Performer for Devised show based on Hamlet

Performer for Devised show based on Hamlet

CATEGORY: Performer

Meta-Phys Ed.
Brooklyn, NY 11232
United States

Job Details

DESCRIPTION


Meta-Phys Ed. is seeking one non-union performer for the lead role in a devised show based on Hamlet to be presented at the Brick Theater in July.  

The show will be performed live for 1 audience member, and live streamed to remote audiences.  Additional live audience may be added pending safety. 

This role will be performed entirely for a live streaming camera in an offstage room in the theater. 

ABOUT THE SHOW:

Hamlet (or something like Hamlet), performed by a computer AI (artificial Intelligence), for one in person-audience member, and live-streamed to remote audiences. A single audience member sits on stage, alone in theater surrounded by screens and monitors, thru which a computer generated AI thespian performs a glitchy, interactive and immersive late night talk show Hamlet

BREAKDOWN:

COMPUTER AI:  A computer artificial intelligence who likes Shakespeare and playing computer games with humans.  Kinda like a gameshow host. 

 

SEEKING:

1 Non-Union actor.
Experience devising, acting Shakespeare, on-camera acting and stand-up comedy. 

 

BIPOC performers are encouraged to apply. 

Non-Binary are encouraged to apply.

 

DATES:

Workshop: 10 hrs flexibly scheduled between,  May 23-June 6, 2021, on Zoom. 

Rehearsals:          June 21- July 18, 2021 in Sunset Park Brooklyn.

Tech:          July 20-22, 2021, at The Brick Theater

Performance: July 23-29, 2021, at The Brick Theater

 

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Please email:  metaphysedinfo@gmail.com


Include a headshot, resume and one of the following:

 

A video submission (5 mins max) of one classical and one contemporary comedic monologue.

(or)

You availability to audition via Zoom on the following date/times:

5/6:        5-7pm

5/7: 2-4pm

5/11: 5-7pm

5/12: 2-4pm

 

 

Deadline:  5/11

 

thank you!

DURATION

June 21, 2021 - July 29, 2021

SALARY

$650

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