October 22nd from 6-9 pm
The Whole Shebang
1813 S 11th St
The Hum’n’bards Theater Troupe is seeking performers, musicians, and collaborators for our upcoming production of "We'll Sleep When We're Dead".
This is a devised piece that will be produced for Theater Week in February.
Roles are available for people of all gender and racial identities.
Audition appointments can be made by filling out the following form
Walk-ups are allowed and will be seen after honoring any appointments.
WHAT TO PREPARE
For your audition you will be asked to respond to one of these prompts.
-If dreams happened while we were still awake, what would that look like?
-If you had never slept in your entire life, and someone told you about sleep, how would you feel about the concept of it?
-What does a world without sleep look like at night?
-If none of these prompts speak to you, or you have your own ideas we didn’t mention, you can answer the prompt “in a world without sleep _______”
Your response can be any kind of piece, song, monologue, poem, dance/movement, drag, burlesque, clown - surprise us! It should not be more than 6 minutes long, and be prepared to chat about it a bit afterwards.
Please bring a copy of your headshot and resumé to the audition.
We’ll Sleep When We’re Dead ….is a collaborative devised musical based on the premise of a world where humans no longer required sleep. Throughout the devising process, collaborators will explore this world and what it means for them individually and as a society.
Performance dates and times are TBD based on artist availability, within the 2019 Theater Week time frame of February 7-17, 2019. There will be a stipend at the end of the run based on ticket sales.
If you would like to audition but cannot attend the given date, please fill out the form and email your audition, resume and headshot to Humnbards@gmail.com
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Pangaea: A Folk Opera
The Official Soundtrack!
We know it's been a while, but making your first soundtrack takes a lot of work and our team is small but mighty!
"Pangaea: A Folk Opera" debuted in the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. This was our first production that helped create The Hum'n'Bards. Pangaea tells many stories of what life would be life if the earth split everyone up into their own little continent, and what those people would do with their feelings.
This album is available for as little as ZERO dollars, but you can pay as much as you'd like. Donations will help us with this year's Fringe Productions "God, Forgive These Bastards". The money goes towards stipends for the team, costumes, props, rehearsal space, and marketing needs.
In 2012 Wyatt Flynn and Jasmine Kojouri were living together in an artist community, and spent their days spitballing ideas for a theater company that devised original musicals.
Flash forward to 2016, where Wyatt and Taylor Plunkett-Clements worked together in a gelato shop in Philadelphia. Taylor spent many shifts sharing her ideas and dreams of performing, while Wyatt scrawled out lyrics on receipt paper. Jasmine was living across the country in Las Vegas, but the group wanted to collaborate despite the distance. Wyatt had an idea for a show, and with a swift kick in the butt from Taylor, and Jasmine’s ability to direct in an unconventional creation process, the group created Pangaea.
The show was inspired by our once united continent that is now dispersed into the many continents we know today. It explored how we connect over distance and time, and is the foundation of what would become The Hum’n’bards.
In September of 2016, The Hum'n'Bards made their debut in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival with Pangaea.
We at the Hum'n'bards believe that art needs to be accessible to people, regardless of financial ability. Therefore, we do not require people to pay to see our shows, but we do invite them to pay as much or as little as they feel is appropriate.
If you are currently in a position to support us, you can make a donation here.
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