Second Stage Workshop Queen Maya Herbsman ’17 writes in:
Welcome to Weekend of Workshops Round 2!! This time around we are teaching a WHOLE BUNCH OF EXCITING NEW THINGS!!!!
This weekend we have workshops for DIRECTORS, ACTORS, PLAYWRIGHTS, STAGE MANAGERS, DESIGNERS (Costume, Set, Lights, Sound, EVERYTHING!), DRAMATURGS AND MORE! As always, all workshops will take place in the ’92 Theater and will last around an hour unless otherwise specified. We’re doing some amazing stuff this weekend, come check us out and email Maya Herbsman (mherbsman[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) with any questions!
Click through the jump for the schedule and descriptions of each workshop:
Nola Werlinich ’17 writes in:
Directing I is a studio course offered by the theater department for students interested in investigating the role and work of a director. For this class to be successful, we need student actors to work with us! Anyone–theater major or not–who’s interested in exploring two to three person scenes with a student-director can audition, and if you get in, you will receive a half credit for your work. You will need to be free on Mondays from 1:20pm-4:10pm.
We will be working with texts from classical and contemporary playwrights including but not limited to: Paula Vogel, Tennessee Williams, Quiara Hudes, and Arthur Miller.
If you are interested in auditioning, come by the Theater Studio (TST 001) between 6:30-9:30pm on Monday, September, 12. Be prepared with a 1-2 minute memorized monologue, and an explanation of why you chose it. Also, we encourage all people of all identities to audition!
Have questions? Feel free to contact Russell Goldman ’17 (our TA) at rgoldman[at]wesleyan[dot]edu
For more info, check out the class on Wesmaps.
Date: Tomorrow, Monday, September 12th
Place: Theater Studios (TST 001)
Link to the Facebook event here.
From Kimberly Singh ’16:
Come to Samsara, the annual South Asian Cultural Show presented by Shakti, Wesleyan’s sexiest South Asian Cultural Association! This year’s show will have dance performances, acting, and spoken word. Chai will be served during intermission for $1/cup. All proceeds go to IMPACT India!
Date: Saturday, November 14
Time: 7 PM – 9 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
From Gabriel Doss ’17:
Would you be interested in acting in a short film? Auditions are on Sunday, September 28th, running from 3pm to 6pm in the Multipurpose Room in Usdan’s basement. Sign up with the google doc link below. The Wesleyan Film Project has entered pre-production on one of its first projects, a screenplay titled “Leaves,” written by Will McGhee.
We are looking for two female characters and one male character. There is no preparation necessary, as you will be reading cold. Anyone and everyone is welcome, regardless of prior experience. You have the option of auditioning with a friend, that is, signing up multiple people for one audition slot. If you have any questions, hit me up at gdoss(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.
Here’s the link for signing up to audition!
Date: Sunday, September 28th, 2014
Place: Usdan B25
Live from Middletown, CT, it’s a message from WeSNL:
Calling all actors, writers, and videomakers!
WeSNL is a brand new video sketch comedy group seeking to bring Wesleyan’s wit and humor to the interwebs! We produce weekly sketches, both on Wesleyan related issues and about funny things at large, and will also have a monthly “Weekend Update” section where we recap the past month’s most ridiculous news stories.
Straight from Haley Rauch ’15:
Come audition for the play that the New York Times called “unprintable,” Variety called “riveting,” and Evening Standard called “an impressive package!”
When John takes a break from his boyfriend, he accidentally meets the girl of his dreams. Filled with guilt and indecision, he decides there is only one way to straighten this out…
Auditions will be held on:
FRIDAY, JAN 31, 2PM-4PM in the Jones Room (TST 115)
SATURDAY, FEB 1, 2PM-4PM in the East Room (TST 114)
Memorized monologues are requested, but not required – we’ll have sides available.
Date: January 31st & February 2nd
Time: 2PM – 4PM
Place: Theater Studios (Jones Room & East Room)
From Casey Smith ’17:
Alissa Goldberg is shooting her thesis film this weekend (the 23rd and 24th), and she needs extras. We need 35-40 people who would be willing to film those two days. What do you get? Free food, fun, and a chance to see your face on the big screen. You also get to see how films work behind the scenes and meet really cool people. Bring your homework if you’d like. If you’re interested, email either cksmith(at)wesleyan(dot)edu or eaarchibald(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.
Dates: Saturday, November 23rd–Sunday, November 24th, 2013
Time: 8AM–8 PM
Place: On-campus; if you email us, we will let you know where you need to be and when.
Cost: FREE FOOD
Tense and thrilling!
From Noelia Ortiz ’14:
Come audition for Hanna Edizel’s ’14‘s thesis! A tense thriller set amongst the Berlin turnpike’s illustrious 1960s-era motor lodges.
Auditions will be held:
- Friday 9/27 5:30-7:30pm
- Saturday 9/28 5:30-7:30pm
at 41 Wyllys, room 113.
All levels of experience are welcome! No preparation is necessary–casting male and female roles.
Hope to see you there!
Please contact us with any questions or requests for alternate audition times:
Date: 27 and 28 Sept. 2013
Place: 41 Wyllys room 113
From Alienor Leon ’14:
No experience required! I am looking for one female lead and one male lead for a fun, light-hearted film. There is NO DIALOGUE to be memorized. The story is a romance with a fantasy element thrown in.
No preparation needed for audition; you will be asked to act out 5 different actions without using speech. The script will be available to read at the audition.
Date: Sept 28
Time: 2PM to 5:30PM
Place: Usdan Multipurpose Room – B25
Coz Deicke ’15 encourages you to act for him (and other directors):
Want to do some acting?
Want to meet amazing people?
Want to be in with the Theater department?
Want to get a .5 credit without doing any papers or reading?
AUDITION FOR DIRECTED EXPERIENCES IN ACTING!
More details after the jump.