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Request for Proposals for 2021/2022

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley (AE), is soliciting proposals for readings, workshops, and (looking forward to 2022) full productions.

We anticipate these productions will be online in the short term, but as conditions change it may be possible to shift to an in-person format. All are welcome to submit. Actors Ensemble especially encourages applications from women, BIPOC, new directors and those returning to theatre after a hiatus.  The deadline for the initial round of proposals is May 1st, though further rounds are anticipated. Readings and workshops may (and have in the past) beget a full production sometime in the future.

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Two Jews Walk into a War

By Seth Rozin
Directed by Gabriel Ross
A Zoom Workshopped Reading
April 10th and 11th @ 7 PM

"Two Jews Walk into a War", by Seth Rozin is inspired by the real life story of the last two Jews living in Afghanistan shortly after the fall of the Taliban. The Zoom production will be presented as a "work in progress" reading.

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Too Many Crucibles

By Matt Lyle
A Zoom Workshop
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 5:30 PM
Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 7:00 PM

A shelter in place Zoom workshop of Matt Lyle's "Too Many Crucibles"; a contemporary parody of Miller's classic, "The Crucible" through the lens of the 2016 election. Admission is free. Suggested donation $5. All proceeds go towards the artists.

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Congratulations to the cast and crew of "The Imaginary Invalid"

The whole Actors Ensemble of Berkeley family is immensely proud of the success of "The Imaginary Invalid On YOUR Screen" zoom production. It was a triumph technically, dramatically, and comically. All credit goes to the creative team of Meryn MacDougall (Director/Adapter) and Kaitlin Weinstein (Stage Manager and BRAINS BEHIND IT ALL), for their dogged pursuit and fantastic execution of what turned out to be such a wondrous vision. Bravo!  For information on the production click here.

Thank You

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $8,000.00 awarded in 2017. Also, a thank you to Theatre Bay Area for a grant of $2,500.00.

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