Wednesday, January 30, 2008

GIAA's Dr. Emelise Aleandri interview Venice,Carnevale

On Thursday, February 7, 2008 @ noon and Saturday February 9, 2008 @ 6 pm,
Dr. Emelise Aleandri will be interviewed about Venice and Carnevale along with
Dott. Francesco Talo, the new Consul General of Italy, Renato Miracco,
Director of the Italian Cultural Institute and Carolina Perego, Executive Pastry
Chef for the Cipriani Restaurants @ _http://www.letstravelradio.com/_
(http://www.letstravelradio.com/) and _www.tribecaradio.net_
(http://www.tribecaradio.net/) . After those airdates, the show will be archived and available for
listening at _http://www.letstravelradio.com_ (http://www.letstravelradio.com/)
. For further information contact Michael Zufolo, Executive Producer
212-410.0672 or Host Susan Raphael 917-687-2735. email: _info@lestravelradio.com_
(mailto:info@lestravelradio.com) .

Dr. Emelise Aleandri, Artistic Director
Frizzi & Lazzi The Olde Time Italian-American Music & Theatre Company
Trafalgar House
3299 Cambridge Avenue #3C
Riverdale, New York 10463-3649
347 964 7892; cell 917 821 1036
office: 212 675 1003
Website: http://www.FrizziLazzi.com
email: EAleandri@aol.com

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

BIGGEST LOSER SEASON 6

casting TEAMS OF 2 again! If you tried out for the show last season and would like to try out again, please let me know! Chances are, our casting team is in the process of contacting you!
***PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD***
I will be in the following cities:
BOSTON
NEW YORK
NORKFOLK, VA
LOS ANGELES
for FEBRUARY and MARCH so spread the word ASAP!
NBC'S THE BIGGEST LOSER IS NOW CASTING: TEAMS OF 2!!
NBC'S THE BIGGEST LOSER IS BACK AND WE ARE LOOKING FOR TEAMS OF 2 WHO WANT TO COMPETE TOGETHER TO LOSE WEIGHT AND SHED THE POUNDS ONCE AND FOR ALL!
We are currently looking for outgoing and charismatic TEAMS OF 2 who have personality along with the WANT, DESIRE and COMPETITIVE EDGE to vie for this once in a lifetime opportunity to change your lives forever and compete for $250,000!!
Have you considered auditioning for The BIGGEST LOSER but thought you'd rather audition with a family member, co-worker, or friend? This is your chance to transform your life!!!

NOW CASTING:
FAMILY MEMBERS
MOTHER/DAUGHTER OR SON
FATHER/DAUGHTER OR SON
HUSBND/WIFE
ENGAGES COUPLES
DATING COUPLES
GRANDPARENTS
SIBLINGS
COUSINS
CO-WORKERS
BEST FRIENDS
FORMER TEAMMATES AND /OR ATHLETES
RETIREES
COLLEGE STUDENTS
ETC.

We are looking for contestants ready to shed the pounds one and for all! Take the first step and audition today! Come audition with your partner at one of our open calls below:

FEB 16
BOSTON (I will be here)
ATLANTA
CHICAGO
DALLAS

FEB 23
NYC (I will be here)
MIAMI
NASHVILLE
OKLAHOMA

MARCH 1
NORFALK, VA (I will be here)
COLUMBUS, OH
LAS VEGAS

MARCH 8
MESA/PHEONIX, AZ
LOS ANGELES, CA (I will be here)
If you plan on attending one of our open calls, please email me A BRIEF BIO, CONTACT INFO, AND TWO PICS OF YOUR TEAM for VIP CONSIDERATION.

*If you are unable to attend an open call. Go to nbc.com/casting and click on casting and click on casting for The Biggest Loser to find out where to submit a videotape. Video submissions must be postmarked by February 29, 2008 to be considered. Send them to my attention: Jodi Thomas/Casting Director
*You must be at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of the United States
**If you do have any questions, you can send them to me at jthomas.prtv@gmail.com


THANK YOU!

--
Jodi Thomas
Casting Director
NBC's The Biggest Loser
Season 6
310.727.3337 x71281 ofc
310.727.3339fx
jthomas.prtv@gmail.com

Meeting Minutes January 25, 2008

New member Dennis Russo was interviewed on camera at 3:30 pm and had to leave due to other commitments.

GIAA President Carlo Fiorletta called the meeting to order at 6:40 PM.

In attendance were GIAA members Lou Nargi, Simcha Borenstein, Mara Lesemann, and Carson Grant, plus guest playwrights Gregg Greenberg and Bob Moskowitz.

New business:

1. Two new members joined since the previous meeting: Simcha Borenstein and Dennis
Russo.

2. The second annual GIAA Festival of Short Films and Videos has opened for submissions. The festival will take place on Sat Oct 4 & Sun Oct 5 at Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan.

3. The AFL-CIO has issues a book of information on all Secretary/Treasurers of member unions; Mara Lesemann will follow up with the SAG Secretary/Treasurer Connie Stevens.

