Scotty Watson, dir.
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Scotty Watson, dir.
Casting new members for an improvisational theater and sketch comedy troupe (think "Saturday Night Live" or "In Living Color") offering customized instruction and industry exposure. Producer states: "After auditioning, selected performers will be accepted in the company's comedy conservatory and receive six months of improvisation and sketch classes at a significantly reduced rate, one-on-one career coaching, and regular performance opportunities. Six to twelve conservatory members are chosen for the team; all improvisation classes are free for selected team members. Team members 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 team members are featured in online videos, work as instructors, work at private and corporate gigs, and may find representation. A 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
Rehearses/performs Fall 2013 in NYC.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Company states: "Initial fees required for first classes; perks include free and discounted classes, performance opportunities. Eventual pay for some participants."
How It Works
STEP 1: THE AUDITION
Successful Applicants Are Granted Entry in Our Comedy Conservatory & Receive:
6 months of DISCOUNTED Improv & Sketch Classes, One-on-one career coaching, Regular Performance Opportunities
STEP 2: THE TEAM
6-12 Conservatory Members Are Chosen for The IN Team: All improvisation classes are FREE, Perform every week on a NYC stage, Craft a new sketch comedy show and improv set every month, Build resume working with top Comedy Directors & Instructors.
Alum IN Team Members: Star in our online videos, Teach for us, Book Private & Corporate Gigs & Land an Agent.