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Young Playwrights’ Theater seeking actors for The New Play Festival – Washington, DC

Casting Call Details:
Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT) seeks a diverse company of actors for our annual New Play Festival. The festival celebrates the bold new voices of our student playwrights by producing their work in a professional setting. Student playwrights collaborate with seasoned actors, directors, and designers to bring their plays to life.

First read through will be held on Saturday 3/17/12, with rehearsals Monday through Friday 4/2 – 4/21 from 6:30-9:30pm, and Saturdays 4/14 and 4/21 from 10:00am-5:00pm. (The specific schedule will be determined based on actor availability, and actors will not be expected to rehearse every day.) Technical rehearsals and performances will be held on 4/23 and 4/24. Actors will only be required to perform for one night of the festival.

Auditions will be held between 11:00am and 3:00pm on 1/26 and 1/27. To submit for consideration please send headshot, resume and contact info to Laurie Ascoli, Program Associate, Young Playwrights’ Theater via the submission form below or 2437 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009. We are particularly interested in hiring actors of color, in order to accurately reflect the diversity of our student playwrights.

Pay is $200 for participation. No phone calls please.

Casting Calls Categories: Paid Roles Casting Calls / Theater Casting Calls
Audition Date: 1/26/2012 and 1/27/2012
Project: Young Playwrights’ Theater – The New Play Festival
Location: Washington, DC

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