4th Annual Talent Showcase

Call for Submissions

The Network Austin Mixer is pleased to present our 4th Annual Talent Showcase featuring YOU on Wednesday, December 13th!!!

Just complete the form below.

Central Texas is rich with as-yet-unseen talent. Here’s your chance to show us all what you’ve got, so don’t hold back. But don’t delay, because only the first 25 completed & confirmed entries will make the show. And the deadline for submissions will be here before you know it: Thursday, November 30th.

Anyone age 12 or older is invited to sing, dance, play an instrument, do stand-up, a monologue, or whatever talent you wish to showcase. Just keep in mind that young people will be in the room, so keep it “G-rated”. If your act includes music, on-screen visuals, or any special equipment, then bring it early on the day of performance so it can be set up and ready to roll. And be aware that at 3 minutes you’ll get the hook, so keep it short & sweet.

Fill in the form below to register. Afterward, if you have any change of plans whatsoever, then contact us asap at donise@acastingplace.net. And make sure your email program recognizes that email address in case we contact you with any additional questions at any time.

 

Dear Talent Agents & Casting Directors,

You won’t want to miss this Talent Showcase Mixer! Come watch all the wonderfully talented people who will be performing, many of whom may not yet be represented.

 

Heads-up: The Talent Showcase typically begins a bit earlier than our other programs in order to accommodate all the amazing acts. So prepare for it to start at 6:30PM and continue until around 8:00ish, enjoying entertainment throughout!

In summary:

  • For ages 12 and up.
  • Fill in required fields.
  • Talent act up to 3 minutes.
  • Submission Deadline is November 30, 2017.

Now fill in our form to submit yourself:

July 13, 2016 ~ Adam K. Roberts

 

Adam K. Roberts

Adam Roberts

This month’s guest speaker, Adam Roberts, is a man of many talents and vast professional experience, and he is thrilled about sharing his insights and knowledge about acting, writing, voice, choreography, the theater, and more with us on Wednesday, July 13th at Baby A’s.

Adam has served as artistic director, choreographer, or musical director for a wide range of companies, productions, and initiatives throughout his career, with choreography credits including two European concert tours. His students have appeared in principal roles on Broadway, off-Broadway, and in regional theater, been nominated for Tony Awards and appeared in film, national tours, and on network television.

Adam’s Austin-area credits include productions and/or faculty positions with these and other entities producing and educational:

The Actor’s School  as Voice Faculty/Head of Musical Theater
The Austin Jewish Repertory Theater as Artistic Director
The Long Center for the Performing Arts as Resident Musical Director for Education
TILT Performance Group as Co-Artistic Director
Austin Conservatory of Theater
Austin Shakespeare
Ballet Austin Academy
Ground Floor Theater
The Paramount Theater
The State Theater School of Acting
Trinity Street Players
Texas Arts Project
ZACH Theater
Zilker Theater Productions
Austin’s St. Luke United Methodist Church as Musical Director

In addition to his role as musical director of Music Theater Online and Libretto with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, for several years Adam was a contributing writer and arts critic with The Austin Chronicle. He holds a Master’s degree in Music and College Teaching Certificate from Florida State University and received undergraduate degrees from Kent State University and Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music. Adam holds membership in the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA), The Voice Foundation (TVF) and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC).

For your viewing pleasure, here’s an appetizer about Adam’s approach to choreography:

 

Last Month

The Network Austin Mixer extends our deepest thanks to our Guest Speakers on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at our first (and maybe annual… from the turnout) Panel of Voiceover Professionals. We were very fortunate to have Debora Duckett, owner of dB Talent, Liz Atherton, owner of The Atherton Group, aka TAG Talent, and Mj Vandivier, voice coach at The Actor’s School (formerly known as the State Theater School of Acting) share their wisdom and insights about voiceover work. Attendance was superb and audience questions were addressed with precision and clarity by our first panel of voiceover professionals! We thank you 3 for offering your time and informing us about the details involving this line of work.

 

Note:  Baby A’s will place pylons on parking spaces reserved for our panelists behind the restaurant.  Please do not park in those reserved spots!

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Mixing & Networking begin @ 6:00PM, then the Speaker starts @ 6:45.