list of auditors that saw you and send them each a note, a "remember me" mailing or an email letting them know a little more about you (besides your obvious good manners). Perhaps you have been cast in a show since the Generals, or there has been some other update to your resume? Let them know.

·      While you have that auditors' list handy, make a note to retire the monologue they heard. Polish up a new one for the next time you get a call from that theatre.

·      Go to the latest issue of Theatre Bay Area magazine (print or digital version) with the Spring Season preview and check which theatres are doing which shows. All the spring and summer seasons are listed for your viewing pleasure. Undoubtedly, some of these shows will not yet be cast. You know what type you can play; see who is doing your perfect show and pitch yourself for the part.

·      Grab a piece of paper, think about the experience, and jot down what went well and what you want to change for the next audition. Did you arrive on time? Were you comfortable in what you wore? Were your headshots ready? Was your monologue too long? What were your nerves like, and what will you do differently next time?

·       Even if you weren't one of the lucky ones who got a slot at the Generals, you can scope out the auditor list and send a headshot and a note to the theatres doing shows you want to be cast in. It shows them you are doing your homework, which is always a good thing.

Two weeks and no calls or call backs? This is a marathon, not a sprint. Anywhere from two days to ten years is not uncommon for the General Audition magic wand to tap you on your magnificently talented shoulder.

Get to work!

 

 

Dale Albright is program director for Theatre Bay Area. 

 

Beverly Butler is vice president of Theatre Bay Area's Board of Directors. 


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TBA Supporters Go "Behind the Curtain" at 2015 General Auditions

Posted By TBA Staff, Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, February 24, 2015

 

 

On Sunday, February 22, members of Theatre Bay Area's community of supporters were invited to join TBA staffers for a VIP reception and "Behind-the-Curtain" viewing of the 2015 General Auditions. Attendees included TBA Board Members, longtime donors, and prospective supporters just getting to know the Bay Area theatre community and Theatre Bay Area. 


 


Photo: "Audition" by Dan Cox on Flickr. Used under Creative Commons license.

 


During the reception, attendees were treated to conversations about the General Auditions experience. Leslie Martinson (associate artistic director, TheatreWorks), and Lesley Currier (managing director, Marin Shakespeare Company) presented the auditor's point of view, while Kendra Oberhauser (actor—and Theatre Bay Area staffer!) described the actor's perspective​. 
 
Martinson and Currier emphasized that, for auditors, the General Auditions is not necessarily a "best actor" competition. Rather, each theatre representative auditing the auditions is looking for actors suited for the specific productions they have coming up. 

They also affirmed the extraordinary value of the General Auditions; both Martinson and Currier have developed long-term artistic associations with artists that they first saw at the Generals. 

As an actor, Oberhauser discussed the unique opportunity—as well as the pressure—actors encounter at the Generals: to showcase everything they can do for the who's-who of the Bay Area theatre community...in two minutes. She noted several different approaches actors take in order to stand out, from selecting monologues by lesser-known playwrights to belting tried-and-true Broadway songs. 

Naturally, the reception began as a friendly gathering, but by the end, there was real excitement in the air. It was clear that this insider look at why the General Auditions exist and how they serve the theatre community had been inspiring for those in attendance—almost as inspiring as the actors showing their work on the audition stage.


Join us next year for General Auditions 2016!

 

 

 

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Volunteers Still Needed for General Auditions this Weekend

Posted By TBA Staff, Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Theatre Bay Area still needs dedicated volunteers to help run the General Auditions, which will take place at Marines' Memorial Theatre in San Francisco, on February 21-23, 2015.

 

Volunteers will be asked to organize and distribute headshots to auditors, set up and clean, run concessions and registration and assist auditioning actors. Volunteers might be able to watch some of the auditions as work duties allow.

 

This is a great opportunity for actors who want to learn more about auditioning in the Bay Area!

Available shifts: 

Saturday, February 21: 8:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. or 2-5:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 22: 8:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. or 2-5:30 p.m.
Monday, February 23: 8:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. or 2-4:30 p.m.

Email the membership staff at tba@theatrebayarea.org to get more information or sign up.

 

See you there!


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