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Become Unleashed

Looking for an artistic home in the City of Angels? Join us!

We are always seeking talented artists and visionaries to collaborate with. If you're interested in joining the company as an actor, writer, director, producer or designer, keep a lookout on our blog and social networking accounts for when we're having auditions or interviews for new company members. 

There are many benefits to membership in Theatre Unleashed. 

  • Priority consideration for roles, production positions, and script submissions over non-company members.
  • Access to members-only classes, seminars and other exclusive events.
  • Access to The Belfry Stage for individual projects.
  • Inclusion in a supportive, creative community.

In exchange for these benefits, company members are expected to:

  • Participate in company work calls.
  • Help run Front of House before performances. 
  • Attend all company meetings. Company meetings are held once a month. 
  • Attend all company productions. (Single-night events excepted. Also, members are granted free admission to all company productions, except fundraisers.)
  • Participate in a subcommittee. Subcommittees include Fundraising, Marketing, Script Reading, and Audience Development.
  • Pay $20 a month in dues. Dues are used solely to help fund company productions and pay rent on our home space. 

Actors - ac·tor /ˈæk tər/ [ak-ter] –noun

  1. a person who acts in stage plays, motion pictures, television broadcasts, etc.

We hold auditions for new company members regularly. These auditions are frequently announced on our blog and social media accounts, and are posted on Casting Networks. If you are interested in auditioning, you can submit to us via the Casting Networks listing. 

Occasionally, we'll put out casting calls for specific roles that we cannot fill from within the Ensemble. If you are cast in a role in this fashion, you may be invited to join the company after the close of the production. 

If we are not currently casting, you can still send a headshot and resume to Artistic Director Jenn Scuderi (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), and we'll notify you the next time we schedule company auditions. 

Writers - writ·er /ˈraɪtər/ [rahy-ter] –noun

  1. a person engaged in writing books, articles, stories, etc., esp. as an occupation or profession; an author or journalist.

We frequently solicit new material, or post opportunities for writers to collaborate with the company on our blog and social media. 

If you would like to submit a script to Theatre Unleashed for development or production consideration, please send a one-page plot synopsis, a cast breakdown and a ten-page sample of the piece to Artistic Director Jenn Scuderi. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). If, we will be in touch. 

If you would like to join Theatre Unleashed as a company playwright or playwright in residence, please submit a one-act or full-length script to Artistic Director Jenn Scuderi via e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), along with a resume, bio and brief statement about why you'd like to be a part of the company. If we think you would be a good fit, we will schedule an interview with you the next time we hold company auditions. 

Directors - di·rec·tor /dɪˈrɛktər, daɪ-/ [dih-rek-ter, dahy-] –noun

  1. the person responsible for the interpretive aspects of a stage, film, or television production; the person who supervises the integration of all the elements, as acting, staging, and lighting, required to realize the writer's conception.Compare producer (def. 3).

We are always on the lookout for new visionary directors to collaborate with. Occasionally, we'll announce directing opportunities on social media or our blog. 

If you would like to pitch a show to us that you would like to direct, please submit a resume and bio, as well as a copy of the script and a cast breakdown to Artistic Director Jenn Scuderi via e-mail. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), along with your resume, bio and a brief statement as to why you would like to work with our ensemble. 

If you are interested in joining Theatre Unleashed as a company director, or director in residence, please submit a resume and bio to Artistic Director Jenn Scuderi, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). If we think you would be a good fit, we will schedule an interview with you the next time we hold company auditions.

Designers - de·sign·er /dɪˈzaɪnər/ [dih-zahy-ner] -noun

  1. a person who devises or executes designs, esp. one who creates forms, structures, and patterns, as for works of art or machines.

Top-notch designers and stage managers are in short supply in Los Angeles. If you're a designer looking for a home and place to ply your craft, please e-mail a resume and portfolio to Production Manager Erin Scott. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). If we think you would be a good fit, we will schedule an interview with you the next time we hold company auditions.

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