WANNA BE IN RENT? Submit your online video audition NOW!!
Go to: www.siteforrent.com/audition for more information!
2011 Online Auditions
Casting of a new generation of stars for this production begins next month with open calls in New York on Friday, March 18, 11 AM – 2 PM, at New World Stages, and in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 30, 1:30 PM – 4 PM, at Hollywood United Methodist Church located at 6817 Franklin Avenue. Sign-in for both open calls will begin one hour prior.
Can’t make it to New York or Los Angeles in March? Follow the steps below to enter the 2011 online audition contest for the chance to audition for RENT in New York City, where it all began.
HOW TO ENTER:
Create a digital video of you singing up to 60 seconds of your favorite song from RENT, using the following guidelines:
In order to approximate the style of RENT, males must wear jeans and white T-shirt; females must wear a skirt and form-fitting top. Sing ONE of the following songs from RENT, depending on the role for which you'd like to be considered:
Roger -- "One Song Glory"
Mark -- "What You Own"
Mimi -- "Out Tonight"
Maureen -- "Take Me or Leave Me"
Joanne -- "Take Me or Leave Me"
Benny -- "You’ll See"
Angel -- "I’ll Cover You"
Collins -- "I’ll Cover You"
You must be singing with accompaniment (piano, keyboard, or karaoke tracks only) – NO A CAPELLA performances!
All submissions must contain only YOUR original voice (with accompanying music), without any type of manipulation, whether electronic, special effects or any other means.
Each entrant must enter as a soloist only – NO DUET performances!
Video cannot be longer than 60 seconds.
Next, upload your audition video to www.YouTube.com. Once your video is online, submit the YouTube video URL on RENT’s online auditions page on www.siteforrent.com before the ENTRY DEADLINE of 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on MARCH 18, 2011.
From MARCH 21 – MARCH 27, 2011, VOTE for your favorite audition video! Tell everyone you know to visit www.siteforrent.com and vote!
The online audition entrant whose video receives the most number of votes on www.siteforrent.com by 11:59 PM EST on March 27, 2011 will receive round-trip transportation to NYC for an official RENT audition with Telsey + Co in April 2011. The winner also receives one night’s stay in an NYC hotel for free.