Nationwide, NY casting call for the theatrical production “Present Shock”

By | July 14, 2014

National Call for PRESENT SHOCK

Location: Nationwide & open call in New York City

Type: Theater

Seeking long-term, collaborative ensemble members with a strong backgrounds in acting, movement, improvisation, and/or performance art for a new conceptual project led by Artistic Director and multidisciplinary theater creator Seth Lepore. PRESENT SHOCK will be based on the bestselling book by media theorist and contemporary philosopher Douglas Rushkoff. This is the first round of auditions for the project to establish the core collaborating ensemble members.

Current development and residency partners include Northeastern University and The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

PRESENT SHOCK is a multimedia theater piece, based on the best-selling book by media theorist Douglas Rushkoff, that will examine and challenge our relationship to the immersive technology that surrounds us – what is gained and what is lost? What happens to the present when we multi-task? What does it mean to be always on, always connected? What effect does all this “connecting” have on meaningful interactions between people?

Present Shock play

To read more details about the project and ensemble open call including timeline go here:

To schedule an in-person audition please email presentshock[at}sethums[dot]com with available timeframes.

New York City auditions take place on the following days and locations:

Sunday July 27th
10am – 5pm
Drama Bookshop
250 W 40th St #1, New York, NY 10018

Monday July 28th
6pm – 10pm
Clarion Theatre
309 E 26th St, New York, NY 10010

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Nationwide
Please submit to: by 2014-09-30

This casting notice was posted by: Seth Lepore

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