The truth is…in here. Join us for our Annual General Meeting (delayed from 2021) followed by an out-of-this-world reading of LUPE Q AND THE GALACTIC EARWORMS (underdog-buddy comedy-space opera) by Javier Badillo* & Nat Marshik. Scripting Aloud is back to live in-person gatherings!** Local creators in attendance.
About Javier Badillo / About Nat Marshik
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!
*Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Scripting Aloud! Best Screenplay Award for “Baba” at Vancouver Short Film Festival, Javier Badillo and Jay Kamal!
**All current provincial, venue, and producing partner health and safety guidelines followed and respected.
***Room capacity is 30 (restriction set by the venue) – walk-ins and late sign-ups will be on a wait list to ensure we don’t exceed capacity.
READER PRE-CALL: 5:30 pm
AGM: 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm
INTRO / READING: 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm (includes 10 minute break)
Q&A: 8:15 pm
— Performers for Lead/Supporting Lead/Large Principle Roles will be pre-cast from the reader sign-up list. Some additional roles cast on the day. All roles open to non-binary.
— There is an annual $2 Membership*** fee to attend.
VENUE: Suite 400 (Conference Room), 1788 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6J 1Y1 (Google Maps)
***Scripting Aloud is a registered BC non-profit, producing script development and live staged reading/table read events for 19+ attendees (same idea as film festival society membership fees).
SCRIPT ON THE TABLE:
FEATURE (Underdog-Buddy Comedy-Space Opera, 101p) — LUPE Q AND THE GALACTIC EARWORMS: by JAVIER BADILLO & NAT MARSHIK
Full breakdown+logline+synopsis on the day, prelim below (all roles open to non-binary):
LEAD: 1 Role (1 Female)
1 Female, Latinx – 16 (can cast older)
SUPPORTING LEAD: 2 Roles (1 Female, 1 Male)
1 Female, Caucasian/OE – 15 (can cast older)
1 Male, Latinx – 15 (can cast older)
SUPPORTING/LARGE PRINCIPLE: 3 Roles (2 Female, 1 Male)
1 Female, Latinx – early 60s
1 Female, Caucasian/OE – 40s
1 Male, Caucasian/OE – 50s
PRINCIPLE: 3 Roles (2 Any Gender, 1 Male)
1 Any Gender, OE – 50s
1 Any Gender, OE – Any Age
1 Male, Caucasian/OE – 18 (can cast older)
ACTOR: 14 Roles (9 Any Gender, 1 Female, 4 Male)
9 Any Gender, OE – Any Age
1 Female, Caucasian/OE – 30s-40s
1 Male, Latinx – 30s-40s
2 Male, OE – Any Age
1 Male, Caucasian/OE – Child/Tween (can cast older)
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.