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Account Types

How To Getting Started

People ask a surprising number of questions about user accounts, and so hopefully this resource will serve to answer many of those questions. Let's talk about who should create a new account and wh...

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Annual Billing

Docs Billing

A studio may opt to pay annually for the ability to post unlimited shows. That's really all there is to it.

How to upgrade

From the studio page, studio master admins can go to the...

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Audition Insights

How To

We all know this scene:

I walk into the audition with a congregation of at least 20 other waiting auditionees. My palms are sweating and my stomach is churning. When my name ...

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Cast & Crew Contact Sheets

For Directors For Performers

Cast98 automatically generates a contact sheet for all cast and crew members for every show. This is a private resource, so only cast members, directors, and crew members can view it by logging int...

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Cast Bios

For Directors For Performers

Cast bios are built into Cast98 profiles so when a performer writes it, they will never have to write it from scratch again.

Each show, cast bios are automatically imported...

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Director Checklist

Getting Started After The Show Closes

Each show cycle is filled with a particular sequence of tasks, so here is a 10-step program that we think is a pretty good model to follow. Especially if you frequently bring in new directors, havi...

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Director's Guide to Auditions

Getting Started How To For Directors Auditions

In this article, I (Daniel) am going to walk you (the show director or stage manager) through everything you need to know about managing your auditions process with Cast98.

If you haven't a...

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Director's Guide to Casting

For Directors How To Getting Started

This guide is written to help Cast98 show directors make the most of features available to them. Where we pick up is from the Cast & Crew tab on the editing panel for a show.Read more

Director's Guide to Rehearsals

For Directors How To Getting Started

Cast98 enables directors to move from casting to rehearsal scheduling with no downtime. Where most community theatres choose to send a preliminary schedule shortly after the cast list is publicized...

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Formatting Text

How To

Whether you're a performer editing your acting experience or a director editing your show's audition information, Cast98 provides easy text formatting that may be, admittedly, a little new to you.<...

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How It Works: Online Tools For Theatre Directors

Getting Started

Cast98 is a self-service website that community theatre directors can use to make the transition to an all-digital, automated auditions process. And that's just the beginning. At its core, we made ...

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Partial Day Conflicts

Announcements Changelog Frequently Asked Questions

Our single most requested feature since we launched in the summer of 2016 has been "can I say I'm unavailable from 6-8pm, instead of marking the whole day as a conflict?"

Finally, we are ab...

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Profile Assistant

For Performers New Features

Parents asked for it, and we have delivered: Family Accounts are now possible for moms, dads, guardians, and spouses to manage their significant others' profile(s). We call it Profile Assist.

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Rehearsal Schedule Builder

For Directors Docs

Scheduling rehearsals for a large cast is a nightmare from which there no escape. It must be done, and it takes a huge time investment from directors and/or stage managers tasked with the undertaki...

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Studio Referrals

How To Getting Started

It's probably not what you think! Every member studio gets their own custom referral URL that they can share with their current body of performers to make signing up on Cast98 and connecting with t...

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Using Conflict Calendars

Getting Started

Cast98 performers can easily mark conflicts by visiting their Conflict Calendar under the Me tab.

Conflict calendars have been designed for simplicity. As a performer, you only need to clic...

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Using Email Templates

Getting Started frequently-asked-questions

One of the great "Getting Started" features of Cast98 is that transitioning is a total sinch. As a member studio, you get access to a handful of email templates that you can customize and send out ...

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