Scripting Aloud! Online Edition: Saturday, May 30

Necessity is…the Mother. As BC restarts, join us for our first #covidlife online edition and last reading until the fall! Whether you want to read, or watch/listen and give feedback afterward – we’d love you to be with us. Short and sweet — Scripting Aloud’s next event on Saturday, May 30 reads THE FOURTH ANGEL (short, comedy) by Henry J. Mah, along with a guided vocal warm-up for all participants from our community partner for this event, ACTg Vancouver. Additional thanks to explorASIAN for helping put the word out! Local creator in attendance.

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***UPDATE*** Interested to read? Sign up at the link above! PERFORMERS WILL BE PRE-CAST FROM THE SIGN-UP LIST and contacted the FRIDAY before the reading, for a 30 minute pre-call on the day from 2:00 pm. Event starts with intro and vocal warm-up, from 2:30 pm.

VOCAL WARM-UP DEETS: Approx. 10 min, includes vocal scales and some light breathing work (gain more insight into how to breathe properly for performance/public speaking, and where the breath is going in your bodies).

$2 Membership* fee is waived for this reading.

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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READER PRE-CALL: 2:00 pm

EVENT START/INTRO: 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
VOCAL WARM-UP: 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
READING/Q&A: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

WHAT’S ON:

SHORT (Comedy, 14p) — THE FOURTH ANGEL: by HENRY J. MAH

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

LEAD: 1 Role (1 Female)

1 Female, Asian Canadian – early 30s

SUPPORTING: 2 Roles (2 Female)

1 Female, MENA – early 30s
1 Female, Caucasian – early 30s

PRINCIPLE: 3 Roles, Open Age/Ethnicity (2 Open Gender, 1 Male)

ACTOR: 4 Roles, Open Age/Ethnicity (2 Open Gender, 1 Female, 1 Male)

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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).

Scripting Aloud! Holiday Edition Monday, December 16: Reading+Social

It’s beginning to look a lot like…the last reading of the year PLUS a Holiday Social! Hilarity ensues at our staged reading Monday, December 16 of NETWERQ [Ep. 1-4. 9, 13], an original web series (comedy) written by Alesandria Mentari, story by Alesandria Mentari and Alison ChangFestivities follow, at our annual Holiday Social right after the reading at Juniper (a block away from reading venue), with comp appies and door prize(s)!

Just want to watch and listen? Audience always welcome – the writers need your feedback!

Local creators in attendance. Reader casting on the day from 5:30 pm (arrive early/on time!). Script reading from 6:15 pm.  $5 at the door, cash only (includes $2 Membership* good through the Sep 2019-May 2020 season + Holiday Social with comp appies/door prize entry).

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: 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
SOCIAL: From 7:30 pm (at different venue, see below)

SOCIAL VENUE: Juniper, 185 Keefer St. (at Main), Vancouver. Comp appies, cash bar, door prizes!

READING 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 (Comedy) — NETWERQ (Ep. 1-4, 9, 13, approx 36p): written by Alesandria Mentari, story by Alesandria Mentari and Alison Chang

BREAKDOWN: 10 roles. Full breakdown, logline + synopsis on the day, prelim breakdown below:

SERIES REGULAR: 4 Roles (3 Female, 1 Male)

1 Female, Open Ethnicity, early/mid 20s
1 Female, Open Ethnicity, early 20s
1 Female, East Asian, early/mid 20s
1 Male, East Asian, early/mid 20s

RECURRING: 2 Roles (2 Male)

1 Male, Open Ethnicity, mid/late 30s
1 Male, Open Ethnicity, 40s

GUEST STAR: 4 Roles (1 Female/3 Male)

1 Female, Open Ethnicity, early 20s
2 Male, Open Ethnicity, mid 20s
1 Male, East Asian, early/mid 20s

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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, Sep 30: AGM + Tales of the Eastside Lantern

Scripting Aloud: Improv Edition! May 2019 with Vancouver Improv Practice Meetup, BC Artscape, Vancouver (image: @kathyacross)

Scripting Aloud returns for its second season on a special (read: different) day and time: Monday, September 30, with an Annual General Meeting followed by a reading of TALES OF THE EASTSIDE LANTERN — an original one-act dramatic musical for the stage, script and lyrics by Shon Wong. How will this play out (pun intended)?

Local creator in attendance. Doors at 5:00 pm. AGM at 5:30 pm. Reader casting on the day from 6:00 pm. Script reading from 6:45 pm followed by Q&A.  $2 Membership* at the door, cash only (good through the 2019-2020 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: 5:00 pm / AGM: 5:30 pm / CASTING: from 6:00 pm / READING+Q&A: 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

VENUE: BC Artscape, Suite 308 (3rd Flr), 268 Keefer Street, Vancouver (between Main and Gore, near 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.)

AGM: View agenda

ACTORS: Reader casting starts from 6:00 pm. Arrive from 5:00 pm for the AGM at 5:30 pm, and stay for the reading after! You’re welcome to bring a headshot/resume (reclaim at end of event).

SCRIPT ON THE TABLE:

ONE-ACT (Dramatic Musical Stage Play) — TALES OF THE EASTSIDE LANTERN (current draft 20 p): script and lyrics by SHON WONG

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

LEAD: 2 Roles (1 Female, 1 Male)

1 Female, Chinese Canadian, Open Age
1 Male, Chinese Canadian, mid 30s

PRINCIPAL: 2 Roles (2 Male)

1 Male, Chinese Canadian, 60s
1 Male, Caucasian Canadian, 30s

ACTOR: 6 Roles (1 Female, 2 Male, 3 Open Gender)

1 Female, Open Ethnicity, 20s
1 Male, Caucasian Canadian, 40s
1 Male, Chinese Canadian, Open Age
3 Open Gender, Open Ethnicity, Open Age

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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).

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)

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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).

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).