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Oct. 13 and 14: Auditions for She Kills Monsters opening Jan 2020

She Kills Monsters
by Qui Nguyen
Directed by Kayla M. Kaufman

Auditions Sunday and Monday, October 13th and 14th, 2019
7-10 p.m., Playground Playspace, 3286 Adeline Street, Berkeley 94703
Callbacks October 20th, 2019, same time and place.

Performances January 10th - February 1st, 2020
La Val's Subterranean Theatre, 1834 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

She Kills MonstersActors Ensemble announces auditions for our 2020 Winter Main Stage Production, She Kills Monsters, by Qui Nguyen, directed by Kayla M. Kaufman. Auditions are October 13th and 14th, with callbacks October 20th, from 7-10 p.m. at Playground Playspace, 3286 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA 94703.  Performances will begin January 10th and run through February 1st at LaVal's Subterranean Theatre,  834 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709, in the basement of LaVal's pizza. Non-AEA/No Pay.  There will be a small stipend provided. 

Rehearsals will begin late November, 2019, also at LaVal's.  Please prepare a 1-minute comic monologue and be prepared to read from sides.  We encourage folks new to or returning to theatre to audition - we will help you through the process!  We regularly cast cross-gender and cross-type.  Please write This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an appointment.  We will schedule 2-3 folks in 15 minute blocks. If you cannot make these dates but are still interested, contact us and we may be able to make other arrangements.  We regularly cast cross-gender and cross-type, and we actively seek folks of all ages, races, genders, and persuasions to audition.

She Kills Monsters:

A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.  Nominally 3 males and 6 females in the cast.

CHARACTERS (some doubling will occur)
Tilly Evans
Agnes Evans
Succubi:  Evil Gabbi and Evil Tina
Gelatinous Cube

Kayla M. Kaufman is a recent recipient of an A.C.T. Fellowship, after having graduated from Loyola Marymount University Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in both Theatre Arts and Film and Television Production.  She has recently directed The Revolutionists as part of her A.C.T. fellowship, as well as Men I'm Not Married To for Santa Cruz Shakespeare and Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake) for the Women's Theatre Festival in Raleigh, N.C.  She will be directing one of our Fall 2019 staged readings, Lysistrata, on October 28th.  She has extensive theatrical experience with companies on both coasts.  https://www.kaylamkaufman.com

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Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $8,000.00 awarded in 2017. Also, a thank you to Theatre Bay Area for a grant of $2,500.00.

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