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Theatrics Announces Second Round Semi-Finalists in Ultimate Online Audition Contest

Six More Contestants Move One Step Closer to $10,000 Grand Prize to be Announced Live at MacWorld l iWorld 2012

 
PRLog - Jan. 9, 2012 - HOUSTON- January 9, 2011- Today, Theatrics, creators of the first Mass Participation TV series, announced the second group of six semi-finalists for the Ultimate Online Audition Contest, a nationwide talent contest to find the first Mass Participation Star. The six semi-finalists advance to the final round with a chance to be selected by Actor/Director Jonathan Frakes live on the main stage at MacWorld l iWorld 2012 for the Grand Prize: $10,000 and trip for two to Hollywood.

These six semi-finalists join the first group of semi-finalists announced on December 19. An additional six finalists will be chosen from the final round ending January 21.  

Click below to see the winning audition videos from Round Two:
   Scott Carpenter – Saint Albans, WV
   Elly Schaefer – Niceville, FL
   Jonas Dickson – Pasadena, CA
   Neva Howell – Shelby, NC
   Galyn Gorg – Inglewood, CA
   Suzanne Rydz – Los Angeles, CA

Seven weeks ago, Theatrics launched the Ultimate Online Audition Contest challenging actors from across the country to test their star quality and audition to become the first Mass Participation TV Star.

At the end of the contest, Jonathan Frakes will select the best video out of the 18 finalists and announce the Grand Prize winner on Friday, January 27 at MacWorld l iWorld 2012 as part of their first ever film event. A special segment of "Beckinfield" will be a filmed live as a part of Frakes’ guest appearances in the series. The MacWorld l iWorld 2012 audience will also be asked to join in on the story and play the part of the Beckinfield residents in the segment.

Theatrics’ Mass Participation TV series “Beckinfield” is the only social TV experience where anyone can create a character and play a part in a professional plot driven show. The Theatrics technology enables actors from every skill level to easily join in the fiction, showcase their skills, or just have fun with acting and video making.

For more information on the Ultimate Online Audition Contest please visit http://www.theatrics.com/beckinfield/contest.

About Theatrics
Founded in 2010, Theatrics is an online entertainment company delivering Mass Participation Television (MPTV), which utilizes a patent-pending process to enable individuals to easily create and play their own unique character in a professional plot-driven show. Theatrics allows participants to be discovered, get noticed or just be a part of TV. The current show is an ongoing science fiction mystery set in a small town, “Beckinfield,” in which members of the community submit video diaries as they experience the unexplained mysteries of the town. Theatrics was founded by industry veterans Bob Gebert, Tracy Evans, and Biff Van Cleve and led by an advisory board made up of top Hollywood casting director, Scott David, and award winning screenwriter, Marc Scott Zicree. For more information, visit http://www.theatrics.com .

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