By Curtis Caesar John | Shadow and Act April 30, 2014 at 12:25PM
Here is more news on the TV pilot and collaboration between Independent Film New York (IFNY) and NBCUniversal that we first broke on here last month. In a few weeks, on Malcolm X's birthday no less, the newly dubbed The Working Actor Monologue Slam with Malik Yoba will be holding their first round of casting auditions in Brooklyn, NY at Long Island University. Only five actors will make it to the actual pilot, so bring your A game folks!
To see how its all done make sure to check out their sizzle reel below from a previous edition of the stage show!
See the information below which includes all necessary contact info:
What happens when you take a famous actor, the most entertaining acting competition in NYC, one of the best networks in television in the world and bring it all to the most famous stage in the world?
The Working Actor Monologue Slam with Malik Yoba
at Studio 8H, NBC Studios, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, NYC
Formerly the IFNY Monlogue Slam...The Working Actor Monologue Slam with Malik Yoba has teamed up with NBCUniversal to bring one of the best acting competitions in NYC to the most famous stage in the world and we are looking for five actors of diverse ethnicities to compete in an NBCUniversal sponsored game show competition/TV pilot.
For the last five years we have teamed up with The Malik Yoba National Theater and Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts to bring you an entertaining theater experience like no other.
We are looking for the best actors in NYC to perform and compete against our current monologue slam champion Jesenia Bailey in front of the casting directors, show runners and executives of NBCUniversal at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
Auditions will be held at:
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts (room H105)
On Flatbush Avenue between
DeKalb Avenue and Willoughby Street
1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Monday, May 19, 2014
3pm - 7pm
Sign-up to schedule an audition appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please bring a valid ID to enter the campus
- Please bring a recent headshot or photo
- Please be prepared to present TWO MONOLOGUES -- ONE COMEDY AND ONE DRAMA.
- Each monologue should be two minutes or less.
*NOTE* BY ATTENDING, YOU AGREE TO BE RECORDED FOR PURPOSES OF CONTENT CREATION AND PROMOTIONAL USE FOR THE SHOW AND THE "BEHIND THE SCENES SEGMENTS"