New York Casting Directors Pat McCorkle (Pat McCorke Casting, Ltd) and Stuart Howard (Stuart Howard and Associates) were honored in Times Square today for 35 years of service in the Broadway community. Both prominent and still extremely active casting directors in New York, we wish the two of them an additional 35 years of success!
Randy Graff‘s sold out Musical Theatre Master Class was a huge success! Last night at TVI New York, Kevin Stites, Broadway musical director (“Les Miserables,” “The Color Purple”) accompanied the actors. The incredible Broadway pairing worked with the actors on their 16-bar audition pieces.
Among her impressive credits, Randy won a Tony Award for her role in “City Of Angels” and a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress for her work in “A Class Act”. Randy was also the original Fantine in Les Miserables on Broadway.
Randy brought her wonderful positive vibe with her to TVI New York, and due to amazing feedback from students we are looking forward to having Randy back to teach again very soon!
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Eric Woodall, Casting Director at Tara Rubin Casting, will be offering an Advanced Musical Theatre Audition Technique class starting Monday, March 23rd, 2009. Eric’s numerous Broadway Casting Credits include Mamma Mia!, Jersey Boys, Billy Elliot, Phantom of the Opera, Shrek, Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, and more.
This 4 week class will focus on fine tuning a performer’s book of musical audition pieces while gaining insight into the world of New York Musical Theatre as you polish your audition technique.
Call now to set up an audition appointment and to find out more information! 212-302-1900
Jennifer Rudin, Head of Casting and Talent Development for Disney Theatricals was at TVI Actors Studio New York today. She worked hands-on with many aspiring Broadway stars on their theatre and musical theatre auditioning technique. The young actors were amazing and Jennifer gave all of them tremendous feedback and was very generous with her time and nurturing wisdom. Be sure to check back for the upcoming classes for young actors at TVI! And check out Variety’s recent article on Jennifer by clicking here!
Ever find yourself up at 6am, waiting in line at a Broadway Musical Equity Chorus Call or EPA, only to find out 5 hours later that Casting has run out of time to see any additional talent? Well now, we may have a class to remedy that problem! TVI is thrilled to announce that Eric Woodall of Tara Rubin Casting will be teaching a 4 week Musical Theater Technique class starting up in 2 weeks. Broadway credits include Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia!, Spamalot, Phantom of the Opera, The Producers, The Pirate Queen and Regional Credits such as The Kennedy Center, The McCarter Theater, and east coast casting for La Jolla Playhouse. If you feel you aren’t being seen enough by casting directors, this may be the perfect opportunity to get your foot in the door with one of the top casting agencies in NYC. Slots fill up quickly, so call today to sign up–212.302.1900.
To read more about Eric Woodall and his thoughts on auditioning, visit this site: http://www.playbill.com/features/article/110028.html