We are currently accepting video submissions for our 2021-2022 School Assemblies Tour. Please email a headshot, resume with references, and link to a video performance of a brief (less than one minute) comedic monologue suited for an elementary school audience and a brief dramatic monologue suited for a high school audience to [email protected]. Callbacks will take place either in person or over Zoom.
Please submit video auditions by August 1.
Tour Actor Job Description:
This is a paid, part time, non-equity contract that takes place over the course of a school year (September-May).
The five person tour performs several different social issue plays for K-12 audiences throughout Western PA and the surrounding region. Overnight travel is very occasionally required but the majority of calls are local and take place during weekdays between 6am and 4pm. Compensation is paid for all rehearsals, performances, and administrative duties (responding to fanmail, creating and repairing props, etc.). Per diem and lodging is provided for all overnights.
Actors are responsible for loading, unloading, and driving the tour van, setting up and tearing down the set and sound equipment, performing a variety of forty five minute plays for school audiences, and facilitating Q&A sessions with students after each performance.
Tour actors will need to be vaccinated for the flu and Covid-19. They must also obtain PA Clearances for working with children:
Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance
Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Check
Federal Criminal History Record Information (CHRI)