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Choosing A Cast

A play is a moving work of art. Actors are both a facet of the artwork and the tools that help create it. Directors and casting directors look for actors that are best suited for creating the artwork. Casting Directors tend to cast show far in advance of the first rehearsal dates. Logan Vaughn, past Casting Associate at Goodman Theatre, answers a few question on Casting:

For a theatre to cast a show, they need to hold auditions. Depending on what you are looking for, there are different types of auditions:

Casting Call

Open Casting Call

Call Back

Dance Call

Music Call