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Professional Improvisation Training & Ensemble

Casting notice expires: March 28, 2014

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Company

IN Studios
Liz Parish, dir. of media

Production Description

Seeking female performers to join a improvisational training theater and ensemble (think "Saturday Night Live" or "In Living Color"); offering customized instruction and industry exposure. Production states: "Preparation. Opportunity. Support. IN Studios is specifically auditioning for women members, with successful applicants joining the company's prestigious IN Studios Conservatory where they will receive six months of improvisation classes at a significantly reduced rate, one-on-one career coaching, and regular performance opportunities. From that group, six to twelve conservatory members will be chosen for the IN Team. IN Team members receive free improvisation classes, perform every week on a NYC stage, craft a new sketch comedy show and improvisation set every month, and build their resumes while working with comedy directors and instructors. Alumni IN Team members are featured in online videos, work as instructors, perform at private and corporate gigs, and participate in industry showcases." "As a women performing on the Improvisation News Team, I know my voice is present, strong and heard." –Irene Carroll, IN Conservatory Member; "I booked a National Geographic TV show through IN Studios. They submitted me. The training helped prepare me for the opportunity and they supported me every step of the way." –Mary Hynes, In Conservatory member."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Training and performances are ongoing beginning spring 2014 in Manhattan, NY.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Production states: "Initial fees required for first classes depend on the results of the audition. The audition is for a scholarship for discounted classes. Perks for selected team members include free and discounted classes and regular performance opportunities. Eventual pay for some participants."

Auditions

Seeking submissions from: New York, NY Sign up or Log In to apply.

How it Works:

STEP 1: THE AUDITION
Successful applicants are granted entry in IN Studios’ Comedy Conservatory and receive: around 6 months of discounted improvisation and sketch classes, one-on-one career coaching, and regular performance opportunities.

STEP 2: THE TEAM
Six to twelve IN Studios Conservatory members are chosen for the IN Team: Selection includes free improvisation classes and performances each week on a NYC stage, craft a new sketch comedy show and improvisation set every month, build resume working with top comedy directors and instructors.

STEP 3: TEAM ALUMNI
IN Team alumni go on to star in our online videos, teach for us, book private and corporate gigs and land an agent.