Sketch Writers, Actors, and Directors: Apply To Ringers!

Opportunities, Sketch Wednesday October 9, 2019, 3:45pm - by Magnet Theater

Ringers is a tri-annual comedy sketch opportunity for aspiring, eager, and ambitious writers, actors, and directors of the Magnet community. 

Apply to be a part of it! We’re accepting applications from Wednesday, October 9 through Wednesday, October 23.

The Ringers sketch show will be Sunday, November 24th at 9:00 p.m. at Magnet Theater. 

Please see the details below to apply:


WRITERS:

Ringers is seeking sketches for the stage to showcase in its next show. To have your sketch considered, prior or current participation in at least one of the following is required: Magnet’s Sketch Writing program; Remix: The Diversity Sketch Lab; Moxie: Women, Trans, & Non-Binary Sketch Lab; or Magnet Video Lab.

If your sketch is selected, you will be required to attend: 1) the Table Read on Friday, November 1st from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; and, 2) the show on Sunday, November 24th at 9:00 p.m.

Attendance at rehearsals, dress, and tech is absolutely encouraged but is not mandatory*. We encourage directors and writers to meet up after the table read to go over notes and any revisions prior to the first rehearsal.

*Please note that rehearsals will be held before/after class hours during the week and weekend.*

To have your sketch considered for Ringers, please complete the following form: https://forms.gle/o5FcvS6Jw5AGTzZ97


ACTORS:

Ringers is seeking actors to star in its sketches! To be considered as an actor, you must have completed at least Level 4 of Magnet’s Improv Curriculum or Level 2 of the Musical Program.

If you are selected as an actor, you will be required to attend: 1) the Table Read on Friday, November 1st from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; 2) the rehearsals for the sketches you're cast in*; 3) the dress rehearsal on Saturday, November 23rd at 5:30 p.m.; 4) the tech on Sunday, November 24th at 8:30 p.m.; and, 5) the show on Sunday, November 24th at 9:00 p.m.

*Please note that rehearsals will be held before/after class hours during the week and weekend.*

Actors will typically be given at least 2 roles and thus must be available for more than one rehearsal slot.

To apply to be an actor for an upcoming Ringers show, please complete the following form: https://forms.gle/2Gag31eKJYtxkqeSA


DIRECTORS:

Ringers is seeking directors. To be considered as a director, you must have Big Sib’ed a Sketch Level 2 class or have been on a Magnet Sketch Team.

If you are selected as a director, you will be required to attend: 1) the Table Read* on Friday November 8th, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; 2) the rehearsals for the sketch(es) you are directing**; 3) the dress rehearsal on Saturday, November 23rd at 5:30 p.m.; 4) the tech on Sunday, November 24th at 8:30 p.m.; and, 5) the show on Sunday, November 24th at 9:00 p.m.

*We encourage directors and writers to meet up after the table read to go over notes and any revisions prior to the first rehearsal.

**Please note that rehearsals will be held before/after class hours during the week and weekend.

To apply to be a director for a sketch in the upcoming show, please complete the following form:  https://forms.gle/EJ1oGeaTNiXZh4m78


**The deadline to be considered for Ringers is Wednesday, October 23. Those selected will be notified by Friday, November 1**

For all questions: please e-mail Armando Diaz and Amanda Ariel "Peggy" Xeller at ringers@magnettheater.com. We look forward to working with you!