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Political Theatre Intensives

Summer 2015
Political Theatre Intensives

Audition Call

Do you love to write, act, sing, dance, perform or tell stories?
Do you want an outlet to talk about the issues you care about?

You’ve come to the right place!

Come audition for Girl Be Heard’s first EVER political theatre summer intensive! During 3 sessions of writing, workshopping and guerilla style street performance, participants in these FREE intensives will collaborate with each other, staff, and special guests to make theatre around pressing social justice issues affecting women and girls across the world.

Sign up for one, or come to all three! Schedule your audition TODAY by emailing auditions@girlbeheard.org with a headshot/resume and why you want to be part of the Political Theatre Intensives. For the audition, please prepare one original 2 minute piece on an issue you care about. You will need to bring a photo/resume to the audition.

Audition Date: TUESDAY, June 16th
Audition Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
E-Mail auditions@girlbeheard.org for a time slot

Cis and trans women of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, gender expressions, ethnicities, races, sexual orientations, religions, and nationalities are strongly encouraged to audition

Participants in all three intensives, who are between the ages of 12-21, will be eligible to participate in paid performances and touring opportunities with Girl Be Heard.

Girl Be Heard is a non-profit theatre company that brings global issues affecting girls center stage by empowering young women to tell their stories.

Summer 2015
Political Theatre Intensive

Each three-day session will include speakers related to the specified topics, a creative space for new work, and a guerilla style performance piece.

Session 1
Bullying, Body Image, Girl Empowerment, Equal Rights Amendment
Sunday June 28th 1PM-6PM
Monday June 29th 3PM-6PM
Tuesday June 30th 12PM-3PM

Session 2
Gun Violence, Access to Education and Economic Empowerment
Sunday July 12th 1PM- 5PM
Monday July 13th 3PM- 6PM
Tuesday July 14th 12PM-3PM

Session 3
Child Abuse, trafficking, domestic violence, neglect, foster care system
Sunday August 9th1PM- 6PM
Monday August 10th 3PM-6PM
Tuesday August 11th 12PM-3PM