Dance & Bmore's Youth Program, Voices of Carmen is holding auditions and interviews for talented and enthusiastic youth 14 - 21yrs for their 2023 summer program and production.
Organization Description: Dance & Bmore (DAB) is a Baltimore-based ensemble of musicians, dancers, and theater-makers engaging communities through the arts. DAB programs are multigenerational, engaging youth, families, and senior citizens.
What is Voices of Carmen?
Voices of Carmen is a youth performing arts program of Dance & Bmore. It is also:
- An on the job training and mentorship program for adolescents
- A creative collaboration between youth and adults
- An original musical theater production
- A community conversation focused on emotional health and de-escalating conflict.
Job Title: Voices of Carmen Company Member
Cast Members: Cast members are performing artists who sing, dance, act, and/or rap. All cast members are required to attend daily rehearsals. Cast members are required to learn and perform music, dialogue, choreography, and blocking (movement on stage/camera) as directed by the Director and Creative Team. All cast members will also learn how to facilitate community conversations and talk-backs.
Crew Members: The crew members will be trained by and collaborate with the Creative Team to create audio/video capture schedules, organize media, create social media posts, create and organize props and costumes, and host livestream shows. All crew members will learn to use Canva for graphic design, lighting and capture by a professional videographer creative feedback methods to facilitate community conversations and talk-backs.
Minimum and preferred qualifications:
- Age requirements: 14 - 21 yrs
- Interest or experience working in theater
- Collaborative and curious
- Experience working with Google Suite (Drive, Docs, etc)
Time: Summer, part time, 25 hours per week for 5 weeks July 10th - August 11th, 2023
Pay Rate: $13.25/hr
Baltimore City Residents must apply for YouthWorks to be paid (link to YouthWorks application)
Audition and Interview Information:
*You only need to attend one audition.
AUDITION Opportunity #1
- Date: Sat, March 4th
- Check In: 9:30AM
- Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
- Neighborhood: West Baltimore
- Location: TBD
- Address: 2401 Liberty Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215
AUDITION Opportunity #2
- Date: Sat, March 4th
- Check In: 1:30PM
- Time: 2:00 - 4:00PM
- Neighborhood: Highlandtown
- Location: Southeast Anchor Library
- Address: 3601 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224
AUDITION Opportunity #3
- Date: Sun, March 5th
- Check In: 3:30PM
- Time: 4:00 - 6:00PM
- Neighborhood: Greenmount West
- Location: City Arts 2
- Address: 1700 Greenmount Ave Baltimore MD 21202
PRODUCTION CREW INTERVIEWS
- Date: Wed, March 15th and Thurs, March 16th
- Location: Zoom