Characters Welcome Auditions - April 2017
Characters Welcome is UCBTNY’s official Character Team
Auditions for the next cycle will be held April 22nd & 23rd, 2017
Directors: Justin Tyler & Frank Garcia-Hejl
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7:00pm-10:00pm (Mandatory)
Show: 3rd Monday of the Month, 8pm - UCBT East Village
Team Size: 10 members Term Length: 6 Months
Character team members develop a 2-4 minute character piece to be showcased at the monthly show. Performing in the show is not guaranteed. The directors will choose which pieces are chosen, and will also perform and oversee the hosting of each show.
Who can Apply:
Pre-Requisites are as follows: Read Carefully, they are complicated due to the writing & performing nature of the team.
Completion of Character 101 class at UCB Training Center by April 21st, 2017
Completion of Improv 401 or higher between April 2015 and April 2017 AND Completion of a core Sketch Class between April 2015-April 2017
Are a current member of Characters Welcome and have only been on for one cycle.
Are a current performer on a UCBT House Team and have completed a UCBT sketch class
Are a current writer on a UCBT House Team and have completed Improv 401
Were a performer on a house team (harold/weekend/Characters/maude/digital) in the past 2 years and have completed a sketch class at UCBT
Were a writer on a house team in the past 2 years and have completed Improv 401.
If you auditioned in October 2017, you will not be allowed to audition. You must skip one cycle before auditioning again.
How to Audition:
Auditions will be held the weekend of April 22nd & 23rd
Auditions will be 3 minutes long (max) and must consist of a minimum of 3 characters, no celebrity impressions.
If you meet the pre-req, and you are interested in auditioning for Characters Welcome, you must submit through this google form.
GOOGLE FORM - April 2017 Auditions
If hyper link does not work, please copy and paste: https://goo.gl/forms/Une4wycYg1snB5Dl1
Deadline to submit is Wednesday, April 5th 2017 5pm EST
Once we see the amount of interest we have, we will contact everyone about audition slots.
Please do not submit to audition if you are not available April 22nd & 23rd.
The Characters Welcome Team for the next cycle will be announced by Monday, May 8th, and the first rehearsal will be Thursday, May 25th to prepare for the June 19th Show.
INFORMATION REGARDING FUTURE AUDITIONS:
You are only allowed to audition for Characters Welcome every other cycle. A cycle lasts about 7 months long. With 7 shows (six regular and one best of)
If you audition in April 2017, you will not be allowed to audition in the next audition, which would be sometime in Nov/Dec. Early Summer 2018.
You can only be part of the Characters Welcome team for 2 consecutive cycles. Once you complete 2 cycles, you have to take one cycle off before auditioning again.
If you have any questions, please post below and I’ll be happy to answer them.
Only answers from myself or Artistic Assistant Bridget Holmes are official answers.