Announcing: August 2018 UCBTLA Character Team Auditions!


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Announcing: August 2018 UCBTLA Character Team Auditions!

Postby bethappelUCB » Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:49 pm

Hello UCBTLA! Submissions are official OPEN for the next round of Characters Welcome, UCBTLA's official CHARACTER TEAM!

Auditions for the next cycle will be held at UCB Sunset on August 9th, 10th and 11th. This team will perform once a month for 6-7 months. At the end of 6-7 months, auditions will be held again and a new team will be formed.

***Only questions answered by the Artistic Director or Artistic Assistant on boards.ucbcomedy.com will be considered official answers.***

***Please do not ask questions about eligibility or auditions on Facebook groups, via email, or to Anais, Hal, or any UCB Theatre or Training Center employees.***

Who can audition:

In order to audition, you must meet ONE of the following requirements (read carefully -- they are complicated due to the writing & performing nature of the team):

You have completed Character 101 at UCB by August 11th, 2018

OR

You have completed Improv 401 or higher between August 2016 and August 2018 AND completed a UCB sketch class between August 2016 and August 2018

OR

You've been a performer on a UCB Harold, Maude, Mess Hall or Characters Welcome team in the past 2 years (includes current Harold and Maude performers) and have completed a UCB sketch class

OR

You've been a writer on a UCB Maude Team in the past 2 years (includes current Maude writers) and have completed Improv 401 at UCB

If you do not fulfill any of the above requirements, you are not eligible to audition. Please do not request an exception.

How to Audition:

Auditions will be held on August 9th, 10th, and 11th.

Auditions will be 3 minutes long (max) and must consist of a minimum of 3 characters, no celebrity impressions.

If you meet the pre-reqs, and you are interested in auditioning for Characters Welcome, you must submit through this google form.

GOOGLE FORM - August 2018 Characters Welcome Auditions
https://goo.gl/forms/dERRWzsRyFbmpp8E2

Deadline to submit is July 23rd 2018 10am PST

We will contact everyone about audition slots by Thursday, August 2nd.

Please do not submit to audition if you do not have availability August 9th-11th.

The new Characters Welcome Team will be announced the evening of August 11th, and the first rehearsal will be Sunday, August 12th to prepare for the September 12th show.

Character team details:

Directors: Anais Fairweather & Hal Rudnick
Rehearsals: Sundays, 6:30pm-9pm
Show: 2nd Wednesday, 10:30pm at UCB Sunset
Team Size: 10 members Term Length: 6-7 Months

Sunday rehearsals are MANDATORY. If you are not able to rehearse every Sunday, do not audition. Attendance issues may result in removal from the team.

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.
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Re: Announcing: August 2018 UCBTLA Character Team Auditions!

Postby henrykaiser » Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:43 pm

If we just found out we will be in town for the audition, originally I was going to be out of the country for the weekend of auditions, can we submit to be on the waitlist or something if someone cancels?

Thanks

Henry
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Re: Announcing: August 2018 UCBTLA Character Team Auditions!

Postby bethappelUCB » Tue Jul 24, 2018 4:27 pm

henrykaiser wrote:If we just found out we will be in town for the audition, originally I was going to be out of the country for the weekend of auditions, can we submit to be on the waitlist or something if someone cancels?

Thanks

Henry

ANSWER: We'll get in touch if any spots open up.
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