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Survival Guide for Performing Artists

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Survival Guide for Performers: Highlights

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Did You Know... 
Other Resources 

Limited-Time Opportunities

new New Triad for Collaborative Arts
Aria and Art Song Spring Boot Camp for Classical Singers and Accompanists
March 2 - April 7, 2009
New Triad Logo"New Triad for Collaborative Arts' Spring Boot Camp offers singers as well as their pianists the opportunity to connect with their music more expressively and perform with exciting visual appeal. New Triad’s innovative approach integrates drama, movement and musical expression into each and every one of your performances."

Winter Way Auditions (opera)
"The Winter Way Auditions brings casting level directors from Europe and the United States to one audition. The cost of flying for individual auditions with opera companies is astronomical.  We make the process easier.  We bring numerous Artistic Directors to you in one audition at half the cost of similar auditions. You save money, you create opportunities for your career and we hope you get hired!"

The Dreamers Casting
10 musicians, 10 dancers and 10 singers will be reunited in order to become "The Dreamers". To form the band, Turn On Entertainment is on a mission to search for the best talents.

Barcelona Dance Awards
From 20th to 24th March 2008 in Barcelona (SPAIN) and in the end of June 2008 in Italy and in France.

On-Going Resources

Audition Connection
They "connect Musical Theatre, Non-Musical Theatre, Operatic, Film and TV performers and their online audition materials (including video audition pieces) to the industry’s top theatres, artistic directors, casting directors, agents, producers, composers, lyricists, choreographers and directors - 24 hours a day.  All for one low price."

Casting Network
United Kingdom’s leading casting resource to film, theatre and television companies seeking vetted, experienced and professional actors

The Film Casting Web Site
Post your headshot and resume so casting directors can see your face! 

Hollywood North

Hollywood North helps actors, models, photographers, casting directors and talent agents communicate more efficiently with each other. Actors and models have the ability to create personal portfolios which include photographs for the talent industry to access. Hollywood North offers a variety of benefits to its community and refreshing content that keeps pace with the entertainment industry.

Actors & Musical Theater Performers

Opera Singers

Most regional opera house auditions are made known only to agents and managers. However, some companies announce auditions through publications. Still, most auditions that are listed in these publications are Young Artist programs and workshops. Most mainstage professional auditions that are listed are held in the city where the company is located. 

contact Opera America for a subscription to the "Singers' Forum" 

some auditions are listed with Classical Singer magazine (subscription required)


SingerSearch: the online source for Classical Vocalists. is a unique two-way resource for vocal talent and those who need classical vocalists. It allows Opera companies, orchestras, chorales and others to search for singers that meet their criteria... and allows vocalists to post their individual musical strengths and then search available parts to find a match.”



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