Actors! Are you interested in doing an Equity Showcase with ASTEP?

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Unpacking “Home”

ASTEP has partnered with La Guardia Performing Arts Center and Kingsborough Community College on a service-learning project that will culminate in an interactive performance on November 6-9, 2013 in NYC. The project is called Unpacking “Home” and will include volunteer experiences at NYC homeless shelters for a cast of 16 artists between the ages of 20-30 years old.

The ensemble will volunteer at partnering homeless shelters in NYC to explore and better understand the meaning of “home” and why we choose to be without it; or what it feels like to have it taken away. The ensemble will then devise a play using material gained from their volunteer experiences.

Ensemble members will co-create the play so ASTEP is recruiting artists who enjoy improvisation and collaboration.


Dates: September 27 – November 9, 2013

Rehearsals:

  • September – November
  • Location: La Guardia Community College and Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn

Volunteering:

  • Tuesday or Wednesday (once a week) in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Performances:

  • November 6-9, 2013
  • Location: TBD

Audition Workshop:

  • September 19, 2013 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Location: La Guardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave, C Building, Room 401, Long Island City, NY. (Last building before the walking bridge to Court Square.)


This is an Equity Showcase contract. Stipend included.

Please email Mauricio Salgado, ASTEP Program Director, at mauricio@asteponline.org for more details.

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