Oxygen Media and Casting Duo soon will conduct open calls for The Glee Project.
Working in conjunction with Glee casting director Robert Ulrich, Oxygen and Casting Duo have set open calls in Chicago on Dec. 18-19 and in Dallas on Jan. 8-9. These open calls aside, the team will also be reaching out to the next wave of professional performers through official industry channels in order to ensure everyone is included in the opportunity to join The Glee Project, where performers will vie for a multi-episode guest-starring role on the third season of the hit series Glee.The Glee Project is set to premiere on Oxygen in June 2011.
More information is available at http://thegleeproject.oxygen.com.
The women's-targeted network is looking for young men and women, 18 and older, with strong vocal, acting, dancing abilities and big personalities. Musical theater experience is a plus, but not required. Candidates must be available to work in the U.s. on the production in or about January through April 2011.
In addition, the aforementioned website will have photos of the Glee cast, trivia, fan blogs and message boards.
All of the 34,000 applications submitted through the earlier MySpace/"Glee" auditions have now been processed and the short-listed applicants will be contacted by Nov. 19. Applicants who are not shortlisted may still choose to attend an open call.