TheatreFIRST is always ready to get to know you and your work, and we invite you to send a video submission at any time.

WHAT TO PREPARE FOR YOUR VIDEO SUBMISSION:

Performers interested in musicals should prepare  32-bars of a song in any style, and a 1 minute monologue. Performers interested in plays exclusively should prepare two contrasting 1-minute monologues. Please remember we are excited to see YOU, not your video editing skills. Video shot on your phone is perfectly fine. 

Please send your audition video, along with your headshot and resume, to Brendan Simon. brendan@theatrefirst.com

TheatreFIRST is a full-vaccinated company. All interested performers must be prepared to provide proof of vaccination.

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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR DESIGNERS (Lights, Set, Costume, Sound) SM’S, AND RUN CREW FOR OUR UPCOMING 2022-2023 SEASON!

Please send your resume, along with show you are interested in to Managing Director, Victoria Erville. victoria@theatrefirst.com

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THE MUSIC OF MOTHERS

Written and directed by, Victoria Evans Erville

(3Girls Theatre Company/TheatreFIRST World Premiere Co-Production)

The Music of Mothers focuses on the relationship between best friends Ethyl (white) and May (black) as they struggle to raise their sons, side by side in a world that is constantly changing politically and culturally. Through anger, laughter, and pain the two women hold on to each other as their friendship bends close to breaking.

Rehearsal & Performance Location: Live Oak Theater, 1301 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Rehearsals: 9/19 – 9/30

Tech Week:  10/1 – 10/6

Opening: 10/7, performs Fridays/Saturdays @ 8PM, Sunday @ 2PM

Closing: 10/23 (possible extension 10/28 – 10/30)

Designer Pay: $1,000.00 (based on $20/hr. not to exceed 50 hours total.)

SM/Run Crew: $20/hr. (not to exceed 20 hrs. per week.)

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A MARRIAGE

Written by Tom Swift, Directed by Richard A. Mosqueda

On a random, quiet evening, two men make the unlikely decision to fall in love. This comedic story chronicles their 40 year relationship- its highs and lows, newness and sameness- in an ever changing world. We are ultimately offered a unique perspective on a marriage, with all the laughter, sadness, joys, and challenges it provides. TheatreFIRST produces this world premiere after streaming their award-winning, pandemic-era, virtual production. 

Rehearsal & Performance Location: Live Oak Theater, 1301 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Rehearsals: 1/3/2023 – 1/20/2023

Tech Week:  1/21 – 1/26

Opening: 1/27/2023, performs Fridays/Saturdays @ 8PM, Sunday @ 2PM

Closing: 2/12/2023 (possible extension 2/17 – 2/19)

Designer Pay: $1,000.00 (based on $20/hr. not to exceed 50 hours total.)

SM/Run Crew: $20/hr. (not to exceed 20 hrs. per week.)

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WMB

Written by Marisela Orta, Directed by Karina Gutierrez

In this exciting new thriller, a world-wide virus threatens healthy pregnancies and WMB (pronounced “womb”) clinics are created to provide a virus-free environment for those who can afford the expensive nine-month residency. WMB trainee Claudia faces her final evaluation as race, class, and political tensions reach a boiling point. 

Rehearsal & Performance Location: Live Oak Theater, 1301 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Rehearsals: 4/4/2023 – 4/28/2023

Tech Week:  4/29 – 5/4

Opening: 5/5/2023, performs Fridays/Saturdays @ 8PM, Sunday @ 2PM

Closing: 5/21/2023 (possible extension 5/26 – 5/28)

Designer Pay: $1,000.00 (based on $20/hr. not to exceed 50 hours total.)

SM/Run Crew: $20/hr. (not to exceed 20 hrs. per week.)