The Parting is inspired by true stories from witnesses of the 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan. A multi sensory presentation performed through theater, dance, music and visual design, The Parting will premiere in San Francisco presented by Z Space and in San Jose at the Hammer Theater, produced by EnActe Arts and Noorani Dance with Head of Productions, Vinita Sud Belani, at the helm.
Written and directed by Salil Singh, dance and music direction by Farah Yasmeen Shaikh, an original score composed by Raaginder Singh Momi and visual design by David Murakami. This performance is a chance to reflect on this pivotal and tragic time in the history of South Asia, and provoke dialogue across generations, borders, genders, ethnicities and religions.
5 Girls South Asian (9-16 years)
4 Boys South Asian (9 – 16 years)
3 Females South Asian (16-25 years)
2 Females South Asian (30-35 years)
3 Females South Asian (40-65 years)
1 Male South Asian (20 -25 years) Singing required
5 Males South Asian (18 -25 years)
2 Males South Asian ( 35-40 years)
1 Male Caucasian (35-55 years)
Rehearsals begin September 30, 2017 and will be on
Saturday, Sunday Mornings.
Tech rehearsals: Jan 16-18, 2018
When – Jan 18-20, 2018
Where – Z-Space (450 Florida St, San Francisco, CA 94110)
Tech rehearsals: March 22-23, 2018
When – March 23-24, 2018
Where – Hammer Theatre (1 Washington Sq, San Jose, CA 95192)
August 12th & 13th, 1 – 5PM
Please fill in the form below with your résumé latest by Monday, August 7.
Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue before your audition.