cattle call


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cattle call

n. Informal
An audition in which a large number of often inexperienced actors or performers try out.

cat′tle call`



n. Slang.
a theatrical audition at which many performers are seen only briefly, often in groups.
[1950–55]
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At first, I thought, just another talent cattle call, but during the first audition, I was like.
So when Jack Effel, the tournament director for the World Series of Poker, threw out a random cattle call via social media last week for fresh ideas for the 2015 WSOP slate, a wide swath of opinions was a certainty.
The cattle call of lawyers representing lenders burned by former bank executive Dennis Smiley Jr.
The cattle call is often a quick (30 seconds per auditionee) process designed to move the talent through at a high rate.
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Flying Southwest, I was early in the cattle call and got to choose my seat as I was boarding.
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But any dignity the label gained from movies such as Animal House and European Vacation has now been stripped away by the latest release Cattle Call.
RICHARD Thomas, composer of the controversial Jerry Springer: The Opera that caused protests outside the Theatre Royal in 2006, returns to Newcastle tonight with a collaboration with equally provocative choreographer Javier De Frutos and their show Cattle Call.
He revived in 1955 Tex Owen's Cattle Call, with its prominent use of a chorus anticipating the slick Nashville Sound, Music City's response to rock and roll.
The next time you fly Southwest Airlines, kiss the cattle call goodbye, but get ready to take a number.