Seeking Festival Actors And Directors

Seeking Festival Actors And Directors

CATEGORY: Festival/Competition Submissions

Guiltner Creative Productions
New York, NY 10036

Job Details


The Grex Group Theatre and Guiltner Creative Productions are proud to present the 2019 Insomniacs Play-In-A-Day new play Festival!  


How it works
We invite some of the best up and coming actors, directors, and writers in the NYC area to converge upon a theatre for a weekend of creating new works to be performed for a live audience.

On Friday, March 8th at 7 p.m. THE CLOCK BEGINS with our mandatory registration and orientation meeting where directors, playwrights, and actors meet and are assigned to their team.  Each team is given instructions and a packet with a theme they must incorporate into their script.   

The playwright will then seclude themselves somewhere within the city as they write the most brilliant script ever written!  As soon as the play is complete (usually within a few hours), the actors will be called in for an all-night rehearsal process with their director.  Then Saturday morning, March 9th tech rehearsals will begin at the Royal Theatre (Producers Club), and an evening performance is given in front of a live audience at 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. 

How participants are chosen

We are looking for seasoned and early-career professionals for our festival!  Great care is given to choosing our participants and our festivals rely upon the skills and talents of each person to make it a success!


Submit your resume and a short cover letter describing your directing experience and why you feel you are a good fit for our Insomniacs festival.   Please write *DIRECTOR* in the subject line.  Directors who do well in our festivals are well organized leaders, good communicators, and innovative storytellers


Submit your resume and headshot along with a  brief cover letter / email describing your experience and why you feel you are a good fit for our Insomniacs festival.   Please write *ACTOR* in the subject line.

**we may email you and ask for a video reel or video audition clip

When will I know if I’m selected as a festival participant?

We will contact you through email to notify you if you are selected into our festival.  You will be required to ACCEPT or DECLINE your spot within a 48 time period.  If we have not heard from you within that time frame we will give your slot to someone else.  Each participant will pay a $15 non-refundable registration fee by our deadline to help us cover festival expenses.

 For ALL festival rules and more information, please visit our web site or contact us!


March 8, 2019 - March 9, 2019



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