Scripting Aloud: Improv Edition! Saturday, May 25

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Go way off-book! There are things scripted, and things improvised, and in-between are the doors…of scripted improv. Scripting Aloud’s next event Saturday, May 25 explores the space between tightly scripted material, and unstructured improv – with outlined scenarios from THE PRODIGAL FATHER (feature, dramedy) by Ronin Wong. Plenty of room to play? You’re right!

Local creator in attendance. Performer casting (all OE) from 2:30 pm on the day (arrive early/on time!). Scripted improv session from 3:00 pm.  $2 Membership* at the door, cash only.

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)

See our event on Facebook

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DOORS/CASTING: 2:30 pm
SCRIPTED IMPROV/Q&A: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
NETWORKING: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

VENUE: One floor up at Suite 435 (4th Flr) from our usual 3rd Flr space at BC Artscape, 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: Performer casting starts from 2:30 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).

OUTLINED SCENES IN PLAY, FROM:

FEATURE (Dramedy) — THE PRODIGAL FATHER: by RONIN WONG

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

LEAD: 2 Roles (1 Female, 1 Male)

1 Male, Chinese American (casting Open Ethnicity) – 40s
1 Female, Chinese Canadian (casting Open Ethnicity) – early 20s

SUPPORTING: 2 Roles (1 Female, 1 Male)

1 Female, Chinese Canadian (casting Open Ethnicity) – 40s
1 Male, Hispanic (casting Open Ethnicity) – early 30s

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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).

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Scripting Aloud! Monday, Mar 18 reads SMOKE + NIGHT TERRORS

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

Beware the Ides of March! And get thee to Scripting Aloud’s next staged reading Monday, March 18, of two short scripts: SMOKE, an original one-act stage play (drama) written by Beau Han Bridge; and NIGHT TERRORS, an original one-act stage play (drama) written by Grace Chin.

Local creators 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)

See our event on Facebook

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DOORS/CASTING: 5:30 pm
READINGS/Q&A: 6:30 pm – 9:00 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).

SCRIPTS ON THE TABLE:

ONE-ACT (Drama) — SMOKE (full, 27 p): written by BEAU HAN BRIDGE

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

LEAD: 2 Roles (1 Female, 1 Male)

1 Female, Open Ethnicity, late teens – mid 20s
1 Male, Open Ethnicity, late teens – late 20s

SUPPORTING: 2 Roles (1 Female, 1 Male)

1 Female, Open Ethnicity, 20s
1 Male, Open Ethnicity, 20s

ONE-ACT (Drama) — NIGHT TERRORS (full, 30 p): written by GRACE CHIN

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

LEAD: 2 Roles (2 Male)

1 Male, South Asian Canadian, late 20s – early 30s
1 Male, Mixed Race, early 30s

SUPPORTING: 2 Roles (1 Female, 1 Male)

1 Female, South Asian Canadian, mid-late 20s
1 Male, Caucasian Canadian, mid-late 40s

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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).

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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)

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DOORS/CASTING: 5:30 pm
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).

SCRIPT ON THE TABLE:

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

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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): http://scriptingaloud.ca/

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Scripting Aloud! Monday, Jan 21 reads TAKE BACK

 

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Scripting Aloud: Nov 2018, BC Artscape, Vancouver – reader group photo (image: @jaymeemak)

Happy New Year! Scripting Aloud kicks off 2019 with a staged reading Monday, January 21 of TAKE BACK, an original feature-length screenplay (drama/action) written by P. Cohen.

Local producer 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)

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DOORS/CASTING: 5:30 pm
READING/Q&A: 6:30 pm – 9:00 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).

SCRIPT ON THE TABLE:

FEATURE (Drama/Action) — TAKE BACK (full, 101 p): written by P. COHEN

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

LEAD: 2 Roles (1 Female, 1 Male)

  • 1 Female Open Ethnicity (originally Caucasian Cdn) 30s
  • 1 M OE (originally Caucasian Cdn) 30s

PRINCIPAL: 5 Roles (1 Female/4 Male)

  • 1 Female Open Ethnicity (originally Caucasian Cdn) plays 10yrs old
  • 1 Male Open Ethnicity (originally Asian Cdn) 30s
  • 2 Male Open Ethnicity (originally 1 Asian Cdn, 1 Caucasian Cdn) 40s
  • 1 Male Open Ethnicity (originally Caucasian Cdn) 60s

ACTOR/FEATURED: 6 Roles (2 Female/4 Male)

  • 1 Female Open Ethnicity (originally Asian Cdn) 30s
  • 1 Female Open Ethnicity (originally Caucasian Cdn) 40s
  • 4 Male Open Ethnicity (originally 3 Asian Cdn, 1 Caucasian Cdn) 40s

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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).

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Holiday Happy Hour with Scripting Aloud! Wed Dec 12, 2018

Scripting Aloud networking film industry holiday event VancouverBe very merry! Come on down to The New Oxford in Yaletown to celebrate the holidays, and our awesome creative community, with us!

Mix and mingle it up – you never know who you’ll meet or collaborate with next, true story.

  • Comp Appies (read: free food!)
  • Cash Bar (HAPPY HOUR drink pricing from 5:30 – 6:00 pm only, come early!)
  • Door Prizes (Secret Santa-worthy!)
  • Suggested Donation of $5 at the door (donation includes membership to our current script reading event season, if you’re not already a member – learn more)

RSVP on our Facebook event page

Hope to see all you beautiful people there, and in the new year when our season resumes!

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WHO: You!
WHAT: Scripting Aloud! Holiday Happy Hour & Relaunch Celebration
WHEN: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
TIME: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WHERE: The New Oxford, Yaletown (on Homer between Davie & Helmcken, downtown Vancouver)
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