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ChiImprovGirl
09-29-2008, 11:07 PM
PROFESSIONAL AUDITIONS FOR COMEDYSPORTZ
Columbus Day Weekend

Auditions will be held for both our Ensemble and our Extended Company. We will also be reviewing talent for Battle-Prov, our farm team.

Please e-mail Trish at ComedySportz with any of the times below you are available and any questions. (No calls about auditions, please.) trish@comedysportzchicago.com

Available Audition Times:
(Please list more than one available time if possible. You are required to attend all three hours of your slot. Late arrivals and early leave will not be considered.)
Sun, 10/12/08 - 9a-noon
Sun, 10/12/08 noon-3p
Sun, 10/12/08 3p-6p
Mon, 10/13/08 7p-10p

Please also indicate if you are interested in joining the Ensemble or the Extended Company. (You may also opt for "either" if you would like to be considered for Ensemble first and then Extended Company second.)

Ensemble Callbacks:
You must be available, Tue, 10/14/08 7p-10p to be considered for the Ensemble. Extended Company and Battle-Prov candidates will be contacted separately.

Audition Details:
Bring professional headshot and resume stapled together.
You will participate in a group audition with everyone else in your slot.
The audition will consist of scenes and possibly short-form games.

Pluses:
Professional appearance.
Ethnic diversity.
Day-time availability.
Access to a car / current driver's license and insurance
Singing and dancing ability.

Commitment for New Ensemble Member:
(Ensemble members perform ComedySportz regularly and are given first consideration for CreativeConceptz workshops, performances, and events marketing work.)
Attend 4-8 sessions of "New Player Training" (schedule TBA.)
Watch 4 ComedySportz shows in their first two months.
Weekly Tuesday rehearsals.
Submit availability for at least one evening of shows per week.
Be able to provide electronic headshot, resume, and bio.

Commitment for New Extended Company Member:
(Extended Company members are called upon when CreativeConceptz clients require a certain look or need more staff than we can field with Ensemble talent. Occasionally Extended Company members will be asked to sit-in in a ComedySportz show, or join an associated non-ComedySportz show that performs in our theater.)
Attend 1 orientation session. (schedule TBA)
Attend occasional ongoing training sessions. (TBA, 1-4 throughout the year)
Maintain a current electronic headshot, resume, and bio.
Be able to return availability requests within 24 hours.

Thanks for your interest in ComedySportz!

ChiImprovGirl
10-06-2008, 08:52 PM
Spots are booking up really quickly! Monday is almost completely booked up.

ChiImprovGirl
10-08-2008, 05:14 PM
For Sunday, there is only one opening at 9:00 AM, one at Noon and one at 3:00PM. For Monday, we are completely booked up.

First come, First Serve!

ChiImprovGirl
10-10-2008, 04:59 PM
We have no more time slots available. Thank you to everyone for your overwhelming interest in ComedySportz!

For those of you signed up, we look forward to meeting you this weekend. To everyone else, you are more than welcomed to come sit standby. It's kinda like the airlines, but I think I'm cuter than the Delta Representative.