2.) Michael Donovan - Michael Donovan Casting
3.) Matthew Neves - Artistic Director/Performance Riverside at the Landis Performing Arts Center
4.) Mark Simon - Center Theatre Group Casting
5.) Carol Weiss - Owner Stage 9 Talent (Theatre, Film, Television) Hollywood
Week 4 - January 27, 2013: Judges' Call Time: 11:15 am for brunch; 12:00 - 2:30 pm competition.
1.) Roger Bean - Executive Director Steele Spring Theatrical Licensing; Writer/Director/Choreographer The Marvelous Wonderettes, Life Could be a Dream, The Andrew Brothers - Los Angeles, New York and nationally
2.) Cate Caplin - Producer/Director/Choreographer - The Beat Goes On, Arena Stage, Hollywood; Over 150 production in theatres and performance venues in Los Angeles, Edinburgh Arts Festival, Kennedy Center, Metropolitan Opera House and more
3.) Bruce Kimmel - Producer/Director/Writer/Author - Kritzerland Records (over 180 theatrical CD's); The Brain from Planet X; Album Produced by....; Kritzerland Presents...; Out of the Box web series (Broadway World.com)
4.) Matthew Neves - Artistic Director - Performance Riverside at the Landis Performing Arts Center
5.) Sasha Passero - Equity Department Head - KazarIan Ruskin & Associates - Studio City
Week 5 - February 3, 2013 (Super Bowl Sunday): Judges' Call Time: 10:15 am for brunch; 11:00 - 1:30 pm competition.
1.) Steven Dry - Equity Theatre Department Head - Connor, Ankrum & Associates, Hollywood
2.) David Elzer -Ovation, Drama Desk, LA Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, Garland Award winning producer and premier public relations representative. Recent Productions: Justin Love and The Color Purple/Celebration Theatre, Hollywood; Having it All/NoHo Arts Center; The Marvelous Wonderettes/El Portal Forum Theatre, NoHo; Life Could be a Dream/Hudson Theatre, Hollywood
3.) Richard Israel Co-Artistic Director West Coast Ensemble; recipient of LA Drama Critics Circle Milton Katselas Award for Career Achievement in Directing. Director: Avenue Q/Doma, Met Theatre, Hollywood; The Full Monty/Third Street Theatre, West Hollywood; Once Upon a Mattress/Cabrillo Music Theatre/Thousand Oaks; Gypsy/Arena Stage, Hollywood.
4.) Dan Mojica - Producer/Director/Choreographer - 16 International Companies of Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Associate Director/Associate Choreographer; Director/Choreographer of innumerable productions: Victor Victoria, Cabaret, Singin' in the Rain, Camelot, The Music Man...
5.) Mark Simon - Center Theatre Group Casting
Week 6 - February 10, 2013 (FINALE): Judges' Call Time: 11:15 am for brunch; 12:00 - 3:00 pm competition.
Roger Bean, Jodie Bowman, Cate Caplin, Michael Donovan, Steven Dry, David Elzer, David Galligan, Richard Israel, Bruce Kimmel, Robert Marra, Michael Matthews, Dan Mojica, Sasha Passero, Calvin Remsberg, Dave Secor (Pending), Mark Simon, Mark WilLiam Smith, Les Traub (Los Angeles Musical Theatre Guild - Pending), Carol Weiss.
As well as the recent addition of ...
1.) Glenn Casale (Artistic Director/Sacramento Music Circus) will be auditioning our winner and top four runners up in consideration of 2013 productions
2.) Julia Flores Casting will be auditioning our winner and top four runners up in consideration of upcoming 2013 productions for McCoy/Rigby (La Mirada) and other 2013 productions
3.) Steven Glaudini (Artistic Direct/Moonlight Stage Productions, Vista) will be auditioning our winner and top four runners up in consideration of upcoming 2013 productions
4.) Lewis Wilkenfeld (Artistic Director/Cabrillo Music Theatre, Thousand Oaks) will be auditioning each of our 20 contestants (during the competition) for consideration of Cabrillo's 2013 productions
Photo Credit: Barbara Van Orden welcomes both talent and judges to the LA's NEXT GREAT STAGE STAR 2013