Call for Entry Friday!!!

Southern Rep Hosts City-Wide Auditions: An Open Call for both AEA and non-union actors  New Orleans—Southern Rep will host an OPEN CALL for actors Saturday, June 4, 2011 between 10:00 pm—3:00 pm.  Attending will be local theatre companies and independent producers (see full list below). Auditionees should bring 20 copies of their headshot and résumé, prepare two contrasting monologues of one-minute each, and if musically inclined sing 16 bars a cappella.

SCHEDULE 10:00am—12:00pm          Actors with last names ending in A-M 12:30pm—2:30pm                        Actors with last names ending in N-Z 2:30—3:00pm                   Actors Equity Association by appointment

ATTENDING PRODUCERS Actor’s Theatre of New Orleans, Inc. Anthony Bean Community Theater Bayou Playhouse/ Evangeline Productions Pat Bourgeois and Tommy Cucullu Crescent Theatre Collective Elm Theatre Jefferson Performing Arts Society Le Chat Noir Mondo Bizarro NEW NOISE NOLA Project Fred Nuccio Ricky Graham Rivertown Repertory Theatre Shakespeare Fest at Tulane Southern Rep Theatre 13   DIRECTIONS Auditions will be held in the Southern Rep Theatre located on the 3rd Floor in The Shops at Canal Place, 365 Canal Street. Parking is available in the building and a validation stamp will be given ($2/4 hours).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION / REQUIREMENTS –Actors should bring 20 headshots and résumés. –Actors will prepare two one-minute contrasting monologues. Actors over this time limit will be asked to stop. –Children under 18 will NOT be seen. –Actors may also sing 16 bars a cappella. –AEA union actors will be seen from 2:30pm—3:00pm and may schedule an appointment by calling 504-523-9857. –Non-union Actors with last names ending in A-M will be seen between 10am—12pm. No appointments will be taken. –Non-union Actors with last names ending in N-Z will be seen between 12:30pm—2:30pm. No appointments will be taken.

Casting and Audition Workshop: May 13, 9:00 a.m. Lafayette, LA

The Moving Image Arts program at the University of Louisiana and LEDA are hosting a half-day casting and audition workshop with Emmy-Award winning casting director, Junie Lowry Johnson. Ms. Johnson’s casting credits include: True Blood, The Killing, Desperate Housewives and Big Love, among many other television series and films. The first hour will feature discussion about the role of a casting director and Q&A. The second half of the seminar will be a hands-on audition workshop with Ms. Johnson offering one-on-one critiques. Scripts will be provided at the workshop.

This seminar is open to those interested in learning more about the role of a casting director and the audition process and actors of all experience levels.

Friday, May 13 9:00 a.m. to noon Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise- LITE 537 Cajundome Blvd Lafayette, LA 70506


San Diego Watercolor Society International Show

The SDWS seeks entries for its annual show Sep. 30 - Nov. 1, 2011 in San Diego, California. $15,000 in cash and merchandise awards, $1000 1st place Award. Juror: Carrie Burns Brown. Entries must be original work in water-soluble media on paper or YUPO painted within the last two years. All work must be at least 80% water-based media. Collage is acceptable only if treated with watermedia. No digital art, work produced under instruction, copies of another's work or copyrighted references. Entries must not have won awards in other national or international shows. No painting exhibited in a previous SDWS International Exhibition is eligible. Only one painting per artist will be accepted. The juror's decision is final. Paintings must be for sale. One entry: Members-$30, Non-Members-$40. Add $5 for each additional entry up to a maximum of 3 entries. Deadline: May 15, 2011. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 2825 Dewey Road, #105 San Diego, CA 92106. Questions? Contact Alice Kayuha at or call (858) 277-7066.

NY Gallery owner to jury National Small Works at WPG

Washington Printmakers Gallery seeks entries for a juried printmaking exhibition, August 3-28, 2011 in Silver Spring, MD. First Prize: Solo exhibition, 2012, Second Prize: $200 Purchase Award from Graphic Chemical & Ink Co., other prizes awarded. Juror: Robert K. Newman, owner, Old Print Shop, New York, NY. Open to artists nationwide age 18 years+ who are creating traditional, hand-pulled prints (no digital or photographic processes accepted). Work must be no larger than 170 square inches. Early bird online special: $20/4 images. Regular Online: $30/4 images. CD: $40/4 images. May 15 for all entries. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: WPG, Attn: NSW, 8230 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Questions? Please contact Annie Turner at or call 301.273.3660.