Have a script you want to hear read aloud? Want to work your performance skills through reading scripts cold? Interested in experiencing a creative vibe that’s welcoming and cross-cultural? Scripting Aloud is for you. We’re a not-for-profit public cold-read script development platform and live staged reading event that helps develop original short- and long- form scripts for multiple channels and platforms — focusing on cross-cultural content, writers, and performers. Produced by Pan Asian Staged Reading Society.
The witching hour looms! See you at Scripting Aloud’s spooktacular next event Monday, October 28, reading CACTI & WEED, an original short screenplay (comedy) written by Zoe Ho; and KIN, an original feature screenplay (drama) written by Osric Chau.
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. $2 Membership* at the door, cash only (good through the Sep 2019-May 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)
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:
SHORT (Comedy) — CACTI & WEED (full, 17 p): written by ZOE HO
BREAKDOWN: 7 roles. Full breakdown, logline + synopsis on the day, prelim breakdown below:
FEATURE (Drama) — KIN (full, 94 p): written by OSRIC CHAU
BREAKDOWN: 13 roles. Full breakdown, logline + synopsis on the day, prelim breakdown below:
LEAD: 4 Roles (2 Female, 2 Male)
1 Male, Asian, late 20s
1 Male, Asian, late 50s – Slight Cantonese accent
1 Female, Caucasian, late 20s
1 Female, Asian, late 50s – Strong Cantonese/Malaysian accent
SUPPORTING LEAD: 1 Role (1 Male, Asian, early 60s – Cantonese accent)
SUPPORTING: 3 Roles (2 Female, 1 Male)
1 Female, Asian, late 20s
1 Female, Asian, late 50s
1 Male, Asian, 80s
PRINCIPAL: 5 Roles (1 Female, 4 Male)
1 Female, Caucasian, late 20s
2 Male, Caucasian, late 20s
1 Male, Asian, early 50s
1 Male, Caucasian, early 60s
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.