All posts by Jason Engleman

Jason is the founder and CEO of StageAgent.com and a graduate of Stanford University. He also performs regularly with theatre companies throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

StageAgent is Looking for an Editor

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StageAgent is hiring! We are searching for a part-time editor. At StageAgent we LOVE theatre. We are actors, directors and teachers who are on a quest to use technology to inform, guide and improve the lives of performing artists. But in order to succeed, we need your help! This is a work-from-home position. We are open to hiring the right person regardless of your geographic location. Click to read the full job description.

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New Monologue and Song Recommendation Tool

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When it comes to casting, much is uncertain. One thing, however, is guaranteed: if you want to land your dream role, you need to come to an audition prepared. Your monologue and song should be in a similar style and genre for the show you’re auditioning for – but not from the actual show(s). But to go even further, you should tailor your material to the role(s) you’re right for in the show/season. Luckily, you can now use StageAgent to find specific audition monologue and song recommendations based off of a character’s attributes.

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Introducing StageAgent PRO

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of StageAgent PRO. It’s the most powerful set of tools we’ve ever built, and it’s all to help theatre artists take their careers to the next level. StageAgent PRO is the culmination of months of work from our technical and design staff, expert writers and tons of customer feedback. The result of all that hard work is a robust set of StageAgent PRO features including access to the most comprehensive database of play and musical information online, context for hundreds of monologues and songs, career promotion tools and our new tag search.

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Take a Bow 2015

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Wow, 2015 has been an epic year for StageAgent! After launching our new site in January, we’ve had 2.3 million visitors who in turn clicked on over 15 million pages. Our writers have produced over 1000 new show guides and written over 15,000 character breakdowns. StageAgent is now one of the top 10 most visited theatre websites in the world.

We have some really exciting things planned for 2016 – stay tuned. In the meanwhile, happy holidays from all of us at StageAgent!

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