HALLOW-PALOOZA

 

In October, we celebrate Halloween. Hard.

 

So we're putting our writers, actors, and directors to the test with this fun spooktacular challenge.

 

We will be asking you to put up a show, from beginning to end, in one month. A 10-15 minute piece, your Halloween-themed piece will push you to the limits and call upon your creativity in a way the demands your utmost focus.

 

Inquire about participation here, for email us at ThatRandomCompany@gmail.com.

 

 

GUIDELINES

ALL PARTICIPANTS

  • Attendance is required at the final event on Saturday, October 25th.

  • Writers and directors are not allowed to perform in their own piece.

  • No nudity

WRITERS

  • Must meet all deadlines

  • You have 8 days to produce your work. Failure to meet deadlines will result in a removal of your piece from our production

  • Writers are also allowed either perform or direct in a piece that is not theirs, and we highly recommend doing so

  • Writers are NOT allowed to perform in or direct their own piece

  • In your application, please specify whether you’d like to act or direct in your secondary involvement

  • There will be an optional workshop for writers on Oct 5th. If you plan on attending, please give at least 24hrs notice.

  • Remember, we will be performing these at Solas Bar. Please be mindful of spacial  limitations and plan accordingly, i.e. Do not create something that needs set/lighting effects

  • Keep your theme in mind! Happy Halloween!

ACTORS AND DIRECTORS

 

TIMELINE

Wednesday, October 1 - Writers will receive a Halloween-themed prompt and a group of available actors to work with. Writers will have one week to write a 10-15 minute piece based on the prompt and their cast of assigned actors.

 

Sunday, October 5 - Optional script workshop with TRC founders. Apply to reserve timeslot.

 

Thursday, October 9 - Writers’ scripts due.

 

Saturday, October 11 - Directors and actors receive their scripts, and will then have 2 weeks to put up their piece. Rehearsals, lines, stage directing, anything included in the final performance.

 

Sunday, October 12-22 - TRC founder will be required to attend at least one rehearsal for each piece.

 

Saturday, October 25 - Hallow-Palooza performances go up at Solas Bar.

SCRIPT GUIDELINES

  • Piece should last 10-15 minutes

  • Keep in mind the talents of your assigned actors and the limitations of the space

  • No nudity, or anything unsuitable for public

  • Stick to the prompt

  • Writers must meet deadlines. Failure to do so will result in a removal of your piece from our production

  • When signing up, you must submit your general schedule for the month of October. You should have fairly open availability between the 11th and the 24th for rehearsals

    • NOTE: We will take your schedule into account to place you in the most compatible group

  • You cannot participate in more than two pieces, in whatever capacity

  • Actors must attend rehearsals, scheduled by director

  • Directors must submit rehearsal schedule once it is made

  • A TRC founder will attend at least one rehearsal before the final performance

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