October Playlets – Equity Video Submissions (Deadline 09.12.20)
Allied Theatre Group Inc
Fort Worth, TX
$263 weekly minimum
Executive Producer Dana Schultes will be receiving all auditions.
Rehearsals/performances will take place online via a virtual platform. Cast & team will use their own home, equipment, clothing, etc.
Rehearsals begin Monday, September 28, 2020. Will rehearse Monday through Saturday with Sundays off. Rehearsal times will be solidified & confirmed based on cast & production team availability.
Performances Thursday, October 8, 2020 through Sunday, October 18, 2020. Thursday nights at 7:30PM, Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00PM, and Sunday matinees at 3:00PM.
As these performances will occur virtually, performers who are cast should be willing to reliably use their own home, equipment and clothing for rehearsals and performances. We will do our best to work with anyone who may need assistance in this regard where possible.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.
Actors of all ethnicities for roles in OCTOBER PLAYLETS (see breakdown). Local actors particularly encouraged to submit.
Boredom, Fear and Wine by Craig Pospisil
In the midst of a global pandemic, Harper and Jess are meeting online for a virtual therapy session. Between the disease and being confined at home, Harper is at wits end. Jess tries to be a sympathetic ear, but things are not quite as they seem and the session goes off the rails. A short farce about breakdown in lockdown.
Jess – PRECAST
Harper – PRECAST
Hey Stranger by Steph Del Rosso
Eve and Gideon are catching up for the first time in years after a messy breakup. As old feelings and new curiosities arise, the purpose for this reunion is revealed – and everything that could possibly go wrong, does. A comedy about mixed signals, loneliness, bad internet connection, and one very precocious high schooler.
Eve – Female, Any age, Smiley face with hearts for eyes
Gideon – Male. Any age. Wink face
Zoe – Female. A teen. Eye roll
Intro to Fiction by Ken Urban
During virtual office hours, a professor discusses his student’s latest short story which feels a little too familiar and a little too close to home. As they grapple with what is real and what is fiction, teacher and student must both reckon with how to write a good ending. A touching piece about where we find inspiration and how we honor it.
Ryan- Mid 40s. Creative Writing professor, gay widow raising his teenage son Henry alone Clara- Early 20s. Ryan’s student at the college
Stage West will be accepting video submissions through Saturday, September 12, 2020. Sides are available at stagewest.org/auditions. Scripts are available at Stage West. Please call box office to make an appointment to read a script at 817-784- 9378. Please use the free service WeTransfer (wetransfer.com) to e-mail audition submission to firstname.lastname@example.org, and include headshot, resume, and video audition.