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Part of our mission here at EnActe is to foster community involvement in our work and in the arts in general. Putting up a show requires a lot of moving parts and a lot of talented people. With that in mind, we hope to find qualified and dedicated candidates with both technical and creative skillsets to help us build and present high quality theatre. If you would like to join our team and work on any of the projects listed below, please send us a request.

Casting Call for The Jungle Book: Rudyard Revised

In-person auditions will be held on:
Saturday, Sep 25th – 12:00pm – 4:00pm PDT

Sunday, Sep 26th – 12:00pm – 4:00pm PDT

Venue: EnActe Arts offices in Sunnyvale, CA

The audition form here. 

To schedule an in-person audition, please fill the Doodle poll here.

EnActe is seeking the following performers for it’s upcoming production THE JUNGLE BOOK: RUDYARD REVISED

ACTORS

MOWGLI.  Age 10-12, any gender. Ethnicity – South Asian.  Other skills – trained singer, dancer.

SHER BAAGH. Age 40-60, male, Ethnicity – Asian/South Asian. Other skills – singing

BAAGHEERA. Age 30-50, female. Ethnicity – any.  Other skills – Trained dancer. 

BHAALU. Age 21-40,  male. Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – trained dancer, singing experience is a plus.

MAYUR Any age, Any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other Skills – voice acting for animation

BHURA (GREY BROTHER). Age 10-15, male, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – dancer

AKELA. Age 25-50, any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – trained dancer

RAKSHA. Age 25-40, female, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – trained singer, dancer.

KAA. Any age, Any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – trained singer, dancer –  experience in Kathak/Bharatanatyam/Ballet or any other classical dance form is required. 

TABAQUI. Age 15-35, any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – good dancer, clown skills useful.

BANDHU – Any age, any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – singer, rapper, dancer.

BANDAR/I – Any age, any sex/gender. Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – singer, rapper, dancer.

SUNDAR/I. Any age, any sex/gender. Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – singer, rapper, dancer.

CHEEL. Any age, any sex/gender. Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – trained dancer, experience in ballet or contemporary dance is a plus. 

Descriptions of each character available in the google form.

DANCERS AND SINGERS

THE MONKEY ENSEMBLE. Any age, any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – singer/rapper, dancer.

THE JUNGLE ENSEMBLE – PARROT, WOLF, CROCODILE, HIPPO, RABBIT, SAMBHUR (DEER). Any age, any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills – singer, classically trained dancer.

To apply please fill out the following Google form.

FAQs

1. COMPENSATION $16.50 per hour, rehearsals and shows. 

Open to non-union actors/singers/dancers of all ages, all genders, all ethnicities living within the contiguous United States. Must have a valid work visa.


2. REHEARSAL DATES

Rehearsals over Zoom Nov. 18, 2021 – Dec. 18, 2021

Break – Dec. 19, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

Rehearsals in-person Jan. 3, 2022 – Feb. 18, 2022

3. SHOW DATES:

Feb. 19-20, 2022 (Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose, CA)

March 2-6, 2022 (Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose, CA)

March 9 – 13 (Cowell Theater, San Francisco, CA)

August 17-21, 2022 (Matchbox Theater, Houston, TX)

Additional TX and WA touring dates TBD

4. GEO- ELIGIBILITY

This call is open to anyone living within the contiguous United States.

5. ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION

EnActe will cover the travel and lodging costs for out-of-town talent. 

Accommodation may be shared. 

Snacks/food offered only during rehearsal hours.

ABOUT THE SHOW

The Jungle Book Rudyard Revised, is a traveling show, opening in San Jose, CA and traveling to various U.S. cities.

An original production based on the literary classic by Rudyard Kipling, the play celebrates the current values of tiger conservation, inclusion and tolerance. 

Directed by: Vinita Sud Belani.

Music Composer:  World-renowned Jazz saxophonist and Hindustani classical musician George Brooks. 

Choreography by Aparna Sindhoor and Anil Natyaveda of Navarasa Dance Theatre incorporating the animalistic roots of the ancient Indian martial arts – Kalaripayattu. Scenic Design By Kala Chaupal and artwork by indigenous artists in India.

EnActe Arts is a registered 501(c)(3) theatre and theatre education non-profit organization which produces contemporary theatrical projects that explore multicultural issues with particular reference to South Asia, and provides education programs to foster Performing Arts talent in the community.

Auditions

We are currently in the audition process for two productions. Tell us about yourself!

Collaborate With Us

Calling playwrights, directors, producers, dancers, musicians, and other creative artists. Do you have a show/script/event you would like to stage? Would you like to host your project under the EnActe banner? Local theatre or dance companies, interested in co-producing a piece? We believe that one plus one always adds up to much more than two! We operate in Houston, Texas and the Bay Area, California.

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EnActe Arts is able to present thought-provoking contemporary theater to a diverse audience of over 8,000 people annually because of the generous support of our donors, sponsors, and advertisers. Your support allows EnActe Arts to close the 60% gap between ticket revenue and the actual costs of presenting compelling stories from the South Asian diaspora. Join us and take a starring role in the creation of thrilling live theater by becoming a supporter of EnActe Arts with a donation in any amount. Exclusive benefits are available to our Circle donors and Sponsors that are perfect for philanthropists and businesses alike. 

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Take center stage as an advertiser in our playbill and receive high visibility among EnActe’s patrons. Choose to advertise in one of four playbills or in all four this season and be seen by more than 8,000 people. For more information, please contact EnActe’s development team at managingdirector@enacte.org.

Rent Our Space

Our 500~ sq. feet space Studio includes full-length mirrors with a green screen curtain for recording videos. The space is available to rent on an hourly basis. You enter the studio space through our EnActe Café with Wifi and a station for coffee and tea. Included in the hourly rate are a table, chairs, and a lovely piano upon request.

Volunteer

Here at EnActe, we strive to provide intimate and quality theatre to our community. And, as a theatre company that strives to elevate and nurture new talent and as a non-profit, we rely on volunteers to help make our productions shine. Come see if you have a skill that could take our next production up to eleven!

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