Audition for DANCE.COMEDY.SHOW.
Calling all Dancers, Actors, Improvisers and Comics!
Audition for DANCE.COMEDY.SHOW.
DANCE.COMEDY.SHOW is a fun dancing sketch show about race and gender
-think Chappelle Show meets Beyonce live-
created by Denae "D'Nay" Hannah (bio below)
Sunday, December 1, 2013 12pm-5pm
• Dancers: 12-1:30pm
• Actors/Improvisers/Comics: 2-5pm by appointment
Callbacks Wednesday, December 4, 2013 7pm-10pm
How to apply: bit.ly/dcomshow
1. Check your schedule and make sure you can make ALL rehearsals (full schedule at bit.ly/dcomshow) and the show on Thursday, January 16, 2014
2. Register at bit.ly/dcomshow
3. Email headshot, resume and any relevant performance links to dnacomedy1[at}gmail.com
4. You will receive a confirmation and appointment slot if selected.
Special consideration will be given to performers who can both act and dance. Dancing will include contemporary, pop, twerk, vogue, and hip hop. Actors should be comfortable moving. Performers of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to apply.
6 female contemporary/pop/twerk dancers (any race/ethnicity)
1 male vogue dancer / actor (any race/ethnicity)
1 male hip hop dancer (popping, locking, ticking - African/African American)
2 males (any race/ethnicity)
1 white female
1 white white male (will play both straight and gay characters)
3 black males (African/African American/bi-racial)
5 black females (African/African American/bi-racial)
Generally Sunday afternoons 12-3pm and Wednesday evenings in 7-10pm starting Dec 4 in downtown Brooklyn. See bit.ly/dcomshow for detailed schedule.
Weds Dec 1, 7-10pm
Sun Dec 8, 12-3pm
Weds Dec 11, 7-10pm
Sun Dec 15, 12-3pm
Weds Dec 18, 7-10pm
Sun Dec 22, 12-3pm
Two Weeks off
Sat Jan 4, 5pm-8pm
Sun Jan 5, 12-3pm
Wed Jan 8, 7-10pm
Sun Jan 12, 12-5pm
Wed Jan, Tech Rehearsal 6-11pm
IMPORTANT: Selected performers MUST be able to attend all rehearsals. Rehearsal is a collaborative process and everyone needs to be in the room so we can build together. If you can't attend ALL rehearsals, please do not submit an application - seriously.
January 16, 2013 @ 7:30pm, The Actors Fund Arts Center, 160 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn
EVERYTHING HAPPENS AT THE ACTORS FUND ARTS CENTER IN BROOKLYN.
Denae "D'Nay" Hannah a native of Fort Worth, Texas, is a dance comedian, social entrepreneur, and founder & CEO of Denae Dance Theatre / DNA Comedy. D’Nay seeks to spark conversations on culture through the development of performance pieces that employ satire and the physical collision of pop culture with high art. She received her B.A. in Drama from Stanford University, M.F.A. in Performance & Choreography from Florida State University and currently studies comedy on scholarship at Upright Citizens Brigade. Ms. Hannah is the former Associate Director of Programs & Development of Urban Bush Women and is a former teacher of Simonson dance technique at Dance New Amsterdam. She is on the executive committee of the DanceNYC Junior Committee, is president of Stanford in Entertainment NYC and also serves on the board of Sweet Enuff, a youth outreach organization committed to diabetes and obesity prevention through dancing and health coaching. Ms. Hannah was a 2012 EMERGENYC artist with New York University’s Hemispheric Institute for Performance & Politics, a 2012-2013 Commissioned Artist at Stanford University, a 2013 TEDxStanford performer, and currently is a 2013-2014 Director/Choreographer Observership Fellow for the Stage Directors & Choreographers Foundation.
I look forward to your application! If you have any questions please email me at dnacomedy1[at}gmail.com.
- D'Nay, @DNAComedy on Twitter