Casting Call for June 8, 2012
June 6, 2012 3:28PM
A casting call for the Fox TV show "Hell's Kitchen," featuring chef Gordon Ramsay, will take place June 9 at Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago. | Fox Broadcasting Co. photo
Email Casting Call information of open auditions to firstname.lastname@example.org. We also welcome information on auditions for singing and other groups.
Updated: July 9, 2012 6:04AM
Here is a look at open auditions in the Southland and beyond.
Casting calls include the TV show “Hell’s Kitchen.”
“HELL’S KITCHEN”: The Conlin Co. will host a casting call for this TV show from 2-6 p.m. June 9 at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, 361 W. Chestnut St. #1, Chicago.
Fox’s hit unscripted series is back again as chef Gordon Ramsay looks for the best of the best to work beside him in the hottest kitchen on Earth.
Producers are in search of America’s culinary elite who not only have the skills but the stamina to cook alongside the infamous Ramsay.
“Hell’s Kitchen” will follow the chefs 24/7 through the perils of working in Ramsay’s pressure-filled restaurant, capturing the wrath, emotion and adrenaline rush that comes with cooking in a topnotch restaurant.
Contestants will have to prove they have the endurance and skills to work with Ramsay as they are pushed to their limits.
Casting is searching for culinary candidates, age 21 and older, who are outspoken, competitive and can stand the heat in one of the most exclusive and toughest kitchens in the world.
Applicants must be passionate, skilled at their craft and aim to become the next winner of “Hell’s Kitchen.”
Le Cordon Blue College of Culinary Arts
“PREGZILLAS”: Doron Ofir Casting and a major cable network are conducting a nationwide search for pregnant women with big personalities to share their stories while they are expecting.
The casting company behind “Millionaire Matchmaker,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” “RuPaul’s Drag U” and “Jersey Shore” are looking for expectant mothers.
Those selected will take viewers on a journey through the sometimes irrational, decidedly demanding and high-maintenance wonderment of pregnancy while showing the humorous and crazy side of pregnancy.
For the first time, enthusiastic mothers to be and their significant others will get the opportunity to express themselves and everything they go through when expecting in the ultimate video diary through these life-changing moments.
“I think women are the most beautiful when pregnant. It’s with respect and curiosity I chose to explore the madness behind the glow” executive casting director Doron Ofir said.
Females and their partners who appear to be between the ages of 21-35 and want to take part in this new docuseries should apply at pregzillascasting.com.
If selected, the couple will receive an episodic stipend of $5,000.
GRANDE PRAIRIE SINGERS: This group has been making choral music available in the Southland for more than a quarter of a century.
Beginning in 1977 as the Park Forest Singers, the Grande Prairie Singers have grown to include voices from 28 towns.
Members come from all walks of life and range in age from 16 to 80. The group is always looking for new talent to fill the risers.
Vocalists who are age 16 and older need to be comfortable reading music and should prepare a solo selection to sing for the group’s director, Jo Rodenburg.
Appointments: (708) 481-8684.
THE CHANSONETTES: This singing group of south suburban women seeks new members for its new season.
Interested individuals who love to sing can contact Mary Anderson at (708) 748-1438 or Yetta Elder at (708) 799-1474.
OAK PARK CONCERT CHORALE: Auditions are under way for this group’s 2012-13 season.
Compositions ranging from the Renaissance to the 21st century as well as works commissioned by the chorale will be part of the 32nd season.
The group is seeking singers for all voice parts (sopranos, altos, tenors and basses). Rehearsals will take place from 7:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays in Oak Park.
Information or audition appointments: (847) 420-9200, oakparkconcertchorale.org.
Billed as one of the Midwest’s leading choral ensembles featuring both a cappella and accompanied performances, the chorale consists of a diverse group of individuals and performs in and around Oak Park.
Led by director Paul Lindblad, the chorale offers artistic performances of varied choral music.
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the chorale is partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and is partially funded by the Oak Park Area Arts Council, in partnership with the village of Oak Park and the Illinois Arts Council.