Friday, February 3, 2012

"Got Talent?", Show It Off!

Full Circle Talent Group, lead by Martha Byrne (from my hometown Mahwah, NJ!) and Mario Costabile, is looking for some talent! All the information you need is below! It's a great opportunity, so get on it!
Courtesy of Full Circle Talent/Suzanne Curry
 Full Circle Talent Group Holds "Got Talent?" Talent Search:
2 Winners Receive Full Scholarships to Acclaimed Acting Program and More

Paramus, NJ - Got talent? If you are a budding actor, singer or songwriter then Martha Byrne and Mario Costabile's "Full Circle Talent Group" is looking for you! Full Circle Talent Group LLC., is holding auditions for their acclaimed acting and performing academy, Showbiz bootcamp, and giving away two scholarships, worth $1200 each. Auditions for Full Circle Talent's "Got Talent?" Talent Search will be held on Saturday, February 4th, Saturday, February 25th and March 3rd, all from noon to 3pm. at the studio at 26 Park Place in Paramus, NJ. Registration is requested for these live auditions by calling 201-483-8262 or emailing Video auditions are welcome and can be sent to One scholarship will be given to an actor/actress for the ShowBiz Bootcamp Acting Academy and one full scholarship will be given for the Showbiz Bootcamp Singer/Songwriter Academy. Also, at the completion of either program performers will have the opportunity to be invited to meet with casting directors, agents and music producers for potential contracts. Qualified students will also have the opportunity to be signed to a management contract with Full Circle Talent Group, LLC.

Full Circle Talent Group, LLC is owned by Two-Time Emmy Award winning actress, writer and producer Martha Byrne, a Mahwah resident and Vine Record Label owner Mario Costabile. Ms. Byrne is most well-known for her decades run on "As The World Turns", but has also acted in several movies, released three CD's, wrote for Bold and the Beautiful and was actor/producer and writer for her web-based series, which was recently nominated for an Emmy. Mario Costabile is an experienced producer/director and owner of The Vine Records and Publishing Company (Universal Music) and Visual Energy Entertainment. He has produced many videos for top companies and artists, including the "Boom Boom Dance" which was one of the most requested videos on MTV in 2010.

Full Circle Talent Group is seeking young male and female performers aged aged 10-25, interested in a career in show business as well as gaining education in the fields of singing, songwriting, acting and other aspects of the business. All prospects are asked to bring a photo (need not be professional). All will be asked to perform for 3 minutes. Actors are expected to perform a monologue. Singers will be asked to perform and songwriters can perform or bring a recording of their work. A piano will be available. Winners will be selected based on talent and potential. 

Those who audition will be auditioning to win the scholarship and a place in the acclaimed program, which there is a fee for. Showbiz Bootcamp is a serious program taught by industry professionals. It is a unique program which consists of clinics and workshops on acting, singing, songwriting, music/video production, resume development and other courses geared to getting started in the entertainment business. 

Full Circle Talent Group is proud to have a staff of widely-recognized professionals. In addition to Ms. Byrne and Mr. Costabile the staff includes: Michael Park, who recently won for the second year in a row the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor for As The World Turns and currently stars on Broadway in "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"; John McCracken, A&R at EMI, music producer; Lisa Brown, Emmy-nominee, TV/music/video director and co-writer for Gotham The Series; Alison Rinzel, talent manager and independent casting agent with years of experience from CBS-TV; Peter Bliss, Platinum-selling songwriter/producer/performer and staff member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame; Buddy Nielsen, Lead Singer of Senses Fail (Vagrant Records); Freddy Shehadi, songwriter, music producer for NBC, writer/producer for Def Jam recording artist, Burnham; Jennifer Marks, award-winning singer/songwriter and national touring artist; and Deborah Zuke Smith, vocal coach/Brett Manning Certified.

Full Circle Talent Group is located at 26 Park Place in Paramus NJ. 07652. The phone number is 201-483-8262. Please visit their website, for more information.