In the Know

These companies provide valuable services to the Broadway community including headshots, coaching, networking, and so much more!

Stage Door Connections

“We recognize that being a successful performer goes beyond having a good audition. We are dedicated to developing the most innovative tools and providing essential information and industry connections that will take our clients beyond landing the job. Few performers have long lasting success in the industry because most don’t understand the “business” side of the industry. We are committed to changing that.”

-Stage Door Connections

Broadway Dance Center

Broadway Dance Center provides over 350+ classes in a variety of styles and levels each week. They have an International Student Visa Program, Children and Teens Program, Dance Teacher Workshops and more. At BDC you can train with the best of the best!



Backstage is the most trusted name in casting. Originally a print only trade paper, now an online resource for audition notices, industry articles and more.

Membership Fee: $11.66/month 1yr, $15.95/m 6months, $19.95/m monthly

Matthew Simpkins Photography

“A good headshot not only represents what you look like, but captures a very real moment into who you are. This moment is what I strive to get out of my clients on every shoot. My #1 goal is to discover the aspect that makes a casting director scream "I want to get to know them!".” - Matthew Simpkins

The Actors' Loft

The Actors' Loft’s mission is to bring casting directors, agents, and actors together into a mutually beneficial working relationship, creating an atmosphere where the barriers are removed and actors and industry leaders are on equal footing. Actors are empowered, and industry leaders are exposed to new talent.

They provide a variety of classes to help you hone your performance skills and get you exposed to the industry. They put the actor first and foremost in an atmosphere that is supportive of each individual's creative process.


Stagelighter is a new and exciting website and company that connects you to the experts of our industry. It’s the digital age and Stagelighter is taking full advantage! Whether you are in a small town in Canada, across the coutry in LA or right here in NYC, you can submit a video and receive very thoughtful, personal feedback within a very short time frame.

Paul Michael's The Network

Paul Michaels The Network was created over 8 years ago and has become known as a well respected and nurturing space for Actors, Agents and Casting Directors, where they can gather together all on the same playing field.  Paul Michael created The Network out of a need he saw in the industry and so many actors are thankful that he did.  An Actor, Director, Casting Director and Assistant Agent himself, he knows every side and angle of the business and his goal is to share that knowledge with us all.  One of the things that makes The Network so unique is the FREE consultations

Matthew Corozine Studio


Based in the Meisner Technique, MCS teaches “the reality of doing and finding the truth within yourself”. Great actors trust their instincts and impulses fully, and respond truthfully from their humanity. In doing so, MCS cultivates a new generation of professional artists that are currently working in Broadway, Hollywood, television, film, and live theatre regional and international.

Broadway Demo

BroadwayDemo is the premier online showcase for musical theatre performers. Since their launch in 2007, their products and services have created countless opportunities for their Members, many of whom have used BroadwayDemo to book competitive contracts in National Tours, Off-Broadway productions, prestigious regional theatres, and even Broadway.

Gypsy's List

You can never have enough information! Read "In the Know" - a weekly spotlight on amazing industry resources. First up - Gypsy's List: a one stop shop website providing useful information for musical theatre professionals!