Scripting Aloud! Monday, Feb 18 reads PAINTED FACES

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Scripting Aloud! Jan 2019, BC Artscape, Vancouver (image: @reginaunplugged)

Happy Family Day! Since it’s technically a holiday, we’re keeping it short for our staged reading Monday, February 18 of PAINTED FACES, an original web series pilot script (comedy/drama) written by Kyle D’Odorico.

Local creator/writer in attendance. Reader casting on the day from 5:30 pm (arrive early/on time!). Script reading from 6:30 pm.  $2 Membership* at the door, cash only (good through the 2018-2019 season).

Cross-cultural scripts and writers — for our cross-cultural community, and a borderless audience. If this is your reality (or you want it to be), this event is for you!

*Scripting Aloud is a registered BC non-profit, producing script development and live staged reading events for 19+ attendees (same idea as film festival society membership fees)

READING/Q&A: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

VENUE: BC Artscape, Suite 308 (3rd Flr), 268 Keefer Street, Vancouver (between Main and Gore, where Hon’s Chinatown used to be). Elevator access to 3rd floor from street entrance/lobby on Keefer. Street parking and parkades adjacent. (Note: The Impark Parkade in the building closes at 7 pm and after that your vehicle will be locked in for the night.)

ACTORS: Reader casting starts from 5:30 pm, performers please arrive for then if you’d like to be considered. You’re welcome to bring a headshot/resume (reclaim at end of event).


WEB SERIES PILOT (Comedy/Drama) — PAINTED FACES (full, approx 31 p): written by Kyle D’Odorico

BREAKDOWN: Full breakdown (+logline+synopsis) on the day, prelim below –

LEAD: 3 Roles (1 Female, 2 Male)

1 Male, Japanese Canadian, mid 40s
1 Male, Japanese Canadian, early 30s
1 Female, Chinese Canadian, late 20s

SUPPORTING: 4 Roles (1 Female/3 Male)

1 Female, Chinese American, mid 40s
1 Male, Korean, mid 40s
2 Male, Open Ethnicity, mid 30s

PRINCIPAL: 4 Roles (2 Female/2 Male)

2 Female, Open Ethnicity, early 40s
1 Male, Open Ethnicity, mid 40s
1 Male, Open Ethnicity, open age range

ACTOR: 2 Roles (1 Open Gender/1 Male)

1 Open Gender, Open Ethnicity, late teens – early 20s
1 Male, Open Ethnicity, open age range


And if you’ve been “here” before: You know what this is, you know what to do! After a decade hiatus (something-something Life Happened), Scripting Aloud — Vancouver’s “reading diversity” public staged script development platform — returns. Our regular season runs fall through spring annually.

Script submissions are always open (rolling deadlines):