NBCUniversal Open Call for “Scene Showcase”

Deadline: May 30, 2016 at 6pm ET

As part of its ongoing commitment to diversity, NBCUniversal will produce a live performance Scene Showcase in June in Los Angeles, and September in New York City. The showcase intends to feature actors, writers and directors of diverse backgrounds, including LGBTQ actors and Performers with Disabilities. The one-day live theatrical showcase is performed for executives, producers, casting directors, and other industry professionals.

Actors should prepare a self-taped audition, reading part of one of our selected scenes. Instructions to submit are below:

Seeking: [Ethnically diverse and multicultural men and women] can portray 18 – 55 yrs old, specifically actors with strong comedic ability and timing. Submit All Ethnicities. Must be Local NY resident only and available for mandatory August and September rehearsals.

This is a request to self tape your Audition. Sides available at Sides Express and Showfax under NY PLAYS as: ‘NBC SCENE SHOWCASE 2016’ SIDES CODE: N3263

Review ALL ten (10) scene options provided, then Choose & Prepare ONLY one (1) of the roles

NOTE: Any gender, age or relationship can be modified for audition purposes, to suit you, as long as the humor is still maintained. i.e.: If the scene is currently written as a male character, you can choose to portray it as a female. If written as a husband, you can portray it as a wife, straight to gay, 20s to 50s, etc.

Please note: Registration on actorsaccess.com is free, but Actors Access charges $3 to upload a video.

Once we cast actors, we will hire directors. They are typically selected from our pool of directors from the NBCUniversal Emerging Director Program finalists and award-winning NBCUniversal Short Film Festival directors.

A live theatrical showcase will take place once in Los Angeles, and once in New York. These two showcases have separate casts and directors.

To learn more please visit: http://www.nbcunitips.com/nbc-scene-showcase/

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