Shunya has done Nagamandala and Hayavadana. The Indo-American Association is presenting this contemporary play by Girish Karnad. It should be a fun show.
The Indo-American Charity Foundation will be having their 2011 Walkathon on April 30, 2011. Its a fun event. See the poster below.
I received an interesting email from Jeff Liu seeking singers for Simon Cowell’s new TV show:
Dear Shunya Theatre,
I’m working with the promoters of Simon Cowell’s new show, X-Factor coming out on Fox Television in the Fall, and we are looking for community orgs to help us increase the show’s DIVERSITY.
Auditions will be held in Chicago on April 27 and we need your help. We want to reach out to all ASIANS, SOUTH ASIANS and PACIFIC ISLANDERS in the US who are singers – both as soloists and as groups. We are looking to increase the representation of Asian Americans, South Asians and Pacific Islanders on the show, and build a Facebook community to support our homegrown talent. You can help us by:
1. Someone you know has talent! Please get the word out to your friends, parents, cousins, church choirs, karaoke groups and encourage them to audition. Please forward this email or post on your Facebook page. If they want to audition, sign up information is at this website: http://thexfactor.blogs.fox.com/
2. Please “Like” the Facebook page API’S CAN SING and encourage your friends/constituents to share the information about this. Add videos of your favorite Asian American, South Asian and Pacific Islander artists. The link: http://www.facebook.com/APIsCanSing
3. Please post the attached flyer at your Center’s bulletin board or share with your local community members
Auditions are taking place in 6 cities:
1. LOS ANGELES – COMPLETED
2. MIAMI – COMPLETED
3. NEW YORK – COMPLETED
4. SEATTLE – APRIL 20
5. CHICAGO – APRIL 27
6. DALLAS – MAY26
I’ve attached more information. Let me know if you can help! Let’s REPRESENT!
API’s Can Sing
I’m late in posting this, but below is a casting call for a religious play being produced by the JVB Preksha Center, to be directed by Dilip Kapasi (who has directed with Shunya in the past).
Auditions for an upcoming mega play of the kind “Sati Anjana” will be held at the JVB Preksha center as follows,
When: Saturday, June 26th beginning 2 PM – 4 PM
Where: JVB Preksha Center, 14102 Schiller Road, Houston TX 77082;
The play is in English, and will be presented in one of the large Houston Theaters on October 23, 2010 as part of JVB Annual Day celebrations.
Please reply back with your preferred time slot: 2:00, 2:05, 2:10……3:00, 3:05…………..
All age groups are needed and participation will only be accepted until the roles are filled. So, please respond soon to get your preferred role.
President, JVB Preksha Meditation Center , Houston
14102 Schiller Rd, Houston , TX 77082
Sushma Khadepaun-Parmar is a Director/Producer in Austin, TX who is looking for actors for a short film shooting in July. Below is the info:
Synopsis: The story explores the universal question, “Who am I?” and revolves around the mind of Arjun Patel, a young and successful consultant. While riding the waves of success, Arjun rides a limo with an unusual chauffeur. The driver, through intriguing questions, takes Arjun on a journey he is not prepared for, and ultimately brings Arjun back to a familiar place – himself.
PRODUCTION TITLE: SARATHI – the charioteer
PRODUCER – Sushma Khadepaun-Parmar
DIRECTOR – Sushma Khadepaun-Parmar
WRITERS – Sharanya Rao, Sushma Khadepaun-Parmar
CINEMATOGRAPHY – Bill White
CAST: Male 28-33 yrs of Indian (South Asian) origin to play a successful consultant. Lead.
Female 25-30yrs of Indian (South Asian) origin. Supporting.
Female 28-35 yrs of Indian (South Asian) origin. Supporting.
Male 28-35 yrs of Indian (South Asian) origin. Supporting.
Male child artist 4-7 yrs of Indian (South Asian) origin. Supporting.
Auditions: June 11-12.
Please send in your resume, links to reel and/or portfolios to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Jake Sam – email@example.com