Performing Arts: Comedians & Improv

Professional Improv and Sketch Comedy Troupe

Casting notice expires: September 28, 2013

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Company

ImprovisationNews.com
Scotty Watson, dir.

Production Description

Casting new members for an improvisational theater and sketch comedy troupe offering customized instruction and industry exposure. After auditioning, selected performers will be accepted in the company's comedy conservatory and receive six months of discounted improv and sketch classes, one-on-one career coaching, and regular performance opportunities. Six to twelve conservatory members are chosen for the team; all classes are free for selected team members, they perform every week on a NYC stage, craft a new sketch comedy show and improv set every month, and build their resumes working with comedy directors and instructors. Alumni team members are featured in online videos, work as instructors, work at private and corporate gigs and may find representation.
Current conservatory member states: "Meeting the founder of 'The Groundlings' was amazing.  I had no idea that I would find such great friends, professional connections and opportunities through this group."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Performs Fall 2013 in NYC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Initial fees required for first classes; perks include free and discounted classes, performance opportunities, and eventual pay for some participants.

Auditions

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