Scripting Aloud! Monday, Oct 28 reads CACTI & WEED + KIN

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Scripting Aloud AGM/Reading Oct 2019, BC Artscape, Vancouver, BC image credit @sonofjamesmusic)

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)

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DOORS/CASTING: 5:30 pm
READINGS/Q&A: 6:15 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:

SHORT (Comedy) — CACTI & WEED (full, 17 p): written by ZOE HO

BREAKDOWN: 7 roles. Full breakdown, logline + synopsis on the day, prelim breakdown below:

LEAD: 1 Role (1 Female)

1 Female, Chinese,  35 – Cantonese speaker

SUPPORTING LEAD: 2 Roles (1 Female, 1 Male)

1 Female, Chinese, 65 – Cantonese speaker / accent
1 Male, Chinese 40 – Cantonese speaker

PRINCIPAL: 2 Roles (2 Male)

1 Male, Chinese, 65 – Cantonese speaker / accent
1 Male, Vietnamese, 40

ACTOR: 2 ROLES (1 Female, 1 Male)

1 Female, OE, 30
1 Male, OE, 30

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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

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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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