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Professional Improvisation & Sketch Comedy Troupe

Casting notice expires: September 8, 2013

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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 12 conservatory members are chosen for the team; all classes are free for conservatory 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

Shoots in the fall 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.


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