Strand Theater Company and the Asian Pasifika Arts Collective (APAC) are holding auditions for our first ever AAPI Women's Voices Theater Festival, taking place May 6th - 22nd, 2022.
We are looking for both Actors and Directors to participate. The festival will consist of 6 short-plays written by AAPI playwrights from across the U.S., performed script-in-hand by local Baltimore and DMV actors, and directed by AAPI female or non-binary Directors. Each actor and director selected will be expected to participate in 2-4 plays, depending on the final casting choices/needs. All participants will be offered a $200 stipend, with the potential to be paid more!
Auditions for actors will be taking place at the Strand Theater in Baltimore, located at 5426 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214 on Monday, March 28 from 6-8 PM
Audition slots are 15min. in length and must be scheduled beforehand. Once you have reserved your audition slot, we will forward you sides to prepare for the audition. If you are interested in performing or directing in the festival, email our administrative specialist via firstname.lastname@example.org with either of the following subject lines:
[FIRST & LAST NAME, Actor Audition RSVP]
[FIRST & LAST NAME, Director Meeting Request]
*must identify as Asian American or Pacific Indigenous and female or non-binary
Please also include your resume (if able) and headshots for our casting team. Previous acting experience and professional headshots are NOT required as we encourage people of varying backgrounds to have the opportunity to audition and participate!
Rehearsals will tentatively begin on Monday, April 4 with a virtual table read with all cast members and directors present (official schedules TBD once casting is complete). Please also note the following dates for tech, dress rehearsals and final performances:
Tech weekend - April 29 - May 1
Dress rehearsals - May 2-5
Friday, May 6, 8pm - Opening Night with reception
Saturday, May 7, 8pm
Sunday, May 8, 2pm
Friday, May 13, 8pm
Saturday, May 14, 8pm
Sunday May 15, 2pm
Friday, May 20, 8pm
Saturday, May 21, 8pm
Sunday May 22, 2pm (strike)
The Strand Theater has no resident acting company. We hold auditions for each of our season productions, as well as participate in the annual area-wide auditions, held at Centerstage.
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Our Commitment to Inclusion
The Strand Theater Company champions challenging and provocative theater that especially celebrates women's diverse voices and perspectives while bringing together the creative talents of both women and men as artists, technicians, and administrators.
We therefore embrace diversity of backgrounds and perspectives at all levels of the organization, and strive for inclusiveness in engaging employees, volunteers, and collaborators.
The Strand Theater Company provides equal opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, veteran or military discharge status, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment practices, as well as our relationships with volunteers, contractors, and partners.
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