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Summer Partnership in the Arts 2020

Remote Theatre Making Project

The Summer Partnership dates are June 1 thru June 25

Rehearsal schedule will be Monday thru Friday during the day.

There will be some occasional weekend and evening rehearsals during the final week of the residency.

30 hours a week - $1200 stipend

Actors must have a good internet connection and computer capable of using ZOOM audio and video.

The Department may be able to loan a computer to a student if needed.

Must be a Theatre Arts Major, Minor, or Theatre Arts Graduate Student—students who graduate in May of 2020 are eligible to participate 


Auditions will be an online submission. Auditions may be uploaded anytime between April 11 to April 20

  1. In order to audition you should sign up on the audition page: Click Here to Sign Up to audition

  2. You will receive an invitation to join the Audition Site on ICON where you will be able to upload your Video. 

Casting will be announce by April 24th - We will cast 8 actors. 

What to Prepare

1.  A contemporary monologue that is no more than a minute and a half in length.  


2. Answer the following question, "What do you think is the untold story of our new now?"

  • Total audition length, including the answer to question, not to exceed  3 minutes.

  • Audition should be framed full body, if possible.

Develop of this is a new work, will be in the collaboration with

Nambi E. Kelley and  Daniel Carlton

Nambi E. Kelley is an award-winning actress and playwright working regionally, internationally, and on television. She is the winner of the Prince Prize 2019 and the Dramatist Guild Foundation Writers Alliance Grant, and she was a finalist for the Primus Prize in 2015 and 2019. Her adaptation of Native Son has enjoyed productions across the country and received its NYC premiere at The Duke on 42nd Street through The Acting Company.

Daniel Carlton  is an actor , storyteller,  playwright, poet , director, and award winning  teaching artist  who has appeared on New York, national, and international stages. His work has also been presented in schools, jails, homeless shelters,  libraries , and every imaginable place to perform.