Casting Search for Wicked, Rent, Legally Blonde and More at Next Entertainment Industry Expo

News   Casting Search for Wicked, Rent, Legally Blonde and More at Next Entertainment Industry Expo Open talent searches for Telsey + Company — who handle Broadway's Wicked, The Color Purple, Rent, Legally Blonde and more — will be part of the upcoming Entertainment Industry Expo in New York City.

The second event (following June 2007's inaugural run) will take place Jan. 27 at the Times Square Westin Hotel and will be free to the public (through pre registration) or a $10 fee at the door).

The Entertainment Industry Expo is billed as "the ultimate networking opportunity for anyone in or around the entertainment industry." Attendees will be given the chance to take part in casting calls, attend seminars and learn about new products or services that may advance their career.

Many fields of the entertainment industry will be represented, including photographers, talent agencies, film equipment/lighting rental houses, rehearsal studios, schools, temp services, casting directors, cosmetic services, bookshops, printing services, vocal coaches, casting websites, trade magazines and newspapers, industry guilds and associations, among others.

Among the confirmed casting calls will be Telsey + Company (who represent Wicked, Legally Blonde, Rent, Hairspray, The Color Purple) and MMG Model Management Group (a model search).

Scheduled workshops include "Q&A with Successful Casting Directors," "I Want to be a Successful Producer," "The Business Of Show, Marketing For Actors" and "Management Magic: Stage Managers vs. Company Managers vs. General Managers," among others. To attend (for free) The Entertainment Industry Expo at Times Square's Westin Hotel, 270 West 43rd Street, visit eienyc.com.

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