4. GIAA will present a staged reading of Clemenza and Tessio Are Dead by Gregg Greenberg and Bob Moskowitz at the Wings Theater on Friday April 11.

Following the discussion of new business, the balance of the meeting was a reading of Clemenza and Tessio Are Dead and the first ten pages of Dennis Russo's work-in-progress Wally and Hodges.

The meeting concluded at 8:30 PM.

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Help Save Carnegie Hall Studio Towers

Please check the web page and take action yo feel appropriate. Grazie -CF
http://www.studiotowerartists.com/

PAID Extras Casting: The Taking of Pelham 123

Billy Dowd Casting (cast for 'War of the Worlds' & 'American Gangster') is seeking background talent for the upcoming Columbia Pictures’ film The Taking of Pelham 123, starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta. Tony Scott, dir. Shooting March 3-June in NYC.

Seeking—Background Actors: all types.

Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36th St., 3rd fl. conference rm., Astoria, NY, 11106. send pix & résumés to the above address.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

AUDITION NOTICE: An Evening of One-Act plays

apricotsky@aol.com
Apricot Sky Productions Presents:
FLUSH
Written By: Eric Alter
Directed By: Rodney E. Reyes, Jason Romas, Leah Vesonder & Tom Blewitt
Performing at: The Deron School of NJ, 130 Grove Street, Montclair
March 28,29,30 and April 4,5,6 (8 Shows in All--a matinee on Sat and Sun)
AUDITIONS ARE: Thursday night February 7th from 7-9 p.m. & Saturday Feb 9th from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Please bring headshot, 1 minute monologue (comedic or dramatic) sides will be provided. Auditions will be held at: The Deron School of NJ, 130 Grove Street, Montclair, NJ 07042.
(Non-equity show, NO pay. Rehearsals will be either in Montclair, or where the Director of each particular one-act deems.)
Plays and character breakdown:
Death of a Prom Queen (A drama) 3 women, 3 men, 20's-30's.
Waiting (A drama) 1 male--early 20's, 1 male--late 20's, 1 male--40's-50's, 1 female--late 20's, 1 female--40's-50's.
In Reverse Order (comedy) 1 male 20's-early 30's, 1 female 20's early 30's.
Mirror Mirror (drama) 1 female--40's, 2 females--LATE TEENS or EARLY 20's if possible.
10 Minutes Early (a drama) 2 males 20-30's, 1 female 20's-30.
Flush--this play has been cast already.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

TWO DETECTIVES casting notice

TWO DETECTIVES (Non-Union Stage)

Written by Dan Landon, produced playwright and long
time Broadway Manager,
will be going up at Manhattan Rep. the first week in
March. 'Two Detectives'
is a noir mystery set in Manhattan during the summer
of 1999; it is
imperative that all actors are familiar with the
genre. Highly professional,
extremely disciplined actors ONLY.

Seeking: *Bobby Sullivan*: 35-42, attractive, blue
collar Detective with a
heart of gold. Not the smartest guy in the room, but
certainly the most
sincere. Must be an ace at both comedy and drama.
*Gino Rocco: * 67,
Detective, character actor, gentle, endearing, often
unintentionally funny.
*Tommy Sullivan:* 65, Retired Detective, living
legend. Edgy, smartass,
Irish. *Billy Friendly*: mid 50s, bartender. *Drunk
* : Character Actor, mid
30s. Overweight. *Barzinsky:* 49-69, Russian
immigrant. Tough, wise guy,
vulnerable side. *Jacob Lasky: 77*, Holocaust
survivor. *Rachel Lasky: *43,
a Garment District Executive. Assertive, bold,
determined.(Mercedes
Ruehl/Frances McDormand type.) *Sasha:* FTM trans,
36, Russian Mobster,
totally 'passable.' *Andre*: 40s, Russian Mobster.
*Andy Lopez*: 55, Latino,
NYPD Cop-sarcastic, tough. *Dave Kawalski:* 56,
Lopez's sidekick. *Rhonda
Savoy * : 30, beautiful, Russian accent, commanding
presence, mysterious,
classy, seductive, must have some sign of curves.

Must be available to rehearse on Saturdays.
Auditions will be held January
21st by appointment only. Please send all
submissions to: The Cameron
Company attn: Two Detectives; 309 Park St. Upper
Montclair, NJ 07043. Be
sure to list what roles you would like to be
considered for on the back of
the envelope. Online submissions will be accepted.
Please put name and
role/s of interest in subject line. Email:
cameroncompany@gmail.com . No
pay, maximum exposure.

casting males for *No Greater Love*, musical drama

Christ's passion to be performed Feb 29 - March 19 in
NYC and NJ. Paid performances. Seeking male actors who sing and move well.
If they are interested they can call or E mail their resume to
thexaviercompany@gmail.com and we will contact them to schedule an audition.
Carol Ferrone Director 917-376-6946