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AUDITION information

When:
Saturday, February 9, 10 AM - 3 PM
Monday, February 11, 6 PM - 9 PM

Where:
Cohesion Theatre Company
923 S. East Avenue


Baltimore Asian Pasifika Arts Collective (BAPAC) is holding its first ever general auditions - and we want to meet you!

General auditions are for our upcoming shows: Tornkid (working title) and #ModelMinority: A Musical Parody Revue.

All interested parties should fill out the following form: https://goo.gl/forms/2osTvKQtVlC8wlQC2

Please bring:

A hard copy of your headshot & resume. Please be sure to securely fasten resumes to your headshots.

Come prepared with either two contrasting 60 second monologues OR one 60 second contemporary monologue and 32 bars of music. An accompanist will be provided.

Musical performers of all backgrounds are invited to audition, including rap and hip hop performers.

All auditionees must provide their own sheet music.

No a cappella or recorded tracks please.

Option: All non-singer, non-rapper auditionees are welcome to bring their own instruments and perform a 30 second instrumental piece.

Callbacks will be by invitation only, on Saturday, February 17th.

The Baltimore Asian Pasifika Arts Collective strives to bring greater diversity and stronger representation to the stage. All actors of color, any and all diverse backgrounds and identifications are welcomed and strongly encouraged to audition.

If you have any questions please email auditions@baltimoreapac.org.


Tornkid

(working title)

An artistic collaboration with Cohesion Theatre Company.

Description:

Tornkid is about the stories that tie us to our family, our heritage, and our future. Drawing from myths & legends of the Pacific Indigenous peoples of Asia to explore identity, we will be devising an original, new work with a commissioned script by New York based, Filipino-American playwright Katelynn Kenney. Cohesion Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Jessica Rassp will be creating original puppets to bring this vivid world to life.

SEEKING:

Looking for actors who are interested in movement and ensemble based devising work. Actors will be playing multiple roles throughout the play. In need of two AAPI identifying actors; all other roles are open to any and all identities. Experience in puppetry and mask work is a plus.

Rehearsals:

Starts April 1st
Monday - Thursday, 6 PM - 10 PM and some Saturdays 9 AM - 1 PM

Tech runs May 10 - May 14

Production Dates:

Opening Night: Thursday, May 16

Runs: Thursday, May 16 - Sunday, June 2

Additional:

All actors cast will be required to participate in a mandatory developmental workshop which will take place for one weekend in March. Dates and times will be decided once casting has been finalized.


#ModelMinority … A Musical Parody Revue

An artistic collaboration with Rapid Lemon Productions.

Description:

#ModelMinority is an original piece which addresses the highs and lows of Asian Americans in the entertainment industry. The production will be based on real-life accounts and feature first person stories from Asian American performing artists, directors and writers as they talk about issues of identity and representation in the arts.

SEEKING:

Looking for actors with strong music background, including musical theatre, instrumental, voice and rap. Dance experience a huge plus. Strong singers preferred. In need of four to five AAPI identifying actors; all other roles are open to any and all identities.

Looking for one young, AAPI actor age 6 - 12, any gender, and is proficient in classical piano. Will play at the beginning of the show. Ability to sing is a plus. Rehearsal commitment is light. Must be available for all tech rehearsals and performances.

Although we are a non-equity production, we will be following all guidelines set by Actors Equity regarding young performers, which can be found here: https://www.actorsequity.org/join/young-performers/young-performers.pdf

Rehearsals:

Starts June 20
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 10 PM
Some Saturday and Sunday mornings

Tech runs August 10 - 15

PRODUCTION DATES:

Opening Night: Friday, August 16

Runs: Friday, August 16 - Sunday, August 25

Additional:

All actors cast will be required to participate in mandatory developmental workshops which will take place for one or two days each month from March through June. All dates and times will be decided once casting has been finalized.