Free Trans/NonBinary/GNC Open Call Work Sessions & Masterclass!

Reboot Theatre & Village Theatre

Artistic

About the project and the company

Reboot Theatre Company in association with local Casting Directors is hosting an open call work session for trans, gender non-conforming and nonbinary (TGNCNB) performers to present and receive feedback and support on audition material.

 

The goal of this work session is to provide a free opportunity for TGNCNB performers to sharpen their skills and take a step toward being more competitive in auditions.

 

We encourage TGNCNB performers of any level to join us — from performers who started their career as one particular type and are looking to navigate their resumes and theatrical futures after transitioning to performers who are beginning stage work and want to have a good idea of what to expect and how best to present themselves to casting directors in a way that feels safe and accurate.

 

We also recognize that theatre is a wonderful place to explore your gender in a safe way, even if you are not sure where you land off stage. No one will be turned away.

 

Work Sessions will be scheduled in 12-15 minute appointments based on the number of performers requesting to be seen. To request an appointment please follow the instructions listed below.

 

When:

Monday, March 30th from 3-7pm

Where:

Seattle Repertory Theatre

Leo K Rehearsal Hall

540 Warren Ave Seattle, WA 98109

 

What to prepare:

 

–                   A current resume and 8×10 headshot.

SOME COMBINATION OF TWO OF THE FOLLOWING:

–           A song selection no longer than one chorus and one verse, no more than 32 bars – we love a short cut. Your song can be from the musical theatre canon but it you are also welcome to bring a pop, folk or any other type of song you prefer. Please choose a piece that demonstrates your vocal abilities as well as your musical expression, emotional connection to lyrics and ability to tell a story through song, this can be comedic. You must bring sheet music in your proper key. An accompanist will be provided.

–           A short monologue of your choosing not to exceed 90 seconds.

Who will be in the room:

Jasmine Joshua – Reboot Theatre

Kaytlin McIntire – Seattle Rep

Kelsey Thorgalsen – 5th Ave Theatre

Jessica Spencer – Village Theatre

RJ Tancioco – Local Music Director

 

If you are looking for additional support regarding how to pick musical cuts, where to find audition materials, how to prepare your resume or just general information for what to expect in the audition room we highly encourage you to attend our FREE Masterclass on Sunday, March 15th from 12-2pm as well! This is a great opportunity to ask any and all questions before the open work sessions and to get to know the people behind the table. You are welcome to attend the Masterclass even if you don’t plan on reserving a spot for the Open Work Session.

 

Audition Prep Masterclass

When:

Sunday, March 15th from 12-2pm

 

Where:

TPS Black Box Theatre

305 Harrison Street – The Armory

 

Who will be in the room:

Jasmine Joshua – Reboot Theatre

Harry Turpin – Reboot Theatre

Scot Anderson – Reboot Theatre

RJ Tancioco – Local Music Director

Jessica Spencer – Village Theatre

 

How to request an Open Work Session appointment or Masterclass spot:

 

To request an Open Work Session time or spot in the Masterclass please email CastingAsst@villagetheatre.org with the following information:

 

  1. Name
  2. Preferred audition time during the Open Work Session Monday, March 30th between 3-7pm
  3. If you would also like to attend the Masterclass on Sunday, March 15th at 12pm.
  4. Any questions you might have.

 

 

Job Description

The goal of this work session is to provide a free opportunity for TGNCNB performers to sharpen their skills and take a step toward being more competitive in auditions.

Required Qualifications

We encourage TGNCNB performers of any level to join us -- from performers who started their career as one particular type and are looking to navigate their resumes and theatrical futures after transitioning to performers who are beginning stage work and want to have a good idea of what to expect and how best to present themselves to casting directors in a way that feels safe and accurate.

Other details

Through a combination of nontraditional concept, interpretation, and casting, the award-winning Reboot Theatre Company’s mission is to test new interpretations of established works both as a way for local artists to stretch their wings and for audiences to experience classics in a different light. Past productions have included the nation's first all-female 1776 and award-winning genderqueer productions of Little Shop of Horrors and Sweeney Todd. Reboot is producing Cabaret in association with Theatre Off Jackson April 10-25, 2020. Reboot is a proud recipient of 4Culture’s Arts Sustained Support grant and a BECU People Helping People grant. For more information, visit www.reboottheatre.org

Additional information
Preferred method of submission

Email

Pay Rate

This is an open call opportunity no specific jobs are attached to this masterclass or open call at this time.

Audition location

Seattle Washington

Submission instructions

To request an Open Work Session time or spot in the Masterclass please email CastingAsst@villagetheatre.org with the following information: 1. Name 2. Preferred audition time during the Open Work Session Monday, March 30th between 3-7pm 3. If you would also like to attend the Masterclass on Sunday, March 15th at 12pm. 4. Any questions you might have.

Employement type

Other