“The Glee Project” national talent search and open casting calls in Chicago and Dallas


The casting director of the FOX mega hit musical comedy-drama television series “Glee,” is teaming up with Oxygen Media and Casting Duo to conduct a nationwide talent search reality show titled “The Glee Project,” where performers will compete for a multi-episode guest-starring role on season three of the show “Glee”.

Musical theater experience is a plus, but not required. If chosen to participate, professionals will train the competitors, so raw talent is welcome. If you have the performing fundamentals and a big personality, then you are highly encouraged to apply.

Glee casting director Robert Ulrich is an executive with Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting. He is married to the beautiful and talented actress Kim Johnston Ulrich, who played Ivy Winthrop on the soap “Passions” for 10 years, among many other roles. They have two children, a son Cooper, and a daughter Tierney. Robert Ulrich and his partners Eric Dawson and Jim Carnahan have been Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys for casting talent on Glee.

Randy Bernstein and Danielle Harrington founded Casting Duo and have served as the Supervising Casting Directors for such television shows as “Top Chef,” Project Runway,” “Shear Genius,” and “Make Me A Supermodel.” From network to cable to original web content, The Casting Duo is the premier casting team for unscripted competition reality shows in the entertainment industry.

Along with Oxygen Media, they are looking for talented young men and women with strong vocal, acting, dancing abilities and big personalities. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age (but able to convincingly portray the role of a teenager) and be legally eligible to work in the United States. Candidates must also be available to the production in or about January through April 2011 and be willing to travel as part of production.

Open Casting Call Cities and Dates


December 18 and December 19: 10:00am-6:00pm
Chicago Academy For The Arts
1010 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642

● Saturday, January 8, 2010 – Dallas*
● Sunday, January 9, 2010 – Dallas*

* Exact locations and times to be announced.

Click Here for eligibility requirements.

For all the details, updates and to pre-register for the casting call you plan to attend, please visit the Official Website:

The Glee Project

You can also submit the following information via email:

First name, Last name, Email address, Cell Phone, Home Phone Number, Age, Gender, Ethnicity, Any Training or Experience (if any), Audition Location – Please Specify The Open Call You Plan To Attend (Note: You Can Attend Either Day), City You Live In, State You Live In, One Headshot, One Full Body Photo (please keep your image less than 10MB and in one of the following file formats: png, jpeg, jpg, gif, bmp, tiff).

Email to:

[email protected]

In the subject line put “The Glee Project Submission”.

“The Glee Project” will premiere on Oxygen in June 2011.

Casting Information for the FOX series Glee

Glee Principal Actor Casting:

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Robert J. Ulrich
Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting
4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Suite 301
Valley Village, CA 91607

Glee Extras Casting:

Sande Alessi Casting
Registration Office
13731 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Registration Info Line: (818) 623-7040

Glee is a one hour single camera musical comedy-drama television series produced by Ryan Murphy Productions, and distributed by 20th Century Fox Television. The show’s 22 episode long second season airs on FOX Tuesdays 8/7c.