Project Name: Queen's Theatre's "Theatre for All" Training Program
Call type: Other
Project type: Other
Casting for: Other
Pay / Incentives Program is free, but a $100 deposit will be returned in full upon completition of the program
Performer must be based in: New York Metropolitan Area
Union? None / Non Union
Production Dates: N/A
Production Location: Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Gender: Either Gender / No preference
Disability: Any Disability
Age Range: 18 years or older
Veteran? Not Required
Role / Character: Free Training Program for Deaf and Disabled Actors
Role Description: Queens Theatre has announced that applications are now being accepted for the second year of its training program specifically for early-career Deaf and disabled actors as part of its Theatre For All initiative.
The two-week, free program runs Sept. 8-20 and includes workshops on Acting for the Camera, Acting for the Stage, Movement, Voice, Improv, Auditioning, and Commercial Acting. The program will culminate with a showcase, where each student will have an opportunity to get feedback from industry professionals.
Last year's excellent team of instructors will return, including Vincent D'Onofrio (Netflix's "Daredevil," "Jurassic World," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Full Metal Jacket"), pending availability, Brigid Brady (Actor/Singer/ Teacher, Broadway: The Phantom of the Opera, "Gossip Girl"), Christine Bruno (Actor/Teaching Artist/ Consultant, member The Actors Studio, "Law & Order"), Pat Shay (Improviser and faculty member, The PIT), Stephen DeAngelis (Producer/Casting Director) and Liz Eckert (Actor and Designated Linklater Voice Teacher). Additional and/or new instructors for this year's program to be announced.
All workshops and events will take place at Queens Theatre, located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The program is offered as part of Queens Theatre's Theatre For All initiative to advance the inclusion of people with disabilities in the performing arts, with support from New York Community Trust.
Actors will be selected through an application and interview process. Queens Theatre anticipates a cohort of 25 actors. TFA will offer both daytime and evening sessions.
Submission Deadline Date: Monday, July 15, by 12pm
Photo Topic: Other
Company Name: Queens Theatre
Address: 14 United Nations Avenue South Queens New York 11368 United States
Contact Name: Gregg Mozgala
Contact Phone: 7187600064